Daily Archives: January 12, 2019

Israel’s Supreme Court refuses to rehear case on eviction of Palestinian family in East Jerusalem

By | 2019-01-12T22:28:59+00:00 January 12th, 2019|Middle East|

The Sabbagh family has been ordered to leave its home in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in favor of Jewish settlers by January 23

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Haifa Catholic Church leader blasts ‘McJesus’ sculpture: ‘What’s suitable for Europe isn’t suitable for us’

By | 2019-01-12T22:20:43+00:00 January 12th, 2019|Entertainment|

Church officials agreed with museum management that a screen would be placed around the work, blocking it from general view

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Wiesenthal Center calls on Croatian authorities to ban Holocaust deniers

By | 2019-01-12T21:35:01+00:00 January 12th, 2019|World|

The Croatian Revolutionary Movement Ustasha was a Roman Catholic, fascist, racist, ultranationalist and terrorist organization that promoted genocide against Serbs.

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Just named one of the world’s top destinations by NYT, tourism now threatens Eilat’s coral reef

By | 2019-01-12T20:43:21+00:00 January 12th, 2019|Health|

6th on the Times' 'places to go in 2019', thousands more hotel rooms expected at the resort town within the next two decades might further endanger this global treasure

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Violent clashes in Haifa as Arab Christians protest ‘McJesus’ sculpture

By | 2019-01-12T20:17:57+00:00 January 12th, 2019|Israel|

The depiction of a crucified Ronald McDonald, sculpted by Finnish artist Janei Leinonen, and part of the musuem's "Sacred Goods" exhibit, has been on display since August.

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Saudi teen who fled family welcomed as ‘brave new Canadian’ in Toronto

By | 2019-01-12T20:00:04+00:00 January 12th, 2019|Middle East|

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun arrives at Toronto's Pearson International Airport, smiling and wearing a hoodie emblazoned with the word Canada in red, and a blue UNHCR cap

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Elite Israeli commandos tried to bug Hamas communications during botched Gaza op, Hamas says

By | 2019-01-12T19:48:14+00:00 January 12th, 2019|Middle East|

Hamas' findings suggest 15 members of an IDF special operations unit entered Gaza following nearly a year of training ■ 'Israel should be concerned about the trove of information we have,' spokesman says

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