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Yishai Fleisher Show: The Gay MK Against Land Giveaway [audio]
 
US Flags Fly at Half-Staff Worldwide for Israel’s 9th President, Shimon Peres

September 30, 2016 - 1:01 AM
 
NY Gov. Cuomo, NJ Gov. Christie Cancel Trip to Peres Funeral Due to Deadly Train Crash

September 30, 2016 - 12:13 AM
 
Peres Funeral Closed to Public, Security Tightened, Streets Closed in Central Jerusalem

September 29, 2016 - 11:07 PM
 
‘Anti-Semitism in Europe As Important As Climate Change’

September 29, 2016 - 9:36 PM
 
Mahmoud Abbas, Leader of Palestinian Authority, to Attend Peres Funeral in Jerusalem

September 29, 2016 - 7:15 PM
 
3 Dead, 100-Plus Injured in NJ Transit Hoboken Train Crash

September 29, 2016 - 7:01 PM
 
Abbas Political Adviser Nimr Hammad, Dead at 78

September 29, 2016 - 6:21 PM
 
3 Israeli Arabs Convicted of Funding Mourabitoun

September 29, 2016 - 6:04 PM
 
Temple Mount Closed to Jews On the Eve of Rosh Hashana, Due to Minor Islamic Holiday

September 29, 2016 - 5:31 PM
 
Attorney General Approves Interrogation of Arab MKs Zoabi, Zahalka on Corruption Charges

September 29, 2016 - 2:05 PM
 
Angry Arab Reaction to Bahrain Foreign Minister’s Condolence Tweet for Peres

September 29, 2016 - 1:29 PM
 
Australian Cartoonist Crucified by Jews, Leftists, over Comparing Gay Militants to Nazis

September 29, 2016 - 12:26 PM
 
Updated Ceremony and Traffic Details for Funeral of Israel’s Ninth President Shimon Peres

September 29, 2016 - 11:06 AM
 
Lying in State [photos]

September 29, 2016 - 10:22 AM
 
Three Republicans Introduce Bill to Cut Funds to PA over Pay to Terrorist Murderers

September 29, 2016 - 10:01 AM
 
Obama Unites Congressional Democrats, Republicans, in Overriding Veto Damaging 9/11 Families

September 29, 2016 - 9:13 AM
 
Israeli Researchers Discover Genetic Evolutionary Signature Associated to Autism

September 29, 2016 - 1:26 AM
 
AIPAC Mourns Shimon Peres, Indefatigable Advocate for Justice [video]

September 29, 2016 - 12:20 AM
 
IAEC Director: Middle East Instability Worsened By Non-State Actors Supported by Syria, Iran

September 28, 2016 - 11:10 PM
 
Israel Atomic Energy Commission Praises ‘Contributions’ of Shimon Peres, Mourns His Death

September 28, 2016 - 10:21 PM
 
Yad Vashem Mourns Passing of Israel’s 9th President, Shimon Peres

September 28, 2016 - 10:05 PM
 
Shin Bet Releases Peres Documents, Photos; Police Reveal Security Plans

September 28, 2016 - 9:43 PM
 
Palestinian Authority Leader Hails Peres As Peace Partner While PA Gov’t Vilifies Him

September 28, 2016 - 6:55 PM
 
Popular Albany Kosher Restaurant Gives Up Supervision

September 28, 2016 - 6:04 PM
 
Mossad Chief, Staff, Mourn Passing of Shimon Peres

September 28, 2016 - 4:50 PM
 
EU Urges Israel: ‘Advance Peres’ Vision for 2-State Solution’

September 28, 2016 - 4:11 PM
 
ADL Condemns Pepe the Frog as Hate Symbol

September 28, 2016 - 3:17 PM
 
Official Statements on the Passing of President Shimon Peres [video]

September 28, 2016 - 2:45 PM
 
As 5777 Rolls In, Israel’s Population at 8.585 Million

September 28, 2016 - 1:15 PM
 
Large First Temple Period Gate-Shrine Excavated in Central Israel

September 28, 2016 - 12:41 PM
 
Obama, the Clintons and the Pope to Attend Shimon Peres’ Funeral

September 28, 2016 - 10:46 AM
 
Shimon Peres Dead at 93

September 28, 2016 - 6:47 AM
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The American flag. (illustrative)
 

Posted on: September 30th, 2016

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US President Barack Obama ordered all American flags flown at half-staff worldwide on the day Israel's ninth president, Shimon Peres, is laid to rest.

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NYS Gov. Andrew Cuomo and President Reuven Rivlin met in Jerusalem, August 13, 2014.
 

Posted on: September 30th, 2016

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NY Gov. Cuomo and NJ Gov. Christie both remained Stateside to serve their living constituents after a deadly train crash, rather than go to Israel for the Peres funeral.

The coffin of Israel's ninth President, Shimon Peres, rests before the Knesset, accompanied by the Knesset Honor Guard.
 

Posted on: September 29th, 2016

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The Peres funeral is closed to the public due to the attendance of PA leader Mahmoud Abbas.

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Three enemies of Jewish life in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria shook hands in Jordan on Sunday: From right to left: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Israel's President Shimon Peres. May 26, 2013.
 

Posted on: September 29th, 2016

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

PA leader Mahmoud Abbas submits a request to attend the funeral of Israel's ninth president, Shimon Peres.

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Jews are watched by guards on the Temple Mount, to make sure they don't pray.
 

Posted on: September 29th, 2016

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The Israel Police won't allow Jews to enter the Temple Mount on the eve of Rosh Hashana due to a conflict with a minor Islamic holiday.

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Peres memorial
 

Posted on: September 29th, 2016

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Main roads will be closed. The public will be able to pay their respects before the coffin at the Knesset on Thursday from 9 Am - 9 PM (or as necessary).

Israel's then-President Shimon Peres attends a ceremony at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum in Jerusalem, as Israel marks the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day on April 27, 2014.
 

Posted on: September 28th, 2016

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

Yad Vashem closes in deference to arrangements at Mount Herzl for the funeral of former President Shimon Peres.

Israeli Knesset, Jerusalem
 

Posted on: September 28th, 2016

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

Thousands of police are being deployed in Jerusalem as tens of thousands arrive for the funeral of former president Shimon Peres.

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, who at the time represented Italy, and then-President Shimon Peres, meeting in Israel.
 

Posted on: September 28th, 2016

News & ViewsGlobal

The European Union is using the death of former President Shimon Peres to pressure Israel to accept preconditions for PA Arab talks.

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Ukraine Pres. Petro Poroshenko and Israeli Pres. Reuven Rivlin review the color guard in Kiev.
 

Posted on: September 28th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Pres. Reuven Rivlin told Ukraine lawmakers that no interest will ever supersede the importance of recognizing anti-Semitism for what it is.

JewishPress Logo
 

Posted on: September 27th, 2016

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"Hamas

The windshield of the lead car on the Jerusalem Light Rail was damaged in a stoning attack.

Israeli vineyard.
 

Posted on: September 27th, 2016

News & ViewsBusiness and Economy

The Wine Spectator praised Israel's growing wine industry in its October 2016 cover story.

Mayor Nir Barkat giving Jonathan Pollard his Jerusalem gold pin
 

Posted on: September 27th, 2016

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Barkat told the Pollards, "Since Jonathan is not allowed to go to Jerusalem, the eternal city of the Jewish people will come to him in New York or anywhere else in the world."

Bird eye view of Jerusalem cityscape; The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Edmond J. Safra Campus in Givat Ram. March 1 2013. Photo by Nati Shohat / Flash 90
 

Posted on: September 26th, 2016

News & ViewsBusiness and Economy

The governor of Maryland is heading a week-long trade mission to Israel from his state.

Education Minister Naftali Bennett speaks at the International Conference for Education Ministers of the OECD Organization, which took place in in Israel for the first time, at the David Citadel Hotel in Jerusalem, on September 26, 2016.
 

Posted on: September 26th, 2016

News & ViewsGlobal

For the first time ever, Israel is hosting the OECD Global Education Industry Summit.

Illustration (detail) from The Book of Divine Service From the Mishneh Torah of Maimonides. Illumination attributed to the Master of the Barbo Missal Scribe: Nehemiah for Moshe Anau be Yitzchak Northern Italy, ca. 1457. Tempera, gold leaf and ink on parchment; 346 folios Folio: 9 × 7¼ in. (22.7 × 18.4 cm). © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
 

Posted on: September 26th, 2016

News & ViewsMediaArts and Entertainment

A kind of Jerusalem fever gripped much of the world from about 1000 to 1400. Across three continents, thousands made their way to the Holy City—from Jewish, Christian, and Islamic traditions alike.

Rare Color Footage Depicting Jewish Life in the Shtetl Before the Holocaust
 

Posted on: September 25th, 2016

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In today's digital age, such film footage is particularly compelling and stirring, granting us a glimpse into a living memory of a world that was – and is no longer.

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JewishPress Logo
 

Posted on: September 25th, 2016

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Honenu attorney Rehavia Piltz is providing legal representation to the minor.

Czechoslovakian Jewish girls’ soccer team and their coach, circa 1930.
 

Posted on: September 25th, 2016

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

The European Holocaust Research Infrastructure project convened 30 historians and researchers at Yad Vashem to provide tools to improve access to Holocaust documentation.

Israeli president Reuven Rivlin gives a brief statement about former President Shimon Peres at a ceremony where he received the report on eradicating racism against Ethiopians, from Justice Ministry director-general Emi Palmor (unseen), at the Presidential Residence in Jerusalem.
 

Posted on: September 24th, 2016

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

Pres. Rivlin heads to Ukraine for the 75th commemoration of the Babi Yar Massacre.

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