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In unprecedented interview, IDF chief says Israel open to sharing intelligence with Saudis

IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot, in an unprecedented interview between a senior Israeli military officer and Saudi media, said Israel is ready to share intelligence about Iran with Saudi Arabia and other “moderate” Arab states.

Wednesday 11/15/2017
IDF deploys Iron Dome amid threat from terror group
Posted: November 15, 2017

The Israel Defense Forces said it deployed Iron Dome missile defense batteries throughout central Israel on Monday amid the Gaza-based Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) terrorist group’s threat that it will avenge Israel’s recent destruction of a cross-border attack tunnel.

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Monday 11/13/2017
Buildings in illegal Arab neighborhood in Jerusalem to be demolished
Posted: November 13, 2017

The Jerusalem municipality and Israeli security forces are reportedly planning a large-scale demolition of an illegal Arab neighborhood constructed in the northernmost area of the Israeli capital.

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Wednesday 11/08/2017
Jerry Seinfeld returning to Israel in December for stand-up comedy performances
Posted: November 08, 2017

Famed Jewish-American comedian and actor Jerry Seinfeld is slated to return to Israel in December to deliver two stand-up comedy performances.

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Israel and Russia team to digitize famed Günzburg Collection of Jewish works
Posted: November 08, 2017

The national libraries of Israel and Russia on Tuesday signed a cooperation agreement to digitize the Günzburg Collection, which is among the most renowned collections of Jewish literary works worldwide.

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Report: Israel launches diplomatic blitz against Iran, in support of Saudi Arabia
Posted: November 08, 2017

The Israeli Foreign Ministry has reportedly instructed the Jewish state’s envoys to launch a global diplomatic campaign against Iran and the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, and in support of Saudi Arabia and its allies.

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Report: Jewish businessmen behind land purchase from Greek Orthodox church
Posted: November 08, 2017

Two well-known Jewish businessmen are believed to be among the stakeholders in a secretive holding company that recently purchased a key piece of Jerusalem property from the cash-strapped Greek Orthodox Patriarchate.

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Natalie Portman awarded Israel’s 2018 Genesis Prize, proud of ‘Israeli roots’
Posted: November 08, 2017

Oscar-winning Israeli-American actress Natalie Portman has been awarded Israel’s 2018 Genesis Prize for her commitment to social causes, the prize’s organizers announced Tuesday.

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Tuesday 11/07/2017
3 millionth tourist to visit Israel this year gets exclusive tour with Netanyahu
Posted: November 07, 2017

On Tuesday, Israel received its record-setting 3 millionth tourist in a single year.

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Tuesday 10/31/2017
IDF destroys Hamas terror tunnel
Posted: October 31, 2017

The IDF on Monday destroyed one of the Gaza-ruling Hamas terror group’s cross-border attack tunnels. The tunnel was under construction and had stretched into Israeli territory.

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