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The Israeli government on Sunday approved what it said was the first-ever comprehensive plan geared toward securing the future of Diaspora Jewry, though few details about concrete measures to assist struggling communities outside of Israel were released. The outline of the program was presented to the cabinet by Diaspora Affairs Minister Omer Yankelevitch, based on the findings of an advisory committee headed by Maxine Fassberg, a South Africa-born former senior Intel executive, and Moscow native Eugene Kandel, a Hebrew University professor and former senior economic adviser to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Updated: Jul. 12, 2020
The British Library last week launched a new website showcasing 1,300 Hebrew manuscripts, ranging from ancient Torah scrolls and prayer books to philosophical, theological and scientific works. The new site is the library’s first bilingual online collection, allowing users to search for scans of the manuscripts in Hebrew and English.
Updated: Feb. 12, 2018
Recently, Omanoot.com, a web portal aimed at strengthening people's connection with Israel by speaking to them in the language of art was launched. On the site, surfers will be able to access movies, music, literature and visual arts. Currently, Omanoot - which means art in Hebrew - offers 40 to 50 documentary and short films as well as the trailers of a handful of feature films, which can be viewed in streaming video free of charge. The site plans to eventually offer streaming video of commercial movies as well. The project's team also plans to soon add music and other visual art forms on the site.
Updated: Feb. 09, 2011