Tag Archives: Jews

Israel army shoots Palestinian while crossing from West Bank

Paramedics said the officer was hospitalised in moderate condition. The attacker’s condition was not immediately clear. Sunday’s incidents were the latest in string of violent episodes in recent weeks, including deadly attacks inside Israel, an Israeli military crackdown in the West Bank, and clashes between Israeli police and Palestinians at …

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Language ‘speed dating’ attracts Jewish, Palestinian students | The Express Tribune

JERUSALEM: A small group of Israelis and Palestinians in Jerusalem, a city of political, religious and cultural divisions, is trying to bridge a Hebrew-Arabic language gap through learning modelled on speed dating. About 20 students meet weekly at a 19th-century villa, and sitting together, Jew facing Arab, they practise each …

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Bahrain’s Jews worship in public for first time in decades | The Express Tribune

MANAMA, BAHRAIN: For the first time in decades, Ebrahim Nonoo is leading prayer services in Manama’s renovated synagogue, bringing Jewish traditions into plain view after decades of worship in private. Bahrain’s tiny Jewish community, about 50 people, have practised their faith behind closed doors since 1947, when the Gulf country’s …

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Afghanistan’s last Jew leaves after Taliban takeover | The Express Tribune

NEW YORK: The last member of Afghanistan’s Jewish community has left the country following the Taliban takeover, an Israeli-American businessman who organised his evacuation told AFP on Thursday. Zebulon Simentov began his journey out of Afghanistan on Friday and arrived in a “neighbouring country” Wednesday, said Moti Kahana, who runs …

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