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World News

Arab League: Hezbollah a terror group

(JTA) – The Arab League has declared the Lebanon based Shiite group Hezbollah a terrorist organization.  Lebanon and Iraq, which expressed “reservations,” were the only two members of the 22-member pan-Arab group not to vote in favor of the declaration Friday, according to the Times of Israel.  More...

Book publisher recalls text book with map deemed anti-Israel

(JTA) – McGraw-Hill Education, a major U.S. textbook publisher, announced the recall and planned destruction of a political science book containing maps that are deemed inaccurate and anti- Israel.  More...

Man who killed American grad student recently returned from Mecca pilgrimage

JERUSALEM (JTA) – The Palestinian man who stabbed a dozen people in the Jaffa Port/Tel Aviv area, killing an American graduate student, recently returned from a pilgrimage to Muslim holy cities in Saudi Arabia.  More...

Cricketer aims to build 2017 U.S. Maccabiah team

Isaac Solson of Tampa has been playing cricket since he was a 7-year-old child, growing up in Karachi, Pakistan, and has gone far in the sport. Now, as newly appointed Maccabiah USA cricket chairman, he hopes for new cricket glory as a coach, provided he can find enough players to field a team. More...

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