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Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett holds a press conference at Ben-Gurion International Airport on June 22, 2021. Photo by Flash90.

Bennett says Iran tops agenda on list of priorities to discuss with Biden

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett intends to present an alternative to re-entering the 2015 Iran nuclear deal—the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA—when he meets with U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday, according...
The WhiteHouse, Washington, D.C. Credit: Credit: WhiteHouse.gov.

White House makes internal selection for Jewish liaison after months of pressure

The Biden administration has chosen a former White House Jewish liaison to resume the position on Thursday after months of pleading from Jewish communal organizations to name someone to the post. Chanan Weissman, 37, who...
Fighters in the Yemeni city of Taizak. Credit: Ramalrasny/Shutterstock.

Iran views Houthi attacks as ‘experiment lab’ for its weapons and doctrines

Iran views ongoing attacks by its radical ally in Yemen, the Houthis, on Saudi Arabia and others in the area as an important “experimentation lab” to test out new kinds of weapons and combat...
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Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Miraculous Airlift of Ethiopian Jews

It’s one of the most significant historical milestones in the history of the Jewish people and modern Israel. This month marks the thirtieth anniversary of the miraculous and heroic rescue of nearly 15,000 Ethiopian...
An Israeli policeman fends off an angry mob, after they swarmed an Israeli motorist, pelting his car with stones and driving him off the road, outside Jerusalem's Old City, May 10, 2021. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.

Jerusalem Day marred by ongoing Arab riots; Jews barred from Temple Mount

Unrest in the Israeli capital continued on Monday morning—Jerusalem Day—with Arab riots on the Temple Mount and in the Old City. Thirteen Israeli police officers were injured in the clashes, including one who was hospitalized, Army...
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Eva’s Black n’ White Meringues

Base Recipe: Eva Giesener, z”l My Mom used to make Black-N’-White Cookies. Those cookies were to simply incredible. Of course, I am biased, but in my humble opinion, they were right up there with the...
Ilia Salita (photo credit: GENESIS PHILANTHROPY GROUP)

New Award Announced to Recognize Applied Research Initiatives Focused on Jewish Communities Around the...

The establishment of the Ilia Salita Excellence in Research Award, funded by Genesis Philanthropy Group (GPG), was announced at the Jewish Funders Network (JFN) 2021 International Conference on Wednesday, March 17. The award celebrates the life and legacy of...
Moderna CMO Tal Zaks speaking at the Birthright Excel Israel Summit virtual conference. Source: Screenshot.

Moderna’s Tal Zaks: US-Israel exchange of ideas based on sanctity of life, belief in...

The Birthright Israel Excel Summit took place virtually through Feb. 11 and included more than 5,000 students from more than 100 universities worldwide. Organized by Harvard and Columbia students, it featured keynote speakers such...
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden meets with Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah on March 9, 2016. Photo by Flash90.

US official, Palestinians speak in first government contact in years

Officials in the Biden administration and the Palestinian Authority held a discussion on Monday in what appears to be the first formal contact between the United States and Palestinians in several years. U.S. Deputy Assistant...
The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, in conjunction with Amidar—Israel’s national public housing company and a branch of the Ministry of Construction and Housing—are distributing winter kits to 10,000 elderly residents in public housing across the country, January 2021. Credit: IFCJ.

10,000 elderly residents in public housing across Israel receive winter kits

In the midst of winter in Israel, residents are struggling with the financial burden of heating their homes, especially as they spend more time indoors as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and bills...