Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Israel/World

Yeshiva University Fosters Israel-Diaspora Cooperation in Hi-Tech 

A group of 20 undergraduate students from Yeshiva University is currently in Israel to visit some of Israel’s successful hi-tech companies and get a feeling for the start-up culture here.

The students will meet with YU alumni

ALEH, Jerusalem Police Make Dreams Come True for Child With Disabilities 

(Courtesy of Aleh) Over the course of 2018, ALEH (www.ALEH.org), Israel’s network of care for children with severe complex disabilities, developed the “Dreams Come True” project, an initiative that focuses on granting the wishes

Riverdale Hosting Abuse & Addiction Awareness Event on Feb. 2

(Courtesy of Amudim and Riverdale Jewish Center) It will be an evening of awareness and education on February 2 as the Riverdale Jewish Center and Amudim, in conjunction with a number of communal organizations and institutions, tackle the subjects of substance abuse and addiction head on, speaking

Senate Democrats Block Pro-Israel, Anti-BDS Bill

(JNS) The Senate failed to reach the necessary 60 votes this week to end debate on Republican-introduced legislation that, if enacted, would impose fresh sanctions on Syria, as well

Patriots Owner Robert Kraft to Be Awarded Genesis Prize

(JNS) New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will be awarded what Time magazine has dubbed the “Jewish Nobel:” the Genesis Prize, one of Israel’s top

Moshe Arens, Former Defense Minister and Ambassador, Dead at 93

(Israel Hayom) Moshe Arens, a prominent Likud member who served in various ministerial positions and as Israel’s ambassador to the United States, died early Monday

In Cairo Speech, Pompeo Expected to Blast Iran, Reassure Mideast Allies

(JNS) U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to rebuke the Middle East agenda of former President Barack Obama, which

Former Israeli Minister who Colluded With Iran to get 11-Year Prison Sentence

(JNS) Gonen Segev, a former Israeli minister who was found to have met repeatedly with Iranian intelligence officials for the past six years and given them sensitive information,

14-Year-Old Girl in Jerusalem Attacked at Bus Stop

(JNS) A 14-year-old Israeli girl was evacuated to Jerusalem’s Shaarei Zedek Medical Center on Wednesday morning after she was attacked while waiting at a bus stop on her way to

Israel’s AG Likely to Announce Pre-Indictment Hearing of Prime Minister

Israel’s Channel 10 News reports that Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit is likely to announce his intention to proceed with a pre-indictment hearing of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ahead of the April 9 elections.

Ayal Ritvo Is Connecting at Bar Ilan Israel XP

Ayal Ritvo is studying at the Bar Ilan Israel Experience in Ramat Gan. He grew up in Scarsdale, attended Westchester Day School for elementary school and Frisch for high school. His family davens at Young Israel of Scarsdale. In the summers, he has

Germany Creates Anti-Semitism Reporting Center

(JNS)

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