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News from Israel

by Lynn Crocker on July 18, 2019

News from Israel No.103, July 17, 2019  Jump toInside IsraelInternationalCulture and LifestyleScience and TechnologyIn Depth Inside IsraelBudget deficit near 4% of GDP in June. Government spending was 10.4% higher than in the corresponding period last year, compared with a planned increase of 5.1%. The cause of the deficit is a jump in spending by government ministries, while state tax revenues are staying... Read more »

News from Israel

by Lynn Crocker on July 3, 2019

“News from Israel” presents a compilation of news stories from major Israeli and other publications. To see the source and to read the full story behind a headline, click the hyperlink in the corresponding news item. No. 102, July 3, 2019 Jump toInside IsraelInternationalCulture and LifestyleScience and TechnologyIn DepthInside IsraelDozens of fires are daily nightmare for frustrated Israelis along Gaza border. Dozens of fires caused... Read more »

News from Israel

by Lynn Crocker on June 19, 2019

No.101, June 19, 2019EventsThe “Settlements”: Israel’s legal right or road-block to peace? Beth David Israel Action Committee presents a talk by David Meir-Levi “The “Settlements”: Israel’s legal right or road-block to peace?”, 2nd talk in the series “Myths and Facts about Israel”. The talk will take place at Congregation Beth David on Tuesday, July 2, 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm.... Read more »

News From Israel

by Lynn Crocker on June 5, 2019

News from Israel” presents a compilation of news stories from major Israeli and other publications. To see the source and to read the full story behind a headline, click the hyperlink in the corresponding news item. No. 100, June 5, 2019 EventsThe “Settlements”: Israel’s legal right or road-block to peace? Beth David Israel Action Committee presents a talk by David Meir-Levi “The “Settlements”: Israel’s legal... Read more »

News from Israel 5/22

by Lynn Crocker on May 22, 2019

News from Israel” presents a compilation of news stories from major Israeli and other publications. To see the source and to read the full story behind a headline, click the hyperlink in the corresponding news item. No. 99, May 22, 2019 EventsThe “Settlements”: Israel’s legal right or road-block to peace? Beth David Israel Action Committee presents a talk by David Meir-Levi “The “Settlements”: Israel’s legal... Read more »

News From Israel

by Lynn Crocker on May 9, 2019

“News from Israel” presents a compilation of news stories from major Israeli and other publications. To see the source and to read the full story behind a headline, click the hyperlink in the corresponding news item. No. 98, May 8, 2019 Call for ActionUrge your members of Congress to cosponsor anti-BDS resolution. AIPAC is urging members of the House and Senate to oppose... Read more »

News From Israel

by Lynn Crocker on April 25, 2019

“News from Israel” presents a compilation of news stories from major Israeli and other publications. To see the source and to read the full story behind a headline, click the hyperlink in the corresponding news item. No. 97, April 24, 2019 Jump toInside IsraelInternationalCulture and LifestyleScience and TechnologyIn Depth Inside IsraelFinal election results: Likud wins most seats, one more than Blue and White. Likud has... Read more »

News From Israel

by Lynn Crocker on March 6, 2019

“News from Israel” presents a compilation of news stories from major Israeli and other publications. To see the source and to read the full story behind a headline, click the hyperlink in the corresponding news item. No. 95, March 6, 2019 Events Myths and facts about Israel: The question of “occupation”. Beth David Israel Action Committee presents a talk “Myths and facts about Israel: The... Read more »

News From Israel

by Lynn Crocker on February 21, 2019

“News from Israel” presents a compilation of news stories from major Israeli and other publications. To see the source and to read the full story behind a headline, click the hyperlink in the corresponding news item. No. 94, February 20, 2019 Events Myths and facts about Israel: The question of “occupation”. Beth David Israel Action Committee presents a talk “Myths and facts about Israel: The question... Read more »

News From Israel

by Lynn Crocker on February 6, 2019

“News from Israel” presents a compilation of news stories from major Israeli and other publications. To see the source and to read the full story behind a headline, click the hyperlink in the corresponding news item. No. 92, February 6, 2019 Jump toEventsInside IsraelInternationalCulture and LifestyleScience and TechnologyEvents Myths and facts about Israel: The question of “occupation”. Beth David Israel Action Committee... Read more »

News From Israel

by Lynn Crocker on January 23, 2019

“News from Israel” presents a compilation of news stories from major Israeli and other publications. To see the source and to read the full story behind a headline, click the hyperlink in the corresponding news item. No. 92, January 23, 2019 Events Obstacles and Opportunities: Israel, the Palestinians, and the United Nations. Featuring Dr. Einat Wilf, former Member of Knesset, Labor and Independence Parties. Dr. Wilf... Read more »

News From Israel

by Lynn Crocker on January 9, 2019

“News from Israel” presents a compilation of news stories from major Israeli and other publications. To see the source and to read the full story behind a headline, click the hyperlink in the corresponding news item. No. 91, January 9, 2019 Coming Events Obstacles and Opportunities: Israel, the Palestinians, and the United Nations.  Featuring Dr. Einat Wilf, former Member of... Read more »

News From Israel

by Lynn Crocker on December 26, 2018

No. 90, December 26, 2018  Jump to Inside Israel International Culture and Lifestyle Science and Technology In Depth Inside Israel IDF uncovered four attack tunnel dug from Lebanon into Israel. The Israel Defense Forces uncovered four cross-border attack tunnels that penetrated Israeli territory from southern Lebanon.  Israel accused the Lebanese Army of cover up of Hezbollah activities and the UN... Read more »

News From Israel

by Lynn Crocker on December 12, 2018

News from Israel” presents a compilation of news stories from major Israeli and other publications. To see the source and to read the full story behind a headline, click the hyperlink in the corresponding news item. No. 89, December 12, 2018  Jump to Inside Israel International Culture and Lifestyle Science and Technology In Depth Inside Israel Police recommend charging Netanyahu... Read more »

News From Israel

by Lynn Crocker on November 28, 2018

News From Israel “News from Israel” presents a compilation of news stories from major Israeli and other publications. To see the source and to read the full story behind a headline, click the hyperlink in the corresponding news item. No. 88, November 28, 2018  Inside Israel More than 400 Gaza rockets launched at Israel earlier this month. Most Israelis in... Read more »

News From Israel

by Lynn Crocker on November 14, 2018

No. 87, November 14, 2018 Inside Israel Netanyahu wants ceasefire deal in Gaza, not ‘purposeless’ war.  A senior political source says Netanyahu is inclined to exhaust all diplomatic efforts before considering a wide-scale military operation in Gaza or reoccupation of the strip; adds prime minister is prepared ‘to absorb’ criticism in order to avoid war which will be applauded ‘only... Read more »

News From Israel

by Lynn Crocker on November 1, 2018

No. 86, October 31, 2018 Events A conversation with a Senior Israeli General. Beth David, along with many Bay Area congregations is sponsoring the event “Asking the Tough Questions: A Conversation between Rabbi Janet Marder and Brig. Gen. (Res.) Nitzan Nuriel”. General Nuriel previously served in the IDF as a commander in the West Bank and the Director of Israel’s... Read more »

News From Israel

by Lynn Crocker on October 23, 2018

No. 85, October 17, 2018 Event A Conversation with a Senior Israeli General. Beth David, along with many Bay Area congregations is sponsoring the event “Asking the Tough Questions: A Conversation between Rabbi Janet Marder and Brig. Gen. (Res.) Nitzan Nuriel”. General Nuriel previously served in the IDF as a commander in the West Bank and the Director of Israel’s... Read more »

News From Israel

by Lynn Crocker on October 16, 2018

o. 84, October 4, 2018 Inside Israel WATCH: Sukkot in Jerusalem and beyond. There’s a party in Jerusalem and EVERYONE is invited! Watch this entertaining film featuring the joyous festival of SUKKOT, the Feast of Tabernacles, as celebrated in Jerusalem. Palestinians riot near Gaza security fence. The following is a list of headlines appearing in Israeli newspapers over the last... Read more »

News From Israel

by Lynn Crocker on September 20, 2018

“News from Israel” presents a compilation of news stories from major Israeli and other publications. To see the source and to read the full story behind a headline, click the hyperlink in the corresponding news item. No. 83, September 18, 2018 Inside Israel Rosh Hashanah greetings from Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin. President Rivlin sent this video greeting to Jews around... Read more »

News From Israel

by Lynn Crocker on September 5, 2018

“News from Israel” presents a compilation of news stories from major Israeli and other publications. To see the source and to read the full story behind a headline, click the hyperlink in the corresponding news item.  No. 82, September 05, 2018 Call for Action Israeli Charities on the Beth David website. A list of selected Israeli Charities has been published... Read more »

News From Israel

by Lynn Crocker on August 22, 2018

No. 81, August 22, 2018 Inside Israel Alternative marriage initiative kicks off. The Hashgacha Pratit (Hebrew for ‘Private Supervision’) group is launching a new initiative that seeks to marry Israelis outside the auspices of the Chief Rabbinate. The campaign is aimed primarily at immigrants from the former Soviet Union whose Judaism is often held in doubt, leading to their inability... Read more »

News From Israel

by Lynn Crocker on August 7, 2018

No. 80, August 8, 2018 Inside Israel Terrorist attacks. A 31-year-old Yotam Ovadia, father of two small children, was murdered in a stabbing attack in the town of Adam near Jerusalem. In the attack, a 17-year-old terrorist from the Palestinian Authority-controlled town of Kobar killed Ovadia and wounded two others.   The Palestinian Authority declared him a “Martyr”, and will reward... Read more »

News From Israel

by Lynn Crocker on July 25, 2018

No. 79, July 25, 2018 Inside Israel Large number of Israelis fast on Tisha B’av, poll finds. More than one third of Jewish Israelis, some 36%, say they fast for the entire day on Tisha b’Av, which commemorates the destruction of the two temples in Jerusalem and other tragedies of Jewish history. Along with the 36% of Israeli Jews who... Read more »

News From Israel No. 78, July 11, 2018

by Lynn Crocker on July 10, 2018

No. 78, July 11, 2018 Inside Israel Knesset Committee approves the bill to penalize Palestinian Authority (PA) for payments to terrorists. The Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee approved the final draft of a bill to deduct the payments that the PA makes to terrorists and their families from taxes and customs fees collected by Israel for the PA. Only... Read more »