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Inside Israel, 7:35 PMJerusalem Approves Huge Yeshiva in Shimon Hatzaddik

The Jerusalem Municipality approved Wednesday the construction of the Ohr Sameach yeshiva building in the Shimon Hatzaddik / Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in eastern Jerusalem.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Can Hamas be deterred?

It's rare for Israel's left and right flanks to agree on anything. But last week, the party leaders of left-wing Meretz and right-wing Otzma LeYisrael were in full accord: Both declared that Hamas cannot be deterred.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Inside Israel, 5:46 PMMeretz Blames 'Settlements' for Hamas Rockets

The left wing Meretz party is blaming Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu for the ongoing terror war that Hamas is waging against Israeli civilians.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Magic City Morning Star

Defeating terrorists: From Sri Lanka to Gaza by Michael Freund

This past Saturday night, a few thousand protesters gathered in the heart of Tel Aviv, recycling tired and familiar left-wing slogans as they called upon Israel to negotiate with the Palestinian unity government that includes Hamas.

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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

Russia Taday

'Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies': Thousands call for peace at Tel Aviv rally

Demonstrators hold up placards reading in Hebrew: "One justice for all" and "when there is no peace war comes " as thousands of Israelis protest during a left-wing peace rally in the coastal city of Tel Aviv calling for the Israeli government to negotiate with the Palestinian Authority on August 16, 2014.

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Jerusalem Post

Fundamentally Freund: Defeating terrorists: From Sri Lanka to Gaza

Let's leave aside the question of whether a novelist such as Grossman is really in a position to provide the Israeli public with informed military analysis, and look at what a real expert has to say.

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Scoop

10,000 Protest in Tel Aviv for Peace & End to Occupation

Under a coalition of Israeli left-wing political parties and organizations, thousands gathered in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square in the largest anti-war demonstration since the outbreak of violence in Gaza.

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Jerusalem Post

Fundamentally Freund: Defeating terrorists: From Sri Lanka to Gaza

Let's leave aside the question of whether a novelist such as Grossman is really in a position to provide the Israeli public with informed military analysis, and look at what a real expert has to say.

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Russia Taday

'Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies': Thousands call for peace at Tel Aviv rally

Demonstrators hold up placards reading in Hebrew: "One justice for all" and "when there is no peace war comes " as thousands of Israelis protest during a left-wing peace rally in the coastal city of Tel Aviv calling for the Israeli government to negotiate with the Palestinian Authority on August 16, 2014.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Forward

An Israeli Novelist's Cry for Peace. A Rabbi's Reply

Novelist David Grossman spoke Saturday night at a peace rally at Tel Aviv's Rabin Square, sponsored by the Meretz and Hadash parties.

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Jerusalem Post

Health Minister German outlaws fluoridation of all tap water

Contrary to the advice of public health and dentistry experts in her own ministry and academia, Health Minister Yael German has decided to prohibit the fluoridation of drinking water around the country.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Inside Israel, 10:18 PMTel Aviv: Far-Left Rally Calls for Netanyahu to Step Down

Several thousand showed up at a far-left rally in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square on Saturday night against Operation Protective Edge, after 10,000 gathered in the same venue last Thursday to call for decisive military action in Gaza to return the security to Israel's south.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Thousands of pro-peace Israelis stage demo

Thousands of Israeli supporters of peace talks with the Palestinian Authority to end the Gaza conflict demonstrated in Tel Aviv on Saturday .

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Inside Israel, 10:18 PMTel Aviv: Far-Left Rally Calls for Netanyahu to Step Down

Several thousand showed up at a far-left rally in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square on Saturday night against Operation Protective Edge, after 10,000 gathered in the same venue last Thursday to call for decisive military action in Gaza to return the security to Israel's south.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Inside Israel, 4:27 PMPoll Shows Nationalist Surge; Jewish Home at 19 Seats

The poll gives Likud 28 seats , the Jewish Home 19 , Yisrael Beytenu 9 , Shas 7 , United Torah Judaism is unchanged at 7. All in all, the nationalist-religious bloc is at 70 seats up 9 from its current 61 seats, which gives it a bare majority in the Knesset.

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Jerusalem Post

Gal-On: US decision to halt arms shipment to Israel is 'warning sign'

Meretz chief Zehava Gal-On said on Thursday that the US decision that it reportedly halted a shipment of missiles to Israel is a warning sign to Israel and shows an additional deterioration in the US-Israel relationship.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Daily Kos

Israeli Government issues order to ban Anti-War Protests

Citing the resumption of hostilities on the Gaza front, police officials informed organizers of an anti-war demonstration in Tel Aviv scheduled for Saturday evening that the event cannot be held due to the public safety risk.

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