May 17 '16 / Geen categorie

Israel’s largest green organisation joins efforts to ease the refugee crisis in Europe, will provide employment to thousand Syrian refugees by overseeing forest rehabilitation. In Brussels, KKL-JNF World Chairman, Danny Atar revealed that his organization has responded to a major European country’s address for help and will, at a first stage, provide professional management services to to a forest rehabilitation project. BRUSSELS (EJP)—In order to help alleviate …

Mar 11 '16 / EIPA Updates

Days after the Gulf Cooperation Council stated that Hezbollah is a terrorist organisation, two members of US Congress urged the European Union to follow path and designate the Lebanese Shiite group as terrorist. In a letter addressed to EU Ambassador in Washington David O’Sullivan, U.S. Representatives Grace Meng (Democrat from New York) and Peter Roskam (Republican from Illinois) pointed out that so far the EU labeled …

Oct 11 '15 / EIPA Updates

“What is happening is ‘a kind of local version of the radical Islam that is dominating the stage in many countries in the Middle East and North Africa” “Radical Islam it’s a new enemy, in the Middle East as in Europe, and different countries have to adapt themselves to the new threat. Israel isn’t an exception” By Yossi Lempkowicz “Those who are supporting Palestinian violences are organizations – …

Sep 7 '15 / EIPA Updates

This op-ed titled ‘Israelis don’t give up on Europe’ by Alex Benjamin, director of EIPA, was published in Ynet news website. Op-ed: Going to the generally sympathetic US and making new friends, like China and India, who don’t ask awkward questions, is always easier. But Israel has many friends in the EU who seek a deeper engagement. Have you ever lost touch with a friend that you …

Apr 2 '15 / EIPA Updates

In a letter to the European Commission, French and German Finance Ministers, Michel Sapin and Wolfgang Schaeuble, said Tuesday that Europe needs to step up its fight to block the flow of money destined to fund terrorism and to adopt a continent-wide legislation to better trace financial flows. The two ministers set out a plan of action as a follow up from an EU declaration on …

Mar 27 '15 / EIPA Updates

As the European Union urged Israel and the Palestinians to quickly resume peace talks, in view of the upcoming formation of a new Israeli coalition government led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a senior Likud figure said that Europeans need to have a “more fair” attitude towards Israel should they want to mediate between Israel and the Palestinians. “When do you accept all Palestinians demands before …

Jan 5 '15 / EIPA Updates

“It’s time to stop giving the Palestinians a pass. It is time to make it costly for them to focus on symbols rather than substance,” writes Dennis Ross, a former US chief negotiator on Arab-Israeli issues, in an op-ed published Monday in the New York Times. The international community should pressure the Palestinians o accept the compromises with Israel that are necessary for statehood, he …

Dec 15 '14 / EIPA Updates

A new natural gas field off Israel’s Mediterranean coast may hold about 3.2 trillion cubic feet of gas, about one third the size of the giant Tamar field, its two Israeli partners said Sunday after conducting a 3D seismic survey of the area. A new natural gas field containing about 3.2 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of gas has been discovered about 150 kilometres (93 miles) …

Jun 2 '14 / EIPA Updates

According to Israeli journalist Yossi Melman from daily newspaper Ma’ariv, who is specialized in security issues, Western security services are well aware of the possibility that European Muslims who have gone to fight with Islamist anti-Assad rebels in Syria might return home radicalized and ready to perpetrate out terrorist attacks. In an editorial on the arrest by French police of Mehdi Nemmouche on suspicion of perpetrating …

May 28 '14 / EIPA Updates

“There were so many things that I wanted to show you,” said Ayelet Riva, one of the two teenage daughters of Emmanuel and Miriam Riva, the Israeli couple killed in the attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels, during the funeral of her parents Tuesday at the Kiryat Shaul cemetery in Tel Aviv on Tuesday afternoon. “How I would direct a school, have a family, and …