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Israeli journalist Assaulted By Charedi Youth

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Jerusalem (VosIzNeias) - An Israeli Journalist working for the newspaper 'Israel Hayom' was attacked by haredi youth on Saturday in Kiryat Ata, near Haifa. Daniel Siryoti told t...

US Marks 25 Years Of Peace Treaty Between Jordan And Israel

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WASHINGTON (JTA) — The United States marked the 25th anniversary of the peace treaty between Israel and Jordan. “Today marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the signing of the T...

VIDEO – Jewish Agency Holds Memorial Day In Israel Marking A Year Since Deadly Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

JERUSALEM (VosIzNeias) - Chair of the Greater Pittsburgh Jewish Federation and Chair of UIA Cynthia Shapira, spoke in Jerusalem on Sunday to mark one year since the massacre at the...

VIDEO – Netanyahu Praises Trump on Killing Of ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi

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JERUSALEM (VosIzNeias) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu congratulated U.S. President Donald Trump Sunday on the targeted killing of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. "I want ...

Likud, Blue And White Negotiators Meet For Coalition Talks

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JERUSALEM (JNS) — Negotiators from the Likud and Blue and White parties met on Sunday for the first time since Blue and White leader Benny Gantz was given the mandate by Israeli Pr...

Israel’s Second Attempt To Land Aircraft On Moon Just Years Away, Says Engineer

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JERUSALEM (JNS) — A representative from the Israel Aerospace Industries talked on Tuesday about Israel’s continued hopes of becoming the fourth country to land softly on the moon, ...

UK Billionaire Branson Kisses Ground Upon Arrival In Israel

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Jerusalem (VosIzNeias) - Sir Richard Branson, the billionaire co-founder of multinational venture capital conglomerate the Virgin Group, is visiting this week the state of Israel t...

Carlebach Moshav Rises From The Ashes: Record Crowd For Country Fair Shows Their Support

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MEVO MODI'IM (JNS) — The first thing you notice when you pass through the gate and into the moshav is the smell. Like a campfire that was doused with water and left to sputter. The...

Jerusalem To Open An Underground Cemetery To Create More Burial Space [PHOTOS]

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — Carved into the rock on the side of a mountain directly under the Har HaMenuchot cemetery here lies the entrance to Jerusalem’s newest necropolis, a city of the d...

WATCH: IDF Destroys Terrorist’s Home For Second Time, After PA Pays To Rebuild It

JERUSALEM (JNS) — The Israel Defense Forces demolished the home of Islam Yousef Abu Hamid for the second time on Thursday, after his family rebuilt it following the original demoli...

Netanyahu To Meet With Gantz For Unity Government Talks

JERUSALEM (JNS) — Blue and White and Likud party leaders Benny Gantz and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet in the coming days to discuss the possibility of forming a unit...

Snoop Dogg Will Promote An Israeli Cannabis Tech Startup

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — Snoop Dogg, an outspoken advocate of marijuana use, is the new brand representative for an Israeli cannabis tech startup. Seedo, based in Yokneam in northern I...

Survey: Most Israelis Support A Government With 2 Large Political Parties

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — A majority of Israelis support a new government based on two large political parties and rotating the post of prime minister between their leaders, a new survey f...

Australia’s Prime Minister Calls On Israel To Extradite Accused Child Molester Malka Leifer

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MELBOURNE (JTA) — Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison called on Israel to “transparently and quickly” extradite Malka Leifer, wanted in Australia on 74 charges of child abuse....

Benny Gantz Still Intent On Forming Unity Government With Netanyahu

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — Benny Gantz said Wednesday that he will aim to form a unity government with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s party to “repair the divisions in our society.” ...

IDF Drone Shot Out Of The Sky Over Lebanese Territory

JERUSALEM (JNS) — The Israel Defense Forces announced on Wednesday that a military drone conducting “routine operations to secure the border” crashed in Lebanese territory. Acco...

Report: Palestinian Convert To Judaism Arrested, Tortured In Hebron By PA Forces

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JERUSALEM (JNS) — A 50-year-old Palestinian man who recently converted to Judaism was arbitrarily arrested by Palestinian Authority security forces two weeks ago and is still in cu...

Israel’s President To Task Benny Gantz With Forming Government

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It will mark the first time in more than a decade that someone other than Benjamin Netanyahu will attempt to form a government. On Monday, the prime minister returned the mandat...

Rav Nissim Karelitz Passes Away, Tens Of Thousands Attend Bnei Brak Funeral

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BNEI BRAK (VosIzNeias) — Rabbi Nissim Karelitz, the nephew of the Chazon Ish who founded an internationally renowned Beis Din and was known as one of the leading Poskim of our gene...

Israel To Send Biggest Delegation Ever To 2020 Olympics

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JERUSALEM (JNS) — Israel is set to send to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo its largest delegation of athletes ever. An estimated 85 athletes will be competing in 18 sports on behalf ...