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President Herzog to Diaspora Jews on Rosh Hashana: “Israel is your home away from home”

Israeli President Isaac Herzog published a special message to the Jewish communities of the Diaspora ahead of the High Holidays.

Israel planning major new solar power station

A new solar power plant with nearly five times more capacity than Israel’s current largest solar array will be built in the north of the country with construction expected to begin as early as the first half of next year, according to draft proposal documents from the Ministry of Energy that were obtained by Calcalist.

Survey: Number of Reform Jews in Israel doubles

Israel’s population of Jews who identify with the liberal Reform movement has more than doubled over the past seven years, despite remaining considerably low, according to a new poll.

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...

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Statements

Dr. Moshe Kantor: “The struggle against racism cannot be hijacked by antisemites”

"The Durban Conference, its participants and its resolutions can never be anti-racist if they exclude Jews and Jewish experiences of racism. No single one of the 27 member states of the EU must gratify it with its presence," writes EJC President Dr. Moshe Kantor in an Op-Ed in the Jerusalem Post.