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United Nations Recognizes Yom Kippur As Official Holiday

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York, NY — December 20, 2015 … It’s not a joke. The one international organization which loves to bash the Jews and their tiny democratic state – Israel – has declared Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, an official holiday. Last Thursday the UN officially recognized Yom Kippur as an… Read More »

Israel Should Not Share INTEL With France Until Sanctions End

Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — November 14, 2015 … If France and the rest of the EU want life saving Israeli intelligence and security information, they need to end their formal discrimination against Israel. The European Commission – the EU’s executive arm – decided on Wednesday that products from Judea and Samaria… Read More »

Text of Israel PM Netanyahu Speech At UN

Edited by Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York — October 1, 2015 … Following is Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to the United Nations General Assembly: “Ladies and Gentlemen, I bring you greetings from Jerusalem. The city in which the Jewish People’s hopes and prayers for peace for all of humanity have echoed… Read More »

Netanyahu To Discuss Iran Deal, Syria At UN

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — September 29, 2015 … Part of the following was communicated by the Prime Minister’s office to the Israel News Agency. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara, this afternoon left on an official visit to the UN General Assembly in New York. “I am now leaving for the… Read More »

Netanyahu: UN Human Rights Report On Israel’s Defensive War In Gaza Flawed, Biased

Palestinian terrorists hide behind children as they attack Israeli civilians. By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — June 22, 2015 … The UN released a human rights report today that found both Israel and Palestinian terrorists committed “serious violations” of international law and possible war crimes in last summer’s war in Gaza. The report from the… Read More »

Israel’s IsraAID Launches “A Roof for All” Shelter Program in Nepal

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Kathmandu, Nepal —  May 28, 2015 … IsraAID, Israel’s largest, private, global humanitarian organization, has launched its “A Roof for All” program to provide safe and sturdy transitional shelter for thousands of displaced families who have lost their homes as a result of the last two devastating earthquakes in Nepal.… Read More »

Former UN Ambassador Dore Gold Appointed Director General of Israel Foreign Ministry

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — May 25, 2015 … Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced the appointment foreign policy expert and former UN Ambassador Dore Gold as director-general of the Israel Foreign Ministry.Dr. Gold, who currently serves as the Director of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, will replace Nissim Ben-Sheetrit.… Read More »

UN Ignores Murder of Christians in Arab States

New York, New York — March 31, 2015 … The United Nations is turning a blind eye to the murder of Christians and other minorities in the Arab world, said Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Ron Prosor. “In 2013, three Iranian Christians were caught selling Bibles, found guilty of ‘crimes against state security,’ and… Read More »

Obama Attacks Netanyahu To Divert Media From Failed Iran Talks

By THE EDITORS National Review March 20, 2015 … ‘Words matter,” White House secretary Josh Earnest told reporters today, by way of explanation for the Obama administration’s fresh, newly intense scorn for the government of Israel. So they do — which is why it is so disturbing that the White House is twisting the words… Read More »

Israel: Islamic Terrorism In France Same As PA, Hamas

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem — January 9, 2015 … Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has met with French Ambassador to Israel Patrick Maisonnave and made the following remarks at the start of their meeting: “I wish to send from this place our deepest condolences to President François Hollande, the bereaved families and… Read More »