After UN snub, terror victim’s husband speaks out

Natan Meir and his daughter with Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Dannon YNetNews By: Elisha Ben Kimon Natan Meir writes strongly worded letter to Ban Ki Moon decrying lack of humanity at the Security Council after being ignored by every UN Security Council representative.   Natan Meir, who lost his wife Dafna Meir in

Trial of Hebron soldier who shot neutralized terrorist begins

Sergeant Elor Azaria (Photo: Shaul Golan) YNetNews By: Ynetnews Sergeant Elor Azaria, charged with manslaughter for the shooting which occurred last March, is tried at Jaffa Military Court; Court suggests both sides engage in mediation.   The trial of Sergeant Elor Azaria, the Kfir Brigade soldier who shot dead an already-neutralized terrorist in Hebron last

Israeli Labor MK calls on UK’s Corbyn to resign amid anti-Semitism scandal

Corbyn and Shmuli. (photo credit:REUTERS) JPost By: Staff   UK's Labor party secretly suspends an additional 50 members for anti-Semitic rhetoric, 'The Telegraph' reports.   Israeli Labor party MK Itzik Shmuli on Tuesday called on the leader of his UK sister party Jeremy Corbyn to resign amid reports that the party secretly suspended an

’50 UK Labour MPs secretly suspended over last 2 months’

UK Labour chairman Jeremy Corbyn YNetNews By: YNetNews   British daily The Telegraph reports that they were suspended due to racist and anti-Semitic statements; Labour chairman Jeremy Corbyn admits for the 1st time that there is a problem within the party.   Fifty members of the British Labour Party were secretly suspended

Israel to reopen second crossing for trucks into Gaza

Trucks on route 232 carrying goods into Gaza, and carrying goods exported from Gaza to Israel (Photo: Roee Idan) YNetNews By: Reuters   As stipulated in the Israel-Hamas ceasefire, Israel will open Erez crossing to goods going in an out of Gaza.   Israel plans to reopen a second border point for commercial traffic

Khamenei: US is main enemy, ‘Zionist regime’ a close second

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei meets with a delegation of Palestinian Islamic Jihad in Tehran on Sunday, May 1, 2016. (Khamenei's Twitter page) Times of Israel By:  Times of Israel staff In meeting with Palestinian Islamic Jihad chief, Iranian supreme leader says ‘defending Palestine’ is ‘defending Islam’ Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali

Building a future for humanity

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Founding ICC chief prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo. (photo credit:REUTERS) JPost By: Yonah Jeremy Bob Founding ICC chief prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo talks about war crimes trials and trying to deter genocide: past, present and future. BUILDING GLOBAL institutions is the key to preventing genocide, and if we fail there is no future for humanity, former

German official denies report on foreign policy shift on Israel

German Chancellor Merkel and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu meet in Berlin (Photo: AFP) YNetNews By: Reuters   'The guidelines of German Middle East policy have not changed,' says German gov't official in the wake of report Berlin was mulling to end its 'unconditional support' for Israel.   BERLIN - A German government official denied

A life in denial

Labour member and former London mayor Ken Livingstone (Photo: Reuters) YNetNews By: Ben-Dror Yemini   Op-ed: There is no difference between denying Jews individual rights, which is the definition of anti-Semitism, and denying Jews the right to define themselves as a collective, which amounts to anti-Zionism.   “As a young boy,” wrote Stephen Pollard