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February 25, 2011  RSS feed
World News

ID card of Israeli athlete killed in Munich returned

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The national identification card of wrestler Eliezer Halfin, one of 11 Israeli atheletes murdered during the 1972 Munich Olympics was returned to his family.  More...

Chilean miners say thanksgiving blessing with Israeli president

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A delegation of Chilean miners who survived 68 days trapped underground in a collapsed mine recited a thanksgiving blessing with Israeli President Shimon Peres.  More...

Birthright reports record number of applicants

NEW YORK (JTA) — Birthright Israel said it has received a record-breaking number of North American applicants for its free, 10-day trips to Israel.  The organization, which provides all-expense-paid trips to Israel for Diaspora Jews aged 18 to 26, received 40,108 applicants during the seven-day registration period ending Feb 22.  More...

Jerusalem Post writer to present analysis of Israel’s place in evolving Middle East

Gil Hoffman, chief political correspondent and analyst for The Jerusalem Post, will speak on “Pyramids, politics, and plutonium: An Israeli Insider’s look at the quest for security, stability and peace in the Middle East,” on Sunday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. at Temple Ahavat Shalom in Palm Harbor.  More...

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