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Israel’s COVID-19 Crisis Can't Stop Students

On Erev Rosh Hashanah Israel entered a three-week lockdown, severely limiting interaction and movement. Yeshivot and seminaries in Israel have had to adapt their programs to the ever-changing COVID reality—almost on a daily basis. How are they managing to ride the current storm, while keeping their students and community

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At Kfar Tapuach, Israel Dog Unit Has a Holy Rosh Hashanah

Known as the busiest day of the week, Friday, September 18, 2020—coupled with Erev Rosh Hashanah—was no exception. After cooking, cleaning, organizing, shopping, taking care of the dogs, conducting basic maintenance, the members of the IDU’s 24-hour emergency response team heaved a collective sigh of relief

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Meir Panim Is Here for Families in Need

(Courtesy of Meir Panim) Israel is often heralded as an innovative powerhouse, with some of the most cutting-edge tech companies worldwide. But there is another side to the Jewish state that is less talked about, and it is its poverty problem.

The first economic shutdown from

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A BDS Shaming Campaign: Rebecca’s Story

(Courtesy of Shurat HaDin) Imagine you wake up one morning to find that two million people falsely accuse you of murder.

In early June 2018, 24-year-old Rebecca Rum woke up to find herself the target of a viral BDS shaming campaign. Her phone and social media accounts were bombarded

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Sudan, Kuwait May Be Next

Sudan and Kuwait could soon follow the UAE and Bahrain in establishing peace agreements with Israel.

Sudan is set to become the next Muslim-majority country to normalize ties, Israeli media has reported, citing unnamed Sudanese officials.

According

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Friedman: Delivery of F-35s to UAE To Take ‘Six or Seven Years’

(Ariel Kahana/Israel Hayom via JNS) A day after Reuters reported on an emerging deal between the United States and the UAE over the sale of the advanced F-35 fighter jets, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman reassured Israelis that the country’s Qualitative Military Edge (QME) was not at risk.

In

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Report: EU Governments Funding Palestinian Legal Actions Against Israel

(Ariel Kahana/Israel Hayom via JNS) European governments are sending money to Palestinian NGOs to help them file lawsuits against Israel in the International Criminal Court in The Hague, according to watchdog group NGO Monitor.

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Pompeo Threatens China, Russia With Sanctions If They Sell Arms to Iran

(JNS) The United States will sanction China and Russia if they sell arms to Iran, said U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

“We’re going to go after every violation that we can muster the resources to respond to,” he told The Washington Examiner. “That will be [the case], whether it’s Chinese

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Abraham Accords: The First of Many?

The signing of normalization agreements between Israel and Muslim-majority Sunni Gulf States the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain represents the end of an era of pan-Arab belligerence towards the Jewish state, and the formal acknowledgment that it is a permanent fixture in the Middle East.

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Iran Dismisses Threat by Trump And Warns of Response

(JNS) Iranian government spokesperson Ali Rabiei dismissed U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent tweet as false and criticized him for threatening Iran with retaliation for any attack against the United States.

“They (Americans) launched the wars on Iraq and Afghanistan on the basis of the same

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Report: Dubai Ports World Inks Deal With Israel Shipyards

(JNS) The United Arab Emirates-based maritime company Dubai Ports World recently inked a deal with Israel Shipyards Ltd., Globes has reported.

According to the report, the two companies are planning to submit a joint bid for

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Trump: ‘No Problem’ Selling F-35 Jets To UAE, Despite Netanyahu Objections

(JNS) U.S. President Donald Trump said he has no issue with the UAE receiving F-35 fighter jets from America, despite objections from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

“I would have no problem in selling them the F-35; I would have absolutely no problem,” Trump told Fox News in an interview

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