Israel Brief April 4, 2013: Western Wall rabbi says women will not be arrested for praying at Kotel

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Western Wall rabbi says women will not be arrested for praying at Kotel

Source: Haaretz, 4-4-13

The rabbi assured the agency chairman, Natan Sharansky, that despite a recent warning by Jerusalem police, women would not be arrested for saying the mourner’s prayer at the wall….READ MORE

Israel Brief April 4, 2013: Computer virus attacks Israeli Facebook users

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Computer virus attacks Israeli Facebook users

Source: JTA, 4-4-13

A computer virus attacked thousands of Israeli Facebook subscribers days before a threatened mass cyber attack on Israeli websites….READ MORE

Israel Brief April 4, 2013: Rockets fired on Southern Israel from Gaza for third day

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Rockets fired on Israel from Gaza for third day

Source: JTA, 4-4-13

A rocket fired from Gaza struck southern Israel, the third consecutive day that rockets have been fired at Israel from the coastal strip….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief April 4, 2013: American Jewish Leaders Push PM Benjamin Netanyahu To Trade Land for Peace

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American Jewish Leaders Push Benjamin Netanyahu To Trade Land for Peace

Source: Jewish Daily Forward, 4-4-13

More than one hundred U.S. Jewish leaders urged Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to make clear “Israel’s readiness to make painful territorial sacrifices for the sake of peace….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief April 4, 2013: Brig.-Gen. Hagai Mordechai: Rock Attacks Are Terror Attacks, Says IDF Division Commander

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Rock Attacks Are Terror Attacks, Says IDF Division Commander

Source: Arutz Sheva, 4-4-13

Outgoing IDF division commander Brig.-Gen. Hagai Mordechai has bluntly labeled rock throwing by Arab attackers to be “terrorist attacks….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief April 4, 2013: PM Benjamin Netanyahu Meets Norwegian FM: We Can’t Let Iran Develop Nukes

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Netanyahu Meets Norwegian FM: We Can’t Let Iran Develop Nukes

Source: Arutz Sheva, 4-4-13

Netanyahu said during the meeting, “This model of a country talking, but at the same time developing nuclear weapons; threatening and at the same time developing nuclear weapons and threatening the use of nuclear weapons, we cannot allow this….READ MORE

Israel Brief April 4, 2013: Rockets barrage launched toward southern Israel for 3rd consecutive day

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Rockets barrage launched toward southern Israel for 3rd consecutive day

Source: Nzweek, 4-4-13

For the third day in a row, a rockets barrage of three mortar shells was launched by militants in the Gaza Strip toward southern Israel Thursday morning, the IDF confirmed….READ MORE

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