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Israel, Bahrain sign peace statement in Manama

Israel and Bahrain signed a “joint communique on establishing peaceful and diplomatic relations” during the visit of a high-level Israeli government delegation to Manama.

Israeli technology to transform Indian agriculture

Agriculture, the backbone of India’s economy, has been facing various challenges in recent years - lower productivity, resource crunch and erratic weather, all of these translating into lower returns.

Israeli NGO installs sustainable technology for thousands of African refugees

The Israeli NGO “Innovation: Africa” is teaming with UNICEF of Cameroon to...

Tel Aviv beach craze makes jump from paddle ball to fine art

A mention of matkot (paddle ball) usually brings to mind Israeli men in Speedos on a Mediterranean beach, not a fine art gallery on the Black Sea. But last week, Israel’s unofficial national sport was the subject on display in the Museum of Modern Art in the Ukrainian port city of Odessa.

Massive section of Western Wall and Roman theatre uncovered after 1,700 years

Archaeologists are one step closer to solving the riddle of what took...

Israel targets fashion industry over underweight models

Israeli lawmakers want to tighten a ban on the employment of underweight...

Work on Israel-Cyprus-Greece electricity link to start in 2018

A Cypriot official said work on an electric cable linking the power...

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Statements

EJC President Kantor applauds overdue decision by Facebook to ban Holocaust denial

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor has welcomed the decision by Facebook to ban Holocaust denial or distortion, and to better inform the public about the Holocaust.

EJC President Kantor welcomes the branding of Golden Dawn as a criminal organization

EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor has welcomed the landmark decision by a Greek court to brand the neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn a criminal organization and declared that senior members of the party were guilty of running a criminal organization.

EJC condemns attack on Hamburg synagogue

The European Jewish Congress strongly condemns an antisemitic attack that wounded one outside a synagogue in Hamburg.