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Why do Israeli politicians always seem to be under investigation?

Why do Israeli politicians always seem to be under investigation?

In the absence of national unity, everyone agrees that the political class must be corrupt.

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Hillary Clinton arriving on stage during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, July 27, 2016. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg/Getty Images)

5 Jewish things to expect from Hillary Clinton tonight

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On Dems’ national security night, Israel is notable for its absence

Opinion

Pope Francis, left, greeting the chief rabbi of Rome, Riccardo Di Segni, during a papal visit to the city’s synagogue, Jan. 17, 2016. (Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Opinion

Pope Francis must insist Auschwitz church be moved

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United States

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Michael Bloomberg urges Independents to vote for Clinton

The former New York mayor gave Donald Trump the New York treatment, challenging the Republican nominee on his experience, business acumen and character.

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Israel & Middle East

Employees working at the new SodaStream factory built deep in Israel's Negev Desert next to the city of Rahat, Israel, that will replace the West Bank facility when it shuts down in two weeks time, Sept. 2, 2015. (Dan Balilty/AP Images)

SodaStream hires hundreds of new employees in southern Israel

The company, which had come under fire when it was based in the West Bank, now has 1,400 employees at its plant in the Negev Desert, one-third of them Bedouin Arabs.

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Sexy photos from Israel spark debate

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Ben-Gurion Says He Now Favors Jewish Settlement on the West Bank

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Democratic Convention Condemns Klan Without Naming It

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World

A French flag flies at half mast at an empty beach on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France, July 15, 2016 in Nice, France. (David Ramos/Getty Images)

For Jews of Nice, terrorist attack came as no surprise

Islamists for years have targeted the capital of the French Riviera, where many Jews are too afraid to wear a kippah in public.

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Turns Out We’ve Been Eating Couscous All Wrong

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Meet the Russian Jazz Starlet Who Now Sings in a Brooklyn Basement

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Yes, I’m a Democrat Married to a Republican

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Life & Culture

Amar'e Stoudemire playing for the New York Knicks during a game against the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Nov. 24, 2014. (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Shalom, Amar’e Stoudemire: Goodbye to the NBA’s Jewish star

The 6-10 All-Star had excited the passions of Jewish sports fans when he said he had become "spiritually and culturally Jewish."

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