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  • Israel studies seminar in China beats obstacles

    In China, the first major Israel studies seminar went on at Peking University despite many roadblocks and was lauded by participants before moving on for two more weeks at another university there.

  • Celebrating hiloula

    In the latest JTA video, reporter Alison Klayman visits Morocco’s Atlas Mountains to explore the Jewish ritual of hiloula — the remembrance of great rabbis and Jewish sages.

  • Celebrating hiloula

    JTA’s Alison Klayman visits Morocco’s Atlas Mountains to explore the Jewish ritual of hiloula — the remembrance of great rabbis and Jewish sages.

  • Watching the inauguration from Moishe House Beijing

    Nearly 30 people gathered in my apartment, also known as Moishe House Beijing, to watch the live, sometimes stuttering feed of Obama’s inauguration. There was a young Israeli couple, a Swede, an errant Irish girl and the rest were Americans. Given the expectations resting on the day and the speech to come, the invocation by…

  • China eyes larger role in ending Gaza crisis

    China’s special Mideast envoy was set to travel to Israel, as the country said it would increase its involvement in solving the Gaza conflict.

  • Chinese tourists shun Israel

    Scheduled tours to Israel during China’s heaviest travel season were canceled.

  • China pledges $1 million for Palestinians

    China pledged $1 million in aid to Palestinians and called for a cease-fire.

  • Israeli surgeons share expertise in China

    Five-year-old Yang Bin was one of about 80 Chinese children who traveled many miles last week hoping that the team of visiting Israeli doctors could repair his heart.

  • China’s Israel Chamber of Commerce meets

    The Israel Chamber of Commerce in China held its first meeting in Beijing.

  • Lawmaker sips freely at Israeli-Sino dairy farm

    Israel’s agricultural minister said he sipped from a milk carton at an Israeli-Sino dairy farm “without any doubts.”