A roundup of the week's news briefs.
“The idea was developed about three years ago, and about one year ago, the association was registered with the goal of holding our first convention on Dec. 1."
At Jerusalem Post Conference in New York, ministers, MKs, diplomats and Jewish leaders – with one exception – portray a dark future for Israel.
The survey, the first IDI survey to examine economic perceptions, found that the public holds largely negative views on the country’s civil service.
Soldiers performing in the ceremony on Mt. Herzl spelled out the Hebrew term Am ehad, medina ahat ('one nation, one state'), causing some to raise eyebrows.
Most Israelis are proud to be citizens, however the public give a failing grade to politicians, and are more concerned about the economy than security threats.
'The academic boycott of Israeli universities has begun to metastasize outside the US and the UK,' Prof. Peretz Lavie said.
Young Friends of the Jewish Heritage Museum and MJE co-hosted 'Stories of Survivors' for Holocaust Memorial Day at the Museum of Jewish Heritage.
The candidate, Carlos Beruff, made the remarks in a speech before Republican Party members earlier this week.
In 2014, Gov. Jay Nixon signed legislation establishing a Missouri trade office in Israel, and this week’s trade mission is intended to further boost ties.