Friday, October 07, 2022


Republican Senators Urge Commerce Department To Address Morningstar’s Alleged BDS Practices

(JNS) A pair of Republican senators are calling on the U.S. commerce secretary to address what critics cite as BDS practices by Chicago-based investment firm Morningstar and its subsidiary, Sustainalytics.

Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) sent a letter this week to U.S. Secretary


Israel Budgets NIS 90 Million for Russian Jews Fleeing War

(JNS) The Israeli government approved a NIS 90 million (nearly $25 million) budget for helping Russian Jews immigrating to Israel.

“Following recent events in Russia and Ukraine, Finance Minister Avigdor Liberman and Aliyah


Progressive Rep. David Cicilline Chosen To Chair US House Middle East Panel

(JNS) Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), the Jewish vice chairman of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, easily defeated moderate Rep. Brad Schneider (D-Ill.) in a vote to take over the chairmanship of the Middle East, North Africa and Global Counterterrorism


Iranian Supreme Leader: Israel, US Orchestrating Protests

(JNS) Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accused Israel and the United States of orchestrating the disturbances taking place throughout the country in recent weeks.

The Iranian leader strongly backed the regime’s security forces, which are repressing the protests, and claimed that the


Clashes in East Jerusalem

The visits of tourists and Jews to Har Habayit, which have been held there for many years during the chagim, are set to take place as normal.

As Jewish visitation to Har Habayit increases during the High Holidays, clashes continue both in Har Habayit and throughout east


Brother of Dizengoff Terrorist Killed in Firefight With IDF in Jenin

(JNS) The brother of a terrorist who murdered three Israelis in Tel Aviv on April 7 was killed in Jenin on Wednesday, September 28 during a firefight with Israeli soldiers, according to the Israeli military. Another terrorist was also killed during the exchange.

Rahman Hazem had been on the run from


US-Israel Strategic Dialogue On Critical Technologies to Convene at White House

(JNS) An Israeli delegation will participate in a strategic dialogue with U.S. officials at the White House this week, according to the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office.

The event was agreed upon during the visit by U.S.


Iran Resumes Dialogue With IAEA Over Nuclear Activity At Undeclared Sites

(JNS) Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency have resumed dialogue over traces of nuclear activity discovered at undeclared Iranian sites, IAEA Director Rafael Grossi announced.

Talks between the IAEA and Iran had


Israel Will Not Recognize Results Of Russian ‘Referendums’ In Ukrainian Provinces

(JNS) The Israeli Foreign Ministry said that Israel will not recognize the results of Russian “referendums” being held in Ukrainian provinces occupied by Russian forces. Moscow reportedly plans to annex these territories illegally in the coming days.

The Israeli statement represents a diplomatic


Security Forces Thwart Rosh Hashanah Attempt to Derail Train in Northern Israel

(Israel Hayom via JNS) Israeli security services on Tuesday, September 27 continued an investigation into an apparent attempt to derail a train in northern Israel during Rosh Hashanah.

A resident of the Galil was arrested on


Report: Russia Aims Iranian-Made Drones at Chasidic Jews in Uman

(JPost) While thousands of Israelis marked the Jewish New Year with celebrations in the city of Uman, media outlets in Ukraine reported that Russian forces deliberately launched at least 10 Iranian suicide drones of the Shahad-136 model over the city, with the aim of harming Israelis staying there.


Joint List Split Good News for Netanyahu, Israel’s Right

The Joint List, an alliance of three Arab parties—Hadash, Ta’al and Balad—split in dramatic fashion mere hours before the deadline for parties to submit their final Knesset lists ahead of the upcoming Nov. 1 election. While there is debate about the reasons behind the split, analysts say the development likely will benefit opposition

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