Israel Defense Forces and Civil Search and Rescue Teams Flown to Jordan After Flash Flooding Claims 17 People, Mostly Schoolchildren; Several Are Missing

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DEAD SEA, JORDAN — October 25, 2018 — IDF and civil rescue teams have been dispatched to Jordan after a bus carrying 37 schoolchildren and seven teachers was swept away by flash floods on the Jordanian side of the Dead Sea. At least 17 are dead; more than 20 were injured. Several are missing. The IDF sent helicopters and soldiers …

eHeziIsrael Defense Forces and Civil Search and Rescue Teams Flown to Jordan After Flash Flooding Claims 17 People, Mostly Schoolchildren; Several Are Missing

Kashoggi In Context
By By LARRY M. ELKIN, CPA, CFP®

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FT. LAUDERDALE, FL — October 25, 2018 — Someone in Saudi Arabia – and most of the available information points to the crown prince, who is the country’s real power center – dispatched a hit squad to murder a dissident commentator inside the country’s consulate in Istanbul. This much is clear. The question now is: What to do about it? …

eHeziKashoggi In Context
By By LARRY M. ELKIN, CPA, CFP®

Jordan Recalls Ambassador From Iran
HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY— June 17, 2018 — The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has withdrawn its ambassador from Iran Al Arabiya asserted, advising they were informed by a Jordanian source that “there is no intention to name another Jordanian envoy in Tehran at this time.” Jordan will not send a new ambassador to Iran following its “interferences in Arab affairs” and policies …

eHeziJordan Recalls Ambassador From Iran
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The Palestinians’ Kite Jihad
By A.J. CASCHETTA

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In the history of weaponizing the mundane, no one beats the Palestinians.  When they have been unable to acquire conventional weapons, they have resorted to the unconventional — such as kitchen knives and screwdrivers.  When unable to acquire conventional vehicles of war, they have resorted to the unconventional — such as cars, truck, and even bulldozers. In the latest round of attacks against Israel — the …

eHeziThe Palestinians’ Kite Jihad
By A.J. CASCHETTA

Hamas and Palestinians Believe Israel Will Engage in War that Expands it’s Exercise in Southern Israel Within Days
By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY — February 4, 2018 — The Jerusalem Post reports that a Gazan report published by Al-Hayat today asserts war involving Israeli ground, naval, and air forces will come about as an extension of exercises presently engaged by Israel Defense Forces (IDF) in southern Israel. Al-Hayat quoted sources from various factions in the Gaza Strip, including Hamas leader Yahya …

eHeziHamas and Palestinians Believe Israel Will Engage in War that Expands it’s Exercise in Southern Israel Within Days
By HEZI ARIS

The Afya Foundation Responds to the Syrian Refugee Crisis by Shipping its 2nd Container of Donated Medical Supplies and Equipment to Southern Syria

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The Afya Foundation has been a steady responder to the Syrian refugee crisis, by shipping supplies valued at over $1.2 million to health care providers in Lesvos, Greece, and throughout the Middle East, with all sites offering access to care and medical treatment for refugees. Afya is forging new partnerships with the Multifaith Alliance for Syrian Refugees (MFA) and Israel, …

eHeziThe Afya Foundation Responds to the Syrian Refugee Crisis by Shipping its 2nd Container of Donated Medical Supplies and Equipment to Southern Syria

A Shabbat Miracle
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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The story I am about to tell is real, happened to me, and I am glad to share both as a way to praise God for His mercy and grace, and to share a uniquely Israeli and Jewish perspective on a story that may not be so unique in general. It is in every way a Shabbat miracle for which …

eHeziA Shabbat Miracle
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Indian Prime Minister Makes Historic Visit to Jerusalem, Skips Ramallah
By EFRAIM INBAR

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  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu strolls with his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, on a beach in Israel on July 6. Notably, Modi’s visit was not “balanced” by a visit to the Palestinian Authority. Narendra Modi’s July 5-6 visit to Israel, the first-ever by an Indian prime minister, reflects the significant expansion in relations between the two countries that has …

eHeziIndian Prime Minister Makes Historic Visit to Jerusalem, Skips Ramallah
By EFRAIM INBAR

To Be a Jew for a Day
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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Last month I went to a site of historical, cultural and religious significance literally in my own back yard, but which I’d not made time to get to.  I have wanted to go to the Friends of Zion Museum in Jerusalem since it opened, and finally made the time.  The museum is significant in many ways; one of the things …

eHeziTo Be a Jew for a Day
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Remembering Raz
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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This is Raz. I never met him. As we recount 50 years this week since the victory of the Six Day War we also remember another war that began 35 years ago this week. It took place in Lebanon, a war with a much less clear outcome, but also with consequences that linger today. I arrived in Israel a few …

eHeziRemembering Raz
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN