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World News

Blocked Israeli cargo ship in California unloads after faking out protesters

OAKLAND, CA (j. weekly) – An Israeli-operated cargo ship blocked from unloading its goods for four days in Oakland by anti- Israel protesters feigned a return to sea before doubling back secretly to port.  More...

Facing Islamist threats, Arab nations tilt toward Israel

Between the war in Gaza and gains by Islamic militants in Iraq, Syria and Libya, there’s plenty of cause these days for pessimism about the Middle East.  But amid all the fighting, there’s also some good news for Israel.  More...

Body of missing American student found outside of Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (JTA) – Israel Police reportedly confirmed that a dead body found in Ein Kerem near the Jerusalem Forest is that of Aaron Sofer, a yeshiva student from New Jersey who went missing in the area a week ago. It is believed he died of natural causes.  More...

Orlando woman to attempt rowing Pacific

Sonya Baumstein is only 29 years old, but in her short life this second-generation Orlandoan has sailed more seas, peddled more pavement, paddle-boarded more straits and rowed more oceans than any other American.  More...

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