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Posted on: September 9th, 2012News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
The global Jewish population grew by more than 88,000 people over the past year, and now stands at 13.75 million, according to a new study published y Professor Sergio DellaPergola of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Posted on: September 7th, 2012News & Views → News Briefs
The political culture of the council is such that the U.S. was the only one of 47 nations to vote no.
Posted on: September 7th, 2012News & Views → Global → Europe
Over the past few weeks, the Israeli counter terrorism command approached national security forces in Cyprus, Greece, Bulgaria, and Thailand, requesting that they increase both the overt overt security for Israeli tourists who will be traveling to these countries during the Tishrei holiday period (Rosh Hashanah through Simchat Torah) when hundreds of thousands of Israelis are expected to visit abroad.
Posted on: September 6th, 2012News & Views → Global → Europe
Berlin declares circumcision legal only if performed by a doctor. Brit Mila by a Mohel is still illegal.
Posted on: August 30th, 2012News & Views → Global → Europe
In order to convince Israel it would be much better off selling its gas to India, China, South Korea and Japan, the new czar is prepared to sacrifice Iran.
Posted on: August 28th, 2012News & Views → Global → Europe
“We are concerned that Interior Minister Yishai didn’t think of becoming better informed about the details."
Posted on: August 25th, 2012News & Views → Global
A US Jury found Samsung guilty of patent infringment of key features of Apple's iPhone and iPad. The jury awarded Apple over $1 Billion dollars for damages ($1,049,393,540 to be exact). While in the issue of Samsung's claims against Apple, Samsung was awarded nothing.
Posted on: August 23rd, 2012News & Views → Eye on Palestine
Israel’s problem with the Palestinians is that it has not established a clear strategy, or any strategy at all for that matter, regarding its most intimate neighbors, "and that is why we are not leading any course of action except merely responding," argued on Thursday Israel Beitenu leader and Israel's Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman.
Posted on: August 23rd, 2012News & Views → Global
Deputy FM, Danny Ayalon: "The changes we have witnessed in South Africa in recent years have failed to truly modify trends in the state, and it has remained an apartheid state. South Africa's apartheid policy is currently targeting the State of Israel and the miners of South Africa itself."
Posted on: August 23rd, 2012News & Views → Global
Haim Bibas, Modi'in mayor: "Arab states and various organizations have tried to harm the legitimacy and sovereignty of Israel in every available forum. The EU’s decision not to include the city of Modi'in Maccabim-Re'ut as part of the free trade agreement with Israeli cities is the most recent example.”
Posted on: August 21st, 2012News & Views → Global
Hailing from India, El Salvador, New Zealand, Brazil, and South Africa, the participants, ranging from their early 20s to 30s, with a background in entrepreneurial work, were part of an international conference called S.E.E. Israel. Organized by Jerusalem’s Hebrew University students as part of a StandWithUs public diplomacy training program, the conference connected the international visitors with young Israeli social innovators, enterprises and organizations.
Posted on: August 20th, 2012News & Views → Global
German marcher Bäerbel Pfeiffer asked for forgiveness for her grandfather, an electrician who installed the electrified barbed wire fence at Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Posted on: August 19th, 2012News & Views → Global
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced fraud charges and asset freeze to halt a $600 million Ponzi scheme, but the apparent Israeli offshoot is still up.
Posted on: August 17th, 2012News & Views → Eye on Palestine
Recently there has been an increase in the warnings within the security system about possible attacks against civilian and foreign flights by terrorists affiliated with Al-Qaeda and other groups, who are working on such an attack. These efforts correspond to a promise made last year by Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah, on his plan to avenge Israel's assassination of the head of his organization's military wing, Imad Mughniyah, and Israel's elimination of nuclear scientists in Iran.
Posted on: August 17th, 2012News & Views → Global
Earlier this week, King Goodwill Zwelithini of Zulu accepted the invitation from Israel’s ambassador to South Africa, Dov Segev-Steinberg, to visit Israel early next year, according to the Israeli embassy in Pretoria, despite his government discouraging such visits. The king is a staunch enemy of Inkosi Mangosuthu Buthelezi, a Zulu politician who founded the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP).
Posted on: August 16th, 2012News & Views → Global
A BBC Sponsored Public Opinion Survey by the Globespan group asked 24,090 people from 16 countries to rate countries from “mostly negative” to “mostly positive” on a scale.
Posted on: August 14th, 2012News & Views → Global
An Islamic group's request to mark International Al-Quds Day on Aug. 18 has been approved by the Ontario Legislature.
Posted on: August 13th, 2012News & Views → Global
Desalination plants for the most part are extremely costly for less-developed nations, as they use enormous amounts of electricity and are location-sensitive. But thanks to a recent Israeli discovery, the desalination system may become much more affordable in areas like Africa and the Middle East.
Posted on: August 10th, 2012News & Views → Global
The battle is being waged on the internet and phone lines, in the lead-up to a Sacramento City Council meeting on the topic which will take place on August 14.
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