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Israeli medical cannabis co to build New Mexico plant

29 May 2016

Israel generic drugs and medical devices company Panaxia has signed an agreement with Ultra Health, the leading medical cannabis distribution company in New Mexico, to build a cannabis processing plant. The plant will be built on one of Ultra Health’s farms in New Mexico, and its products will be marketed in the US by Ultra [...]

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Israel sends disaster aid to Sri Lanka

29 May 2016

Israel sent $20,000 worth of supplies to the Disaster Relief Management Ministry of Sri Lanka, following recent floods and landslides that have caused countless deaths and much damage in the island nation. The disaster relief supplies included water pumps, water filters, solar lighting kits and LED torches, as well as 50,000 tablets for water purification, [...]

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Beit Dror aids Israeli LGBT youth

29 May 2016

By Liat Amarant and Izi Silverstein TEL AVIV — In Israel, everyone’s eyes are on conflict. Politics and social life become muddled together in a constant hyper-vigilance toward issues of security, borders, and ideologies toward a Jewish State. With eyes focused outwards, a community with similar pressing concerns of safety is slipping through the cracks, [...]

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Kuwaiti ponders success of the Jews

29 May 2016

The number of Jews around the world is no more than 15 million, and despite their small number, their presence internationally and their influence – politically, scientifically, technically and economically – is manifold their number. It is not known, accurately, why they are so vastly distinguished and superior compared to others, as they are the [...]

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Bernie Sanders: I have a 3-point path to victory

29 May 2016

Sen. Bernard Sanders showed no signs of ceding to Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton on Sunday, laying out a three-pronged path to swiping the nomination from her grasp as she deflects a raft of bad headlines over her emails. The Vermont independent once again refused to use Mrs. Clinton’s unauthorized use of personal email at [...]

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The futility of fairness at the UN

29 May 2016

By Daniel S. Mariaschin The expression “have you no shame?” has been applied so many times to resolutions biased against Israel at the United Nations, that it has simply lost its meaning. We were reminded again this week of the futility of fairness at the United Nations and its agencies when the World Health Organization [...]

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Police forward results of Sara Netanyahu fraud investigation

29 May 2016

Israel Police today announced that it had completed the investigation into the prime minister’s residence expenses, focusing on suspicions that Sara Netanyahu, the prime minister’s wife, and parties in the Prime Minister’s Office had charged the public for private expenses. In contrast to the usual practice, the police did not state in the announcement whether [...]

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New IDF unit forging ties inside Syria

29 May 2016

The Israeli Defense Forces announced on Sunday the formation of a special new unit charged with developing ties with Syrians living near Israel”s northern border. While the plan may seem far-fetched, the idea draws heavily from a similar operation conducted during Israel”s presence in southern Lebanon, when the IDF worked to forge ties with elements [...]

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Hamas suicide bomb cell planned series of attacks in Jerusalem

29 May 2016

Israeli security forces have apprehended the Hamas terrorist cell responsible for the bombing of a number 12 bus in Jerusalem on April 18 which left 19 people injured, many of them seriously, it has been cleared for publication. The six-man terror cell was based in the Palestinian Authority city of Bethlehem, just south of the [...]

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Rabbi stabbed in Ukrainian synagogue by angry job-seeker

29 May 2016

An anxious job-seeker in the Ukrainian town of Medzhybizh tried finding work at the local synagogue, but when he was told to come back later he became incensed – and tried to stab the rabbi. The rabbi in question says it was a miracle no one was hurt and that the man could have murdered [...]

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Police: Gang rape of disabled woman likely not nationalistic attack

29 May 2016

The gang rape of a disabled Jewish woman by a Palestinian man and teenager and an Israeli man was likely not a nationalistically-motivated attack, police said on Sunday. “Until now, there has been no indication of a nationalistic motive,” police spokesperson Luba Samri told The Times of Israel. “The suspected rape is still under investigation,” [...]

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Report: Abbas wants NATO to replace the IDF

29 May 2016

Russian news outlet RT reported that Palestinian Authority (PA) chief Mahmoud Abbas wants NATO to replace IDF forces in Judea and Samaria as part of any long term peace deal with Israel. Meanwhile, the Arab League has welcomed a French initiative for peace talks between Israel and the PA. Abbas addressed a meeting of foreign [...]

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Autistic teen celebrates Bar Mitzvah in special ceremony

29 May 2016

A unique celebration took place at the Yeshivat Hesder Meir Harel in Modi’in Thursday, on Lag Ba’Omer: a special needs boy celebrated his Bar Mitzvah. The Bar Mitzvah boy, an autistic teen, was the first to celebrate the milestone since the inception of the Bar Mitzvah program Shahak LeBnei Mitzvah eight years ago, complete with [...]

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Jewish Home threatens new elections over security cabinet reform

29 May 2016

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked (Jewish Home) spoke out on Army Radio on Sunday regarding her party”s demands for security cabinet reforms, saying that the Jewish Home was not prepared to compromise on the issue. “If we, as the members of the security cabinet, have at the end of the day the responsibility during wartime, we [...]

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