Monday, 8 August 2022 | [Yesterday], the Fast of the Ninth of Av [Tisha B’Av, the date on which both Temples were destroyed], the Israel Antiquities Authority presented the results of a new research project that sheds light on the power of the Roman army and the spots of their attack on Jerusalem in theContinue Reading »
Monday, 8 August 2022 | In an age of smart devices that have the ability to share a location or broadcast live from anywhere in the world in mere seconds, we all sometimes feel frustrated when encountering service providers that still offer analog service only. Founder and CEO of Carbyne, Amir Elichai, a few yearsContinue Reading »
Monday, 8 August 2022 | Only days after revealing that attempts to find an out-of-court resolution to the lawsuit filed by the independent board of ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s against its parent company Unilever, the board revealed that Unilever froze its directors’ salaries in July to pressure them during the mediation efforts. FirstContinue Reading »
Sunday, 7 August 2022 | Two days ago the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) launched Operation Breaking Dawn, a military operation in Gaza specifically targeting the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ). Several days before the operation began, roads near the Gaza border were closed and residents of many nearby Israeli communities were essentially under lockdown due toContinue Reading »
Friday, 5 August 2022 | Prime Minister Yair Lapid said on Thursday that Israel would not hesitate to take action against terrorists who threaten civilians, as the IDF [Israel Defense Forces] bolstered its troop deployment along the Gaza border. Speaking after a briefing by security officials on the tension in the south, Lapid said IsraelContinue Reading »
Friday, 5 August 2022 | The member of a United Nations committee investigating Israel apologized yesterday for remarks he made last month against the Jewish state that were deemed anti-Semitic. Miloon Kothari serves with two other members on the UN Commission of Inquiry (COI), which investigates alleged human rights abuses in Israel. Slapping back afterContinue Reading »
Friday, 5 August 2022 | A Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Tel Aviv on Thursday became the first commercial plane to traverse Saudi airspace en route to Israel since the kingdom fully opened its skies to airlines in July, local media reported. Riyadh announced last month that it would open its airspace toContinue Reading »
Friday, 5 August 2022 | The Jewish Agency, which helps Jews immigrate to Israel, stands on shaky ground in Russia, as a Moscow court is set to hold a trial on its dissolution August 19. Even though it is operating under a cloud of uncertainty, and immigration to Israel has skyrocketed, the Agency continues toContinue Reading »
Thursday, 4 August 2022 | Israelis living in communities near the Gaza border have been told the security restrictions in the area will remain in place throughout Thursday over fears of attacks from the Palestinian enclave following an arrest of a known terrorist. Egypt, meanwhile, has been trying to mediate between Israel and Gaza inContinue Reading »
Thursday, 4 August 2022 | High-level negotiations to revive the 2015 nuclear agreement will resume this week in Vienna, according to officials from both countries, who on Wednesday downplayed hopes for a breakthrough. According to state media, Nasser Kanaani, a spokesman for Iran’s foreign ministry, said that Tehran was prepared to reach a deal thatContinue Reading »
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