Monday, October 23, 2017

Israel/World

Israel Elected to UN Space Committee Despite Arab, Palestinian Opposition

(JNS.org) In a vote at the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday, an Israeli representative was elected to a seat on the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space

Israel Approves New Construction Permits in Hebron for First Time Since 2002

(JNS.org) The Jewish community in the Judea and Samaria city of Hebron was granted building permits to construct new homes for the first time since 2002.

Minister Ze’ev Elkin and Former Head of ISA Avi Dichter Warn of Dire Threats to Israel and Christianity

(Special to The Jewish Link) Minister of Jerusalem Affairs and Heritage Ze’ev Elkin

Israeli Doctor to Lead Prestigious Global Medical Organization

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israeli Medical Association (IMA) Chairman Prof. Leonid Eidelman has been chosen to serve as the next president of the World Medical

Israeli Team Chosen for Groundbreaking EU Medical Nanotech Project

Bar-Ilan University professor is named to head the massive project.

With the potential of speeding cures for diseases as diverse as cancer, autism and eye disease,

Lone Jewish Dem in House Stands Against Iran Deal

Sometimes it’s the letters one doesn’t sign that send the strongest message.

That thought guided the thinking behind first-term Rep. Josh Gottheimer’s (D-NJ) decision to keep his name off two letters

Mossad Head Says Iran Remains Top of Spy Agency’s Agenda

(TPS) Iran remains the Mossad’s main priority as it continues to seek military nuclear capabilities and to aggressively flex its muscles throughout the Middle East and on

PA Prime Minister Visits Gaza to Initiate Power Transfer From Hamas

(JNS.org) Palestinian Authority (PA) Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah arrived in the Gaza Strip Monday for the first time since 2014, as the PA and its rival, the Gaza-ruling terror group Hamas, initiated the

IDF Steps Up Bedouin Recruitment Efforts

(TPS) Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot recently stepped up efforts to recruit Bedouin citizens of Israel into the Israel Defense Forces.

Ultra-Orthodox Enlistment: A Timeline

(Andrew Friedman/TPS) 1949 – Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion agrees to exempt haredi yeshiva students from military service at the height of the War of Independence, to be capped

Israel Innovation Authority Aims to Double High-Tech Workforce in 10 Years

(JNS.org) The Israel Innovation Authority released its 2017 annual report Monday, detailing the government’s plans to double the country’s high-tech workforce during the next

More Than 55 Dead, Over 500 Injured, in Worst Mass Shooting in US History

(JLNJ Staff and combined sources) An outdoor country music concert at a Las Vegas hotel turned into a bloodbath Sunday night as a lone gunman opened fire on the crowd, killing more

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