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IDF On High Alert As Operation Northern Shield Destroys Hezbollah Tunnels

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jewish News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — December 4, 2018 … Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made the following announcement today: “This morning the IDF began Operation Northern Shield, the goal of which is to uncover and neutralize terrorist tunnels from Lebanon. We are proud of the fighters and commanders of… Read More »

WJC Applauds Historic Chad Visit To Israel

Photo: Marc Israel Sellem By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — November 25, 2018 … Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara, welcomed the President of Chad Idriss Debyat at the Prime Minister’s Residence in Jerusalem this evening. It marked an historic, unprecedented trip for the leader of the Muslim-majority nation in… Read More »

Judy Glickman Lauder: Beyond the Shadows: The Holocaust and the Danish Exception

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York — November 24, 2018 …  Ordinary people whose lives are transformed into unimaginable suffering and acts of incredible bravery—are the subject of Judy Glickman Lauder’s remarkable photographs. Beyond the Shadows illustrates the mass murder of Jews during the Holocaust, while addressing the narrative of how the citizens and leadership of… Read More »

American-Israeli Community Hit Hard With Murder Of Ari Fuld

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — September 17, 2018 … Israel is one Jewish nation. But it does consist of several vibrant communities within. We have the Russian, the Ethiopian, the Iraqi, Yemen, German, American, secular and ultra orthodox religious. Unlike the native born Israeli – the Sabra – Americans who move… Read More »

Israel Innovation Authority Launches Program To Strengthen Israel’s Cyber Industry

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — August 15, 2018 …  Israeli Minister of Economy and Industry, Eli Cohen has announced that a joint program launched by the Israel Innovation Authority and the Cyber Directorate will ensure that Israel continues to meet the cyber sector’s biggest challenges, secure Israel’s place at the forefront… Read More »

Israel Shoots Down Syrian Fighter Jet

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency July 24, 2018 — Jerusalem, Israel … As air raid sirens cried throughout the Golan Heights, Emek HaYarden regional councils and through the northern Israeli town of Katzrin, many thought is was just another Syrian rocket heading towards Israel’s Jewish civilian population. Instead, it was something much bigger, more… Read More »

Holocaust Center Yad Vashem Mourns Loss of French Filmmaker Claude Lanzmann

By Israel News Agency Staff Jerusalem, Israel — July 5, 2018 … World-renowned filmmaker and director Claude Lanzmann passed away earlier today at the age of 92 in France. Lanzmann was born in Paris, France in 1925 to Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe. His family went into hiding during World War II. He later joined… Read More »

Israel Defense Forces Delivers Tons Of Humanitarian Aid To Syria

  By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — June 29, 2018 … Last night, during a special IDF operation, humanitarian aid was transferred to Syrians fleeing hostilities and who are presently living in tent camps throughout the Syrian Golan Heights. The IDF has provided life-saving humanitarian aid to Syrian civilians through “Operation Good Neighbor”… Read More »

Rabbi Jeffrey Glickman: Temple Beth Hillel Brought Honor To Beth Ahm

By Rabbi Jeffrey Glickman South Windsor, CT — June 25 … “When a synagogue needs to close its doors, it is never good. However, we found a way to make the most and bring honor. After an emotional open house and last Shabbat service, Temple Beth Hillel joined Congregation Beth Ahm and set out to carry the Torah the… Read More »

EXCLUSIVE: In Wheelchair, Attorney Mark Lewis, Blocks Al Quds Terror Rally in London

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency June 11, 2018 — London … A Jewish lawyer, Mark Lewis, who halted a rally for the terror group Al Quds on the streets of London for an hour by refusing to move his wheelchair told the Israel News Agency that he did so to protest against Hezbollah flags and “inflammatory rhetoric”. “I… Read More »