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Monday, March 25, 2019

Israel/World

Israeli Scientists Say They May Have Found a Cure for Cancer

(JPost) A small team of Israeli scientists think they might have found the first complete cure for cancer.

“We believe we will offer in a year’s time a complete cure for cancer,” said Dan Aridor, of a new treatment being

Iranian Official: ‘U.S. Attack on Iran Would Result in World War’

(MEMRI/JNS) Hassan Rahimpour Azghadi, who is a member of the Iranian Supreme Council for Cultural Revolution, said during a broadcast that aired on Channel 1 TV (Iran) on December 21, 2018, that Iran’s global influence extends into Yemen, Lebanon, Palestine, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India

Israel Alerts UN to Still More Tunnel Activity From Lebanon

(JNS) Israel informed the United Nations of still more “underground infrastructure” tied to Hezbollah along the Israeli border with Lebanon.

The Times of Israel first reported the development, citing an Israeli

Intel to Invest $11 Billion in Israel Over Next Five Years

(Israel Hayom) Tech giant Intel Corp will invest a hefty $11 billion over the next five years on a new semiconductor fabrication plant in Israel.

Israeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon secured the deal in a meeting this week with Intel Israel production plant CEO Daniel Benatar and Yaniv Garty, general

Discovering Innovation in the Start-Up Nation

(Courtesy of Yeshiva University) Susan Bauer, executive director of the Yeshiva University Career Center, escorted 20 undergraduate students over their winter break to visit some of Israel’s most dynamic companies and meet with leading Israeli entrepreneurs. The trip was developed in collaboration with Yeshiva University

Send Mishloach Manot/Matanot L’Evyonim to Jerusalem’s Impoverished Elderly

(Courtesy of Torat Reva Yerushalayim) Torat Reva Yerushalayim, a non-profit organization based in Jerusalem, will once again be preparing Mishloach Manot/Matanot L’Evyonim packages that will be delivered to the neglected and homebound elderly of Jerusalem. The packages will include healthy snacks, gifts and Purim treats. The goal

Airstrikes Against Hamas in Gaza

(JNS) Israel launched airstrikes, hitting a Hamas military training camp in Gaza, just hours after a the latest tension at the border with Israel on Tuesday.

“Terrorists shot at our troops stationed along Israel’s border fence with Gaza several times throughout the day. In response, IDF

IDF Thwarts Stabbing Attempt, Shoots Palestinian Attacker

(JNS) A Palestinian man was stopped on Monday after he attempted a stabbing attack against Israeli soldiers in Judea and Samaria, according to the Israel Defense Forces.

The assailant was shot at in Shomron Square outside the northern city of Nablus near a military base, the IDF confirmed.

Israel Pounds Iranian Sites in Syria after Missile Launched at Golan Heights

(JNS) Just one day after Iranian fighter jets fired a surface-to-surface missile at the Golan Heights, Israeli warplanes launched a massive attack on numerous Iranian targets in Syria on Monday.

Among the locations hit were a

Israel Set to Revoke UNRWA Permits for Jerusalem schools

(JNS) Israel will revoke permits issued to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) due to accusations that the organization incites terror against Israel.

According to a Hadashot television news report on Saturday,

Israel, US Defense Ministries Successfully Test Arrow-3 Missile-defense System

(JNS) A little more than a day after Israel pounded Iranian targets in Syria in reprisals for a missile launched on the Golan Heights, Israel’s Defense Ministry and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency successfully tested the Arrow-3 missile-defense system.

The test, conducted in partnership between Israel

Israeli General Warns US Withdrawal From Syria Is a Red Flag

Former NSA Yaakov Amidror warns that US pullout from Syria endangers Kurds, empowers Turkey and sends troubling message to American allies.

(Arutz Sheva) Last week, the American Jewish Congress hosted a special Executive Briefing Call with Major General (ret.) Yaakov Amidror, former