Israel News Review http://feed.informer.com/digests/YSYO20ZZSN/feeder Israel News Review Respective post owners and feed distributors Sat, 07 Dec 2013 13:14:34 -0400 Feed Informer http://feed.informer.com/ Rotherham police did not do enough to protect girls from abuse by Asian men, says watchdog https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/18/rotherham-police-did-not-do-enough-protect-girls-abuse-asian/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:2aea954e-8b7a-afb3-fa99-8f976ad6446d Fri, 17 Jan 2020 20:13:54 -0400 topics:organisations/south-yorkshire-police topics:things/crime topics:places/rotherham storytype:standard structure:news Press Association Iran's Quds Force aimed to launch terror groups in Africa, UN hears https://www.jpost.com/International/Irans-Quds-Force-aimed-to-launch-terror-groups-in-Africa-UN-hears-614485 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:170cd276-670a-3f4a-71b1-d43b22469fa1 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 20:06:37 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452050' /><br />A report by the UN's Panel on the Central African Republic details how the Quds Force allegedly met with the country's former president to offer him backing in return for amassing a terror group.<br />; Trump warns Khamenei to be ‘careful with his words’ following Tehran sermon https://www.timesofisrael.com/trump-warns-khamenei-to-be-careful-with-his-words-following-tehran-sermon/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:2b1d0b4a-e876-2844-a5fa-cf42c08f8eec Fri, 17 Jan 2020 20:04:45 -0400 US president mocks Iranian supreme leader, writes in support of the 'noble people of Iran,' after Khamenei attacks US and Europe in speech Israel & the Region Donald Trump Ali Khamenei US-Iran relations Iran protests Qassem Soleimani Iran's Khamenei stands by Guards after unrest over downed plane https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Irans-Khamenei-stands-by-Guards-after-unrest-over-downed-plane-614508 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:c49f7564-cdb0-e1f8-c502-64b9ff13f048 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 20:03:53 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_Control/274519' /><br />US President Donald Trump hit back later on Twitter, writing that Khamenei should be careful what he says.<br />; NHS tells video game firms to stop luring children into gambling https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/18/nhs-tells-video-game-firms-stop-luring-children-gambling/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:26d9db3f-364e-5632-6709-7f8f3d13afb8 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 20:01:00 -0400 topics:things/addiction storytype:standard topics:things/gambling structure:news Henry Bodkin For First Time, Ukrainian Parliament Marks int'l Holocaust Remembrance Day https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Antisemitism/For-First-Time-Ukrainian-Parliament-Marks-intl-Holocaust-Remembrance-Day-614506 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:7e33ec48-9297-3474-25eb-230e5f73d179 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:53:42 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452055' /><br />"I am proud to stand here today and to affirm that I, Jonathan, carry on the name of my great-grandfather who was burned in this land just because he was a Jew!” Rabbi Markovich said in his address.<br />; Republican Muslim former refugee launches bid to take Ilhan Omar's seat https://www.jpost.com/American-Politics/Republican-Muslim-former-refugee-launches-bid-to-take-Ilhan-Omars-seat-614475 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:727dd74e-c6c9-f553-0ffc-3a7ca4ffa80a Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:53:02 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/436288' /><br />Dalia al-Aquidi is tired of Ilhan Omar playing identity politics. "Muslims, Christians, Jews are all Americans," she said.<br />; Hank Azaria Says He Will No Longer Voice Apu on 'The Simpsons' https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Hank-Azaria-Says-He-Will-No-Longer-Voice-Apu-on-The-Simpsons-614507 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:04406b7f-0a93-42d3-c06c-96f6d1f0055e Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:47:06 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452057' /><br />"I won't be doing the voice anymore, unless there's someway to transition it or something," Azaria said in an interview with SlashFilm.<br />; Macron: France will deploy aircraft carrier to the Middle East https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Macron-France-will-deploy-aircraft-carrier-to-the-Middle-East-614505 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:c944a392-6e74-4969-b4e9-51ece1ee46dd Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:30:20 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://www.jpost.com//HttpHandlers/ShowImage.ashx?id=381411&w=898&h=628' /><br />The nuclear-powered ship is meant to assist French operations in Syria and Iraq.<br />; Iranian protester speaks to Israeli station I24News, risks his life https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Iranian-protester-speaks-to-Israeli-station-I24News-risks-his-life-614492 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:25218f32-44e0-cc7f-65e1-a8191b759ab5 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:23:23 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452053' /><br />He provided his opinion on the current political reality in Iran, Soleimani and Iran's nuclear weapons program. "What the Iranian people want with all their being, is that the regime will fall."<br />; Does Bennett victory over Netanyahu mean he’s no longer in his pocket? https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Does-Bennett-victory-over-Netanyahu-mean-hes-no-longer-in-his-pocket-614425 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:61873978-2a66-2d82-4dae-bea59d53396d Fri, 17 Jan 2020 18:40:39 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/449708' /><br />Bennett did not blink. He kept refusing Netanyahu until the prime minister gave into him.<br />; Murder-suicide suspected in Petah Tikva: Bodies of man and woman found https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Murder-suicide-suspected-in-Petah-Tikva-Bodies-of-man-and-woman-found-614503 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:2e043134-3515-a767-ddae-f3b39332e107 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 18:38:25 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452054' /><br />A man and a woman were found dead in a Petach Tikva apartment on Friday evening, discovered by the woman’s son.<br />; Petah Tikva couple found shot dead in suspected murder-suicide https://www.timesofisrael.com/petah-tikva-couple-found-shot-dead-in-suspected-murder-suicide/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:389763ad-e303-f5e9-92d4-a6e95b917b7d Fri, 17 Jan 2020 18:22:20 -0400 Police say man, 62, appears to have murdered his partner, 57, before killing himself; he reportedly worked as security guard, had a gun license Israel Inside murder-suicide Israel Police Petah Tikva Brave Iranian journalists https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/courage-on-display-in-iran/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:ad431709-f988-8d81-b425-da81e488a3dd Fri, 17 Jan 2020 18:03:15 -0400 Awed by the senior journalists who broadcasting state-promoted lies and even apologized for their part in spreading them The Blogs Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial https://www.timesofisrael.com/jury-of-7-men-5-women-selected-for-weinstein-rape-trial/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:23e827df-22b4-e280-7637-605174366fe7 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:49:35 -0400 Lawyers for disgraced film mogul deny trying to keep young women off panel, say they wanted jurors who understood male-female interactions in 1990s: 'That was a different time' Jewish Times Harvey Weinstein #metoo sex crimes rape I’m pro-choice, even when it comes to my food https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/why-keep-kosher/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:78cb09ec-88b4-473a-6d80-bfceabd5aa19 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:46:47 -0400 When you know that the Torah is biologically inaccurate - an approximation only - then why keep kosher? The Blogs BBC defends story asking how to tell a cat that its owners have split up https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/bbc-defends-story-asking-tell-cat-owners-have-split/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:ecaab593-3a94-d404-2252-891c07b2e745 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:30:00 -0400 topics:things/internet topics:things/cats topics:organisations/bbc storytype:standard structure:news Anita Singh GCHQ to mentor 11 Manchester startups to improve cyber security in smart devices https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/gchq-mentor-11-manchester-startups-improve-cyber-security-smart/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:70e7db47-324b-e772-e95d-2d30141957ae Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:30:00 -0400 storytype:standard structure:news topics:organisations/gchq Mike Wright US Supreme Court takes up presidential Electoral College dispute https://www.jpost.com/American-Politics/US-Supreme-Court-takes-up-presidential-Electoral-College-dispute-614502 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:216c1b2b-f6a3-f82d-9c36-30a9545de970 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:12:49 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://www.jpost.com//HttpHandlers/ShowImage.ashx?id=359967&w=898&h=628' /><br />The Supreme Court will take up appeals in two cases involving electors who decided to vote in the Electoral College process for someone other than Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016.<br />; Hezbollah warns of ‘chaos’ if Lebanon government delayed https://www.timesofisrael.com/hezbollah-warns-of-chaos-if-lebanon-government-delayed/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:3549cc73-d210-dd42-55cd-4e60ff4c05df Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:09:18 -0400 Plan to appoint a new cabinet again stalls amid a crippling financial crisis and ongoing mass protests against the country's ruling elite; UK adds all of Hezbollah to terror list Israel & the Region Hezbollah Lebanon protests Lebanon political crisis Hezbollah warns of ‘chaos’ if Lebanon government further delayed https://www.timesofisrael.com/hezbollah-warns-of-chaos-if-lebanon-government-delayed/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:b159be21-0965-5f7b-5601-ceb192301639 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:09:18 -0400 Plan to appoint a new cabinet again stalls amid a crippling financial crisis and ongoing mass protests against the ruling elite; UK adds all of Hezbollah to terror list Israel & the Region Hezbollah Lebanon protests Lebanon political crisis Jean-Paul Gaultier announces his final fashion show to celebrate 50 years in the industry https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/jean-paul-gaultier-announces-final-fashion-show-celebrate-50/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:ea6b7d02-99bd-5f78-e86d-1bfecc1fc6a5 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:06:01 -0400 storytype:standard structure:news topics:people/madonna structure:news/world-news Telegraph Reporters Canada provides money to families of those killed in plane shot down by Iran https://www.timesofisrael.com/canada-provides-money-to-families-of-those-killed-in-plane-shot-down-by-iran/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:3d887a7e-085f-c2ea-16ff-b30d5ff3c6f0 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:50:22 -0400 Justin Trudeau says Tehran must ultimately compensate the loved ones of the 57 Canadian citizens, 29 permanent residents who were on board aircraft downed by Iranian missile Israel & the Region Justin Trudeau Canada-Iran relations Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 Blue and White expected to back request to disqualify Arab MK — report https://www.timesofisrael.com/blue-and-white-expected-to-back-request-to-disqualify-arab-mk-report/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:5673691a-5fb7-574c-fac0-03fa305608cf Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:32:57 -0400 Ahmad Tibi warns that support by Gantz's party for barring Heba Yazbak from running in elections over her alleged terror support will be 'viewed severely' by the Joint List Israel Inside Heba Yazbak Joint List Central Elections Committee Blue and White party Ahmad Tibi 2019-2020 Israeli elections Blue and White said expected to back request to disqualify Arab MK https://www.timesofisrael.com/blue-and-white-expected-to-back-request-to-disqualify-arab-mk-report/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:206af75b-5e5d-8dd5-da47-cd9d7f7a69de Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:32:57 -0400 Ahmad Tibi warns that support by Gantz's party for barring Heba Yazbak from running in elections over her alleged terror support will be 'viewed severely' by the Joint List Israel Inside Heba Yazbak Joint List Central Elections Committee Blue and White party Ahmad Tibi 2019-2020 Israeli elections After Soleimani: Israel's challenges through the eyes of experts https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/After-Soleimani-Israels-challenges-through-the-eyes-of-experts-614265 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:10f3eb1a-c74a-1fcb-5a2e-6a5b14fdbe49 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:27:53 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451802' /><br />"The one common denominator expressed by all the experts was the importance of maintaining the strength of the US-Israel relationship."<br />; Iran’s role after Soleimani https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Irans-role-after-Soleimani-614420 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:4c14af73-ee34-a409-4824-715f3273dc47 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:27:16 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452023' /><br />Why is Nasrallah suddenly meddling in Iraqi politics.<br />; Leave Iran to the Americans https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Leave-Iran-to-the-American-614433 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:064a1f1d-7b5d-1bf2-7e64-10f2bfa6eed0 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:26:23 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452034' /><br />The removal of Iranian IRGC Maj.-Gen. Qasem Soleimani in an efficient, limited action by the US on January 3, was a praiseworthy move.<br />; Reflecting on Raoul Wallenberg’s fate 75 years after his disappearance https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Reflecting-on-Raoul-Wallenbergs-fate-75-years-after-his-disappearance-614441 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:4ec3cbf7-3268-f60f-9f02-649994b8add8 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:25:47 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452040' /><br />On January 17, 1945 – 75 years ago – Raoul Wallenberg was arrested by the Soviet military intelligence apparatus, never to be seen again.<br />; A crucial message to the Holocaust Forum is needed https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/A-crucial-message-to-the-Holocaust-Forum-is-needed-614435 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:c58d99f9-12cd-2c2b-1acb-dd822a00d79e Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:25:20 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452036' /><br />Tens of heads of state will come to Jerusalem to participate in the Fifth Holocaust Forum.<br />; Tehran Children: A 13,000-mile journey to escape the Nazis https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Hanans-story-A-13000-mile-journey-to-escape-the-Nazis-614257 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:12495670-73c5-1d4f-729e-b8874d8dd6c4 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:24:50 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451787' /><br />In her book, Tehran Children: A Holocaust Refugee Odyssey, Mikhal Dekel retraces the journey of her father, Hannan, who escaped the Nazis, including by taking refuge in Iran.<br />; Brazil minister fired after speech parroting Nazi propagandist Goebbelsl https://www.timesofisrael.com/brazil-minister-fired-after-speech-parroting-nazi-propagandist-goebbelsl/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:4c5f0d8a-4ed2-3f5f-8570-163d413ab3ab Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:02:50 -0400 Culture secretary Roberto Alvim made comments while launching arts initiative focused on nationalism and religion; also gave interview with Wagner playing in background Jewish Times anti-semitism in Brazil Brazilian Jewry Jair Bolsonaro Joseph Goebbels Richard Wagner Brazil minister fired after speech parroting Nazi propagandist Goebbels https://www.timesofisrael.com/brazil-minister-fired-after-speech-parroting-nazi-propagandist-goebbelsl/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:216ba242-1e4d-e2fc-5378-87411f5f39e4 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:02:50 -0400 Culture secretary Roberto Alvim made comments while launching arts initiative focused on nationalism and religion; also gave interview with Wagner playing in background Jewish Times anti-semitism in Brazil Brazilian Jewry Jair Bolsonaro Joseph Goebbels Richard Wagner UK museums may have to follow 'decolonisation' checklist https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/uk-museums-may-have-follow-decolonisation-checklist/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:dd102e1f-62e7-261e-09ff-aeb4b3289668 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:00:00 -0400 topics:places/easter-island topics:organisations/department-for-culture-media-sport topics:places/greece structure:news/uk-news topics:things/museums topics:things/history storytype:standard structure:news Craig Simpson ‘Uncut Gems’ uses age-old Jewish stereotypes nonstop. Why is there no backlash? https://www.timesofisrael.com/uncut-gems-uses-age-old-jewish-stereotypes-nonstop-why-is-there-no-backlash/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:2851d7ff-7c09-b88d-7b03-b4853691b2f2 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 15:46:35 -0400 In his latest film, Adam Sandler depicts a sleazy, greasy, greedy, dishonest diamond businessman. How have he and the Jewish directors avoided criticism? Jewish Times Adam Sandler anti-Semitism jewish filmmakers films diamonds Iran says it’s been banned from hosting international soccer https://www.timesofisrael.com/iran-says-its-been-banned-from-hosting-international-soccer/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:2000764b-372c-8307-957a-5407711fcd5a Fri, 17 Jan 2020 15:31:18 -0400 Iranian soccer federation doesn't specify why it was handed down ban from Asian Football Confederation, whether decision was linked to shootdown of passenger plane Israel & the Region Iran Iranian soccer federation soccer University cancelled seminar by  feminist speaker following threats of protest from transgender activists https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/university-cancelled-seminar-feminist-speaker-following-threats/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:cb74959a-f940-aa9e-0597-bcbc27f6b37a Fri, 17 Jan 2020 15:09:39 -0400 structure:news storytype:standard topics:in-the-news/education-news structure:news/uk-news Camilla Turner Egypt extends the detention of Coptic activist by 15 days. https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Egypt-extends-the-detention-of-Coptic-activist-by-15-days-614499 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:b2bf3b38-f727-6035-dd7d-62e15a3ca8e9 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:48:34 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/446681' /><br />The activist was told that if he wishes to be released, he must stop writing about violations of freedom of religion or belief in Egypt.<br />; Police Scotland 'faces staffing crisis' as annual budget down £200m since devolved force was created https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/police-scotland-faces-staffing-crisis-annual-budget-200m-since/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:75245124-2cae-7421-bca1-17c5aa03aaed Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:48:08 -0400 topics:places/scotland structure:news/uk-news topics:organisations/police storytype:standard structure:news Izzy Lyons Second largest Israeli food and beverage company bans animal testing https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Second-largest-Israeli-food-and-beverage-company-bans-animal-testing-614498 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:08fbbf8c-7d83-c22b-f65a-695072c061b8 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:47:32 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/415455' /><br />Following criticism regarding a recent study in which mice were starved, killed and dissected, Strauss Group announced that it is banning animal testing.<br />; Facebook bars Israeli firm that claims to ‘subconsciously influence’ people https://www.timesofisrael.com/facebook-bars-israeli-firm-that-claims-to-subconsciously-influence-people/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:0b15617b-dbc0-e148-4d61-135429dece16 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:44:15 -0400 Social media giant accuses The Spinner of using fake accounts on its platforms; company says it can affect behavior by exposing people to articles 'disguised as editorial content' Israel & the Region Facebook social media social media manipulation Israeli companies Burglars strike at footballer's home and make off with £500,000 worth of goods https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/burglars-strike-footballers-home-make-500000-worth-goods/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:c35812a5-1319-bc8e-ffb8-4475f3279756 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:43:14 -0400 structure:news structure:news/uk-news storytype:standard topics:things/crime Martin Evans Brazil's culture minister sacked after speech echoing Nazi propagandist Goebbels https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/brazils-culture-minister-sacked-speech-echoing-nazi-propagandist/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:8a60c6ac-bf58-0cec-f711-0e466987660f Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:36:03 -0400 structure:news/world-news storytype:standard topics:places/south-america structure:news topics:places/brazil Joe Talora Donald Trump adds celebrity lawyer and investigator of Bill Clinton's affair to trial defence team https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/donald-trump-adds-celebrity-lawyer-investigator-bill-clintons/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:3f429e5b-f330-2a94-62d4-dc8c9f75c4fc Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:34:27 -0400 structure:news/world-news topics:in-the-news/donald-trump-impeachment topics:events/us-2020-election topics:things/us-politics topics:places/white-house topics:places/usa topics:people/donald-trump storytype:standard structure:news Ben Riley-Smith Hundreds protest in Jordan against gas deal with Israel https://www.timesofisrael.com/hundreds-protest-in-jordan-against-gas-deal-with-israel/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:728060ef-35ee-82c4-b45e-f3e587cb9362 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:27:11 -0400 Demonstrators in Amman chant slogans against Jewish state, call for cancellation of multi-billion-dollar contract to buy gas from field off Israeli coast Israel & the Region Israel-Jordan relations natural gas Amman Leviathan gas field Two hunt stewards allegedly assaulted by man who claimed he was 'convicted murderer' https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/two-hunt-stewards-allegedly-assaulted-man-claimed-convicted/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:c801c6b1-3baa-3b91-1b5c-66c0b10b38dc Fri, 17 Jan 2020 13:53:36 -0400 structure:news/uk-news topics:organisations/warwickshire-police topics:things/hunting topics:places/warwickshire storytype:standard structure:news Phoebe Southworth Dutch art detective 'beats Iranian secret service' to recover stolen ancient Persian poems in London https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/dutch-art-detective-beats-iranian-secret-service-recover-stolen/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:a93cd19e-8386-dca9-f6ca-42ae15cd2615 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 13:51:51 -0400 structure:news/world-news topics:things/poetry topics:places/france topics:places/iran topics:places/europe topics:things/crime storytype:standard structure:news Henry Samuel UK adds entire Hezbollah movement to terror blacklist and freezes assets https://www.timesofisrael.com/uk-adds-entire-hezbollah-movement-to-terror-blacklist-and-freezes-assets/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:d8a41406-9579-8d54-7658-69398180cad6 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 13:41:40 -0400 Israel and US welcome move and call on other nations to blacklist the Iran-backed Lebanese terror group; step follows British government decision last March Israel & the Region UK terror Hezbollah sanctions Hezbollah Gilad Erdan Brian Hook Lebanon UK adds entire Hezbollah movement to terror blacklist and freezes its assets https://www.timesofisrael.com/uk-adds-entire-hezbollah-movement-to-terror-blacklist-and-freezes-assets/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:ee0758e0-cae6-6a56-7cea-326c23b9209a Fri, 17 Jan 2020 13:41:40 -0400 Israel and US welcome move and call on other nations to blacklist the Iran-backed Lebanese terror group; step follows British government decision last March Israel & the Region UK terror Hezbollah sanctions Hezbollah Gilad Erdan Brian Hook Lebanon Chinese New Year 2020: Rats, luck and why you should avoid medicine, laundry and crying children https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/0/chinese-new-year-2020-when-date-what-rats-meaning-zodiac/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:de438416-a152-94c6-3420-cea007456fea Fri, 17 Jan 2020 13:23:43 -0400 topics:events/chinese-new-year topics:places/china topics:things/chinese-food structure:regwall-content storytype:standard structure:news Telegraph Reporters Vicar accused of bullying church choir in row described as 'disgrace to Christian community' https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/vicar-accused-bullying-church-choir-row-described-disgrace-christian/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:c1a9097a-d6ff-04ba-9082-1024da142794 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 13:16:38 -0400 topics:organisations/church-of-england structure:news/uk-news topics:places/norfolk storytype:standard structure:news Phoebe Southworth Muslims chant about killing Jews outside Jerusalem’s Temple Mount https://www.timesofisrael.com/muslims-chant-about-killing-jews-outside-jerusalems-temple-mount/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:d6524357-8468-1b62-1bb0-c7d8edc15cba Fri, 17 Jan 2020 13:07:40 -0400 Police disperse crowd at holy site following Friday morning prayers; Hamas had called for mobilization at Al-Aqsa Mosque against 'Zionist occupation' Israel & the Region Al-Aqsa Mosque fasting Temple Mount Israel Police Hamas European Commission mulls ban on facial recognition technology https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/european-commission-mulls-ban-facial-recognition-technology/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:6f1bc7e8-5dfd-138f-329f-6951485361c3 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:52:27 -0400 structure:news/world-news topics:places/brussels storytype:standard topics:organisations/european-union structure:news James Crisp Friday evening news briefing: Bill for Big Ben to bong 35 times more than cost of it ringing on New Year's Eve https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/friday-evening-news-briefing-bill-big-ben-bong-35-times-cost/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:9694cc6c-bd9f-428e-228e-0d410c1c29dd Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:34:00 -0400 structure:news/uk-news topics:things/big-ben storytype:standard topics:in-the-news/brexit structure:news structure:politics Chris Price Dershowitz to defend Trump at impeachment to protect ‘integrity of constitution’ https://www.timesofisrael.com/dershowitz-to-defend-trump-at-impeachment-to-protect-integrity-of-constitution/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:7dae32ee-bcff-ff59-8a56-b50fc80a083a Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:33:26 -0400 Harvard law professor says he will present oral arguments during Senate trial; Whitewater investigator Ken Starr and ex-Florida AG Pam Bondi also part of the team Jewish Times Alan Dershowitz Trump impeachment Donald Trump Pam Bondi Jay Sekulow US Senate Ken Starr Netanyahu spoke with Putin: "We will do everything to get Naama back home" https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Netanyahu-spoke-with-Putin-We-will-do-everything-to-get-Naama-back-home-614489 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:80acddd8-f1a2-b735-9b38-c84dd039c3d4 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:25:17 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447599' /><br />A week before the Russian president is set to arrive, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu posted a video where he reveals he spoke with him: "I'm optimistic, I feel he truly wants to reach a solution"<br />; Chelsea soccer club unveils mural with Jewish soccer players killed at Auschwitz https://www.timesofisrael.com/chelsea-soccer-club-unveils-mural-with-jewish-soccer-players-killed-at-auschwitz/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:efed2bdb-dc05-3211-ae9f-838a9845348e Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:24:02 -0400 Club, owned by Russian-Israeli Roman Abramovich, honors murdered German and Hungarian players and a British POW who survived death camp Jewish Times Chelsea football club Roman Abramovich Auschwitz Rain douses some Australian bush fires but flash floods now threaten wildlife https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/raindouses-australian-bush-fires-flash-floods-now-threaten-wildlife/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:a8f3112e-928b-5baa-9710-b9b60568dead Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:19:19 -0400 structure:news/world-news topics:places/australasia topics:places/australia storytype:standard topics:things/wildfires structure:news topics:things/flash-flood Giovanni Torre Quentin Tarantino on Tel Aviv, missiles, and learning Hebrew. https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Quentin-Tarantino-on-Tel-Aviv-missiles-and-learning-Hebrew-614493 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:26b7d492-4a73-9936-a4ed-d972d8d4becc Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:14:52 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/450352' /><br />The director is married to Israeli singer/model Daniella Pick, who is pregnant with their first child, and he said he doesn’t just feel at home in Tel Aviv — it really is his home now.<br />; Ukrainian parliament commemorates Holocaust for the first time https://www.timesofisrael.com/ukrainian-parliament-commemorates-holocaust-for-the-first-time/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:aefacc20-a51c-395b-ba4e-483ed8e36d44 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:03:21 -0400 At memorial ceremony, lawmaker says genocide by Nazis 'was a disaster not only for the Jewish people but for the whole world and specifically the Ukrainian people' Jewish Times Ukraine International Holocaust Remembrance Day Holocaust Joel Lion Kyiv Rare Edward VIII coin with monarch facing 'wrong' direction bcomes most valuable British coin ever sold https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/rare-edward-viii-coin-monarch-facing-wrong-direction-bcomes/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:660fb0ad-a66b-fb2a-c490-0be3e8e1ce0a Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:56:23 -0400 storytype:standard structure:news structure:news/uk-news topics:organisations/royal-mint Helena Horton Rare Edward VIII coin with monarch facing 'wrong' direction becomes most valuable British coin ever sold https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/rare-edward-viii-coin-monarch-facing-wrong-direction-bcomes/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:b6c78f6e-0729-acc1-38b8-0e1b4d2c64c7 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:56:23 -0400 topics:organisations/royal-mint structure:news storytype:standard structure:news/uk-news Helena Horton Israeli diplomat blasts German peace conference as antisemitic https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Antisemitism/Israeli-diplomat-blasts-German-peace-conference-as-antisemitic-614491 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:a0028a0d-2180-3037-a8a0-c5391453328a Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:54:17 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/430591' /><br />Conference excluded German Jew who rejects BDS<br />; Shas lawmaker forgoes ministerial appointment after approval delayed https://www.timesofisrael.com/shas-lawmaker-forgoes-ministerial-appointment-after-approval-delayed/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:bfc9359e-3c42-b4f0-e1ae-976eaf686307 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:51:00 -0400 Yitzhak Cohen says he doesn't want to hurt chances of current minister getting another cabinet post, after top court questioned transition government's authority to name ministers Israel Inside Yitzhak Cohen Shas party Yifat Shasha-Biton Meshulam Nahari Welfare Ministry Ministry of Construction and Housing Benjamin Netanyahu Tzipi Hotovely Drinkers in City pub being charged more after 10pm as they pass council late night levy' on to customers https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/drinkers-city-pub-charged-10pm-pass-council-late-night-levy/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:bb5bf315-791d-da5f-c710-636f1ddabbef Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:37:52 -0400 topics:things/consumer-affairs structure:news/uk-news topics:things/pubs storytype:standard structure:news Helena Horton US, Israel cooperation leads the way in pediatric disaster preparedness https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/US-Israel-cooperation-leads-the-way-in-pediatric-disaster-preparedness-614490 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:4fe11db0-3028-fb09-25ca-f62c14e1d841 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:31:00 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/450500' /><br />Physical and psychological factors make children particularly vulnerable but their specific needs are now being addressed, thanks to a close partnership between American and Israeli experts.<br />; Football for sale: Agents and manager sentenced over corruption scandal https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/football-sale-agents-manager-sentenced-corruption-scandal/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:3bce6ffa-d135-3ff4-468c-8d476b43fa25 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:15:28 -0400 structure:news/uk-news topics:things/crime topics:in-the-news/football-for-sale storytype:standard topics:people/tommy-wright structure:news Patrick Sawer Netanyahu says Russia showing ‘real willingness’ to free jailed backpacker https://www.timesofisrael.com/netanyahu-says-russia-showing-real-willingness-to-free-jailed-backpacker/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:f603da66-74ee-a498-d090-79e5e7eb096f Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:58:49 -0400 PM reiterates his optimism amid Russian media reports Putin considering pardoning Naama Issachar, imprisoned in Russia on drug charges, ahead of his visit to Israel next week Israel & the Region Naama Issachar Israel-Russia relations Vladimir Putin Benjamin Netanyahu Reuven Rivlin Gila Gamliel Sergei Ivanov Tass news Aleksey Burkov Drugs fighting cancer, depression and HIV added to health basket https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/Drugs-fighting-measles-depression-and-cancer-added-to-2020-health-basket-614476 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:d2bfe59d-b217-112c-61dc-c6555d8f80d3 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:34:08 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452051' /><br />The Health Basket Committee announced the addition of 141 medical technologies worth NIS 500 million.<br />; ‘Amazing’ photographer of 50s-60s Israel emerges with posthumous exhibit https://www.timesofisrael.com/amazing-photographer-of-50s-60s-israel-emerges-with-posthumous-exhibit/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:39ea52a2-6271-b00b-a759-ce27d94f5979 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:25:36 -0400 Sarah Ayal took photos as part of her governmental work, but never had them displayed until her granddaughter got to work Israel Inside Beit Avi Chai photography exhibition ‘Days of God’: A look at Iran’s mounting crises https://www.timesofisrael.com/days-of-god-a-look-at-irans-mounting-crises/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:37a7335d-5f1c-8d55-4a24-63ff3f4aa711 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:25:28 -0400 Islamic Republic reeling from US killing Soleimani to shooting down a Ukrainian airliner, while dealing with sanctions, protests and an economic meltdown Israel & the Region Iran Ali Khamenei Iran sanctions Iran nuclear deal Qassem Soleimani Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 Islamic Republic Religious Zionists do not feel their faith needs any political help https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Divine-comedy-in-Hebron-614424 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:b41ea531-df92-69c0-e191-2703f3219639 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:23:32 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452026' /><br />‘Does it sound logical?” wondered Defense Minister Naftali Bennett. “Imagine an American congressman hanging in his living room the picture of a man who murdered tens of Jews in a synagogue.<br />; Know Comment: What’s Yitzhak Yosef’s strategy? https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Know-Comment-Whats-Yitzhak-Yosefs-strategy-614438 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:441dbafe-9202-e078-a17c-0315783af27a Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:22:44 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452038' /><br />One must wonder what Sephardi Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef was thinking when last week he launched into a tirade against non-Jewish Russian immigrants to Israel.<br />; Iran can take fight beyond its borders, Khamenei says in rare sermon https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Iran-can-take-fight-beyond-its-borders-Khamenei-says-in-rare-sermon-614488 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:a720af5d-62e0-aa16-1564-3ec5887a8b37 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:10:59 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_Control/263929' /><br />In his first Friday prayers sermon in eight years, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei also told thousands of Iranians who chanted "Death to America!" that European powers could not be trusted.<br />; China's Xi Jinping visits Burma in boost for Aung San Suu Kyi ahead of genocide ruling https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/chinas-xi-jinping-visits-burma-boost-aung-san-suu-kyi-ahead/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:f388e541-2e5a-99dd-9ad1-bb5a5bdc91db Fri, 17 Jan 2020 10:01:48 -0400 structure:news/world-news topics:places/burma-myanmar topics:organisations/united-nations topics:places/china topics:places/asia storytype:standard structure:news Sophia Yan Drugs fighting measles, depression and cancer added to health basket https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/Drugs-fighting-measles-depression-and-cancer-added-to-2020-health-basket-614476 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:1cb0b360-68b8-1fe7-e1d8-dd51b98e66e1 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 09:55:01 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/426241' /><br />The Health Basket Committee announced the addition of 141 medical technologies worth NIS 500 million.<br />; China's birthrate falls to lowest level under Communism despite push for more babies https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/chinas-birthrate-falls-lowest-level-communism-despite-push-babies/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:f10f5334-5b97-803a-9e34-06d6f3d4b6cf Fri, 17 Jan 2020 09:53:35 -0400 structure:news/world-news topics:places/china topics:places/asia storytype:standard structure:news Sophia Yan Put rotting logs in your garden to help bugs whose habitats are being destroyed by patios and decking, nature organisations say https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/put-rotting-logs-garden-help-bugs-whose-habitats-killed-patios/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:e4871bf1-4d2d-4bbc-a40e-aba1007a9509 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 09:51:39 -0400 topics:organisations/rhs structure:news/uk-news topics:things/frogs storytype:standard topics:things/environment structure:news Helena Horton LISTEN: Why Israelis may be arrested for the ‘war crime’ of settlement building https://www.timesofisrael.com/listen-why-israelis-may-be-arrested-for-the-war-crime-of-settlement-building/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:167aa552-b1e4-5ca4-c16c-717a3f64864c Fri, 17 Jan 2020 09:49:16 -0400 Episode #19: Anti-Semitism still plagues UK Labour Party * What does the ICC war crimes investigation mean for Israel? * African-American pastor reaches to Jews across racial lines Israel & the Region People of the Pod Times of Israel podcasts Diaspora Jews American Jews Why Democrats are leaving out Israel while debating the Mideast https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Why-Democrats-are-leaving-out-Israel-while-debating-the-Mideast-614426 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:5c8f1f7b-bcf2-cd59-59f0-4ba447c41806 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 09:41:41 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452027' /><br />On a frigid winter night in an auditorium on the campus of Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, six Democratic presidential candidates talked for 30 minutes on Tuesday about the Middle East.<br />; Despite economic growth, most Egyptians still struggling https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Despite-economic-growth-most-Egyptians-still-struggling-614486 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:bc5a51b4-349c-807a-fae2-6692f0cbaeec Fri, 17 Jan 2020 09:40:05 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451021' /><br />While Egypt boasts one of few countries in the MENA region whose economy improved, the relief is not being felt on the microeconomic level<br />; Ugly anti-Semitic remnant at center of German court battle https://www.timesofisrael.com/ugly-anti-semitic-remnant-at-center-of-german-court-battle/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:6ac10fa1-fa6d-d0f1-f0ec-13a8d75b8851 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 09:20:21 -0400 Jewish activist wants 700-year-old 'Jew pig' sculpture on Wittenberg's church removed; parish agrees it's an 'insulting' piece of history but contends it is part of its inheritance Jewish Times anti-Semitism anti-Semitic stereotypes anti-Semitism in Germany Martin Luther Christian history churches Germany Middle Ages Anti-Semitic ‘Jew pig’ sculpture at center of German court battle https://www.timesofisrael.com/ugly-anti-semitic-remnant-at-center-of-german-court-battle/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:5382a4d9-035e-96c3-d963-4266b70f309b Fri, 17 Jan 2020 09:20:21 -0400 Jewish activist wants 700-year-old relief on Wittenberg's church removed; parish agrees it's an 'insulting' piece of history but contends it is part of its inheritance Jewish Times anti-Semitism anti-Semitic stereotypes anti-Semitism in Germany Martin Luther Christian history churches Germany Middle Ages Gantz says PM ‘unfit’ for office over attempt to bring Kahanists into Knesset https://www.timesofisrael.com/gantz-says-pm-unfit-for-office-over-attempt-to-bring-kahanists-into-knesset/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:2d5e89f6-c810-b24e-6f22-10a0a60803c7 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 09:11:17 -0400 Blue and White's Nissenkorn demands Knesset legal adviser's position on speaker's failure to convene plenum to push forward on Netanyahu immunity request Israel Inside 2019-2020 Israeli elections Otzma Yehudit Itamar Ben Gvir Benjamin Netanyahu Avi Nissenkorn Yuli Edelstein Eyal Yinon Benny Gantz Naftali Bennett Running in circles: 6 things to know for January 17 https://www.timesofisrael.com/running-in-circles-6-things-to-know-for-january-17/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:510f62ec-fa0d-ea00-c557-9758a115c3eb Fri, 17 Jan 2020 09:03:28 -0400 Logic dictates that taking a right, a left and a u-turn will land you right back where you started, but don't expect Israeli politics to stop its treadmill of tears Israel & the Region Hebrew media review Israel media review Itamar Ben Gvir Likud party 2019-2020 Israeli elections Otzma Yehudit Benjamin Netanyahu Benny Gantz German foreign office apologises over visa seduction joke on Twitter https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/german-foreign-office-apologises-visa-seduction-joke-twitter/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:0af41176-4045-06d9-6a48-457f2203e70c Fri, 17 Jan 2020 08:51:16 -0400 structure:news/world-news topics:things/social-media topics:organisations/twitter topics:places/germany storytype:standard topics:things/immigration structure:news James Crisp UK expands Hezbollah asset freeze, targets entire organisation https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/UK-designates-Hezbollah-under-Terrorist-Asset-Freezing-Act-614481 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:c3e6d008-50ab-7bf9-12b3-32b78bafa0a8 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 08:41:17 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/448140' /><br />Previously it was only Hezbollah's Military Wing which was subject to asset freezing under UK government rules.<br />; Laurence Fox says accusing him of 'white male privilege' is racism as he gets into Question Time row over Duchess of Sussex media coverage https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/lawrence-fox-says-accusing-white-male-privilege-racism-gets/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:cfa1e0a2-e56d-6d86-b68d-ef3d63c6927f Fri, 17 Jan 2020 08:23:59 -0400 structure:news/uk-news topics:things/racism topics:people/meghan-markle storytype:standard structure:news Jamie Johnson Reading Exodus in Senegal https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/slavery-and-redemption-the-african-slave-trade-and-the-exodus-from-egypt/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:bc577657-d769-8ec1-ebbc-ce7152b028c7 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 08:12:12 -0400 The Israelites ultimately experienced redemption, but what about the millions of Africans who were sold into slavery and lost everything? The Blogs Explosive device attached to balloons from Gaza land near Ashdod https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/Several-incendiary-balloons-from-Gaza-land-near-Ashdod-614480 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:0379facd-7ae5-2df5-ed80-ce26a10d614e Fri, 17 Jan 2020 08:05:26 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/449026' /><br />The episode marks the last of a series of incidents occurring in the past few days.<br />; In latest broadside, Moscow says Polish resistance army killed Jews in WWII https://www.timesofisrael.com/in-latest-broadside-moscow-says-polish-resistance-army-killed-jews-in-wwii/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:acc2ba14-3dbb-0bd0-bbdf-80b6ecd120a5 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 08:04:17 -0400 Russia's defense ministry accuses Armia Krayova of 'destroying Jews' in Warsaw amid feud with Poland over war's history Jewish Times anti-Semitism in Poland Poland Russia-Poland relations Holocaust Polish Jews Polish-Jewish relations What’s in a story? https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/whats-in-a-story/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:d56f6621-d046-7840-5852-b2407f05c2f0 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 08:01:47 -0400 A constant awareness of the Israelites’ experience in Egypt helps block the real possibility that we free people could become oppressors (Shemot) The Blogs Prince Charles comes to Israel amid royal storm https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Prince-Charles-comes-to-Israel-614263 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:1c094143-ccaf-e4bc-3c07-f479b607dbb2 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 07:52:16 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451793' /><br />Prince Charles is scheduled to attend the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem on January 23, 2020 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.<br />; World leaders converge on Jerusalem to send a message against antisemitism https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/World-leaders-converge-on-Jerusalem-614417 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:a729981c-5707-e2e5-c68f-44fb43e50d27 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 07:48:59 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452021' /><br />Next week’s arrival of leaders from 46 countries aims to send a powerful message against antisemitism. But will it be clouded by current events and long-standing feuds?<br />; Iran’s Khamenei: IRGC Quds are humanitarian organization with human values https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Irans-Khamenei-to-address-nation-facing-unrest-at-home-pressure-abroad-614471 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:79b143d0-e23f-2bf1-2fac-768ab38286fd Fri, 17 Jan 2020 07:38:44 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451633' /><br />Iran's leader delivers Friday prayer sermon for the first time since 2012.<br />; Pain still acute as Hungary's Jews mark liberation of Budapest ghetto https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Pain-still-acute-as-Hungarys-Jews-mark-liberation-of-Budapest-ghetto-614484 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:a57b2632-a90b-082c-e3bc-caf0a9da84fa Fri, 17 Jan 2020 07:37:46 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/434758' /><br />Budapest today boasts a large and vibrant Jewish community, but antisemitism remains a persistent problem. Nearly 20% of people dislike Jews, according to a 2018 CNN poll.<br />; Netflix docuseries revives debate over Argentine prosecutor’s death https://www.timesofisrael.com/netflix-docuseries-revives-debate-over-argentine-prosecutors-death/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:f8b5fc92-de4c-88a8-0407-5a531508a5dc Fri, 17 Jan 2020 07:21:12 -0400 'The Prosecutor, the President and the Spy' examines still unsolved death of Alberto Nisman after he accused then-president Kirchner of cover-up in 1994 bombing of Jewish center Jewish Times Alberto Nisman macri Hector Timerman AMIA bombing AMIA Buenos Aires Jewish center Netflix Cristina Fernández de Kirchner documentary DC’s 'Harley Quinn' fights off allegations of antisemitism https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Antisemitism/DCs-Harley-Quinn-fights-off-allegations-of-antisemitism-614446 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:f7271fc4-5198-064e-b348-8e9f55dbe1d9 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 07:12:14 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452043' /><br />The petition also accused three of DC’s comic creators of antisemitism after they reportedly referred to the character Sy Borgman as being “Half man, Half Jew."<br />; Police sappers called as balloon-borne bomb found in Ashdod https://www.timesofisrael.com/police-sappers-called-as-balloon-borne-bomb-found-in-ashdod/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:41343923-ebd6-b950-8567-6e9439db3211 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 07:02:47 -0400 Police call on public to alert authorities to suspicious-looking objects and refrain from approaching them; Thursday saw bomb detonate shortly after landing in open field Israel & the Region IDF Israel Defense Forces Gaza balloons Gaza Strip Israel Police Iran's supreme leader says Europe 'cannot be trusted' in rare Friday prayers address https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/irans-supreme-leader-says-europe-cannot-trusted-rare-friday/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:2ecb2af7-a4dc-b3bd-4928-539691e3187e Fri, 17 Jan 2020 06:55:22 -0400 structure:news/world-news topics:people/ayatollah-ali-khamenei topics:places/iran storytype:standard structure:news topics:places/middle-east Telegraph Reporters Hospital demanded fingerprints from doctors in the hunt for a whistleblower, as inquest hears that ‘things did go wrong’ https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/hospital-demanded-fingerprints-doctors-hunt-whistleblower-inquest/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:023d4f09-fbe1-f219-d5ca-505642f8961d Fri, 17 Jan 2020 06:45:59 -0400 structure:news storytype:standard topics:organisations/nhs Mason Boycott-Owen Ukraine PM offers to resign after tape suggests he criticised president https://www.jpost.com/International/Ukraine-PM-offers-to-resign-after-tape-suggests-he-criticised-president-614479 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:cbdb8f6d-e0de-7481-6528-8b03bdc71e5f Fri, 17 Jan 2020 06:27:37 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/446694' /><br />Honcharuk said on Friday the recording had been doctored and was made up of different fragments of what had been said at government meetings.<br />; Drugs fighting measles, depression and cancer added to 2020 health basket https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/Drugs-fighting-measles-depression-and-cancer-added-to-2020-health-basket-614476 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:43411d5b-80ca-9afe-36b8-c0bb2b985684 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 06:22:34 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/426241' /><br />The Health Basket Committee announced the addition of 141 medical technologies worth NIS 500 million.<br />; Ze’ev Elkin has found the enemy and it’s not pollution https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/zeev-elkin-has-found-the-enemy-and-its-not-climate-change/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:f54186ff-fc73-090b-2d13-eb583f21629c Fri, 17 Jan 2020 06:11:14 -0400 The environment minister was asked to lay out his plan to protect Israel’s natural resources. He chose to slam activists instead The Blogs Moshe’s life: The trailer https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/moshes-life-the-trailer/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:b5839cbe-58f3-0349-75af-d660f4e6e20d Fri, 17 Jan 2020 06:04:31 -0400 The biblical leader walks away, apparently refusing to take the Israelites out of Egypt. Until it becomes clear that all he has done foreshadows exactly that The Blogs Promise-breaking politicians may actually be good news for ending deadlock https://www.timesofisrael.com/promise-breaking-politicians-may-actually-be-good-news-for-ending-deadlock/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:faa6f2af-3769-d005-e3f3-3a12579debba Fri, 17 Jan 2020 05:59:33 -0400 Party leaders' refusal to renege on vows over past year has helped keep country in deadlock, but recent walk-backs and compromises suggest potential breakthroughs on the horizon Israel Inside Rafi Peretz Amir Peretz Orly Levy-Abekasis Naftali Bennett Yamina Blue and White party Benny Gantz Jewish Home party Gadi Yevarkan Likud party Benjamin Netanyahu Itamar Ben Gvir Promise-breaking politicians may actually be good news for ending stalemate https://www.timesofisrael.com/promise-breaking-politicians-may-actually-be-good-news-for-ending-deadlock/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:a183d7b3-c658-ea1c-3e2e-76c7b27d58f0 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 05:59:33 -0400 Party leaders' refusal to renege on vows over past year has helped keep Israel in deadlock, but recent walk-backs and compromises suggest potential breakthroughs on the horizon Israel Inside Rafi Peretz Amir Peretz Orly Levy-Abekasis Naftali Bennett Yamina Blue and White party Benny Gantz Jewish Home party Gadi Yevarkan Likud party Benjamin Netanyahu Itamar Ben Gvir Shabbat candle-lighting times for Israel and US https://www.jpost.com/judaism/Shabbat-candle-lighting-times-for-Israel-and-US-614477 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:9b3b2b85-2d61-3788-5dcb-b87fc1fde03a Fri, 17 Jan 2020 05:51:54 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/430062' /><br />See Shabbat times for your area.<br />; Olim struggle to find work as immigrant employment fair kicks off https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Olim-struggle-to-find-work-as-immigrant-employment-fair-kicks-off-614462 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:ea7f760f-3263-d3f1-f634-df5ec9a1e2af Fri, 17 Jan 2020 05:49:24 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452047' /><br />Over 1,000 olim attended an employment fair organized by the Immigration and Absorption Ministry.<br />; Amid internal unrest, Khamenei says Trump is a ‘clown’ who will betray Iranians https://www.timesofisrael.com/amid-internal-unrest-khamenei-says-trump-is-clown-who-will-betray-iranians/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:30cd39d0-06ec-12aa-5fa7-2f6e777801ca Fri, 17 Jan 2020 05:21:28 -0400 Nation's top leader says outpouring of grief for slain general shows Iranians support Islamic Republic; claims missile attack in Iraq was a 'blow to America's image' Israel & the Region US-Iran relations Hassan Rouhani Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 Iran protests Iran nuclear deal Ali Khamenei Donald Trump Qassem Soleimani Khamenei calls Trump a clown who’ll betray Iranians, hails missile hits in Iraq https://www.timesofisrael.com/amid-internal-unrest-khamenei-says-trump-is-clown-who-will-betray-iranians/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:e08b754e-f5b0-1afd-271b-d88b28446dce Fri, 17 Jan 2020 05:21:28 -0400 Supreme leader says outpouring of grief for slain general Soleimani shows Iranians support the regime; claims missile barrage on US forces was 'blow to America's image' Israel & the Region US-Iran relations Hassan Rouhani Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 Iran protests Iran nuclear deal Ali Khamenei Donald Trump Qassem Soleimani Iran calls on world not to make downing of passenger plane ‘political’ https://www.timesofisrael.com/iran-calls-on-world-not-to-make-downing-of-passenger-plane-political/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:53db5581-54da-7283-f070-c923dd0a261a Fri, 17 Jan 2020 05:15:36 -0400 Tehran expresses 'surprise' at criticism of probe by countries whose citizens were killed, insists it is engaging in 'far-reaching cooperation' Israel & the Region Iran Ukraine compensation Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 Abbas Mousavi Iran-Canada relations Iran-EU relations plane crashes Francois-Philippe Champagne Iran urges world not to turn downing of passenger plane into a ‘political’ issue https://www.timesofisrael.com/iran-calls-on-world-not-to-make-downing-of-passenger-plane-political/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:f54ea09b-b7d8-1aea-02cf-f65a25766091 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 05:15:36 -0400 Tehran 'surprised' by criticism of probe by countries whose citizens were among 176 killed when missiles hit Ukraine airliner, insists it is engaging in 'far-reaching cooperation' Israel & the Region Iran Ukraine compensation Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 Abbas Mousavi Iran-Canada relations Iran-EU relations plane crashes Francois-Philippe Champagne On rulers and royal flushes of embarrassment https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/My-word-On-rulers-and-royal-flushes-of-embarrassment-614436 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:ddb87357-be97-d105-393a-d598733d141e Fri, 17 Jan 2020 05:04:44 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452035' /><br />My Word: This being 2020, when even discussion of the weather is political, the decision by Harry and Meghan (we’re all on first-name terms now) quickly became split along Left-Right lines.<br />; They support BDS and promote draft resistance: Is this human rights? https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Are-Tel-Aviv-Us-Giora-and-Matar-really-promoting-human-rights-614473 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:35bf1f4c-9434-c8ee-4dcb-904771933e88 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 05:00:29 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/445970' /><br />Meet Prof. Rachel Giora and Dr. Anat Matar from Tel Aviv University.<br />; Italian police arrest suspected synagogue vandal caught on video https://www.timesofisrael.com/italian-police-arrest-suspected-synagogue-vandal-caught-on-video/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:10b2176e-c23d-2cf6-e5f9-04c7ea1e5a58 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 04:56:04 -0400 Man in Trieste accused of breaking two windows 'for the purposes of ethnic-religious hatred' Jewish Times Italian Jews synagogue vandalism anti-Semitism in Italy LA-area man ordered to remove swastika, threatening material from balcony https://www.timesofisrael.com/la-area-man-ordered-to-remove-swastika-threatening-material-from-balcony/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:bc578214-d19d-6d40-f05b-7159347f837c Fri, 17 Jan 2020 04:56:02 -0400 'This type of material and language has no place in our community,' Calabasas mayor says Jewish Times California California Jews Los Angeles swastika The Briefing: Sign up for two-minute audio news updates on WhatsApp, Apple, Spotify and Alexa twice a day https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/04/18/telegraph-audio-briefings-sign-new-whatsapp-group/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:a33de9ff-8893-0427-2b03-4b4983b6cb2a Fri, 17 Jan 2020 04:52:31 -0400 structure:news/uk-news topics:organisations/whatsapp topics:things/telegraph-podcasts storytype:standard topics:in-the-news structure:news Telegraph Reporters Defense Minister Naftali Bennett: Doing the right thing https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Jpost-editorial-Doing-the-right-thing-614419 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:10f77d15-f6d7-fc4b-8c7d-7b057669b619 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 04:38:37 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/444998' /><br />Defense Minister Naftali Bennett did that late Wednesday evening by steadfastly refusing to incorporate the far-right, Kahanist Otzma Yehudit Party onto his Yamina list.<br />; Iranian foreign ministry: Don't turn plane crash into a political issue https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/Dont-turn-Iran-plane-crash-into-a-political-issue-614472 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:a1879e4c-0b11-0dd6-4117-3389377c1339 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 04:35:57 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451663' /><br />Abbas Mousavi said Tehran had cooperated "beyond expectations" with countries whose citizens were killed in the crash.<br />; How Naftali Bennett played his cards right https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Editors-Notes-Keep-your-hands-on-the-political-wheel-614430 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:cbda1819-fe9c-d978-7654-269936754684 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 04:31:58 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452031' /><br />IF YOU needed an example of how the political wheel works, all you had to do was watch the dramatic last-minute developments at the Knesset on Wednesday night.<br />; Disturbances on Temple Mount during Friday prayers at al-Aqsa https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Disturbances-at-Temple-Mount-during-Friday-prayers-at-al-Aqsa-614467 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:d0b08566-ac5e-047b-b057-81657bb3c29e Fri, 17 Jan 2020 04:31:00 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447000' /><br />On Thursday, Hamas called for Palestinians to protest against Israeli “violations” at religious sites in Jerusalem and the West Bank.<br />; IDF razes Palestinian home, school as Israel tightens hold on Area C https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Civil-Administration-destroys-illegal-Palestinian-home-south-of-Hebron-614339 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:cebc492a-0365-923f-2679-2652a2d2640d Fri, 17 Jan 2020 03:32:53 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452029' /><br />A small clash broke out at the scene between the IDF and Palestinians.<br />; JRR Tolkien's son Christopher hailed as a 'titan' following his death aged 95 https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/jrr-tolkiens-son-christopher-hailed-titan-following-death-aged/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:bc3dd545-5856-b163-2a7a-4ab8dc37f0d6 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 03:32:51 -0400 topics:people/jrr-tolkien structure:news/uk-news structure:news storytype:standard Telegraph Reporters Friday morning news briefing: Big Ben Brexit bongs farce https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/friday-morning-news-briefingbig-ben-brexit-bongs-farce/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:cbe796c4-3a0b-5fda-07a0-db8495a79a75 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 03:31:56 -0400 structure:news/uk-news topics:things/big-ben storytype:standard topics:in-the-news/brexit structure:news structure:politics Danny Boyle Man who hugged Nazi camp guard in court withdraws as plaintiff amid controversy https://www.timesofisrael.com/man-who-hugged-nazi-camp-guard-in-court-withdraws-as-plaintiff-amid-controversy/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:9f683bf0-0828-b753-9bf4-c4287ad4d6e5 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 03:30:46 -0400 Moshe Peter Loth presented himself as a child Holocaust survivor, but may have invented his story Jewish Times Nazi war criminals Nazis concentration camps Holocaust survivors Vandal paints swastika on stairs of Nebraska synagogue, then takes photo https://www.timesofisrael.com/vandal-paints-swastika-on-stairs-of-nebraska-synagogue-then-takes-photo/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:47f178ae-048d-0378-30aa-2d54770cec48 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 03:30:44 -0400 Lincoln Police Department investigating incident as a hate crime Jewish Times swastika synagogue vandalism Nebraska anti-Semitic graffiti anti-Semitism in the US Australia raises matter of imprisoned academic with Iran https://www.timesofisrael.com/australia-raises-matter-of-imprisoned-academic-with-iran/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:a9f1dc9e-5bf9-f3d6-7334-d83e07ac03bf Fri, 17 Jan 2020 03:30:03 -0400 Kylie Moore-Gilbert was convicted of spying and sentenced to 10 years in prison; she says it is an attempt to extort Canberra and says her conditions are intolerable Israel & the Region Iran-Australia relations Iranian prisons Mohammad Javad Zarif Marise Payne Kylie Moore-Gilbert Iran's Khamenei to deliver Friday morning sermon for first time since 2012 https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Irans-Khamenei-to-address-nation-facing-unrest-at-home-pressure-abroad-614471 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:bfd5a2f2-bf3d-4499-483e-51ae550659f5 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 03:29:30 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451633' /><br />Iran's leader will deliver a sermon when he is expected to throw his support behind the Revolutionary Guards after their belated admission that they downed an airliner in error.<br />; Woman who alleged rape by Israelis appeals conviction to Cyprus supreme court https://www.timesofisrael.com/woman-who-alleged-rape-by-israelis-appeals-conviction-to-cyprus-supreme-court/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:cf800a77-e5a7-0290-a096-6818858e756b Fri, 17 Jan 2020 03:03:28 -0400 19-year-old found guilty of lying about assault was released home last week; her lawyers are now seeking to overturn the ruling, saying she was not given a fair trial Israel & the Region Cyprus Israelis abroad rape Ayia Napa UK woman convicted of falsely accusing Israelis of rape appeals sentence https://www.jpost.com/International/British-woman-convicted-in-Cyprus-appeals-sentence-614469 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:21d385c1-6413-84db-4096-f81124eb0808 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 02:51:39 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451460' /><br />The British teenager was convicted for lying about being gang-raped by a group of young Israeli men but she states that the police forced her to retract her accusations.<br />; UNRWA head says 'difficult' year ahead, amid funding cuts and Israeli pressure http://www.ynetnews.com/article/BkXMN0CeI ynet - News urn:uuid:29f5e3bd-e068-4cac-736f-f6dc769f7556 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 02:40:00 -0400 <div><a href='http://www.ynetnews.com/article/BkXMN0CeI'><img src='https://www.ynet.co.il/picserver5/crop_images/2020/01/17/SkgPSR0l8/SkgPSR0l8_0_0_745_443_small.jpg' alt='Photo: UNRWA' title='Photo: UNRWA' border='0' width='100' height='56'></a></div>The U.N. agency faced budgetary difficulties since 2018, when the United States halted its annual aid of $360 million; former commissioner-general resigned amid probe into misconduct allegations Acting UNRWA head says U.S., Israel working against it http://www.ynetnews.com/article/BkXMN0CeI ynet - News urn:uuid:1f5eae50-29b8-3d05-6e85-09fc8ca6d7f6 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 02:40:00 -0400 <div><a href='http://www.ynetnews.com/article/BkXMN0CeI'><img src='https://www.ynet.co.il/picserver5/crop_images/2020/01/17/SkgPSR0l8/SkgPSR0l8_0_0_745_443_small.jpg' alt='Photo: UNRWA' title='Photo: UNRWA' border='0' width='100' height='56'></a></div>The UN agency for Palestinian refugees faced budgetary difficulties since 2018, when Trump halted annual American aid of $360 million while its former commissioner-general resigned amid probe into misconduct allegations Iran’s top leader to lead Friday prayers at time of crisis, in first since 2012 https://www.timesofisrael.com/irans-top-leader-to-lead-friday-prayers-at-time-of-crisis-in-first-since-2012/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:f0dcd676-d919-fcad-a1de-5da6585ddf8c Fri, 17 Jan 2020 02:35:46 -0400 Tehran's admission of responsibility in downing passenger jet amid high military tensions with US triggered days of street protests Israel & the Region US-Iran relations Hassan Rouhani Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 Iran protests Iran nuclear deal Ali Khamenei Khamenei to lead Iran’s Friday prayers at time of crisis, in first since 2012 https://www.timesofisrael.com/irans-top-leader-to-lead-friday-prayers-at-time-of-crisis-in-first-since-2012/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:1a98f591-d701-eea8-3ca8-d704169c22ba Fri, 17 Jan 2020 02:35:46 -0400 Tehran's admission of responsibility in downing passenger jet amid high military tensions with US triggered days of street protests Israel & the Region US-Iran relations Hassan Rouhani Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 Iran protests Iran nuclear deal Ali Khamenei Police break up ‘disorderly conduct’ at Temple Mount after hundreds march, chant https://www.timesofisrael.com/police-break-up-disorderly-conduct-at-temple-mount-after-hundreds-march-chant/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:eefc3695-dd23-b0af-92a0-3bb0d0dfaff7 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 02:25:51 -0400 Authorities say some worshipers fomented unrest at holy site following Friday morning prayers Israel & the Region fasting Temple Mount Israel Police Despite 'Year of Tolerance,' human rights violations abound in Middle East https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Despite-Year-of-Tolerance-human-rights-violations-abound-in-Middle-East-614468 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:6c57b70e-9c9c-1325-a38d-337c85aa2da4 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 02:05:11 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://www.jpost.com//HttpHandlers/ShowImage.ashx?id=348221&w=898&h=628' /><br />The latest World Report from Human Rights Watch makes for gloomy reading.<br />; 3 neo-Nazis who planned to bring guns to rally arrested by FBI https://www.jpost.com/International/3-neo-nazis-who-planned-to-bring-guns-to-rally-arrested-by-FBI-614457 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:481b8e71-5fa3-3abd-4e8d-f45aa9cf7028 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 01:11:04 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/415843' /><br />The rally is scheduled for the Martin Luther King Day holiday on Monday to protest gun control measures proposed by the state legislature and its new Democratic majority.<br />; Iranian celebrities become public voice of protests https://www.ft.com/content/6797dade-3832-11ea-a6d3-9a26f8c3cba4 FT.com - World, Middle East urn:uuid:7f492c40-043e-86cd-915f-d368fb8999a4 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 01:00:29 -0400 Actors, athletes and TV presenters articulate widespread frustration with regime Iran’s celebrities defy regime amid anger over plane lies https://www.ft.com/content/6797dade-3832-11ea-a6d3-9a26f8c3cba4 FT.com - World, Middle East urn:uuid:26d4ba51-0f33-4da0-7271-4fa2788275bd Fri, 17 Jan 2020 01:00:29 -0400 Actors, athletes and TV presenters express widespread frustration with leadership US military admits troops were injured in Iranian strike https://www.ft.com/content/a1456b86-38d5-11ea-a6d3-9a26f8c3cba4 FT.com - World, Middle East urn:uuid:7a662fe4-5a2d-a572-bc4d-1bccce764767 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:40:46 -0400 Disclosure comes a week after Trump declared ‘no Americans were harmed’ from blasts Cancer researchers develop method to streamline treatment for diseases https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Cancer-researchers-develop-method-to-streamline-treatment-for-diseases-614279 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:9af022df-59b6-f47c-649f-c03db918005d Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:35:16 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451940' /><br />‘By using our method, the time frame for generating the drug can now be much shorter.’<br />; Pentagon acknowledges 11 US soldiers were hurt in Iran missile strike https://www.timesofisrael.com/pentagon-acknowledges-11-us-soldiers-were-hurt-in-iran-missile-strike/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:3a638d17-48b0-a6cc-7ab1-ba169faf47a0 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:08:30 -0400 Military says 11 soldiers airlifted to Germany and Kuwait to be treated for concussion from blasts, despite US earlier saying no troops were injured in Jan 8 attack Israel & the Region US military missile strikes US-Iran relations Pentagon acknowledges 11 US troops were hurt in Iran missile strike https://www.timesofisrael.com/pentagon-acknowledges-11-us-soldiers-were-hurt-in-iran-missile-strike/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:7bd7474c-9b03-3da8-51f6-9494f66bd070 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:08:30 -0400 Military says soldiers airlifted to Germany and Kuwait to be treated for concussion from blasts, despite US earlier saying no troops were injured in Jan 8 attack Israel & the Region US military missile strikes US-Iran relations Pentagon now says 11 US troops were hurt in Iran missile strike https://www.timesofisrael.com/pentagon-acknowledges-11-us-soldiers-were-hurt-in-iran-missile-strike/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:b6e18ed7-0200-e072-90d6-a91781e481de Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:08:30 -0400 Military says soldiers airlifted to Germany and Kuwait to be treated for concussion from blasts, despite US earlier saying no troops were injured in Jan 8 attack Israel & the Region US military missile strikes US-Iran relations Jerusalem exhibition unveils rich history of Yemenite Jewry https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Jerusalem-exhibition-unveils-rich-history-of-Yemenite-Jewry-watch-614465 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:22fa0473-1b1f-d611-2165-0bc5d1a99b57 Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:01:19 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/417304' /><br />Bible Lands Museum show details mysterious kingdom that abandoned polytheism and adopted Jewish rituals nearly 2,000 years ago<br />; Turkey considering ‘mission accomplished’ in Syria - experts https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Turkey-considering-mission-accomplished-in-Syria-experts-614464 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:6d187ebc-9de7-1081-5cb2-048fca233e2f Thu, 16 Jan 2020 23:57:14 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/450089' /><br />Turkish and Syrian intelligence chiefs reportedly discussed a ceasefire in rebel-held Idlib and the status of eastern-based Kurdish forces.<br />; Damaged but not drowned Venice Jewish ghetto counts blessings after record flood https://www.timesofisrael.com/damaged-but-not-drowned-venice-jewish-ghetto-counts-blessings-after-record-flood/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:47af4678-d21b-4627-d902-d43e45b4720d Thu, 16 Jan 2020 23:53:41 -0400 November's deluge causes an estimated billion dollars in damage citywide, but the historic enclave central to a close-knit community gets off relatively easy Jewish Times Venice ghetto Venice Jewish community Italian Jews flooding ghetto Venice Damaged but not drowned, Venice Jewish ghetto counts blessings after flood https://www.timesofisrael.com/damaged-but-not-drowned-venice-jewish-ghetto-counts-blessings-after-record-flood/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:41f5c80f-ed98-567d-aadc-bf77e361c36c Thu, 16 Jan 2020 23:53:41 -0400 November's record deluge caused an estimated billion dollars in damage citywide, but the historic enclave central to a close-knit community got off relatively easy Jewish Times Venice ghetto Venice Jewish community Italian Jews flooding ghetto Venice Damaged but not drowned, Venice Jewish ghetto counts its blessings after flood https://www.timesofisrael.com/damaged-but-not-drowned-venice-jewish-ghetto-counts-blessings-after-record-flood/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:ea10c6ef-8059-5f03-c238-f453258004fa Thu, 16 Jan 2020 23:53:41 -0400 November's record deluge caused an estimated billion dollars in damage citywide, but the historic enclave central to a close-knit community got off relatively easy Jewish Times Venice ghetto Venice Jewish community Italian Jews flooding ghetto Venice Rabbi officiates bar mitzvah aboard United Airlines flight – watch https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Rabbi-officiates-bar-mitzvah-aboard-United-Airlines-flight-watch-614451 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:a9db50b5-770d-3e68-2ea5-da1ea225fca3 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 23:39:56 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_Control/270489' /><br />“He remarked that he knows the Shema, and says it sometimes, but he said he is 44 years old and had never put tefillin on in his life,” Rabbi Kalman Weinfeld explained.<br />; Seven people killed in Panama religious ritual in which victims were tortured, burned and hacked to death https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/seven-people-killed-panama-religious-ritual-victims-tortured/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:b45c4f6a-a489-725b-8dec-37de1f2439ea Thu, 16 Jan 2020 23:23:01 -0400 storytype:standard topics:places/panama structure:news/world-news structure:news Our Foreign Staff NJ pizzeria fired manager for antisemitic text over Rosh Hashanah https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Antisemitism/NJ-pizzeria-fired-manager-for-antisemitic-text-over-Rosh-Hashanah-614463 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:b57c6f59-2e53-cc8b-4b80-cd72bef8193a Thu, 16 Jan 2020 23:05:02 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451646' /><br />The family that owns Maurizio’s Pizzeria & Italian Ristorante in Eatontown, New Jersey, also has apologized to the teen who worked as a pizza delivery driver.<br />; US Synagogues should not arm ordinary congregants, Jewish security agency says https://www.timesofisrael.com/synagogues-should-not-arm-ordinary-congregants-jewish-security-agency-says/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:acba7147-fb84-694f-c9eb-34dba72795e7 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:57:31 -0400 Secure Community Network says that trained police officers would better be able to deal with high stress situations like Poway shooting Jewish Times SCN Secure Community Network Poway synagogue shooting synagogue security Antisemitic vandal paints, photographs swastika in Nebraska synagogue https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Antisemitism/Antisemitic-vandal-paints-photographs-swastika-in-Nebraska-synagogue-614461 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:ffac12ee-84c4-1608-9bc1-39494c9c826d Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:55:50 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/435388' /><br />The graffiti discovered on Wednesday morning on the South Street Temple was drawn in orange spray-paint<br />; LA county condo owner ordered to remove antisemitic, hateful material https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Antisemitism/LA-county-condo-owner-ordered-to-remove-antisemitic-hateful-material-614460 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:95878e48-2402-e591-a87a-bf906cbd4ebd Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:50:16 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/436451' /><br />The signs on the second floor condo also threaten Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Utah Sen. Mitt Romney<br />; Italian police arrest suspect in videoed antisemitic vandalism - watch https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Antisemitism/Italian-police-arrest-suspect-in-videoed-antisemitic-vandalism-watch-614459 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:fbd6c35a-035e-a3cd-3a8d-b2058f7cbe5d Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:42:36 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://www.jpost.com//HttpHandlers/ShowImage.ashx?id=338797&w=898&h=628' /><br />The suspect was accused of breaking two windows “for the purposes of ethnic-religious hatred,” police said.<br />; US Vice President Mike Pence to attend Holocaust forum in Israel https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/US-Vice-President-Mike-Pence-to-attend-Holocaust-forum-in-Israel-614456 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:b4388b09-6289-b4b6-4a96-07ce3dbd68ba Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:18:34 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/450575' /><br />This year’s conference coincides with the 75th anniversary of the Allies’ liberation of Auschwitz<br />; Trump says he doesn’t know Parnas after being implicated in Ukraine scandal https://www.timesofisrael.com/trump-says-he-doesnt-know-parnas-after-being-implicated-in-ukraine-scandal/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:eeaf14da-054d-de93-231e-9391f8e27d71 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:17:07 -0400 Giuliani associate says president was fully aware of efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden, he 'knew exactly what was going on' Israel & the Region Trump impeachment Rudy Giuliani Lev Parnas US-Ukraine relations Marie Yovanovitch Joe Biden Trump says he doesn’t know Parnas, after being implicated in Ukraine scandal https://www.timesofisrael.com/trump-says-he-doesnt-know-parnas-after-being-implicated-in-ukraine-scandal/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:f5a2c010-e51e-10b5-ebea-4e8965ad5293 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:17:07 -0400 Giuliani associate says president was fully aware of efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden, 'knew exactly what was going on' Israel & the Region Trump impeachment Rudy Giuliani Lev Parnas US-Ukraine relations Marie Yovanovitch Joe Biden Hong Kong Express Airways says sorry after forcing passenger to take pregnancy test https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/hong-kong-express-airways-sorry-forcing-passenger-take-pregnancy/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:b07bde47-8ca8-77bb-27bd-dceafa1c7ba0 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:15:03 -0400 structure:news/world-news topics:places/usa topics:places/northern-mariana-islands storytype:standard topics:things/aviation topics:things/immigration structure:news Telegraph Reporters The narrative of intersectionality fails Jews https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/The-narrative-of-intersectionality-fails-Jews-614455 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:a5994a04-e69e-fd85-3c55-9b60b441d0a9 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:13:33 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://www.jpost.com//HttpHandlers/ShowImage.ashx?id=373708&w=898&h=628' /><br />Identifying Jews as white in the context of American history is not only a perversion of the Jewish past but a denial of its peoplehood.<br />; In 'Incitement,' director Zilberman tries to get in Yigal Amir's head https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/In-Incitement-director-Zilberman-tries-to-get-in-Yigal-Amirs-head-614454 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:cc82eae1-8ecd-625b-98dd-2f6c3886b73d Thu, 16 Jan 2020 21:55:40 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/446973' /><br />In Zilberman’s retelling, Amir’s road to perdition is paved with real or perceived personal slights and the misguidance of certain rabbis — and even of his own mother.<br />; This Jewish blogger will soon have traveled to every country https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/This-Jewish-blogger-will-soon-have-traveled-to-every-country-614453 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:e86bf15a-82e0-ff78-cf31-963af9c4c145 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 21:44:53 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452046' /><br />The last five countries he has yet to visit are Ghana, Saudi Arabia, Ecuador, Jamaica and Palau.<br />; 170 people ill in possible norovirus outbreak in Yosemite National Park https://www.jpost.com/International/170-people-ill-in-possible-norovirus-outbreak-in-Yosemite-National-Park-614452 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:8578a48d-5501-0c72-f31d-088978b56a7d Thu, 16 Jan 2020 21:36:50 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/429631' /><br />Most of those who became ill spent time in Yosemite Valley during or around the first week in January, park spokesman Scott Gediman said in a written statement<br />; Rouhani says Iran wants dialogue, working daily to ‘prevent war’ https://www.timesofisrael.com/rouhani-says-iran-wants-dialogue-working-daily-to-prevent-war/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:fe8c1b66-5f36-5fb9-b529-56b52740ce3b Thu, 16 Jan 2020 21:31:18 -0400 Iranian president's comments come amid increasing pressure from Canada for answers to shooting down of passenger jet, fresh protests against government Israel & the Region US-Iran relations Hassan Rouhani Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 Iran protests Iran nuclear deal Philip Green: US court delays sex assault hearing https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/philip-greenus-courtdelays-sex-assault-hearing/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:050e8fe7-d5f6-4ff4-2318-c17534c5931e Thu, 16 Jan 2020 21:07:16 -0400 topics:people/sir-philip-green topics:things/crime storytype:standard topics:things/metoo structure:news Telegraph Reporters Cyprus rape case: Teenager launches appeal against conviction for lying https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/cyprus-race-case-teenager-launches-appeal-against-conviction/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:7166d8c1-4588-1758-e7c2-18fc6e5ddb75 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:53:06 -0400 structure:news topics:things/crime topics:places/cyprus storytype:standard Telegraph Reporters Israel Air Force inaugurates its second F-35 squadron https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-air-force-inaugurates-its-second-f-35-squadron/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:c5104aca-2795-f7f5-75d1-e6c7174cf45f Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:52:44 -0400 'Lions of the South' will operate out of Nevatim base in Negev desert; IAF chief hails move as 'part of our qualitative advantage over our enemies' Israel & the Region F-35 IAF Israeli Air Force Amikam Norkin Lockheed-Martin Operation Midland: Metropolitan Police refers itself to watchdog over Carl Beech blunders https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/operation-midlandmetropolitan-police-refers-watchdog-carl-beech/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:48818a90-5687-1f36-39bd-a0b0beb0ea16 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:41:35 -0400 topics:people/carl-beech topics:organisations/metropolitan-police-service topics:things/crime storytype:standard structure:news Martin Evans British Airways emits most carbon emissions compared with rival carriers, study reveals https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/british-airways-emits-carbon-emissions-compared-rival-carriers/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:342724ab-a6e5-f566-96a2-f42c549edd56 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:26:33 -0400 topics:organisations/british-airways structure:news/uk-news topics:things/pollution storytype:standard structure:news Phoebe Southworth Brooklyn high school students have questions on Jews answered in Holocaust class https://www.timesofisrael.com/brooklyn-high-school-students-have-questions-on-jews-answered-in-holocaust-class/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:11e1c82f-e04e-a453-bcb6-df1fb0ea1d20 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:18:28 -0400 Many of the mostly African-American youth lived in close proximity to Jewish neighbors for years but rarely interacted with the insular group; now they discover their similarities Jewish Times race relations US Jews New York Jews Holocaust education Trump impeachment trial opens; White House faulted on Ukraine aid freeze https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/Trump-impeachment-trial-opens-White-House-faulted-on-Ukraine-aid-freeze-614416 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:dcecb891-d1e5-b724-4335-f563d0b2bb71 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:17:05 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451932' /><br />Speaking to reporters at the White House, Trump called the whole impeachment process a "big hoax."<br />; Pharmacists should tell plump shoppers to lose weight, NHS guidance says https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/pharmacists-should-tell-plump-shoppers-lose-weight-nhs-guidance/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:e10e68b4-66bd-a255-0b63-9385c0135739 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:01:00 -0400 structure:news topics:organisations/nhs storytype:standard Laura Donnelly Backlash against Sarah's Law NDAs: Woman who discovered paedophile neighbour taken to court after being accused of telling neighbours https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/17/backlash-against-sarahs-law-ndas-woman-discovered-paedophile/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:d09d6dd1-f848-3f78-919d-05d6762ca1db Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:01:00 -0400 topics:things/abuse storytype:standard structure:news structure:news/uk-news Gabriella Swerling ISIS 'mufti' weighing 300 lbs captured by Iraqi SWAT https://www.jpost.com/OMG/ISIS-mufti-weighing-300-lbs-captured-by-Iraqi-SWAT-614449 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:82722d26-5eab-2b45-db9f-1228a9cb7e17 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 19:42:27 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_Control/215677' /><br />Shifa al-Nima was accused of ordering destruction of heritage sites in Mosul, he was so fat during capture he had to be put in back of truck<br />; Glowing stones form new Dutch memorial to Holocaust victims https://www.timesofisrael.com/glowing-stones-form-new-dutch-memorial-to-holocaust-victims/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:ee9b9b3e-cba5-623b-6324-b030382dc83a Thu, 16 Jan 2020 19:31:50 -0400 'Light of Life,' takes inspiration Jewish custom of placing stones on or near a grave to honor dead; 104,000 light-emitting pebbles commemorate each Dutch victim Jewish Times Holocaust memorial Dutch Jews Holocaust victims FBI arrests 3 neo-Nazis ahead of Virginia pro-gun rally https://www.timesofisrael.com/fbi-arrests-3-neo-nazis-ahead-of-virginia-pro-gun-rally/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:cc6655e1-1605-18fc-6577-737cd1f4a82b Thu, 16 Jan 2020 18:54:47 -0400 The 3 members of violent white supremacist group, The Base, planning to attend meeting after Virginian governor declared state of emergency and banned weapons from rally Jewish Times white supremacists neo-Nazis Virginia gun control Busy week for Israel's basketball and soccer leagues https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Sports/Busy-week-for-Israels-basketball-and-soccer-leagues-614447 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:a5b19f72-c73b-bc76-2fd2-f23720ccf395 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 18:29:18 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452044' /><br />Hapoel Jerusalem, Mac TA victorious in continental play • Haifa ousts Uhm El Fahem in State Cup<br />; Accused Monsey stabber pleads not guilty to attempted murder, hate crimes https://www.timesofisrael.com/accused-monsey-stabber-pleads-not-guilty-to-attempted-murder-hate-crimes/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:5f2812a2-e945-032b-e6bd-1e45ebaca619 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 18:24:44 -0400 Grafton Thomas denies denies all charges as lawyer says he suffers from mental illness and is not responsible for Hannukah attack that wounded 5, including 1 critically Jewish Times 2019 Monsey stabbing New York Jews Monsey Grafton Thomas stabbings anti-Semitism in the US IDF strikes Hamas in Gaza in response to explosive balloons from Strip https://www.timesofisrael.com/idf-strikes-hamas-in-gaza-in-response-to-explosive-balloons-from-strip/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:d6d25788-3493-641e-327a-871a15ad03f9 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 18:02:31 -0400 Israeli helicopter hits terror infrastructure in northern part of Palestinian territory, army says, following at least 2 airborne bombs landing in southern Israel Israel & the Region IDF Israel Defense Forces Gaza balloons Gaza Strip Bureaucracy and brutality: New evidence exposes Islamic State hierarchy https://www.timesofisrael.com/bureaucracy-and-brutality-new-evidence-exposes-is-hierarchy/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:a528d087-7f41-b3c9-bf1a-704d945688ac Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:56:35 -0400 Trove of documents compiled by a US-based Syrian rights group could be used in international prosecutions of jihadists Israel & the Region Islamic State war crimes Syrian civil war In film ‘Crescendo,’ an Israeli-Palestinian orchestra struggles to get in tune https://www.timesofisrael.com/in-film-crescendo-an-israeli-palestinian-orchestra-struggles-to-get-in-tune/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:f8e2987c-1c47-037b-f42d-237caeac0f16 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:36:25 -0400 True to its name, the German film directed by filmmaker Dror Zahavi reaches a fever pitch as musicians from both sides of a conflict learn to play in sync. Premiering January 16 Jewish Times jewish filmmakers israeli directors films Israeli films Israeli-Palestinian conflict UNRWA head: 2020 to be a 'difficult' year with fund cuts, Israeli pressure https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/UNRWA-head-2020-to-be-a-difficult-year-with-fund-cuts-Israeli-pressure-614443 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:154fc460-0ff5-1a0b-271a-6608683424c8 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:23:49 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/449877' /><br />Christian Saunders also said Israel was seeking to replace UNRWA services for Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem with those of its own.<br />; Bringing the True North to Canadian lone soldiers in the IDF https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Bringing-the-True-North-to-Canadian-lone-soldiers-in-the-IDF-614348 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:87437d6a-3101-54d7-bcba-47ddcb4d45d2 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:17:38 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452041' /><br />Aim of the event is to show the appreciation and care felt by the embassy for the lone soldiers who’ve left their home to serve in the IDF.<br />; Polls show right-wing lagging, stalemate persisting after party mergers https://www.timesofisrael.com/polls-show-right-wing-lagging-stalemate-persisting-after-party-mergers/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:93f600c6-f0e2-7eac-d014-efb2c6cf29f9 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:12:48 -0400 Network surveys see Blue and White edging out Likud, but neither camp able to muster 61 seats without Avigdor Liberman, even if Otzma Yehudit somehow makes it into the Knesset Israel Inside polls 2019-2020 Israeli elections Otzma Yehudit Blue and White party Likud party Labor-Gesher party Meretz party Polls show right and left blocs even, stalemate persisting after party mergers https://www.timesofisrael.com/polls-show-right-wing-lagging-stalemate-persisting-after-party-mergers/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:6a519b64-38f9-944c-ac4b-8d5ad19341c8 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:12:48 -0400 Network surveys see Blue and White edging ahead of Likud, but neither camp able to muster 61 seats without Avigdor Liberman, even if Otzma Yehudit somehow makes it into the Knesset Israel Inside polls 2019-2020 Israeli elections Otzma Yehudit Blue and White party Likud party Labor-Gesher party Meretz party Poll shows Otzma Yehudit clearing threshold, as right-left stalemate persists https://www.timesofisrael.com/polls-show-right-wing-lagging-stalemate-persisting-after-party-mergers/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:6c58b678-0933-e1cb-7be6-10f298b622fc Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:12:48 -0400 Network surveys see Blue and White edging ahead of Likud, but neither camp able to muster 61 seats without Avigdor Liberman, even if extremist party somehow makes it into Knesset Israel Inside polls 2019-2020 Israeli elections Otzma Yehudit Blue and White party Likud party Labor-Gesher party Meretz party 1of 3 polls shows Otzma Yehudit clearing threshold; right-left still deadlocked https://www.timesofisrael.com/polls-show-right-wing-lagging-stalemate-persisting-after-party-mergers/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:0e72d53f-bf50-b6dd-9b13-261ce4476cae Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:12:48 -0400 Network surveys see Blue and White edging ahead of Likud, but neither camp able to muster 61 seats without Avigdor Liberman, even if extremist party somehow makes it into Knesset Israel Inside polls 2019-2020 Israeli elections Otzma Yehudit Blue and White party Likud party Labor-Gesher party Meretz party Calves survive Australian bushfires just to be shipped to Israel for slaughter https://www.timesofisrael.com/calves-survive-australian-bushfires-just-to-be-shipped-to-israel-for-slaughter/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:6e3776a8-5899-59a9-3594-17870f6f2605 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:05:05 -0400 New video footage of cows who made it through the flames and were sent to Eilat draws fresh criticism of intense suffering endured during live shipping Israel Inside animal abuse animal cruelty animal rights meat bushfires Iran says enriching more uranium than before 2015 nuclear accord as countries demand compensation over downed airliner https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/16/iran-says-enriching-uranium-2015-nuclear-accord-rejects-trump/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:658cfe67-adf1-7024-abae-5c55a62f2d9f Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:00:18 -0400 structure:news/world-news topics:in-the-news/iran-nuclear-deal topics:places/iran topics:people/donald-trump storytype:standard structure:news topics:places/middle-east Josie Ensor Tech companies launch legal action to force Government to bring in under 18s porn ban https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/16/tech-companies-launch-legal-action-force-government-bring-18s/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:3143e3be-bf6f-27b1-6694-ae602c9d8667 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:00:00 -0400 storytype:standard structure:news topics:organisations/department-for-culture-media-sport topics:people/nicky-morgan Mike Wright Iran’s strategic mistake: Too many enemies https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Irans-strategic-mistake-Too-many-enemies-614437 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:4d1adb33-57f2-d4b0-310f-98b731c8ace1 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:56:11 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452039' /><br />When Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, Hitler was delighted. Japan, as an ally, he reasoned, was going to attack the Soviet Union from the East.<br />; My word: On rulers and royal flushes of embarrassment https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/My-word-On-rulers-and-royal-flushes-of-embarrassment-614436 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:39fb293a-2ec4-1fa6-a2df-4f7a81adc243 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:51:11 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452035' /><br />This being 2020, when even discussion of the weather is political, the decision by Harry and Meghan (we’re all on first-name terms now) quickly became split along Left-Right lines.<br />; Libyan rebel Gen Haftar has agreed to abide by ceasefire and will join conference in Berlin, Germany says https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/16/libyan-rebel-gen-haftar-has-agreed-abide-ceasefire-will-join/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:fcb94949-0bb4-c298-a179-b0c7fd5f4937 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:50:32 -0400 structure:news/world-news topics:places/libya topics:places/africa storytype:standard structure:news Agence France-Presse Right from wrong - Neda Soltan’s message from the grave https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Right-from-wrong-Neda-Soltans-message-from-the-grave-614434 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:d8cab2cf-19dd-31b9-0e04-44bdf5794b9b Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:49:31 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452033' /><br />Neda was among the millions of Iranians of all walks of life who had taken to the streets of Iran to protest the regime representative’s false claims of victory.<br />; Poll: Gantz beats Netanyahu again, but still lacks majority to form gov't https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Poll-No-majority-to-form-a-govt-Otzma-in-Knesset-614408 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:2fac6946-81a4-4914-51a2-e7f773ebee20 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:48:21 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/449720' /><br />Avigdor Liberman's Yisrael Beytenu Party remains the kingmaker; Otzma Yehudit passes the electoral threshhold to enter the Knesset.<br />; Leave Iran to the American https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Leave-Iran-to-the-American-614433 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:459fac4e-0d8e-4805-0051-c8ee167cef2b Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:45:51 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452034' /><br />The removal of Iranian IRGC Maj.-Gen. Qasem Soleimani in an efficient, limited action by the US on January 3, was a praiseworthy move.<br />; England and Scotland at odds over whether to ban children from heading footballs following dementia study https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/16/england-scotland-odds-whether-ban-children-heading-footballs/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:5d073b80-a2ba-e9a3-908d-2a53a451988f Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:44:59 -0400 structure:news/uk-news topics:organisations/the-football-association topics:things/dementia storytype:standard structure:news Henry Bodkin Religious-Zionist parties; Outward unity, inner turmoil https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Outward-unity-inner-turmoil-614418 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:d4dae43f-5fc0-b4c7-0f70-213a04f38c8f Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:38:49 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452022' /><br />Making order of the political chaos in the religious-Zionist sector.<br />; Editor's Notes - Keep your hands on the political wheel https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Editors-Notes-Keep-your-hands-on-the-political-wheel-614430 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:c0d41a10-141d-a6e2-6b4f-5536dfa22794 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:36:24 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452031' /><br />IF YOU needed an example of how the political wheel works, all you had to do was watch the dramatic last-minute developments at the Knesset on Wednesday night.<br />; Italy’s Salvini, accused of insensitivity to antisemitism, combats it https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Italys-Salvini-accused-of-insensitivity-to-antisemitism-combats-it-614421 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:a222ad09-ae99-cf73-851a-ec26703a5b3e Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:35:33 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452032' /><br />The Italian opposition leader lamented: “We have an EU that denies its Judeo-Christian roots and labels Israeli products, a UN that in 2018 condemned Israel with 18 resolutions."<br />; Federal watchdog: White House violated law in freezing Ukraine aid https://www.timesofisrael.com/federal-watchdog-white-house-violated-law-in-freezing-ukraine-aid/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:a56d734e-6c91-8214-209d-323078e0dbe3 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:35:32 -0400 Government Accountability Office says 'the President is not vested with the power to ignore or amend' funding approved by Congress Israel & the Region US-Ukraine relations Donald Trump Trump impeachment Santander heir gets £44m fine for trying to smuggle Picasso painting out of Spain on his yacht https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/16/santander-heir-gets-44m-fine-trying-smuggle-picasso-painting/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:893ac6e8-c469-8068-b06b-4f0db3caccc8 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:35:16 -0400 structure:news/world-news topics:places/europe topics:places/spain storytype:standard structure:news James Badcock The week when Megxit overtook Brexit https://www.jpost.com/International/The-week-when-Megxit-overtook-Brexit-614427 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:cd0d996a-aca0-867d-8d5b-aab5eaba0f6b Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:22:59 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452028' /><br />The topic of discussion however was not the upcoming trade negotiations between the United Kingdom and the European Union, but the saga that has engulfed the British news cycle.<br />; Poll: Still no majority to form a gov't, Otzma gets into Knesset https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Poll-No-majority-to-form-a-govt-Otzma-in-Knesset-614408 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:2dfc0816-56d4-f100-ba6a-72ac82c13d02 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:22:11 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/449720' /><br />If true, the results means that no bloc will be able to form a government, and Avigdor Liberman's Yisrael Beytenu Party remains the kingmaker.<br />; Exhibition upgraded at Wannsee Conference villa where Holocaust was planned https://www.timesofisrael.com/exhibition-upgraded-at-wannsee-conference-villa-where-holocaust-was-planned/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:cda4ea34-b677-4041-576d-788bb03628af Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:20:33 -0400 New permanent exhibit at Berlin site, where Nazis plotted genocide of the Jews while sipping cognac, aims to attract wider audience, director says Jewish Times House of the Wannsee Conference Holocaust Adolf Eichmann Texas governor Abbott endorses deeper collaboration with Israeli start-ups https://www.jpost.com/HEALTH-SCIENCE/Texas-governor-Abbott-endorses-deeper-collaboration-with-Israeli-start-ups-614422 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:ebbd6077-d344-e0de-9f1f-a422cac921d5 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:19:41 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452024' /><br />“There is a connection between businesses in Israel and Texas that make both Israel and Texas far better,” governor Greg Abbott said.<br />; Italy's former royals in feud over reform to ancient succession law https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/16/italys-former-royals-feud-reform-ancient-succession-law/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:975838ad-c1a3-6534-9648-3666c402e9eb Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:10:46 -0400 structure:news/world-news topics:places/italy topics:places/europe storytype:standard structure:news Nick Squires Nazi official who risked life to save hundreds of Jews posthumously recognized https://www.timesofisrael.com/nazi-official-who-risked-life-to-save-hundreds-of-jews-posthumously-recognized/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:b3c12a53-3db1-55ab-1e46-98b2cd0e2786 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:05:34 -0400 40 years after his death, Helmut Kleinicke, who kept mum about sheltering and helping Jewish laborers avoid deportation to death camps, designated as Righteous Among the Nations Jewish Times Holocaust-era heroes Righteous Among the Nations Yad Vashem Jeremy Issacharoff Holocaust survivors Holocaust survivor testimony Israel says citizens being arrested across Europe while trying to smuggle khat https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-says-citizens-being-arrested-across-europe-while-trying-to-smuggle-khat/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:6c1c5224-acea-337f-90fb-c1924194d574 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:02:51 -0400 Young people trafficking in the drug, which is legal in Israel, arrested in Vienna, Copenhagen, London, were likely paid by criminal groups in Israel Israel & the Region khat drug dealing drug trafficking drugs Final hurdle preventing Netanyahu immunity removal likely next week https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/Final-hurdle-preventing-Netanyahu-immunity-removal-likely-next-week-614423 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:21cec4b0-4ab9-d43c-dbae-8fc312b0943f Thu, 16 Jan 2020 16:02:21 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451684' /><br />Netanyahu announced on Thursday that he was formally joining the Likud's petition to the High Court against Knesset legal adviser Eyal Yinon's ruling allowing the House Committee to be formed.<br />; Mikhail Mishustin confirmed as Russian prime minister amid questions over property portfolio https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/16/russian-parliament-approves-new-prime-ministermikhail-mishustin/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:72a1bfcd-2169-2372-5175-e8f8d85a9539 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:57:03 -0400 structure:news/world-news topics:people/vladimir-putin topics:places/russia topics:places/europe storytype:standard structure:news Nataliya Vasilyeva Prostate cancer checks could prevent one in six deaths from the disease https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/12/20/prostate-cancer-checks-could-prevent-one-six-deaths-disease/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:23b066e8-9f40-375c-6d92-512441ad8f5d Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:40:04 -0400 topics:organisations/nhs structure:news storytype:standard Laura Donnelly World leaders converge on Jerusalem https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/World-leaders-converge-on-Jerusalem-614417 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:a014117c-1b5a-618d-8df1-f11731cb75db Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:36:39 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452021' /><br />Next week’s arrival of leaders from 46 countries aims to send a powerful message against antisemitism. But will it be clouded by current events and long-standing feuds?<br />; Man dies in Beersheba of flu complications as death toll climbs https://www.timesofisrael.com/man-dies-in-beersheba-of-flu-complications-as-death-toll-climbs/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:217b49b6-efb3-4443-8ead-bfd9f6111759 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:34:06 -0400 32 deaths reportedly linked to aggressive strain of virus since start of season, almost double total for all of 2018-2019 season Israel Inside flu virus UK's Robert Jenrick to 'Post': Gov't to take strong action against BDS https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Antisemitism/UK-to-demand-councils-universities-adopt-IHRA-antisemitism-definition-614413 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:1a30ba9d-1aa8-aae5-63d3-cb57bd92315c Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:30:51 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/445541' /><br />Next week, Jenrick will travel to Jerusalem together with Prince Charles to attend the Holocaust ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.<br />; Putin said mulling pardon for Israeli jailed in Russia http://www.ynetnews.com/article/0NFMOOP39 ynet - News urn:uuid:3b057c03-d2e4-081d-5779-24c782ce1633 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:12:00 -0400 <div><a href='http://www.ynetnews.com/article/0NFMOOP39'><img src='https://www.ynet.co.il/picserver5/crop_images/2019/12/19/9667513/9667513_0_94_1300_732_small.jpg' alt='Photo: AP' title='Photo: AP' border='0' width='100' height='56'></a></div>Report in local media says Kremlin still smarting at Israel's extradition of hacker to U.S.; president set to join dozens of world leaders in Jerusalem next week for Holocaust memorial; claim comes hours after PM raised issue of Naama Issachar during phone call with Putin Iranian militia declares Iraq not for ‘filthy homosexuals, collaborators' https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Iranian-militia-declares-Iraq-not-for-filthy-homosexuals-collaborators-614399 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:15ca4796-7c15-fa95-55da-64f57200d49e Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:10:41 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://www.jpost.com//HttpHandlers/ShowImage.ashx?id=297400&w=898&h=628' /><br />"If God wills it, we will shut down [anti-government protesters’] squares of prostitution, humiliation... spies, scandal and abasement; eliminate them and drive them out of Iraq," the official said.<br />; Startup Grind Israel - Building the global bridge for entrepreneurs https://www.jpost.com/Jpost-Tech/Startup-Grind-Making-start-ups-less-of-a-grind-614236 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:cb82c83a-6674-4a6a-f8c6-28acb7e8ef19 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:06:58 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451884' /><br />The organization is based on three core values – Give First don't Take, Make Friends not Contacts and Help Others before Yourself.<br />; Putin could pardon backpacker ahead of Israel visit — Russian media https://www.timesofisrael.com/putin-could-pardon-backpacker-ahead-of-israel-visit-russian-media/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:bb950d22-3362-77c9-ea53-a8d2a905ac87 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:06:58 -0400 Israeli officials tell TV station there has been 'progress' in talks to secure freedom of Naama Issachar, 27, jailed in Russia on drug charges Israel & the Region Israel-Russia relations Vladimir Putin Benjamin Netanyahu Naama Issachar Reuven Rivlin Gila Gamliel Sergei Ivanov Tass news Putin could pardon jailed backpacker ahead of Israel visit — Russian media https://www.timesofisrael.com/putin-could-pardon-backpacker-ahead-of-israel-visit-russian-media/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:36d53902-78d1-9ab4-1df7-01ac9af5210a Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:06:58 -0400 Israeli officials tell TV station there has been 'progress' in talks to secure freedom of Naama Issachar, 27, imprisoned in Russia on drug charges Israel & the Region Israel-Russia relations Vladimir Putin Benjamin Netanyahu Naama Issachar Reuven Rivlin Gila Gamliel Sergei Ivanov Tass news Case of the Cat groomer: Chelsea Flower show winner taken to court by neighbours after she ‘adopted’ their cat https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/16/case-cat-groomer-chelsea-flower-show-winner-taken-court-neighbours/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:2a5ed2ff-8733-94a7-5557-4637b55d0bfd Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:00:00 -0400 topics:things/cats structure:news/uk-news topics:things/crime storytype:standard structure:news Jamie Johnson Teenager launches online course to help break smartphone addiction https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Teenager-launches-online-course-to-help-break-smartphone-addiction-614391 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:e08f58f5-f990-7236-f354-92d1398af806 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:58:35 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452017' /><br />With half of all children receiving their first phone between the ages of 10 and 12, smartphone addiction is becoming a problem worldwide.<br />; Primary school teachers investigated over cheating in Sats on the rise https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/16/primary-school-teachers-investigated-cheating-sats-rise/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:32da5de2-1863-5c6b-75e5-cdfbe86fdc9b Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:53:03 -0400 structure:news storytype:standard structure:news/uk-news topics:in-the-news/education-news Camilla Turner Almost four in five students now get a First or 2.1 amid warnings over grade inflation https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/16/almost-four-five-students-now-get-first-21-amid-warnings-grade/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:b643e55d-8c6e-1e82-a008-ce13fbf726c7 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:51:14 -0400 structure:news structure:news/uk-news topics:in-the-news/education-news storytype:standard Camilla Turner Hamas says it won’t accept Israel dragging feet on lifting Gaza blockade https://www.timesofisrael.com/hamas-says-it-wont-accept-israel-dragging-feet-on-lifting-gaza-blockade/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:6979120a-f222-f6a4-623a-4177f79ab894 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:49:20 -0400 Senior official Khalil al-Hayya also defends participation of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh in the funeral of slain Iranian general Qassem Soleimani Israel & the Region Hamas Gaza Strip ceasefires Khalil al-Hayya Qassem Soleimani Ismail Haniyeh Iran Saudi Arabia There are 192,000 Holocaust survivors living in Israel https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/There-are-192000-Holocaust-survivors-living-in-Israel-614407 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:aa9f3803-3038-3809-87e9-94bf9e751b62 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:48:45 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/414235' /><br />Last year 14,800 Holocaust survivors died, making it more important than ever to honor those we have with us.<br />; Charges read out on floor as Trump impeachment trial opens in Senate https://www.timesofisrael.com/charges-read-out-on-floor-as-trump-impeachment-trial-opens-in-senate/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:17f6afe8-586d-59b0-80e3-685a5ad8ac3a Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:48:44 -0400 'Today we will make history,' says Nancy Pelosi as she presents documents, 'This president will be held accountable' Israel & the Region Donald Trump Trump impeachment Nancy Pelosi US Senate Adam Schiff Jerrold Nadler Detention extended for Jewish terror suspect https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Detention-extended-for-suspect-in-Shin-Bet-case-against-right-wing-activists-614405 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:6df06a58-64f6-a7bc-a11f-4e548d7438fb Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:39:23 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/444338' /><br />The Petah Tikvah Magistrate's Court on Monday had already ordered three other suspects released, while extending the prime suspect's detention until Thursday.<br />; US threatens tariffs on Europeans unless Iran nuke deal scrapped https://www.timesofisrael.com/us-threatens-tariffs-on-europeans-unless-nuke-deal-scrapped/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:2950fa71-cff7-3af3-315f-0d50fe614e72 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:35:39 -0400 Tehran says European governments sacrificing agreement to avoid trade reprisals from 'bully' Trump, after Washington says it will levy fees on car imports Israel & the Region Iran nuclear deal Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action JCPOA Iran EU European Union Donald Trump Mohammad Javad Zarif Netanyahu calls on Otzma to drop out, Otzma refuses https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Netanyahu-calls-on-Otzma-to-drop-out-Otzma-refuses-614409 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:b30071a8-83ed-fbff-26b1-b29ef0be1337 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:33:20 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451112' /><br />Bayit Yehudi in chaos, with efforts afoot to oust leader Rabbi Rafi Peretz.<br />; Poll: No majority to form a govt, Otzma in Knesset https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Poll-No-majority-to-form-a-govt-Otzma-in-Knesset-614408 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:b507db62-3bdc-8013-f374-2085dd6c1d1a Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:28:11 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/449720' /><br />If true, this means no bloc will be able to form a government.<br />; Putin weighing up Naama Issachar release before Israel visit - report https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Netanyahu-after-call-with-Putin-Optimistic-about-Naama-Issachar-release-614349 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:0c7f9157-c377-fec9-f3d0-1e80f143319c Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:26:20 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/433570' /><br />The conversation "strengthened the prime minister's optimism that the matter of Naama Issachar's release is progressing towards a solution."<br />; Football fan who attacked Owen Jones denies homophobia and claims the left-wing campaigner 'spilled his pint' https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/01/16/football-fan-attacked-owen-jones-denies-homophobia-claims-left/ Israel news, all the latest and breaking Israel news urn:uuid:c3cb3b77-faf5-f6df-d8a0-0cf823374463 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:14:27 -0400 topics:things/crime structure:news storytype:standard structure:news/uk-news Martin Evans Court shuts doors on Amnesty bid to revoke NSO license https://www.jpost.com/Jpost-Tech/Court-shuts-doors-on-Amnesty-bid-to-revoke-NSO-license-614354 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:5067f5de-265d-0643-9361-5f30ee53f254 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:02:13 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452007' /><br />The case has huge implications for national security and human rights.<br />; Ottawa demands answers on Iran plane crash as compensation sought https://www.timesofisrael.com/ottawa-demands-answers-on-iran-plane-crash-as-compensation-sought/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:118ad7ed-e9e6-7e03-d2b6-0e9ef4358e20 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:50:24 -0400 Foreign ministers of Canada, the UK, Afghanistan, Sweden and Ukraine demand that Tehran take 'full responsibility' for shooting down passenger plane, killing 176 Israel & the Region Iran Ukraine compensation Justin Trudeau Terrorist minor involved in murder of Tuvia Weissman gets life in jail https://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Terrorist-minor-involved-in-murder-of-Tuvia-Weissman-gets-life-in-jail-614361 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:a3ece752-cebd-790a-b008-9609b507edea Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:45:46 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://www.jpost.com//HttpHandlers/ShowImage.ashx?id=331002&w=898&h=628' /><br />The tougher sentence came after an appeal by the IDF Prosecution from a Judea Military Court decision to the Military Appeals Court.<br />; Ukraine opens probe into possible surveillance of US ambassador https://www.timesofisrael.com/ukraine-opens-probe-into-possible-surveillance-of-us-ambassador/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:4edf9a87-c2e7-e1d2-33ca-7ff931b5cde8 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:42:20 -0400 US State Department won't comment on Kyiv's investigation into alleged illegal activity targeting Marie Yovanovitch Israel & the Region US-Ukraine relations Marie Yovanovitch surveillance Lev Parnas Trump impeachment Accelerating interest: 'Everyone is converging in the healthtech space' https://www.jpost.com/Jpost-Tech/Business-and-Innovation/Accelerating-interest-Everyone-is-converging-in-the-healthtech-space-614360 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:a489b282-dc7f-bad0-8e46-91fef477d856 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:41:23 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452010' /><br />"We see a lot of convergence. We are looking at companies together with pharma companies, and examining companies together with some of the tech companies."<br />; Detention extended for suspect in Shin Bet case against right-wing activists https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Detention-extended-for-suspect-in-Shin-Bet-case-against-right-wing-activists-614405 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:67f639ca-53dc-484a-3482-e1a796de3783 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:38:28 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/444338' /><br />The Petah Tikvah Magistrate's Court on Monday had already ordered three other suspects released, while extending the prime suspect's detention until Thursday.<br />; Minister derided for nixing bus trips coinciding with Shabbat’s start, end https://www.timesofisrael.com/minister-derided-for-nixing-bus-trips-coinciding-with-shabbats-start-end/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:54cd6503-f443-63c5-f06e-d064721fd177 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:37:21 -0400 Party leaders call Bezalel Smotrich a 'fanatic,' 'bully,' allege he canceled lines to take revenge for Tel Aviv running buses on Jewish day of rest Israel Inside public transportation shabbat buses Bezalel Smotrich Avigdor Liberman Benny Gantz Itzik Shmuli Nitzan Horowitz New Jersey pizzeria fires manager who allegedly sent anti-Semitic texts https://www.timesofisrael.com/new-jersey-pizzeria-fires-manager-who-allegedly-sent-anti-semitic-texts/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:e8a77e0a-6ec0-8b2f-fc9d-71898c6a1e9f Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:35:20 -0400 Teenage employee says he received anti-Jewish hate messages, including Hitler reference, when he asked superior for permission to take off for Rosh Hashanah Jewish Times New Jersey anti-Semitism Florida Democrat: Calling Israel an apartheid state isn't antisemitism https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Antisemitism/Florida-Democrat-Calling-Israel-an-apartheid-state-isnt-antisemitism-614400 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:a57b41e8-b5c9-1246-f37b-f39fdb3d4c68 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:26:26 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451410' /><br />William Byatt, a supporter of Senator Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign, refused to back down from the comments, expressing surprise over criticism.<br />; Parashat Shemot: An antisemite, an apathetic man and a righteous gentile https://www.jpost.com/judaism/ParAshat-SHEMOT-An-antisemite-an-apathetic-man-and-a-righteous-gentile-614402 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:2ac14262-04c0-e6fe-64f3-d8568fe33887 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:25:09 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451996' /><br />Only when we are confident in the possibility of reality being better can we wholeheartedly devote ourselves to repairing humanity.<br />; Guns at synagogue: New white paper explains how to arm and not arm https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Guns-at-synagogue-New-white-paper-explains-how-to-arm-and-not-arm-614394 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:851b50c3-bfe0-ad7c-3ce5-3c0ed87f1fde Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:23:07 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447942' /><br />In the paper, SCN recommends that if armed guards are going to be employed, highly trained on- or off-duty law enforcement officers are the best option.<br />; Former Iranian Crown Prince: We are beginning to see end of the regime https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Reza-Pahlavi-We-are-beginning-to-see-the-end-of-the-Iranian-regime-614330 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:c7bc2be0-3463-0253-8457-d812c89dedbd Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:18:36 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451962' /><br />He said that there is no point to try and negotiate with the Islamic Republic.<br />; Jewish Prayer: On finding the ‘wow’ https://www.jpost.com/judaism/Jewish-Prayer-On-finding-the-wow-614403 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:d989cbfe-0c61-1c6e-6473-41c28a4eb5a1 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:17:39 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451997' /><br />Those of us who pray regularly can’t help but ask whether prayer works, as if “works” is defined by whether the entire universe bent to your wishes and desires, based on your simple request.<br />; Hamas calls for mass attendance at Al-Aqsa, Cave of the Patriarchs prayers https://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Hamas-calls-for-mass-attendance-at-Al-Aqsa-Cave-of-the-Patriarchs-prayers-614333 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:71ca3242-5ac2-284c-b1d4-bcb067b65d8e Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:16:16 -0400 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447000' /><br />The Fajr prayers, the first ones of the day before sunrise, are being held to protest 'Israeli judaization schemes' at religious sites in the West Bank, including the Temple Mount.<br />; Balloons from Gaza carrying suspected explosives land in south as tensions rise https://www.timesofisrael.com/balloons-from-gaza-carrying-suspected-explosives-land-in-south-as-tensions-rise/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:c6ae549d-a3d6-c050-e0a8-5144173d47b0 Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:08:58 -0400 No injuries or damage reported as airborne arson attacks from coastal enclave appear to resume after monthslong reprieve Israel & the Region Gaza balloons Gaza Strip