Tuesday, 5 November 2019 | Envoys and coordinators tasked with fighting anti-Semitism from the United States and Europe met with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Monday, and that globally diverse crowd was fitting for Rivlin’s message. “We share the understanding that anti-Semitism is not a Jewish problem alone. It is a problem for all humanity,”Continue Reading »
Tuesday, 5 November 2019 | Jordan agreed to return its ambassador to Israel within the next few days following an agreement for the release of two Jordanians being detained in the Jewish state. The pair were being held under administrative detention in Israel for undisclosed “security offenses,” which Jordanian officials vehemently protested. Unwilling to jeopardizeContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 5 November 2019 | What Happened: Twitter has suspended a series of accounts associated with Hamas and Hezbollah. According to AFP, the Arabic, English, Spanish and French Twitter accounts of Hezbollah-affiliated TV station Al-Manar and Hamas’s Al-Quds TV have been suspended. Access to three Quds News Network accounts were also suspended. “There is no place on Twitter for illegal terrorist organizationsContinue Reading »
Monday, 4 November 2019 | An Israeli home took a direct hit when more rockets were fired from Gaza on Friday night. No injuries were reported as the family had already fled to the shelter when they heard the Code Red siren, but the home was damaged after residents of Israeli border communities endured threeContinue Reading »
Monday, 4 November 2019 | Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, attended the Christian Media Summit last evening at the Friends of Zion Museum in Jerusalem. An international media center was launched at the Friends of Zion Museum to strengthen Israel’s ties with the world and the struggle against pro-BDS [Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions]Continue Reading »
Monday, 4 November 2019 | What happened: New sanctions have been imposed on Iran by the United States and six Gulf countries—Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin made the announcement on Wednesday, as part of a trip to Middle Eastern allies. The sanctions were imposedContinue Reading »
Monday, 4 November 2019 | Facing growing discontent from their people, the leaders of the Palestinian Authority [PA] and Hamas have resumed their crackdown on Palestinian journalists in the West Bank [Judea and Samaria] and Gaza Strip. In the past few weeks, several journalists were arrested by the PA and Hamas security forces. The arrestsContinue Reading »
Friday, 1 November 2019 | The Israeli families living in communities bordering the Gaza Strip got to enjoy nearly a month of peace and quiet, other than a few false alarms over the past week. Last night, their respite was shattered when terrorists in the coastal enclave fired a rocket, sending the residents fleeing forContinue Reading »
Friday, 1 November 2019 | The European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg is expected to rule on November 12 on whether to mark the export of goods, produced in Israeli [communities] in the West Bank [Judea and Samaria] and the Golan Heights, to European Union countries. This decision will be made following a petitionContinue Reading »
Friday, 1 November 2019 | For the past few months, Palestinians have been accusing Facebook of “waging war on Palestinian content” by suspending dozens of accounts belonging to Palestinian activists and groups suspected of anti-Israel incitement and promotion of terrorism. The Palestinians even went as far as accusing the social media giant of being inContinue Reading »
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