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Arab Christian “hero of Israel” remembered for protecting Orthodox Jew against terror attack            

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Jews and Christians alike are honoring the memory of a “hero of Israel,” an Arab Christian who while confronting a terrorist in the predominantly ultra-Orthodox Jewish town of Bnei Brak near Tel ...

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Israeli officials question FBI probe into U.S. journalist’s death

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The FBI is investigating the Israel Defense Forces following the shooting death of Arab-American journalist Abu Akleh in a firefight last May. The decision comes after President Joe Biden waited a week ...

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New British Prime Minister Sunak is big supporter of Israel

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Rishi Sunak, the new prime minister of Great Britain, has his hands full trying to address the nation’s economic challenges. However, he is showing that he will be a strong ally of ...

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Biden snubs Netanyahu by refusing traditional phone call

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President Joe Biden is throwing shade at Benjamin Netanyahu.  The diplomatic snub comes in the form of the president’s refusal to call Benjamin Netanyahu and congratulate him on his victory in Israel’s ...

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Tourism business is booming in Holy Land after pandemic

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After being restricted by the pandemic, Israeli tourism is back in business. Christians from around the world are flocking back to the Holy Land. In fact, metrovoicenews.com publishers Dwight and Anita Widaman ...

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Netanyahu holds lead in Israeli election

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Benjamin Netanyahu is poised to make history as exit polls from Tuesday’s election show his party has won Israel’s election. Votes continue to be tallied and Netanyahu says he will not declare ...

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Kanye West escorted out of Skechers headquarters

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Kanye West has been escorted from the Skechers headquarters in Los Angeles after showing up unannounced. The confrontation comes just a day after Adidas ended its partnership with the entertainer, now known ...

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Kanye West loses Adidas over his antisemitic remarks

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Adidas has ended its relationship with Kanye West over his recent offensive and antisemitic remarks. The German sportwear company said that, while the move would hit its bottom line, it was the ...

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Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu shares his insights in new book “Bibi: My Story”

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Benjamin Netanyahu, the longest-serving prime minister in Israeli history, has had a significant impact not only on his own nation but the world. The new book “Bibi: My Story” recounts his remarkable ...

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Australia’s new liberal government ditches recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

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The Australian left-wing Labor government has created a diplomatic crisis after it reversed the previous government’s policy of recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of the country. Taking to social media on Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Yair ...

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Jewish leaders concerned with project that maps Israel supporters

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American Jews are concerned about an interactive website that seeks to expose those who support Jews who choose to immigrate to Israel. The identification effort, called The Mapping Project, reveals the names ...

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Palestinian governor says only “deviant mothers” send sons to die as martyrs

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Palestinian mothers are wrong to send their sons to die in clashes with Israeli forces, says an Arab Muslim governor in Samaria. Ibrahim Ramadan, who leads the West Bank city of Nablus, ...

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Estonia blocks Jews escaping Russia

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Jews are reporting they’re being blocked from escaping Russia even though they hold Israeli passports. Hebrew news media has interviewed numerous men and families who, while holding dual citizenship in Russia and ...

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Fellow Democrats blast Squad member for her latest anti-Semitic remarks

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People from across the political spectrum again are criticizing squad founder Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., for her latest bigoted remarks. She previously had even tweeted about eliminating Israel completely. Speaking at an ...

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Shanah tovah, or happy New Year! The importance of the lunar calendar

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L’shanah Tovah to all! That’s Happy New Year! This week is Rosh Hashanah, or New Year, for the Jewish community. Marking the passage of a time and a new year is important. ...

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Prayer notes left at Western Wall collected for burial today

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Today the prayer notes left at the Western Wall in Jerusalem are being collected. They do this twice a year. Each little note, including those left by people on our yearly tours ...

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Super rare looted Jewish coin returned to Israel

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JERUSALEM—American authorities have returned a rare, 2,000-year-old Jewish coin to Israel nearly two decades after it was looted, smuggled and put up for auction in the United States, Israel’s antiquities authority announced Tuesday. The quarter shekel ...

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Discovery of Ivory sheds light on Jerusalem during Solomon’s Temple

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An extraordinary discovery was recently unearthed in Jerusalem when Israeli archeologists uncovered an assemblage of ivory plaques dating to the First Temple period (Solomon’s Temple). They are among only a few found ...

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Israel, Japan sign historic defense agreement

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Japan and Israel are strengthening their ties with a historic agreement on defense. Israeli Minister of Defense Benny Gantz and Japanese Minister of Defense Yasukazu Hamada signed a “Memorandum for Defense Cooperation” ...

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Travel with me to the Holyland!

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“They don’t show this on the news,” exclaimed our daughter Emma as we stepped out of the mini-van. “They’re just like us!” She observed the Jewish family piling out of their own ...

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Judge rules against Ben & Jerry’s in lawsuit over sales in Israel

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Residents of Israel’s Judea and Samaria regions will be able to continue buying Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. A federal judge rejected the company’s bid to block its parent company, Unilever, from ...

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American Jews injured in Sunday terrorist attack in Jerusalem recovering

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Five American Jews are recovering after a Palestinian man opened fire on a city bus in Jerusalem on Sunday. The gunman, identified as 26-year-old Amir Sidawi, a resident of East Jerusalem, targeted ...

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Convocation will honor Messianic communities

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Convocation 2022 will take place this weekend and organizers say it will serve to honor and build a bridge to Messianic communities in Kansas City. The event, which is Aug. 19 and ...

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‘Israel Uncharted!’ Aug. 15 features special speakers from Israel

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Israel Uncharted! is the free yearly special speaker series from Metro Voice. Israel “is the earthly crossroads of all that has unfolded, determining the affairs of peoples and nations since time began,” ...

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First known depiction of biblical heroines Jael and Deborah uncovered in Israel

The earliest known depiction of biblical heroines Jael and Deborah was discovered at an ancient synagogue in Israel, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced in July. A rendering of one ...

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