Novelist blasts ‘inmarriage,”occupation’ at Reform graduation

Novelist Michael Chabon delivers diatribe against Jews marrying Jews, Israel’s 'occupation' at Hebrew Union College commencement speech.

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New lava flow crosses onto Hawaii geothermal plant property

By Jolyn Rosa HONOLULU (Reuters) - A broad lava flow crossed onto the property of a Hawaii geothermal power station ...
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UK Labour leader was ‘bored’ during meeting with Jewish leaders

Leaked account of meeting between Jeremy Corbyn and British Jewish leaders says he was uninterested and condescending.

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Abbas ‘in excellent health’, says hospital official

PA chairman is in excellent health but no date has been set for his discharge from hospital.

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Trump still looking at June 12 for meeting with Kim

President Trump says he is still looking at a June 12 summit with North Korean leader despite having called it ...
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Soldier killed by marble block brought to rest

Funeral of Duvdevan fighter Ronen Lubarsky, who was killed from a marble block thrown on his head by a terrorist, ...
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UN chief says ‘determined’ for success in Cyprus talks

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers a speech during a press conference with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim (unseen) on February 10, 2017 in IstanbulUN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Friday he was "determined" to do his best to facilitate a deal to reunify the divided Mediterranean island of Cyprus, declaring himself neither optimistic nor pessimistic of success. Guterres met with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim in Istanbul for talks aimed at pushing for progress in reaching a Cyprus settlement, ahead of a whirlwind tour of five Arab countries. Asked about chances of success in solving the Cyprus problem, Guterres said: "I am not optimistic, I am not pessimistic.


Qatar slaps travel ban on rights lawyer: NGO

Authorities in Qatar barred Najeeb al-Nuaimi, a prominent human rights lawyer and former justice minister, from leaving the country, a rights group saidAuthorities in Qatar have barred a prominent human rights lawyer and former justice minister from leaving the country, a rights group said on Friday. Najeeb al-Nuaimi was also a lead defence lawyer in ousted Iraqi president Saddam Hussein's trial, and has since voluntarily defended prisoners of conscience in the Gulf state.