Barkan terrorist shot dead in Nablus raid

December 14, 2018 by  

Ashraf Naalowa, the 23-year-old  Palestinian who murdered two Israelis in a terrorist attack at the Barkan Industrial Zone on October 7, was shot dead by a Border Police counter-terrorism unit.

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Jewish cemetery vandalised in Poland

November 22, 2018 by  

The World Jewish Restitution Organization (WJRO) condemns the vandalization of the Dewastacja Jewish cemetery in Sochoczew, Poland, which took a place last weekend.  Read more

US supports Israeli detention of pro-BDS activist

October 14, 2018 by  

The United States expressed its support on Wednesday for Israel denying a University of Florida graduate from entering Israel due to her pro-BDS activism. Read more

Israeli man stabbed to death in Judea by Palestinian teenager

September 17, 2018 by  

A 45-year-old father of four and prolific pro-Israel activist was stabbed to death by an Arab teenager on Sunday morning outside a shopping center in Gush Etzion, Judea. Read more

After caring for thousands of wounded Syrians, including kids, IDF closes aid unit

September 16, 2018 by  

With the Syrian regime again in control of its side of the Golan Heights border, the Israel Defence Forces said on Thursday that it would shut down its “Good Neighbor” campaign after two years of operations, during which it provided humanitarian aid to Syrian civilians across the border. Read more

FIFA suspends Palestinian soccer head for inciting hatred and violence

August 26, 2018 by  

Jibril Rajoub, the president of the Palestinian Football Association (PFA), has been given a one-year suspension by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), effective on Aug. 24, for inciting hatred and violence against Argentinian soccer superstar Lionel Messi. Read more

SodaStream sold to Pepsi for $3.2 billion in cash

August 21, 2018 by  

Israel’s popular homemade seltzer company, SodaStream, has been sold to U.S.-based PepsiCo Inc for $3.2 billion in cash. Read more

One dead, two wounded, in terror attack north of Jerusalem

July 27, 2018 by  

One Israeli was killed and two were injured in a stabbing attack in the Jewish settlement of Adam, a few miles north of Jerusalem. Read more

After massive IDF retaliation following death of soldier, ceasefire holds

July 22, 2018 by  

A tense ceasefire held on the Gaza border Saturday following several waves of Israeli strikes on Hamas targets in the Strip in retaliation for the death of a soldier shot dead by sniper fire. Read more

KKL-JNF to sue Hamas for environmental damages in areas surrounding Gaza

June 7, 2018 by  

Keren Kayemet Le’Israel-Jewish National Fund (KKL-JNF) will sue Hamas in international legal court for the severe environmental damages that were caused to KKL-JNF land in the area surrounding Gaza from firing of rockets and mortar shells, and from incendiary kites sent to Israel.
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French PM cancels Israel visit

May 24, 2018 by  

French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe has cancelled a planned trip to Israel at the end of the month, citing scheduling issues, French media reported Wednesday.

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Diplomats celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary

April 20, 2018 by  

Australia’s ambassador Chris Cannan joined ambassadors diplomats from across the world at President Reuven Rivlin’s residence in Jerusalem to celebrate Israel’s 70th Independence Day. Read more

Anne Frank House initially bars (then allows) Jewish employee from wearing a ‘kipah’

April 16, 2018 by  

Of all the places on earth, the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam prohibited its Jewish employees from wearing kipot, head coverings worn by observant Jews that are also referred to as yarmulkes. Read more

Journalist killed on Gaza-Israel border was reportedly a Hamas officer

April 11, 2018 by  

A journalist contracted by the Norwegian Refugee Council, who was killed on April 6 during the violence along the Gaza-Israel border, has reportedly been exposed as an officer in the Hamas terrorist group. Read more

In a Passover message, British premier recognises fight against anti-Semitism

April 4, 2018 by  

In a message to the Jewish community on the occasion of Passover, British Prime Minister Theresa May spoke of anti-Semitism in the United Kingdom. Read more

Israel Reaches Unprecedented Common Understanding with UNHCR

April 3, 2018 by  

The State of Israel and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees have reached an unprecedented common understanding on the issue of migrants.
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Shock and emotion follow barbaric murder of Holocaust survivor in Paris

March 28, 2018 by  

The umbrella representative body of French Jewish organizations, known as Crif, has called for a rally on Wednesday in Paris in memory of Mireille Knoll, an 85-year-old Jewish woman brutally killed in her apartment. Read more

‘No to Anti-Semitism’: Rally calls for Labour Party to investigate cases of anti-Jewish conduct

March 28, 2018 by  

They criticised Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, whom British Jewish leaders have charged with enabling anti-Semitism in the party. Read more

British Jews rally in London to protest Labour Party’s anti-Semitism under the motto: ‘Enough is Enough’

March 27, 2018 by  

British Jews, who accuse Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn of “siding with anti-Semites rather than with Jews,’’ have been called to rally on Monday in Parliament Square in London as Labour Parliament members meet inside. Read more

WJC hosts 70 leaders from 40 countries

March 20, 2018 by  

The World Jewish Congress has hosted a special delegation of 70 Jewish leaders from 40 different countries in Jerusalem this week for a two-day mission under the leadership of President Ronald S. Lauder focusing on strengthening Diaspora-Israel relations. Read more

Israel provides support to Papua New Guinea following devastating earthquake

March 9, 2018 by  

Israel, a world leader in disaster relief and humanitarian assistance, provided forty generators and other support to Papua New Guinea, following a devastating earthquake which struck the region. ​​​​

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Jewish group outraged by BDS founder’s address to E.U. Parliament

March 4, 2018 by  

The American Jewish Committee has condemned the European Parliament for hosting Omar Barghouti, the founder of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. Read more

Perth Hebrew Congregation welcomes new rabbi

February 26, 2018 by  

Rabbi Daniel Lieberman has led his first service in Perth, just three days after his appointment took effect. Read more

A 70th gift…an embassy in Jerusalem

February 24, 2018 by  

The United States will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on May 14, in time for Israel’s 70th anniversary, according to a State Department official. Read more

Eighth-century clay seal with ‘signature of prophet Isaiah’ found in Jerusalem

February 23, 2018 by  

A historic archaeological discovery near Jerusalem’s Temple Mount may be proof of the life of the biblical prophet Isaiah, according to an article in the Biblical Archaeology ReviewRead more

IDF says it helped thwart Islamic State plot to bomb Australian flight

February 22, 2018 by  

An IDF elite intelligence unit revealed on Wednesday that it helped Australia thwart a plot by the Islamic State to bomb a commercial airliner. Read more

UK’s Labour Party expels anti-Semitic activist

February 20, 2018 by  

The United Kingdom’s Labour Party has expelled anti-Semitic and anti-Israel activist after a disciplinary hearing found that he had violated several party rules on behavior and rhetoric. Read more

$15 billion of Israeli natural gas to be sold to Egypt in landmark deal

February 20, 2018 by  

The operators of Israel’s Tamar and Leviathan offshore natural gas fields have announced a landmark $15 billion, 10-year deal to sell the gas to Egypt. Read more

Israeli police push Netanyahu bribery indictment; he decries ‘slander’

February 14, 2018 by  

Israeli police investigators have recommended that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted in two corruption cases, increasing the pressure to step down on one of the longest-serving Israeli leaders in the country’s history. Read more

Israel dispatches additional missile batteries in north to protect population

February 12, 2018 by  

The Israel Defence Forces is reinforcing missile defense systems along the border with Syria following a major military confrontation between Israel, Syria and Iran which culminated in the first battle loss of an Israeli fighter jet in 35 years. Read more

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