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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

June 26, 2015 11:39 am

Wife of Famed Jewish-Italian Filmmaker Brings Attention to Vandalism at Mount of Olives

Vandalism and garbage throwing is not a new phenomenon at the most ancient Jewish cemetery on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem. Amid the thousands...

June 23, 2015 11:58 am

Dismay at Continued Destruction of Mount of Olives’ Gravestones

Yochanan Gol looks at his uncle’s tombstone in dismay. A huge, black burnt circle marks the grave - remnants of an arson attack that blacked out...

June 21, 2015 11:24 am

Shimon Peres: Israel’s Best Foreign Policy is its Medical Industry

HAIFA, ISRAEL –  More than 150 leading medical researchers, healthcare policy makers, and philanthropists gathered recently at northern Israel’s leading medical center, Ramban Hospital, for...

June 19, 2015 11:10 am

In Honor of Ramadan, Israeli Charity Provides Help for East Jerusalem Families

In honor of Ramadan, which began on Wednesday evening, June 17, food vouchers totaling 1 million NIS will be provided to 2,600 needy families in the Arab community by the International Fellowship...

June 17, 2015 11:29 am

Young Indian Jews Visit Israel on Birthright Trip

Mumbai, one of the most densely populated cities in the world, is home to the majority of India's Jewish population. Among the 12 million people...

June 14, 2015 12:53 pm

Israeli School Unites Arab, Jewish, and Christian Students With Cerebral Palsy

In the northern Tel Aviv suburb of Zahala, some 150 students study at the ONN School for Special Education. The school is unique because most...

June 11, 2015 3:51 pm

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth Honors President of Ben Gurion University

Earlier this week, the President of Israel's Ben Gurion University, Professor Rivka Carmi, was proclaimed an honorary Commander of the British Empire in the name of...

June 4, 2015 1:14 pm

Polish Members of Parliament Voice Public Support of Israel

Warsaw - This past week, the Polish Parliamentary Israel Allies Caucus was launched in the Polish parliament. An Israeli delegation from the Knesset Christian Allies Caucus...

June 3, 2015 6:20 pm

Chinese Dragon Boats Race at Israel’s Sea of Galilee

The third annual Dragon Boat Israel festival took place on the Sea of Galilee last week, with hundreds of competitors - including a national team...

June 1, 2015 8:20 am

Israeli City Hadera Becomes ‘Sister City’ With El Paso, Texas

Across Israel, various cities have over the years paired with sister cities in the United States  - as well as other countries. Ashkelon for example, is...

May 28, 2015 1:52 pm

Amnesty International Concerned With Hamas’ Criminal Justice System

The global human rights organization Amnesty International released a report on May 26, detailing Hamas abuses against Palestinians during Israel's Operation Protective Edge last summer....

May 26, 2015 7:09 am

An Israeli Rancher Son: A Story of Land and Survival

Eight years ago, an Israeli rancher from Moshav Zippori in the Lower Galilee region reached a breaking point. Thieves and marauders had been targeting Chaim...

May 20, 2015 12:30 pm

Record Number of French Jews to Visit Israel With Taglit-Birthright Israel

A historic number of young French Jewish adults will be arriving in Israel this summer with the Taglit-Birthright Israel program. The educational organization will bring...

May 18, 2015 2:27 pm

Israeli Political Leaders Praise Lifetime Work of Late Hebron Rabbi

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent a letter of condolence to the family of the late leader Rabbi Moshe Levinger, who was known for his...


Greece and Cyprus Tout Energy, Security Ties With Jerusalem, Pledge Closer ...

Cyprus and Greece pledged to continue advancing Israel's relations with the European Union on Tuesday, during a trilateral alliance meeting...

Middle East

Palestinians Suspend ICC Petition Lodged Against US After Jerusalem Embassy...

i24 News – The Palestinian Authority (PA) has suspended a petition lodged against the United States for officially recognizing Jerusalem...

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