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Jews comprised less than a quarter of Israel’s tourists in 2016

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New data obtained by Israel Hayom analyzes the rising number of tourists arriving in the Jewish state, including visitors’ age, religion and the nature of their trips.

Pressure mounts against Netanyahu amid corruption probes

Pressure mounts against Netanyahu amid corruption probes

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Some 3,000 demonstrators gathered in Petah Tikva’s Goren Square near the home of Israel’s Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit last week to pro…

Polish Jews call for denouncement of anti-Semitism

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Polish-Jewish leaders are calling on the head of the country’s right-wing nationalist Law and Justice Party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, to denounce w…

Jerusalem Light Rail guard wounded in terrorist stabbing spree

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A Jerusalem Light Rail security guard was lightly wounded in Jerusalem Saturday by a female Palestinian terrorist who went on a stabbing spree.

Kushner and Greenblatt continue Mideast peace push

Kushner and Greenblatt continue Mideast peace push

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday Israel will welcome President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, and i…

Jewish leaders urge Trump to condemn white supremacists

Jewish leaders urge Trump to condemn white supremacists

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Jewish leaders and an Israeli government minister urged the Trump administration to condemn the violence and use of Nazi symbols by white supr…

North African Jewish communities remain dedicated to building future

North African Jewish communities remain dedicated to building future

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Although the Jewish communities in Morocco and Tunisia may not be as large as they once were, they are bubbling with activity and their leader…

IDF soldier who shot immobilized terrorist begins serving 18-month prison sentence

IDF soldier who shot immobilized terrorist begins serving 18-month prison sentence

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After a trial and appeal that lasted for a year and a half, Elor Azaria, the IDF soldier who shot and killed an immobilized Palestinian terror…

Iran threatens to quit nuclear deal ‘within hours’ if new sanctions enforced

Iran threatens to quit nuclear deal ‘within hours’ if new sanctions enforced

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday the Islamic Republic could abandon its 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers “within hours” i…

Boston Holocaust Memorial vandalized for the second time this summer

Boston Holocaust Memorial vandalized for the second time this summer

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The Boston-based New England Holocaust Memorial was vandalized Monday for the second time this summer.

Bill targeting PA terror payments approved by Senate committee

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The Senate Foreign Relations Committee last week approved the Taylor Force Act in a major step for legislation that seeks to cut off U.S. aid …

Major American Jewish group calls on Poland to apprehend attackers of Israeli soccer teams

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The American Jewish Committee (AJC) is calling on Polish authorities to use all available resources to apprehend the men responsible for attac…

Israel to raze homes of terrorists who killed policewoman

Israel to raze homes of terrorists who killed policewoman

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The Israeli High Court of Justice has ordered the demolition of homes belonging to the families of three Palestinian terrorists who carried ou…

Australian court blocks synagogue over terror fears

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An Australian court has upheld a decision by a local municipal council in Sydney to block the construction of a Jewish synagogue over fears th…

Two Muslim-majority African nations to send first-ever ambassadors to Israel

Two Muslim-majority African nations to send first-ever ambassadors to Israel

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Senegal and Guinea, two Muslim-majority West African nations, will be sending their first-ever full-time ambassadors to Israel next week.

Jordan’s King Abdullah meets with Palestinian leader Abbas in Ramallah

Jordan’s King Abdullah meets with Palestinian leader Abbas in Ramallah

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Jordan’s King Abdullah met with Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas Monday in Abdullah’s first official visit to Ramallah since…

Israel moves to shut down Al Jazeera for inciting violence

Israel moves to shut down Al Jazeera for inciting violence

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The Israeli government Sunday announced a plan to shutter the Jerusalem offices of the Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera, following Prime Min…

53 US lawmakers visiting Israel in August

53 US lawmakers visiting Israel in August

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The delegations are facilitated by the American Israel Education Foundation (AIEF) and are primarily comprised of U.S. lawmakers in their first term.

Israeli finance minister targets Amnesty International over anti-Israel campaign

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Israeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon (Kulanu) is exploring the possibility of denying tax benefits to individuals or organizations that donat…

Five Arabs indicted for incitement against Israel

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Five Arab residents of eastern Jerusalem were indicted earlier this week on charges of incitement to terrorism over actions including Facebook…