Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Elul 25, 5776

By:
Ben Sales, JTA
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict was mostly absent from the last election in 2012, but that’s changed with a bloody war in Gaza and rising tensions in Jerusalem.
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JTA
The Israeli parliament voted 84-0 on the bill to dissolve, and Knesset leaders set a March 17 date for new elections.
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By:
Ben Sales, JTA
Young people involved in coexistence projects say xenophobic attitudes have flared on both sides because of this year’s violence.
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By:
Ben Sales, JTA
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said a day before the dismissals that the conduct of coalition partners had made it “impossible to govern.”
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By:
Ron Kampeas, JTA
From left to right, U.S. Jewish groups fear the move, being pushed forward by Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, is both untimely and a threat to Israel's status as a democracy.
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