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March 13, 2015  RSS feed
World News

Arab-American sent to prison for covering up terrorist crimes in Israel

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A former Palestinian terrorist who lied on her application for U.S. citizenship was sentenced to 18 months in prison.  More...

Israelis win award for app that connects musicians to fans

(JTA) — The phone app Fansino, developed by two Israelis, won Best App of the Year at the mobile industry’s largest cross-platform applications showcase.  Fansino, the brainchild of Haran Wolfovitz Yaffe and Omri Erez, beat out 800 other apps at the 2015 Mobile World Congress last week in Barcelona.  More...

Man threatens Miami synagogue members while trying to convert them

(JTA) — Miami police arrested a man twice who stood outside a Miami Beach synagogue and allegedly threatened the congregants.  More...

Documentary probes real story of Masada that inspired CBS ‘Dovekeepers’ series

The legend of Masada is the Alamo of the ancient world, the story of more than 900 Jewish rebels who held a nearly impregnable fort against the might of the Roman Empire. Though outnumbered 10-to-1, they held out for months against a vast Roman army.  More...

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