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Sheri Oz - Academic Research: Equality Among Arab and Jewish Nurses in Israel?

Sheri Oz – Academic Research: Equality Among Arab and Jewish Nurses in Israel? Can you promote academic research promoting peace if you do not tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth? Even if aiding and abetting distortions is an inconvenient

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Jerusalem's best-kept secret comes in form of silent prayer

Did you know Jews pray on the Temple Mount? They do this discreetly, without provocations, and the custom is one

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SHAKKED BEERY - Subconscious Bias & The Jewish Elephant

SHAKKED BEERY – Subconscious Bias & The Jewish Elephant Here are 3 interesting facts: Jews in the US are between 1.7%-2.6% of the total population. According to the FBI 2018 Hate Crime Statistics, 57.8% of hate crimes motivated by religious bias in

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This Israeli tech helped 'grandpa' stop spilling his drink

72-year-old Will Irwin, the CEO and owner of a NY-based telemedicine firm, stopped trembling in his left hand after treatment with tech developed by Israel's Insightec

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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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Coronavirus Crisis: These 6 Israel-Based Initiatives Are Working To Help China

As of February 19, over 75,000 people worldwide have been infected, nearly all of them in mainland China, and some 2,012 people have died from the coronavirus.

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Sanders calls Israeli government 'racist'

Republican Jewish Coalition blasts presidential hopeful who called Israeli government racist: Outrageous.

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The top 10 tech trends for 2020 - ISRAEL21c

What sectors will be disruptive and actionable in the coming year? OurCrowd experts share predictions and name Israeli firms advancing these fields.

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IDF Foils 'Sophisticated' Hamas Attempt To Hack Into Soldiers' Phones Using Fake Profiles

The Israeli military says Hamas created six fake online personas to lure soldiers into interacting with them and downloading malware.

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Victor Rosenthal – Take the Deal

Victor Rosenthal – Take the Deal There is something practical that can be done to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and that is to grant limited autonomy to a limited Palestinian entity in Judea and Samaria. In other words, to adopt something li

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Israel: Chances of 4th election may be higher – and lower – than you think, experts say

In about two weeks, Israelis will be asked to vote in the general elections for the third time in one year –

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Israel Police Set to Get First Hijab-Wearing Muslim Lieutenant

Israel Police Set to Get First Hijab-Wearing Muslim Lieutenant by Karys Rhea Algemeiner News Service Sabreen Saadi is set to become the first hijab-wearing Muslim woman to attain the rank of lieutenant in the Israel Police. “I always love to share stori

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

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 16, 2020 This week’s newsletter is full of examples of Israeli individuals and innovations going above and beyond what previously was imaginable. Controlling a single cell, decoding brain signals and

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Daniel Yeluashvili - How a Former Non-Zionist Became a Supporter of Israel

Daniel Yeluashvili – How a Former Non-Zionist Became a Supporter of Israel Algemeiner News As a progressive, I’ve been involved in social activism for as long as I can remember. From beach cleanups in middle school to protests in high school to ph

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Why young Europeans can’t understand Israeli settlers

Europe today is post-God, post-nationalism, post-family and post-Holocaust—and is therefore understandably at odds with the very concept of Israel.

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Israel’s Sheba Medical Center Develops Telemedicine to Limit Coronavirus Spread

The Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – As fears of the growing coronavirus endemic increase …

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Jewish Harvard students form anti-Zionist organization

The group said it will focus on Palestinian solidarity; fighting antisemitism and for the safety of Jews and all people through solidarity; and creating Jewish spaces and events outside of Hillel.

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Cornel West Attacks Israel in C-SPAN’s Martin Luther King Commemoration | CAMERA

BDS supporter Professor Cornel West falsely suggests that Rev. Martin Luther King would have agreed with his mendacious claim demonizing Israelis as baby killers.

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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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Six Months After The Terror Attack That Nearly Claimed Her Life An Injured Soldier Meets Her Rescuer

Six Months After The Terror Attack That Nearly Claimed Her Life An Injured Soldier Meets Her Rescuer Eden Mantsur from Jerusalem was among the five soldiers who were injured after a Palestinian terrorist drove his car into them in a ramming attack at the

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Abbas' new Map That Lies that he showed to the UN

Abbas’ new Map That Lies that he showed to the UN by ElderofZiyon Palestinian Authority dictator, Fatah leader and PLO chairman Mahmoud Abbas showed the UN a map created for the occasion by the Negotiations Affairs Department of the PLO. It is a new

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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

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Jonathan Sacks - The Universal and the Particular

Jonathan Sacks – The Universal and the Particular The quintessential Jewish expression of thanks, gratitude and acknowledgment is Baruch Hashem, meaning “Thank God,” or “Praise be to the Lord.” Chassidim say of the Baal Shem Tov that he wou

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WATCH: Israel Unleashes New Laser Weapon That Shoots Down Drones

A military defense company in Israeli released video this week that shows off a new laser weapon that it has developed that is able to shoot down small drones, which are increasing terror threat in many parts of the world. Rafael Advanced Defense Systems

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Asaf Romirowsky - If You Will It, It Is No Dream... But Only On Our Terms

Asaf Romirowsky – If You Will It, It Is No Dream… But Only On Our Terms re-post from http://www.romirowsky.com EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The necessity of a Jewish nation state was a foundational premise for the founding fathers of Zionism, no matter

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10 best places to go diving in and around Israel

Archaeological and historical wonders also await under the tepid waters, as well as animal species you might not associate with the Middle East.

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Israeli Startup Helps Visually Impaired Navigate Indoor Spaces | Technology News

Founded in 2015, RighHear works in over 1,000 locations worldwide, mapping malls, hospitals, museums and universities to make them accessible.

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Ancient Jewish dish becomes melting pot of Israeli cuisine

Consumed by Jews for Shabbat lunch since antiquity, hamin - also known as cholent - is enjoying a renaissance in Israel.

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Victor Rosenthal - What is it about Jews?

Victor Rosenthal – What is it about Jews? Is there anything worse than European misoziony?* How about the Jewish version? I dislike the expression “self-hating Jew” because Jewish antisemites and misozionists generally think a great deal of them

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Palestinians Struggle To Gain Support For Rejecting Trump Peace Plan

A United Nations Security Council vote on a Palestinian draft resolution that rejects President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan has been delayed after the Palestinians realized that it did not have the votes to pass. “This is a significa

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African Pastor Becomes an Orthodox Jew

African Pastor Becomes an Orthodox Jew  by Rabbi Shraga Simmons Aish.com Shmuel (Sam) Gordon was born and raised in Nigeria, Africa’s largest country with a population of 200 million. Shmuel was a sickly child and it was uncertain whether he would surv

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As BDS runs rampant on UK campuses, Jewish students are fighting back

Two weeks ago, on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, of all days, KCL Action Palestine – a student campaign group at

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Elder Of Ziyon - Israel cancels visit of 1500 Jews to Joseph's Tomb to avoid tensions with Arabs - Arabs learn a lesson

Blogging about Israel and the Arab world since, oh, forever.

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UNPACKED-Conversos: The Story of Latin America's Crypto Jews

UNPACKED-Conversos: The Story of Latin America’s Crypto Jews This week explainer, we’re unpacking the story of the Crypto Jews or Conversos and explaining why a surprising number of Latin Americans and people of Latin American descent have Jewish

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Israel Seen Exclusive - From Checkout To Choking - A Lifesaving Rescue In Less Than A Minute.

Israel Seen Exclusive – From Checkout To Choking – A Lifesaving Rescue In Less Than A Minute. Last Friday at 12:51 P.M. United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Ezra Gottlieb was in a supermarket in his hometown of Beitar Illit making his last-minute pur

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Sheri Oz - Ben-Dror Yemini: Not Always Saying What is Comfortable to Hear

Sheri Oz – Ben-Dror Yemini: Not Always Saying What is Comfortable to Hear This is my translation of an op-ed written by Ben-Dror Yemini, originally published on the Yediot Ahronot website on 6 Feb 2020 and posted here with his permission. Note that

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Israeli researchers find method to convert carbon-containing waste to gas

Carbon-containing waste has presented an increasingly problematic challenge for industrialized societies

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ADL: Extremists using coronavirus outbreak to stoke hatred against Jews

Neo-Nazi and white supremacists are using fears of the deadly coronavirus to stoke hated against Jews and spread conspiracy theories

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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

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

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 9, 2020 The highlights include: A new treatment may be a future cure for Alzheimer’s and other brain diseases. Microsoft Israel is developing an app to help patients find clinical trials. WIZO celebrates

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Barry Shaw - The Anti-Semitism of Replacement Theologians

Barry Shaw – The Anti-Semitism of Replacement Theologians The Anti-Semitism of Replacement Theologians, and how they can cleanse their souls. Anti-Semitism takes several forms. One of the under-reported forms of Jew-hatred is that perpetrated by Rep

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BDS: Myths and Facts | HonestReporting

What is BDS, the "Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions" movement against Israel? BDS myths characterize the campaign as grass roots social justice fighting

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Charlyne Valensin - Random thoughts inspired by the discarded concept of one Holy -Nation

Charlyne Valensin – Random thoughts inspired by the discarded concept of one Holy -Nation I was glued to the TV set as I viewed the ceremonies of the 5th World Holocost Forum, focussing this year on the urgent need to eradicate growing antisemitism.

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Israel Seen Exclusive - A Day in The Life of a Plumber-Medic

Israel Seen Exclusive – A Day in The Life of a Plumber-Medic My name is Joshua Strahl, I live in Beit Shemesh with my family and I am a plumber. I also am a volunteer EMT with United Hatzalah of Israel. Yesterday, an incident took place, that remind

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IsraAid Sends Medical Supplies To China Amid Coronavirus Crisis | News Briefs

The Israeli aid organization said it was sending medical supplies to the Chinese Health Ministry as it grapples with a shortage. | NoCamels

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Israelis Are Under Attack, Media Is MIA

  Israelis have just suffered at least three terror attacks in under 24 hours. Details are still coming in, but here's what we know so far: In the

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Israeli startup hopes to battle Alzheimer's with enzyme-busting drug

After testing in lab, ProteKt Therapeutics says compound that inhibits the PKR enzyme can lead to cognitive improvements and slow the disease's progress; road ahead is long

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Palestinian ‘right of return’ is really about ending Israel's existence

On Jan. 28, President Trump revealed his administration's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan. As several commentators noted, the proposal explicitly states that there shall be no “right of return” — a key phrase with a very particular meaning tha

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First Israeli-Born Hasidic Doctor Blazes New Trail in Medicine!

First Israeli-Born Hasidic Doctor Blazes New Trail in Medicine! By United with Israel Staff Dr. Yehuda Sabiner is the first Israeli-born member of the ultra-Orthodox community to graduate from medical school. His success, against the odds, is encouraging

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Steve Kramer - Paradigm Shift

Steve Kramer – Paradigm Shift Perfect is the enemy of the good, as an old saying goes. Israel must remember that, as it examines its third major challenge for “peace.” The first challenge was when David Ben-Gurion took advantage of the UN Assemb

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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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End the Hoax: There Are No Palestinians

President Trump’s “Deal of the Century” was a brilliant illustration of his mastery of the art of the deal. This extravagantly generous proposal, and the Palestinians’ contemptuous rejection of it, severely damages the international Left’s claim that the Israelis are the obstacles to peace, and exposes the Palestinian leadership for the genocidal warmongers they are.

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Barry Shaw - Basic Middle East Facts.

Barry Shaw – Basic Middle East Facts. How Middle East realities reflect the abnormal behavior of the Palestinians. The Middle East is characterized by the following 14-century-old intra-Muslim features: no intra-Muslim peaceful coexistence, unpredic

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As threats grow, NYC launches $100 million Israeli-run cybersecurity hub | The Times of Israel

City picks Jerusalem Venture Partners to manage new tech hub in downtown Manhattan, with hopes to create thousands of jobs to boost online security for companies and individuals

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Israel sends coronavirus protective gear to China

MDA, IsraAID send protective equipment and medical supplies for distribution in China as the East Asian country launches appeal for help.

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UNPACKED - Treating PTSD with MDMA

UNPACKED – Treating PTSD with MDMA This week, Unpacked explains why the street drug MDMA, often found in Ecstasy or Molly, might just hold the key to helping sufferers of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It might seem a crazy – or even c

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Dr. Moshe Dann - A Realistic Two-State Solution

Dr. Moshe Dann – A Realistic Two-State Solution BESA- The Begin Sadat Center for Strategic Studies EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The problem with the “two-state solution”—the creation of a sovereign independent Palestinian state west of the Jordan Rive

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Former justice minister: Israel should begin annexing Area C without prior US approval

In order to realize the promise contained in the recently unveiled Middle East Peace Plan, Israel should begin annexing Area

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Fizzy water maker SodaStream returns to Super Bowl with 'water on Mars' ad

Spot to air during Sunday game, featuring US scientist Bill Nye and 18-year-old US astronaut-in-training Alyssa Carson

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Sabine Sterk : The Other Side Is Real - The truth must be told - "deal of the century"

Sabine Sterk : The Other Side Is Real – The truth must be told – “deal of the century” After Trump revealed the “deal of the century” for a split second the world was exited… Finally, finally, there would be a huge chance of peace ag

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

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 2, 2020 Israel is essential for maintaining the safety and smooth-running of governments, world economies, global health systems, multinationals and more. This week’s newsletter includes recent news o

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UNPACKED - Why Do Israelis Love EDM?

UNPACKED – Why Do Israelis Love EDM? In this final episode of Israel Phenomenology, Chloé takes another look at Israel’s music scene and asks why Israelis are so hardcore about electronic dance music (EDM). With its repetitive beat, it can seem l

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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

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BBC Equates Israel To Nazis From Halls of Yad Vashem | HonestReporting

As world leaders and royalty from 49 countries gather in Israel to remember the  Holocaust and take a stand against rising antisemitism, leave it to the

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WATCH: Meet the Lebanese 'Master Chef' Who Calls Israel Home!

WATCH: Meet the Lebanese ‘Master Chef’ Who Calls Israel Home! H/T Unitedwithisrael.org How did this talented young chef and mother, who was born and raised in Lebanon, come to call the Jewish state “home sweet home”? Farah Raslan took Israel by st

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Major League Baseball Takes Heat for Promotion of Jew Hating Activist Roger Waters' Concert Tour

Roger Waters. Photo: Jethro via Wikimedia Commons. A major US Jewish organization is raising concerns about Major League Baseball’s promotion …

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A guide to the wines of the Galilee - ISRAEL21c

Winemaking in the Galilee has become more innovative and suited to the Israeli spirit than ever before

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UNPACKED - Deal of the Century-What Happened

UNPACKED – Deal of the Century-What Happened Yesterday, in dramatic fashion, U.S. President Donald Trump presented his long-awaited “Deal of the Century”, his plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace. Trump presented the plan to the public alongside I

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Jane Hudson - Israel's Concrete Connections With Fair Trade

Jane Hudson – Israel’s Concrete Connections With Fair Trade As a highly developed and populous country, Israel enjoys a level of variety in its consumption on par with the biggest economies in the world. Hand in hand with this consumption has been

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It's time to build in Judea and Samaria as we do in Tel Aviv

US President Donald Trump has spent months formulating the much-anticipated counter-Oslo Accords measure. Yes, it is precisely this president, who

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Netanyahu to Bring Annexation of Jordan Valley, All "Settlements" to Cabinet Vote Sunday

Briefing reporters after White House released peace proposal, PM hails 'a revolutionary change from previous peace proposals'

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‘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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IsraelSeen Exclusive - Have You Ever Had A Feeling So Great It Is Difficult To Put Into Words?

IsraelSeen Exclusive – Have You Ever Had A Feeling So Great It Is Difficult To Put Into Words? A week ago on Shabbat morning, an elderly woman aspirated half-an-hour after eating breakfast in her home in Holon. Her raspy coughing alerted her daughte

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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?

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Steve Kramer - Why I Love Brexit

Steve Kramer – Why I Love Brexit The European Union is a group of countries that seemingly have a collective hatred of Israel, and by extension, the Israelis – 75% of whom are Jewish. (What else do we expect from the continent that brought us

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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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Victor Rosenthal - Tweet and Delete

Victor Rosenthal – Tweet and Delete Israel has experienced very heavy rains recently. Several people were killed when they were swept away by floods. In a particularly gruesome case, a young couple died of exposure after being trapped in a water-fil

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 26, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 26, 2020 The highlights include: A new Israeli treatment could be a cure for Type 2 diabetes. An Israeli wristband device treats irregular heartbeats. A government leadership program for children of Israeli

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CAMERA - Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting and Analysis: Media Highlights

CAMERA – Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting and Analysis: Media Highlights CAMERA Media Ignore, Downplay Infiltration of Armed Gazans Close to Israeli Community Amidst concerns of Hamas disruption of the World Holocaust Forum this week

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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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Nobel Laureate Robert Aumann: If Israeli annexation of Judea, Samaria means no Palestinian state, so be it

Nobel Laureate Robert Aumann: If Israeli annexation of Judea, Samaria means no Palestinian state, so be it By Batya Jerenberg, World Israel News Prof. Robert Aumann says since a “state” can refuse demilitarization, he retracts his previous support for

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UNPACKED - Who Are the Beta Israel? - The Story of Ethiopian Jewry

UNPACKED – Who Are the Beta Israel? – The Story of Ethiopian Jewry This week, we look at one of Israel’s most distinctive communities – the Jews of Ethiopia. While the story of their rescue from Ethiopia has become a well-known tale of

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IsraelSeen Exclusive - Hotel Security Guard Saves Six Lives

IsraelSeen Exclusive – Hotel Security Guard Saves Six Lives Jamal Veraki is 29-years-old and works as a security guard in a hotel in the southern city of Eilat. Jamal recently graduated from his EMT training course and has been a volunteer with Unit

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Jack Cohen - Arab World in Disarray

Jack Cohen – Arab World in Disarray Many Arab countries are in disarray, Lebanon, Libya, Syria, Iraq, Yemen. One must ask why, when the rest of the world is comparatively peaceful? Of the 22 Arab countries, few are without violent conflict, perhap

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Holocaust Anniversary Highlights Role of Education, Legislation to Stem Violent Antisemitism

Holocaust Anniversary Highlights Role of Education, Legislation to Stem Violent Antisemitism Focus Point: ” Please share these talking points with people in your network as passionate and knowledgeable about Jewish and Israeli affairs as you.”

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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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Holy Land Uncovered An Interview with Dr Peri Sinclair

Holy Land Uncovered An Interview with Dr Peri Sinclair Dialogue and Identity, in partnership with the Rossing Center for Education and Dialogue, brings together Jewish and Arab schoolchildren and educators from all over Israel. Jewish and Arab schools are

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Victor Rosenthal - Some Optimism, for a Change

Victor Rosenthal – Some Optimism, for a Change In the last few days a fleet of explosive and incendiary balloons and kites have floated over our border fence with Gaza to land in Sderot, Ashdod, and other spots. Nobody has been hurt yet, but these d

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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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Steve Kramer - Tragedy and Rebirth for European Jewish Survivors

Steve Kramer – Tragedy and Rebirth for European Jewish Survivors I recently received this email about young Cameron’s National History Day 2019 Documentary. I watched his short video and highly recommend it.   Hi Mr. Greenfield,   This i

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 19, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Jan. 19, 2020 The earth-shattering Israeli innovations and activities in this week’s newsletter are again making a global impact. The US and UK have adopted new Israeli medical devices and have invited doz

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Barry Werner - Iran is not a rational enemy

Barry Werner – Iran is not a rational enemy originally posted in JPOST Iran has been at war with the West since the Islamic Revolution of 1979, but the West has refused to acknowledge it. Over the intervening years, as Iran has become more dangerous

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Next Year in Jerusalem: How American Volunteers Helped Survivors Sail From the Holocaust to Israel

Next Year in Jerusalem: How American Volunteers Helped Survivors Sail From the Holocaust to Israel This is Cameron Jessop’s National History Day 2019 Documentary about the American volunteer sailors that helped smuggle Holocaust survivors from Europ

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Basia Monka - The Rain Scarier than Iran

Basia Monka – The Rain Scarier than Iran As many Olim Hadashim, I am being asked constantly the same set of questions: “Are you happy in Israel?”, “Will you stay here forever (…happy ever after)?”, “Was your first homeland better or wors

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UNPACKED - Israeli Hip Hop The Music is the Message

UNPACKED – Israeli Hip Hop The Music is the Message This week, Chloé checks out the origins of Israeli hip hop music, asks if there’s anything off-limits in Israel music and unpacks the country’s political music scene, care of three well-known,

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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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Israel Seen Exclusive - The Tools And Knowledge To Make A Difference

Israel Seen Exclusive – The Tools And Knowledge To Make A Difference On Sunday evening just before 6:00 p.m., United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Eli Koon had just gotten home from work when he received an alert from the organization’s dispatch and comm

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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

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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.

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Giving a Voice to Those who Cannot Speak

Giving a Voice to Those Who Cannot Speak Life goes on. Tuesday is similar to Monday. We know what to expect. And that knowledge brings us security. And then one day, life falls apart. He becomes a stroke victim, lying on a hospital bed. Nothing is the sam

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‘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 …

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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

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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

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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.

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CHAREIDIM REFUSE Jordanian Demand To Remove Yarmulka And Tzitzis, Women To Remove Head-Coverings

Almost 100 Israeli deputy mayors who were attending a conference in Eilat were scheduled for a tour of Petra, Jordan on Tuesday morning. Instead of

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Sheri Oz - It is Real Easy to Become an Anti-Zionist

Sheri Oz – It is Real Easy to Become an Anti-Zionist I think I am starting to understand how so many people are convinced of the anti-Zionist position and how they also become antisemitic. I have struggled with this for a long time, as have many oth

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UK Op-Ed: 'The Trouble With Jews Today' | HonestReporting

Shame on The Independent for publishing Slavoj Zizek's deeply offensive and arguably antisemitic opinion piece.

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Israeli team uses silicon chip to deliver Alzheimer's-busting protein to brain

In Technion, Bar-Ilan trials, nanochip ferries 'neural growth factor' -- which combats neurodegenerative diseases -- and releases it where needed, overcoming blood-brain barrier

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Trudeau's U.N. rep boasts of anti-Israeli vote

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s U.N. ambassador Marc-André Blanchard yesterday boasted about his vote for a North Korean-sponsored resolution against Israel last week, tweeting that at last “Canada found its voice”: Le Canada retrouve sa voix

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More Than 11,000 People Urge Canada to Reverse UN Vote Calling Western Wall ‘Occupied Palestinian Territory’ | Jewis

The United Nations General Assembly hall. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. More than 11,000 people have signed a petition urging the Canadian …

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Columbia University to Hold Israel Divestment Referendum; Supporters Chant ‘From the River to the Sea, Palestine Will Be Free’

The Columbia College Student Council (CCSC) meets on Nov. 24, 2019. Photo: Screenshot / CCSC. Student leaders at Columbia University …

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Democrats to Israel: Go to Hell

It’s a lie to say Democrats and mainstream liberals are now turning against Israel. That turn happened under the Obama ­administration.

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Trump administration eases US stance toward Israeli settlements in West Bank | Fox News

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday that the U.S. government will ease its stance on Israeli settlements in the West Bank, in the latest move by the Trump administration to bolster Israel's position and undermine Palestinian claims regarding l

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Bringing the Inspiration of Israel to Your Community

Avi Abelow is coming to the USA to speak. If you are interested in having him come to your community, please go to the link to contact him.

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Israeli Patriot Banned on Facebook for Posting Video of Islamic Terrorists

Sometimes, the rules of Facebook seem to give more credence to the feelings of jihadist terrorists than to their victims.