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World News

Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria

JERUSALEM (JTA) – Israeli warplanes struck Iranian targets in Syria hours after an Iranian-made missile was fired at northern Israel by an Iranian force in Syria. The strikes on Sunday night, Jan. 20, hit munitions storage sites, an intelligence site, a military training camp and a military site in the Damascus International Airport, the Israel Defense Forces said. More...

12 new Israeli companies hoping to expand in U.S. market participating in Tampa’s 2019 program

After sifting through more than 100 applications, the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator (FIBA) has selected 12 Israeli companies to participate in its 2019 Launch Program. This is a significant increase from the eight companies that participated in FIBA’s 2018 program. More...

The Forward is ending its print edition

(JTA) — The Forward, one of the most renowned and longest-running Jewish publications in the United States, will be ceasing its print edition and laying off its editor in chief and 20 percent of its staff. The Forward is ending its print run more than 120 years after it began publication in 1897. It will continue to exist online in English and Yiddish. More...

Israel-U.S. working to keep Palestinian security funding

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Israeli officials are working with the Trump administration to maintain funding for Palestinian security forces.  The U.S. and Israeli officials are scrambling to work around the Anti-Terrorism Clarification Act, which kicks in on Feb. 1. It would effectively end the $60 million in assistance the United States pays to the Palestinian Authority  More...

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