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In UN speech, Saudi FM urges formation of Palestinian state, doesn’t mention Israel

The Saudi foreign minister addressed the UN General Assembly on Saturday in a speech that warned that regional security in the Middle East hinged on...

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The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

Relative of slain Palestinian family urges end to wave of support for perpetrator

A relative of three Palestinians slain in a firebomb attack in their home in a West Bank village in 2015 said he expects Prime Minister Benjamin...

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The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

50 years on, filmmaker Amos Gitai remembers Yom Kippur War in museum exhibit

For decades, filmmaker Amos Gitai tried to forget about the 1973 Yom Kippur War and what happened during his time on the battlefields. He became an...

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The Times of Israel

Jessica Steinberg

2 Arab men killed in separate shootings, taking year’s toll in community to 180

Two men were shot dead in separate incidents in the north and south of the country on Saturday night — the 179th and 180th victims this year in...

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The Times of Israel

Michael Horovitz

Stop blaming and bothering homosexual men, Women, Atheist Jews, and Gentiles

Who are the ones the Torah addresses? This may hurt. Sometimes, the truth hurts. For those who seek it. Homosexual Men This Yom Kippur, Orthodox...

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The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Moshe-Mordechai Van Zuiden

Yom Kippur Angels

It is said that on Yom Kippur, the Jewish people are elevated to the level of angels. We do not eat or drink, we wear white as a sign of purity,...

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The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Kenneth Cohen

How to be a Nice Person

“I have plans.” Never ever use this phrase. There is no phrase as vile, as obnoxious, and as vomit-inducing in the English lexicon as “I already...

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The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Chava Berman Borowsky

“Force Tzvika” and the thin olive-green thread that saved Israel 50 years ago

As September draws to a close we pause to remember the fateful days fifty years ago when the Jewish State was hanging on by a thin olive-green...

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The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Tuvia Book

Shattering the Israel Taboo: Why American Jews Are Protesting Netanyahu at the UN

The stretch of land bordering the East River between 42nd and 48th streets in Midtown Manhattan contains an emotional reservoir of Jewish history....

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Haaretz

Abe Silberstein

The Role of Memory in Our Lives

Dear Friends, I would like to share an essay I wrote on the subject of memory. I wrote it on the 10th anniversary of my husband’s, z”l, passing....

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The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Marge Wise

The Eternal Jew’s Tale, #111, A Tale on 4 Levels, 5

In this episode, the logic of conspiracy theories… The Eternal Jew’s Tale Sixteenth Era, Part 7, 1320 C.E., Chelm II. The Remez 4. Protocols of...

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The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Stephen Berer

"لولاك ماكنا هنا": شراكة إماراتية أمريكية قوية

بعد فترة وجيزة من الإعلان عن انضمام دولة الإمارات إلى "بريكس" كان صاحب السمو الشيخ...

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العين الإخبارية

يوسف جمعة الحداد

اليوم الوطني السعودي الـ93.. إنجازات وتطور

بداية نقدم أصدق التهاني والتبريكات لمقام خادم الحرمين الشريفين الملك سلمان بن...

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العين الإخبارية

غدير الطيار

Two Palestinians killed in exchanges of fire during IDF operation near Tulkarem

Two Palestinians were killed and an Israeli soldier was moderately hurt early Sunday morning during exchanges of fire near the West Bank city of...

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The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

Netanyahu wraps up US visit with protesters shouting ‘shame’ at departing convoy

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wrapped up his US trip late Saturday and is heading back to Israel from New York ahead of Yom Kippur, which...

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The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

50 years after the Yom Kippur War, veterans see echoes in Israel’s current crisis

JTA — Israelis were not sure their country would survive. American Jews were not sure how to respond. Fifty years after the Yom Kippur War —...

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The Times of Israel

Ron Kampeas

Researchers discover bid to infect top Egyptian opposition figure with spyware

BOSTON (AP) — A leading Egyptian opposition politician was targeted with spyware after announcing a presidential bid, security researchers...

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The Times of Israel

Frank Bajak

Temple Service

A major part of the Mussaf Davening on Yom Kippur, is known as the “Avoda” service. There is a detailed description of what took place in the...

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The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Kenneth Cohen

Seeking balanced diplomacy

Seoul must clarify its core interests to all partners Two news items drew diplomatic watchers’ attention over the weekend. One was the meeting...

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The Korea Times

Editorial

Rabin’s Revenge: The Government Will Fall Before It Agrees to Concessions to Palestinians

“Mr. Prime Minister, if you don’t promise in your own voice that the reports of weapons being transferred to the terrorists of the Palestinian...

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Haaretz

Carolina Landsmann

Balancing Act: Israel between Divine and Earthly

Here I am, wandering through the labyrinth of my thoughts, willingly ensnared by my reflections. Suddenly, a question pierces my musings: Could it...

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The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Gil Mildar

Coyote tosses the stars and why AI can’t help us

When I swung open the back door to let the dogs out late at night, cold rushed in around my ankles. Bright stars glittered through the cottonwoods....

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The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Diane Joy Schmidt

A More Important Checklist for Yom Kippur

As a sequel to my post last week on  Rosh Hashanah Reflections , I decided this week to write a checklist for Yom Kippur (and it’s not about...

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The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Andy Blumenthal

The Most Powerful and Wonderful Moment of the Year

Yom Kippur is not simply another holiday. It is a revolutionary event that occurs once a year and completely reconfigures the universe and every...

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The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Pinny Arnon

Sonnet for the Day of Atonement

The scenes, sights, sounds and scents project within; Remain, as ever present for replay. The Day of Atonement brings them forward, For review, to...

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The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Michel M.j. Shore

Yom Kippur War through the eyes of an Irish volunteer

In the late morning of October 6, 1973, I arrived at Greenville Hall shul in Dublin to attend Yom Kippur services with family members. Somehow the...

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The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Ernest Shapero

Israel Has 50 Years of National Masochism Since the Yom Kippur War

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Haaretz

Israel Harel

An American high school experience in Seoul

  By Choe Chong-dae For many parents and grandparents residing in Seoul, the dream of having their children and grandchildren attend an American...

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The Korea Times

Thoughts Of The Times

The Saudi deal must deliver a route to Palestinian statehood

The current negotiations between the US, Saudi Arabia, and Israel on an agreement that will include mutual recognition and establishment of...

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The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Zion Evrony

Some kinds of dogs shouldn't be allowed as pets

By Tyler Cowen Over the last two years, at least five people in the U.K. have been killed by American XL bully dogs, prompting no less than the...

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The Korea Times

Tribune Service

Biden's illegal attack on gas-powered cars

  By Phil Kerpen The Biden administration's infatuation with electric vehicles is no secret, with billions in subsidies lavished on them in the...

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The Korea Times

Guest Column

On names in Korea

  By Mark Peterson Last time I wrote about the surprising news report that one Korean company was requiring all employees to use English names in...

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The Korea Times

Mark Peterson

Exapanded BRICS and Korea's role for Global South

  By Kim Sang-woo At the BRICS summit in Johannesburg from Aug. 22-24, more than 20 countries formally applied to join the group. The new members...

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The Korea Times

Kim Sang-Woo

The greenback’s full-spectrum dominance is here to stay

Many experts believe that the U.S. dollar’s global hegemony, which has endured for nearly 80 years, is finally coming to an end. This outcome is...

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The Japan Times

Carla Norrlof

Employment Adjustment Subsidies: Govt Must Review Pandemic-Era Special Measures from Various Perspectives

The Yomiuri Shimbun 17:30 JST, September 24, 2023 During the COVID-19 pandemic, an unprecedented amount of subsidies was disbursed to business...

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The Japan News

The Yomiuri Shimbun

Overtourism Returns: Foreign Visitors Must Be Informed of Proper Etiquette

The Yomiuri Shimbun 15:39 JST, September 24, 2023 The fact that the number of foreign visitors to Japan is increasing again is a welcome...

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The Japan News

The Yomiuri Shimbun

EU court rules that France’s policy pushing back migrants to Italy is illegal

Analysis. 'You cannot try to restore internal borders for the purpose of rejecting migrants as if the common area did not exist.' written by...

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Il Manifesto Global

Giansandro Merli

French police are ‘deporting’ children to Italy among up to 150 pushbacks per day

Reportage. Since its suspension of the Schengen agreements in 2015, France has been trying at various times to reject everyone, including minors,...

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Il Manifesto Global

Simona Carnino

Beyond the Paper Screen / Teaching first-year students reminds me of my own journey to college

By Sawa Kurotani / Special to The Japan News 11:27 JST, September 24, 2023 It was a long journey indeed. I was starting a semester in the U.S.,...

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The Japan News

Sawa Kurotani

أفريقيا تنتفض طلبا لحقوقها ورفضا للوصايا

بعد سلسلة انقلابات وأحداث مرت بها بعض دول القارة الأفريقية، لم تجد قبولا من...

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العين الإخبارية

أنور إبراهيم

Israel Is So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah

“You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah” is a new and very successful Netflix movie, starring Jewish Hollywood star Adam Sandler, his daughters...

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Haaretz

Rogel Alpher

Orthodox group says will hold Tel Aviv public prayer despite ban on gender divider

An Orthodox religious group has said it will hold a mass prayer event in a central Tel Aviv square for Yom Kippur even though the city, backed by...

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The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

Daily Briefing Sep 24: If you will it? PM hails looming peace with Saudi Arabia at UN

Welcome to The Times of Israel’s Daily Briefing, your 15-minute audio update on what’s happening in Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish world,...

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The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

Israel arrests 8 Palestinian students suspected of planning terror attack

Israeli security forces said Sunday they had arrested eight Palestinian students suspected of planning a terror attack in the immediate future. The...

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The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

Israel’s Cyberstarts closes $480m fund for cybersecurity investments

Cyberstarts, a venture capital fund that invests in early-stage cybersecurity startups, raised $480 million to make follow-on investments. The...

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The Times of Israel

Sharon Wrobel

On anniversary of war, a Golan kibbutz invites visitors for historic, cultural tours

Heli Jacobs was a year old when her father, Zvi Jacobs, was killed during the 1973 Yom Kippur War on the Sinai front. Her father died a hero, said...

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The Times of Israel

Jessica Steinberg

First recorded evidence of Yom Kippur depicts day of affliction as sectarian struggle

The earliest known written record of Yom Kippur observance can be found in the Dead Sea Scroll known as “Pesher Habakkuk,” according to...

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The Times of Israel

Gavriel Fiske

German far-right candidate tipped to win mayoral race in city near former Nazi camp

NORDHAUSEN, Germany (AFP) — Joerg Prophet flashed a brilliant white grin as he greeted voters at his campaign stand in Nordhausen, a small but...

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The Times of Israel

Femke Colborne

President Biden, Netanyahu Is Lying to You Again

Benjamin Netanyahu never pulls the trigger. All he does is incite. For years, he specialized in painting leftists as enemies and traitors. We all...

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Haaretz

Nehemia Shtrasler

Israel seeks complete impunity at the UN

The Israeli Government Press Office reported that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu advised UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to “change the...

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Middle East Monitor

Ramona Wadi

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