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Public Health Chief to Knesset Committee: We Fear Vaccine Resistant Variants from Foreign Countries

Dr. Alroy-Preis shared with the committee that the FDA is expected to approve the coronavirus vaccines for children.

German Airmen Prepare JNF Trees for Planting on the Shmita Year

The event was a show of the strength of the German-Israeli relationship.

Military Coup in Sudan, Government Ministers Arrested

Protesters filled the streets of the capital Khartoum early Monday morning in response to news of the arrests.

2021 Shabbat Project Roared Back with Record Participation Despite Pandemic

In its ninth year, The Shabbat Project surpassed all pre-COVID levels of involvement, with 1,166 citywide “unity events” and thousands of home-based events in more than 1,500 cities.

Report: Global Climate Tech Funds Ignore Surging Israeli Startups

"Climate innovation is not just an important stage in the war against the climate crisis, but also a significant business opportunity."

Putin Invites Bennett to Visit St. Petersburg

Israeli PM accepted the invitation and said he would be pleased to make another visit to Russia.

American Express (AMEX) Credit Card Systems Down

AMEX credit service systems were reported down in multiple locations; cards were declined at point-of-purchase, online and by phone.

Bennett, Putin, to Conduct Quick Meeting in Sochi on Friday

In advance of the meeting, Israeli officials decided to allow Russia visitors to enter Israel if they have received Russia’s Sputnik vaccine to fight COVID-19.

700-Year-Old Luzzatto High Holiday Mahzor Sells for $8.3 Million

The Jewish cultural organization that let go of this treasure said they were forced into it because of their steep debts.

Shabbat Project is Back October 22 in 1,500 Cities around the Globe

“In a world of unrelenting distraction and pressure, Shabbat is a unique opportunity for families to truly connect in a magical way."

Child of UK Chassidim Dies after Court Shuts Down her Life Support

The UK that supposedly doesn’t have capital punishment, today enacted a death penalty couched in fancy legalese.

India, Israel to Start Free-Trade Talks in Hopes of Agreement

According to India’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry, trade between the countries was $4.67 billion by the end of the last fiscal year.

Putin: Russia and Israel United by Zero Tolerance for Anti-Semitism

“In big cities, Jews have everything they need for observing traditions – like minyans, kosher food, and mikvahs."

Czech President Milos Zeman ‘Unable to Carry Out Duties, Prognosis Uncertain’

The newly elected speaker of the lower house will name the new prime minister after the first meeting of the new house on Nov. 8 if Zeman is incapacitated.

KKL-JNF Rededicates Grove Planted by 23 Indian Farmers 60 Years Ago

"It's important to keep going back into history and keep finding other connections between us."

Zapomniane Foundation Exorcising Poland of Its Haunting Unmarked Jewish Victims

"There are hundreds or even thousands of forgotten, not commemorated graves of the Holocaust victims in Polish cities and villages."

Poland Donates Spare COVID-19 vaccines to Iran, Egypt, Ukraine

Poland did not charge Iran for the vaccines in consideration of its economic hardship.

UK Lawmaker Sir David Amess, MP, Murdered by Terrorist

Amess had served nearly 40 years as a member of the House of Commons.

Australia to Formally Adopt IHRA Definition of Antisemitism

“Anti-Semitism has no place in Australia. It has no place anywhere in the world,” Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

Qatar Restarts Cash Payments to Gazans, Using UN Credit Cards

Israel must approve individuals receiving aid to ensure that money goes to the poor and not to Hamas.

Israeli Defense Company to Place Fire-Control Systems on Display in Paris

Smash Hopper, the remote-controlled weapon station, provides a “one-shot—one-hit capability while remotely controlled by an operator from a safe distance.”

US Returns to UN Human Rights Council, Vows to ‘Push Back’ Against Anti-Israel Bias

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken noted its bias, saying the council “suffers from serious flaws, including disproportionate attention on Israel and the membership of several states with egregious records.”

Lost No More: 235 Bnei Menashe Made Aliyah

Currently, 6,500 Bnei Menashe are awaiting their return to the Jewish homeland.

Israeli Humanitarians Help Evacuate 125 Vulnerable Afghans

This is the second evacuation from Afghanistan coordinated by IsraAID.

EU, Germany Launch Program to ‘Maintain Palestinian Identity’ of Jerusalem Through Tourism

EU representative: "For us, East Jerusalem is part of the occupied Palestinian territory."

Jewish State Dept. Envoy: Ukraine Serious about Fighting Anti-Semitism

The Ukrainian news agency boasted that Germain assured them that anti-Semitism was not a huge problem in Ukraine.

The Guardian: Anonymous Workers at Google, Amazon Condemn Israel’s Project Nimbus

Some 90 workers at Google and “more than 300 workers at Amazon” signed their letter internally but said they were "anonymous" out of fear of retaliation.

Bennett to Meet Putin Next Week in Sochi

“Iran is blatantly violating the IAEA commitments. . . And we're not going to wait," Bennett told the 10th annual Jerusalem Post conference.

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