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Rivlin: Israelis value Diaspora Jews for their ‘deep pockets’

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Although he relegated it to the tail end of his address in Tel Aviv to the opening session the Makor Rishon Conference on “Thinking Differently,” President Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday, whether intentionally or unintentionally,...

Israeli startups raise over $400m in June

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Israeli startups have raised over $400 million in June, according to "Globes" records, nearly half of the total amount in the second quarter of 2017. With just over $1 billion raised by startups in...

Jewish construction in Jerusalem to be unfrozen

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The Jerusalem District Planning Commission is expected to grant permits for thousands of homes in united Jerusalem later this month, Haaretz reported Monday, marking the end of the de facto freeze on Jewish construction in large...

Modi’s Israel visit: Why ties with the Jewish country is so important to India

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Of more than 60 diplomatic trips undertaken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi since May 2014 when the NDA government came to power, his visit to Israel on July 4 will be among the most...

Fmr. Israeli FM Livni Blasts UNESCO for denying Jewish ties to Hebron

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Former Israeli Foreign minister Tzipi Livni criticized UNESCO for passing resolutions against Israel, on the eve of the 41st annual UNESCO World Heritage Committee’s conference in Poland. Speaking at the UNESCO International Conference on the...

9 UN ambassadors view Jewish roots to Jerusalem on City of David tour

Israel took nine visiting UN ambassadors on a tour of the City of David archaeological park in Jerusalem on Sunday in a bid to highlight the Jewish heritage of the holy city following a...

Indian Prime Minister to visit child victim of Mumbai terror attack while in Israel

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who July 4-6 will become the first-ever sitting Indian head of state to visit Israel, is expected to meet with a Jewish child whose parents were killed in a...

Watch: Secret illegal Jewish wedding on Temple Mount

Jewish couple secretly tied the knot atop the Temple Mount on Thursday, in a story of defiance sweeping Israeli social media. Tom Nisani, chair of the group Students for the Temple Mount and activities director...

Jewish leaders rethink ties with Netanyahu, Israeli government

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The Jewish Agency, the world's largest Jewish nonprofit group, will reevaluate its relationship with the Israeli government after two decisions that have sparked outrage in the Jewish world, according to the organization's new chairman of...

Israel’s prime minister is keeping gender segregation at Judaism’s holiest site

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At the Western Wall in Jerusalem, Judaism’s holiest site, women and men pray in sharply divided separate sections. There is no intermingling. That separation has long rankled progressive Jews in Israel and around the...