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Israeli scientists: Coronavirus vaccine to be tested on humans by June 1

MIGAL and IIBR are both testing potential COVID-19 vaccinations on mammals

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PA asks Israel to test thousands of Palestinian workers before they return home

Up to 50,000 laborers expected to move back to West Bank ahead of Passover, sparking fears of surge in infections; Shtayyeh blasts notion of Israel 'medically annexing' territory

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Arabs Riot in Jaffa After Resident Arrested for Violating Quarantine Regulations

An aerial view of the port of Jaffa. Photo: Andrew Shiva via Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – Arab residents of Jaffa …

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Medical Device Company’s Israel Division to Provide Ventilator Blueprints for Free

The Israel division of the medical device company Medtronic will provide the blueprints for its ventilators for free to companies seeking to manufacture them.

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Jonathan Sacks - Left- and Right-Brain Judaism

Jonathan Sacks – Left- and Right-Brain Judaism The institution of the Haftarah – reading a passage from the prophetic literature alongside the Torah portion – is an ancient one, dating back at least 2000 years. Scholars are not sure when, where,

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Badly-Hit Israeli Town Succeeds in Beating Coronavirus

A beit midrash in the Israeli town of Kiryat Yearim. Photo: Michael Jacobson via Wikimedia Commons. As Israel remains under …

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Shelly Schreter - Our Haredi Problem

Shelly Schreter – Our Haredi Problem I was very sad to read yesterday that 100 corona tests in the haredi community of Boisbriand, Quebec yielded 40 positives. Israeli TV news brought shocking images of loaded body bags piled up, for lack of space,

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Ishmael Khaldi - Listen to: From Shepherd to Diplomat

Ishmael Khaldi – Listen to: From Shepherd to Diplomat In this episode, TIIF CEO and Founder Adam Scott Bellos and Executive Director David Hazony sit down with Ishmael Khaldi, Israel’s first Bedouin diplomat. Their discussion touches on the tough

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Israel ranks 'safest' country during coronavirus pandemic

The website Deep Knowledge Group has ranked Israel the safest country in the world in terms of its handling of

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UNPACKED - 5 Unique Passover Traditions From Around The World

UNPACKED – 5 Unique Passover Traditions From Around The World Not Your Usual Seder Traditions We’re exploring Pesach (Passover), specifically some of the more unusual traditions of the seder, the ritual feast that’s the centerpiece of the festiv

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'Trump is right about the coronavirus. The WHO is wrong,' says Israeli expert - Israel News - Haaretz.com

Dr. Dan Yamin has developed models for predicting the spread of infectious diseases, and helped curb the Ebola epidemic. He says the coronavirus could take some 13,000 lives in Israel – but there's cause for optimism

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CTECH - Daily Briefs on Technology, Science, Industry in Israel

CTECH – Daily Briefs on Technology, Science, Industry in Israel As the number of domestic Covid-19 cases rises, Israel settles on economic support measures. Israel reported 3,865 confirmed coronavirus cases on Sunday morning, 66 of them in serious o

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UNPACKED - Top 10 inspirational moments and headlines from Israel in response to COVID-19

UNPACKED – Top 10 inspirational moments and headlines from Israel in response to COVID-19 Schools, synagogues, youth groups, and camps are working harder and becoming more creative and innovative than ever before. As one leader of a prominent East C

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The Forgotten Jewish Refugees From Arab Lands | HonestReporting

Much has been written about the Palestinian refugees, but little attention has been paid to nearly one million Jewish refugees forced to flee their Arab

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30 Israeli medical tech solutions to fight coronavirus - ISRAEL21c

Whether it’s in diagnostics, treatment or care management, Israel's innovators are busy inventing and adapting technologies to ease the coronavirus burden on the world.

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Barry Shaw - For many Israelis, it may not be the virus that kills them

Barry Shaw – For many Israelis, it may not be the virus that kills them As the China virus sweep its destructive path around the world, including in Israel, leaving health and medical experts advising governments and authorities to take radical meas

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Medical or Humanitarian & New National Dispatch Center Opened To Treat Humanitarian Emergencies

Medical or Humanitarian & New National Dispatch Center Opened To Treat Humanitarian Emergencies Medical or Humanitarian – No Job Is To Tough For A United Hatzalah Volunteer United Hatzalah volunteer EMT, Shlomo Tausky has been an integral part of th

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Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen - Coronavirus, God, and Science

Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen – Coronavirus, God, and Science The Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: When PM Benjamin Netanyahu said, in a March 21 TV interview, that “with God’s help we’ll get through” the corona

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The virus spreading faster than coronavirus: Antisemitism - The Jerusalem Post

Social media seems to have exploded with antisemitic comments, ranging from “The Jews created coronavirus” to absurd false accusations that Israel has separate medical treatment for non-Jews.

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Teams of Furloughed Volunteers Throughout The Country Deliver Food To Elderly And People in Isolation

Teams of Furloughed Volunteers Throughout The Country Deliver Food To Elderly And People in Isolation United Hatzalah volunteers across Israel have initiated a campaign working together with social services of local and regional councils to deliver food p

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Make Yourself Heard! 5 Tips For Getting Your Letter to the Editor Published | HonestReporting

With some newspapers receiving dozens and even hundreds of letters to the editor each day, you face severe competition in having your letter published.

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Former MK Dov Lipman Explains Israel's Unprecedented Constitutional Crisis

Former MK Dov Lipman Explains Israel’s Unprecedented Constitutional Crisis Israel’s political scene is on a knife-edge. With coronavirus sweeping Israel the need for a functioning government is more vital than ever. Calls for a vote to determi

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Barry Werner - The Arab/Israeli Conflict And Western Antisemitism

Barry Werner – The Arab/Israeli Conflict And Western Antisemitism The Arab/Israeli conflict has endured well over a hundred years, far longer than most conflicts in history. Is that because it is impossible to resolve? I think not. Most Arab and Mus

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Palestinian Authority daily slams Israel for closing mosques, Hamas for not closing mosques - The Jerusalem Post

The PA Religious Affairs Ministry has recommended that Palestinians should avoid mosques and instead pray at home due to the risk of contracting COVID-19.

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Ex-SJP Leader at NYU Responds to Israel's First Coronavirus Death With Nasty Tweet

Leen Dweik, former president of the New York University chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine. Photo: YouTube screenshot. The …

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Coronavirus Is Bringing Israel Together — and Help to the World

An Israeli police officer helps a Health Ministry inspector put on protective gear before they go up to the apartment …

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Linda Sarsour is using Covid-19 to raise money for a Hamas-linked charity

.Linda Sarsour is fundraising for a charity called Baitulmaal USA to supposedly help Gazans prepare for a Covid-19 outbreak:

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Itzchak EvanShayish: Watch-The Legacy of Rabbi David Cohen-HaRav HaNazir TZ'L: Rav Kook TZ"L's main student

Itzchak EvanShayish: Watch-The Legacy of Rabbi David Cohen-HaRav HaNazir TZ’L: Rav Kook TZ”L’s main student   Cohen was born in Maišiagala, near Vilna (in modern Lithuania), the scion of a distinguished rabbinic family. In his yout

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Daniel Gordis - 'We will guard and protect you': Our forgotten promise to Israel

Daniel Gordis – ‘We will guard and protect you’: Our forgotten promise to Israel Daniel Gordis web site Why are so many of us – rabbis, backpackers, politicians, with their recklessness during a pandemic – willing to endanger the extraordina

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Less travel, more talk: Startups use analytics to gauge virus impact | The Times of Israel

Israeli tech companies Moovit, Zencity, Tastewise use their tools to measure coronavirus effects on transportation, online sentiment, nutrition trends

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Kiryat Ata Volunteers and City Staff Deliver Food To Those in Isolation and Elderly

Kiryat Ata Volunteers and City Staff Deliver Food To Those in Isolation and Elderly As the Covid-19 coronavirus situation in Israel worsens, United Hatzalah joined forces with Kiryat Ata city council to deliver food packages to those in need of financial

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IDF Officer & Benayahu's Story - World Down Syndrome Day

IDF Officer & Benayahu’s Story – World Down Syndrome Day Meet Benaya, and IDF officer and Benyahu, a child with Down syndrome. Today, on World Down Syndrome Day, we tell their story. Footage: Inbal Berko

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No Camels Israeli Innovation News - Coronavirus Tech Advances and More

No Camels Israeli Innovation News – Coronavirus Tech Advances and More Technion, Weizmann Institute Join Efforts To Accelerate Coronavirus Testing Rates Posted: 18 Mar 2020 09:29 AM PDT Two of Israel’s top universities are working to roll out test

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Jack Cohen - Israel and Coronavirus

Jack Cohen – Israel and Coronavirus Israel is a small country and so it’s easier for it to take steps that are difficult for much larger countries like the US and China.  Yet, Israel has succeeded to act more drastically much sooner that most cou

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Watch: Thousands Of Israelis applaud medical teams amid coronavirus outbreak

Israeli citizens express their appreciation for the doctors, nurses and other medical professionals on front lines of fight against COVID-19

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Special in Uniform Soldiers Facilitate Coronavirus Testing

Special in Uniform Soldiers Facilitate Coronavirus Testing h/t to United with Israel Due to their experience in preparing emergency and crisis kits, Israel’s special needs soldiers have been recruited to pack coronavirus testing gear. Are there enough c

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IsraelSeen Exclusive - A Bloody Rescue In The Time of Corona

IsraelSeen Exclusive – A Bloody Rescue In The Time of Corona Given the current pandemic and resultant public health crisis. With COVID-19 cases rising dramatically in Israel and abroad, United Hatzalah dispatchers have been handling a significant sp

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CTECH Daily Brief: Israeli government bypasses parliament, approves surveillance on civilians to fight Covid-19

CTECH Daily Brief: Israeli government bypasses parliament, approves surveillance on civilians to fight Covid-19 Israeli government bypasses parliament, approves surveillance on civilians to fight Covid-19. After a parliamentary subcommittee refused to gra

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Israeli virologist urges world leaders to calm public, slams 'unnecessary panic'

'People think this virus is going to attack them all, and then they're all going to die,' says Prof. Jihad Bishara. 'Not at all. In fact, most of those infected won't even know it'

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Dov Lipman - Israel at a crossroads with its Arab political parties

Dov Lipman – Israel at a crossroads with its Arab political parties Israel finds itself at a crossroads regarding its Arab population and its political representation. The Joint List, made up of three Arab parties and one Muslim/Jewish/Christian par

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New Israeli App Alerts Users If They've Been Exposed To Coronavirus

Track Virus crosschecks a user's paths with those of confirmed COVID-19 patients as listed by the Health Ministry.

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Israeli Eden Alene's Eurovision 2020 Song "Feker Libi"

Israeli Eden Alene’s Eurovision 2020 Song “Feker Libi” H/T Åri Agam is an Israeli translator and Wiwiblogger “Feker Libi” means My Love in Amharic. The other languages she sings in are Hebrew, Arabic, and English.   This is the Eng

Politics | BDS

The True Nature Of The BDS Movement

BDS is not primarily a pro-Palestinian movement, but an anti-Jewish one. Denying one group, and one group only, the right to homestead land is unjust.

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CTECH Daily Brief: Coronavirus in Israel

CTECH Daily Brief: Coronavirus in Israel Israel shuts down non-essential activity as number of patients jumps to 200. The country announced more stringent restrictions Saturday, limiting gatherings to 10 people and closing down education institutions and

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Anti-Israel activists don't care about the facts

Professional politicians say a lot of things that just aren't true, so perhaps it's not fair to hold others to

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Shakked Beery - The Wandering Jewess: Corona Thoughts about Depression and Social Fabric

Shakked Beery – The Wandering Jewess: Corona Thoughts about Depression and Social Fabric Social isolation and lack of occupation aggravate depression. If you have a tendency for depression, as I do, plan your new routine tightly and wisely, to stop

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel March 15, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel March 15, 2020 Although Israel has closed its international borders to counter the coronavirus, Israelis continue with their life-enhancing activities and innovative developments. These include medical breakthro

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IsraelSeen Presents: Inspiring Musical Relief For these Difficult Days As We Move into Shabbat

IsraelSeen Presents: Inspiring Musical Relief For these Difficult Days As We Move into Shabbat A global pandemic is upon us all and in Israel, we struggle to contain the virus as everyone else is doing. We thought it appropriate as we move into Shabbat-Th

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Israel at the forefront of coronavirus measures

Diplomatic Affairs: At first criticized, Israel now looks like a coronavirus containment visionary

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Sheri Oz - Oy! Breaking the Silence! Why do you Lie About This Now?

Sheri Oz – Oy! Breaking the Silence! Why do you Lie About This Now? Breaking the Silence wants you to think that Israel is an apartheid state. How do I know that? Because they sent out an email to subscribers about the last elections, bemoaning the

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Journalist Mocked for Saying He'd Rather Get Coronavirus Than Use Israeli Vaccine

A paramedic adjusts his protective suit as he prepares outside a special polling station set up ahead of the recent …

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Deena Hornstein - Treating A Groom In Distress

Deena Hornstein – Treating A Groom In Distress On a recent Saturday night, Ariel Yonatan was alerted to an accident on the highway between Safed (Tzefat) and Meron. A high impact collision occurred between two private vehicles that caused the airbag

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

14 Israeli Companies Among Fast Company's 'Most Innovative' Firms In 2020

The US business magazine listed over 400 companies and organizations across 44 sectors and regions.

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Trump abolishes controversial language on Jerusalem in new human rights report

The Trump administration will no longer refer to Arab residents of Jerusalem as Palestinians, Israel Hayom has learned. Follow Israel

Politics | "Apartheid" State?

Israel Apartheid Week: The Smear Disguised as a Human Rights Campaign

  Every spring,  the annual "Israel Apartheid Week," hate-fest hits students on university campuses in North America and Europe.  In a bid to dupe

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Israeli stabbing victim pulls knife out of own neck, kills terrorist

Yonatan Azarihab, who was collecting money for charity, hospitalized in moderate condition after Petah Tikva attack

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Jewish, Pro-Israel Groups Protest Bernie Sanders’ Hiring of Adviser Who Once Denounced Zionism as ‘Racist, Exclusionary Ideology’

Phillip Agnew, a new senior adviser to Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Photo: YouTube screenshot. Jewish and pro-Israel groups on …

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A Purim lesson at the White House

The chants of “Death to Israel” wafting across the world from today’s Iran confirm that the more things change, the more they remain the same.

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Shelly Schreter - A Response to a Review of Ian Lustick's Book Paradigm Lost

Shelly Schreter – A Response to a Review of Ian Lustick’s Book Paradigm Lost Shaul Magid, in his highly favourable review of Ian Lustick’s book (Paradigm Lost: From Two-State Solution to One-State Reality), scornfully eulogizes and buries th

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Victor Rosenthal - Too Much Democracy?

Victor Rosenthal – Too Much Democracy? The idea that there should be an independent sovereign Jewish state in the world is, to understate the fact, controversial. Much of the European-oriented West and certainly the Arab Middle East opposes it. Even

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Anti-Israel AIPAC protester: "The Jews should be on their knees begging for forgiveness"

I spent nearly four hours interviewing, taping, and photographing anti-Israel protesters outside the recent AIPAC Conference. I found a combination of historical revisionism and conspiracy theories revealing the core anti-Jewish nature of anti-Zionism.

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Netanyahu and Pence Discuss US-Israel Scientific Cooperation on Coronavirus Outbreak

US Vice President Mike Pence speaks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a meeting in Jerusalem, Jan. 22, 2018. …

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Jonathan Sacks - The Therapeutic Joy of Purim

Jonathan Sacks – The Therapeutic Joy of Purim There’s something very strange about Purim. It is notably a festival of joy, “Yamei mishtei b’simcha”. And not only is the day itself a joyous one, but uniquely, we begin that joy two weeks befor

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Welcoming Israel's First Pink Ambulance

Welcoming Israel’s First Pink Ambulance United Hatzalah of Israel recently inaugurated Israel’s first pink ambulance whose specific mission it is to treat women. The ambulance will be operated by a crew of female volunteer EMTs and paramedics and

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The ironic bigotry of progressive activism - The Jerusalem Post

Who gets to determine the “universal” hierarchy of victimhood? Muslims may be an oppressed group in China, but in the Arab world, Muslims are doing the oppressing.

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Jack Cohen - To Stop a Pandemic All Borders must be Controlled

Jack Cohen – To Stop a Pandemic All Borders must be Controlled The main way to prevent a worldwide pandemic of the coronavirus is for countries to be able to close their borders.  There is a report that the EU countries are beginning to do this, al

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IDF - "My Brother is With Me Every Step of the Way"

IDF – “My Brother is With Me Every Step of the Way” Just over a year ago, Aviel lost both his brother, an IDF combat soldier and his father in a fatal car accident. Today, Aviel is a proud soldier in the same battalion his brother served

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Top Sanders Surrogate: Zionism is a 'Racist' Ideology

A top surrogate for Sen. Bernie Sanders's (I., Vt.) presidential campaign claimed Zionism is a “racist” ideology even though the Zionism censure was revoked by the United Nations in 1991.

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US House Democrats block pro-Israel, anti-BDS bill

Lawmakers defeated consideration of the bill by a tally of 219-194.

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Dov Lipman - Blue and White contributed to its own failure

Dov Lipman – Blue and White contributed to its own failure Regardless of what happens regarding the formation of a new government or the need for a fourth election, Blue and White lost to Likud in the number of mandates it received. While Prime Mini

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IsraelSeen Exclusive - You saved my life, You Are My Angels

IsraelSeen Exclusive – You saved my life, You Are My Angels Shai Romano and Moti Tzulshan are volunteer EMTs with United Hatzalah in Netanya. On Sunday they went to visit Elirav Zarchia, a patient at Laniado hospital whom they treated a week previou

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Anyplace and Anytime: Israel's Volunteer Mechanics Rescue Stranded Motorists

Anyplace and Anytime: Israel’s Volunteer Mechanics Rescue Stranded Motorists Israelis are known for coming to the rescue in emergencies and thousands of volunteer mechanics are carrying on this tradition on Israel’s roadways. By Tsivya Fox-Dobuler Uni

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Sheri Oz - Israeli & Palestinian Narratives: How Academics Shape History

Sheri Oz – Israeli & Palestinian Narratives: How Academics Shape History Professor Emeritus Shifra Sagy is a prolific writer of academic papers. Her 2002 paper, entitled “Interpretations of the Past and Expectations for the Future Among Israeli an

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Israeli doctors volunteer to advise foreigners under coronavirus quarantine

Physicians at leading hospitals conducting interactive broadcasts to offer guidance on hygiene, diet, psychology, other issues to patients in China and other countries

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Netanyahu’s victory is an indictment of his indictment

The silver lining for Netanyahu of not having an immunity request on the Knesset’s docket was that long debates on his status would not be at the top of the news in the weeks before an election.

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Elder Of Ziyon - An Israeli Arab, and proud to be a Zionist

From Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs "Israel Arabic" Facebook page:

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David Bedein - Response to: "Start-up Nation,' Groans Under Strains of Growth and Neglect"- NYT,

David Bedein – Response to: “Start-up Nation,’ Groans Under Strains of Growth and Neglect”- NYT, Israel resource review https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/01/world/middleeast/israel-election-issues.html David Bedein Director Israel Resource News

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A Clear Win: Israel Has Decided

Based on the early results, which point to Benjamin Netanyahu as the big winner in these elections, statements saying he

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Victor Rosenthal - Jewish Peoplehood and American Jews

Victor Rosenthal – Jewish Peoplehood and American Jews Nothing seems to me more obviously true than the statement that a strong, thriving Jewish state is essential to the survival of the Jewish people. But apparently many self-identifying American J

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Azerbaijan minister makes history by attending AIPAC, praises ties with Israel

Finance minister Samir Sharifov told the crowd: “Cooperation with Israel is not limited to oil supply; we are interested in widening cooperation in defense and the transfer of technology.”

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Elder Of Ziyon - Not only was Jerusalem never the capital of Muslim Palestine - it wasn't even a PART of what Muslims called Palestine

Here is the abstract of the academic article "Was Jerusalem Part of Palestine? The Forgotten City of Ramla, 900–1900" by Zachary J. Foster of Princeton University, published in the British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies in 2016:

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An Imam at a Bernie Rally Had Called for the Destruction of Israel

When Imam Omar Suleiman appeared at a Bernie rally in Mesquite, TX, the hateful Islamist cleric spoke in front of a backdrop of giant American flags and signs urging donations to Sanders.

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Netanyahu Claims ‘Enormous Victory,’ Pledges to Form ‘Nationalist Government’

Confetti falls as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stands next to his wife Sara after speaking to supporters following the …

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

FDA clears Israeli robotic standing wheelchair for US sales

UPnRIDE's mobility system allows quadriplegics to move around indoor and outdoor environments, while standing upright

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Bernie, ‘Proud To Be Jewish,’ Skips AIPAC. Instead, He’s Appearing With Israel-Hating Rapper

On Sunday, Senator Bernie Sanders, who has been boasting recently that he is “proud to be Jewish” despite his constant association with virulent Israel-haters such as Rep. Ilhan Omar and Linda Sarsour, will skip the AIPAC conference, which is devoted

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Jane Hudson - What Is Pushing Israel's Air Pollution Rate

Jane Hudson – What Is Pushing Israel’s Air Pollution Rate What Is Pushing Israel’s Air Pollution Rate To Unacceptable Levels? Israel has the highest recorded level of air pollution in the Western world, and ranks in 12th place among all countr

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Zionist Ideas with Gil Troy Interviewed By Adam Scott Bellos and David Hazony

Zionist Ideas with Gil Troy Interviewed By Adam Scott Bellos and David Hazony In this episode of “In the Blue Corner,” TIIF CEO and Executive Director Adam Scott Bellos and David Hazony sit with historian and author Gil Troy to discuss Zionist identit

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel March 1, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel March 1, 2020 The coronavirus is currently one of the top “bad news” stories, but Israel is busy countering it – there are seven relevant articles in this week’s positive Israel newslette

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BDS THIS: 'In a few weeks' Israel will have coronavirus vaccine

Once the vaccine is developed, it will take at least 90 days to complete the regulatory process and potentially more to enter the marketplace.

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WATCH: When the Rockets Fly, What Do Israeli Children Do?

WATCH: When the Rockets Fly, What Do Israeli Children Do? h/t unitedwithisrael.org Calm returned on Tuesday after a two-day flare-up between Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad that raised fears of an escalation a week before Israel’s general elect

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International kosher wine festival takes over Tel Aviv.

International kosher wine festival takes over Tel Aviv. h/t unitedwithisrael.org At the International Kosher Wine Festival in Tel Aviv last week, Israeli vintners and their fans enjoyed a truly awe-inspiring display of wines, from high-end pours made from

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Behind the Scenes with David Bedein

Behind the Scenes with David Bedein Incitement to Return   David Bedein Israel behind the News 2020 02 25  

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Victor Rosenthal - Anger, not Apathy

Victor Rosenthal – Anger, not Apathy The media say that Israeli voters are apathetic. They aren’t – they are furious. About a third of them aren’t expected to vote at all in the March 2 election, an unprecedented third in 11 months. And polls

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Israeli Embassy Rips 'Vile' Spanish Parade Show for 'Banalizing' Holocaust

The controversial parade show in Campo de Criptana, Spain. Photo: YouTube screenshot (via Europa Press). The Israeli Embassy in Spain …

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UNPACKED - The Conspiracy of the Origin of Ashkenazi Jews

UNPACKED – The Conspiracy of the Origin of Ashkenazi Jews This week, we’re looking at a long-standing conspiracy theory that claims that Ashkenazi Jews are descendants of the Khazars. If it were true, that would make Ashkenazim offshoots of a mult

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Dov Lipman - Misleading Palestinian Maps Twist the Truth

Dov Lipman – Misleading Palestinian Maps Twist the Truth re-post by permission of Dov Lipman-Honestreporting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas appeared before the United Nations Security Council to protest President Trump’s proposed Middle East

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

Nikki Haley Slams Bernie Sanders Over AIPAC Boycott: 'Go Back to Defending Castro'

US presidential candidate and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders speaks at a rally at Brooklyn College in New York, March 2, …

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"Operation Ron" - Thousands Of Secular Jews Don Tefillin Thanks To Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai

Thousands of secular Jews began putting on tefillin recently as part of "Operation Ron" - an initiative named after Tel Aviv mayor Ron Huldai "in honor"

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The Rot Inside American Jewish Organizations

Something unusual happened in the world of Arab–Israeli negotiations early this year: The Palestinians were given a reason to come to the negotiating table.

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Why are Democrats skipping out on AIPAC?

Who's going to #SkipAIPAC? The hashtag campaign created by the anti-Zionist IfNotNow group is winning even when their demands that

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My Journey From Pakistani Muslim to Jerusalemite Jew - Stories of Return

My parents were secular Muslims who respected their religion; we all prayed and observed the holidays and some of the fasts. I turned out to be the most religious of the four daughters

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Why the Left won't tolerate liberal Zionists

The Columbia Journalism Review touts itself as “the voice of journalism.” While the magazine, which is published by the Columbia

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

WATCH: Buttigieg says 'In my administration Israel will get the message' - no annexation

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said at a recent campaign event, 'In my administration the Israeli government will get the message that we are not going to support those kinds of steps,' referring to annexation of territories.

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Rather than drifting away, over two-thirds of US Jews feel tie to Israel -- poll | The Times of Israel

8 out of 10 survey respondents say they are pro-Israel; Netanyahu's support of Trump tops list of reasons Jewish Americans are critical of Israeli policies

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Saudi Arabia Is Now More Pro-Israel Than the Democratic Party

For decades, Saudi Arabia — a territorially expansive nation and home to Islamic holy cities Mecca and Medina — represented a symbolic epicenter of the

Politics | The "Squad"

‘It Is Theft’: Ilhan Omar Responds To Trump-Israel Peace Proposal

Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar ripped a peace deal that was proposed Tuesday at the White House by President Donald Trump and Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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Newly-Unveiled Trump Peace Plan Envisions Palestinian State With East Jerusalem Capital

US President Donald Trump points past Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as they discuss a Middle East peace plan proposal …

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Saying 'Never Again' Means Nothing If It's Not Backed Up With Actions

In the case of the Holocaust, it’s easy for anyone today to insist he would’ve fought on the side of justice. But how many people flatter themselves?

Politics | The "Squad"

Rashida Tlaib Accused of Spreading ‘Vicious Blood Libel’ After Tweeting, Deleting Claim Jews Killed Palestinian Child

US Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) speaks at a rally calling on Congress to censure President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill …

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‘Mockery of the Holocaust’: Macron Slammed for Visit with Abbas

The French president also threw a hissy fit against his Israeli security detail.

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The 2019 Edition of Migdal Epic Israel

Georg Egger / Maximilian Brandl and Haley Smith / Catharine Pendrel crowned the Men’s and Women’s overall winners of Migdal Epic Israel 2019 - https://bttlob...

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38th World Zionist Congress Elections | American Zionist Movement

Between January 21 and March 11, 2020, American Jews will have the opportunity to vote online for the Jewish future in Israel and around the world.

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Amid Anti-Regime Protests, Iranians Repeatedly Continue To Refuse to Trample American, Israeli Flags

Photo purportedly showing mosque attendees in Ahvaz, Iran refusing to place their shoes on American and Israeli flags. Photo: @the_boss1396 …

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Last Auschwitz survivors speak: 'We haven't won, but we've taught our grandkids'

Heart-wrenching testimonies from survivors living in Israel, as the Jewish state prepares to host world leaders on the 75th anniversary of the death camp's liberation

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Pennsylvania student government votes to ban Sabra hummus on campus because it’s an Israeli product

For once, the school has come out against the idea, although we're sure professors were on board.

Miscellaneous | Chabad

‘We’ve Made Contact With Chabad,’ Raises a Cheer on Diverted El Al Flight

Passenger pens note of gratitude after unexpected Shabbat in Halifax

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Breakthrough pancreatic cancer treatment phase III trial opens in Israel - The Jerusalem Post

Hope is that successful trials will allow Rafael Pharmaceuticals will receive expedited FDA approval by late 2020.

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International Law Expert: US Anti-Settlement Policy is now "Killed & Buried"

International Law Expert Explains Implications of Pompeo's Statement on Settlements in Judea & Samaria.

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

Ilhan Omar Denounces Sanctions on Iran as ‘Economic Warfare’ Despite Backing BDS Against Israel

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) shares a fist bump with Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) in Washington, DC, April 10, 2019. Photo: …

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BDS Faculty Using Classrooms to Promote 'Politically-Motivated, Anti-Israel Perspective,' Study Suggests

An illustrative photo of a university classroom. Photo: Public domain. Academic instructors who back the Palestinian-led boycott, divestment, and sanctions …

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Democratic House candidate: Palestinians like African-Americans under Jim Crow

A Democrat running in Texas for the US House of Representatives next year has compared the situation of the Palestinians

Travel | Travel

How Did Tel Aviv Become a Beacon For Stunning Bauhaus Architecture?

Israel's second largest city is home to one of the largest clusters of buildings from a major 20th century architectural movement

Health & Fitness | Health News

Israeli Researchers Develop Universal Flu Vaccine

An illustration provides a 3D graphical representation of a spherical-shaped, measles virus particle studded with glycoprotein tubercles in this handout …

Advice & Self-Help | Health & Fitness

Smoking may trigger diabetes in pregnant women, Israeli/American study finds

Gestational diabetes leads to complications for mother and child; 'ideally, women should quit smoking before they try to become pregnant,' Hebrew University researcher says

News | News

Inside Rawabi: A new West Bank city built by a Palestinian for Palestinians

For the first time in over a thousand years, a new, planned Palestinian city is rising. Bill Whitaker reports from the West Bank on Rawabi.