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Israel

  • Almog Elijis, consulate general of Israel, New York sent this note to The Jewish World

    By jwadmin on November 14, 2018
    To the Editor: Hamas is a designated terror organization, motivated by the ideology and doctrine to annihilate the state of Israel. On November 12th beginning at 4:30 p.m. and throughout the night, Hamas launched an unprecedented attack on Israel, firing over 400 rockets from the Gaza strip into Israeli towns and communities. Dozens of Israeli civilians have been hurt by the […]
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  • Right-wing lawmaker’s speech booed at Tel Aviv Rabin memorial

    By jwadmin on November 9, 2018
    JERUSALEM (JTA) – A speech by a Likud government minister was drowned out with boos and noisemakers at an annual rally in memory of slain Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Many in the crowd of tens of thousands of people at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv called for Tzachi Hanegbi to “get off the stage” and “apologize.” It was the 23rd memorial […]
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  • P.M. Netanyahu speaks with Tree of Life rabbi to express condolences, thanks

    By jwadmin on November 8, 2018
    JERUSALEM (JTA) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke by phone with Tree of Life Congregation Rabbi Jeffrey Myers. Netanyahu reached out to the rabbi, the last day of funerals for the 11 victims of the shooting in the synagogue building. ‏‎‏”I called Rabbi Jeffrey Myers of the Tree of Life synagogue to send once again my condolences to the […]
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  • Israeli lawmakers debate U.S. anti-Semitism without U.S. Jewish input

    By jwadmin on November 7, 2018
    By SAM SOKOL JERUSALEM (JTA) — In the wake of the deadly shooting Oct. 27 at a Pittsburgh synagogue, Israeli lawmakers gathered for a special meeting for a discussion of anti-Semitism in America. It was dialogue that at times grew heated: Politicians yelled at each other and argued about the definition of anti-Semitism, the occupation and the movement to boycott Israel, […]
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  • Israel sends rescue forces to Jordan following deadly floods

    By jwadmin on November 2, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) — Israel is assisting Jordanian rescue forces dealing with flash floods that have killed 18 people. Water from heavy rains caught high school students and their teachers visiting hot springs near the Dead Sea, on its Jordanian side, the Israel Broadcasting Corp. reported Thursday. Along with the fatalities, 35 people were injured. Israel’s military said it […]
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  • PA condemns Pittsburgh murder of Jews

    By jwadmin on November 1, 2018
    By ITAMAR MARCUS (Palestinian Media Watch via JNS) – In an unusual move, the Palestinian Authority (PA) Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the recent murder of 11 Jews in the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh by the anti-Semite Robert Bowers: “The [PA] Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates condemned the terror attack that was carried out yesterday against a synagogue […]
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  • Israel Post and the U.S. Postal Service jointly issue Chanukah stamp

    By jwadmin on November 1, 2018
    JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel Post and the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) recently issued a joint stamp for Chanukah. The stamp also is meant to celebrate 70 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and the United States. The new stamp design was launched simultaneously in the Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island, the oldest synagogue in the United States, and […]
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  • Ethiopian Falash Mura Jews languish in Ethiopia;Activists work to release Israel’s brakes

    By jwadmin on November 1, 2018
    By ELIANA RUDEE (JNS) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon approved a plan at their weekly Cabinet meeting on Oct. 7, to bring to Israel another 1,000 Ethiopian Jews, or Falash Mura, whose ancestors converted to Christianity under pressure in the early 1900s. Some 8,000 Falash Mura are waiting to make aliyah from Ethiopia, their immigration previously […]
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  • Chinese vice president visits Israel in a sign of growing friendship

    By jwadmin on October 26, 2018
    JERUSALEM (JTA) – Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan is visiting Israel for what Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called ” the most important visit by a Chinese leader in the last 18 years.” Wang arrived Monday, Oct. 22,  for the four-day visit, which is focusing on the countries’ economic ties. He is the most senior Chinese official to visit Israel since 2000. […]
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  • Israeli and Jordanian experts downplay significance of peace-treaty changes

    By jwadmin on October 25, 2018
    BY ISRAEL KASNETT (JNS) – Jordan’s King Abdullah just recently announced that he informed Israel “of an end to the application of the peace-treaty annexes regarding al-Baqura and al-Ghumar.” The king was referring to a small area in Naharayim in Israel’s north and the Tzofar enclave in the Arava in Israel’s south, both of which were leased from Jordan in the 1994 peace […]
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