Sunday, January 20, 2019

Israel/World

ALEH Opens Israel’s First Hydrotherapy Pool With Accomodations for Nonverbal Children

(Courtesy of ALEH) In March, the Jerusalem facility of ALEH (www.ALEH.org), Israel’s network of care for children with severe complex disabilities,

AMIT Modi’in Boys’ Robotics Team Wins Second Place in International Competition

(Courtesy of AMIT) The robotics team from the Mr. and Mrs. Lester Sutker AMIT Modi’in School for Boys came

Trump Signs Executive Order to Keep Detainee Families Together

OU, Agudath Israel and RCA were among dozens of Jewish organizations who publicly opposed the child separation policy.

With the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy in which all unlawful

Netanyahu Meets With Jewish Community Leaders in Paris

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara met with Jewish community leaders in Paris this week.

Addressing those in attendance, Netanyahu lauded decades of bilateral ties

Merkel, Netanyahu Disagree on Nuclear Deal: Share Support for Ousting Iran From Syria

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Monday, where the two leaders focused on the growing Iranian threat.

“We agree that the question of Iran’s regional influence is worrying, especially for Israel’s

Jewish Groups Offer Mixed Reactions to Supreme Court Religious-Liberty Case

American Jewish groups expressed mixed reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on a controversial Colorado baker’s refusal to serve a gay couple.

In a 7-2 decision on the

AMIT Kennedy Students Continue ‘Green Electricity’ Winning Streak

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Minister Says EU Can ‘Go to a Thousand Hells’

(TPS) Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz blasted the European Union following critical remarks on Israel’s human rights record, saying the organization could “go to a

Knesset Committee Urges Netanyahu to Implore Trump to Change Part of US Aid Deal

(JNS) Knesset members told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that up to 22,000 workers in Israel’s defense industry could

Israel Is World’s First Country to Attack With F-35s

(JNS) Israeli Air Force Commander Maj. Gen. Amikam Norkin told foreign air-force commanders that Israel was the first country in the world to carry out military attacks with F-35 stealth fighter

Literary Community Mourns Celebrated American-Jewish Author Philip Roth

(JLNJ) As part of worldwide comments made after the death of an American literary giant, Newark Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr., celebrated the life of New Jersey-born novelist

Friedman Pic Prompts PA Outrage

(Daniel Siryoti/Israel Hayom/JNS and Arutz Sheva) The Palestinian Authority was outraged by a photo of U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman holding an image of

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