A few months ago, a group of soldiers from Unit 8200, one of the IDF’s most elite intelligence units, sent a letter to their commanding officer refusing to be involved in the airstrikes on Gaza. The soldiers claimed that that the tactic was immoral and unethical. The letter, as shocking as it was, reminded me
EMET is urging supporters and friends to join a massive rally at U.S. Capitol West in Washington, D.C. (the front grassy area in front of the Capitol building) on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 9:00 a.m., in support of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to the U.S. Congress. The Prime Minister will speak about
In conjunction with the cover story of the Spring 2015 edition, Steve Savistky talks about the future of Jews in Europe with Malcolm Hoenlein, Executive Vice Chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations.
Hoping to draw more attention to the global problem of attacks against Jews and Judaism, the Simon Wiesenthal Center on Monday (Dec. 29) released its list of the top 10 worst anti-Semitic and anti-Israel incidents of 2014. The list can “bring focus to the fact that anti-Semitism has been increasingly manifest in the mainstream of
Abbas Files Request to Join ICC Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas Wednesday signed a Palestinian request to join the International Criminal Court (ICC), seeking a new avenue for action against Israel after a failed UN resolution calling for Israel to withdraw to 1949 Armistice lines, AFP reports. Abbas signed the request along with applications to
An IDF solder was seriously wounded after being struck by Sniper fire from Gaza. Following an IDF response of tank fire, Hamas militants commented that Israel is “playing with fire.” Read the full story on Jpost.com.