Saad Hariri, the current Lebanese prime minister [and the son of the murdered former prime minister], has reportedly praised Assad’s remarks, particularly his comments describing the younger Hariri as the right person for Lebanon. In Washington, State Department Spokesman P.J. Crowley charged that Syria is destabilizing Lebanon by supplying arms to militants and issuing arrestContinue Reading »
The program is a collaborative effort between the North American Board of Rabbis, the World Jewish Congress, the City of Berlin and the German Foreign Ministry, facilitated in New York by Temple Israel of Lawrence. Its honorary chairman is Berlin’s Mayor Klaus Wowereit. It came about as a result of a mission of rabbis fromContinue Reading »
Turning to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Hamad said, “We are coming to occupy Haifa and Akko. We'll have armies from all around the world, and the convoys arriving in Gaza are carrying a message to our people, saying that we must stick to the path of jihad. The enemy is trying to impose a siegeContinue Reading »
Planning for potential dangers and complications is something the Foreign Ministry does regularly, including preparing options in case the Palestinians do decide to go to the United Nations General Assembly to seek recognition for a Palestinian state. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, during Sunday’s [October 24] cabinet meeting, attempted to discourage the Palestinians from takingContinue Reading »
IDF Chief of the General Staff, Lt. General Gabi Ashkenazi, said: “I see great progress in all matters of cooperation between us and the American armed forces and EUCOM [United States European Command]. This is an important part of our ability to operate in different scenarios at sea, on the ground and in the air.Continue Reading »
While recognizing “the suffering and insecurity in which Israelis live” and the need for Israel to enjoy peace within internationally recognized borders, the document said Palestinians “are suffering the consequences of the Israeli occupation: the lack of freedom of movement, the wall of separation and the military checkpoints, the political prisoners, the demolition of homes,Continue Reading »
In 2009, [he created] the “University of the People,” a site based in Pasadena, California that streams lectures and class assignments to people around the world to provide them the opportunity to take college-level classes on the Web for less than $100 and, ultimately, earn an accredited degree. Reshef's site currently has 500 studentsContinue Reading »
The bill is part of the government's policy. Agriculture Minister Shalom Simhon and Social Affairs Minister Isaac Herzog from Labor, together with their Likud colleagues, Minister Benny Begin and Education Minister Gideon Sa'ar—all supporters of the bill, requested, on behalf of the justice and finance ministries, to postpone the vote by three weeks so thatContinue Reading »
Britain did not send a delegation, citing financial reasons, and Spain did not participate, citing scheduling problems. Both denied they were boycotting the gathering. An official in the Turkish tourism ministry said no one would be attending and declined to give any further details. Israeli Tourism Minister Stas Misezhnikov said he was in contact withContinue Reading »
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