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News Israel: Israel dismisses suggestions it killed Palestinian in Malaysia

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-malaysia-palestinian-israel/israel-dismisses-suggestions-it-killed-palestinian-in-malaysia-idUSKBN1HT06G
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s defence minister said on Sunday a Palestinian scientist shot dead in Malaysia was a rocket expert and “no saint”, but dismissed suggestions by Hamas that Israel’s Mossad spy agency assassinated him. Two men on a ...

News Israel: Israeli minister vows to help Ethiopian Jews move to Israel

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/israeli-minister-vows-ethiopian-jews-move-israel-54648187
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

Israel's Justice minister vowed to help Ethiopia's Jews immigrate to Israel as soon as possible during a rare visit to Ethiopia. Ayelet Shaked visited the synagogue in Addis Ababa on Sunday. "These programs that will eventually reunite Ethiopian Jews with ...

News Israel: Merkel to Israel TV: Imperfect Iran deal better than no deal

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/merkel-israel-tv-imperfect-iran-deal-deal-54647091
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended the Iran nuclear deal in an interview with an Israeli TV channel, saying an imperfect deal is better than no deal and that her country will "watch very closely" to ensure it is being fulfilled. Her comments were ...

News Israel: Hamas Blames Israel for Alleged Assassination of One of Its Members

News channel or source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/hamas-member-killed-in-malaysia-a-day-after-israeli-death-threat-1524310480
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

Militant and political group Hamas on Saturday blamed Israel for the alleged assassination of one of its members in Malaysia on his way to a mosque for prayers. Hamas said 35-year-old Fadi al-Batsh was killed at dawn in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur.

News Israel: Natalie Portman cancels Israel trip for award, citing 'distressing' events

News channel or source: https://www.cnn.com/2018/04/20/entertainment/natalie-portman-genesis-jerusalem/index.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

(CNN)Natalie Portman has decided against traveling to Jerusalem to receive the Genesis Prize, the foundation behind the award announced. The Genesis Prize Foundation said Thursday that a representative for the actress informed the organization that "recent ...

News Israel: Iran, Israel play down prospects they'll go to war over Syria

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-iran-israel/iran-israel-play-down-prospects-theyll-go-to-war-over-syria-idUSKBN1HT0U3
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Iran and Israel traded blame on Sunday for an unprecedented, weeks-long surge in hostilities between their forces over Syria but played down prospects of a spillover into war. A showdown between the arch-foes has loomed since Feb. 10 ...

News Israel: Backstreet Boys 'Get Down' for second time in Israel

News channel or source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Backstreet-Boys-Get-Down-for-second-time-in-Israel-552483
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

Buying a ticket to the Backstreet Boys is a two-for-one deal. You're not just paying for the performance; you've also just snagged yourself a ticket down memory lane. During Sunday night's show at Rishon LeZion's Live Park, the Boys knew that when we sang ...

News Israel: Natalie Portman Is Just The Latest Jew To Abandon Israel

News channel or source: https://forward.com/opinion/399318/natalie-portman-is-just-the-latest-jew-to-abandon-israel/
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

Recently a colleague, an American left-of-center media influencer, reached out to me, sharing the news that students at Barnard, that most Jewish of schools, had passed a resolution calling on the college to “divest from eight companies that profit from ...

News Israel: Israel pulls fighter jets from drill in Alaska amid tensions with Iran

News channel or source: http://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Israel-reduces-participation-in-Red-Flag-drill-amid-tensions-with-Iran-552420
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

The Israel Air Force has decided to scale back its participation in the Red Flag exercise amid increasing tensions on Israel’s northern border. “In light of the situational assessment by the air force it was decided to adjust the planes ...

News Israel: If You Want To Understand Israel, Read Its Literature

News channel or source: https://forward.com/life/399070/if-you-want-to-understand-israel-read-its-literature/
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

If you want to understand a people, read the stories it tells. In the work of Israel’s fiction writers, we meet the real Israeli, the one behind the headlines, stripped of hasbara. We get to know Israeli soldiers and Palestinian suicide bombers, Jewish ...