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Mass Communication - How to Turn the Few into the Masses

25.10.20, Gaza. In protest of the emerging peace agreement between Israel and Sudan, a demonstration of Palestinian factions is being organized. About 20 people demonstrate in the city square with signs calling on Sudan to reverse their decision to normalize relations with Israel

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Arab Contractor Donates Prayer Area to Israeli Community in Samaria

An Arab contractor who paved an open space that will serve the worshippers at the Israeli community in Samaria decided to donate it. The contractor, Rami Yihya from Taibeh, was hired by the members of the Yemenite synagogue in Einav to prepare a proper area at which they could pray during COVID-19, when the synagogues are closed.

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Study Finds Israeli Mothers Experiencing Mild to High Levels of COVID-19 Related Anxiety and Insomnia

Many Israeli mothers are experiencing an increase in insomnia severity and mild-to-high levels of acute anxiety related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to a new study by researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and The Max Stern Yezreel Valley College in Israel.

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MEPs Demand EU Cut Funding to PA Over Incitement in Textbooks

A cross-party group of over 20 Members of the European Parliament (MEP) from 15 countries have urged the European Union to partially withhold funding to the Palestinian Authority (PA) until Ramallah ends its anti-Semitic incitement in school textbooks.

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Battle of the “Yids”? Tottenham Hotspur and Maccabi Haifa in Emotional Encounter

In the final play-off match to qualify for the UEFA Europa League, Tottenham Hotspur emphatically saw off Israeli top-table team Maccabi Haifa. And yet, the 7-2 result may not be the most interesting side to this game: TPS explores Tottenham’s Jewish roots.

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Unique Collection of 130,000 ‘Tweets’ from 19th Century Jerusalem given to Hebrew U

Postcards once served as the Twitter and WhatsApp of travelers, a platform for short messages quickly jotted down and easily mailed. For the past 60 years, British collector David Pearlman has amassed the world’s largest collection of Holy Land postcards and has donated his massive 100,000 article collection to the Hebrew University.

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Groundbreaking Study Finds Literacy in Kingdom of Judah was Widespread

A groundbreaking study conducted by Tel Aviv University in conjunction with a forensic handwriting examiner which examined texts from the biblical-period fortress at Tel Arad found that they were written by 12 different authors showing that contrary to popular belief, many people in the kingdom of Judah could read and write and literacy was not the exclusive domain of a few royal scribes.

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Mahmoud Abbas – The Twilight Era

The man who came to power after Yasser Arafat’s death and determined the strategy of the “political intifada” and rejected the armed struggle in Israel is about to leave the stage, tomorrow or the day after. Mahmoud Abbas’ strategy is known in Ramallah as the “waiting policy.” This term is used as criticism and to ridicule Abbas who preferred to wait outside the arena rather than be an active player.

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Learning in Quarantine: Foreign Students Return to Israel

During their two-week quarantine, Kol Ami participants are still learning about Israel, Judaism, and Jewish culture, from their rooms.

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Magnificent and Rare Remains of Royal Structure from Time of Kings of Judah Exposed in Jerusalem

Splendid and unique remains of a royal structure from the time of the Kings of Judah were recently discovered in an excavation by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) on the famous Armon Hanatziv promenade in Jerusalem.

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Waqf Fills Ancient Pit Discovered on Temple Mount

The Islamic Waqf filled an ancient pit recently discovered on the Temple Mount with cement, possibly in an attempt to cover up the important findings found in it. Initial estimates show that it may have served as an entry point into an underground cavern dating to the Second Temple era, some 2,000 years ago.

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Call for BDS from Israel’s Parliament

Member of Knesset (MK) Heba Yazbak signed a new initiative during which calls on Arab public figures, jurists, academics and politicians from around the Arab world to support the Palestinians against the Deal of the Century and persuade others in the Arab world to align with the Arab initiative against the deal.

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