Thursday, October 18, 2018

Israel/World

IAEA Rejects Israel’s Claim That Iran Has Hidden Atomic Facility, Defers to US

(JNS) The International Atomic Energy Agency rebuffed Israel’s claim that Iran is employing a hidden atomic warehouse, resisting

Israeli Students at Columbia Blast Administration for Ignoring Anti-Semitism

(Israel Hayom/JNS) Israeli students at Columbia University in New York City are outraged at the university administration for failing to respond to reports of anti-Israel and

Pompeo Announces America’s Termination of 1955 Amity Treaty With Iran

(JNS) U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced that the United States will terminate a 1955 treaty of amity that regulates commerce and consular activities between America

Orthodox Jew Murdered in Suspected Serial Killing in Chicago

(JNS) A 24-year-old observant Jew was murdered on Simchat Torah in Chicago’s Loyola Park, the target of a possible serial killer.

In First, Incendiary Balloon Launched From West Bank Discovered in Central Israel

(Israel Hayom/JNS) An incendiary attack balloon was discovered this week in an industrial zone in central Israel, said police.

Bolton Clarifies at Briefing: Palestine ‘Is Not a State’

(JNS) U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said this week that Palestine “is not a state,” but a “so-called state.”

Pompeo: Russia Delivery of S-300 Missile-Defense System a ‘Very Serious Escalation’

(JNS) U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Russia regarding its delivery of the S-300 missile-defense system to the Syrian regime, calling it a “very serious escalation”

US Begins Implementation of 10-year $38 Billion Defense-Aid Plan for Israel

(JNS) The U.S. State Department has announced that an MOU signed in 2016 between the United States and Israel to provide $38 billion in defense financing to Israel has become officially operational.

State Department spokesperson

At U.N., Trump Backs Two-State Solution for Mideast Conflict 

(JNS) For the first time since taking office, U.S. President Donald Trump endorsed the two-state solution as the best way to resolve the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. 

Trump met with Israeli Prime

US Govt. Takes New Stand Against Campus Anti-Semitism

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently delivered welcome news for Jewish students. OCR reopened a student-backed civil-rights case brought by the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) against Rutgers University.

Yonatan Fine Is Growing at ‘The Gush’

Yonatan Fine is studying at Yeshivat Har Ezion (“The Gush”) in Alon Shevut. He grew up in River­dale and attended SAR Academy for elementary school and TABC for high school. In the summers, he attended Camp Dora Golding and then worked at Yachad at Camp Morasha. His family davens at Riverdale

Arab Knesset Members Meet With Arab League to Discuss Law Defining Israel as Jewish

(JNS) The head of the Arab League hosted a delegation of Arab Knesset members from the Joint List party this week, who railed against a new Israeli nation-state law that defines Israel as a Jewish state.

Amid talks, the group

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