Wednesday, May 27, 2020

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20,000 Israelis Sue Facebook Over Incitement to Violence by Palestinians

Some 20,000 Israelis have sued Internet giant Facebook in New York alleging the social media platform is disregarding incitement and calls to murder Jews being posted by Palestinians, Shurat Hadin said on Monday.

The civil complaint filed late on Sunday but announced only on Monday, seeks an injunction

Jordan’s King Abdullah Presses Abbas for Calm

Jordan’s King Abdullah has reportedly sent Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas an urgent message to calm tensions between the Palestinians and Israelis.

According to Israel’s Channel 10, which cited unnamed Jordanian sources, Abdullah fears that an uprising in the West Bank could spill over

Israel to Mark 20th Anniversary of Rabin Murder

Week-long series of events to start Sunday night at the President’s Residence and the Yitzhak Rabin Center and culminate in main rally at Rabin Square on Saturday night.

Israel will mark on Sunday the 20th anniversary of the assassination of prime minister Yitzhak Rabin with a

American-Israeli Richard Lakin From CT Dies Two Weeks After Terrorist Attack on Jerusalem Bus

Grandfather of eight and former Connecticut elementary-school principal is third casualty of Armon Hanatziv attack.

American-Israeli Richard Lakin, 76, who was wounded in a brutal attack in the capital’s Armon Hanatziv

As Palestinian Terror Attacks Cause Panic, Israelis Prepare for Self-Defense

(JNS.org) The recent spate of Palestinian terrorist attacks against Jews has resulted in a surge in the number of daily calls made by worried Israelis to police emergency hotlines. While police normally receive about 600 calls a day reporting suspicious individuals, vehicles or devices, that number has soared to 25,000.

ISRAEL News Briefs

Abbas Justifies Murders as `Protection of Holy Sites’

(Arutz7/INN) After ongoing Palestinian riots, which have included shootings, stabbings and rock and Molotov-cocktail throwing–as well as the murder of four Israeli civilians–Mahmoud Abbas last week justified it all as legitimate

WJC President Lauder: Rising Tide of Terror Under Way

World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald S. Lauder expressed concern that a rising tide of Palestinian terror is under way, after a day of violence saw at least three suspected terrorist attacks against Israeli Jews, following more than a week of altercations in Jerusalem and other areas.

Security in Israel: An Inside Insight

Our school has just been put on lockdown, our usual afternoon out for chesed canceled due to security following two consecutive terror attacks in both Ranana and Jerusalem, on top of all of the other piguim (terrorist attacks) of the past weeks. This morning, one of my rebbeim quoted Dr. David Pelcowitz in saying that students are

Why Are Two Million Israelis Hungry?

Recently the USDA and the EPA announced a food-waste challenge, with a goal to reduce food waste in the U.S. by 50 percent by 2030. How much food is really being wasted? Precise numbers are difficult to calculate; however, the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 2010 published a report that an estimated 133 billion pounds of food is

Tour the Work of Israel’s Prize-Winning Architect, Yacov Rechter, at the Inbal Jerusalem Hotel

On October 22, the Inbal Jerusalem Hotel will be hosting free architecture tours of its property through a city-wide event, Open House Jerusalem (Batim B’fnim). Overlooking the Old City, the Inbal Jerusalem Hotel represents more than a luxury hotel in the heart of Jerusalem. The hotel reflects a modern interpretation of Israel’s

Muslim Call to Prayer, or Arab Call to Violence: A Terror Timeline

Every day now, I am waking up to news of more murders around Jerusalem.

Outside my window, I hear screaming, and as my stomach twists in fright, I have to wonder whether I am hearing yet another Arab attack against Jews in my area.

This violence is personal. Four

Rambam Cardiologists First to Use New Implant Technology in Israel

Haifa–A team of cardiologists at Rambam Health Care Campus are the first in the nation to use a new Israeli-developed technology to repair mitral valve regurgitation. The implantable device requires a minimally invasive procedure to install, and saves patients from the need to undergo protracted and complex open-heart surgery.

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