(Courtesy of JIB) The story of Jerusalem Institute for the Blind (JIB), in Israel known as Beit Chinuch Ivrim, began 120 years ago, when a merchant passing by on the streets of Jerusalem caught sight of a child nearly trampled to death by camels, and immediately ran over to help. He soon discovered that the child was in fact blind,
(Courtesy of Bikurim) A new nonprofit initiative called Bikurim, www.bikurim-israel.org, which focuses on changing the facts on the ground through economics, or what is called “economic Zionism,” has made tremendous strides in building strong and self-reliant communities by boosting
(Courtesy of AMFDA) Greater
(JNS) Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.) appears to have become the first Democrat to raise objections about the Biden administration’s plan to reopen the U.S. consulate for Palestinians in Jerusalem.
“The Biden administration has announced its intention to reopen a U.S. consulate in Jerusalem. Any new
(Israel Hayom via JNS) The U.S. dollar hit a 25-year low against the shekel this week, officially dropping below the benchmark that the Bank of Israel had hoped to avoid crossing. The euro also dropped sharply against the shekel and was traded at an exchange rate of 3.511 shekels to 1
(JNS) Mira Resnick, a deputy U.S. assistant secretary of state, said this week that the United States plans to go ahead with the sale of 50 F-35 advanced fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates.
“We continue consulting with
(JNS) J Street has joined with several dozen largely anti-Israel groups, including some that support the BDS movement, in calling for the U.S. Senate to adopt the Gaza amendment as part of the 2022 National Defense Authority Act (NDAA).
(JNS) Israeli Ambassador to the United States Michael Herzog officially took office this week, replacing Gilad Erdan, who will continue as Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations.
“The United States is the most important
(JNS) U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield met with top Israeli officials this week, including Prime Minister Naftali Bennett.
“Honored to see @IsraeliPM @NaftaliBennett again today in Jerusalem. We discussed our close cooperation at the @UN working to combat anti-Semitism and
The Kof-K can only break its contract with Ben &
Jerry’s if there is
a violation of the Jewish dietary laws and no such violation has occurred.
The Kof-K kosher certification agency may not renew Ben & Jerry’s certificate if the global ice
(Courtesy of Israel Innovation Authority) According to the Climate Tech report, the most significant challenge facing climate companies is securing funding, along with difficulties in Scale-Up, finding Beta Sites, and regulatory barriers
Dror Bin, CEO, Israel Innovation Authority: “The climate crisis
Meir Panim has one theme for the Chanukah parties it will hold this year for its clients: “We missed you. Come back!”
“Since we were forced to close our restaurant-style soup kitchens with the onset of COVID-19, our clients became accustomed to picking up their meals and taking