United Hatzalah program honors our survivors, war veterans with specialized medical care
Posted on: December 7th, 2013News & Views → Global
De Telegraaf, Holland’s most popular newspaper, is besides itself with apologies over a highly un-PC faux pas committed on its website: an article rounding up global reactions to the passing of the South African freedom fighter Nelson Mandela, linked his death with a black-face character in the traditional Dutch celebration of Sinterklaas. Sinterklaas, or Sint […]
Posted on: December 7th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe → Germany
Germany will sell two destroyers to Israel for one billion euros ($1.3 billion), the Bild daily reported Saturday. The paper speculates that the torpedo-carrying vessels will be used to protect Israeli pipelines. According to Bild, Israel’s national security adviser Yossi Cohen was in Berlin last week. A German government spokeswoman reached by AFP confirmed Cohen’s […]
Posted on: December 7th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism → Anti-Israel NGOs
Canada’s largest Protestant church launched a campaign to boycott goods made in Judea and Samaria. The United Church of Canada campaign, dubbed “Unsettling Goods: Choose Peace in Palestine and Israel,” encourages “economic action” against three Israeli companies: Keter Plastic Ltd., SodaStream and Ahava, which all have factories in Judea and Samaria. “With these efforts, we […]
Posted on: December 7th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Companies with connections to Israel contributed $6.2 billion to the Massachusetts economy last year, a new study found. The study, released on Thursday, was conducted by the consulting firm Stax and supported by Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Boston. It found that, when accounting for other business spending, the full economic impact of companies with Israel […]
Posted on: December 7th, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said talks between Israelis and Palestinians entered a difficult phase over security guarantees. Speaking in Tel Aviv before returning to the United States, Kerry said the sides remained committed to advancing toward a peace agreement and that he expected to return to the region in a week or so. […]
Posted on: December 7th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Peace between Israelis and the Palestinians is unlikely, but talks must continue if only to manage the conflict, Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman said. “Trust between the two sides is about zero,” Liberman said Friday evening at the annual Saban Forum, a gathering in Washington of Israeli and U.S. persons of influence. Liberman said U.S. […]
Posted on: December 7th, 2013News & Views → Israel → IDF
An IDF examination shows the explosive charge was positioned east of the border.
Posted on: December 6th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe → European Union
The Legal Forum for Israel pointing out double standards in the European Union.
Posted on: December 6th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Deri is actively trying to rehabilitate his image among the Settlers and National-Religious crowd.
Posted on: December 6th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Assimilation
Rabbi Lopatin said, “May Hashem give you all strength to continue this age old, noble struggle which God promises us will end in victory.”
Posted on: December 6th, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
A Chanukah miracle in Samaria
Posted on: December 6th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The intermarriage rate doubles for second generation Israeli-Americans, according to a recent survey.
Posted on: December 6th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela passed away Thursday night in his Johannesburg home, at the age of 95. Mandela spent 27 years in a South African jail, until he was freed in 1990. He served as president of the African National Congress (ANC) from 1991 to 1997. In 1994, Mandela became the first black president of South […]
Posted on: December 5th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
A German soccer team withdrew from a sponsorship agreement with Saudi Arabia’s national airline because it refuses to ticket Israeli citizens. The FSV Frankfurt team abrogated the contract with Saudia this week after criticism leveled by Jewish groups and other organizations, according to the Associated Press. The airline’s director told The New York Post in […]
Posted on: December 5th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Security safeguards for Israel proposed by the US were rejected by the PA
Posted on: December 5th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Eli’s Restaurant, a popular kosher eatery in Washington frequented by politicians, will move instead of closing down. After announcing in October that the restaurant would close because of a redevelopment project, it announced this week that it would move three blocks from its current location at the southeast corner of the intersection of N and […]
Posted on: December 5th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
The Interior Ministry will grant Evgeny Kissin, one of the world’s leading classical pianists and an enthusiastic Jewish supporter of Israel, Israeli citizenship event though he does not live in the country, the Jewish Agency said Thursday Kissin, 42, told Jewish Agency Chairman Sharansky a year ago that he was interested in acquiring Israeli citizenship […]
Posted on: December 5th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
The kindest cut of all might be the one that new father makes at his son’s circumcision.
Posted on: December 5th, 2013News & Views → Global
Rabbi Sergio Bergman, wearing a colorful yarmulke, was sworn in to Argentina’s National Parliament Wednesday on a Tanach when he swore the oath of office before “God, the motherland and the sacred scriptures of the Bible, the Tanach.” Bergman, the first rabbi to take office as a national legislator, was one of Argentina’s 127 newly […]
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