Events

UPCOMING EVENT

First New Community in Judea Samaria/West Bank since the Oslo Peace Accords

The Israeli cabinet approved the construction of the first new community in Judea and Samaria /West Bank since the Oslo peace accords were signed in 1993.   The new settlement, Amichai, “My Nation Lives” or “Amona Lives”, is being built in the Shilo Valley, north of Ramallah. It is intended to house the 42 families the […]

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A New Rare Mineral – Carmel Sapphire

Carmeltazite, discovered by Shefa Yamim and found in its gemstone, the Carmel Sapphire™, has been recognised as a new and rare mineral. The Carmel Sapphire™ is unlike any other sapphire found in the world. The rough Carmel Sapphire™ is typically black, blue to green and orange-brown in color. The largest stone found thus far is 33.3ct in […]

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UPCOMING EVENT

Dying Dead Sea

The Dead Sea is receding at an alarming rate; its surface area today is 605 km2, having been 1,050 km2  in 1930. Multiple canals and pipelines were proposed to reduce its recession, which began causing many problems. The Red Sea–Dead Sea Water Conveyance project, carried out by Jordan, will provide water to neighboring countries, while the brine will be carried […]

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January 30, 2019PAST EVENT

A Cause for Concern? USA – Israel – China Relations With Former Ambassador to China, Maj. Gen. (ret.) Matan Vilnai and Expert Mr. Alexander Pevzner – Wednesday, January 30 at 12pm

Throughout the last decade, dozens of Chinese companies entered the Israeli market, including the Israeli high-tech industry. For example, in July 2018, 180 acres of the northern port of Haifa were transferred to Shanghai International Port Group Co. (SIPG) for a 25-year period of management. Additionally, while Israel is fostering close ties with both countries, […]

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January 22, 2019PAST EVENT

TODAY! Confrontation in Syria – Israel vs Iran – Strategic Analysis With Maj. Gen. (ret.) Yaakov Amidror – Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 at 1:00pm

Israel’s military announced this morning that it struck Iranian targets inside Syria including weapons storage sites, a site at Damascus International Airport, an Iranian intelligence site, and an Iranian training camp. According to Russia’s control center at the air force base in Khmeimim, four Syrian soldiers were killed in those strikes. The Syrian Observatory for […]

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UPCOMING EVENT

The Arab Vote & Upcoming Election with Mr. Mohammad Darawshe

The Arab parties ran in the last Knesset election as part of the Joint List, which won 13 seats. As of January 2019, Ahmad Tibi and his Ta’al list are no longer part of the Joint List. The Joint List is the third largest bloc in the outgoing Knesset. Will the Arab parties unify and run again as part […]

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January 23, 2019PAST EVENT

The Big Medical Bang – Cannabis Reform In Israel – Wednesday, January 23 at 9:30AM

Israel is considered a global leader in medical cannabis research and innovation and is one of only three countries in the world where cannabis research is sponsored by the government. Back in 2016, the Israeli government approved the “Medical Cannabis Reform”, which will take effect on April 1, 2019. According to the reform, cannabis patients will […]

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January 21, 2019PAST EVENT

The Rising Antisemitism in Europe and the US

As the International Holocaust Remembrance Day approaches, Dr. Laurence Weinbaum and Mr. Ido Daniel will address the worrisome incline of antisemitism in the US and Europe – both on and offline. Antisemitism has become increasingly common in Europe and the USA, with 90% of European Jews that claim that antisemitism is worsening in their home country. Antisemitic incidents in […]

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January 15, 2019PAST EVENT

Tuesday, January 15 at 11:30AM – The Cyber Threat in the Upcoming Israeli Elections with Dr. Colonel (Res.) Gabi Siboni

After the Shin Bet Chief’s announcement regarding a foreign country that intends to intervene in the Israeli election, the speculations began. What is Israel doing to avoid a cyber security breach during the upcoming 2019 elections? How would Israel deal with an attack if it happened?  Could there be additional cyber threats that don’t emanate […]

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January 9, 2019PAST EVENT

The Rising Hamas-Fatah Tensions with Former PA Minister, Asharaf Al-Ajrami

Hamas and Fatah are cracking down on each other again, arresting hundreds of Palestinians in Gaza and in the West Bank. The Palestinian Authority’s president Mahmoud Abbas’ decision to dissolve the Palestinian Parliament has aggravated tensions between the two sides. Will Abbas now be able to hold a parliamentary election? What is behind the escalating power struggle between […]

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