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Smotrich said pushing to start legalization process for 68 illegal West Bank outposts

Far-right finance minister, who also serves as minister in Defense Ministry, reportedly instructs several ministries to begin work on providing the...

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The Times of Israel

Jeremy Sharon

Palestinians: West Bank ambulance driver killed trying to reach injured in settler raid

Unconfirmed reports claim clashes started when residents of nearby settlement threw rocks at Palestinian villagers near Nablus; unclear whether...

10

The Times of Israel

Reuters

What would New York’s expanded definition of hate crimes mean for Jewish communities?

Gov. Kathy Hochul aims to add 31 offenses to list of potential hate crimes, including arson, but critics say small-scale offenders won’t be aware...

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The Times of Israel

Luke Tress

Weekly rallies juxtapose Passover themes with Gaza captives’ enduring captivity

Two days before Jewish holiday of freedom, protesters demand hostage deal, slam government; ‘Instead of sitting at the Seder table, you should be...

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The Times of Israel

Charlie Summers

Israel’s canceled ski season reveals how war is wreaking economic hardship in the north

The only place in Israel to get regular snow, Mount Hermon had 400,000 visitors in winter 2022-23; under threat of Hezbollah rocket fire this year...

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The Times of Israel

Uriel Heilman

Situation in the Middle East: Do not let retaliatory attacks escalate

Editorial 15:31 JST, April 20, 2024 If the military conflict between regional powers Israel and Iran intensifies, war will spread throughout the...

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The Japan News

The Japan News Editorial

What if my child is bullied at school?

David Gormley In the wake of celebrity and political scandals — not to mention the popularity last year of the Korean Netflix drama “The Glory”...

10

The Korea Times

David Gormley

Gaza war goes global

Joschka Fischer BERLIN – With Iran’s drone and missile attack on Israel on the night of April 13, the war in the Middle East has taken on a new...

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The Korea Times

Joschka Fischer

Students protesting science funding to Israel attacked by police

Report. The day began with two girls chained to the gates of the rectory, and ended with two protesters arrested (one for damaging a police car,...

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Il Manifesto Global

Luciana Cimino

Israel to reprimand envoys of some countries that voted for Palestinian UN bid

Abbas: House okay of military aid to Israel ‘an aggression against the Palestinian people’ * Weekly rallies urge elections, hostage deal * IDF...

30

The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

Israel's Last Gatekeeper Must Have the Courage to Probe Netanyahu's Tycoon Ties

20

Haaretz

Uri Misgav

The US has a new insidious plan for Venezuelan oil

Six months ago, high oil prices in America amid Western sanctions against Russian oil and gas sent the Biden administration scrambling for more...

30

RT.com

Rachel Marsden

Mario Draghi: The EU must transform its entire economy to compete with China and the US

Analysis. It's not about ideals, or at least not only. At issue is the possibility of competing with China and the U.S.: thus, of economic...

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Il Manifesto Global

Andrea Colombo

Israel government aghast as US said poised to sanction notorious IDF batallion

Report says Blinken expected to target Netzah Yehuda for violence against Palestinians in the West Bank; unit was moved north in late 2020 after...

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The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

Cairo Ignored Israeli Warnings About Gaza Arms Smuggling. Egypt's Apathy Led to October 7

The October 7 war is not just an event between Israel and Hamas, or between Israel and Iran's proxies. The war is rocking and changing the face of...

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Haaretz

Anonymous

How to deal with influence operations in the era of generative AI

2024 will be a year when we watch over elections in many countries while paying attention to the progress in artificial intelligence (AI), from...

6

The Japan Times

Makoto Shiono

Simplicity, simplicity

Silence is a rare thing in a city. Cities are usually filled with loud sounds including car sounds and music from fast food restaurants, cafes and...

9

The Korea Times

Kim Sun-Ae

The death of Taoism

Courtesy of Rishabh Dharmani David A. Tizzard There are some things that our language simply cannot convey. Some things that are beyond the world...

8

The Korea Times

David A. Tizzard

Respect and love

The great religions of the world and many philosophers share thinking about respect and love. This column discusses the Golden Rule, the law of...

8

The Korea Times

Bernard Rowan

Could Moscow attack suspects face execution in Belarus?

After the deadly terrorist attack at Moscow's Crocus City Hall, some Russian politicians are debating trying the suspects to Belarus, which still...

3

Deutsche Welle

Daria Bernstein

London cops apologize for implying that activist’s kippa ‘provoked’ anti-Israel crowd

Video of officer stopping man in yarmulke from approaching pro-Palestinian march while ‘openly Jewish’ causes media blunder for force, which has...

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The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

‘Bombing’ targets base used by Iraqi coalition of Iran-allied militias; one said killed

US army formally denies striking PMF, as Israeli official tells CNN that Israel not involved * Iran’s FM threatens ‘maximum level’ response if...

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The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

Jewish students at Columbia express feeling discomfort, isolation after campus chaos

Jews at university say they feel unheard amid pro-Palestinian, anti-Israel protests that have rocked school since Oct. 7, which escalated Thursday...

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The Times of Israel

Jackie Hajdenberg

Man removed from Warsaw Ghetto Uprising event in Poland for pro-Palestinian protest

Polish police escort demonstrator away after he unfurls large Palestinian flag while standing on stage with his head down during commemoration

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The Times of Israel

Philissa Cramer

Hamas leaders said looking at leaving Qatar amid growing pressure in hostage talks

WSJ says terror group contacted 2 regional nations, one of them Oman, about leaders moving there; report comes after Qatari PM says Doha...

10

The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

‘Deprived of liberty’: Hostage families to rally for their freedom ahead of Passover

Organizers echo holiday’s theme: ‘In every generation, a person is obligated to see themselves as though they’re in Gaza’; anti-government...

10

The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

Girl seriously injured in Iran’s missile attack sees slight improvement to condition

The seven-year-old who was hit by shrapnel from an intercepted ballistic missile is now breathing on her own but remains in intensive care

20

The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

Israel used radar-evading missile to hit S-300 defenses near Natanz nuke site – report

NYT says attack was ‘calibrated’ to show Israel’s capability to dodge Iran’s air defenses, make Tehran ‘think twice’ before another...

20

The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

USAID, UN’s World Food Program to help US distribute aid in Gaza via sea route

America working on temporary pier for aid transfer after strike that killed WCK workers leaves humanitarian groups needing greater assurance

10

The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

IDF kills 10 Palestinian gunmen, arrests 8 in two-day West Bank raid

9 Israeli troops also hurt in clashes in Nur Shams refugee camp, adjacent to Tulkarem

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The Times of Israel

Emanuel Fabian

US House gears up to pass Israel, Ukraine, Taiwan aid in unlikely bipartisan vote

Kyiv-skeptic GOP ‘America Firsters’ threaten Johnson with ouster after Speaker secures Biden’s blessing for Democrats to support procedural...

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The Times of Israel

Agencies

USC cancels filmmaker’s keynote after dropping pro-Palestinian valedictorian speech

California university says it’s reworking event; free speech debate boils after decision to scrap speech by student accused of espousing...

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The Times of Israel

Agencies

Tunisian Jewish pilgrimage scaled back amid terror attack, Gaza war security concerns

Organizers say Lag B’Omer celebration will be moved entirely indoors at Ghriba synagogue, a cornerstone of millennia-old Djerba Jewry

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The Times of Israel

Agencies

Passover celebrants urged to set a seat for a hostage, use a Haggadah of hope

A variety of projects have been created to help people mark this festival of freedom despite war, hostages and bereavement

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The Times of Israel

Jessica Steinberg

PA’s Abbas threatens to reconsider ties with US after veto of UN membership bid

Palestinian leader rails at Washington which he says ‘continues to support the occupation, has violated all international laws and abandoned all...

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The Times of Israel

Reuters

US Senate ends impeachment of Jewish Homeland Security chief Alejandro Mayorkas

Vote along party lines puts kibosh on House’s charges that Mayorkas failed to address Mexico border crisis; Jewish groups: Allegations recall...

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The Times of Israel

Ron Kampeas

Uprooted: Mira (Mirale) Telem, 68, from Mattat. This is her story

Married mother of two who runs a small vacation rental business along the border with Lebanon, evacuated to Moshav Livnim near the Sea of Galilee...

10

The Times of Israel

Tamar Mor Sela

Forget Everything You Know

10

The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Motti Wilhelm

A Child Grooming Story: Academy Award winner, Préparez vos mouchoirs

10

The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Alexandre Gilbert

Featured Post

10

The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Marina Rosenberg

Conscience Call: Uniting Generations in Iran’s Quest for Freedom and Global Peace

10

The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Shabnam Assadollahi

How to Train for the Daily Quest of the Hero Creative

Creatives often depict a hero's journey, but they, too, are on a quest.

20

Psychology Today

Bernadette Stockwell Ph.d

6 Ways Smartphones and Social Media Tax Your Spirit

Jonathan Haidt outlines aspects of social media's ills upon wellbeing.

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Psychology Today

Tamim Mobayed Ma

In ‘message,’ IDF said to fire 3 missiles at radar defense for secret Iran nuclear site

US reports say missiles fired from outside Iranian airspace hit air force base in Isfahan and not the nearby fortified Natanz atomic center; Iran...

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The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

Hostage families block Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway; CIA chief blames Hamas for deadlock

Burns says Hamas ‘standing in the way of’ Gazans getting the aid they need; official says IDF strike that killed Haniyeh’s sons, grandchildren...

20

The Times of Israel

Jacob Magid

Top Ben Gvir ally, former MK aide among targets of latest US and EU settler sanctions

US official says listing Benzi Gopstein part of calculated decision to target those in political orbit of most extreme Israeli officials while...

20

The Times of Israel

Jacob Magid

To punish Israel for Gaza war, Turkey’s citizens will gladly suffer the economic cost

Political pressure forced Turkey’s hardline leader Erdogan to reluctantly halt the export of 54 products to the Jewish state – but much of the...

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The Times of Israel

Bartu Eken

Man sets self on fire outside NYC court where Trump’s trial is being held

Florida resident in critical condition after self-immolation; NYPD doesn’t believe he was targeting Trump, says it is currently ‘labeling him as...

20

The Times of Israel

Luc Cohen

The Problem With "Let Me Know What You Need"

Why is this offer to help not helpful, and what do you say instead?

30

Psychology Today

Amy Smith Ph.d

Is Indonesia’s Prabowo solidifying legitimacy with China, Japan and Malaysia visits?

Prabowo’s visits may indicate that influential countries recognise him as the next Indonesian president and lend him more legitimacy.

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South China Morning Post

Leo Suryadinata

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