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4 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Anti-Semitic expression in France no longer in hiding, says Jewish communal leader

Joel Mergui: Haters are not afraid of the police or prison; "the jihadism we're seeing today is modern-day Nazism" French Jewish leader Joel Mergui is extremely concerned that people expressing anti-Semitism in France are no longer ashamed or frightened to do so in public.

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8 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Gaza Terrorists Fire Salvo at Southern Israel

Shortly after 11:00 p.m., sirens were heard in the vicinity of Ashdod as well as in Sderot and the Sha'ar Hanegev Regional Council.

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14 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Police return to high alert level across country

Following heavy rocket fire on Israel and renewed IDF strikes on the Gaza Strip, the Israeli Police have returned to a high level of operational alertness across the country, National Police Commissioner Yochanan Danino said Wednesday.

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18 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

Strikes resume between Israel and Hamas

Strikes and counter-strikes between Israel and Hamas resumed as talks aimed at agreeing to a longer-term truce fell apart.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Daily Caller

Yet Another Cease-Fire Goes Up in Flames

Yet another temporary cease-fire broke on Tuesday, as Hamas militants fired more rockets from Gaza, thus triggering a military response from Israel and prompting the Israeli government to withdraw their delegation from the Egyptian-brokered peace talks.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Gaza Terrorists Fire Rocket Towards Jerusalem

Sirens were heard in the capital and its vicinity shortly before midnight. The Iron Dome anti-missile system intercepted a rocket over the region.

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Jerusalem Post

Sirens sound in Ashkelon Coast Council

After a rocket exploded in Ashdod, a new round of sirens blared across Gaza frontier communities in the Ashkelon Coast regional council.

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Jerusalem Post

Cairo cease-fire talks resume with clock ticking down to midnight

Member of Palestinian delegation says sides focusing on Hamas's demands that Israel lift the blockade on Gaza and allow airport and seaport in the Strip; sources deny reports that Israel, US make deal on lifting blockade.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Times of Israel

Day 43: Israel confirms truce extended by 24 hours 'at Egypt's request'

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with young Israelis in Sderot, on August 18, 2014.

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Yahoo!

Israel will hit back hard if more Gaza rocket attacks: PM

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Monday that Israel will hit back hard if Palestinian rocket attacks from Gaza resume, speaking just hours before the midnight expiry of a five-day ceasefire.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Inside Israel, 10:08 AMGush Katif Expellee Ready to Go Home 'Any Day Now'

Arutz Sheva got the chance to sit down and discuss Operation Protective Edge with Anita Tucker, who helped found the community of Netzer Hazani in Gush Katif over 35 years ago before being expelled from Gaza in the 2005 Disengagement Plan.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Fixing Gaza's broken clock

Israel believes that it already twice tried to create conditions for normal economic life in Gaza, only to be met with violence.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Boston Herald

Abbady: Mideast debate a good pathway to lose 'friends'

Shortly after Israel invaded the Gaza Strip in 2009, a close Muslim friend I'd known since elementary school suddenly disappeared from my Facebook feed.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Jewish News Weekly

How much has war in Gaza cost Israel?

After the missiles have stopped, after the troops have come home, even after most of the wounded are out of the hospital, Israelis will still be feeling the burden of Operation Protective Edge - this time in their pockets.

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New York Daily News

Cuomo delegation concludes Israel trip by traveling to Hamas terror tunnel

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres and Gov. Cuomo walk together during the tour near the Israel-Gaza border.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

CPJ Press Freedom Online

French news site Rue89 suffers cyberattacks, staffers harassed

Rue89 on July 29 published a profile by Benoit Le Corre of a self-described "militant Zionist" hacker, identified as a French national named Gregory Chelli, who says he is based in the Israeli city of Ashdod.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Times of Israel

Day 37: London to nix some arms sales to Israel if fighting resumes

Palestinian Fatah delegation chief Azzam al-Ahmed, center, and members of the delegation leave the hotel where the negotiations are taking place with Egyptian intelligence mediators aimed at brokering an end to the Gaza conflict on August 12, 2014 in the Egyptian capital, Cairo.

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Jerusalem Post

Gaza operation not over, says defense minister

Moshe Ya'alon urges patience, restraint during visit to Ashdod navy base, lauds navy's role throughout Operation Protective Edge.

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The Times of Israel

Rocket-ravaged Ashkelon to throw its annual summer bash

Ashkelon mayor Itamar Shimoni and performers who will be onstage at the city's Briza Festival during the last week of August After being postponed twice due to continuous rocket fire from Gaza, Ashkelon's annual pop music festival Briza was confirmed for August 24-30.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Jewish Journal

How much has Israel's war in Gaza cost?

An Iron Dome missile defense battery near the southern Israeli town of Ashdod. Each interceptor missile cost Israel $50,000.

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