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Daily Archives: February 10, 2021

In 1987, he joined “Moment” magazine as editor and publisher—a position he would fill for the next 15 years.

Editor, author and attorney turned archaeology expert Hershel Shanks dies at 90

Editor, author and attorney Hershel Shanks, passed away at his home in Washington on Feb. 5 at the age of 90. Born in 1930 in Western Pennsylvania, halfway between Pittsburgh and Cleveland, he graduated from...
RIA Novosti archive, image #828797 / Yuryi Abramochkin / CC-BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Ken es ken…

El Kongre 73 De Las Nasyones Unidas En New York Era el 25 de Septembre 2018... Nada troko de esta data adelantre.. Me da friyos i no se mas ke pensar en frente de tanta...

Trump’s Wrongful Pardons for International Law Violations

“….he shall have Power to grant Reprieves and Pardons for Offences against the United States….”Article 2, Section 2, US Constitution ABSTRACT: At the time of a second impeachment trial, this one centering on Trump’s alleged “incitement to...
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu meets with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden in March 2016. Photo by Amos Ben Gershom/GPO.

Jerusalem and the new administration in Washington

What does it mean for Israel that the free world has a new leader, U.S. President Joe Biden? Will it be a “third Obama presidency,” based on coldness towards Israel, or will Biden choose to...
Maj. Gen. Tamir Hayman, chief of IDF Military Intelligence, at the annual conference of the Institute for National Security Studies, in Tel Aviv, on Jan. 28, 2020. Photo by Tomer Neuberg/Flash90.

New Israeli intelligence-gathering methods see ‘dramatic improvement’ in results

New methods employed by the Israel Defense Forces’ intelligence-gathering units have led to greater success rates, Maj. Gen. Tamir Hayman, the commander of the IDF’s Military Intelligence Directorate (MID), revealed recently. In a new periodical...
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas. Source: Screenshot.

Germany, Hungary criticize ICC ruling on Israel probe

The foreign ministers of Germany and Hungary on Tuesday criticized last week’s ruling by the International Criminal Court that Judea and Samaria, the Gaza Strip and eastern Jerusalem are within its jurisdiction, clearing the...
“Selection” of Hungarian Jews on the ramp at Auschwitz II-Birkenau in German-occupied Poland, May-June 1944, during the final phase of the Holocaust. Jews were either sent to work or to the gas chamber. Credit: Yad Vashem Photo Archives, Jerusalem.

Polish court ruling on Holocaust libel case causes profound concern among Jewish groups

A ruling issued by a court in Poland on Tuesday is meeting fierce criticism from Jewish groups and others who claim that the decision will silence further examination of the role of Polish citizens...
A view of the Israeli-built housing development in Guatemala. Credit: Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Israel completes housing for Guatemalans who lost homes in 2018 volcano blast

Israel’s embassy in Guatemala recently finished its housing development in the town of Escuintla for families whose homes were destroyed in the 2018 Fuego volcano eruption. On Jan. 31, Israel’s Ambassador to Guatemala and Honduras...
Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Iranian intelligence minister: ‘Iran will only develop nuclear weapons if forced to’

Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said on Monday that following the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action nuclear deal, the scope of Iran’s nuclear program was reduced but its quality increased. The program, he...
Israeli Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit speaks at an event in honor of retired judge Yaacov Tirkel, at Bar-Ilan University. March 4, 2020. Photo by Flash90.

Israeli attorney general: ICC has no authority over Israel

Israeli Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit on Tuesday dismissed the International Criminal Court’s ruling last week that it has jurisdiction to investigate Israel for war crimes, saying the court has no authority over the Jewish...