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World Bnei Akiva thanks outgoing Diaspora Affairs Minister

World Bnei Akiva thanks outgoing Diaspora Affairs Minister

World Bnei Akiva thanks outgoing Diaspora Affairs Min. Yankelevitch, says she was 'central' in supporting Jewish communities worldwide.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2021 13:27
Cities across Israel stand united with world Jewry

Cities across Israel stand united with world Jewry

Diaspora Affairs Minister, Federation of Local Authorities send letter of solidarity to Jewish communities facing anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2021 19:29
Omer Yankelevich: 'We stand with US Jewry in fight against anti-Semitism'

Omer Yankelevich: 'We stand with US Jewry in fight against anti-Semitism'

Israel's Diaspora Minister holds Zoom meeting with Yesha Council and US Jewish leaders amid spike in anti-Semitic incidents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/06/2021 13:59
TikTok removes videos featuring Arab violence against haredim

TikTok removes videos featuring Arab violence against haredim

After Israeli minister presses social media network to combat anti-Semitic phenomenon in Arab sector, TikTok removes videos of attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/04/2021 13:34
'I never had an affair with Benny Gantz'

'I never had an affair with Benny Gantz'

Diaspora Minister Omer Yankelevich pushes back on rumors she had an intimate relationship with Defense Minister Benny Gantz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/03/2021 13:14
Diaspora Minister speaks at Combat Anti-Semitism summit

Diaspora Minister speaks at Combat Anti-Semitism summit

Minister Omer Yankelevich delivers remarks at annual Combat Anti-Semitism summit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2021 14:05
Yankelevitch to associates: Blue and White becoming anti-haredi, anti-settler

Yankelevitch to associates: Blue and White becoming anti-haredi, anti-settler

Diaspora Affairs Minister reportedly explained to associates why she decided not be part of Blue and White slate in upcoming election.Ben Ariel, 03/02/2021 03:04
Diaspora Minister: I won't run for reelection

Diaspora Minister: I won't run for reelection

Senior Blue and White lawmaker drops out of 2021 election, as latest poll shows the party below the electoral threshold.Hezki Baruch, 02/02/2021 13:33
Blood libel 2020: Jews spread Covid-19

Blood libel 2020: Jews spread Covid-19

Diaspora Min. releases report on anti-Semitism in 2020 amid Covid-19 and presents forecast for 2021 indicating sharp rise in anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/01/2021 10:00
Diaspora Minister: What is UN's obsession with Israel if not anti-Semitism?

Diaspora Minister: What is UN's obsession with Israel if not anti-Semitism?

Diaspora Affairs Minister Omer Yankelevich responds to UN General Assembly condemning Israel 3 times as often as the rest of the world.Gary Willig, 28/12/2020 18:33
Where is Minister Omer Yankelevitch headed?

Where is Minister Omer Yankelevitch headed?

Members of Yamina reportedly approach Diaspora Affairs Minister to discuss the possibility of her joining their party.Yonatan Gottlieb, 23/12/2020 02:01
Min. Yankelevich votes to regulate 'Young Settlements'

Min. Yankelevich votes to regulate 'Young Settlements'

Diaspora Affairs Minister asks Blue and White leader Gantz that MKs be allowed to vote how they choose on law to normalize outposts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/12/2020 18:42
Anglos in Israel opposed to giving Diaspora Jewry a voice

Anglos in Israel opposed to giving Diaspora Jewry a voice

"Why should the opinions of Jews living abroad be accorded greater weight than those of Jews who are part of Israel's daily life?"Hezki Baruch, 06/12/2020 23:00
Meretz: Stop destroying Arab houses

Meretz: Stop destroying Arab houses

A delegation of the Meretz party visited the village of Khalat a-Daba, where last week the Civil Admin. demolished two residential houses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/12/2020 15:37
Diaspora Minister: 'An amazing working trip to the Jews of Los Angeles'

Diaspora Minister: 'An amazing working trip to the Jews of Los Angeles'

Diaspora Minister Omer Yankelevich describes increasing disconnect of Diaspora Jews, despite "amazing people" trying to reverse the trend.Omer Yankelevich, 13/11/2020 11:42
Watch: Shanah Tova from around the world

Watch: Shanah Tova from around the world

Diaspora Affairs Minister Omer Yankelevich releases video with Rosh Hashanah grettings from children in a myriad of languages.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2020 20:37
Israeli minister speaks to Jewish Bahraini parliamentarian

Israeli minister speaks to Jewish Bahraini parliamentarian

Diaspora Affairs Minister Omer Yankelevitch speaks to Nancy Kadouri, a Jewish member of the Bahraini parliament.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2020 01:12
Diaspora Minister takes virtual tour of Uruguay's 'Yavne' school

Diaspora Minister takes virtual tour of Uruguay's 'Yavne' school

First in series: Tour guide Marcelo takes Diaspora Min. Omer Yankelevitch on virtual tour of Yavne Jewish day school in Montevideo, Uruguay.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/08/2020 21:08
Israeli, UAE Jews hold joint kabbalat Shabbat ceremony via Zoom

Israeli, UAE Jews hold joint kabbalat Shabbat ceremony via Zoom

In first, Jews in Israel and United Arab Emirates hold joint pre-Sabbath prayer session, attended by Diaspora Minister Yankelevitch.Yoni Kempinski, 22/08/2020 22:16
Diaspora Min. Yankelevitch holds Zoom meeting with UAE Jewish community

Diaspora Min. Yankelevitch holds Zoom meeting with UAE Jewish community

Diaspora Min. Yankelevitch receives invitation to visit UAE Jews, promises to integrate community into Ministry's global activities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/08/2020 23:18
Moving conversation with the Jews of Abu Dhabi

Moving conversation with the Jews of Abu Dhabi

Diaspora Affairs Minister holds conversation with leader of UAE Jewish community after the nation signs a peace deal with Israel.Omer Yankelevich, 13/08/2020 22:04
Support for sovereignty also within the Blue and White party

Support for sovereignty also within the Blue and White party

Sovereignty Movement leaders meet Blue and White Minister Omer Yankelevich.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/08/2020 19:43
Minister: This is our country, we must apply sovereignty

Minister: This is our country, we must apply sovereignty

Diaspora Affairs Minister Omer Yankelevich tours Samaria, meets recent Olim from France. 'Evacuating communities did not bring peace.'Hezki Baruch, 04/08/2020 17:06
Is Facebook turning a blind eye to Arab anti-Semitism?

Is Facebook turning a blind eye to Arab anti-Semitism?

Israeli ministry finds that social media networks selectively enforce rules against hate speech, seem to overlook anti-Semitism in Arabic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2020 12:54
Honoring corona victims, fighting anti-Semitic conspiracy theories

Honoring corona victims, fighting anti-Semitic conspiracy theories

European Jewish corona victims honored in virtual service addressing anti-Semitic conspiracy theories claiming Jews started virus.Yoni Kempinski, 09/07/2020 11:35
Rabbi Avi Berman: "Strategic Diaspora plan must focus on youth"

Rabbi Avi Berman: "Strategic Diaspora plan must focus on youth"

“Israel must place an emphasis on youth", says Exec. Dir. of OU Israel, "many of whom have stopped identifying with Israel & Judaism”Yoni Kempinski, 06/07/2020 12:02
Diaspora Ministry: Switching to a 'global Jewish Strategy'

Diaspora Ministry: Switching to a 'global Jewish Strategy'

For the first time: The Israeli government has approved a strategic outline for securing the future of the Jewish Diaspora.Eitan Divinsky, 05/07/2020 16:25
New plan to ensure the future of the Diaspora

New plan to ensure the future of the Diaspora

Diaspora Minister will present plan, which aims to strengthen connection between Israel and Diaspora, for ministerial approval.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2020 07:59
'Gush Etzion is our ancestral inheritance; citizens must live under Israeli sovereignty'

'Gush Etzion is our ancestral inheritance; citizens must live under Israeli sovereignty'

Diaspora Minister visits Kol Ami prep school at Migdal Oz and Gush Etzion Heritage Center.Mordechai Sones, 30/06/2020 17:41
Diaspora Affairs Minister: We are here for all Jews

Diaspora Affairs Minister: We are here for all Jews

Minister Omer Yankelevich says State of Israel has an obligation to all the Jewish communities suffering during the coronavirus crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2020 23:53
"Our commitment as brothers is put to the test"

"Our commitment as brothers is put to the test"

The strength of Israel's commitment to diaspora Jews is being tested, says Diaspora Minister Omer Yankelevich.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2020 10:59
New Diaspora Affairs Minister: Diaspora is an integral part of my life

New Diaspora Affairs Minister: Diaspora is an integral part of my life

Omer Yankelevitch: Coronavirus pandemic an opportunity for Israel to strengthen its ties with Diaspora Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/05/2020 03:13
Tensions in Blue and White over appointment of Gantz close associate

Tensions in Blue and White over appointment of Gantz close associate

MK Omer Yankelevitch was placed in the 23rd spot on the Blue and White slate but Gantz still intends to appoint her as a minister.Ben Ariel, 11/05/2020 06:50
Another Blue and White MK opposes minority government

Another Blue and White MK opposes minority government

MK Omer Yankelevitch reportedly opposes minority government that relies on Joint List but won't vote against it.Ben Ariel, 18/03/2020 04:42
Blue and White MKs deny they will defect: 'Not going to happen'

Blue and White MKs deny they will defect: 'Not going to happen'

3 MKs from Blue and White emphasize they will not defect from the Left bloc to help form a right-wing government. 'It's all rumors.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/03/2020 14:15
Blue and White concerned its MK could defect to the right

Blue and White concerned its MK could defect to the right

Blue and White concerned over scenario in which right-wing bloc will be short one MK for a coalition and MK Omer Yankelevitch will defect.Ben Ariel, 02/03/2020 05:37
Tension in Blue and White

Tension in Blue and White

MK Omer Yankelevich (Blue and White) was caught in the act removing sensitive materials from the party. Benny Gantz granted her immunity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/07/2019 22:12
'Case of 7-year-old rape victim has lessons for entire country'

'Case of 7-year-old rape victim has lessons for entire country'

MK Omer Yankelevich says all of Israeli society must learn from rape of 7-year-old girl.Hezki Baruch, 30/06/2019 14:53
Likud trying to recruit Blue and White's haredi MK?

Likud trying to recruit Blue and White's haredi MK?

Negotiators from Likud reportedly attempting to woo freshman MK away from Blue and White, paving way for government without Liberman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/05/2019 09:41