Wednesday 22 May 2019

Heatwave warning in Israel for Lag B’Omer

Israel has experienced an unseasonal heatwave that will continue over the coming weekend into Lag B’Omer. This Fire and Rescue Services are limiting bonfires for celebrations. “With the weather being so dry and temperatures so high, lighting bonfires...

Gulf states to attend Bahrein-US workshop

Saudi Arabia and the UAE will take part in the ‘Peace for the Sake of Prosperity’ economic workshop in Bahrain next month. The gathering will herald President Donald Trump's much anticipated...

WJC slam Polish leader Morawiecki over restoration comments

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder has condemned reported comments by Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki’s about restitution of property stolen during the Holocaust to Polish Jews. Lauder described attributed quotes by...

Murdered Toulouse trio to be honoured in Paris

World Jewish Congress has welcomed a decision of the Paris municipality to dedicate a memory of three children murdered by an Islamist gunman at a...

Shin Bet arrest Fatah terrorists

Israeli security forces have arrested two dangerous Fatah terrorists. Shin Bet have charged Zakaria Zubeidi and Tarek Bargut with terror attacks in Jerusalem in 2016 and near West Bank settlement Beit El in 2018...

Rivlin commutes over 100 sentences to mark 70th anniversary

President Reuven Rivlin and Minister of Justice Ayelet Shaked announced results of a special ‘period of pardons’ to mark Israel’s 70th anniversary this week. There was a total of 551 requests for...

Bibi coalition talks stall with faction “excessive” demands

The clock is ticking down to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu forming a coalition deal. Israel’s leader has officially received a 14-day extension from President Reuven Rivlin and has until May 28 to form...

Kisharon supporters help the charity grow, raising £940,000 at annual dinner

More than six hundred Kisharon supporters gathered at London’s Hilton Park Lane on Sunday 19th May for the charity’s 2019 fundraising dinner, ‘Together We Grow. ...

Councillor Rabbi Alan Plancey was elected as Mayor of Hertsmere Borough Council

Mayor Plancey added, "It's a tremendous honour to serve as Mayor and am looking forward to all the engagements that are coming up. Over the...

US Embassy on alert as Eurovision arrives

The US Embassy in Israel issued a security alert urging American citizens to exercise caution and avoid travelling to areas affected by rocket fire on Monday. The...

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