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Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin (center) hosts more than 40 world leaders as part of the Fifth World Holocaust Forum on Jan. 22, 2020. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.
Ahead of the Fifth World Holocaust Forum and the 75th commemoration of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration and extermination camp, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin addressed more than 40 world leaders at an official dinner at his official residence in Jerusalem. The president began his remarks by saying, “On behalf of the State of Israel and the People of Israel, welcome to...
Rick Wiles (left) and TruNews broadcast from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Jan. 21, 2020. Source: Screenshot.
Anti-Semitic and conspiracy broadcaster Rick Wiles and his outlet TruNews received a media credential from the White House to cover the World Economic Forum this week in Davos, Switzerland. Right Wing Watch, a project of People for the American Way, which monitors far-right activities and content, tweeted the development on Wednesday. The website also posted on Wednesday a story about the outlet’s appearance and cited Wiles’s...
Israel’s new postage stamp commemorating the 50th anniversary of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Credit: American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) president and professor Daniel Chamovitz presented Israeli President Reuven Rivlin with Israel’s new postage stamp commemorating the university’s 50th anniversary. Created by Israeli designer Zvika Roitman, the stamp highlights BGU’s focus on innovations in science, technology and commercial collaboration envisioned by Israel’s first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion. The imagery includes Ben-Gurion juxtaposed with symbols of the university’s...
American filmmaker and actor Quentin Tarantino with his Israeli wife Daniella Pick, at the opening night of the Jerusalem Film Festival at the Cinematheque near the Old City of Jerusalem, on July 7, 2016. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90.
Film director Quentin Tarantino spoke to Yediot Achronot in a full-length interview published last week about his new “wonderful” life in Israel with his wife, Israeli singer and model Daniella Pick, who is pregnant with their first child. The “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” director told the publication, “Really, my life here is so wonderful.” He said he has some...
In Israel, World ORT Kadima Mada strengthens Israeli society by bridging the economic gap between the center and the periphery. ORT offers innovative educational programs and state-of-the-art schools and facilities for students with a focus on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Credit: Courtesy.
Barbara Birch, 45, of New York was tapped last month as the new president and chief executive officer of ORT America. She most recently served as vice president of development at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, managing strategic planning, fundraising and business development. Her work focused on managing relationships with lay leadership and connecting constituents to the...
Dr. Ayman al-Zawahri in a photo taken by Hamid Mir, who snapped it during his third and last interview with Osama bin Laden in November 2001 in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. Al-Zawahri was present in this interview and acted as bin Laden's translator. Credit: Wikipedia.
Al-Qaeda’s General Command released a statement in Arabic and English commending the past year of operations by the Al-Qaeda-linked terror groups Al-Shabab in Somalia and the Group to Support Islam and Muslims in West Africa. Those operations were part of the “Jerusalem will never be Judaized” campaign, according to a report by The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) Jihad...
A bipartisan congressional delegation, led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), pays its respects at the Auschwitz. Credit: Nancy Pelosi/Twitter.
A congressional delegation, led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), visited Auschwitz on Tuesday ahead of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration and extermination camp. Pelosi laid a wreath at the “Death Wall” outside Block 11 at Auschwitz, where several thousand inmates were killed, most of them part of the Polish resistance. “Our delegation was deeply moved by...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a rally in his support in Jerusalem ahead of Likud Party primaries, Dec. 22, 2019. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.
Former Trump campaign aides Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie have left Israel after a month of working on the election campaign of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli media reported on Tuesday. Lewandowski was U.S. President Donald Trump’s first campaign manager in the 2016 election, and remains a close confidant. Bossie was also involved in the 2016 Trump campaign. Netanyahu had...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a Likud Party conference at the International Convention Center in Jerusalem, on Jan. 21, 2020. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Tuesday that if he wins Israel’s March 2 elections, he will annex not only the Jordan Valley, but also all settlements in Judea and Samaria, “immediately” and “without exception.” His remarks came during a speech launching his Likud Party’s campaign, and just hours after Blue and White Party leader Benny Gantz announced that if he...
Israeli Ambassador to the U.N. Danny Danon meets with his U.S. counterpart, Kelly Craft, on Sept. 20, 2019. Credit: Israel Mission to the U.N.
U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Kelly Craft took Iran to task and staunchly backed Israel at a U.N. Security Council debate on the Middle East on Tuesday. “While the world criticizes Israel, Israel is making the world a better place. The council should not lose sight of this fact,” she said, urging council members to instead focus on Iran. “Our failure...

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