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Saturday, January 18, 2020

Israel/World

Rabbi Assaulted in Brooklyn Speaks Out, Stating: ‘It Was Hate’

Avraham Gopin, the 63-year-old New York rabbi who was brutally assaulted in Brooklyn, New York, on Tuesday, told CBS New York on Wednesday that the attack was clearly motivated by “hate.”

The assault took place at Lincoln Terrace Park in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, said

AMIT Ranked #1 Educational Network for Third Consecutive Year

(Courtesy of AMIT) AMIT is kicking off the new school year with wonderful news: The network has been named the #1 educational network in Israel by the prestigious newspaper TheMarker, based on Education Ministry data, for the third year in a row.

The Education Ministry rates educational networks

Is Israel on the Verge of All-Out War?

The big news in Israel is not that Iran attempted to send kamikaze drones into Israeli territory last week or that Israel targeted that terrorist cell in Syria; these are not completely out of the ordinary or even unexpected. Rather, what was quite the unusual occurrence took place in central Israel when Prime Minister Benjamin

Philanthropist Eugen Gluck Dies at 92

(Arutz Sheva) Renowned philanthropist and lay leader of American Jewry Eugen Gluck died this week in New York at the age of 92.

Gluck was a Holocaust survivor and was later instrumental in securing the rights of the Jewish people to rebuild their lives in Judea and Samaria. Together with his late wife,

Israel to the Security Council: Take Action Against Iranian Attacks From Syria

(JNS) Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon sent a letter to the U.N. Security Council to hold Syria responsible for allowing Iran to launch attacks on the Jewish state from its territory.

“The Syrian regime

UN Secretary General Intends To Raise Hadar Goldin Issue In Sideline Meetings

(JNS) The parents of Israel Defense Forces’ soldier Hadar Goldin, whose remains have been held captive by Hamas since “Operation Protective Edge” in 2014, met this week with U.N. Secretary General 

Bolton: Trump’s Willingness To Meet With Iranian Leaders Not an Official Policy Shift

(JNS) U.S. President Donald Trump’s willingness to meet with Iranian leaders does not reflect a change in his administration’s tough stance on the Islamic Republic, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said.

Israel Launches Tech Program For ‘Haredi’ Men and Women

(JNS) The Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs and Social Services is starting a new program to help haredim find jobs in high-tech industries in Israel.

The program will have a budget of approximately $2.8 million and offer

Federal Prosecutors to Seek Death Penalty for Tree of Life Pittsburgh Shooter

(JNS) Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Robert Bowers, who is accused of killing 11 Jewish worshippers at the Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Synagogue in Pittsburgh on Oct. 27, 2018, according to a filing on Monday.

In the filing in the U.S. District Court of Western Pennsylvania, the

Israeli Right and Left Remain at Impasse as Sept. 17 Elections Approach

With less than a month to go before Israel’s unprecedented second election this year, it’s becoming clear yet again that neither the right nor left will be able to cobble together enough mandates on their own to achieve a majority and form a government.

Polls consistently show approximately 55

Will Israel Launch a Military Ground Operation in Gaza?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has come under attack for his perceived inaction on the Gaza front with some saying that he is more concerned with election polling calculations. Palestinian terrorists in the Gaza Strip again attacked Israel, this time firing three rockets into the southern city of Sderot over the weekend, with two

Republican Delegation Meets Israeli, Palestinian Business Leaders Week After Tlaib, Omar Banned

The U.S. Israel Education Association (USIEA) brought Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.), Ann Wagner (R-Mo.), Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) and Bradley Byrne (R-Ala.) to Israel last week. Focusing their visit on Judea and Samaria, they met with Israeli and Palestinian business leaders to discuss financial threats against the Jewish state