Friday, September 25, 2020


Danish Jews Threatened by Anti-Circumcision Measure, Community Leader Warns

(Dan Lavie/Israel Hayom via JNS) The new legislative push to ban ritual circumcision in Denmark has led to an outcry in the local Jewish community.

Henri Goldstein, the president of the Jewish community in Denmark, told Israel


Kosherfest 2020 Postponed Due to COVID-19

( www.Koshertoday.com ) The ongoing restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic have prompted exhibitors and buyers to recommend a postponement of Kosherfest 2020, which was scheduled to be held at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in


Israir to Launch Tel Aviv-Dubai Flights in October

(JNS) The Israeli airline Israir is planning to launch Tel Aviv-Dubai flights beginning in October, pending receipt of an official permit.

Israir says that it will offer Israelis a four-night vacation package starting at $700, according to the Israeli business daily Globes, which reported that El Al


COVID-19’s Effect on Israel’s Economy

(Courtesy of Meir Panim) As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, over 20% of Israel is currently unemployed, with many wondering where their next meal will come from. But Israel’s poor also know that if they do find themselves below the poverty line, they can rest assured that there are Meir Panim’s


Saudi Arabia Says All Flights Between UAE and Israel Can Cross Its Airspace

(JNS) Saudia Arabia has announced that all flights between Israel and the UAE can traverse its airspace.

An official at the Saudi General Authority of Civil Aviation stated that it had approved the request by the aviation authority of the UAE to allow all flights arriving and departing from the country


Kushner: All 22 Arab League States May Normalize Relations With Israel

(JNS) Jared Kushner, senior advisor to U.S. President Donald Trump, said in an interview that he believes it is possible all 22 Arab states will make peace with Israel, and that a fourth Arab country could normalize relations with Israel within “months.”

On Aug. 13, the White


Eilat Beaches Closed After Jordanian Swims Across Border

(Israel Hayom via JNS) Dozens of Israel Police officers and soldiers, as well as police sappers, were scrambled to Eilat’s southern beachfront on Wednesday to evacuate vacationers and sweep the area for a Jordanian citizen suspected of having infiltrated Israel by swimming across the border from Aqaba.


‘Think Israel – Buy Israeli’: ACHI Launches Online Israeli Market

As we approach the Yamim Noraim, we increase our introspection and try to broaden our activities on behalf of the klal. Faced with a worldwide pandemic, we have myriad causes to support that have been negatively impacted during the past seven months. Included in the top causes for the Jewish community is the welfare of our


FIDF Helps and Supports New Jersey Lone Soldiers

While many aspects of life have been put on pause as a result of COVID-19, the need for service in defense of Israel has grown. Unfortunately, the novel coronavirus has made it more difficult for Israeli soldiers to connect with family and friends, particularly lone soldiers who are unable to fly home. Fortunately,


Rabbi Shai Ohayon Stabbed to Death in Suspected Terror Attack

(Jewish Link Staff and combined sources) An Israeli man was stabbed to death outside Petah Tikva, a Tel Aviv suburb, in a suspected terror attack on Wednesday afternoon, August 26. The man was later identified as 39-year-old Rabbi Shai Ohayon, a married father of four children ages 4-13.



‘Iran Has 10 Times the Enriched Uranium Allowed by the JCPOA’

(MEMRI via JNS) Atomic Energy Organization of Iran spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi said that Iran has 10 times more enriched uranium than it is permitted to have under the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal.

In an interview with Iran’s Al-Alam TV, Kamalvandi added that Iran has


 Yeshivat Har Etzion And Migdal Oz  Are Still Learning Strong in COVID Era

(Courtesy of The Etzion Foundation) The Jewish educational world has had to adapt to our uncertain COVID-19 reality and Yeshivat Har Etzion and sister school, The Stella K. Abraham Beit Midrash for Women at Migdal Oz, in Gush Etzion, have become trailblazers as a result of their “the show must go on”