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  • Newly renovated Alexandria synagogue hosts Egypt’s largest service in decades

    By jwadmin on February 20, 2020
    (JNS) – A recently restored synagogue in Alexandria, Egypt, just hosted the country’s biggest Jewish prayer service in decades. About 180 diaspora Jews who have Egyptian roots traveled to Egypt to participate in Shabbat services celebrating the newly renovated 14th-century Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue, reported The Jerusalem Post. The weekend was organized by the Nebi Daniel Association, which is dedicated to the […]
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  • Conference of Presidents sends 30 leaders to Saudi Arabia parley

    By jwadmin on February 19, 2020
    By ALEX TRAIMAN (JNS) – A delegation of 30 Jewish American leaders was recently hosted by senior government officials in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, for a four-day summit organized by the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, the first such specifically Jewish delegation to the Sunni Muslim kingdom in nearly three decades. The mission to the Saudi Arabia took […]
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  • PA religious adviser: Accepting Trump’s ‘filth of the century’ is treason

    By jwadmin on February 6, 2020
    (JNS) – Speaking in the days leading up to U.S. President Donald Trump’s unveiling of his peace plan last week, top Palestinian Authority official Mahmoud al-Habbash warned that acceptance of the deal would be “humiliating” and “shameful,” and threatened that whoever does accept it “will pay the price of treason.” Moreover, according to Israel-based watchdog group Palestinian Media Watch (PMW), […]
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  • Magen David Adom sends protective gear to Chabad in China amid coronavirus outbreak

    By jwadmin on February 6, 2020
    By FAYGIE HOLT (JNS) – A shipment of medical supplies from Magen David Adom in Israel were delivered on Monday, Feb. 3 to Chabad in China to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. At the request of Chabad, Magen David Adom sent 2,000 face masks and 200 full-body protection kits. The latter includes suits and masks, along with covers […]
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  • Iconic Albert Einstein image appears on world’s smallest gold coin

    By jwadmin on January 31, 2020
    By MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Switzerland’s state-owned mint has put the image of Albert Einstein on what it says is the smallest gold coin in the world. The 1/4-franc gold coin, with a diameter of 2.96mm and weighing 0.063g (or 1/500 ounce), was recently issued by the Swissmint. The coin features the famous image of Albert Einstein sticking out his […]
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  • As Holocaust revisionism grows in Europe, Israel steps up commemorative efforts

    By jwadmin on January 31, 2020
    By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ OSWIECIM, Poland (JTA) – Like many Holocaust survivors, 93-year-old Rosa Bloch has visited Auschwitz several times for International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemorations. Held in the dead of the Polish winter on Jan. 27, the day the Soviet Union liberated the former Nazi death camp in 1945, the annual ceremony offers participants an inkling of the hardships endured […]
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  • DC Report: Peace plan not — more like Monopoly’s Get Out of Jail Free card

    By jwadmin on January 30, 2020
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield If you really want to know how serious President Trump is about Middle East peace, just check out the Palestinian delegation he invited to the White House along with Israeli leaders for the unveiling of his long-promised Deal of the Century. What’s that? There weren’t any? Only Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival, Benny […]
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  • The key points of the Trump Middle East peace plan, explained

    By jwadmin on January 29, 2020
    By GABE FRIEDMAN NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Donald Trump unveiled his long-awaited Middle East peace plan on Tuesday, Jan. 28, and the release event was a doozy. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu joined Trump at a news conference and compared it to President Harry Truman’s recognition of the State of Israel in 1948. Netanyahu also snuck in the fact […]
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  • Israelis pay tribute to Kobe Bryant after NBA legend dies in helicopter crash

    By jwadmin on January 28, 2020
    (JNS) – Following the news that famed NBA player Kobe Bryant died on Sunday in a helicopter crash in California, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tweeted that the 41-year-old was “one of the greatest basketball players in history,” and called his death “a sad day for all sports fans in the world.” The Israeli foreign minister also sent condolences “to his […]
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  • Al-Qaeda prompts calls to target ‘Zionist-Crusader alliance’ worldwide

    By jwadmin on January 24, 2020
    (JNS) – Al-Qaeda’s General Command recently released a statement in Arabic and English commending the past year of operations by the Al-Qaeda-linked terror groups Al-Shabab in Somalia and the Group to Support Islam and Muslims in West Africa. Those operations were part of the “Jerusalem will never be Judaized” campaign, according to a report by The Middle East Media Research […]
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