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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
 
Liberal US Jews say Trump is weaponizing Israel to defend his racist tweets
By Eric Cortellessa
President accused of not helping Jews or Israel by injecting Jewish state into conversation after telling liberal Democrats of color to go back where they came from
 
Jewish groups condemn Trump’s tweet targeting some Democratic congresswomen
By Josefin Dolsten
 
‘Xenophobic, bigoted remarks’: Democratic congresswomen hit back
By Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin and Jonathan Lemire
 
Trump: Democrat congresswomen ‘love’ al-Qaeda, use ‘anti-Semitic’ language
By TOI staff and AP
US president says ‘many people agree with me’ that lawmakers Tlaib, Omar, Ocasio-Cortez and Pressley should ‘leave the country’ if they hate it
 
Israel media review / You shouldn’t have, really: 9 things to know for July 16
By Joshua Davidovich
 
Republicans largely silent in face of Trump’s attacks on progressive lawmakers
By LISA MASCARO and Alan Fram
 
Trump demands ‘Radical Left Congresswomen’ apologize to Israelis
By Agencies and TOI staff
 
A ‘game changer’: Vast 9,000-year-old settlement found near Jerusalem
By Amanda Borschel-Dan
Remains of Neolithic site near Motza, the largest ever discovered in Israel, show mix of agriculture, hunting, animal husbandry — a society at its peak, say archaeologists
 
Live updates
Peretz walks back conversion therapy comment, calls practice ‘invalid and wrong’
By TOI staff
Education minister panned for saying he had recommended the dangerous treatment now tells school principals it is ‘invasive,’ ‘harmful,’ and can drive patients to suicide
 
Analysis
Preaching to the converted: Peretz’s LGBTQ comments are bad politics
The education minister’s views are pretty much mainstream among religious Zionists, but expressing them this close to the elections may not have been a good idea
 
Luxembourg PM boycotts Israeli event over minister’s conversion therapy remarks
By TOI staff
 
Gay Israelis come forward to describe predatory, harmful conversion therapy
By TOI staff
 
Spooks with earlocks: Haredim to help Israeli spy agencies think outside the box
By Shoshanna Solomon
 
Analysis
Defunded and sidelined, Israel’s diplomats threaten to harm the state
No cash for coffee: Foreign Ministry workers, blaming Netanyahu for budget crisis and more, start sanctions
 
PM said eyeing free trade deal with South Korea, sans West Bank and Golan
By Stuart Winer
 
Which Democratic 2020 contenders would move embassy back to Tel Aviv?
By JTA
 
Jury selection to begin in landmark US trial of Israeli binary options operative
By AP, David Horovitz and Simona Weinglass
Federal trial opens Tuesday for Lee Elbaz, former CEO of Yukon Communications, accused of fraudulently bilking investors out of tens of millions of dollars
 
Beitar Jerusalem owner sued over hugely hyped, now defunct photo-sharing startup
By Simona Weinglass
 
Facebook’s cryptocurrency plans face scrutiny from US lawmakers
By Marcy Gordon
 
Top Ops
 
Irene Rabinowitz
My gay left hand
I cried when I read of Peretz’s support for conversion therapy: Whether gay or left-handed, this is simply how we were born
 
Deborah Fripp
‘Never Again’ means ‘Not Now!’
The concentration camp debate distracts us from the real question: Does our treatment of detainees at the border reflect our values?’
 
Netanyahu: Some in Europe won’t wake up until Iran nukes land on them
By TOI staff and Agencies
EU says Iran’s latest violations of nuclear deal not sufficient to reimpose sanctions
 
In first, Iranian FM says talks on ballistic missiles possible
By Jon Gambrell
 
UN expresses concern after US clamps down on Iran foreign minister
By AFP
 
United Arab Emirates oil tanker vanishes after drifting into Iranian waters
By Jon Gambrell
 
Kabul, with Jewish population of 1, still suffers from widespread anti-Semitism
By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
 
Barak says he visited Epstein at home, but didn’t attend sex parties
By TOI staff
Former prime minister defends relationship with accused US financier, says he never saw any women or girls during his time at Epstein’s New York mansions and Caribbean island
 
Card-carrying Democrat / Barak scolds Netanyahu with credit card, revealing numbers to all
By TOI staff
 
Barak: Lapid is the reason Blue and White didn’t win April elections
By TOI staff
 
French judge rules Jewish woman’s killer not responsible because he smoked weed
By Cnaan Liphshiz
Jewish group calls ruling in Sarah Halimi case ‘unsurprising but hardly justifiable,’ says will appeal to bring the accused to trial
 
Palestinian security prisoner found dead in his cell
By Adam Rasgon
PA health and foreign ministries call for investigation into Nassar Taqataqa’s death; family says he did not suffer from illnesses
 
Hamas official walks back call to Palestinian Diaspora to kill ‘Jews everywhere’
By Adam Rasgon
 
Israeli spy drone crashes in Gaza, reportedly after it was shot down
By Judah Ari Gross
 
IDF: Soldiers shoot Arab Israeli driver they thought was going to ram them
By Judah Ari Gross
 
More Headlines
 
Labour staffers tell Corbyn to take a hike if unwilling to tackle anti-Semitism
By TOI staff
 
Jewish Labour member says he wasn’t aware of Jordanian MP’s anti-Semitic remarks
By TOI staff
 
PA envoy berates UK’s May for not recognizing Palestinian statehood
By TOI staff and Agencies
 
Palestinians denounce Trump tweets against hometown hero Tlaib
By Mohammed Daraghmeh
 
Betsy DeVos: Efforts to boycott Israel are a ‘pernicious threat’ in colleges
By AP
 
Number of new HIV cases up for second year in a row
By TOI staff
 
White supremacist gets 2nd life term plus 419 years for Charlottesville ramming
By Denise Lavoie
 
New Zealand lawmaker says Jesus’ mother was ‘Palestinian refugee’
By JTA and TOI staff
 
Government restrictions on religion increasing worldwide, survey shows
By David Crary
 
As Bauhaus marks 100 years, Tel Aviv’s iconic ‘White City’ stands tall
By Alexandra Vardi
 
Ethiopian-Israelis protest in Jerusalem as cop who killed teen is freed on bail
By TOI staff
 
Bank Hapoalim taps banking veteran Dov Kotler as CEO
By Shoshanna Solomon
 
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