Thousands In New York To Protest Death of Klinghoffer Opera

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York — October 20, 2014 … Over five thousand Jews and Christians are expected to turn out for a demonstration today against the opening of “The Death of Klinghoffer” Opera at New York’s Lincoln Center. On Oct. 8, 1985, 69-year-old wheelchair-bound Leon Klinghoffer, was shot in the head by Palestinian… Read More »

Israel Vs. Ebola

While protecting her own borders, Israel sends aid to Africa to prevent and fight Ebola. By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — October 12, 2014 … Part of the following was communicated by the Prime Minister’s Office to the Israel News Agency. Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, this morning convened a discussion on the… Read More »

IS ISIS, Hamas, US Muslim Network Trying To Sabotage American Police?

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency  New York — October 11, 2014 … Police in St. Louis and Hammond, Indiana have recently come under attack – for doing their jobs. In St. Louis, police shot dead Vonderrit D. Myers after he opened fire at police during a chase.  Ballistic evidence shows Myers fired three shots… Read More »

Israel Creates Global Ebola Blood Registry

By Israel News Agency Staff Jerusalem, Israel — October 10, 2014 … Private citizens in Israel are now coordinating with the Israeli government to create a global Ebola blood registry. The Ebola Blood Registry will match Ebola survivors with Ebola victims who share the same blood type. Matching Ebola survivors with Ebola victims through an effective,… Read More »

Ben Affleck Should Condemn Islamic Terrorism, Not Diminish It

By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach Israel News Agency Ben Affleck deserves enormous credit for his important film Argo, which brought the true brutality of the Iranian regime to the big screen. But he is wrong in comparing accusations of Islamic violence to those who say Jews are shifty. Some Jews no doubt are shifty, as are some non-Jews. And some Muslims… Read More »

Friends of the Israel Defense Forces Raises 85 Million USD Annually

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York, NY — October 6, 2014 … The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) has named  two new senior executives to lead the charitable organization as it continues to expand. The FIDF named Maj. Gen. (Res.) Meir Klifi-Amir as National Executive Director, beginning September 16, and Mr. Alan E. Scholnick as Chief Executive Officer,… Read More »

Sweden To Recognize Palestine, Does Not Consider ISIS, Hamas Government

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Loven backs a “Palestine”- not knowing who “Palestine” is! By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem — October 5, 2014 … Israel plans to summon the Swedish ambassador over Prime Minister Stefan Loven’s announcement that the newly-formed government would recognize the Palestinian state, Israel Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman’s office said today. The newly… Read More »

SCN: Security Measures for Jewish Community on Yom Kippur

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem / New York — October 2014 … The Secure Community Network (SCN) strongly reminds Jewish institutions that security awareness should remain a high priority focus of planning and preparations. Facilities that have instilled a sense of security consciousness into their organizations can remain open and welcoming, while maintaining appropriate levels… Read More »

Obama Insults Jews In Netanyahu White House Meeting

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Washington, D.C. — October 2, 2014 …  US President Barack Obama criticized Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu at the White House yesterday warning  him not to proceed on “proposed settlements in a disputed part of east Jerusalem.”  The White House then issued a press statement on “Israel settlements” hours after Obama met… Read More »