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Posts Tagged: Association of Gulf Jewish Communities

October 12, 2021 9:09 am

Bahrain Holds First Jewish Wedding in 50 Years

JNS.org - The Association of Gulf Jewish Communities (AGJC), the people-to-people network of Jewish communities from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries that are developing...

August 24, 2021 11:00 am

Rosh Hashanah: A Time of Renewal and Unity

JNS.org - As Jews, every Rosh Hashanah, we rededicate our commitment to Judaism. We reaffirm our devotion to Jewish law, and we strive to maintain our...

April 29, 2021 3:40 pm

Virtual Lag B’Omer-Iftar Celebration Celebrates Jewish-Muslim Dialogue, ‘Interfaith Diplomacy’ in Gulf

The Association of Gulf Jewish Communities (AGJC) hosted a virtual webinar on Thursday about the importance of religious tolerance and coexistence between the Muslim and...

April 7, 2021 9:12 am

Jewish Communities in Gulf Commemorate Holocaust With Muslims

JNS.org - Jews in the Gulf will commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day this week together with Muslims, through a program hosted by the Association of Gulf...

March 24, 2021 10:00 am

An Open Letter to Tom Friedman From the UAE

JNS.org - Mr. Thomas Friedman, in your March 2 New York Times op-ed—“Jumping Jehoshaphat! Have You Seen How Many Israelis Just Visited The U.A.E?”—you say...

March 24, 2021 9:56 am

What I’ve Learned Teaching Jewish Texts in the UAE

JNS.org - In 2011, on one of my first trips to the United Arab Emirates, I sat in on a class taught by then-New York...

February 17, 2021 10:21 am

Association in Gulf States to Boost Regional Jewish Life From ‘Beit Din’ to Kosher Agency

JNS.org - As Jewish life continues to flourish and grow in the Gulf states, the local Jewish communities of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia...

February 15, 2021 10:04 am

Six GCC Countries Form First Association to Enhance Regional Jewish Life

JNS.org - As Jewish life continues to flourish and grow in the Gulf, the local Jewish communities of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and...


Portugal Opens Inquiry Into Roman Abramovich’s Citizenship

The Portuguese authority responsible for nationality matters has opened an internal inquiry into the granting of citizenship to billionaire Chelsea...


Report: Netanyahu Gives Permission to Advance Plea Deal Negotiations

i24 News – Israel's former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave permission to move forward with negotiations for a plea deal, Israel's Kan reported Monday. Netanyahu and his family met with their...

Middle East

Turkey’s Halkbank Shares Jump After US Prosecution Put on Hold

Turkey's Halkbank shares climbed more than 8% on Monday after a US appeals court put its prosecution by the federal government, for allegedly helping Iran evade American sanctions, on hold...


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