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Local news for Jerusalem, Israel continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

38 min ago | Examiner.com

Top news: Israeli gag order on New York Times, France bans GMO maize, more

Below are key excerpts of important news articles on a gag order imposed by Israel on the New York Times , the massive waste of money wasted on Tamiflu to protect against the swine flu, the suicide of investigative journalist and 9/11 truth activist Michael Ruppert, and more.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Health, Tamiflu, Oseltamivir (generic), Medicine, Journalism, Influenza

1 hr ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Why is the Coptic Church Punishing Pilgrims to Israel?

Egyptian Christians come by the thousands to Jerusalem during the Passover week.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, Religion, Orthodox Church, Pope Benedict XVI

5 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Art and devotion: 'A biblical Harry Potter'

A new series based on the story of Elijah the Prophet and billed as "a biblical Harry Potter" balances artistic license with the limits of Jewish tradition.

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9 hrs ago | Israellycool

It's Passover, Easter and Ridvan, Let's Throw Rocks

Easter Sunday and Orthodox Easter, Sri Lankan New Year and Rivdan too, not only Passover is being celebrated in Jerusalem, Israel today.

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13 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Setting aside Sephardim in a discussion of Jewish intellectualism

The recent article by Eva Illouz in Haaretz on the seemingly intractable problems faced by Jewish Intellectuals raises a number of critical issues for our understanding of Judaism when seen through Sephardic lenses.

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16 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Sixteen arrested after clashes at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa

A Palestinian child gestures towards a member of the Israeli security forces as he stands guard in the east Jerusalem neighbourhood of Ras al-Amud, on April 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Religion, Judaism, Islam

16 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

If talks fail, Abbas said to be weighing dissolution of Oslo, PA

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas attends the Arab foreign ministers' meeting at Arab League headquarters in Cairo, on April 9, 2014.

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16 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

Police, Arab rioters skirmish on Temple Mount

Israeli security forces clash with Palestinian protesters on the Temple Mount after Friday prayers on Feb. 22 Israeli police clashed with Arab stone throwers on Jerusalem's Temple Mount as thousands of Christian worshipers descended on the Old City for Easter Sunday.

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17 hrs ago | American Thinker

A Modest Proposal for a Swift Middle East Peace

The 18th century Anglo-Irish satirist, Jonathan Swift, is famous and best known for his book Gulliver's Travels .

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Dissident Voice

Military Occupation, Apartheid, and Torture

The outgoing Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, Richard A. Falk, submitted in accordance with Human Rights Council resolution 5/1 his last report on the dire conditions under which the Palestinian people have to live.

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Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Israel, US News, Liberal Political News

Jerusalem Post

Political survival and national survival

Israeli politics is straining under the pressure of the US, and those led by the US to keep conversations with the Palestinians going, and the counter pressure from coalition members who are tired of the charade, and resist paying the price of prisoner releases.

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Ma'an News Agency

Israeli forces detain 7 Palestinians in Jerusalem's Old City

Israeli forces detained seven Palestinians from the Old City of Jerusalem early Saturday, a lawyer and a local official said.

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Yourish.com

Does the New York Times see Antisemitism When it Looks in the Mirror?

The recent killings in Overland Park, Kansas, though they didn't kill any Jews were perpetrated by a man, Fraiser Glenn Cross Jr., who cited the work of "Jew journalist Max Blumenthal," as a reason for his hatred of Jews.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Overland Park, KS, Park, KS, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney,

Al Bawaba

Despite Israeli violence, thousands of Christians mark Holy Saturday in Jerusalem

Under occupation: Many Palestinian Christians from the West Bank were prevented from celebrating Easter in Jerusalem this year by Israeli authorities Palestinian Christians of all sects along with pilgrims from around the world mark Holy Saturday today, a day before the Easter holiday.

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Wall Street Journal

The Mid-East Reality Is the Irreconcilable Differences

It should have taken no oracle to predict the collapse of the latest attempt to square the circle .

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Related Topix: Palestinian Territories, Middle East, World News, Israel,

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Mashable

How Christians Observe Good Friday Around the World

In the Christian faith, Good Friday - the Friday before Easter Sunday - marks the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and the last day of Holy Week, or Jesus' last week of earthly life.

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The Jewish Journal

Gap in peace talks wide, Palestinian official says

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the Palestinian Ambassador's Residence in Amman, Jordan, on March 26. Photo by Jacquelyn Martin/Reuters The meeting held Thursday in Jerusalem sought a framework that would allow talks to continue for another nine months.

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Star Tribune

U.S. must redouble efforts on Mideast peace

The Mideast peace process has been derailed by ill-considered Israeli and Palestinian decisions.

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Jerusalem Post

Ashton to Israel: Reverse recent steps regarding West Bank, east Jerusalem

EU foreign policy chief slams Israeli moves as "not conducive" to climate needed for peace talks; condemns Monday's fatal shooting of Israeli man in West Bank; top EU diplomat calls on sides to exert restrain from undermining process.

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Ynetnews

Settlers: Exact a diplomatic price for every terror attack

Some 200 people gathered Friday for a demonstration near the Palestinian village Idhna, where Chief Superintendent Baruch Mizrahi lost his life in a shooting attack on Seder night .

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