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Israeli Scientists Use Umbilical Cord Blood To Improve Autistic Children’s Cognitive And Social Skills

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A team of Israeli scientists is endeavoring to use umbilical cord blood to effect changes and improvements in the lives of autistic children. To mark World Au...

Arab Islamist Shows Clout With Prime-time Speech In Israel

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JERUSALEM (AP) — The leader of an Arab Islamist party in Israel delivered a prime-time address in Hebrew on Thursday that was carried live by major TV networks, calling for coexist...

Netanyahu To Bennett And Saar: Come Home, Let’s Establish A Solid Right-Wing Govt.

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — During the week which has passed since Israel's fourth inconclusive election, Prime Minister Netanyahu has remained silent, preferring to work behind the scen...

Watch: Ethiopian New Immigrant Woman’s First Visit To Western Wall

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In recent months thousands of Ethiopian Jews have immigrated to Israel despite the coronavirus travel restrictions. The operation, dubbed Rock of Israel, brou...

World-renowned Israeli Chef Shalom Kadosh In Critical Condition After Assault

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JERUSLEM (JNS) - World-renowned Israeli chef Shalom Kadosh remains in critical condition on Monday, after being assaulted last week during an attempted robbery in Jerusalem. The...

Jonathan Pollard Says Jews ‘Will Always Have Dual Loyalty’ And Would Counsel Young Jews To Consider Spying For Israel

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — Jonathan Pollard, the convicted spy for Israel whose story haunted the American Jewish community’s relations with the U.S. government for decades, is unrepentant....

Israel’s Netanyahu Appears To Fall Short Of Election Win

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's prospects for victory in Israel's latest election appeared to move out of reach on Thursday, as the nearly-complete vote count ...

Israeli Matzah Tower Breaks Guinness World Record

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - Residents of the Azrieli Palace assisted-living facility in Modi’in broke a world record this week by building a matzah and chocolate spread tower 5.4 meters (17....

Deadlock Prevails As Tallying Resumes In Israeli Election

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Vote tallying in Israel resumed Thursday in the deadlocked parliamentary elections held earlier this week, with neither Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu nor those...

Likud Tried To Disqualify Mansour Abbas’s Party In 2019. Will They Join Up With Him Now?

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Of all the dilemmas Prime Minister Netanyahu could have faced after yet another inconclusive election, the possibility of teaming up with Ra'am, Mansour Abbas...

Tight Israeli Vote Means Arab Islamist Could Choose Next PM

JERUSALEM (AP) — After a hard-fought election, an Arab Islamist could choose Israel's next prime minister. You read that correctly. Tuesday's elections have left a razor-thin...

Exit Polls: Netanyahu Can Establish Right-Wing Gvt. With Razor-Thin Majority

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Exit polls from the three main television channels in Israel reveal that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu may be able to form a coalition with right-wing par...

Google Taps Seasoned Israeli To Lead Chip-Design Team

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CALIFORNIA (JNS) — Google announced on Monday that it’s appointing Uri Frank as vice president of engineering to lead a team developing server chips in Israel. Google stated tha...

Israeli Companies Adopt ‘If You Don’t Vaccinate, You Can’t Work’ Policy

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — After a landmark Labor Court decision allowed employers to prevent workers who have not vaccinated or taken negative COVID-19 tests coming to work, a number o...

Flying Under The Radar: The Women Warriors Of Israel’s Elite Combat Intelligence Unit

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - Some four years ago, in typical secrecy, the Israel Defense Forces’ infamous Unit 8200 established its first company of female warriors. The company operates with...

Hackers Unlock Files From 2020 Breach, Exposing Personal Info Of Nearly All Israeli Voters

JERUSALEM (JNS) - The personal information of nearly all Israeli voters was exposed online on Monday, a day before the country’s general election, financial daily Calcalist reporte...

Analysis: Netanyahu’s Incredible Timing May Prove Gamechanger

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — As Israelis drag themselves for the fourth time in two years to the polling booth, there is no assurance that this election will end the political impasse whi...

Jerusalem’s Biblical Zoo Is Attempting Damage Control After Kids Saw A Lion Eat A Bunny

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JERUSALEM (JTA) - The Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem is clarifying its feeding protocols after families watched a lion devouring a bunny. Video of the incident, which was shared on T...

Pollard Defends Spying On US For Israel In Rare Interview

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Jonathan Pollard, an American who served a 30-year sentence for spying for Israel, defends his actions in his first interview since arriving in Israel late last ye...

Israeli Election Seen As Referendum On Netanyahu

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis vote Tuesday in their fourth parliamentary election in just two years. Once again, the race boils down to a referendum on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyah...