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ARTICLES BY: Michael Bachner / Tazpit News Agency


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

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

World

All 100 US Senators Sign Letter Urging UN Chief to ‘Root Out’ W...

All 100 U.S. senators signed a letter Thursday asking U.N. Secretary General António Guterres to address what the lawmakers call...

Israel

UNESCO Draft Resolution Declaring Israeli Sovereignty Over Jerusalem ‘...

The United Nations' cultural organization UNESCO is to vote next Tuesday, May 2, on a resolution introduced by the Palestinians and...

Middle East

London Conference Promoting Trade With Iran Draws Strong Warning Over ̵...

A global conference in London promoting trade with Iran has drawn a warning from a leading advocacy group opposed to...

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