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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
JERUSALEM (JTA) – The executive director of the Women of the Wall was detained by police after smuggling a Torah scroll into the women’s section of the Western Wall. Lesley Sachs was … more
I’ve been privileged to spend the past year studying in Jerusalem. Everywhere I go, I feel a sense of love and brotherhood with my fellow Jews. The beauty of the entire land is like nothing … more
Time travel in Israel [Photo gallery]
On a recent trip to Israel, I knew where I wanted to go first: 56 years into my past. At age 16, on a Young Judaea summer tour, I attended the Aug. 3, 1960, dedication of the Hadassah Medical … more
TEL AVIV (JTA) – When Israel entered its 1948 War of Independence, the coastal city of Rishon Lezion was a hardscrabble farming settlement with fewer than 20,000 inhabitants. As waves of … more
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