Monday, 20 September 2021 | The relations between Israel and Bahrain took another significant step forward last week, as the first-ever Bahraini ambassador to Israel presented his credentials to Israeli President Isaac Herzog. Yet even as the focus was on Israel and Bahrain, Iran was still looming in the background. “At this point in time,Continue Reading »
Monday, 20 September 2021 | Electricity is one of those silent structural foundations of our lives—we only really notice it when our lights go out, the air conditioning stops and the conveniences we’ve become dependent on are gone. Turbo-Gen, an Israeli firm, has developed a lightweight, high efficiency micro-turbine that operates entirely off the commercialContinue Reading »
Friday, 17 September 2021 | German police thwarted a possible Islamist attack on a synagogue in western Germany on Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement), officials reported Thursday. German regional interior minister Herbert Reul told a press conference on Thursday that they “received a very specific and serious tip-off that an attack on the synagogue couldContinue Reading »
Friday, 17 September 2021 | Israel’s Defense Minister Benny Gantz toured the Israel Defense Forces [IDF] Central Command on Tuesday and held a situation assessment with senior commanders. According to a statement by Gantz’s office, he was joined by IDF Chief of Staff Lt.–Gen. Aviv Kochavi, the commander of the Judea and Samaria Division, representativesContinue Reading »
Friday, 17 September 2021 | Israel’s arch foe Hezbollah is attempting to step into a new role: the hero of the Lebanese people. The Lebanese terror group perched on Israel’s northern border yesterday funneled more than a million gallons of illegal Iranian diesel into the country crippled by dire fuel shortages, highlighting the Lebanese government’s failureContinue Reading »
Friday, 17 September 2021 | Once the somber Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) observances ended last night at sundown, many Jewish families began making preparations for the joyous celebration of Sukkot (Feast of Booths or Feast of Tabernacles) by erecting a sukkah (booth) outside their homes. The happy anticipation of the upcoming eight-day celebration, whichContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 15 September 2021 | Today is no ordinary day in Israel. The hubbub on city streets as a country goes about its morning routine is somehow more subdued. The nation prepares for the Sabbath of Sabbaths… Offices and schools will send staff and pupils home early today. Shops, markets and restaurants will shut their doorsContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 15 September 2021 | Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Tuesday ruled out meeting with Palestinian [Authority] President Mahmoud Abbas to promote a two-state solution to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. “My perception is different than that of the defense minister, although we work in harmony. I oppose a Palestinian state, and I think it would beContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 15 September 2021 | Two yeshiva (religious school) students who were moderately wounded during a terror attack on Monday were released from Sha’arei Zedek Medical Center yesterday. Their assailant, 17-year-old Basil Shawamra, is a Palestinian resident of the town of Deir al-Asal al-Fauqa, near Hebron. The stabbings took place inside a clothing store nearContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 15 September 2021 | Iran may be within a month of attaining its first nuclear weapon, according to a report issued by the Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) on Monday. According to the report, which was based on data recently published by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), one month is theContinue Reading »
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