Yitzhak Herzog named next Jewish Agency chairman

June 22, 2018 by  
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Opposition leader Isaac (Bougie) Herzog is to be named the next Chairman of the Jewish Agency, despite the opposition of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. Herzog will replace Natan Sharansky who has been in the post since 2009.

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Israeli lawmakers approve preliminary bill on death penalty for terrorists

January 4, 2018 by  
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Israeli lawmakers yesterday approved a preliminary piece of legislation easing the threshold for military courts to carry out executions of convicted terrorists. Read more

Shift trends in the West

March 16, 2017 by  
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Australian Jewry’s role as arguably the most successful diaspora Jewish community was included in discussions at the Jewish World’s most significant  think tank, the Jewish People’s Policy Institute, in Jerusalem recently. Read more