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IDF Recruits Youths with Disabilities to Serve as Military Dog-Handlers(J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 19, 2018  /  Good works, Israel  /  No Comments

Jan. 19, 2018 IDF Recruits Youths with Disabilities to Serve as Military Dog-Handlers(Jerusalem Post) 20 young people with disabilities have been recruited into the IDF and trained as dog handlers. They completed a lengthy training course at the Beit Dagan veterinary center on Tuesday. The graduates will be stationed at military and police bases, working with […]

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Has Latin America Abandoned the Palestinians? – Massimo Di Ricco (Al Jazeera via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 19, 2018  /  friends/enemies, International, Israel, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Jan. 19, 2018 Has Latin America Abandoned the Palestinians? – Massimo Di Ricco (Al Jazeera) Only a few days before Guatemala announced in December its decision to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, several other Latin American and Caribbean countries abstained in a UN General Assembly vote against the U.S. recognition of […]

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Netanyahu’s Visit to India Shows Great Optics – David Wainer (Bloomberg via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 19, 2018  /  International, Israel  /  No Comments

Jan. 19, 2018 Netanyahu’s Visit to India Shows Great Optics – David Wainer At the start of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s first state visit to India this week, his counterpart, Narendra Modi, showed up unexpectedly to greet him on the tarmac. In Modi’s home state, children waved Star of David flags and sang in Hebrew. […]

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The US and UNRWA (summaries of 2 articles by Daily Alert, with links)

By   /  January 18, 2018  /  Israel  /  No Comments

Jan. 18, 2018 UNRWA Is Being Investigated by the U.S. Government – Nadav Shragai UNRWA – the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees – is being investigated by the U.S. government over suspicions about its growing overlap with the goals of the PLO, to the point of accepting violence, terrorism and incitement. In January, […]

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PM Netanyahu and his wife Sara visit Gujarat…”an unprecedented welcome” (Israel MFA)

By   /  January 17, 2018  /  friends/enemies, International, Israel  /  No Comments

Jan. 17, 2018 Foreign Minister Director General Yuval Rotem: “This is an unprecedented welcome. In all my years at the Foreign Ministry, I have not seen such a special and impressive welcome with so many participants.” (Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Adviser) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara, today (Wednesday, 17 January […]

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Philippine School System to Implement Israeli Science Curriculum (Daily Tip from Israel 21c)

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  academia, International, Israel  /  No Comments

Jan. 16, 2018 Davao, the Philippines’ second-largest largest city, has signed an agreement to implement the Israel Sci-Tech Schools’ i-STEAM education model in one of its public high schools as a model for the rest of the city’s high schools. The i-STEAM curriculum adds innovation and arts (creativity and humanities) to traditional STEM (science, technology, engineering and […]

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A Changed Saudi Arabia, by Dore Gold (JCPA)

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  friends/enemies, Islamic fundamentalism, Israel, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jan. 3, 2018 In May 2003, Riyadh was struck by a triple suicide bombing attack – 18 people were killed and Saudi Arabia shifted from being on the side of those who were launching these terrorist attacks to those who were victims of terrorism. Basically, Saudi Arabia from that point onward was on the same […]

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Zionism and Feminism have a great deal in common (EoZ)

By   /  January 14, 2018  /  Human Rights, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 10, 2018 I admit that when I saw the title of this Tablet piece by Einat Wilf, Anti-Feminism and Anti-Zionism, I expected a Zionist version of the flawed leftist intersectionality arguments that try to tie disparate themes together based on very little but with a clear political purpose. I was wrong. This is really an excellent […]

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10 Ways Israel Changed The World, Hananya Naftali (Youtube)

By   /  January 14, 2018  /  Israel  /  No Comments

Dec. 30, 2017 How Israel changed the world. Want to boycott Israel in 2018? It’s impossible. Click here for 3 min. video

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Golda Meir, on the Palestinians (NYT via AISH)

By   /  January 14, 2018  /  History, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 13, 2018 The following op-ed by Golda Meir was printed in The New York Times 41 years ago. by Golda Meir,  January 14, 1976 To be misquoted is an occupational hazard of political leadership; for this reason I should like to clarify my position in regard to the Palestinian issue. I have been charged with […]

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