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20 Lone Soldiers Make Aliyah Today, Fulfilling a Modern-Day Story of Hanukkah

72 Olim landed at Ben Gurion Airport this morning aboard a Nefesh B’Nefesh group Aliyah flight. Amongst the Olim were 20 future Lone Soldiers - ‘present-day Maccabees’Lod, Israel, 72 new immigrants (Olim) from North America, including 20 soon-to-be IDF Lone Soldiers, landed this morning, December 28, in Israel on a Nefesh B’Nefesh group Aliyah flight, in cooperation with Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah & Immigrant Absorption, the Jewish Agency, Keren Kayemeth Le’Israel, JNF-USA. These young men and women are drafting with the Tzofim-Garin Tzabar program and will serve in the IDF as part of the Nefesh B’Nefesh Lone Soldiers Program. The…
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New Survey: Majority of Recent Israel Immigrants Report Economic Difficulties

JERUSALEM,  A new survey of olim who immigrated to Israel in the past two years indicates that 67 percent report suffering from economic challenges. While 40 percent of those surveyed said that economic opportunity in Israel was the main reason for their making aliyah, the study shows that two years after arriving in the country, their economic status has not significantly changed for the better.The survey was commissioned by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship), which brings thousands of olim to Israel every year, and conducted by Geocartography Knowledge Group among French- and Russian-speaking olim, who make…
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Israeli Defense Minister: "Assad is a butcher and should be removed"

Minister Avigdor Lieberman spoke today at Limmud FSU conference in EilatEILAT, Israel, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said at the opening of the Limmud FSU conference in Eilat today that Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad is a “butcher” who “should be removed from power.”Asked about the massacre of more than 500,000 people in the Syrian civil war and the recent siege on Aleppo, Lieberman said: “Assad is a butcher, who has slaughtered and murdered hundreds of thousands of people, including by using chemical weapons. In my opinion, he should be removed from power – and we should block Iranian involvement in…
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PM Netanyahu meets with Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev

​I view our relations with Kazakhstan as being part of the great change that the world is waiting for; not the forces of intolerance, the forces of tyranny, the forces of terror but the forces of progress and of amicability and of friendship.Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was welcomed at the Presidential palace in Astana by an honor guard and the national anthems of both countries. This is the first visit to Kazakhstan by an Israeli Prime Minister. Prime Minister Netanyahu held a private meeting with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, followed by an expanded meeting. The two countries signed agreements on…
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Minister Erdan: “Nearly 90% of Israel’s Waste Water is Now Recycled, 4 Times Higher Than Any Other Country in the World”

Speaking at Maala’s first-ever ‘Israeli CSR Experience’ Conference, Minister Gilad Erdan pays tribute to Israel's social and environmental innovationsTel Aviv,  Israel's Minister of Strategic Affairs & Public Diplomacy, Gilad Erdan paid tribute to Israel's world-renowned sustainable innovation at this week’s first-ever Israeli CSR Experience Conference hosted by Maala, the country’s CSR standards organization.“Today, nearly 90 percent of our waste water is recycled,” Minister Erdan stated. “That's around four times higher than any other country in the world. It is a remarkable achievement and this benefits not only Israel. Israeli companies are helping save water around the world, from Africa to…
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Cabinet holds special meeting in Haifa following the wave of fires

​I would like to thank the many governments who sent assistance. Against the mighty forces of nature, countries worked together and the principle that has guided me and the government was – better over-ability than the risk of under-ability.Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in Haifa, at the start of the special weekly Cabinet meeting following the wave of fires, made the following remarks: "First, I would like to commend the IDF soldiers who, this morning, successfully repelled an attack against in the border triangle area. We are well prepared on our northern border and we will not allow any Daesh or…
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President Rivlin lays wreath in memory of the victims of the Mumbai attacks

​Like Israelis, Indians are sadly no strangers to the threat and the reality of modern global terrorism. Terror will never win. Our values of democracy and freedom are strong and we will defend them with all our might.President Reuven Rivlin laid a wreath at a memorial ceremony at the Taj Palace Hotel, for the victims of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. The President was joined at the ceremony by Chennamanei Vidyasager Rao, Governor of Maharashtra state of India, as well as other senior state officials, leaders and members of the Jewish community, and members of the business and academic delegation…
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Third Polish-Israeli Intergovernmental Consultations held in Jerusalem

​The Prime Minister of the Government of the Republic of Poland and the Prime Minister of the State of Israel note with satisfaction the success of today’s Intergovernmental Consultations in Jerusalem, during the course of which various documents were signed cementing the ongoing cooperation between the two Countries in the areas discussed at the bilateral meetings between the Ministers. The Government of the Republic of Poland and the Government of the State of Israel held for the third time Intergovernmental Consultations in Jerusalem. Following is a joint statement: The Prime Minister of the Polish Government, Ms. Beata Szydło, and the…
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500 Jewish Mothers From Around the World Bake Challahs in Jerusalem for Israeli Soldiers

JERUSALEM,  Some 500 Jewish mothers from around the world bonded over baking challahs for Israeli soldiers Thursday in Jerusalem in “The Great Big Challah Bake,” an event run by Israel’s Ministry of Diaspora Affairs, the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project (JWRP) as part of the global Shabbat Project.The women – 400 of whom are visiting Israel Nov. 6-16 on a JWRP “Momentum” trip together with past participants whom come from Israel – baked over 1,000 challahs for two hours, then packaged the loaves to donate to Israeli soldiers. The visitors, from Canada, the U.S., Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine, are touring Jerusalem,…
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