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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 »

Alan Weinkrantz – An Israeli PR Soldier

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Tel Aviv, Israel — June 19, 2016 … Alan Weinkrantz was a mensch. A highly skilled Texas PR professional who was there for Israel when fax machines were used, was there for Israel as Facebook and Twitter evolved. Alan was one of a rare handful of seasoned, Anglo public… Read More »

“Screaming Started, Then I Saw His Gun” – Israeli Survivor Tells Of Tel Aviv Massacre

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Tel Aviv, Israel — June 9, 2016 … Lt. Col. Peter Lerner is the commander of the International Branch of the IDF Spokesperson’s Office. As he was heading home to Israel after leading an IDF delegation to Germany, his telephone started to vibrate with a river of incoming text messages.… Read More »

Palestinian Terrorists Murder 4 In Tel Aviv

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Tel Aviv, Israel — June 8, 2016 … Dressed in black suits, they ordered desserts at the Max Brenner restaurant in Tel Aviv. Many were out to relax and enjoy a beautiful summer’s evening over a fine dinner, homemade chocolate and strong Israeli coffee. As the waiter walked away with… Read More »

Thousands To Attend Celebrate Israel Parade in New York

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York — June 2, 2016 … The Jewish Community Relations Council of New York (JCRC-NY) has announced that Fifth Avenue will once again turn blue and white on Sunday, June 5, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More than 30 floats with musical performers, 15 world-class marching bands… Read More »

Linde, Katz Bring Israeli Magic To New York

Breaking away from Islamic terrorism and Israeli politics, Dr. Ruth begins to train Steve Linde as a sex therapist. By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York — May 22, 2016 … Where does one find a Mossad director, an IDF Chief of Staff, both UN and Washington Israeli ambassadors joining Michael Douglas, Dr. Ruth… Read More »