Posts Tagged ‘historic’

Artists lead efforts to restore, preserve Gaza’s historic houses

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Major General Soleimani’s assassination was an unforgettably historic crime

The one year anniversary of Major General Soleimani’s assassination is the perfect moment to reflect on the significance of this unforgettably historic crime. The world was aghast when they learned that Trump ordered U.S. drones to kill the Iranian military leader in Baghdad’s airport, which immediately raised fears of a larger war throughout the region. […]

AMIA bombing suspect acquitted in historic trial, sparking outrage

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentine Jewish groups were expecting a long-awaited victory on Wednesday in the 26-year struggle for justice in the 1994 AMIA Jewish center terrorist bombing, figuring there was enough evidence to convict the car mechanic accused of preparing the deadly car bomb. But a federal court acquitted the defendant, Carlos Telleldin, in […]

Historic peace is the fruit of the Netanyahu Doctrine

With Morocco becoming the fourth Arab country in three months to normalize relations with Israel, the Netanyahu Doctrine of peace through strength and peace in exchange for peace continues to bear fruit. Imagine if I had written in this space last year that tens of thousands of Israelis would be traveling for their winter vacations […]

Historic US coronavirus vaccine campaign begins today

The first shipments of COVID-19 vaccine left on trucks and planes early on Sunday, kicking off a historic effort to stop a surging pandemic that is claiming more than 2,400 lives a day in the United States.Mask-wearing workers at a Pfizer Inc factory in Michigan began packing the first shipments of the vaccine developed with […]

Burj Khalifa lights up for historic Dubai Hanukkah celebrations

Dubai’s legendary Burj Khalifa lit up on Thursday evening to mark the celebration of a very special first night of Hanukkah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the first since the historic Abraham Accords. — Majid Al Sarrah מאג’ד אלסראח (@DrAlsarrah) December 10, 2020 “You are witnessing Jewish history,” Singer Yishai Lapidot said as he […]

Yellen at Treasury: Historic nomination and yet another daunting crisis

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AI Bot Will Sniff Out Historic Smells to Recreate Ancient Smellscapes

An artificial intelligence (AI) robot is set to scan historical texts and paintings to recreate now extinct scents and smells. In the 2006 movie Perfume: The Story of a Murderer , directed by Tom Tykwer, it was said that “odors have a power of persuasion stronger than that of words, appearances, emotions, or will. This […]

As presidential dust settles, New York City turns its eyes to historic mayoral race

Two candidates looking to succeed him next year, Scott Stringer and Maya Wiley, announced their campaigns at relatively muted affairs. They each gathered just a few dozen supporters who sat several feet apart, their faces and cheers obscured by masks, as they somberly promised to guide the city through a time of profound crisis. Other […]

A historic victory for gray wolves in Colorado election

After 45 years on the endangered species list, the gray wolf has successfully been removed and Colorado voters are further supporting and ensuring their recovery via Proposition 114 which passed last week.  The wolves are native to the state but were completely wiped out there by the mid-1940s. Millions of gray wolves once called North […]

Volunteer to receive 1st Israeli vaccine shot hails ‘historic opportunity’

The first volunteer set to receive the first dose of an Israeli COVID-19 vaccine candidate said he is feeling optimistic and described his participation in the clinical trial as “a historic opportunity.” Speaking in a video posted on Saturday, Segev Harel, 26, said he was healthy and feeling confident about the upcoming tests. Clinical trials […]

In historic first, woman to lead Conservative-Masorti movement in Israel

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Catastrophic Collapse: When Historic Good Governments Turned Bad

A new anthropological study provides a strong message about what happens when social contracts are broken by a previously good government – the government and the society collapses – hard. Essentially the study finds, when a government is good, it’s very, very good, but when it goes bad, it’s the worst. One of the most […]

Israeli-US delegation to visit Bahrain on second ‘historic’ flight to ready pact

A joint US-Israel delegation is planning a trip to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates early next week to continue working on implementing normalization agreements with Israel signed in Washington last month. The delegation is expected to fly from Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport to Manama on Sunday in what would be the first-ever commercial […]

Trump’s Treatment at Walter Reed Continues Historic Tradition of Caring for U.S. Presidents

When President Donald Trump was transported from the White House to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Friday to be treated for the coronavirus, it continued a tradition of caring for U.S. presidents and the military that began when it opened its doors in the last century. Connecting Vets reported on Trump and gave […]

The Historic Tale of a Huge Crystal Ball and a Qing Dynasty Empress

The Dowager Empress Chinese crystal ball (or crystal sphere) is an unusual and valuable artifact believed to have belonged to Empress Dowager Cixi, the de facto ruler of China in the last decades of the Qing Dynasty . In spite of its name, there is actually little evidence to link the artifact to its alleged […]

Major British Project to Reveal Secrets of Historic York City Walls

A major excavation has been announced to investigate the famous city walls of York. The city walls are considered some of the finest in all of the British Isles if not Europe. These walls have played an important part in the history of Britain and many exciting discoveries are expected. York is a beautiful city […]

An historic day and an incredible peace

The Zionist Federation of Australia warmly welcomes the signing of an Israel–UAE treaty and a Bahrain–Israel normalisation agreement, and congratulates the leaders of all three countries. Zionist Federation of Australia President Jeremy Leibler said, “From its very establishment, the State of Israel has sought peace with its neighbours. When Ben Gurion declared Israel’s independence in […]

Israel, UAE, Bahrain ink historic deals in White House ceremony: Live updates

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A detached Netanyahu leaves Israel and reality for ‘historic mission’

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‘Historic’ peace talks between Afghan government and the Taliban begin after decades of war

Afghanistan’s warring sides started negotiations on Saturday for the first time aimed at ending decades of war, bringing together delegates appointed by the Afghan government and the Taliban. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attended the opening ceremony, which was held in Qatar where the meetings will take place. It’s the latest in a flurry […]

Volunteers build path to historic site of cosmonaut landing in Russian forest

Volunteers have built a walkway leading to a special place in the history of spaceflight – the middle of a forest. The trail, deep in the remote Perm region of Russia, will take visitors to the site where 55 years ago two cosmonauts crash-landed after their spacecraft malfunctioned. After completing the first spacewalk in history, […]

Israel-UAE flight was indeed historic. But these critical questions remain

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Israel-UAE flight was indeed historic. But these critical questions remain

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Israeli, U.S. delegations land in UAE after historic flight

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Israeli plane makes historic landing in Abu Dhabi, marking new ties with UAE

Nearly 70 new COVID-19 cases found in Gaza The Gaza Strip has seen 69 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, Hamas health spokesperson Ashraf al-Qidra says. Gaza’s total number of active cases outside of quarantine centers now stands at 280. Around 10% of tests are coming back positive, a dangerous […]

Historic flight from Israel to UAE takes off, carrying Israeli, U.S delegations

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Historic flight from Israel to UAE takes off, carrying Israeli, U.S delegations

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The new normalization: What’s behind Israelis’ ‘indifferent support’ for historic UAE deal

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Historic first Israel-UAE commercial flight likely to cross Saudi airspace

El Al Flight 971 will depart Ben Gurion Airport on Monday morning, making history as the first commercial flight from Israel to the United Arab Emirates as it carries delegations from Israel and the US for talks on the recently agreed normalization agreement between Jerusalem and Abu Dhabi. The flight is expected to take off […]

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