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News Israel Social: Did Israel Just Conduct A Ballistic Missile Test From A Base On Its Mediterranean Coast?

Published on: Friday 06 December 2019
Did Israel Just Conduct A Ballistic Missile Test From A Base On Its Mediterranean Coast?
News source: https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/31358/did-israel-just-conduct-a-ballistic-missile-test-from-a-base-on-its-mediterranean-coast

Israel conducted a mysterious "rocket propulsion system" test earlier today from a ... Video and pictures subsequently emerged on social media showing a single long contrail rising from the base.

News Israel Social: Israel is in need of massive education reform

Published on: Thursday 05 December 2019
Israel is in need of massive education reform
News source: https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Social-Affairs-Israel-is-in-need-of-massive-education-reform-610021

In addition to the Arab-Israeli and haredi children, who together account for nearly half of Israel’s children, the country has a large geographic and social “periphery” comprising non-haredi Jewish ...

News Israel Social: 'I knew it was going to be offensive': Israel Folau stands by social media posts

Published on: Friday 18 October 2019
'I knew it was going to be offensive': Israel Folau stands by social media posts
News source: https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/i-knew-it-was-going-to-be-offensive-israel-folau-stands-by-social-media-posts-20191019-p5328r.html

Israel Folau said he knew before his social media post warning that homosexuals and other sinners would go to hell that it would be "offensive" and he would "absolutely" do it again. The cross-code ...

News Israel Social: Warren Says ‘Everything Is On the Table’ to Keep Israel from Settlement Building

Published on: Monday 21 October 2019
Warren Says ‘Everything Is On the Table’ to Keep Israel from Settlement Building
News source: https://jewishjournal.com/news/nation/305959/warren-says-everything-is-on-the-table-to-keep-israel-from-settlement-building/

Sen. Elizabeth Warren: "It is the official policy of the United States of America to support a two-state solution, and if Israel is moving in the opposite direction, then everything is on the table." ...

News Israel Social: Facebook removes dozens of anti-Israel fake accounts from Iran

Published on: Monday 21 October 2019
Facebook removes dozens of anti-Israel fake accounts from Iran
News source: https://www.jpost.com/International/Facebook-suspends-Russian-Instagram-accounts-targeting-US-voters-605332

Facebook announced Monday that they removed dozens of Iran-originated accounts for engaging in "coordinated inauthentic behavior," many of which seemed to be characterized by an anti-Israel agenda.

News Israel Social: European Union demands Israel halt demolition of illegal homes

Published on: Sunday 21 July 2019
European Union demands Israel halt demolition of illegal homes
News source: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/266318

“Israel’s settlement policy ... Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's spokesman Ofir Gendelman said in a social media post Monday that the demolitions were ordered in light of the “hundreds” of security ...

News Israel Social: Israel spyware firm can mine data from social media: FT

Published on: Sunday 21 July 2019
Israel spyware firm can mine data from social media: FT
News source: https://telecom.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/israel-spyware-firm-can-mine-data-from-social-media-ft/70319808

Jerusalem: An Israeli spyware firm thought to have hacked WhatsApp in the past has told clients it can scoop user data from the world's top social media, the Financial Times reported Friday. ...

News Israel Social: What is going on with Israel’s daycare law?

Published on: Sunday 21 July 2019
What is going on with Israel’s daycare law?
News source: https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/What-is-going-on-with-Israels-daycare-law-596371

“In Israel, the children don’t belong to the Education Ministry ... [The ministry] needs to apply a law including all new elements and standards now.” The Welfare and Social Services Ministry was ...

News Israel Social: Israel's embassy in Brazil mocked online 'for edited picture of non-kosher lobster lunch'

Published on: Monday 08 July 2019
Israel's embassy in Brazil mocked online 'for edited picture of non-kosher lobster lunch'
News source: https://www.standard.co.uk/news/world/israels-embassy-in-brazil-mocked-online-for-edited-picture-of-nonkosher-lobster-lunch-a4185366.html

Israel's embassy in Brazil has been mocked online after allegedly editing a picture of its ambassador eating a non-kosher lobster lunch.  The picture of diplomat Yossi Shelley meeting Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday afternoon was ridiculed for what many said was a "lazy" attempt at covering up the food they were eating. Sharp-eyed Twitter users pointed out that,

News Israel Social: Israel’s embassy in Brazil mocked after lobster ‘censored’ in non-kosher lunch photo of President Jair Bolsonaro

Published on: Monday 08 July 2019
Israel’s embassy in Brazil mocked after lobster ‘censored’ in non-kosher lunch photo of President Jair Bolsonaro
News source: https://www.scmp.com/news/world/middle-east/article/3017789/israels-embassy-brazil-mocked-after-lobster-censored-non

A bungled attempt to alter a photo of Israel’s ambassador to Brazil apparently enjoying a lobster lunch with President Jair Bolsonaro has been ridiculed on social media, where users accused the ...

News Israel Social: Violent protests over teen's death in Israel injure 111 police

Published on: Tuesday 02 July 2019
Violent protests over teen's death in Israel injure 111 police
News source: https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/03/middleeast/israel-ethiopian-protests-intl-hnk/index.html

Israel's President, Reuven Rivlin, who has spoken often about his wish to see greater social cohesion in Israel, addressed the country's Ethiopian community directly, and appealed for calm. In a ...

News Israel Social: Act Locally: Israel’s Maala Shows How National Standards Can Move the Needle on Global CSR

Published on: Thursday 04 July 2019
Act Locally: Israel’s Maala Shows How National Standards Can Move the Needle on Global CSR
News source: https://www.triplepundit.com/story/2019/act-locally-israels-maala-shows-how-national-standards-can-move-needle-global-csr/84121/

Maala, Israel’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) standards-setting organization, shows how a nation-based CSR rating system can help companies balance global priorities with what’s happening in their own communities. 

News Israel Social: Ethiopian youth shooting shows Israel imperfect, not rotten to the core - analysis

Published on: Tuesday 02 July 2019
Ethiopian youth shooting shows Israel imperfect, not rotten to the core - analysis
News source: https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Ethiopian-youth-shooting-shows-Israel-imperfect-not-rotten-to-the-core-analysis-594386

“Israel is a racist country,” they will intone with sanctimonious ... educate and train the immigrants. The amount of money the social welfare departments in local municipalities spend each year on ...

News Israel Social: Former Miss Iraq Slams ‘Biased Media’ Coverage of Israel

Published on: Tuesday 02 July 2019
Former Miss Iraq Slams ‘Biased Media’ Coverage of Israel
News source: https://jewishjournal.com/news/world/300969/former-miss-iraq-slams-biased-media-coverage-of-israel/

Idan recalled the Iraqi government ordering her to take down a photo she had posted to social media of Idan and the 2017 Miss Israel, Adar Gandelsman. The Iraqi government also forced her to ...

News Israel Social: Violent protests over teen's death in Israel draw police response

Published on: Tuesday 02 July 2019
Violent protests over teen's death in Israel draw police response
News source: https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/03/middleeast/israel-ethiopian-protests-intl-hnk/index.html

Israeli media reports say Solomon Teka was 19 years old. Israel's President, Reuven Rivlin, who has spoken often about his wish to see greater social cohesion in Israel, addressed the country's ...

News Israel Social: Bundee Aki sorry for 'mistaken like' of Israel Folau's homophobic social media post

Published on: Thursday 25 April 2019
News source: https://www.skysports.com/rugby-union/news/12506/11703728/bundee-aki-sorry-for-mistaken-like-of-israel-folaus-homophobic-social-media-post

Ireland centre Bundee Aki has apologised after he "mistakenly liked" a homophobic social media post by Israel Folau. Folau has requested a code of conduct hearing, which will take place on May 4, ...

News Israel Social: On Palestine-Israel, Cory Booker and Kamala Harris miss the progressive wave they seek to ride

Published on: Thursday 25 April 2019
News source: https://972mag.com/black-palestine-democratic-booker-harris/141196/

Their positions stand in stark contrast to the increasingly Israel-critical views of progressives, who are connecting Palestinian rights to a host of other racial and social justice issues. This ...

News Israel Social: For NYT, Israel Is Always Nearing ‘Apartheid,’ but Never Quite Gets There

Published on: Friday 26 April 2019
News source: https://fair.org/home/for-nyt-israel-is-always-nearing-apartheid-but-never-quite-gets-there/

A March 2017 report by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia concluded that “Israel has established an apartheid regime that dominates the Palestinian people as a whole.” That July, ...