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The leader of the boycott Israel movement said if Israel develops a vaccine against COVID-19, it would be okay to make an exception.

“If Israel finds a cure for cancer, for example, or any other virus, then there is no problem in cooperating with Israel to save millions of lives,” said Omar Barghouti, founder of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

He further allowed that “if you use medical equipment from Israel – it’s not a problem.” 

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Just as the city of Bethlehem should be getting ready for Christmas, it instead honored a young female terrorist who blew herself up in Jerusalem, killing two and injuring 28, near a Jerusalem supermarket in March 2002.

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A Swiss-Lebanese born businessman who bought up Adolf Hitler paraphernalia at an auction in order to keep the items out of neo-Nazi hands visited Israel this week. 

Abdalla Chatila was welcomed to Israel this week where he visited Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial and met with President Reuven Rivlin as well.

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Third time’s a charm — or not. 

After failing to form a government for the second time in a row, the Israeli Knesset, or parliament, was dissolved on Wednesday and another round of elections, the third in less than a 12-month period, has been scheduled for March.

Both Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and opposition leader of the Blue and White party Benny Gantz failed to recruit enough Knesset members in order to form a majority of more than 60 seats. 

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Following last week’s announcement by the United States that Israeli settlements do not violate international law, thousands of Palestinians in the West Bank protested on Tuesday as part of a “day of rage.”

In Ramallah, Bethlehem and Hebron, protesters threw stones at Israeli forces and, on Tuesday night, Palestinians from Gaza fired two rockets at southern Israel. One rocket was shot down by Iron Dome and the second landed in an open field.

The rockets triggered alert sirens in southern Israel sending residents running for shelters again. The attacks followed several days of relative calm.

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