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With BBQs And F-35's, Israelis Delight In 70 Years Of Independence


With BBQs and F-35’s, Israelis delight in 70 years of independence

Some 200,000 people flock to national parks around the country, with many more taking to beaches to watch flyover of fighter jets…

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Israel preparing to extend sovereignty to Jewish settlements with full citizenship for all the Palestinians in the area

President says he was ‘born into the belief’ that the Land of Israel belongs to the Jews, but stresses all residents would have citizenship under envisioned move… 676 more words

Vice President Mike Pence Arrives in Israel

After important stops in Egypt and Jordan, Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in Israel.  During his 2-day visit there, he will meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Ruben Rivlin, in addition to stops at Yad Vashem (Holocaust Museum and Research Center) and the Kotel  (Western Wall).  102 more words

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Israeli president rejects pardon for soldier Elor Azaria

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has rejected an appeal for a pardon for a soldier jailed for 18 months for killing a wounded Palestinian attacker.

Elor Azaria was found guilty in January of manslaughter over the March 2016 shooting of Abdul Fatah al-Sharif, 21, in Hebron, in the occupied West Bank. 276 more words


Standing with the President

“Governability means to steer the ship – not recreating the sailors to fit your own image”. President Reuven Rivlin, yesterday at the opening of the fourth session of the 20th Knesset. 135 more words


Is the New UN Secretary General a Friend of Israel?

For many, many years the United Nations has unfairly condemned Israel while turning a blind eye on some of the world’s biggest human rights violators.  Former Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, seemed disinterested in efforts to curb anti-Israel bias.   206 more words

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Debunking Israel's UN-bias claims

Nikki Haley, the US envoy to the United Nations, made headlines in June when she denounced what she claimed was a pattern of “anti-Israel” behaviour at the UN. 877 more words