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Suspect in Japan clinic fire that killed 25 has died, NHK says

Security camera footage from the clinic showed the fire broke out when Tanimoto carried two bags of liquid into the building and set the liquid on fire, police have said.

By REUTERS
30/12/2021

Jerusalem Cinematheque to present Japanese film fest and ‘Dekalog’

The festival will feature a tribute to director Ryusuke Hamaguchi, which will include his latest film, Drive My Car, one of the movies on the Oscar short list for Best International Feature

Asteroid Ryugu may hold clues to origins of life, solar system

The nearly-kilometer-long 162173 Ryugu asteroid had a sample brought back by JAXA's Hayabusa2 mission, and the findings can reveal new insights on the birth of the solar system.

21/12/2021
RAHM EMANUEL, former mayor of Chicago, speaks during the Wall Street Journal CEO Council, in Washing

Senate confirms Rahm Emanuel as US ambassador to Japan

Emanuel, whose father was Israeli, attends an Orthodox synagogue in Chicago, Anshe Sholom B’nai Israel.

By REUTERS
19/12/2021

At least 27 people feared dead after suspected arson at Japan clinic

Police were investigating suspected arson, including reports that a man started the fire in the building.

By REUTERS
17/12/2021

Expansionist Iran is the Pearl Harbor of the Middle East - opinion

If we listen to each other this time, Pearl Harbor won’t happen again. 

09/12/2021

On This Day: Japan attacks Pearl Harbor, thrusting US into WWII

The infamous Japanese surprise attack on the US naval base in Hawaii 80 years ago became immortalized as a "day which will live in infamy."

07/12/2021

Traditional Japanese candles and tops get a Hanukkah spin in Kyoto

The company, which has struggled during the pandemic, has designed candles especially for the local Jewish community.

By Jordyn Haime/JTA
04/12/2021

Israeli chef new Japanese restaurant is impressive in food and presentation

Moshe Segev, renowned Israeli chef, has opened his eleventh restaurant: a Japanese establishment where the presentation is almost as important as the food - Nihon Nu Ba

New exhibits at Haifa's Tikotin Museum showcase unique Japanese art

The works of artists Yasuhiro Suzuki and Dani Karavan are on display at the Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art in Haifa.

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