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As Bomb Threats Continue Against US Jews – Police, DHS Offer Advice

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York — March 22, 2017 … With over 160 bomb threats made to Jewish organizations in the United States and Canada, many questions are now being raised as to how to respond. Yesterday, Temple Beth Shalom in Livingston, New Jersey was targeted. Police told the INA that the threat… Read More »

Israel, WJC To Hold Massive Event At UN Fighting BDS

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York — March 21, 2017 … The World Jewish Congress and Israel’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations will co-host a special conference on the delegitimization of Israel, at the UN headquarters in New York City on March 29. The Annual Ambassadors Against BDS Summit will bring together… Read More »

Netanyahu Meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency March 21, 2017 — Beijing … Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met today with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the official guest house in Beijing. Prime Minister Netanyahu made the following comments: “It’s a pleasure to be here in Beijing again and to see you again, sir. I want… Read More »

UN Rejects Richard Falk’s ‘Apartheid’ Israel Report, Head of Arab U.N. Agency Resigns

Nikki Haley: “When someone issues a false and defamatory report in the name of the U.N., it is appropriate that the person resign.” By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Geneva — March 17, 2017 … UN Watch, a non-governmental, civil rights organization, welcomed today’s resignation by Rima Khalaf from her post as head of a… Read More »

Congressman Lee Zeldin Appointed to United States Holocaust Memorial Council

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Washington, DC — February 10, 2017 … US Congressman Lee Zeldin, member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and co-chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus, was appointed by House Speaker Paul Ryan to serve on the United States Holocaust Memorial Council. The United States Holocaust Memorial Council was… Read More »

Will American Jews Wake Up After 28 Bomb Threats?

The bombs may not be real, but the fear is. By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York, NY — January 18, 2017 … The doors are always kept open. No one standing over them. All may come and go. It’s the Jewish tradition of “welcome the stranger”. But this practice, this age old honored… 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: Obama, Kerry Should Not Lecture About Peace While Ignoring Islamic Terrorism

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — December 28, 2016 … The following was communicated by the Israel Prime Minister’s office to the Israel News Agency. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, this evening, issued the following statement in response to US Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech: “Before I explain why this speech was so… Read More »

Obama Allows UN To Declare Israel’s Western Wall “Occupied Territory”

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — December 25, 2016 … Following an UN Security Council resolution that condemns Israeli settlements, a resolution that Barack Obama allowed to pass with 14 votes,  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, US President Elect Donald Trump and  Jewish leaders responded with pure revulsion. After an intense period of diplomacy… 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 »