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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
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Myths and facts about Israel: The ... 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 ... 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 
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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 
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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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 »

News from Israel – May 16

by Lynn Crocker on May 15, 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. 77, May 16, 2018

Inside Israel
WATCH: Experience Lag B’Omer – The Jewish Festival of Fire! Hundreds of thousands of Israelis make the ... Read more »

News From Israel – May 2, 2018

by Lynn Crocker on May 2, 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. 76, May 2, 2018

Inside Israel
Israel halts to commemorate fallen IDF soldiers, terror victims. Israel came to a standstill on April ... Read more »

News From Israel

by Lynn Crocker on April 17, 2018

No. 75, April 18, 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.

Inside Israel
Israel remembers 6 Million on Holocaust Remembrance Day. On Wednesday evening, April 11, the State of Israel ... Read more »

News From Israel

by Lynn Crocker on April 3, 2018

No. 74, April 4, 2018

Mark your Calendars

Donniel Hartman: Global Judaism and Israel. Rabbi Dr. Donniel Hartman will discuss “Global Judaism and Israel: Navigating Democracy in the Jewish State.” The event will take place at APJCC in Los Gatos, 14855 Oka Rd, Los Gatos, on Sunday, April 22 at 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM.

Inside Israel

WATCH: The Western ... Read more »

News From Israel – March 21, 2018

by Lynn Crocker on March 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. 73, March 21, 2018

Call for Action
Urge your senators to sign the Corker-Menendez letter on Iranian aggression and nuclear ambitions. Iran—the world’s ... Read more »

Inside Israel – March 7

by Lynn Crocker on March 6, 2018

No. 71, March 7, 2018

Inside Israel

Israel celebrates Purim. With marches, dancing and elaborate costumes, Israel dresses up as it celebrates the holiday of Purim, with some cities taking the opportunity to mark the state’s upcoming 70th anniversary. And more pictures here.

IDF foils 20 to 30 terrorist attacks a week. The IDF has thwarted many terrorist attacks in ... Read more »

News From Israel – February 21, 2018

by Lynn Crocker on February 21, 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. 71, February 21, 2018 

Important Events
POSITIVELY ISRAEL: Celebrating the Wonders of Israel. The Bay Area Jewish Community invites you to “POSITIVELY ... Read more »

News From Israel

by Lynn Crocker on February 8, 2018

No. 70, February 07, 2018
Inside Israel

Unemployment levels drop to lowest since ’70s. The unemployment rate in Israel dropped to 4% in December 2017, marking a 0.3% decrease since the previous month and the lowest rate since the end of the 1970s.

African asylum seekers protest deportations outside president’s house. Dozens of Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers protested ... Read more »

News From Israel

by Lynn Crocker on January 24, 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. 69, January 24, 2018
Inside Israel

Israeli rabbi killed in West Bank drive-by shooting. A resident of an outpost near Nablus, in ... Read more »