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Israel Museum to reopen after months of uncertainly and internal conflicts

Haaretz - Wed, 2020-08-05 10:28
Bolstered by a monetary 'safety net' of $4 million from its U.S. Friends group, museum set to welcome back embittered furloughed workers and to reopen on August 16

Facebook profile that threatened Netanyahu run by Israeli living abroad, police say

Haaretz - Wed, 2020-08-05 10:06
Last week, Netanyahu filed a police report against the profile of 'Dana Ron,' which Facebook and the police's cybercrimes unit said was fictitious

‘Too many are selfish’: U.S. nears 5 million virus cases

Haaretz - Wed, 2020-08-05 09:59
There are reasons the U.S. has racked up more than 155,000 coronavirus deaths

At Biden fundraiser focused on anti-Semitism, Schiff, Rosen and Jason Alexander bash Trump — and get personal

Haaretz - Wed, 2020-08-05 09:47
Jewish critics of Trump point to several examples that they say proves he either has a blind spot on anti-Semitism or actively engenders it

In wake of Beirut blast, Lebanon is bound to implode

Haaretz - Wed, 2020-08-05 09:43
The likely cause of the explosion at Beirut's port was the gross incompetence of Lebanese authorities. The devastation could hasten Lebanon's economic collapse and stoke unrest

Missouri's AOC: Protest leader Bush ousts 20-year U.S. Congressman Clay

Haaretz - Wed, 2020-08-05 09:23
Bush’s victory came in a rematch of 2018, when she failed to capitalize on a national Democratic wave that favored political newcomers such as Bush’s friend, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Over 100 dead and dozens trapped under rubble after massive blast in Beirut

Haaretz - Wed, 2020-08-05 09:16
Prime Minister Hassan Diab appeals to all countries to extend help, reiterates pledge that those responsible for Beirut explosion will pay the price ? Israeli hospital says it contacted Lebanese leadership to offer medical aid

Jewish and Black historical cemeteries vandalized in Virginia with Nazi symbol

Haaretz - Wed, 2020-08-05 09:12
'These acts of hate degrade and denigrate our way of life. They are designed to stoke fear in the hearts of both Jewish and Black communities'

Why experts believe fireworks, ammonium nitrate likely fueled Beirut explosion

Haaretz - Wed, 2020-08-05 09:06
The devastation surrounding Beirut's port resembled other ammonium nitrate explosions, such as the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing and a 1947 ship explosion that struck Texas City, Texas
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