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Israel rescues four hostages held by Hamas in Gaza

Four Israeli hostages who were held by Hamas were rescued in a military operation of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), Shin Bet and the Israeli police counter terrorism unit.

First fully disabled-accessible synagogue opened in Jerusalem

Construction of the first fully disabled-accessible synagogue in Jerusalem is about to...

Survey: 60 percent of Arab Israelis have a positive view of the state

A poll of Israeli Arabs has found that sixty percent surveyed said...

Israel’s trade with Russia leaps by 25 percent

Trade between Israel and Russia has grown this year by 25 percent,...

Israel aims to double the number of people working in hi-tech

The Israel Innovation Authority aims to double the number of high-tech workers...

20,000 Gazan lulavs arrive in Israel

A shipment of 20,000 date palm fronds were transported on Monday from...

Israeli intelligence helped to thwart dozens of terror attacks around the world

The Israeli intelligence community has shared information with other countries over the...

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EJC rejects claims accusing incoming EU Council President António Costa of antisemitism

The EJC and its Portuguese affiliate, the Jewish Community of Lisbon, express their absolute rejection of attempts to impute antisemitic intent to the Costa government's actions in tightening regulations on the granting of Portuguese citizenship to descendants of Sephardic Jews.