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Haifa University decodes one of last unread Dead Sea Scrolls

After more than a year of restoration efforts, scholars at Haifa University succeeded in decoding one of only two remaining Dead Sea scrolls yet to be deciphered.

Wednesday 01/17/2018
‘Spineless and stupid’: Local musicians react to Lorde’s Tel Aviv cancellation
Posted: January 17, 2018

In her short career, 21-year-old pop star Lorde has made undeniable waves in the music industry and landscape. But now, the New Zealander has made waves in the Jewish community for something other than catchy songs.

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Tuesday 01/16/2018
Netanyahu and large Israeli trade delegation arrive to warm welcome in India
Posted: January 16, 2018

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu kicked off his state visit to India on Sunday with a warm embrace from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who unexpectedly met the Israeli leader when he landed at New Delhi’s airport on Sunday afternoon.

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Wednesday 01/10/2018
Palestinians meet with Hezbollah leader to reportedly spark third intifada
Posted: January 10, 2018

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party has downplayed a Dec. 31 meeting in Beirut between Fatah official Azzam Al-Ahmad and Hezbollah terror leader Hassan Nasrallah, in which the two reportedly agreed to instigate a violent Palestinian uprising in Israel.

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Tuesday 01/09/2018
Israel bans 20 BDS groups from entering country
Posted: January 09, 2018

Israel’s Strategic Affairs Ministry on Sunday published a list of 20 groups affiliated with the BDS movement that will be barred from entering the country.

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Friday 12/29/2017
‘Donald John Trump, Western Wall’ train station approved for construction
Posted: December 29, 2017

Israel is naming a new train station after President Donald Trump in honor of his recent recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.

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Wednesday 12/27/2017
1,500-year-old church and monastery unearthed in Israel
Posted: December 27, 2017

The ruins of a 1,500-year-old church and monastery have been unearthed near the Israeli city of Beit Shemesh in an excavation led by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA).

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Israeli archaeologists reveal Chanukah-related discoveries
Posted: December 27, 2017

Two archaeological discoveries with highly symbolic value dating back to the ancient Jewish kingdoms of Israel were revealed just before the start of Chanukah.

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New Jewish immigrants from Ukraine celebrate first Chanukah in Israel
Posted: December 27, 2017

More than 200 new Jewish immigrants from Ukraine arrived in Israel last week and celebrated their first Chanukah in the Jewish state.

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Israel reportedly offered aid to Bangladesh for Rohingya refugees
Posted: December 27, 2017

Israel reportedly offered humanitarian aid to Bangladesh to help the southeast Asian country cope with the hundreds of thousands of Muslim Rohingya refugees that have been expelled from Myanmar.

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