Wednesday, 9 March 2022 | As the Russian “military operation” in Ukraine continues, more and more people are forced to flee the besieged nation and seek safety in other lands. Israel is helping to absorb some of the refugees by temporarily taking in 25,000 Ukrainians who are not of Jewish descent, in addition to theContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 9 March 2022 | President Isaac Herzog headed to Turkey today for a whirlwind one-day state visit aimed at thawing the more than a decade of frosty relations between Jerusalem and Ankara. The president’s trip marks the first Israeli leader on Turkish soil since 2008 and comes in answer to an invitation by TurkishContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 8 March 2022 | Russian tanks rolling into Ukrainian cities and Russian missiles falling from the skies indiscriminately targeting civilian areas are the modern remake of German Nazis rolling into Jewish ghettos during the Holocaust, according to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. “All of this already happened in Europe,” Zelenskyy said yesterday on a ZoomContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 8 March 2022 | A terrorist stabbed two officers from the Israel Police with a knife on Monday evening near the Old City of Jerusalem. In response, the police returned fire and neutralized the terrorist. Magen David Adom [Israel’s ambulance service] paramedics and emergency medical technicians were on-site and provided medical treatment to theContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 8 March 2022 | Today marks International Women’s Day (IWD), a day set aside every year on March 8 to commemorate the plight and celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women throughout the ages. The theme of the 2022 IWD is #BreakTheBias, chosen as a rallying cry to inspire a genderContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 8 March 2022 | Israel could expect to see the arrival of a total of 15,000 Ukrainians by the end of the month if it continues to allow entry to refugees fleeing their war-torn country at the current pace, Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked told the cabinet during its weekly Sunday meeting. “Since the outbreakContinue Reading »
Monday, 7 March 2022 | Israel—with unique connections to both Ukraine and Russia—is actively trying to mediate Europe’s largest conflict since World War II, but it isn’t just their special link to both sides that is spurring Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett to get involved. “Even if the chance is not great—as soon as thereContinue Reading »
Monday, 7 March 2022 | Israel shot down two Iranian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that were making their way to the Gaza Strip, the Israeli military confirmed Sunday night. “In March 2021, the Iranian regime launched two UAVs toward Israeli territory. The UAVs were successfully intercepted by the Israeli Air Force’s F-35i ‘Adir’ aircraft,” aContinue Reading »
Monday, 7 March 2022 | About 150 Jewish immigrants from the northwestern Ukrainian city of Zhytomyr—including some 60 children rescued from a local orphanage—landed at Ben Gurion Airport on Sunday as Russian forces pressed with their offensive on Ukraine. In total, about 400 Jewish Ukrainian immigrants were expected to land in Israel on Sunday, withContinue Reading »
Monday, 7 March 2022 | Israel is scrambling to send a field hospital to relieve besieged Ukrainians amid the continuing Russian invasion. The Jewish state is dispatching a medical delegation to Ukraine next week from Israel’s ministries of health and foreign affairs to establish the field hospital, the health ministry announced on Saturday. The hospitalContinue Reading »
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