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2 hrs ago | Emirates News Agency

Jordan to take necessary steps to safeguard Al-Aqsa, protect Muslim worshipers

WAM AMMAN, 22nd April, 2014 -- Jordan has announced that it will take necessary measures in coordination with the State of Palestine to safeguard Islamic and Christian sites in the Holy City of Jerusalem and defend Muslim worshippers in Al-Aqsa Mosque.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

SBWire

"Israel Retail Report Q2 2014" Now Available at Fast Market Research

Israel's growing and highly urbanised population, together with increasing levels of disposable income, is forecast to lead to a strong rise in household spending across all retail subsectors over the next few years.

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Jerusalem Post

ADL chief: US concerns about Israeli tourist espionage are 'hypocritical, almost irrational'

The Anti-Defamation League has reacted harshly to reports that several members of US Congress and representatives of the country's intelligence community have cautioned against admitting Israel into the State Department's visa waiver program due to concerns over espionage.

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The Jewish Journal

U.S., Israel teaming to push Israel into visa waiver program

The United States and Israel are creating a working group to help Israel advance toward joining the visa waiver program.

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Jerusalem Post

Israel not about to enter Russia, Ukraine fray, Liberman says

Foreign minister says there is no lack of problems in Middle East for Israel to contend with; Liberman: Israel will support all efforts to solve conflict in the fastest way possible, without confrontation.

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Christian Science Monitor

Arab entrepreneurs face digital divide in Israel's start-up tech scene

Israeli President Shimon Peres speaks to journalists after visiting the Forbidden City in Beijing, April 9, 2014.

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The Times of Israel

'Israel to ease entry of Palestinian-Americans'

People stand in line to go through passport control at Ben-Gurion International Airport in Israel, September 21, 2008.

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Jerusalem Post

"West Bank" Goes to the US Sureme Court

As this paper reports , the US Supreme Court granted certiorari in the case of Zivotofsky v.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

RedState

From the Mailbag: Don't be like this in ten years edition.

Seriously, folks, once Barack Obama is no longer in office: just let him go away.

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Jerusalem Post

Democratic and religious: Holding back common sense

It is 3 p.m. on Friday in French Hill, Jerusalem. I've missed the last bus into the city.

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Jerusalem Post

Millions visit Israel's parks, nature reserves, forests and beaches over Passover

As the Passover holiday week concluded on Monday evening, Israel Nature and Parks Authority and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund reported a collective total of approximately 3.5 million visitors to their parks and recreation sites.

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Star Tribune

Court to look at 'born in Jerusalem' passport case

Confronting an issue fraught with Middle East politics, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear for the second time to hear a passport dispute centering on whether Americans born in Jerusalem may list their place of birth as Israel.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Breitbart.com

Israeli Sues Obama Administration for Discrimination

An Israeli man is suing the Obama administration after Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx denied his complaint against Kuwait Airways for refusing to allow him to purchase a New York-London air ticket.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Jerusalem Inspectors Shut Down Old City Bread Carts

Jerusalem city inspectors in recent days have closed down dozens of food carts in the area of the Old City's Jaffa Gate where chametz bread and other leavened products were being sold.

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USA Today

Holy days converge in packed Old City Jerusalem

Palm fronds and wooden crosses clutched in their hands, throngs of Christians have spent Holy Week retracing the last steps Jesus took before his death and resurrection in the ancient Old City of Jerusalem, while hundreds of thousands of Jews have made their own pilgrimages for the eight-day holiday of Passover.

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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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Sat Apr 19, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Record on the Road: Israel

I went to Jerusalem to visit my daughter Tamar, who is studying there for the year.

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Free Republic

Pray For Our American Heroes and Our Nation(4/20/14)[Prayer]

On the Road to Emmaus New International Version 13 Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles[a] from Jerusalem.

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Lansing State Journal

Michael Patrick Shiels: Bible comes to life during travel in the Holy Land

During Holy Week and on Easter Sunday, millions of Christians imagine, as they hear the story of Christ's crucifixion and resurrection, the setting in Jerusalem.

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The Washington Post

Saturday of Light

Israeli police officers blocked Palestinian Christians on their way to an Easter celebration Saturday at one of the holiest Christian sites in Jerusalem's Old City, according to a top U.N. envoy.

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