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Qatar: Hamas gives initial approval for hostages-for-ceasefire deal

Qatar received an “initial positive confirmation” from the terror group, Doha said. JTA Staff Report February 1, 2024 Qatar has received an “initial positive confirmation” from the Hamas terrorist organization in Gaza in response to its most recent hostages-for-ceasefire proposal, Doha’s Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday night, according to Al

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Amid ceasefire chatter, IDF kills dozens of terrorists across Gaza

Ten Islamic Jihad operatives apprehended in school • Three soldiers slain. By Joshua Marks January 31, 2024 (JNS) — Israeli soldiers killed more than 15 Hamas terrorists and arrested 10 Palestinian Islamic Jihad operatives in northern Gaza, the IDF said on Wednesday morning. The Islamic Jihad terrorists were detained during

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Amid US pressure, PA announces administrative reforms

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh did not say whether Ramallah would end its “pay-for-slay” policy. JNS Staff Report January 31, 2024 Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh announced a series of administrative reforms on Monday aimed at reducing widespread corruption and improving ties with the United States. “Today we announce the

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Birthright’s new leader says Israel trip ‘changed my life’

By Ellen Braunstein (JNS) Elias Saratovsky traveled in 1999 as part of the first round of Birthright Israel trips, hoping to “be part of writing the next chapter of Jewish history.” As president and CEO of Birthright Israel Foundation, Saratovsky will have a chance to write the next chapter of

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Shearith Israel community makes mitzvahs

Shul-wide Vogel Bye-Bye Bag project By Deb Silverthorn Congregation Shearith Israel’s SISterhood, Social Action Committee, its Weitzman Family Religious School and recent bar mitzvah celebrant, Nathan Newburn, and his family are all partnering to bring the mitzvah of gemilut hasadim, giving of loving kindness, to fruition. They are collaborating to

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Levine Academy L’Chaim gala to honor its namesakes

By Deb Silverthorn A celebration of chai, of life, and the gift shared to the Solomon Schechter Academy 18 years ago by Ann and Nate Levine, is planned for 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at Gilley’s South Side Ballroom. The community will honor the Levines, for whom the school, which

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