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Ziggy Marley on Israel and why he doesn't support a boycott

By Jennifer Lipman, July 20, 2011
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Musician Ziggy Marley, the son of reggae legend Bob Marley, was interviewed on a trip to Israel.

Among other things, he discussed the link between Israeli and Rastafarian culture, and spoke about his response to Facebook messages telling him to boycott Israel.

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Heart surgery in Israel for Haiti earthquake girl

By Jennifer Lipman, July 20, 2011
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Doctors at a hospital near Tel Aviv perform life-saving surgery on 12-year-old Amy Mariolata, who was brought to an Israeli-run clinic soon after the devastating January 2010 earthquake.

At the time she was given a life expectancy of two years, but she should now live into her 30s because of the operation.

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Penn and Teller: fooled by Nicholas Einhorn

By Jennifer Lipman, July 18, 2011
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Magician Nicholas Einhorn sucessfully tricks US duo Penn and Teller and wins a trip to Las Vegas.

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Michele Bachmann: a lesson in bad yiddish

By Jennifer Lipman, July 14, 2011

Republican presidential candidate Michel Bachmann, a darling of America's Christian right, runs into a spot of trouble with a very well-known Yiddish word. Watch the clip at 1.35 for more:

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Who you get in bed with - human rights, gay rights

By Jennifer Lipman, June 28, 2011
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A video promoted by Israeli government staffers about gay rights and the flotilla to Gaza

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Five years: What Gilad Shalit has missed

By Jennifer Lipman, June 24, 2011
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A video made to mark the fifth anniversary of the capture of Gilad Shalit by the US group The Jewish Council for Public Affairs

Full coverage and news about Gilad Shalit here

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Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt calls for immediate release of Gilad Shalit

By Jennifer Lipman, June 24, 2011
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A plea for the release of kidnapped soldier Corporal Gilad Shalit five years after he was taken by Hamas

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Bob Geldof accepts an honorary doctorate at BGU

By Jennifer Lipman, June 23, 2011
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Bob Geldof at the Ben-Gurion University ceremony on May 30.

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Sir Stephen Waley-Cohen accepts an honorary doctorate at BGU

By Jennifer Lipman, June 23, 2011
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Businessman Sir Stephen Waley-Cohen at the Ben-Gurion University ceremony on May 30.

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Sir Martin Gilbert accepts an honorary doctorate at BGU

By Jennifer Lipman, June 23, 2011
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British historian Sir Martin Gilbert at the Ben-Gurion University ceremony on May 30.

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