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Israel’s pioneering all-women tank crews to provide protection of country’s south

The all-female tank crews that the Israel Defence Forces will create this coming year will have the mission of defending the Egyptian and Jordanian border against intrusion by terror squads.

Can Israeli water technology save the world?

Water, the most precious resource in the world, is increasingly scarce. However...

Israeli author David Grossman wins Man Booker International Prize

Israeli author David Grossman's latest work, "A Horse Walks Into a Bar,"...

Tel Aviv holds one of world’s largest gay pride parades

Around 200,000 people took to the streets to celebrate LGBTQ pride in Tel Aviv’s...

China-Israel business cooperation heating up

Clean, quiet, and organised, the operation site of Tel Aviv's Red Line...

Israel’s natural gas capacity boosted by 30 per cent

In preparation for the development of the country’s Leviathan reservoir, Israel’s natural...

Israel’s first female haredi pilot flies Netanyahu to Greece

El Al’s first female fervently Orthodox pilot flew Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu...

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Dr. Moshe Kantor bestows Golden Vision award on Pope Francis

In a private meeting with Pope Francis in the Vatican, EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor bestowed the 2020 Golden Vision award on Pope Francis as a token of appreciation for his message of brotherhood between Jews and Christians and his unrelenting commitment to younger generations and promoting solutions to the moral and ethical challenges of our time.

Dr. Moshe Kantor addresses 48 world leaders gathered in Jerusalem for Fifth World Holocaust Forum

The President of the World Holocaust Forum Foundation and the European Jewish Congress, Dr. Moshe Kantor addressed 48 world leaders at the Fifth World Holocaust Forum. The historic event, titled “Remembering the Holocaust, Fighting Antisemitism,” was organised by the World Holocaust Forum Foundation in cooperation with Yad Vashem, under the auspices of the President of the State of Israel.

World leaders descend on Israel for World Holocaust Forum

48 world leaders arrived in Israel to attend the Fifth World Holocaust Forum, marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.