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After Being Exiled for Visiting Jewish State, Bangladeshi Returns to Israel

Growing up in Bangladesh, a majority Muslim country & raised in an anti-Israel education system, Dr. Shadman Zaman, 25, returned in Israel on Wednesday from the UK, after being banned from his home country for visiting Israel in February.
 – Dr. Shadman Zaman, says, “I’m a stateless Zionist.”



Banned from his home country after visiting Israel in February, the first Bangladeshi national to ever visit, returned to the Jewish state this week for an advocacy trip with a Zionist Federation of Great Britain and Ireland delegation.

Dr. Shadman Zaman, 25, arrived in Israel on Wednesday from the UK, where he currently resides. Continue Reading »

VIDEO: Muslim & Jewish medics on break, praying together

WATCH: In a rarely seen example of such diversity and unity, Israel again proves that those who seek bonds of friendship can even pray together, unhindered by political rhetoric.

By Arutz Sheva Staf


On Thursday evening two emergency response dispatchers from United Hatzalah went on their shift break and took time out to pray in the break-room. Both responders prayed their evening prayers but they were of two different religions. Working side by side as dispatchers, helping volunteers of all religions save the lives of all people from all backgrounds in Israel, allowed them to feel comfortable praying alongside one another in the same room at the same time. Continue Reading »

VIDEO REPORT: Palestinian Doctor Practicing Medicine in Israeli Hospital


Dr. Wisam al-Jamal is one of many Palestinians whose story is rarely seen in the international media, but is far more commonly seen in Israel, acknowledging that Jews and Arabs do live and work together in peace.

By Israel Today Staff


You won’t see this reported in the mainstream media, but stories of coexistence like this are not at all uncommon.

Dr. Wisam al-Jamal’s story is probably ignored by the press because he’s not afraid to tell the truth – that Jews and Arabs can live together in peace, and that rather than discriminate against and oppress him, Israel provides him with opportunity and dignity in his profession. Continue Reading »

Swedish Antisemitism Continues As Muslims Harass Jewish Mourners At Funeral

A Jewish man who faced harassment after his brother’s funeral says, “Instead of mourning, we have to deal with harassment from outside. I am sorry that people are trying to scare us, and am even sadder that many times they succeed.”

By Ilan Gattegno


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Israeli man indicted for incitement to racism and to violence over Facebook comment

Lior Cohen from Be’er Sheva called for gathering together to attack Arabs & make them understand ‘that Israel isn’t their country.’


A Be’er Sheva man was indicted yesterday on charges of incitement to racism and to violence or terrorism, after creating a Facebook group called “A real Arab man is an Arab in the grave.”

Lehava protest in Rishon Letzion, August 17, 2014.

Members of right-wing organization Lehava protesting the wedding of a Jewish-born woman and a Muslim man in Rishon Letzion, August 17, 2014. – Photo: Ofer Vaknin

The indictment, which was approved by Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein, was one of several issued in the past two months against Israelis for creating Facebook groups calling for attacks on Arabs.

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