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Trip to Israel with JWRP Inspires Visitor to Deeper Personal Exploration of Judaism

If someone told me five years ago that I would be going on an eight-day soul-inspiring trip to Israel with the Jewish Women’s Renaissance...
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Fifty Years Later, Israel Different but Still the Same

The first time I ever got on a plane, I flew to Israel. On the verge of my senior year at Cheltenham High School,...
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Three Locals Among 233 That Nefesh B’Nefesh Brings ‘Home’

At just after 7 a.m. on Aug. 17, their 10-hour ordeal of a flight finally concluded, 233 weary soon-to-be new citizens of Israel staggered...
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Israeli-American Council Opens Regional Office in Philadelphia

In July, Sharona Durry was hired as the program and communication manager for the new Philadelphia IAC, the organization’s 10th regional office. Philadelphia has always...
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UN Obsessed with Israel, MK Yair Lapid Says

Speaking from Israel, the Knesset member talked about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and improving Israel’s relations with the United States, but saved his indignation for...
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Negotiations for Israel Aid Package Ongoing Behind Closed Doors

A 10-year defense deal between the United States and Israel, reported to be nearing completion, is being negotiated behind closed doors, giving rise to...
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Olympics 2016: 3 Times Israel Was Snubbed in Rio

If Olympic athletes are any sign of their countries’ attitudes, things don’t look too good when it comes to relationships between Israel and its...
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A Decade Later, Michael Levin’s Legacy is Just Beginning

For Harriet and Mark Levin, the pain from the loss of their son and IDF soldier, Michael, hasn’t gone away.  Harriet and Mark Levin will...
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New York Takes Over Aug. 15 as Philadelphia Consulate Closes

The Philadelphia-based Consulate General of Israel to the Mid-Atlantic Region officially closes its doors Aug. 15. Start spreading the news. When the Philadelphia-based Consulate General of...
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American Airlines Losing Philadelphia Passengers after Dropping Tel Aviv Flight

The  elimination of a daily flight to Tel Aviv is the main reason the number of passengers flying American Airlines from Philadelphia International Airport...