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Israeli soldiers keep watch at the Gush Etzion junction, south of Jerusalem in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, following a car ramming attack on March 4, 2016. A Palestinian woman injured an Israeli soldier in the car-ramming attack before troops at the scene shot her dead, the army said. / AFP …

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, which starts Wednesday evening.

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Palestinian Incitement Increases Leading Up To Passover

Ynetnews reports: Palestinian incitement related to the al-Aqsa mosque has significantly increased in the weeks leading up to Passover, which begins on April 22, in an attempt to raise tensions and cause disturbances and acts of terror. Every year, there is

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Obama: No Apology to Jews on Rosh Hashanah

President Barack Obama stressed atonement in his New Year greetings to the Jewish community, but failed to ask forgiveness for the anti-Jewish rhetoric he and his allies used in campaigning for the Iran deal in recent weeks.