Thursday, 17 March 2022 | Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has served as lead mediator in cease-fire talks between Russia and Ukraine that have led to a document currently under discussion, unnamed sources told the Financial Times. The Israeli prime minister has maintained frequent contact with both Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr ZelenskyyContinue Reading »
Thursday, 17 March 2022 | Reviving the Iran nuclear accord might be a done deal soon. After multiple stops, starts and pauses in the negotiations that started in April, Iran’s foreign minister said yesterday that only two more issues need ironing out before the Islamic state and Britain, China, France, Germany and Russia—with the USContinue Reading »
Thursday, 17 March 2022 | Denmark announced earlier this month that it is launching an action plan to better tackle anti-Semitism in the country. The country’s new plan includes 15 initiatives, five of which aim at increasing knowledge about the Holocaust and anti-Semitism among children and the youth. The initiatives include making Holocaust education obligatoryContinue Reading »
Thursday, 17 March 2022 | As Russia pushes further into Ukraine and threatens its capital, Kyiv—and as Russian President Vladimir Putin appears unfazed and undeterred by Western nations willing to sanction Russia through economic means, but afraid to fight militarily to save innocent Ukrainian civilians—the question arises: What could the world have done to deterContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 16 March 2022 | Sundown tonight kicks off one of the most joyful holidays on the Jewish calendar: Purim, or the Feast of Esther. All throughout Israel, streets will be flooded with children and adults alike decked out in bright, colorful costumes. Synagogues will be filled as the Jewish people gather to read theContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 16 March 2022 | In the latest battle in the shadow war between Jerusalem and Tehran, an alleged Israeli strike on Iranian soil last month demolished a fleet of the Islamic Republic’s drones, Israeli and Lebanese media reported. Neither Jerusalem nor Tehran made any mention of the incident—until this week. Al Mayadeen, a LebaneseContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 16 March 2022 | Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is slated to address the Israel Knesset [Parliament] from Kyiv via video link early next week, likely on Sunday, Ynet reported on Tuesday. The report noted that since the Knesset is currently on its winter recess, “steps are being taken to ensure that as many [KnessetContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 16 March 2022 | United Hatzalah’s medical relief mission to Ukraine last week rescued five injured members of one family, including an infant, from the war-torn nation, according to a spokesperson for the organization. After having received reports on the afternoon of March 6 about several injured and sick refugees needing evacuation from Odessa,Continue Reading »
Tuesday, 15 March 2022 | Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett held back-to-back phone calls with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy yesterday in ongoing efforts to serve as mediator. The phone call with Putin reportedly lasted an hour and a half, in which they discussed a cease-fire in Ukraine, according to anContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 15 March 2022 | The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) thwarted a network poised to sabotage Iran’s key Fordow nuclear enrichment site, Iran state television reported last night. The brainchild behind the alleged attack? The Mossad. According to the report, the IRGC arrested the team of would-be saboteurs—recruited and handled by the Israeli intelligenceContinue Reading »
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