Monday, November 23, 2020


US Backs Israel’s Demand for Changes at UNIFIL Before Renewal of Mandate

(JNS) The United States backs Israel’s demands for significant changes to the U.N. peacekeeping mission in southern Lebanon, UNIFIL, whose mandate is up for renewal at the end of August.

During a closed meeting of the United


Trump Vows New Iran Deal ‘Within Four Weeks’ If Re-Elected

(JNS) U.S. President Donald Trump vowed that if re-elected in November, there would be a new deal with Iran “within four weeks.”

“When we win, we will have a deal within four weeks,” he said in leaked footage from a


‘Operation Home’ Lands New Olim From Mexico, as Well as Israelis Stranded Elsewhere

(JNS) A first-of-its-kind charter flight from Mexico carried 230 new immigrants to Israel on Tuesday, August 11. Dubbed “Operation Home,” the flight was organized by the Jewish Agency for Israel and Hanoar Hatzioni, with support from Keren Hayesod.

Taking off from Mexico City, the special flight carried 50 new olim and 150 Hanoar Hatzioni graduates who will


Netanyahu Warns Hezbollah After Israeli Retaliatory Strikes in Syria

(JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the Lebanon-based terrorist group Hezbollah on Tuesday that Israel would take the necessary measures to defend itself, after Israel launched airstrikes against targets in Syria.


Israeli, US Defense Firms Announce Plans for US Production of Iron Dome

(JNS) Raytheon Missiles & Defense and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd announced on Monday that they have agreed to establish a joint venture to produce Iron Dome weapon systems in the United States.

Under the name Raytheon Rafael Area Protection Systems, the partnership will


IfNotNow Endorses Omar for Reelection to Minnesota Seat

(JNS) The anti-Israel group IfNotNow has endorsed Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) for re-election in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District.

“BREAKING: IfNotNow Movement Rejects Racist Attacks, Becomes Latest Jewish Group to


Hundreds of British Musicians Speak Out After Rapper’s Anti-Semitic Rants

(JNS) Hundreds of musicians in the United Kingdom made a stand against “all forms of racism” following anti-Semitic social-media posts by British rapper Wiley.

Popular names like Rita Ora, Niall Horan, Lewis Capaldi, Lily Allen and Little Mix joined fellow artists and music labels, in addition to


Meromim Offers Special Jewish Education

(Courtesy of Meromim) When Meromim opens its doors September 1, 2020, parents of teenage boys with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) will breathe a sigh of relief. Finally, they will not have to make the heart-wrenching decision between a special education framework for their child and a Jewish one.


Walk to Israel With Olami—100 Miles, One Goal!

(Courtesy of Olami) Olami launches the Walk to Israel—a global challenge to inspire Jewish communities to raise vital funds for Jewish organizations around the world.

Walk to Israel is a pedometer fundraising challenge. At a time when we can’t fly to Israel, teams around the world are challenging


DNC Platform Will Not Condition US Aid to Israel on Sovereignty, Will Seek Return to Iran Deal

(JNS) The DNC’s platform committee voted 117-34 to reject adding the word “occupation” and a condition of U.S. assistance to Israel on the Jewish state not going ahead with its plans to apply sovereignty to parts of the West Bank.

The platform includes language that expresses support for the


Bodies of 286 Jews Murdered In Holocaust Found in Ukraine Basement

(Jpost) The bodies of 286 Jewish people, mostly women and children, were found in a basement below the town square’s marketplace in Sataniv, Ukraine.

The town was known to once have an organized Jewish community, which


Report: Israel Braces for Imminent Hezbollah Attacks

(JNS) The IDF is bracing for an imminent attack from Hezbollah, Channel 12 reported. According to the report, based on the assessment of anonymous security sources, Hezbollah does not consider the foiled cross-border attack sufficient retaliation for the killing of Ali Kamel Mohsen in an