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In addition to meeting Rosenzweig, Brim and Moraski interviewed representatives from several Israel-based organizations that work to aid Holocaust survivors, including Haifa Home for Holocaust Survivors, the Helping Hand Coalition and the Jerusalem Institute of Justice, and spoke with them about ...
While Palestinians in the West Bank mark Nakba Day on May 15, some Israeli Arabs commemorate the day on Independence Day alongside Israeli ... of a Palestinian state -- because this is the only remaining people without self-determination -- and official recognition by the State of Israel of the ...
Official figures say Arabs make up 14% of Haifa's 280,000-strong population; unofficial estimates are closer to 18%, swelled by students and commuters from nearby Galilee. Public spaces, at least, are open to all. And the ever-present Israeli-Palestinian conflict is, usually, softer-edged than elsewhere in ... capital
HIFF organisers describe the event as a "cultural crossing between Haifa and unreachable, prohibited parts of the Arab world", alluding to the isolation of the Palestinian community inside Israel. Indeed, Haifa today is located in present-day Israel - what many Palestinians call "48", referring to the date it ...
Haifa, a historically Palestinian city in Israel, has increasingly become a hub of culture and dissent against Israel's occupation. ... was dropped from the screening list after the pro-Palestinian boycott movement, BDS movement raised an objection since the film had cast two Israeli actors in the movie. "After ...
The discovery of a large quantity of bones belonging to Tristram's jird, a common gerbil-like rodent in Israel, has provided Israeli researchers with the first biological evidence of the ... Gur Bar-Oz of the University of Haifa, who is heading a study researching the collapse of Byzantine cities of the Negev.
(March 6, 2018 / JNS) Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa is partnering with Stanford University's School of Medicine for a joint symposium to explore best practices and cutting-edge developments in clinical medicine, research and medical technology. The event will take place on March 8 on the medical school's ...
Israeli business IT systems technology company Amdocs Ltd. (NYSE: DOX) is closing down its Haifa operations and moving its employees from there to its Ra'anana offices, sources ... Amdocs currently has 4,614 employees in Israel, representing 19% of the company's workforce, 1% less than in 2016.
Uri Lubrani, who served Israeli national security for 60 years, died on Monday morning at age 92. Born in Haifa in 1926, Lubrani studied at the Reali high school and joined the Palmach pre-state fighting force. He joined Israel's Foreign Ministry in the 1950s, starting as chief of staff to Foreign Minister Moshe ...
Combatants for Peace is a nonprofit organization led by a collective of former Israeli and Palestinian soldiers. The egalitarian, bi-national, grassroots organization was founded on the belief that the cycle of violence can only be broken when Israelis and Palestinians join forces. It started in 2005 when some ...
If William wants to repent for his family's truly abysmal record when it comes to the Jewish state, he should show that he's keenly aware of the historical debt his people owe when Israel is involved. And there's no better way to do that then visit the new memorial to the Exodus, in the port of Haifa. If the name ...
Odeh is from the city of Haifa in northern Israel. He is a lawyer and, since the most recent parliamentary election in 2015, has been an elected member of the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, as part of the Joint List, a group of largely Arab Israeli parties – although some members in the parties are leftist or ...
The play shows a Palestinian couple returning to Haifa in 1967 in search of the house and son they were forced to abandon 20 years previously during mass evictions by Israeli forces. They constantly debate whether they are right to make the journey. When they arrive, they find their old home occupied by ...

One of Israel's main high-tech hubs and home to two universities, Haifa is widely regarded as model of coexistence – a rare example of an Israeli city where Jews and Arabs live peacefully side by side. Distinctly secular, it is the only major Israeli city with a Jewish majority where public transportation ...
Spotlighting the Great March of Return, al-Quds reported "clashes" between Palestinian protestors and Israeli forces along Gaza border. Al-Ayyam added that Israeli forces opened fire on Palestinians taking part in the Great March of Return protests, east of Jabalya town, injuring three protestors, ...
HAIFA, March 7, 2018 (WAFA) - A new study by the Arab Center for Social Media, 7amleh, said that while Facebook has been censoring Palestinian accounts ... According to the 7amleh report, 2017 witnessed a rapid upsurge of right-wing Israeli Facebook groups and pages that incite against Palestinians, ...
Aside from the urgent need for basic food items, arms and professional expertise, Israel, in the wake of its establishment, had to contend with another serious and unforeseen shortage: The young country did not have enough Jewish holy sites. ... Emil Salman Elijah's Cave in the northern Israeli city of Haifa.
Observers viewed that while leaked details of the "deal of the century" are obviously designed to take the pulse of the Palestinians, the deal itself is a blow ... of 10% of the West Bank area to Israel; allocation of parts of Ashdod and Haifa for Palestinian use, while Israel remains in charge of the security there; ...
Israel said it hit eight Syrian army targets and four Iranian sites in Syria, including an Iranian command trailer at the so-called T4 base, near the ancient city of Palmyra, from which the drone was launched early Saturday. Israeli Apache helicopters downed the drone, and four F-16 jets were dispatched into ...
Over the last few hours, actions by Israel, Syria, and Iran have increased the chances of a conflagration. At around 4:30 am on Saturday, an Iranian drone entered Israeli territory from Syria. One of the Israeli military's helicopters intercepted the drone; an Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) spokesman added that ...
Maimon made her first major mark on the Israeli entertainment scene almost 15 years ago, when she placed second in the inaugural season of “Kochav Nolad,” similar to “American Idol” in the US. A series of hit records helped solidify the Haifa-native as Israel's representative at the 2005 Eurovision Song ...
JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli security guard was stabbed and wounded and his Palestinian assailant killed at the entrance to the West Bank settlement of ... Ais Abed El-Hakim, 19, is an Israeli citizen and resident of Jaffa, the son of an Israeli mother from Haifa and a Palestinian father from Nablus.
Many more can be found throughout Israel, so be sure to tell us your favorite ones in the comments section below. ... Created by food engineer Ofir Basbich and partner Moshe Shmilovich, who longed to infuse Haifa with their very own scientifically formulated and fun ice creams in this ice cream parlor/open ...
The Government Corporations Authority, headed by Yaakov Quint, has begun planning initial public offerings of minority stakes in five state-owned companies, TheMarker has learned. The sale of shares in Israel Aerospace Industries, the Mekorot national water company, Israel Post, Haifa Port and Ashdod ...
The terrorist behind the stabbing attack on Monday afternoon that left an Israeli man dead outside the West Bank city of Ariel has been identified as an Israeli Arab. The manhunt for 19-year-old Abed al-Hakim Asi is still continuing, said the Israel Defense Forces. Asi's mother lives in Haifa and his father is ...
Emerging artists, curators, crazy scientists and anyone seeking the exchange of ideas, there's an exciting new venue in the city of Haifa, one that aims to ... As is typical in settler colonial states, Israel is appropriating Palestinian art and culture and serving it back again to Palestinians, stripped of any signs of ...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu attend a ceremony at the Teen Murti Memorial in New Delhi to mark the ... gesture of friendship with Israel, India renamed the iconic Teen Murti Chowk, a war memorial, during the visit of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Discovery Award is a seed grant to help Team Prismatix from Haifa develop its solution for the £10 million Longitude Prize program. ... research group at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology department of biotechnology and food engineering and clinicians from Bnai Zion Medical Center, also in Haifa ...
However, the instability along the Turkey-Syria frontier led to the creation of a special initiative, whose logistics are run by the Israeli company Tiran Shipping, located in Haifa. With offices in Ashdod, at the border crossing with Jordan—the Sheikh Hussein Bridge—and also at Ben Gurion airport, Tiran ...
Israeli doctors have been participating for about 10 years, originally under the leadership of Dr. Itzhak Vinograd, then chief of pediatric surgery at Tel Aviv ... During the November visit, the Israelis established a collaboration among Rambam Health Care Campus, the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology ...
Explore the rich history and cultures of Israel on an inexpensive six-night ... visits historic town of Caesarea and Haifa, and includes a stop at ...
Residents of the Haifa Bay area thought they were used to luxury cruise ships and yachts docking in their city's port. But last weekend such ...
Israeli media sources reported that a concrete pump hit an Israeli army-affiliated truck near the Yiftah intersection in northern Israel resulting in ...
The innovative electric car-sharing project was launched in Haifa on November ... scheme; the Haifa Municipality; Israel's Ministry of Environmental Protection; ... Netanya is the next Israeli city slated to set up Car2Go in 2018.
Pete took on demanding commissions, working on a joint venture with Israeli and Arab young people near Haifa in Israel and with Romany ...
The bustling port city of Haifa in northern Israel is often held up as a beacon of ... “To our great joy, the crop of new Israeli features allowed us to realise our ... There is no boycott of the festival by Palestinian directors. For the ...
The renewed Turkish market in downtown Haifa, Israel. Photo via .... He worked with the Israeli Hostel Association and lived with other program ...
HAIFA, Israel - Israel's Elbit Systems has concluded operational testing of its Seagull Unmanned Surface Vessel, a maritime robot that the firm claims is the first of its kind designed for underwater mine hunting, mine clearing, anti-diver and anti ...
Promotional posters for "Smurfs: The Lost Village" were unveiled across Israel on Sunday, but in Bnei Brak, an ultra-Orthodox enclave just outside of Tel Aviv, the usual image of four blue humanoids had a very deliberate tweak: Smurfette, the lone ...
Culture Minister Miri Regev announced she was seeking an investigation into the al-Midan theatre in the mixed Palestinian-Israeli city of Haifa following the refusal. "The theatre is not a political body," Regev told Israeli media. "Theatre cannot be a ...
Mice began infesting human settlements some 15,000 years ago in Israel and the Middle East, said a study Monday that suggested the little rodents have been scurrying underfoot far longer than previously thought.
He says co-existence is a part of life in Haifa, where 10 percent of residents are Arab Israelis, or the descendants of Palestinians who remained after the creation of Israel in 1948. Salarov says that dynamic is particularly strong in the Old City ...
... and professor Padraig O'Malley, who works for peace in conflicted societies such as Northern Ireland and South Africa; and the late Gavriel Salomon, who founded and directed the Center for Research on Peace Education at the University of Haifa in ...
Elkon has supplied a specially equipped ELKOMIX-100 DRY Type Concrete Batching Plant to a clay and ready-mix supplier company near Haifa, Israel. The plant is equipped with 6x20 m3 aggregate storage silos, which allow the storage of six kinds of ...
Last week China welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the heels of Saudi King Salman's visit. Both visits highlighted closer economic ...
Protests erupted worldwide after Israeli occupation forces killed Basil al-Araj, a prominent Palestinian activist, during a predawn raid on a West Bank home the ...


 

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