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Daily Archives: November 23, 2021

British Chief Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks at the EP in the framework of the European Year of Intercultural Dialogue, 19 November 2008@European Parliament / Pietro Naj-Oleari

Genesis Prize Foundation Honors Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks Posthumously

The Genesis Prize Foundation honored the late Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks with the Genesis Lifetime Achievement Award on Monday evening, Nov. 22. The award recognizes Lord Sacks for his extraordinary role in inspiring the next...
The poster for Israeli TV series "Tehran." Credit: Wikipedia.

Israeli spy thriller ‘Tehran’ wins International Emmy for best drama series

Israeli spy thriller “Tehran” took home a 2021 International Emmy Award on Monday, winning the Best Drama Series category. “Tehran,” produced by the Kan public broadcaster and picked up globally by Apple TV+, follows a female Mossad agent...

Biden’s ‘build back better’ message to Iran, Israel and the Arabs

Critics of The New York Times sometimes claim that the newspaper’s biases render it unreadable. But those who avoid it are missing out on one of its key features: the way it serves as a sounding...
Lightburst, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Kyle Rittenhouse and the ticking racial clock

Tick Tock. Tick Tock. Not that Tik Tok! Do I look like I lip-sync and choreograph dance moves? I mean the ticking clock—the racial time bomb we live with each day. Many anticipated an explosion following...
Aryeh Lightstone, former special envoy for economic normalization for the Abraham Accords and chief of staff to former U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman. Source: Screenshot.

Former envoy on Abraham Accords: ‘We should reward the peacemakers’

Aryeh Lightstone, former special envoy for economic normalization for the Abraham Accords and chief of staff to former U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, believes that the Biden administration needs to focus on bolstering...
Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid addresses a Yesh Atid faction meeting at the Knesset, on Nov. 8, 2021. Photo by Oliiver Fitoussi/Flash90.

Lapid to Turkey: Shut down Hamas offices on your soil

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid on Monday evening responded to the recent discovery of a Hamas terrorist network in Judea and Samaria and in eastern Jerusalem by delivering a message to Turkey. “Hamas’s offices in Istanbul need...
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz speaks at the Haaretz Democracy Conference in Jaffa, on Nov. 9, 2021. Photo by Avshalom Sassoni/Flash90.

Iran still seeks world domination, warns Israel’s defense minister

Israel’s defense minister warned on Tuesday that the Iranian threat does not focus solely on Israel, and that the Islamic Republic has not given up on its dreams of world domination. Speaking at a conference...
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett gives a speech at Reichman University in Herzliya, Nov. 23, 2021. Credit: Amos Ben Gershom/GPO.

Bennett: Israel must change course on Iran, regardless of Vienna talks

Israel must “recalibrate” its strategy with regard to Iran, and will not be obligated by a U.S. return to the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Tuesday. In a speech...
Former Mossad director Tamir Pardo at the Meir Dagan Conference for Strategy and Defense in Netanya College on March 18, 2019. Photo by Flash90.

Cyber company cofounded by ex-Mossad chief sells for $700 million

XM Cyber, an Israeli cybersecurity company that was cofounded by former Mossad chief Tamir Pardo, was acquired by Schwarz Group, the European retailer announced on Monday. The company was founded in 2016 by Pardo, Noam...
Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine (blue) competing in 2021, prior to his ban. Credit: International Judo Federation.

Scorned Algerian judoka: Sports federations cooperate with ‘Zionist terrorism’

Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine, who received a 10-year ban from competition for withdrawing from the Tokyo Olympics to avoid potentially facing an Israeli opponent, announced on Monday that he was retiring. Nourine, 30, had unsuccessfully appealed the ban,...