Israel Update

Our own, up-to-the-minute, weekly brief on Israel by Jackie Congedo, Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC). It's a five-minute-read; our goals are insight, objectivity, and careful curation of the most important, relevant, and current news.


On this final Friday of Ramadan, hundreds of Palestinians rioted on the Temple Mount, waving Hamas flags and throwing rocks and fireworks. Some threw rocks down at Jews worshipping at the Western Wall. Police entered the Temple Mount to stop the rioting. At least 12 rioters were reported i…

Israeli Knesset knocks Unilever; HRW report sparks criticism: Israel Update

Israel rebuilds relations; Filmmakers arrested in Nigeria: Israel Update

Israel's UAE embassy opens; US-Israel begin a new chapter: Israel Update

Israel's COVID setback; Lapid slams Poland's Holocaust bill: Israel Update