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    Israel has true Christian friends in Mozambique

    Feb 02, 2017 Go comment!
    Devotion to the cause of the State of Israel flourishes in the most unlikely places, even in societies where the Jewish presence is small to non-existent. Such is the case in Mozambique, where the work of Beth-El Associacao Crista Amigos De Israel - Mozambican Christian Friends of Israel - testifies to how much can be achieved by those inspired by their Christian faith to promote the Israeli cause, despite adverse conditions.
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    Israelis vow their future will be decided in and by Israel

    Jan 19, 2017 1 Comment
    “Israel is not for sale!” said an impassioned Colonel (res) Olivier Rafowicz to a cheering crowd which gathered in front of the French embassy in Tel Aviv last Sunday night to protest the French Peace Conference.
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    Israel's door swings both ways for Africa

    Jan 12, 2017 1 Comment
    PM Netanyahu added two new African conquests Wednesday: He met Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma in the morning and welcome a high-powered delegation from SA's official opposition Democratic Alliance later in the day, Koroma is in Jerusalem accompanied by his Foreign, Agriculture, Communications and Water Ministers. By all accounts the meeting had far-reaching outcomes.
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    Swazi, Israeli PMs meet on expanding relations

    Jan 10, 2017 1 Comment
    Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu last month hosted his counterpart from the Kingdom of Swaziland Dr. Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini in Jerusalem. The Swazi PM was visiting Israel accompanied by Agriculture Minister Moses Vilakati and the two two leaders discussed expanding their bilateral cooperation in the fields of water, education, agriculture, health and security. Netanyahu said: "We have a solid friendship and a desire to cooperate even more. This is part of 'Israel's return to Africa'. Read what else was said...
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    4 young soldiers die in J’salem truck-ramming

    Jan 09, 2017 1 Comment
    This truck crashed into a group of soldiers in eastern Jerusalem yesterday evening, killing four and injuring at least 15, some critically, in what the Prime Minister said was an ISIS-inspired attack. CNN said that this would make it the first successful attack by ISIS in Israel. The quick actions of Israel’s medical emergency service, MDA, including getting mobile ICU units to the scene, was reported to have saved numerous lives. SEE VIDEO
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    Bibi: Pardon soldier who shot downed Palestinian

    Jan 05, 2017 2 Comments
    Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday called for a pardon for Israeli soldier, Elor Azaria, pictured in court this Wednesday. Azaria shot a neutralised terrorist in Hebron almost a year ago and was this week was found guilty of manslaughter.
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    Israeli teen dead, friend shot, in Turk terror

    Jan 01, 2017 Go comment!
    Fifteen of the 39 murdered victims in a New Year’s Eve terror attack on an Istanbul nightclub were foreigners. One, a 19-year-old Israeli woman was among them. Another Israeli, who was with her, sustained two gunshot wounds and remains in “good condition” following surgery, according to her father. Both girls were from the Arab-Israeli town of Tira in central Israel.
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    Ambassador-elect on US-Israel relations

    Dec 16, 2016 Go comment!
    “I am deeply honoured and humbled by the confidence placed in me by President-elect Trump to represent the United States as its ambassador to Israel.” So said ambassador-elect David Friedman in a statement today. “I intend to work tirelessly to strengthen the unbreakable bond between our two countries and advance the cause of peace within the region, and look forward to doing this from the US embassy in Israel’s eternal capital, Jerusalem.”
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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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    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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    SA Progressives ‘appalled’ by attack at Kotel

    Nov 10, 2016 3 Comments
    The traditional Rosh Chodesh protest for egalitarian worship at the holiest Jewish site, the Western Wall (Kotel), saw Torah scrolls being taken to the women’s section last Wednesday morning, where they were met with pushing and shoving by charedi Orthodox worshippers. The women furthermore faced the indignation of a barrage of cries branding them “Nazis”, “goyim” and “whores”.
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    Bibi stresses absurd Unesco vote to Guterres

    Oct 19, 2016 2 Comments
    Congratulating Antonio Guterres on his post as new UN secretary-general last week, Netanyahu said he hopes the former Portuguese prime minister will seek to balance the world body’s relationship with Israel
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    Dore Gold resigns as Israel’s MFI head

    Oct 14, 2016 Go comment!
    The long-time confidant of Netanyahu stepped down Thursday as director-general of Israel’s Foreign Ministry and de facto Minister of Foreign Affairs. Netanyahu has held the ministerial post himself since the last election. Gold made what was bilaterally hailed as a highly successful trip to SA in March to visit his counterpart at DIRCO, Ambassador Jerry Matjile, who had extended the invitation.
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    SA Jewry donates two medi-cycles to MDA

    Oct 13, 2016 Go comment!
    "It struck me, when I was offered this opportunity to speak about my late Aunt Inge Shulman’s involvement with the MDA, that I actually knew very little about it. How come I didn’t really know all this? Somewhere, in the back of my memory, I vaguely remember the topic of the MDA surfacing, when I was growing up.” READ CARYN YAVIN’S MOVING SPEECH. Maxi’s Butchery and the Shulman Family donate two new magic medi-cycle first-responder ambulances to MDA
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    ‘Good Shabbos Rabbi’ on prestigious top 50 list

    Oct 12, 2016 Go comment!
    The influential Jerusalem Post has just published its pick of the “50 Most Influential Jews” during 5776 - and South Africa’s Chief Rabbi Warren Goldstein. made the list. J-Post refers to Goldstein as “The Good Shabbos Rabbi”. How influential does this make Rabbi Goldstein in the eyes of what is often called the most international of Israeli newspapers? Very. He came in 21st, ahead of the likes of Natan Sharansky (24th) and President Reuven Rivlin (29th).
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    Sunday’s two 'critical' Jerusalem victims die

    Oct 09, 2016 1 Comment
    Updates: policeman and 60-year-old die. SEE NEW VIDEO of attack scene and statement from a proud Hamas
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    Terrorist shoots 8 at 3 sites in J'salem Sunday

    Oct 09, 2016 Go comment!
    SEE VIDEO FOOTAGE.The driver of this car, pock-marked with bullet holes, was killed by Israeli police Sunday morning. The Arab assailant wounded “several” people according to Reuters. Israeli police say eight were injured, two critically, as the terrorist opened fire at three sites. A police officer and a bystander are fighting for their lives in Jerusalem hospitals this morning, The attack took place near the National Police Headquarters on the capital’s Ammunition Hill.
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    Peres' friend: Who'll fight for peace now?

    Oct 07, 2016 2 Comments
    Where were the “brave leaders” who were needed now to stand up, be counted, and make peace a reality.
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    US officials blast Israel on settlements

    Oct 06, 2016 Go comment!
    The Obama administration cast Israel’s plan to build 300 units deep inside the West Bank as a betrayal of U.S. friendship and of Shimon Peres’ legacy.
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    Israel pays $20m to Mavi victims’ families

    Oct 04, 2016 Go comment!
    $20m, an apology from the PM and diplomatic relations are set to restart after a six-year hiatus resulting from the raid on the Mavi Marmara. A terror attack on Israeli tourists in Turkey earlier this year saw several Israeli & Turkish ministries working together as Israeli planes landed to exfiltrate their wounded. Israel's de facto foreign minister, Dore Gold, landed from a visit to SA and immediately boarded a plane to Turkey to thank them for the co-operation. One thing led to another, and....
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