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August 12, 2020 9:36 am
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Bill to Postpone Israel’s Budget Deadline Passes in Preliminary Reading

JNS.org - Israel’s Knesset on Wednesday passed in its preliminary reading a bill seeking to delay the Aug. 25 deadline for passing a state budget...

August 12, 2020 9:29 am
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Israeli Coronavirus Project Coordinator Urges Public to Get Tested, Adhere to Rules to Avoid Lockdown

JNS.org - Israeli Coronavirus Project Coordinator Ronni Gamzu urged the public to get tested for COVID-19 and warned that failure to adhere to social-distancing restrictions...

August 12, 2020 9:16 am
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‘Operation Home’ Lands New Olim From Mexico, as Well as Israelis Stranded Elsewhere

JNS.org - A first-of-its-kind charter flight from Mexico carried 230 new immigrants to Israel on Tuesday. Dubbed “Operation Home,” the flight was organized by the...

August 12, 2020 9:11 am
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Egypt Opens Gaza Border for First Time Since Coronavirus Outbreak

JNS.org - Egypt opened its border crossing with Gaza on Tuesday for the first time since March, when it was closed in order to curb...

August 11, 2020 9:54 am
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Netanyahu: High Court Ruling Against Demolition of Terrorist’s Home a ‘Big Mistake’

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticized the High Court of Justice on Monday over its ruling to halt the planned razing of the...

August 11, 2020 9:47 am
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Israel Reprimands Belgium for Working to ‘Mitigate Pro-Israel Voices’

JNS.org - Israel summoned Belgian Ambassador Jean-Luc Bodson to the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem on Monday to protest his country’s support of groups working to...

August 11, 2020 9:43 am
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Israel Ratifies ‘Historic’ Free-Trade Agreement With Colombia

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced the ratification of a free-trade agreement with Columbia, reached via video conference on Monday. Following the virtual meeting...

August 11, 2020 9:41 am
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Muslim Kazakhstan Adds Grave of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Schneerson to Heritage List

JNS.org - The US Commission for the Preservation of America’s Heritage Abroad recognized Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and former present Nursultan Nazarbayev for “facilitating the...

August 11, 2020 9:31 am
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Israel’s Hockey Team Captain Signs to Play in Oswiecim

JNS.org - The captain of Israel’s hockey team signed last week to play for the local team in Oswiecim, the Polish name for Auschwitz, where...

August 11, 2020 9:23 am
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Bank of Israel Governor Urges Government to Pass Budget, Prevent New Elections

JNS.org - Bank of Israel Governor Amir Yaron has called on the government to pass the national budget as soon as possible to stave off...

August 11, 2020 9:16 am
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Report: Biden Intervenes to Keep Word ‘Occupation’ Out of Democratic Party Platform

JNS.org - Former US Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive 2020 Democratic Party nominee for president, personally intervened to keep the word “occupation” out of...

August 10, 2020 11:12 am
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Israeli MKs Call for PA Prisoners’ Affairs Administration to Be Declared a Terrorist Group

JNS.org – Lawmakers from across Israel’s political spectrum have called on the country’s defense minister, Benny Gantz, to declare the Palestinian Authority’s Prisoners’ Affairs Administration...

August 10, 2020 10:38 am
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UAE Reunites Yemenite Jewish Family

JNS.org – The United Arab Emirates facilitated the reunion of a Jewish Yemenite family that had been separated for 15 years. According to a report by...

August 9, 2020 9:50 am
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Israeli Cabinet Meeting Cancelled Amid Ongoing State Budget Dispute

JNS.org - In the most blatant sign so far of confrontation within the current Israeli government, differences between the two major coalition partners have caused...

Features

Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...

Checking in on COVID-19 and Jewish Seniors

JNS.org - As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus has raged on, America’s Jewish community has suffered its share of...

Celebrating the Banai Family and the History of Israel in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Museums are in crisis all over the world due to the...

World

Jewish, Pro-Israel Groups Welcome News of UAE Peace Deal

Jewish and pro-Israel groups praised on Thursday the news of the normalization deal reached between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations stated,...

Israel

Netanyahu Hails ‘New Era’ in Israel’s Relations With Arab...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed the coming of a “new era” in his country's relations with the Arab world...

Middle East

Iran Official Says Israel-UAE Deal Will Not Secure Regional Peace

The agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates will not secure peace in the region, tweeted a special adviser on international affairs to the speaker of Iran’s parliament, in reaction...

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