Thursday, 11 April 2019 | In a major defeat for the anti-Semitic Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement, home-sharing platform Airbnb announced Tuesday that it will back off of a plan to remove all listings of rentals in Israeli towns in the West Bank [Judea and Samaria]. Airbnb reversed its policy following a court settlement MondayContinue Reading »
Thursday, 11 April 2019 | While the Jewish population in the country witnessed an election campaign full of intrigues, accusations and unprecedented emotions, the Israeli Arabs…displayed an atmosphere of total indifference. As the hours on the election day advanced, the Arab parties became increasingly concerned about a small voter turnout in the sector. MK AymanContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 | Israel is one step closer to knowing who their next prime minister will be, after citizens went to the polls Tuesday for national elections. Current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks sets to win a fifth term in office, even though his party, Likud, is currently tied with main rival BennyContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 | For the first time in American history, the United States is designating part of a foreign government a foreign terrorist organization, as the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps [IRGC] of Iran will carry that label effective April 15. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo noted that the unique move to soContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 | The Arab world must take initiatives to make Israel overcome “fears for its future” as a Jewish state in the Middle East, Omani Minister of Foreign Affairs said Saturday at the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Jordan. “The West has offered Israel political, economic and military support andContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 | In the latest legal blow to the anti-Semitic Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) campaign, a court in Spain has ruled that a city council that canceled an Israeli film festival in support of boycotts violated fundamental principles enshrined in the Spanish constitution. The Spanish daily newspaper El Mundo reported that inContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 9 April 2019 | Israelis vote today in the national election after months of fierce campaigning and uncertainty surrounding Israel’s future. Dubbed “the Race of the Benjamins,” the two main parties in contention are Likud, led by current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Blue and White, led by former IDF (Israel Defense Forces) ChiefContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 9 April 2019 | An explosive report in the Sunday Times [British national newspaper] revealed that the British Labour Party, under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn, has failed to investigate hundreds of cases of anti-Semitism by party members, despite more than 850 recorded complaints. The newspaper detailed a disturbing pattern of “delays, inaction andContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 9 April 2019 | The Palestinian Authority [PA] regularly claims that Israel and the Jews have stolen Palestinian heritage to present it as their own. Interviewing a Palestinian chef at a food festival, the PA TV reporter stated that the Palestinian national dishes need to be “protected” from “Judaization” and “theft” and emphasized inContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 9 April 2019 | The Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement has taken particular aim at Israel’s tourism industry. Tourism accounts for about 11% of global GDP and 350 million jobs worldwide—more than 10% of employment on the planet. In Israel, tourism is more than just sun, seashore and spirituality; it infused Israel’s economy withContinue Reading »
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