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Israel has good reason to warn Hamas against trying to disrupt the international gathering for the Holocaust in Jerusalem — the Palestinian Authority’s own newspaper published an op-ed suggesting that “one dead body” would cancel the ceremony.

“One shot will disrupt the [Holocaust] ceremony and one dead body will cancel the ceremony,” the author of the op-ed in Al-Hayat Al-Jadida wrote on Jan. 18 — more or less calling for the assassination of a world leader or the murder of someone in attendance.

If there was ever one event for which the Palestinians should have little respect, it is remembering the six million Jews that were murdered in the Holocaust. But instead, they are seeking to murder Jews.

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I am heading to Latvia to minister, but motorist have been told not to come to Jerusalem. It will take eight hours! With some of most powerful world leaders coming, security will be intense!

They are arriving in Jerusalem for the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took the opportunity to draw attention to the dangers of Iran’s nuclear program.

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Several colorful balloons tied together with explosives and a Palestinian flag were found in a community on the outskirts of Jerusalem this week as tensions escalate between Palestinians and Israelis.

On Tuesday night, three Palestinians breached the border from Gaza into Israel and were shot dead after they threw an explosive device at Israeli troops. 

Israeli officials are concerned that Hamas may try to undermine the Fifth World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem this week with provocations such border infiltrations and more balloon – or even rocket – attacks.

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The 70-year-old musical legend Lionel Richie is finally coming to Israel to perform for the first time ever — and he is very excited.

“Hello Israel, this is Lionel Richie, and I can’t wait to perform in Israel for the first time ever. We’re going to dance all night long. So go to vote and I’ll see you on the second of March in Tel Aviv. See you then,” the singer wrote on social media.

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The American TV gameshow Jeopardy got itself in hot water with a simple question under the category “Where’s That Church?”

One contestant chose the category and got the clue: “Built in the 300s A.D., the Church of the Nativity.” She answered: Palestine

The host said she got the answer wrong and another contestant buzzed in with his answer, Israel. He was awarded $200. But during a break, it appeared the producers reneged on this and the original contestant was credited with having given the correct answer. 

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