By BERNIE BELLAN In 2014 my wife Meachelle and I had the privilege of attending a Jewish media summit in Jerusalem. The highlight of that summit was seeing both then-President Shimon Peres and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on stage the same day, albeit at different times.
By ALINA DAIN SHARON/Israel Hayom/JNS.org The state of Israel, as well as dignitaries and Jewish groups around the world, came together on Sept. 30 for the funeral service of former Israeli President Shimon Peres, who passed away on Sept. 28 two weeks after suffering a massive stroke. He was 93 years old.
By ANDREW TOBIN
JERUSALEM (JTA) – “Lone wolf” terrorism in Europe is making headlines around the world. But in Israel, the phenomenon of angry or troubled individuals taking up arms is old news.
Jewish director of Christian Friends of Israeli Communities offers staunch defence of Israeli settlements
By BERNIE BELLAN
Sondra Boras is an Orthodox Jew who has made it her life’s work explaining to Christian groups the importance of supporting Jewish settlements in Judea and Samaria (a.k.a. the West Bank or the occupied territories).
An opportunity to learn from those who know best: Summer internship at the International Institute for Counter Terrorism in Israel
By BENJI AZIZA
Instead of taking summer courses at the University of Manitoba this summer, I decided to apply for an internship at the International Institute for Counter Terrorism at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, Israel.
By SIDNEY CONN (Birmingham Alabama)
“…..and exactly what were you doing there at 5:30 in the morning? Don’t you know that a person walking up to a guard house in the dark could be in a seriously dangerous situation?”
By BERNIE BELLAN
(Posted March 31)
We received an email from an online subscriber who had read the story about Dr. Abueliash in this week's issue of the JP&N. The reader, who asked that his name be witheld, sent more information about the incident involving the deaths of Dr. Abuelaish's three daughters and his niece.
Is the way the CMHR tells the story of one tragic incident during Israel's war with Hamas in 2008-09 lacking in context?
By BERNIE BELLAN (posted March 21)
It began with a casual conversation with a friend, University of Manitoba Professor Irwin Lipnowski, at the Asper Campus a couple of weeks ago.
Prominent Israeli psychologist – and former Winnipegger, Dr. Solly Dreman, gives talk about the psychological effects of war and terrorism
By BERNIE BELLAN Before I sat down to write this story abot Dr. Solly Dreman, I researched how many times I was able to find his name in past issues of The Jewish Post and how well-known the name Dreman was - and still is, in Winnipeg.
By BERNIE BELLAN For a change of pace, rather than focusing on local issues in this column, I’ve decided to write about the effect that the ongoing spate of attacks by Palestinians on Israelis has had on tourism in Israel.
By REBECA KUROPATWA With the ongoing terrorist attacks continuing in Israel - to the point that during Ambassador Dennis Ross’s recent talk in Winnipeg, he referred to the situation as “a new normal” that we will need to get used to for the next while - the Winnipeg chapter of Canadian Magen David Adom (CMDA) has launched a new fundraising campaign to send another ambulance to Israel.
By RUTHIE SOUDACK There are people, beloved friends, who will not like this post, but I have to write it. It has been brewing inside me, along with the grief over the terrible attacks in Paris, the terrible attacks in Israel, the terrible attacks worldwide.