Monday, November 23, 2020


IDF Hits Multiple Hamas Targets in Response to Overnight Rocket Barrage

(Israel Hayom and JNS staff) Israeli fighter jets and helicopters carried out two waves of strikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip early Wednesday morning, after terrorists in the coastal enclave fired 15 rockets into Israeli territory overnight Tuesday, according to the Israeli military.

The first


Jewish Education Project Initiative Looks to Boost Teen Israel Travel

“RootOne” will lower the cost of trips and aims for tens of thousands of participants each summer in order to enable more teens to strengthen Jewish identity and connection to Israel.

(Courtesy of RootOne) An ambitious new initiative will lower the cost of teen travel to Israel,


Israel Braces for Third Wave

Health Ministry director-general says lockdown would last at least a month.

Israel may be on the cusp of a full closure and, if the country shuts down, it will be for at least a month, according to Health Ministry director-general Prof. Chezy Levy.


Trump Nominated for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize in Wake Of Israel-UAE Deal

(JNS) U.S. President Donald Trump has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize, in part for helping to broker the treaty between Israel and the United Arab Emirates.

He was nominated by Norwegian Parliament member Christian Tybring-Gjedde, who wrote in his letter to the Nobel committee:


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