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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

July 15, 2015 1:59 pm
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Cattleman Raising Historic Herd of Red Heifers in Israel

JERUSALEM - The Temple Institute is working together with an Israeli cattleman to raise a red heifer in Israel, in strict accordance with the Biblical...

July 9, 2015 10:45 am
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IDF Sets Up New Medical Unit Exclusively to Help Palestinians

An Israel Defense Forces (IDF) reserve company was recently assigned to exclusively provide humanitarian care and medical assistance to Palestinians. The company is comprised of medics...

Culture

Gal Gadot Shows Solidarity With Israeli Women Protesting Domestic Violence in Nationwide Strike

Israeli actress Gal Gadot expressed support for the thousands of women across Israel...

Non-Jewish Kids Reveal They Know Little About Hanukkah on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

A new segment featured Monday on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" showcased children...

The Man Who Walked Every Street of New York City

If a New Yorker tells you to go take a walk, usually you’ve done something wrong. But not Matt Green....

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

Jewish Groups Welcome Chilean Government Decision to Ban Municipal Boycotts...

Top Jewish groups have welcomed a Chilean government decision made earlier this week to ban municipalities across the country from...

Middle East

Iran Arrests 10 Suspects in Suicide Bombing That Killed Two

Iranian security forces have detained 10 people suspected of links to a suicide car bomb attack this week that killed at least two policemen, police chief Hossein Ashtari said on...

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