Sunday, October 22, 2017

Israel/World

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

Palestinians Admitted to INTERPOL as Member ‘State’

(Andrew Friedman/TPS) The Palestinian Authority has been admitted as a member state to the International Police Organization (INTERPOL), an intergovernmental organization that

Construction Minister Calls for Deportation of Terrorist Families

(Yona Schnitzer/TPS) Construction Minister Yoav Galant called Tuesday for expelling terrorists and their families from Israel to Syria.

Two Dead, Four Wounded in IDF Training Accident

(TPS) Two IDF soldiers were killed and four others injured early Wednesday morning during a training accident in the Golan Heights. Two of the wounded soldiers are listed in serious

Elbit Seals Deals Worth Over $500 Million

(Yona Schnitzer/TPS) Israeli defense-electronics company Elbit Systems (ESLT) announced two major defense contracts this week, totaling over half of a billion

Report: Netanyahu Freezes Construction in Jerusalem on 100 Housing Units

(TPS) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered a de facto construction freeze for more than 100 housing units in the Ramot neighborhood of Jerusalem, Israel Broadcast

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