The new Democratic majority in the USA House of Representatives means that five Jewish Democrats are now set to chair key House committees: Jerrold Nadler, Judiciary; Eliot Engel, Foreign Affairs; Nita Lowey, Appropriations; Adam Schiff, Intelligence; and John Yarmuth, Budget.
Eliezer Ben Yehuda dreamed of a family—his family—having many children, all speaking Hebrew from birth. And his wife, Devora, agreed.
The Trump administration on Friday 2. Nov. 2018 announced the restoration of the final round of sanctions on Iran that were lifted under the controversial 2015 Iran nuclear deal.
Brazil intends to move its embassy to Jerusalem, the country’s president-elect Jair Bolsonaro announced on Thursday, 1 Nov. 2018, wasting no time in declaring intent to implement one of his campaign pledges.
Far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro has won Brazil’s elections, taking an unassailable lead on Sunday 28 Oct. 2018 in the race for the South American nation’s presidency.
Over 30 rockets were fired on southern Israel overnight, Friday 26 October 2018, drawing a strong IDF response.
American and western intelligence sources believe Iran has been increasing its shipments of advanced weaponry to Hezbollah, and that the deliveries now include Global Positioning System (GPS) components to make previously unguided rockets into precision guided-missiles, increasing the threat to Israel.
A new report says that Egypt has ordered Hamas to defuse the weekly riots on the Gaza border in order to avoid an escalation with Israel.
Australian PM Scott Morrison told Israel’s prime minister that he is considering following in the footsteps of the Trump administration by formally recognizing Jerusalem as the country’s capital.