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Israel approves funds to record Holocaust survivors’ testimonies for the future

Israel’s government approved allocating NIS 3.5 million ($1 million) toward recording video testimonies of Holocaust survivors for future generations. The funding will go toward creating recordings of survivors from Israel and around the world.

Yair Lapid officially becomes Prime Minister of Israel

Yair Lapid officially became Israel’s prime minister after the Knesset dispersed itself and scheduled a November 1 election.

Israeli MFA opens “365 Days of Israeli Culture” Site

The Israeli Foreign Ministry, together with The Jerusalem Post, has opened a website designed to promote Israeli cultural events.

Israel’s ambassador to the UN elected vice president of the General Assembly

Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations, Gilad Erdan, was elected as a...

340 Ethiopian Jewish immigrants to arrive in Israel as part of renewed operation

Two flights carrying 340 Ethiopian Jewish immigrants will land in Israel  as...

Israel signs trade deal with the UAE

Israel entered its first-ever free trade agreement with an Arab state, when Economy Minister Orna Barbivai signed the deal with her counterpart in the United Arab Emirates.

Suriname plans to open embassy in Jerusalem

Suriname plans to open an embassy in Jerusalem though a date is not yet set.

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EJC strongly condemns bus stop bombings in Jerusalem

The European Jewish Congress expresses its horror and condemnation at the terror attacks targeting civilians and commuters in Jerusalem this morning.