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Initial Approval for Opening 1950s Adoption Files of Yemenite Children

The new bill seeks to permit a first-degree relative or guardian to review the adoption file of family members who have disappeared, been kidnapped or whose fate is unknown.
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Welcome to the Anne Frank House Virtual Reality Tour

The full VR tour offers quotes from Anne's diary, and takes about 25 minutes to complete.

Trump Shares Video ‘Story of Opportunity’ With Kim Jong-un

The video presents a dramatized, graphic view of the future as it might be -- at its best, and at its worst -- depending upon the direction taken by the two leaders.

For the First Time Since Hannah Szenes IDF Paratroopers Jump in Eastern Europe

The IDF paratroopers are participating in joint training with the 173rd Brigade of the European Command of the US Army.

On Iran’s ‘Quds Day’ (Jerusalem Day), Iranian People Support Israel

"The hatred of the Mullah regime will not stop the love, respect and friendship between our two peoples."

Honors for Last Member of Flight Crew to Bring Yemenite Jews to Israel

The 90-year-old from Oregon was honored at a May 30 event, where he was introduced as a "hero of Israel and the Jewish people."

So Many Catastrophes, So Little Time: Nakba Day Is Over, Here Comes the Naksa

"The defeat of the Arabs in the June 1967 war, which was followed by the death of Gamal Abdel Nasser in 1970, constituted the decisive blow that ended nationalism."

New Exhibit Displays for First Time Two-Thousand-Year-Old Tekhelet and Argaman Dyed Fragments of Textiles

A new exhibition follows the thread of the mysterious blue color, tekhelet, from the Mediterranean shores over 3,500 years ago to the national colors of the State of Israel.

Czech Republic Reopens Its Honorary Consulate in Jerusalem

Dan Propper, a 78-year-old Israeli Czech businessman, was named honorary consul.

Knesset Approves Debate on Recognizing Armenian Holocaust

"Since when does Ankara pull our moral strings? Does history change according the nature of relations with a leader like Erdogan?" Speaker Edelstein wondered.

Iran Specialist Says Israel May Be Forced to Re-Conquer Lebanon

Dr. Eldad Pardo: Israel could be left with “no choice” but to recapture parts of Lebanon, should hostilities with Hezbollah reignite.

Full Transcript of President Trump’s JCPOA Pullout Speech

"At the heart of the Iran deal was a giant fiction that a murderous regime desired only a peaceful nuclear energy program."

May 14 Opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem to Include Mezuzah-Hanging Ceremony

The extraordinary gesture comes at the behest of U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, Channel 20 reports.

New Book: Irgun and Arab Propaganda Inflated Deir Yassin Casualty Figures

"For reasons of psychological warfare, the Irgun reported that 200 Arabs had been killed, double the real number."

Bangladeshi Hindu Wishes Israel Happy Independence Day

As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, Shipan Kumer Basu, the President of the World Hindu Struggle Committee, calls Israel a role model for the international community who is working against terror organizations and dictatorships worldwide.

Trump on Israel’s 70th Anniversary: US Has ‘No Better Friend Anywhere’

The U.S. Embassy is set to officially open in the Israeli capital on May 14, the secular date that Israel officially declared its independence in 1948.

On Israel’s 70th Anniversary, Netanyahu Says ‘We’re Just Getting Started’ (video)

"Seventy years is the blink of an eye in historical terms. I have no doubt that 70 years from now, Israel will be even stronger, even more prosperous than it is today."

Last Jew of Peki’in to Light Israel’s 70th Independence Day Torch

Margalit Zinati never married because it would have meant leaving Peki'in, and abandoning the town’s ancient synagogue, which features a limestone column engraved with two Hebrew inscriptions dating to the Roman period.

Letter Across Time to Late Neturei Karta Leader from his Pro-Zionist Nephew

"You will be surprised to hear who is the greatest proponent of the Torah in the world: the Zionist regime. Every year the Israeli government invests billions of shekels in the Torah world."

‘Betsy Ross of Israel’ Flag Finds News Home in Ben-Gurion Archives

Confined in Jerusalem to her apartment, she spent her time creating an Israeli flag from her bed sheets. She sewed on a six-pointed star and colored the flag’s stripes with a blue crayon.

Cohen of ‘Ali G’ and ‘Borat’ to Play Cohen the Israeli Spy on Netflix

The series depicts Cohen's stunning career from 1961 to 1965, when he succeeded in embedding himself into Syrian high society and rose through the ranks to become Chief Adviser to the Minister of Defense.

At Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony, Netanyahu Warns Iran: ‘Don’t Test Israel’s Resolve’

Iran warned Israel Wednesday that it would exact retribution for a missile strike on a Syrian air base earlier in the week in which at least seven Iranian military officials were killed.

MDA Unit Helps Holocaust Survivors Find Lost Relatives

Since the unit began its work, a total of 3,521 applications have been received and processed for tracing and obtaining information.

To Sign or Not to Sign: Jerusalem Theater Troup Brings Nazi-Era Dilemma to the...

The author of 'The Statement' forms his connection to all the characters. “I seem to have lived with these characters and shared their suffering,” he says.

‘Never Again Education Act’ to Teach American Students About the Holocaust

If passed the legislation would grant money raised through donations to American schools as part of the Holocaust Education Assistance Program.

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