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Israeli, Russian State Libraries To Digitize Collection of Rare Hebrew Manuscripts

Three generations of the Günzburg family amassed one of the largest private collections of Hebrew books and manuscripts in Europe.

Report: Mogul Harvey Weinstein Hired Ex-Mossad Agents to Spy on his Accusers

According to Globes, Black Cube’s primary field of operation is intimidating victims of harassment on behalf of the prominent individuals who harassed them.

Times of Israel Hacked by Turks

The TOI home page was replaced with the Turkish flag.

‘Balfour at 100’ Exhibition Showing at the Knesset

The Jerusalem Biennale exhibition entitled Balfour at 100, featuring the artwork of three British artists, will be temporarily re-sited from its location in the Museum of Underground Prisoners into the Knesset.

Israel Requests Michelin Assessment on Gastronomy Standing

The study is already in process, with a final report to be presented to the ministry by December 2017.

George Washington Church Plaque Latest Victim of US War over Historic Statues

The parish wrote that the plaque honoring President George Washington made some people feel unsafe and unwelcome!

Tel Aviv Night Run Next Tuesday

The run's course will incorporate extravagant lighting installations, several vibrant music stages and leading DJs, and will pass through some of the city’s main sites.

Ukrainian President in Hot Water over Presenting Lodz Ghetto Jews as Nazis

Poroshenko's government relies on the Svoboda party, which is inspired by a Ukrainian Nazi collaborator. Party members wear Nazi symbols and organize Nazi-style rallies.

YouTube Shuts Down Palestinian Media Watch Main Account

PMW asks readers to demand YouTube to reinstate all its videos and return its accounts to "good standing."

Ramallah Film Festival Dumps Director Who Shot in Tel Aviv

Doueiri, who is on the record as opposing boycotting Israel, has been arrested in September 2017 in Beirut.

Netanyahu Rejects IDF Choices for Military Secretary, Wants Commander Who Told Troops to Fight...

The remnants of Israel's left who still command key positions both in government and the military jumped out of their skins at the embarrassing news of an IDF commander who sees himself and his soldiers as the heirs of King David and his victorious armies.

Soros Gifts Chai Billion to Giant US Liberal Foundation

"The evidence demonstrates that Open Society funding contributes significantly to anti-Israel campaigns in three important respects."

World Invited to Help Pick IDF’s 70s Anniversary Logo

The IDF press release says only Israelis may choose the logo, but when we went in and picked our choice, the website made no attempt to verify that we are card carrying Israelis.

IDF Raids, Shuts Down 8 PA Media Outlets, One during Live Show

One outlet, Hamas-affiliated Al-Quds TV, a satellite channel broadcasting on Arab satellite Nilesat and Arabsat, was raided and shut down while a live show was in progress.

Palestinian Authority Artists Threatened With Expulsion From Union If They Participate in Israeli Cultural...

"The General Union of Palestinian Expressionist Artists has demanded that all artists not participate in the festival as it is a normalization festival that serves the Israeli agendas."

Ex-AP Reporter Reveals: Int’l Media Coverage of Israel is a “Bluff”

The Western media in general, “refuses to report that religious conflict is at the heart of what is going in and around Israel.”

Labor Knesset Leader Condemned for her Anti-Family Stance on Australian TV

"This is a tool that was made to dominate women for the sake of reproduction."

Undercover Agents Arrest Suspect Who Left ‘Good Bye Cruel World’ Social Network Post

The suspect, 30, a resident of the Jalazone refugee camp outside Ramallah, was apprehended by security forces before acting on his intentions.

Jewish Museum of Florida Celebrates Adventurous Journalist, Photographer Ruth Gruber

Photographs included in the show span more than 50 years and four continents, from Gruber’s groundbreaking reportage of the Soviet Arctic in the 1930s and iconic images of Jewish refugees on the ship Exodus 1947, to her later photographs of Ethiopian Jews in the midst of civil war in the 1980s.

New French Jewish UNESCO Chief: the Organization Must Change

After the vote, Azoulay said, "if my nomination is confirmed, my first action would be to restore the agency's credibility and the confidence of member states in its ability to confront the challenges that only UNESCO can face."

Opposition Media Show Proof Israel Supplying Syrian Rebels

The rebel force is shown shooting several rocket volleys at a Salafi jihadist group active in the Yarmouk Basin in southern Syria.
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Trump in Huckabee Interview: First Peace, Then Embassy Move

“If we can make peace between the Palestinians and Israel, I think it’ll lead to ultimately peace in the Middle East, which has to happen,” Trump insisted.

Honored Russian Jewish Pianist Michael Klein, 72, Dies On Stage

“Forty-five years he worked at the Philharmonic and literally till his last breath he served the music."

Polish Culture Minister Protests Museum’s Inclusion of Poles in Responsibility for Holocaust

Gliński is irate at the exhibition which presents Poland, France and Ukraine as states and nations that collaborated with the Holocaust, while Germany is presented "only as the country that exemplifies the holocaust."

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