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Hadassah hospital agrees to pay wages and delay layoffs
Staffers at the Hadassah Medical Organization's Ein Kerem campus in Jerusalem were overjoyed on Wednesday to learn that the hospital has agreed to pay their wages in full and to postpone impending ...
Feb 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Google purchases fifth Israeli company, SlickLogin

Google has purchased its fifth Israeli company, the Tel Aviv-based start-up SlickLogin; its technology verifies and authenticates user identity (when logging onto a website) by using an audio signa...
Feb 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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ADL national director Abraham H. Foxman announces retirement
Anti-Defamation League (ADL) National Director Abraham H. Foxman announced plans to step down in July, 2015. Foxman is a Holocaust survivor who after emigrating to America became national director ...
Feb 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jewish debate on Sochi Olympics centers on human rights, corruption, security
With the Winter Olympics gearing up for their Feb. 7 start in Sochi, Russia, the Jewish debate on the games mirrors the discourse taking place in the broader international and athletic communities....
Feb 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senate boosts efforts to keep Iraqi Jewish Archive out of Iraq
Efforts to keep a significant collection of artifacts seized from Iraq’s Jewish community by Saddam Hussein from being returned to the Gulf nation by the United States may be picking up steam on Ca...
Feb 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jerusalem conference seeks self-empowerment of people with disabilities
Wheelchair-bound Yoav Kreim—a well-known leader and spokesperson for people with disabilities in Israel for more than 20 years—has led demonstrations, lobbied members of Knesset to pass legislation...
Feb 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Is Canada Israel’s new best friend?
Canada has emerged as a staunch supporter of Israel. At a time when Israel is routinely singled out for condemnation, Canada has been at the forefront of defending Israel and criticizing its enemie...
Jan 24, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Birthright expands eligibility for free trips to Israel
The Taglit-Birthright Israel program has expanded eligibility for its free 10-day trips to Israel for Jewish young adults ages 18-26, JNS.org has learned. Teenagers who went on an educational trip ...
Jan 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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An early Zionist protest against racism
For American Jews, the birthday of the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is an occasion to recall the impressive Jewish contributions to the movement for African-American civil rights — from the Jew...
Jan 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Every tree in the Jewish state has a story — just ask
In 2013, the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) published a survey of mature trees in Jerusalem that was “the most comprehensive of the recent SPNI surveys, including some 4,000 ...
Jan 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Bulldozer' Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon dies at 85
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has died at the age of 85. Sharon had a storied career in the Israeli military, later serving as defense minister and foreign minister. Over the years he ...
Jan 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fate of Bedouin resettlement plan a mystery in aftermath of apparent cancelation
Several weeks after Bedouin and global anti-Israel elements celebrated the apparent cancelation of a plan to resettle tens of thousands of Bedouin in Israel’s southern Negev region, the fate of the...
Jan 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Iron Dome manufacturer’s CEO assesses rising threats faced by Israel
Despite a spike in terror attacks in Israel carried out on numerous fronts, and through various means, by both recognized terror groups and presumed “lone wolf” assailants, retired Vice Admiral Yed...
Jan 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Archives
Churchill, too, as exhibitions recall their impact on Palestine
by Gil Zohar, For the Chronicle
Nov 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
JERUSALEM – The adage that Israel is a country with too much history and too little geography was born out here twice recently — with the opening of a temporary exhibit on the historic 1898 visit o...
Dramatic escalation of rocket and mortar fire against Israeli civilians
by The Israel Project
Oct 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Watch the video Jerusalem, Oct. 24 – After weeks of escalatory rocket fire and a cross-border bombing attack that critically injured an Israeli officer, Palestinian groups led by Iran-backed Hamas ...
Jimmy Carter blames Israel and Obama for ‘vanishing’ peace
by JNS.org
Oct 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter lamented the “vanishing” prospects of Israeli-Palestinian peace during a trip to Jerusalem this week, blaming Israeli policies.  Carter called the current situati...
Israel foils bomb, rocket attacks
Sep 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
JERUSALEM — The Israeli army on Thursday morning launched a pre-emptive strike on Palestinian terrorists as they planted an explosive along Gaza’s border with Israel – the latest attempt by terrori...
Dems restore Jerusalem language to platform after omission furor
by JNS.org
Sep 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, at first controversially omitted from the 2012 Democratic Party Platform, will return to the document after three attempted voice votes at the par...
Israeli desert aquaculture: A new school of fish
by Jeffrey F. Barken/JNS.org
Sep 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
At a time when ocean fish populations are threatened worldwide, Israeli fish farmers are developing innovative new technologies and breeding methods that are revolutionizing their industry. Faced w...
Israeli rower won gold -- and sang "Hatikvah" on her own
Aug 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Organizers of a rowing competition for the disabled in Italy apparently didn't take into consideration the possibility that the Israeli contender, Moran Samuel, would win the competition, and they ...
Mount Zion yeshiva could lose lease without world Jewish support
by Toby Tabachnick, Staff Writer
Aug 01, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Recent Israeli governmental negotiations with the Vatican threaten to jeopardize Jewish control over Jerusalem’s Mount Zion, which, for over 2000 years, has been recognized by Jews as the site of K...
Authorities launch investigation into attack on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria
by The Israel Project
Jul 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
  Jerusalem, July 19 —Authorities are piecing together the circumstances surrounding the explosion that killed five Israeli tourists and their Bulgarian tour guide Wednesday just after they arrived...
2011-12 Timeline: Terrorist attacks on Israeli civilians
by The Israel Project
Jul 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Jerusalem, July 19 — The following is a list of more than two dozen major attacks in the past two years carried out mostly by Iran-backed terrorist organizations. Only a few rocket attacks are ment...