IDF, Finest Jewish University, Reduces Mandatory Service

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — December 6, 2016 … The Israel Defense Forces (IDF), respected for providing the best education for young Jews, plans to reduce mandatory military service of male soldiers by two months, from 32 to 30. The initiative was approved Monday by the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.… Read More »

Rivlin At Jewish Media Summit: Help Us Fight Anti-Semitism

Photo: Mark Neiman By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — December 5, 2016 … Israeli President Reuven Rivlin addressed a summit of publishers and writers of Jewish media outlets from around the world. His first and foremost words were for the Jewish media to be the eyes and ears of the Jewish community. Rivlin… Read More »

ADL: Ellison’s Racist Comments Disqualifies Him To Lead DNC

Ellison was responsible for defending 12 Muslims from Minneapolis who wanted to join ISIS. By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York, NY — December 1, 2016 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL), which only last month defended and described Rep. Keith Ellison as “a man of good character”, has now decided to expose Ellison for racist comments he has… Read More »

Jewish Agency, CJP Distribute Aid to Haifa Fire Victims

  By Israel News Agency Staff Jerusalem, Israel — November 30, 2016 … Chairman of the Executive of The Jewish Agency for Israel Natan Sharansky and President of the Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) of Boston Barry Shrage today visited Haifa and distributed aid funds to families whose homes were severely damaged in the recent wildfires. “In… Read More »

Israel Seeks US Firefighters For Emergency Deployment

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — November 25, 2016 … The Israel Fire and Rescue Service has asked the Emergency Volunteers Project (EVP) to immediately deploy at least 50 firefighters from the United States to assist in battling over 200 fires in Israel. EVP is emphasizing that Islamic terrorists have set fire to… Read More »

Israel: We Look Forward To Working With President-Elect Trump

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — November 9, 2016 … Part of the following was communicated by the Prime Minister’s Office to the Israel News Agency. Upon winning the US Electoral College votes confirming that Donald Trump had won the race for the Presidency, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued the following statement.… Read More »

As Palestinians Make Death Threats, UNESCO Votes Again On Erasing Jewish, Christian History From Jerusalem

Petition with 100,000 names presented to UNESCO Director Irina Bokova. By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — October 26, 2016 … On Tuesday October 26, 2016,  the International Legal Forum (ILF) and Israel’s delegation to the United Nations Educational, Social and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will officially submit a protest petition to UNESCO’s Director General, Irina Bokova.… Read More »

UNESCO: King David, Jesus Never Existed

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — October 14, 2016 … In a move which represents one of the largest acts of anti-semitism in modern history, UNESCO – the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization – voted on a draft text to remove all Jewish and Christian ties to Jerusalem. The draft text was passed… Read More »