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  1. Senate confirms David Friedman as US ambassador to Israel

    Rinf.com - U.S. 03.24 / 09:23 rinf.com
    Published time: 24 Mar, 2017 01:48 In a narrow vote Thursday, the US Senate confirmed David Friedman, President Donald Trump’s controversial pick for ambassador to Israel, in his new role. Friedman was confirmed by a majority of 52 to 46 in a vote that was deeply divided among party lines. All but two Democrat Senators […
  2. What's Behind Israel's Diplomatic Flare-Up With Russia

    After years of reported airstrikes in Syria, the Israeli ambassador in Moscow was suddenly summoned to explain his country’s recent a…
  3. US Senate approves settlement backer as ambassador to Israel

    France24.com -Middle Easte 03.24 / 08:47 www.france24.com
    The US Senate on Thursday approved the appointment of President Donald Trump's former bankruptcy lawyer, a supporter of Israeli settlement building, as Washington's ambassador to…
  4. David Friedman Confirmed by Senate as US Ambassador to Israel

    En.alalam.ir - Iran 03.24 / 08:24 en.alalam.ir
    The Republican-led Senate has confirmed Donald Trump's pick to be U.S. ambassador to Israel, ignoring objections from Democrats that David Friedman lacked the temperament for such an important diplomatic…
  5. Senate confirms pro-settlement David Friedman as US envoy to Israel

    Rinf.com - U.S. 03.24 / 08:18 rinf.com
    The US Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump’s controversial pick to be America’s ambassador to Israel. David Friedman was approved in 52-46 vote Thursday that was almost entirely divided along party lines. All but two Senate Democrats – Robert Menendez and Joe Manchin – voted against him. Friedman, who once served as Trump’s bankruptcy lawyer, [……
  6. U.S., Israel Talks on Settlement Policy ‘Inconclusive,’ White House Says

    Hamodia.com - Israel 03.24 / 07:59 hamodia.com
    No conclusions have been reached between Israel and the United States after talks between the two sides on the scope of Israeli settlement activity in Yehudah and Shomron, the White… Read more » The post U.S., Israel Talks on Settlement Policy ‘Inconclusive,’ White House Says appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Top Israeli Official Holds Secret Talks With Palestinian PM Israel Opposes French Peace Drive, Wants Direct Talks With Palestinians ANALYSIS: In…
  7. Temple Israel's Deli Day to be held April 6

    Wtvm.com - Columbus 03.24 / 07:57 www.wtvm.com
    A Columbus tradition is almost here once again as Deli Day is…
  8. Senate confirms pro-settlement David Friedman as US envoy to Israel

    Presstv.com - Media 03.24 / 07:31 presstv.com
    The Senate confirms pro-settlement hardliner David Friedman as America's ambassador to…
  9. Israel looks to leverage tech in $50 billion medical marijuana market

    Clickittefaq.com - Technology 03.24 / 07:11 clickittefaq.com
    Israel, a leader in marijuana research and health technology, is attracting international investment as it tries to position itself as a cutting-edge exporter in the rapidly-growing market for medical-grade cannabis. With estimates that the global market for medical marijuana could reach $50 billion by 2025, the Israeli government is set to allow the local industry…
  10. Who Is David Friedman? Ambassador To Israel Confirmed, Benjamin Netanyahu Calls Him 'Close Friend Of Israel'

    IBTimes - Mobile 03.24 / 05:43 ibtimes.com
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed David Friedman as the U.S. ambassador to Israel in a Tweet, Thursday. Senators voted 52-46 and approved the first of President Donald Trump's pick for ambassadors. Netanyahu said that Friedman would be warmly welcomed by Israel. Israeli envoy to the U.S. Ron Dermer also posted on Twitter congratulating Fri…
  11. Israel's main goal in Syria: Curbing Iran's influence in the Golan Heights

    Haaretz.com - Middle Easte 03.24 / 04:40 haaretz.com
    Shi'ite militias, Hezbollah and the Revolutionary Guards: Israel increasingly concerned with Iran's influence on the Syrian…
  12. Senate confirms Friedman as ambassador to Israel, with little Democratic support

    PittsburghPost-World 03.24 / 04:37 post-gazette.com
    WASHINGTON - The Senate on Thursday confirmed David Friedman to be the next ambassador to Israel, making him the first of President Donald Trump’s selected foreign emissaries to take his p…
  13. Israel police arrest suspect in threats on U.S. Jewish targets

    PittsburghPost-World 03.24 / 03:38 post-gazette.com
    JERUSALEM — Israeli police on Thursday arrested a 19-year-old Israeli Jewish man as the primary suspect in a string of bomb threats targeting Jewish community centers and other institutions in the U.S., marking a potential breakthrough in the c…
  14. Arrest in Israel over threats to NZ schools

    Newstalkzb.co.nz - Crime 03.24 / 03:08 newstalkzb.co.nz
    The arrest of a 19-year-old in Israel follows a spate of telephone threats to New Zealand schools. The teenager is suspected of being the kingpin behind a wave of threats made to New Zealand, Australia, the United States and Canada. New Zealand police started a investigation in response to threats made to a large number of schools here last year. As a result of these enquiries, they provided information to the Israeli authorities. Detective Superintendent Tim Anderson said the threats…
  15. Israel arrests hacker linked to threats on US Jewish centers

    Wreg.com-TN 03.24 / 02:37 wreg.com
    A 19-year-old American-Israeli Jew was arrested Thursday as the prime suspect in a wave of bomb threats against U.S. Jewish community centers, a startling turn in a case that had stoked fears of rising anti-Semitism in the United…
  16. Israel arrests hacker linked to threats on US Jewish centers

    Media.wben.com - Buffalo 03.24 / 02:21 media.wben.com
    JERUSALEM (AP) -- A 19-year-old American-Israeli Jew was arrested Thursday as the prime suspect in a wave of bomb threats against U.S. Jewish community centers, a startling turn in a case that had stoked fears of rising anti-Semitism in the United…
  17. The Russia-Israel Relationship Is Perfect Realpolitik

    Nationalinterest.org - Politics 03.24 / 00:52 nationalinterest.org
    Nikolay Pakhomov Politics, Eurasia The two powers recognize they have enough common ground to work together, and have learned to tolerate disagreement. In world politics, the Middle East remains the region with the most serious security challenges. Observers agree that it is undergoing a stage of drastic changes that will define its future. Among the factors shaping the region, Israel’s foreign policy is traditionally of paramount importance, and Israeli-Russian relations are a s…
  18. Israel sees tech edge in US$50 bln medical marijuana market

    Ejinsight.com - Industries 03.24 / 00:44 ejinsight.com
    Israel, a leader in marijuana research and health technology, is attracting international investment as it tries to position itself as a cutting-edge exporter in the rapidly-growing market for medical-grade cannabis. With estimates that the global market for medical marijuana could reach US$50 billion by 2025, the Israeli government is set to allow the local industry…
  19. Agudath Israel’s NJ Director Calls On Senate Budget Committee To Ensure Safety Of Nonpublic School Students

    Days after New Jersey Governor Chris Christie eliminated all security funding for nonpublic schools in his proposed budget, Rabbi Avi Schnall, Agudath Israel’s New Jersey director, testified before the Senate budget committee, calling on elected officials to stand up for the state’s 150,000 nonpublic school children and ensure their safety. The final budget appropriation for [&#…
  20. Investigation continues into Mason City synagogue messages in spite of Israel arrest

    Globegazette.com - Iowa 03.24 / 00:20 globegazette.com
    MASON CITY | Investigators don't know if messages left earlier this month at a Mason City synagogue are connected to Thursday's arrest in Israel of a man suspected of sending bomb threats to Jewish centers around the…