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  • Simon Plosker- UNGA strips Jews & Christians of ties to temple mount

    The holiest place in Judaism – and among the holiest places in Christianity and Islam – cynically stripped of its history and importance, as the United Nations general assembly approves a new slew of anti-Israel resolutions. Among them, a resolution on the Temple Mount – referred to only by its M...

  • Amb. Yoram Ettinger-Mideast quartet warns of conflict if talks don’t resume

    The so-called quartet of Mideast mediators are heading to the UN security council to call for urgent action regarding the “crises threatening stability in the Palestinian territories.” UN special coordinator for the middle east peace process, Tor Wennes-Land, acknowledged that Israel has taken st...

  • Adv. Jonathan Klinger- Shin-Bet civilian tracking condemned by rights groups

    In the wake of omicron’s arrival, Jerusalem renews the Shin-Bet’s mandate for tracking people who’re supposedly infected and-or in quarantine. But Israel’s public council for privacy protection is concerned – saying that the government has become ‘addicted’ to using the security agency’s capabili...

  • Asst. Prof. Villy Abraham- Most expensive city on earth

    It’s well known that Tel Aviv is expensive, but for the first time, a new list published by the economist intelligence unit ranking Tel Aviv as the number one most expensive city in the world – beating Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Tokyo, and London among others.

  • Dr. Alex Coman- The best employers to work for – and what they do right

    Amidst the ongoing pandemic, the world is enduring an exodus of employees. Millions who’ve quit their jobs, and who’re refusing to return until stagnant and inhospitable working conditions are improved. Good thing, then, that the Israeli globes news-site releasing a massive list of the top 150 em...

  • Dr. Efraim Inbar- Erdogan courting Israel following U.A.E investment plan

    The Abraham Accords truly bleeding across borders in some surprising ways. Turkish president Erdogan – who’s not exactly a friend to Israel – now apparently changing his tune towards Jerusalem. Erdogan announced rare plans for rapprochement with Israel, on Monday. But this, only after meetings wi...

  • Dr. Fadi Essmaeel- Iranian & Western Negotiators Not Playing the Same Game

    So, are the resuming JCPOA negotiations set up for success or failure? And is Iran serious about the talks, in the first place?

  • Pablo Betzer - Sanhedrin-era structures unearthed in Yavne

    Archaeological excavations in the city of Yavne blowing up again! and the latest discoveries… including the first-ever evidence of a building in Yavne, from the time of the Sanhedrin – or the supreme Jewish legislative assembly that went into exile after the fall of Jerusalem, 2000 years ago

  • Dr. Joshua Krasna- Jordanian’s protest against ‘normalizing’ water agreement

    First, Saudi Arabia reportedly tried to get in the way of landmark water and energy agreements between Israel and regional Arab states, this as the UAE was brokering an agreement between Jerusalem and Amman that was signed last week. The deal outlined the construction of a major solar plant in Jo...

  • Prof. Cyrille Cohen- Will we ever truly “live with the Coronavirus?”

    Despite many Israelis taking the new covid restrictions in stride, others are blasting the returning limits. For one, information on the Omicron variant is still lacking, and for another, it’s assumed that covid will never disappear completely anyway. So, are we on the right path, or are we as re...

  • Prof. Efraim Inbar- Encircled by enemies – Israel to ‘go for the dispatcher’

    Strikes in Syria not the only operation israel taking against Iran, with Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz detailing an interception of Iranian drones delivering explosives from Syria into the West Bank.

    Prof. Efraim Inbar | President | JISS

  • Aulcie Perry & Asaf Shaul- Film opens to TLV – proceeds to ‘Make-A-Wish

    We return to the ever-impressive and ongoing saga, of Aulcie Perry – the incredible former Israeli-American basketball star. And this as the documentary on Aulcie’s larger-than-life story makes its way to debut, this week, at Tel Aviv’s Habima Theater.

    You can invite us for screening and speaki...

  • Asaf Nissan- Nir Hefetz offers crucial testimony in Netanyahu trial

    Former Prime Minister and current opposition head Benjamin Netanyahu headed to trial on Monday morning over corruption charges. Former aide and confidante of the ex-premier, Nir Hefetz, testified at court proceedings about Case 4000, one out of 4 separate charges. Hefetz divulged corrupt dealing...

  • Dr. Fadi Essmaeel- Biden asks Israel not to attack Iran ahead of negotiations

    The New York Times reported that the United States warned Israel against attacking Iran's nuclear targets ahead of the nuclear talks set to resume in Vienna next week, on Monday. The US saying the attacks are "counterproductive" and Israel for its part, according to the report, rejected the US’ r...

  • Itamar Marcus- Hundred’s march in East. Jerusalem in honor of Hamas terrorist

    Following the terrorist attack in Jerusalem on Sunday, tensions are running high, as hundreds marched in the Shuafat refugee camp in honor of the Hamas terrorist Fadi Abu Shkhaydam. Clashes broke out between Palestinians and Israeli security forces and Israeli forces on high alert, now for fear o...

  • Adv. Ben-Dror Yemini- Def. minister panned for equivocating with terrorism

    In the wake of the harrowing terror attack in Jerusalem this morning – Israeli attorney, journalist, and author of ‘Industry of Lies’, Ben-Dror Yemini, is here to provide some insight.

  • Linda Avitan- Western-wall compromise put on hold in surprising reversal

    A devastating blow to the long-frozen egalitarian prayer space, in Jerusalem’s Western Wall Plaza. This as Religious Affairs Minister, and Yamina-party MK, Matan Kahana walking back his support for the planned compromise. Kahana said the framework of the 2016 agreement needs to be studied and rew...

  • Adv. Ziv Maor- Opposition lawmakers prevent committees from convening

    Internal politics once again getting in the way of proper governance. As opposition lawmakers are refusing to take part in various committees – thereby preventing them from convening. The latest instance taking down the Knesset Ethics Committee; as Likud MK Gila Gamliel, Shas MK Yaakov Margi, and...

  • Asaf Nissan- Couple returns home after nine days in Turkish prison

    The Israeli couple who were being held in Turkey were released overnight on Wednesday, after massive efforts from Jerusalem to secure their release. The pair of tourists - two bus drivers for the egged bus company - were charged with espionage for snapping selfies in front of President Erdogan’s ...

  • Asaf Nissan- Bill to prevent reopening of consulate to Palestinians

    The fight over the re-opening of the US consulate to the Palestinians in Jerusalem heats up, as 2 Jewish republicans in the house of representatives have introduced a bill that will prevent the Biden administration from reopening of the US consulate in Jerusalem. While on the Israeli side, voices...

  • Mrs. Anita Friedman- Massive spike in domestic violence since pandemic onset

    A new report released this week by Wizo - or the Women's International Zionist Organization - has found that complaints of domestic violence in Israel has increased by 315% since 2019. With some 26 Israeli women murdered by their partners in 2020 alone, the report was released ahead of the intern...

  • Dr. Sivan Spitzer- Israeli university launches new 10-yr study on the disease

    Covid is always on the mind lately – but it is still far from the only disease begging for attention. Over 420 million people around the world suffer from diabetes – mostly in poorer or lower income communities. In the meantime, 1.5 million deaths, every year, are directly attributed to the disea...

  • Dr. Mordechai Kedar- Will Iran implode under pressure from ethnic minorities?-

    With nuclear talks with Iran up ahead – and Israel preparing a plan-b, assuming they’ll fail – some analysts say that neither the JCPOA negotiations, nor military strikes may be necessary. This as reports from inside Iran show a regime, seemingly falling apart.

  • Asaf Nissan- Israel prepares for “alternatives” to iran’s diplomacy

    Discussions on Iran are seemingly failing to progress amid visits to Israel by U.S special rep for Iran, Robert Malley, and U.S-U.N Ambassador, Linda Thomas Greenfield. The Biden administration continuing to play things close to the vest – arguing that diplomacy is of course the first priority – ...