Daily Archives: January 2, 2019

Iran ‘can do what they want’ in Syria, Trump says

By | 2019-01-02T22:40:06+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|Middle East|

Speaking on the war-torn country in wake of his momentous decision to pull out American troops, Trump sidelines question on move's timing, says it will 'happen over a period of time'

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Belgium’s Flemish Region bans Jewish and Muslim methods of ritual animal slaughter

By | 2019-01-02T21:53:28+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|World|

Flemish Region passed the measure in July despite adamant objections by faith community leaders

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Rashida Tlaib to be sworn into Congress – on Thomas Jefferson’s Koran

By | 2019-01-02T21:28:39+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|Middle East|

First Palestinian-American congresswoman will take her oath on the Founding Father's copy of Islam's holiest book, which dates back to 1734 and has a complicated history

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Israel election: Polls show steep Labor fall after Livni’s unceremonious dismissal

By | 2019-01-02T21:11:16+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|Israel|

According to new polls, Likud stays firm while center-left block takes a dive ■ Lawmakers divided after Labor leader Avi Gabbay's shocking move

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My father Amos Oz left us with world-changing words

By | 2019-01-02T20:47:37+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|Israel|

My father died, and anyone who thinks that hope died in Israel with the death of Amos Oz did not really know him. Because he knew we could go on. He invented with his words a kind of invention so hope would not die

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Trump cedes Syria to Iran: ‘They can do what they want there, frankly’

By | 2019-01-02T20:11:49+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|World|

Blaming the balance of power in Syria on his predecessor, Barack Obama, Trump said the country was "lost long ago" and that he did not want the US military fighting there forever.

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As new Congress convenes, Democrats seek to ‘balance damages’ of Trump’s Israel policies

By | 2019-01-02T20:07:54+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|Israel|

Former diplomats warn of a Netanyahu failure to 'deal with new reality' in Democratic-led House

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Zionism’s dark secret: The tale of the Jews who left pre-state Israel during the British Mandate

By | 2019-01-02T19:49:39+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|Israel|

Meir Margalit studied Jewish emigration from Palestine during the British Mandate. It had numerous causes — economic distress, the precarious security situation and even the Zionist movement’s cruelty toward the sick and the old — but its effect on the...

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TechNation: Israeli tech companies raised preliminary $6.47 billion last year, up 17% from 2017

By | 2019-01-02T19:25:40+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|Israel|

Syqe Medical raises $50 million for medical cannabis inhaler; Israel’s Olympics Committee, Technion in tie-in to give athletes technology edge; Celeno nabs $10m for Wi-Fi technology

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