Rasha Uthmani is to be that first Muslim woman to take part in the Foreign Ministry
Itamar Eichner On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Israel Appoints Rasha Atamny Its First Female Muslim Diplomat

  The Foreign Ministry on Wednesday appointed Rasha Atamny, 31, to represent the Jewish state in Ankara, Turkey, making her Israel’s first female Muslim diplomat. Rasha Atamny from the northern city of Baqa More...

Dublin City Council - john lyons palestine
Itamar Eichner On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Dublin City Council to Raise Palestinian Flag in Solidarity Against ‘Brutal’ Israeli Occupation

  Israel has strongly condemned the decision by a Dublin City Council subcommittee on ceremonies to raise the Palestinian flag over city hall in solidarity with the Palestinian people “who have lived More...

Israel at the UN (Photo Shahar Azran)
Itamar Eichner On Monday, April 3rd, 2017

New UN Report Attempts to Equate Israel to Slavery in the U.S

  The UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is expected to publish a report equating “the Israeli Occupation” to slavery in the U.S and put the financial damages suffered by More...

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with Donald Trump (Photo: Kobi Gidon/GPO)
Itamar Eichner On Friday, March 31st, 2017

Netanyahu Introduces Agreement With Trump to Limit Settlement Building

After announcing Thursday that a new settlement building for the evacuated residents of Amona, in addition to approving 2,000 of new settlement housing units, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveiled the Israeli More...

Israelis vacationing in Sinai (Photo Guy Shiloh)
Itamar Eichner On Monday, March 27th, 2017

Israel Issues Travel Warning for Turkey, Jordan and Sinai

Two weeks ahead of Passover holiday, Israel’s Counter-Terrorism Bureau on Monday issued a travel warning for Israelis to avoid countries close to ISIS conflict zones urging its citizens not to travel to Turkey, More...

Yoni Ariel Israeli falls for a billion dollar hoax
Itamar Eichner On Friday, March 17th, 2017

Israeli Yoni Ariel Falls for a Billion Dollar Hoax, Report

  Buzzfeed published a report according to which a $1.6 billion bribe to President Donald Trump from ExxonMobil via a state-owned Chinese mining company has been confirmed as an elaborate hoax. The bribe was More...

Siberian sauna called Auschwitz
Itamar Eichner On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

An Ad for a Sauna in Siberia: ‘Auschwitz Is Nothing Compared to Us’

  A sauna in snowy Siberia chose to refer to the Auschwitz death camp to publicize itself, stirring great anger among Jews and Holocaust survivors. The sauna called Abwehr—which is also the name of the German More...

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu © Mikhail MetzelTASS
Itamar Eichner On Sunday, March 12th, 2017

German Daily Apologizes for Including Netanyahu on List of Craziest Leaders

Craziest Leaders A list of “The Seven Craziest Leaders in the World” was published at the regional German daily newspaper Hamburger Morgenpost. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed its anger that More...

Minister of Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane
Itamar Eichner On Thursday, March 9th, 2017

South African Minister: IDF a ‘Murderous Machine’

  The Israeli Foreign Ministry has called the South African ambassador to Israel to be officially reprimanded following statements made by two senior officials in the government accusing Israel of practicing More...

Rochester Jewish cemetery
Itamar Eichner On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Israel to Assist Jewish Communities in US Struggle Against Anti-Semitism

  Following the wave of anti-Semitic incidents in the US over the past few months, the Israeli government is mulling over possibilities on how to assist the Jewish communities. “The US Jewish community leaders More...

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