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A Magen David Adom (MDA) delegation recently went to the Philippines to train instructors for emergency medicine teams on dealing with mass casualty incidents. MDA, Israel’s national ambulance, blood-services and disaster-relief organization, has been collaborating for more than two years with the Philippine Red Cross in order to strengthen lifesaving capabilities and...

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Iran

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Contrary to assertions made by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif that his nation is “[putting] out fires” in the Middle East in an op-ed published earlier this week, a recent United Nations report shows that Iran is the “arsonist” in the region, the United States Ambassador to the United...

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In his speech before the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Wednesday, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas charged that Jews are “really excellent in faking and counterfeiting history and religion.” According to a video of the speech, which was uncovered by the blog Israelly Cool!, Abbas, at one point said: I...

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MidEast

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Bal Harbour on Wednesday made history when the South Florida municipality became the first of its kind in the United States to pass an ordinance that defines an anti-Semitic hate act. The ordinance aims to assist police in identifying and processing anti-Semitic crimes, especially when official instructions are not readily...

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MidEast

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In an op-ed published in The New York Times on Monday, Mark Dubowitz and Toby Dershowitz, argued that the treason charge sought against Argentinian ex-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and a number of her top aides, vindicates the late Alberto Nisman’s investigation into the 1994 AMIA bombing. Last Thursday, Argentinians woke up to...

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Recently, I have written a series of articles about widespread anti-Israel bias at Duke University Press (DUP) and its particularly offensive November publication, ‘The Right to Maim,’ by Jasbir Puar. Puar sells anti-Semitic blood libels, suggesting that Israelis — and by extension Jews — target Palestinian children for maiming and...

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Israel

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The newest Times Higher Education survey ranks the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa as the world’s top academic institution in terms of preparing students for leading positions in the digital revolution. Survey respondents from global companies ranked University College of London second and Korea Institute of Science and Technology third. The...

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MidEast

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Given their numbers, if Jews “were of the animal kingdom, the Jewish people would be an endangered species,” Josh Block,  president and CEO of The Israel Project wrote in an essay published on Tuesday in Tablet magazine. And yet, he continued, “it seems the world will do more to preserve...

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Israel

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A senior White House official said that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s rhetoric “has prevented peace for years,” the Associated Press reported Wednesday, after Abbas said that President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was a “crime,” and threatened to abandon previous agreements reached with Israel. The anonymous senior administration official reiterated...

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Europe

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In an op-ed published in The Wall Street Journal on Monday, Daniel Schwammenthal, the director of the AJC Transatlantic Institute, has warned that failure to confront Iranian-backed terrorist organization Hezbollah over its violation of U.N. Security Council Resolution 1701 will make a future war between Israel and Lebanon more likely....

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