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Man Charged With Attempted Murder Following NJ Attack On Orthodox Jew

(JNS) A suspect has been charged with attempted murder, carjacking, bias intimidation and other offenses after running over and stabbing an Orthodox Jewish man in New Jersey on Friday, April 8, The Jewish Press reported.

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Noa Tishby Named Israel’s First-Ever Special Envoy for Combating Antisemitism

(JNS) Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Yair Lapid has appointed Israel’s first Special Envoy for Combating Anti-Semitism and the Delegitimization of Israel, naming Israeli American artist and author Noa Tishby to the position.

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Israeli Security Cabinet Approves $112 Million, 40-Kilometer Extension of Security Barrier

(JNS) Israel’s Security Cabinet approved a 360 million shekel ($112 million) plan to extend the security barrier by 40 kilometers, and to close some of the gaps in the fence, according to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office.

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Bennett Vows He Will Not Ask Joint Arab List to Join Coalition

(Israel Hayom via JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett denied rumors that he intends to ask the Joint Arab List to shore up his shaky coalition following the resignation last week of Yamina Knesset member Idit Silman.

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Eytan Stibbe Becomes Second Israeli in Space and First to Visit International Space Station

(JNS) Businessman Eyan Stibbe became the second Israeli to go to space and the first Israeli astronaut to board the International Space Station, after the SpaceX module carrying him and three others successfully docked with the station.

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Israel Approves Proposal to Consider Revoking Terrorists’ Families’ State Pensions

(JNS) Israel’s Cabinet approved a proposal to establish a team that will formulate policy on revoking state pensions and other benefits from the families of terrorists who are residents and citizens of Israel.

The proposal, put forward by Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, Foreign Minister Yair

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Eighteen Democrats Raise Concerns About Looming Iran Deal

(Courtesy of the Office of Josh Gottheimer) On April 6, 18 Democratic Members of Congress joined together to raise critical concerns about the looming Iran deal. Reports indicate that the U.S. has reached the last phase of the Vienna negotiations with Iran—the world’s leading state sponsor of terror.

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Healing Strangers in the Middle of a War Zone

Israeli field hospital treating civilians in Ukraine is ‘a landmark in the history of Israeli aid overseas.’

For a moment, Yoel Har-Even was distracted. We were speaking via Zoom from Israel’s Shining Star field hospital in western Ukraine, and a siren

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Soroka Medical Center, Israel’s Most Strategic Hospital, Leads Emergency Response for Ukraine

(Courtesy of Soroka Medical Center) Clalit Health Services, Israel’s largest HMO, is coordinating with the State of Israel to provide on-site medical care to serve the people of Ukraine. Soroka Medical Center is leading Israel’s field hospital in Ukraine with its doctors currently on-site, and providing medical

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Meeting Ukrainian Refugees On My Visit to Poland

We all have backpacks. For school. For trips. For everyday necessities.

These refugees have nothing.

They simply got up and left all that they have known, taking whatever they can.

And that backpack, that backpack that we

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President of Moldova Thanks Jewish Community for Care of Refugees

On April 6, the President of the Republic of Moldova Maia Sandu met with Rabbi Zushe Abelsky, chief rabbi of the Jewish community of Moldova, to thank him for his efforts to absorb thousands of Jewish refugees fleeing Ukraine, as well as for the construction of five refugee camps. These camps are not only housing

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Canada’s Immigration System Is Helping Ukraine

Soon after the first Russian bomb landed in Ukraine, I reached out to one of our firm’s clients to ask about his family back home. This client happens to be a Ukrainian residing in the U.S., and we had been helping him with an unrelated legal matter. The client called me back and described a scene for his family, trapped in

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