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  • British Jewish group blasts Amazon for selling ‘Free Palestine Intifada’ clothingBritish Jewish group blasts Amazon for selling ‘Free Palestine Intifada’ clothing
    Campaign Against Antisemitism has accused Amazon of promoting incitement against Israel by continuing to sell apparel that displays anti-Semitic slogans and images. The online giant currently sells shirts that are emblazoned with the phrase “From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free,” which calls for the forced removal of Jews from their homeland […] Read more »
  • Zelensky says that he is disappointed in Israel’s stance on the conflictZelensky says that he is disappointed in Israel’s stance on the conflict
    Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky said that he is disappointed in Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s stance on the conflict. Zelensky, who spoke to reporters at a press conference from a secret location in Kyiv on Thursday, said that he had hoped the Israeli government would be more supportive. “Today I saw a beautiful picture of […] Read more »
  • Believing the threats of our enemies more than the promises of our alliesBelieving the threats of our enemies more than the promises of our allies
    “Promise me, Danny, that you will always believe more in the threats of our enemies than in the promises of our allies.” Those were the words of the late Nobel Prize laureate Elie Wiesel as he held my hands tightly at one of my final meetings with him in my role as Israel’s Ambassador to […] Read more »
  • UN vote reprimanding Russia brings together emerging Mideast coalitionUN vote reprimanding Russia brings together emerging Mideast coalition
    Israel and the Middle East have rarely been this united on a vote. Nearly every United States ally in the region fell in line, contributing to an unmistakable message: It’s not just the West, but the world, demanding that Russia halt its invasion of Ukraine. The United Nations General Assembly, concluding a rare emergency special […] Read more »
  • SUMMIT UIA: a whirlwind week for the people of IsraelSUMMIT UIA: a whirlwind week for the people of Israel
    Over 5 nights, Jewish communities across Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane united online for UIA’s 2022 annual event with a twist. Summit UIA was a unique undertaking, unprecedented in the Australian Jewish community bringing 6 of Israel’s highest-profile and influential individuals across multiple fields, including Shira Haas, Linoy Ashram, Omri Casspi, Yossi Cohen, Daniel Gordis […] Read more »
  • Israeli distributor takes Ben & Jerry’s to courtIsraeli distributor takes Ben & Jerry’s to court
    Avi Zinger was so upset after Ben & Jerry’s pulled the rug out from under him that he never picked up the phone to speak with them. Instead, he’s taking them, and their parent company Unilever, to a U.S. district court. The longtime Israeli manufacturer and distributor of the Vermont-based ice cream company’s products wants […] Read more »
  • ‘Israel is your home,’ Israeli premier tells Ukrainian Masa participants‘Israel is your home,’ Israeli premier tells Ukrainian Masa participants
    Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met with participants in the Masa Israel Journey program from Ukraine at the Defense Ministry headquarters in Tel Aviv on Tuesday. “First and foremost, I want to tell you that you have a home here. Israel is you and your families’ home and the home of every Jew in the […] Read more »
  • Iranian regime supports Putin’s ‘special operation’ in UkraineIranian regime supports Putin’s ‘special operation’ in Ukraine
    After hesitating at the outset of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Iranian regime is now fully backing Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “special operation” there…writes Micky Segall. The regime blames the United States and NATO accountable for their attempts to bring Ukraine into NATO, thereby harming Russian security interests. Iran and Russia are coordinating their positions […] Read more »
  • Moriah’s principal to make AliyahMoriah’s principal to make Aliyah
    Moriah College Principal Rabbi Yehoshua Smukler has announced plans to embark on a two-year process to make Aliyah, accelerating a lifelong ambition for his family to live together in Israel. In a letter to the Moriah Family, Rabbi Smukler said: “As passionate Zionists, our family’s lifelong ambition is to make Aliyah. After deep refection, we […] Read more »
  • Shabbat Pikudei: The MessiahShabbat Pikudei: The Messiah
    The term Mashiach is usually associated with the apocalyptical idea of a Messiah who will change the world to make it a more peaceful and honest place. At this very moment, the dream of freedom to live as free and independent citizens of the world is as much under threat as it has ever been […] Read more »