Daily Archives: September 18, 2020

Major survey reveals Jewish Israeli attitudes on religion and state

By | 2020-09-18T19:57:39+00:00 September 18th, 2020|Israel|

The survey focused on religious freedom, conversion, religious status, transportation on Shabbat and pluralism among Israeli Jews.

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Fake lockdown, imaginary reality: Netanyahu is leading Israel into darkness

By | 2020-09-18T19:00:48+00:00 September 18th, 2020|Israel|

When every issue is weighed according to political survival, Netanyahu's coronavirus response can only look like an election campaign

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Trump awards Kuwaiti emir ‘prestigious’ decoration, in first since 1991

By | 2020-09-18T18:58:48+00:00 September 18th, 2020|Middle East|

White House praises Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah as an 'unwavering friend and partner' who gave 'indispensable support' throughout several military campaigns

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Bipartisan House bill backs Israel’s deals with UAE, Bahrain, calls on other states to join

By | 2020-09-18T18:46:38+00:00 September 18th, 2020|Middle East|

Resolution also calls to ensure that any U.S. weapons sales don't 'adversely affect Israel’s ability to counter and defeat any credible conventional military,' amid talks of UAE purchase of F-35 jets

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What Israel’s Arab allies have to lose from its deals with Gulf states

By | 2020-09-18T18:40:11+00:00 September 18th, 2020|Middle East|

Egypt and Jordan enjoy their own share of benefits from the UAE, and playing all together may downgrade their power

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Unemployment is surging, NGOs are collapsing, so Israelis volunteer to turn the tide

By | 2020-09-18T18:26:40+00:00 September 18th, 2020|Israel|

Some 165,000 have volunteered for the first time due to the coronavirus crisis, a bittersweet statistic revealing that the government should be doing more

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Hamas denies report of breakthrough in prisoner exchange deal with Israel

By | 2020-09-18T18:23:32+00:00 September 18th, 2020|Middle East|

Senior official Moussa Abu Marzouk says Egyptian delegation in Gaza presented outline for deal, but many obstacles remain, including legal challenges in Israel

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Trump’s ‘very fine people’ comment convinced Biden to run against him, former congressman says

By | 2020-09-18T18:08:32+00:00 September 18th, 2020|Israel|

Steve Israel, who is advising the Biden campaign on Middle East policy, tells Haaretz that Trump's defense of white supremacists in Charlottesville is what got Biden join the presidential race

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120th ‘Desert Giants’ Squadron expands the long reach of the IAF

By | 2020-09-18T17:59:13+00:00 September 18th, 2020|Israel|

MILITARY AFFAIRS: IAF’s 120th ‘Desert Giants’ Squadron has taken part in hundreds of missions, including missions for Israel’s ‘war between the wars’ campaign against Iran.

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As nation enters lockdown, fireworks in Abu Ghosh seen from a distance

By | 2020-09-18T17:37:36+00:00 September 18th, 2020|Israel|

Police officers who were stationed at the nearby Hemed Junction, outside of Jerusalem, soon realized that a wedding was taking place in clear violation of the lockdown restrictions.

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