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President Herzog to Diaspora Jews on Rosh Hashana: “Israel is your home away from home”

Israeli President Isaac Herzog published a special message to the Jewish communities of the Diaspora ahead of the High Holidays.

Bahrain appoints first-ever ambassador to Israel

Bahrain officially appointed Khaled Yousef al-Jalahmah as the Gulf state's first-ever ambassador to Israel.

Lapid inaugurates UAE embassy on 1st official visit

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid officially inaugurated Israel’s embassy in the UAE, hailing the “historic moment.”

Israel sends support to victims of condo collapse

Israel will send aid to Miami, said Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, following the building collapse on in Miami. 

Honduras opens embassy in Jerusalem, 4th country to do so

Honduras formally moved its Israeli Embassy to Jerusalem, becoming the fourth country to make the move.

Jews and Arabs unite in solidarity at Acre event on Shabbat

Attendees, which included Christians, Muslims, Jews, business and restaurant owners as well as tourists, gathered in the promenade outside the Acre Police Station.

Isaac Herzog elected 11th President of Israel

Jewish Agency chairman Isaac Herzog will be the 11th president of the State of Israel after he received 87 votes from MKs in a secret ballot vote in the Knesset plenum.

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Statements

Dr. Moshe Kantor: “The struggle against racism cannot be hijacked by antisemites”

"The Durban Conference, its participants and its resolutions can never be anti-racist if they exclude Jews and Jewish experiences of racism. No single one of the 27 member states of the EU must gratify it with its presence," writes EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor in an Op-Ed in the Jerusalem Post.