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    Kipa-Bots get 2nd place in Joburg world champs

    May 13, 2015 Go comment!
    The mind boggles at 12 eighth grade learners from a school in Modiin, Israel who first became Israeli champs and then took 2nd place in the world champs held in Jo'burg last weekend. The international Lego robotics competition required creating robots out of Lego, programmed and fine-tuned to mathematical equations. These imaginative building blocks, marketed originally as toys for the very young, have come a long way. Read about the precision of the robots built by the Israeli teens, see pictures and find out what else they had to do....
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    Ambassador's speech to diplomats on YH67

    May 05, 2015 Go comment!
    Speech by Ambassador Arthur Lenk at Yom Ha’atzmaut event at embassy on 29 April 2015 to over 300 members of the diplomatic corps and prominent members of government, SA Jewry and SA's Israeli population. Before proceedings began, Lenk asked everyone to send their "thoughts and prayers to the people of Nepal. It has been an awful few days there and we wish a quick recovery and rebuilding. They are in our hearts."
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    Nepal: latest on Israelis and their babies

    Apr 29, 2015 9 Comments
    Pictured are Israeli travellers with their new-born babies from surrogate mothers in Nepal disembarking from an ElAl rescue plane after it landed at Ben Gurion Airport Tuesday. Also on the ElAl flight were members of Israeli NGO Tevel B’Tzedek, which organises volunteer trips to Nepal. They set up a youth group, provide leadership workshops to women and take Israeli agritech to Nepalese farms & computers to schools. This story has links to all of JR’s stories and on how to help through Jewish Organisations
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    Israel was right to refuse Nzimande visa - Levitas

    Apr 28, 2015 8 Comments
    Cape Fed chairman Ben Levitas, pictured, writing on Policsweb on Monday, explains why he believes that Israel acted correctly in denying Blade Nzimande an entry visa. the minister actively sought the severing of links between UJ and Ben-Gurion University, says Levitas.
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    Bibi’s & Arab Israelis' Yom Ha’atzmaut greetings

    Apr 23, 2015 Go comment!
    WATCH or READ: Independence Day a 'Renaissance of National Culture' PM’s message was a dedication to human rights. "We've built a robust and healthy democracy, where freedom is sacrosanct and human rights are enshrined in our laws for all. We've built a society in which all Israel's citizens are equal under the law, Arab and Jew alike." Also read Israeli-Arab Aharish’s speech at ceremony: “This is our country, we have no other.”
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    Apple buys Israeli tech co for $20m

    Apr 22, 2015 2 Comments
    Expect to find yet more Israeli tech in your iPhones and iPads in future. Israeli tech firm LinX - known for developing high resolution miniature cameras - has been acquired by Apple. Most of the world’s tech giants, including Microsoft, Intel, Apple and many more do a lot of their product development in Israel, often in partnership with Israeli tech companies.
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    Remembering all of those who fell for us

    Apr 21, 2015 Go comment!
    SEE THE MOVING VIDEO. Thousands of SA Jews will attend Yom Hazikaron remembrance ceremonies throughout the country tonight. Get the details here, read about the history of the Day of Remembrance (full name: Yom Hazikaron l'Chalalei Ma'arachot Yisrael ul'Nifgaei Peulot Ha'eivah) and see why and when it became a separate holiday.
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    Bumper 31 Top Zionist reads from Bev

    Apr 15, 2015 Go comment!
    We are catching up 4 weeks’ worth of Bev Goldman’s Picks of the Week. There are 31 great reads to pick from and Jewish Report Online publishes the dates, authors, titles and a synopsis of each item for the convenience of our users. There is also a live link to each item for those who want to read more completely now, or print out as a great Shabbos read. Bev searches the web for the best Zionism reads every week.
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    Celebrating Israel's 67th Birthday in style

    Apr 14, 2015 Go comment!
    The Jews of Israel, South Africa and, indeed, worldwide will attend events to celebrate Israel’s 67th Independence Day next Wednesday. And, true to form, the SA Zionist Federation will be holding a dashing event at Yeshiva College for Joburg Jewish families that is guaranteed to continue their history of offering crowd-pleasers, including Israeli singing sensation, Gad Elbaz, pictured.
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    Israeli websites attacked by 'Anonymous'

    Apr 07, 2015 1 Comment
    Israeli website operators & Jewish sites around the world, beware! Cyber hackers affiliated with the infamous cyber terrorist group "Anonymous”, attacked a number of Israeli websites early on Tuesday, with marginal success, according to the Jerusalem Post. The incident was not unexpected as the hackers had issued a warning video last month (SEE THE VIDEO IN MAIN STORY) & it was not the first time that they had "tested" Israel’s readiness to deflect cyber attacks.
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    Abbas refuses tax revenue Israel releases

    Apr 06, 2015 3 Comments
    The PA refused to accept its frozen tax revenues released by Israel on Sunday because Israel r had deducted some of the money to cover the Palestinians’ debts for utilities and hospital bills, said President Mahmoud Abbas. Israel collects the PA’s taxes and then transfers them. However, Israel had withheld the collected tax revenues since January after Abbas formally applied to join the ICC and other international conventions after the UN Security Council decided to reject a Palestinian statehood proposal.
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    Did Obama try to undermine Bibi in election?

    Mar 25, 2015 Go comment!
    Israeli political strategist group, Victory-15 (V15), may have illegally used US taxpayers’ money to try to replace the Netanyahu government, US media are reporting. Non-profit, OneVoice Movement, which had access to $350 000 of State Department grants, has come under scrutiny by the Senate, since its Israel arm became a partner with V15 to mobilize voters to bring about change in Israel. of the two US senators who brought the matter to a head, Texas Republican Ted Cruz, yesterday became the first Republican to announce his candidacy for the 2016 presidential election.
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    Report’s Israel election pundit had it spot-on

    Mar 20, 2015 Go comment!
    Aubrey's post-election round-up: "When the last elections were held in 2013, I had prepared my article in advance and found that once the results were out, I had to do a quick rewrite," he says.
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    Latest returns give Likud decisive victory

    Mar 18, 2015 2 Comments
    Official Israeli election returns showed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party heading toward a decisive victory over Zionist Union.
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    • Sharansky with Vladimir

    “I don’t want to be the Commissar of Aliyah”

    Mar 11, 2015 6 Comments
    JA head wants all Jews to make Aliyah, but doesn't believe they should be forced to. He sat down for an hour with SAJR’s Ant Katz at his Sandton hotel. He was a keynote speaker at the Fed’s four-yearly national conference. Sharansky’s key message to SA Jewry: “How long is there a future for Jews in SA? You must decide. If you want to come (to Israel), we will welcome you.” But, he added, the JA would support & strengthen Jewish life in the diaspora for those who chose to remain. Read his views on tackling anti-Semitism & a host of different issues.
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    'Arrogant' Israeli spy infuriated SA intelligence

    Mar 02, 2015 Go comment!
    Fall-out continues from the leaks of Top Secret spy cables from SA – this time setting out clearly that SA spooks see Mossad as a "difficult and insistent service." Read one secret SA intelligence file consisting of a 55-page leaked SSA document titled: Geopolitical Country and Intelligence Assessment on Israel. Other leaked documents show the sharp differences that emerged in the espionage relationship in the post-apartheid years, describing numerous tense encounters between the spies of the two nations' secret services.
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    We won’t let Jews become easy targets -BENNETT

    Feb 15, 2015 2 Comments
    “We will not accept when Jews are simply shot on the streets of Europe” Israel's Diaspora Minister Naftali Bennett told leaders of the Danish Jewish community this morning. This came in the wake of the murder of a Jewish security guard who was shot and killed at a Copenhagen shul last night. Bennett expressed his condolences to the guard’s family. “The State of Israel stands by you in this difficult time, ready to assist in any way." ALSO READ THE LATEST REPORTS & LINKS FROM THE HUFFINGTON POST...
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    Follow Israel's 2015 poll in English

    Feb 04, 2015 1 Comment
    From polls, to reporting, to political parody videos – here’s a guide from TABLET MAG which gives you everything you need to know on how to follow the Israeli Elections, daily, hourly Online - and in English. This is a too-close-to-call event, say the pundits, so keep your eye on the ball.
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    Throngs turn out in J’sem for terror funeral

    Jan 14, 2015 2 Comments
    Thousands of people attended the funeral in Jerusalem for the four victims of the attack on the kosher supermarket in Paris last Shabbos. Addressing the crowds, President Reuven Rivlin said: “At moments such as these, I stand before you broken-hearted, shaken and in pain, and with me stands an entire nation.” French government minister Segolene Royal told the mourners in her native language that “Anti-Semitism has no place in France. Each hit suffered by a Jew is a hit suffered by the French people.” Pictured is an inconsolable family-member.
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    75% of violent attacks go unreported –WZO

    Jan 05, 2015 2 Comments
    Over 100 Zionist leaders from 20 countries assembled in Brussels in December after 2013’s unprecedented growth in violent acts of anti-Semitism were dwarfed by those of 2014. Conference hoist, the WZO's Yaakov Hagoel, said delegates had come from all over the globe to say: “Enough!” He laid the blame squarely on the governments of host countries and said emphatically: “No more humiliation of Jews. No more murder of Jews. No more anti-Semitism. We are proud to have one Jewish state with our own army.”
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