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Israel’s population reaches 8.9 million

Israel’s population reaches 8.9 million

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) – Israel’s population has reached 8.9 million, the country’s Central Bureau of Statistics revealed in its annual report....

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Delayed bar, bat mitzvahs celebrated

Delayed bar, bat mitzvahs celebrated

(JNS.org) – After three postponements due to rocket fire during Operation Protective Edge, 16 youngsters from Kibbutz Be’eri near the Gaza border were set to...

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Gaza reconstruction deal reached by UN, Pa and Israel

Gaza reconstruction deal reached by UN, Pa and Israel

(JNS.org) – The United Nations has brokered an agreement on the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip between itself, Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA). The...

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‘Aramean’ officially recognized as nationality in Israel

‘Aramean’ officially recognized as nationality in Israel

(JNS.org) – Interior Minister Gideon Sa’ar on Tuesday approved having “Aramean” as a nationality on Israeli identification cards, a move warmly received...

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Let soldiers, Haredim swap roles

Let soldiers, Haredim swap roles

David Benkof Controversy over haredi military service roils Israeli society, but respect for each side’s concerns and values can help resolve it. Haredim believe...

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