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JERUSALEM (JTA) – The U.S. Embassy in Israel will hold its annual Fourth of July celebration for the first time in Jerusalem.   The event traditionally has been held at the home … more
(JTA) — Israel held a national election seven weeks ago. It might hold another one in September. If that sounds weird to you, you’re right: Israel has a famously raucous political system, … more
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Menachem Mendel Taub, the rebbe of the Kaliv Hasidic dynasty in Jerusalem, who devoted his life to memorializing the Holocaust and helping fellow survivors, has died. Taub … more
The office of St. Aidan-St. Patrick Parish, in Cumberland, was recently observed to be flying the flags of Israel and Sri Lanka. Asked to comment, Monsignor Jacques L. Plante stated that the church … more
JERUSALEM (JTA) – Israel’s election on Tuesday was contentious, historic, crazy – and somewhat predictable. With most of the vote counted – some 300,000 votes from … more
JERUSALEM (JTA) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party finished one seat behind main challenger Blue and White in the first exit poll results released at the close of voting in Israel on Tuesday. more
BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) – The American fast food chain KFC is recruiting staff ahead of a planned reopening in Israel, the business daily Globes reported. The company announced six … more
JTA – When it comes to social media, Israelis rule the world. Some 77 percent of adults in Israel use social media, putting the country 1 percentage point ahead of South Korea, according to … more
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli lawmaker Tzipi Livni announced that she would exit politics at the end of the current Knesset term, and pulled her HaTnua party out of the upcoming national elections. The party’s recent poll numbers showed that it would not make the electoral threshold to enter the next Knesset. more
Thanks for printing my photo essay in the Dec. 21 issue (“Adventures in Israel”). The photos were part of a much longer story about Israel. Two deleted impressions pertain to us in … more
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