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Israel, Jordan Sign Historic Gas Deal

By Jonathan Benedek/TPS on September 26, 2016

Israel became Jordan’s largest gas supplier Monday, when the country’s Leviathan gas consortium signed a $10 billion deal with the Hashemite Kingdom providing it with approximately 45 billion cubic meters of gas from the Leviathan gas field off Israe…

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Rabbi Joseph Haim Sitruk, 1944-2016

By Ilana Messika/TPS on September 26, 2016

The death of former French Chief Rabbi Joseph Haim Sitruk on Sunday is a loss not only for Jews in France, but also for French Jews in Israel. To Fren…

Israeli Docs Headline Mission to Vietnam’s Poorest Areas

By Anav Silverman/TPS on September 26, 2016

Two Israeli doctors based in Vietnam spent a week in mid-September, together with the Embassy of Israel in Vietnam, providing medical care and medicat…

Jewish Runners Take On Berlin Marathon Proudly Wearing Israeli Flags

By Anav Silverman/TPS on September 25, 2016

When 36-year-old Levi Levine crossed the finish line at today’s BMW Berlin Marathon, his emotions far exceeded his personal pride at having successful…

Europeans Turn to Israel to Spur Lagging Economies

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on September 25, 2016

Jerusalem (TPS) – About 60 ministers of education from a range of OECD countries gathered Sunday in Jerusalem for a three-day program to explore…

Muslim Cleric who Advocated the Slaughter of Jews Sentenced to 8 Months in Prison

By Michael Bachner/TPS on September 25, 2016

Jerusalem (TPS) – The Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court on Sunday morning sentenced Sheikh Omar Abu Sara to eight months in prison, but the Hon…

Netanyahu: ‘The War Against Israel at the UN is Over’

By Jonathan Benedek/TPS on September 22, 2016

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed a sense of hope and optimism on Israel’s future status at the United Nations on Thursday, a notable contra…

Terror Victim Awarded Posthumous Medal for Distinguished Service

By Ilana Messika/TPS on September 22, 2016

The family of Border Police Corporal Hadar Cohen accepted the Medal of Distinguished Service, awarded for acts of exemplary bravery in her name on Thu…

Weekly Summary: Dozens Arrested, Weapons Confiscated

By Michael Bachner/TPS on September 22, 2016

Israeli forces responded this week to the ongoing increase in Palestinian terror attempts in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem. As of this writing, securit…

A Homrun for Israeli Businesses

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on September 22, 2016

Daniel Gradus’ business education was a trial-by-fire. At the age of 30 and newly married, Gradus found himself relocated from Tel Aviv to New York wh…

African Rhythm Meets Israeli Exuberance in Jerusalem

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on September 22, 2016

At first, the music of Senegal guitarist Baaba Maal seemed a sharp contrast to the ancient walls of Jerusalem’s Old City. While the courtyard of the T…

Jerusalem Man Sentenced to 9 Years for 2015 Stabbing

By Michael Zeff/TPS on September 22, 2016

Jerusalem (TPS) – The Jerusalem District Court has sentenced 21-year-old John Kakish, a resident of Jerusalem, to nine years in prison for stabb…

Netanyahu, Obama: US – Israel Ties ‘Unbreakable’

By Jonathan Benedek/TPS on September 21, 2016

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked outgoing US President Barack Obama for his friendship with Israel at the United Nations on Wednesday, during…

Israeli Paralympians Return to Cheers, but Committee Says Gaps Remain

By Ilana Messika/TPS on September 21, 2016

Tel Aviv (TPS) – Approximately 200 Israelis from all over the country, most of them youngsters and students, welcomed the Israeli team home from…

Israeli Expert: No Surprise in Attack on Israeli Embassy in Ankara

By Michael Bachner/TPS on September 21, 2016

An Israeli expert is claiming that Wednesday’s failed attack outside the Israeli embassy in Ankara, Turkey was not wholly unexpected, but it is unclea…

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