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  • Haley, Pence warn Israel not to rely on BidenHaley, Pence warn Israel not to rely on Biden
    “Israel should not count on Biden to stop the Iran nuclear program,” Nikki Haley, former US ambassador to the United Nations, warned, calling on Israel to defend itself. “The Iranian nuclear threat is existential for Israel. If Israel makes the grave decision that its security depends on removing that threat, it should not wait for […] Read more »
  • PA to declare Israeli organisations as terrorist entities in response to Israel’s proscribing of 6 PFLP-Linked onesPA to declare Israeli organisations as terrorist entities in response to Israel’s proscribing of 6 PFLP-Linked ones
    The Palestinian Authority’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Saturday that it is preparing lists of “settler organizations” operating in Judea and Samaria with a goal of prosecuting them. The ministry stated that the list will include the details and actions of “Jewish elements attacking Palestinian citizens” and a team of legal experts will work to […] Read more »
  • Palestinians demand the reopening of the American consulate in Jerusalem: behind the scenes, what America demands from the PA in exchange for opening the consulatePalestinians demand the reopening of the American consulate in Jerusalem: behind the scenes, what America demands from the PA in exchange for opening the consulate
    The Palestinian Authority is losing patience and is demanding that the United States fulfil its promise to reopen the US Consulate in Jerusalem, this is according to various sources in the PA and the PLO. palestinin “We have waited too long to show understanding for the weakness and fragility of the Israeli government, but now […] Read more »
  • Israel’s president calls for ‘unprecedented cross-border cooperation’ to fight global challengesIsrael’s president calls for ‘unprecedented cross-border cooperation’ to fight global challenges
    The challenges the world faces, from the COVID-19 pandemic to climate change, require “unprecedented cross-border cooperation, which transcends disciplines and institutions,” Israeli President Isaac Herzog declared. Herzog participated on Sunday night in the opening of the 73rd Annual Meeting of the International Board of the Weizmann Institute of Science, which he lauded as a “leading […] Read more »
  • Why is the Shema so important?Why is the Shema so important?
    Ask the rabbi… THE DUALITY OF JEWISH LIFE The sidra ends with the words, “And he (Jacob) called the name of that place Machanayim” (Gen. 33:3). The name means “a double camp”. Rashi’s explanation of the name is that two bands of angels met there: the angels of the Diaspora who had accompanied Jacob until […] Read more »
  • Herzog shows his appreciation to the Australian Jewish communityHerzog shows his appreciation to the Australian Jewish community
    Israel’s President Isaac Herzog has written to Zionist Federation of Australia President Jeremy Leibler, welcoming the announcement that Australia will adopt the IHRA working definition of antisemitism, and congratulating the Jewish community for its role in securing its adoption. In the letter, President Herzog wrote, “Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s announcement that the Australian Government will […] Read more »
  • UN and EU semantic war in Judea and Samaria backfiresUN and EU semantic war in Judea and Samaria backfires
    Many travel agents, tour operators and airlines seem to have been unwittingly caught up in the Arab-Jewish conflict – as the case of Australia’s national airline – Qantas – has exposed. Websites like Reservations.com (image below), Champion Traveler and Zen Hotels have also been using the term “State of Palestine” to identify the location of […] Read more »
  • FeintoonerFeintooner
    This week’s cartoon…Lost in Translation Read more »
  • Bennett reiterates Israel’s opposition to opening of US consulate in JerusalemBennett reiterates Israel’s opposition to opening of US consulate in Jerusalem
    Prime Minister Naftali Bennett reiterated Israel’s opposition to the US’ moves toward the opening of a US consulate in Jerusalem that would provide services to Arabs from the Palestinian Authority (PA). Acting on an elections promise, the Biden administration intends to reopen its consulate on Agron Street in western Jerusalem that will provide services to […] Read more »
  • FIFA fines Scottish soccer association after fans boo Israeli national anthemFIFA fines Scottish soccer association after fans boo Israeli national anthem
    FIFA has fined Scotland’s governing body of soccer after some Scottish fans booed the Israeli national anthem “Hatikvah” at the start of a World Cup qualifying match last month between the two countries. The incident took place on Oct. 9 at Hampden Park in Glasgow before Scotland went up against Israel’s national soccer team, as […] Read more »