‘The Left is going down’

Leading rabbi attacks Israeli left, and explains why PM should not be criticized for 'Shehecheyanu' blessing during US embassy inauguration.

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Palestinian and Israeli vineyards vandalized in West Bank

Fires erupted over the weekend near a settlement where a cherry plantation was torched last week ...
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‘The campaign against Iran is not over’

PM on Iranian involvement in Syria: 'We are acting against transfer of lethal weaponry from Syria to Lebanon or its ...
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Palestinian president could leave hospital soon: source

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas could leave hospital soon, "most likely" on Monday, after a week of treatment for pneumonia, a ...
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Israeli army kills three Gaza militants after foiling border bombing

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli tank shelling killed three members of the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in ...
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Builder of Bet El, Philanthropist Jean Gluck Passes

Diaspora Jewish leader Jean Gluck passes. She and husband led thousands to support Jewish presence and institutions in Judea and ...
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Two dead, over 200 injured in Taiwan quake

Two dead, over 200 injured in Taiwan quakeA 6.4-magnitude quake on the east coast of Taiwan has left two dead and more than 200 injured, the government said, after buildings crumbled and trapped people inside. A hotel and an apartment block were the worst hit by the quake in the port city of Hualien, according to the national fire agency. Five more buildings including a hospital have also been damaged with roads strewn with rubble, cracks along highways and damaged buildings tilted at angles.


Lawmaker warns U.S. Attorney General against stifling whistleblowers

Lawmaker warns U.S. Attorney General against stifling whistleblowersBy Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Justice Department memo issued in January to employees about their communications with Congress may run afoul of rules designed to protect government whistleblowers from being muzzled, a Republican lawmaker said on Tuesday. In a Feb. 5 letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley said he feared the Jan. 29 memo was an attempt to “prevent direct communications between federal employees and Congress.” Grassley, a whistleblower advocate, released both documents on Tuesday.