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The United Nations Security Council will discuss the cross-border terror tunnels that Hezbollah has built from Lebanon to Israel in an open meeting, scheduled for Wednesday next week, The Jerusalem Post reported Friday. While the Security Council has been discussing the tunnels since Thursday, Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny...

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An IDF commander indicated that the same Hamas cell was behind two deadly drive-by shooting terror attacks during the past week, The Times of Israel reported Friday. “In the past few days a Hamas terror group cell managed to harm us and exact from us a heavy price,” IDF Central...

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Australian rock star Nick Cave has reaffirmed his opposition to the cultural boycott of Israel, describing the singling out of Israel for discrimination “cowardly and shameful,” The Jewish Chronicle reported Wednesday. Cave released an email on his website he sent to fellow musician Brian Eno, in which he accused the...

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All ten chancellors of the University of California signed a letter — released earlier this week — that condemned anti-Israel boycotts as a “serious threat to academic freedom,” making California the first university system to do so. The letter was written in response to a request from 101 organizations and...

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Jerusalem is the fastest-growing tourism destination among 100 cities, and is expected by the end of the year to break its own record by achieving a 38 percent growth in tourism. Israel’s capital city had a 32% tourism growth rate in 2017. This data comes from the “Top 100 City...

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An independent board in Illinois ruled Wednesday that Airbnb’s ban on listing rentals of Jewish-owned properties in the West Bank violates state law, The Associated Press reported. Airbnb, the online vacation marketplace, announced in November that it would change its policy regarding home listings in what it calls occupied territories,...

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Iran

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The Iranian-backed terrorist organization Hezbollah, “has no respect for human life—whether Muslim, Christian or Jewish,” Joshua S. Block, CEO and President of The Israel Project, wrote in an op-ed published by JNS on Wednesday, as he warned that Israel has no choice but to preemptively defend its border with Lebanon. Reflecting...

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Following the boasts of an Iranian general that Iran’s latest ballistic missile has the range of over 2,000 kilometers (1250 miles), United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed the threat in remarks to the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday. The secretary noted that a missile tested by Iran...

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Both Fatah, the main Palestinian political party, and Hamas, the terrorist group that exercises full political and military control over the Gaza Strip, praised a West Bank terror attack that killed two soldiers and wounded two others, The Jerusalem Post reported Thursday. Tough pictures of the scene of the terror...

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Israel has a well-earned reputation as the Startup Nation. But it’s also becoming the AI Nation. More than 1,200 artificial intelligence (AI) companies have been established in the country since 2010; 79 percent of them are still active and 6% have been acquired, reports IVC Research, which adds that “this...

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