Israel In Depth

The Israel In Depth report is a regular feature on the JCRC’s blog from our Israel and International Affairs Committee.

August 4, 2017

Israel at Home:

  • Earliest known mosaic of Jonah and the Whale found in Galilee synagogue.  Read more here.
  • Israelis commemorate three year anniversary of the establishment of a nature preserve in memory of the three Israeli teens murdered by Hamas.  Read more here.
  • Israel’s Ben Gurion airport ranked 8th best airport worldwide in Travel & Leisure.  Read more here.

Israel Abroad:

  • Mayor of London seeks Israeli advice on counter-terrorism.  Read more here.
  • Israeli President Rivlin emphasizes desire for support in the UN from new ambassadors to Israel.  Read more here.
  • Israel’s Rafael plans to open anti-tank missile production plant in India.  Read more here

Israel and the US:

  • Israeli basketball player signs one-year deal with NBA Champion Golden State Warriors.  Read more here.
  • Tennessee water utility to employ Israeli system for detecting leaks, bursts, and other system events.  Read more here.
  • Southern Nevada’s Regional Transportation Commission partners with Israeli startup to pilot advanced traffic management systems.  Read more here.