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Shahar Azani is Executive Director of StandWithUs Northeast Region and a former Israeli diplomat, who served, among other capacities, as Spokesperson of Israel’s Consulate in NYC.

ARTICLES BY: Shahar Azani


May 2, 2017 10:21 am
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A Birthday Celebration for Israel

Now is a great time to lift one’s head from the daily hustle, and take a bird's eye view of the larger picture. Little more than a century ago,...

March 3, 2017 7:28 am
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Dead Jews Matter, But So Do the Living

Last week, more than 150 headstones were vandalized at the Chesed Shel Emeth Jewish Cemetery in University City, Missouri. Similar acts have been taking place all across...

October 21, 2015 10:48 am
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It’s the Education, Stupid!

Fifteen-year old Helena Rapp woke up to another sunny day in her hometown of the Israeli city of Bat-Yam. It was 7:30 am when she was walking to...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

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

North Korea Threatens US With ‘Horrible Nuclear Strike’

North Korea warned Tuesday that the US will be destroyed if it chooses to defy the "military giant" led by leader Kim Jong Un. "In case the US opts for confrontation...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Middle East

Abbas Tells Trump Israel-Palestinian Peace Deal Can Be Reached This Year

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told US President Donald Trump Wednesday a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians can be reached this year, adding it could be "the deal of...

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