Rank #1: Iran willing to remain in ‘nuclear deal’ | 7/4/18
Hamas hacks I.D.F. phones Hamas cyber-spies have just managed to successfully hack hundreds of smartphones belonging to Israeli soldiers stationed near the Gaza border. According to the I-D-F, this operation was detected relatively quickly, and before it erupted into a major security breach. 4.1 magnitude earthquake wakes up the North Shlomi Adar, Global Crisis Professional speaking at ILTV Studio about the problem that Israel is terribly underprepared for the major earthquake coming our way. Netanyahu to meet Putin next week Prime Minister Netanyahu is taking Russian President Vladimir Putin up on his offer and will come to Moscow next week for a front-row seat to the world cup semifinals game but Netanyahu didn’t immediately accept the invite when it was made last week. That’s probably because of one of the other people confirmed on the guest list, Palestinian authority President Mahmoud Abbas. Iran willing to remain in ‘nuclear deal’ With the JCPOA Iran ‘nuclear deal’ still very much in limbo, Iran’s president has just announced that he is willing to stay in the deal as long as Iranian interests are still met. This would require Europe, Russia and China to offer a new economic deal to offset incoming American sanctions following President Trump’s withdrawal from the deal nearly two months ago. Knesset approves law in Yemenite children affair The Knesset has just passed a new law with potentially groundbreaking implications for families involved in the Yemenite children affair. Families say that their infants were stolen from them in the hospital, after being told the child had suddenly died but according to the families, the children were actually given up for adoption to Jewish Ashkenazi immigrants and this bill allows families to access adoption records to see if this, indeed, was the case. Israeli man makes first at the U.N. For the first time ever, an Israeli has been chosen to head the U.N.’s Human Rights Committee. This committee is different from U.N.’s Human Rights Council but still, this is a major benchmark, nonetheless. Law Professor Yuval Shany who is also a Deputy President of the Israel Democracy Institute will be making history as the country’s first head of the human rights committee. Why invest in Israel? Shelly Hod Moyal, Founding Partner at Iangels speaking at ILTV Studio about the world's most capital-efficient startup ecosystem for early stage investors. Seven nation Netta? The writer’s of Netta Bazrzilai’s Eurovision-winning song ‘Toy’ are being accused of plagiarizing the song! Not only that, they’ve just been hit with a letter from Universal Music saying that Universal is preparing to take this to court. The letter claims that ‘toy’ was copied from the well-known song by the white stripes, ‘seven nation army’. Israeli tennis star knocked out of Wimbledon Going up against the world’s number 1 seed in tennis is quite the honor or a nightmare depending who you ask. For Israeli tennis star Dudi Sela, it was the latter as 17-time grand slam winner Rafael Nadal defeated him seemingly with ease, ending Sela’s hopes of advancing at Wimbledon. 2,000-year-old pottery found in Galilee Israeli excavators have just uncovered an amazing find in the Western Galilee of a large cooking pot, wine jars, and other ceramic pottery vessels dating back over 2000 years. The discovery was made in a small cave off a sheer cliff in the nature reserve along the northern Israeli border with Lebanon. Hebrew word Of The Day: P’GISHA | פְּגִישָׁה = MEETING Learn a New Hebrew word every day. Today’s word is "Pgisha" which means "meeting"
Rank #2: Mexico City to elect first-ever Jewish Mayor | 7/1/18
Israel lends aid to displaced Syrians The latest round of fighting in the Syrian Civil War has displaced more than 160 thousand Syrians from the country’s southern region. With more and more civilians getting caught in the crosshairs, scores of Syrians have flocked to the Southern border with Israel hoping to escape the bloodshed. Syrian President Assad, or rebels? Dr. Nir Boms, Research Fellow at the Moshe Dayan Center at T.A.U. speaking at ILTV Studio about the latest developments in Syria with I.D.F aiding Syrians along the borders as part of 'operation good neighbor'. 3. Americans march against border policies Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators have just taken to the streets to protest U.S. President Donald Trump’s immigration policy. This weekend saw nearly seven hundred marches take place across the country which was all to rally against Trump’s controversial immigration policies employed at the U.S.-Mexico border. Infrastructure-less mobile communication Uzi Hanuni, Founder & CEO of Maxtech networks Ltd. Speaking at ILTV Studio about the Israeli company that helps Thai rescuers search for missing boys in underwater cave. 5. Meet Israel’s first female tank commanders Four Israeli women have just shattered the glass ceiling in perhaps the country’s most masculine setting the military. For the first time in I-D-F history, four female soldiers have just been promoted to the elite rank of tank commander. They are now being deployed to head tank patrol units along the Egyptian border setting a new bar for women in the army. 6. Social network meets personalized education Yogev Shelly, CEO & Co-Founder of Tinytap speaking at ILTV Studio about the Israeli company that came up with an amazing new way to make education more fun and accessible than ever before. Mexico City to elect first-ever Jewish Mayor Today is a potentially historic day for Mexicans. Voting for Mexico’s general election is officially underway with the biggest turnout so far in recent memory and with a 20-point lead in the polls, it looks like Jewish candidate Claudia Shane-Baum Pardo is about to become Mayor of Mexico City. Casspi set to become a grizzly Israeli N-B-A star Omri Casspi is officially packing his bags for Memphis. Casspi became a free agent in April after being cut from the Golden State Warriors due to a leg injury but now that the season is over, it didn’t take long for Casspi to find a new home. He’s reportedly just closed a one-year contract to play for the Memphis Grizzlies. Hebrew word Of The Day: L’TAKSHER | לתקשר = TO COMMUNICATE Learn a New Hebrew word every day. Today’s word is "L'taksher" which means "to communicate"
Rank #3: New app could save soldiers’ lives | 7/2/18
Knesset to vote on Haredi draft bill Today the Knesset is set to vote on a new bill that significantly re-writes the law on ultra-orthodox exemption from the I-D-F. In the past, members of this community were not required to enlist into the army on religious grounds but this exemption was struck down by the courts last year forcing the government to reach a new compromise. Knesset to vote on Haredi draft bill Rabbi Ariel Konstantyn, Founding Rabbi At The Tel Aviv Int’l Synagogue and Rabbi Dov Halbertal, Former Head Of The Office Of The Chief Rabbi Of Israel speaking at ILTV Studio about a law that would require the Orthodox community to meet annual quotas by 95%. U.S. army makes major Israeli buy The U.S. army has just made a massive new purchase of Israeli Military Tech. This new deal valued at 193 million dollars will see American tanks upgraded with Israel’s cutting edge ‘trophy’ defense system. ‘Till politics do we part When it comes to certain personal bonds including both divorce and marriage, Israeli law strictly follows Jewish law. As a result, the state only legally recognizes marriages performed by an official member of the Jewish rabbinate. A practice that Israel’s Foreign Ministry has seemingly just supported with a new video, one which has already come under fire by critics across the political spectrum. Knesset to host ‘children under occupation’ Palestinian children from East Jerusalem are heading inside Israel’s borders today for an event that will surely be talked about for months to come. for the first time ever, the Knesset is hosting an open conference, called ‘Children of the occupation’ to discuss the realities, difficulties, and hopefully, solutions regarding what Palestinian children face while living in the occupied West Bank. 6. New app could save soldiers’ lives The I-D-F has just begun releasing a new military app designed to help prevent soldiers from being abducted by terrorists or rescue ones who already have been. Development began back in 2016, a few years following the tragic murder of three Israeli teens who were abducted and then executed by Palestinian Terrorists in the West Bank. A tragedy that ultimately exploded into the 2014 Gaza war, ‘operation protective edge’. Yazidi survivors find help in Israel Of all the horrors unleashed by the Islamic state, the genocide of the Yazidi minority in Iraq and Syria is among the most horrific. Israel has forged a bond with Yazidi survivors over the years but now a group of N-G-O-’s and Israel’s Foreign Ministry have just held an incredible joint effort. One that brought a group of Yazidis all the way from Iraq here to Israel to train them in the fine art of medical clowning. The next generation of Solar Tech Dr. Giora Dishon, CEO of Utilight speaking at ILTV Studio about an Israeli company that is paving the way for the future of technology with their revolutionary solar- cell printing technology that is better, faster and cheaper than ever before. A gourmet meal, ready in minutes Bologn-Esay pasta. Chili con Carnee. A bowl of hot oatmeal with season berries mixed in. What do these delicious foods have in common? Well until now, you’d need a gourmet chef to help you prepare all three, but welcome to the future: An Israeli Startup says they can deliver these meals pre-made in freeze-dried pods ready to eat in just three minutes flat. Hebrew word Of The Day: TANUR | תנור= OVEN Learn a New Hebrew word every day. Today’s word is "Tanur" which means "oven"
Rank #4: Ultra Orthodox Draft Bill Passes 1st Reading | 7/3/18
Ultra Orthodox Draft Bill Passes 1st Reading The new bill for ultra-Orthodox conscription into the I-D-F has just passed in the Knesset by a sizeable majority. Yaakov Litzman of the United Torah Judaism party has promised to drop out of the coalition if the bill passes its third and final reading. Israel ‘Asleep At The Wheel’ Dr. Martin Sherman, Founder & Executive Director of the IISS speaking at ILTV studio about Turkey's expansion of influence. Arab leaders urge Israel to act against growing Turkish influence in Jerusalem. Money Used On Palestinian ‘Martyrs’ Gets Frozen The Israeli government has just passed a groundbreaking new law that freezes tax funds being used to pay Palestinian terrorists. Echoing similar fears, Australia halts all funding to Palestinian Authority. Abbas To Renew Unity Negotiations Arabic Media is reporting that president Abbas’ Fatah-led Palestinian Authority is again seriously seeking unity government with Hamas. P.A. President met with Former P.M. ahead of upcoming talks with Hamas in Egypt. Israel Rallies Aid For Syrians Israeli communities along Israel’s northern border with Syria are collecting toys, clothes, children’s game, anything and everything to help alleviate the suffering of Syrians displaced by war. Missing Thai Boys & Coach Found Alive Twelve boys and their soccer coach who’ve been missing in Thailand for nearly nine days have just been found alive, and uninjured. The group was presumably trapped in a cave after the tide came in during a hiking trip last week. Israeli tech and rescuers on the ground helped with the search. Military-Grade Cyber Tech At Your Fingertips Liad Herman, Founder & CEO of Safehouse speaking at ILTV studio about the Israeli company ‘Safehouse’ that offers the military-grade cyber security that the country is famous for with the push of just ‘one button.’ Government Sells Major Stake In Postal Service The Israeli government is selling off roughly forty percent of the postal service to private investors and the Tel Aviv stock exchange. 9.’Jewish Rugby Team’ Wins 4th Championship A rugby team in Argentina known as “the Jewish Rugby Team” has just won the country’s league championship match for the 4th title in a row. Israeli Company Hits The Perfect Pitch The Tel Aviv-based ‘Tonara’ firm is setting a whole new tempo for how students young and old learn musical instruments. The technology integrates a live algorithm with sheet music, including centuries-old classical scores, and analyzes progress based on pitch, tempo, and rhythm. Hebrew word Of The Day: L’HANIA | לְהַנִיעַ = TO MOTIVATE Learn a New Hebrew word every day. Today’s word is "l'hania" which means "to motivate"
Rank #5: Iran headed for collapse? - 6/28/18
Prince William prays at Kotel Well today is the final day of Prince William’s historic trip to Israel. Wrapping up the journey, the Duke of Cambridge visited the Holy City of Jerusalem where he overlooked the mount of olives, and of course, prayed for peace at the sacred Western wall. Iran headed for collapse? Col. (Ret.) Dr. Ephraim Kam, Senior Research Associate at INSS speaking at ILTV Studio about the anti-regime protests in Tehran gaining speed and U.S. sanctions soon to resume and how many are questioning just how much longer Iran can hold out. Haredi M.K. threatens to Boycott El Al An Ultra-Orthodox member of the Knesset has just promised a boycott of Israel’s ‘El Al’ airlines if the company removes any male Haredi passengers for refusing to sit next to women. This is the latest development in the massive debate of religious freedom versus gender discrimination engulfing Israel’s national airliner. Miri Regev follows her ‘conscience’ Speaking of gender discrimination, culture and sports Minister Miri Regev announced that she is no longer willing to approve the planned Western wall egalitarian prayer section. Regev, who oversees the construction of the pavilion as chairman of the planning committee wrote on Facebook that she will not approve the plans due to her ‘guilty conscience.’ Children of war Just a few days ago the world commemorated the International Day in support of victims of torture and now a disturbing new report has just been published by the United Nations. The U.N. says that last year alone over ten thousand children were either killed or maimed in warzones across the globe in addition to countless others who were forced to become child soldiers, raped and violated in horrific ways. White Night Tel Aviv; Black Night Balfour Yonatan Jakubowicz, Israel Immigration Policy Center and Gabriel Sod, Community Organizer at the Achoti Movement of South Tel Aviv speaking at ILTV Studio about the Anti-Aslyum Seekers Protest outside P.M. residence in Jerusalem A love chiseled in stone Birds do it. Bees do it and yes, even eleven thousand years ago… humans made love, too. How do we know this for sure? Well for one thing, sexual intercourse is literally how our species reproduces but about eighty years ago, archeologists found the first ever piece of evidence that yes, lovemaking was happening back in ancient times too. Israeli child feeds himself for 1st time Get your tissues ready my friends because this story is definitely a tear jerker. 8 year old Yusuf has never been able to eat on his own because of severe disabilities affecting his hands but now, all thanks to a non-profit hospital in Jerusalem, the little guy has finally been able to take control. Top 5 Israeli swimsuit trends Summer is here in all its sweltering glory. That’s why ILTV’S Emanuelle Kadosh is here with the top five new Israeli swimsuit styles to help you find the perfect tan line. Hebrew word Of The Day: LIKNOT | לִקְנוֹת = TO BUY Learn a New Hebrew word every day. Today’s word is "Liknot" which means "to buy" The Weather Forecast Tonight should be partly cloudy but warm, with a low of seventy-six or twenty-four degrees Celsius. Then over the weekend temperatures are expected to drop slightly to a high of eighty-three or twenty-eight degrees Celsius.
Rank #6: Israeli cancels ban on Indonesian visas - 6/27/18
I.D.F. bombs Hamas vehicle The Israeli army has launched a series of targeted attacks against Hamas overnight in response to the increasing wave of incendiary terror attacks from Gaza. The IDF’S Spokesperson’s unit has confirmed that an attack was carried out targeting a vehicle that belongs to a Hamas operative involved in flaming kite and balloon attacks. I.D.F. bombs Hamas vehicle Dr. Martin Sherman, Founder & Executive Director of the IISS speaking at ILTV Studio about the events along the Gaza strip this morning with Israeli Air Force striking two Hamas observation posts in Northern Gaza strip. Prince William continues Israel tour The one and only Prince William is continuing his historic visit to Israel today. After playing soccer with Jewish and Arab kids in a coexistence program, the Duke of Cambridge made a special trip to Tel Aviv’s beach. This morning he joins a cultural event in Tel Aviv before heading to a very special face-to-face with Israeli Eurovision champ Netta Barzilai. Israeli cancels ban on Indonesian visas Relations between Israel and Indonesia sunk to an all-time low last month. The Muslim-majority country announced that they would refuse Israeli tourists from entering the country as a consequence for the bloody Israeli-Palestinian clashes along the Gaza border last month. Poland’s Holocaust law reexamined Poland’s controversial Holocaust Law ignited a fierce controversy earlier this year along with something of an international crisis. The law originally criminalized anyone who called Nazi death camps in Poland “polish death camps” with up to three years in jail. Israeli leaders joined the chorus who say that the law dangerously whitewashes a very disturbing period in human history but it looks like Poland’s government is finally listening. Tunnel-Tech kills two birds with one stone Israel’s defense department has just given its top award to a truly cutting-edge Israeli invention: the incredible tunnel-detection system used to search and destroy terror tunnels in Gaza but it turns out this system has actually just inspired another innovation. The tech has just led to an entirely new and far more comfortable way to get a colonoscopy. Fighting B.D.S. abroad Adv. Nati Rom, Founder of Lev Haolam speaking at ILTV Studio about a conference that was held on how to fight back against B.D.S. with hundreds of supporters that have just come together of the Jewish state from Norway, Germany and Finland. Prepare to have your mind blown An Israeli man who describes himself as a mind-reading, psycho-kinetically powered ‘mentalist’ has just wowed the judges of ‘America’s got talent’. The Eilat native even made the tough-faced Simon Cowell reverse his ‘x’ and advance him to the next round. Hebrew word Of The Day: COMIKAI | קומיקאי = COMEDIAN Learn a New Hebrew word every day. Today’s word is "Comikai" which means "Comedian"
Rank #7: New audio in case against Sara Netanyahu revealed - 6/25/18
Eurovision 2019 probably in Tel Aviv It’s looking like a done deal, my friends. We’ve just learned that Eurovision 2019 will most likely end up in Tel Aviv after all. A top official in the Finance Ministry has just told reporters that Tel Aviv’s Convention Center is the only venue in the country that meets all the requirements for the show. According to reports, Jerusalem isn’t even in the running for hosting duties after all. Haredi conscription bill up for vote Prime Minister Netanyahu has just introduced a new bill addressing Ultra-Orthodox conscription in the I-D-F. Following last year’s high court ruling, the government needs to pass a new bill within the next two months but the contentious issue of Haredi enlistment in the army has proven quite difficult to negotiate. Turkish President Erdogan re-elected Dr. Martin Sherman, Founder & Executive Director of the IISS speaking at ILTV Studio aboutAKP's landslide victory and was congratulated by Hamas leaders. 4. New audio in case against Sara Netanyahu revealed We have not one, but two shocking developments related to the indictment of the Prime Minister’s wife, Sara Netanyahu who allegedly misused state funds systematically. The car of the former manager of the Prime Minister’s former residence, Meni Naftali, has just been torched and it was Naftali who successfully sued Sara Netanyahu for abuse, and has provided testimony in these new charges. Prince William arrives in Israel England’s Prince William has just arrived in Israel for a historic state visit. This marks the first time that a member of British Royalty has visited the Holy Land at the request of her majesty, the queen. ILTV’S Brett Allen Smith is here now with more on this unprecedented visit. Israeli invention wins counter-terror contest When arriving on the scene of an accident or attack, one of the hardest things to assess is how to get urgent medical care to those who need it most, first. Well Israeli company, Cardioscale, may have found a way to help first responders prioritize and save lives. And now it’s even being awarded for its impact on triage care. 7. Jerusalem continues year of firsts Jerusalem may be a bedrock of ancient history but the city is still always changing. Well now Jerusalem’s about to dive into a new kind of journey. Thanks to an organization called ‘Aleh Israel’, the city is about to get Israel’s first one-of-a-kind hydrotherapy pool which will hopefully give non-verbal children the power to express their emotions for the very first time. Israeli-made A.I. gets put to the test Israeli developers at I-B-M’s headquarters in Haifa have been toiling away for years on a crazy new Artificial Intelligence project and now the public has just gotten its very first live demo of the A-I in action. The system, known as ‘project debater’ is the first of its kind: a computerized, artificial intelligence that can hold a back and forth public debate against a human speaker and now I-B-M just put ‘project debater’ to the test in San Francisco. Maximize sales and commissions Hella Fobes, Global Sales Director at Incentives Solutions speaking at ILTV Studio about the Israeli company that has been innovating the world of commissions and sales for years and their product 'Joopy" that has been at the heart of it all. Israeli tobacco use is on the rise When it comes to cigarettes, it looks like Israeli has a real problem. 25 percent of the population over the age of 15 smokes and now the Israeli Health Ministry is picking up tobacco restrictions with hope that locals will start putting down their cigarettes. Israelis take part in International Yoga Day Israel was a literal dream for yogis this week. Thousands of people joined together across the country to take part in international yoga day by spreading out colorful yoga maps designed to imagine the futur
Rank #8: Trump peace envoy in Israel - 6/24/18
Anti-Aircraft missile triggered Israelis in the northern part of the country just got a bit of jump-scare. An anti-aircraft patriot missile was fired from the north, triggered by an incoming drone from Syrian airspace. For now it’s unclear whether the drone belonged to Syria, Iran, or someone else entirely. The army has confirmed that the enemy vessel retreated after the patriot interceptor was launched. Israel about to get royal Tomorrow Israel is getting a very special visitor. For the first time ever, a member of the British royal family, Prince William, will be visiting the Holy Land on an official state visit. While British royalty has been to Israel before, this trip is significant because it’s the first time it’s been done specifically by order from her majesty, the queen of England. Trump peace envoy in Israel President Trump’s Mideast envoy spent the weekend in Israel to discuss the upcoming release of the White House’s still-unseen peace plan. The team has spent the last several days touring the region ahead of the plan’s expected rollout, though the envoy did not meet with any Palestinian leaders during the tour, Kushner has delivered a very specific message to the Palestinian people. Chabad group to hold gender-separate event in TLV Hagit Yaari, Israel Women’s Network, Rabbi Ronen Neuwirth, Chairman of Ve’ahavta TLV Jewish Experience, Rabbi Dov Lipman, Yesh Atid Party, Former MK and Karin Arad, Author & Journalist speaking at ILTV Studio about the "Messiah in the square" event that will be held tomorrow in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square. Knesset eyes new rights for LGBTQ+ Community Israel has often touted itself as one of the only places in the Middle East where people who identify as LGBTQ+ can freely live their lives. Legislation backing these freedoms, however, has sometimes been an uphill battle for this community. Well now the Knesset is eyeing two new bills that would greatly protect same-sex couples, and grant them the equality they’ve long been fighting for. Laying track for peace The Israeli Government is saying ‘full steam ahead’ to an incredible new trade plan. The proposal would extend the current railways in Haifa to the east and connect them with train lines in Jordan but most amazing of all this means that Israeli rails would then be connected with grids as far as Europe, Saudi Arabia, and the rest of the Persian Gulf. Surfers say ‘don’t poison us’ Israeli environmentalists have just found a very clever and perhaps even record-setting way to protest the construction of new natural gas rigs less than ten kilometers off of Israel’s coast. Donning the mantra “don’t poison us” nearly a thousand Israelis grabbed their surfboards and paddled out into the Mediterranean this weekend to make a massive human circle at sea. Isaac Herzog to head Jewish agency In spite of Prime Minister Netanyahu’s hopes, opposition Party Knesset member, Isaac Herzog has today officially been voted in as the new head of the Jewish agency. Herzog will take up the new position later this summer and here with more is ILTV’S Aaron Poris. U.S. fast tracks E-2 visas for Israelis Israeli startups hoping to expand to the United States are about to get a major break! The United States will soon fast-track a new visa program granting Israelis the ability to apply for the E-2 visa. The E-2 is specifically designed for foreign companies and investors who intend to create a business in America and generate new American jobs. Hebrew word Of The Day: GALLIM | גלים = WAVES Learn a New Hebrew word every day. Today’s word is "Gallim" which means waves"
Rank #9: 1,000-year-old Islamic stone found in Jerusalem - 6/14/18
U.N. passes resolution condemning Israel The United Nations General Assembly has just passed a resolution condemning Israel for using quote “excessive, disproportionate, and indiscriminate” force during the recent clashes at the Gaza border. The assembly is now calling on U.N. Chief Antonio Guterres to recommend a so-called “international protection mechanism” for Palestinian territory. Palestinians protest against P.A. in West Bank Palestinian protesters took to the streets of the West Bank last night, not to speak out against the Jewish state, but rather to criticize P.A. President Mahmoud Abbas’s sanctions on Gaza. Palestinian authority police tried to stop the protests, by banning them before they even began, but things didn’t work out the way they expected. Women of the wall ‘Rosh Chodesh’ protests continue Linda Avitan, Board Member of Women Of The Wall, Rabbi Meir Azari, Beit Daniel, Tel Aviv, Rabbi Ronen Neuwirth, Chairman of Ve’ahavta TLV Jewish Experience and Rabbi Dov Halbertal, Former Head of the Office of the Chief Rabbi of Israel speaking at ILTV Studio about the recent threat of Attorney General to arrest members of the women of the wall organization for praying outside are designated to them. 4. Justice Minister presents bill to fine ‘johns’ For decades, female Israeli lawmakers have been trying to criminalize the purchase of sex services in Israel and now Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked has just presented a draft of a bill that would fine johns who hire prostitutes. 1,000-year-old Islamic stone found in Jerusalem The next time you’re in an Israeli parking lot, you may want to give the ground a closer look. That may sound like the strangest piece of advice you’ve ever been given, but you never know what you could find. Israeli archaeologists can you tell you this themselves, they’ve just discovered a rare piece of clay that’s centuries old. Dancers turn into human sculptures in Jerusalem A group of local dancers have decided to make the Israeli capital a bit more colorful by turning their bodies into rainbow colored human sculptures. 3 Jewish-Arab Org’s awarded for peace efforts Three pairs of Jewish Israelis and Arab Muslims have just been awarded for their incredible work towards advancing peace in the region. They’re recipients of the 14th Annual Victor j Goldberg Prize for Peace in the Middle East, meaning they’ve just taken 30 thousand dollars home collectively. 8. Top 5 most famous Israeli actors & actresses Gal Gadot may have made it to Hollywood, but she is not the only one. ILTV’S Emanuelle Kadosh is here with the top 5 of the week. Hebrew word Of The Day: YOKRATI |יוקרתי = PRESTIGIOUS Learn a New Hebrew word every day. Today’s word is "Yokrati" which means "Prestigious" The Weather Forecast Tonight should be partly cloudy, and with a rise in temperatures to a low of seventy, or twenty-one degrees Celsius. Over the weekend, you can expect an additional rise in temperatures, and clear to partly cloudy skies. The high will be nearly ninety-eight, or thirty-seven degrees Celsius.
Rank #10: U.N. to vote on Israeli conduct in Gaza - 6/13/18
I.D.F. arrests suspected Palestinian killer Israeli Security Forces have just announced that they’ve finally captured the Palestinian man suspected in the killing of I.D.F. soldier Ronen Lubarksy. Earlier this month, Lubarksy’s Duvdevan unit was conducting overnight raids in a Palestinian town in the West Bank, when a suspect dropped a large stone slab on his head from above. Iran tweets: ‘#westandwithisrael’ Iran’s leaders have just rallied thousands of citizens in an Anti-Israel March for ‘Quds day’, but some Iranians are rebelling against the regime in a truly beautiful way. They’ve organized a twitter campaign under the hashtag ‘we-stand-with-Israel” sending Israelis messages of love for all the world to see. Media was wrong; p.m. was questioned on case 3000 Orit Hayoun, Expert in Criminal Law speaking at ILTV Studio about how the police leaked false report to catch Netanyahu off guard during investigation. Jewish West Bank outpost evacuated Israeli police have just evicted the last of the demonstrators from 15 Jewish homes in the West Bank outpost of Netiv Ha’avot, nine officers have been injured in the scuffle and several of the picketers have been arrested. Now that the buildings have been cleared, the court-mandated demolition of these homes has already begun. U.N. to vote on Israeli conduct in Gaza Today the United Nations will vote on whether or not to condemn Israel for the I.D.F.’s conduct during the recent Gaza clashes. This vote at the general assembly, where resolutions are non-binding, comes shortly after the U.S. vetoed a similar declaration at the U.N.’s Security Council. From Kolkata to Jerusalem Devdutta Maji, Hindu Samhati and Tapan Ghosh, Hindu Samhati speaking at ILTV Studio about the Hindu Samhati organization in India that has been protecting the poor and disenfranchised of west Bengal, and also about their support of Israel-India relations. Humans have wiped out 83% of life that we know of We all know that nobody’s perfect, but according to an Israeli census, we may apparently be even worse than we think. Israeli census shows humanity’s shocking impact on all life on earth. Atmosfir holds key to monitoring factory pollution Air pollution poses a deadly health crisis for our world, there are hundreds of thousands of different chemicals being emitted by local chemical factories and refineries that just aren’t being monitored. Well, that’s about to change and it’s all thanks to an Israeli company called Atmosfir. 9. Eurovision 2019 ‘playing it close to the vest’ Turning back now to one of the most important issues on Israel’s horizon, the final destination for Eurovision 2019! We’ve just learned that the Eurovision organizers have informed the Israeli organizers that they “don’t have a problem” with hosting the contest in Jerusalem after all, but only as long as “Israeli ministers stay away from the event”! Miss Iraq visits the Holy Land Just last year a huge scandal broke out when Miss Israel - Adar Gandelsman posed alongside Iraq’s representative - Sarah Idan at the 2017 Miss Universe Pageant and shared the photo on Instagram. Both social media accounts were flooded with controversial comments and messages which went viral. Now Idan is visiting the Holy Land and ILTV’S Emanuelle Kadosh has all the details. Hebrew word Of The Day: L’HEARIH | להעריך = APPRECIATE Learn a New Hebrew word every day. Today’s word is "L'hearih" which means "Appreciate"