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UPCOMING EVENTS & IMPORTANT DATES

Rosh Hashana / ראש השנה

September 20 @ 6:55 pm - September 22 @ 8:05 pm

Yom Kippur / יום כפור

September 29 @ 6:20 pm - September 30 @ 7:20 pm

Sukkot / סוכות

October 4 @ 6:15 pm - October 13 @ 7:20 pm

Shmini Atzeret / שמיני עצרת

October 11 @ 6:00 pm - October 12 @ 7:00 pm

IN THE NEWS

They Shouted ‘Here Is The Synagogue’ and Waved Swastikas

President of Beth Israel congregation, Charlottesville, tells in special column what community experienced during neo-Nazi demonstrations. The head of the Beth Israel congregation in Charlottesville, Alan Zimmerman, wrote in his column on his community's experience [...]

By | August 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Trashing a Transcript to Implicate Israel

On August 10, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC) The World Today radio program interviewed a representative from Oxfam on the topic of Gaza’s electricity crisis. (You can listen to the interview here.) While the interview was not controversial, [...]

By | August 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

DRIP IRRIGATION, JEWEL OF ISRAELI TECH, SELLS FOR $1.5B

As part of the deal, the parties said they have agreed to maintain Netafim's core activity in Israel, including continued production and R&D activity, for at least the next 20 years. The Mexican petrochemicals giant [...]

By | August 8th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Award-winning Israeli cancer researcher says immunotherapy is the ‘future’ of treatment

A rapidly aging population and increased environmental risks have led cancer to overtake heart disease as the leading cause of death in parts of the Western world. Researchers remain a long way from eradicating cancer, [...]

By | August 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

WATCH: The Story of a Wounded Syrian Treated in Israel

This is the touching story of F, one of the thousands of victims of the Syrian civil war who received medical treatment in Israel. Originally posted July 30, 2017 on WorldIsraelNews.com

By | August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

WATCH: Palestinians explain how BDS harms them

Palestinians who do not collect a paycheck from the Fatah Party or the PLO, headed by Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, are desperate for Israeli jobs and are worried that the movement to boycott the Jewish [...]

By | August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments