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Israeli actress Shira Haas receives the prize for Best Supporting Actress at the 2018 Ophir Awards ceremony, also known as the “Israeli Oscars,” in Ashdod on Sept. 6, 2018. Photo by Flash90.

‘Unorthodox’ star Shira Haas makes TIME magazine’s list of 100 most influential people

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Israeli actress Shira Haas, star of the Netflix drama “Unorthodox,” has been listed by TIME magazine as one of 100 emerging leaders of 2021 who are shaping the future of entertainment, health, politics and business, the...
View of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) building during a strike in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on July 26, 2018. Photo by Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90.

Report reveals UNRWA continues to anti-Semitic hate, incitement in schools

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School material distributed by the U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) continues to glorify Islamic jihad and incite violence in 2021 despite promises by UNRWA that the hateful content would be removed by last...
Colel Chabad “debit card” to allow for food purchases in Israel. Credit: Courtesy.

Israeli government taps Colel Chabad for massive food-distribution project

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As the social and economic costs of the coronavirus crisis continue to rise, Israel’s Interior Ministry has approved a massive project designed to help families most in need. The implementation of the project, involving a...
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IBM and the Holocaust

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Without the International Business Machines Corporation, there would still have been a Holocaust. Einsatzgruppen murder squads and their militia cohorts would still have murdered East European Jews bullet by bullet in pits, ravines and isolated clearings....
Supporters of President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol, where hundreds smashed windows and broke into the building while protesting the results of the November elections, Jan. 6, 2021. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Does America need a domestic war on terror?

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When President Joe Biden called “white supremacists … the most dangerous people in America … the greatest threat to terror in America, domestic terror” at a CNN town hall broadcast in Milwaukee this week, he was speaking...
“The Israel Bible: Scroll of Esther,” published in honor of slain Israeli Esther Horgen. Credit: Courtesy.

Ahead of Purim, ‘Israel Bible’ publishes special scroll in honor of Esther Horgen

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The Israel Bible has published a new edition of the Scroll of Esther in honor of Esther Horgen, the 52-year-old mother of six murdered on Dec. 21 by a Palestinian terrorist near her Tal Menashe home. The release...
Rush Limbaugh. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Netanyahu calls Rush Limbaugh ‘great friend of Israel,’ sends condolences

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent his condolences to the family of Rush Limbaugh, who died of lung cancer at the age of 70 on Wednesday. Calling him a “great friend of Israel” the Israeli...
A stone coffin dating to the Roman period that was rediscovered during construction work at the Safari Park in Ramat Gan, February 2021. Credit: Yoli Schwartz/Israel Antiquity Authority.

1,800-year-old sarcophagi rediscovered in Ramat Gan’s Safari Park

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Two sarcophagi dating from the Roman period have been rediscovered at the Ramat Gan Safari Park during the construction of a veterinary hospital, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced on Thursday. Rami Tam, head of the...
Palestinian children cheer during an event organized by UNICEF to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, in eastern Jerusalem. 2009. Credit: Mohamar Awad/Flash90.

NGO Monitor: EU funding campaign to trigger UN sanctions against IDF

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Palestinian and international NGOs, funded by European governments and working in tandem with the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), have launched a campaign seeking to trigger U.N. sanctions against the Jewish state,...
Iranian-backed Houthis in Yemen. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Through its Yemen maneuver, the Biden administration is giving a free pass to Iran

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The Biden administration removed the Houthi rebels (Ansar Allah) in Yemen from the U.S. list of terrorist organizations on Feb. 16 after they were added to the list by the previous administration in January, shortly before...