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Synagogue from Second Temple era unearthed on Sea of Galilee shore

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The excavation of a 2,000-yearold Jewish settlement and synagogue from the Second Temple period in Magdala, located on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee, recently revealed rare and well-preserved antiquities, including a bronze incense shovel and jug. The dig, overseen by the Israel Antiquities Authority prior to the construction of a building there, … Read More

Exclusive: 3 Syrian Casulties Of Chemical Warfare Being Treated In Israel

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Three Syrian rebels wounded last week in an alleged chemical weapons attack by the Syrian regime of President Bashar Assad were sent for treatment in Israel, The Jerusalem Post has learned. If Syrians hurt in the attack entered Israel for treatment, it would be the first confirmed case. “The [Syrian regime] forces shelled a strategic … Read More

Accelerator seeks to grow Michigan-Israel investment

Monday, November 20, 2017

  A local business nonprofit is expanding to further Michigan’s reach into the growing tech sector in Israel. After several successful leadership missions since 2015, the Michigan Israel Business Bridge is seeking public and private financing to become the Michigan Israel Business Accelerator to spur more investment between the two nations in manufacturing, mobility, defense … Read More

Mexico says it will henceforth vote with Israel in international bodies

Sunday, November 19, 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tweeted a message of gratitude to Mexico following its announcement that it would not vote against the Jewish state in upcoming votes at the United Nations. “Thank you President of Mexico @EPN and Secretary of Foreign Affairs Videgaray for refusing to go along with one sided … Read More

Filmed crossing into Israel with sick kid, mother says all Syrians want to come

Sunday, November 19, 2017

In unprecedented footage, the IDF allowed an Israeli TV crew to film it opening the border gates to Syria, and allowing in a group of mothers and their children, who were then transported to an Israeli hospital for medical treatment. The footage, broadcast on Sunday night by Hadashot News (formerly Channel 2), also included interviews … Read More

162 ‘Lost’ Indian Jews Arrive in Israel

Friday, November 17, 2017

A total of 162 members from the Bnei Menashe Jewish community of northeast India arrived in Israel this week, marking the latest wave of so-called “lost” Jews to immigrate to the Jewish state. The new immigrants arrived at Israel’s Ben-Gurion International Airport in two groups and were greeted by jubilant family members and supporters, who … Read More

Alleged Iranian base near Syria border caught on camera

Friday, November 17, 2017

Israeli satellite photos published Thursday appear to strengthen a BBC report a week ago that Iran is building a permanent military base in Syria, just 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Israel’s northern border. The ImageSat International pictures, published by Hadashot (formerly Channel 2) news, show that renovations and alterations were recently undertaken at the site … Read More

US ambassador ‘confident’ Trump will move embassy to Jerusalem

Friday, November 17, 2017

The US ambassador to Israel said he is “pretty confident” the US embassy will be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem during US President Donald Trump’s current term in office. Trump has so far balked at moving the mission to Israel’s capital, despite initial anticipation among many Israeli and American Jews that he would make … Read More

Thousands of Ethiopian Jews gather in Jerusalem for Sigd

Friday, November 17, 2017

Thousands of Ethiopian Jews gathered in Jerusalem Thursday to celebrate the festival of Sigd, marking the community’s centuries-old aspirations to return to the holy city. On a sunny, warm winter’s day, busloads of people came from all over the country to participate in ancient prayers led by the kessim, the religious leaders of the community, … Read More

House committee unanimously passes measure that targets Palestinian terror payments

Thursday, November 16, 2017

“Since 2003, it has been Palestinian law to reward Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails with a monthly paycheck,” Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said in a statement. “Palestinian leadership also pays the families of Palestinian prisoners and suicide bombers. These policies incentivize terrorism.” The Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed … Read More

CUFI Welcomes HFAC Passage of Taylor Force Act

Thursday, November 16, 2017

November 15, 2017 To date, CUFI action alerts have generated more than 1 million emails to Congress in support of bill. SAN ANTONIO – On Wednesday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, released the following statement after the House Foreign Affairs Committee advanced the Taylor Force Act: CUFI welcomes the House … Read More