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Hundreds of Thousands of Israelis Now Eligible to Carry Firearms

TEL AVIV – Over half a million Israelis are now eligible to receive gun licenses after authorities significantly eased regulations with the stated aim of combating terror.  Any Israeli who has completed level 07 rifle training in the military, which includes

An Israeli man carries an IWI Tavor X95 rifle in Jerusalem's Old City on May 13, 2018, as Israeli nationalist settlers celebrate the Jerusalem Day. - For Israelis, Sunday is Jerusalem Day, an annual celebration of the 'reunification' of the city following the 1967 Six-Day War. (Photo by Thomas COEX …

Calls For Settlement Construction As Israeli MKs Congratulate Trump

TEL AVIV – In light of President-elect Donald Trump’s abandonment of the two-state solution, and to “remove the blemish of the previous administration,” a member of Knesset from Israel’s rightwing Jewish Home party is calling for new settlement construction.

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EU Human Rights Commissioner: Stop Ignoring Anti-Semitism

TEL AVIV – The European Union’s commissioner for human rights called on the organization to stop ignoring the rise in anti-Semitism on the continent and to use the Holocaust as a reminder of the dangers posed by complacency.

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Poll: 61% of Israeli Jews Say Donald Trump Good for Israel

A new poll by the Independent Democracy Institute and Tel Aviv University reveals that Jewish Israelis prefer a Republican to be the next U.S. president — and that 61% say that Donald Trump is friendly to Israel. The poll also revealed that Israelis prefer former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) by a wide margin, 40.5% to 16%. Sanders is Jewish, as he discussed in Sunday night’s Democratic debate in Michigan. is friendly to Israel.

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Two Israelis Charged Over Murder of Palestinian Family

LOD (ISRAEL) (AFP) –  A court charged two Israelis on Sunday over a firebomb attack last year that led to the deaths of a Palestinian couple and their toddler, the Israeli judiciary said. Amiram Ben Oliel, 21, from the northern settlement

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