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Anav Silverman is a columnist and educator whose work has been published widely online and in print, both in Israel and internationally. She has appeared on Al Jazeera, BBC Radio, and CBS 2 and has contributed to BBC News, The Philadelphia Bulletin, The Huffington Post, Front Page Magazine, Bangor Daily News, Maariv, The Jerusalem Post, YNet News, and other publications.

ARTICLES BY: Anav Silverman / Tazpit News Agency

October 22, 2015 12:38 pm

New Organization Helps Ukrainian Jews Make Smooth Aliyah to Israel

KIEV - Since last year, there has been a 35% increase in the number of immigrants who have made aliyah to Israel -- and one of the largest...

October 19, 2015 6:18 am

Chinese College Hosts Israeli-Jewish Film Festival

BEIJING -- The first student-organized Israeli film festival in China was recently held at a Beijing university, and drew more than 100 Chinese students. From September 22-25, students participated in the...

October 14, 2015 7:04 am

Despite Terror Attacks, Matisyahu Performs in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM - It hasn’t been an easy month for Jerusalem residents, as a wave of Palestinian stabbing attacks has continued to terrorize the capital. Against...

October 2, 2015 2:35 pm

Parents, Friends Eulogize Young Couple Murdered by Palestinian Gunmen – ‘The 4-Month-Old Baby Will Not Remember His Mother’s Love’

Following the horrifying terror attack that took the lives of a couple from the Neria community in the West Bank on Thursday night, thousands of people...

September 22, 2015 5:14 am

Israeli Harley-Davidson Bikers Pray at Western Wall Before Yom Kippur

Among the traditional knitted and velvet kippas of those praying at the Western Wall recently, one particular group stood out with their Harley-Davidson leather vests and...

September 8, 2015 6:55 am

A Toulouse Fashion Student Finds Style and Harmony in the Holy Land

A unique group of young fashion bloggers and designers recently visited Israel to learn more about the country’s fashion industry and diverse culture. Hailing from...

September 3, 2015 7:26 am

Israeli Beekeepers Help Make New Year Sweeter for President Rivlin

Jerusalem - Beekeepers from across Israel delivered their honey products to Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week for a festive event that will be held at the...

August 20, 2015 1:21 pm

Hamas Accuses Dolphin of Spying for Israel

Hamas' naval unit has captured a dolphin that was spying for Israel, according to a report published in the Palestinian Al Quds newspaper. The report...

August 19, 2015 2:15 pm

Detroit’s African-American Churches Rally for Israel

Several major African-American churches rallied in Detroit, Michigan, this week in support of Israel, evoking the historic black-Jewish alliance of the Civil Rights movement. Reverend Dr....

August 12, 2015 8:06 am

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Says Iran Interfering With Arab Countries

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister, Adel Al-Jubeir, stated on Monday that Iran has been blatantly interfering in the internal affairs of several Arab countries. On Monday in Berlin,...

July 26, 2015 3:30 pm

Gush Katif Residents Mark 10 Years of Disengagement From Gaza

For the 9,000 Gush Katif residents uprooted from their homes during Israel’s unilateral 2005 Disengagement from the southwestern edge of Gaza, memories of life in...

July 16, 2015 11:11 am

Partnership Program Between Hilton Hotels and Israel Trains Chefs for New Careers

When Alina Khalaman moved from Kazakhstan to Israel 18 months ago, she never imagined she would find herself learning to become a chef at Tel...


10 Things That Happen During the Holidays — Only in Israel

1. Everyone wishes you a happy new year, easy fast and happy holiday -- just as they do for Christmas in...

Israel Advocate Wants to Change Views About Jewish State, One Tattoo at a Time

“Low-brow” art forms can be a powerful advocacy tool, the head of a...


Former UK Officials: To Combat, Cope With Islamist Terrorism, Britain Must ...

As it seeks to mitigate terrorist threats at home, the United Kingdom should emulate Israel, two prominent ex-British officials said...


In Arabic Facebook Post, Coordinator of Israeli Activities in West Bank, Ga...

In a warning to residents of Gaza that Hamas is exploiting them, the head of the Israeli Defense Ministry unit responsible...

Middle East

Arab States Pressuring PA President Abbas to Resolve Internal Palestinian D...

Saudi Arabia, Egypt and other Arab states are piling pressure on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to resolve divisions in his Fatah party...