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December 3, 2014 11:25 am
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Israeli Government Dissolved, General Elections Set for March 17, 2015

Israel is heading for early elections after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his ruling Likud party dissolved the current government. Elections for the 20th Knesset...

November 27, 2014 4:36 pm
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Cruise Ship Travel to Israel Down, But Tourism Survives Gaza War

In 2014, cruise ship traffic to Israel decreased by almost two-thirds in comparison with the year before. A cruise ship that docked in Ashdod during the...

November 27, 2014 4:24 pm
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Israel First Country to Recognize Aramean Nationality

Lost in the uproar over the proposed Israeli Nationality Bill has been the historic recognition of Arameans as a separate nationality in Israel. Israel...

November 26, 2014 12:19 pm
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Israeli Imam Terrorized for Condemning Jerusalem Synagogue Slaughter

Sheikh Samir Aasi, Imam of the main mosque in the city of Akko, openly condemned the massacre that took place last week in a Har...

November 26, 2014 8:10 am
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Second Temple Era Military Outpost Discovered, Possibly Destroyed by Alexander the Great

Archaeological excavations in Israel's Netiv Haasarah have uncovered a Persian era military installation. Netiv Haasarah is a town in the "Gaza envelope" with a population of...

November 24, 2014 8:37 am
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After Hajj, Israel Actively Works to Prevent MERS and Ebola Outbreaks

More than 5,000 Israeli Arabs are estimated to make the Hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia each year. This past year, 2,200 Gazans also made the trip,...

November 23, 2014 5:29 pm
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New App ‘Dig Quest: Israel’ Teaches Children About Archaeology in Israel

The Israeli Antiquities Authority is releasing a free app for iPhones and iPads. The app, called "Dig Quest: Israel," is meant to help kids get...

November 18, 2014 8:26 pm
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Slain Rabbi Mosheh Twersky Among ’36 Hidden Righteous People’, Says Student

Rabbi Mosheh Twersky, one of the victims killed in the Jerusalem synagogue terror attack on Tuesday morning, was escorted to his final resting place by...

November 17, 2014 5:06 pm
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In Galilee Clash, Druze Identify With Israel

Tensions between Druze and Israeli Arabs in a small Galilee town boiled over this weekend, resulting in brawls that left more than 40 people wounded...

November 14, 2014 1:30 am
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Jews Only Allowed to Ascend Temple Mount in Small Groups After Netanyahu Phone Call With King of Jordan

Israeli police at the Temple Mount have begun limiting Jewish entry to groups of five. The police also do not allow Jews to pray while...

November 13, 2014 12:17 pm
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Israeli and Kenyan Parliaments Sign Cooperation Agreement

Israel and Kenya signed an agreement Wednesday, pledging to strengthen ties and increase cooperation between the two countries. Representatives from Kenya's National Assembly met with...

November 7, 2014 4:23 pm
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Israel Police Chief: Fireworks Are a Threat (VIDEO)

In a disturbing new trend, Palestinian rioters and terrorists have begun using fireworks as weapons. Fireworks contain explosive charges, which can cause grave bodily injury,...

November 2, 2014 1:56 pm
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Israel Signs Weapons Deals With United States and Canada

Israel recently announced the purchase of a second squadron of F-35 multipurpose fighter planes from the United States. The news follows reports that an earlier sale...

November 2, 2014 1:44 pm
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Israel Hayom Bill Passes Knesset Committee Reading

Popular Israeli newspaper Israel Hayom is facing Knesset legislation threatening its business model. The paper, owned by billionaire Sheldon Adelson, is currently free, and boasts...

Culture

Israeli Director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ Wins Berlinale

Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his...

Why Matthew Broderick Wanted to Star in a Buddy Film About Jewish Mourning

Matthew Broderick’s comedic talent on screen is unquestionable. But starring in a film...

Features

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football

JNS.org - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...

World

Hebrew University Distances Itself From Lecturer Who Said Palestinian Kids ...

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem distanced itself from a professor who claimed that the Israeli military was using Palestinian children...

Israel

UK and Israel Sign Post-Brexit Free Trade Deal

The United Kingdom and Israel finalized a post-Brexit free trade agreement on Monday. British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox flew to Israel for the signing of the deal,...

Middle East

Netanyahu: Arab Countries Know Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Can’t Be ...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Monday in Jerusalem with a visiting Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish...

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