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Organizations Across Political Spectrum Condemn Arab Murder

07/08/2014
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After Gaza militants unleashed their heaviest rocket fire in 20 months, there has been an outpouring of support for Israel from Jewish groups across the political spectrum. Both from the left and right, Jewish organizations condemned the murder of Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khdeir.

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Homes In Sderot Struck By Rockets Fired From Gaza

07/03/2014
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At least two homes in Sderot were hit by rockets fired from the Gaza Strip, as at least a dozen rockets landed in southern Israel over 12 hours.

At Teens’ Funeral, Personal Grief And National Solidarity Merge

07/02/2014
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Modiin, Israel — They were their mothers’ sons. They were all of our sons. They were dear boys. They were martyrs for Israel. They were funny, clever, creative. They are the messengers of the Jewish people in heaven.

Discovery Of Palestinian Teen’s Body Spurs Rioting In E. Jerusalem

07/02/2014
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Jerusalem — The body of a Palestinian teenager was found in the Jerusalem Forest hours after he was reported kidnapped from an eastern Jerusalem neighborhood.

Israel Among 193 Countries Certified For NSA Monitoring

07/02/2014
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Washington — Israel is among the vast majority of countries that the U.S. National Security Agency may monitor for information about its targets.

Presbyterians Remove Controversial ‘Zionism Unsettled’ From Denomination’s Website

07/02/2014
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The Presbyterian Church (USA) has removed from its website a booklet that many Jewish groups have criticized as hostile to Israel and denigrating to Judaism.
“Zionism Unsettled,” published in January by the church-chartered Israel/Palestine Mission Network, is a history and commentary on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that paints Israel as the aggressor and describes Zionism as inherently racist and theologically flawed.

Zionism Unsettled cover page. Courtesy of israelpalestinemissionnetwork.og

After The Anguish, Few Good Options Seen

As right wants to ‘eradicate’ Hamas leaders, Netanyahu in bind on retaliatory measures.

07/02/2014
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Tel Aviv — As emotionally spent Israelis on Tuesday buried three teenagers who were discovered murdered in the West Bank, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was left to grapple with the question of how to craft a response — in a crisis that has become a crucial moment in his administration.

Mourners at funeral of Eyal Ifrach, one of the three yeshiva students found dead this week.  Getty Images

After The Anguish, Few Good Options Seen

As right wants to ‘eradicate’ Hamas leaders, Netanyahu in bind on retaliatory measures.

07/01/2014
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Tel Aviv — As emotionally spent Israelis on Tuesday buried three teenagers discovered murdered in the West Bank, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was left to grapple with the question of how to craft a response — in a crisis that has become a crucial moment in his administration.

Israelis rallied for the boys' release before the news of their deaths broke. Getty Images

Israel’s Next Move?: ‘Root Out Sources Of Terror’

Hoenlein, on El Al flight as news spread, urges ‘strong response.’

06/30/2014
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Malcolm Hoenlein was landing in Israel Monday night aboard an El Al flight as news of the murders of the three kidnapped yeshiva students was announced.

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