Sunday, January 20, 2019

Israel/World

Hungarian PM to Visit Israel, but Only Deputy to Visit PA

(Ariel Kahana/Israel Hayom) In a sign of burgeoning diplomatic ties, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will

Egypt Issues Ultimatum to Hamas, Demands They Halt Flaming Kites Against Israel

(JNS) Egypt issued a warning to Hamas to put a halt to launching of flaming kites and balloons into Israel from Gaza, according to a report in Ynet. The ultimatum followed

‘Plastic Bag’ Law in Israel Slashed Bag Waste in 2017

The Environmental Protection Ministry lauded the success of a “plastic bag law” that has led to a drastic drop in the use of plastic grocery bags by Israeli consumers.

Crews Use Israeli Tech to Assist Thai Soccer Team Rescue

(Mara Vigevani/TPS) An Israeli technology provided voice and video communications between rescue workers and 12 teenage members

Haredi Lone Soldiers Receive New Home in Jerusalem

(Courtesy of Friends of Nahal Haredi) A new apartment building for haredi lone soldiers was inaugurated last week in Jerusalem.

Online Safety Tips From One of Israel’s Top Cyber-Experts

(Courtesy of Bar-Ilan University) Professor Yehuda Lindell is one of Israel’s leading scholars on the subject of cyber security. For the past three years, he has headed

What’s in a Name?

After the establishment of the state of Israel, municipal governments across the country created new Hebrew neighborhood names to replace existing foreign-language names. However, most of these new titles were never accepted by the public. Let’s

Approved Funding Welcomes Dave Friedlander

Approved Funding welcomes another associate to its growing team with the addition of Dave Friedlander to its corporate office in Bergen County. Dave joins as a Mortgage Banker specializing in working with local Real Estate and Financial professionals to help their clients affordably obtain a

Jewish NGO Condemns ‘Wholesale Misappropriation’ of Holocaust Amid Outcry Over Border Policy

(Sean Savage/JNS) The Simon Wiesenthal Center, a Jewish human rights NGO that teaches the lessons of the Nazi
Holocaust,

Like Presidents Before Him, Trump Vows Not to Pressure Israel on Nuclear Issue

(Israel Hayom/JNS) Israel has managed to secure a written pledge from four successive U.S. presidents, including President Trump, to safeguard its presumed nuclear deterrent, The

Hezbollah: ‘We Will Not Hesitate to Take On US and Zionist Entity’

(Yona Schnitzer/TPS) The Lebanon-based Hezbollah militia will not hesitate to resume hostilities with “the idiot Trump and the brain-damaged Netanyahu” in response to a recent

Citing ‘Chronic Bias Against Israel,’ US Quits UN Human Rights Council

(JNS) U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced this week that the United States is pulling out of

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