Meron: Aftermath

April 30, 2021 by  

Following the deaths of 45 ultra-orthodox in Meron, Israelis queue up to give blood…and President Reuven Rivlin lights 45 candles…a J-Wire photostory. Read more

Meron

April 30, 2021 by  

This week we celebrated Lag BaOmer, which is the thirty-third day of the Omer that I described two weeks ago. Read more

Dozens killed, injured in apparent stampede during Lag B’Omer in Meron

April 30, 2021 by  

Israel is in shock and dismay following the death of 45 and the injuring of some 150 people during Lag BaOmer festivities at Mount Meron on Thursday, one of the worst disasters in the country’s history. Read more

How many times can one be fooled?

April 30, 2021 by  

Spoiler alert: If you are averse to politically incorrect thoughts it might be a good idea to stop reading. Read more

Austen Tayshus take six

April 30, 2021 by  

Comedian Austen Tayshus aka Sandy Gutman finds himself once again the subject of a painting entered for the prestigious Archibald Prize. Read more

How Biden is smashing America’s moral compass and dragging the West behind it

April 30, 2021 by  

For eight years, the administration of former President Barack Obama behaved as if the security needs of the State of Israel were such an irritating impediment to American foreign-policy aims that it had no compunction in brutally swatting them aside. Read more

Russian Jewish chess player to challenge world champion for title in UAE

April 30, 2021 by  

Russian Jewish chess player Ian Nepomniachtchi will challenge the current world chess champion, Magnus Carlsen, for the title in Dubai later this year after winning the FIDE Candidates Tournament on Monday with a round to spare. Read more

Human Rights Watch exploits its mission for hate

In the 1960s and 1970s, the Soviet bloc and the Arab league combined forces in the United Nations to promote antisemitism and demonize Israel. This crescendoed into the infamous 1975 United Nations resolution labelling Zionism as racism. Read more

Scott Morrison addresses UIA Major Donors

April 29, 2021 by  

Australian Prime Minister was the keynote speaker at the UIA Major Donors function in Sydney tonight. Read more

EXCLUSIVE: Blind Michigan judge wants to export Israeli special needs know-how to Arab world

April 29, 2021 by  

Michigan Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein is usually occupied with the most sensitive cases and gives the final word on the court’s most complex issues. Read more

European Parliament condemns UNRWA for incitement in teaching materials

April 29, 2021 by  

For the first time in history, the European Parliament passed a resolution condemning the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) for inciting hatred in its curricula and demanding that the content to “removed immediately.” Read more

First-ever Arab woman to serve as Hebrew University Vice President

April 29, 2021 by  

The Australian Friends of the Hebrew University has congratulated Professor Mona Khoury-Kassabri on her ground-breaking appointment as Vice President for Strategy & Diversity at the Hebrew University. Read more

Large-scale study finds strong connection between corona and strokes

April 29, 2021 by  

Ever since the coronavirus became a widespread global pandemic, medical researchers have sought to understand how the virus impacts other medical ailments, especially neurological ones. Read more

Arab MK Equates ‘Palestinian Trauma’ with Holocaust

April 29, 2021 by  

Palestinian Arab society is suffering from trauma and stress, just like the Jews are following the Holocaust, said Arab Member of Knesset (MK) Ibtisam Mara’ana, calling for a “mutual recognition of each other’s pain.” Read more

Halimi case: Rivlin writes to Macron

April 29, 2021 by  

President of Israel Reuven (Ruvi) Rivlin yesterday sent a letter to President Emmanuel Macron of France regarding the decision that the accused in the murder of Sarah Halimi ז”ל is unfit to stand trial. Read more

IsraAID to provide oxygen concentrators, supplies to India in midst of COVID crisis

April 29, 2021 by  

In response to the devastating coronavirus outbreak in India, now at the epicentre of the pandemic, IsraAID will provide urgently needed medical supplies to the beleaguered nation. Read more

France’s justice minister aims to change law after court ruling on Halimi murder

April 29, 2021 by  

France’s Justice Minister Eric Dupond-Moretti plans to introduce a bill to change French law after a court ruled that the 27-year-old man who killed Jewish woman Sarah Halimi in a 2017 anti-Semitic attack would avoid trial. Read more

Report: Thomas Nides likely to be US ambassador to Israel

April 29, 2021 by  

Former U.S. State Department official Thomas R. Nides is likely going to be nominated by the Biden administration to be the next U.S. ambassador to Israel, The Washington Post reported on Tuesday. Read more

Two Israelis injured in firebomb attack in Benyamin

April 29, 2021 by  

Arab terrorists threw Molotov cocktails into a structure at Oz Tzion in the Benyamin region on Wednesday night, setting fire to it and lightly injuring two Israel. Read more

Toyota affiliate teams with Israeli startup to create electric commercial vehicles

April 29, 2021 by  

Toyota subsidiary Hino Motors Co. and the Israeli startup REE Automotive announced on Tuesday their partnership to develop electric commercial vehicles to transport people and goods. Read more

Noa Tishby takes action to offset book’s carbon footprint

April 29, 2021 by  

Israeli-American actress, producer and activist Noa Tishby has partnered with the financial-services company Aspiration to offset the carbon impact of her debut book Israel: A Simple Guide to the Most Misunderstood Country on Earth. Read more

‘Fictional and preposterous’: Israel rejects HRW report accusing it of apartheid

April 28, 2021 by  

Israel rejected a report issued by Human Rights Watch (HRW) accusing it of apartheid and crimes against humanity as “a collection of lies and fabrications, bordering on antisemitic” and in an attempt to promote boycotts against the Jewish state. Read more

View from the other side of violence: Saving lives in eastern Jerusalem

April 28, 2021 by  

Jerusalem has seen nightly violent clashes between Arabs and Jews in the past two weeks with the epicentre of confrontation taking place near the Old City’s Damascus Gate. Read more

Kerry denies claim he informed Iran of Israeli strikes in Syria

April 28, 2021 by  

U.S. Special Climate Envoy John Kerry on Monday denied allegations that he had discussed covert Israeli strikes on Iranian targets in Syria with Iran’s foreign minister. Read more

Israel has no choice but to act on its own to stop Iran

The head of Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency and the government’s national security adviser are in Washington this week on an important mission that has failed even before it began. Read more

A Matter of Death and Life: a book review by Geoffrey Zygier

April 28, 2021 by  

A Matter of Death and Life is an extremely candid and readable memoir about the painful, yet insightful and productive last months of a long, loving relationship that ended with the death of Marilyn Yalom. Read more

Surprise for Vic

April 28, 2021 by  

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian addressed 330 guests at the NSW Board of Deputies Yom Ha’azmaut cocktail party and followed her message on Israel’s 73rd birthday with a surprise presentation to CEO Vic Alhadeff. Read more

Israel to EU: we are not preventing PA elections; concerned about Hamas

April 28, 2021 by  

Israel will not prevent the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) elections from taking place, but Hamas’ growing strength in the elections and its impact on security stability is worrying, a top Israeli official told European diplomats. Read more

The Lost ANZAC Torah and a Remarkable Rabbi

April 27, 2021 by  

This is the story of an important historical Sefer Torah, which was gifted to an Australian Jewish chaplain by the head of the Egyptian Jewish Community, Cattaui Pasha in Cairo, during World War I. Read more

HRW’s ‘Apartheid’ report denies Israel’s legitimacy as a Jewish State – NGO Monitor

April 27, 2021 by  

A Human Rights Watch (HRW) report, titled “A Threshold Crossed: Israeli Authorities and the Crimes of Apartheid and Persecution,” is an attempt to deny Israel’s legitimacy as a Jewish state, NGO Monitor stated. Read more

Next Page »