PA president says former South African president’s goals have not been reached as long as “Palestinians are not free.” Hamas calls Mandela one of the most important supporters of the Palestinian people’s cause.”
Lipschiz, 94, was deemed unfit to stand trial due to dementia.
According to the OPCW, plans are on course to complete the removal of all of Assad’s supplies of chemical arms by the middle of next year.
New York — A New York City high school will be named in honor of late South African President Nelson Mandela, who had received a hero’s welcome when he visited the campus on a tour calling for an end to apartheid, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Friday. Mandela, who became the first president of post-apartheid [...]
Washington — Rick Santorum, a former and possibly future Republican presidential candidate, offered a tribute to Nelson Mandela that linked the late South African leader’s fight against apartheid to the U.S. battle over Obamacare. Both struggles — one involving racial segregation and the other expansion of government as seen in President Barack Obama’s 2010 healthcare [...]
Shas’ Eli Yishai traveled to Bnei Brak on Thursday, 2 Teves 5774 to meet with gedolei yisrael shlita and update them on current events. Among the rabbonim he met with were HaGaon HaRav Aaron Yehuda Leib Shteinman Shlita, HaGaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky Shlita, HaGaon HaRav Shmuel Halevy Wosner Shlita, and HaGaon HaRav Gershon Edelstein Shlita. […]
The new Israel App is a virtual tour guide, travel companion and digital guidebook that brings to life some 400 sites and the history behind them with stunning visuals, crisp audio, and fascinating interactive articles.
The software engineers behind the scenes are over 30 Israeli religious female programmers.
The App includes GPS-based guided tours and navigation [...]
The Knesset Economics Committee met on Wednesday, 1 Teves 5774 to discuss modifying the current protocol for cutting off water to one’s home. At present, a water company may take action if a client has an outstanding bill of 350 NIS. The utility company must send two warning letters and it may then cut off […]
New York — The Office of the State Comptroller is auditing the Division of Criminal Justice Services’ oversight and management of hate crime reporting across the state, State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced today. “Hate crime is a very serious issue and recent media reports indicate these heinous incidents are on the rise,” DiNapoli said. [...]
Pachuca, Mexico — Federal police blocked access Friday to a central Mexico hospital where six people were reported to have been admitted with radiation exposure. An official familiar with the case confirmed Mexican media reports that the six have been admitted to the general hospital in the city of Pachuca and may have been exposed [...]