Events

February 21, 2019PAST EVENT

TODAY! Thursday, February 21 at 3PM – The Sharp Rise of Antisemitism in Europe with the Jewish Agency’s Yigal Palmor and Recent Jewish-European Immigrants

The rise of antisemitism is constantly making news all over Europe. According to figures released in recent days, the number of antisemitic incidents recorded in Germany reached 1,646 last year, nearly 10% more than the previous year. The 2018 total included 62 physical attacks, up from 37 in 2017. France, home to the largest Jewish […]

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March 3, 2019PAST EVENT

RESCHEDULED – Elections in Israel – Analysis of The Polls w/ President of Geokcartography Knowledge Group, Prof. Avi Degani – Sunday, March 3 at 11:30AM

The Israeli 2019 elections are fast approaching and the final lists of all of the parties intending to run were announced on Feb. 21. Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit’s decision regarding Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s investigations is expected to be announced later this week, which could potentially have an affect on voters on election day. Leading […]

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February 19, 2019PAST EVENT

Tuesday, February 19, at 2PM – Easing Adoption Restrictions for LGBTQ Parents

The Minister of Welfare, Haim Katz, announced a new reform that will enable LGBTQ couples to adopt children with less restrictions than before, including the independent request for recognition of joint parenthood, at a cost of hundreds of shekels only, even before the birth of the child. The reform will now enable LGBTQ couples to […]

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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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February 26, 2019PAST EVENT

Northern Israel Treasure – FIRST EVER LOOK at One of a Kind Jewelry – Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 13:15pm

A new discovery in the mountains of northern Israel has caused significant excitement for geologists and the public alike. While working in the Zevulun Valley, close to Mount Carmel, Israeli mining company Shefa Yamim found an entirely new mineral never before discovered on earth. The International Mineralogical Association regularly approves new minerals for its official […]

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February 6, 2019PAST 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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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 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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