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Author of controversial ‘Jewish State’ bill insists it’s unprejudiced and fair

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n June 2011, Avi Dichter, then an opposition Knesset member with the centrist Kadima party, started collecting signatures for a proposal he had been working on to officially define Israel as a Jewish state...

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder welcomes FIFA Council’s move to defer decision...

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World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder commended the executive council of the international football association, FIFA, for deferring its decision on the standing of the Israeli Football Association. The council made its announcement...

This Israeli Woman Is On A Hunger Strike To Get A Divorce

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A 53-year-old Israeli Jewish woman is on a hunger strike outside Israel’s parliament building because the state has forbidden her from divorcing her husband. Jewish law requires both husband and wife to agree to a...

Is A Jewish Group Funding Killers While The U.S. Slams Palestinians For Doing The...

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At the White House on Wednesday, President Trump admonished Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas to “resolve” the issue of paying the families of Palestinian terrorists to show that he is serious about peace. But Palestinians...

Strong Shekel Defies Bank Interventions

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YERUSHALAYIM - Bank of Israel interventions in the foreign currency market aimed at stemming the surge of the shekel have met with little success in recent days. Despite the Bank’s large purchases of dollars, the...

Israelis Are Famously Bad Drivers — But They’re Leading Car Tech Revolution

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Self-driving cars, a car battery that charges in five minutes, a sensor that can analyze a car’s surroundings and cars that talk to each other about road conditions. These are just a handful of the...

Genesis Prize cancels award ceremony over plight of Syrians

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The Genesis Prize will not hold its annual award ceremony at the request of 2017 recipient Anish Kapoor, a refugee advocate who deemed a celebration inappropriate in light of the worsening Syria crisis. Kapoor, an...

Netanyahu Slams Abbas for Lying to Trump

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Netanyahu slammed Abbas for claiming that Palestinian children are raised in an atmosphere of peace, when in fact they are taught hate and violence. Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, at a joint press conference...

Justin Welby: Christians must unite with Jews to halt rise of antisemitism

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The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has called for bridges to be built between Jewish people and others to prevent antisemitism taking hold. Speaking at Yad Vashem, Israel’s memorial to the 6 million Jews...

Arabs more positive than Jews about Israel, survey finds

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Arabb Israelis are more likely to describe Israel’s “overall situation” as good than their Jewish counterparts, a survey found. try’s situation was “good” or “very good,” according to a survey released Sunday by the Israel...