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Spanish, Portuguese Jews Support Sephardi and Mizrahi Heritage Empowerment Program

“The history of the Jews of the Middle East and North Africa is sadly overlooked, even though every other Jew in Israel comes from this region.”

State Dept. Approves $300M Sale to Israel of Sea Hawk Helicopters, Military Parts

The US State Dept. approves a sale to Israel involving $300 million in Sea Hawk helicopters, parts and tech support.

Upgraded Security for Prosecutors, Witnesses in IDF Hebron Soldier’s Trial

Security is raised for prosecutors and witnesses in the trial of the IDF soldier who killed a wounded terrorist.

Doomed EgyptAir Plane Debris Lands on Netanya Beach

Debris from the May 19 crash of EgyptAir Flight MS804 has washed up on the Israeli shoreline.

High Court Rejects Petitions Against Israel-Turkey Deal

Israel's High Court of Justice says it does not have jurisdiction over "statecraft."

Coalition Kills Core Curriculum Prerequisite for Haredi Schools

The elimination of the obligation to teach core curriculum subjects will not result in reducing the budgets of Haredi yeshivas who pass on the extra material.

The Minor from Yitzhar Visits the Knesset

Amazing how someone so dangerous is allowed to roam free and even enter the halls of the Knesset to meet with MKs and Ministers.

L’Express: Israel Spied on French Prime Minister’s Cellphone

L'Express expects that this suspicion of electronic monitoring may have an adverse effect on the already complicated relations between France and Israel.

EXCLUSIVE: Eyewitness Reveals More Details Surrounding the Murder of 13-Year-Old Israeli-American Girl

More details have emerged as to what exactly happened in the Kiryat Arba terror attack.

Chava Mark Continues to Improve, Shuki Gilboa Getting Better

The condition of two of the survivors from recent terror attacks continues to improve.

Celebrate International Chocolate Day Jerusalem Style

A second generation pastry chef, Bensimon was trained in the bakeshops and pastry kitchens of Paris, including the Michelin-rated Taillevent, and worked under pastry designer Jacques Genin.

Speaker Edelstein Calls on AG to Conclude Police ‘Blackmail List’ Investigation

"The head of Investigations and Intelligence Branch has power by virtue of his position. Power corrupts, and great power corrupts more. Therefore, he must act with caution."

New Bill to Stop Privileged Conditions for Hamas Security Prisoners

Among the privileges which will become outlawed should the bill pass are conjugal visits, canteen purchases, and possession of TV sets and game consoles.

Netanyahu to Rwanda President: ‘We Cannot Outsource Our Safety’

PM Netanyahu warns that UN peacekeepers failed to prevent genocide in Rwanda. "Neither of us can outsource our safety."

Jerusalem Light Rail Expansion Approved, City to Add More Lines

The Jerusalem municipality has approved two more lines for the city's Light Rail and an extension of the current Red Line.

3 IDF Soldiers Hurt in Vehicle Terror Attack Near Neve Daniel on Hwy 60

Three IDF soldiers were injured in the second Arab travel attack of the day.

Knesset Passes Postal ‘Sender Information’ Law

The Knesset passed a law forcing postal authorities to reveal the sender identity before Israelis sign for a letter.

Knesset Committee Approves Bill Protecting Minorities Serving in the IDF

The legislation, proposed by MK Yoav Kisch (Likud), seeks to protect Israeli minorities who voluntarily serve in the IDF and suffer from increasing incitements against them.

Tzohar Condemns Nullification of Rabbi Lookstein’s Conversions as Chief Rabbi Reverses Ruling

Rabbi Lookstein, the spiritual leader of Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and for many years principal of the Ramaz School, also converted Ivanka Marie Trump.

Netanyahu Meets Kenyan Christian Supporters of Israel, Offers Water

"We should have a big water problem but we don't, we have a water surplus. We have a water surplus because we've developed ingenuity to overcome this."

Analysis: Two Funerals

What was common to both funerals and shiva houses was an abiding faith in the right of the Jewish people to live in freedom and security anywhere in this great, but tiny land.

Watch: IDF Soldiers Afraid To Use Their Weapons Against Knife Wielding Zombie [video]

If ever there were proof of the damage that the IDF leadership has inflicted on the ability of the soldiers on the ground to defend themselves effectively against crazed terrorist attackers, this is it.

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