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16 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

'Train of the Living' to memorialize 70th anniversary of deportation of Hungarian Jews

HUNDREDS OF high school students from across the globe march from Auschwitz to Birkenau last year in an annual event sponsored by International March of the Living.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Five years after landmark declaration, Holocaust restitution moves slowly in Eastern Europe

Israeli President Shimon Peres and Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite attend a remembrance ceremony at Paneriai Memorial on August 01, 2013 near Vilnius, Lithuania.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Croatia, Donald Tusk

Jerusalem Post

Grapevine: Mimouna fever

Many interviewees of Moroccan background recalled that in the old country, Arab neighbors had always joined in the Mimouna festivities.

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Jerusalem Post

Constant up and down in Austrian-Israeli relations

A glance at the bumpy bilateral relations between the two countries, on the occasion of the first visit of Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz.

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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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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Farewell Passover: Israel welcomes back bread with Mimouna celebrations

Mimouna celebrations marking the end of Passover began in Israel at nightfall Monday with several politicians attending the traditional festivities.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover

The Huffington Post

Obama To Name Neil Eggleston As White House Counsel

President Barack Obama is naming a veteran of president Bill Clinton's White House as his new top lawyer.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Peres meets with Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, Shas outcast Rabbi Shlomo Amar

President Shimon Peres made his traditional Passover visit to the house of Sepahrdi Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef Sunday morning, but in a somewhat unusual move he also visited former Sephardi chief rabbi Shlomo Amar as well.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover

Jerusalem Post

in Pictures: Historic Passover photos from the 'JPost' archives

A MAN sells wine out of the trunk of his car to Passover celebrants in 1975. PRESIDENT CHAIM Herzog Labor Party chairman Shimon Peres and prime minister Yitzhak Shamir share a platform at Mimouna festivities in Tel Aviv's Hayarkon Park in 1984.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Peres: Unity Our Most Important Strength

President Shimon Peres on Sunday made his traditional Pesach visit to the Chief Sephardic Rabbi of Israel, Rabbi Yitzchak Yoseph.

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Make the World a Better Place

Female IDF Drone Jockeys Kill Gazans Remotely

In 2008, the IDF created a new weapon in its arsenal and trained a new group of fighters to use it.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Times of Israel

World 'a poorer place' without Garcia Marquez, Peres says

In this 2003 photo released by the Fundacion Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano , Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez , is seen in Monterrey, Mexico, with Colombian journalist Jose Salgar.

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Related Topix: South America, Colombia, World News, Mexico

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Jerusalem Post

'Presidential race logjam to end soon'

Race to succeed Peres to heat up by end April when Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid reportedly intends to permit his party's MKs to endorse candidates.

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Jerusalem Post

Peres offers personal condolences to Mizrachi widow

President Shimon Peres spoke on Wednesday night with Haddas Mizrahi, the widow of Baruch Mizrahi and told her that her husband had been "the quiet pride of the nation."

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Jerusalem Post

A peace pioneer

I first met Ron Pundak at the airport of Copenhagen the home city of his father on May 20th 1993.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Syrian Civil War Damaging Israeli Security, Says Top IDF Officer

President Shimon Peres visited the northern border on Sunday, in a pre-Passover visit in which he met with top IDF officers in several parts of the country.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Denver Post

"The Prime Ministers" a front-row seat for Israeli history

Titled "The Prime Ministers," his 2010 memoir has now been made into two films, the first of which, subtitled "The Pioneers," began hitting theaters this year.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Peres Praises Oslo Architect 'Peace Fighter'

President Shimon Peres eulogized Ron Pundak on Friday, after the 1993 Oslo Accords architect passed away at the age of 59 earlier in the day, following a long bout with cancer.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Israel, Ehud Olmert

The Lebanon Daily News

Israeli peace activist Ron Pundak dies

Ron Pundak, an Israeli academic and peace activist who was instrumental in initiating peace talks with the Palestinians in the 1990s, has died.

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