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In the wake of renewed revelations that Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn had laid a wreath at the grave of a terrorist involved in the 1972 massacre of Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics, the “totality of evidence” shows that Corbyn is an anti-Semite, Julie Lenarz, a senior fellow at The...

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The widow of one of the Israeli athletes murdered in the 1972 Munich massacre have condemned Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s “act of maliciousness, cruelty and stupidity” in laying wreaths at the graves of terrorists responsible for the attack. In an interview with The Israel Project on Tuesday, Ankie Spitzer, the...

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Did you ever find a shiny penny in a public parking lot and think “this is my lucky day?” That must have been how archaeologists digging in the Givati parking lot outside Jerusalem’s Old City felt when they discovered a rare golden earring dating back to the second or third...

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MidEast

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The next war between Israel and Hezbollah will be “very nasty” because the Iranian-backed terrorist group stores its weapons in residential neighborhoods, a former Israeli National Security Advisor told Armin Rosen in an interview published in Tablet on Sunday. “Think of about 120,000 rockets and missiles, 50 percent or 80...

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An Israeli startup’s mobile guide has been chosen as the official mobility app for the Asian Games in Indonesia to help millions of fans get to sports competitions at the event from which Israel has been banned since 1981, highlighting the ambiguity at the heart of the boycott movement against...

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MidEast

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Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi has cancelled his visit to Iran following the re-imposition of sanctions by the United States government on the Islamic Republic, Radio Free Europe reported Sunday. Abadi on August 7 said he did not agree with the renewed U.S. sanctions, but clarified that he would abide...

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Shlomi Lazmy, a blind Israeli veteran, won first place in the International Blind Sports Federation’s 2018 Tenpin Bowling World Championships for the blind held in Prague on August 6. This is the second year in a row that Lazmy, 61, won the title. Last year’s championships were held in Japan. In the...

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In explaining why France remained unconvinced that Iran continues to present a terror threat to Europe, The Wall Street Journal reported last week that a French security official said, “We can imagine an ultranationalist faction carrying out an operation to raise tensions.” The Journal report explained that given recent Iranian-directed terror attacks...

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Israel

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Despite a ceasefire announced by Hamas on Thursday, several thousands of Gazans took part in Hamas-orchestrated riots along the Israeli-Gaza border on Friday, hurling rocks, burning tires, and sending incendiary terror-kites into Israel, The Times of Israel reported. The army said around 5,000 people had amassed at the border, and...

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Diplomacy

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United States ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said in a statement that the new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, former Chilean president Michelle Bachelet, must stop the bias agenda against Israel at the UN Human Rights Council, The Jerusalem Post reported on Friday. “The UN has failed...

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