UK correspondent under fire for blaming ‘Jew-hatred’ on Israeli ‘occupation’

June 11, 2021 by  

The Middle East correspondent for Sky News is being criticized for suggesting that “Jew-hatred” in the United Kingdom is a result of Israel’s “untenable occupation” and the “consequence of the current Israeli government’s policies,” reported the U.K. Jewish News. Read more

IINZ calls for immediate halt to NZ funding of hate and incitement

June 11, 2021 by  

The Israel Institute of New Zealand is calling on the New Zealand government to stop funding hate and incitement. Read more

New Zealand not immune from rise in antisemitism

June 10, 2021 by  

The NZ Jewish Council (NZJC), has expressed concern about the high number of antisemitic incidents in New Zealand recorded last month. Read more

Head of Hamas’ military wing leaves for Cairo to discuss prisoner exchange with Israel

June 10, 2021 by  

Marwan Issa, the deputy head of Hamas’ military wing, is leaving for Cairo to discuss a possible Egyptian-mediated prisoner exchange deal with Israel, the Qatari newspaper Al-Arabi Al-Jadid reported Wednesday, adding that an Israeli delegation will be in Cairo at the same time. Read more

After report on antisemitism in PA school books, Israel demands EU act

June 10, 2021 by  

Research carried out by the European Council reviewing the content of textbooks used in the Palestinian Authority (PA) presents a harsh reality in which students in the PA educational system are educated to hate and use violence, the Bild reported Tuesday. Read more

Archeologists find 7,000-years-old commercial seal impression, oldest ever to be found in Israel

June 10, 2021 by  

A team of archaeologists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem made a rare discovery when they unearthed a small clay seal impression dating back some 7,000 years. Read more

IDF welcomes second advanced Sa’ar 6 patrol corvette

June 10, 2021 by  

The IDF on Wednesday held a special ceremony welcoming the arrival of the INS Oz (Courage) Sa’ar 6 class missile ship at the port of Haifa, attended by the Minister of Defence Benny Gantz. Read more

Police crack case of firebomb attack on Arab family in Jaffa

June 10, 2021 by  

Three Arabs seeking to attack Jewish families in Jaffa and instead threw a firebomb through the window of the home of an Arab family have been arrested by Israeli forces, the police announced Wednesday. Read more

QLD Labor accuses Israel of ethnic cleansing

June 9, 2021 by  

The Queensland Labor Party has passed a resolution at its state conference accusing Israel of “ethnic cleansing”. Read more

Secord blasts NSW Education Minister over failure to act on “vile anti-semitic pro-hitler” Facebook post

June 9, 2021 by  

NSW Labor this week grilled the NSW Education Minister Sarah Mitchell in State Parliament’s Question Time over her failure to condemn a departmental employee who made “vile anti-Semitic pro-Hitler” Facebook posts. Read more

New government to be voted on Sunday

June 9, 2021 by  

The Knesset will vote on the 36th government on Sunday, Knesset Speaker Yariv Levin announced Tuesday. Read more

Toy Movement and Peres Centre distribute gifts to Arab and Jewish kids in Jaffa

June 9, 2021 by  

The Toy Movement, a philanthropic initiative founded by Canada’s largest children’s toy and entertainment company Spin Master, distributed toys this week to Arab and Jewish children at four nursery schools in Jaffa, in partnership with the Peres Centre for Peace and Innovation. Read more

Coalition agreements revealed as Israel prepares for new government

June 9, 2021 by  

Just days before Israel’s 36th government is expected to be sworn in, the coalition agreements signed by its constituent parties were revealed on Monday night by Channel 12. Read more

“A Palestinian case against Hamas” – Bassem Eid in AIJAC webinar

June 9, 2021 by  

With the conduct of Hamas and Jewish-Arab relations in Israel very much front of mind, the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) turned to Bassem Eid for its latest webinar. Eid, a Jerusalem-based political analyst, and a pioneer of Palestinian human rights outlined a  “Palestinian Case Against Hamas.” Read more

At least eight Gazan children featured on NY Times front page were killed by misfired rockets

June 9, 2021 by  

At least eight of the children whose names were featured by the New York Times in a list of children killed during Operation Guardian of the Walls were killed by rockets launched by terrorist organizations that misfired and fell inside the Gaza Strip, the Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Centre (ITIC) has found. Read more

President Rivlin appeals to Prince Charles to allow Alta Fixler hospitalised in England to be brought to Israel for medical treatment.

June 9, 2021 by  

President Reuven Rivlin has appealed to The Prince of Wales to allow Alta Fixler, who is in hospital in England, to be brought to Israel for medical treatment. Read more

AP’s Gaza operations shared building with Hamas tech unit, Israeli envoy explains

June 9, 2021 by  

Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations and US Gilad Erdan visited the Associated Press (AP) headquarters in New York on Monday to explain to top executives that the Israeli Air Force (IAF) bombed the building housing their Gaza operation during Operation Guardian of the Walls last month because it was serving Hamas terrorists who were developing technology to jam the Iron Dome defence system. Read more

Iran is lying, Israel says, after IAEA expresses concern over undeclared nuclear sites

June 9, 2021 by  

Iran still has not provided explanations to the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) about uranium particles found at three undeclared sites in their country, adding concern that the Islamic Republic is hiding its military nuclear program. Read more

Exclusive: Al-Qaeda calls on Muslims to attack Jewish, US interests worldwide

June 8, 2021 by  

Al-Qaeda’s main media outlet published a call on Muslims to carry out attacks against U.S. and Jewish interests, as well as urged individuals to support the mujahideen in Palestine financially, with men and weapons, according to the Middle East Media Research Institute’s Jihad and Terrorism Threat Monitor (MEMRI-JTTM). Read more

Hamas releases new Shalit footage, audio recording of ‘captive Israeli soldier’

June 8, 2021 by  

As part of an interview with a senior Hamas commander aired by Al Jazeera on Sunday, the terror group released new footage of former Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, who was held captive by Hamas for five years following a cross-border raid in 2006. The interview also featured an audio recording of an unidentified “Israeli soldier” claiming to be in Hamas custody. Read more

Israeli right fumes as police appear to nix Jerusalem flag march

June 8, 2021 by  

The Israel Police on Monday pulled the permit given to the annual flag parade in Jerusalem, set to take place on Thursday, citing safety concerns and refusing to approve the march’s planned route. Read more

Netanyahu: New Israeli government more dangerous than Oslo, Gaza disengagement

June 8, 2021 by  

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu harshly criticized his political rival, Yamina Party leader Naftali Bennett, on Sunday, calling him a “habitual liar” and saying that the government he is forming together with Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid constitutes a threat to Israel’s national security. Read more

Israel elected to UN’s prestigious Economic and Social Council

June 8, 2021 by  

Israel was elected for the first time to serve as a member of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on Monday, receiving 154 votes, more than two-thirds of the vote of UN member states. Read more

Israeli man dies of wounds incurred during Muslim riots

June 7, 2021 by  

Avi Har-Even, who was severely wounded last month when Muslim rioters threw a Molotov cocktail into the hotel he was staying out in Acco, died of his wounds Sunday night. He was 84 years old. Read more

Israel hosting OECD’s Global Forum on Digital Security for Prosperity

June 7, 2021 by  

For the first time, the Israel National Cyber ​​Directorate will host the annual cyber conference of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Read more

Israel rejects Hamas released clip of hostage as ‘cheap and transparent manipulation’

June 7, 2021 by  

The clip that the Hamas terror organization released allegedly of an Israeli held in its custody is “a cheap and transparent manipulation” and a sign of its distress, a senior Israeli official said. Read more

Hamas leader: ‘God has decreed we must attack Tel Aviv’

June 7, 2021 by  

Hamas leader in Gaza, Yahya Sinwar, told a group of students and academics in Gaza on Saturday that the terrorist organization has the capability to demolish Tel Aviv and that Israel had only destroyed 3 percent of Gaza’s tunnel network last month during “Operation Guardian of the Walls.” Read more

Netanyahu: ‘If a government is formed, God forbid, we will topple it very quickly’

June 7, 2021 by  

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday called on Knesset lawmakers from all parties to “vote their conscience” if the so-called change coalition presents a new government to the Knesset this week. Read more

In a first, IAF F-35 deploy to Italy to train with US, UK

June 7, 2021 by  

Six Israeli Air Force “Adir” (mighty) F-35I Joint Strike Fighter aircraft took off on Sunday for Italy for a historic and first-of-its-kind deployment during which they will face off with fighters from three air forces. Read more

Israel opens COVID-19 vaccines to teens aged 12-16

June 6, 2021 by  

Israeli teens aged 12-16 can get vaccinated against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) beginning on Sunday, the latest phase of the country’s battle against the pandemic. Read more

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