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Barbra Streisand sings Avinu Malkeinu

By Jennifer Lipman, June 19, 2013

Barbra Streisand sings Avinu Malkeinu for the first time live, in honour of Israeli president Shimon Peres

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Watch Shimon Peres’s Presidential Conference LIVE

June 18, 2013

Facing Tomorrow, the fifth Israeli Presidential Conference, will run until Thursday in Jerusalem under the auspices of President Shimon Peres.

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Hodgson and Bernstein visit Yad Vashem

By Zoe Winograd, June 12, 2013
Roy Hodgson and David Bernstein were moved by a "very sobering" tour of Yad Vashem in Jersusalem. The England Manager and FA Chairman were in Israel to watch the Under-21s in their final game at the UEFA European Championship.

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Israel's education minister cracks-up during Knesset speech

By Zoe Winograd, June 4, 2013
Education Minister Shai Piron suffered an uncontrollable laughing fit at the Knesset plenum while trying to deliver a speech explaining the penalties for the "penetration of" cell phones in jails.

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Closer to Israel 2013

By Jennifer Lipman, June 3, 2013

Footage from the Closer to Israel parade on June 2 2013, which finished in Trafalgar Square. Thousands of supporters gathered at the event, held to mark the Jewish state's 65th birthday.

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Steven Spielberg's 'Obama'

By Jennifer Lipman, April 29, 2013

A spoof video made by Barack Obama and Steven Spielberg for the 2013 White House Correspondents Dinner.

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An Essex girl goes to Israel

By Sandy Rashty, February 7, 2013

Welcome to the new face of hasbarah; Samantha Faiers, star of the ITV reality show, The Only Way Is Essex.

The 21-year-old boutique owner was recently taken for her first trip to Israel as a guest of the Israeli Embassy.

She said that she would “definitely recommend” the country after visiting Jerusalem, partying in Tel Aviv and relaxing at a desert spa with her mother and friends.

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