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October 16, 2015 4:32 am
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US Christians Donate Money to Israeli Victims of Latest Terror Attacks

JERUSALEM - The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews announced this week that it will send 4,000 Israeli Shekels, or approximately $1,034, to every individual or...

September 18, 2015 4:24 am
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Israeli Schools Use Google Hangouts to Bring Jewish and Arab Students Together

A unique program in Israeli schools is bringing Jewish and Arab students together by utilizing technology to break down barriers. The effort is led by former...

September 10, 2015 6:35 am
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Environmentalists Slam Israel-Jordan Water-Exchange Plan

Jordan Valley - An Israeli plan to supply Jordan with water from the Sea of Galilee via a new pipeline is drawing harsh criticism from...

September 10, 2015 6:21 am
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Approaching Rosh Hashanah, Israelis Near Gaza Border Still Traumatized by Last Summer’s War

One year after the end of Operation Protective Edge, Israeli communities near the Gaza Strip are still reeling from the rocket fire and the terrible...

September 4, 2015 6:18 am
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Wheelchair-Bound Israelis Swim in Ocean for First Time

A dozen disabled Israelis got to experience a day at the beach -- some for their first time -- using special amphibious wheelchairs on Wednesday,...

September 2, 2015 7:15 am
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Protesters Call on Hamas to Release Mentally Handicapped Israeli Held in Gaza

EREZ CROSSING - Activists and relatives of Avera Mengistu, a 28-year-old Israeli-Ethiopian Jew who crossed the border into the Gaza Strip last September and has been missing ever...

Culture

Edelman Cleats in Memory of Pittsburgh Shooting Victims Sell for $10,000

JNS.org - Specialized cleats worn by New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman...

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft to be Awarded ‘Jewish Nobel’

JNS.org - New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will be awarded what Time magazine has dubbed the “Jewish Nobel:” the Genesis Prize, one...

Features

Places to Visit in Israel If You Really Want to Learn Its History

Are you or a family member traveling to Israel in 2019? Are you looking for something more than the average...

In New Initiative, Yad Vashem Tackles 21st Century Antisemitism

JNS.org - It is American teachers like Lori Fulton who, with their commitment to Holocaust education, are poised to be...

With Synagogue Membership Dwindling, Musician Looks to Show Meaning with Music

Joey Weisenberg may not look like a rock star. But staring at the...

World

Assassinated Polish Mayor Will Posthumously Receive Award Named For WWII Re...

Pawel Adamowicz, the mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk who was assassinated on Sunday night, will posthumously receive a...

Israel

Changing of the Guard at the IDF: New Chief of Staff Kochavi Officially Ass...

New IDF chief of staff, Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi, officially entered the role on Tuesday at an installation ceremony at the...

Middle East

Iran Satellite Launch, Which US Warned Against, Fails

Iran's bid to put a satellite into orbit, in defiance of US warnings, failed on Tuesday after the rocket carrying it did not reach escape velocity, as the country's telecoms...

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