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  • PA official names five countries set to establish ties with Israel

    By Editor on September 18, 2020
    Following the success of Abraham Accords, talks are apparently underway with Oman, Sudan, the Comoros, Djibouti and Mauritania. By Paul Shindman, World Israel News A senior Palestinian official revealed what the Palestinian Authority believes are the next five predominantly Muslim countries to establish diplomatic relations with Israel, Kan News reports. Palestinian Authority official Ahmed Majdalani said that the PA says […]
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  • Arabs: Israel Is Not Our Enemy

    By Editor on September 17, 2020
    by Khaled Abu Toameh September 17, 2020 at 5:00 am Gatestone Institute “Times change, everything has changed, except for the Palestinian mood that rejects anything and everything.” — Saudi writer Amal Abdel Aziz al-Hazany, Asharq al-Awsat, September 15, 2020. “Palestinian leaders are the main cause for the suffering of their people. They have achieved nothing for the Palestinians. They only […]
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  • On Rosh Hashanah call, Trump tells American Jews ‘We love your country’ and asks for votes

    By Editor on September 17, 2020
    By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – Donald Trump spent much of his 20-minute call with American Jewish leaders (Conference Of Presidents) making the case for more American Jews to vote for him. He closed by repeating a line that has raised their eyebrows before. A Campaign Call? “We really appreciate you,” Trump said as he signed off the call, an […]
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  • Turkey’s bid to return to Ottoman-era glory endangers Israel and the region

    By Editor on September 15, 2020
    By ISRAEL KASNETT (JNS) – Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has high ambitions. He wants to take his country back to what he perceives as the glory days of the Ottoman Empire, but the leader, who has been described as “pugnacious” and has been at the pinnacle of power since 2002, appears to be leading the country down the wrong […]
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  • Bahrain will normalize ties with Israel, Trump announces

    By Editor on September 11, 2020
    By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Bahrain will normalize ties with Israel at a White House ceremony, Donald Trump said Friday, Sept. 11, on Twitter, less than a month after the United Arab Emirates agreed to normalize ties with the Jewish state. Trump said at the White House that he believed more Arab nations would soon sign on to normalization […]
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  • Israel logs more than 1,000 coronavirus dead and world’s highest infection rate; Curfews imposed

    By Editor on September 8, 2020
    By MARCY OSTER NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Israel passed a grim milestone over the weekend as its tally of coronavirus deaths exceeded 1,000. The country currently has the highest rate of new infections per capita in the world, with an average of 199.3 new cases a day per 1 million residents for the week ending Sept. 2, according to […]
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  • Israelis now able to fly UAE’s Etihad Airways

    By Editor on September 4, 2020
    (JNS) – Israelis can now purchase tickets on the United Arab Emirates’ national carrier, Etihad Airways, to destinations in the Middle East, Asia, Australia and elsewhere, following the U.S.-brokered normalization treaty between Jerusalem and Abu Dhabi. The flights offered to Israelis will not take off from Tel Aviv, however, but from Abu Dhabi, Israel’s business daily Globes reported on Tuesday, Sept. 1. According to […]
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  • ‘This will completely change Jewish life in Austria’: Thousands of Jews around the world expected to apply for Austrian citizenship

    By Editor on September 3, 2020
    BY TOBY AXELROD NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Caroline Wellbery’s father, the late German literary scholar Egon Schwarz, fled Austria with his family after the Nazis annexed the country in 1938, when he was 15. Schwarz ended up studying in the United States and then teaching at Harvard and Washington University in St. Louis. His escape was “a deeply life-changing […]
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  • Israel’s coronavirus Cabinet approves new ‘traffic light’ plan to curb pandemic

    By Editor on September 2, 2020
    (JNS) – Israel’s ministerial coronavirus Cabinet has approved a new plan to tackle the pandemic. Crafted by Coronavirus Project Coordinator Ronni Gamzu, the “traffic light” plan, which imposes COVID-19 restrictions on different areas based on their risk levels, is scheduled to go into effect on Sept. 6, Israel’s Channel 12 News reported. According to the report, every area in the country will […]
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  • Group of 700-plus individuals from India slated to make aliyah after High Holidays

    By Editor on September 2, 2020
    By JOSH HASTEN (JNS) – Israel’s Minister of Aliyah and Absorption Knesset member Penina Tamanu-Shata announced in August that in cooperation with the Interior Ministry, she is moving ahead with plans for the aliyah of 722 members of the Bnei Menashe community of northeastern India. The first group is anticipated to arrive in Israel after the Jewish High Holidays, which […]
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