Saturday, March 28, 2020

Israel/World

US to Designate New ISIS Leader as a ‘Specially Designated Global Terrorist’

(JNS) The U.S. State Department has announced that it intends to designate new Islamic State leader Amir Muhammad Sa’id Abdal-Rahman al-Mawla as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist, or SDGT.

Al-Mawla succeeds former ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who died in October. Al-Mawla was active in

Israeli Startup to Donate 120,000 Face Masks to Hospitals, Medical Personnel

(JNS) An Israeli startup will donate around 120,000 masks made with an anti-pathogen, anti-bacterial fabric it developed that could help stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), to Israeli hospitals, medical professionals and coronavirus patients, reported The Jerusalem Post.

“Sonovia Ltd. is

Amazon Bans Selling of Most Editions of ‘Mein Kampf,’ Books on Nazi Propaganda

(JNS) The online retail giant Amazon has banned the sale of most editions of Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” and other Nazi propaganda books after being pushed to do so for decades by leading Holocaust-education charities and Jewish groups, The Guardian reported on Monday.

Amazon informed booksellers

Israel to Evacuate Backpackers Stranded in Peru

(JNS) Israel’s Foreign Ministry announced that a passenger jet will be sent to Peru to begin evacuating Israelis that were stranded in the South American country when it shut its borders in an effort to contain the coronavirus outbreak.

Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz said Peruvian authorities

Netanyahu Election Lead Shrinks, Raising Prospect Of Another Israel Vote

(Algemeiner) At press time, Israel appeared headed into another political stalemate after nearly complete results indicated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had failed to secure a clear majority for a right-wing bloc in parliament, despite his claim of victory.

With 99% of votes counted,

Israeli Government Releases More Guidelines to Combat Spread of Coronavirus

(Ynetnews) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Yaakov Litzman announced that Israelis arriving from France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Spain must enter a two-week period of quarantine. Non-Israelis will be allowed in from those same destinations if they can be quarantined for the first two weeks of their

Sanders and Biden Secure Victories on Super Tuesday

(Arutz Sheva) Primaries for the Democratic presidential nomination were held on Super Tuesday.

 As of 11:15 p.m. EST on Tuesday, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden was the biggest winner, having been projected to win in Virginia, North Carolina, Alabama, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Arkansas,

IAEA Criticizes Iran for Denying Access to Two Nuclear Sites

(JNS) The United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency admonished Iran this week for not answering questions about nuclear activities at three sites and for denying access to two of them.

The U.N. nuclear watchdog has issued its quarterly update on Iran’s atomic program, but for the first time

US State Department Approves Possible $2.4 Billion Sale of 8 KC-46 Jets to Israel

(Algemeiner)

If You’re Offended by J Street Leader’s Actions, Abbas, Vote for ZOA Coalition

(Courtesy of ZOA) Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) President Morton A. Klein and ZOA Chairman Mark Levenson, Esq. released the following statement:

ZOA is deeply offended that J Street’s leader, Jeremy Ben-Ami, physically embraced and double-kissed Holocaust-denying Palestinian Authority (PA)

Congressmen Jim Jordan and Mike Johnson Visit ‘The Deal of the Century’ Region Firsthand

Serendipity. It’s a word that I never learned in high school as it was too far along the alphabet for me to reach it when studying for the SATs long ago. But I find myself using it often in recent days, as I was privileged to accompany two U.S. Congressmen and their wives throughout Israel. Though the trip was

Israel Plans to Extend Tel Aviv-Jerusalem High-Speed Rail to Western Wall

(JNS)

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