Israel in the World

May 28, 2024

Norway, Ireland and Spain: Is this what you had in mind when recognizing Palestine?

by Nan Jacques Zilberdik (Palestinian Media Watch) — Following Norway, Ireland, and Spain’s recognition of a Palestinian state, PA Chairman Abbas’ Fatah Movement published the above cartoon. It shows exactly what “Palestine” the PA and Fatah say, the European countries […]
May 23, 2024

Don’t downplay the effect the ICC indictments on Netanyahu will have on Israel’s future

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the “Unto Every Person There is a Name” ceremony at the Knesset in Jerusalem on May 6, 2024. Credit: Ma’ayan Toaf/GPO. by Jonathan Tobin (JNS) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s domestic and […]
May 5, 2023

French parliament rejects resolution labeling Israel as “apartheid”

Memorial to the Martyrs of the Deportation, which honors those deported to Nazi concentration camps, in Paris. Photo by Menachem Wecker. (JNS) — After a group of far-left members of France’s National Assembly put forward a measure labeling Israel an […]
May 1, 2023

Abraham Accords also boosting Israeli-African ties

Ayoob Kara, former Knesset member and current Israeli Minister of Communications, in 2016. Photo by Tomer Neuberg/Flash90. by Avi Kumar (JNS) — Ayoob Kara’s Dubai office contains framed photos of him talking with former President Donald Trump and with Pope […]
April 26, 2023

UN holds anti-Israel session on Memorial Day, Israel’s ambassador lights candle and leaves

Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan lights a memorial candle for Israel’s fallen soldiers and those killed in terror attacks at the United Nations in New York on April 25, 2023. Source: Screenshot. by Mike Wagenheim (JNS) — […]
February 27, 2023

Papua New Guinea to open embassy in Jerusalem

A view of Port Moresby “Town” from Touaguba Hill. MSchlauch via Wikimedia Commons. (JNS) — The Oceana nation of Papua New Guinea will open its first embassy in Israel in Jerusalem this year, Israel’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs announced on […]
February 4, 2023

Meet the Israeli doctor providing eye care to thousands of Ethiopians

Volunteers test patients for short- and near-sightedness. Photo by Elisa Hartstein. by Andrew Jose (JNS) — When Israeli ophthalmologist Morris Hartstein visited Gondar in 2014 for a family volunteering trip, he did not know he would start an initiative that […]
October 12, 2022

Israeli MK to Christian parliamentarians: ‘Demand your governments sanction Iran’

Israeli parliamentarian Sharren Haskel cuts her hair in solidarity with Iranian women protesting state-sanctioned oppression, at the annual Feast of Tabernacles in Jerusalem on October 11, 2022. Credit: Maayan Hoffman. by Maayan Hoffman (JNS) — Israeli lawmaker Sharren Haskel on […]
August 31, 2022

Israel’s pivot from China to India seen as responding to U.S. concerns

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz and Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi on June 2, 2022. Credit: Virender Singh. by Israel Kasnett (JNS) — Under pressure from Washington, Israel appears to be slowly withdrawing from its business relationship […]
April 23, 2022

Analysis: Israel’s delicate balancing act in the Russia-Ukraine war

Doctors at the Israeli field hospital in western Ukraine evaluate MRI images in the morning light. Photo by Naama Frank Azriel, via Israel21c By Richard Friedman  With the recent approach of Passover, a holiday that commemorates the biblical exodus of […]
April 11, 2022

Israel mobilizes to help the Ukrainian people

Food items were delivered on behalf of MASHAV Israel to local NGOs working with Ukrainian refugees on the Moldova-Ukraine border. Source: Twitter. by Ambassador Daniel Meron The Jewish sages teach us that Abraham’s tent was open in all four directions […]