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Osnat Fox unites Israel, Denver

Osnat Fox unites Israel, Denver

OSNAT FOX, JEWISHcolorado’s new Israel emissary, is a petite, dark-eyed woman whose graciousness mirrors the communal warmth that has embraced her from day one. “Would you like anything to drink? Are you sure? Nothing?”

The 35-year-old shlicha smilingly shrugs off defeat, clears off the circular table in her office and relaxes. Like a hummingbird, she darts from professional to personal questions with complete candor.

Fox arrived in Denver this summer with her husband Shalom and their sons Shahar, 7, Sagi, 5, and Yogev, 2. She describes her new role as “very exciting, challenging and amazing since the beginning.”

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 25 November 2015 21:12 )

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More deadly attacks in Israel

More deadly attacks in IsraelShortly after 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 23, a stabbing terrorist attack took place at a gas station near the community of Beit Horon, on route 443 which connects Jerusalem with Modi’in. A young man of around 18 years old was critically wounded in the attack. He was initially resuscitated by Magen David Adom paramedics, but they eventually pronounced his death. MDA paramedic Uri Gavriel said: “At the entrance to the gas station laid a young man, around 20 years old, unconscious and with stab w...
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Denver experts predict tough road ahead when it comes to ISIS

Denver experts predict tough road ahead when it comes to ISISBY THE time most Denverites learned about the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris, many Jews were preparing for Shabbat. Smartphones shut off; text messages ignored. Four days later, three local experts contacted by the Intermountain Jewish News are still dissecting the carnage and implications. Although new details are constantly emerging, one thing is clear. ISIS has vowed to launch a “coming storm” that will engulf Paris, Europe and the US. When ISIS-affiliated Islamic terrorists hit Paris in Jan...
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Denver Jewish institutions proactive on security

Denver Jewish institutions proactive on securityDENVER JEWS were no less shocked and horrified than anyone else last week to hear of the terrorist attacks in Paris, but they might have been slightly less surprised. Perhaps because of weeks of numerous lone wolf Palestinian attacks against Israelis, steadily growing reports of anti-Semitic violence across Europe — and, much closer to home, the possibility of threats against Denver Jewish institutions — Denver Jewry was already on high alert status well before the Paris tragedies unfolded ...
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'Million person wedding' planned for family of terror victim

'Million person wedding' planned for family of terror victimJERUSALEM — The young couple who postponed their marriage by a week after the terrorist murder of the bride’s father and brother has invited the public to their wedding. Sarah Techiya Litman and Ariel Beigle will be married Nov. 26 in the Jerusalem International Convention Center. Litman’s father, Rabbi Yaakov Litman, and 18-year-old brother, Netanel, were killed in the West Bank on Nov. 13.
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NJ man who fire-bombed rabbi’s home convicted of terrorism

Cnaan Liphshiz (JTA) — A 24-year-old New Jersey man was found guilty of terrorism for vandalizing Jewish temples and firebombing a rabbi’s residence four years ago. A jury cleared Anthony Graziano of Lodi, ... [Link]

Trump: Debating trailing Sanders would be ‘inappropriate’

Cnaan Liphshiz (JTA) — Donald Trump said he would not debate Bernie Sanders because it would be “inappropriate” in light of Sanders’ trailing of Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary fight. T... [Link]

Argentine ex-minister’s Iran tape admitted as evidence of alleged treason

Cnaan Liphshiz BUENOS AIRES (JTA) — Argentine judges reviewing treason charges against a former minister admitted as evidence a recording of him speaking about Iranian involvement in a terrorist attack in Buen... [Link]

CRIF’s new president: French Jews’ situation worst since 1945

Cnaan Liphshiz (JTA) — French Jews are experiencing the most difficult situation they have encountered since the end of World War II, the newly-elected president of France’s umbrella of Jewish communities sa... [Link]

Russia to return Israeli tank captured by Syria in 1982

Cnaan Liphshiz (JTA) — Russia said it will return to Israel a tank that Syrian forces captured in 1982 in a traumatic battle for the Israel Defense Forces that ended with 20 dead and three MIAs. Russian Presid... [Link]

Labour readmits activist suspended for blaming slave trade on Jews

Cnaan Liphshiz (JTA) — A Labour activist who was suspended from the British party for claiming that Jews were “chief financiers of the sugar and slave trade” has been readmitted to its ranks. Jackie Walker... [Link]

Israel Police: Potentially incriminating fraud evidence on Sara Netanyahu

Cnaan Liphshiz (JTA) — A probe into alleged fraud and misuse of public funds at the Israeli prime minister’s residence yielded evidence that police said may support a conviction against Benjamin Netanyahu’... [Link]

12 Palestinian arrested for Jerusalem bus bombing

Cnaan Liphshiz (JTA) – Police in Israel arrested 12 Palestinians from the Bethlehem area suspected of planning a bus bombing last month in Jerusalem. The arrests took place in recent weeks but were only made publ... [Link]

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