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UN Bars Israel’s Ambassador From Displaying Pro-Hitler Posts by UNRWA Teacher

(Israel Hayom via JNS) Israel’s ambassador to the United States and the United Nations was barred from bringing a photo into the General Assembly highlighting the antisemitic views of a school teacher in the Gaza Strip.

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Israeli President Arrives in Ukraine for First State Visit

(JNS) Israeli President Isaac Herzog arrived in Ukraine on Tuesday, October 5, to participate in an official international ceremony marking the anniversary of the Babi Yar Massacre. It will be his first state visit as president.

“The Jewish people have a glorious past here but also a tragic and painful

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Pro-Israel America Announces 30 Congressional ‘Key Races’ of Focus for 2022 Election Cycle

‘These candidates, some of whom face vocal anti-Israel primary opponents, are running in some of the most competitive primary and general elections across the country in 2022,’ said executive director of the bipartisan PAC Jeff Mendelsohn.

Pro-Israel America has designated 30 congressional

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Document Deadline for Hebron Fund’s Shabbat Chayei Sarah Weekend Is Monday, October 11

(Courtesy of The Hebron Fund) Making sense of the requirements to visit Israel is confusing for Americans and Israelis alike. Even those who have attempted the first-degree relative program have reported extensive paperwork requirements and waiting periods.

The Hebron Fund, the official sponsor of the

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Thirty-Seven Countries Boycott Durban IV Over Antisemitism, Anti-Israel Bias

(Jpost) Thirty-seven countries in total boycotted the Durban IV conference at the United Nations on Wednesday, September 22, over the event’s history of antisemitism and anti-Israel bias.

Those countries were: Albania, Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic,

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PM Bennett Arrives in US to Address UN GA; Abbas Demands Return to Pre-1967 Borders

(JNS and combined sources) Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett arrived in New York on Sunday, September 26, where he was set to meet with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Linda Thomas Greenfield before presenting Israel’s voice to the

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Jewish Groups Urge Public Funding for Private Schools Ahead of Supreme Court Case

(JNS) Several Jewish groups have filed friend-of-the-court briefs in support of a case that could determine whether public funding could be given to parochial schools for secular education.

In Carson V. Makin, parents of parochial-school students argued that the Maine Department of Education

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Over 300 Prominent Iraqis Publicly Call for Full Peace With Israel

Unprecedented event in Erbil features Sunni and Shiite leaders and activists demanding that Baghdad join Abraham Accords; Lapid: Event in Iraq is a ‘source of hope and optimism.’

Hundreds of Iraqi leaders and activists gathered in the country’s Kurdistan region on Friday,

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NJ to Divest Investments in Ben & Jerry’s Parent Company Unilever

(Jewish Link Staff) The New Jersey Department of the Treasury’s Division of Investment (DOI) issued the following statement on Tuesday, September 14, regarding state pension fund holdings in Unilever plc, the parent company of Ben & Jerry’s:

“Following the letter and spirit of the law, the

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Report: Iran a Month Away From Creating a Nuclear Bomb

(JNS) Iran may be within a month of attaining its first nuclear weapon, according to a report issued by the Institute for Science and International Security.

According to the report, which was based on data recently published by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), one month is the

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IDF Strikes Hamas Targets in Gaza After Back-to-Back Rocket Attacks

(JNS) IDF fighter jets struck several Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip on Sunday night, September 12, in response to a rocket fired from Gaza into Israeli territory, the Israeli army reported.

The rocket was the second fired

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Burlington Withdraws BDS Resolution, for Now

(World Israel News) A resolution intended to make Burlington, Vermont, the first city in the U.S. to officially boycott the State of Israel was narrowly withdrawn by the city council on Monday evening, September 13, in a 6-5 vote, VTDigger reported.

While currently off the table, the proposal may not be

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