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Paraguayan Leader Makes Historic First Visit to Israel

(JNS.org) Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes made the first official visit by a leader of his country to Israel on Tuesday where he met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

“President Cartes, Horacio, bienvenidos, it’s my pleasure to welcome you and your...

Bulgaria to Try Hezbollah Suspects Four Years After Deadly Attack on Israeli Tourists

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Two suspects linked to the Iran-backed terrorist group Hezbollah will be tried in absentia for a deadly July 2012 suicide bombing that targeted Israeli tourists in Bulgaria, prosecutors revealed on Friday.

Meliad Farah and Hassan El Hajj Hassan, both natives of Lebanon, will be tried on charges of terrorism over the attack on a tour bus filled with Israelis vacationing in the Black Sea city of Burgas. The Bulgarian bus driver and five Israelis, one of whom was pregnant, were killed in the blast. More than 30 others were injured.

An investigation carried out by Bulgarian authorities has tied Farah, an Australian citizen, and Hassan, a Canadian citizen, to Hezbollah. The location of the...

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, Trump’s VP Choice, Roots Support for Israel in Christian Faith

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After a selection process that more closely resembled a reality television show than the usual political appointments, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Friday tweeted that his choice for vice president is Indiana Governor Mike Pence, who beat out flashier contenders such as former House of Representatives Speaker Newt Gingrich and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.

For the pro-Israel community, Pence is viewed as a strong advocate for the Jewish state who can bolster Trump’s sometimes shaky relationship with Jewish leaders. Although he has taken on a strongly pro-Israel tone in recent months, Trump had previously raised concern in pro-Israel circles by...

Netanyahu: Israel Stands United With France

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World leaders come out in show of solidarity with France after horrific terrorist attack in Nice, vow to fight global terror. Netanyahu: Israel offers France any assistance necessary. German leader: Despite the difficulties, we shall win this fight.

World leaders on Friday condemned the deadly attack in Nice, France, in which a truck rammed into crowds watching a Bastille Day fireworks display. Some 84 people were killed in the attack and over 100 were wounded.

“Israel condemns the horrific terrorist attack in France,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. “This attack reminds us, once again, that terror can strike anywhere, and we have to fight it. Israel stands united with...

Kids in Israel for the Year? Make Sure They Have What They Need

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Sending your child off for a year in Israel has become a rite of passage. This time of year, parents and kids begin to worry about how to get everything they need into one suitcase or duffle bag. An increasing number of parents have been turning to Israel-based companies to literally help lighten the load.

For the past three years, Tamarim Concierge, based in Modiin, Israel, has been delivering just what students need, right to their dorm rooms, before the school year begins. Far more than just blankets, pillows and linens, the company delivers shelving units, small appliances, ironing boards, fans, Shabbat lamps, storage units, power cords, adapters—even small refrigerators! In...
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