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World News

Israeli company to market medical cannabis inhaler

(JTA) – Teva Pharmaceutical Industries of Israel will market and distribute a cannabis inhaler in the country, becoming the first major medical company in the world to do so.  Teva signed an agreement to exclusively market and distribute the inhaler developed and manufactured by the Tel Aviv-based company Syqe Medical, the companies said in a statement.  More...

Obama signs waiver to prevent U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem

(JTA) – President Barack Obama signed a waiver to prevent moving the American embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.  It is the eighth time Obama has signed the waiver, which must be renewed every six months.  More...

John Kerry: There are ‘things we can do’ to preserve two-state solution

WASHINGTON – Outgoing Secretary of State John Kerry signaled in a speech that the Obama administration was still considering action on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in its final days, although it might fall short of a direct intervention on the issue. More...

Britain’s Mitzvah Day brings out record 25,000 volunteers

(JTA) – Some 25,000 people, including London Mayor Sadiq Khan, participated in British Jewry’s largest-ever Mitzvah Day.  More...

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