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Newly arrived Jewish immigrants coming from France hold Israeli flags as they step off the plane upon their arrival at the Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv on July 20, 2016. More than 200 French Jews were expected to immigrate to Israel aboard this aliyah (Immigration to Israel) flight, …

162 Members of ‘Lost’ Jewish Tribe Arrive in Israel

A total of 162 members from the Bnei Menashe Jewish community of northeast India arrived in Israel this week, marking the latest wave of so-called “lost” Jews to immigrate to the Jewish state.

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Lebanese Politician Mocks Saudi Arabia’s Extravagant Welcome Ceremony For President Trump

TEL AVIV — A post from Hezbollah-aligned Lebanese politician Wiam Wahab, stirred up a lively debate on his Twitter account as he hinted at criticism of Saudi Arabia for the extravagant welcome given to President Donald Trump when he landed in Riyadh as opposed to the smaller reception that Trump and his wife, Melania, received in Israel.

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Sheldon Adelson’s Flight Sets Record for Israel

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson flew 17 hours, 40 minutes nonstop in his private plane from Israel to Honolulu, Hawaii — the longest flight ever leaving from Ben Gurion International Airport.

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Israel Deports Swiss BDS Activist

For the first time, a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) activist was on Tuesday deported from Israel, Channel 2 News reports.

sraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) is flanked by bodyguards and unidentified aides upon his arrival at the Knesset for a meeting of the Israeli parliament's Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee in Jerusalem on June 1, 2009. Netanyahu vowed on May 31 there would be no let-up in Israel's much-criticised …

Ex-Netanyahu Aide Sent to House Arrest After 14-hour Interrogation

After an early-morning detention by police upon landing at Ben Gurion International Airport, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s former chief of staff was questioned under caution by the police’s high profile anti-fraud unit for over 14 hours Thursday before being released to house arrest.

A man lights a candle at the site of a blast on Istiklal Street, a major shopping and tourist district, in central Istanbul on March 19, 2016. A suicide blast ripped through Istanbul, killing three Israelis and one Iranian less than a week after another deadly attack left 35 dead …

Bodies Of Slain Israelis, Remaining Wounded Make Their Way Home

Ynetnews reports: Two planes of the Magen David Adom and PassportCard delegation to Turkey landed at Ben-Gurion International Airport early on Sunday carrying five Israelis wounded in an ISIS terror bombing in Istanbul the previous day, in which three Israelis

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Last-Minute Wage Deal Averts Crippling Israel Strike

Israel’s government and largest labour union reached an 11th-hour wage deal Wednesday to prevent a paralysing general strike that had threatened to disrupt travel for thousands of pilgrims at Christmas. All members of the Histadrut labour federation — including workers