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Netanyahu’s trip to UN included $1,600 haircut, $1,750 for make-up artist

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s trip to New York last fall for the U.N. General Assembly cost more than $1.7 million, including a $1,600 haircut.  More...

Israel reportedly plans to wall off Gaza above and below ground

JERUSALEM — Israel’s defense establishment reportedly plans to build a concrete wall that goes tens of yards underground as well as above ground along the Gaza Strip border.  The plan will cost an estimated $568 million, less than previously estimated, according to a report in the Israeli daily Yediot Acharonot.  More...

Chabad rabbi competes on ‘Chopped’

NEW YORK— A Chabad rabbi is one of four clergy members competing in an upcoming episode of the Food Network’s Chopped. In an already taped episode that airs June 21, Rabbi Hanon Hecht, a Chabad emissary in upstate Rhinebeck, NY, appears with a monk, nun and priest, according to  More...

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