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Eliana Rudee is a contributor to the Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity. She is a graduate of Scripps College, where she studied International Relations and Jewish Studies. Follow her @ellierudee.

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October 13, 2021 9:08 am

Israel’s Galilee, a Thriving Hub for Food Tech, Culinary Innovation - Israel’s Upper Galilee region is positioning itself to become a global leader in food tech. Several food tech and agritech accelerators and companies...

September 13, 2021 10:05 am

‘Cholent Festival’ Brings Jewish Culture to Hungary Via Food, Music, Traditions - Thousands of people took part in the Sixth Hungarian "Cholent Festival" (“Sólet” in Hungarian) at the Újbuda outdoor theater in Budapest before the...

May 26, 2021 11:00 am

Work Goes On: Efforts to Bring Last of Ethiopian Jews to Israel - In continuation of the family reunification initiative “Operation Tzur Israel” (“Operation Rock of Israel”), nearly 300 new Ethiopian olim landed in Israel on March 11,...

April 13, 2021 9:25 am

Argentinian Journalist Exposes Antisemitic, Neo-Nazi Groups in Latin America - Argentinian journalist Julio López recently discovered a Spanish-speaking hate network by creating a computer program that scans websites for hate speech. A journalist...

March 22, 2021 9:19 am

Israeli and Emirati Companies Sign Deal to Bring Greentech Innovation to Region - In the footsteps of the Abraham Accords, a recently signed partnership between two Israeli and Emirati entities aims to bring greentech innovation to...

February 17, 2021 10:21 am

Association in Gulf States to Boost Regional Jewish Life From ‘Beit Din’ to Kosher Agency - As Jewish life continues to flourish and grow in the Gulf states, the local Jewish communities of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia...

January 21, 2021 6:53 am

UAE Rabbi Speaks of Emirati Jewish Community and ‘Historic Time’ - Rabbi Elie Abadie’s connection to the Jewish community of the United Arab Emirates (JCE) has come a long way since he first visited...

December 31, 2020 10:22 am

Bahraini and Emirati Activists in Israel Express Feeling ‘Like Family Returning Home’ - Israel welcomed a delegation of leaders and activists from Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates earlier this month, following the success of the...

December 22, 2020 10:27 am

On UAE Visit, Israel’s Chief Rabbi Certifies New Jewish School, Inspects Kosher Food - During a visit this weekend to the United Arab Emirates’ Jewish community, Israel’s Chief Sephardi Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef inaugurated the first certified Jewish school...

December 20, 2020 10:27 am

Diplomatic Technology Summit Highlights Israeli Innovation in Post-COVID World - The global DiploTech summit brought together ambassadors and technology leaders to explore Israel’s sustainable innovations in the context of the coronavirus pandemic, as...

December 15, 2020 11:21 am

Cotler-Wunsh Submits Bill to Promote Arabic Language in Israeli Schools - Knesset member Michal Cotler-Wunsh of the Blue and White Party submitted a bill in Israel’s Knesset to require Arabic-language studies. Proposed as an amendment...

December 11, 2020 10:19 am

Pre-Hanukkah Dubai Event Joins Jews and Arabs From Middle East, North Africa - Amid the newly rebuilt “Abraham’s Tent,” Arabs and Mizrahi Jews joined together under one roof in Dubai—the most populous city in the United...

December 10, 2020 11:06 am

Israeli Government Launches Fund to Promote Normalization With Arab Countries - A new fund recently started by Israel’s Ministry of Strategic Affairs and public benefit company “Concert Together for Israel” encourages existing organization to...

December 10, 2020 10:35 am

Knesset Marks ‘Diaspora Day’ to Strengthen Israel-World Jewry Bonds - In a first since 2017, Israel marked “Diaspora Day” on Monday in the Knesset, under the direction of Diaspora Affairs Minister Omer Yankelevitch. To...


US Lawmakers Arrive in Taiwan with China Tensions Simmering

A delegation of US lawmakers arrived in Taiwan on Sunday for a two-day trip during which they will meet President Tsai Ing-wen, the second high-level group to visit while there...


Tel Aviv University Launches Scholarship Program for Foreign Athletes

i24 News – Tel Aviv University (TAU) announced on Sunday the launch of a new scholarship program for international student-athletes, the first of its kind at an Israeli university. The first...

Middle East

At Least 41 Killed in Egyptian Church Fire Caused by Electrical Fault

At least 41 people were killed and 45 injured in a fire sparked by an electrical fault during Mass at a Coptic Christian church in the Egyptian city of Giza...

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