Eisenkot, who took fire last week for his words from Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz and Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely, enjoyed backing from a number of ministers on their way into the cabinet meeting Sunday morning.
Interior Minister Aryeh Deri (Shas) called Eizenkot a strong man of values who is running the army in a professional manner, and that Eisenkot had his full backing.

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It’s not an easy job that Nickolay Mladenov stepped into a year ago when he was appointed the UN special Mideast envoy, not the least because Jerusalem has but very little trust in the UN.

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Texas Senator and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz repeatedly slammed Republican frontrunner Donald Trump’s statements regarding Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

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The three-minute video, titled “Dig and Advance,” presents people from different sectors of Gazan society, such as a journalist, a builder and a doctor, comparing their role in the Palestinian resistance to the role played by the “tunnel men.”

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A prominent Jewish pro-Palestinian activist has been invited by the Austrian parliament to represent Holocaust survivors at a panel discussion about women during World War II, JTA reported.

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Eisenkot, who took fire last week for his words from Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz and Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely, enjoyed backing from a number of ministers on their way into the cabinet meeting Sunday morning.
Interior Minister Aryeh Deri (Shas) called Eizenkot a strong man of values who is running the army in a professional manner, and that Eisenkot had his full backing.

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Two weeks after I graduated high school in Smithtown, Long Island, my family moved to Columbus, Ohio. To say that this was traumatic is a vast understatement. I was a 17-year-old kid, a new driver, and to me, I was moving to a desert. To New Yorkers, Ohio was known for cows and football.

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Palestinian officials told local media on Saturday that Israel will soon free Mohammad al-Qiq, the journalist who has been on a hunger strike since being placed in administrative detention three months ago for alleged Hamas-linked activities.

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It’s not an easy job that Nickolay Mladenov stepped into a year ago when he was appointed the UN special Mideast envoy, not the least because Jerusalem has but very little trust in the UN.

Read it at Jerusalem Post Israel News

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A prominent Jewish pro-Palestinian activist has been invited by the Austrian parliament to represent Holocaust survivors at a panel discussion about women during World War II, JTA reported.

Read it at i24news

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