The Volcani Center is the largest institution devoted to agricultural research and development in Israel, advancing agriculture in the Jewish state and abroad through innovation and problem solving. Headquartered in Rishon Lezion with experimental research stations in the north and south, the Volcani Center is responsible for many of Israel’s groundbreaking developments in plant andContinue Reading »
Friday, 4 November 2022 | It’s official. Bibi is back. With all the votes tallied and the seats divvied out to each political party according to the number of votes they received, Israel’s longest-serving prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is set to return for another term at the helm. More importantly, after nearly four years andContinue Reading »
Monday, 31 October 2022 | Israel experienced yet another weekend marred by terror attacks in which one Israeli was killed and several were injured. The most deadly attack came on Saturday night when a Palestinian terrorist opened fire on Ronen and Daniel Hanania, a father and his son on a shopping trip between Hebron andContinue Reading »
Monday, 24 October 2022 | The UN Human Rights Council’s open-ended Commission of Inquiry (COI) into Israel released its first report to the General Assembly on Thursday, deeming the Israeli presence in Judea and Samaria illegal under international law. The report found what it called the “occupation” to be illegal “due to its permanence andContinue Reading »
Friday, 14 October 2022 | Omer Bar-Lev, Israel’s minister of public security, on Thursday issued an order calling four reserve Border Police companies to increase security in eastern Jerusalem amid ongoing Palestinian rioting. The minister said that police would facilitate the freedom of movement of the Shuafat refugee camp without harming Israel’s ability to preventContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 11 October 2022 | The Israeli and Lebanese governments have given preliminary approval to a US-mediated maritime border deal aimed at ending a dispute over gas-rich waters in the eastern Mediterranean. “All our demands were met; the changes that we asked for were corrected. We protected Israel’s security interests and are on our wayContinue Reading »
Friday, 30 September 2022 | The commander of the notorious Mista’arvim unit, a special forces counterterrorist squad specializing in undercover operations, told Ynet on Thursday that the shootout in Jenin on Wednesday was the most fierce he has faced. For two years now, 48-year-old Chief Superintendent “D” has stood at the head of the unitContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 28 September 2022 | Clashes. Confrontation. The echo of rams’ horns. And warm wishes for a sweet new year. This summed up the situation over the past festive yet tense long weekend in the Promised Land. Israel is currently in the midst of a season known as the High Holy Days, a three-week periodContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 14 September 2022 | Senior Israeli officials on Tuesday convened a special discussion on a record number of Palestinian terror alerts in Israel ahead of the Jewish High Holy Days [Rosh HaShanah (Jewish New Year) and Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement)]. Defense officials presented Prime Minister Yair Lapid with some 70 concrete warnings aboutContinue Reading »
Monday, 12 September 2022 | The Iran nuclear negotiations look to be over—for now. Europe has joined the United States in saying that a revived Iran nuclear deal with world powers “will not be signed in the near future” according to Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid, after Europe on Saturday slammed Iran’s response to theContinue Reading »
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