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October 24, 2014  RSS feed
World News

Israel’s consul general to speak on peace prospects

Chaim Shacham, Israel Consul General for Florida & Puerto Rico, will speak on “Israel 2014: After Gaza, How Do We Achieve Peace?” at a presentation on Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. at Congregation B’nai Israel, 300 58th St. N., St. Petersburg.  This is a free community event and a reception will follow the speech.  More...

Infant killed in attack had just visited Western Wall

Three-month-old infant Chaya Zissel Braun, who died in the hospital after her stroller was hit in an Oct. 22 vehicular terror attack on the Ammunition Hill light rail station in Jerusalem, was a U.S. citizen.  More...

Israel’s Rivlin seeks to cure ‘disease’ of racism

TEL AVIV – Israel’s president fills a largely ceremonial role – meeting with foreign dignitaries, representing the government at state funerals and other official gatherings. But the office’s new occupant has embraced a challenge not inherent to the job: curbing what he sees as an epidemic of anti-Arab racism.  More...

Arab-Israeli soccer team fined for honoring ex-Knesset member accused of espionage

JERUSALEM (JTA) – An Arab-Israeli soccer team was fined for honoring former Knesset lawmaker Azmi Bishara, who fled Israel amid accusations of treason and espionage.  More...

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