Saturday, February 24, 2018

Israel/World

Amid Tensions With U.S., Abbas Addresses Security Council 

(Sean Savage/JNS) Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas took to the international stage this week to call for a conference to advance peace efforts.

Iranian Official Threatens Netanyahu: ‘We Will Level Tel Aviv’

(JNS) An Iranian official has warned that Tel Aviv will be “leveled to the ground” if Israel attacks the Islamic republic, adding that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would be personally

Bill Advances to Withhold Tax Collections to PA Over Terror Funding

(Yona Schnitzer/TPS) The Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee unanimously approved for a first reading a bill that would

Communications Director to Turn State’s Witness Against Netanyahu

(JNS) Israel’s Ministry of Communications Director-General Shlomo Filber, a longtime associate of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, signed a deal this week to become a state’s

Netanyahu Asks Visiting NFL Players to ‘Fight’ for Israel

(JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met last week with seven NFL players as they concluded a six-day

At Security Council, Haley Tells Abbas: ‘I Will Not Shut Up’

(Algemeiner) U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley upbraided Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the U.N. Security Council this week, saying, “I will not shut up,” and vowing American

Pilot of Downed F-16 Released From Rambam Hospital in Good Condition

(Rambam Health Care Campus) The Israel Air Force pilot whose jet was shot down by a Syrian anti-aircraft missile after a strike deep in Syrian territory last week against Iranian

Israel Strikes Gaza Targets in Response to Increasing Aggression

The Israeli Air Force struck multiple terror targets in the Gaza Strip overnight, including what military officials called “underground infrastructure,” after a rocket was fired from Gaza into southern Israel on Sunday evening.

Third IDF Soldier Succumbs to Wounds After Traffic Accident, Donates Six Organs

(JNS) The number of IDF soldiers killed in a deadly highway accident on February 13 rose to three on Monday, as Staff Sgt.

Lieberman: Hamas Has Joined Iran-Hezbollah ‘Axis of Evil’

(TPS) Hamas has opted to join forces with the Iran-Hezbollah “axis of evil,” Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said this week.

Delegation of American Jewish Leaders Finds Budding Ally in the Emirates

 A large delegation of American Jewish leaders spent two days in United Arab Emirates this week in search of moderate Arab counterparts working to fight against the forces of radical Islamic extremism, and who are also willing to improve private and public relations with

ALEH’S ‘Tikkun Olam’ Program Teaches Israeli Teens the Importance of Inclusion

(Courtesy of ALEH) In September 2016, ALEH (www.aleh.org), Israel’s

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