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Hungarian Jews Protest Planned Statue for Anti-Semitic WW2 Politician

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http://www.reuters.com — (Reuters) Krisztina Than -Hungary's Jewish community protested against plans to erect a statue to a politician who played a role in drafting anti-Jewish laws during World War Two, saying on Thursday that it would bring back the "dark and menacing shadow of anti-Semitism." A private foundation wants to put up a statue in honor of Balint Homan, who served as Hungary's minister of religion and educa Read More
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FBI Says It Is Refocused on Movement of Islamic State Recruits into U.S.

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http://www.latimes.com — (Los Angeles Times) W.J. Hennigan -FBI Director James B. Comey told a Senate hearing Wednesday that Islamic State remains intent on sending militants into the U.S. as well as inspiring Americans and visa holders already here to conduct attacks. "They are trying to do two things: They are trying to motivate people already in the United States to become killers on their behalf, and they would very Read More
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Russia Bogging Down in Syria

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http://www.politico.com — (Politico) Michael Crowley -U.S. and Israeli officials say Putin's intervention in Syria is showing slower results than he had hoped. "The Russians thought they would make a lot more progress on the ground fast," said one administration official. "They haven't made really any....It's measured by low-digit kilometers at the most." "The whole idea of the Russian presence in Syria is to launch an of Read More
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The EU's Targeting of Israel Awakens a Tragic Anti-Semitic Past

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http://europe.newsweek.com — (Newsweek) Michael Oren -European shoppers will not see Tibetan products labeled "Made in Chinese-Occupied Tibet" or certain Cypriot goods marked "Made in Turkish-Occupied Cyprus." Nor will they see tags on items imported from the more than 200 disputed territories worldwide. Only one country will be branded on European grocery shelves: Israel. Israelis know that the marking of Israeli product Read More
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Moderate Islam's Real Litmus Test? Israel

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http://www.tabletmag.com — (Tablet) Liel Leibovitz -How did the "moderate" father of San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook respond when his son ranted about Israel? In a recent interview with the Italian newspaper La Stampa, Syed Farook told his interviewer:"I told him he had to stay calm and be patient, because in two years Israel will not exist anymore. Geopolitics is changing: Russia, China and America don't want Read More
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UK-Israel Trade Thriving Despite Talk of Boycotts

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http://www.jpost.com — (Jerusalem Post) Herb Keinon -Britain, which has emerged as a center of BDS activity against Israel, was in 2014 the third largest market for Israeli exports in the world, following the U.S. and Hong Kong. According to the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics, the two countries conducted $6.3b. worth of trade in 2014, with almost $4b. in Israeli exports to the UK. "We have seen roughly a doubling Read More
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Hamas Oversees Border Attacks on Israel

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http://www.imra.org.il — (Middle East Newsline-IMRA) The IDF said that Hamas was allowing snipers to reach the Gaza border with Israel, where they were ambushing Israel Army patrols. "There have been multiple shooting attacks targeting security forces in the southern Gaza Strip," the military said. On Dec. 6, snipers struck a military vehicle next to the Gaza border fence. Two days earlier, Gazan attackers opened fire at Read More
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Arrow 3 Missile Interceptor Downs Target in Successful Test

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http://www.timesofisrael.com — (Times of Israel) Judah Ari Gross - Israel's Arrow 3 missile interceptor successfully shot down a target missile on Thursday in what the Defense Ministry called "a major milestone" in Israel's missile defense system capabilities. "The missile successfully tracked the target and killed it," said Yair Ramati, director of the Israel Missile Defense Organization. The Arrow 3 is designed to shoot do Read More
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