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Senate passes bill including anti-BDS measures

The U.S. Senate approved in a 77-23 vote a bill that codifies $38 billion in defense assistance to Israel and which provides legal cover to states that target the boycott Israel movement. Read more.

First 83 of 1,000 Ethiopian immigrants arrive in Israel

A group from the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago and leaders from Federation partner The Jewish Agency for Israel greet new arrivals from Ethiopia. Read more.

U.S. anti-Semitism envoy named

After a 21-month vacancy, the U.S. anti-Semitism envoy position is filled by Elan Carr, an Iraq war veteran and grandson of Holocaust survivors. Read more.

Arab allies gather in Jordan, potential signal to Israel and Iran

A group of Arab countries meet to build consensus about security issues in the region. Read more.

New program finds donors for complicated kidney transplant patients

Kidney transplant patients who have had a hard time finding a match will have another opportunity through a new unit at an Israeli hospital. Read more.