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Israeli Taekwando Fighter Wins Bronze Medal

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Avishag Semberg, a 19-year-old taekwando fighter, won bronze in the women’s under 49 kg category on Saturday.

Former Israeli Diplomat Dani Dayan Chosen to Chair Israel’s Holocaust Museum

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Dani Dayan, Israel’s former consul general to New York and a past leader of Israel’s West Bank settlements, is the choice as the next chair of Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust museum.
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Israel to Host Miss Universe Pageant for the First Time

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For the first time, Israel will host the Miss Universe pageant.
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AIPAC-Affiliated Congressional Trips to Israel Delayed Over Delta Variant Concerns

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The AIPAC affiliate that organizes trips to Israel for members of Congress has rescheduled several that were to take place next month until early 2022.

Ben & Jerry’s Announces Boycott of Israeli West Bank Settlements

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Following pressure from pro-Palestinian activists, Ben & Jerry’s announced Monday that it would stop selling ice cream in “Occupied Palestinian Territory.”
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Naftali Bennett Hints at Change in Temple Mount Prayer Policy

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Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett claimed, contrary to current policy, that Jews had “freedom of worship” on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.
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Orthodox Protesters Disrupt Conservative Tisha B’Av Prayer at Western Wall

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A crowd of Orthodox men disrupted a Conservative prayer service on Tisha B’Av, a Jewish day of mourning, at the Western Wall.

Israel Becomes First Country to Offer Third COVID Vaccine Dose

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Israel has begun inviting immunocompromised adults to receive a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, as case rates in the country have risen again due to the spread of the Delta variant.

Major Israeli Orthodox Rabbis Say Everyone 12 and Up Should Be Vaccinated

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Two major Israeli haredi Orthodox rabbis said everyone aged 12 and over should be vaccinated against the coronavirus, according to The Jerusalem Post.

Israel Reintroduces Mandatory Face Masks Amid COVID-19 Increases

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With COVID-19 infections rising in Israel, the government has reinstated some emergency measures that had been lifted when the virus was thought to have been beaten there.