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  • Israel to evacuate more babies born to surrogates in Nepal following new quake

    May 12, 2015 | 2:49 pm

    Israel will evacuate four Israeli babies born to surrogate mothers in Nepal following the second major earthquake to hit the Asian nation in three weeks.

    A Magen David Adom mission was scheduled to leave for Nepal on Tuesday night, Ynet reported, after one of the fathers called...

  • Israel evacuates Jordanian embassy ahead of protest

    September 15, 2011 | 9:20 am

    Israel evacuated its embassy in Jordan, amid fears that a planned anti-Israel protest could turn violent.

    The ambassador and staff of the embassy, located in Amman, returned to Israel Wednesday night. Jordanian activists have called for a “million man march” against the embassy for...

  • Australian Jews evacuating in face of huge floods

    January 12, 2011 | 9:53 am

    At least a dozen Jewish families in northeastern Australia have been evacuated from their homes as a major flood ripped through Queensland this week, killing at least 12 people.

    More than 40 people are still missing, and one Jewish man remains unaccounted for near the rural town of...

  • What Is U.S. Jewish Role in Gaza?

    By Martin J. Raffel

    March 31, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    A desk cluttered with papers -- things to do, meetings to arrange. A demanding computer monitor -- so many e-mails relentlessly calling for response. Yet my sense that we are approaching a watershed moment in Jewish history makes me want to push everything else aside.

    I ask...

  • Gaza Withdrawal a Risk for Sharon

    By Leslie Susser

    February 5, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    In announcing a plan to evacuate nearly all of the Jewish communities in the Gaza Strip, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is signaling that he's serious about creating large blocs of Palestinian territory free of Israelis -- and that he is willing to gamble with his political...