Friday, June 22, 2018

Israel/World

Jewish NGO Condemns ‘Wholesale Misappropriation’ of Holocaust Amid Outcry Over Border Policy

(Sean Savage/JNS) The Simon Wiesenthal Center, a Jewish human rights NGO that teaches the lessons of the Nazi
Holocaust,

Like Presidents Before Him, Trump Vows Not to Pressure Israel on Nuclear Issue

(Israel Hayom/JNS) Israel has managed to secure a written pledge from four successive U.S. presidents, including President Trump, to safeguard its presumed nuclear deterrent, The

Hezbollah: ‘We Will Not Hesitate to Take On US and Zionist Entity’

(Yona Schnitzer/TPS) The Lebanon-based Hezbollah militia will not hesitate to resume hostilities with “the idiot Trump and the brain-damaged Netanyahu” in response to a recent

Citing ‘Chronic Bias Against Israel,’ US Quits UN Human Rights Council

(JNS) U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced this week that the United States is pulling out of

ALEH Opens Israel’s First Hydrotherapy Pool With Accomodations for Nonverbal Children

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

AMIT Modi’in Boys’ Robotics Team Wins Second Place in International Competition

(Courtesy of AMIT) The robotics team from the Mr. and Mrs. Lester Sutker AMIT Modi’in School for Boys came

Trump Signs Executive Order to Keep Detainee Families Together

OU, Agudath Israel and RCA were among dozens of Jewish organizations who publicly opposed the child separation policy.

With the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy in

Netanyahu Meets With Jewish Community Leaders in Paris

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara met with Jewish community leaders in Paris this week.

Addressing those in attendance, Netanyahu lauded decades of bilateral ties

Merkel, Netanyahu Disagree on Nuclear Deal: Share Support for Ousting Iran From Syria

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Monday, where the two leaders focused on the growing Iranian threat.

“We agree that the question of Iran’s regional influence is worrying, especially for Israel’s

Jewish Groups Offer Mixed Reactions to Supreme Court Religious-Liberty Case

American Jewish groups expressed mixed reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on a controversial Colorado baker’s refusal to serve a gay couple.

In a 7-2 decision on the

AMIT Kennedy Students Continue ‘Green Electricity’ Winning Streak

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Minister Says EU Can ‘Go to a Thousand Hells’

(TPS) Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz blasted the European Union following critical remarks on Israel’s human rights record, saying the organization could “go to a

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