Friday, 17 November 2017 | Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is known for recording short, personal video messages in which he shares his thoughts on matters close to his heart with the world via social media. The subject matter of some of these clips is joyous, like extending Eid al-Adha greetings to Israel’s Muslim and DruzeContinue Reading »
Friday, 17 November 2017 | IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot gave a rare interview to a Saudi newspaper, calling for an international coalition against Iran. “You can see the Iranian plan is to control the Middle East from Iran through Iraq and from there to Syria and Lebanon, and through another path in theContinue Reading »
Friday, 17 November 2017 | The international campus organization Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), which promotes the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel, views that “eliminating the Jewish nation-state is the only way to achieve ‘justice’” a new report released by a Jerusalem based think tank concluded. The roughly 50 page reportContinue Reading »
Friday, 17 November 2017 | Despite being over 70 years late, dozens of Holocaust survivors from southern Israel celebrated a bar and bat mitzvah ceremony at the Western Wall earlier this week. “We ran away with nothing, only the clothes on our back,” said Ravichev Aspir. “My mother told me that in our religion, it’sContinue Reading »
Thursday, 16 November 2017 | Israelis living close to the Gaza border are following recent developments in the Strip with some wariness, as they receive new security instructions almost daily in the wake of the demolition of a terror tunnel by the IDF two weeks ago in the Kissufim region, the ensuing threats of retaliationContinue Reading »
Thursday, 16 November 2017 | Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman sent a message to Russia on Wednesday that Israel will not allow Iranian and Shiite entrenchment in Syria after Moscow’s foreign minister said Tehran’s presence in the war-torn country was “legitimate.” “The IDF is ready and well prepared for any scenario, we maintain complete freedom ofContinue Reading »
Thursday, 16 November 2017 | Shanghai’s Oriental Pearl Tower, one of the world’s most famous structures and a landmark synonymous with the city, was lit up with the colors of the Israeli flag—blue and white—this week. The gesture was part of Israel Week currently taking place in Shanghai, marking the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relationsContinue Reading »
Thursday, 16 November 2017 | Iraq’s stance towards the modern State of Israel has never been what one would consider cordial. The Jewish state was only days old in 1948, when Iraq joined a coalition of Arab armies ready to “drive the Jews into the sea.” Fighting forces from Baghdad also threw their weight behindContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 | Editor’s note: Tensions on Israel’s southern border with Gaza continue to rise following the Israel Defense Forces’ (IDF) destruction of a terror tunnel leading into the Promised Land. Threats and suspicious actions from the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ)—the Gaza-based terror group behind the tunnel—now have the Israeli powers-that-be concerned thatContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 | Millions around the globe have used the online retail service AliExpress to do their international shopping from the comfort of their homes. Customers can choose from a nearly limitless array of products, from costume jewelry and discount clothing, to office furniture and DIY (Do It Yourself) necessities—and have it deliveredContinue Reading »
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