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Iranian drones over Jerusalem as seen from our balcony
VIDEO: Iran Attacks Israel with Missiles, Drones
Sirens followed explosions from Iran's launch of more than 350 suicide drones and missiles at Israel on April 14
The two daughters of Ohad Ben Ami being held hostage in Gaza hand a Purim delivery to Kneset Member Benny Gantz
Purim: To Revel or not to Revel?
Israelis are conflicted over how to celebrate Purim, not the least of whom are those whose loved ones are still hostages in Gaza
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The kibbutz nobody talks about after Oct. 7 attack
Kibbutz Re'im was under attack for almost 24 hours on Oct. 7 and is still uninhabitable today
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International Holocaust Remembrance Day: The Irony or Coincidence of the Timing of the Hague?
Three months after the start of the war, the lines are blurring between the movement to free Israeli hostages of Hamas and an older, dormant one to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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Hostage demonstrations blurring into dormant anti-Bibi protests
Three months after the start of the war, the lines are blurring between the movement to free Israeli hostages of Hamas and an older, dormant one to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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Mob attacks Armenians while signs accuse community of anti-Semitism, stoking further discord
Perhaps more disturbing than a physical attack on the Armenians in the contentious parking lot was a libelous poster held by an unidentified man outside Zion Gate in Jerusalem's Old City accusing the Armenian...
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50 Israeli Hostages to be released tomorrow
Will Emily Hand, 9, above or Ofir Engel, 17, be among those released tomorrow? Israeli families awoke to the news that a much-anticipated hostage release and temporary truce set to begin at 10 a.m. today...
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The Forgotten Israeli Hostages
Well before 240 people in Israel were taken hostage on Oct. 7, Hamas had two other Israeli hostages in Gaza for more than nine years!  And it seems a whole nation forgot about them. Some people don’t even...
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BREAKDOWN: Who is Hamas?
If it weren’t already, Hamas became a household name on Oct. 7 2023 The group launched an unprecedented and shocking infiltration into Israel and carried out a massacre that took the lives of more than...
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