Monday, 11 March 2019 | On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2019, the delegation of the European Union [EU] in Israel, led by Ambassador Emanuele Giaufret, hosted a series of events to highlight gender equality and diversity of women in Israeli society, the Jerusalem Post reported Friday. “Gender equality and equal opportunities for womenContinue Reading »
Friday, 8 March 2019 | The Israeli military on Thursday demolished the family home of a Palestinian terrorist behind the killing of two soldiers and an Israeli newborn. Israeli forces bulldozed the home of Asem Barghouti in the West Bank [Judea and Samaria] village of Kobar near Ramallah in the early morning. Barghouti was arrestedContinue Reading »
Friday, 8 March 2019 | On Tuesday morning, a delegation of Egyptian intelligence officers arrived at Ben Gurion Airport, headed by the chief of the “Palestine Department,” General Omar Halfi. The group of Israeli officers waiting for them drove them directly to the Defense Ministry’s Tel Aviv headquarters for talks with the upper echelons ofContinue Reading »
Friday, 8 March 2019 | In an explosive development, Britain’s Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) announced Thursday that it had begun proceedings against the Labour Party over its failure to stamp out anti-Semitism in its ranks. The equality watchdog said it has reason to believe that Labour has “unlawfully discriminated against people because ofContinue Reading »
Friday, 8 March 2019 | Even 140 years after Albert Einstein’s birth, his scientific discoveries still impact our lives: lasers, nuclear power, fiber optics, driverless cars, GPS and space travel all trace back to Einstein’s theories. Today, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) unveiled 110 new manuscript pages, most of which have not been displayedContinue Reading »
Thursday, 7 March 2019 | The firing of at least one mortar shell from Gaza set off air defense systems in southern Israel, the Times of Israel reported Wednesday. It is unclear if the projectile was intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome anti-rocket system. A spokesman for the Eshkol region in southern Israel said, “As ofContinue Reading »
Thursday, 7 March 2019 | The same week that the IDF [Israel Defense Forces] has had to confront Hamas terrorism from the Gaza Strip, Israel made multiple quieter headlines in its fight against the side of terrorism that isn’t quite as obvious, but is ultimately just as dangerous. Fundraising and recruiting—those indirect elements that fuelContinue Reading »
Thursday, 7 March 2019 | The president of the Republic of Liberia, His Excellency, Dr. George Manneh Weah, paid an official visit to the State of Israel from February 26 to March 1. The president was accompanied by a delegation comprised of the minister of foreign affairs; the minister of finance and development planning; theContinue Reading »
Thursday, 7 March 2019 | They were born to a Bedouin father and a Jewish mother, live in the northern Druze town of Isfiya—and serve in the elite Golani infantry brigade. Shaker, the eldest brother and company commander in the 51st battalion, on Thursday awarded the brigade’s prized brown beret to his younger brother, Adam,Continue Reading »
Wednesday, 6 March 2019 | A faltering economy in the West Bank [Judea and Samaria], incendiary airborne devices dispatched from the impoverished Gaza Strip, renewed and spiraling tensions on the Temple Mount and protests staged by Palestinian security prisoners jailed in Israel might cause a conflagration on all four fronts. While all four issues areContinue Reading »
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