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With Melania Laying Low, Trump Campaign Turns to Karen Pence to Help Attract Suburban Women

(WASHINGTON) — Karen Pence has no shortage of projects. The wife of Vice President Mike Pence promotes the healing power of art therapy and help for military spouses. She’s into honeybees and supports sister cities. She’s a watercolorist who designs the family’s annual Christmas card and teaches art at a religious elementary school. Now, she’s beginning to campaign on her own to help win a second term for President Donald Trump and her husband. And with first lady Melania Trump largely avoi...
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Benjamin Netanyahu's corruption trial will start two weeks after Israel's elections

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's criminal trial is set to begin March 17, just two weeks after Israel's elections, the Justice Ministry announced Tuesday.
Tags: Israel, Cnn, Benjamin Netanyahu, Justice Ministry


Israel plans new east Jerusalem settlement: watchdog

Israel has developed plans to build 9,000 settler homes in annexed east Jerusalem, the first such project in the city in more than 20 years, watchdog Peace Now said Tuesday. Details of the plan emerged a day after Israel's transport ministry approved a controversial proposal to extend a train line from Tel Aviv into Jerusalem's flashpoint Old City. Peace Now said the housing ministry had a week ago submitted plans to Jerusalem's Municipality to build the settlement units on the site of the for...
Tags: News, Israel, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Peace Now, Atarot


After Suleimani: Iran's scramble to recover from general's death

Loss of revered Quds Force commander and his aides has derailed country’s momentum in regionIn the early hours of 3 January, Iraq’s prime minister, Adel Abdul Mahdi, frantically phoned his advisers. “Something big has happened,” he said, summoning them to a meeting in his office. “You need to come now.”Like their boss, the advisers had heard the boom of the explosions that crunched into the airport road just after 1am, and their phones had been ringing incessantly. Each call had brought the unth...
Tags: Iraq, Israel, World news, Iran, Syria, Middle East and North Africa, Middle East, Lebanon, Hezbollah, Saddam Hussein, Adel Abdul Mahdi, Quds Force, Qassem Suleimani, Suleimani


Netanyahu trial to begin on 17 March, says Israeli court

Prime minister is expected to attend initial hearing, where indictment will be readThe corruption trial of the Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, will begin on 17 March, just two weeks after national elections are held, an Israeli court has said.Netanyahu is charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust under a number of cases in which he is alleged to have accepted lavish gifts from billionaire friends and exchanged regulatory favours for more positive media coverage. He has denied a...
Tags: Israel, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Benjamin Netanyahu, Netanyahu


Netanyahu trial to begin on 17 March, says Israel's justice ministry

Ministry says prime minister must be present at session, where indictment will be readThe corruption trial of the Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, will begin on March 17, two weeks after a national election, the justice ministry said on Tuesday.In a statement, the ministry said Netanyahu would be required to be present at the session, at which an indictment against him would be read. The rightwing leader has denied any wrongdoing in three corruption cases. He is the first sitting Isra...
Tags: Israel, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Benjamin Netanyahu, Netanyahu


Jerusalem: Jordan condemns Israeli Western Wall railway plan

It says Israel's plan to extend a high-speed line to the Western Wall violates international law.
Tags: News, Israel, Jerusalem, Jordan


UN publishes 'blacklist' of companies doing business in Israeli settlements

The United Nations has published a database of more than one hundred companies it says are doing business in Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories. Though welcomed by Palestinian leadership, the list prompted a furious response from Israeli leaders who denounced it as an anti-Israel 'blacklist.'
Tags: News, Israel, Middle East, United Nations, Un


Simplicity is ‘wishful thinking’ in a place like Sudan

Sudan (MNN) -- Sudan’s so-called “solution” seems simple: remove U.S. sanctions so the beleaguered nation can recover from years of economic hardship. The UN Secretary-General said as much last week , claiming it’s time to mobilize international support to help Sudan overcome its challenges. Recent developments affirm the idea. Leaders are “discussing rapid normalization” of relations between Israel and Sudan, once long-time foes.  On Thursday , Sudan’s interim government settled with fami...
Tags: Israel, Sudan, Un, Smith, Omar al Bashir, Wycliffe Associates, Bruce Smith, Pixabay, Bahir


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Summary of the weggchat® with Jill Kushner Bishop, Ph.D., Founder and CEO of Multilingual Connections

w = wegg® J = Jill Kushner Bishop, Ph.D. w: Morning Jill! Thank you for joining us for today’s weggchat®. We are excited to host you. Tell us about yourself. How did you get into the field of translation? J: I’ve always been drawn to language and culture, and I love traveling internationally. I taught English in Spain, Argentina, and Israel, and taught workplace English here in the US. I got my doctorate in Linguistic Anthropology, and I left academia to do applied anthropological research in th...
Tags: Translation, Featured, Israel, US, Sales, Chicago, Somalia, Skype, Google Translate, Turkmenistan, Evanston, Jill, Web globalization, Translation and Localization, Spain Argentina, Wegg® Blog


“How do you write like the Economist?”

A new member of the Economist staff asked as he began to compose his first leading article for the magazine some years ago. “Pretend you are God,” a senior colleague replied. But since the deity regularly fails to comment directly on current affairs, as Stefan Collini amusingly wrote in the London Review of Books, that anxious recruit may have had difficulty putting this recommendation into practice. Though I’ve occasionally found errors and unreasonable bias in the Economist, it seems to happen...
Tags: London, Israel, Careers, New York Times, Economist, Miami Herald, Ha'aretz, Kansas City Star, McClatchy, Creativity and innovation, Power and influence, Stefan Collini, Collini, London Review of Books If


How Colum McCann Shaped Loss Into a Book

“Apeirogon,” the latest novel from the National Book Award winner, delves into the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the eyes of two grieving fathers.
Tags: News, Israel, Murders, Palestinians, McCann, Colum McCann, COLUM, Books and Literature, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Writing and Writers, Apeirogon: A Novel (Book, Narrative 4


Israeli soldiers duped by Hamas 'fake women' phone ruse

Hamas militants hacked dozens of smartphones by posing as female admirers, Israel's military says.
Tags: News, Israel, Hamas


Leviticus 16:20-22

Leviticus 16:20-22   (20) “And when he has made an end of atoning for the Holy Place, the tabernacle of meeting, and the altar, he shall bring the live goat. (21) Aaron shall lay both his hands on the head of the live goat, confess over it all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their transgressions, concerning all their sins, putting them on the head of the goat, and shall send it away into the wilderness by the hand of a suitable man. (22) The goat shall bear on i...
Tags: Israel, Christ, Jesus Christ, Aaron, Leviticus, Isaiah, David C Grabbe, Azazel


Messiah, A Fitnaflix Production

Netflix released Season 1 of a new thriller series called “Messiah”. The series imagines the emergence of a character claiming to be sent by God, the Messiah, or Al-masih (messiah in Arabic) as he is referred to in the television series.   This so-called Al-masih first emerges in Damascus at a time when ISIS is about to storm the city. He then appears in Palestine, Jordan and ultimately America. Along the way, he performs miracles and dumbfounds the Israeli and American intelligence officers ch...
Tags: Isis, Israel, Religion, Jerusalem, America, Iran, Earth, Netflix, Middle East, Islam, Jesus, Ed, Times, Damascus, Prophet, Mary


Israel's Iron Dome: A Rocket-Killer or Just Hype?

It's hard to calculate
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Israel Accuses Hamas of ‘Catfishing’ Soldiers to Plant Malware

The Israeli military said the militant group in Gaza tried to dupe its troops by posing as women seeking romance. Hamas said Israel hacked one of its Telegram groups and posted doctored photos.
Tags: News, Israel, Smartphones, Gaza, Hamas, Gaza Strip, Palestinians, Cyberwarfare and Defense, Cyberattacks and Hackers, Defense and Military Forces


One Trillion Trees

The One Trillion Trees Initiative was launched at the World Economic Forum last month. When President Trump announced that the United States would join the tree planting initiative on January 21 in Davos among more than 3,000 world government, business, and NGO leaders, more than half of whom joined the commitment, it garnered little reaction at home. And when he reiterated it in the State of the Union speech address on February 4, the initiative received little response beyond muted skepticism ...
Tags: Law, Climate Change, Africa, Israel, Earth, Environmental, Davos, United States, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Bhutan, Trump, World Economic Forum, Congressional, Stuart Kaplow


Palestinian Prime Minister: Trump’s Middle East Peace Proposal Will Be ‘Buried Very Soon’

(MUNICH) — The Palestinian prime minister lashed out Sunday at U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposal to end the Mideast conflict, saying it would be “buried very soon.” Speaking at the Munich Security Conference, Mohammad Shtayyeh said the U.S. plan was “no more than a memo of understanding between (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin) Netanyahu and Trump.” Shtayyeh criticized the fact that the proposal would leave a future Palestinian state fragmented and with “no sovereignty,” allowing Israel to ...
Tags: News, White House, Israel, Uncategorized, Munich, Palestine, West Bank, Benjamin Netanyahu, Donald Trump, Coca Cola, Trump, Netanyahu, Mideast, Munich Security Conference, Benny Gantz, Onetime


Israeli group plan Burning Man-like event in occupied West Bank

PLO secretary general calls invitation for Palestinians to attend insulting as Israeli ‘burner’ community also expresses dismayA plan by an Israeli group to hold a Burning Man-style event in the deserts of the occupied territories has sparked frustration among Palestinians and dismay from Israeli festival enthusiasts who say it goes against the original event’s founding principles.The annual gathering in America’s Nevada desert, with its massive art installations, costumes and symbolic burning o...
Tags: Israel, America, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Palestinian territories, West Bank, Nevada, Saeb Erekat, PLO


Israel says Hamas used 'attractive' women in thwarted cyberattack

Israel's military said on Sunday it had thwarted an attempted malware attack by Hamas that sought to gain access to soldiers' mobile phones by using seductive pictures of young women. The phones of a few dozen soldiers were affected, but the military "does not assess that there has been a substantial breach of information", said Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan Conricus, an army spokesman. Conricus said this was the third attempted malware attack by Hamas in less than four years, but that the lates...
Tags: News, Israel, Hamas, Gaza Strip, Jonathan Conricus, Conricus


Israel's Gantz vows to form government without Netanyahu

Israeli opposition leader Benny Gantz is vowing to form a government that will include neither the indicted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu nor the predominantly Arab parties in Parliament. In a series of TV interviews two weeks before national elections, Gantz looked to project confidence that the March 2 vote will provide the decisive outcome that eluded the two previous elections last year. Gantz's Blue and White party is currently polling ahead of Netanyahu's Likud, although neither appe...
Tags: News, Israel, Parliament, Benjamin Netanyahu, Netanyahu, Likud, Gantz, Benny Gantz


Israel strikes Gaza, cancels easing of restrictions

The Israeli air force attacked Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip on Saturday in retaliation to rocket fire from the Palestinian enclave into Israel, a military statement said. The exchange of fire between both sides has escalated since last month after US President Donald Trump unveiled his Middle East peace plan, angrily rejected by the Palestinians as a capitulation to Israeli objectives. "Fighter planes and helicopters have targeted positions of the terrorist organisation Hamas in central G...
Tags: News, Israel, US, Gaza, Middle East, Hamas, Donald Trump, Gaza Strip


Matthew 5:27-32

Matthew 5:27-32   (27) "You have heard that it was said to those of old, 'You shall not commit adultery.' (28) But I say to you that whoever looks at a woman to lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart. (29) If your right eye causes you to sin, pluck it out and cast it from you; for it is more profitable for you that one of your members perish, than for your whole body to be cast into hell. (30) And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and cas...
Tags: Israel, Jesus, Christ, Matthew, Mount, Matthew 5:27, James Beaubelle


Crossing Divides: The hostel promoting tourism to ease Israel's tensions

An Arab-Jewish-owned hostel caused controversy but is being held up as a symbol of change.
Tags: News, Israel


WeWork is bringing in a new CEO as it tries to right the ship — here's everything that's going on inside the coworking giant

WeWork pulled its IPO in 2019 after mulling a massive valuation cut to drum up investor interest, and cofounder Adam Neumann was ousted as CEO and chairman. WeWork has been slashing jobs and selling or shuttering businesses.  WeWork has announced real-estate veteran Sandeep Mathrani as its new CEO, replacing Artie Minson and Sebastian Gunningham, who served as co-CEOs since Neumann was ousted. It's also seen a big board shakeup.  Marcelo Claure will stay on as chairman, according to The Wall S...
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Iran Is Still As Committed As Ever To Destroying Israel

This is how Tehran would try to do it.
Tags: News, Israel, Iran, Tehran


Why Israel Has Designed A Very Special F-35 Stealth Fighter

Israel has the Middle East's best air force.
Tags: News, Israel, Middle East