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Tel Aviv set to become first city with electric roads that charge public transportation

The city of Tel Aviv is working on creating wireless electric roads to charge and power public transportation in the city.

Kinneret at highest level in 27 years

Israel's Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) has reached its highest peak in 27 years.

Malawi to open its first diplomatic mission in Israel in Jerusalem

Malawi announced that it would open its first ever diplomatic mission in Israel, placing that building in Jerusalem.

Archaeological Dig in Jerusalem Reveals Remains From Era of Ancient Kings of Judah

An extraordinary collection of archaeological remains from the era of the ancient kings of Judah has been discovered in Jerusalem.

Saudi Arabia to allow UAE-Israel flights through its airspace

Saudi Arabia gave permission for all flights to and from the United Arab Emirates to use its airspace, ahead of the expected launch of scheduled Israel-UAE flights.

Making history, first commercial Israel-UAE flight

At exactly 11:21 a.m. on August 31st, an El Al Boeing took off from Tel Aviv en route to Abu Dhabi for the first-ever direct commercial flight from Israel to the United Arab Emirates.

Israeli delegation and local Jews hold Jewish minyan in Abu Dhabi

Israeli National Security Adviser Meir Ben-Shabbat joined a quickly organized morning prayer service at the hotel of the Israeli delegation to Abu Dhabi.

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Five Jews who made a splash in Israel in 5780

The European Jewish Congress is proud and honoured to announce that Dr. Moshe Kantor has been recognised as one of five Jewish leaders who shaped the year 5780 by the Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth and warmly congratulates him for this outstanding recognition.

Major Jewish organizations launch unified position on tackling antisemitism online

The European Jewish Congress, along with major Jewish organizations working with the EU institutions, has launched a unified position on tackling antisemitism online, in response to the Digital Services Act consultation by the European Commission.

EJC President calls on the Portuguese Parliament not to harm the Sephardi citizenship law

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor has written to the President of the Portuguese Parliament calling on him to ensure that a law passed in 2013 which provides Sephardi Jews with the possibility to apply for Portuguese citizenship is not harmed by recent attempts to pass amendments which would damage the applicability, intention and spirit of the original law.