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Tragedy in the Negev: Baby dies in house fire, 8 children injured:

February 18th, 2020


Among the injured are a 60-year-old woman, a man and a woman in their 20s and eight children.
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By JERUSALEM POST STAFF


Benjamin Netanyahu challenges Benny Gantz to debate:

February 18th, 2020


The Jerusalem Post has reached out to both Gantz and Netanyahu to participate in an all english-speaking debate.
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By GIL HOFFMAN


Netanyahu’s trial to open March 17:

February 18th, 2020


Gantz: Netanyahu cannot take care of citizens, he cares only about himself
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By YONAH JEREMY BOB


Saudi Arabia accuses Muslim Brotherhood of working with the Nazis:

February 18th, 2020


n a speech to delegates at the 37th World Zionist Congress in Jerusalem in 2015, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu drew a great deal of criticism after claiming this exact theory.
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By OMRI RON


'Israeli missile is only guarantee of survival from potential Iran nukes’:

February 18th, 2020


The Arrow missile system has already succeeded in pushing Iran to shift its military tactics
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By YONAH JEREMY BOB


Israelis on 'Diamond Princess' cruise ship expected home Thursday:

February 18th, 2020


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says closing borders to citizens of Southeast-Asia will not affect relations, economy
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By MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN


Ancient Judean ritual baths fill with water following intense winter rains:

February 18th, 2020


The ritual bath is located south of Jerusalem in the West Bank, near the settlement of Neve Daniel.
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By ROSSELLA TERCATIN


Caught in the middle of the Palestinians’ normalization debate - comment:

February 18th, 2020


I was one of the journalists invited to be briefed by Palestinian officials. Then, the restaurant where we had lunch was attacked, and the PLO is pretending they had nothing to do with us.
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By LAHAV HARKOV


Yehuda Glick arrested by police after being detained on temple mount:

February 19th, 2020


According to police, the warrant for Glick's arrest was issued due to him allegedly stealing investigation materials from his detainment, earlier in the day.
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By JEREMY SHARON,MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN


The tragic isolation of the Palestinian Authority:

February 18th, 2020


Incitement and attacks against Palestinians who want to reach out are harming the few courageous voices who would like to open minds about a future that can be different.
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By JPOST EDITORIAL


Eastern Libyan forces strike Tripoli port in new escalation:

February 18th, 2020


Tuesday's attack on the port unfolded as officers from the Tripoli forces and the LNA held a second round of indirect talks in Geneva to establish a permanent ceasefire.
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By REUTERS


Iran’s ayatollah claims 'wealthy Zionists' control America:

February 18th, 2020


Khamenei also claims the US “Deal of the Century” is “satanic” and that it includes the “Jewishization” of Jerusalem.
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By SETH J. FRANTZMAN


Iran election expected to heighten tension with West - analysis:

February 18th, 2020


Khamenei calls voting key to stopping ‘US, Zionist plots’
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By YONAH JEREMY BOB


Bennett: We identified signs that Iran is recalculating plans in Syria:

February 18th, 2020


Israel has warned repeatedly about Iran’s nuclear ambitions as well as its aspirations of regional hegemony.
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By ANNA AHRONHEIM


German authorities tackle far-right extremism; Jews: ‘What took so long?’:

February 19th, 2020


Both the Yom Kippur attack on a synagogue in Halle last October and the assassination in June of a pro-refugee politician, Walter Lubcke, were carried out by assailants affiliated with the far right.
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By REBECCA SPIESS/JTA


US Jews must urge Israelis to safeguard the Trump-Netanyahu relationship:

February 18th, 2020


Israel needs the best leader possible at this critical moment, and no one has more experience than Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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By MARTIN OLINER


Will Netanyahu have the luck of the Irish during St. Patrick's Day trial?:

February 18th, 2020


How will his trial date impact the election?
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By GIL HOFFMAN


Judaism’s liquidoxy rejects extremes, Right and Left:

February 18th, 2020


Imagine some truly dangerous people who should be kept away from key institutions.
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By GIL TROY


Israeli researchers develop technology producing water from air:

February 18th, 2020


Researchers at Haifa's Technion–Israel Institute of Technology say they have developed a standalone system capable of producing water from air, including in desert regions.
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By EYTAN HALON


Former NBA guru helps Jewish high school win 1st championship in 20 years:

February 19th, 2020


How Falk got here — transitioning from the NBA to a high school with about 400 students — is a uniquely Jewish story.
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By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA


Hap TA blanks Beitar Jerusalem at Teddy:

February 18th, 2020


Leader Maccabi Tel Aviv shuts out Ness Ziona • Rukavytsya, Maccabi Haifa handle Hadera
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By JOSHUA HALICKMAN


NGOs to present activist with award for fighting slavery in Mauritania:

February 18th, 2020


Mauritania has an estimated 500,000 slaves in the country – the highest rate of slavery in the world.
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By JERUSALEM POST STAFF


Al Pacino and Israeli actress Meital Dohan split over 39-year age gap:

February 18th, 2020


"It's hard to be with a man so old, even Al Pacino," Dohan explained.
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By JERUSALEM POST STAFF


IDF soldier who stopped Hebron stabbing receives certificate of honor:

February 18th, 2020


Israel Border police have heightened security near the Tomb of the Patriarchs.
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By JERUSALEM POST STAFF


Ehud Olmert to Reuven Rivlin: Please expunge my records:

February 18th, 2020


The former prime minister requested President Rivlin expunge his records, opening his path back into politics.
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By MAARIV ONLINE


Court rules for NSO in case to get Facebook to unblock accounts:

February 18th, 2020


The NSO employees in question told the court that their Facebook and Instagram accounts had been blocked by Facebook.
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By YONAH JEREMY BOB


Judge in Malka Leifer case will allow private psychiatrists for defense:

February 18th, 2020


In January, a panel of three state psychiatrists appointed by the court found that Leifer was feigning mental illness and was fit for trial.
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By JEREMY SHARON


Benny Gantz: Benjamin Netanyahu can't take care of the citizens of Israel:

February 18th, 2020


Gantz said that as a former IDF chief of staff, he knows how important it is for a prime minister to be available at all times.
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By JERUSALEM POST STAFF


Coronavirus hit cruise ship passengers to start disembarking in Japan:

February 19th, 2020


More than 540 people have been infected with the virus on the liner, which originally carried some 3,700 passengers and crew.
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By REUTERS


Coronavirus spreads to people worldwide: Interactive map:

February 18th, 2020


Stay updated on latest coronavirus news from around the world.
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By JERUSALEM POST STAFF


Hospital director dies in China's Wuhan, epicenter of coronavirus outbreak:

February 18th, 2020


Tens of thousands of medical workers have been fighting to contain the spread of the coronavirus, believed to have first surfaced in a seafood market in Wuhan.
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By REUTERS


US senator defends meeting with Iranian FM:

February 18th, 2020


“If they met, I don’t know what they said. I hope they were reinforcing America’s foreign policy, not their own,” Mike Pompeo reacted.
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By JERUSALEM POST STAFF


Airstrikes destroy IRGC Quds Force HQ, warehouse at Damascus airport:

February 17th, 2020


Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps sites at Damascus International Airport were heavily damaged due to airstrikes.
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By SETH J. FRANTZMAN


Yad Vashem’s Bauer: Polish Holocaust distorters love dead Jews:

February 18th, 2020


Historians criticize Yad Vashem’s inaccurate map from World Holocaust Forum
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By LAHAV HARKOV


University of Illinois student government president vetoes BDS resolution:

February 19th, 2020


The 20-9 vote in favor of the resolution early Thursday morning followed a five-hour meeting of the student government on the Urbana-Champaign campus. There were seven abstentions.
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By MARCY OSTER/JTA


Michigan State student sprays swastika on his own fraternity house:

February 19th, 2020


Pi Kappa Alpha’s president has expressed interest in introducing education about antisemitism into the fraternity, MSU Hillel director Cindy Hughey told the newspaper.
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By MARCY OSTER


Star of David graffiti spray-painted on 2 Boston apartment buildings:

February 19th, 2020


“Irrespective of motive, there is still an impact when religious symbols are painted on someone’s home,” he said.
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By PENNY SCHWARTZ/ JTA


NYU students urge university to fire Palestinian professor:

February 18th, 2020


Amin Husain, is one of the co-founders of Decolonize This Place, the group that vandalized New York City's subways last month.
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By JERUSALEM POST STAFF


Virginia Beach to suspend school calendar that starts on Rosh Hashanah:

February 19th, 2020


The board voted to approve the calendar late last month, though one board member pointed out that the first day of school would fall on the Jewish New Year, drawing complaints from Jewish parents.
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By MARCY OSTER/JTA


Trump pardons Michael Milken, junk bond king of the ’80s:

February 19th, 2020


Milken pleaded guilty in 1990 to racketeering and securities fraud charges stemming from his work heading the bond department at the now-defunct investment bank Drexel Burnham Lambert
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By MARC BRODSKY/JTA


Beno Reinhorn, sports coach, convicted of sexual crimes against 57 minors:

February 18th, 2020


The case had been the largest pedophile investigation in the country’s history.
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By JERUSALEM POST STAFF


Yohai Gild, pioneer of cannabis cultivation, arrested in Thailand:

February 17th, 2020


Gild, one of the pioneers of cannabis cultivation in Israel, and founder of Better Cannabis, has been arrested in Thailand allegedly on suspicion of dealing different types of illicit drugs.
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By JERUSALEM POST STAFF


Monster Energy drinks are now officially available in Israel:

February 18th, 2020


In lieu of the partnership, Monster has set up a representative office in the country and recently hired an Israeli as their regional marketing manager to spearhead their campaign.
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By ZACHARY KEYSER


Wine talk: The Eastern Mediterranean pioneers:

February 13th, 2020


The whole Eastern Mediterranean is now geared to growing and producing wine with individuality and quality, in a way unthought-of before.
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By Adam Montefiore


New documentary to examine 'Rise and Reign' of Jeff Bezos:

February 18th, 2020


“Amazon has these Darth Vader-like abilities to just look at a sector and begin choking it of oxygen,” he said, according to the Washington Post.
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By JERUSALEM POST STAFF


Israeli Burning Man-style festival in West Bank sparks controversy:

February 17th, 2020


According to The Guardian, local Palestinian residents and authorities were not consulted about the event.
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By JERUSALEM POST STAFF


Jewish Republican fundraises for candidate critical of the ‘Israeli lobby’:

February 19th, 2020


Lewis, a congressman from the state from 2017-2019, hopes to win the GOP primary in Minnesota to face off against incumbent Democratic Sen. Tina Smith.
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By RON KAMPEAS/JTA


Mike Bloomberg defensive against campaign rivals:

February 18th, 2020


Some of his rivals have made clear they see the televised debate as their best opportunity to subject Bloomberg, who has been rising fast in the polls, to greater public scrutiny.
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By REUTERS


Cellcom to acquire rival Golan Telecom for NIS 590 million:

February 18th, 2020


The agreement is expected to receive approval from the directors of Electra Consumer Products, the parent company of Golan Telecom, later in the day.
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By EYTAN HALON


Meet the Israeli innovation that can put an end to plastic packaging:

February 17th, 2020


Rather than producing single-use trays from plastic and aluminum, W-Cycle’s patented ‘SupraPulp’ packaging product is based on sugarcane pulp, known as bagasse
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By EYTAN HALON


The hidden treasures between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv:

February 16th, 2020


The pastoral view, the luxurious rooms and the high-quality food at the hotel make it a prime starting point to explore the area. The only danger is that it’s so relaxing, you might never leave.
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By DAVID BRINN


Israelis travelers prefer more high-end luxury accommodations - study:

February 11th, 2020


The survey polled over 22,000 travelers from 20 different countries throughout the course of 2019.
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By ZACHARY KEYSER


A new Israeli technology could predict early-stage lung cancer:

February 18th, 2020


After undergoing its first clinical trial in 2015, the technology is now fully approved and commercialized
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By ROSSELLA TERCATIN


Israeli technology may help reduce coronavirus diagnostic time:

February 18th, 2020


The new technology was developed by researchers at Bar Ilan University
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By ROSSELLA TERCATIN


The tragic isolation of the Palestinian Authority:

February 18th, 2020


Incitement and attacks against Palestinians who want to reach out are harming the few courageous voices who would like to open minds about a future that can be different.
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By JPOST EDITORIAL


After years of conflict, shoots of peace emerging in Yemen:

February 18th, 2020


Arguably, Yemen is now at its calmest since the civil war began.
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By JULIE LENARZ


The killing of Soleimani and the ‘Deal of the Century’:

February 16th, 2020


“The Persians did invent chess, but I met quite a few Jews who learned how to deliver checkmate,” replied Maj.-Gen. Aharon Haliva, noting that the campaign-between-the-wars is far from over.
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By GAL PERL FINKEL


Constitutional changes in the post-Netanyahu era:

February 18th, 2020


One of the most burning issues that must be addressed concerns transition governments.
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By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF


Does anyone still care about Jewish values?:

February 17th, 2020


As antisemitism has spiked around the world, including in the United States, Holocaust memory has become more important than ever.
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By SHMULEY BOTEACH


San Diego Padres pull 'swastika cap' due to fan backlash:

February 15th, 2020


The caps will be worn at least once since the team has been selling and promoting the hat with the logo to fans as on-field equipment.
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By MARCY OSTER/JTA


IDF stops Hamas 'honeypots' from trapping soldiers:

February 16th, 2020


As part of "Operation Rebound," the IDF has foiled the third such Hamas network foiled in three years.
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By ANNA AHRONHEIM


PM after Israel reportedly strikes Syria: Maybe it was Belgian air force:

February 15th, 2020


Seven people – four Iranians and three Syrians – were killed in an airstrike allegedly launched by the IAF on Iranian targets in the Damascus area.
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By JERUSALEM POST STAFF


If Donald Trump loses, it will be Mike Bloomberg:

February 13th, 2020


Middle Israel: Bloomberg is good first and foremost because he is not a populist
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By AMOTZ ASA-EL


UN blacklists companies with ties to Israeli settlements:

February 12th, 2020


The Foreign Ministry said it was cutting off ties with the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Michelle Bachelet, which had compiled the list.
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By TOVAH LAZAROFF,LAHAV HARKOV,AARON REICH


Thousands of female Chabad leaders gather for annual leadership convention:

February 17th, 2020


“As women, we have every ability to be part of the mission and dream of the Rebbe [Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson]," said Dini Freundlich, keynote speaker.
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By HANNAH HEPNER


Restored Alexandria synagogue hosts largest Jewish prayer in decades:

February 17th, 2020


With Egypt’s new program to preserve its Jewish heritage, the synagogue was renovated in a multi-year, multi-million euro effort beginning in 2017
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By CARMEL MADADSHAHI


Olivér Rácz, Righteous Among the Nations:

February 13th, 2020


A translated article about his grandfather, a Hungarian-Slovak storyteller, who wrote 25 years ago under the original title “The Death Camps Were Liberated Fifty Years Ago.”
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By KATRINA LANTOS SWETT


Abraham Lincoln and the Jews:

February 13th, 2020


When I entered the American army in 1965 as a Jewish chaplain, I was unaware of what Lincoln had done to ensure there could be a Jewish chaplaincy.
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By DAVID GEFFEN



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