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News and updates about Azerbaijan

Caucasus Jewish community in Germany marks 10th year

The Azerbaijani community in Berlin celebrated the tenth anniversary of the community's founding with an impressive ceremony including numerous Rabbis and public figures.

Caucasus Jewish community in Germany marks 10th year

How the Iranian threat affects Azerbaijan

Many people in Iran see Azerbaijan as an Iranian province, which is mistakenly outside of Tehran’s sphere of influence. This is a threatening situation. Opinion.

How the Iranian threat affects Azerbaijan

How Iran threatens the free world

Iran has essentially built a Shia Crescent of Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Yemen, and Gaza, to the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea.  Op-ed.

How Iran threatens the free world

How Azerbaijan is helping Israel's war effotrt

From an Azerbaijani perspective, it is only natural that the Caucuses country help Israel in its hour of need with a steady oil supply.Op-ed

How Azerbaijan is helping Israel's war effotrt

Europe and Azerbaijan:

Jewish communities hold prayer gatherings and solidarity rallies

Fear, anger, and bitterness: “This is not an attack only on the Jewish people, this is an attack on civilization.”

Jewish communities hold prayer gatherings and solidarity rallies

Due to Israel-Azerbaijan ties:

Jewish Center in Armenian capital vandalized

Supporters of the Armenian separatists in Nagorno-Karabakh vandalized the only synagogue in Yerevan, Armenia.

Jewish Center in Armenian capital vandalized

Report:

Israel helped Azerbaijan retake separatist region

According to the report, Israel sent a large amount of powerful arms ahead of Azerbaijan's offensive to retake Nagorno-Karabakh.

Israel helped Azerbaijan retake separatist region

Israel and Azerbaijan sign space agreement

The agreement will lead to joint projects in the field of space, including the development of space technologies, satellites, and more.

Israel and Azerbaijan sign space agreement

Can Israelis help achieve Azerbaijani-Armenian peace?

Following the operation in Karabakh and the resulting ceasefire, Israelis like Ayoob Kara and Mordecai Kedar joined peace efforts. Op-ed.

Can Israelis help achieve Azerbaijani-Armenian peace?

Has the bloody conflict over Karabakh come to an end?

Azerbaijan's army, in a short but determined operation subdued the separatists of Karabakh. What effect will this have? Op-ed.

Has the bloody conflict over Karabakh come to an end?

Dozens of rabbis condemn Armenian leaders for Holocaust rhetoric

Rabbis to Armenian leaders: 'Stop belittling extend of Jewish people's suffering, using phrases associated with the Holocaust.'

Dozens of rabbis condemn Armenian leaders for Holocaust rhetoric

Leading Rabbis against use of Holocaust in foreign propaganda

Senior rabbis in Israel and around the world: “Involvement of the Holocaust in politics and conflict is not acceptable.''

Leading Rabbis against use of Holocaust in foreign propaganda

Nagorno Kara-What?

Why Israelis need to care about a crisis they never heard of

The fact that people are suffering in Nagorno-Karabakh, according to this writer, cannot be denied. Op-ed.

Why Israelis need to care about a crisis they never heard of

President Herzog: The Azerbaijan-Lachin Corridor story

Pro-Armenian activists squared off against Azerbaijan supporters. Both sent letters to Israel's president by way of Arutz Sheva.

President Herzog: The Azerbaijan-Lachin Corridor story

Contempt for the Holocaust as a tool of our enemies

What right do Armenians have to talk about the Holocaust, when a monument honoring a Nazi collaborator stands in Armenia's capital?

Contempt for the Holocaust as a tool of our enemies

A rabbinical conference in Muslim Azerbaijan

The signs of a flourishing Azerbaijani-Israeli friendship abound, but a rabbinical conference in a Muslim country is a miracle. Op-ed.

A rabbinical conference in Muslim Azerbaijan

US Jewry plays significant role in Israeli-Azerbaijani relations

Azerbaijan's leadership has begun a policy of outreach to world Jewish leaders, continuing a centuries-old tradition of brotherly relations.

US Jewry plays significant role in Israeli-Azerbaijani relations

Azerbaijan? Where is that?

American society's lack of knowledge of the world leaves the door open for policies influenced by well-funded lobbies.

Azerbaijan? Where is that?

Israel's alliance with Azerbaijan:

Why should we harm our friends for the benefit of the enemy?

Trading the only real friends in the Muslim world for a handshake with an obvious Iranian ally is not a mistake. It is suicide.

Why should we harm our friends for the benefit of the enemy?

Israel's alliance with Azerbaijan: Balancing benefits and risks

From a security, geostrategic and economic perspective the Israeli-Azerbaijani alliance is very important, but there are problems. Op-ed.

Israel's alliance with Azerbaijan: Balancing benefits and risks

Defense Minister meets with President of Azerbaijan

Defense Minister Yoav Gallant held his second meeting with the President of Azerbaijan to discuss increasing cooperation in several areas.

Defense Minister meets with President of Azerbaijan

Gallant departs for Azerbaijan:

'Iran carries out dangerous operations within Israel's borders'

Defense Minister departs for official visit to Azerbaijan. INN correspondent Kobi Finkler will cover the visit.

'Iran carries out dangerous operations within Israel's borders'

Defense Min. flies to Azerbaijan to discuss diplomacy & defense

Defense Min. Gallant to lead delegation to Azerbaijan for meetings on increasing strategic ties, regional stability.

Defense Min. flies to Azerbaijan to discuss diplomacy & defense

Azerbaijan:

Foiled terror attack may have targeted Israeli embassy

Attack thwarted on Monday against foreign embassy being investigated as incident which targeted the Israeli embassy in Azerbaijan.

Foiled terror attack may have targeted Israeli embassy

Why Iran is so hostile to Azerbaijan

Iran was hostile towards Azerbaijan long before Baku opened up an embassy in Tel Aviv. Op-ed.

Why Iran is so hostile to Azerbaijan

In Azerbaijan, Limmud FSU highlights growing ties with Israel

'Azerbaijani Jewish community stands as a symbol of enduring friendship between Israel & Azerbaijan.'

In Azerbaijan, Limmud FSU highlights growing ties with Israel

An unforgettable trip to Azerbaijan

Thriving Azerbaijan has opened to Israeli tourists. We were truly welcomed with none of the antisemitism Jews face overseas. Op-ed.

An unforgettable trip to Azerbaijan

Azeri Jewish center to undergo expansion

The government of Azerbaijan will establish a multi-purpose Jewish institute in the capital city of Baku.

Azeri Jewish center to undergo expansion

On Iran's Northern Border:

President Herzog to make state visit to Azerbaijan

Israel's president invited for state visit to Shi'ite Muslim-majority country on Iran's northern border.

President Herzog to make state visit to Azerbaijan

Congressional advisor warns of rising antisemitism in Armenia

Orthodox strategic advisor points to high levels of antisemitism in Armenia and among US Armenian community.

Congressional advisor warns of rising antisemitism in Armenia

Op-Ed:

Why have our leaders not maintained support for Azerbaijan?

Most South Azerbaijanis do not wish to see the return of the Shah, despite their hatred of the ayatollah's regime. They want freedom.Op-ed.

Why have our leaders not maintained support for Azerbaijan?

Iran kicks four Azerbaijani diplomats out of the country

Tensions continue to rise between neighboring countries, with experts believing Iran is targeting Azerbaijan for its relations with Israel.

Iran kicks four Azerbaijani diplomats out of the country

MKs act on behalf of Baku Jewry following State visit

Jewish community of Azerbaijan asks Israeli government to join them in opposing Iran's oppression of its Azeri minority.

MKs act on behalf of Baku Jewry following State visit

Israeli Foreign Minister heads to Azerbaijan

Min. Eli Cohen will meet with Azerbaijan's President, Economy, and Foreign ministers to discuss deepening connections.

Israeli Foreign Minister heads to Azerbaijan

The significance of the Shah’s son’s visit to Israel

If Pahlavi is a viable alternative to the ayatollahs ruling Iran, Israel and Azerbaijan will benefit but there are dissident voices..Op-ed.

The significance of the Shah’s son’s visit to Israel

Azerbaijan to open diplomatic office in Ramallah

Azeri Foreign Minister announces move during meeting with PA foreign affairs chief. Azerbaijan this week opened an embassy in Israel.

Azerbaijan to open diplomatic office in Ramallah

Iranian aggression continues unabated

A trilateral bloc between Azerbaijan, Israel and Turkey might make Iran, which is 40% ethnic Azerbaijani, think twice before attacks. Op-ed.

Iranian aggression continues unabated

'An unprecedented event'

Azerbaijani, Bahraini, Israeli ambassadors host Ramadan event

The ambassadors hosted US officials, diplomats, members of the media, and civil society leaders for a traditional break-fast meal.

Azerbaijani, Bahraini, Israeli ambassadors host Ramadan event

For the first time:

President receives credentials of Azeri Ambassador

The appointment of the Ambassador follows Azerbaijan's decision to open an embassy in Israel.

President receives credentials of Azeri Ambassador

Op-Ed

Have Azerbaijanis changed the face of the Iran protests?

Azerbaijanis make up around a third of the population in Iran.They are fighting for their rights and the mullahs fear them. Op-ed.

Have Azerbaijanis changed the face of the Iran protests?

Azeri Foreign Minister to visit Israel for embassy inauguration

Azerbaijan announced its historic decision to open an embassy in Israel last November.

Azeri Foreign Minister to visit Israel for embassy inauguration

Report:

Iran blames Israel for Azeri independence movement

Iran reportedly fears city of Tabriz and the surrounding area could break away and declare indepence.

Iran blames Israel for Azeri independence movement

Op-ed:

Humanity has no borders

A look at how the Azerbaijan Diaspora, whose native land borders Turkey, has taken the initiative in providing aid along with Israel. Op-ed.

Humanity has no borders

Iranian caricature of Netanyahu sparks row with Azeri Jews

Iranian newspaper publishes caricatures mocking warming ties between Israel and Azerbaijan, claims Israeli rabbis are spies.

Iranian caricature of Netanyahu sparks row with Azeri Jews

Azerbaijan:

Seven arrested in connection with Iranian 'espionage network'

The arrests follow a shooting attack in which the head of security at the Azeri embassy in Tehran was killed and two guards were wounded.

Seven arrested in connection with Iranian 'espionage network'

Azeri MPs to Knesset members: You are invited to visit Baku

Azeri Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov, accepts invitation of Israeli counterpart Eli Cohen to attend opening of Azeri embassy.

Azeri MPs to Knesset members: You are invited to visit Baku

30 MKs, ministers congratulate Azerbaijan on new Israel embassy

Israeli govt. officials, legislators write letter or Azeri parliament on occasion of opening of Azeri embassy in Israel.

30 MKs, ministers congratulate Azerbaijan on new Israel embassy

Senior Azeri official:

"The sky's the limit for Israel and Azerbaijan"

Azeri Deputy Foreign Minister, in Israel to choose site for new Azeri embassy, will meet with officials & an old teacher.

"The sky's the limit for Israel and Azerbaijan"

Odd, Iran's social media post antisemitic drawings on Azerbaijan

It is to be expected that a neighboring country that has relations with Israel and religious freedom becomes the enemy of Iran. Op-ed.

Odd, Iran's social media post antisemitic drawings on Azerbaijan

Iranian cartoon:

Azerbaijan's leader 'employed' by Zionist regime

Cartoon depicting Azerbaijani President Aliyev as a Jew circulating on Iranian social media.

Azerbaijan's leader 'employed' by Zionist regime

Azerbaijan's President signs on new embassy in Israel

Azerbaijani president approves establishment of embassy in Israel.

Azerbaijan's President signs on new embassy in Israel

'A significant step'

Jewish leaders praise Azerbaijan for Israel embassy

Conference of Presidents praises Azerbaijan's historic decision to become first Shiite country with embassy in Israel.

Jewish leaders praise Azerbaijan for Israel embassy

Gantz thanks Azerbaijan DM for opening embassy in Israel

Outgoing Israeli defense minister says opening of first embassy by a Shi'ite country in Israel reflects 'deep friendship' between countries.

Gantz thanks Azerbaijan DM for opening embassy in Israel

'Israel and Azerbaijan are both targets of Iran'

Zionist Organization of America welcomes Azerbaijan announcement of embassy in Israel, says it should be opened in Jerusalem.

'Israel and Azerbaijan are both targets of Iran'

Historic: In first, Shiite country will open embassy in Israel

Azerbaijan parliament announces decision to open embassy in Israel, making it the first Shiite country to do so.

Historic: In first, Shiite country will open embassy in Israel

Why Iran threatens Azerbaijan as well as Israel

Iran suspects that Azerbaijan allows Israel to use the country as a base to bring the rebels support. That is one reason. Op-ed.

Why Iran threatens Azerbaijan as well as Israel

Happy Victory Day, Azerbaijan!

As Azerbaijan celebrates the liberation of Karabakh, it is important to understand its close ties with the Jewish community and Israel.

Happy Victory Day, Azerbaijan!

Gantz makes secret visit to Azerbaijan

Defense Minister discusses security and defense cooperation with Azerbaijani leaders.

Gantz makes secret visit to Azerbaijan

A First: Jewish learning conference in Muslim country

First-ever conference of Jewish learning in a Muslim country draws hundreds.

A First: Jewish learning conference in Muslim country

Fresh clashes erupt between Azerbaijan and Armenia

The two sides blame each other after resumption of clashes related to disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh.

Fresh clashes erupt between Azerbaijan and Armenia