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April 25, 2018 - 8:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The flavors of Israel are as complex as the country's history Philadelphia-based Israeli chef Michael Solomonov says history and immigration can be traced back through Israel's culinary delicacies. Solomonov points out immigrants brought with them the flavors of...
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Hadas Kuznits
April 24, 2018 - 7:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The flavors of Israel are as complex as the country's history. Philadelphia-based Israeli chef Michael Solomonov said history and immigration can be traced back through Israel's culinary delicacies. He noted how immigrants brought the flavors of their culture with...
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Neta Rivkin of Israel holds her nation's flag as her fellow Olympians follow during the opening ceremonies for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games.
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Hadas Kuznits
April 22, 2018 - 2:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Sports is a big part of the Israeli culture and this little Middle Eastern country is a place where many come together to celebrate sports from all over the world. Israel is home to the Maccabiah. "It's the third largest sporting event in the world," said David...
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The image was taken after unusual tropical rain in desert southern area of Israel
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Hadas Kuznits
April 20, 2018 - 11:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Israel is a country built on desert, that brings with it many challenges. Israel has built a plentiful agricultural industry over the past seven decades, but Michele Levin, chair of the Negev Funding Coalition points out there's still a long way to go. "Well, when...
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Hadas Kuznits
April 19, 2018 - 11:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The State of Israel commemorated 70 years of statehood this week. In this segment of our 8-part Israel series, KYW's Hadas Kuznits discusses the conflict that plagues the region and the potential for peace. There are many moving parts to the Middle East peace process...
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Hadas Kuznits
April 19, 2018 - 7:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- In celebration of Israel's 70th anniversary some Philadelphia-area Jewish schools held special events. Students at Perelman Jewish Day School, in Wynnewood, took a virtual vacation to the State of Israel. "We're celebrating Yom Ha'atzmaut, Israel's birthday. We're...
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Hadas Kuznits
April 19, 2018 - 1:10 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Israel is celebrating its 70th anniversary this week, commemorating the formation of the state, and its significance spreads beyond the Middle East. Chuck Feldman, president of the Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center, said the establishment of the Jewish...
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Hadas Kuznits
April 18, 2018 - 7:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Wednesday was a day of mourning in Israel as the country took time once again to remember their fallen soldiers. Israel's Memorial Day is a solemn holiday where "everything in Israel stops. Everybody stops," explained Shira Goodman of CeaseFirePA. On this day, there'...
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