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Republican Senators Question Kerry On Iran Concessions

09/24/2014
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Republican senators queried Secretary of State John Kerry on what concessions the Obama administration was willing to make with Iran at nuclear talks in New York.

Israeli Airstrike Downs Syrian Warplane

09/23/2014
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Jerusalem — The Israeli Air Force shot down a Syrian warplane that crossed into Israeli airspace.

Israeli Teens’ Suspected Abductors Killed In Firefight With IDF

09/23/2014
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Jerusalem — The two Palestinian men suspected of kidnapping and killing three Israeli teens were killed in a firefight with Israeli troops during an operation to apprehend them.

Sandy Koufax, Redux: Nats Owners Swear Off Yom Kippur Playoffs

09/22/2014
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It’s a Sandy Koufax moment, at the ownership level.

New Amy Winehouse Statue Keeps The Faith

The singer-songwriter's signature bouffant hairdo and a star of David adorn the life-sized work.

09/16/2014
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No typical yiddishe maydl during her life, Amy Winehouse has been immortalized as a Jew.

The commemorative statue wears a star of David necklace. Getty Images

U.S. Sues Dunkin’ Donuts For Rescinding Sabbath Observer’s Job Offer

09/16/2014
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Dunkin’ Donuts, a national franchise that numbers more than two dozen kosher locations among its 10,000 sites, faces federal charges for refusing to hire a prospective employee whose religion forbids him from working in the Sabbath.

Dunkin' Donuts sued for rescinding sabbath observer's job offer. Getty Images

Paris Moishe House To Open Amid Uptick In Anti-Semitic Attacks In France

09/15/2014
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Paris will see the opening of its first Moishe House amid a soaring number of anti-Semitic attacks in France.

IDF, Fellow Reservists Rip Refusal Letter By Intelligence Corps Members

09/15/2014
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Jerusalem — The Israel Defense Forces said it will take disciplinary action against dozens of Israeli intelligence corps reservists who signed a letter vowing to stop collecting information on Palestinians.

In N.Y. Times Ad, Hollywood Elite Slams Hamas For Conflict With Israel

09/15/2014
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Some 300 Hollywood elite published an ad in The New York Times holding Hamas responsible for the “devastating loss of life” in the latest Hamas-Israel conflict.

Rebels Sold Sotloff To ISIS, Family Spokesman Says

09/09/2014
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Jewish-American journalist Steven Sotloff was kidnapped by a so-called moderate rebel faction and then immediately sold to ISIS, the family’s spokesman said.

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