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34 years after First Intifada, terror attacks still a daily threat in Israel

Thirty-four years after the First Intifada broke out with Palestinian youth at the forefront of the fight against Israeli troops, Palestinian youths have not stopped trying to attack Israeli soldiers and civilians.

On Wednesday morning, a 14-year-old Palestinian girl stabbed a 26-year-old Israeli woman who was walking with her daughter in the…

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Tense talks on Iran’s nuclear program to resume Thursday in Vienna

The European diplomat chairing nuclear talks between Iran and world powers says negotiations in Vienna will resume on Thursday.

Enrique Mora said Wednesday on Twitter that the parties to the 2015 Vienna accord will meet in the Austrian capital after consulting with their governments in recent days.

European diplomats had urged Tehran to come…

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Israeli woman stabbed in east Jerusalem in latest terrorist attack

A woman was stabbed in a terror attack at the entrance to Sheikh Jarrah on Wednesday morning, Israeli authorities reported.

Hamas commented on the incident saying that “the heroic actions in the West Bank and Jerusalem, the most recent of which was the stabbing of a settler in Sheikh Jarrah, prove the greatness of our people whose resistance…

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On This Day: Japan attacks Pearl Harbor, thrusting US into WWII

December 7 marks 80 years since the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, an infamous surprise attack on the pivotal US naval base in Hawaii that ended up thrusting the US into World War II.

Though the US was officially a neutral nation in the ongoing conflict, there was still ongoing tensions as the US had halted shipments of gasoline, machinery…

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After alleged Syria strike, Bennett says Israel fighting ‘bad forces’ night and day

Hours after Syrian mediaaccused Israel of striking the port city of Latakia, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Tuesday that the military was constantly fighting “bad forces” in the Middle East.

“We’re pushing back on the bad forces of this region day and night,” he said in English alongside Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and…

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Israel Said to Up Pressure on US to Strike Iranian Targets as Nuclear Talks Risk Collapse

Israel is preparing to step up pressure on US officials to carry out a military strike on Iran-linked targets, should diplomatic efforts for a nuclear accord with the Islamic Republic fail, according to Hebrew media reports.

Israel’s Defense Minister Benny Gantz and Mossad chief David Barnea will meet in Washington, DC this week to discuss…

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Hamas threatens renewed ‘escalation’ with Israel, slams Egypt over Gaza role

A senior Hamas source on Monday said his terror group was weighing a renewal of violence against Israel in Gaza, while lashing out at Egypt over its role as mediator between the sides.

“We are considering options for an escalation with Israel in light of the continued siege of Gaza and the delay in rehabilitating the Strip,” the unnamed source…

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Iran-Hezbollah help Hamas, Islamic Jihad trounce Israel with propaganda

Iran and Hezbollah are helping Hamas and Islamic Jihad trounce Israel in the broader propaganda war, especially surrounding the Gaza war this past May, according to a report exclusively obtained by The Jerusalem Post.

The report, by Dr. Michael Barak of the The International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) of Reichman University, notes…

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Tense day for Mossad chief Barnea at Langley

Mossad Director David Barnea is expected to walk through the large lobby at the CIA Langley’s wall of stars for fallen intelligence heroes on Monday into one of the most critical and tense meetings of his career.

The fateful questions in the balance: Can Israel influence the US after the shaky first week of Iran nuclear talks, and has Barnea…

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Israel orders high alert at all West Bank crossings after overnight ramming

Defense Minister Benny Gantz ordered checkpoints across the West Bank to go on high alert on Monday following a ramming attack earlier in the morning in which a security guard was seriously wounded, his office said.

The development comes amid a surge in so-called “lone-wolf” Palestinian attacks against Israelis and a general increase in…

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West Bank security guard injured in ramming attack, terrorist killed

A security guard at the Tanim crossing in the West Bank was moderately injured by a vehicle coming from the Palestinian side of the crossing in a suspected attack on Monday.

The guard, a 34-year-old male, was standing at the crossing when the driver accelerated and hit him.

MDA medics and paramedics found the guard lying on the ground. He…

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Top UAE adviser makes rare trip to Iran, seeking to boost strained ties

The national security adviser of the United Arab Emirates met Monday with his Iranian counterpart and the country’s hard-line president in Tehran, a major visit for the Gulf Arab federation that has long viewed the Islamic Republic as its main regional threat.

The visit by Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed Al Nahyan comes as the Emirates and Saudi…

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Boise, Idaho Anne Frank Memorial Again Targeted With Antisemitic Vandalism

Police in Boise, Idaho are investigating after a memorial dedicated to Anne Frank — the Dutch Jewish girl who kept a diary while hiding from the Nazis during World War II — was found defaced with antisemitic vandalism Saturday, nearly a year after a similar incident.

The Boise Police Department said Saturday that the graffiti was found in…

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Gantz: There may come a time when we will have no choice but to act on Iran

Israel has to do “everything it can” in order to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon, if not “there may be a point when we will have no choice but to act,” Defense Minister Benny Gantz said Thursday.

Gantz made the comments to the Ynet News site ahead of his trip to the United States where he will meet with his American counterpart and…

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House members call on SEC to review Unilever filings over Ben & Jerry’s Israel boycott

A bipartisan group of House members sent a letter on Wednesday to Gary Gensler, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), calling for an updated disclosure of regulatory filings of Unilever, following its decision not to sell Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream in the West Bank and east Jerusalem.

Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), Ritchie Torres…

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US senators seek sanctions on Iran over alleged plot to kidnap journalist

Democratic and Republican US senators announced legislation on Thursday that would impose sanctions over an alleged plot by Iranian intelligence agents to kidnap Iranian-born US journalist Masih Alinejad.

Democrat Ben Cardin and Republican Pat Toomey said their legislation would seek to hold Iran accountable for the plot and prevent any further…

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Hitler Stickers Appear at Dickinson College Jewish Center Near Harrisburg, Pa.

Police are investigating an antisemitic incident at the Milton B. Asbell Center for Jewish Life at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa.

Someone placed stickers with Hitler’s image at the Jewish center, which has a student lounge and vegetarian kitchen open to all, reported ABC News 27 on Sunday night.

Rabbi Marley Weiner, director of the…

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Florida Cops Searching for Suspect Who Hung Antisemitic ’88’ Banner Outside Jewish Center

Police in Florida are searching for a suspect who was captured on CCTV while vandalizing a Jewish community center.

The police department in the city of Homestead, which lies in Miami-Dade County, on Thursday released photos of the suspect who hung an antisemitic banner on the fence outside the Homestead Jewish Center early last Saturday…