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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....

Features

As Iranian Minorities Join Protests, Could the US and Israel Arm Them?

JNS.org - As the anti-regime protests wind down in Iran, the White House said on...

Report Details Scope of Persecution in the Cradle of Christianity

JNS.org - While Christianity traces its birthplace to the Middle East, that region has been arguably the most hostile area for...

Financial Desperation Leads ISIS to Sell Its Own Coins Online

Facing financial setbacks, the Islamic State (ISIS) is turning to more unorthodox methods for raising money: selling its own currency...

World

As Trump Heads to Davos, Survey Points to Rising Risk of War

The risk of political and economic confrontations between major powers, including outright military conflicts, has risen sharply, according to a survey released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) days before...

Israel

Israel’s Netanyahu Says Indian Peace Hero Gandhi an Inspiration

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the home of Mahatma Gandhi on Wednesday, saying modern India's founding father and promoter of peace was an inspiration for humanity. Netanyahu is making the...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Reportedly Shoots Down Missile Fired From Yemen

A ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s armed Houthi group toward Saudi Arabia's southern Jizan region was shot down by Saudi forces on Tuesday, Saudi state TV Ekhbariya reported. The station gave...

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