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Golan Heights outpost

Israel Briefs: Golan Heights Town to Be Named After Trump and More

400 Lone Soldiers Have Seder With Israeli President Israeli President Reuven Rivlin joined with 400 lone soldiers on April 19 in a Passover seder, JTA...
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Celebrate 71 Years of Israel’s Independence

Yom Ha’atzmaut, which begins the evening of May 8, celebrates the state of Israel’s founding in 1948, and Israeli cities are bursting with outdoor...
Bob Seltzer, Brad Bernstein, Jonathan Goldstein, Glenn Fischer and Glenn Blumenfeld board a helicopter to tour the Syrian and Lebanon borders.

Fifth Men’s Mission Visits Israel

On April 7, 17 Philadelphia-area men traveled to Israel on the fifth annual Men’s Mission to Israel, funded by the Bernard Fishman Family Fund....
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Israel Briefs: Passover a Wasteful Time and More

Report: Passover a Wasteful Time in Israel Food rescue organization Leket Israel and accounting firm BDO said food waste increases significantly in Israel during the...

Five Questions With Jazz Musician Adi Meyerson

Rising jazz musician Adi Meyerson, a bassist and composer who hails from Israel, will have her first show in Philadelphia later this week. She is...

Israel Briefs: Foreign Investment in Israel Climbs and More

Israeli Spacecraft Crashes Onto Moon The Israeli Beresheet spacecraft crashed onto the moon on April 11, ending a disappointing sequence that saw the main engine...

Israeli Scientist Discusses Cancer Treatment

Marcelle Machluf, the dean of biotechnology and food engineering at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, is working on an innovative cancer treatment called nanoghosts. Nanoghosts,...

Israeli Election a Major Victory for the Right

Last week’s national elections in Israel brought a decisive victory for Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s embattled prime minister, who won his fifth term this past...

Israel Briefs: Western Wall Checked Prior to Passover and More

Western Wall Checked Prior to Passover The Western Wall Heritage Foundation completed its biannual inspection of the Western Wall prior to Passover, JTA reported. The foundation...

Israeli Squash Program Brings Arab and Jewish Children Together Through Sports

Shahed Bishara, a 10th-grader from Tira, an Arab city in Israel, was a little nervous about playing squash with Jewish Israelis when she first...