Friday, 23 July 2021 | Tel Aviv University’s annual Cyber Week wrapped up five days of roundtable discussions, workshops and addresses by some of the world’s most prominent cyber experts and researchers on Thursday. Over the past decade, the event has become one of the most prestigious cybersecurity events in the world. As the worldContinue Reading »
Thursday, 22 July 2021 | The Israeli military arrested two men who crossed the border from Lebanon into Israel early Thursday morning, the military said. “They appear to be job seekers,” the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced on Twitter. The two have been arrested and are currently being held for questioning. The IDF spotted twoContinue Reading »
Thursday, 22 July 2021 | As soon as it can enter into operations, the new Russian single-engine stealth fighter jet will likely arrive in the Middle East through future arms sales to local countries, though this does not form a severe threat to Israel’s security, a former Israeli defense official has assessed. Russia is dueContinue Reading »
Thursday, 22 July 2021 | A group of 160 new French immigrants to Israel arrived at Ben Gurion International Airport on Wednesday aboard a special aliyah [immigration to Israel] flight from Paris organized by the Jewish Agency for Israel and Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah and Integration. The new arrivals were accompanied on the flight byContinue Reading »
Thursday, 22 July 2021 | A new Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) report published on Wednesday reveals that the number of single men and women in Israel rose significantly in recent years, while the number of married couples has been on the decline. The new report—which sees light ahead of Tu B’Av, considered the HebrewContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 21 July 2021 | Scientists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem say they have identified several drugs that are effective at treating COVID-19 as well as potential variants of the virus. After placing SARS-CoV-2 (the COVID-19 virus) and human cells in vitro with several different drugs, the scientists discovered that three particular drugs “canContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 21 July 2021 | The two Grad rockets launched at northern Israel early on Tuesday from southern Lebanon were likely fired by Hamas as part of its attempt to respond to tensions in Jerusalem and clashes between Israeli police and Palestinians around the Temple Mount on Sunday. The Iron Dome air defense system interceptedContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 21 July 2021 | Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan is back on his home turf, leading 16 of his colleagues—ambassadors to the United States and the United Nations—from countries around the world, along with some of their staffers, on a week-long fact-finding mission throughout the Jewish state. The diplomats hail fromContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 21 July 2021 | When Ben & Jerry’s, a well-known and much-loved ice cream manufacturer, announced on Monday that it would “no longer distribute its products in the ‘Occupied Palestinian Territory,’” the opening shot of this summer’s ice cream war was fired. The global company went on to say that it would notContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 20 July 2021 | Israelis in the north woke up to rocket alert sirens early Tuesday morning. Two rockets were fired into Israel from southern Lebanon, Israel’s military reported, causing no damage or casualties. Israel’s Iron Dome aerial defense system intercepted one of the rockets, and the other landed in an open area, theContinue Reading »
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