Omar Barghouti: Israel enlisted Trump to ban me from America

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions founder Omar Barghouti has expressed dismay and confusion over his entry into the United States being refused. In an op-ed to the UK newspaper The Guardian, Barghouti claimed that "Israel appears to have once again enlisted the Trump administration to do its bidding." He claimed in the piece that with his "denial of entry, Israel appears […]

Bernie Sanders defends Ilhan Omar: She‘s not antisemitic

WASHINGTON – Presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) defended Congresswoman Ilhan Omar on Monday, saying that, "it is not antisemitic to be critical of a right-wing government in Israel." Speaking in a town hall event in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, hosted by Fox News, Sanders said he does not believe that Omar holds antisemitic views. "I talked to Ilhan about twice in […]

Afterpay partners with travel providers to offer travel now, pay later holidays

Aussies could soon themselves jetting off to Bali all on the back of Afterpay Afterpay has launched a travel buy-now-pay-later platform, called “Play,” which could see Aussies paying off their holidays in weekly or fortnightly instalments. The platform, which is created in partnership with accredited travel agent LayAway Travel, is offering package trips to locations such as Bali, the Gold […]

The Australian dollar couldn‘t rally despite impressive economic data from China

Massimo Bettiol/Getty Images The Australian dollar couldn’t sustain early gains on Wednesday that were sparked by stronger-than-expected Chinese economic data. Australia’s March jobs report will be released on Thursday. There’s also a raft of major economic data scheduled in Europe and North America. The Australian dollar remains stuck in a narrow trading range against the greenback, failing to break convincingly […]

Iron ore prices slump again as supply concerns ease

Stephen Morton/Getty ImagesSplat! Iron ore prices fell heavily on Wednesday despite a raft of better-than-expected Chinese economic data. News that Vale’s Brucutu iron ore facility will resume operations was cited as the catalyst behind the weakness in mid and higher grades. In contrast, the price for 58% fines soared, narrowing its price discount to the benchmark to the lowest level […]

Nederlands Dans Theater, the Cadillac of companies, to return to Israel

If dance companies were cars, Nederlands Dans Theater would be a Cadillac. Or, more appropriately, a Jaguar. The 60-year-old Dutch troupe has all the dark allure of a fast automobile, along with the finesse, agility and impossibly chic aura. Young dancers whisper the three-letter NDT as an incantation, and established performers highlight the name in bold on their resumes. The […]

Life is normal in Sderot, until the Red Alert siren sounds

On April 11, 2019, Meir Panim Director of Global Development, Mimi Rozmaryn, and Israel365 Digital Marketing Manager, Yocheved Feinerman, made a special trip to Sderot to show support for the teenagers who participate in the Nir Am neighborhood adolescent club set up by the Mair Panim organization. Wishing the young people a Happy Passover on behalf of Meir Panim and […]