Sunday, February 18, 2018

Israel/World

Ireland to Vote on BDS Legislation

(Sean Savage/JNS) The Irish and Jewish people share a common history of suffering cruel persecution and achieving national

With Anti-Semitic Attacks on the Rise, France’s Popular Jewish Radio Station Moves Into Unmarked, Secure Studio

(Annabelle Azade/Tablet) Three years after the Hypercacher siege, the French Jewish community is still wary. Last week, the

Airstrikes in Sinai Peninsula ‘Dramatic Evidence’ of Growing Arab Alignment With Israel

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS) The Sinai Peninsula has become a safe haven for terrorists and jihadist activity in recent years.

PM: Poland Must Defend Truth About Holocaust

Poland’s President Andrzej Duda has signed into a law a controversial bill that makes it a crime for anyone to suggest Polish complicity in the Holocaust. Tensions between Jerusalem and Warsaw over this legislation have been simmering in recent weeks.

Netanyahu to Meet Trump at Davos Amid ‘Last Opportunity’ to Amend Iran Nuclear Deal

(JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu set off for Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday to attend the World Economic Forum, where he is expected to meet with a number of world

White House: No Contact Between Trump’s Mideast Team and Palestinians Since Jerusalem Announcement

(JNS) A White House official said on Tuesday that there has been no contact between President Donald Trump’s Middle East negotiating team, which includes his son-in-law Jared

US Urges Lebanon to Cut Financial Support for Iran-Backed Terror Group Hezbollah

(JNS) A U.S. official on Tuesday urged the Lebanese government to sever all financial ties with the Iranian terror proxy Hezbollah.

Israel Ranked as One of the World’s Most Powerful and Innovative Countries

(JNS) Israel has been ranked among the top 10 most powerful and innovative countries in the world in two separate surveys published this week by major American media

Got Spare Tickets? Give a Seat and Bring Joy

‘Sharing Seats Israel’ matches sports and performance tickets with organizations that help kids and their families.

Founded a year ago, and based on Sharing Seats, Sharing Seats

Israeli Ministry of Strategic Affairs Announces New Joint Counter-BDS Venture

(Courtesy of IMSA) Today, the Ministry of Strategic Affairs, led by Minister Gilad Erdan, announced that as part of its overall strategy to counter

As New Year Begins, Israel’s Population Reaches 8.79 Million

Israel’s population reached 8.793 million on the last day of 2017, the Central Bureau of Statistics said.

Some 6.55 million Israelis—74.6 percent of the population—are Jewish, the bureau

Joshua Edelstein Loves Learning at Lev HaTorah

Joshua Edelstein is studying at Yeshivat Lev HaTorah in Ramat Beit Shemesh. He grew up in New Rochelle and attended SAR for elementary school and high school. His family davens at Young Israel of New Rochelle.

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