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Israeli Honored by Queen for ‘Strengthening Tech Partnership’ with UK

By | 2018-11-09T16:10:35+00:00 October 25th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Haim Shani is being honored for his contribution to the flourishing tech collaboration between the U.K. and Israel. By: Mara Vigevani/TPS  Haim Shani will be appointed an Honorary Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his contribution to “strengthening the tech partnership between the UK and Israel,” Buckingham Palace announced on Tuesday. Shani, Co-Founder of Israel [...]

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Response to BDS Activists: Be True To Yourself

By | 2018-08-08T13:44:54+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

To those who sincerely want to boycott Israel – here is a list of Israeli inventions you should refrain from ever using, no matter the consequences. Stick to your convictions! By: Dr. Charles L. Richman Please do not use and do not allow your loved ones to use the following medical or life-saving devices since they were built, [...]

American Joint Distribution Committee Representative Sean Goldstone Speaks to Jewish Federation of NEPA

By | 2018-11-09T16:11:23+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Sean Goldstone of the American branch of the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) spoke to a group of Federation members from Scranton and the Poconos on Thursday evening May 17, 2018. Sean opened his program by screening a brief video on the work of the “Joint” in Eastern Europe. He informed all assembled that this video was just viewed [...]

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Guatemala follows US, moves embassy to Jerusalem

By | 2018-11-09T16:11:37+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Guatemala made history when it followed the US in moving its embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv. By: World Israel News Staff Guatemala made history on Wednesday when it moved its embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, two days after the US made the same move. Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli President Reuven [...]

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UN warns of collapse of Gaza services after Hamas destroys fuel depot

By | 2018-11-09T16:11:54+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Gaza is facing yet another humanitarian crisis as a result of Hamas’ violent and destructive actions.  By: AP and World Israel News Staff The United Nations has warned that an alternative method of getting fuel to Gaza must be found urgently; otherwise, dwindling supplies needed to run hospitals, collect garbage, pump water and treat sewage will [...]

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New Israeli line of Passover wine launched by former NBA all-star Amar’re Stoudemire

By | 2018-11-09T16:12:38+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

At a news conference at the Jewish National Fund House on Tuesday, 6-foot-10 former NBA star Amar’e Stoudemire effused over his new line of kosher-for-Passover wines, grown and produced in Israel. “It’s a blessing for me and my family to be able to produce such great wines from a land like the land of Israel, so [...]

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#WeRemember Holocaust Memorial Campaign Spreads to 45 Countries

By | 2018-11-09T16:13:48+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

 A global campaign encouraging millions of people to use social media to raise awareness about the Holocaust is rapidly spreading. Will you join it? By: JNS.org and United with Israel Staff Ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27, the World Jewish Congress (WJC) has launched a global campaign encouraging millions of people to use social [...]

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NPR Buries the Facts

By | 2018-11-09T16:14:00+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

An NPR piece entitled, “Israel Accused Of Revoking Thousands Of Jerusalem Residency Permits From Palestinians,” buried, and in some cases entirely left out, critical information. The author, Daniel Estrin, has a history of responsible journalism with NPR, which makes this lapse unusual, but nonetheless worth examining. “Burying” is when an article separates out critical information into a [...]

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Trump, often polarizing, draws broad Jewish and Christian support on Jerusalem

By | 2018-01-10T16:17:19+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

It’s not often that the American Jewish community is united on issues pertaining to President Donald Trump, or on any political topics for that matter. But Trump’s Dec. 6 recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and his expression of the intent to move the U.S. embassy to that city drew widespread support from Jewish organizations, dovetailing [...]

Four Ways The New York Times Botches Coverage of Jerusalem

By | 2018-01-10T16:17:19+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

The run-up to President Trump’s speech about Jerusalem provided the New York Times with an opportunity to put some of its worst journalism on display. Here are some of the problems: Confusion about annexation: A Times news article about the history of Jerusalem reported that “Israel stopped short of annexing East Jerusalem, a move that would most likely have drawn international [...]