First known Chinese-language dreidels produced for China’s Kaifeng Jews

December 1, 2021 by  
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In honour of Chanukah, the Jerusalem-based nonprofit Shavei Israel designed and produced hundreds of dreidels with Mandarin lettering for the Chinese Jews of Kaifeng, China, as well as for 20 members of the community who have already made Aliya to Israel with the organization’s assistance. Read more

First phone call between Israeli and Chinese presidents

November 18, 2021 by  
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Israel’s President Isaac Herzog spoke on Wednesday by phone with President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China, the first-ever phone call between the presidents of China and Israel. Read more

Israel can’t ignore China’s threat to the free world

Any time Israel has reason to doubt the reliability of America’s friendship, some in the Jewish state start thinking about the need to re-evaluate its attitude towards the world. Read more

What does Iran’s pivot to China mean for Israel?

July 25, 2020 by  
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China and Iran are said to be currently working on a 25-year, $400 billion “strategic partnership” that would see massive Chinese investment in Iranian infrastructure in return for below-market-priced oil and massive regional influence. Read more

Chinese ambassador to Israel found dead in Herzliya home

May 18, 2020 by  
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(Israel Hayom via JNS) Chinese Ambassador to Israel Du Wei was found dead in his Herzliya home on Sunday morning, Israel’s Foreign Ministry has confirmed. Read more

First of 11 planes bringing vital medical supplies from China to Israel touches down

April 7, 2020 by  
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The first in a convoy of 11 El Al planes carrying tons of critical medical equipment to Israel from China touched down at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Monday morning, as the nation continues to battle the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

Call me Harry

February 1, 2019 by  
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Towards the end of last year, I attended a diplomatic conference in Jerusalem where attendees from the diplomatic corps, media and students of international affairs were present. Read more

U.S. President Trump: A balance sheet

July 25, 2018 by  
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U.S. President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin served to increase the paranoia about him to an all-time high…writes Isi Leibler. Read more

Prepare for the overdue “big one”

July 13, 2018 by  
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Anticipated major earthquakes both geophysical and political are long overdue…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Key figure at Guangdong Technion, first Israeli University in China, to speak in Sydney

February 3, 2018 by  
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Technion Australia will host Professor Paul Feigin, Vice-President for Strategic Affairs at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology visiting Sydney next week to speak about Technion’s new campus in Guangdong, China. Read more

Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping

March 22, 2017 by  
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Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has, met with Chinese President Xi Jinping a t the official guest house in Beijing. Read more

Netanyahu China bound

March 17, 2017 by  
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Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will leave on Sunday on an official visit to China. Read more

Israel sets its sights on China and India

March 7, 2017 by  
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Israel is to set up two new divisions within its Foreign Ministry to expand its ties with China and India. Read more

Does P5+1 = nuclear deal? Examining Iran’s negotiating partners

June 26, 2015 by  
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After more than a decade of intermittent negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, the so-called P5+1 powers—the United States, France, United Kingdom, Germany, Russia, and China—are nearing a June 30 deadline to finalise the Framework for a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action that was reached in April, or in other words, a final nuclear deal with Iran. Read more