Monday, September 26, 2022


US Army Holds Successful Live-Fire Trial of Iron Dome Battery Ahead of Deployment

(JNS) The U.S. Army, together with the Israeli Missile Defense Organization in the Defense Ministry, held a live-fire test of a Rafael-made Iron Dome battery, the system’s Israeli manufacturer, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, announced.

The U.S. Army purchased two such batteries and is planning to


Ben & Jerry’s, Unilever Fail to Settle Lawsuit With Mediation

(JNS) Attempts at mediation in the lawsuit filed by the board of ice-cream maker Ben & Jerry’s against its parent company Unilever for transferring the rights to produce its ice cream in Israel to an Israeli distributor have failed.

According to the New York Post, an attorney from Ben &


Israel Signs Contract to Build Embassy in Morocco

(JNS) Israel’s Ambassador to Morocco David Govrin has signed a construction contract for building a headquarters for a permanent Israeli embassy in Morocco.

“I am very happy to share with you this photo, which witnesses one of the historical moments I lived with my team, as the construction contract


StandWithUs Expands Katz Education Center in Jerusalem

Founded in 2001, StandWithUs (SWU) is an international, nonprofit and nonpartisan Israel education organization, working to inspire and educate people of all ages. SWU also challenges misinformation and fights against antisemitism. And now, SWU has opened the newly expanded Evelyn and Dr. Shmuel


Shuey Jacoby Bids for Beitar Yerushalayim Soccer Team

Joshua ‘Shuey’ Jacoby is certainly already a mover and shaker in the Jerusalem sports scene from his home in New York. Jacoby currently lives in the U.S. and if his Beitar bid is successful, he plans to make aliyah in order to lead his project from the ground (or, as he says, “from the pitch”).


Israel Eyes Political Repercussions If Russia Shuts Down Jewish Agency

Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid has instructed the country’s Foreign Ministry to prepare a series of political measures against Russia to be implemented in the event it closes the Russian branch of the Jewish Agency for Israel, a nonprofit organization that promotes immigration to Israel.


Father of Israeli Held Captive By Hamas Pleads to UN Security Council for Son’s Freedom

(JNS) Sha’aban al-Said called on the United Nations Security Council to rescue his son Hisham, held captive by Hamas in the Gaza Strip since 2015.

“I am pleading with you to get involved and exert effort and place pressure on Hamas and the Palestinian Authority to free my son as soon as possible, and


In Amman, Lapid and Jordan’s King Abdullah Talk Agtech, Energy, Tourism

(JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid met with Jordan’s King Abdullah II in Amman, according to a statement from Lapid’s office.

During the meeting, which Lapid’s office characterized as “long and warm,” the two leaders discussed bilateral relations, as well as the recent visit to the region


Joint List Leader Refuses to Condemn Hezbollah, Denounces Israel as ‘Primary Terror’

(JNS) Israel’s Joint List Party head Ayman Odeh refused to condemn Hezbollah as a terrorist group during a Channel 13interview this week, instead denouncing Israel’s “occupation” as the chief source of terrorism in the region.


Scientists Develop Two-Day Warning to Predict Devastating Earthquakes

(Israel21c via JNS) Researchers at Israel’s Ariel University have come up with a method to accurately predict major earthquakes two days before they hit—by measuring what’s going on high above the earth’s surface, not far below it.

A promising method may be to look for signatures in layers of


Jewish Groups Demand Action From Morningstar Following Anti-Israel Bias Accusations

An array of organizations representing mainstream American Jewry claim Morningstar can do more to root out systemic anti-Israel bias in its financial ratings.

A wide swath of Jewish and pro-Israel organizations sent a letter to Morningstar Executive Chairman Joseph Mansueto and


Inaugural CPAC Israel Held in Tel Aviv

On July 20, the American Conservative Union, sponsor of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), hosted the inaugural CPAC Israel at Hangar 11, on the Tel Aviv shore. At the event, in the works since a pilot trip by CPAC leadership two years pre-COVID, 3,000 attendees heard from three

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