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For a leader who has made his name as a great communicator, Benjamin Netanyahu has been taking some hits lately, particularly when it comes to the U.S. - Iran relations. The American Jewish Committee and some of his Knesset colleagues think … more
JERUSALEM (JTA) – The scene is familiar to us all. Women of the Wall come to the Kotel to worship in the shadow of the Temple Mount. Haredi Orthodox worshippers respond by disrupting their prayers, sometimes pelting them with eggs and other … more
Ethiopians with Special Needs • $25,000 (including $3,250 donor-designated gifts) was allocated to Ethiopians with special needs, through the Jewish Agency for Israel. Funds diagnosed and treated 50 Israeli children requiring special needs … more
LOD, Israel (JTA) ­– The airplane landed on the tarmac, “Ethiopia” emblazoned in red on its side. A few government officials trickled down the airplane’s steps. They were followed by groups of Ethiopian Jews descending to the runway, … more
(JNS.org) – Jordanian Prime Minister Abdalla Ensour and his cabinet approved a new plan to trade water with Israel.  In a new Red Sea desalination project expected to cost $1 billion, Jordan will sell part of the resulting water to Israel in … more
TEL AVIV (JTA) – Naftali Bennett, Israel’s religious services minister, has unveiled a temporary platform for non-Orthodox prayer at Robinson’s Arch, the archaeological site adjacent to the Western Wall plaza used by egalitarian groups. more
WASHINGTON (JTA) – In increasingly strident tones, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been telling his American friends that the purported moderation of Iran’s new president is a ploy aimed at relieving international pressure and … more
CUMBERLAND – My Taglit-Birthright Israel experience began when I stepped off a crowded El Al airline flight onto Israeli soil earlier this summer. more
WAITSFIELD, Vt. – I did not know what to expect when I walked down to the Old City of Jerusalem in time for the 7 a.m. Rosh Hodesh (new moon/new month) service on May 10. I had no trouble finding my way through the Old City as I was surrounded by … more
JERUSALEM – Mariusz Robert Aoflko, a 64-year-old Jewish attorney in Krakow, grew up thinking he was a Polish Catholic. more
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