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On the Jewish State’s Micro-state, an Israeli Couple Rules a Beach for 65 Years

Franziska Knupper | JNS.org When shooting the movie Exodus, Paul Newman was a frequent visitor in Achzivland, and Rina Avivi is proud of that. Sophia Loren,...

Philadelphians Find Home Away From Home in South Asia

Believe it or not, there are Jews in India — especially with the addition of more than 100 Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA)...

Israeli Arabs Set Violent Precedent to Thwart Future Demolitions of Illegal Communities

The protesters were hoping to create deterrence in order to pressure the state of Israel against initiating any future demolitions of illegal Bedouin settlements....

Trump Invites Netanyahu to White House, US Embassy Move at ‘Very Beginning Stages’

(JNS.org) President Donald Trump invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to visit Washington, D.C., next month as part of their first official conversation since...

Jerusalem Truck-Ramming Attack Draws Comparisons to Nice, Berlin and 9/11

By Alex Traiman/JNS.org A Palestinian driver rammed a truck into a crowd of Israeli soldiers Sunday at the scenic Haas Promenade overlooking Jerusalem’s Old City,...
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Israelis Bring Art, Diplomacy to Balkan State

In an act of cultural diplomacy, Israel’s foreign ministry teamed up with a Montenegro-based American Jewish businessman to exhibit the work of two Israeli...
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How Paris Public Schools Became No-Go Zones for Jews

In addition to charting anti-Semitism among students, watchdogs in France and Belgium are seeing for the first time in decades a growing number of...
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Israeli-German Discovery Could Help Cure Deadly Skin Cancer

A new discovery by Israeli and German researchers could be the key to stop the spread of melanoma, the deadliest kind of skin cancer. (JTA)...
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Belgian High School ‘Proud’ of Teacher Honored at Iran’s Holocaust Cartoon Show

Faculty at a Catholic high school in Belgium said they were proud of a senior teacher who won an award and a cash prize...
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Mixed Bag of First-Week Results for Jewish Olympians; Local Coxswain Places Fourth

Sam Ojserkis, the coxswain from Linwood, N.J., was one of just a handful of American Jewish Olympians in Rio de Janiero. After months and years...