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WATCH: Pro-Israel demonstrators battle anti-Zionism at Swedish rally

The pro-Israel community in Sweden, arguably the European country most hostile to Israel, was holding a rally titled “Take back Zionism” on Sunday. Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid is expected to address the rally. Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/WATCH-Pro-Israel-demonstrators-battle-anti-Zionism-at-Swedish-rally-466231

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Why doesn’t anyone care about the Paralympics?

For two weeks, Israel cheered its Olympic team in Rio, as judokas Or Sasson and Yarden Gerbi won bronze medals and brought Israel’s total Olympic medal count up from seven to nine. But another set of games, the Paralympics, the international sporting event for physically disabled athletes, set to begin September 7, will get almost […]

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Israel’s embassies in Brussels, Berlin work ‘vigorously’ to rescind halva ban

Jerusalem is not taking the recent Brussels Airlines decision to take Achva halva off its menu lightly, with its embassies in both Brussels and Berlin working to get the confection back on the carrier’s flights. According to a Foreign Ministry spokesman, officials in the embassies are working “vigorously” on this issue to rescind the “scandalous […]

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Bayit Yehudi in recruitment drive among Druse citizens

Asad is not the typical name for an activist in Education Minister Naftali Bennett’s religious Zionist party, Bayit Yehudi. But Eyal Asad from the northern Druse village Kisra-Samia is a proud Bayit Yehudi member, who hosted MK Nisan Slomiansky in his village Tuesday, wants to serve the party in the Knesset, and is trying to […]

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Turkish parliament approves deal ending rift with Israel

Turkey’s parliament on Saturday approved a reconciliation agreement signed with Israel in June which has brought a six-year rift between the two regional powers to an end. Relations between the two countries crumbled after Israeli marines stormed a Turkish ship in May 2010 to enforce a naval blockade of the Hamas-run Gaza Strip, killing 10 […]

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Report: Netanyahu and Herzog’s secret meeting in Caesarea

Have unity government talks resumed? According to a report published Friday on Channel 2, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and opposition leader and chairmen of the Zionist Union Isaac Herzog met in secret this week. Both sides deny the meeting, but did admit that they were in Caesarea on Thursday. Netanyahu had a day off […]

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‘Jewish students being attacked on US campuses need Israel’s help’

Anyone attacked for being Jewish should receive help from Israel, Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee chairman Avi Dichter (Likud) said at a discussion of anti-Semitic actions by BDS (boycott, divestment, sanctions) activists on US college campuses. The meeting opened with NGO Reservists on Duty, which seeks to fight misconceptions about IDF soldiers, presenting a report […]

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​Trump must show consistency on Israel, Cantor says

NEW YORK — Donald Trump needs to show the same sort of consistency in his stated support for Israel as he does in his ferocious opposition to Islamic State, Eric Cantor, the former House majority leader, told The Jerusalem Post this weekend. In a phone interview, Cantor– one of the highest-ranking Republicans in Congress and […]

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Jewish disunity: Public figures nationwide discuss its dangers

A host of public figures including academics, authors, journalists, politicians and social activists held meetings across the country on Saturday night to discuss the abiding challenge of Jewish disunity and the concept of “the center and the extremes” in Jewish society, past and present. The Sderot Conference for Society and Sapir Academic College staged the […]

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