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Following a series of reports in The Algemeiner about three faculty members who espouse anti-Israel and anti-Semitic views, Rutgers University President Robert Barchi responded by defending their statements as an issue of academic freedom and dismissed The Algemeinter, TapInto, a local news website, reported last week. The faculty in question are women’s...

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Jewish peoplehood is under attack by the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign and other forms anti-Israel activism and in response, the Jewish community “must build a communications infrastructure,” to address those threats, Josh Block, CEO and president of The Israel Project wrote Tuesday in an op-ed published in the Jewish Journal. Historically, American Jews have risen...

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Three Syrian rebels wounded last week in an alleged chemical weapons attack by the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad received medical treatment in Israel, Seth Frantzman reported in The Jerusalem Post on Tuesday. The Syrian casualties were transferred to Ziv Medical Center in Safed, according to multiple sources in...

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Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak just got one small step closer to reality thanks to Israeli scientists, who have made an invisibility cloak breakthrough for real. It’s still only on the nano level, but such a cloaking chip could be used on stealth aircraft, local optical camouflage or electromagnetic wave scattering....

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Iran

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The commander of the Lebanese Armed Forces, General Joseph Aoun, has called upon his soldiers “to be fully prepared on the southern border to confront the Israeli enemy’s threats and violations,” The Times of Israel reported Tuesday. The general also warned that Israel has “hostile intentions against Lebanon, its people,...

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Iran-backed Shia militia forces have been accused by a parliamentarian of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in the autonomous region in northern Iraq of engaging in “flagrant injustice” toward the Christian minority, Ben Cohen reported in The Algemeiner on Monday. Wahida Yaqo Hormuz, a Christian representative in the Kurdish parliament,...

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Israel

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Unprecedented footage has emerged of the Israeli army opening the border gates to Syria for a group of mothers and their children seeking medical assistance in the Jewish state, The Times of Israel reported Sunday. The IDF allowed an Israeli TV crew to film the event, which was broadcast by...

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MidEast

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The entire bridal party at tennis star Serena Williams’ wedding on November 16 wore cream-colored custom gowns from the Galia Lahav bridal and evening couture design house in Tel Aviv. Williams wed Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian in New Orleans wearing a white dress by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen, and changed...

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Iran

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In the wake of President Donald Trump’s decision last month not to certify the nuclear deal with Iran, on grounds that the sanctions relief was not “appropriate and proportionate” to Iran’s behavior, the Justice Department is poised to announce charges against several Iranian suspects in connection with HBO hack this...

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Diplomacy

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In response to Palestinian calls for Israel to be prosecuted by the International Criminal Court, the Trump administration on Friday advised the Palestinian Authority (PA) that its PLO Mission in Washington D.C. will be shut down unless the PA engages in “direct, meaningful negotiations with Israel.” The Secretary of State Rex Tillerson...

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