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Israel

  • Israeli food for thought: 33 percent of its eats goes to waste

    By jwadmin on March 21, 2018
    (JNS) – A new report presents, for the first time in Israel, a detailed model for the estimation of food loss in the retail and distribution sectors: in retail chains, open markets, local grocery stores and small retailers. Conspicuous Waste Leket Israel, in partnership with BDO, released its “Third National Report on Food Waste and Rescue in Israel” report at a recent […]
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  • Hundreds of prospective immigrants to Israel learn what it takes to make the move

    By jwadmin on March 15, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) — Nearly 1,500 prospective immigrants to Israel attended a mega-event to learn about what it takes to make aliyah. The Mega Aliyah Fair held in New York City at John Jay College drew singles, families and retirees looking to prepare themselves for such a big move. The event, which grew out of much smaller aliyah fairs originated […]
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  • Air India flight over Saudi airspace part of delicate ‘political change’ in Arab world

    By jwadmin on March 14, 2018
    By ARIEL KAHANA (Makor Rishon/Exclusive to JNS via JNS) – Air India  recently began selling tickets for the first flight in its new leg from New Delhi to Tel Aviv and back again. The route, which will begin operations on March 22 with three weekly flights by the national carrier of India, will fly directly over Saudi Arabia. Breaking An Embargo Today, all […]
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  • Sen. Schumer is wrong about settlements

    By jwadmin on March 14, 2018
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer told AIPAC’s 18,000 delegates that Israeli settlements are not obstacles to peace. He is wrong. They are and that’s what they were intended to be. My source is the man known as the patron of the settler movement, Ariel Sharon. I first met him in 1980 when he was Prime […]
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  • What does Mike Pompeo as secretary of state mean for Israel and the Jews?

    By jwadmin on March 14, 2018
    By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – Like the rest of the world, Rex Tillerson got the news of his firing on Twitter. “Thank you to Rex Tillerson for his service!” was the only reference to the now-outgoing secretary of state in a tweet President Donald Trump posted at 8:44 a.m. that also announced Tillerson’s nominated replacement, CIA director Mike Pompeo, […]
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  • Egalitarian prayer a protected right in special Western Wall section, Israel’s attorney general tells Supreme Court

    By jwadmin on March 9, 2018
    JERUSALEM (JTA) — Egalitarian Jewish prayer is a protected right in the area set aside for it at the southern end of the Western Wall, Israel’s attorney general told the country’s Supreme Court. The pronouncement means that the state considers the area near the Robinson’s Arch set aside for egalitarian prayer an official part of the holy site, The Jerusalem Post […]
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  • The accusations against Benjamin Netanyahu: What you need to know

    By jwadmin on March 7, 2018
    By BEN SALES NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Benjamin Netanyahu is in trouble. Maybe. The Israeli prime minister is engulfed simultaneous in four separate scandals, and each day seems to bring him more bad news. Netanyahu could be indicted or pushed out of office—or both. Challenge or Death Knell? Whether this is the beginning of the end of the Netanyahu era, […]
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  • Can Netanyahu ignore real concerns as he is cheered in D.C.?

    By jwadmin on February 28, 2018
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield – When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu comes to Washington next week the cheering of the crowds at the AIPAC policy conference (March 4-6) and the embrace of Donald Trump are likely to go to his head like the bubbles in a glass of the expensive champagne his wife likes so much. It can be very seductive.  Thousands […]
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  • Amid gnawing corruption scandals, Netanyahu maintains hold of his seat

    By jwadmin on February 28, 2018
    By ISRAEL KASNETT (JNS) – While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming meeting with United States President Donald Trump next week would normally be the main topic of conversation on Israeli airwaves and in street-side coffee shops, instead it’s the mounting allegations of corruption involving the prime minister that has enraptured the nation. On Tuesday, Feb. 27. a district court rejected […]
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  • The U.S.-Israel honeymoon may not last…

    By jwadmin on February 28, 2018
    By DANIEL PIPES President Trump has taken two unprecedented steps highly favorable to Israel: recognizing Jerusalem as its capital and cutting funds to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), an organization ultimately devoted to eliminating the Jewish state. These long-overdue actions break antique log-jams dating back nearly 70 years and offer fresh opportunities to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. […]
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