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Amid pandemic misery, India’s Jews try to stay safe while offering relief to the hardest hit


(JTA) — Nissim Pingle, the head of Mumbai’s Jewish community center, hasn’t left his home since March.

That’s when COVID-19 began to overtake India. A second wave of infections has overwhelmed its health system and is producing...


Israeli centrist Yair Lapid is given an opportunity to replace Benjamin Netanyahu

(JTA) — Yair Lapid, an Israeli centrist, has officially been given the opportunity to remove Benjamin Netanyahu from power.

On Wednesday, President Reuven Rivlin gave Lapid the mandate to form the next coalition government in the Israeli parliament, the Knesset....


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‘We will not allow any extremist element to undermine the quiet in Jerusalem,’ vows Netanyahu

( – Speaking at a special Cabinet session on Sunday to mark Jerusalem Day, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said “agitators” were behind the recent unrest in the Israeli capital, and issued a warning to terror groups in the Gaza...

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OP-ED: Yom Yerushalayim and Mother’s Day

The very first Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) was declared in Israel on the 12th of May, 1968. That was the date that coincided with the 28th of Iyar, the one-year anniversary when Israeli troops liberated East Jerusalem and reunited the...

Today in Israeli History - May 9th

Dana International Wins Eurovision

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