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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Israel/World

Hero Rabbi Achiad Ettinger, H”YD, Is Buried

Despite serious injuries and heavy bleeding, the rabbi turned his car around and fired
four bullets at the attacker in an attempt to neutralize the threat to innocent bystanders.

Rabbi Achiad Ettinger, H”YD, a 47-year-old father of 12 who was critically injured in a terrorist

Gantz Rebuts Secret Recording Saying He Would Invite Likud to Join His Government

(JNS) In the wake of a firestorm of controversy resulting from the leak of a recording in which Blue and White Party leader Benny Gantz revealed that he would consider inviting Likud to join a unity government if his party wins the upcoming election, Gantz has retracted, stating that he

Medical Condition Improves for IDF Soldier Injured in Deadly Ariel Attack

(JNS) Alexander Dvorsky, the Israel Defense Forces’ soldier who was critically injured in a fatal terror attack outside the city of Ariel in Samaria on Sunday, showed significant improvement as of Tuesday morning, and is considered to be out of immediate danger.

Doctors at Beilinson Hospital in Petach

Jordanian Lawmakers Call for Expelling Israeli Ambassador Over Temple Mount Dispute

(JNS) Jordanian lawmakers are calling for expelling the Israeli ambassador in Amman, Amir Weissbrod, in retaliation for “ongoing Israel aggression” at Jerusalem’s holy sites, including the Temple Mount.

“The parliament recommended the government recall the Jordanian ambassador from Israel and

Tehila Carl Is Learning and Growing at Darkaynu

Tehila Carl is spending her gap year studying at Darkaynu. She is from Teaneck and graduated from SINAI at Maayanot. Just as her classmates were pursuing their options for a year of serious learning in Israel, Tehila was also interested in this next step. This is exactly why Darkaynu was created.

Jerusalem College of Technology’s Physics Olympiad Spotlights Religious Scientists of the Future

(Courtesy of Jerusalem College of Technology) The talents of the religious scientists of the future were on full display as more than 100 yeshiva students from around Israel participated in Jerusalem College of Technology’s (JCT) sixth annual Physics Olympiad last week.

Nissim, Police Help ALEH Spotlight Disability Inclusion at 2019 Jerusalem Marathon

Six hundred ALEH supporters, including high schoolers from across Israel, promote inclusion and quality care for Israel’s disability community.

(Courtesy of ALEH) For ALEH (www.ALEH.org), Israel’s network of care for children with severe complex disabilities, the

Reps. Gottheimer, Kustoff Introduce Action to List of Iranian Oligarchs, Entities

(JNS) U.S. Reps. Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.) and David Kustoff (R-Tenn.) introduced the Stop Corrupt Iranian Oligarchs and Entities Act earlier this week.

If enacted, it would require the Treasury and State departments, as well as the director of national intelligence, to “identify and compile a list of

Pompeo, Kushner Discuss Upcoming Mideast Peace Proposal With Jordanian King

(JNS) U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and special envoy Jason Greenblatt discussed the Trump administration’s upcoming Mideast peace plan this week with Jordanian King Abdullah, reported Reuters, citing a U.S. source familiar with the

Cornell President Rejects BDS, Refuting Student Group’s Push to Divest From Israel

(JNS) The president of Cornell University has refuted calls from the school’s Students for Justice in Palestine chapter for the university to divest from Israel.

“While I appreciate your dedication to the issues that are

NASA to Include Israeli-Manufactured Radiation Suit

(JNS) NASA will include a radiation suit produced by the Israeli firm StemRad Ltd. for its Orion Exploration-Mission 1, scheduled for June 2020, according to a blog post published last week on the European Space Agency’s website.

 

He Left His Soldiers to Save a Life

(Courtesy of Ezer Mizion) IDF Company Sergeant Major Ofek Yishai was in the midst of drill exercises with his soldiers in the artillery corps when he got the phone call that would change his life—and the life of a complete stranger. The phone call was from Ezer Mizion’s Bone Marrow Registry, informing him that he was a match