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Jewish Ties to Eastern Jerusalem Didn’t Begin in 1967

Jewish Ties to Eastern Jerusalem Didn’t Begin in 1967

National Public Radio takes a nice look at the issue of relocating the US embassy to Jerusalem. Unfortunately, Daniel Estrin’s dispatch assumes Jewish ties to eastern Jerusalem only began in 1967. The western part of Jerusalem is almost entirely Jewish. The eastern part of the city was entirely Arab when Israel captured it in the

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Egypt Sentences Al-Jazeera Reporters to Death

Today’s Top Stories 1. Egypt sentenced two Al-Jazeera reporters to death, and ex-president Mohammed Morsi to 25 years in prison. They, along with several other defendants, were charged with passing national security documents to Qatar and its flagship news station. See AP along with Al-Jazeera. The two Al-Jazeera employees – identified by the judge as

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State Comptroller Slams Government’s Fight Against BDS

Today’s Top Stories 1. Israel’s state comptroller issued a scathing report on the way the Israeli government is fighting BDS. Yosef Shapira denounced the Ministry of ForeignAffairs for having no strategy, no funds, no coordination with other relevant ministries, and no successes to claim of. All because of politics and bureaucracy. Read it and weep.

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Map Fail: Medical Journal Erases Israel

UPDATE The HPCSA has responded to your complaints with an email that includes the following: Please accept our apology for the delayed response and any inconvenience caused, as we are currently receiving a high volume of e-mails.   With reference to the article on Gift of the Givers and their humanitarian work done over the years:

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