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The meeting between United States Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford and Israeli Chief of the Israeli General Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot shows the “strong military-to-military relationship” enjoyed by the two nations, a readout of the meeting on Monday stated. Dunford “affirmed the U.S. commitment...

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Carly Pildis, identified as a political organizer and advocacy professional, argued that anti-Zionism violates the Jewish right to self-determination and has no place in progressive politics, in an essay published on Sunday in Tablet Magazine. The problem with anti-Zionism is that it “ghettoizes Jews from the rest of the justice...

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Newly-installed Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison called for closer ties with Israel and said that he would consider moving the Australian embassy to Jerusalem at a press conference Tuesday. At the joint press conference held with Foreign Minister Marise Payne, Morrison, who became Prime Minister in August, addressed three aspects of...

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A Christian conference which promotes the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement, called “Christ at the Checkpoint” (CATC), is hosting Rev. Stephen Sizer, a well-known anti-Semitic conspiracy theorist who blamed Jews for the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, JNS reported on Monday. The event, which is taking place in Oklahoma...

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Israeli humanitarian NGO IsraAID is preparing to deploy an emergency response team to northwest Florida, which has suffered brutal devastation from Hurricane Michael since it made landfall on Wednesday. Several people have been killed and thousands evacuated from their homes as the category-four hurricane damaged and destroyed houses, hospitals, roads and water...

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Iran

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The United States Senate has unanimously passed a bipartisan bill that would enact sanctions on those who use civilians as human shields as a tactic of war, including terror groups such as Hamas, Hezbollah, Al Qaeda, and ISIS. In a press release on Friday, the office of Sen. Joe Donnelly...

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Europe

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The failed terror attack earlier this year in Paris has “sparked growing anxiety” in numerous European countries, the United States, and Israel, that Iran is increasing its intelligence activities abroad in preparation for more “audacious” terror attacks, The Washington Post reported Friday. Citing American, European, and Middle Eastern experts familiar with...

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The German city of Stuttgart, the capital of the southwestern state of Baden-Württemberg, has removed the promotional page for a hardcore anti-Semitic boycotts group, after Benjamin Weinthal reported in The Jerusalem Post a week ago Sunday that the municipal promoted the entry for the pro-BDS organization Palestine Committee. “BDS [Boycott, Divestment,...

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Condé Nast Traveler included Tel Aviv’s Levinsky Market (Shuk Levinsky) in its list of “The Best Antique Stores and Flea Markets, According to the Pros,” published September 21. “Across the globe, from Tel Aviv to Sicily, lie nondescript storefronts, one-day-a-week markets, and crumbling warehouses filled with the sort of treasures most of...

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Three terrorists from Gaza were killed when they charged at Israeli troops, after destroying part of the border fence under the cover of violent riots, and crossed into Israel, The Times of Israel reported Friday. A group of 20 Gazans placed a bomb by the border fence and then charged...

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