fbpx
Friday, June 5, 2020

CATEGORY

Israel

Israeli BDS Activist Seeking Asylum in Canada Will Be Deported Back to Israel

An Israeli activist who had tried to claim asylum in Canada as a refugee is getting deported back to Israel.

Palestinian Authority Refuses to Accept Taxes Collected for It by Israel

The Palestinian Authority is refusing to accept the taxes collected for it by Israel. It’s part of the P.A.’s decision to boycott anything that smacks...

Knesset Shuts Down as Lawmaker Tests Positive for COVID-19

The Knesset was mostly shut down on Thursday after a lawmaker from the Arab Joint List announced that he had tested positive for the...

58% of Israelis Believe West Bank Annexation Could Lead to a 3rd Palestinian Uprising, Survey Finds

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Half of the Israeli public supports applying Israeli sovereignty over parts of the West Bank, a new survey found, while 58...

Israel’s Official Account: Jesus Was Jewish, Not a Palestinian

The State of Israel’s official Twitter account issued a tweet on June 3 sarcastically pointing out that Jesus Christ was Jewish, not Palestinian. The exchange...

Most Israelis Support Annexation, Despite Fear of Violence

A second Intifada was too high a price for the withdrawal from Lebanon; a third Intifada is a tolerable price for annexation.

Global Startup Turns Elders Into SAGES Who Teach Online Classes

Esther Hershcovich, holds down a full-time job at a Tel Aviv architectural firm while simultaneously focusing on her global startup — SAGE. Originally, Hershcovich envisioned...

Thousands of Israeli Students Sent Home Over COVID-19 Outbreaks

Schools in Israel began opening more than two weeks ago after isolating for nearly two months due to the coronavirus.

BDS Co-Founder: Right of Return Will End ‘Zionist State’

Omar Barghouti, co-founder of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, said in a May 21 interview that the Palestinian right of return would...

Unrest, and Rabbi Hanina’s Advice

There’s no better week to be reminded of a short lesson from the Mishnah in Pirkei Avot (“Ethics of the Fathers”): “Rabbi Hanina, the...

Hundreds of Israelis Protest in Solidarity at U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv

Israelis headed to United States Embassy in Tel Aviv on the evening June 2 (9 a.m. Pacific Time) to show their solidarity over the...

Prime Minister’s Office Employee Who Has the Coronavirus May Have Had Contact With Netanyahu

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An employee in the Prime Minister’s Office has tested positive for COVID-19, which could send Benjamin Netanyahu into self-quarantine for the...

The Case for a New Jewish-Arab Alliance in Israel

This path would augment the prospect of Israel to remain a progressive, Jewish and democratic state.

Israeli Police Shoot and Kill Autistic Palestinian Man They Thought Had a Gun

Israeli Border Police shot and killed an autistic Palestinian man in Jerusalem that they believed to be armed but was not. One of the officers...

Israeli Torah Study Zoombombed With Nazi Imagery, Chants of ‘Free Palestine’

An Israeli organization’s online Torah study was Zoombombed on the evening of May 27 with Nazi imagery and chants of “free Palestine.” The Jerusalem Post...

Israeli Medical Team Comes to Sudan in Secret, Lifesaving Mission

A small airplane carrying an Israeli medical team along with equipment and medicine for treating the coronavirus landed in Sudan in an attempt to...

Israeli Defense Ministry: Gaucher’s Disease Drugs Can Treat COVID-19

The Israeli Defense Ministry announced on May 26 that the Israeli Institute for Biological Research (IIBR) has determined that two drugs used for Gaucher’s...

Palestinian Soccer Star Barred From Palestinian Team After Joining Israeli Team

A Palestinian soccer star has been banned from rejoining the Palestine national team in the West Bank after he signed with an Israeli team...

Commercial Flights Will Not Resume to Israel Until at Least Mid-July

Commercial flights will not resume to Israel until mid-July at the earliest, according to the head of Ben Gurion Airport. Shmuel Zakaim, the airport’s managing...

Netanyahu: July Is Our Target Date for Annexation

A day after his trial began in the Jerusalem District Court, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a message to the press at a faction...

Israeli Forces Fend off 2 Attempted Stabbing Attacks

An assailant wielding a box-cutter tried to stab Border Police officers in eastern Jerusalem. An Israeli officer shot the assailant who attempted to stab them...

Hundreds Protest Outside Israeli Court as Netanyahu Corruption Trial Begins

Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the Jerusalem building where Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial began Sunday. Demonstrators both criticizing and supporting Netanyahu also...

A Guide to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Trials

When Israeli Prime Benjamin Netanyahu appeared in the Jerusalem District Court on May 24, he made political history, even though Israel has had no...

Defiant Netanyahu Dismisses Charges Against Him at Start of Corruption Trials

Moments before an arraignment on multiple corruption charges, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his innocence, saying he had been framed as part of...

Israeli Soldier Who Lost Leg to Ramming Attack Asks to Be Returned to His Unit

Shadi Ibrahim, 20, sends a message to supporters from his hospital bed, assuring them “everything's fine.”

Day 1 of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Trial: Scary Times

1. On May 24, history was made in Israel. A sitting prime minister is being tried on corruption charges. Benjamin Netanyahu will sit in court,...

1 in 10 Israelis Now Call Jerusalem Home

Israel’s capital, Jerusalem, is also the nation’s most populous city, with 924,800 residents, according to data released by the Central Bureau of Statistics ahead...

18 Senate Democrats Warn Israel That Annexation Would ‘Fray’ Ties With Us

Eighteen Senate Democrats warned Israel that moving ahead with annexing parts of the West Bank would “fray” bonds with the United States. The letter released...

5 Things to Know as Benjamin Netanyahu’s Corruption Trial (Finally) Gets Underway

After more than three years of investigation, charges in three cases and three national elections, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will enter a Jerusalem...

New Articles

CA to Allow Bars, Gyms, Schools, Sporting Events to Reopen June 12

California will start allowing bars, gyms, schools, summer camps and professional sporting events to start reopening on June 12. The Associated Press reported the state...

Meet the Boogaloo Bois, the Violent Right-Wing Extremists Who (Mostly) Don’t Hate the Jews

There are men showing up to the George Floyd protests in body armor and Hawaiian shirts and they want to start a civil war.

Israeli BDS Activist Seeking Asylum in Canada Will Be Deported Back to Israel

An Israeli activist who had tried to claim asylum in Canada as a refugee is getting deported back to Israel.

Jewish Federation of L.A. Calls for ‘Immediate Action’ From Government Officials to Hold Police Accountable

The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles (JFLA) will not tolerate system racism or police brutality within the Jewish community or any community. In its...

How Jews Can Be Better Allies to Black Americans

Many Jews are looking to be better allies against racism. Here's how.

More news and opinions than at a Shabbat dinner, right in your inbox.


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Jewish Journal, 3250 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90010, http://www.jewishjournal.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact

x