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46 min ago | Jerusalem Post

Mobster Charlie Abutbul buried in Netanya, in latest setback to long-declining crime family

Netanya organized crime figure Charlie Abutbul was buried in the central Israeli city on Friday, the day after he was found in his home with a gunshot wound to his head in what police suspect was a suicide.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Switched

Pew's Global Views On Morality Poll Examines Homosexuality As A Moral Issue

Two Israeli's kiss as they participate in the 10th anniversary Gay Pride Parade in Jerusalem on August 2, 2012.

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The Times of Israel

Overlooking the Judean Desert, a home for Israel's flowers

When was the last time you gazed in awe at the petals of the multi-colored eastern golden drop? Sniffed the delicate fragrance of the Ramon marjoram plant? Or feasted your eyes on the regal petals of the stunning blue sage? You can view all three of these rare delights on a marvelous spring walk through the Mt.

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Skift

Hotel Development Growth Stagnates in Israel Despite High Occupancy

Although occupancy and room rates remain high in Israel, there is little demand or growth in overseas visitors making Europe a more dependable market for hotel developers.

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Daily Kos

D'var Torah - Passover and Religious Freedom

Right Wing Republicans have been annoying me for decades, but one thing I have found especially annoying is their present drive to use bogus claims of religious freedom to get their way.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Israel, World News

The Times of Israel

Crime and punishment

The arrest of an Israeli Arab journalist for traveling to Lebanon prompts the Hebrew press on Friday to evaluate the boundaries of its profession, while the sudden death of a notorious mob boss in his Netanya home leaves the papers wondering - murder or suicide? Haaretz leads with the release of Majd Kayyal, a well-known writer and political ... (more)

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The Times of Israel

The Golan Heights, where al-Qaeda fights Hezbollah

Avi Issacharoff, The Times of Israel's Middle East analyst, fills the same role for Walla, the leading portal in Israel.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

PA Flags Replace Israeli Flags in Tel Aviv

Israeli flags were replaced by Palestinian Authority flags on Friday morning at the Yafo Port, located at the southern end of Tel Aviv.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Persistence and Complex Evolution of Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae Clone

We found persistent transmission of a fluroquinolone-resistant S. pneumoniae clone during 2006-2011 in a post-acute care facility in Israel, despite mandatory vaccination and fluoroquinolone restriction.

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Freshnews

Media Alert: Uniquify to Present World's Fastest DDR Memory Subsystem Ip at ChipEx 2014

WHO: Uniquify , a leading high-performance semiconductor intellectual property and system-on-chip design, integration and manufacturing services supplier WHAT: Will present the world's fastest adaptive DDR memory subsystem IP during ChipEx 2014, the annual conference of the Israeli Microelectronics Industry.

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The Daily Star

Surge in poverty turns startup-savvy Israel into OECD's poorest

Unable to pay their rent and turned down for public housing, Yafit Krisi and her husband gathered their four children and moved into a tent outside the city hall in Ashkelon, on Israel's Mediterranean coast.

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Ynetnews

Crime boss found shot in his home, succumbs to wounds

Magen David Adom emergency crews evacuate head of organized crime syndicate to hospital; gun discovered on scene suggests suicide attempt.

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Jerusalem Post

Senior Israeli mob figure found shot in head, dies of wounds

Media reports suggest that man shot himself, however police emphasize that they have not yet determined who the shooter was; crime figure's name not cleared for publication.

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The Times of Israel

Not dead and buried

Tel Aviv University and an Honors Bachelors degree from the University of Toronto in Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, Jewish Studies, and English.

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Al Bawaba

Israeli police chief killed

Israeli media outlets on Wednesday identified the senior police intelligence officer as Chief Superintendent Baruch Mizrahi and described his ambush killing operation in the occupied Palestinian city of al Khalil as "having a good quality."

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Miami Herald

Palestinian rapper Tamer Nafar aims for a global stage

TEL AVIV, Israel - Tamer Nafar, a 34-year-old rapper who has been described as the Chuck D of Palestinian hip-hop, was standing on a sidewalk dressed in a skin-tight black bodysuit and wearing a silky red wig.

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The Times of Israel

To the market, on prime TA property

One of the dozens of Templar-built homes in Sarona, the IDF-owned complex that is now being developed as a combination residential, office and food-market area.

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Forward

Doomed Jewish Freedom Fighter's Journey From Tel Aviv to Auschwitz

For decades, no one took an interest in the seven letters, handwritten in Polish and kept in the home of Priva and Jacob Bendet.

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Patheos

Signs and Wonders: Read an Excerpt

"He sensed a tremendous power over these people, as if they would do anything for him if he merely whispered his desire.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Who Will Be There For Israel?

Talmudic Sage Hillel the Elder had timeless words for us to take to heart. Obama paraphrased them, but missed the most important phrase of all.

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