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JTA – Jewish groups in Israel, the United States and around the world lauded Shimon Peres, the former Israeli president who died Sept. 28, as a respected leader and a warrior for … more
JERUSALEM (JTA) – At a special session to mourn and honor Shimon Peres, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the Israeli Cabinet that the late president “did so much to protect our … more
TEL AVIV (JTA) – The Jewish state has nearly made it through another Jewish year and, as always, there was plenty to kvetch about in 5776.   But Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New … more
JTA – A group of Israeli high school students came in second place at an international robotics competition in Shanghai, China. The students were granted an Inspiration Award in the For … more
JTA – Two graduates of the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem won first place for design in a major U.S. animation festival. “Scapegoat,” a short film by Gal Haklay … more
TORONTO (JTA) – A rare breed of sheep said to be descended from Jacob’s flock referenced in the Bible will be shepherded to Israel with the help of a Canadian Jewish couple and … more
Rhode Island’s General Assembly approved legislation that would prohibit the state from contracting with companies that engage in boycotts of allies of the United States, including … more
JTA – Ahead of the 50th anniversary of Israel’s reunification of Jerusalem, the Cabinet allocated an extra $220 million for a plan that encourages the city’s high-tech … more
JTA – The new international definition of anti-Semitism that mentions Israel hatred was adopted in part to replace a similar one scrapped by the European Union, an initiator of the new text … more
JTA – Israel’s former Sephardic chief rabbi said that a landmark compromise establishing a mixed-gender prayer space at the Western Wall will “weaken Jerusalem.” Speaking … more
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