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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.

Bahrain agrees to normalize relations with Israel

Bahrain agreed to establish formal relations with Israel in advance of historic signing in Washington of an accord to normalize ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates.

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.

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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.