Tag: Israel

An ensemble of flute players at BASICS school. HERB BOYD
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Bountiful ties between Ghana and Israel

Recently, a delegation of African-American journalists was invited to tour Ghana by the Consulate General of Israel in New York City. Ostensibly, their mission was to explore various development projects between Israel and Ghana, but it was also an opportunity for some of the journalists to discover their ancestral roots. […]

Prof. Aaron Mike ocquaye (right) in an interaction with Mr Ami Mehl Picture: Nii Martey Botchway
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Ghana, Israel to deepen co-operation

The Israeli Ambassador to Ghana, Mr Ami Mehl, has lauded Ghana for the peaceful and successful conduct of the December 7, 2016 elections. Speaking during a courtesy call on the Speaker of Parliament, Professor Michael Aaron Oquaye, yesterday, Mr Mehl said the successful conduct of the elections had further boosted […]

Israeli soldiers at the funeral of Lt. Yael Yekutiel in Tel Aviv on Monday. Lieutenant Yekutiel was one of four Israeli soldiers killed in a truck attack in Jerusalem on Sunday. Credit Abir Sultan/European Pressphoto Agency

Israel Buries 4 Soldiers, but the Mourning Is Marred by Discord

JERUSALEM — One loved horse riding; another was the oldest of four sisters; a third had fought to enlist in the army despite medical problems that allowed him to defer the draft. The fourth was the 300th graduate of her Haifa high school to have died while serving as a […]

Members of a group called Jews United Against Zionism protested this week in New York in support of the Security Council resolution that condemned the construction of Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Credit Kena Betancur/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

American Jews Divided Over Strain in U.S.-Israel Relations

For Rabbi Gerald Sussman of Temple Emanu-El on Staten Island, the Obama administration’s recent confrontation with Israel was a stunning turn for a president who had enjoyed support from many members of his congregation. “The word ‘betrayed’ would not be too strong a word,” he said. But in Los Angeles, […]

Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel wanted to do more to help Syrian refugees AP

Israel is taking in injured Syrian refugees from Aleppo

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says country is responding to ‘the tragedy of terrible suffering of civilians’ Israel is to take in injured refugees from Aleppo and arrange for them to be treated in the country’s hospitals, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced. Evacuation efforts are underway in the devastated Syrian city […]