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Israel officially began welcoming tourists back in November after a year-and-a-half-long travel pause for leisure travelers. Now, with summer upon us, many more people vaccinated and so many itching to visit the Holy Land for the first or umpteenth time, the land of Israel beckons with its m…

In 1972, the city of Phoenix joined the Sister Cities International (SCI) movement by creating the Phoenix Sister Cities (PSC) program. The movement, started by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956, proposed a citizen diplomacy initiative, creating bonds between people around the world.

A group of 180 immigrants from Ethiopia landed in Israel on June 1, fulfilling a lifelong dream of making aliyah. The group arrived at Ben Gurion Airport on a flight chartered by The Jewish Agency for Israel. This trip marked the continuation of Operation Zur Israel, an initiative that will …

KIBBUTZ GINEGAR, Israel (JTA) – As the song “Golden Youth” by kibbutz folk band Gevatron played in an outdoor alcove beneath this farm village’s community center on Wednesday afternoon, choreographer Tamar Danin, 15, gently instructed her charges — a dozen girls, ages 9-13 — on the stretches…

Gov. Doug Ducey arrived in Israel on Jerusalem Day, May 29, for five days of talks with political and business leaders. Ducey’s meetings focused on trade, water and border security, according to his spokesperson C.J. Karamargin. The governor met with Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, President…

(JTA) – A Palestinian American journalist reporting on an Israeli military raid on a West Bank refugee camp was likely killed by fire from the Israeli military, according to the findings of two different investigations released Tuesday from the Associated Press and CNN.

When founded in 2019, the then-named Joint Institute for Global Food, Water and Energy Security in Israel represented a partnership between the University of Arizona — which has a wealth of arid agriculture and water research — Jewish National Fund-USA and experts in the Arava Valley in Israel.

On Friday, March 4, Consul General of Israel to the Pacific Southwest, Dr. Hillel Newman was headed back to Los Angeles after a short visit to Arizona. The Consulate General of Israel in Los Angeles covers the entire Southwest region of the United States and is an official office of the gove…

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