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'The Temple Mount Has Been Occupied By Hamas'
MK Moshe Feiglin slams Temple Mount rioting, blames faulty leadership for 'failing to keep the heart of Jerusalem intact.'

Expert: Russia Orchestrating Ukrainian Conflict
Former Israeli ambassador to Russia, in special interview, lends credence to Ukrainian claims that Russia is behind protests.

Catching Up? A Summary of Breaking News
As Yom Tov in the Diaspora ends Wednesday night, here is a summary of the biggest news stories to help our readers get up-to-date.

Official Calls for Sovereignty Over Hevron Area After Murder
Har Hevron Regional Council Head calls on PM to enact sovereignty, 'exact a political price on those who seek to harm us.'

Jordan Blames Israel, Jews for Temple Mount Riots - Again
Amman runs to UN Security Council over clashes at Judaism's holiest site, claim 'Jewish radicals' cause Muslim rioting.

Pro-Russian separatists attack interior ministry base in Ukraine

US: Russia facing diplomacy or new sanctions

Yemen's al Qaeda leader vows to attack America in new video

NATO to bolster security of eastern allies worried over Ukraine

Israel's SodaStream in talks to sell up to 16 percent

U.S. & World Jewish News

VIDEO: Jews Arrested En Route to Har Habayis to Shecht ‘Korban Pesach’
[VIDEO IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] A number of Jews were arrested by police on erev Pesach as they tried to visit Har Habayis to shecht a Korban Pesach. Among the participants in the group were Noam Federman and attorney Baruch Ben-Yosef, both long-time Har Habayis activists who continue struggling for Jewish rights in line with Halacha […]
Defend ‘Obamacare’ Unabashedly, Some Democrats Say
The outlook for the president’s health care overhaul suddenly appears brighter, and some Democrats are saying it’s time for the party to openly embrace the law that Republicans consider their best campaign weapon. Activists in one Senate race are doing just that. Other Democratic candidates, however, remain wary, unsure that a modest dose of good […]
NATO Ups Military Presence Amid Russian Threat
NATO is strengthening its military footprint along its eastern border immediately in response to Russia’s aggression in Ukraine, the alliance’s chief said Wednesday. Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said NATO’s air policing aircraft will fly more sorties over the Baltic region west of Ukraine, far from the tensions in the eastern part of the country. […]
Defense Says Bombing Suspect’s Family Key To Case
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said Wednesday that understanding Tsarnaev’s family is key to their case, offering a glimpse of the defense strategy as they prepare to defend him against charges that carry the possibility of the death penalty. Tsarnaev’s lawyers have previously indicated that they are planning to argue that he […]
Robot Sub Makes First Complete Search For Missing Plane
A robotic submarine has completed its first full 16-hour mission scanning the floor of the Indian Ocean for wreckage of the missing Malaysian airliner after two previous missions were cut short by technical problems and deep water, authorities said on Thursday. The Bluefin 21 had covered 90 square kilometers (35 square miles) of the silt-covered […]
Auction of Hitler box, other Nazi items nixed amid outcry
צילום: gettyimages
French auction house cites 'political pressure' in explaining decision to back down from sale of swastika-covered box belonging to Hitler.
Nepal Seder gets Passover supplies in time
צילום: AFP
After Foreign Minister strike almost left Matzo, Seder supplies stranded in India, Chabad manages to get them to Katmandu in time for mass Seder.
Western Wall cleaned for Passover
צילום: רויטרס
Ahead of Jewish holiday, Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz and his team clear out thousands of notes placed by worshippers in holy wall's cracks.
WJC leader calls for greater action against Israel boycotts
צילום: רויטרס
President Ronald S. Lauder gives speech in London stressing the need to fight efforts to boycott and deligitimize Israel
Vienna orchestra to return Nazi-looted painting
In effort to redress its Nazi-era wrongs, the Philharmonic will return piece to heirs of the owner, Marcel Koch.

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