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7,200-year-old food storage vessel unearthed in Israel

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A 7,200-year-old pottery vessel recently unearthed at the prehistoric site of Tel Tsaf in Israel’s Jordan Valley is the first evidence of the ritualistic and political significance of large-scale food storage in the ancient Near East, the University of Haifa reports.

IDF soldiers receive $1.5 million in gift cards

IDF soldiers receive $1.5 million in gift cards

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The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews and Friends of the Israel Defense Forces said they will provide $1.5 million in annual Ros…

Polish nationalist leader denounces anti-Semitism, lauds Israel

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The head of Poland’s right-wing nationalist Law and Justice Party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, denounced anti-Semitism Monday and lauded the “great st…

Netanyahu nixes request from High Court to reconsider Western Wall agreement

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has rejected a request by the High Court of Justice to implement the Western Wall agreement on an eg…

Israel’s southern wall proves 100 percent effective in preventing infiltratio

Israel’s southern wall proves 100 percent effective in preventing infiltratio

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Not a single infiltration from the Sinai Peninsula into Israel was recorded over the past 12 months, Israel’s Population and Immigration Autho…

JDC provides Rosh Hashanah aid to elderly Jews in the former Soviet Union

JDC provides Rosh Hashanah aid to elderly Jews in the former Soviet Union

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Impoverished elderly Jews across the former Soviet Union are expected to receive extra food and traditional holiday fare, including apples and…

Facebook removes option to target 'Jew haters' with advertisements

Facebook removes option to target 'Jew haters' with advertisements

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Facebook has disabled the ability for advertisers to target anti-Semitic interests on its platform following media inquiries that created cont…

Israel approves ‘Gospel Trail’ cable car

Israel approves ‘Gospel Trail’ cable car

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Israel’s cabinet has approved the construction of the “Gospel Trail” cable car that, when completed, will run between Upper Nazareth and the l…

Ancient Hebrew seals from Judean kingdom unearthed

Ancient Hebrew seals from Judean kingdom unearthed

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A collection of First Temple-period seals has been discovered during excavations in Jerusalem’s City of David.

Israeli rescue teams deployed to South Florida

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Israeli emergency rescue teams departed Saturday night for Miami ahead of Hurricane Irma’s arrival in Florida.

Donations from US Jews stable amid Western Wall dispute

Donations from US Jews stable amid Western Wall dispute

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Israeli charities are seeing no change in donations from American Jewry following the public dispute between the Israeli government and Americ…

Israel approves $1M to rebuild Jewish community in Houston

Israel approves $1M to rebuild Jewish community in Houston

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Israel’s Diaspora Affairs Ministry has approved a plan to send $1 million in emergency aid to Houston’s Jewish community following the extensi…

Valley Jews ready to help hurricane victims in Florida, Caribbean

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Valley author Marcia Fine could only watch as Hurricane Irma slammed into Florida and began its destructive trek toward her daughter’s home in…

Netanyahu slated to meet Trump in New York before addressing UN

Netanyahu slated to meet Trump in New York before addressing UN

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he will meet with President Donald Trump in late September during his visit to New York …

Israeli Foreign Ministry: historic Africa-Israel summit in Togo postponed

Israeli Foreign Ministry: historic Africa-Israel summit in Togo postponed

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Israel’s Foreign Ministry announced Monday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming visit to Africa, for an Israel-Africa Sum…

European Jewish group calls on French authorities for stronger action on anti-Semitism

European Jewish group calls on French authorities for stronger action on anti-Semitism

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The European Jewish Congress (EJC) is calling on French authorities to take strong action against anti-Semitism in the wake of a recent attack…

33 Israeli mobsters arrested in large-scale raids

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Alleged crime boss Michael Mor and 32 other suspected Israeli mafia members were arrested last Saturday night following a yearlong undercover …

Jewish National Fund to honor first-responders at 9/11 memorial events

Jewish National Fund to honor first-responders at 9/11 memorial events

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As the world marks the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks next week, Jewish National Fund (JNF) will host and participate in various …

American Jewish children launch video campaign to feed disadvantaged Israeli kids

American Jewish children launch video campaign to feed disadvantaged Israeli kids

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Jewish children in the U.S. have created a new video campaign on social media, with the non-profit organization Nevet, urging Americans to ass…

Rivlin condemns Palestinians for praising 1972 Munich Olympics terror attack

Rivlin condemns Palestinians for praising 1972 Munich Olympics terror attack

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Israeli President Reuven Rivlin condemned Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party for consistently praising the Palestinia…