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2000 Years of Jewish Culture Exhibition at London’s Shapero Rare Books

Bernard Shapero said that “the whole exhibition shows the positive side of Judaism. There’s no Holocaust material or anti-Semitic material, which forms a large part of collecting in this field.”

Knesset Holds Emergency Debate About US Anti-Semitism

"Despite our long-standing practice of coming to the defense of threatened Jewish communities, when it comes to the United States, we are silent."

Alan Turing’s Josephus Flavius Postcard on Auction for $40,000

In computer science, 'Josephus' Problem' refers to Josephus Flavius' tale of how he survived a suicide pact at the end of the Siege of Yodfat.

Your Children Shall Return to their Borders

The first Brit Mila ceremony in over 80 years was held in the old Yemenite Village in the Shiloach on Monday morning.

Einstein’s Letters to David Bohn on Israel, God, and Communism Auctioned

Einstein notes that Israel is an interesting, intellectual creature, but has limited opportunities.

As Germans Start Reading It Again, Here Are Some Unexpected Quotes from ‘Mein Kampf’

Tired of the society of plenty with its self-adulation? Hitler believed that "mankind has grown strong in eternal struggle, and only in eternal peace does it perish."

Former Astronaut U.S. Senator John Glenn Dies at 95

The first American to orbit the Earth, former astronaut John Glenn has died at 95. Rest in peace.

Mayor Barkat: On 50th Anniversary, Stats Show Unified Jerusalem on Right Track

'100 new cleaning staff will be added for upgrading public spaces across the city; garbage collection routes will be added to improve neighborhood cleanliness; manual sweeping operations will be extended.'

Jewish Woman Who Sealed WW2 with a Kiss Dead at 92

Friedman recalled, "On the way home, another sailor kissed me, just one on the cheek and went on his way. The sailors were especially happy."

How 1970s Hassidic Hackers Created Worldwide Broadcast Network

This is the story of how a handful of young Hassidim set out to build a global communications network in the era before Periscope, Skype, VoIP, or even satellite or Cable TV.

No Faux UNESCO ‘Heritage Committee’ Can Sever Our Bonds With Jerusalem

“Nothing is more disgraceful than UNESCO declaring the world’s only Jewish state the ‘occupier’ of the Western Wall and Jerusalem’s Old City."

Netanyahu, Australian PM, Share Views on Innovation, Aussie Cavalry Charge

Netanyahu said, "We owe you one for the Australian troops and the liberation of our country from the Ottoman Empire."

UK to Loan Bust of Winston Churchill After Trump Requests Its Return to White...

British aristocracy have apparently not yet recovered from President Obama's insult, despite the gesture of conciliation by a new incoming president.

VP Mike Pence to Keynote Celebration of UN Vote to Establish Jewish State of...

Dignitaries from around the world, senior UN officials, ambassadors and leaders from the pro-Israel community will join Israel’s Mission to the UN at the event.

On Eve of Visit to Munich, Rivlin Warns ‘There Still Those Who See Massacre...

"There can be no apologizing for terror. Terror must be condemned unequivocally, everywhere."

Islamic State Threatening Tomb of Jewish Prophet Nahum in Iraq

The 2,600-year-old site lies just 10 miles from the regional frontline of Islamic State.
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Ted Cruz Commemorates Jerusalem Day, Calls for Embassy Move

He had a bit of a tough time pronouncing 'Yerushalalem,' but otherwise his recall of history was perfect.

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.

Fire Department and Hatzalah Gear Up for Shmuel HaNavi’s Yartzheit

Samuel the Prophet passed away on the 28th of Iyar, which is today.

Peres Funeral Closed to Public, Security Tightened, Streets Closed in Central Jerusalem

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

Lost First-Temple Jewish City Discovered Under IDF Training Base

According to the finds, the site remained abandoned for years and resettled in the Byzantine period, by a Christian population.
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What Made the 1967 War a ‘War of No Choice’

In the fourth video of this mini-series, experience the fear Israelis felt as they prepared for an inevitable war. With Israel’s army vastly outnumbered,...
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PM Netanyahu Dons Yarmulke to Quote Genesis for UNESCO’s Benefit

'Against UNESCO's denial, Israel will present to the world the historical truth and the Jewish People's deep connection – of thousands of years – to Hebron.'

Federal Judge Gives Go Ahead to Suing Germany in US Court over Nazi-Looted Art

Meanwhile, German Culture Minister Monika Grütters declared the looted collection a national cultural treasure.

Wine Industry’s ‘Wine Spectator’ Praises Israel’s Wines

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

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