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AIPAC Expects Over 18,000 Activists At Policy Conference

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Washington — March 25, 2017 … Over 18,000 pro-Israel activists are expected to attend the AIPAC’s Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. on March 26 through 28. The AIPAC mega event is the largest annual gathering of America’s pro-Israel community. Through presentations of groundbreaking Israeli innovations, keynote speeches by American… Read More »

Israel: Islamic Terror Attack In Jerusalem Is Global Jihad Against Jews, Christians

Credit: Marc Israel Sellem By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — January 8, 2017 … In response to an Islamic terror attack in Jerusalem which murdered four IDF soldiers and wounded 16 this morning, Prime Minister Netanyahu stated the following: “We in Jerusalem have just experience an unprovoked terrorist attack, a murderous attack that claimed… Read More »

Israel To Expand Humanitarian Aid To Syria

By John Hill Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — December 20, 2016 … More than five years after it began, the Syrian civil war has killed a reported 470,000 people. Bombings are destroying crowded cities and horrific human rights violations are widespread. Basic necessities like food and medical care are sparse. The U.N. estimates that… Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Over 200 North Americans Prepare To Make Aliya This Week

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — July 17, 2016 … Nefesh B’Nefesh, Israel’s respected immigration organization, appears to be making history as they arrange for over 2,000 North Americans to move to Israel this summer. Over 220 North Americans will emigrate from the US and Canada and move to Israel together on a Nefesh… Read More »

Israel, Turkey Shake Hands

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — June 27, 2016 … Turkey announced the restoration of diplomatic relations with Israel today after a six-year break in ties. Turkey is seeking to ease a sense of isolation on the world stage as Israel views enormous financial and security benefits. Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued the following statement… Read More »