Saturday, December 07, 2019

Israel/World

Ilhan Omar Is a ‘Qatari Asset’: Witness Confirms Jerusalem Post Report

(JPost) Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN-5th) was recruited by a foreign government, received funding from a foreign government and passed sensitive information through intermediaries to Iran, a Florida

Mandelbit Says Netanyahu Can Remain Interim Premier While Under Indictment

(JNS) Israel’s Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit says that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu does not need to resign or take a leave of absence as interim prime minister due to the indictments against

Iran to US, Allies: ‘If You Cross Our Red Lines, We Will Annihilate You’

(JNS) The head of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, Hossein Salami, has warned that the United States, Israel, Britain and Saudi Arabia would be destroyed “if they cross our red lines.”

IDF Braces for PA ‘Day of Rage’ in Response to US Settlements Policy

(JNS) The Israel Defense Forces is boosting its presence in Judea and Samaria and along the Gaza border ahead of a planned Palestinian “day of rage” in response to the declaration by the U.S. administration last week that it no longer views Jewish communities in those

Over 100 Democrats Sign Letter Criticizing New US Stance On Israeli Settlements

(JNS) More than 100 Democrats signed a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo last week criticizing the Trump administration’s decision to stop considering Israeli settlements a violation of international

Israel Special Kids Fund Hires Josh Pruzansky as Director of Development

(Courtesy of Israel Special Kids) Israel Special Kids Fund is pleased to announce the appointment of Josh Pruzansky as its director of development, effective December 1.

Pruzansky has been involved in the Jewish communal world for more than 30 years. He brings decades of experience, having been

Likud Considers A Snap Primary

Following Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit’s announcement that he will formally indict Benjamin Netanyahu in three separate corruption cases, and the prime minister’s inability to form a parliamentary majority following two snap elections, calls are rising from within the ruling Likud Party for leadership primaries.

Report: Once Again, Jews Are Most Targeted Religious Group for Hate Crimes

(JNS) Jews were the most targeted for hate crimes among religious groups in 2018, according to an FBI report released this week.

Teen Turns Himself in to NYPD In Connection to Attacks On Jews in Brooklyn

(JNS) A 16-year-old teenager turned himself in to the New York Police Department last week in connection to a series of attacks on Jewish men in Borough Park.

National Unity Government Is ‘Still Possible,’ Says Netanyahu

(JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed confidence this week that it was still possible to achieve a “robust” unity government, saying there was no need for the country to go back to

Argentina Asks Azerbaijan To Arrest Iranian Suspect In 1994 AMIA Bombing

(JNS) Argentina is asking Azerbaijan to arrest an Iranian official visiting Baku in connection with the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center in Buenos Aires.

OU Opens Campus Program at Bar-Ilan University to Serve Americans Studying in Israel

(JNS) With a rising number of young men and women from North America choosing to enroll in universities and colleges in Israel, the Orthodox Union’s Heshe and Harriet Seif Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus

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