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The first Jewish wedding in Bahrain in 52 years took place at the Ritz-Carlton in Manama the weekend of Oct. 8-10, 2021. Credit: Courtesy.

Rabbi Dr. Eli Abadie from Mexico officiates first Jewish wedding in Bahrain Kingdom

 The Association of Gulf Jewish Communities (AGJC), the people-to-people network of Jewish communities from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries that are developing Jewish life in the region, facilitated the first Jewish wedding in the...
Yaakov Hagoel, acting chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel Executive, with new Olim from 26 countries who recently joined the J.A.'s Ulpan Etzion in Jerusalem. Photo credit: Elad Brami.

Immigration to Israel up 31 percent in 2021

Immigration to Israel is up 31 percent so far this year, according to data released by Israel’s Aliyah and Integration Ministry and the Jewish Agency for Israel. The data, released ahead of Yom HaAliyah (“Aliyah...
Israeli NBA player Deni Avdija, season two with the Washington Wizards. Source: Screenshot.

Deni Avdija warms up to second season in NBA

Deni Avdija, the only Israeli player in the NBA, returned to action on Saturday night after a longer than expected recovery and rehabilitation from an ankle injury earlier this year. The Washington Wizards faced...
Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Kamala Harris should be judged by her own standards

Two weeks ago, the vice president was speaking to a college class when a student expressed frustration that her campus organizing against U.S. funding for Israel had been ineffective. The student referred to actions...
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Revolution has come to America

How does a nation lose its freedom? One way, of course, is through foreign conquest. History is filled with examples of nations being subjugated and enslaved by foreign tyranny. Today, in the United States,...
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett attends the Golan Heights Conference on Economics and Regional Development on Oct. 11, 2021. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.

Bennett: Israel to approve ‘national plan’ for Golan Heights

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Monday that Israel would approve a “national plan” for the Golan Heights in six weeks’ time, calling the development of the area a “strategic goal” for the...
Shaare Zedek Medical Center staff in the hospital's coronavirus ward in Jerusalem, Sept. 23, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Israel sees spike in number of kids hospitalized with rare post-COVID syndrome

In the past two weeks in Israel, one child has died and 35 have been hospitalized, one in critical condition, due to a surge in cases of Pediatric Inflammatory Multisystem Syndrome (PIMS), according to...
Israelis protest against the country's latest Green Pass restrictions in Tel Aviv, Oct. 10, 2021. Source: Twitter.

Israelis march in Tel Aviv in protest of Covid ‘Green Pass’ rules

Israelis once again took to the streets in Tel Aviv on Saturday night in protest against the government’s Oct. 3 decision to restrict the country’s COVID “Green Pass” to only those who have received...

Angela Merkel Makes a Final Visit to Yad Vashem as Chancellor of Germany

Yesterday, 10 October 2021, the Chancellor of Germany H.E. Dr. Angela Merkel visited Yad Vashem for the sixth and final time as leader of Germany. During her informative and emotional visit to the Mount...
Photo: Haim Zach (GPO)

President Isaac Herzog and Aliyah and Integration Minister Pnina Tameno-Shete jointly present a special...

Today, ahead of Yom HaAliyah, President Isaac Herzog and Minister of Aliyah and Integration Pnina Tameno-Shete jointly presented the “Minister of Integration Award to New Olim for the Exceptional Contributions to Society and the...