Iranian media slanders Zelensky with antisemitic article

By Seth J. Frantzman, JPost— Iran’s Fars News, which is a pro-government media outlet linked to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, ran a long article bashing Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and using antisemitic tropes. In the March 10 article that appears on its website’s homepage, Zelensky is accused of being a hedonist who seeks to…

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Helping Ukrainian Jews Escape: Interview with Nicole Yoder, VP of Aid and Aliyah at ICEJ

Join us for a special edition of The Red Alert Report dedicated to the topic of Ukraine and its Jewish population. Leaving Ukraine is a painful and difficult task for many Jewish Ukrainians who are making their Aliyah under duress and in haste. War torn Ukraine is the central focus of the world’s attention currently,…

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Zelenskyy appeals to US Jewry for help against Russia’s ‘pure Nazi behavior’

By ILH Staff and News Agencies— Ukraine’s Foreign Minister apologized Tuesday for accusing El Al airlines for refraining from imposing sanctions on Russia and continuing to accept funds via the Mir Russian payment system, the Times of Israel reported. “While the world sanctions Russia for its barbaric atrocities in Ukraine, some prefer to make money…

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Israel Warns Against Iranian Aggression as Nuclear Talks in Final Stretch

By Sharon Wrobel, Algemeiner— Israel’s defense minister warned Monday that Iran remains a “threat to global peace and to regional stability,” shortly after the Israeli military revealed that it downed two Iranian drones launched toward its territory last year. “It is during this important time, when a nuclear agreement is being negotiated in Vienna, that…

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Red Alert: Why is Antisemitism Everybody’s Problem? Find out with Barry Shaw! Part 2

Why is Antisemitism Everybody’s Problem? Find out this week and next (February 23 and March 2, 2022) with special guest Barry Shaw of the Israel Institute of Strategic Studies. Barry brings us a wealth of research and personal experience on the topic of advocating for Israel and combatting antisemitism. Barry’s repertoire of work includes the YouTube interview program called “The…

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Winter War 2022– Monologues in Black and White, Part 1: Days 1-5th, February 24th-28th

By Inna Rogatchi, As so many of us, we are starting a day now by immediately checking the news from a front-lines. Those front-lines are not only so unbelievably many places of bombardment, missile firing, fires, assaults, destroyment in Ukraine. There are also lines of civilians with so many children on the way out the…

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Ukraine, Russian troops fighting 5 miles from Kyiv, Russia says it destroyed 74 Ukrainian sites

By Neta Bar and Damian Pacher, Israel Hayom— Ukrainian troops are fighting the Russian army in in the north and the south, Ukrainian military chief Valerii Zaluzhnyi said Thursday afternoon. Zaluzhnyi said a battle was raging Thursday near the Hostomel air base 7 kilometers (less than 5 miles) northwest of the capital, Kyiv. He said…

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Red Alert: Why is Antisemitism Everybody’s Problem? Find out with Barry Shaw! Part 1

Why is Antisemitism Everybody’s Problem? Find out this week and next (February 23 and March 2, 2022) with special guest Barry Shaw of the Israel Institute of Strategic Studies. Barry brings us a wealth of research and personal experience on the topic of advocating for Israel and combatting antisemitism. Barry’s repertoire of work includes the YouTube interview program called “The…

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Ukraine’s Jewish community on edge as Russia invades country

BY Israel Kasnett, JNS— Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recognition on Feb. 21 of two “breakaway” states in eastern Ukraine and his subsequent dispatch of “peacekeepers” there—considered by Western nations to be an official invasion of the country—has left its citizens and particularly the Jewish communities on edge. Throughout Ukraine, Jewish leaders are watching closely, and…

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Protective Dome defense system completes successful test at sea

By Lilach Shoval and ILH Staff— Israel’s version of the maritime Iron Dome defense system successfully complete a series of tests in the early hours on Monday morning, the Defense Ministry announced said. Protective Dome’s test was supervised by the Defense Ministry, Israeli Navy, and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems. Its intercepts were fired from a…

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What will Israel’s new COVID-19 travel rules look like?

By Shira Silkoff, JPost— For the first time since the skies were closed at the start of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, Israel’s borders will be fully reopened to foreigners beginning March 1. Israel closed its borders to all foreigners on March 18, 2020, due to the fast-spreading virus, bringing international travel to an…

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