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Shir Chadash to host ‘Purim Pandemonium’ on March 9-10

Shir Chadash Conservative Congregation will play host to a number of open events for Purim as it offers “Purim Pandemonium” on the grounds of their sanctuary on Monday and Tuesday, March 9 and 10.

Partnering with nearby Orthodox Congregation Beth...
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Netanyahu gives OK for thousands of Jewish homes in predominantly Palestinian eastern Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will build thousands of homes for Jews in predominantly Palestinian eastern Jerusalem.

Netanyahu said he would lift the construction ban on the Givat Hamatos neighborhood, giving the go-ahead for...
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Israel confirms first case of coronavirus

(JTA) — An Israeli woman who returned to the country after two weeks quarantined on a cruise ship off the coast of Japan has tested positive for the coronavirus.

The Israeli Health Ministry confirmed the positive result, the country’s first...
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IDF opens fire on suspected terrorists planting bomb

ISRAEL (TPS) – Israeli Defense Force (IDF) troops identified two terrorists in the Gaza Strip who were planting an explosive device next to the security fence with Israel on Sunday morning..

The soldiers opened fire at the terrorists, and “a...
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Opinions & Voices

OP-ED: Deadly beads and the Feds

As Mardi Gras weekend beckons to us for the next several days of fun and frolicking, we are reminded of the high cost that can be paid for trying to catch throws or even to ride in a parade.

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