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(August 29, 2022 / JNS) A firefight broke out on Monday between Israeli forces and Palestinian gunmen during an Israeli arrest raid in the village of Qabatiyah, near Jenin, according to the...


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Israeli police officer wounded in Jerusalem stabbing; terrorist killed

(May 8, 2022 / JNS) An Israeli Border Police officer suffered moderate stab wounds in an attack near Damascus Gate in Jerusalem’s Old City on Sunday. The assailant, later identified...

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Bernie Madoff’s sister and brother-in-law found dead in apparent murder-suicide

(JTA) — The sister and brother-in-law of Bernie Madoff, the hedge fund manager who ran a $50 billion Ponzi scheme that counted a number of major Jewish nonprofits among...
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