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Daily Archives: July 7, 2021

Yisrael Beiteinu leader Avigdor Lieberman gives a press conference at the Knesset in Jerusalem, April 6, 2021. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.

Israeli finance minister cancels childcare subsidies for non-working yeshivah students

Starting on Sept. 1, unemployed yeshivah students will no longer be eligible for daycare-center subsidies for their children, Israeli Finance Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced on Wednesday. “The current mechanism harms parents who work and prioritizes those who...
Negotiations in Vienna over the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the existing Iran nuclear deal, May 2021. Source: Enrique Mora/European External Action Service/Twitter.

E3 to Iran: Enrichment of uranium metal endangers Vienna talks

The foreign ministers of France, Germany and the United Kingdom issued a joint statement on Tuesday expressing “grave concern” over an IAEA report confirming that Iran has begun enriching uranium metal. In its report, released...
(L-R) Israeli minister of Defense Benny Gantz, minister of Foreign Affairs Yair Lapid, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Minister of Justice Gideon Saar during a discussion on the "family reunification law", during a plenum session in the assembly hall of the Israeli parliament, in Jerusalem, on July 6, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

A flood of Palestinians into Israel? Citizenship law fails to pass, despite security issues

Politics makes strange bedfellows. In the predawn hours of Tuesday morning, the Likud Party celebrated alongside the anti-Zionist Joint Arab List, as the Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law, meant to bolster Israel’s security...

Palestinian prime minister: No connection exists between Israelis and Jews

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh made the false claim on June 29 that “there is no connection between Israelis and the Jews;” rather, they are “Khazar Jews” who converted to Judaism in the sixth...
Legislative Assembly of Ontario at Queens Park, Toronto, Canada. Credit: Andres Garcia Martin/Shutterstock.

Amid record spike in anti-Semitism, Ontario allocates funds to help ‘eradicate scourge’

The government of Ontario, which includes the city of Toronto, is allocating $327,000 for teacher training and student support to combat anti-Semitism in the Canadian province. “Anti-Semitism is a scourge and historic evil that must...