Friday, 24 June 2022 | Israel’s governing coalition and opposition are in a race against each other and the clock amid the looming dissolution of the Knesset (Parliament). A package of bills to dissolve the Knesset cleared its first hurdle on Wednesday when it was read before the governing body. In order to be madeContinue Reading »
Friday, 24 June 2022 | The first Emirates Airline flight took off from Dubai to Tel Aviv on Thursday, marking the airliner’s first direct passenger journey to the Jewish state. According to a press statement released by Emirates, Flight EK931 took off with 335 passengers on board, including a VIP delegation and Israeli media. “TheContinue Reading »
Friday, 24 June 2022 | IsraAID is launching a humanitarian response to the earthquake that struck eastern Afghanistan on June 22 and killed at least 1,000 people, injured more than 1,600 and damaged thousands of homes. Those numbers are expected to rise as search-and-rescue operations continue. IsraAID will work with local partners to assess theContinue Reading »
Thursday, 23 June 2022 | A package of bills to dissolve Israel’s Knesset (Parliament) and send the Jewish state to another round of elections successfully passed the first reading yesterday. Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Alternate Prime Minister Yair Lapid announced on Monday that they would dissolve the current government and send Israelis to theContinue Reading »
Thursday, 23 June 2022 | More Arab countries may be reaching out a hand of friendship to the Jewish state as early as next month when US President Joe Biden pays a visit to the Middle East, a senior US official said yesterday. “We are working, in the space that is not in the publicContinue Reading »
Thursday, 23 June 2022 | Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence detained three suspected Mossad [Israeli intelligence agency] agents in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchistan—the second-largest province in the country—reported its state news agency IRNA and other Iranian news media on Tuesday. The prosecutor of the province, Mehdi Shamsabadi, announced that the suspects sought toContinue Reading »
Thursday, 23 June 2022 | Earlier this month, the Israel Defense Forces [IDF] completed a month-long war drill, dubbed “Chariots of Fire,” which drilled scenarios that are almost incomparably greater in scope and severity than the May 2021 conflict fought between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. In that drill, the IDF Home Front Command, whichContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 22 June 2022 | Israel’s politicians are scrambling to prepare for any scenario amid the impending dissolution of the Knesset (Parliament). Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid announced on Monday that they would dissolve the current Knesset, triggering Israel’s fifth round of elections since 2019. The new elections will reportedly takeContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 22 June 2022 | B’nai Brith International expressed concern and outrage over the newly elected general secretary of the World Council of Churches [WCC], Rev. Professor Dr. Jerry Pillay, who has a history of making anti-Jewish and anti-Israel comments. Pillay, a Presbyterian and dean at the University of Pretoria in South Africa, will startContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 22 June 2022 | The shadow war between Israel and Iran is nothing new. The covert conflict has raged—mostly behind the scenes—between the sons of Judah and the offspring of ancient Persia for over three decades, with both sides furtively taking swipes at the other on land, by air, at sea and by proxyContinue Reading »
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