Monthly Archives: February 2009

The Day in Israel: Fri Feb 20th, 2009

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Click refresh to see new updates during the day. Israeli President Shimon Peres is expected to formally task Likud chairman Binyamin Netanyahu with building a coalition, after making a last-ditch effort today to persuade Kadima leader Tzipi Livni to join ...

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The Day in Israel: Thurs Feb 19th, 2009

Reuters

Click refresh to see new updates during the day. Israel has drafted a new list of 1000 palestinian prisoners it is willing to release for Gilad Shalit, including approximately 200 Hamas has requested. Updates (Israel time; most recent at top) ...

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The Day in Israel: Wed Feb 18th, 2009

Click refresh to see new updates during the day. Today, Israeli President Shimon Peres will begin consulting with all the parties on who should be the next prime minister. As I posted yesterday, neither Likud nor Kadima currently have the ...

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The Day in Israel: Tues Feb 17th, 2009

AP

Click refresh to see new updates during the day. Following news that an IDF investigation found that the number of palestinian civilian fatalities from Operation Cast Lead was grossly exaggerated, the UN is now going to compile its own report. ...

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Destined to Be a Smashing Success

bernie-doll

I guess someone had to think of it. Like many other toys at the 2009 Toy Fair, the Bernie Madoff doll offers something extra. And just like swindler Madoff, it’s gonna cost you. The $99, red-suited, pitchfork-wielding figure comes with ...

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The Day in Israel: Mon Feb 16th, 2009

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Click refresh to see new updates during the day. Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni and Defense Minister Ehud Barak decided to prepare the text for a cabinet decision on a deal with Hamas for Gilad Shalit ...

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