Avida Landau
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/ 7 November 2007

African Hebrews sink roots deeper into Holy Land

Four decades after they heard what they call an angel’s order to leave the United States and move to Israel, a vegan community popularly known as ”the Black Hebrews” is about to get its own piece of the Holy Land. Identifying themselves as African Hebrew Israelites, about 300 African-Americans arrived in 1969 in the sleepy desert town of Dimona.

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/ 3 May 2007

Israel’s Olmert toughs out calls to resign

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert fended off a public call to resign from his foreign minister by winning critical support from party loyalists on Wednesday amid a crisis over his handling of the Lebanon war. ”The parliamentary bloc stands behind the government and the prime minister,” lawmakers from Olmert’s Kadima party said in a statement.

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/ 2 May 2007

Israel’s Olmert dismisses calls to resign

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert brushed aside calls to resign from his foreign minister and other leading figures on Wednesday, acknowledging he was in a difficult position but vowing to fix all mistakes. Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni said the centrist Kadima party needed new leadership to restore the nation’s confidence.