JNS news briefs: Aug 19, 2014
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NY Post editorial slams Obama’s ‘unforgivable’ Israel policy
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) A New York Post editorial published Sunday slammed a Obama administration for a new Israel policy.
Headed “Obama deserts an fan in wartime,” a editorial said, “What kind of fan refuses to send we desperately indispensable weapons when you’re pound in a center of a war? Apparently, that’s what a Obama folks did with Israel, that is held adult fighting with Hamas. It’s unforgivable.”
The editorial was referring to a Obama administration’s new preference to reason a conveyance of Hellfire missiles meant for a Israeli Air Force.
“If Israel suffers, and a militant enemies are emboldened, America’s possess confidence seductiveness abroad will be harmed,” a editorial said.
The Post added, “The boss is vouchsafing his personal bother get a improved of him. It”s unwise. And positively no approach yield a crony in wartime.”
Start of Israeli propagandize year dedicated to Operation Protective Edge’s aftermath
(JNS.org) The Israeli Education Ministry has motionless to dedicate a initial dual weeks of this propagandize year, that starts Sept. 1, to Operation Protective Edge and a aftermath.
Schools and kindergartens national have been educated to incorporate several activities directed during addressing a students’ romantic needs, with a wish of easing them behind into a propagandize year after a war-marred summer.
In particular, schools in communities adjacent to a Israel-Gaza limit have been educated to compensate special courtesy to a psychological impact a fighting has had on children, many of whom were radically forced to leave their homes for a generation of a infantry campaign.
Meanwhile, Kibbutz Nahal Oz has motionless to waken a dual kindergartens it operates by surrounding them with confidence walls.
“When we deliberate a events of a new weeks and a things that happened during a fighting, generally a fact that roughly everybody had to leave Nahal Oz, favourable these dual kindergartens became a primary concern,” a proprietor of a organisation told Israel Hayom.
Netanyahu to Sderot teens: your resilience gives us strength
(JNS.org) “The public’s resilience, and yours, gives us substantial strength to use substantial strength,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told teenage member of Sderot girl groups on Monday in a assembly charity support to a southern city’s residents, who are underneath near-constant hazard from rockets.
“We are in a midst of a tactful debate and in a tactful campaign… one needs most strength, patience, diligence and knowledge as well,” Netanyahu said, according to Israel Hayom.
The girl organisation leaders told Netanyahu about a amicable and educational initiatives they had undertaken to pierce a encampment together and to support Sderot residents. They also spoke of a efforts they orderly to broach packages to soldiers in Gaza and to revisit harmed hospitalized soldiers, women and families with husbands and fathers on haven duty, and bereaved families.
British supermarket Sainsbury’s apologizes for dismissal of kosher food
(JNS.org) The British supermarket sequence Sainsbury’s apologized Monday for stealing kosher food from a shelves of a London store over a weekend.
A manager during a Sainsbury’s Holborn bend in executive London primarily done a preference out of fear of looting and assault by anti-Israel protesters. But not all of a kosher dishes sole during a store were done in Israel, and a preference garnered backlash.
Former Tory celebration MP Louise Mench tweeted, “Dear @Sainsburys kosher is JEWISH food. Israel is a COUNTRY. How DARE YOU proportion Jews’food to ISRAEL, how brave we #EverydayAntisemitism.”
Sainsbury’s pronounced on a website that it would “like to apologize for any nuisance or offense caused” by a kosher food removal.
“The preference was taken in one store usually to pierce these cold products to cold storage elsewhere in that store for a brief duration on Saturday as a precautionary magnitude during a proof tighten by,”the sequence said, adding that “as a non-political organization, Sainsbury’s would never take such a preference on drift other than ensuring a peculiarity or reserve of a products.”
Ancient coins from time of Jewish rebel opposite Rome unearthed
(JNS.org) Ancient bronze coins dating behind to 69/70 C.E., a time of a Jewish rebel opposite Rome, were detected in an archeological mine of an ancient encampment in Israel. The encampment itself was detected by construction workers expanding a highway between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.
The 114 coins enclose an picture of a lulav and dual etrogim—two of a 4 class of a Sukkot holiday—and a Hebrew marker “Year Four,”in anxiety of a fourth year of a revolt. On a other side of a coins another marker reads, “For a emancipation of Zion.”
“They are not referring to eremite redemption, though to salvation. In other words, a minters of a coins were expressing a wish that a rebel would finish well,” pronounced Dr. Donald Zvi Ariel, conduct of a coins multiplication during a Israel Antiquities Authority, according to Haaretz.
20,000 Indians impetus in pro-Israel rally
(JNS.org) Nearly 20,000 participants collected during a pro-Israel convene in Kolkata, India, on Aug. 16, marching with banners and giving speeches opposite a militant organisation Hamas.
“The destiny of both India and Israel as abounding democracies are intertwined. We both share a same values,”said convene organizer Tapan Ghosh, according to a Times of Israel.
The convene was orderly by an Indian domestic movement, a Hindu Samhati, that commemorates Gopal Mukhopadhyay, “a internal favourite who saved many trusting lives during a Great Calcutta Killing.”The Great Calcutta Killing refers to a week of Hindu-Muslim rioting that took place in 1946.
India and Israel are both “surrounded by really tough neighbors”and are joined by peace, Ghosh said.
Shin Bet: Hamas designed West Bank apprehension attacks to disintegrate Palestinian Authority
(JNS.org) Israel’s Shin Bet confidence organisation pronounced it has unclosed a tract by Hamas to launch a array of apprehension attacks in a West Bank opposite Israeli and Palestinian Authority (PA) targets in sequence to disintegrate PA President Mahmoud Abbas.
According to a Shin Bet, an operation to frustrate a tract took place over a final several months and has resulted in a arrests of 93 Hamas operatives, including 46 operatives who have been interrogated so far. Additionally, a Shin Bet recovered some-more than $170,000 and confiscated a vast volume of difficult weapons and ammunition.
The Shin Bet pronounced a operation was designed by Salah al-Aruri, who is formed in Turkey and leads Hamas’s unfamiliar operations.
Al-Aruri, a former West Bank proprietor who has been behind many other West Bank apprehension plots, has also been related to June’s abduction and murder of 3 Israeli teens.
Lebanese infantry requests U.S. aircraft to quarrel Islamic State jihadists
(JNS.org) The Lebanese infantry released a ask to a U.S. for infantry assistance in combating jihadist groups, including a Islamic State.
Lebanon is seeking a U.S. to yield new fixed-wing aircraft to support in close-air support for belligerent troops, as good as a replenishment of ammunition depleted in a quarrel opposite a jihadists, a Daily Star reported. The income for a squeeze will expected come from a $1 billion extend from Saudi Arabia.
On Aug. 2, Syrian jihadists launched an conflict opposite a Lebanese infantry checkpoint nearby a Syrian border. While a Lebanese infantry eventually thwarted a conflict after difficult losses, many fear that a country’s diseased executive supervision and formidable narrow-minded brew of Christians, Sunni, and Shi’a Muslims is a developed aim for a Islamic State.
U.S. assistance is serve difficult by Lebanon’s ties with Hezbollah, a Shi’a apprehension organisation headquartered in Beirut.
Haifa deliberation opening high-tech batch market
(JNS.org) The mayor of Haifa is seeking to open a second Israeli batch sell in his city, to concentration on high-tech companies same to a New York-based Nasdaq batch exchange.
“It would be something that is tighten to a Nasdaq,” Mayor Yona Yahavsaid, Reuters reported.
Yahav pronounced he has created a ask on a sell to Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid.
Haifa, that is Israel’s third-largest city and a largest port, is home to investigate centers for several general tech giants including Intel, IBM, Google, Apple, Yahoo, and Microsoft.
The Haifa offer comes as Israel’s categorical batch exchange, a Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE), has been struggling in new years. Many Israeli tech companies have bypassed a TASE in preference of inventory directly in a New York Stock Exchange.
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