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Louis Farrakhan
Simon Wiesenthal Center: Cancel Louis Farrakhan's July 4 speech on Fox

Farrakhan has a long record of making inflammatory and antisemitic statements.

CHABAD EMISSARIES engage with IDF soldiers, offering to lay tefillin, at a staging area near the bor
Light unto the nations: Chabad’s relationship with Zionism

When once asked whether he was a Zionist, the Rebbe reportedly answered, "If Israel is a state of Jews, then I am not a Zionist, but if it is a Jewish state, then I am a Zionist."

WZO's Independence Day announces quarantine photo contest winners

Last month, the World Zionist Organization launched a worldwide photo competition asking people to send photos from their quarantine exemplifying their connection to Israel.

By ZEV STUB
12/05/2020
Grapevine May 6, 2020: Feeding off each other

An Independence Day survey by the Israel Democracy Institute indicated that 77% of Arab citizens feel that they are part of the state, and 93.5% of ultra-Orthodox Jews also feel this way.

The Israeli flag
Critical patriots needed to improve Israel-Diaspora relations

Israel-bashing has become an international pastime – and a popular identity.

06/05/2020
Remembering and celebrating under coronavirus lockdown – opinion

The order to stay away from the cemeteries on Remembrance Day was based on concern for the public's health, not malice.

Rina Shnerb, 17, was killed by an improvised explosive device in the West Bank, August 23 2019
Parents of terror victim Rina Shnerb name newborn daughter Tiferet

The names means "glory."

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
01/05/2020
Grapevine May 1, 2020: Saluting the flag

Movers and shakers in Israeli society.

100 years since San Remo, when Israel became a sovereignty

In San Remo, the League of Nations decided to turn much of the former Ottoman Empire into new nation-states: Syria, Iraq, Lebanon and Jordan all emerged from this process, along with Israel.

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