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Isaac Herzog becomes first Israeli president to visit Bahrain

Israeli President Isaac Herzog visited Bahrain on the first trip by an Israeli head of state to the Gulf kingdom, following the normalisation of relations in 2020. Herzog met with King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa and Crown Prince Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa.

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.

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

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

In Israel, ultra-Orthodox women emerge as high-tech entrepreneurs

While Silicon Valley is just beginning to confront decades of sexism and...

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...

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European Jewish Congress welcomes German Government’s Strategy Against Antisemitism and for Jewish Life

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) has welcomed the German Government’s first “National Strategy Against Antisemitism and for Jewish Life in Germany”.