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John Hagee Ministries donates more than $2.1 million to Israeli charities

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Started in 1981, Pastor John Hagee’s Night to Honor Israel is one of the country’s longest-running Christian Zionist events, and has amassed donations of more than $100 million to Israeli and Jewish charities. At this year’s event, Hagee focused a significant portion of his comments on the Iran nuclear deal. “Every American…should be applauding the … Read More

Bringing Israel and the US together through science

Monday, November 6, 2017

In an attempt to strengthen ties between Israel and the United States through science, the Zuckerman Institute will host the first annual Zuckerman US-Israel Symposium at the Tel Aviv University on Tuesday. Going into its third year, the Zuckerman Institute is focused on enhancing scientific collaborations between Israel and the United States through the placement … Read More

Joint Israeli-US fund invests $4.8 million in clean energy

Monday, November 6, 2017

A public fund – supported by the Energy Ministry, the US Depart- ment of Energy, and the Israel Innovation Authority – announced on Sunday that it would finance five joint clean energy projects to the tune of $4.8 million. The projects include helping to install a smart electrical grid in New York, transforming how we … Read More

Wisconsin Inks Water Technology Deals With Israel

Friday, November 3, 2017

Institutions from Israel and Wisconsin this week signed two agreements to collaborate on water technology. One accord, between the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research at Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Wisconsin’s Water Council, paves the way for Wisconsin’s branch of the National Science Foundation to establish an Israel-based bureau. In addition to its … Read More

Israeli army says ready to help Druze under attack in Syria

Friday, November 3, 2017

Israel issued a rare warning Friday that it would intervene militarily if necessary to defend a Druze village on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights after it came under attack. The Druze village of Hadar is aligned with the Syrian government, creating an unusual scenario if Israel does indeed deploy forces to defend it … Read More

Netanyahu: ‘Iran is devouring one nation after another’

Friday, November 3, 2017

  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday that the threat posed by Iran to its Middle Eastern neighbors was driving them into hitherto unthinkable alliances with the Jewish state. “Iran is devouring one nation after the other,” Netanyahu said at Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs think-tank in London. “It is doing so … Read More

From Balfour to Nikki Haley: A Century of Christian Zionist Support for Israel

Friday, November 3, 2017

There were many driving factors behind Foreign Secretary Lord Arthur James Balfour’s decision on November 2, 1917, to write a letter to Britain’s most illustrious Jewish citizen, Baron Lionel Walter Rothschild, expressing the British government’s support for a Jewish homeland in Palestine. On the one hand, British imperialism was a driving force; the British parliament … Read More

Supreme Leader Khamenei says U.S. is Iran’s ‘number one enemy’

Friday, November 3, 2017

ANKARA (Reuters) – The United States is Iran’s “number one enemy” and Tehran will never succumb to Washington’s pressure over a multinational nuclear deal, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a televised speech on Thursday. U.S. President Donald Trump broke ranks with other major powers last month by refusing to formally certify Iran’s … Read More

Up to 6 said killed in truck-ramming and shooting in New York

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

As many as six people were killed and 11 injured, according to officials cited by The New York Times, in an apparent combined truck-ramming and shooting attack Tuesday near the World Trade Center memorial. Police and witnesses said a motorist drove onto a busy bicycle path and struck several people, then emerged from the vehicle … Read More