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A back-dated deal with a toppled French PM: How Peres secured Israel’s nuclear deterrent

A back-dated deal with a toppled French PM: How Peres secured Israel’s nuclear deterrent

The tale of Paris’s consent to build a plutonium reactor for the Jewish state 60 years ago illustrates the indefatigable young Shimon Peres’s capacity for achieving the seemingly…

Peres, a man of peace, made Israel a military powerhouse

Peres, a man of peace, made Israel a military powerhouse

By bringing fighter jets and, allegedly, nuclear weapons to the Jewish state, Shimon Peres gave the tiny country the tools to survive BY JUDAH ARI GROSS, TOI Before…

Chinese Investors Expected to Invest Billions in Israeli Start-Ups

Chinese Investors Expected to Invest Billions in Israeli Start-Ups

The cornerstone laying ceremony of GTIIT, Guangdong Technion-Israel Institute of Technology at last year’s China-Israel Investment Summit. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org — Chinese investors are expected to fund…

Abbas Asks to Attend Peres Funeral

Abbas Asks to Attend Peres Funeral

PA President Mahmoud PA President Mahmoud Abbas. Photo: Twitter. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas sent a request Thursday to attend the funeral of former President Shimon Peres on…

Hundreds Line Up to Pay Last Respects to Shimon Peres, Lying in State Outside Knesset

Hundreds Line Up to Pay Last Respects to Shimon Peres, Lying in State Outside Knesset

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu paying his final respects to Shimon Peres. Photo: Twitter. Israel’s ninth president Shimon Peres, who passed away overnight Tuesday, lies in state outside…

37 Cyclists from Across the US Join Wounded IDF Veterans on Bike Ride Through Israel

37 Cyclists from Across the US Join Wounded IDF Veterans on Bike Ride Through Israel

6-day Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) Cycling Tour of Israel, Sept. 17-24, concluded this weekend NEW YORK, Sept. 28 – Supporters of Friends of the Israel…

IDFWO DISTRIBUTES 5,300 ROSH HASHANAH GIFTS TO IDF WIDOWS

IDFWO DISTRIBUTES 5,300 ROSH HASHANAH GIFTS TO IDF WIDOWS

IDFWO DISTRIBUTES 5,300 ROSH HASHANAH GIFTS TO IDF WIDOWS MUSLIM, DRUZE, CHRISTIAN AND JEWISH IDF WIDOWS AMONG RECIPIENTS OF NEW YEAR GIFTS     TEL AVIV (28/9/2016) Five-thousand-three-hundred…

Netanyahu mourns loss of Peres as Israel bids farewell to a founding father

Netanyahu mourns loss of Peres as Israel bids farewell to a founding father

By Herb Keinon, JPOST Prime Minister Netanyahu and his wife expressed their condolences early Wednesday morning at the passing of Israel’s ninth president and internationally cherished diplomat emeritus…

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NY Real Estate Mogul Donates $25 Million towards Cancer Center in Afula, Israel

NY Real Estate Mogul Donates $25 Million towards Cancer Center in Afula, Israel

CLALIT HEALTH SERVICES BREAKS GROUND ON A STATE-OF-THE-ART CANCER CENTER IN NORTHERN ISRAEL NEW YORK…

RABBI CARLEBACH’s PIANO SOLD FOR 25K IN AUCTION

RABBI CARLEBACH’s PIANO SOLD FOR 25K IN AUCTION

J. Greenstein & Co. Concludes Shlomo Carlebach Collection Auction with Piano Going for $25,000 10…

Frank Luntz: 5 Ways to Combat Antisemitism on College Campuses

Frank Luntz: 5 Ways to Combat Antisemitism on College Campuses

Frank Luntz. Photo: Gage Skidmore via Flickr.com. JNS.org — Republican pollster and political consultant Frank…

First Temple Period Gate-Shrine Discovered at Israeli National Park

First Temple Period Gate-Shrine Discovered at Israeli National Park

Israel’s Tel Lachish National Park archeological excavations uncovering the gate-shrine. Photo: YouTube screenshot. JNS.org —…

NEWS FROM ASSEMBLYMAN DOV HIKIND

NEWS FROM ASSEMBLYMAN DOV HIKIND

  HIKIND REQUESTS INCREASE TO SEPARATE GENDER SWIMMING HOURS AT METROPOLITAN POOL AND RECREATION CENTER…

‘Avenger’ Holocaust Survivor Dies at 91

‘Avenger’ Holocaust Survivor Dies at 91

Joseph Harmatz. Photo: YouTube screenshot. JNS.org — A Holocaust survivor who participated in a revenge…

Campus Watchdog Rejects Stanford Prof’s ‘Defamatory’ Accusation That It Denies Free Speech of Anti-Israel Activists

Campus Watchdog Rejects Stanford Prof’s ‘Defamatory’ Accusation That It Denies Free Speech of Anti-Israel Activists

Stanford Professor of Comparative Literature David Palumbo-Liu. Photo: Youtube screenshot. The head of a campus…


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