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Shalom TV morphs into JBS

October 1st, 2014 | by Judie Jacobson

Shalom TV, America’s Jewish television network is no more – at least not in name. The popular Jewish television station has morphed into “JBS” – the Jewish Broadcasting Service. The rebrand reflects Shalom TV’s expanding role ... Read More


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Intel to invest $6 billion in Israel

September 24th, 2014 | by Judie Jacobson

(JNS.org) The Israeli finance and economy ministries on Monday, Sept. 22, approved a plan by Intel to invest $6 billion in upgrading its chip-manufacturing plant in Israel, marking the largest-ever single international investment in the Jewish ... Read More


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Erdogan to meet with Jewish leader in NY

September 24th, 2014 | by Judie Jacobson

(JNS.org) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan plans to meet with World Jewish Congress leader Ron Lauder in New York amid the 69th session of the UN General Assembly taking place this week. This summer, during Israel’s ... Read More


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‘Gett’ to represent Israel at Oscars

September 24th, 2014 | by Judie Jacobson

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) The movie “Gett, the Trial of Viviane Amsalem,” about an Israeli woman whose intransigent husband refuses to grant her a certificate of divorce (in Hebrew, a “gett”), will represent Israel at the ... Read More


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Israeli-born woman new head of Oracle

September 24th, 2014 | by Judie Jacobson

(JNS.org) Israeli-born Safra Catz is set to replace Oracle Corporation CEO Larry Ellison, who announced Sept. 18 that he is stepping down. Catz will share the top job at the world’s second-largest software maker with Mark ... Read More


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‘Syrian Nelson Mandela’ praises Israel

September 24th, 2014 | by Judie Jacobson

(JNS.org) Dr. Kamal al-Labwani, a prominent member of the Syrian opposition movement who is nicknamed the “Syrian Nelson Mandela,” praised the Jewish state while visiting Syrian patients at Ziv Medical Center in the northern Israeli city ... Read More


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