Tag: Israel

The Vatican, in a highly unusual move, summoned both the US and Israeli ambassadors to express the Holy See’s concern about Israel’s moves to extend its sovereignty to Jewish settlements and the Jordan Valley in the West Bank.

The Vatican statement reiterated its position in support of a two state solution, saying “Israel and the State of Palestine have the right to exist and to live in peace and security, within internationally recognized borders”. The Vatican appealed to Israelis and Palestinians to do everything possible to […]

The Hidden Story of the Trump Family Rabbi

A remarkable tale of a half-century-long friendship may be the basis for the current warm relationship. The story began in the 1950’s when Malka Weisberg’s parents, both Holocaust survivors, immigrated to America from Poland. Her father,  Rabbi Israel Wagner, got a job as the rabbi of Beach Haven, a […]

Israel: Fires Ravaging the Country Contained Amid Recent Heatwave

Fires reportedly ravaging Israel from north to south have been contained late Wednesday evening, said Israel’s Fire and Rescue Services. Hundreds of Israelis were evacuated from their homes early Wednesday as brush fires sparked by a scorching heatwave raged across the country. An emergency situation was declared as all firefighters […]