Karen Faulkner

Karen Faulkner
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Karen Faulkner recently completed a Master's degree in Human Rights and Transitional Justice at Hebrew University, Jerusalem. She made Aliyah in 2006 and lives in Jerusalem. Karen Faulkner recently completed a Master's degree in Human Rights and Transitional Justice at Hebrew University, Jerusalem. She made Aliyah in 2006 and lives in Jerusalem.

British Police seek counter-terrorism advice from Israel 

In the wake of a spate of severe terrorist attacks in England this year, a senior City of London Police Commissioner came to Israel this month to seek advice on counter-terrorism measures.

Israeli Rabbinate creates marriage blacklists

KNI recently highlighted a case in which the Chief Rabbinate prevented a Messianic Jewish couple from marrying in Israel. As the article noted, Messianics are not the only Israeli citizens who are blocked from marrying in the land.

Former IDF soldiers rescue children during Mexico earthquake

As Mexico is shaken by two further earthquakes, encouraging stories of rescue and heroism continue to emerge following the original deadly quake of Sept. 19 including that of 25 recently discharged Israeli soldiers who led 460 school children in Mexico City to safety.

Thousands expected at ICEJ Feast of Tabernacles

Thousands of Christians are once again expected to converge in Jerusalem to join local believers in celebrating the 38th annual Feast of Tabernacles (Sukkot) conference hosted by the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ).

Former Israeli defense ministers points out international failure to deal with Iran

Addressing the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism’s annual conference in central Israel earlier this month, former Israeli defense minister Moshe Ya’alon charged that the international community is not dealing with terrorist regimes like Iran because it has now become used to the status quo.

Israel explores ways to help Syrians and Palestinians, recruits help

On the sidelines of the current United Nations General Assembly, Maj.-Gen. Yoav Mordechai had separate meetings with New York Archbishop Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Bishop Andrew M. L. Dietsche, head of the Episcopal Diocese of New York, to discuss ways to facilitate aid to the different communities.

Worship event to draw believers from around Israel

The Yuval School of Music and the Arts is joining together with FIRM (Fellowship of Israel Related Ministries) to host a worship and intercession event at the King of Kings Pavilion facility in Jerusalem next week which will be recorded live.

Netanyahu to meet with Trump, address UN this week

Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu is scheduled to deliver a speech at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Tuesday and to tell U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, on the sidelines of the UN conference, that the Iran deal must be fixed or canceled.

In significant gesture, Argentina hands WWII documents to Israel

During the first ever visit by an Israeli prime minister to Latin America last week, Argentina's President Mauricio Macri handed over some 140,000 digital documents which reveal that the country helped and provided post-war refuge to Nazi criminals like Adolf Eichmann.

Water levels in Israel critical in 4th consecutive drought year

As Texas deals with the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey and Florida that of Hurricane Irma, Israel is facing the opposite crisis: an abject lack of water as a result of decreased rainfall this year.

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