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Lapid: “Israel wants peace with its neighbors – with all its neighbors. We aren’t going anywhere. The Middle East is our home”

REUTERS Inaugurating embassy in UAE, Israel tells region: ‘We’re here to stay’ by Lisa Barrington June 30, 2021 Israel’s new foreign minister inaugurated its embassy in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday and offered an olive branch to other former … Continue reading

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“In the Middle East, where sport and diplomacy are closely intertwined, political passions can spill over onto the playing field”

ASSOCIATED PRESS Israel and UAE rugby teams face off in 1st after new ties by Isabel Debre March 19, 2021 … With the Palestinian cause the core issue uniting Arabs across the region for decades, Israeli players meeting Arab opponents … Continue reading

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“The UAE has been embracing a unique kind of tolerance that has translated into actions – not just the kind of talk of “diversity” one gets in the US or Europe, where Jews have to go to synagogue surrounded by security and armed guards”

MIDDLE EAST FORUM The UAE’s Full-throttled Embrace of Religious Tolerance by Seth Frantzman December 12, 2020 The extraordinary scenes in Dubai that included Hanukkah celebrations are part of a historic and unprecedented process of embracing tolerance, coexistence and peace by … Continue reading

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Jews observed the holiday of Hanukkah in public for the first time in Dubai UAE on Thursday; Chabad reports an “exploding” number of Israelis in Dubai

BREITBART NEWS Hanukkah Celebrated in Public in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for the First Time, After Trump Peace Deal by Joel Pollak December 11, 2020 A lavish Hanukkah party was thrown at the foot of the Burj Khalifa, the world’s … Continue reading

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“Israel brought its best face to GITEX and shined”

JERUSALEM POST Unprecedented Israeli turnout for Dubai’s GITEX hi-tech confab by Seth J. Frantzman December 10, 2020 The sea of Israelis in Dubai this week was hard to miss. At Dubai International Airport, the men assigned to help guide people … Continue reading

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Heard from Israeli New Yorker: “Every day I tell my husband, ‘We’re moving to Dubai’”

NEW YORK POST Surprise exodus of Jewish Americans moving to once-hostile UAE by Doree Lewak November 28, 2020 When Elie Abadie was in his Upper East Side home watching the signing of the historic Abraham Accords — the peace treaty … Continue reading

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Israel’s ‘Reservists on Duty’ shows fruitful Israeli display in Dubai (UAE) market. Amazing.

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“Dubai has identified an opportunity to establish with Hadassah’s assistance a rival to US hospital Cleveland Clinic, which has a branch in Abu Dhabi”

GLOBES Hadassah in talks to set up hospital in Dubai by Shani Ashkenazi October 26, 2020 Hadassah Medical Organization director general Prof. Zeev Rotstein is conducting negotiations with medical organizations in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on setting up a … Continue reading

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“With the world’s largest trade fair opening in an Arab country for the first time next year, Israel is stepping up preparations, hoping to boost nascent ties with regional neighbours”

FRANCE 24 Israel eyes Dubai expo as ‘portal’ to Arab world December 15, 2019 …The Dubai Expo 2020 trade fair will gather nearly 200 countries vying for the attention of a projected 25 million visitors over nearly six months from … Continue reading

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