Category: Israel

Israel, Israeli Politics, US Politics

Biden First US President in 4 Decades to Hold Off on Calling Israel

Biden on Phone in OVal Office while lifting weight

President Joe Biden hasn’t called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, though the new president has been in office now for over three weeks. Biden has spoken to a flurry of world leaders, including Russian president Vladimir Putin, and Chinese president Xi Jinping. But no call to Bibi, which makes Biden the first president in 40 …

antisemitism, coronavirus, Israel

Passing of the Brisker Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Dovid Soloveitchik ZL

Rav Dovid Soloveitchik Zl

The media had a field day reporting on the funeral of Rav Dovid Soloveitchik on Sunday, reporting huge crowds. But the truth is, even if “tens of thousands” attended Rav Dovid’s funeral, this is a small number, compared to the estimated 300,000 who turned out for Rabbi Shlomo Zalman Auerbach’s funeral, in the days before …

Israel, terror

Israeli Woman Hurt in Rock-Throwing Attack on Way to Get Corona Vaccine

arab throwing rocks at Jewish cars in Judea and Samaria

A 40-year-old mother sustained a head injury while on her way to be vaccinated for COVID-19, when Arab terrorists hurled boulders at her car. Two of her children were in the car with her, at the time. While the children were unharmed, their mother is said to be “seriously injured.” The attack occurred on the …

Israel, terror, US Politics

If Biden Makes Nice to Iran, Say Bye-Bye to Any More Peace Deals for Israel

iran america as flag-patterned chess pieces

US Special Representative to Iran Brian Hook, told Israel’s i24 News, that if Biden attempts to restart Obama’s appeasement tack with Iran, Israel can kiss any more Middle East peace deals goodbye. “If the Biden administration pursue a policy of accommodating Iran and alienating our partners in the region, there will be no more peace …

coronavirus, Israel

First Israeli Coronavirus Vaccine Candidates Injected

health worker prepares injection

Israeli vaccine trials have begun, with the first Israeli participants having received their injections against the novel coronavirus. One patient was injected at Hadassah Ein Kerem, the other at Sheba Medical Center. Anar Ottolenghi, 34, who received his injection at Hadassah, is an immunology student at Ben-Gurion University. The other participant is Segev Harel, 26. …