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For First Time in 50 Years, Chad Welcomes Israeli Ambassador

The African country of Chad accepted the credentials of its new Israeli ambassador, marking the continued development of ties between the nations some five...

Israel celebrates its 74th Independence Day with free open-air concerts and shows

With the traditional lighting of twelve torches on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem,...

Ahead of Yom Hazikaron, Israeli Army Places 24,068 Flags on Graves of Fallen Soldiers

The Israeli military is placing 24,068 flags on the gravestones of soldiers, police officers, and other security forces who fell in the line of duty ahead of Yom Hazikaron (Memorial Day).

Arab-Israeli delegation departs for Poland to learn about Holocaust

Ahead of Yom HaShoah, a delegation of Arab-Israelis departed for Poland to learn about the Holocaust and participate in a historic ceremony in Arabic at the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Israel appoints Noa Tishby as first envoy for combating antisemitism

Foreign Minister of Israel Yair Lapid appointed Israeli-American actress and writer Noa Tishby as the state’s first-ever special envoy for combating antisemitism and the delegitimisation of Israel.

Israel sends six planes with humanitarian aid to Ukraine

Israel is sending six planes with humanitarian aid to Ukraine, and the...

Israeli Government launches ‘Diaspora Week’ to highlight links with Jews abroad

An Israeli Government initiative slated for next week will highlight Israel’s connection...

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EJC condemns the appalling murder of three Israelis in Elad

The European Jewish Congress condemns in the strongest possible terms the brutal murder of three Israeli citizens in the town of Elad.