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Ahead of election, Israel issues West Bank building tenders

Ahead of election, Israel issues West Bank building tenders

FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2014 file photo, a Palestinian laborer works at a construction site in the Jewish West Bank settlement of Maale Adumim, near Jerusalem. Israel's settlement watchdog group, Peace Now, said on Friday Jan. 30, 2015 that the government has issued 450 tenders for housing …

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Ahead of election, Israel issues West Bank building tenders

Ahead of election, Israel issues West Bank building tenders

FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2014 file photo, Palestinians laborers work at a construction site in the Jewish West Bank settlement of Maale Adumim, near Jerusalem. Israel's settlement watchdog group, Peace Now, said on Friday Jan. 30, 2015 that the government has issued 450 tenders for housing u…

January 30, 2015 12:03 pmLoading…
Ancient Israeli skull may document migration from Africa

Ancient Israeli skull may document migration from Africa

Dr. Omry Barzilai of Israel's Antiquities Authority holds an ancient skull found inside a cave near the Israeli northern city of Nahariya during a press availability on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Humans left their evolutionary cradle in Africa and passed through the Middle East on their way t…

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Ancient Israeli skull may document migration from Africa

Ancient Israeli skull may document migration from Africa

Dr. Omry Barzilai of Israel's Antiquities Authority holds an ancient skull found inside a cave near the Israeli northern city of Nahariya. Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Humans left their evolutionary cradle in Africa and passed through the Middle East on their way to colonizing Europe. In findin…

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Ancient Israeli skull may document migration from Africa

Ancient Israeli skull may document migration from Africa

This Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 photo shows the interior of a cave near the Israeli northern city of Nahariya where an ancient skull was found inside. Humans left their evolutionary cradle in Africa and passed through the Middle East on their way to colonizing Europe. In findings released Wedn…

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Ancient Israeli skull may document migration from Africa

Ancient Israeli skull may document migration from Africa

This Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 photo shows the interior of a cave near the Israeli northern city of Nahariya where an ancient skull was found inside. Humans left their evolutionary cradle in Africa and passed through the Middle East on their way to colonizing Europe. In findings released Wedn…

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Ancient Israeli skull may document migration from Africa

Ancient Israeli skull may document migration from Africa

Dr. Omry Barzilai of Israel's Antiquities Authority holds an ancient skull found inside a cave near the Israeli northern city of Nahariya during a press availability on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Humans left their evolutionary cradle in Africa and passed through the Middle East on their way t…

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

Masoud Ganaim, 49, from the Islamic Movement, number two in the unified Arab list, holds a book penned by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in his office in the Arab city of Sakhnin, about 23 kilometers (14 miles) east of Acre, Israel, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Coping with new election …

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Arab lawmakers shake up Israeli politics with historic union

Arab lawmakers shake up Israeli politics with historic union

Masoud Ganaim, 49, from the Islamic Movement and number two in the unified Arab list, speaks to the media in his office in the Arab city of Sakhnin, about 23 kilometers (14 miles) east of Acre, Israel, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Coping with new election laws that make it harder for smaller parti…

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Arab lawmakers shake up Israeli politics with historic union

Arab lawmakers shake up Israeli politics with historic union

Ayman Odeh, 40, a first-time parliamentary candidate and the leader of the combined Arab list, from the communist Hadash party, poses in his house in the mixed Jewish-Arab city of Haifa, Israel, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Coping with new election laws that make it harder for smaller parties to e…

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Arab lawmakers shake up Israeli politics with historic union

Arab lawmakers shake up Israeli politics with historic union

An advertisement for European fashion is displayed next to a Mosque in the Arab city of Sakhnin, about 23 kilometers (14 mi) east of Acre, Israel, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Coping with new election laws that make it harder for smaller parties to enter Israel's parliament, the country’s Arab pol…

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Arab lawmakers shake up Israeli politics with historic union

Arab lawmakers shake up Israeli politics with historic union

Ayman Odeh, 40, a first-time parliamentary candidate and the leader of the combined Arab list, from the communist Hadash party, poses in his house in the mixed Jewish-Arab city of Haifa, Israel, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Coping with new election laws that make it harder for smaller parties to e…

January 26, 2015 11:17 pmLoading…
Arab lawmakers shake up Israeli politics with historic union

Arab lawmakers shake up Israeli politics with historic union

Over view of the Arab city of Sakhnin, about 23 kilometers (14 mi) east of Acre, Israel, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Coping with new election laws that make it harder for smaller parties to enter Israel's parliament, the country’s Arab political parties for the first time are banding together und…

January 26, 2015 11:17 pmLoading…
70 years after Auschwitz liberation, a survivor remembers

70 years after Auschwitz liberation, a survivor remembers

In this photo taken Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, Marta Wise holds a famous black-and-white photo, taken by the Russian liberators of Auschwitz, showing her, center, with about a dozen children in rags standing behind a row of barbed wire that has become one of the most iconic images of the Holoc…

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70 years after Auschwitz liberation, a survivor remembers

70 years after Auschwitz liberation, a survivor remembers

In this photo taken Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, Marta Wise poses for a portrait in her house in Jerusalem. Wise was ill and emaciated when she heard the distant sound the soldiers marching toward Auschwitz. The 10-year-old Slovakian Jew assumed it was German troops coming to get her but once sh…

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70 years after Auschwitz liberation, a survivor remembers

70 years after Auschwitz liberation, a survivor remembers

In this photo taken Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, Marta Wise poses for a portrait in her house in Jerusalem. Wise was ill and emaciated when she heard the distant sound the soldiers marching toward Auschwitz. The 10-year-old Slovakian Jew assumed it was German troops coming to get her but once sh…

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Israeli's 'magic' yarmulke made to protect Jews from attacks

Israeli's 'magic' yarmulke made to protect Jews from attacks

In this photo taken Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, Israeli hairdresser Shalom Koresh places a yarmulke, a skullcap made of hair samples, on a man's head in the city of Rehovot , central Israel. Koresh has fashioned what he calls "magic" yarmulkes out of hair, designed to allow religious Jews to c…

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Israeli's 'magic' yarmulke made to protect Jews from attacks

Israeli's 'magic' yarmulke made to protect Jews from attacks

In this photo taken Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, Israeli hairdresser Shalom Koresh holds a yarmulke, a skullcap made of hair samples, on a man's head in the city of Rehovot, central Israel. Koresh said his skullcap, known as a yarmulke in Yiddish and a kippa in Hebrew, was inspired by rising an…

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Israeli's 'magic' yarmulke made to protect Jews from attacks

Israeli's 'magic' yarmulke made to protect Jews from attacks

In this photo taken Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, Israeli hairdresser Shalom Koresh places a yarmulke, a skullcap made of hair samples, on a man's head in the city of Rehovot, central Israel. Many Jews in Europe, especially France, say they feel unsafe walking around wearing the symbols of their…

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Israeli's 'magic' yarmulke made to protect Jews from attacks

Israeli's 'magic' yarmulke made to protect Jews from attacks

In this photo taken Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, a woman shows yarmulkes, skullcaps made of hair samples, in the city of Rehovot, central Israel. Israeli hairdresser Shalom Koresh's hairy skullcap, which he has dubbed the "Magic Kippa," comes in an array of shades and colors. He sells them onli…

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World briefs

World briefs

In this Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 photo, Ben Carson visits in Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem. Carson, 63, a retired African-American neurosurgeon best known for his groundbreaking work in separating conjoined twins, has not yet declared his candidacy for the Republican Presidential nomination,…

December 21, 2014 4:48 pm
Anniversary of the Berlin Wall's fall

Anniversary of the Berlin Wall's fall

In this picture taken Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, a piece of the Berlin wall stands outside the Dada Museum in Ein Hod village, Israel. The wall that once separated East from West Berlin has largely disappeared from the city. The few sections that remain stand as potent monuments to the ideologi…

November 07, 2014 9:55 am
Iron Dome

Iron Dome

Interceptors over Tel Aviv are aimed at Hamas rockets. Israel is suffering fewer casualties and seeing less property damage than it did in previous rocket-attack campaigns, but for some, the Iron Dome’s effectiveness is still an open question.

July 24, 2014 3:52 pm
Benjamin Netanyahu

Benjamin Netanyahu

Primer Ministro israelí Benjamin Netanyahu, segundo derecha, habla en reunión de gabinete en Jerusalén, 1 de junio de 2014. (AP Foto/Dan Balilty, Pool)

June 03, 2014 9:56 am
World briefs

World briefs

El primer ministro israelí Benjamin Netanyahu preside la reunión semanal del gabinete en su oficina de Jerusalén el domingo, 29 de diciembre del 2013. (Foto AP/Dan Balilty)

January 01, 2014 2:02 pm
Sasha Boojor

Sasha Boojor

Israeli activist Sasha Boojor is seen during a gathering of activists for Animal rights in a club in Tel Aviv, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Boojor squirmed and struggled as black-clad masked men yanked him out of a cage and branded him with a hot iron. While the smell of seared flesh was distur…

June 27, 2013 9:37 pm
Sasha Boojor

Sasha Boojor

Israeli activists Sasha Boojor and Tal Gilboa are seen during a gathering of activists for Animal rights in a club in Tel Aviv, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Boojor squirmed and struggled as black-clad masked men yanked him out of a cage and branded him with a hot iron. While the smell of seared…

June 27, 2013 9:37 pm
Mideast Israel Animal Rights

Mideast Israel Animal Rights

Israeli activist gets a tattoo of the digits 269 during a gathering of activists for Animal rights in a club in Tel Aviv, Wednesday, June 24, 2013, showing solidarity with animals that suffer branding on farms around the world. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

June 27, 2013 9:37 pm
Mideast Israel Animal Rights

Mideast Israel Animal Rights

AN Israeli activist gets a tattoo of the digits 269 during a gathering of activists for Animal rights in a club in Tel Aviv, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. He was showing solidarity with animals that suffer branding on farms around the world. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

June 27, 2013 9:37 pm
Sasha Boojor

Sasha Boojor

Israeli activist Sasha Boojor is seen during a gathering of activists for Animal rights in a club in Tel Aviv. Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Boojor squirmed and struggled as black-clad masked men yanked him out of a cage and branded him with a hot iron. While the smell of seared flesh was distur…

June 27, 2013 9:37 pm
Pieces of scrolls selling to global buyers

Pieces of scrolls selling to global buyers

A section of the Dead Sea Scrolls housed in Jerusalem shows the Ten Commandments. Israel lays claim to all of the famed manuscripts.

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Celebrity photos of the week

Celebrity photos of the week

Depeche Mode singer Dave Gahan performs during a concert in Tel Aviv, Israel, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

May 09, 2013 9:27 pm
Kerry: US seeking to restart talks

Kerry: US seeking to restart talks

U.S. Secretary of State

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Medical marijuana finds a growing market in Israel

Medical marijuana finds a growing market in Israel

A worker trims plants at the Tikun Olam medical marijuan farm near the northern Israeli city of Safed. The farm is one of eight government-sanctioned grow operations.

November 03, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Early time change exacerbates ire vs. Israel's ultra-Orthodox

Early time change exacerbates ire vs. Israel's ultra-Orthodox

Israelis in Tel Aviv light candles in the shape of a clock on Saturday, protesting the government's decision to turn clocks back more than a month ahead of Europe and the U.S.

September 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Celeb shots of the week

Celeb shots of the week

British rock singer Morrissey, the former front man of the alternative rock group The Smiths, sings during his concert in Tel Aviv, Israel, Saturday, July 21, 2012. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

July 26, 2012 2:18 pm
Just a tourist? No - Bulgaria's suicide bomber

Just a tourist? No - Bulgaria's suicide bomber

Relatives of the bombing victims await the arrival of their remains at Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv, Israel.

July 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Israel's draft pits the secular against the ultra-Orthodox

Israel's draft pits the secular against the ultra-Orthodox

In Tel Aviv, a crowd rallies in support of legislation to mandate universal conscription to the military, including for the Jewish ultra-Orthodox.

July 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Netanyahu axes draft-reform panel

Netanyahu axes draft-reform panel

An Israeli soldier prays at Western Wall in Jerusalem. Military service in Israel is compulsory, but there are broad exemptions.

July 03, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
3,000-year-old cache of jewelry found in Israel

3,000-year-old cache of jewelry found in Israel

The find offers a rare glimpse into ancient Canaanite high society. The jewelry was found inside a ceramic vessel, suggesting the owner hid the items.

May 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Taunting of Israeli girl sparks outrage

Taunting of Israeli girl sparks outrage

An Israeli youth wears stickers reading "Beit Shemesh is a Zionist town." Thousands protested Tuesday in the town against acts of intimidation by a conservative Jewish sect.

December 28, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Fashion LAMB Spring 2012

Fashion LAMB Spring 2012

The L.A.M.B. Spring 2012 collection is modeled Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, during Fashion Week in New York. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

September 13, 2011 11:54 am
Fashion LAMB Spring 2012

Fashion LAMB Spring 2012

The L.A.M.B. Spring 2012 collection is modeled Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, during Fashion Week in New York. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

September 13, 2011 11:55 am
Fashion LAMB Spring 2012

Fashion LAMB Spring 2012

The L.A.M.B. Spring 2012 collection is modeled Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, during Fashion Week in New York. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

September 13, 2011 11:55 am
Fashion LAMB Spring 2012

Fashion LAMB Spring 2012

The L.A.M.B. Spring 2012 collection is modeled Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, during Fashion Week in New York. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

September 13, 2011 11:56 am
Fashion L.A.M.B. Spring 2012

Fashion L.A.M.B. Spring 2012

The L.A.M.B. Spring 2012 collection is modeled Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, during Fashion Week in New York. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

September 13, 2011 11:24 am
Fashion LAMB Spring 2012

Fashion LAMB Spring 2012

The L.A.M.B. Spring 2012 collection is modeled Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, during Fashion Week in New York. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

September 13, 2011 11:25 am
Fashion LAMB Spring 2012

Fashion LAMB Spring 2012

The L.A.M.B. Spring 2012 collection is modeled Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, during Fashion Week in New York. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

September 13, 2011 11:25 am
Fashion LAMB Spring 2012

Fashion LAMB Spring 2012

The L.A.M.B. Spring 2012 collection is modeled Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, during Fashion Week in New York. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

September 13, 2011 11:25 am
Fashion LAMB Spring 2012

Fashion LAMB Spring 2012

The L.A.M.B. Spring 2012 collection is modeled Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, during Fashion Week in New York. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)

September 13, 2011 11:25 am

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