The Celebrate Israel Festival on May 31 at Pier 94, slated to be the largest gathering to date of Israeli-Americans in New York.
A report by the European Union says that Israel’s policies are diminishing the prospects of Jerusalem becoming the “shared capital” of Israel and a future Palestinian state.
The EU Heads of Mission Report on East Jerusalem calls on the EU to enact laws that discourages business that benefit Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria, and accuses Israel of conducting a campaign to “emphasize the Jewish identity of the city, at the expense of its Muslim and Christian residents,” echoing recent attacks on Israel of ‘Judaizing Jerusalem’ by Iran and Hamas.
The report recommends information-sharing on Jewish activists in East Jerusalem to assess whether such individuals should be allowed to enter EU member states, and also calls for the reinstatement of the Palestine Liberation Organization in East Jerusalem.
“Without Jerusalem as the future capital of two states, a sustainable peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians will not be possible,” read the first lines of the report, which is currently making the rounds at foreign ministries across the globe.
Israel maintains that Jerusalem is the the eternal and undivided capital of the Jewish State, and this position was enacted into law by its annexation of east Jerusalem on June 27, 1967, following its recapture in the Six-Day War. Prior to the Six-Day War, east Jerusalem was under the sovereignty of the Kingdom of Jordan.
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Shurat HaDin calls for expulsion of PA soccer chief Rajoub for inciting terror – hours before Swiss arrests of FIFA officials for various charges of corruption.
Rabbi Riskin believes the Rabbinate must be prepared to accept Halachic decisions that aren’t Ultra-Orthodox.
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The temperature is expected to reach extreme levels today, drink water.
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The Israeli Air Force responded to a rocket attack from Gaza by striking terrorist sites within the Strip.
Information on more than 100,000 US taxpayers was stolen by hackers who breached the IRS.
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The test was planned, but the Defense Ministry is mum on details.
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“He did not know what anger was and never engaged in slander.”
The teacher could face three years in jail for displaying Nazi symbols, which includes singing Nazi songs.
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