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    • Israel Iran bloody nose

    Iran's bloody nose in own backyard from Israel

    Dec 21, 2016 Go comment!
    Largely eclipsed in the Israeli media by sexual harassment scandals, the Knesset dress code and the impending evacuation of the Amona outpost in the West Bank, Benjamin Netanyahu’s state visit last week to Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan nonetheless represents a diplomatic coup against Iran. It also underlines Israel’s ability in recent years to punch holes in the former taboo in the Muslim world on openly embracing the Jewish state, experts on the relevant countries said.
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    • Chanukah-e1418312502553

    Johannesburg to join 8 m in lighting up the world

    Dec 21, 2016 Go comment!
    Chabad House invites the entire Jewish community to celebrate the traditional eight days of lighting of the candles and entertainment at Sandton Chabad’s Goodness & Kindness Centre.
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    • Taking Issue Geoff Sifrin Home

    TAKING ISSUE: Potency of “place” for Jews

    Dec 21, 2016 3 Comments
    There is huge symbolism in US president-elect Donald Trump’s declaration that he will relocate the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the epicentre of Judaism’s beliefs and holy also to Muslims and Christians. Jerusalem itself is one of the thorniest issues in the Israeli-Arab conflict which has blocked peace negotiations, particularly regarding control over the Western Wall and the Temple Mount precinct.
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