Posts Tagged Israel in the News

Israel to Use More Force Against Rock-Throwing Terrorists

Israel to Use More Force Against Rock-Throwing Terrorists

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Israel’s Security Cabinet voted unanimously to increase penalties against those who throw rocks, Molotov cocktails, or other projectiles, as well as to allow police to use more force against rock-throwers. Israel’s Security Cabinet has authorized tougher measures […]

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A Lesson from the Lulav: Balancing Our Priorities

A Lesson from the Lulav: Balancing Our Priorities

Rabbi Ari Enkin The Lulav is the classic symbol throughout Jewish literature of the importance of balancing our priorities in life, which should include, first and foremost, caring for our fellow human being. The story is told of the unfortunate Rabbi Mordechai of Chelm. He was so […]

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This Week in Israel’s History: Operation Magic Carpet Ends After Rescuing 50,000 Yemenite Jews

This Week in Israel’s History: Operation Magic Carpet Ends After Rescuing 50,000 Yemenite Jews

Operation Magic Carpet, conducted by the fledgling Jewish state, brought 50,000 Yemenite Jews to Israel, beginning in February 1949 and culminating with the rescue of 50,000 in September 1950. (Jewish Virtual Library) According to several historical sources, the ancient Jewish community in Yemen preceded the destruction of […]

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