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Daily Archives: August 31, 2021

Khaled Al Jalahma, the first-ever Bahraini ambassador to Israel. Source: Twitter.

First-ever Bahraini ambassador to Israel announces arrival in Hebrew

Khaled Al Jalahma, the first-ever Bahraini ambassador to Israel, kicked off his tenure on Tuesday with a trilingual social-media post. “I am honored to announce that I will be arriving in Tel Aviv today to...

EU removes Israel, US from COVID-19 safe-travel list

The European Union on Monday removed Israel, the United States and four other countries from its COVID-19 safe-travel list, meaning that travelers from those countries could now face increased restrictions. Removal from the list is...
IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi speaks during a swearing-in ceremony for incoming head of the Central Command, Brig. Gen. Yehuda Fuchs, at the IDF Central Command headquarters in Jerusalem on Aug. 11, 2021. Photo by Flash90.

‘Israel will not shy away from another Gaza war’

Israel will not hesitate to launch another campaign in the Gaza Strip if tensions on the border continue to escalate, Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi said on Monday. “As soon...
The Free Library of Philadelphia. Credit: Tupungato/Shutterstock.

Philadelphia librarians under fire, accused of indoctrinating children with anti-Israel material

A public library system in Philadelphia is promising to make operational changes after drawing criticism for what some community members are considering an effort to indoctrinate children and parents against Israel through books, videos...
A satelitte image of Hurricane Ida. Source: Screenshot/NOAA.

Hurricane Ida damage appears minimal for New Orleans Jews, averting Katrina repeat

Jewish community leaders in New Orleans say it will be several days before the full impact of Hurricane Ida will be known, but so far it seems that the community’s infrastructure remains largely intact. “We...