Saturday, January 28, 2023

Israel

Yad Vashem To Unveil ‘The Book Of Names’ At The United Nations

NEW YORK (JNS) - It’s a book filled with the names of 4.8 million murder victims. The blank pages at the end, though, are especially haunting. In recognition of this year’s Inte...

THE DEFINITIVE RAP: Holocaust Remembrance Day, Interview with Dr Moshe Katz

It is 80 years since the Holocaust began. The lessons we have learned in history is that we cannot forget what has happened. We cannot forget because of the victims, their persecut...

Deri Criticizes Supreme Court Decision, Promises To ‘Return Ballot To The Voters’

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - Coalition lawmakers gathered at a Shas faction meeting at the Knesset in a show of support for party chairman Aryeh Deri on Monday. Prime Minister Benjamin Net...

Jordanian Court Orders Israel To Pay $500K To Shooting Victim

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AMMAN (JNS) - A Jordanian court ordered Israel’s embassy in Amman to pay $500,000 in compensation to a Jordanian citizen injured by an embassy security guard on July 23, 2017. T...

AJC Head Working With ‘Israeli Friends’ To Prevent Changes To Law Of Return

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NEW YORK (JNS) - American Jewish Committee CEO Ted Deutch said he is working with his Israeli friends to prevent the government in Jerusalem from changing the Law of Return. Und...

Likud MKs Call On Government To Raze Illegal Village Of Khan Al-Ahmar

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - Knesset member Danny Danon (Likud) on Monday morning led a fact-finding visit to a hilltop overlooking the illegal Bedouin encampment of Khan al-Ahmar, located on...

Eda Chareidis Joins Farmers Prayers For Rain After Dryest Winter Months In Past 50 Years

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israel is experiencing one of the dryest winters in recent years, with precipitation at the end of January at less than 60% of annual levels. Worried farmers ...

Tucker Carlson Mocks Israeli Leftist Singer Ahinoam Nini For Davos ‘Lizard Overlords’ Performance

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — Conservative commentator Tucker Carlson is known for his sometimes controversial statements regarding liberals and left-wingers. In his latest show, Carlson ch...

Netanyahu Assures US National Security Advisor That ‘Judicial Reforms Will Have Broad Consensus, Unlike Current Proposal’

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — During a meeting last week between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, Netanyahu conveyed a message of r...

Israeli Envoy To Canada To Step Down In Protest Against Netanyahu Government

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JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli Ambassador to Canada Ronen Hoffman announced on Sunday he will step down from his post later this year due to ideological differences with the Benjamin Net...

Police Arrest 14-Year-Old Arab Terrorist With Knife In Old City

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A 14-year-old Arab boy from the Issawiya neighborhood of Jerusalem was arrested Saturday night in the Old City after allegedly intending to carry out a stabbi...

Netanyahu To Fire Deri In Accordance With Court Ruling, No Replacements Expected Until New Legislation Passes

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is expected to implement the directive of the Supreme Court and fire Shas leader Aryeh Deri from his government duri...

Palestinian Who Allegedly Tried To Stab Israeli Fatally Shot

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JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian militant allegedly tried to stab an Israeli in the occupied West Bank on Saturday and the Israeli shot and killed the Palestinian. The Palestinian H...

100,000 Israelis Protest Against Govt’s Judicial Reform

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TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in Tel Aviv on Saturday night to protest plans by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new government to overhaul the ...

Wall Street Journal Explains Need For Judicial Reform In Israel: Supreme Court Is ‘Threat To Democracy’

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — After New York Times journalist Thomas Friedman called Tuesday for President Biden to intervene in Israel's judicial reforms, claiming that they will negative...

Right-Wing Leaders Criticize Netanyahu For Hurrying To Dismantle Outpost ‘Like Previous Government’

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Right-wing leaders criticized Israeli prime minister Netanyahu and Defense Minister Yoav Galant for hurrying to dismantle an outpost erected early Friday morn...

Bar-Ilan Hosts Int’l Confab To Honor Jonathan Sacks’s Ideas

JERUSALEM (JNS) - The Rabbi Sacks Legacy and Bar-Ilan University hosted a three-day international conference focusing on the views of the late Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks on counteri...

Netanyahu: US A ‘Trusted Partner’ In Promoting Security, Advancing Peace

JERUSALEM (JNS) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Thursday in Jerusalem with U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, the highest-level Biden administration official ...

Ben-Gvir: Maher Younis Should Be Shipped Off To Syria

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - Israeli National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir on Thursday expressed satisfaction with police efforts to prevent any major celebrations for Maher Younis, who ...

Israel’s Attorney General Calls On Netanyahu To Fire Deri

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - Attorney General Gali Baharav-Miara demanded on Thursday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fire coalition partner Aryeh Deri of the Shas Party from his gover...