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.

JCRC Statement on Iran; Leaked Documents; Rebellious Rabbis: Israel Update

Breaking News: This morning JCRC and the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati released a statement opposing the nuclear deal with Iran.  Read it here.  (Learn about the implications of the deal in JCRC's August Speaker Series.)... More >

Combating Palestinian & Jewish Terror: Israel Update

Three IDF soldiers were wounded in a vehicular terror attack Thursday near the northern West Bank settlement of Shiloh. They had recently arrived to stabilize the area following the firebombing of a Palestinian home last Friday... More >

Tragedy at Pride Parade; Pollard to be Freed: Israel Update

Former American Navy intelligence analyst and Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard is scheduled for release in November following completion of a thirty-year prison sentence. Both Pollard’s lawyers and the American government maintain that the announcement has nothing to do with easing ... More >

Iran Deal Scrutiny; Netanya "Miracle": Israel Update

The Jewish Community Relations Council and the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati released a statement today expressing grave concerns about the Iran nuclear deal. It begins: "The Jewish Community Relations Council and the .... More >

Iran Deal Aftermath; Holy Land Hip Hop: Israel Update

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On Tuesday, Iran and the P5+1 group reached a deal; the controversial agreement aims to limit Iran’s nuclear ability over the next decade while lifting international sanctions on Iran (read deal overview). The 109-page agreement has ... More >