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 »

Israel Innovation Authority Launches Program To Strengthen Israel’s Cyber Industry

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — August 15, 2018 …  Israeli Minister of Economy and Industry, Eli Cohen has announced that a joint program launched by the Israel Innovation Authority and the Cyber Directorate will ensure that Israel continues to meet the cyber sector’s biggest challenges, secure Israel’s place at the forefront… Read More »

Head of Syria Chemical Arms Research Center, Aziz Azbar, Killed In Car Accident

By Herb Brandon Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — August 5, 2018 … A Syrian scientist who was responsible for a research center related to the development of chemical weapons was killed in a car accident, according to Syrian reports early Sunday. Aziz Azbar, the head of the Syrian Scientific Research and Studies Center in Masyaf,… Read More »

Israel Shoots Down Syrian Fighter Jet

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency July 24, 2018 — Jerusalem, Israel … As air raid sirens cried throughout the Golan Heights, Emek HaYarden regional councils and through the northern Israeli town of Katzrin, many thought is was just another Syrian rocket heading towards Israel’s Jewish civilian population. Instead, it was something much bigger, more… Read More »