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It’s been a just over a year since I joined the Israeli army and I never thought I would enjoy anything as much as this. The thrills, and excitement, the ups and downs, everyday is nothing like the previous. Throughout high school I wanted to … more
JTA – Taglit-Birthright Israel will train Jewish educators from across the United States as Israel trip leaders. The program will train 200 trip leaders each year through a partnership with the iCenter, a North American organization dedicated … more
JERUSALEM – Tel Aviv will permit a limited number of grocery and convenience stores to open on the Sabbath and holidays. The City Council approved an amendment giving the stores the go-ahead, but the country’s Interior Ministry also … more
(JTA) — Scarlett Johansson addressed criticism from the Oxfam aid organization over her role as spokeswoman for SodaStream, which operates a factory in the West Bank. “I remain a supporter of economic cooperation and social interaction … more
JERUSALEM (JTA) — A monument to gays persecuted by the Nazis was dedicated in Tel Aviv. The monument, the first of its kind in Israel, was constructed in Meir Park, near the Tel Aviv Gay and Lesbian Association Center. The monument is … more
1928 — Born Ariel Sheinerman in Kfar Malal, near Tel Aviv. 1942-48 — Member of the Haganah, the pre-state Jewish fighting force. 1948 — Wounded while serving as an infantry commander in Israel’s War of Independence. 1952-53 — … more
1928 — Born Ariel Sheinerman in Kfar Malal, near Tel Aviv. 1942-48 — Member of the Haganah, the pre-state Jewish fighting force. 1948 — Wounded while serving as an infantry commander in Israel’s War of Independence. 1952-53 — … more
TEL AVIV (JTA) – The (recent) disclosure that American intelligence spied on former Israeli prime ministers has given new momentum to the effort to secure a pardon for convicted spy Jonathan Pollard. more
NEW YORK (JTA) – Authors Yossi Klein Halevi, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks and Ari Shavit were among the winners of the 2013 National Jewish Book Awards. more
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon at his public funeral was remembered as a man of courage and strength on the battlefield and in the political arena. “Sharon was a complex man who lived in complex times in a … more
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