United States


JCC Hoax Caller to Remain Behind Bars

The Rishon Lezion court on Thursday extended the remand of the teenager accused of making dozens of hoax bomb threats to Jewish community centres and other Jewish organizations across the U.S.…

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Swearing-In Ceremony for Israel Ambassador

On Wednesday afternoon, fifty by-invitation-only guests gathered at the Eisenhower Executive Office building, part of the White House complex, as Vice President Mike Pence swore in David Friedman, an Orthodox Jew,…

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Danon: Abbas Still ‘Doesn’t Get It’

An appeal by Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas to the international community that it “recognize Palestine” as a way of binding Israel to the two-state solution — instead of agreeing…

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The Futility of a Mexico-United States Wall

Building a wall to control immigration from Mexico is hardly a new idea. In October 2006, President George W. Bush signed the Secure Fence Act to authorize and partially fund…

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U.S. Bombers Strike IS Camps in Libya

U.S. Air Force B-2 bombers attacked Islamic State military camps in Libya in a move aimed at eliminating terrorists who had escaped the former IS stronghold of Sirte, a defense…

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Israelis Now Eligible for U.S. Investor Visa

After years of bureaucratic delays, the Israeli government has approved procedures that will allow Israeli businessmen to more easily receive visas to enter the United States. The E2 visa, known…

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No Formal U.S. Delegation To Castro Memorial

The United States will not send a presidential delegation to Cuba for communist leader Fidel Castro’s memorial service, the White House said on Tuesday, reflecting the tortuous history of U.S.-Cuban…

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