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Imagine an environmental taxi, reserved just for you, that you drive yourself, and for about half the price. This is the concept behind Car2Go, a cooperative and environmentally driven initiative that promises to make personal car ownership, and all the hassle that goes along with it, a thing of the...

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In the wake of its controversial decision to host a panel discussion on anti-Semitism that includes Linda Sarsour and Rebecca Vilkomerson, the executive director of Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), the New School chose to defend its choice of panelists, saying that engaging in “debate” is critical to its role as...

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Israel

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Israel’s State Attorney found that a spokesman for Breaking the Silence (BtS), an NGO that alleges abuses by Israel soldiers, lied when he claimed that he had beaten a Palestinian suspect, The Times of Israel reported Thursday. Dean Issacharoff, spokesman for BtS had spoken of an incident where he beat...

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MidEast

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Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has accused Hezbollah of having “kidnapped the Lebanese system,” as he warned at a press conference in Riyadh on Thursday that regional efforts were under way to oust the terrorist organization from the Lebanese government. The Times of Israel reported that al-Jubeir called on...

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Diplomacy

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Russia vetoed a United States resolution at the United Nations Security Council on Thursday that would have extended an international investigation into chemical weapons use in Syria. This is the tenth time Russia has blocked such a resolution at the Security Council to shield its Syrian ally from UN action...

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Israel

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During Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s trade mission to Israel recently, the state’s Water Council signed two agreements to increase collaboration and establish new partnerships between Wisconsin and Israel. An agreement with the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev seeks to establish the first National Science...

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The international campus organization Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), which promotes the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel, views that “eliminating the Jewish nation-state is the only way to achieve ‘justice’” a new report released by a Jerusalem based think tank concluded. The roughly 50 page report titled...

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Iran

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Confronting Iran’s hegemonic ambitions in the Middle East needs to be a “bipartisan priority,” the Democratic congressman who initiated a letter signed by 42 of his colleagues to United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, protesting Iranian interference in Syria, said on Wednesday. “A permanent Iranian presence in Syria is...

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Diplomacy

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In a ground-breaking interview with a Saudi newspaper, the IDF’s chief-of-staff Gen. Gadi Eisenkot said that both Israel and Saudi Arabia were in agreement that Iran was the greatest threat to the Middle East and that the Islamic Republic was seeking control the region by creating two Shiite crescents, Haaretz reported...

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Iran

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During a tour of Israel’s northern border on Wednesday, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said Israel will not allow Syria “to be turned into a front-line position” for Iranian militias against Israel. Liberman was accompanied by senior officers from the IDF General Staff and met senior commanders and soldiers. Liberman...

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