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PM Netanyahu meets with Senior US Presidential Adviser Jared Kushner and US National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien

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FM Ashkenazi on official visit to Germany

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Israel joins the Council of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization

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Israel joins the Council of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization

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FM Ashkenazi meets with Cypriot FM Nikos Christodoulides

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MFA hosts virtual conference on digital diplomacy during the corona crisis

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PM Netanyahu chairs Corona Cabinet meeting

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President Rivlin and FM Katz host reception for the diplomatic and consular corps in Israel

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Special Holy Fire ceremony held during the coronavirus outbreak

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Israel joins the Council of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization

Israel’s membership in the Council indicates the country’s desire to play a significant role in the multilateral arena in promoting issues pertaining to development and sustainability. ​The Embassy of Israel in Nepal delivered on behalf of MASHAV and the people of Israel preventive medical items to Nepalese doctors and communities to support the local efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic​The supplies were handed to officials from the Ministry of Social Development to be sent to Nepal’s Province 2, an area severely affected by the pandemic.
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WJC President Ronald S. Lauder commends Germany for increased contribution toward preservation of Auschwitz-Birkenau site

NEW YORK – Germany’s announcement to double its financial commitment to a fund that supports preservation of the memorial site of the former Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and extermination camp demonstrates an important commitment to Holocaust memory and education, the World Jewish Congress said today.German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas joined Piotr M.A. Cywinski, Director of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum and President of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation, for a ceremony in Warsaw this week announcing that Germany will be contributing an additional 60 million euros to the fund, bringing Germany’s total contribution to 120 million euros.“I am extremely grateful to Germany for its recognition…
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Yad L'Achim Opens Hotline for Assistance from Experienced Psychologists, Social Workers

Confused? Under Pressure? Yad L'Achim Opens Hotline for Assistance from Experienced Psychologists, Social WorkersThroughout the year, dozens of Yad L'Achim psychologists and social workers are engaged in treating difficult cases of Jewish women and teens who find themselves in distress over relationships with members of minority groups.Due to the spread of coronavirus, which has sparked widespread trauma and fear of the unknown, and in response to the wave of calls received by the Yad L'Achim hotline from worried parents seeking counseling in these areas, the organization has decided to make available to the public several social workers and psychologists.These experienced…
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Sima Lev Prof. of the Weizmann Institute of Science aims to defeat a particularly threatening type of breast cancer

Prof. Sima Lev of the Weizmann Institute of Science aims to defeat a particularly threatening type of breast cancer. Of course, cancer diagnosis is never good news, but the particular type of malignant breast tumor that Prof. Lev is dealing with makes it particularly difficult to treat. This type is called triple negative, because the cells do not have the same three receptors that other types of breast cancer serve as targets for drugs. With no targets to which drugs can bind, treatment options are extremely limited, and even when chemotherapy does work - the cancer is so aggressive that…
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Music for all in times of Coronavirus quarantine

Over 400,000 people worldwide tune in for livestreamed concert by Israeli artist Idan Raichel, who performed some of his most popular and uplifting songs while sending a message of hope and togetherness as the world grapples with the Coronavirus pandemic.​​Jewish Agency emissaries from around the world tune in to a live virtual concert with Idan Raichel Over 400,000 people from around the world tuned in to watch renowned Israeli musician Idan Raichel’s livestreamed concert from his Tel Aviv living room Sunday evening. As part of the special event hosted by The Jewish Agency for Israel on its Facebook page​, Raichel…
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Israel marks the 28th anniversary of the terror attack on the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires

​At 14.45 on March 17, 1992 a powerful bomb shattered the building of the Israel Embassy in Buenos Aires, taking the lives of 29 people, among them three Israeli embassy personnel, six local embassy employees, and scores of innocent Argentineans, including elderly residents of a nearby nursing home, and schoolchildren on a passing bus. In one moment, the embassy and the nearby church were literally wiped off the map. Hezbollah, calling itself a "party of God", claimed responsibility for the attack.The Argentine Supreme Court ordered an expert investigation of the attack which was carried out by the head of the…
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World Jewish Congress urges UN Security Council to take collective action against Hamas

NEW YORK – The World Jewish Congress is calling on the United Nations Security Council to take collective action against Hamas over its rocket fire against Israel, and to issue a clear and decisive statement demanding it cease its attacks and its use of civilian areas to carry out its acts of terror. In a letter addressed to the members of the UNSC on Tuesday, following the announcement of a cease-fire, WJC CEO Robert Singer wrote: “The World Jewish Congress, the international umbrella organization representing Jewish communities in more than 100 countries, calls on the United Nations Security Council, as…
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PM Netanyahu's remarks at the start of the weekly cabinet meeting

PM Netanyahu: "Israel stands at the forefront with the Jewish community of Pittsburgh, with all Jewish communities in the US and with the American people. We stand together, at the forefront, against anti-Semitism and displays of such barbarity.​​"Ministers stood and observed a minute of silence at the start of the weekly Cabinet meeting in memory of those who were murdered in Pittsburgh yesterday.Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the start of the weekly Cabinet meeting, made the following remarks:"The entire people of Israel grieve with the families of the people who were murdered in the shocking massacre at the Tree of…
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PM Netanyahu addresses the Christian Media Summit

Iran wants to base itself next to Israel in order to destroy Israel. We will not let them do so. We back up these words with actions. We'll continue to do what we need to do to protect ourselves and defend ourselves against those who would destroy us. Following is an excerpt from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's remarks at the Christian Media Summit in Jerusalem: "Look at our neighbors. Look at what President Abbas is doing. I mean, he's rewarding terrorists. Pay for slay. The more they kill – the more they get paid. He has on his law books…
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