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Geerz bikers

How mountain biking is improving the health of at-risk Israeli youth

By Josh Hasten Six-year-old “A” (name withheld upon request) was growing up plagued with anxiety. Living in a community in central Israel, his mother “S”...

With most votes counted in Israeli election, neither Netanyahu nor his opponents have majority

With the vast majority of votes counted from Tuesday’s Israeli election, it appears that neither Benjamin Netanyahu nor his opponents have a clear path...

How to make a Zoom bar or bat mitzvah work for your family

By Jennifer Zwilling and Jon Rosenwasser In March, just as the pandemic was forcing a shutdown of most routine social and economic activity in the...
Nefesh B'Nefesh co-working space

How to move to Israel while working remotely for a US employer

By Renee Ghert-Zand It turns out the coronavirus pandemic has had an unexpected silver lining for Americans contemplating making aliyah: the normalization of working remotely. To...
Michael Vivier

US immigration to Israel holds up in 2020 despite pandemic, and interest is surging

By Larry Luxner Emma Caplan, 23, was seven months into her job teaching English at an elementary school in Rishon Lezion in March when the...
Dr. Ziv Gil of the Technion and Rambam hospital in Haifa

Israeli researchers use novel methods to seek treatments for deadly pancreatic cancer

By Larry Luxner By the time Barbara Goodman was diagnosed with Stage IV pancreatic cancer in October 2001, there were already 30 tumors in her...
Linda Thomas-Greenfield

Drawing the Palestinians close, drawing Israel closer: Biden administration unrolls Middle East policy

Statements and appearances by U.S. officials suggest the Biden administration’s emerging Mideast strategy: reassuring Israel while resuming ties with the Palestinians ruptured by President...
A health care worker prepares a vaccine

5 things to know about Israel’s attention-grabbing COVID-19 vaccination spree

By Philissa Cramer and Ben Sales Israel is making headlines for its response to COVID-19 — again. Early on in the pandemic, Israel was lauded for...

What Israel and Morocco will gain from reestablishing ties

By Abigail Klein Leichman | JNS The Dec. 10 announcement of the reestablishment of diplomatic relations between Morocco and Israel marked the fourth time in...
Abraham Accords

Israel and Morocco to establish diplomatic ties

Israel will establish diplomatic relations with Morocco, which becomes the fourth Arab country to announce it will recognize Israel in the last year. President Donald...