Wednesday, 11 December 2019 | The European Union [EU] has, over the years, become increasingly hostile towards Israel. That attitude was confirmed in early November when the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that food products made in the so-called settlements of east Jerusalem, the West Bank [Judea and Samaria] and the GolanContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 | A team of medical experts from Israel’s Sheba Medical Center at Tel HaShomer is currently en route to Samoa following an urgent request from the World Health Organization [WHO], as the tiny Pacific island nation battles a deadly outbreak of measles, which has killed nearly 70 people, including many children andContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 10 December 2019 | In another disturbing sign the United States’ official approach to Israel is becoming a politically partisan issue, Democrats in the US House of Representatives led a resolution last week that called for the US to “discourage” the annexation of territory and highlighted historic opposition to Jewish communities in Judea andContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 10 December 2019 | Two Russian Su-35 fighter jets on Saturday thwarted an Israeli airstrike on the T-4 airbase in southern Syria, causing the Israeli craft to return to base, the Russian military aviation blog AVIA.PRO reported on Monday. The blog also reported that the Israeli attack had been planned against an advanced weaponsContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 10 December 2019 | The Foreign Minister of Luxembourg has recently called for the rest of Europe to discuss unilaterally recognizing a Palestinian state outside of a Middle East peace accord, although the new foreign policy chief of the European Union [EU] on Monday called the topic a “very much dividing” issue for theContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 10 December 2019 | “Never again will nations stand silent in the face of boycotts against the Jewish people.” Representatives from 25 nations on Monday stood behind a banner-sized declaration bearing those words, proclaiming their support for the Jewish state in the wake of a recent European Union court ruling that products coming fromContinue Reading »
Monday, 9 December 2019 | More Gaza rockets were fired at Israel over the weekend, leading Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to issue a hypothetical but emphatic ultimatum. “We are dealing with the threat from Gaza, and if necessary we will carry out a major operation to defeat this terrorism once and for all,” saidContinue Reading »
Monday, 9 December 2019 | Israel announced Friday it had conducted a test of a rocket motor system from a base in the center of the country. “The test was scheduled in advance and was carried out as planned,” the defense ministry said. Tests to rocket systems are carried out periodically, among them testing ofContinue Reading »
Monday, 9 December 2019 | What happened: France, Germany and the UK, (the so-called E3) have warned the United Nations [UN] that Iran is developing nuclear-capable ballistic missiles. In a letter to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, the E3 alleged that Iran tested a Shahab-3 missile variant “equipped with a maneuverable re-entry vehicle” that couldContinue Reading »
Monday, 9 December 2019 | After the hottest November in years, Israelis finally got to enjoy a whiff of rainfall that spread all across the country yesterday. Throughout the day yesterday, the temperatures dipped to the coldest this season so far and the rain intensified and spread from the northern parts of the country allContinue Reading »
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