Ancient Israelites burned cannabis, researchers find

This post was originally published on this site(JTA) The ancient Israelites burned cannabis on their altars during religious rituals, researchers have found. Israeli archaeologists found a

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5 things to know as Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial gets underway, at long last

This post was originally published on this siteJERUSALEM (JTA) — After more than three years of investigation, charges in three cases and three national elections, Israeli Prime Minister

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Haredi rabbinic leader calls on followers to pray alone

This post was originally published on this siteJERUSALEM (JTA) — Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, a prominent leader in the haredi Orthodox community, called on his followers to pray alone without a

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All the drama that has happened in Israeli politics since this week’s election

This post was originally published on this siteJERUSALEM (JTA) – Israel held its unprecedented third election in less than a year on Monday and, yet again, the results raised more questions

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Israelis in quarantine due to coronavirus exposure vote at special polling locations

This post was originally published on this siteJERUSALEM (JTA) — Thousands of Israelis quarantined due to possible exposure to the coronavirus are voting in special polling places set up to

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Rockets fired from Gaza slam southern Israel. Netanyahu threatens ‘extensive campaign’ in retaliation.

This post was originally published on this siteJERUSALEM (JTA) — Rockets fired from Gaza rained down on southern Israel, causing some damage to homes and other property on Monday. At least

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4 New York City infants have contracted herpes from Jewish circumcision rite in past 6 months

This post was originally published on this site(JTA) — At least four infants have contracted herpes in New York City in the past six months after undergoing a circumcision rite in which the

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Israelis called to gather at Western Wall to pray for coronavirus victims around the world

This post was originally published on this siteJERUSALEM (JTA) — Hundreds of Israelis gathered at the Western Wall on Sunday evening after a prominent rabbi in Israel called for a mass

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Dozens of cars vandalized, racist graffiti painted on buildings in Arab town in northern Israel

This post was originally published on this siteJERUSALEM (JTA) — Dozens of cars were vandalized and racist graffiti was painted on the wall of a mosque and other buildings in an

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Rock-throwing incident that killed Palestinian woman classified as terror attack

This post was originally published on this siteJERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s Defense Ministry has recognized as a terror attack an incident in which a Palestinian mother of nine was

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