President Shimon Peres 1923 – 2016

Jerusalem, Israel — September 28, 2016 … With tears we confirm the passing of former President, Prime Minister Shimon Peres. Israel has lost a founding father, a light for peace. A Condolence Page has been created at ShimonPeresCondolences.com Shimon Peres was one of the founders of the State of Israel, and was instrumental in building… Read More »

Seeking A Taste of America? Check Out Big E 100th Birthday

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency West Springfield, MA — September 27, 2016 … If you are seeking a true taste of Americana – you will find it at the Big E. The Big E, the largest fair in the US Northeast, is now celebrating  100 years of greatness! The 100 Year Anniversary of The Big… Read More »

Netanyahu Tells UN General Assembly: No Nuclear Weapons For Iran

Edited by Joel Leyden See Video of Netanyahu UN General Assembly Speech: www.IsraelUN.com United Nations, New York — September 22, 2016 … Following is a transcript of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s remarks today at the United Nations General Assembly in New York: “Mr. President, Ladies and Gentlemen, What I’m about to say is going to shock… Read More »

ADL, Israel: Social Media Companies Must Eliminate Growing Online Hate, Terrorism

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York — September 7, 2016 … Christopher Wolf, Chair of the Anti-Defamation League’s Task Force on Cyberhate, addressed the U.N. Forum on Global Anti-Semitism. Wolf joined Israeli Ambassador Danny Danon and several other human rights leaders at the UN demanding that the UN and social media companies take immediate… Read More »

AIPAC: Obama Allowed Iran To Evade Nuclear Restrictions

By Israel News Agency Staff New York — September 1, 2016 … The following is a statement from AIPAC on concessions to Iran on JCPOA implementation: “We are deeply troubled by today’s report that Iran was secretly allowed to evade certain restrictions in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) so that it could begin receiving… Read More »

Human Rights Watch: Palestinians Abuse Journalists, Activists

By Associated Press Jerusalem, Israel — August 30, 2016 … Palestinian authorities are silencing dissent by cracking down on free speech and abusing local journalists and activists critical of their policies, a leading international human rights group said Tuesday. Human Rights Watch said both the Western-backed Palestinian Authority led by President Mahmoud Abbas in the West… Read More »

Israel Earthquake Search, Rescue Teams Arrive In Italy

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — August 26, 2016 … IsraAID has arrived at Italy’s earthquake epicenter with a 20 member team of Search and Rescue, Relief and Trauma Specialists. IsraAID is an Israeli-based humanitarian aid agency that responds to emergency crises and engages in international development around the world. The Israel… Read More »

Israel: Turkey Needs To Think Twice Before Criticizing Us

By Israel News Agency Staff Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs: “The normalization of our relations with Turkey does not mean that we will remain silent in the face of its baseless condemnations. Israel will continue to defend its civilians from all rocket fire on our territory, in accordance with international law and our conscience.”  “Turkey… Read More »

Nefesh B’Nefesh To Fly 233 Immigrants To Israel, 75 Enter IDF

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York — August 11, 2016 … North Americans are again illustrating their love for Israel but for 233 of them it will not be through sending donations. This coming Tuesday they will leave New York’s JFK airport to settle in their ancient, biblical homeland. These proud Jews will arrive… Read More »