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Adar 10, 5775 / Sunday, March 01, 2015
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NYC Councillor: Proud to Wear My Kippah in Ramallah

Jewish NYC councilor recalls how PA security told him to remove his kippa – and why he refused. 'We shouldn't be ashamed of who we are.'
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Middle East, 4:18 PM

Report: Obama Threatened to Shoot Down IAF Iran Strike

Kuwaiti paper claims unnamed Israeli minister with good ties with the US administration 'revealed the attack plan to John Kerry.'
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Inside Israel, 4:22 PM

Union Declares 'Free Ride Monday' on Dozens of Bus Lines

Commuters to gain through creative protest by bus drivers angry at management over wages.
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Defense/Security, 4:23 PM

Defense Ministry: Hundreds of Soldiers to Receive Compensation

Some 300 IDF soldiers have been declared handicapped as a result of Operation Protective Edge last summer, the Defense Ministry said.
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Inside Israel, 2:20 PM

Livni on the Attack: A Vote for Lapid Strengthens Netanyahu

Zionist Camp co-chair Tzipi Livni burns all bridges - attacks Netanyahu for trip to Washington, tells voters not to go with Lapid.
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Middle East

Syrian Opposition Praises France's Anti-Assad Stance

After Hollande, Valls condemn MPs' visit to 'butcher' Bashar al-Assad, exiled opposition leader says working with regime won't stop ISIS.
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Sweden Bars Memorial of Woman Who Struck Neo-Nazi With Her PurseAmid protests, Swedish city Vaxjo prohibits statue of Danuta Danielsson, who famously struck a neo-Nazi with her purse in 1985.


Blintzes the Easy WayWe realize it is a long way to Shavuot, known as the blintzes holiday, but these are really easy and kids love them.

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World War I in the Holy Land.Kiwi Soldiers Describe their Encounter with Jews.