Student Union opens ‘hasbara’ room in effort to fill public diplomacy vacuum.
Posted on: March 9th, 2014News & Views → Israel
Morashragas' victims may get a chance at revenge very soon.
Posted on: March 9th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
When a region experiences strife and instability, the first to come under threat are the Jews.
Posted on: March 9th, 2014News & Views → News Briefs
Forty left-wing activists and Palestinian Arabs arrived on Sunday at an olive grove belonging to residents of Kfar Adumim, a mixed religious-secular communal Israeli settlement in the Judean Desert, and, according to police, they broke the fence surrounding the grove, Irsael radio reported. Police arrested 8 activists on suspicion of attacking policemen. One police officer […]
Posted on: March 9th, 2014News & Views → News Briefs
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said there is “no way” he will recognize Israel as a Jewish State as part of a framework deal with Israel, the Palestinian official WAFA News Agency reported. Recognition of Israel as a Jewish State is one of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s key demands during the peace talks. Reports […]
Posted on: March 9th, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe
Nine Ukrainian Jews who were severely wounded during violent protests in Kiev were brought to Israel to receive medical treatment. The wounded individuals, who all suffered gunshot wounds, arrived in Israel on Friday and will be treated at the Kaplan Medical Center in Rehovot and Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem. They were previously treated at an […]
Posted on: March 9th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Here’s the Israeli Navy boat INS Hanit arriving in Eilat on Saturday, March 8, 2014, after capturing the Klos C, which was carrying dozens of advanced Iranian-supplied weapons made in Syria and intended for Palestinian guerrillas in the Gaza Strip. Here’s Israeli Navy Commander Vice Admiral Ram Rotberg speaking with the INS Hanit soldiers in […]
Posted on: March 8th, 2014News & Views → Israel → IDF
Iran accused Israel of faking a raid on a ship laden with arms bound for the Gaza Strip. “An Iranian ship carrying arms for Gaza. Captured just in time for annual [American Israel Public Affairs Committee] anti-Iran campaign,” Javad Zarif, the Iranian foreign minister, said Thursday on his official Twitter account. “Amazing Coincidence! Or same […]
Posted on: March 8th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Judaism
The Rabbinical Council of America denied a prominent rabbi’s accusation that it is actively negating past conversions. The Orthodox rabbinic organization issued a statement Friday responding to a JTA opinion article criticizing the group written by Rabbi Shmuel Herzfeld. His article, published Thursday, accused the RCA and its Beth Din of America of “retroactively negating […]
Posted on: March 8th, 2014News & Views → Global
A Canadian judge has ordered child protection officials to use law enforcement agencies to apprehend 14 children in the haredi Orthodox sect Lev Tahor after most of them fled the country. On Wednesday, the judge was supposed to hear an appeal of an earlier ruling to seize the children and return them to Quebec to […]
Posted on: March 8th, 2014News & Views → Jewish
Jewish groups across the religious spectrum praised Equal Employment Opportunity Commission guidelines on accommodating religious attire in the workplace. The guidelines published Thursday are for “employers with at least 15 employees (including private sector, state, and local government employers), as well as employment agencies, unions, and federal government agencies.” These employers “must make exceptions to […]
Posted on: March 7th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Blackwell, who has been accused of "inflaming prejudice," says animals must be stunned before the cut.
Posted on: March 7th, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe
Pope Francis has been forced to cancel his planned trip to Israel in May due to a labor dispute within the Israeli Foreign Ministry. The Pope, who has garnered considerable acclaim from Jewish leaders for his push for stronger Jewish-Christian relations, announced the trip to Israel and Jordan in January. The visit was scheduled to […]
Posted on: March 7th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
A Canadian court ordered the fringe haredi Orthodox Lev Tahor sect to turn over as many as 13 of its children to authorities after some of its members appeared to have fled the country. Police officers and children’s aid workers visited Lev Tahor homes Wednesday night in Chatham-Kent, in southwest Ontario, with the landlord helping […]
Posted on: March 7th, 2014News & Views → Israel → IDF
The House of Representatives almost unanimously approved a bill that would enhance U.S. security cooperation with Israel. The U.S.-Israel Strategic Partnership Act, introduced last year by Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) and Ted Deutch (D-Fla.), enhances cooperation in the energy and cybersecurity areas, among others; transfers excess U.S. armaments to Israel for stockpiling and possible use; […]
Posted on: March 7th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
These are people who always spoke about Aliyah, but now the situation in Kiev is giving them that extra push.
Posted on: March 7th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
The description that came with this picture says: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks with American actor Bette Midler during an event at the house of Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan in Hollywood on March 6, 2014. But Bette Midler is not really an actor, she’s a singer who made movies for the LGBT community and […]
Posted on: March 6th, 2014News & Views → Eye on Palestine → Hamas
IDF Intelligence Chief: Iran’s Weapons Smuggling Violates International Law
Posted on: March 6th, 2014News & Views → Israel
Arabs threw a bomb into the area of Rachel's Tomb on Thursday night.
Posted on: March 6th, 2014News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
Egyptians who are members of the Hamas terrorist organization may soon have their citizenships revoked.
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