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  • Summit: U.N. alternative needed

    Looking to form an alternative to the United Nations, attendees at the Jerusalem Summit in Israel’s capital discussed the international body’s shortcomings — and heard one speaker suggest paying Palestinians to emigrate.

  • Pain and grace of lynching victim’s family

    JERUSALEM, Oct. 18 (JTA) – Anna Nourezitz is inconsolable. Her long hair caught in an almost girlish ponytail, the mother of Vadim Nourezitz, one of two Israeli reserve soldiers lynched by Palestinians in Ramallah on Oct. 12, cannot control the quiet sobs. Her husband Issai sits next to her on the small couch, staring into…

  • Pain and grace of lynching victim’s family

    () JERUSALEM, Oct. 18 (JTA) – Anna Nourezitz is inconsolable. Her long hair caught in an almost girlish ponytail, the mother of Vadim Nourezitz, one of two Israeli reserve soldiers lynched by Palestinians in Ramallah on Oct. 12, cannot control the quiet sobs. Her husband Issai sits next to her on the small couch, staring…

  • Sukkah huts blossom despite violence

    JERUSALEM, Oct. 17 (JTA) – It should be the worst of our problems. Access to the animal shelter belonging to the Jerusalem Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in the northern suburb of Atarot has been cut off, leaving hundreds of cats and dogs at the mercy of a few brave volunteers who…

  • Sukkah huts blossom despite violence

    JERUSALEM, Oct. 16 (JTA) – It should be the worst of our problems. Access to the animal shelter belonging to the Jerusalem Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in the northern suburb of Atarot has been cut off, leaving hundreds of cats and dogs at the mercy of a few brave volunteers who…