Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Israel/World

Uber Banned From Operating in Israel

(JNS.org) The Tel Aviv District Court ruled that Uber must end its rideshare services in Israel as of Nov. 29, following an appeal brought by the app’s

Take Part in Israel’s 70th Memorial Day Project

(Courtesy of Yashar Lachayal) As we approach Israel’s 70th Memorial Day (Yom Hazikaron), many are searching for ways to

Jonah Chill Is Gaining From the Gush Experience

Jonah Chill is studying at Yeshivat Har Etzion (“the Gush”) in Alon Shvut. He grew up in New Rochelle, attended SAR Academy for elementary school and Frisch for high school. His family davens at Young Israel of New Rochelle.

ALEH’s Mini Motorized Wheelchairs Empower Israeli Toddlers With Disabilities

(Courtesy of ALEH)

Report: Netanyahu Disciplines Hotovely Following ‘Offensive’ Comments

A spokeswoman for Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely denied reports Wednesday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has grounded Hotovely as punishment for the latter’s criticism of American Jews last week.

Princeton Hillel Director Cancels Deputy Foreign Minister’s Talk on Campus

(Lahav Harkov/jpost.com and combined sources) Princeton University’s Hillel House canceled a planned address by Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely, following a petition by a

Security Cabinet Approves Wide-Scale Iron Dome Deployment

(TPS) Israel’s Security Cabinet approved a wide-scale deployment of Iron Dome anti-missile batteries on Tuesday amid concerns that the Gaza-based Islamic Jihad could launch a revenge attack on Israel in the

US Security Delegation Heads to Israel to Discuss Syria Cease-Fire

(JNS.org) A delegation from America’s National Security Council has flown to Israel for talks on the recently reached U.S.-Russia-Jordan cease-fire agreement in

PA Denies Reports of Saudi Ultimatum to Abbas

(JNS.org) The Palestinian Authority (PA) has denied reports that PA President Mahmoud Abbas was presented with an ultimatum by Saudi Arabia to accept a peace deal outlined by the

Iran Immediately Rejects Israel’s Offer of Earthquake Aid

(JNS.org) Iran immediately rejected Israel’s offer of humanitarian aid following the 7.3-magnitude earthquake that rocked the Islamic Republic last weekend.

US Set to Waive Visa Requirements for Israelis

(JNS.org) Israel’s Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked announced Monday that Israel is on the verge of finalizing an agreement that would allow Israeli citizens to

Major Jewish Foundations Pledge to Upgrade Protections Against Child Abuse

(JNS.org) Four major U.S. Jewish foundations have pledged to require youth-serving organizations that they support to implement

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