Friday 18 January 2019

News

American Jew killed in Kenya terror attack

A Jewish businessman from America is among at least 14 people killed in a terror attack in Nairobi, Kenya. The US State Department confirmed Jason Spindler...

Israel Defence Forces located a sixth tunnel dug by Hezbollah terrorists

Israel Defence Forces located a sixth tunnel dug by Hezbollah terrorists on the Lebanese border. The discovery of the tunnel, which ran hundreds of yards into Israeli territory, concludes Operation...

Kochavi succeeds Eizenkott as head of IDF

Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi took the helm as Israel Defense Forces' Chief of Staff on Tuesday morning. His appointment heralded a new era as Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot stepped down from his post after four...

ISRAEL ELECTION 2019 LATEST POLLS

Election analyst JAMES MARLOW compiles this week polls based on several surveys conducted and commissioned for Israel’s news networks and newspapers. Twenty-five separate political parties ran...

ISRAEL ELECTION 2019

Election political analyst JAMES MARLOW has been covering Israeli elections since the eighties with reports, news briefs, analysis and polls based on surveys conducted and commissioned for Israel’s news networks...

Labour party member refused entry into Israel

By James Marlow Labour party member and anti-Israel activist, Gary Spedding, tweeted on Monday that he had “Just been detained upon arrival at Ben Gurion...

Fawlty Towers Man heads to Israel

John Cleese who vowed to leave Britain if Brexit was implemented is heading to Tel Aviv for a one-man comedy show on 1 September. Monty Python, Fawlty Towers and a number...

ISRAEL ELECTION NEWS 2019

Election analyst JAMES MARLOW who has been covering Israeli elections since the eighties will bring news briefs, reports, analysis and polls based on surveys conducted and...

Dignified burial for six Holocaust victims

By David Saffer Six Holocaust victims murdered at Auschwitz-Birkenau will be buried at Bushey New Cemetery next week (January 20, am). The United Synagogue has called on the community...

Esteemed Israeli politician Arens passes away

By Adam Moses Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has led tributes esteemed Israeli politician Moshe (Arens, who died aged 93 on Monday. Arens, also called Misha, founded the Herut Party and was a loyal member of...

Hebrew University launches campaign for students to wear IDF uniform

By Leah Waxler The Hebrew University in Jerusalem has called on students to wear IDF uniform at lectures. Professor Asher Cohen has backed the “Students in Uniform? Welcome!” campaign after...

Bibi denies corruption charges on live TV

By Louis Abrahams Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dismissed three counts of corruption charges on prime-time television on Monday. In a live broadcast to the nation, the Israeli leader called for “face-to-face” meetings with state...

Tributes to community giant Brian Kerner

By Louis Abrahams Community leaders have paid tribute to former UJIA chairman and Zionist Federation vice president Brian Kerner following his death. As chair of the United Israel...

Brian Kerner passes away aged 84

By James Marlow The community reacted with huge sadness after family members announced Brian Kerner died last Thursday night aged 84. Brian was the founding Chairman of both BICOM and the UJIA –...

Sickening anti-Semitic graffiti in Shenley

By David Saffer Sickening anti-Semitic graffiti was daubed on the walls of Shenley United Synagogue this week.“Jew ghetto” and a Star of David were spray-painted on Shenley Chapel, where the Hertfordshire village shul is...

ELECTION 2019 NEWS

Election analyst JAMES MARLOW who has been covering Israeli elections since the eighties will bring news briefs, reports, analysis and polls based on surveys...

A week in Israeli Politics

By James Marlow Just over three months to go before Israelis choose which political party would best...

Hebrew University lecturer slammed for criticising soldier’s dress code

By Leah Waxler The Hebrew University in Jerusalem has apologised to a female student after a senior lecturer condoned her for wearing an IDF uniform to class.

Brazil embassy move to Jerusalem on cards

By Leah Waxler Brazil is set to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed talks with President Jair Bolsonaro during a historic...

Rubashkin due in UK for inspirational talks

By David Saffer An American Jew who served eight years of a 27-year sentence on multiple counts of...