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  1. British Lawmaker Ties Synagogue Terror Attack to Temple MountRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Forward

    A British baroness and former lawmaker is under fire for a Twitter post that tied the terror attack in a Jerusalem synagogue to Israel's policies on the Temple Mount. Baroness Sayeeda Warsi tweeted Tuesday in the hours after the attack: "Israeli extremists storm Al Aksa & intimidate worshipers, Palestinian extremists storm synagogue & kill 4 worshipers #Tragic #peacenotwar."

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  2. Israel approves 78 new settler homes in East JerusalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Star Online

    Israel on Wednesday approved the construction of 78 new homes in two settlements on West Bank land annexed to Jerusalem, likely to aggravate Palestinian anger at a time when violence has flared, including a deadly attack on a synagogue. Jerusalem's municipal planning committee authorised 50 new housing units in Har Homa and 28 in Ramot, a municipal spokeswoman said.

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  3. Israel to demolish homes of 3 Jerusalem attack suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Ma'an News Agency

    The families of three Palestinians who are suspected of recently carrying out attacks in Jerusalem received notices that their homes will be demolished on Wednesday. The families of Ibrahim al-Akkari and Muhammad Jaabis -- both of whom ran over Israeli pedestrians -- as well as Mutaz Hijazi, who shot and injured right-wing Jewish extremist leader Yehuda Glick -- all received demolition notices.

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  4. Video warns 'Zionists' that car attacks are comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Times of Israel

    Screen capture from an animated video warning 'Zionists' they will be targeted in car ramming attacks. A music video clip posted to a Palestinian news agency web page on Wednesday warns "Zionists" that they can be killed at any time in a car attack and advises they "run away" before being sent to their graves.

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  5. Egypt takes aim at Hamas' terror tunnelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Fox News

    Critics who think Israel is taking a heavy-handed approach in destroying Hamas terror tunnels should see what Egypt has in mind. Facing the same type of underground routes out of Gaza that allowed terrorists to mount attacks on Israel, Egypt is considering creating a huge, 1,000-meter buffer zone in the Sinai Peninsula - they have already evicted 10,000 people in the process of clearing the first 500 meters -- and digging a deep-water trench that would flood any future efforts to carve subterranean routes for smuggling weapons and terrorists in and out of Gaza.

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  6. Lone wolf' attacks pose new security threatsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Buenos Aires Herald

    The new weapons of choice can be found in every kitchen and parked outside their doors, presenting Israeli security forces with what may be their toughest challenge yet. Nine people, including four killed yesterday in a Jerusalem synagogue, have been attacked in the past month by Palestinians who deliberately plowed cars into pedestrians or wielded knives and cleavers.

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  7. Religion news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Washington Post

    Tuesday's attack, carried out by two Palestinians with meat cleavers and a gun, happened in an ultra-Orthodox neighborhood that has a large population of English-speaking immigrants. The attackers were then killed by police.

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  8. UCLA students pass Israel divestment resolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Times of Israel

    The UCLA undergraduate student government passed a resolution that calls for the University of California to divest from American companies that are accused of abusing Palestinian human rights. The student government passed the divestment resolution by a vote of 8 to 2, with two abstentions, on Tuesday night.

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  9. Municipal committee approves 78 new homes in East JerusalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Times of Israel

    A general view of the neighborhood of Ramot, most of which lies over the Green Line. The Jerusalem Local Planning and Building Committee approved on Wednesday the construction of 78 new homes in East Jerusalem, in a move likely to draw international fire.

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  10. Rabbi Reflects On Synagogue Attack, Calls For AcceptanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | CBS Local

    MIAMI BEACH - During morning prayers at Beth Israel on Miami Beach, images of blood soaked prayer books and shawls weighed heavily on the hearts of the congregation. Four rabbis, of which three were Americans with dual citizenship, and a police officer were killed when two Palestinians carrying knives, axes and guns stormed a synagogue in Jerusalem.

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  11. Palestinians turn to knives, axes and cars to kill Israelis as unrest growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | South China Morning Post

    Palestinians hold aloft their weapons, including axes and a knife, after the attack on a Jerusalem synagogue this week. Photo: Reuters Palestinians' new weapons of choice can be found in every kitchen and parked outside their doors, presenting Israeli security forces with what may be their toughest challenge yet.

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  12. Jerusalem slams Spain for Palestine recognition voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Al Bawaba

    "The declaration of the Spanish parliament only distances the chance of reaching an agreement between Israel and the Palestinians, because it encourages the Palestinians to become more extreme in their positions," Israeli Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday. Spanish lawmakers on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a non-binding resolution, which Socialist opposition party had submitted for recognizing a Palestinian state.

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  13. Israel vows harsh response to attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Korea Herald

    Israel vowed harsh retaliation Tuesday for a Palestinian attack that killed five people and left blood-smeared prayer books and shawls on the floor of a synagogue in Jerusalem - an assault that sharply escalated already-high tensions after weeks of religious violence. The attack during morning prayers in the west Jerusalem neighborhood of Har Nof was carried out by two Palestinian cousins wielding meat cleavers, knives and a handgun.

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  14. With pro-Israel groups all but absent, UCLA student government endorses divestmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Jewish Journal

    Left to right: Previous Hillel at UCLA president, Tammy Rubin, Bruins for Israel president, Eytan Davidovits, J-Street U president, Gil Bar-Or, and Bruins for Israel vice president, Omer Hit. Some students held up posters, others wore t-shirts with pro-divestment slogans and most of the 400 UCLA undergraduates present repeatedly snapped their fingers along in near-unanimous agreement as they packed an auditorium on campus Tuesday night to hear - in the school's second public hearing in 2014 - their student government debate passage of a symbolic resolution that would call on school administrators to divest university funds from American companies that do business in the Israeli-controlled West Bank.

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  15. .com | Egypt: 10 die in mistaken airstrike on civilian homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | News24

    Ten members of the same family died overnight when the Egyptian air force shelled a civilian home in the Sinai Peninsula by mistake, local sources told dpa on Wednesday. The ten, including three women and three children, were dead on arrival at al-Arish General Hospital in the provincial capital, a hospital official said.

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  16. Israeli authorities allow goods into Gaza via Kerem ShalomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Ma'an News Agency

    The Israeli authorities opened the Kerem Shalom crossing on Wednesday to allow 500 trucks of goods into the Gaza Strip for the trade, agricultural, transportation and aid sectors. Raed Fattouh, a Palestinian official responsible for the entry of goods into Gaza, said that Israel also decided to allow 72 trucks of cement and aggregate for international construction projects in addition to 100 truckloads of aggregate for infrastructure and roads, and seven trucks of asphalt for Qatari construction projects.

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  17. Israelis, Palestinians try to carry on after synagogue attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Chicago Tribune

    Two Palestinians armed with a gun and axes burst into a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday and killed four Israelis before being shot dead in the bloodiest attack in the city in years. Duration: 00:58 On edge but faithful to their religious routine, worshipers returned on Wednesday to the Jerusalem synagogue where four rabbis and a police officer were killed in a Palestinian attack a day earlier.

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  18. UCLA student government passes Israel divestment resolutionRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    The UCLA undergraduate student government passed a resolution that calls for the University of California to divest from American companies that are accused of abusing Palestinian human rights. The student government passed the divestment resolution by a vote of 8 to 2, with two abstentions on Tuesday night.

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  19. Israel Demolishes East Jerusalem Home of Palestinian Behind Car AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | TIME.com

    Israeli security forces have destroyed the home of a Palestinian man who carried out a car attack in October that left two people dead and several injured, the military said Tuesday. The demolition came soon after Israeli Primer Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised to win a "battle for Jerusalem" after an attack on a synagogue left five dead .

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  20. Gunshots fired near Erez crossing in north GazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Ma'an News Agency

    Gunshots were fired near Erez crossing between Israel and the northern Gaza Strip on Wednesday, Israeli media and the Israeli army said. Israeli Channel 7 reported that gunshots were fired at Israeli forces at the crossing, without causing injuries.

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