Friday, 7 January 2022 | About two weeks ago, I noticed that the bin (or cage) for recycling plastics was missing from its spot just outside my apartment building. At first I thought perhaps the municipality had removed it after a complaint from the restaurant whose outdoor seating faced the bin’s location. Then I startedContinue Reading »
Friday, 7 January 2022 | A group of female Israeli doctors traveled to India recently to help women with health issues, particularly cancer, as part of a special delegation organized by Israel’s Foreign Ministry. Dr. Ronit Almog, a senior gynecologist at Tel Aviv University’s Sourasky Medical Center, told i24News that in October—Breast Cancer Awareness Month—theContinue Reading »
Thursday, 6 January 2022 | Defense Minister Benny Gantz met on Wednesday with Jordan’s King Abdullah II in the capital of Amman, part of a reset of ties between the two countries. During the meeting, the defense chief stressed the strategic importance of the Jewish state’s close ties with the Hashemite kingdom, which benefits bothContinue Reading »
Thursday, 6 January 2022 | IDF [Israel Defense Forces] tanks on Wednesday fired at a Syrian position east of the Israel–Syria border that was directed at suspects who were seen nearing the frontier, the military said. There were no injuries reported in the incident on either side of the border, and the IDF deployed moreContinue Reading »
Thursday, 6 January 2022 | The Israeli naval officer who was the sole survivor of a fatal helicopter crash on Tuesday told the story of how he tried to save his two crew members after they crashed into the ocean. “I was able to pull myself out of the helicopter, and only after many attemptsContinue Reading »
Thursday, 6 January 2022 | An Israeli military court on Wednesday sentenced Palestinian American Muntasir Ahmed Ali Shalabi to two life sentences for the murder of Yehuda Guetta, 19, in May 2021. The court also ruled that Shalabi must pay Guetta’s family 1 million shekels ([US] $323,000). Shalabi killed Guetta and wounded two other studentsContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 5 January 2022 | According to the head of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Military Intelligence, a return to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal to curb Tehran’s nuclear ambitions in exchange for sanction relief would be better for Israel than a total breakdown in negotiations between the Islamic Republic and world powers in Vienna—andContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 5 January 2022 | A recent Israel-wide survey has found that almost 80% of Israelis are concerned about anti-Semitism globally, with almost three-quarters of citizens (73%) believing anti-Semitism is widespread. More than half (61%) believe that the problem of anti-Semitism has only grown stronger during the past five years. The survey of more thanContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 5 January 2022 | More than a year after the landmark Abraham Accords, which saw the Jewish state normalize ties with the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Morocco and Sudan, Israel is looking toward the next countries to potentially make peace agreements. On the list of potential new peace partners, according to different, varying reports,Continue Reading »
Wednesday, 5 January 2022 | Normally, parents are proud to see their sons and daughters graduate from high school or university and go on to pursue their lives. This is true of ordinary parents who care about the well-being of their children and want the best for them. Some Palestinian parents, however, are proud toContinue Reading »
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