Sunday, January 20, 2019

Israel/World

French Jewish MP Gets Death-Threat Letter in Envelope With Unknown White Powder

(Ariel Kahana, Dan Lavie and Israel Hayom Staff) French Jewish Parliament member Meyer Habib received a death threat on Monday, when he received an envelope containing a white

BDS Movement in South America Protests Jerusalem Symphony Concerts

(Israel Hayom) The Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, which has been touring South America with solo violinist Itamar Zorman, has been targeted by the BDS movement, which is calling on

Sen. John McCain: A ‘Brave Hero’ and a ‘Stalwart Friend’ of Israel

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) died on Aug. 25 at the age of 81. He was a Vietnam War hero, a two-time presidential candidate and a 35-year member of Congress.

 A longtime friend of the state of Israel, McCain visited countless times.

Get Some Laughs This Sukkot With Comedy for Koby

(Courtesy of the Koby Mandell Foundation) Comedy for Koby, a highly popular stand-up comedy tour that has been entertaining Israeli-based audiences for over a decade, has

Robotic Program Makes Art Accessible to Israeli Youth With Disabilities

Robotic Program Makes Art Accessible to Israeli Youth With Disabilities

(Courtesy of ALEH)

Shin Bet Busts Hamas in Hebron

A Hamas terrorism network operating out of the West Bank city of Hebron was uncovered by the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency), the agency announced Tuesday. The network recruited dozens of agents, including several women, who operated in

Israel Trains American Emergency Responders

Often described as the front line for democracy, Israel has long served as a learning opportunity for American political and security leaders to meet, learn and apply the lessons back home. The close cooperation between fire, medical and police personnel in both

First Flight Lands at Ramon Airport as Eilat Seeks to Grab More Tourists

(Max Schindler/Jpost) The inaugural flight to Eilat’s yet-to-be opened Ilan and Assaf Ramon International Airport landed on Monday, July 16, marking a new chapter in the Red Sea

Nation-State Bill Approved for Knesset Floor Vote

(Yona Schnitzer/TPS) The Nation State bill, which seeks to legislate Israel’s standing as a Jewish state into law, was approved for a second and third reading on the Knesset floor

Netanyahu, Security Chiefs Hold Briefing With IDF Gaza Division

(TPS) Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot and senior intelligence officials held security consultations with the IDF

Balloon Carrying Firebomb From Gaza Hits Israeli Kindergarten

(Israel Hayom) A balloon carrying a firebomb launched from the Gaza Strip landed in the yard of a kindergarten in the southern Israeli town of Tkuma this week while young

Jerusalem Court Issues Lien on Ships Headed to Gaza, With Proceeds Going to Israeli Victims of Terror

(Josh Hasten/JNS) In a rather rare judgment, a Jerusalem District Court just issued a lien on two large ships that are part of a Gaza-bound flotilla set to arrive in Israeli waters

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