Category Archives: News

18,000 Americans To Attend AIPAC Conference in Washington

By Herb Brandon Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — March 11, 2019 … The AIPAC Policy Conference is the largest gathering of America’s pro-Israel community, and will be held this year March 24-26 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Through demonstrations of groundbreaking Israeli innovations, keynote speeches by American and Israeli… Read More »

Historic Israel Moon Launch Makes Jewish Nation Proud

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — February 19, 2019 … After a night of drinks in the small town of Holon, just south of Tel Aviv, came a fascinating, romantic idea by three young Israelis: launch a spacecraft and land it on the moon. Yonatan Winetraub, Yariv Bash and Kfir Damari –… Read More »

The Most Influential Jews On Twitter

By Israel News Agency Staff Jerusalem, Israel — January 4, 2019 … The Israel News Agency, one of the first English news sites on the Internet (1995), is proud to list those Jews who have the greatest, most far reaching and positive impact on Israel’s online image. Of all the media channels, Twitter is by… Read More »

AJC, WJC Commend EU Declaration on Combating Anti-Semitism

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Brussels — December 7, 2018 … The American Jewish Committee (AJC) praised the Council of the European Union unanimous adoption of a statement on combating anti-Semitism across Europe. It is the first time the Council’s 28-member states have passed a comprehensive measure aimed at coordinating counter anti-Semitism actions and to assure the… Read More »

Israel And The Gulf States – Speaking Peace

By Eran Lerman Jerusalem Institute for Strategic Studies Jerusalem, Israel — December 5, 2018 … Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Oman, and Culture and Sports Minister Miri Regev’s visit to the United Arab Emirates, which occurred within days of each other last month, were not isolated events. A pattern of improved relations with… Read More »

IDF On High Alert As Operation Northern Shield Destroys Hezbollah Tunnels

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jewish News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — December 4, 2018 … Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made the following announcement today: “This morning the IDF began Operation Northern Shield, the goal of which is to uncover and neutralize terrorist tunnels from Lebanon. We are proud of the fighters and commanders of… Read More »

WJC Applauds Historic Chad Visit To Israel

Photo: Marc Israel Sellem By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — November 25, 2018 … Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara, welcomed the President of Chad Idriss Debyat at the Prime Minister’s Residence in Jerusalem this evening. It marked an historic, unprecedented trip for the leader of the Muslim-majority nation in… Read More »

Israel Responds To Iran’s Threats

Iran backed Hamas recently launched over 500 rockets from Gaza at Jewish civilians in Israel. By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — November 24, 2018 … Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, this evening, commented on Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani’s remarks: “Israel knows very well how to defend itself from the murderous Iranian regime. Rouhani’s… Read More »

Judy Glickman Lauder: Beyond the Shadows: The Holocaust and the Danish Exception

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York — November 24, 2018 …  Ordinary people whose lives are transformed into unimaginable suffering and acts of incredible bravery—are the subject of Judy Glickman Lauder’s remarkable photographs. Beyond the Shadows illustrates the mass murder of Jews during the Holocaust, while addressing the narrative of how the citizens and leadership of… Read More »

American-Israeli Community Hit Hard With Murder Of Ari Fuld

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — September 17, 2018 … Israel is one Jewish nation. But it does consist of several vibrant communities within. We have the Russian, the Ethiopian, the Iraqi, Yemen, German, American, secular and ultra orthodox religious. Unlike the native born Israeli – the Sabra – Americans who move… Read More »