Life in Israel


Sudan signs Abraham Accords with US, paving way for Israel normalization

Sudan signed the “Abraham Accords” with the United States, paving the way for the African country to normalize ties with Israel.

More than 300 Ethiopian Jews make Aliyah after years separated from relatives

Hundreds of emigrating Ethiopian Jews have arrived in Israel after Benjamin Netanyahu finally made good on his 2015 pledge to reunite families.

Knesset committee “meets” with UAE Jewish community

In a unique meeting the Knesset Aliyah, Absorption and Diaspora Committee formally met via video conference with leading members of the Jewish community in the United Arab Emirates.

Netanyahu to Visit Egypt on Official Trip

Israeli and Egyptian officials are engaged in talks ahead of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s official visit to Cairo in the coming weeks.

Israel ranked top country for women entrepreneurs

Israel is being ranked the top country in the world for women entrepreneurs by credit giant Mastercard's new annual Index of Women Entrepreneurs.

Netanyahu to follow Saudi visit with Bahrain trip

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced plans to travel to Bahrain in the aftermath of his unusual visit to Saudi Arabia, a country that has no ties with Israel.

Start up air filtration system capable of eliminating COVID-19 particles

A new Israeli air filtration system promises to allow businesses to reopen despite the continuing coronavirus pandemic.

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EJC welcomes practical handbook on the IHRA definition of antisemitism

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor welcomed the publication of a handbook for the practical use of the working definition of antisemitism of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) as a key tool in the fight against anti-Jewish hatred in Europe.

EJC President Kantor calls EU Court of Justice ruling “a heavy blow to Jewish life in Europe”

European Jewish Congress President Dr. Moshe Kantor has slammed the ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union which allows member states to permit the requirement of stunning before religious slaughter of animals for meat, as a fundamental attack on the basic rights of Jewish religious expression and practice.

EJC welcomes reestablishment of full ties between Israel and Morocco

The European Jewish Congress has welcomed and lauded the reestablishment of full ties and warm relations between the State of Israel and the Kingdom of Morocco.