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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers advocate using seashells to monitor currently undetected industrial pollution from factories and desalination plants along the Israeli coastline and worldwide. Credit: Courtesy.

Ben-Gurion University researchers advocate using shells to monitor pollution

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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers advocate using seashells to monitor currently undetected industrial pollution from factories and desalination plants along the Israeli coastline and worldwide. “We have quantified trace amounts of heavy metal...
Photo: Young Jewish Partisans in the forest, From Jewish Heritage Museum, New York.

The Jews who fought back during the Holocaust

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This week, leaders from around the world commemorated those who perished at the hands of the Nazis during International Holocaust Remembrance Day. This year, like most, there were statements recognizing and remembering those who...
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga). Source: Twitter.

CUFI urges Republicans to reprimand Taylor Greene over anti-Semitic statements

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The lobbying arm of Christians United for Israel, CUFI Action Fund, is calling on Republican leadership in the House of Representatives to remove Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) from committee assignments over her anti-Semitic...
Then-U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem on June 16, 2016. Credit: David Azagury/U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv.

Former Israeli official: imperative for Israel to open lines of communication with Biden administration

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As the new Biden administration takes shape, Israeli leaders in recent days have been outspoken in their warnings about Iran and its pursuit of nuclear weapons, hinting at possible military strikes if the Islamic...
Helping affix a mezuzah at the Israel Diamond Exchange in Dubai’s Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) are (from left): Alex Peterfreund, co-founder and cantor of the Jewish Council of the Emirates (JCE); Rabbi Dr. Elie Abadie, senior rabbi of the JCE; and Ahmed Bin Sulayem, executive chairman of the DMCC, Jan. 28, 2021.

Rabbi, cantor hang mezuzah at Israel Diamond Exchange office in Dubai

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Rabbi Dr. Elie Abadie, senior rabbi of the Jewish Council of the Emirates (JCE) in the United Arab Emirates, and Alex Peterfreund, co-founder and cantor of the JCE, affixed a mezuzah on the new representative office...
Palestinians hold photo printouts during a rally in support of Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank town of Tubas on Sept. 27, 2020. Photo by Nasser Ishtayeh/Flash90.

Why Biden’s concessions to the Palestinians hurt, rather than help them

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The Biden administration’s first Middle East decisions make clear what was always obvious about the new president’s intentions: the foreign-policy establishment is back in charge in Washington. That’s led to a flurry of moves...

Ossoff and Schumer Launch Us Into New Era

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Three senators, two of them Jewish, can be credited with launching America into a new political era. Five hours after Joe Biden was sworn in as our 46 th president on Jan. 20, Jon Ossoff and the...

Video of the Annual Commemoration of the Baghdad Hangings (27 January 1969)

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Zoom Meeting with 184 Iraqi Jews worldwide, organized by the Community of Babylonian Iraqi Jews of Montreal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0Y_Jj3QCGo&feature=youtu.be Includes the speech by Dr. Shimon Samuels, Director for International Relations of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre (see from 18min49"...
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz, IDF Chief of the General Staff, Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi and director of the POL-MIL Bureau in the Ministry of Defense Zohar Palti meet with US CENTCOM Commander Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, Jan. 28, 2021. Source: Israel's Ministry of Defense/Twitter.

Top US general visits Israel amid regional realignment, Iranian threat

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The commander of the United States Central Command, Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, arrived in Israel on Thursday to meet with senior defense officials to discuss regional priorities and challenges, including the Iranian threat. McKenzie met with...
U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on the phone with Australia’s Minister for Defense Linda Reynolds. Source: Lloyd Austin/Twitter.

In call with Gantz, Austin reiterates US commitment to Israel’s military edge

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U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin spoke with his Israeli counterpart, Benny Gantz, on Thursday, during which he reiterated America’s commitment to Israel’s defense. “Great speaking with Israel’s Minister of Defense this morning. The U.S....