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ARTICLES BY: Jonathan Benedek / Tazpit News Agency


October 20, 2015 11:45 am
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Terror Attacks Having Impact on Jerusalem Nightlife

JERUSALEM -- The current wave of terrorist attacks has some Israelis rethinking their daily routines. “They call it terror for a reason,” Udi Kaniel, co-owner of Jerusalem...

October 18, 2015 7:58 am
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Terror Attacks Have Jerusalem Residents Learning Self-Defense

The current wave of terrorist stabbing attacks in Jerusalem and elsewhere has left many Israelis on edge. In light of the current security situation, the...

October 12, 2015 7:11 am
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Thousands of Additional Police Deployed to Bolster Security in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM - Against the backdrop of a surge in terror attacks across Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has asked security officials to expand police presence throughout the country,...

October 2, 2015 5:37 am
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Europe Gives More Money to UNRWA as Part of Its Solution to Migrant Crisis

Against the backdrop of the current refugee crisis that has swamped Europe, the European Union announced on September 30 that it will be providing more...

October 1, 2015 8:39 am
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Jerusalem Police Take Measures to Prevent Escalation of Violence During Sukkot Holiday

JERUSALEM - In light of the recent escalation of violence in Israel’s capital, the Jerusalem police are taking measures to preserve stability and order. “Police units are in...

October 1, 2015 7:53 am
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Rare Church Mosaic, Uncovered by Israeli Schoolchildren, to Go on Display

Approximately two years ago, an extremely unique 1,500-year-old mosaic, which comprised part of the floor of an abandoned church from the Byzantine era, was discovered...

September 30, 2015 7:36 am
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Tourism to Israel Makes Comeback After Gaza-War Slump

Tourism in Israel has made a comeback from its downward spiral during and shortly after last summer's war in Gaza. "The recovery trend after Operation Protective Edge continues...

September 9, 2015 7:51 am
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Heavy Sandstorm Strikes Israel, Elderly and Children Seek Medical Aid

A heavy sandstorm hit Israel early Tuesday morning, blowing in from Syria and Jordan in the northwest. The storm considerably raised air pollution levels in northern...

September 7, 2015 7:35 am
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Agreement Reached Between Netanyahu and Arab MKs on Integration Plan for Israeli Arabs

Prime Minister Netanyahu convened a meeting last week aimed at finding solutions to help integrate and improve the Arab-Israeli sector. Attendees included Joint Arab List leader MK Ayman Odeh,...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Jews Cast Weary Eye on German Election Results, With Strong Showing of Far-...

As expected, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was reelected on Sunday to a fourth term in office in her country’s federal...

Israel

‘The Jewish People Know What It Is to Struggle for an Independent Hom...

As five million Kurds in northern Iraq prepare for Monday's historic referendum on independence, Israelis from across the political spectrum...

Middle East

Syria to Top Agenda During Russian Defense Minister’s First Visit to ...

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu will visit the Jewish state in October and meet with his Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman,...

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