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Jordan, Egypt and Palestinians declare eastern Jerusalem ‘capital of Palestine’

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Jordan, Egypt and the Palestinian Authority declared eastern Jerusalem as the “capital of Palestine” ahead of President Donald Trump’s visit to Israel May 22-23.

New ambassador thanks Trump for ‘unequivocal’ support of Israel

New ambassador thanks Trump for ‘unequivocal’ support of Israel

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After presenting his diplomatic credentials to Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on May 16 in Jerusalem, new U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Fri…

The story of Israel’s efficient, high-tech dairy industry

The story of Israel’s efficient, high-tech dairy industry

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Self-driving cars. Drip irrigation. Missile defense. Milk?

Celebrating 50 years of Jerusalem’s reunification

Celebrating 50 years of Jerusalem’s reunification

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For Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat – who has navigated numerous conflicts, while simultaneously supervising the rapid growth of residential neighb…

Taglit-Birthright Israel launches largest season of visits to Jewish state

Taglit-Birthright Israel launches largest season of visits to Jewish state

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The Taglit-Birthright Israel program is launching its largest season to date, with 33,000 Jews ages 18-26 from 33 countries expected to visit …

Israel braces for its latest battlefront: the sea

Israel braces for its latest battlefront: the sea

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Amid a quiet-yet-massive arms race between Israel and Hezbollah, both sides are preparing for the possibility of a war branching out to sea.

50 Jerusalem facts for the 50th anniversary of its reunification

50 Jerusalem facts for the 50th anniversary of its reunification

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Israelis celebrate the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem’s reunification May 23-24. Leading up to the holy city’s semi-centennial milestone, here …

New Hamas chief makes first public appearance in Gaza

New Hamas chief makes first public appearance in Gaza

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Ismail Haniyeh, whom Hamas elected as the Palestinian terror group’s top leader last weekend, made his first public appearance in the new role…

French election winner Macron again rules out Palestinian statehood recognition

French election winner Macron again rules out Palestinian statehood recognition

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As French citizens voted Sunday, their eventual president-elect reiterated previous statements ruling out unilateral French recognition of Pal…

Erdogan slammed after meeting on stopping ‘judaization’ of Jerusalem, anti-Israel rant

Erdogan slammed after meeting on stopping ‘judaization’ of Jerusalem, anti-Israel rant

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Monday evening with Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah in Istanbul, where the two …

Lone soldiers commemorated  in special Jerusalem ceremony

Lone soldiers commemorated in special Jerusalem ceremony

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For Israel’s Memorial Day (Yom Hazikaron), which commemorates fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism, the Jerusalem-based Lone Soldier Cente…

Israel sees a silver lining in UNESCO’s latest anti-Israel vote

Israel sees a silver lining in UNESCO’s latest anti-Israel vote

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As Israel celebrated its Independence Day, the United Nations cultural agency UNESCO voted May 2 to deny the Jewish state’s sovereignty over J…

Israel’s Yom Hazikaron: remembering the past year’s terror victims

Israel’s Yom Hazikaron: remembering the past year’s terror victims

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Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and terror victims, is a time of mourning and reflection over the sacrifices of thous…

After 69 years, some of Israel’s original supporters are its key economic allies

After 69 years, some of Israel’s original supporters are its key economic allies

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Throughout the seven decades since it declared independence, Israel has waged an ongoing struggle for legitimacy, navigating the global arena …

Watchdog organization calls on Gorka to renounce Hungarian group’s ideology

Watchdog organization calls on Gorka to renounce Hungarian group’s ideology

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The head of an international anti-Semitism watchdog organization is calling on reportedly departing White House adviser Sebastian Gorka to ren…

2 of every 3 NYC subway hate crimes this year have targeted Jews, police say

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More than two-thirds of hate crimes on New York City subways this year have targeted Jews, according to the Police Department’s Transit Bureau…

Former NBA star Amar’e Stoudemire is studying Hebrew

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Six-time NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire may soon be able to add another skill to his impressive resume: Hebrew. The 34-year-old basketball pla…

Marine Le Pen: Ban halal and all ritual slaughter

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Marine Le Pen, the far-right candidate in the French presidential elections, said she would ban halal slaughter of animals if she is elected, …

Jews with most education are least religious, study finds

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American Jews with the highest level of education are the least religious, according to a new study.

Trump visit to Israel at end of May in ‘advanced talks’

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President Donald Trump likely will make his first visit to Israel at the end of next month.