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Violence at the Temple Mount as Muslims Return to Holy Site

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Violence at the Temple Mount as Muslims Return to Holy Site

Thousands of Muslim worshipers returned to the Temple Mount Thursday, with violent clashes erupting at the holy site. Earlier, Muslim leaders had called for a boycott of the Temple Mount in protest of metal detectors installed by Israelis.

Two Israeli Police Officers Killed in Temple Mount Terror Attack

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Two Israeli Police Officers Killed in Temple Mount Terror Attack

Two Israeli police officers were killed last week inside the Temple Mount compound during a shootout with three Arab-Israeli gunmen. All three attackers were killed.

Netanyahu Celebrates Independence Day on U.S. Aircraft Carrier

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Netanyahu Celebrates Independence Day on U.S. Aircraft Carrier

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu celebrated America's Independence Day aboard the U.S. Navy's newest and largest aircraft carrier, the USS George H. W. Bush.

Trump Administration Calls on PA to Stop Funding Terror

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Trump Administration Calls on PA to Stop Funding Terror

Senior White House advisor and son-in-law of President Donald Trump, Jared Kushner, had "tense meetings" with Palestinian officials this week after the White House demanded that the PA stop funding terror groups.

White House’s Kushner in Israel to Restart Peace Talks

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White House’s Kushner in Israel to Restart Peace Talks

Senior White House advisor and son-in-law of President Donald Trump, Jared Kushner, is in Israel looking to resume peace talks between the Palestinians and Israelis.

Qatar Under Fire for Support of Terrorism

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Qatar Under Fire for Support of Terrorism

The Gulf nation of Qatar is under fire for its support of terror and radical regimes, including a campaign by The Fellowship urging the U.S. to hold the Qatari government accountable and to stop terror.

Rabbi Shlomo Goren blows shofar at Western Wall in Jerusalem, 1967

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Israelis Mark 50th Anniversary of Six-Day War

This week marks the fiftieth anniversary of Israel's shocking and decisive victory in the Six-Day War of 1967, in which the Jewish state defeated Egypt, Jordan, and Syria, while retaking the West Bank and the Old City of Jerusalem.

Jerusalem Day Honors 50th Anniversary of Reunification

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Jerusalem Day Honors 50th Anniversary of Reunification

This week, Israel marked the 50th annual Jerusalem Day, which celebrates the reunification of the Holy City under Israeli control after the 1967 Six-Day War.

Israel Denies Reports that U.S. Won’t Move Embassy

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Israel Denies Reports that U.S. Won’t Move Embassy

The office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that they have not received information of any U.S. decision not to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. President Trump has previously intimated that he plans to move the embassy to Jerusalem.

Netanyahu Calls UN Resolution on Jerusalem “Absurd”

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Netanyahu Calls UN Resolution on Jerusalem “Absurd”

Earlier this week, the U.N.'s cultural body, UNESCO, passed another resolution denying any Jewish ties to the city of Jerusalem, which  Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called "absurd." 

U.S., Israel Demand UN Action to Syrian Gas Attack

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U.S., Israel Demand UN Action to Syrian Gas Attack

After a suspected gas attack killed at least 72 in northern Syria this week, both Israel and the U.S. have called for immediate action from the U.N. Security Council.

Ambassador Haley Signals Change at UN to AIPAC

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Ambassador Haley Signals Change at UN to AIPAC

Speaking this week at the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee — the largest pro-Israel lobby in the U.S. — U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley stressed her efforts to defend Israel on the world stage

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