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.

Israel, Jordan and PA to hold joint fire drill

Israel, Jordan and the PA will hold a joint drill of their emergency services in October, an initiative intended to improve the response of emergency services to potentially catastrophic situations as well as foster international relations.

Abbas cracks down on social media

In a move that human rights activists say restricts freedom of expression, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has issued a vaguely worded law that clamps down on social media and news websites in the West Bank.

Israel to bring families of lone soldiers to Israel

The Israeli government is joining forces with private organizations to reunite the parents and families of lone soldiers for a visit in Israel during their time of service.

Author of anti-Israel UN report member of anti-Semitic FB groups

The Jerusalem Post discovered last month that Richard Falk, a prominent American professor who has held several positions at the United Nations, was listed as a member of an anti-Semitic hate group on Facebook called Shoah, which means genocide in Hebrew.

Bipartisan delegation of US congressmen visit Israel, PA

Congressional delegations are usually comprised of one party or the other, but this overlapping visit was made as an illustration that American support for Israel is bipartisan.

Hamas kids camp reenacts bombing of metal detectors at Temple Mount

Following the recent crisis around security at the Temple Mount, Hamas held a summer camp at which children in Gaza acted out a play showing the “liberation” of the al Aqsa mosque from Israel.

4.2.20 Foundation opens biblical Hebrew school

The 4.2.20 Foundation — a ministry dedicated to supporting the Bible Translation movement in eliminating the Old Testament Translation Gap by training translators, consultants and teachers in biblical Hebrew — has opened its School of Biblical Hebrew.
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Israel launches environmental research satellite

Israel has launched an environmental research satellite that will survey ecological factors such as soil, vegetation, forestry and water quality and will provide agriculturalists valuable information on what crops and trees to plant and when.

UN Secretary General to visit Israel this month

The new United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres is set to make a three-day visit to Israel on Aug. 28, the first time he has been to the Holy Land since taking on the UN’s top job in January.

IDF’s new siren system pinpoints specific areas under rocket attack

The Home Front Command of the IDF has developed a siren system that can alert people in very specific areas of the need to take shelter from incoming rockets.

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