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Mississippi Governor Signs Anti-BDS Bill

While most of the pro-Israel universe was focused on the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee Policy Conference in Washington on March 25, Mississippi Governor…

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Temple Mount comes alive in new exhibit in Jerusalem

The Temple Mount. Photo by Judy Lash Balint. By Judy Lash Balint (March 28, 2019 / JNS) A few years ago, The New York Times…

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“Historic Occasion” as Tennessee expresses support for Israel

Above: Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Israeli Consul General Judith Varnai Shorer and Sen. Mark Pody are joined by Nashville rabbis at the signing ceremony for…

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Bypassing the Peace Process: Forum promotes business ties in the territories

Above: Heather Johnston, Ashraf Jabari and Avi Zimmerman at the Israeli-Palestinian Economic Forum in Jerusalem While efforts from Washington to bring about a political peace…

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State of Tennessee to celebrate Israel at March 7 ceremony

Above: On Feb. 14, Rabbi Yitzchok Tiechtel from Chabad of Nashville met with Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, presenting him with a personalized tzedakah box for…

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Mississippi House passes anti-BDS bill

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant and Israeli Consul General Lior Haiat at the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, last November. Mississippi is looking to join its…

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Backgrounder: Jewish Voice for Peace is none of those

Above: Jewish Voice for Peace activists protest at a New Orleans City Council meeting on Jan. 25, 2018, when the city rescinded a resolution proponents…

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LSU, Check Point Agreement a Tangible Result of Trade Mission

On Jan. 15, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards announced the signing of a research agreement between Check Point Software Technologies of Israel and the Stephenson…

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