israeli presidential election

Shimon Peres
Shimon Peres, former president and veteran Israeli statesman, dies at 93

Senior statesman dies after suffering a stroke two weeks ago.

Democratic Party Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Shultz
Eight US election races the Jewish community is watching in 2016

It remains to be seen how Israel and the consequences of the nuclear deal reached with Iran last year will play out in a number of local and state elections later this fall.

Former president of Israel Moshe Katsav
Katsav is still appealing for early release– maybe

Court gives lawyer 3 days to convince former president to appeal.

Israel's first president Chaim Weizmann
President’s and Prime Minister’s prizes handed out for academic research

This year, the president’s prizes was awarded for research into the life of Israel’s first President Chaim Weizman; and the prime minister’s prize for research into the life of Ariel Sharon.

PRESIDENT REUVEN RIVLIN and his wife, Nechama, pose for a photo with participants
Learning to understand the other

Hinam Center launches ‘My Israeli Brother’ project at President’s Residence.

Joint project highlights leadership, coexistence

400 ORT students join with Israel Electric Corporation community outreach program.

Pray at the Western Wall.
Emunah marks its 80th anniversary

Founded before the state was born, in 1935, , Emunah (or HaPoel HaMizrachi Women as it was known then), was led soon after by Tovah Sanhadray- Goldreich.

Chaim Herzog
Zionism is not racism: A speech 40 years ago

The full text of Chaim Herzog's historic speech to the United Nations in 1975.

Vote distant, vote different

For Israel, the effect of boom in overseas voters would be significant; 10% of Israelis live abroad.

donald trump
Trump campaign fires Jewish adviser over racist Facebook posts

Nunberg told Business Insider that he does not recall making the offensive posts, and that he was not employed by the Trump campaign when they were posted.

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