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May 5, 2020 1:24 pm
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With Seas Empty Due to Coronavirus Crisis, Endangered Sharks Spotted Off Israel’s Mediterranean Coast

Israel’s coast has become a haven for an endangered shark species that has disappeared from most of the rest of the Mediterranean Sea. Researchers from the...

May 4, 2020 6:57 am
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Celebrating San Remo and Jewish Sovereignty

Last week, we celebrated the momentous occasion of the 100-year anniversary of the San Remo Conference (April 19-26, 1920), convened in San Remo, Italy by...

May 3, 2020 9:02 pm
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Palestinian Workers Return to Israel for First Time Since Coronavirus Closures

Palestinian workers entered Israel on Sunday for the first time since coronavirus closure measures were imposed. Construction, agricultural, and industrial workers were allowed in, in coordination...

May 1, 2020 10:06 am
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A Vaccine for Israel’s Political Paralysis?

The coronavirus pandemic has emerged as a vaccine to the political paralysis in Israel. Even if the vaccine has a temporary effect, and holds for...

April 30, 2020 2:18 pm
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Hamas Official: Prisoner Exchange Talks With Israel Are Progressing

A senior Hamas official said on Thursday that indirect talks with Israel on a possible prisoner exchange agreement were progressing. Hamas is currently holding Israeli citizens...

April 30, 2020 6:54 am
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Israel-Haters Can’t Resist Antisemitic Slanders on COVID-19

JNS.org - Tens of thousands of Arab citizens of Israel serve as doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care professionals. Arab Israelis comprise 17 percent...

April 29, 2020 6:55 am
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Good News, Bad News in Latest Poll on Israel

Over the last year, we have continued to hear a lot about growing antisemitism, the BDS movement, media bias, and suggestions that the Democratic Party...

April 28, 2020 6:14 am
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Independence Day Parades in Jerusalem — 1967 and 1968

On May 15, 1967, Israel's Independence Day parade was held in Jerusalem. It was a parade with historical significance. But the parade also faced opposition...

April 23, 2020 6:42 am
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‘Financial Times’ Calls Israel ‘Segregated’

An April 17th Financial Times article peddles a lie about Israel in its very headline: The article itself, reported from Haifa, the city that’s arguably the...

April 22, 2020 2:52 pm
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Outrage Greets Danish Lutheran Group’s Rewrite of Bible to Omit Word ‘Israel’

The news that a Danish Lutheran group had rewritten the Bible in order to omit the word “Israel” has been greeted by outrage, with critics...

April 22, 2020 6:27 am
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Top PLO Official’s Son in Egyptian Prison; Family Falsely Claims It’s Because He Supports BDS

Last year, Ramy Nabeel Shaath was arrested in Egypt; he was also recently added to a terrorism watch list in the country. At the time of...

April 22, 2020 5:44 am
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Israel Memories

Warmly greeting my family at Ben Gurion airport in September 1974 was Haggai, a Tel Aviv University history professor who would become my mentor and...

April 20, 2020 6:51 am
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The Fauda Effect: Israeli Active Defense on the Screen

The Israeli concept of “active defense” has long been used by the film industry as a tool with which to showcase the Israeli perspective on...

April 19, 2020 7:13 pm
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Hamas Threatens Violence if Israel Doesn’t Meet Demands for Advanced Coronavirus Equipment

As fears rise of a major coronavirus outbreak in Gaza, a senior Hamas official threatened violence against Israel if the terrorist group does not receive...

Features

One New York Family’s Story of Surviving Coronavirus

JNS.org - For Sarit Haviv, 53, of Mill Basin in Brooklyn, New York, the toughest part of having COVID-19 was...

New Book of Poetry Finds Relevance During Coronavirus

David Caplan is a Hasidic professor and poet who once wrote about the works of Eminem and Jay-Z. His new...

World

US to End Sanctions Waivers Allowing Some Work at Iran Nuclear Sites

The United States has decided to end sanctions waivers allowing Russian, Chinese and European firms to continue work at certain Iranian nuclear sites, an American official and another source familiar with...

Israel

Netanyahu Participates in Coronavirus Conference With World Leaders

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu participated in a video conference on Wednesday with world leaders dealing with the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The meeting was the third of its kind,...

Middle East

Iran Changes Tack in Iraq After Soleimani Assassination

Two diplomats are quietly leading Iran's push to influence politics in Iraq, in a departure from the more blunt enforcement employed by Qassem Soleimani, a top commander slain in a US...

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