Saturday, August 30, 2014 Elul 4, 5774

By:
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
Despite the country's reputation as a liberal bastion, a rise in anti-Semitism has created significant unease for local Jews, including a senior Chabad rabbi whose home has been targeted five times in recent years.
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JTA
A spokesperson for the Islamic Jihad in Gaza says a cease-fire agreement will be signed with Israel next week, though Israeli officials have not confirmed this.
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By:
Ben Sales, JTA
Experts say that if Hamas is defeated, the other groups poised to take over Gaza could be much worse.
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By:
JTA
Leonard Fein, a veteran Jewish activist and writer, has died at age 80.
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By:
JTA
Israel and Hamas agree to a five-day extension of the cease-fire.
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