In May, Guatemala will move its embassy to Jerusalem, two days after the US embassy move. This was announced by President Jimmy Morales on Sunday at the annual AIPAC conference in Washington. Already in December, the Central American state had recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Surprisingly, the US Embassy move to Jerusalem will already take place in May this year. Two Trump administration officials said, that the ribbon cutting is likely to take place on May 14th, Israel’s 70th Day of Independence.
For 150 years, the design of the traditional internal combustion engine has not been changed, apart from minor adjustments – until recently! The Israeli firm Aquarius Engines invented a highly efficient, lightweight combustion engine that uses a completely different approach and thus represents a real challenge to the traditional engine.
Saturday morning an Iranian drone entered Israeli airspace near the Syrian border. It was shot down by an Israeli Apache helicopter. The IAF started as response to the severe violation of air sovereignty an attack on the Iranian base in Syria that had launched the drone. During the operation, the IAF was shot at by […]
Transportation minister announces plans to build 15-million-shekel train route that will connect the Israeli port in Haifa with Jordan. The planned connection is to be expanded later to Saudi Arabia for a total of 2 billion shekel.
Yesterday, on the day of Tu B’Shvat, one could already find first blossoms on the almond trees. Tu B’Shvat, the 15th of the Hebrew month “Shvat”, is also called the “New Year of the Trees” and marks the beginning of the agricultural cycle in Israel. Traditionally, trees are planted on this day.
On Thursday, for the first time in its history, the Council of Europe has called on the Palestinian Authority to stop funding terror by paying convicted and detained terrorists and their families. Current PA laws and regulations grant every terrorist who is arrested, tried and imprisoned in Israel to receive a monthly payment. The more […]
“The Polish Kapo were the most vicious – they raped everyone: children, men, and women. In one instance all the women died and they were raping the children near their mothers’ bodies.” – Yitzhak Yacobi, survivor of Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp
On December 28th – the 10th of Tevet in the Jewish Calendar – a special prayer for rain was held at the Kotel in Jerusalem. These prayers were heard!