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אשכול זה מיועד לעידכונים באנגלית בלבד! אין להגיב בעברית. אשכול זה מיועד לחדשות על ישראל והעולם היהודי בלבד. על עידכונים המבוססים על אשכולות אחרים להביא קישור לאשכול המקורי.
IDF officer says that the situation in Gaza is dire. 35 thousand young people left Gaza in the past year for Turkey and Europe. Life expectancy is 61, unemployment is 50%, the suicide rate is up, husbands pimp out their wives
There are 56 births a year, but 4,900 babies die. 97% of the water is undrinkable, there is water in the faucets only twice a week, and only 8 hours of electricity a day.
The White House released a proclamation designating April 16, 2019, as Education and Sharing Day, U.S.A, in honor of the 117th anniversary of the birth of the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory. The proclamation was signed by President Donald J. Trump and states that it is a day to recognize and reaffirm the Rebbe’s teaching that “education is not only about the transmission of knowledge but that it is also integral to the formation of character.”
WASHINGTON (JTA) — The leaders of three of the four major Jewish religious streams were not invited to a White House briefing on issues “impacting the community,” nor was the Jewish community’s leading civil rights advocacy group.
Officials of three Orthodox umbrella groups — Orthodox Union, Agudath Israel, and America Friends of Lubavitch (Chabad) — confirmed their leaders had been invited to the meeting, which is to take place Tuesday.
Officials of the Reform, Conservative and Reconstructionist movements, meantime, said the movements were not invited. A Washington D.C.-area Conservative rabbi, Stuart Weinblatt, was invited.
19. Israel reportedly used new supersonic Rampage missiles during airstrikes in Syria בתגובה להודעה מספר 0
The Israeli Air Force is reportedly successfully used new supersonic Rampage stand-off air-to-surface missiles for the firі time during a recent airstrike on Syrian military positions.
Israel has reportedly conducted a number of strikes on sites around Masyaf in the predawn hours of Saturday morning. Satellite imagery analysis company ImageSat confirmed that Israel targeted the base in Masyaf.
A large hangar and three nearby buildings were destroyed in the attack on the facility, near the city of Masyaf in the western Hama province, according to the satellite images analyzed and distributed by ImageSat International.
Some sources, included a military analyst Babak Taghvaee, have reported that Israeli Air Force could use for the first time its newest supersonic missile, called the Rampage. A new supersonic air-to-surface missile designed for the annihilation of high-quality targets has been developed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and Israel Military Industry Systems (IMI).
26. Former justice minister Shaked taking undefined political hiatus following election defeat בתגובה להודעה מספר 0
She hailed the lofty goals and their “gradual advancement” during her tenure calling for a judicial reform
Following a failed election run, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked announced on Wednesday morning that she was taking a hiatus from politics.
"It appears that the judgment of voters, and also the minimum threshold, managed to bring me after six years of intensive work, to freedom -- at least for a period of time, which remains undefined," she stated while making a toast at the justice ministry’s event in honor of the upcoming Passover holiday.