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Friday Aug 29 | US News & World Report

No Peace for Israel After Hamas, Palestinian Authority Ally

The Arab-Israeli conflict is one of the most difficult to end. Fatah boasts about its "heroes" as they celebrate such arch-terrorists as Abu Jihad, who is responsible for attacks that killed at least 125 Israelis, and Abu Iyad, head of the Black September terror organization, who carried out the killing of 11 Israeli athletes in the Munich Olympics ... (more)

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Friday Aug 29 | The Times of Israel

A fateful time ahead for Netanyahu's divided government

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the weekly cabinet meeting, on June 15, 2014.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Michael Gerson: The Jews and the importance of history

The monumental tapestry triptych by Marc Chagall, hanging in the State Hall of the Israeli Knesset in Jerusalem, hints at some of the artist's own memories, including from his childhood in Vitebsk, Russia.

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Jerusalem Post

Grapevine: September significance

For former prime minister Ehud Olmert, September 1 of this year is a fateful day - because it will be the beginning of the Supreme Court hearing on his appeal against his conviction in the Holyland trial.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Forward

Gaza War Done, Benjamin Netanyahu's Political Fight Just Starting

The past month has seen Netanyahu's approval rating plummet, according to polling by Israel's Channel 2. On July 23, about a week after Israel launched its ground invasion of Gaza, the television station reported his approval rating as 82 percent.

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American Thinker

Former AP staffer spills the beans on coverage of Israel

Matti Friedman, a former editor in the Associated Press's Jerusalem bureau, explains the nature of coverage of the Israel and its conflicts, and it is not a pretty picture.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

In-depth Africa

Former AP Jerusalem Editor Reveals Hamas Coverup and Anti-Israel Bias

There has been much discussion recently of Hamas attempts to intimidate reporters.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Netanyahu warns ministers: Lend a hand, talk less

Even Meretz and Hadash would ultimately try to break Hamas, Liberman says; comments come day after security cabinet ministers were very vocal in interviews, speeches.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Akunis: How Can Schabas be Taken Seriously?

MK Ofir Akunis dismissed on Sunday the United Nations' probe into Israel's alleged "war crimes" in Gaza during Operation Protective Edge.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

New Yorker

Put Gaza Under a U.N. Mandate

Israel's Foreign Minister, Avigdor Lieberman, has made his reputation telling what he imagines to be hard truths that others shrink from.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

CFR.org

UN Quiz: Who's the Prime Minister of Israel?

Despite the criticism of the UN's Goldstone Report, including by Goldstone himself, the UN seems determined to do it again.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

US News & World Report

Israeli Diplomat: Jewish State Bankrupt of World Support to Finish the Job in Gaza

Activists demonstrate against Israel's military operations in Gaza in Paris on Saturday.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

CNN

Gilad Shalit Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of Gilad Shalit, a former Israeli soldier abducted and imprisoned by the military wing of Hamas from 2006 to 2011.

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Forward

The (Overlooked) Man in Ramallah

Now that the recent war in Gaza seems to have come to some kind of end, we've arrived at the portion of this cyclical fighting in which each side vies to spin itself as the winner.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Jewish News Weekly

Retrial ordered in case involving former PM Olmert

Israel's Supreme Court ordered a retrial of the Talansky case, in which former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was acquitted of corruption charges.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Supreme Court orders retrial of Olmert in Talansky affair

Tapes submitted by Shula Zaken lead court to retry case Olmert was acquitted for in 2012; potentially could add to 6 year Holyland prison sentence.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Byron Williams: 'Truth' of Israeli-Palestinian story is complex...

In 1990, I went to Israel for a two-week study mission. I spent time in Gaza and the West Bank.

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