Wednesday, 20 January 2021 | The Iranian regime received a dangerous and unprecedented level of concessions from the Obama administration for Iran’s 2015 “nuclear deal,” known as the JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action)—which, by the way, Tehran never signed. The major concession was that the deal paved the way for Iran legally to become a full-blownContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 20 January 2021 | Israeli embassies in Poland and the United Kingdom have decided to honor a Holocaust survivor who has an unusual years-long tradition by handing out falafel to locals in an effort to raise awareness about Holocaust Remembrance Day. The diplomatic missions to Warsaw and London launched so-called “Operation Dugo” in honorContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 19 January 2021 | The United States and a Moroccan NGO signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Friday to combat all forms of anti-Semitism. The MOU was signed by Elan Carr, who leads the US State Department’s Office of the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, and El Mehdi Boudra, the presidentContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 19 January 2021 | The Israeli government on Sunday approved plans to build 780 new homes in Judea and Samaria, drawing criticism from the European Union [EU], according to Reuters. One hundred of the units will be built in Tal Menashe, a settlement [Israeli community] in northern Samaria that was home to Esther Horgen, aContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 19 January 2021 | It is safe to say that the peace agreement between the UAE [United Arab Emirates] and Israel represents an important strategic shift and a fundamental turning point for the long-running conflict between Arabs and Israel. It can be described as one of the clearest practical manifestations reflecting the new ideologicalContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 19 January 2021 | Israel will require a negative COVID test for anyone wishing to enter the country, mandatory isolation for returning nationals will be expanded to include more countries and international travel will be restricted under new steps approved in principle at an emergency debate called by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over theContinue Reading »
Monday, 18 January 2021 | France, Germany and the United Kingdom on Saturday expressed their concern regarding the “grave military implications” of Iran’s plan to produce uranium metal, saying in a joint statement that the metal “has no credible civilian use.” The statement noted that Tehran had committed not to engage in the production ofContinue Reading »
Monday, 18 January 2021 | Optimism is on the horizon in the United Kingdom in the battle against anti-Semitism, though concerns remain, according to a study released on Sunday. According to the Campaign Against Antisemitism’s latest Antisemitism Barometer, conducted with King’s College London, shows that 55% of British adults do not harbor any anti-Semitic views.Continue Reading »
Monday, 18 January 2021 | On January 15, Palestinian Authority [PA] Chairman Mahmoud Abbas published a presidential decree setting the dates for Palestinian elections. According to the decree, elections for the Palestinian Parliament (The Palestinian Legislative Council) will take place on May 22. These elections will be followed by elections for the PA “President”/Chairman onContinue Reading »
Monday, 18 January 2021 | Editor’s note: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday bid farewell to outgoing US Ambassador David Friedman at the start of the weekly cabinet meeting. A US President Donald Trump appointee, Friedman finishes his term this week and will be replaced by a new appointment by the Biden administration. During his timeContinue Reading »
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