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Recently released letters from Einstein reveal faith, humor, fear of Nazis

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While modern atheists like to assert Albert Einstein as one of their own, recently released letters prove he was interested not only in his own faith but that of his son who ...

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US closes Consulate, moves Palestinian representation to new Embassy

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The United States officially closed its Palestinian Consulate General in Jerusalem on Monday, downgrading its diplomatic mission to the Palestinians and merging it with the new US Embassy to Jerusalem. The consulate ...

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Israelis give historic rock star status to the name ‘Trump’

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What’s in a name? Israeli’s joke that President Donald Trump could run against Benjamin Netanyahu in the upcoming April elections for prime minister…and win hands down. So popular is the American president, ...

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Could invite for Abu Dhabi prince to visit Israel lead to peace?

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It has been over 40 years since an Arab nation has signed a peace agreement with Israel. Some are hoping that Abu Dhabi may be the next and are encouraging dialogue between ...

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American arrested for selling property to Jews released from prison

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An American man who was sentenced to life in a Palestinian prison for selling property to Jews has been released, according to a report by Israel’s public news channel Kan 11. Isaam Akel, ...

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Strange weather may bring Jerusalem snowstorm Wednesday

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A rare winter snowstorm is expected to hit Jerusalem Wednesday, weather forecasters said, prompting the municipality to launch snow emergency preparations. “The Jerusalem municipality is completing its preparations for the possibility of ...

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Malaysia refusing Israeli participation in paralympics

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Malaysia is refusing to allow Israel’s Paralympics swimming team to enter the country to compete in the World Para Swimming Championships in July. The event will be held in the city of ...

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Israel sets another tourism record envied by the world

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As Metro Voice gets ready to host a September tour of Israel, the Jewish State has announced that more than 4 million tourists visited the Holy Land in 2018, a 14 percent ...

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American sentenced to life in prison for selling his home to Jews

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He broke the law but it wasn’t murder, rape or a terrorist act. Nevertheless, he is going to prison for life. A Palestinian-American man was given the severe punishment on New Year’s ...

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Airbnb reverses ban on Jews after backlash

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Airbnb is reversing a decision they made last month after entering the political fray of the Middle East and falling flat. Facing a growing boycott movement and possible lawsuits in the U.S. ...

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Australia recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

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Australia has decided to officially recognize “West” Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The announcement came Saturday as Shabbat was celebrated across Israel. Australia said it will move its embassy when there’s a peace ...

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Is this the ring worn by Pilate at Jesus’ sentencing?

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Have archaeologists re-discovered the ring worn by Potius Pilate at his sentencing of Jesus? Excitement surrounds a 2,000-year-old copper alloy ring bearing the inscription “of Pilatus” as it appears to be the ...

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High speed train now links Jerusalem and airport

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Israel’s new high tech high-speed train from the Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has opened allowing residents and tourists speedy journeys across the nation. The train, which can ...

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Australia may move embassy to Jerusalem

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Australia may be the next country to officially move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tweeted about his meeting with Australia’s prime minister and his openness to ...

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Does birth of red calf signal the end times?

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A Jewish organization whose goal is the building the Third Temple has made a startling announcement. The Temple Institute revealed this week the birth of a flawless all-red heifer that they say could ...

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Opening of new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem held

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JERUSALEM, Israel – President Trump is being hailed as courageous for implementing a 23-year-old law mandating the move of the U.S. embassy to Israel’s capital Jerusalem. The long-awaited action represents a significant ...

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Trump may attend opening of U.S. Jerusalem embassy

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The grand opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem may have a special guest: President Donald Trump–the man who made it possible in December. Trump was asked during a joint press conference ...

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Jerusalem wants to tax church-owned businesses

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In the United States, houses of worship do not pay tax on their facility. But when that institution crosses the line and purchases property like an office building, water park, coffee shop ...

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America’s Jerusalem Embassy will open May 18

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Making good on a promise that three former presidents made but refused to honor, President Trump has ensured the new US embassy in Jerusalem will now open in 10 weeks. The opening ...

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Embassy move to Jerusalem set for 2019

Following through on a campaign promise that has eluded several presidents, Vice President Mike Pence announced that the U.S. embassy in Israel will move from Tel Aviv to Israel’s capitol of Jerusalem ...

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Surprise! Congress agrees with Trump on Jerusalem move

Below is a list of statements from members of Congress following the administration’s Dec. 6 announcement that the United States will now officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel: U.S. Senate: ...

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Jerusalem residents speak out on Trump capital announcement

Jerusalemite opinions about President Donald Trump’s landmark policy changes on their city run the gamut, reflecting the diversity of the Israeli capital itself. In an effort to take the pulse of the ...

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Visitors can now see the Church of the Holy Sepulchre like never before.

Renovation of church allows visitors better look at evidence of Jesus death, burial and resurrection. By Dwight Widaman | Editor If you’ve been to Israel you’ve most likely toured the Church of ...

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Feb. 15 forum explores what future holds for Israel

This year’s Kansas City Israel Action Forum returns Wednesday, Feb. 15, 7 p.m. at Congregation Beth Shalom, 14200 Lamar Ave. in Overland Park. The popular event includes a community program and dessert ...

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Israel and apartheid: South African students weigh in

About two-dozen people file into Dodd 175 at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) campus on a Thursday night, scouting out seats and picking at the kosher pizza in the back ...

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