Efforts by the Palestinian Authority (PA) and other enemies of the Jewish state to delegitimize Israel in the eyes of the international community have ranged from twisting the truth and presenting misinformation to outright, absurd lies. To their own people, the PA’s anti-Israel libels know no bounds. Creative ways of blaming the Palestinian people’s problemsContinue Reading »
Near the northern end of the Syrian African Rift lies a sparkling gem: Israel’s Sea of Galilee. Known in biblical times as the Sea of Chinnereth (Num. 34:11), this fascinating body of water has nurtured fishermen and farmers, poets and prophets for millennia. Lowest Fresh Water Lake on the Planet The Sea of Galilee reallyContinue Reading »
From the pen of Peter Fast, CEO-elect, comes the seventh installment of the Quirks of Israel. Join Peter on a journey through the wonderfully peculiar culture, traditions, heritage and daily life of this singular nation as he unpacks, introduces and celebrates the quirky aspects that make Israel so wonderfully unique. If you’re fond of theContinue Reading »
The words of the well-known Jewish blessing, the Shehecheyanu, are so very apt as we consider Israel’s Diamond Anniversary. “Blessed are You, Lord, our God, King of the universe, who has granted us life, and sustained us, and brought us to this time.” The Return “The first miracle is the idea of a people whoContinue Reading »
Thursday, 26 January 2023 | The Israel Air Force [IAF] is training its helicopter pilots to deal with extreme scenarios not only at the operational level but also at the cognitive level, according to IAF Maj. L. On January 22, the IAF launched its “Staging Threat” exercise for helicopter squadrons. The exercise, which will runContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 24 January 2023 | The Iranian-backed Hezbollah terrorist organization has built more than 20 observation and guard posts along the Israel–Lebanon border over the past year. According to UN Security Council Resolution 1701, which ended the 2006 Second Lebanon War between the IDF [Israel Defense Forces] and Hezbollah, the terrorist group is forbidden fromContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 10 January 2023 | Online genealogy platform MyHeritage announced on Sunday the publication of a database comprising 1.7 million records, covering immigration to Israel from 1919. The company called it “the Israeli equivalent of the famous ‘Ellis Island’ immigration database for the United States.” For more than a year, MyHeritage indexed thousands of publicContinue Reading »
The alarming global increase in anti-Semitism has Jewish leaders deeply concerned. “There’s always been threats, there’s always been anti-Semitism. But it feels like an epidemic right now,” said Beth Kean, CEO of the Holocaust Museum in Los Angeles, California. “And the spread of hate and lies is just happening at a lightning speed.” Kean isContinue Reading »
As the battle for Israel’s heartland rages on, the Jewish state’s security forces are working to curb a wave of terrorism as multiple players battle for the Palestinian throne. A terror wave that began last March and spread across Israel has left 29 people dead at the time of writing, the highest casualty count sinceContinue Reading »
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) published the 2022 edition of its annual Education at a Glance report in October last year. In no less than 462 pages crammed with statistics, graphs, footnotes and summaries, the document compares and contrasts the state of education in 45 countries for the 2021/2022 school year, rankingContinue Reading »
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