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The former U.S. Consulate-General in Jerusalem, July 19, 2009. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

US reportedly to delay reopening Jerusalem consulate for Palestinians

The United States is expected to delay reopening the Palestinian consulate in Jerusalem until the new Israeli government passes a budget, likely by November, reported Axios. According to a report, “the decision shows how invested the...
Poway synagogue shooter John Earnest. Source: Screenshot.

Chabad of Poway synagogue shooter pleads guilty, gets life without parole

A nursing student pleaded guilty on Tuesday to murder and other charges after shooting a gun inside the Chabad of Poway synagogue in California in April 2019. By pleading guilty, John Earnest avoided the death penalty in...
Children from France arrive in Israel as part of a group aliyah flight on July 21, 2021. Photo by Noga Malsa.

160 new immigrants from France arrive in Israel amid surge in ‘aliyah’

A group of 160 new French immigrants to Israel arrived at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Wednesday aboard a special aliyah flight from Paris organized by the Jewish Agency for Israel, and Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah and Integration. The new arrivals...
The Eiffel Tower, Paris. Credit: Pixabay.

‘Bonhomie’ from France: Parliamentary delegation visits Israel, meets top leaders

Thirty-eight members of the French parliament arrived for a three-day visit to Israel earlier this week on a tour sponsored by the European Leadership Network (ELNET), in cooperation with the Israeli Ministry of Foreign...
Miss Universe contestants walk on stage during the Miss Universe 2018 preliminary round. Credit: Shutterstock.

70th Miss Universe contest set for resort city of Eilat

The 70th Miss Universe pageant is slated to be held in December in the southern Israeli resort city of Eilat, announced the Miss Universe Organization. The three-hour televised event will again be hosted by Steve...