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    How Israel is courting tourists from India and China

    Dec 08, 2016 Go comment!
    When Bollywood star and Indian fashion icon Sonam Kapoor appeared on the cover of the June-July issue of Harper's Bazaar Bride, India, she did so wearing a sheer pink confection and a radiant smile.
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    Six amazing Israeli inventions discovered by accident

    Dec 08, 2016 Go comment!
    JERUSALEM - When Avram Hershko was a post-doctorate fellow at the University of California in San Francisco from 1969 to 1971, he made an unexpected discovery that led to his receiving the 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
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    UN’s 6 ridiculous new anti-Israel resolutions

    Dec 02, 2016 4 Comments
    Blatant hypocrisy shows anti-Semitic agenda – SEE SHORT VIDEO of the world body’s absurd new resolutions this week.
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    Israel approves acquisition of more F-35 fighter jets

    Nov 30, 2016 Go comment!
    JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last Sunday announced that Israel will purchase 17 additional F-35 state-of the-art fighter jets from the US. Israel’s diplomatic-security Cabinet unanimously approved the acquisition, saying American Defence Aid funds would be used to finance the deal.
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    Wildfires tamed, now Israelis seek answers

    Nov 30, 2016 Go comment!
    As the wildfires that raged across this country for nearly a week were subdued on Sunday, Israelis surveyed the devastation in search of answers. Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community and efforts by Israeli first responders enabled Israel to get the fires under control. SEE links to all JR Online's coverage of the fires...
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    Roro's anti-BDS toolkit for World Wizo

    Nov 30, 2016 1 Comment
    “How do we deal with the lies and, erm…. BS that BDS spread?” Blogger Rolene Marks poses the question and gives the answers – and answers them after compiling a toolkit for World Wizo.
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    Jewish Agency updates Governors after fires

    Nov 29, 2016 Go comment!
    The Jewish Agency for Israel today issued a “Special Update to the Board of Governors: Israel on Fire” which they have shared with JR Online.
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    Sexwale: Israel-Palestine FIFA’s "headache" issue

    Nov 28, 2016 1 Comment
    In another attempt to end the impasse, FIFA envoy Tokyo Sexwale, pictured, visited Jerusalem and Ramallah last week, to try and seek a deal all parties would support on the Palestinian objection to five to the six Israeli football clubs being based in ‘occupied territory’. This followed FIFA president Gianni Infantino’s statement last month that the issue was a "priority" for him and for Sexwale, who chairs the FIFA Monitoring Committee on Israel-Palestine. Read about the brouhaha...
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    Netanyahu: fires ‘terror in every way’

    Nov 25, 2016 1 Comment
    JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that fires burning throughout Israel as the result of arson, are “terror in every way”.
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    3 days of wildfires saw Israel burn today

    Nov 24, 2016 2 Comments
    After three days of runaway wildfires Israel and the West Bank were ablaze today as hundreds of people were evacuated as firefighters battle to take control of the blazes. Hot and dry wind is fanning the flames, which have reached the city of Haifa and forced the temporary closure of a major Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway.
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    YAMAS fighters celebrate a dignified beit knesset

    Nov 23, 2016 Go comment!
    JERUSALEM - Before they leave on their nightly anti-terrorist raids, members of the Israeli Border Police (Mishmar HaGvul) elite counter-terrorist unit, YAMAS, like to offer a little prayer. They go to the base synagogue for a few minutes of quiet meditation and prayer, and hours later repeat this ritual to give a prayer of thanks for their safe return.
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    No trial for Berland who'll serve little time

    Nov 23, 2016 1 Comment
    Rabbi Eliezer Berland (79), who spent time in South Africa on the run from Israeli authorities during two stints, before finally being arrested by the Hawks and extradited to Israel, was finally sentenced for three sexual assault offences in a plea bargain deal in an Israeli court on Monday. He will probably only serve five more months of his 18 month sentence - Read why... See the video
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    BGU: innovation and multidisciplinary research

    Nov 16, 2016 Go comment!
    Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) is located in the desert city of Be’er Sheva, south of Jerusalem. It is ranked #18 in the QS ranking of global universities under 50 years old and has established an international reputation for multidisciplinary research.
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    TAU - top academics with a cosmopolitan flavour

    Nov 16, 2016 Go comment!
    Through Tel Aviv University, international students can study in English and choose from a broad selection of undergraduate and graduate degrees, doctoral programmes, various study-abroad options and they also offer a host of short-term, summer, and intensive language programmes.
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    Peace of mind for high school parents, learners

    Nov 16, 2016 Go comment!
    Na'ale Elite Academy deals with the challenging gap between what a parent thinks is best for their teens and hat their teen had in mind. And this is all the more so for South African Jewish mothers who are known for wanting to hold on… tightly.
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    Israel makes free higher education a drawcard

    Nov 16, 2016 Go comment!
    More and more South African Jewish families are availing themselves of the opportunities Israel offers in both high school and tertiary education - mostly for free and in English - even for pupils and students who do not plan to make aliyah.
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    Hebrew U - Israel’s academic pride and joy

    Nov 16, 2016 Go comment!
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is the grand old lady of Israeli higher learning. Founded in 1918, Hebrew U - as the university is affectionately known - opened its doors in 1925. It has six campuses, seven faculties, 14 schools, 23 000 students and 1 000 senior faculty members.
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    Sasi: special Telfed subsidies for SA students

    Nov 16, 2016 1 Comment
    Israel is reaching out to Diaspora students to study in the country - so much so that it has pulled out all the stops to try and make studying in the Holy Land as a foreigner of Jewish heritage available in English and, for the most part, qualifying students study for the same cost, or less, than it would cost to study in SA.
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    Israel opens arms to SA, Diaspora students

    Nov 16, 2016 Go comment!
    Tertiary education in Israel is structured completely differently from what we are used to in South Africa and it is important to understand how this system works and what bursaries and other assistance is available to prospective students.
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    Where to find all the Education Focus content

    Nov 16, 2016 Go comment!
    This week the JR Online has published a special Focus on Education which can leave users with an information overload. We have, therefore, created this “INDEX” to all that we have published and divided it into three main sections – South Africa, Israel, and the World. Each sub-index begins with a note about what and why we have published what we have. This is learning about learning – and it makes great reading. It is also ideal to print out for a Shabbos read.
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