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Daily Briefing June 20: Day 258 – Things fall apart? Mini-revolt among a few Likud MKs

Editor David Horovitz unwinds a knotty day in the Knesset of insults and allegations and how Israel’s internal strife may or may not be affecting...

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The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

US hoping troubled Gaza aid pier can resume operations on Thursday

Floating access route to Palestinian enclave has been plagued by problems caused by rough weather; unclear how much longer it will remain in use

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The Times of Israel

Agencies

Hezbollah shells north with dozens of rockets after IDF drone strike kills commander

Military says it killed operations officer in charge of one of terror group’s regional units; 45 rockets launched at Western Galilee, causing no...

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The Times of Israel

Emanuel Fabian

New polls show UK’s Labour trouncing Conservatives in July 4 elections

Tories under PM Rishi Sunak heading for poorest result in 200 years; rival Keir Starmer forecast to lead Labour to best ever victory, with up to...

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The Times of Israel

Agencies

3,300-year-old ship discovered off Israeli coast, the oldest ever found in deep waters

Researchers say location of wreck, carrying hundreds of intact storage vessels, proves Late Bronze Age mariners could journey far out to sea

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The Times of Israel

Renee Ghert-Zand

Report: Appointment of northern rehabilitation czar delayed amid Likud machinations

PM said to reconsider picking Diaspora Ministry head for role amid reports he’s seen as insufficiently loyal; MK denies claim she is trying to...

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The Times of Israel

Michael Horovitz

Difficult senior year at war not deterring Israeli high school grads from IDF service

Some 110,000 students finish 12th grade on Thursday; Education Ministry went to great lengths as post-October 7 conflict upended routine, but some...

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The Times of Israel

Gavriel Fiske

DP World inaugura el Muelle Bicentenario en el Puerto del Callao

DP World, empresa operadora del Muelle Sur del Puerto del Callao, inaugura hoy jueves el Muelle Bicentenario a las 10:00 horas, con la presencia de...

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América Economía

América Economía

Swedish court clears former Syrian general accused of war crimes

Court affirms Syrian army committed war crimes in early 2012, but says there is not sufficient evidence Mohammed Hamo, 65, was personally involved

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The Times of Israel

Johannes Ledel

Louisiana passes law requiring public schools to display Ten Commandments

Law’s supporters say its purpose is not solely religious, but intended to teach that edicts are ‘foundational document’ of US government;...

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The Times of Israel

Sara Cline

As far right and hard left vie for votes, French Jews seek least antisemitic party

Despite attempts to win community over, Le Pen’s RN is seen as main danger to Jews by left-wing organizations, though rival’s anti-Israel...

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The Times of Israel

Claire Gallen

Nourished Hope for Israel’s Most Vulnerable Youth

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The Times of Israel (Blogs)

Jared M. Feldschreiber

Can We Spot Psychosis Before It Hits? Or Prevent It?

Research on early psychosis gives reason for hope.

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Psychology Today

Jennifer Gerlach Lcsw

The Real Reason We Get Up in the Morning

Aristotle on life's ultimate purpose and meaning.

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Psychology Today

Neel Burton M.d

Your Gut Can Help You Sleep

Do our brains make us sleepy, or is it really a gut feeling?

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Psychology Today

Kristen A. Carter Ms

How to Respond to a "Cultural Incident"

Instead of withdrawing, reflect upon the cause of your emotional reaction.

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Psychology Today

Lawrence T. White Ph.d

'To Sleep, Perchance to Dream—Aye, There’s the Rub': A New Exploration of Dreaming

Jandial's book draws on cutting-edge research to analyze the phenomenon of dreaming.

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Psychology Today

Glenn C. Altschuler Ph.d

Humanitarian aid and Israel’s ‘voluntary migration’ scheme

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Middle East Monitor

Ramona Wadi

Peruvian tips for public speaking

Why the author Daniel Alarcón likes to read a curious little Peruvian book of speeches and toasts when he’s feeling homesick - by Aeon Video Watch...

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Aeon

Aeon Video

The battle to be Japan’s most powerful woman is on

For all the talk of Japan’s low position in gender equality rankings, the country’s political and economic heart looks certain to have a woman...

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The Japan Times

Gearoid Reidy

The Financial Risks of France’s Snap Election

LONDON – When former French President Valéry Giscard d’Estaing was finance minister in the 1960s, he famously described America’s status as the...

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Project Syndicate

Brigitte Granville

A Far-Right Resurgence in Europe?

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Project Syndicate

Ps Commentators

Zionist lobby group labelled 'propaganda' and 'misinformation' source by Wikipedia 

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Middle East Monitor

Nasim Ahmed

Heat waves are deadlier than hurricanes. Make them ‘disasters.’

Unlike other natural disasters, extreme heat doesn’t topple buildings, flood streets or turn road signs into missiles. It doesn’t provide a...

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The Japan Times

Mark Gongloff

Can AI foster a global consciousness?

Our ancestors long feared the world-ending wrath of angry gods. But it is only recently that we have developed the capacity to do ourselves in,...

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The Japan Times

Jamie Metzl

Record number of NATO allies to hit 2% defense spending goal

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has announced that more NATO member states than originally expected were set to fulfill the 2% target of...

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Deutsche Welle

Henry-Laur Allik

Sweden approves controversial US defense deal

The US Defense Cooperation Agreement with Sweden gives US forces access to Swedish military bases. There are concerns that it leaves the door open...

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Deutsche Welle

Henry-Laur Allik

IDF spokesman says Hamas can’t be eliminated, will remain in Gaza if no alternative

Hagari calls the terror group ‘an idea’ that is ‘rooted in the hearts of the people,’ drawing response from Netanyahu amid growing signs of...

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The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

Holocaust memorial stones in Germany vandalized with antisemitic messages

‘Jews are criminals’ graffitied on stumbling stones in Weimar; phrase was used in acts of vandalism last year, in incidents believed to be...

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The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

I'm a Palestinian. I Write in Hebrew to Open Israelis' Eyes

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Haaretz

Tamer Nafar

Sheinbaum niega a empresarios mexicanos que su gobierno impulsará una reforma fiscal

"No pensamos hacer una Reforma fiscal", comentó la virtual presidenta electa de México, Claudia Sheinbaum, en su primera reunión con...

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América Economía

América Economía

Congreso de Colombia debatirá creación de empresa estatal de minerales

Este miércoles, la Comisión Primera de la Cámara de Representantes de Colombia le dio el visto bueno al proyecto de ley del Gobierno mediante el...

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América Economía

América Economía

Happiness Boot Camp

Increase your happiness in 14 days.

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Psychology Today

Shannon Sauer-Zavala Ph.d

INTERVIEW/ Taro Igarashi: Take a stand on ‘hostile benches’ that exclude disabled people

“Hostile benches” installed in a public park in Tokyo’s Shinjuku Ward in March caused a stir on social media, but such equipment is nothing....

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The Asahi Shimbun

The Asahi Shimbun

VOX POPULI: No transparency, no trust for LDP’s ‘black box’ setup

Canadian-American political scientist David Easton (1917-2014), who became prominent in the United States in the 1950s, defined politics as the "...

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The Asahi Shimbun

The Asahi Shimbun

The Dark Side of Leadership: Introducing the Micromanager

These four tips will help managers focus on trust, not control.

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Psychology Today

Melissa A. Wheeler Ph.d

Finding Empathy Without Sympathy for Donald Trump

Clinical viewpoints illuminate the biography of historical figures.

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Psychology Today

Scott G. Eberle Ph.d

The Virtues of Virtual Flexibility

A lasting legacy of the pandemic, hybrid gatherings can mitigate inequalities.

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Psychology Today

Group For The Advancement Of Psychiatry

Euro 2024: Germany beat Hungary to qualify for last 16

Germany sealed qualification for the knockout stage of their home Euros, after a 2-0 win over Hungary. Jamal Musiala scored again as he returned to...

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Deutsche Welle

Hecko Flores

OpenAI co-founder creates a new AI startup with a research lab in Tel Aviv

Safe Superintelligence, co-founded by Ilya Sutskever, plans to open offices in Palo Alto and Tel Aviv to recruit top talent and hire the world’s...

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The Times of Israel

Sharon Wrobel

México alcanzó el noveno lugar como receptor mundial de IED en 2023

México se ubicó en el noveno sitio entre los mayores receptores de Inversión Extranjera Directa (IED) en el mundo en 2023, con US$ 36.000...

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América Economía

América Economía

Supporting Mothers' Mental Health

Carrie Mullins on literature about maternal mental health

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Psychology Today

Heather Rose Artushin Lisw-Cp

Events on the Sidelines of the Annual Shangri-La Dialogue

At the end of May and beginning of June this year, another annual forum on the generalized theme of ensuring regional security was held in the...

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New Eastern Outlook

Vladimir Terehov

(POGLED) Kolumna Vesne V. Godina: Parlamentarno demokracijo je treba precepiti z neposredno demokracijo

Najpogostejše vprašanje, ki so mi ga ljudje zastavljali po volilni in referendumski nedelji, je bilo, ali sem presenečena nad dejstvom, da je...

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Večer

Vesna V. Godina

The failures of the Ukraine summit and the G7 – Peace is not a recital

Commentary. One can expect no ceasefire in the summer that has just begun, nor in the fall, close to the U.S. elections, but only an increasingly...

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Il Manifesto Global

Tommaso Di Francesco

Beyond the Blame Game: De-risking Through Strengthened Asia-Pacific Cooperation

Strategic competition with China is of vital national interest to the United States, and that is precisely why feedback from Asian allies and...

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The Diplomat

Siwei Huang

UK government review concludes Nazi-invaded Isle of Alderney was no ‘Mini Auschwitz’

New research raises death toll on island which housed only concentration camp on British soil and uncovers why perpetrators escaped justice

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The Times of Israel

Robert Philpot

US officials hoping troubled Gaza aid pier can resume operations on Thursday

Pier reattached to shore after being removed for second time due to choppy seas * Sullivan to host top Netanyahu advisers at White House amid...

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The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

PM said to have ignored warnings by ministers, aides not to openly criticize US

Israeli TV says Dermer in favor of public confrontation with US but asked that Netanyahu wait to issue video statement until after White House...

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The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

Four killed in car crash in south, including 3 family members

Two vehicles smash into each other in head-on collision on Route 90; father and two young daughters killed, mother and son injured

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The Times of Israel

Toi Staff

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