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Daily Archives: October 5, 2021

An El Al Israel Airlines Boeing 737-858. Credit: Andre Wadman/Wikimedia Commons.

El Al to start flights from Tel Aviv to Chicago and Tokyo, renew Boston...

Israel’s El Al Airlines announced that it will launch direct flights to Tokyo and Chicago starting in April 2022. The airline had wanted to start the flights last year but the coronavirus outbreak delayed the...
Comedian and actor Sarah Silverman. Credit: Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock.

Comedian Sarah Silverman calls out ‘Squad’ for trying to block Iron Dome funding

Jewish comedian and actor Sarah Silverman criticized “The Squad” of left-wing Democratic lawmakers over recent attempts to block U.S. funding for Israel’s Iron Dome air-defense system. Referring to Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.)...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel with U.S. President Joe Biden at the White House in Washington, D.C., two months before national elections in Germany, July 15, 2021. Credit: Office of the President of the United States.

German Chancellor Merkel to make final diplomatic trip to Israel, says Bennett

German Chancellor Angela Merkel plans to travel to the Jewish state next week in a farewell visit before ending her term, said Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Monday. Bennett said that she will arrive...
Missing Israeli navigator Ron Arad. Photo: Israeli Air Force Archives/Facebook (Israel Hayom).

Israeli prime minister reveals Mossad operation to find info on missing soldier

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett disclosed on Monday that Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency started an operation in September to find information about the fate of missing Israeli Air Force navigator Ron Arad. “It was a...
U.S. Ambassador to Israel Danny Danon briefs reporters ahead of the U.N. Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question, February 2020. Credit: U.N. Photo/Manuel Elias.

Danny Danon’s quest to lead the Jewish Agency into the future

Former Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations and current chairman of World Likud Danny Danon is excited about another potential role, which he hopes will be as the new head of the Jewish Agency....