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First-Ever Jewish School to Open in Dubai

For the first time in history, a Jewish School will open in Dubai, a result of the connection between Israel’s Ministry of Diaspora Affairs and the Jewish community in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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Israeli Minister Confirms Iran Working to Influence Israeli Public Opinion

Iran is carrying out activity in Israel meant to influence Israeli public opinion, Israeli Minister of Intelligence Eli Cohen confirmed.

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Palestinians Committed 10 Times More Hate Crimes Than Israelis in 2020 – IDF Report

Arabs from the Palestinian Authority (PA) committed 10 times more hate crimes than Israelis did in the Judea and Samaria area in 2020, an IDF report on the issue shows.

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Israel’s First Ambassador to Romania Celebrated on his 127th Birthday

A new memorial plaque in the city of Galati, Romania, dedicated to Israel’s first ambassador to the country, the painter Reuven Rubin, was unveiled on Friday by Israeli Ambassador David Saranga.

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Israeli-Americans on Edge as Votes Tallied in Presidential Race

Tensions surrounding the final outcome of the 2020 presidential race in the US were palpable in Israel as tens of thousands of Israeli-Americans closely followed the nail-biting drama as it unfolded.

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Palestinian Authority Inaugurates ‘Heritage Site’ at Israel’s Ancient Capital in Samaria

The Palestinian Authority (PA) held over the weekend an official ceremony to inaugurate a “Palestinian” tourist complex in the town of Sebastia in Samaria, the historic capital of the biblical Kingdom of Israel.

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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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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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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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