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Jerusalem Correspondent — Guardian, The Observer

Jerusalem correspondent of the Guardian and the Observer. Tweets my own. RTs not an endorsement. The usual drill.

Israel’s president revokes invitation to Israeli singer after inflammatory song

theguardian.com — Israel's president Reuven Rivlin has revoked an invitation to a popular Israeli singer to perform at a high-profile public event after the pop star released an inflammatory new song about an east Jerusalem Palestinian who imagines stabbing Jews.

Israeli cabinet approves legislation defining nation-state of Jewish people

theguardian.com — A controversial bill that officially defines Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people has been approved by cabinet despite warnings that the move risks undermining the country's democratic character. Opponents, including some cabinet ministers, said the new legislation defined reserved "national rights" for Jews only and not for its minorities, and rights groups condemned it as racist.

Jerusalem synagogue attack sparks fear of descent into religious war

theguardian.com — On the stairs into the Kehillat Bnei Torah synagogue in west Jerusalem on Wednesday - where four rabbis and a Druze policeman were killed by two Palestinian cousins in a morning attack the day before - the bloodstains had not quite been expunged.

Israel demolishes home of Palestinian tram stop attacker

theguardian.com — Israel security forces have destroyed the home of a Palestinian who last month ran over and killed two people at a Jerusalem tram stop, a day after two Palestinians killed four rabbis and a policeman in a frenzied assault at a synagogue in the city.

Deadly Jerusalem synagogue attack puts Israel close to brink

theguardian.com — Four Israelis were killed in a frenzied assault by two Palestinians who targeted worshippers at a Jerusalem synagogue, the latest in a series of deadly attacks that many fear is pushing the city to the edge of a dangerous escalation in violence. The people killed were all rabbis, three holding joint US citizenship, one with dual British citizenship.

Jerusalem synagogue attack: 'a stunned sense of shock' - video report

theguardian.com — Jerusalem has been stunned into shock by an attack on worshippers in a synagogue on Tuesday, reports the Guardian's correspondent Peter Beaumont from the scene. Four Israelis were killed in the attack and a further eight were wounded. Both of the Palestinian assailants were killed by Israeli police

Jerusalem synagogue attack: the victims

theguardian.com — The victims of the deadly attack on a west Jerusalem synagogue have been identified as four rabbis, among them the head of an English-speaking religious seminary. All four had either dual US or UK citizenship.

Deadly attack in Jerusalem synagogue

theguardian.com — Two men armed with axes and knives killed up to five people and wounded four in a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday before they were shot dead by police, Israeli media said after the worst such attack in years. A spokesman for Israel's ambulance service told Army Radio that medics were treating nine people, five of them critically wounded.

Settlers mourn their ‘beautiful daughter’ as a Palestinian father sinks into despair

theguardian.com — In the home of Nahum and Brenda Lemkus in the West Bank settlement of Tekoa, there are paintings by their daughter Dalya, 26, who was stabbed to death on Monday in one of a pair of attacks on Israelis by Palestinians.

Abbas accuses Israel of igniting ‘religious war’ over Jerusalem holy site

theguardian.com — The Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, has accused Israel of igniting a "religious war" by allowing rightwing Jewish religious activists to visit a sensitive holy site in Jerusalem.
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Nov 25, 2014

ADL says Jewish nation-state bill unnecessary, condemns politicization haaretz.com/news/national/…

Nov 24, 2014

RT @Cirincione: IAEA says Iran in full compliance with its obligations under interim deal, cuts uranium gas stockpile below limits. reut.rs/1uRDw4W

Nov 24, 2014

RT @AymanM: Senior DOD officials tell @NBCNews military brass/White House lost confidence Chuck Hagel's ability in conducting the job - via @msnbc

Nov 24, 2014

RT @BBCKimGhattas: 1 anecdote abt Hagel weight in admin stayed w/ me: wasn't in room when Obama decided to seek congress authorisation re Syria strike Aug '13

Nov 24, 2014

RT @RosieGray: Luckily for Kerry this Hagel news is going to stomp all over whatever he's about to say in Vienna in a little while

Nov 24, 2014

RT @AnshelPfeffer: So both the P5+1 talks and the Jewish statehood Knesset vote are going to be postponed. Double reprieve for Netanyahu

Nov 24, 2014

RT @Jerusalem_Post: Vote on Jewish state bill to be delayed until next week

Nov 24, 2014

And on the same subject of the same nation state law in the Jerusalem post jpost.com/Opinion/Realit…

Nov 24, 2014

Ben Dror-Yemeni: Israel's PM and ministers know nation-state law will only contribute to delegitimization campaign.ynetnews.com/articles/0,734…

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