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Netanyahu Hit Again as State Comptroller Wants Gas Decision Held Until After Audit Report

After a sequence of surprises Netanyahu's government has sustained on its way to approving an agreement with the gas companies on utilizing Israel's offshore facilities, State Comptroller Joseph Shapira late Tuesday sent a letter to Minister of Energy Yuval Steinitz asking that the government postpone its decision until after publication of the comptroller's report on the gas market.

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Nuclear Deal Deadline Extended, Even as Iran Corrects Recent Shenanigans

A new report by the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency, due Wednesday, will show that, despite its supreme leader's belligerent posing over the past few weeks, Iran has met the requirement to disable the uranium it has enriched over the last 20 months, bringing the size of its available stockpile back to the agreed upon level.

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Dutch Supreme Court Approves World Traveler Breslov Rabbi’s Extradition for Alleged Indecency

The Dutch Supreme Court on Tuesday confirmed the extradition of one of the deans of the Breslov Chassidic movement's yeshivas, wanted in Israel for alleged sexual indecency, after three years in which he crisscrossed the world, presumably in search of a place to hide.

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Israeli Free Security App Catches Thief in New Zealand

Salient Eye’s free Android security alarm system transforms cameras on mobile devices into motion-sensitive alarms with immediate notification. Users can even distribute old smartphones throughout their home to create an instant security network for free (you do have to provide your own smartphones).

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Upstate NY School District Settles Anti-Semitism Suit, Will Pay $4.48 Million

The Pine Bush Central School District, located about 80 miles north-west of NY City, will pay $4.48 million and reform its curriculum in a significant way, to settle a lawsuit by five Jewish students—two female and three male—who say they suffered pervasive anti-Semitism in the district schools.

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Govt. Export Insurer: Israeli Business Safe from Exposure to Impending Greek Collapse

"The Israeli government has no credit exposure to Greece, and is expected to suffer no direct damage following the halt in European Central Bank aid to Greek banks," Tzahi Mal'ach, CEO of the Israel Foreign Trade Risks Insurance Corporation Ltd. (ASHRA) said on Monday

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Navy Arrests PLO Activist Charged with Tunnel Digging, Weapons and Cash Smuggling

A PLO Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades member, 27, was charged Sunday in District Court in Beer Sheva with digging tunnels from Egypt into Gaza and smuggling cash, weapons and military devices through those tunnels, intended for terrorist organizations

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This Dog Ain’t Hunting: Zarif Returns to Tehran for Consultations

A senior US official told AP on Sunday that the Iran nuclear talks will not be concluded by the June 30 deadline, and Iran's foreign minister Mohammed Javad Zarif is flying home for consultations before the final two days left for negotiations.

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Israeli Cabinet Approves Bypassing Antitrust Laws on Natural Gas Deal

Israel's cabinet on Sunday transferred from the Minister of the Economy to its own hands the authority to apply Section 52 of the Antitrust Law, enabling approval for antitrust issues regarding natural gas exploration and sale. The decision requires the approval of the Knesset, according to Israel's Basic Law.

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Iranian-American Pro-Tehran Group Launches Anti-AIPAC NGO

The National Iranian American Council has established a new 501(c)4, called NIAC Action, to be unveiled officially on Monday. NIAC Action directs money from Iranian-Americans—who generally do better than most other recent immigrant groups-to pro-Iranian political action.

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AG Weinstein: No Reason to Disqualify Netanyahu in Natural Gas Deal over Adelson Connection

Gal-On's request was made following a news report that billionaire Sheldon Adelson, who is a close supporter of Netanyahu, has approached the PM asking that he streamline the government's regulation process of offshore natural gas explorations.

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Jury Finds Even Orthodox Jews Can’t Pray Away the Gay

A New Jersey jury on Thursday found a non-profit organization named Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing (JONAH) guilty of consumer fraud for promising their gay clients they could become straight through exercises such as getting naked in front of other men, symbolically beating up their moms, and re-enacting childhood abuses.

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Dutch Pol Shows Mohammed Cartoons on TV So Muslims Draw Revenge Toon

Just in time for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, Dutch TV on Wednesday night aired a slideshow of 9 cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed—the same slideshow that had been shown by blogger Pamela Geller in Texas to a standing ovation from two gunmen who tried to kill her.

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NGO Watchdog Says Europeans’ Overwhelming Share in Funding for Groups Cited by UN Report Problematic

NGO MOnitor, an organization dedicated to providing information about NGOs who claim to be advancing human rights in Israel, suggests the testimony provided the report committee by these groups may be rendered invalid by the fact that they are heavily financed by pro-Palestinian European organizations and governments.

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Gaza Flotilla Israeli Activist Claims Sabotage But Participants Vow Non-Violence

Dror Feiler, a former Israeli who was injured in the 2010 clash between that year's flotilla and the Israeli navy, told an Israeli Arab radio station in Nazareth claims that he fear further attempts to sabotage the rest of the vessels. He revealed that the ships would arrive in Gaza at different times, rather than in a group, to reduce the chance of sabotage.

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Two British Teens Caught Stealing in Auschwitz Attend Pink Floyd Guitarist’s School

Polish police reported the boys stole a comb, spoons, buttons and pieces of glass from block 5, which is where the Nazis stored the stuff they took off prisoners as they were leading them to a life of torture and servitude, or to the gas chamber.

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