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Israeli flag raised at the Paralympic Village

By Jennifer Lipman, August 28, 2012

The Hatikvah is played as the Israeli flag is raised to mark the start of the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

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Rare sand kittens born at Israeli zoo

By Anna Sheinman, August 16, 2012

Four sand kittens, extinct in the wild in Israel, have been born in Ramat Gan Safari Park near Tel Aviv.

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The Israeli team at the Olympic Opening Ceremony

By Jennifer Lipman, July 30, 2012

The Israeli Olympians make their entrance at the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games.

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The double standards of the International Olympic Committee

By Jennifer Lipman, July 26, 2012

A video that highlights the IOC's refusal to hold a memorial for the Munich victims - despite having commemorated Olympians in this way before.

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Netanyahu plays tribute to Yitzhak Shamir

By Jennifer Lipman, July 2, 2012

The Israeli Prime Minister mourns the death of Israel's second-longest serving leader

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England football team meet Holocaust survivors

By Jessica Elgot, June 1, 2012

Holocaust survivors Zigi Shipper and Ben Helfgott spoke about their experiences to the England football team before the team head to play in Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine.

England captain Steven Gerrard said: "It was very moving and very inspirational for us.

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Vidal Sassoon caught on film

By Jennifer Lipman, May 11, 2012

The legendary hairdresser, who died this week at the age of 84, was the subject of a 2011 documentary about his life and work. Watch the trailer and remember a man who made a difference.

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Israeli rower sang her own national anthem

By Jessica Elgot, May 4, 2012

After Israeli Paralympics hopeful, rower Moran Samuel, won a race in Italy for disabled rowers, organisers told her that they were unable to play the Israeli national anthem "Hatikvah", because the disc was unavailable. So a resourceful Ms Samuel, requesting the microphone from the master of ceremonies, proceeded to sing "Hatikvah" herself.

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Our Brothers, Our Home

By Jennifer Lipman, April 25, 2012

To mark Yom Hazikaron and Israel's 64th birthday, Israeli filmmaker Aviv Vana created a tribute to the young soldiers who defend the Jewish state.

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