White House releases ‘Happy Hanukkah’ video message

Watch: President Trump marks beginning of eight-day Jewish festival with video message wishing Jews around the world a happy Hanukkah.

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84% of Israelis say Israel is a good place to live

Israel Democracy Institute's annual report shows distrust of government together with optimism about Israel's future.

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Ben Gurion Airport shut down after drone penetrates airspace

Remote control drone forces grounding of departing flights, prevents landings.

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In stunning upset, Republican Roy Moore defeated in Alabama

Democrats win Alabama senate seat for the first time since 1992, cutting Republican majority to 51-49.

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Democrat Jones wins U.S. Senate seat in Alabama in blow to Trump

By Rich McKay BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Reuters) - Democrat Doug Jones won a bitter fight for a U.S. Senate seat in ...
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‘Hanukkah calls on us to defend our values’

British Prime Minister Theresa May wishes Jews a happy Hanukkah, calls to double the efforts to fight anti-Semitism.

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Israel to take steps to calm holy site unrest: Kerry

Palestinian men walk past the Dome of the Rock in the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem on October 23, 2015US Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday that Israel had agreed on steps to calm tensions over Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque, at the centre of Palestinian unrest, including 24-hour security cameras. Several hours later, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu repeated his pledge of “upholding unchanged the status quo of the Temple Mount”, as Jews refer to the highly-sensitive site, which allows Muslims to pray at the site, and non-Muslims to visit, but not pray.

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Russia, US discuss organizing Syria political process

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov take their seats following a photo a photo opportunity in Vienna, Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. Kerry and his Russian, Saudi and Turkish counterparts met in Vienna on Friday, seeking to revive a moribund effort to end Syria's civil war. (Carlo Allegri/Pool Photo via AP)DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday discussed ways of organizing a political process between the Syrian government and its opponents, a day after the two met in Vienna along with the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia and Turkey.

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