Iran positions ‘suicide drones’ in Yemen, within range of Israel

January 15, 2021 by  

As tensions escalate in the Red Sea region, Iran has sent several Shahed-136 loitering munitions, known as “suicide drones,” to its proxies in Yemen, Newsweek reported on Thursday…reports Eran Itzkovitch. Read more

Israel sells Slovakia 17 advanced radar systems in extensive defence export deal

January 15, 2021 by  

The Israel Ministry of Defence will deliver 17 radar systems produced by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to the Slovak Ministry of Defence, in a massive defence export agreement that amounts to approximately A$235 million. Read more

With eye on Iran, Israeli envoy presents UN with 5-point plan to combat global terrorism

January 14, 2021 by  

Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Gilad Erdan presented a five-point plan for combatting global terrorism to the UN Security Council on Tuesday, calling on members to unite in the global fight against all acts of terrorism. Read more

Al-Qaeda calls on Muslims to target Israeli visitors to Arab countries

January 14, 2021 by  

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula blasted the governments of the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco for normalizing relations with Israel, calling on Muslims to target Israelis who visit these countries, according to a report shared exclusively with JNS by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI)’s Jihad and Terrorism Threat Monitor (JTTM). Read more

U.S. Marshals arrest man wearing ‘Camp Auschwitz’ sweatshirt in Capitol riot

January 14, 2021 by  

A man who wore a sweatshirt with the words “Camp Auschwitz” was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the Jan. 6 mob invasion of the U.S. Capitol as Congress was tallying U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s electoral victory, according to media reports. Read more

Peter Freedman donates $5 million to the Sydney Festival

January 14, 2021 by  

Founder and Chairman of RØDE microphones Peter Freedman has made a record-breaking $5 million donation to the Sydney Festival as part of a renewed commitment as the principal philanthropic partner of the event. Read more

In first of its kind operation, Israeli doctors use micro-knife instead of open-heart surgery

January 13, 2021 by  

The catheterization unit at the Shaare Zedek Medical Centre in Jerusalem marked a historic moment in the field of cardiology when its doctors performed a heart operation through catheterization and not open-heart surgery. Read more

New year, old problems

January 13, 2021 by  

For Sydney’s Jewish House starting, 2021 felt like a new beginning – and it was. Read more

Chametz being allowed in Israel’s hospitals

January 13, 2021 by  

We reported that Israel’s High Court has ruled Israeli hospitals cannot ban Chametz being brought into their establishments. Is this fair? We asked the rabbi. Read more

Etsy removes ‘Camp Auschwitz’ shirt following mob invasion of US Capitol

January 13, 2021 by  

Etsy has removed a T-shirt with the words “Camp Auschwitz” following the Jan. 6 mob invasion of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump. Read more

Yad Vashem mourns the passing of Sheldon G. Adelson

January 13, 2021 by  

Yad Vashem has joined leading Israelis in mourning the passing of the Patron of the Mount of Remembrance, Sheldon G. Adelson. Read more

Pompeo: Al-Qaeda terror group positions itself in Iran

January 13, 2021 by  

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday warned about Al-Qaeda’s presence in Iran. Read more

Shame on Arnold Schwarzenegger

January 13, 2021 by  

Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger received a lot of ill-deserved praise this week for his response to the Jan. 6 riots on Capitol Hill. Read more

Multibillionaire casino mogul, conservative donor and Jewish philanthropist Sheldon Adelson has died at 87

January 13, 2021 by  

Sheldon Adelson, the multibillionaire casino mogul, conservative donor and philanthropist, has died at the age of 87. Read more

Fatah official: PA acting on US dictates towards renewed relations

January 12, 2021 by  

“The Palestinian Authority recently received messages from Joe Biden’s men in which the Americans expressed their desire to hold elections [in the PA] to renew the legitimacy of the Palestinian Authority, reduce Abu Mazen’s [PA head Mahmoud Abbas’] control over security, justice and civilian institutions and expressed their desire to inject new blood into Palestinian Authority institutions, even at the cost of dismissing corrupt elements,” a senior Fatah official claimed in a conversation with TPS. Read more

A diplomatic introduction

January 12, 2021 by  

In Wellington, Ran Yaakoby has settled in as Israel’s ambassador-elect to New Zealand. Read more

The Israeli unmanned aerial vehicle helping to secure European borders

January 12, 2021 by  

A contract recently signed to lease a cutting-edge Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) that was developed and manufactured by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to assist in European Union border protection missions represents a major step in the use of the technology in the civilian sphere, a company executive has told JNS. Read more

800 residential units approved for Judea Samaria

January 12, 2021 by  

Within just over a week before President-Elect JoeBiden’s inauguration, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has authorized the construction of hundreds of housing units in Judea and Samaria to be advanced. Read more

Source: Biden’s administration demands elections in PA before resumption of ties

January 11, 2021 by  

President-elect Joe Biden’s team has conveyed a message to the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) leadership through unofficial channels that it will not be able to work with the PA and resume ties before legislative and presidential elections in the PA, a source has told TPS. Read more

‘Secular Coercion’: Religious parties angered over High Court’s ruling allowing entry of chametz on Passover into hospitals

January 11, 2021 by  

Preventing visitors from bringing Chametz into hospitals during the eight-days of Passover when leavened foods are prohibited by Jewish law is illegal, the High Court of Justice ruled, prompting religious politicians and leaders to assail the court’s “secular agenda.” Read more

Israeli Health Ministry reports four cases of South African COVID-19 variant

January 11, 2021 by  

Israel’s Health Ministry announced on Saturday that four cases of the highly contagious South African COVID-19 variant have been discovered in Israel. Read more

New Hope Party launches local campaign teams across Israel

January 11, 2021 by  

New Hope Party yesterday launched its nationwide local campaign teams ahead of the upcoming elections for the 24th Knesset. Read more

PM Netanyahu and Health Minister Edelstein welcome shipment of Pfizer anti-Coronavirus vaccines at BGI Airport

January 11, 2021 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Yuli Edelstein, yesterday welcomed a shipment of Pfizer anti-corona virus vaccines at Ben-Gurion International Airport. Read more

European leaders turn to Israel for COVID-19 vaccine advice as Israel begins second round of shots

January 10, 2021 by  

Several European leaders have turned to Israel for advice on its operation to vaccinate the population against Coronavirus (COVID-19) as the country began to administer the second shot. Read more

Biden names Orthodox woman to senior National Security Council position

January 10, 2021 by  

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is expected to appoint Anne Neuberger, an Orthodox Jewish woman, to serve in a newly created cybersecurity position on the U.S. National Security Council. Read more

Netanyahu gets injection number two

January 10, 2021 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Yuli Edelstein have received the second dose of the anti-coronavirus vaccine. Read more

Israeli journalist harassed by pro-Trump protester outside US Capitol

January 8, 2021 by  

An Israeli journalist was harassed by a protester supporting U.S. President Donald Trump outside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday as a mob surrounded the building—with some breaking into it—seeking to prevent Congress from tallying U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s win. Read more

The lonely mezuzah

January 8, 2021 by  

1000kms from the nearest synagogue, Birdsville is home for Joseph Szczepina where a mezuzah is proudly displayed on his property. Read more

Jewish and Israel-related groups ‘appalled’ by mob invasion of US Capitol

January 7, 2021 by  

Jewish and Israel-related groups reacted to the mob invasion of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday by Trump supporters as members of Congress gathered in a joint session on Wednesday to certify U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. Read more

Republican congresswoman says at pro-Trump rally, ‘Hitler was right on one thing’

January 7, 2021 by  

Rep. Mary Miller (R-Ill.), who was sworn into office on Jan. 3, told a crowd of protesters outside the Capitol on Tuesday that “Hitler was right on one thing.” Read more

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