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Yad Vashem honoring righteous among the nations

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WWII Jewish Brigade gets Italian medal of valor

Over 70 years after the end of the Second World War, the Italian government finally awarded the Jewish Brigade the country's highest military honor, the Gold Medal For Military Valor, for its contribution to the the liberation of Italy from German occupation, at a ceremony held at the Jewish Legion Museum at Moshav Avihail, near Netanya. Some ...

Ethiopian Jews protesting outside PM office

About 200 Ethiopian Jews protested outside the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem on Sunday, demanding that the state recognize their relatives' right of return and allow them to make Aliyah.

Detached Western Wall stone being removed from compound

A 1-ton stone dropped out of the Western Wall in Jerusalem Monday. The stone smashed on the ground, near the Robinson’s Arch platform reserved for non-Orthodox prayer services narrowly missing a woman praying at the site. No injuries were reported.

232 new Olim arrive on Nefesh B’Nefesh flight

Some 232 new immigrants from the United States, over half of them under the age of 17, arrived in Israel Wednesday on a flight organized by Nefesh B’Nefesh, in cooperation with Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah and Integration, The Jewish Agency for Israel, Keren Kayemeth Le’Israel and JNF-USA. The newcomersrange in age from 6 months to 80 years ...

Stone falls from Western Wall

A 1-ton stone dropped out of the Western Wall in Jerusalem Monday. The stone smashed on the ground, near the Robinson’s Arch platform reserved for non-Orthodox prayer services narrowly missing a woman praying at the site. No injuries were reported. Police and Western Wall authorities closed the area off and Israel Antiquities Authority ...

Peres Citizenship Request

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Protests outside Jerusalem draft office.

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Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky and Minister Tzachi Hanegbi speak to members of the Jewish Agency Board of Governors at the egalitarian section of the Western Wall, October 30, 2017. Photo credit: David Shechter for The Jewish Agency for Israel.