Tag: Gaza

Teenager Who As a Baby Was Seriously Injured By Gaza Rocket Joins Top Israeli Army Commando Unit

Shayetet 13 troops training in 2017. (Israel…

Film Maker, Gad Abittan, Following a Year of International Screenings, Brings His Documentary, “The Stars Of Stern” Full Circle Back To the Jerusalem Neighborhood Where It All Began, Kiryat Hayovel,

Film Director Gad Abittan first premiered his documentary, The Stars of Stern, at the 58th Krakow Film Festival (Poland), in May 2018, A very personal story about his neighbors on Stern Street #45 in the Jerusalem Neighborhood of Kiryat Hayovel, The Stars of Stern, received awards and recognition in various international screenings including France. In June 2019, it was premiered in Israel at the Cinema South Festival in Sderot followed by a Jerusalem Premier at the Cinemateque.

Rocket Fired From Gaza Strikes School Building in Sderot

Rockets are fired from Gaza toward southern Israel in this photo from May 5, 2019. (Mahmoud Issa/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A rocket fired from Gaza hit…

Rocket Attacks Make May Israel’s Deadliest Month in Two Years

An apartment building hit by a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip in Ashkelon, in southern Israel, on May 5, 2019. (Noam Rivkin Fenton/Flash90)

(JTA) — Rockets attacks from Gaza made May Israel’s deadliest month in almost two years, tripling the number of terrorists attacks over April’s tally.

The increase to 449 incidents in May over April’s 126 incidents owes to the launching…

Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt in Israel to Talk About Peace Plan as Government Dissolves

Jason Greenblatt, left, and Jared Kushner at a Middle East peace conference in Warsaw, Poland, Feb. 14, 2019. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt, architects of the Trump administration’s peace plan, arrived in Israel to discuss the proposal an hour before the government voted to dissolve and move to new elections.

Kushner, President Donald Trump’s senior adviser, and Greenblatt, his Middle East envoy, are scheduled to meet Thursday with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

They were in  Morocco on Tuesday and Jordan on Wednesday in an effort to…