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Netanyahu and Trump perform a concerning political dance around the recent spike in antisemitic incidents in the US.

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Alor Azaria, the soldier who shot dead a disarmed and injured Palestinian attacker in the West Bank city of Hebron, was sentenced to 18 months in prison.

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Breaking with longstanding policy, the Israeli government plans to build whole new neighborhoods within cities for the Haredim so they would not “take over” neighborhoods now peopled by secular and modern-orthodox folks.

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Over the past year, there was a 64 percent growth in the number of registered lobbyists hobnobbing Knesset members to promote specific interests.

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The first meeting between US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has stirred confusion in Israelis, Palestinians, American Jews and other living things.

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A cartoon video recently went viral; it aims to persuade religious women to opt out of army service to avoid boredom, ennui and sexual harassment.

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A rocket fired from Gaza towards a neighboring Jewish town resulted in a pounding IDF response intended to be a warning, but could it nudge us to a war nobody wants?

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This past week, the Israeli government took a huge step towards decriminalizing marijuana.

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The Tel Aviv city council was charged with deciding whether or not it should support two unofficial schools by providing them with an adequate building and by allocating annual funds to keep them afloat.

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Alt-right leader Richard Spencer “dreams” of an “ethno-state” that would be “a homeland for all Europeans” in America. He also says “It’s very similar to the idea of Zionism for Jews in the 19th century.”

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