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Daily Archives: June 23, 2021

A color schematic of the Osirak nuclear facility in Iraq, from an Israeli intelligence file, released for publication on June 22, 2021. Credit: Israeli Defense Ministry.

40 years after Osirak raid, Israel reveals Ilan Ramon interview, rare intelligence sketches

On the 40th anniversary of “Operation Opera”—the Israeli Air Force’s attack on the nuclear reactor in Iraq—the Israeli Defense Ministry on Tuesday published a series of classified documents about the daring raid, along with...
European Union flags in front of the European Commission in Brussels. Credit: Symbiot/Shutterstock.

EU commissioner calls for review of aid to Palestinians due to incendiary textbooks

Oliver Varhelyi, the European commissioner for neighborhood and enlargement at the European Union, demanded on Monday that the E.U. review the conditions by which it funds education in the Palestinian Authority after a recent report exposed...
Christian worshippers. Credit: Jantanee Runpranomkorn/Shutterstock.

New study reveals drop in number of young evangelical Christians supporting Israel

A new study conducted at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke shows a significant decrease in support for Israel among young evangelical Christians over the last few years. Evangelical Christians have long been considered...
A grandfather and his family in the new gift room at Sheba Medical Center, June 2021. Credit: Courtesy.

Sheba Medical Center opens gift room for long-term elderly patients

Sheba Medical Center has inaugurated Israel’s first hospital gift room exclusively for elderly patients, located in the Geriatric Division of Sheba’s Rehabilitation Hospital. Intended for geriatric patients who are hospitalized long-term or whose birthday occurs...
Incoming Jewish Agency shlicha and former Knesset member Gadeer Kamal-Mreeh with chairman of the Jewish Agency and Israel’s President-elect Isaac Herzog. Credit: David Salem, Zug Productions.

Former Druze MK appointed emissary to Washington, North American campuses

The Jewish Agency for Israel and the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington will be bringing former Knesset member Gadeer Kamal-Mreeh—the first female Druze member of Israel’s legislature, to Washington, D.C.—as a senior shlicha (Israeli emissary). She will...