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St. Louis Jewish Light

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Knesset member suspended over crude poem

JTA January 17, 2012

JERUSALEM -- The Knesset Ethics Committee suspended Israeli-Arab lawmaker Ahmed Tibi after he attacked a fellow lawmaker with an insulting poem. On Tuesday, the committee suspended Tibi for a week for reciting an original poem using dirty and hurtful...

Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit was 19 when he was taken captive in
a cross-border raid on the Israel-Gaza line. (Shalit family)

Shalit opens Facebook page

JTA January 15, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Former captive Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit reportedly has opened a Facebook page. The Facebook page is not open to other social media users, according to reports. He reportedly only has a few Facebook friends, including his sister and some...

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