Saturday, November 25, 2017

Israel/World

Princeton Hillel Director Cancels Deputy Foreign Minister’s Talk on Campus

(Lahav Harkov/jpost.com and combined sources) Princeton University’s Hillel House canceled a planned address by Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely, following a petition by a

Security Cabinet Approves Wide-Scale Iron Dome Deployment

(TPS) Israel’s Security Cabinet approved a wide-scale deployment of Iron Dome anti-missile batteries on Tuesday amid concerns that the Gaza-based Islamic Jihad could launch a revenge attack on Israel in the

US Security Delegation Heads to Israel to Discuss Syria Cease-Fire

(JNS.org) A delegation from America’s National Security Council has flown to Israel for talks on the recently reached U.S.-Russia-Jordan cease-fire agreement in

PA Denies Reports of Saudi Ultimatum to Abbas

(JNS.org) The Palestinian Authority (PA) has denied reports that PA President Mahmoud Abbas was presented with an ultimatum by Saudi Arabia to accept a peace deal outlined by the

Iran Immediately Rejects Israel’s Offer of Earthquake Aid

(JNS.org) Iran immediately rejected Israel’s offer of humanitarian aid following the 7.3-magnitude earthquake that rocked the Islamic Republic last weekend.

US Set to Waive Visa Requirements for Israelis

(JNS.org) Israel’s Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked announced Monday that Israel is on the verge of finalizing an agreement that would allow Israeli citizens to

Major Jewish Foundations Pledge to Upgrade Protections Against Child Abuse

(JNS.org) Four major U.S. Jewish foundations have pledged to require youth-serving organizations that they support to implement

IDF Demolishes Home Of Har Adar Terrorist

(TPS) The IDF has demolished the home of Nimr Mahmoud Ahmed Jamal, the Palestinian terrorist who killed three people in a shooting attack in Har Adar, west of Jerusalem on September

‘We’re Working Very Hard’ On Mideast Peace Plan, Ambassador David Friedman Says

Speaking exclusively with JNS.org, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman on Sunday night confirmed a report that a team from the Trump administration is drafting an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan.

Amazon Goes on Aggressive High-Tech Hiring Spree in Israel

(JNS.org) The online retail giant Amazon is reportedly in the midst of a massive hiring spree in Israel and is offering unusually high salaries to attract top high-tech talent to

Israel Co-Sponsors Saudi Resolution Against Syria at UN

(JNS.org) In an unprecedented move, Israel on Tuesday co-sponsored a draft resolution against Syria that was submitted by Saudi Arabia at the United Nations Human Rights

New Rochelle Native Testifies on Moving American Embassy

November 8, 2017, marked the 22nd anniversary of President Clinton signing Public Law 104-45, better known as The Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995. On that day, the National Security subcommittee of the U.S. House or Representatives’ Committee on Oversight and Government

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