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Netanyahu defends suspending the Western Wall agreement. Here’s how.

Netanyahu defends suspending the Western Wall agreement. Here’s how.

The prime minister believes that construction on a non-Orthodox prayer space at the wall can now proceed.

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Gabe Pressman, pioneer of television reporting, dies at 93

Peers and colleagues recognized Pressman for his ability to cover a wide range of issues, from subway accidents to election scandals.

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Israel and Russia only countries to view Trump more favorably than Obama, poll shows

Among close U.S. allies such as Germany and France, Trump's favorability rating was barely in double digits.

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Jews who love Latin grooves — and Spanish speakers who dig Hebrew — should take note.

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