Amir Alon On Monday, March 2nd, 2020

For third time in a year, Israel goes to the polls

#IsraelElections: Israelis began voting Monday in the country’s unprecedented third election in less than a year, deciding whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu remains in office despite his upcoming More...

Amir Alon On Thursday, November 28th, 2019

Cold and alone, Israel’s poverty-stricken elderly brace for winter

Although the quality of care and assistance received by elderly Israelis has improved, there are still hundreds of old men and women who will spend the coming winter shivering and alone in their meagre homes, More...

Amir Alon On Thursday, February 7th, 2019

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, founder of the Fellowship of Jewish-Christian died at 67

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, 67, the founder, and president of the Fellowship Foundation died of sudden cardiac arrest early in the morning.  His wife found him, and the rescue forces could only determine his death. A More...

Amir Alon On Sunday, July 29th, 2018

180 Israeli writers ask Netanyahu to nix Nationality Law, LGBTQ Surrogacy Law

Some 180 novelists, poets, playwrights, screenwriters and other literary figures on Saturday evening called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and members of Knesset to cancel the Nationality Law and amend More...

Amir Alon On Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

New Israel Fund mulls suing PM for libel following diatribe in migrant crisis

The New Israel Fund’s (NIF) Executive Director Mickey Gitzin said Wednesday that his organization is considering filing a lawsuit against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for libel after he blamed it More...

Amir Alon On Sunday, March 25th, 2018

Tel Aviv: Thousands gather in anti-expulsion mass rally

Some 25,000 anti-expulsion demonstrators gathered in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square Saturday to protest the government’s plan to deport asylum seekers to Uganda and Rwanda. The demonstration is held under More...

Amir Alon On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

No help from the government: Needy families in Israel have no food for the holidays

    Just like every year, hundreds of thousands of Israeli families who live in poverty will receive food packages from aid organizations so they could celebrate Rosh Hashanah properly. “I explained More...

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