Israel's Jewish population passes 6 million

By GAD LIOR, YNET— Israel’s population has crossed the eight million threshold over Passover, the Yedioth Ahronoth daily reported Thursday. With six million Jews, Israel has become the world’s largest Jewish center. The remainder of the population is comprised of 1.6 million Arabs, 350,000 non-Arab Christians and others, mostly olim or relatives of olim from…

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Does America need its own Schindler’s List?

By PATRICK B. DONOHUE — FOXNEWS.COM Every age needs courageous individuals to stand up for those who have no voice. Steven Spielberg’s movie, “Schindler’s List,” made the world aware of the heroic efforts of a German businessman, Oskar Schindler, who saved more than 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust. By placing them on his employment list,…

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Monument with ‘Palestine’ replacing Israel was hidden from Obama

By ELHANA MILLER, TIMES OF ISRAEL— The municipality of Bethlehem removed a monument depicting the Palestinian state as covering the entire area from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea ahead of US President Barack Obama’s visit to the city last Friday, Palestinian Media Watch revealed on Sunday. Obama’s route into the city would have…

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Both Right and Left may be wrong about Obama's speech

By JONATHAN TOBIN— Jewish left-wingers are cheering President Obama’s Jerusalem speech in which he once again made the case for a two-state solution. Some are hoping that this will mean a renewed campaign of U.S. pressure on the Netanyahu government. With a new secretary of state in John Kerry who may well be foolish enough…

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Gaza rockets hit southern Israel during Obama visit

By ISRAEL HAYOM— On the second day of a Mideast tour, U.S. President Barack Obama was set to emphasize the importance of reaching an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, a message underscored Thursday when Palestinian terrorists in the Gaza Strip launched rockets into southern Israel. On Wednesday, Obama reaffirmed the unwavering U.S. commitment to Israel’s security and…

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