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Famous Israeli Author Amos Oz Dies at 79

When famed Israeli author Amos Oz, who died on Dec. 28 at 79, visited Philadelphia for a “Celebration of Jews in the Arts” in...

Israel Briefs: Roseanne Barr to Speak at Knesset, Last Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Fighter Dies...

New Israeli Law to Prevent Early Release of Terrorists Passes the Knesset The Knesset passed a law on Dec. 25 designed to prevent convicted terrorists...

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First Ethiopian Pilot Starts with Israel Air Force A man known as Lt. Y will become the first Ethiopian pilot in the Israel Air Force...

Today, We Can and Should Do Something About Anti-Semitism

Today, We Can and Should Do Something About Anti-Semitism By Rabbi Neil Cooper Over the past several weeks, we have seen a resurgence of anti-Semitism. Here...

Opinion: Despite Hardships and Sacrifices, Aliya Decision Proved Fruitful

By Karen Brunwasser It took me 12 years to accept that aliyah was something I could and should try. From the moment I fell in love...

Israel Briefs: Netanyahu Pushes for Absentee Balloting for Israelis Living Abroad and More

Netanyahu Pushes for Absentee Balloting for Israelis Living Abroad Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu supports measures to allow Israelis abroad to vote via absentee balloting,...

Israel Briefs: Medical Cannabis Exports Likely, Ukranian Jew Who Tried to Hijack Plane Dies...

Lawmaker: Medical Cannabis Exports Likely Israel would allow medical cannabis exports by year’s end if legislation submitted by Yoav Kisch, chairman of parliament’s internal affairs...

IDF’s Special Forces Revamp to Face Hezbollah

By Yaakov Lappin At the end of November, the Israeli military’s Commando Brigade held a secretive war exercise, which sheds light on how Israel is...

Israel Briefs: Former 76ers Star Joins Forces with Sheba Medical Center, Israel Resumes Diplomatic...

Former 76ers Star Dikembe Mutombo Joins Forces with Sheba Medical Center NBA All-Star and former 76ers center Dikembe Mutombo visited Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer...

Indie Band’s Album Includes Chanukah Song

It was a little chaotic getting all three members of the band Distant Cousins on the phone the day before Thanksgiving, but they made...