Wednesday, 2 October 2019 | Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz had a message for the world, and what better venue to deliver it than at the United Nations General Assembly last week. From recognizing Jerusalem to pressuring Hamas to countering Iran, Katz repeatedly called for all nations to unite in common causes in a speechContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 2 October 2019 | Israel’s population stood at 9,092,000 people on the eve of the Jewish New Year of 5780, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics annual report. The population count has grown by 2.1% since last year, and is expected to reach 10 million by 2024 and 20 million by 2065. Today’sContinue Reading »
Friday, 27 September 2019 | As Jewish people around the world look forward to celebrating the festival of Rosh HaShanah (Jewish New Year), the streets of Israel are already resounding with joyous shouts of “Shanah tova umetukah” (have a happy and sweet new year), with family and loved ones wishing one another a sweet and prosperous new year. Sunset onContinue Reading »
Friday, 27 September 2019 | A police officer was very lightly wounded Thursday afternoon in an attempted stabbing attack nearby the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Many forces arrived at the scene at the Chain Gate and detained the suspect. The event took place just days before the Jewish New Year (Rosh HaShanah) at one ofContinue Reading »
Friday, 27 September 2019 | Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Thursday in his speech at the United Nations General Assembly that despite Israel’s demands, the Palestinian Authority will continue to pay salaries to terrorists. “Even if I had only one penny, I would’ve given it to the families of the martyrs, prisoners and heroes,” saidContinue Reading »
Friday, 27 September 2019 | The City of David Foundation recently delivered a major blow to the Arab effort to erase Judaism’s 3,000-year ties to Jerusalem. On September 9, the foundation’s leading archaeologist, Eli Shukron, announced the discovery of a 2,600-year-old royal seal, found near the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem, whichContinue Reading »
Thursday, 26 September 2019 | Eight days after Israel went to the polls for national elections, President Reuven Rivlin last night tasked prime minister and leader of the Likud party Benjamin Netanyahu with the responsibility of forming Israel’s next government—and ultimately serving as its prime minister. The announcement came after talks failed to form aContinue Reading »
Thursday, 26 September 2019 | A 22-year-old woman was lightly to moderately wounded Wednesday afternoon in a suspected terror attack near the central city of Modi’in. The woman sustained stab wounds to her upper body in the attack on Route 443, close to Maccabim Junction. The suspected attacker, a 14-year-old Palestinian boy, was arrested byContinue Reading »
Thursday, 26 September 2019 | The understandings between Israel and the Hamas terror group ruling the Gaza Strip have been proceeding and developing despite Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s warnings that a significant military operation against Hamas is imminent. Egypt and Qatar, both acting as mediators in the indirect discussions, are helped by additional international playersContinue Reading »
Thursday, 26 September 2019 | The leaders of Hamas, the Palestinian terror group ruling the Gaza Strip since 2007, seem to have hearts of stone regarding the suffering of the people living under their regime. These leaders have no problem sending Palestinians to risk their lives near the border with Israel, while they and theirContinue Reading »
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