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Ministers decry gov't restrictions on entry of olim relatives

It is currently extremely difficult for foreign nationals, including parents and children of immigrants, to visit Israel due to government restrictions.

Mrs. Omer Yankelevich, Israeli Minister for Diaspora Affairs, speaks to attendees at the European Je

Over 25,000 tune in to EJA Holocaust Memorial Day Event

"Jewish communities feel that Jewish traditions and observance are being increasingly challenged by parts of European publics and legislators."

Yehuda Meshi Zahav

ZAKA chairman loses father to COVID while still sitting shiva for mother

"Death has knocked on our door ... landing stroke after stroke on us. All within 30 days. Our pain is as large as the ocean, who shall heal us?," ZAKA chairman Yehuda Meshi Zahav wrote.

Bnei Brak residents clash with police trying to enforce COVID lockdown

The incident was condemned by many politicians, including by ultra-Orthodox MKs who called on extremist factions in the ultra-Orthodox community to cooperate with the police.

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Yankelevitch plan to vaccinate Holocaust survivors abroad panned

Idea described as “total nonsense,” unimplementable, and politically motivated ahead of upcoming Israeli elections.

Orthodox Jews in Antwerp, Belgium, in 2012

EU decision to prohibit kosher, halal slaughter must be reversed -opinion

According to kashrut and halal requirements, which are aimed at preventing animal suffering, the animal’s throat must be slit quickly with a sharp knife while it is still conscious.

Our Common Destiny scroll launched at Jerusalem ceremony

The Our Common Destiny scroll project is a joint initiative of Genesis Philanthropy Group and the State of Israel, under the auspices of President Reuven Rivlin.

At Jewish Media Summit, Israeli leaders address the Israel-Diaspora divide

Ailing local newspapers key to bridging religious, ideological rifts, participants say


Diaspora ‘in danger’ from loss of Jewish identity, says Diaspora minister

MK Yisrael Eichler: “The State of Israel can never say a Jew abroad is a foreigner.”

One Nation, One Song: A global Jewish solidarity event - watch live

The event at Tzippori National Park is hosted by Tahounia Rubel and Michael Harpaz with performances by Amir Dadon, Ishay Ribo, “Demente” Drum Group, and Sharonit Children’s Choir.

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