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    Peres updates Obama regarding the Gaza operation

    ​President Peres spoke to President Obama this afternoon about the situation in southern Israel and Gaza. "Our intension is not to raise the flames, but already for days, day and night, they are shooting rockets at Israel." ​
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    Southern Israel under fire from Gaza

    Over 120 rockets have been fired at southern Israel from Gaza since Saturday evening (Nov 10), after an anti-tank missile struck a military jeep near the Karni crossing wounding four soldiers, two seriously.
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    Israelis pitch in for Hurricane Sandy victims

    Israeli NGOs have been busy delivering fuel, food and generators to the hardest-hit areas in New York and New Jersey
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    Israeli leaders congratulate US President Obama

    PM Netanyahu: "I will continue to work with President Obama in order to assure the interests that are vital to the security of the citizens of Israel."
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    PM Netanyahu meets with Microsoft CEO Ballmer

    The combination of the State of Israel and Microsoft is natural since the Israeli high-tech industry is among the world's leaders.
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    17th anniversary of PM Rabin's assassination

    On Sunday, October 28, 2012 (12 Heshvan on the Jewish calendar), Israel marked the 17th anniversary of the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin on November 4, 1995.
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    Cardboard bicycle designed by Israeli inventor

    A cardboard bicycle designed by an Israeli inventor may change transportation habits in some of the world's busiest cities.
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    PM Netanyahu at Yitzhak Rabin memorial 2012

    Three things we must preserve - teaching tolerance and anti-violence, strengthening security as the basis for our existence, and striving pragmatically for peace with our neighbors. These are the three things Yitzhak Rabin believed in.
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    Jerusalem Street Named After Egyptian singer

    In a ceremony held in Jerusalem, a street was dedicated in memory of renowned Egyptian singer, Umm Kulthum, by the Mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat.
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    Rockets hit southern Israel

    Over 70 rockets have been fired at southern Israel from Gaza since early Wednesday morning (Oct 24). Israel holds Hamas responsible for all rocket fire from Gaza.
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    Poll: Americans love Tel Aviv

    Americans view Tel Aviv as an attractive brand just like Twitter, the Rolling Stones, and Nintendo.
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    US-Israel Sign MOU For Extended Loan Guarantee

    Israeli Finance Ministry Director-General Doron Cohen and U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner signed a Memorandum of Understanding earlier today, outlining a framework for the recently extended U.S.-Israel Loan Guarantee program.
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    PM Netanyahu on US-Iran Direct Negotiation Reports

    The international community needs to set very clear demands to Iran: Halting uranium enrichment, removing all enriched uranium and dismantling the underground installation in Qom.
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    Contest IDs the next big Israeli startup

    Startup Weekend comes to Jerusalem for the first time and creates promising new businesses within 54 hours
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    Amb Prosor addresses UN Security Council debate

    At this time of turmoil and transition for our region, the stakes are very high. The decisions that you make in these halls in the coming weeks could echo for years to come, well, well beyond the Middle East
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