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Why planting more trees in Israel is a bad idea right now


Why planting more trees in Israel is a bad idea right now

Replanting the forests after the fires would do irreversible damage to Israel's already weakened ecosystem, writes a top Israeli environmentalist.

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Jenna Jameson fires back at David Duke claim that Jews dominate porn

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Bob Dylan sending acceptance speech to be read at Nobel ceremony


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking by video to the Saban Forum in Washington, D.C., Dec. 4, 2016. (Screenshot from YouTube)


Netanyahu will take up ‘bad’ Iran deal with President Trump

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‘Alt-right’ leader Richard Spencer: ‘Heil Trump’ at supremacist event was fun, exuberance

The "alt-right" leader said Jews have a place in his vision of a white America and that Donald Trump is free to give his Jewish son-in-law a White House job.

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Israel & Middle East

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How Israel is courting tourists from India and China

From celebrity endorsements to ad campaigns, the Israeli government is doubling down on its efforts to woo visitors from Asia.

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Women of the Wall members bringing Torahs to the Western Wall, Nov. 2, 2016. (Screenshot from Twitter)

American Jews protest in solidarity with Women of the Wall


Candidates Differ on Israel


After Israel’s deadly fire, mourning, vows to rebuild and finger pointing

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Austrian Freedom Party leader Norbert Hofer, shown in Nov. 2014. (Wikimedia Commons)

Far-right Freedom Party candidate Norbert Hofer loses Austrian presidential bid

Many Austrian Jews, one of Europe's smallest communities with 8,000 members, warned Hofer's popularity might lead the far right in Europe to a significant victory.

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Why Israeli Food Is Trending in the US


The Basketball Victory That Changed Israel Forever


Aly Raisman Takes Down Body-Shamers Who Thought She Was ‘Too Bulky’

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Life & Culture

Actors Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher at Dodger Stadium on June 28, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Mila Kunis and husband Ashton Kutcher welcome baby boy Dimitri

The couple also have a two-year-old daughter, Wyatt.

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