Israel News

New Report Finds Holocaust Education Expanding in Africa, Arab World, Eastern Europe

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Annual study from Tel Aviv University’s Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry provides encouraging news. On Jan. 26, the day before International Holocaust...

Netanyahu back as Israeli prime minister, swears in new government

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Benjamin Netanyahu completed his stunning return to power by beginning an unprecedented sixth stint as Israeli prime minister on Dec. 29. The day also saw...

World Briefs: UK chief rabbi to sleep at King Charles’s residence before coronation and...

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UK chief rabbi to sleep at King Charles’s residence before coronation King Charles III wants to make sure that the United Kingdom’s chief rabbi can...

Some US Jewish groups are staying quiet on far-right extremists’ election success in Israel

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Ron Kampeas | JTA Few of the American Jewish groups who would not speak out about the prospect of extremists in government before Israel’s elections...

Israeli Ambassador Michael Herzog to JNF conference attendees in Boston: ‘They will not tear...

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Israeli Ambassador to the United States Michael Herzog has a message for Baltimore ... and to Jewish individuals throughout the United States. Speaking in...

World Briefs: State of Israel to build museum dedicated to Albert Einstein and more

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State of Israel to build museum dedicated to Albert Einstein An $18 million museum dedicated to the legacy of Albert Einstein will be built in...

Israel exit polls predict narrow win for Netanyahu with help of surging right-wing bloc

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(JTA) — According to exit polls, Benjamin Netanyahu looks to have eked out a victory in Israel’s election on Tuesday, with a projected bloc...

World Briefs: Biden to host first-ever White House Rosh Hashanah party and more

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Biden to host first-ever White House Rosh Hashanah party U.S. President Joe Biden is bringing a Jewish High Holiday celebration to the White House for...

Over 75,000 immigrants later, aliyah organization is about a lot more than charter flights

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Larry Luxner | JTA Erica Weintraub, 18, long had dreamed of immigrating to Israel and joining the Israel Defense Forces. Originally from Brooklyn, New York,...

Israel to measure inequality between Mizrahi and Ashkenazi Jews with new statistics

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Asaf Elia-Shalev | JTA Imagine if little was known about the extent of racial inequality in the United States because the government followed a policy...