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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...

Features

Severe Storm Flattens Sukkahs From New Jersey to Boston

A fierce wind and rainstorm wreaked havoc on sukkahs from New Jersey to Boston, leaving a path of destruction that...

Saluting One of the Last Living Heroes of Israel’s Fight for Independence

JNS.org - When Harold “Smoky” Simon grins at you, it’s hard to remember...

Sukkot: A Jewish Thanksgiving

JNS.org - Sukkot is akin to a Jewish Thanksgiving. On Thanksgiving in America, no matter their religion or background, families...

World

UK Jewish Groups Condemn Desecration of Synagogue Cemetery

Leading UK Jewish groups on Wednesday condemned the recent desecration of a Jewish cemetery in Rochester, Kent. The vandalism at the Chatham Memorial Synagogue cemetery in Rochester, Kent, apparently took place...

Israel

Mystery Martyr’s Church Unearthed in the Holy Land

A Byzantine-era church built in honor of an unnamed martyr has been unearthed near Jerusalem after a three-year excavation, Israeli researchers said on Wednesday. The dig uncovered floors decorated with vast...

Middle East

Report: Palestinian Convert to Judaism Arrested, Tortured by PA

JNS.org - A 50-year-old Palestinian man who recently converted to Judaism was arbitrarily arrested by Palestinian Authority security forces two weeks ago and is still in custody, according to a...

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