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Arab funding for Palestinian Authority down 85% in 2020

Arab aid for the Palestinian Authority plummeted by 85% in 2020, the New Arab reported Wednesday. According to the report,

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Discussion on the Future of the Jewish People by three Israeli Visionaries. Part I

https://israelseen.com/shows/lhdpart1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS | More Discussion on the Future of the Jewish People by three Israeli Visionaries. Part I This discussion was originally held in 2007 but is still very

Politics | BDS

University of Illinois Student Government Buries BDS Provision in Racial Justice Resolution

The University of Illinois's student government buried a boycott, divestment, and sanctions provision in a resolution opposing violence against blacks.

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CTECH - Israel's Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News   Interview | Nasdaq saw 10 times the IPOs it expected in 2020, says stock exchange president. Nelson Griggs, the president of the Nasdaq stock exchange, expected the number of IPOs w

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 23, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 23, 2020 There is so much optimism for a better future in this week’s positive Israel newsletter. Amazing Israeli medical advances include fighting Covid-19 and printing replacement human organs. Isr

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Zionist.

  Via Emunah: To Linda Sarsour, who once angrily  proclaimed that  you cannot be a feminist if you are a Zionist , meet  our fearless Jewish...

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Jack Cohen - Paradigm Shift in the Middle East

Jack Cohen – Paradigm Shift in the Middle East The Trump Administration is in the process of selling F-35 fighter jets to the UAE. Until now, Israel has been the only country in the Middle East which has received these advanced jets. This is because

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Cool Getaway - Watch National Parks in Israel!

Cool Getaway – Watch National Parks in Israel! Now more than ever, despite the record breaking heat and continued #SocialDistancing rules, nature offers some cool getaways in Israel for these hot #COVID19 #summer days.  

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Trumping Palestinian lies and Tehran’s agenda

In one fell swoop, Trump set the record straight about Israel and its neighbors.

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UNPACKED - WATCH -The Story of Israel and Iran

UNPACKED – WATCH -The Story of Israel and Iran Iran used to be Israel’s sole ally in the Middle East, but it now regularly calls for Israel’s destruction. How did these two countries go from being close regional partners to sworn enemies? Find o

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Exclusive:Devorah Klein - Being Prepared Mentally Can Save A Life

Exclusive:Devorah Klein – Being Prepared Mentally Can Save A Life Earlier this week on a Wednesday night, just after 9 p.m. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Chani Vaknin, was returning from her nightly run, when a neighbor approached her, just as she w

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Jews who hate Trump and do not know why - Opeds

Some Jews in an act of colossal memory loss sponsor Antifa and BLM. Their ancestors financed the Bolsheviks, then faced firing squads.Op-ed.

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An achievement that will be taught in the diplomacy books

The peace agreements between Israel, the UAE and Bahrain are an economic, diplomatic and strategic breakthrough. On the economic front,

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Larry Levine - Peace deal driving "Peace" Advocates Crazy

Larry Levine – Peace deal driving “Peace” Advocates Crazy   Instead of pretending to support the Jewish state, Trump did the unthinkable he actually supported them.   Moving the embassy to Jerusalem. Offering up a peace plan wi

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FLASHBACK: Pundits Predicted Jerusalem Embassy Move Would Kill Middle East Peace

With Israel, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signing a historic treaty at the White House on Tuesday, the Free Beacon looks back on predictions of Middle East turmoil when the Trump administration recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Morning Greatness: Media Frets About Maskless Abraham Accords Signing

Good Wednesday morning. Here is what’s on the president’s agenda today: The president participates in a High Holy Days Call with Jewish Leaders President Trump has lunch with the Vice President The president delivers remarks at National Republican Congres

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel: Vital-sign scanning offers a way to travel, dine out again

Binah’s AI-powered software scans skin to read vital signs identified by epidemiologists as being associated with a likelihood of Covid-19 infection.

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Say their names: The forgotten American victims of Palestinian terror

Where are the memorial rallies and candle-lit vigils? Where are the demands to bring the killers to justice? Where are the letter-writing campaigns to press the Trump administration to act?

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Marking 'dawn of new Middle East,' Israel signs historic deals with UAE, Bahrain | The Times of Israel

Trump speaks of 'changing course of history,' Netanyahu hopes for end to Arab-Israeli conflict 'once and for all,' while Gulf FMs pledge commitment to Palestinian cause

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'Pakistan could be next to normalize ties with Israel'

The historic peace deals between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have send shockwave across the Arab world, meeting

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Jonathan Sacks - "Building the Future" Watch Part 3

Jonathan Sacks – “Building the Future” Watch Part 3 Here is the third in my series of three drashot as we approach Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. The subject of this talk is “Building the Future”. This series is generously spo

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Report: UAE-Israel deal to be phased to block Israel from applying sovereignty before 2024

Man in comma since Hanukkah stabbing opens eyes, is breathing on his own, sources say.

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Sabine Sterk - The Other Side Is Real - Shana Tova 5781

Sabine Sterk – The Other Side Is Real – Shana Tova 5781 We nearly enter the new year 5781, time to look back and reflect on 5781. 5780 in my opinion was one of the most remarkable years from the last decades. To start with the bad news: Little

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What Bahrain’s deal with Israel really means

The Bahrain agreement with Israel is another important step in assembling a Washington-led coalition against a major strategic threat

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The Weizmann Institute of Science and Mohamed bin Zayed University in the UAE to Collaborate on Artificial Intelligence Research

The Weizmann Institute of Science and Mohamed bin Zayed University in the UAE to Collaborate on Artificial Intelligence Research   The Weizmann Institute of Science and Mohamed bin Zayed University in the UAE to Collaborate on Artificial Intelligence

Politics | Leftists Are Insane

Pelosi: Trump Negotiating Peace Between Israel and Arab Countries Is a 'Distraction'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi really fumbled a question about the latest Trump-negotiated Middle East peace deal on CNN Friday night.

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 13, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 13, 2020 Many articles in this week’s positive Israel newsletter are connected with renewal – the main theme of the Jewish New Year. Israeli medical treatments and innovations have given new li

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The Astroglides on Israeli National TV האסטרוגליידס בתוצרת הארץ

This a segment of a show that was broadcast on Israeli National TV in the early 2000s. We (The Astroglides) were approached by the TV producers through our l...

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Bahrain Joins 'Circle of Peace,' Following UAE in Normalizing Ties With Israel

Manama, Bahrain. Photo: Wadiia via Wikimedia Commons. Bahrain joined the United Arab Emirates in striking an agreement to normalize relations …

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Coming soon to Israel: Medical tourism from UAE, as part of new hospital deal

Sheba Medical Center says Israel will become popular destination for treatment, due to geographical proximity to Gulf state and convenience of having many Arabic speakers on staff

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Jonathan Sacks - Rethinking Failure (Pt 2 of 3 | Elul 5780)

Jonathan Sacks – Rethinking Failure (Pt 2 of 3 | Elul 5780)

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Exclusive - Participating In A Miracle On A Construction Sight

Exclusive – Participating In A Miracle On A Construction Sight One afternoon a few months ago, United Hatzalah EMT Omer Elian, was at a customer’s office, installing a door for their entrance, when his United Hatzalah communications device ale

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel: Early Results For COVID-19 Trial With Antibody Drug Show 90% Improvement Rate

The trial involves 12 hospitalized but non-ventilated COVID-19 patients with pneumonia; 11 of them have been discharged, Kamada says.

Politics | Judea & Samaria

The New York Times uneasily admits that the "West Bank" is Judea

.The New York Times has an interesting article about Israelis managing to harvest dates from the famous Judean date palm, planted with seeds that are over 2000 years old:

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Jonathan Sacks - How to Renew a Nation

Jonathan Sacks – How to Renew a Nation   The Talmud gives an ingenious reading to the line, “Moses commanded us a Torah, as a heritage of the congregation of Israel.” Noting that there are 613 commands, and that the numerical value of the w

Politics | BDS

Official With Anti-Israel U.N. Group to Help Train BDS Activists in D.C.

An official with a United Nations body supported by Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is scheduled to speak next week in Washington, D.C.

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Trump nominated for Nobel Prize by Norwegian official for UAE-Israel deal

A Norwegian official has submitted US President Donald Trump to receive the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts in

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UNPACKED - Podcast: Israeli History with Noam Weissman

UNPACKED – Podcast: Israeli History with Noam Weissman     Go behind the scenes of Israeli history with self-confessed history nerd Noam Weissman. Each week, he offers a fresh perspective on some of the most controversial and interesting e

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9 Israeli Organizations Win EU Grants To Tackle COVID-19 Pandemic

The Israeli universities and companies will take part in a number of Horizon 2020 projects to address the pandemic and develop responses.

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Jonathan Sacks - Faith and Insecurity Part I of 3

Jonathan Sacks – Faith and Insecurity Part I of 3 As we approach the Yamim Noraim, the Days of Awe, we all know things are going to be a little different this year. Many people won’t be able to get to shul due to the various restrictions in place.

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UNPACKED - A Kingdom Divided - The Fall of Israel

UNPACKED – A Kingdom Divided – The Fall of Israel It was supposed to be divinely gifted, so how (and why) did the much-vaunted Jewish kingdom fall apart after just 80 years — and what happened next? To answer these questions, we’re scrolli

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CTECH - Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News   Interview | SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce talks about regulators’ role amid widespread uncertainty. Peirce believes financial innovation can ultimately decide who is included and who is

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Medtech Startup CorNeat Vision Uses Patented Implants To Treat Blinding Diseases

Medtech startup CorNeat, founded in 2015, develops patented ophthalmic artificial implants that mend and replace damaged eye tissue.

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 6, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Sept. 6, 2020 There have been many Israeli successes to celebrate since my last newsletter. More countries are adopting Israeli life-saving medical innovations to treat Covid-19, burns, smoking addiction and to

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Exclusive- Devo Klein-First Responder Acts Quickly To Save a Life In East Jerusalem

Exclusive- Devo Klein-First Responder Acts Quickly To Save a Life In East Jerusalem Mohammed Ahbeed is a Muslim volunteer EMT living in East Jerusalem who joined United Hatzalah last year. He has quickly proven himself as an active and dedicated volunteer

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Don’t Get Too Comfy in the Diaspora (Ki Tavo 2020)

Baruch Gordon quotes a commentary on the First Fruits offering which delivers a powerful message to Diaspora Jews today...

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Female terrorists are so progressive!

San Francisco State University will be hosting a Zoom event called “Whose Narratives? Gender, Justice and Resistance: A Conversation with Leila Khaled,” on September 23.

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Tsvi Bisk - The Criminal Negligence of American Jewry

Tsvi Bisk – The Criminal Negligence of American Jewry Israel’s slow but steady decline into a 3rd world theocratic state is, to a large degree, attributable to American Jewry’s indifference to religious and political extremism in Israel.

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UAE Crown Prince wants to visit Israel Senior Official says

UAE Crown Prince wants to visit Israel Senior Official says By David Isaac, World Israel News  “The sky is the limit for our relations,” al Nuaimi said. The visit of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan at the head of a UAE delegation to Israel

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If Israelis love the Arabs in the UAE, how can Zionism be racism?

Israel haters often say that Zionism is racism, saying that the entire idea of Zionism is anti-Arab.

This week we saw an outpouring of love from Israeli Jews to the Arabs of the United Arab Emirates. Israelis are excited to start new business initiatives, to visit the UAE with their families. Zionists worldwide are enthusiastic over the possibilities. Israelis and Emiratis are exchanging admiring posts on social media.

Politics | BDS

The Israel-UAE deal exposes hypocrisy of pro-BDS Jewish groups

No matter what the situation, the answer is always the same, “but the occupation!”

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Dems Claim Pompeo Politicized The U.S.-Israeli Relationship That They've Forsaken

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered an address to the Republican National Convention from Jerusalem on August 25th that enraged the Democrats. Against the backdrop of Jerusalem’s Old City skyline, Pompeo lauded President Trump’s foreign policy accomplishments, including his bold actions in support of Israel.

Politics | BDS

The End of the UAE Boycott Is a Blow to BDS

A pro-BDS demonstration. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel suffered a major blow this …

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Data Scientist Suggests 'End of Coronavirus Peak' Is Near

Coronavirus infection rates will decline in as little as two to three weeks, according to a data model created by BGU Professor Mark Last.

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CTECH - Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News 250 companies and $6.5 billion: An in-depth look at Israel’s healthtech industry. Israeli healthcare startups are no longer relying solely on technology, clinical data, or IP to generate value.

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Exclusive - Deena Hornstein-A Postponed Wedding Anniversary

Exclusive – Deena Hornstein-A Postponed Wedding Anniversary Mohammed Gnaiem works as a nurse in Loewenstein Hospital, a rehabilitation center in Ra’anana, and is a very active United Hatzalah volunteer EMT. This past Saturday was Mohammed’s wedd

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How Amar'e Stoudemire Became An Orthodox Jew - Jew in the City

Jew In The City makes engaging and meaningful Orthodox Judaism known and accessible to Jewish people, reversing negative associations about religious Jews.

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Steve Kramer - Black or White

Steve Kramer – Black or White No, this is not an article about tumultuous events in the United States. (For the record, I believe the horrible race-based riots in many US cities are a creation of the mass media, which colors every issue with a racia

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The West Bank

Elder Of Ziyon - Did you hear about Palestinian Authority torturing a minor? Neither did anyone else.

PCHR, the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, reports an incident of the Palestinian Authority torturing a 17-year old:

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel: Urban Aeronautics To Develop Emergency Response Flying Vehicle With Hatzolah Air

Flying vehicles have been called the future of urban transportation in the smart mobility sector, with companies like Amazon, Tesla, and Boeing creating some of the most cutting-edge flying car technologies — from delivery drones to all-electric passenger aircraft.

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UK renters’ union rejects Jewish applicant: ‘Sorry, no time for Zionists’

Acorn Union issues apology after prospective renter in Manchester was told 'we are a pro-Palestine organization,' says it has launched internal probe

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The West Bank

Not just fires: Hamas sending floating bombs to Israel

Yesterday, Anna Ahronheim of the Jerusalem Post tweeted, “An explosive balloon landed on a basketball court in the southern #Israeli city of Netivot earlier tonight and exploded near children. There were no injuries but damage to the court.”

The photos are chilling.

Politics | Judea & Samaria

Why The West Bank Is Not ‘Palestinian’ Land

The community of Beit El in Judea and Samaria. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. “Who can challenge the rights of the Jews …

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UNPACKED - King David and The United Monarchy

UNPACKED – King David and The United Monarchy The United Monarchy may only have lasted a brief 80 years, but the merger of the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah had a huge impact that reverberates to this day. We’re examining how the unification came a

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New bill aims to change law regarding who can make aliyah - The Jerusalem Post

Since 1970, the law - and its accompanying aliyah benefits - have applied to anyone with a Jewish grandparent.

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In Jerusalem, Pompeo Talks With Israeli Leaders About Joint Efforts to 'Counter Iran's Destabilizing Influence' in Middle East

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu make joint statements during a news conference, after …

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Just breathe: Israeli-made Nano COVID breath test spots every carrier in trial | The Times of Israel

Technion’s Hossam Haick says his breath test eliminates lab processing, and also the need for anyone to touch patients or samples; clinical trial results have been peer-reviewed

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Tsvi Bisk - From Edward Longshanks to Woodrow Wilson

Tsvi Bisk – From Edward Longshanks to Woodrow Wilson King Edward the First– the “Hammer of the Scots” (nicknamed “Longshanks” because of his uncharacteristic height) –slaughtered the Scots and expelled the Jews from the B

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CTECH - Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Latest Israeli Technology and Innovation News Apple secretly acquired Israeli photography startup Camerai. The AR and computer vision company was purchased a year and a half ago, an example of the tech giant’s strategy of silently buying u

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Century-old vaccine limits COVID spread, so bring it back, urge Israeli experts

The World Health Organization says no evidence supports using BCG to fight pandemic. Some Israeli biologists beg to differ — after studying stats for 63% of world’s population

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 23, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 23, 2020 The speed and frequency of positive developments in Israel has now accelerated to phenomenal levels. They include one-second Covid-19 tests, mass-produced anti-viral stickers, the Israeli Air Force

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Tsvi Bisk - Madrid/Oslo Has Been Good For the Jews

Tsvi Bisk – Madrid/Oslo Has Been Good For the Jews And is a Good Model for the Future The architects of the Oslo Accords have been branded “Oslo Criminals” by Israel’s political right because of subsequent Palestinian terror and nu

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Jonathan Sacks - A Sage is Greater than a Prophet

Jonathan Sacks – A Sage is Greater than a Prophet In Shoftim, Moses speaks about the great institutions of Judaism: courts, judges, officers, Kings, Priests, Levites and Prophets. In the case of the Prophet, Moses says in the name of God: I will rai

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The Democrats Are Sending Out Mixed Messages About Linda Sarsour. Here's Why.

If you think Biden’s condemnation of Sarsour signals a retreat from the anti-Semitism and radical Leftism she represents, you’re in for a rude surprise.

Politics | Judea & Samaria

'I hope sovereignty is a matter of when, not if,' says former US envoy

Former US Special Representative for Middle East Affairs Jason Greenblatt on Wednesday called on those who opposed the suspension of

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

In trial, Israeli gargle test gives COVID results in 1 second, at 95% accuracy

Championing it as instant, cheap and reliable, innovators at Israel’s largest hospital say their invention could become the world’s standard COVID screening method

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Startup Offers At-Home Pregnancy Ultrasounds With Handheld Device

The PulseNmore telemedicine device allows pregnant women to perform ultrasound scans without leaving the comfort of their homes.

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In historic first, Israel Air Force flies above Dachau camp in Germany

A joint drill by the Israeli and German air forces on Tuesday included a historic flyover above the Dachau concentration

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Dozens of State Legislators Slam Democratic Socialists of America for ‘Blatantly Antisemitic Litmus Test’ of New York City Council Candidates

A nearly-deserted 7th Avenue in Times Square is seen near midday in Manhattan during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease …

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UNPACKED - How Hip Hop Boosted Kosher Wine Sales

UNPACKED – How Hip Hop Boosted Kosher Wine Sales It might blow your mind to discover that sales of Bartenura, a blue-bottled brand of kosher wine from Italy got a boost thanks to… hip hop! Despite loudly and proudly proclaiming their love of luxur

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Jewish community: Harris, Omar, and the party’s great march leftward

On Tuesday, two notable events occurred in the Democratic Party. Joe Biden announced he selected California Senator Kamala Harris to

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Steve Kramer - Emirates Breakthrough

Steve Kramer – Emirates Breakthrough It’s “early days,” but the surprise “Abraham Accord” announced by Washington has been a stunner. Against all odds, nothing leaked from any of the governments involved: Israel, the United Arab Emirates (

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 16, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 16, 2020 The positive news from Israel is always remarkable, but this has been a truly historic week. Nothing can top the announcement of the forthcoming establishment of full diplomatic relations between I

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After Historic Israel-UAE Peace Deal Brokered By Trump, Biden Tries To Take Credit

On Thursday, following the announcement of the historic peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden made the astonishing claim that the Obama administration was partially responsible for pr

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Israel, UAE reach historic peace deal: ‘We can make a wonderful future’

Third-ever peace treaty between Israel and an Arab state includes embassies, direct flights; agreement “suspends” annexation, but Netanyahu says: “I will never give up on our right to our land.”

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Ancient Muslim Texts Confirm the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem | Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs

Jerusalem Center researcher Nadav Shragai responds to modern-day Muslim and Palestinian fabrications about the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem with the

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Druze Park Ranger and EMT Saves Jewish Choking Infant In Nachal Amud

Druze Park Ranger and EMT Saves Jewish Choking Infant In Nachal Amud Afiw Bkreia lives in the town of Peki’in and works as a park ranger in the national park of Nachal Amud in Israel’s Galilee. He is married with one son and is a volunteer EMT with Un

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Israel, United Arab Emirates Establish Full Normalization of Relations: Trump

Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) agreed on Thursday to the full normalization of relations in a deal ...

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

First 3 Israelis treated with new passive vaccine recover, leave hospital

Passive immunization is when you are given antibodies formed by other patients who developed them when they got the disease.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Neuroscientist Says Experimental Alzheimer's Drug May Help Kids With Autism

A new study headed by Prof. Illana Gozes of Tel Aviv University sheds light on the effects of ADNP syndrome, a condition on the autism spectrum.

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Jonathan Sacks - The Good Society

Jonathan Sacks – The Good Society Moses, having set out the prologue and preamble to the covenant and its broad guiding principles, now turns to the details, which occupy the greater part of the book of Devarim, from chapter 12 to chapter 26. But be

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The West Bank

Spreading the truth about the Palestinian Arab death ethos

Israel must ask: Is it just that people in an entity which promotes genocide get an upgrade to a state as a reward?Op-ed.

Politics | Campus Watch

Ignorance on Zionism leads to antisemitism - The Jerusalem Post

The dramatic change in campuses like USC that were previously beacons of hope for Jewish students demonstrates how severe the situation is with rise in antisemitism.

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Steve Kramer - Jew-hatred Revival

Steve Kramer – Jew-hatred Revival I grew up in the post-WW2 period, which could be called the Golden Age of American Jewry. I don’t remember receiving any racial insults, although others experienced it elsewhere. Quotas for Jews at elite colleges

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UNPACKED - Entering the Promised Land Ancient Israelites in Canaan

UNPACKED – Entering the Promised Land Ancient Israelites in Canaan On this week’s episode of “The Jewish Story Explained,” we’re digging deep into the nitty gritty of the Hebrews’ entry into the Promised Land and the first few hundred year

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Judea Pearl: A Lesson for Seth Rogen (and All Jews) on Early Zionists and Arabs

The Israeli flag at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Photo: Hynek Moravec via Wikimedia Commons. Seth Rogen’s interview on Marc …

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Anti-Zionism is Antisemitism

From the blog of Ben Yeroushalmi at The Times of Israel

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Was The Beirut Explosion Intended for Israel?

A view shows a damaged building and vehicles following Tuesday’s blast in Beirut’s port area, Lebanon, Aug. 6, 2020. Photo: …

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IDF Task Force Takes On COVID-19 & Commanding: Behind the Scenes

IDF Task Force Takes On COVID-19 & Commanding: Behind the Scenes The IDF has just established a new Coronavirus Task Force in an effort to centralize the national effort against COVID-19 and stop the spread of the virus. The task force will be led by the

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 9, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 9, 2020 The Jewish day of Love – Tu B’Av was celebrated this week, and Israel’s love for humanity could not have been more clearly visible. It included successful efforts to save the lives

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CTECH - Israel's Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News U.K. anti-monopoly watchdog puts the brakes on Taboola-Outbrain merger. Newly published document finds that the deal requires further inquiry, but can the sides step back now? Read more Wo

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Linda Sarsour’s Pal Wins Democratic Nomination in Missouri Primary

So, Israel has lost another friend in Congress.

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Assaf Erez - Photo View from the Corners and Sidewalks of Israel

Assaf Erez – Photo View from the Corners and Sidewalks of Israel Assaf once again takes us for a trip into the corners and sidewalks of Israel,  

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Nancy Pelosi Stands with the Anti-Semites

Last Wednesday, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi endorsed Rep. Rashida Tlaib in her August 4 Michigan Democratic primary rematch with Detroit City Council President Brenda Jones, whom Tlaib narrowly defeated in 2018. 

Similarly, for the Augu...

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Israel Offers Aid To Lebanon After Blast. Major European Official Mocks Israel For It. Then He’s Crushed Online.

On Tuesday, after the horrifying blast in Beirut had triggered Israel to offer humanitarian aid to those suffering from the effects of the explosion, Sweden’s former Prime Minister, Carl Bildt, who currently serves as the Co-Chair of the European Co

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Israeli chemistry students win gold, silver, and bronze at 52nd Olympiad

Israeli chemistry students win gold, silver, and bronze at 52nd Olympiad “The work paid off,” says Roi Peer of Gan Haim, who became the first Israeli competitor in a decade to win a gold medal. h/t Israel HaYom A member of the Israeli delegati

News | Jewish Community

Advice to Jewish celebs: Grow up!

They’re mad at their parents for being pro-Israel, so they take it out on the rest of us, battering the Jewish world with their incessant whining.

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Israeli Team Wins International Mathematics Competition for University Students

Israeli Team Wins International Mathematics Competition for University Students Israel’s national student team has won the International Mathematics Competition for University Students, Tel Aviv University announced on Tuesday. The global competition in

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Celebrity Antisemites Can’t Be Absolved Through Private Apologies

Ice Cube in 2012. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Recently, Mort Klein of the ZOA engaged Ice Cube in a two-hour conversation …

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UNPACKED - The Top 10 Most Elite Units of the IDF

UNPACKED – The Top 10 Most Elite Units of the IDF If you follow the news, you might know that things have been hotting up on Israel’s northern border and on Saturday night, Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers from the Maglan unit averted a potent

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Barry Shaw - Plot and Deflect. The Democrats Path to Victory

Barry Shaw – Plot and Deflect. The Democrats Path to Victory The Democrats have adopted Cloward-Piven and Saul Alinsky strategies to regain power. One thing that the Democrat Party learned from Barrack Obama are the strategies of the Marxist pair, C

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 2, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 2, 2020 Israel’s positive activities reach every part of the globe. In this week’s newsletter, many more lifesaving Israeli treatments and tests for Covid-19 and cancer reach international hospi

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CTECH - Israel's Latest Technology and Innovation News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology and Innovation News HERE Mobility shuts down Israel operations, lays off 200 employees. Employees told that the move followed a decision by its parent company’s board to focus on core activities. Read moreN

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Dov Lipman - The Destruction of the Temple: Reason for All People to Mourn

Dov Lipman – The Destruction of the Temple: Reason for All People to Mourn Tisha B’av, the ninth of Av in the Jewish calendar, has been a day of mourning for Jews since both the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem were destroyed on this date

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'People are awakening to the Temple Mount' - Inside Israel

Hundreds of Jews ascended the Temple Mount this morning on the occasion of the Tisha B'Av fast, when the people of Israel mourn the destruction of the First and Second Temples.

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Why Seth Rogen’s Anti-Israel Rant Matters

Seth Rogan told Marc Maron that support for Israel is outdated thinking. His opinion rests on a deep ignorance of the history of Israel and the Jewish people.

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UNPACKED - Moses and the Exodus

UNPACKED – Moses and the Exodus Ever felt there couldn’t be anything to say about Moses than hasn’t already been said? Turns out there’s plenty. That’s why we’re taking another look at this reluctant prophet and unpacking a story that ends

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Sheri Oz - Israeli Arab pro-Zionist Voices Growing Louder and Surer

Sheri Oz – Israeli Arab pro-Zionist Voices Growing Louder and Surer For me, it began six years ago with Mohammad Zoabi, the first Israeli Arab pro-Zionist to whom I was exposed. Do you remember that video in which Mohammad pleaded, in English, Hebre

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Israel's anti-government protests deepen Netanyahu's problems | DW | 20.07.2020

Thousands of Israelis have been taking to the streets to protest the government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis. Now, as Israel grapples with a second wave, Prime Minister Netanyahu is under increasing pressure.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

The Alignment of BDS and Black Lives Matter: Implications for Israel and Diaspora Jewry

This new radical discourse demands that American Jews be neither liberal nor progressive. - The Alignment of BDS and Black Lives Matter: Implications for Israel and Diaspora Jewry - Dan Diker

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Steve Kramer - Jew-hatred Then and Now

Steve Kramer – Jew-hatred Then and Now Jew-hatred (politely termed antisemitism) has returned to the US and the West, jolting some Jews but befuddling others who fail to recognize the phenomenon. We baby boomers grew up in era of acceptance of the J

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How Two-and-a-Half Tribes Ended Up East of the Jordan - Jewish History

Learn how Moses gave the land east of the Jordan to Reuben, Gad, and half of Manassah, on one condition.

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'Intrinsically tied to Black Lives Matter': Harvard student leads anti-Israel march on Capitol

Washington, D.C. ⁠— Protesters on Wednesday marched from the Lincoln Memorial to the Capitol building in a demonstration intended to tie the cause of Black Lives Matter to the Boycott, Sanctions, and Divestment movement against Israel.

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AOC Touts Support from Anti-Semitic Groups for Israel Letter

A congressional letter organized by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) and a delegation of progressive Democrats in Congress was endorsed by organizations that call for Israel’s destruction, promote boycotts of the Jewish state, endorse terrorism,

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Democratic congresswomen try to derail Israel's sovereignty bid in new letter

Four Democratic members of the US House of Representatives have been circulating a letter to US Secretary of State Mike

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Democrats circulate letter that proposes cutting US assistance to Israel over sovereignty plans

The letter has been issued by Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) and Betty McCollum (D-Minn.).

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Anti-racism protesters in Paris yell 'dirty Jews' at counter-protesters

Anti-racism protesters amassing in Paris's Place de la République carried banners accusing Israel of massacring Palestinians, and shouted 'dirty Jews' at their opponents.

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Trump increases his support for Israel to unprecedented levels

After threats comes action: Years of American warnings about the International Criminal Court's continued probes prompted US President Donald Trump

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HaGal Sheli (My Wave) uses surfing to empower at-risk youth

HaGal Sheli (My Wave) uses surfing to empower at-risk youth “HaGal Sheli” (My Wave) is a non-profit organization that uses surfing as an educational tool and provides at-risk youth with the chance to ‘ride the wave’ and succeed. By facing the uniq

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Outrage Greets Pro-BDS Petition to University of California Blaming Israel for Teaching Methods That Killed George Floyd

Anti-Israel protesters disrupt an event at the University of California, Los Angeles, May 17, 2018. Photo: Screenshot. Outrage erupted on …

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Iran is increasingly promoting antisemitic Houthi leader from Yemen

Iran’s role in Yemen gives it the ability to project power into the Red Sea and the Bab al-Mandab Strait.

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Moderna's Israeli top medical officer: We've shown today that our vaccine works

US biotech firm's shares soar as it claims tests of first volunteers show its vaccine candidate produces immune response, 'has potential to prevent COVID-19'; Phase 3 tests in July

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Israel Is My Playground - Fabio Wibmer

Thanks to Visit Israel for inviting me to this incredible country! Check out https://goisrael.com and https://youtube.com/user/goisraelofficial to get more i...

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Unity Government: 72 MKs nominate Netanyahu for Prime Minister - Inside Israel

Likud, Blue & White submit signatures of 72 MKs to President Rivlin, endorsing Netanyahu as prime minister.

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Kiss frontman Gene Simmons learns about his Holocaust survivor mother’s ordeal

Kiss frontman Gene Simmons said his mother almost never spoke about her Holocaust ordeal, including time in Nazi camps.

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Israeli Bio-Defense Lab Says It Found An Antibody That 'Neutralizes' The Coronavirus | Health News

The Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR) announced that it completed a 'groundbreaking scientific development' toward a potential COVID-19 treatment.

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Israel Makes ‘Significant Breakthrough’ In Developing Coronavirus Antidote

Israel’s main biological research lab has reportedly made a “significant breakthrough” in the fight against the coronavirus as it has isolated a key antibody that will go toward potential treatments for the virus. Defense Minister Naftal

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14 pro-Iranian militiamen killed in airstrikes in Syria - Defense/Security

Israel 'likely' behind airstrikes on pro-Iranian militias in Syria, observer group says, after 14 fighters killed in strikes.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Linda Sarsour's New Book is Delusional

From the very beginning of the book, Sarsour tries to portrait herself as someone taking over the mantle of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Happy. Birthday Israel - It Began Long Before 1948

While most of the world believes Israel arose in 1948, the fact is that Israel is an ancient country that began thousands of years ago.