Undercover policeman takes down 50 drug dealers across Israel

October 25, 2021 by  

A police officer who acted as a secret agent was successful in penetrating influential and high levels of drug dealers across the country, leading to the indictment of about 50 suspects from all over the country. Read more

Israel grants another 9,000 work permits to PA Arabs

October 25, 2021 by  

Israel is to expand the quota of workers coming from the Palestinian Authority (PA) in the construction sector and starting this week, an additional 9,000 workers will be able to work in Israel. Read more

Weizmann Institute of Science joins Giant Magellan Telescope

October 25, 2021 by  

Recently, the GMTO Corporation welcomed the Weizmann Institute of Science into its international consortium of distinguished universities and research institutions building the Giant Magellan Telescope. Read more

Hezbollah chief threatens Israel offshore gas fields in North

October 25, 2021 by  

Hezbollah’s Secretary-General Hasan Nasrallah warned Israel against developing the gas fields in its maritime border zone in the north before agreeing on the exact border demarcation with Lebanon. Read more

Israel’s government announces marketing of 1,300 housing units in Judea and Samaria, coalition upset

October 25, 2021 by  

Israel’s government announced yesterday the marketing tenders for 1,355 housing units in Judea and Samaria through the Israel Land Authority and under the direction of Minister of Construction and Housing Zeev Elkin. Read more

Crusader to ban swastikas in NSW refused domestic security improvements by NSW government

October 25, 2021 by  

NSW Shadow Minister for Police and Counter Terrorism Walt Secord said he was disappointed by the Premier’s department’s rejection of his request for improved security at his home. Read more

Naftali Bennett, Environment Minister Zandberg and others headed to Glasgow

October 25, 2021 by  

Ahead of the UN Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, the cabinet of Israel today approved a new plan to encourage climate innovation, to develop technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to prepare for the future problems caused by climate change. Read more

In their first meeting, Bennett and Putin discuss Iran, Israel-Russia ties

October 24, 2021 by  

Israel’s Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and President of Russia Vladimir Putin met on Friday in Sochi, Russia, the first meeting between the two that focused on Iran’s presence in Syria and its quest for nuclear weapons. Read more

A call to proscribe Hizb ut-Tahrir

October 24, 2021 by  

The report in the Daily Telegraph on the vile hate speech from Hizb ut-Tahrir’s leader Ismail al-Wahwah mirrors a report in J-Wire published in September last year at another rally in Sydney. Read more

Cordon Bleu culinary school teams up with Our Big Kitchen

October 24, 2021 by  

Twenty well-known chefs worked at Sydney’s OBK last week to produce 1000 meals for the needy. Read more

Gantz names six Palestinian NGOs as terror groups, US asks Israel to clarify

October 24, 2021 by  

Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz said on Friday that six Palestinian NGOs will be listed as terror organizations for their close ties with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). Read more

Hebrew radio program be launched in Brisbane

October 22, 2021 by  

The Queensland Jewish Board of Deputies and State Zionist Council of Queensland are to launch a Hebrew language program on Radio 4EB to be broadcast from coast to coast. Read more

First of its kind Second Temple-Era seal discovered north of City of David

October 22, 2021 by  

A unique second Temple-era seal, the first of its kind to be discovered, was recently recovered in soil taken from a dig conducted along the foundation stones of the Kotel (Western Wall), north of the City of David in Jerusalem. Read more

Following complaint on incitement, police launch investigation against Facebook Israel

October 22, 2021 by  

The Israel Police has opened an official investigation into Facebook Israel and its CEO for aiding and abetting Fatah’s incitement to terror, following a complaint filed by Palestinian Media Watch (PMW) in May. Read more

Emanuel School’s bright future

October 22, 2021 by  

Sydney’s Emanuel School’s future has never been brighter – the increased demand for pluralist education, combined with an impressive track record has led to enrolments peaking at an all-time high. Read more

Google Maps removes ‘apartheid wall’ label from security barrier near Jerusalem

October 22, 2021 by  

Google has announced that it has removed the label “Apartheid Wall” from a road adjacent to the security barrier on the outskirts of eastern Jerusalem. Read more

A MASA get-together

October 22, 2021 by  

Thousands of Masa Israel Journey Fellows, alumni, partners and community members came together at Hayarkon Park in Israel to celebrate the start of Masa Israel Journey’s 2021-22 programming year and Masa’s 18th year anniversary of transformative work. Read more

Israel closely monitors new AY4.2 COVID-19 variant

October 21, 2021 by  

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett held discussions on Wednesday following the discovery of a case of the new Coronavirus (COVID-19) AY4.2 variant in Israel. Read more

Israel and UAE sign historic agreement to enhance space cooperation

October 21, 2021 by  

Israel’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Technology Orit Farkash HaCohen and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister for Advanced Technology Sarah bint Yousef Al Amiri signed a historic agreement on Wednesday at the 2021 world Expo in Dubai for the cooperation in Space projects. Read more

President Herzog establishes Israeli Climate Forum

October 21, 2021 by  

Israel’s President Isaac Herzog has announced the establishment of the Israeli Climate Forum, which will lead discussions about the climate crisis and Israel’s role in the fight against it. Read more

Malka Leifer trial set for next year

October 21, 2021 by  

Former ultra-orthodox school principal Malka Leifer will stand trial on child sexual abuse charges in Melbourne next year. Read more

Burger to cross the bridge

October 20, 2021 by  

Sydney’s JewishCare and Montefiore are to extend their Burger Centre partnership to Sydney’s North Shore. Read more

Israel’s envoy blasts UN Security Council over inaction on Iran, PA

October 20, 2021 by  

Israel’s Ambassador to the US and the United Nations Gilad Erdan sharply criticized the UN Security Council for not holding the Palestinian leadership accountable for its actions. Read more

Rabbi Gabi talks with the Governor-General

October 20, 2021 by  

Melbourne’s ARK Centres’ Rabbi Gabi Kaltmann has had a personal zoom with Governor-General David Hurley and his wife Linda.  Read more

Portugal honours diplomat who saved Jews from Nazis

October 20, 2021 by  

Portugal honoured Aristides de Sousa Mendes, a former diplomat for the country, who helped save thousands of Jews from the Nazis during World War II.
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Israel’s Ministry of Defence grants legal status to 4,000 Arabs living in Judea and Samaria

October 20, 2021 by  

Israel has officially recognized the legal status of 4,000 Arabs living in Judea and Samaria, the first time the state has done so in a decade. Read more

After decade of tension, Sweden mends ties with Israel

October 19, 2021 by  

Sweden’s Foreign Minister Ann Linde arrived for a visit in Israel after years of a diplomatic rift between Jerusalem and Stockholm that began in 2014 following Sweden’s recognition of the “State of Palestine,” a period during which senior Swedish officials were not welcome in Israel. Read more

State memorial for Eddie

October 19, 2021 by  

The family of the late Eddie Jaku has accepted the offer from the NSW Government of a State Memorial Service. Read more

German Israeli singer at crux of anti-Semitic hotel incident accused of fabricating story

October 19, 2021 by  

Gil Ofarim, the German-Israeli singer who accused the Westin Hotel in Leipzig, Germany, of refusing him service because he wore a Star of David pendant is now being accused of fabricating the story. Read more

Gantz eulogizes Colin Powell; world lost ‘great American statesman, military leader’

October 19, 2021 by  

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz expressed sorrow over the death of Colin Powell on Monday, stating, “The world has lost a great American statesman and military leader, Colin Powell. Not only was he a patriot and a professional, but also a pioneer—the first African-American to serve as U.S. chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and as Secretary of State.” Read more

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