Israel Update

Our own, up-to-the-minute, weekly brief on Israel by Shep Englander, our CEO, and Jackie Congedo, Director of the JCRC. It's a five-minute-read; our goals are insight, objectivity, and careful curation of the most important, relevant, and current news.

Israelis sue Facebook; Walmart costume controversy: Israel Update

Seeking to calm tensions over the Temple Mount, Secretary of State John Kerry held separate meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jordanian King Abdullah. King Abdullah suggested installing surveillance cameras ... More >

School bus attack thwarted; Hitler hysteria: Israel Update

Following a violent week that included the attempted stabbing of Israeli children aboard a school bus, Palestinian political parties have called for a "day of rage." ISIS released a Hebrew video threatening to ethnically cleanse Israel ... More >

Deadly terror: Israel Update

Over the past week, Israelis have been attacked with guns, bombs, knives, and cars. Children have been stabbed in the streets, pedestrians have been intentionally run over and attacked with knives, bus hijackings have been ... More >

Terror attacks; Howard Stern defends Bon Jovi: Israel Update

With Israel experiencing multiple terror attacks each day, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has canceled a planned visit to Germany to focus on the security situation. Most of this week’s attacks have been “lone wolf” attacks perpetrated ... More >

UN drama; terror attack; Isis cell in Israel: Israel Update

Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas revealed his “bombshell” at the UN General Assembly in New York. Speaking Wednesday, Abbas said that the Palestinians are no longer bound by agreements signed with Israel; he ... More >