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US will encourage more countries to join Abraham Accords - UN ambassador

Prime MInister Naftali Bennett thanked US Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield for presenting "fairness and reason in an institution that we both can say objectively is biased against Israel."

Yad Vashem chair wants to build ‘firewall’ between politics, Holocaust

Israel's Holocaust Authority Yad Vashem has tried to stay clear of politics and controversies. What does new chair Dani Dayan have to say about it?

By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL / JTA
10/11/2021

Holocaust hero Chiune Sugihara's son inaugurates park in father's honor

DIASPORA AFFAIRS: Not only is Jerusalem honoring Sugihari, he said, but Sugihari is honoring Jerusalem.

From the Holocaust to Israel: Crossing borders to the Jewish state - opinion

Two border-crossing stories, astonishing in their differences, are just one illustration of the transformative experiences undergone by the Jewish people in our time.

By DANI DAYAN
13/10/2021
German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds a joint news conference with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte (

Angela Merkel to visit Israel on Sunday

Angela Merkel will visit Yad Vashem and be awarded an honorary degree from the Technion.

Yad Vashem's new chairman: Dani Dayan

Previously, the appointment of this position sparked controversy when then-prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated he would appoint Effi Eitam, a former right-wing politician, to the position. 

Argentina's flag in Buenos Aires

University of Buenos Aires launches antisemitism watchdog

The launch event included messages by Israel’s ambassador to Argentina, Galit Ronen.

By JTA STAFF
04/09/2021

Former consul-general Dani Dayan to head Yad Vashem

Left-wing leaders praise the appointment of former settlers council chairman Dayan.

22/07/2021
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