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Obama restores US military aid to Egypt

The US will restore military aid to Egypt due to developments in Libya and Yemen. This will indirectly benefit Israel, which faces many of the same threats.
April 1, 2015
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Jamaica hopes Jewish tourism can help fading community

There were as many as eight synagogues and roughly 2,500 Jews in Jamaica in the 1800s. But tides of migration and assimilation have now left only 200 congregants, and just one synagogue remains. (AP/David McFadden)
March 16, 2015
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New missile enables Iran attack on Europe

Iran showcased the new Soumar missile, capable of an attack on Europe. Analysts are speculating this public display is a signal to the US and Israel, demonstrating growing Iranian power.
March 9, 2015
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Most American Jews Supported Netanyahu Speech

With all the controversy and hullabaloo surrounding Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, it appears most American Jews stood behind the decision to address the legislature on the dangers of a nuclear Iran.
March 4, 2015
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Obama Downplays Rift with Netanyahu

Obama, while defending his diplomatic drive towards an agreement with Iran and criticizing Netanyahu, reaffirmed US ties with Israel.
March 3, 2015
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Kerry Mocks Netanyahu on Foreign Policy

In what appears to be a new low point in the Washington-Jerusalem relations, US Secretary John Kerry took another swing at Prime Minister Netanyahu.
February 26, 2015