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JERUSALEM (JTA) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, calling an interim deal with Iran on its nuclear program a “historic mistake,” said Israel “has the right and the obligation to defend itself by itself against any threat.” more
Just a few weeks ago, 22 LGBTQ Jews from around the world, current and future community leaders, joined A Wider Bridge on our third annual LGBTQ journey to Israel, and these were among the many powerful words participants used to describe the … more
JERUSALEM, Israel – This year I was fortunate to make a second pilgrimage to Israel in order to celebrate the annualSigd holiday of Ethiopian Jewry and to study with several qessotch, the priests who are its traditional spiritual leaders. more
ISRAEL – JNS.org A giant replica of the Ark of the Covenant went on display for the first time Tuesday on a truck opposite the Israeli Supreme Court and Foreign Ministry, Israel Hayom reported. The replica was conceived, constructed and donated to … more
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
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