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Sunday, November 17, 2019

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France Proposes $15 Billion Package to Iran If Regime Complies With Nuclear Deal

(JNS) France has proposed an incremental $15 billion package to Iran in exchange for the regime adhering to the 2015 nuclear deal, reported the semi-official Iranian Tasnim news agency.

An Iranian delegation was in Paris earlier this week to finalize the details of the financial

Rwanda Gets Chabad Center, First-Ever Synagogue and First Permanent Rabbi

(JNS) A new Chabad-Lubavitch center is set to open in Kigali, Rwanda, that will include the nation’s first synagogue, served by the country’s first permanent rabbi, reported Chabad.org.

Rabbi Chaim and Dina Bar

Israel Launches Largest-Ever Solar-Energy Project, Situated in the Negev

(JNS) A private Israeli company has inaugurated the largest solar project in the country, reported the Israeli financial daily Globes.

Located in the Negev Desert, the Ashalim solar-energy project is the size of a small town,

Hundreds of Thousands Lack Access to Bomb Shelters In Northern Israel

(JNS) Hundreds of thousands of Israelis in northern Israel do not have access to a bomb shelter or secure location, Israel’s Ynet news site reported.

According to the report, the Israel Builders Association released a study based on data from the Central Bureau of Statistics that found that as many as

Rabbi Assaulted in Brooklyn Speaks Out, Stating: ‘It Was Hate’

Avraham Gopin, the 63-year-old New York rabbi who was brutally assaulted in Brooklyn, New York, on Tuesday, told CBS New York on Wednesday that the attack was clearly motivated by “hate.”

The assault took place at Lincoln Terrace Park in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, said

AMIT Ranked #1 Educational Network for Third Consecutive Year

(Courtesy of AMIT) AMIT is kicking off the new school year with wonderful news: The network has been named the #1 educational network in Israel by the prestigious newspaper TheMarker, based on Education Ministry data, for the third year in a row.

The Education Ministry rates educational networks

Is Israel on the Verge of All-Out War?

The big news in Israel is not that Iran attempted to send kamikaze drones into Israeli territory last week or that Israel targeted that terrorist cell in Syria; these are not completely out of the ordinary or even unexpected. Rather, what was quite the unusual occurrence took place in central Israel when Prime Minister Benjamin

Philanthropist Eugen Gluck Dies at 92

(Arutz Sheva) Renowned philanthropist and lay leader of American Jewry Eugen Gluck died this week in New York at the age of 92.

Gluck was a Holocaust survivor and was later instrumental in securing the rights of the Jewish people to rebuild their lives in Judea and Samaria. Together with his late wife,

Israel to the Security Council: Take Action Against Iranian Attacks From Syria

(JNS) Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon sent a letter to the U.N. Security Council to hold Syria responsible for allowing Iran to launch attacks on the Jewish state from its territory.

“The Syrian regime

UN Secretary General Intends To Raise Hadar Goldin Issue In Sideline Meetings

(JNS) The parents of Israel Defense Forces’ soldier Hadar Goldin, whose remains have been held captive by Hamas since “Operation Protective Edge” in 2014, met this week with U.N. Secretary General 

Bolton: Trump’s Willingness To Meet With Iranian Leaders Not an Official Policy Shift

(JNS) U.S. President Donald Trump’s willingness to meet with Iranian leaders does not reflect a change in his administration’s tough stance on the Islamic Republic, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said.

Israel Launches Tech Program For ‘Haredi’ Men and Women

(JNS) The Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs and Social Services is starting a new program to help haredim find jobs in high-tech industries in Israel.

The program will have a budget of approximately $2.8 million and offer