An int’l research and policy institute that evaluates school curricula for racial tolerance reports its study confirms how Palestinian students are required to be well-versed in the message of violence and hatred of Jews, or Israel, to pass PA matriculation exams to attain a high school certificate.
By Ariel Kahana
The Israeli branch of the Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education (IMPACT-se), an international research and policy institute that analyzes school textbooks throughout the world, has looked into the high school matriculation exams held in the Palestinian Authority last year, which were supposedly based on new books that are free from incitement against Jews or Israel – and found that was not the case. Continue Reading »
Although the EU and UN accepted a report from IMPACT-se, exposing how all Palestinian schoolbooks in social studies, national education, history, and Arabic for grades 2–12, are saturated with incitement, racist or problematic content, they continue to fund the material that encourages children to commit violence and forever reject peace with Israel.
By ROSSELLA TERCATIN
Palestinian schoolchildren are exposed to a dramatic amount of incitement and intolerance against Jews and Israel, a research institute based at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem found.
IMPACT-se describes itself as a “research, policy and advocacy organization that monitors and analyzes education,” according to “international standards on peace and tolerance as derived from UNESCO declarations and resolutions.” Continue Reading »
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Two Palestinian Arabs in their 20s were killed by IDF gunfire in Nablus after throwing explosive devices at IDF soldiers securing worshipers at Joseph’s Tomb, reported IDF Spokesperson’s Unit.
By Elad Benari
Terrorists threw explosive devices at IDF forces who were securing the entry of worshipers to Joseph’s Tomb in Shechem (Nablus) overnight Tuesday, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said.
Palestinian Terrorist who murdered 2 Israelis at Ariel Junction was killed after heavy firefight with security forces. – Screen Shot: YouTube
The forces responded by opening fire towards the vehicle. In addition, a military engineering vehicle hit the Arab vehicle, killing the two terrorists. Continue Reading »
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said in a speech on global inequity at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, that Israel may have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity against Hamas-led protests on the Gaza border.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Israeli soldiers act with disproportionate force against Palestinian protestors at the Gaza border, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said on Wednesday.
United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet
Bachelet noted that it is almost a year since the Hamas-led protests on the Gaza border, known as the March of Return, have begun. Continue Reading »
Israel achieves eighth place as top seven have more military hardware & personnel and a considerably larger annual military budget.
By YVETTE J. DEANE
Israel was ranked the eighth most powerful country in the world, according to the US News and World Report‘s power ranking in 2019.
The power ranking was based on leader, economic influence, political influence, international alliance and a strong military. This ranking was part of a subcategory ranking for the US News‘s annual Best Country ranking. Israel received a high ranking because of its strong military, along with its strong political influence and international alliances. Continue Reading »
Considering the United Nations Human Rights Council commission had no access to Gaza or cooperation from Israel, due to the biased mandate to only investigate Israel’s response to the Hamas-led riots along the Gaza border, PM Netanyahu rejected the report, saying the UN had set “new records for hypocrisy and mendacity out of an obsessive hatred of Israel.”
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
In a likely war crime, IDF soldiers deliberately shot at children and people with disabilities when it quelled Hamas-led protests on the Gaza border during the last 11 months, a United Nations Human Rights Council commission of inquiry reported on Thursday morning. Continue Reading »
Israel outranks U.S., all European countries for percentage of citizens aged 25-64 holding degree in higher education, be it academic or vocational, according to latest OECD report.
By Abigail Klein Leichman
Israel is the third most educated country, according to 2017 data compiled by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
OECD calculated the percentage of each country’s population between the ages of 25 and 64 who have completed a two- or four-year degree beyond high school – including both academic and vocational programs.
The data shows that 50.9 percent of Israelis in the target age bracket have a higher-education degree. Continue Reading »
WATCH: Hand-picked CNN reporter, who’s trusted for being fair & balanced, interviews an IDF officer (in combat gear and referred to as Lt. Colonel R.), as to how complicated the attack-tunnel finding operation really is.
BY URI BOLLAG
For the first time since the beginning of Operation Northern Shield on December 4, Israel allowed a foreign news source to take a look at one of Hezbollah’s cross-border tunnels discovered only meters away from Lebanon.
The CNN footage shows reporter Ian Lee dropping a camera several meters into the ground, passing limestone walls before exposing a sophisticated tunnel, complete with ventilation and lights. Continue Reading »
The Euromonitor reports Israel’s capital is poised to see a 38% spike in inbound tourism by end of 2018.
• Figures indicate Jerusalem’s increasing popularity is due to “relative stability and a strong marketing push.”
By Ilan Gattegno
Jerusalem is poised to become the world’s leading city in tourism growth, according to a new report by leading market research firm Euromonitor.
According to the report, the number of tourists around the world will hit 1.4 billion in 2018, an increase of 5% over last year. Jerusalem is set to lead in growth, with an expected 37.5% following a “more modest” increase of 32% in 2017. Continue Reading »
Syria’s official media outlet, SANA, confirmed Lebanese news reports claiming Israeli fighter jets, in a pre-sunset raid, hit targets in Syria.
By David Rosenberg
Arab media outlets claimed Sunday evening that Israeli fighter jets hit targets in Syria’s Hama province.
Lebanese media outlets claimed that Israeli aircraft were spotted over Lebanese airspace, while Syrian sources claimed that targets had been hit Sunday evening outside of the city of Masyaf, located in the Hama province in northwestern Syria.
Unconfirmed reports claimed that the targets hit included weapons development centers run by the Assad regime.
The Israeli military has not responded to the claims. Continue Reading »
The United States remains world’s most powerful country, as the power index measures each country’s ability to project its influence on the global stage via diplomatic, economic & military might, leaving Israel ranking higher than most Western countries.
By Israel Hayom Staff
Israel is the eighth most powerful country in the world, according to U.S. News & World Report magazine’s 2018 best country rankings, placing ahead of most European countries, Australia and Canada.
The power index measures a country’s ability to project its influence on the global stage by factoring its diplomatic, economic and military might.
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Reported on Israel’s TV News/ Israel’s F-35 Adir was photographed flying over Beirut completely unnoticed.
London paper cites UK plans to update 2008 decision to blacklist Hezbollah’s military wing by outlawing Lebanon’s entire shiite terror group by end of 2018.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
The United Kingdom Home Secretary Sajid Javid plans to outlaw all of the Lebanese terrorist organization Hezbollah in Britain later in 2018, according to a report in the London-based Jewish Chronicle on Tuesday.
Official portrait of UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid – UK Parliament
According to the The Jewish Chronicle article, Javid pleded to take “decisive action” against against the Iranian-regime sponsored Hezbollah organization. The paper cited a senior Conservative Party source for the full-blown proscription of the Lebanese Shi’ite entity. Continue Reading »
Alongside the increasingly deteriorating Israel-US relationship during Barack Obama’s tenure as president, a New Yorker report details the growing, covert Israel-Gulf ties, kept undercover from Obama’s eyes.
By i24NEWS Staff
A burgeoning Israeli-Gulf alliance against Iran with deep ties to the White House and US President Donald Trump’s topsy-turvy relationship with the Palestinian leadership were laid out in a magazine report published Monday.
The exhaustive New Yorker report paints a fuller picture of the deep co-operation in recent years between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the two top Gulf powerhouses — Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates — which fostered alongside an increasingly decaying Israel-US relationship in the last years of Barack Obama’s administration. Continue Reading »
According to a Kuwaiti report, two Israel Air Force Adir stealth fighter jets entered Iranian airspace, via Syria & Iraq unnoticed, including undetected by the Russian radar systems located in Syria.
BY YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA, JPOST.COM STAFF
Two Israeli F-35 fighter jets entered Iranian airspace over the past month, Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Jarida reported on Thursday. The act is a signal of heightened regional tensions, especially in light of recent Israeli military attacks in Syria, including against Iranian bases in the country.
Sources quoted in Al-Jarida stated that two stealth fighters flew over Syrian and Iraqi airspace to reach Iran, and even targeted locations in the Iranian cities Bandar Abbas, Esfahan and Shiraz. Continue Reading »
For the 5th year in a row, Israel has been rated as the 11th happiest country in the world, according to Wednesday’s UN annual “World Happiness Report.”
Israel has not fallen below 14th in the history of the report, which first came out in 2012
For the fifth year in a row, Israel has been listed as the 11th happiest country in the world, according to the United Nations’ annual “World Happiness Report,” which was released on Wednesday.
Friends enjoying Saturday night dinner & drinks, by the Hatzbani River in northern Israel – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP
Israel has not fallen below 14th in the history of the report, which first came out in 2012. Continue Reading »