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Professor Oded Goldreich. Source: Twitter.

Education minister denies Israel Prize to professor who supports university boycott

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Israel’s Minister of Education Yifat Shaha-Biton announced on Thursday that an Israeli professor who signed a petition calling for a boycott of Ariel University Center of Samaria will not receive the Israel Prize. In doing...
Officials from KKL-JNF and Ant Group, an innovative technology company, announce a scientific and technological partnership together timed to Earth Day, April 22, 2021. Credit: Avi Hayun.

KKL-JNF, Ant Group partner for research in sustainability, green development

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Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund (KKL-JNF), one of the oldest green organizations in the world, and Ant Group, an innovative technology company, announced a scientific and technological partnership to develop innovative solutions for forestation...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the Jewish settlement of Alon Shvut, in Gush Etzion in the West Bank, on Nov. 19, 2019. Photo by Gershon Elinson/Flash90.

Unity deal allows Netanyahu to push Trump’s peace plan

The unity government agreement finalized on Monday evening by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White Party leader Benny Gantz allows Israel to promote the annexation of parts of Judea and Samaria...
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv on April 29, 2018. Credit: U.S. Department of State.

Netanyahu, Pompeo to hold urgent talks on ‘regional developments’ (aka Iran)

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was set to meet U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Brussels late Monday, the Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement. Sources close to the prime minister have called...
A a mosaic stands at the entrance to a rest area and memorial site honoring Dvir Sorek, killed in a terror attack on Aug. 7, 2019. Credit: Courtesy of Ohr Torah Stone.

Outdoor rest area honors memory of Dvir Sorek, killed in 2019 terror attack

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Nine months after a terrorist murdered Dvir Sorek, high school students from Ohr Torah Stone institutions dedicated an outdoor rest area in his memory at the site of the attack. Sorek, a student at Ohr...
Smoke rising from the Al-Jalaa tower in Gaza City after an Israeli airstrike, which according to the Israel Defense Forces housed Hamas intelligence and weaponry, in the midst of a conflict with Israel. Several media outlets also had offices in the building, including the Associated Press and Al Jazeera, May 15, 2021. Photo by Atia Mohammed/Flash90.

Erdan tells ‘AP’: Hamas used Gaza media tower to jam Iron Dome system

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Israel’s Ambassador to the United States and the United Nations Gilad Erdan met with senior leadership of the Associated Press on Monday in New York, where he told the media outlet that Hamas was using the...
Mumbai, India, Oct. 25, 2020. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Israeli radar company signs agreement with defense technologies firm in India

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Israeli radar company RADA Electronic Industries announced on Monday that it had signed a memorandum of understanding with India’s Alpha Design Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (ADTL) defense company. The agreement will serve to set up joint...
Effi Eitam speaks during the Gush Katif conference at the Tel Aviv Museum on March 23, 2017. Photo by Yossi Zeliger/Flash90.

‘Allowing Arab Israelis into the government is equivalent to losing a war’

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Effi Eitam cannot seem to stop fighting. At 69, the retired brigadier general says he is now waging war to save his home or, as he puts it, “A war against the mighty forces...
Israel's Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan speaks at the Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference in the Waldorf Astoria in Jerusalem on Nov. 21, 2018. Photo by Miriam Alster/Flash90.

Israel’s strategic affairs minister says, ‘It’s time for PA leader Abbas to go’

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Israel’s Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan on Sunday urged the international community to take immediate action to oust Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas, saying this was the only way to ensure the diplomatic process...
Swedish Foreign Affairs Minister Ann Linde. Credit: Government Offices of Sweden.

Lapid holds first conversation in seven years with Swedish counterpart

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Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid spoke with his Swedish counterpart, Ann Linde, in the first such conversation between the two countries’ top diplomats in nearly seven years. “I spoke with @AnnLinde, the Minister of Foreign...