Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Israel/World

US House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Use of Human Shields

(JNS) The House of Representatives passed a bipartisan bill this week that would enact sanctions on those who use human shields in war.

Netanyahu Welcomes Italian Deputy PM, Calls Him Great Friend of Israel

(TPS) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini met this week at the Prime Minister’s Office in Jerusalem. Netanyahu welcomed Salvini,

Avi Roth Is Gaining From the Learning and Environment at ‘The Gush’

Avi Roth is studying at Yeshivat Har Etzion (“The Gush”) in Alon Shevut. He grew up in New Rochelle, attended SAR for elementary school and TABC for high school. His family davens at the Young Israel of New Rochelle.

Baby Buried: Hamas Claims Responsibility

The baby who was delivered prematurely after his mother was critically wounded in a shooting attack at the Ofra Junction on Sunday has died, Shaare Tzedek Medical Center announced on Wednesday.

White House Celebrates Chanukah

On Thursday, December 6, President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania hosted the annual White House Chanukah reception. In attendance were Vice President and Karen Pence; Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner; Justice Steven Breyer; Senator Roy Blunt; and Representatives Ted Deutch,

US Increases Pressure on Iran, Warns Other Players Not to Impede Sanctions

(JNS) The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned nine targets last week related to an illicit oil network between Iran and Russia.

Friedman Demands PA Release American Charged With Selling Land to Jews

(JNS) U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman took to Twitter this week to call for the immediate release of a Palestinian-American who was imprisoned by the Palestinian Authority

Davina Goodman Loves the Learning and Environment at Nishmat

Davina Goodman is studying at Nishmat in Jerusalem.

Where did you grow up?

I went to the Special Music School, a specialized public school on the Upper West Side. I stopped attending a Jewish day

Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman Resigns Over Opposition to Gaza Ceasefire

(JNS) Israel’s Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman abruptly resigned his post and removed his Yisrael Beytenu Party from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s governing

UCLA Chancellor: National SJP Conference to Take Place on Campus as Planned

The chancellor at the University of California, Los Angeles, said on Tuesday that the annual National Students for Justice in Palestine conference will be allowed to occur on campus despite his “fundamental disagreements” with the group.

Moshe Lion Elected Jerusalem Mayor in Tight Runoff

(Israel Hayom/JNS) Jerusalem City Councilman Moshe Lion narrowly defeated his opponent, fellow councilman Ofer Berkovitch, in the second round of municipal elections for the

Southern Israel’s Residents Protest Security Situation, Ceasefire With Hamas

(Israel Hayom/JNS) The ceasefire brokered by Egypt on Tuesday between Israel and Hamas has angered Israelis living near the Gaza border, who say they have been abandoned by the

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