Israel

First Dead Sea Scrolls Discovered in 60 Years, Israeli Archaeologists Announce

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Digging for ancient relics, Israeli archaeologists uncovered a fragment of a scroll with a message seemingly designed for today: “Speak the truth to one another … And do not contrive evil against one another.

Brooklyn Rabbi Who Fled to Israel to Escape Sexual Assault Charges Extradited

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A Brooklyn rabbi who had fled to Israel in 2010 to escape arrest on charges of sexually assaulting children was arraigned in a Brooklyn courthouse on Thursday.

Israel’s Military Says it Has Reached Herd Immunity to COVID

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The Israeli military declared that it has reached herd immunity to COVID-19 after 80% of its personnel had either been vaccinated, had the disease or both.

With 41% of the Country Fully Vaccinated, Israel Begins Reopening

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With millions of Israelis already vaccinated and infection rates in the country steadily dropping, Israel began to reopen Sunday

Deni Avdija Named to NBA’s Rising Stars Team

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As he tries to acclimate to the NBA, Deni Avdija got some much-needed good news: The Israeli first-year pro was picked for the Rising Stars Challenge featuring the league’s 20 top rookies and second-year players.

Leaders of Austria and Denmark Visit Israel to Work Jointly on Vaccinations

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Chancellor Sebastian Kurz of Austria and Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen of Denmark visited Israel on Thursday to promote joint vaccination efforts.

ICC Launches War Crimes Investigation of Israelis and Palestinian Terrorists

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AMSTERDAM — Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court said they have launched an investigation against Israelis for alleged war crimes against Palestinians.

South American Immigrants Arrive in Israel After 40 Days in Limbo

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RIO DE JANEIRO — A group of 137 immigrants from Brazil and Argentina landed in Israel on Monday after 40 days of limbo.

Vaccinated Israelis Can Soon Cruise to Greece and Cyprus

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One year after cruise ships saw massive COVID-19 outbreaks among their passengers, one cruise line said it will be launching a trip for vaccinated Israelis in May.

Israel to Start Vaccinating Palestinians Working in Israel and West Bank

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After waves of international pressure and the failure of a plan by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel will start vaccinating Palestinian workers.