For One Day Only: $1=$4, Thanks to Matching from BIG Donors
Support the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement? That might fly well on American and European university campuses, but don’t try floating the idea in the Arab world.
According to Caspar Veldkamp, Dutch ambassador to Israel, Arab and Muslim countries around the world maintain rich economic ties with Israel, often facilitated by Holland. Many of the countries do not maintain diplomatic relations with Israel,
Israel Radio reported in Arabic that Muslim-majority countries such as Indonesia and Malaysia, in addition to several Persian Gulf nations, all trade quietly with Israel. Veldkamp added his government has acted to prevent Dutch banks from boycotting Israeli banks, and that the parliament in The Hague recently voted to strengthen economic and trade ties with Israel.
The report also noted that Wednesday, about 100 businesspeople, start-up entrepreneurs and business representatives will attend a bi-lateral Innovation Day. The exhibition will focus on medial innovations for senior citizens.
About the Author: Meir is a news writer for JewishPress.com - and he loves his job.
If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.
Comments are closed.
Can adoption agencies limit the placement of children to heterosexual couples only?
The father of a critically injured victim of Monday’s road terror attack in Binyamin asks people to pray for his son.
The bat mitzvah celebration was attended by 300 people, including many family members who flew in from out-of-town locations, several from overseas.
Young man makes Aliyah and enlists in IDF, something his deceased father desperately wanted.
Leading Palestinian faction Fatah firms its ties with Syria’s goverment regime after a 32-year hiatus.
The number of Syrian refugee schoolchildren is going to outstrip the number of Lebanese students, a UN envoy warns.
“But we are working consistently to fight against that,” she said. “We have allies in that effort.”
We have to respect religion. We have to respect people’s freedom of religion; it’s one of the guarantees in our Bill of Rights.
Several thousand Eastern European Jews had escaped Nazi death and Soviet persecution by fleeing to Shanghai, China.
Lauder: ‘Jews demanded no ‘Right of Return’ to Germany or Austria or Poland or any other European country.’
Seeing and hearing the anguish of Gabriel Sassoon, I am reminded of Otto Frank, Anne Frank’s father.
An IDF officer on the Golan Heights was lightly wounded Tuesday evening by gunfire from Syria. The officer, from the Engineering Corp, was hit by shrapnel from where the bullet hit nearby. He was treated on site. The gunfire came from an area controlled by Assad’s troops.
An open miracle occurred before our very eyes… the scheduled demonstration turned into a resounding celebration.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hammered away at the Iranian nuclear threat at a meeting with visiting Republican Congressmen Robert Pittenger of North Carolina and Dennis A. Ross of Florida Tuesday morning. “The American-Israeli alliance is a powerful one. It’s based on common values, common interests. It’s a bipartisan relationship, Netanyahu said. He added, “We appreciate […]
Jewish Home leader blocks exhibition of dead bodies citing Jewish tradition to honor the dead; NIF objects.
For two-and-a-half years, residents of the Golan Heights understood that domestic interests in Syria would keep war away from them.
4,000 dunams in G’vaot area declared state land, will open door for large construction project.
With Judeophobic attacks spiking around United Kingdom, local Jews say not enough done to enforce hate crime laws
Drug dealers suspected of aiding Hezbollah make inroads into Israel; smuggling attempts also included Jordan, Syria
Only time PLO seems interested in justice for Palestinians is when Israel is involved
For years, Binyamin Netanyahu’s views on negotiating with terrorists, and on negotiating under fire have been clear: In his defining treatise on the subject Terrorism: How the West Can Win, Netanyahu spelled out clear guidelines for dealing with the scourge of attacks on civilians. Amongst other principles, the then up-and-coming Likud leader said clearly that terrorists must […]
Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/uncategorized/dutch-ambassador-arab-countries-doing-business-with-israel/2014/06/10/
Scan this QR code to visit this page online: