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Architect’s rendering of ToHa Tel Aviv office complex. Image courtesy of Ron Arad Architects/Israel21c.

28 floors Tel Aviv skyscraper wins international design award

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The Chicago-based Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat chose Tel Aviv’s two-year-old ToHa skyscraper as the overall winner in the office building category of its 18th annual awards program. ToHa is located at the intersection of Derech Hashalom,...
Teens are invited to #JumpOnTheBus as part of the Virtual College Road Trip. Credit: Courtesy.

Virtual College Road Trip offers tours, webinars for teens and parents

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High school students and their families can explore college and Jewish life on campus on a Virtual College Road Trip, the second annual month-long series. Each day in June, it offers student-led college tours, virtual information...
Yamina Party head Naftali Bennett gives a press conference at the Knesset in Jerusalem on May 30, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

What can a skeptical world expect from Naftali Bennett?

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This isn’t the way he planned on becoming prime minister of Israel. When Naftali Bennett left the world of high-tech to enter Israeli politics, the idea that he might achieve the top spot by...
The 46th president of the United States, Joe Biden, takes the oath of office. Jan. 20, 2021. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Biden Could Force Stark Choices For Hamas

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Hamas terrorists might wish to relish their victory over Israel while they can – their cynical public relations victory. Israel is an ogre in the eyes of the world, Hamas is champion of the...
Vandalism discovered at the Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg, May 2021. Credit: Courtesy.

Hundreds rally against hate, anti-Semitism post-graffiti at Florida Holocaust Museum

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One week to the day after the Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg was vandalized, hundreds gathered on Thursday to say no to anti-Semitism and stand up for the Jewish community. It was back on May 27...
Congregation Har Shalom in Potomac, Md., had its sign supporting Israel vandalized over Memorial Day weekend. Source: Screenshot.

Sign supporting Israel outside Maryland synagogue gets cut down, then stolen

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A banner outside a synagogue in Potomac, Md., that expressed support for the State of Israel was torn down and taken over Memorial Day weekend. Montgomery County police are investigating the vandalism outside Congregation Har...
The “Seagull USV” provides naval forces with some major advantages in their ability to patrol, monitor and neutralize threats, both on the sea surface and underwater. Credit: Elbit Systems.

As underwater threats proliferate, autonomous Israeli sea vessel stands guard

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During the recent escalation between Hamas and Israel, the terrorist organization based in the Gaza Strip launched an ambitious attempt to damage a critical Israeli infrastructure target. According to the Israel Defense Forces, Hamas’s naval...
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz with U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan. June 3, 2021. Credit: Shmulik Almoni/Israel Defense Ministry.

Gantz meets with Biden officials as US lawmakers encourage Iron Dome replenishment

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Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz arrived in Washington on Wednesday as part of his two-day trip to shore up support for Israel’s security and request $1 billion to help Israel replenish its Iron Dome...
An agreement was signed in Abu Dhabi to launch a joint Israeli-Emirati water research program as part of a collaboration between the Israeli Watergen company and Baynunah, a sister company of Al Dahra Group, an Emirati agriculture group that specializes in food security, May 2021. Credit: Watergen.

Joint Israeli-Emirati water research program ready to open in Abu Dhabi

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An agreement was signed in Abu Dhabi to launch a joint Israeli-Emirati water research program as part of a collaboration between the Israeli Watergen company and Baynunah, a sister company of Al Dahra Group, an Emirati...
A car is set on fire during clashes between Arab and Jews in Acre, northern Israel, May 12, 2021. Photo by Roni Ofer/Flash90

Arab rioting during Gaza conflict exposes long-simmering issues in Israeli mixed cities

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The rioting and violence that took place in mixed Jewish-Arab cities during the 11-day Gaza conflict in May has unsettled many Israelis and exposed long-simmering problems in these communities, such as high rates of...