Sunday 29 November 2020

News

European Parliament President tells CER Standing Committee “we must remain united against religious discrimination”

In light of several terrorist attacks perpetrated by both far-right and Islamist extremists across the continent, CER President Chief Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt and President...

Israeli Hospital Creates Unique Program to Keep Schools Open Amid COVID-19

by Sharon Gelbach Sheba Medical Center, the largest hospital in Israel, which has created numerous technological innovations to combat COVID-19, has launched a novel pilot...

Polarisation in the media out of control

Opinion piece by James M Marlow When I hosted weekday afternoons on LBC Radio back in the nineties, I...

HaGaon Rav Dovid Feinstein Zt”l

American Jewry mourns the passing of one of its Torah giants, Rav Dovid Feinstein. The son of Rav Moshe Feinstein zt"l and...

Ash appointed coronavirus czar

By David Saffer Prof. Nachman Ash has been appointed Israel’s new coronavirus czar. Ash’s appointment comes as Covid-19 cases have fallen to the lowest rate since...

World Jewry holds breath for US elections

By David Saffer US President Donald Trump trails in the polls with days go in the US presidential election on Tuesday. The battlelines have been drawn...

Israel ease travel ban on non-Israeli citizens

Israel has eased its travel ban on non-Israeli citizens entering the country. The measure is for business travellerrs deemed...

Kosher certificate for Abu Dhabi hotels

Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture and Tourism has signed a 12-month agreement with the Emirates Agency for Kosher Certification (EAKC).

Israel Covid cases show downward trend

By David Saffer Israel’s second nationwide lockdown has resulted in a significant drop in coronavirus cases from last month’s spike. Covid measures will potentially be...

Criminal Complaint to be filed against Wiley

By Adam Moses Campaign Against Antisemitism is filing a criminal complaint abroad against anti-Semitic rapper Wiley as he was...

Lockdown Announced for Israel as Infections Rise

Israel is to enter a two-week lockdown starting tomorrow until Simchat Torah. News broke in the early hours of Thursday morning following a day of...

Esper backs Israel’s Middle East ‘military edge’

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper has vowed to back Israel's ‘qualitative military edge’ (QME) in the Middle East. Esper’s comments came as he welcomed Defence...

Another Embassy Move

Israel’s Covid-19 deaths approaches 1,000 as schools reopen

Israel has had 969 fatalities since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The Health Ministry according to latest data has now notified 969 deaths, 619...

Israel self-quarantine u-turn

By Leah Waxler Israeli citizens travelling from the United Kingdom do not have to self-quarantine on arrival in Israel. Passengers arriving at Ben Gurion Airport this...

Israel and UAE in Historic Deal

Israel and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to work towards normalising relations. The Palestinians have slammed the deal...

Elections “not an option” says Rivlin

New elections in Israel are “not an option” while Israel "counts its dead" during the coronavirus pandemic. President Reuven Rivlin flexed his political power on...

The Full Israel Property Buyers guide

If you would like to read our full guide to buying a property in Israel click here to download our full pdf guide Welcome to...

Sadigerer Rebbe zt”l

We regret to advise of the passing of the Sadigerer Rebbe Zt"l. Rav Yisroel Moshe Friedman succeeded his father Rabbi Avraham Yaakov zt"l 7...

Rabbi Aden Even-Israel Steinsaltz zt”l

The Jewish world has lost one of its great scholars following the death of Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz last Friday. Future generations will draw upon...