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ARTICLES BY: Ben Niran / Tazpit News Agency


July 9, 2015 1:34 pm
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After Court Ruling, Kafka Papers Go to Israeli National Library

After decades of legal wrangling, a Tel Aviv District Court has awarded custody of the estate of Max Brod, Franz Kafka's friend and publisher, to the National Library...

July 7, 2015 3:25 pm
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As Israeli Government Weighs Response to Terror, Local Authorities Act

Days after a shooting attack last week that left one civilian dead and three others injured, Israel's Binyamin Regional Council erected a waiting station and...

July 3, 2015 7:19 am
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Israel Prepares for Escalation of Violence: Southern Highway Ordered Closed

In the wake of Wednesday's terror attacks in Egypt's Sinai, Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon and IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot have ordered a highway...

July 3, 2015 12:20 am
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Hamas Used Jewelry Shop to Fund Nablus Terror Network

The Shin Bet intelligence agency, IDF, and Israel Police forces arrested 40 Hamas members after uncovering a major terror network and military cell in Nablus...

June 30, 2015 3:22 pm
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Victim of Palestinian Shooting Attack Succumbs to Wounds (VIDEO)

Malachi Rosenfeld, the 27-year old Israeli wounded in a Palestinian shooting attack Monday night, died of his wounds on Tuesday evening at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem. Rosenfeld...

June 21, 2015 12:45 pm
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Israel Plans to Employ Legal Strategy Against Boycotters

Against the backdrop of mounting international pressure to boycott Israel, the Jewish state's Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked is preparing to reverse the country's policy of...

June 21, 2015 11:58 am
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Israel’s Absorption Ministry Plans for Influx of French Jews

Immigration from France is on the rise: in the first half of 2015, approximately 5,100 French Jews immigrated to Israel – 25% more than in...

June 14, 2015 1:06 pm
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Israel’s Knesset Celebrates ‘Arab Book Day’ as New Holiday

Last week, the Knesset introduced a new holiday into the Israeli calendar: the first-ever Arab Book Day was celebrated in a special ceremony at the Israeli...

June 10, 2015 1:22 pm
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Knesset Member Introduces Bill Banning BDS Supporters From Entering Israel

A member of Israel's Knesset has introduced a bill prohibiting foreign citizens who call for a boycott of Israel from entering the country. The bill, proposed by MK...

June 10, 2015 12:57 pm
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Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat Slams US Supreme Court Decision

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat criticized Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that "Jerusalem, Israel" cannot be listed as "place of birth" on the passports of Jerusalem-born...

June 7, 2015 11:04 am
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Nepalese Ambassador Thanks Magen David Adom for Earthquake Aid

  The Nepalese Ambassador to Israel, Prahlad Kumar Prasai, awarded a certificate of appreciation to the members of the Israeli aid delegation in Nepal, who for...

Culture

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the Jewish dietary...

Features

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

World

EU Parliament Deems Anti-Iran Art ‘Too Controversial,’ Cancels ...

JNS.org - An exhibition of caricatures seeking to expose the Iranian government’s human-rights abuses has been rejected for display at the...

Israel

Israel’s United Hatzalah Receives Award in Panama

JNS.org - United Hatzalah received an award from the Panama Homefront Command on Feb. 5, honoring the organization for providing lifesaving first-response assistance in the Central American country. Jose Donderis, president of...

Middle East

Qatar Says Gaza Aid Spares Israel War, Shows Doha Does Not Back Hamas

Qatar is helping Israel avoid another Gaza war by funneling relief money to impoverished Palestinians with Washington's blessing, a Qatari diplomat said on Thursday, describing the cooperation as evidence of Doha's distance...

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