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“Jewish Singles in the Gulf” is a new platform to help young professionals meet, Oct. 31, 2021. Credit: Courtesy.

New matchmaking program in Gulf to serve Jewish singles

The Association of Gulf Jewish Communities—the network of Jewish communities from Gulf Cooperation Council countries developing Jewish life in the region—has launched the first dating website in the region with the aim of pairing...
The Kamaras family. Left to right: Elliott, Jacob, Aurora, and Megan.

San Diego Jewish World Names Jacob Kamaras Publisher and Editor Starting January 1

The San Diego Jewish World on Tuesday announced that Jacob Kamaras will assume the role of publisher and editor in chief of the daily online news publication beginning January 1, 2022. Kamaras, a public relations professional...

One author, three books

Take one author,(Matania Ginosar), read his three books, and you'll get a clear perspective on the transformation of a terrorist group into an official part of the government of Israel from the perspective of...
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson (left), Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett (center) and United Nations Secretary- General António Guterres share a stage at the 26th U.N. Climate Change Convention (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, Nov. 1, 2021.

Red carpet, red lines and red flags: Israel’s race to the climate change agenda

Israel sent a 140-person delegation to the 26th U.N. Climate Change Convention (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, this week led by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett. The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference is being hailed...
The former U.S. Consulate in Jerusalem, July 19, 2009. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Trading Jerusalem for US visas

Last Wednesday, in response to a question from Sen. Bill Hagerty, (R-Tenn.), U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Brian McKeon admitted in testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that under both U.S. and international...
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby (Wikipedia)

Archbishop of Canterbury apologizes for comparing climate to Nazi Germany

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby apologized on Monday for comparing climate change to Nazi Germany and the Holocaust during the 26th U.N. Climate Change Convention (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland. On Twitter, he posted: “I...
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz at the Israel-Lebanon border, on Nov. 17, 2020. Photo by David Cohen/Flash90.

Gantz convenes Emergency Economy Committee as part of national war drill

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz convened a first meeting of the Executive Emergency Economy Committee on Monday as part of a national war exercise to be undertaken this week by the Israel Defense Forces...
Minister of Energy Karine Elharrar arrives to the President's Residence in Jerusalem, for a group photo of the newly sworn in Israeli government, June 14, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Lack of accessibility prevents Israeli energy minister from attending climate summit

Israeli Energy Minister Karine Elharrar was unable to enter the 26th U.N. Climate Change Convention (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, on Monday due to several entrances she attempted being inaccessible for handicapped participants.  “This is scandalous...
Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah Al Saud. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Saudi Arabia: ‘Pointless’ dealing with Hezbollah-dominated Lebanon

Dealing with Hezbollah-dominated Lebanon is “pointless,” said Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah Al Saud in a TV interview on Sunday. “There is a crisis in Lebanon with the dominance of...
Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting of the Palestinian leadership in Ramallah, on Sept. 3, 2020. Photo by Flash90.

In apparent ‘payback,’ PLO designates two Israeli NGOs as terrorist entities

The Palestine Liberation Organization on Sunday designated two Israeli nongovernmental groups as terrorist entities, in an apparent reprisal over a similar move made by Israel. Last week, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz outlawed six Palestinian groups affiliated...