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Asaf Elia-Shalev

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New regulations hinder donations of gear to Israeli soldiers, charities say

A policy meant to cut red tape at Israeli ports creates ‘insurmountable bureaucratic hurdles’ for volunteer organizations importing badly...

04.07.2024 20

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US rabbinical school says probe of seminary found no systemic sexism or homophobia

However, American Jewish University does not intend to release report that questioned 200 people, despite calls for transparency from some who alleged...

20.06.2024 30

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Wikipedia moves to bar ADL, claiming reliability concerns on Israel and antisemitim

Editor who initiated deliberation that ultimately led to ban on using the Jewish group as a source accuses it of ‘shameless...

19.06.2024 60

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Why Israeli battlefield commanders are breaking IDF rules to solicit donated gear

While it’s against orders for individual soldiers to accept donations, supply officers turn to Diaspora Jews regularly — not just to get more...

17.06.2024 20

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El Al scraps post-Oct. 7 discount for shipping donated gear, quadrupling cost

National carrier complains ‘we weren’t making money off this program’ as IDF battlefield commanders and logistics officers reject its...

15.06.2024 30

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Barclays bank pulls out of UK music festivals after boycotts over Israel ties

Spokesman says finance titan remains committed to defense sector, as bands accuse it of ‘bankrolling a genocide’ in Gaza; group leading...

15.06.2024 50

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With a new leader and revamped strategy, it’s a second coming for Jews for Jesus

This month, Aaron Abramson becomes the third to hold the title – and the first Israeli – since the controversial organization was founded...

15.06.2024 40

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Ohio court bars cash-strapped Hebrew Union College from selling rare books

State AG who requested court order argues sale ‘would not only betray donor trust but also may violate legal restrictions,’ though...

08.06.2024 30

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Meta oversight board to decide whether users can post ‘all Israelis are criminals’

Independent body for Facebook, Instagram and Threads will review recent posts to see if umbrella company should change its hate speech policies

22.05.2024 80

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Six months into war, Israeli soldiers still count on donations for basic supplies. Why?

Immediately after Oct. 7, charity at home and abroad aided troops who were mobilized more quickly and in higher numbers than ever before. Many wonder...

25.04.2024 100

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Israeli academics slammed for signing letter accusing Israel of ‘plausible genocide’

Two dozen members of academia call on the US to stop arming the Jewish state in its war against Hamas in Gaza; students from the country’s...

14.04.2024 40

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Major US Jewish group backs bipartisan bill that could see TikTok banned

Jewish Federations of North America says it supports the proposed law due to concerns of antisemitism proliferating on the platform

13.03.2024 20

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Two years in, Jewish fundraising for Ukraine war has slowed to a trickle

As Russian invasion of Ukraine enters third year, Jewish organizations are seeing donor fatigue as focus also turns to Israel

26.02.2024 60

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How do Biden’s new sanctions affect Jewish charities that donate in Israel?

While some say administration’s recent targeting of four extremist settlers will have no impact on their operations, others warn that charity...

22.02.2024 30

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Search this new list of Jewish family names from across the Middle East

Former Israeli ambassador Jacob Rosen-Koenigsbuch might be Ashkenazi himself, but his meticulous lists of names from ancient Cairo to Baghdad have...

21.02.2024 30

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Major Judaica trove amassed by Yemenite Jewish butcher donated to National Library

Collection, put together over 50 years by Yehuda Levi Nahum, includes translated Maimonides manuscripts and writings by key Yemenite Jewish writers

24.01.2024 50

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