Events

September 9, 2018PAST EVENT

Arab Vote and Jerusalem’s Mayoral Race with Aziz Abu Sarah, Head of New Arab Ticket

 Jerusalem municipal elections are scheduled for October 30, 2018. Voters will elect city council members and the mayor of the city. Since the Six-Day-War, residents of Eastern Jerusalem have boycotted the municipal elections, claiming that voting means legitimizing Israeli control of Jerusalem. Previously, a few Palestinians have tried to run in the municipal elections, but […]

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August 30, 2018PAST EVENT

Inter-Palestinian Political Conflicts Amid Truce Talks With Former Palestinian Authority Minister Ashraf Al-Ajrami

Fatah and Hamas seem to be at a deadlock in terms of reaching Intra-Palestinian reconciliation. On Monday the Palestinian Authority slammed Hamas for advancing indirect talks with Israel about Gaza. It warned that Hamas is not authorized to sign any deal with Israel and that any agreement between Israel and Hamas would lead to the total separation […]

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UPCOMING EVENT

Shofar and Rosh Hashanah

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UPCOMING EVENT

Sukkot in the Samaritan Community

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August 20, 2018PAST EVENT

Trade Wars, Sanctions and Tariffs, Turkish Lira Drop and Implications on the Israeli Economy

The United States has pulled out of the Iran deal in May and has since reimposed a number of sanctions that will degrade the Iranian economy. President Trump also imposed tariffs on the EU, Chinese and most recently Turkish imports contributing to the fall of Turkey’s lira. Turkey’s economic fall has ignited fears that the country’s […]

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August 9, 2018PAST EVENT

Phone Conf. w/ Maj. Gen. (res.) Yaakov Amidror about Gaza Escalations

Israel’s Security Cabinet is meeting this afternoon to discuss the Gazan tensions and escalations. Gazans fired over 150 rockets into southern Israel since last night. While ceasefire talks were being negotiated earlier this week, this morning Egyptian intelligence officially informed Israel that Hamas opposes calm. A senior Israeli army official also warned this morning that Israel was […]

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August 9, 2018PAST EVENT

Rockets in Sderot and Escalations in the South

Following the ongoing tensions along the Israel Gaza border this summer, there was a heightened escalation on Wednesday. In the afternoon the IDF closed several roads near the Gaza border after warning that it was concerned of a retaliatory attack by Hamas. In the evening, a barrage of rockets were fired from Gaza into Israel. […]

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July 30, 2018PAST EVENT

Israeli Surrogacy Law and The LGBTQ Community Monday, July 30, at 12:30 Jerusalem Open House, 2 Hasoreg st.

On August 2, the LGBTQ community will celebrate the Jerusalem March for Pride and Tolerance. It has been going on for over 15 years and symbolizes a persistent struggle for equal rights. This year, the march will take place during a tumultuous time for the community since the Knesset just passed a law covering surrogacy rights […]

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July 17, 2018PAST EVENT

Syrian Testimonies from Al Briqa on the Israeli-Syrian border Tuesday, July 17, at 11:30am

The Syrian regime forces are continuing their offensive into Quneitra to retake rebel-held areas in that southern province. Many Syrians are fleeing the southwestern part of Syria  towards the Israeli Golan Heights. According to UNHCR, there are 6.5 million people, including 2.8 million children, displaced within Syria, the biggest internally displaced population in the World. Well over […]

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July 12, 2018PAST EVENT

Arab Party to Run in Jerusalem’s Municipal Election with Dr. Ramadan Dabash, Head of Arab List Thursday, July 12, at 12pm

Jerusalem municipal elections are scheduled for 30 October 2018. Voters will determine who will represent them on the city council. Since the Six-Day War, residents of Eastern Jerusalem have boycotted the municipal elections, claiming that voting meant recognition of Israeli occupation and control of the city. Previously, Palestinians tried to run in the municipal elections, […]

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