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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


March 16, 2015 8:29 am
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Israeli Politicians Debate for the Last Time in English Before Tuesday’s Elections

One of the last political debates before Israel's general elections on Tuesday, March 17, took place at the Jerusalem Great Synagogue on Saturday night. Aimed...

December 31, 2013 11:15 am
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Israeli Settler Doctor Provides Free Care to Ailing Palestinians

On a day when snow still covers the Judean hills, a Jewish doctor from Efrat drives into the neighboring Palestinian village of Wadi Nis. He...

April 11, 2012 11:53 am
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Evicted in 2005 Disengagement, Still Fighting for Return

Over 6,000 people visited the northern Samaria town of Homesh on Tuesday duringthe Passover holiday including Information Minister Yuli Edelstein, MKs Danny Danon and Aryeh...

April 3, 2012 11:20 am
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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Has Warm Words for Israel

As New Jersey governor Chris Christie made his way to the Western Wall during an intensive visit to Jerusalem on Monday, he was greeted by...

March 29, 2012 11:29 am
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Jewish Residents Celebrate Purchase of Home in Hebron

Thursday morning found the settlement community of Hebron in very high spirits. "It's an historical day," Yifat Alkobi, a local Hebron resident, told...

March 28, 2012 3:20 pm
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Sigmar Gabriel’s Skewed View of Hebron

When Sigmar Gabriel wrote that Hebron was "an apartheid regime for which there is no justification," on his Facebook page (March 14), the chairman of...

March 12, 2012 7:53 pm
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Surviving the Next Round of Rocket Fire on Southern Israel (PHOTOS)

ASHDOD- A rocket war rages in the south of Israel as life continues so normally in the rest of this tiny country. Only...

March 2, 2012 10:16 am
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The Dream of Zionism: Yesterday and Today

Working as an educator at Hebrew University High School for the past three years, I've had the privilege to teach the next generation of Jerusalem...

February 14, 2012 11:58 am
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Jerusalem Students Greet Oldest Couple to Make Aliyah in History

A class of 33 eighth grade students from Hebrew University High School (Leyada) in Jerusalem, greeted the oldest couple to make aliyah in the history...

January 19, 2012 11:55 am
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Ethiopian Israelis Protest by Knesset Over Injustices

Ethiopian Israelis marched by the thousands in Jerusalem this week in the late afternoon, from the Knesset Parliament to the city's center, against a blazing...

December 27, 2011 10:57 am
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Sderot Residents Celebrate a Rocket-Free Chanukah

It is a rainy day in the working-class city of Sderot, Israel, located less than two kilometers away from the Gaza Strip. Against the dreary...

November 23, 2011 4:40 pm
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UNESCO and the Cultural War over Israel’s Holy Sites

It is a clear blue and busy day in the holy city of Hebron. A small crowd of press gathers around Israeli Minister Yuli Edelstein...

November 1, 2011 2:43 am
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Southern Israeli Residents Struggle Under ‘Nightmarish’ Rocket Fire

Sixteen-year-old Liz Sheetrit and her family stand in their home with shell-shocked expressions as they point to their burnt front yard and shattered kitchen window....

Culture

Jewish Professional Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy Wears Tefillin in New Instagram Video

Professional ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a video on Tuesday of him putting on...

German Festival Cancels Scottish Band’s Concert Due to Its BDS Support

A German arts and music festival announced on Wednesday it was cancelling a concert...

Miss Israel and Miss Iraq Share Message of Peace at AJC Global Forum

Miss Israel Adar Gendelsman and Miss Iraq Sarah Idan together gave a speech about...

Features

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...

Toward a Judaism of Resistance

Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruninghooks into spears: let the weak say, I am strong. -- Joel 4:10 My first...

‘Fauda’ Creators Talk BDS, Critics, and Whether There Will Ever Be Peace

When Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff pitched their TV series about an undercover...

World

South Korea, US to Announce Suspension of Major Military Drills This Week

South Korea and the United States are expected to announce the suspension of "large-scale" military drills this week, with the provision that they would restart if North Korea failed to...

Israel

Israel Launches More Air Strikes Against Incendiary-Balloon Launchers in Ga...

The Israeli military on Sunday continued its effort to thwart ongoing cross-border kite bomb and incendiary balloon attacks being conducted...

Middle East

Turkey Says Its Airstrikes Kill 26 Kurdish Militants in Northern Iraq

The Turkish military said on Friday airstrikes its forces carried out killed 26 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in northern Iraq's Qandil mountain region on June 12, the state-run news...

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