Sunday 21 July 2019

Bibi threatens Hezbollah with “crushing blow”

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has threatened to strike Hezbollah a “crushing blow” if the terror group launches an attack on the State of Israel. Speaking at his weekly cabinet meeting Netanyahu was responding to comments by Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah last Friday commemorating “victory”...

Pressure mounts on Corbyn over anti-Semitism

Sixty-four Labour peers increased the pressure on leader Jeremy Corbyn by taking out a full-page advert in The Guardian yesterday stating the party had...

Rivlin receives doctorate in Seoul

President Reuven Rivlin received an honorary doctorate in law at Yonsei University in Seoul on Tuesday. Prior to the ceremony, Rivlin witnessed memorandums of understanding being signed between...

Bail for officer who shot Ethiopian teenager

An off-duty policeman who fatally killed Ethiopian teenager Solomon Tekah in the Kiryat Haim neighbourhood of Haifa last month has been released from house arrest. The decision comes after a judge completed investigations...

Funeral takes place for heroic Rabbi

An outpouring of grief took place at the funeral of Rabbi Reuven Bauman at B’nai Israel Congregation, in Norfolk, Virginia on Monday. Rabbi Bauman, a teacher at Yeshiva Toras Chaim, heroically saved...

Rebbe’s impact grows 25 years on

The Lubavitcher Rebbe’s visionary approach to social questions and challenges faced by society has been launched on a new section of Chabad’s website. The online initiative marks the...

Bibi slams EU over Iran uranium enrichment

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has lambasted the European Union’s lacklustre response to Iran's uranium enrichment violations beyond the permitted level. In an scathing rebuke the Israeli leader compared EU’s actions to attempting concessions with Nazi Germany...

Labour peers quit over institutional anti-Semitism in party

Three Labour peers have quit the party over its handling of anti-Semitism. Lord Triesman, Lord Darzi and Lord Turnberg announced their decision inside an hour of each other on Tuesday afternoon. The triple resignations came 24...

JLM and JLC rebuff Labour anti-Semitism leaflet 

A Labour Party leaflet aimed at tackling anti-Semitism has been criticised by communal bodies. The five-page 'No Place For Anti-Semitism' document produced by Labour officials was anticipated being sent to party members but the Jewish Labour...

Public transport to run on Shabbat in Ramat Gan

United Torah Judaism are outraged that Ramat Gan City Council are allowing public transportation through the city on a Shabbat. Ultra-orthodox Party leaders have vented their anger at Mayor Carmel Shama-Hacohen for the approving the decision for shuttle services to...

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