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Jews Making Aliyah Beware: The Tax Man Cometh

Dec 1st, 2014 | By
Jews Making Aliyah Beware: The Tax Man Cometh

American Jews contemplating aliyah (immigration) to Israel may want to do some serious financial research before taking the plunge. This article assumes that the new immigrant (olei hadash) has or will acquire dual Israeli-U.S. citizenship. There are several U.S. laws which will impact on olim (immigrants). Olim will need not only to be aware of
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Frantic phone calls lead cops to scene of alleged rape

Apr 4th, 2010 | By

16-year-old girl pleads to Petah Tikva police for help, claiming married man raped her in motel room. (Jerusalem Post) Police arrested a 35-year-old man in a Petah Tikva motel last week on suspicion of kidnapping, beating and brutally raping a 16-year-old girl. The victim and the suspect, named as Lior Yona, became acquainted several weeks
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Binyamin Netanyahu humiliated after Barack Obama ‘dumped him for dinner’

Mar 25th, 2010 | By
Binyamin Netanyahu humiliated after Barack Obama ‘dumped him for dinner’

(The Times of London) For a head of government to visit the White House and not pose for photographers is rare. For a key ally to be left to his own devices while the President withdraws to have dinner in private was, until this week, unheard of. Yet that is how Binyamin Netanyahu was treated
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Netanyahu flies home amid disagreement with Obama on key issues

Mar 25th, 2010 | By

(DEBKAfile) US president Barack Obama kept on turning the screw on Israeli minister Binyamin Netanyahu Wednesday, March 24, after their harsh conversation in the White House Tuesday: Netanyahu was told bluntly to issue a White House-dictated public pledge before leaving Washington for home to eschew further construction in East Jerusalem, or else face a US
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Aviation Week: Hamas, Hizbullah May Push Israel to War

Mar 9th, 2010 | By

(IsraelNN.com) Worrisome escalations in arms stockpiling by Hamas and Hizbullah have convinced defense analysts that another war with Israel is on the horizon this year or in 2011, according to the highly respected Aviation Week. The publication relied on intelligence estimates that the two terrorist organizations, sponsored by Iran and Syria, have armed themselves far
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World’s Oldest Man, 115, Lives in Israel

Mar 8th, 2010 | By

(Arutz 7) He has trouble seeing, but as one who has repeated the prayers for more than a century, he knows them by heart. David Pur, age 115, continues to pray every day, now in the nursing home to where he moved just three months ago. Pur will soon be visited by an envoy of
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Dire warning: Israel must strike Iran now

Mar 8th, 2010 | By

Tehran will have nukes before U.N., Obama do anything, says diplomat (WorldNetDaily) The only action that can stop Iran from building nuclear weapons is an Israeli strike on Tehran’s nuclear facilities, argued John Bolton, the former U.S. ambassador to the U.N. under the Bush administration. Speaking in a radio interview with WND senior reporter Aaron
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“Crimes of Israel” Section Added

Mar 6th, 2010 | By

Your Jerusalem has added a news section called the “Crimes of Israel”. You will not find a news section like this in any other newspaper in Israel. The stated purpose of this section is “to document the crimes, violence and decay of Israeli society so that if another Holocaust-like destruction should come upon the nation,
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Police: Biker killed in Kiryat Ata blast en route to hit

Mar 6th, 2010 | By

(Jerusalem Post) The motorcyclist killed Thursday when his bike exploded in Kiryat Ata was en route to an underworld assassination, police said Friday. The man has been identified as Shimon Twizer, 26, from Kiryat Yam. Police said Twizer had recently been released from prison after serving six years for his involvement in an attempted hit.
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Haifa restaurant won’t serve uniformed personnel

Mar 4th, 2010 | By

(Jerusalem Post) The Azad Restaurant in Haifa refuses to serve IDF soldiers in uniform, Channel 10 reported on Thursday. The ban on uniformed soldiers was revealed after soldiers who were refused service turned to the channel. The restaurant, owned by Israeli Arabs, said there is no special ban on IDF soldiers, but a general ban
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