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Daily Archives: June 29, 2021

Yoni Netanyahu Proved Himself a Hero Before Entebbe

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Yoni Netanyahu, the famed hero of the Entebbe operation, was killed in action 45 years ago on July 4. Benjamin Netanyahu’s older brother was named Jonathan (Yonatan) and is usually remembered as Yoni. He...

Israeli actress Gal Gadot just became a mother to a girl again

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Israeli actress Gal Gadot announced the birth of her new daughter, Daniella, welcoming the newest member of her family in her Instagram page. https://twitter.com/GalGadot/status/1409926772301307904 Daniella is Gadot's third daughter. Her first two daughters were born in...
Marhu and Selam Teferi. Credit: Efrat Eshel.

Going the distance: Israeli couple in the running for Olympic gold

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Qualifying for the Olympic Games is every athlete’s dream. For Marhu and Selam Teferi, realizing this dream is twice as special, as both qualified to represent Israel at the upcoming Tokyo Games. Marhu is...
Thirty-sixth government of Israel at Beit HaNassi to photograph the traditional picture headed by the President of Israel, Reuven Rivlin. Monday, 14 June 2021. Photo credit: Haim Tzach / GPO.

Cracks in Israel’s Government Coalition, Opposition

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Some instances from the beginning of Israel’s new government: Likud has picked on a law of family reunification in order to embarrass, and perhaps defeat the Bennett-Lapid government. It’s a law that prevents Palestinians, who...
Khalid Al Jalahma. Credit: Bahrain Foreign Ministry.

Bahrain officially appoints the first-ever ambassador to Israel

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Bahrain officially appointed the country’s first-ever ambassador to Israel, the state-run Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported Tuesday. Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa issued a royal decree appointing Khalid Al Jalahma to head the Gulf...
Rutgers University. Credit: Benjamin Clapp/Shutterstock.

Congressman urges Rutgers University president to speak out against anti-Israel rhetoric by union

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Expressing concern for Jewish students at Rutgers University who may be targeted for anti-Semitic attacks after a union of part-time lecturers at the university singled out Israel in a recent statement, Rep. Josh Gottheimer...
Dore Gold, president of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA) and Israel’s former ambassador to the United Nations. Source: Screenshot.

Former ambassador Gold: World powers must also work to prevent Iran’s quest for hegemony

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“Iran will never get a nuclear weapon on my watch.” At least this is what U.S. President Joe Biden told Israeli President Reuven Rivlin during his visit to the White House on Monday. Biden also...
The outside of Israel's new embassy in the United Arab Emirates. Source: Yair Lapid/Twitter.

US welcomes opening of Israeli embassy in UAE

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The United States welcomed the opening of the Israeli embassy in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday. “Foreign Minister Lapid’s trip, the first to the UAE by an Israeli Foreign Minister, and the opening of...
Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid at the ceremony opening the Israeli Embassy in Abu Dhabi, July 29, 2021. Photo by Shlomi Amsalem/GPO

Israeli foreign minister opens UAE Embassy: ‘The Middle East is our home, we’re here...

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Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid flew to the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday in a historic first official visit by an Israeli minister to the Gulf State. “What we are doing here today isn’t the...
A Tucson police cruiser. Source: Tucson police department/Facebook.

Man arrested for anti-Semitic vandalism of Arizona synagogue

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A man was arrested and charged with aggravated criminal damage on Thursday for his alleged involvement in the anti-Semitic vandalism of a synagogue in Tucson, Ariz., earlier in June. The Tucson Police Department said their Street Crimes...