Monday, December 09, 2019

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Israel Exposes Arab Terrorist Cell That Planned to Target IDF Soldiers

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israel recently exposed an Arab terrorist cell that was planning to target Israeli soldiers in the southern part of the country, defense officials revealed Tuesday.

The cell’s three members were arrested in a joint police-Shin Bet security agency operation.

Kerry Draws Ire From Both Israeli Leaders and US Democrats

(Anav Silverman/TPS) Ahead of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech outlining the Obama administration’s vision of a Mideast peace plan to Washington diplomatic corps at the State Department on Wednesday, the chief foreign envoy of the Yesha Council, Oded Revivi, described John Kerry as a man who does not speak the truth

At Jerusalem Dedication of Ancient Street, Israel Strikes Defiant Tone on UN Resolution

(JNS.org) In the wake of the Dec. 23 United Nations Security Council vote against Israeli settlements, the city of Jerusalem dedicated a symbolic street from ancient times Tuesday. The street will soon be opened to the public.

At an event marking the beginning of events for the 50th anniversary

First Haredi Female Judge in the US Sworn Into Office

(JNS.org) The first haredi female judge in U.S. history, Rachel Freier, was sworn into office during a recent ceremony in New York.

Freier, an attorney and mother of six, was elected to the New York State Civil Court, defeating two opponents in the Sept. 13 primary election. The

Ukraine Summons Israeli Envoy After Its Prime Minister Is Disinvited From Israel

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Following the cancellation of a meeting between Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Ukraine summoned Israeli Ambassador to Kiev Eli Belotserkovsky in an effort to clarify the situation.

Netanyahu

Israel’s US Envoy Says There Is Evidence That Obama Drove UN Vote

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Anger in Israel over the United Nations Security Council’s anti-settlement resolution grew stronger after Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer claimed Monday that the Obama administration pushed through the resolution’s passage at a capacity beyond abstaining from the vote.

‘I Won’t Let Us Be Spit on,’ Netanyahu Vows in Wake of UN Resolution

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Following Friday’s United Nations Security Council vote against Israeli settlements, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu toughened the Israeli response against countries that supported Resolution 2334. In closed-door meetings Sunday, Netanyahu said, “Israel is strong, and I won’t let

Obama Admin Refuses to Veto UN Measure Against Israeli Settlements

With the U.S. abstaining from Friday’s vote, rather than exercising its veto power, the United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution condemning Israeli settlement construction beyond the 1967 lines.

The resolution was put forward Friday by four non-permanent Security Council

10 Israel News Storylines That Defined 2016

President Barack Obama sprang his much-anticipated “December surprise” on Israel at the United Nations, capping off 2016 with a bang as it relates to the Gregorian calendar year’s major events surrounding the Jewish state.

The following are 10 Israel news storylines that defined this past

Moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem: ‘World War III’ or a Simple Reality Check?

The incoming Donald Trump administration’s stated intention to move America’s Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has been met with Palestinian opposition so vehement that one commentator describes the reaction as “making it look as if World War III will erupt.” But experts explain that such Palestinian threats are common, and that the proposed

Netanyahu Praises Trump’s Pledge to Open US Embassy in Jerusalem

During his state visit to Azerbaijan to sign a series of security and economic agreements, Netanyahu welcomed U.S. President-elect Trump’s apparent intention to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem: “I will respond to this in one word: Great.”

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu commented

ZOA, Former UN Envoy Bolton Urge Obama to Veto Anti-Israel Measures at World Body

(JNS.org) The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) and former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton urged President Barack Obama to veto any anti-Israel U.N. resolutions that emerge during Obama’s final days in office.

ZOA President Morton Klein and Bolton, who is expected to be

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