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Blinken Assures ‘Collective Response’ to Iran’s Attack On Israeli-Tied Oil Tanker

(JNS) U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken vowed a joint response to Iran’s attack on the ship MT Mercer Street in the Indian Ocean that has ties to Israel.

“We are in very close contact, in coordination with the United Kingdom, Israel, Romania and other countries. And there will be a collective

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Rocket Fire From Lebanon Towards Israel Prompts Return Artillery Fire

The IDF struck along the entire Lebanese border on Wednesday afternoon, August 4, after three rockets were fired towards the northern Israeli city of Kiryat Shmona.

Sirens sounded in Kiryat Shmona and the communities of Kfar Giladi and Tel Hai at around noon, sending thousands to bomb shelters. Magen

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Biden Nominates Historian Deborah Lipstadt as Envoy To Combat Antisemitism

Lipstadt is professor of modern Jewish history and Holocaust studies at Emory University and founding director of the Institute for Jewish Studies.

U.S. President Joe Biden formally nominated Deborah Lipstadt to be the next U.S. Ambassador to Combat and Monitor Antisemitism on Friday, July

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Ben Freeman Schools Anti-Zionists With His Unapologetic Jewish Pride

On July 27, author and history educator Ben Freeman tweeted to his 14,400 followers: “A tell-tale sign that Jews are the most continuously persecuted people in the history of mankind & how deep Jew-hatred runs is that today, in the age of social justice activism we are excluded & framed

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More Than 170 Olim Land in Ben Gurion Airport This Week

Nefesh B’Nefesh group aliyah flights land during record-breaking aliyah summer months.

(Courtesy of Nefesh B’Nefesh) One hundred seventy-two olim landed in Israel this week on four Nefesh B’Nefesh group aliyah flights, in cooperation with the Ministry of

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Yashar LaChayal Gifts Made-in-Israel Ben & Jerry’s to Soldiers

Thousands of Israeli soldiers guarding Judea and Samaria received made-in-Israel Ben & Jerry’s ice cream from the nonprofit soldier assistance organization Yashar LaChayal, thanks to $4,000 raised by religious Zionism movement World Mizrachi. The campaign was launched in response to the ice cream maker’s

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US State Department Probes Incident of Swastika Etched Into One of Its Elevators

(JNS) The U.S. State Department began investigating who was behind the etching of a swastika on a wood panel in one of the department’s elevators on Monday, July 26.

According to Axios, which first reported the incident, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who is on a trip to India and Kuwait, sent

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Palestinian Man Who Saved Jewish Family Granted Permanent Israeli Residency

(Israel Hayom via JNS) Israeli Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked has granted permanent residency to a Palestinian man who saved the lives of three members of the Mark family following a terrorist attack in 2016.

The father of the

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Israeli Court Sentences Woman Who Entered Syria To Eight Months in Prison

(JNS) The Nazareth Magistrates Court sentenced a young woman who crossed into Syria illegally and was returned to Israel earlier this year to eight months in prison.

In February, Syrian authorities took the 25-year-old resident

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Congress Members Call on EU to Designate Hezbollah in Entirety a Terror Group

(JNS) A bipartisan group of members in the U.S. House of Representatives initiated a resolution urging the European Union to remove its official distinction between Hezbollah as a political and military organization, and to designate the entire group as a terrorist

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IDF Hits Hamas Targets in Gaza In Response to Arson Balloons

(Israel Hayom via JNS) Israeli warplanes struck several targets in the northern Gaza Strip early Monday morning, July 26, in response to incendiary balloon attacks from Gaza, the IDF said in a statement.

The IDF said it had

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Report: Jordanian Intelligence Foils ISIS Attack on IDF Troops

(Israel Hayom via JNS) Jordanian intelligence agents have thwarted a potential Islamic State attack on Israeli troops on the border the two countries share, Jordanian daily Al Ra’i reported.

According to the report, Jordanian

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