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Israeli actress Gal Gadot ranked most popular celebrity on social media

Israeli actress and “Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot was ranked first on the latest edition of The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Actors list.

Tuesday 06/27/2017
US Jewish leaders express outrage after Israel’s Western Wall prayer decision
Posted: June 27, 2017

Israeli Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett said Tuesday that Israel’s decisions to freeze the construction of an egalitarian prayer section at the Western Wall and to bolster strict Jewish conversion laws are undermining relations between Israel and diaspora Jews.

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US says it has evidence Syria’s Assad is planning new chemical attack
Posted: June 27, 2017

The White House said Monday it has evidence that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is preparing to initiate another chemical weapons attack against civilians.

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Wednesday 06/21/2017
The little-known Jewish effort behind the GI Bill
Posted: June 21, 2017

On June 22, the nation commemorated the 73rd anniversary of the GI Bill, the first major piece of legislation to address the challenges of the postwar era. With veterans coming home to fully staffed factories, the GI Bill, officially known as the Service Member Readjustment Act of 1944, provided education and housing opportunities to veterans, facilitating new jobs and businesses in America’s then-booming economy. Now the bill is seen as historic, but many members of the public are not aware of the Jewish effort behind it.

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Monday 06/19/2017
Kushner and Greenblatt arrive in Israel this week to continue peace talks
Posted: June 19, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner and international negotiations adviser Jason Greenblatt will travel to Jerusalem and Ramallah this week to discuss the next phase in renewed U.S.-led peace efforts in the region, a White House official said Sunday.

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Wednesday 06/14/2017
Israel’s Arrow 3 missile defense
Posted: June 14, 2017

Israel’s Arrow 3 missile defense system to be tested in Alaska in 2018

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Report: Trump leaked intel obtained in Israeli hack of Islamic State computers
Posted: June 14, 2017

The source of classified intelligence shared by President Donald Trump with Russian government officials in May was acquired by Israel in a hacking operation against Islamic State computers, The New York Times reported this week.

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U.S. arrests 2 men for plotting terror attacks on American and Israeli targets for Hezbollah
Posted: June 14, 2017

U.S. authorities last week announced the arrest of two men tied to the Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah for plotting attacks against Americans and Israelis in the U.S. and Panama.

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US Navy officially commissions ship named after Gabrielle Giffords
Posted: June 14, 2017

After more than five years in the works, the U.S. Navy’s newest littoral combat ship, the USS Gabrielle Giffords, has been commissioned.

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Monday 06/12/2017
Bomb threats shutter 3 Los Angeles synagogues on Shabbat
Posted: June 12, 2017

Three Los Angeles synagogues were temporarily closed due to several bomb threats this past weekend, disrupting Shabbat services.

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