Thursday, November 21, 2019

Israel/World

ADL: Anti-Semitic Incidents Lower in 2018, but Assaults and Vandalism Doubled

(JNS) There were 1,879 anti-Semitic incidents in 2018, representing the third-highest figure of such incidents since 1979, according to a new report by the Anti-Defamation League.

The highest number of anti-Semitic incidents was in 1994, with the second highest in 2017.

UNRWA Schools Teach Palestinian Children to Wage War on Israel

Elizabeth Campbell, head of the Washington Representative Office for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) wrote a piece on April 5 in The New York Times in response to an April 2 article in the same newspaper by Michael Singh of the Washington Institute of Near East Policy, which characterized UNRWA education as

Trump Administration Plans to Name Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Organization

(JNS) The Trump administration is in the stages of officially designating the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group, announced White House press secretary Sarah Sanders.

Sanders confirmed a New York Times report, citing officials familiar with the matter, that the United States was in the process of

Mosaic United and Jewish Agency Launch Global Jewish Service Initiative for Millenials 

(Courtesy of The Jewish Agency) During the closing plenary of the Jewish Agency for Israel’s annual board of governors meeting in Jerusalem, Isaac Herzog, chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel, and Rabbi Benji Levy, CEO of Mosaic United (mosaicunited.org), a partnership between the State of Israel and the global Jewish

Yashar LaChayal Helps IDF Soldiers Celebrate Passover With Dignity

Passover is a joyous time for Israel’s soldiers. Many are on leave from the army and return home to celebrate the traditional seder meal. However, holiday joy is tempered with worry and stress for those soldiers who come from families that struggle financially. While on base they would be treated to a

Grieving With San Diego

Before this past Saturday, few had ever heard of Poway, Calif., a small city of 50,000 in San Diego County. But by now, everyone in the Jewish world knows that a 19-year-old gunman entered the Chabad synagogue there during Shabbat-morning services on the final day of Passover and killed one woman, Lori

Have Remains of Eli Cohen, Mossad Spy in Syria, Been Found?

(JNS) Rumors circulated over the weekend that a Russian team, possibly assisted by Syrian opposition groups, had extricated the

Israeli and French Jewish Leaders Express Sorrow Over Notre Dame Cathedral Fire

(JNS) As the burning of the historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris sent shock waves around the world on

Trump Defends and Protects Israel From International Criminal Court

(JNS) In what can be seen as an incredible show of support for Israel, the U.S. administration included Israel in its efforts to block

Netanyahu Implies That Israel Is Behind Latest Airstrike in Syria

(JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to imply that Israel was behind a weekend airstrike that targeted an Iranian-linked munitions factory in central

Israeli President Rivlin Set to Call on Netanyahu to Form Next Unity Government

(JNS) Israeli President Reuven Rivlin is expected to select Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to form the next governing coalition.

Israeli Scientists ‘Print’ World’s First 3D Heart With Human Tissue

A team of Tel Aviv University researchers revealed the heart, which was made using a patient’s own cells and biological materials.

A team of Israeli researchers has “printed” the world’s

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