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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Israel/World

Knesset Committee Urges Netanyahu to Implore Trump to Change Part of US Aid Deal

(JNS) Knesset members told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that up to 22,000 workers in Israel’s defense industry could lose their jobs to the tune of a whopping $1.3 billion in annual losses if he does not convince U.S. President Donald Trump to reverse a clause in a military funding deal signed with the United States in 2016.

The aid package

Aish HaTorah Hosts Ambassador David Friedman and White House Faith Leaders

(Courtesy of Aish HaTorah) Aish HaTorah was honored to host Ambassador Friedman, Deputy Ambassador Aryeh Lightstone and a delegation of White House faith leaders together with the Latino Coalition for Israel, who requested to house a celebration of the US embassy move to Jerusalem at the Esteemed Aish HaTorah Dan Family

BREAKING: Hamas Turns Away Supplies From Israel, Including Bandages, IV Fluids and Fuel

Despite reporting a dire need for medical equipment, the Hamas terror organization turned back two shipments of medical supplies for their populace because the goods bore labels from the Israel Defense Forces.

On Tuesday, Israel expedited deliveries of medical equipment into Gaza through the Kerem Shalom Crossing, which Israel had reopened a day earlier after

AMIT Atidim Film Students Reel In Another Success

(Courtesy of AMIT) Lights! Camera! And most importantly, action! Students from AMIT Atidim Junior and Senior High School took first place at a national competition for creative youth with their film, “Gog and Magog.”

This is another achievement for the students of the film and communications

Jerusalem Embassy Won’t Mean ‘Jerusalem, Israel’ on US Passports

(TPS) Despite the transfer of the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and President Donald Trump’s formal recognition last December of Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel, the State Department says it will not note “Jerusalem, Israel” on American documents issued in the city.

Currently, consular reports of birth and American passports issued in

‘Don’t Believe the Hamas Propaganda’

If tens of thousands of rioters armed with incendiary weapons and explosive devices swarmed the border of another country, all the preaching and calls for restraint would evaporate.

The images from Gaza making the rounds across the globe are the product of a well-planned campaign by

At UN, Haley and Danon Blame Violence at Gaza Border on Hamas and Iran

(JNS) U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley forcefully defended Israel’s reaction to the protests along the border with the Gaza Strip on Monday that resulted in as many as 60 Palestinian deaths.

“I ask my colleagues here in the Security Council: Who among us would accept this

One Day After Embassy Move, Abbas Recalls Palestinian Envoy From America

(JNS) Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas announced on Tuesday that it would be recalling Husam Zomlot, its envoy to Washington, in response to the opening of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.

“When [the United States] opened their embassy in Jerusalem, there was a need for a decision

Turkey Ramps Up Diplomatic Fight, But Israel-Turkey Economic Ties Continue to Flourish

(TPS) The Turkish foreign ministry expelled Israel’s Consul General in Istanbul, Yosef Levi Sfari, and then subjected departing ambassador Eitan Na’eh to a humiliating security check in front of media cameras at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport before he boarded a flight to Israel Wednesday, as relations between the two countries continued

Bernie Sanders Condemns IDF Reaction to Gaza Riots

(JNS) Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Israel should be “condemned” for its response to the rioting along the Israeli-Gaza border on Monday that resulted in some 60 Palestinian deaths. In an interview with Al Jazeera reporter Mehdi Hasan for his Intercept podcast, Sanders was asked if he considers Israel’s response to the Gaza protestors as constituting “war

Guatemala Follows US Example, Returns Embassy to Jerusalem

(TPS) Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, Jerusalem Affairs Minister Ze’ev Elkin, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman and a delegation of Knesset members joined Guatemalan President Jimmy Morale and Foreign Minister Sandra Jovel Wednesday as the Central American nation returned its embassy to Jerusalem

Network Science: A Strategy to Prevent Future Calamity

Dr. Baruch Barzel at Bar-Ilan University is working to rid the world of power outages, the spread of infectious diseases and other mass catastrophes.

(Courtesy of Bar Ilan University) On August 14, 2003, the unthinkable happened. Just after 4 p.m. on a warm summer’s day, a massive power