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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi
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April 30, 2018 - 9:39 am
By Matthew Lee, AP Diplomatic Writer AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict remains a priority for the Trump administration, despite its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and its planned move of the U.S...
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Panorama of Jerusalem, Israel
Hadas Kuznits
April 27, 2018 - 12:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As a relatively young country compared to its counterparts, what does the future hold for Israel? Rita Risen Poley, director and curator of the Temple Judea Museum housed within Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel in Elkins Park, said it has already accomplished a...
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Medical research
Hadas Kuznits
April 26, 2018 - 3:00 pm
While Israel accounts for just over .01 percent of the world population, the country is a leader when it comes to innovation. Perhaps that's why professionals here in Philadelphia are partnering with Israelis to come up with creative solutions to medical and technological problems. From the...
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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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