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St. Louis Jewish Light

James Lago, a street merchant in Juba, South Sudan, with the Israeli flag.

South Sudan, world’s youngest nation, develops unlikely friendship with Israel

By Armin Rosen, JTA May 17, 2012

JUBA, South Sudan – This city in the world’s newest country is not your typical Arabic-speaking capital. For one thing, most of the city’s inhabitants are Christian. For another, the Israeli flag is ubiquitous here. Miniature Israeli flags hang...

IsraAID opens training program in South Sudan

JTA March 7, 2012

JERUSALEM -- The Israeli nongovernmental organization IsraAID opened a training program to deal with gender-based violence for social workers in the fledgling country of South Sudan. Helen Murshalli, the South Sudanese minister of social development,...

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