Trump, Netanyahu, and Barkat Receive ‘Jerusalem Declaration’

Written by Elie Klein on . Posted in Op-Ed

Historic initiative bearing over 500,000 signatures from 168 countries is a truly global statement of support for a united Jerusalem.

Just prior to U.S. President Donald Trump’s whirlwind tour of Israel and the breathtaking and emotional 50th anniversary Jerusalem Day celebrations across the country, the staff of United with Israel, the world’s largest grassroots pro-Israel movement, met with Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat to present him with “The Jerusalem Declaration,” a book containing the names of over 500,000 individuals from around the world who recognize Jerusalem as both the eternal capital of the Jewish People and the undivided capital of the State of Israel.

670 Israeli Teens Teach Holocaust Survivors to Use the Internet

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TEL AVIV, Israel — Students in the Israel Sci-Tech Schools Network are connecting with Holocaust survivors this spring, taking part in a unique program teaching their elderly neighbors to use computers and the internet. The 670 students are paired up with over 360 survivors in 22 cities throughout the country for weekly meetings with local aging survivors of the Holocaust.

Disposing of Middot

Written by Phil Jacobs on . Posted in Op-Ed

Yes, I know that we’re not allowed to bring up politics at the Shabbos table anymore, lest we offend Uncle Louis who has always insisted that he’s been alt-right while the rest of us are alt-wrong.

Analysis: Hezbollah is Preparing Syria as Second Battlefield Against Israel

Written by David Daoud on . Posted in Op-Ed

Hezbollah intends to wage its next war against Israel from deep within Syria, according to areporton a pro-Hezbollah news site last week.

The report, found on the websiteYa Sour, quoted Hezbollah sources saying the group intends to fire long-range projectiles at the Jewish state from theQalamounandAnti-Lebanon Mountainranges, areas firmly under the Shiite group’s control on both the Syrian and Lebanese sides of the border.

Orienting to Israel: Asia, Israel, and the UN

Written by Meshulam Ungar on . Posted in Op-Ed

(source: Wikipedia.com)Asian countries have a consistent anti-Israel voting pattern in the United Nations (U.N.), yet Israel’s relationship with several Asian countries is blossoming. Take Chinese imports to Israel, for example: a decade ago, they amounted to about 0.6 percent of Israeli imports, now they comprise more than 10 percent of Israeli imports. We shouldn’t put undue weight on U.N. votes against Israel by Asian countries. Instead, we should look at the strategic reasoning behind Asian votes in the U.N. and the opportunity Israel and Asia see in each other when it comes to economic, academic, and military cooperation.

Israel News

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UNESCO Chief: ‘Jerusalem Is the Capital of King David’

(JNS.org) UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova has rebuffed attempts by the U.N. cultural body to deny a historic Jewish connection to Jerusalem.

“In the Torah, Jerusalem is the capital of King David, where Solomon built the Temple and placed the Ark of the Covenant,” Bokova said last week at the policy conference of the European Coalition for Israel, a grassroots Christian initiative.

Israel News

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Car-Ramming Attack Occurs at the Gush Etzion Junction

(Ilana Messika/TPS) At around 04:00 on Wednesday March 15, a Palestinian car drove onto the pavement at the Gush Etzion Junction in Judea and Samaria, in an attempt to harm a group of civilians and soldiers who were standing near a bus stop. The car was stopped by the yellow plots in front of the station. No casualties were reported to Israeli forces.

The female terrorist was shot and neutralized. According to the IDF spokesman, she was transported by the army to the hospital after being treated by the IDF medical corps.

Medics and paramedics of MDA provided medical treatment to a woman of about 28 months in advanced pregnancy after she suffered a panic attack. No casualties to her body were reported. She was then transported to the hospital.