First-ever Israel-bound flight to enter Saudi Arabian airspace

In first, Air India flight passes over Saudi Arabia. Flight seen as sign of warming ties between Israel and the ...
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Get out of our own trap – for real freedom

How will you make your Seder this year more meaningful?

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NYT obtains hotel video of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock

In surveillance video obtained by the New York Times, Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock's movements at the Mandalay Bay hotel ...
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The most perfect poet of Jewish yearning died this week, 100 years ago

The son of poor Russian Jewish immigrants to Britain, and one of WWI's most astute yet under-recognized war poets, Isaac ...
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Saudi crown prince reportedly bragged after purge: ‘I have Kushner in my pocket’

According to The Intercept, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told confidants that Kushner had discussed the names of Saudis disloyal ...
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Israeli man fined for urinating on memorial at Auschwitz

The 19-year-old man was released after being questioned by Polish police for several hours ...
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Hitler's 'destructive' wartime phone up for auction

Hitler's 'destructive' wartime phone up for auctionAdolf Hitler’s personal telephone, which the Fuehrer used to dictate many of his deadly World War II commands, will hit the auction block this weekend, the US house selling it announced. Originally a black Bakelite phone that was later painted crimson and engraved with Hitler’s name, the relic was found in the Nazi leader’s Berlin bunker in 1945 following the regime’s defeat. Auction house Alexander Historical Auctions estimates its worth between $200,000 and $300,000.

Kraft Heinz bids $143 billion for Unilever in global brand grab

Kraft Heinz bids $143 billion for Unilever in global brand grabBy Martinne Geller and Pamela Barbaglia LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. food company Kraft Heinz Co made a surprise $143 billion offer for Unilever Plc in a bid to build a global consumer goods giant, although it was flatly rejected on Friday by the maker of Lipton tea and Dove soap. It would bring together some of the world’s best known brands, from toothpaste to ice creams, and combine Kraft’s strength in the United States with Unilever’s in Europe and Asia. Although Kraft, which is controlled by U.S. billionaire Warren Buffett and private equity firm 3G Capital, said it looked forward to talking terms, Unilever said it saw no reason to discuss a deal without financial or strategic merit.

US university's invite to Dalai Lama sparks uproar

US university's invite to Dalai Lama sparks uproarA California university’s decision to have the Dalai Lama speak at this year’s commencement ceremony has sparked uproar among Chinese students who see the choice as an affront. “The Dalai Lama is not simply a religious person, but also a political exile who has long been engaged in splitting the motherland and destroying national unity,” the student association said in a statement.