On Thursday evening at the annual celebration at the Tomb of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai in Meron Galilee, forty five people were trampled upon and hundreds were injured at what was called by the Paramedics a stampede. Last year this celebration was only watched on Live Video. Since Israel has now reduced Corona infection to a minimum the Health Department gave permission to have this gathering without any limitations.
Jews throughout the world will be celebrating the holiday of L”Ag B”Omer this Friday in Israel and throughout the world. The holiday of L”Ag B’Omer falls in between the two Jewish festivals Passover and Shevuot (weeks). Between Passover and Shavuos are 49 days. During this period is counted 49 days which in the times of the Holy Temple was brought an offering of the new wheats called Omer.
Whenever you plan to visit a country, you ask yourself the all-important question, “is it worth travelling so many hours and spending money?” If your destination is Dubai, then it most definitely is a big YES! Dubai is a warmly welcoming place and one of the safest cities in the world. It is a diverse city and one of the top tourist destinations in the world.
Modesty has been the hallmark of Islam, and it is reflected in the Islamic dress code for both women and men. The modest dress code prescribed by the religion allows women within the community to live a dignified, modest, and dutiful life while earning the respect of Allah, the almighty.
Though one can observe slight differences in how women dress while moving from one culture to another, kaftans, hijabs, and abayas are widely preferred by Muslim women worldwide.
Netanyahu was given 28 days to attempt to make a government with him as Prime Minister. The time is running out. The reason for the difficulties is that many of the members of the Knesset who were once loyal to Likud and Netanyahu have dropped out of the right-wing government with Netanyahu as Prime Minister.
Amidst the dilemma of this year Corona Pandemic the minds of most people in the world is on health. Many people have died from Corona virus. Many people have recovered from the illness. Corona virus has been difficult for humanity even though almost 98% of people contacting the virus live through it. In a subtle way Corona Covid -19 has been able to cripple the world.
Israel elections ended without the right side led by Likud or the left side opposing Netanyahu with a majority. Both sides are working to make a government. President Rivlin gave Netanyahu the mandate and 28 days to make a majority mandate coalition. Two of the candidates who are in the middle of the controversy between sides are Naftali Bennet of Yamina party who has behind him seven mandates and the Arab Ram party leader.
The Passover holidays have closed in Israel but Christians are celebrating Easter Sunday. Though Israel has been successful through its vaccination campaign to open restaurants, hotels, and religious sites air travel is still restricted keeping away foreign pilgrims who usually throng to Israel during the holy week.
The Jewish people will be finishing their Passover seasonal celebrations this weekend. Easter Sunday begins when Passover ends. There is no doubt that Judaism and Christianity have the same roots. Both Judaism and Christianity give honor to the Five Books of Moses. The five books of Moses begin with the story of creation. God created the world in six days and on the seventh day he rested called the Sabbath. Adam the first man was the culmination of the six days of creations. The Sabbath the seventh day represents complete and total peace between God, man and his creation. The eternal Sabbath is a goal for all of mankind.
Israel went to the polls Tuesday and still has not established a majority of 61 mandates. Likud and his right-side supporting parties reached a total of 59 mandates. The opposition parties to Netanyahu without the Arab parties have 50 mandates. The two Arab parties have 11 votes divided into two coalitions 6 Arab Unity party and 5 Arab democratic party. If the Arab party with five mandates will join in with Netanyahu, Likud will reach a majority of 64 mandates to become again Prime Minister. If the two Arab parties will join opposition to Netanyahu the Left will have 61 mandates. The Arab parties will decide if Israel will have a new government.
The holiday of Passover is celebrated each year in the beginning of the spring season. The story of Exodus of the Jewish people from slavery to King Pharoah in Egypt is written in the second book of the five books of Moses, called the Old Testament. The bible begins with the story of the creation of the world by an Omnipotent God in six days and in the seventh day God rested from his work.
Elections are coming next week. Polls show that there is a possibility that Netanyahu may gather enough mandates to make a government all on the right side. This will include Likud, Yamina headed by Naftali Bennet, Shas religious Sephardic Jewish party, United Torah Judaism party, and the religious Zionist party. Gidyon Saar who broke off from Likud to make the New Hope Party could gather 10 mandates.
Happening once a year World Art Dubai is an event that shows art from all over the world. The World Art Dubai is the reason for the increasing art demand of the Middle East. From Fashion art disrupters to pop art, and from experimental expressionists to fine art, the World Art Fair Dubai has a lot to offer to art aficionados. Known to be one of the biggest art events in Dubai, World Art Dubai 2021 allows collectors, buyers, and art enthusiasts to admire artworks from all over the world. The prices start from $100 to buy artworks from solo artists and international galleries.
The people of the twenty-first century are more motivated and excited to work hard and realize their dreams of growth and development. Some people do not like the traditional work setting of nine to five and prefer more relaxed and flexible timings. While others work around eighteen to twenty hours per day to achieve their goals.
The world has become quite fast-paced, but the lifestyle has become sedentary. Human beings are trapped with screens that keep them engaged all the time. Getting as much as ten minutes without having to look at some sort of screen seems impossible. Staying immersed in the screens causes several mental, physical and emotional health concerns, and a lot of them even go unnoticed.
Israel celebrates that it has vaccinated with at least one shot of Pfizer vaccine 5 million Israelis which is half of the population. After a lockdown for several weeks, the economy has been opened. For the first time in many months people are sitting and eating in restaurants, going to swimming pools, shopping in malls and children have returned to school.
Born on 17th of July, 1999, Mohamed Ismail Jasem Alhosani is a resident of UAE, an original Emirati who currently lives in Mohamed Bin Zayed. He is a person who has won a lot of UAE leagues beginning from way back in 2012. He started training back then and was frequently coached by Jamal AlHasni. In 2017 he went on a training break from all the leagues and matches that he was playing well scoring the best, this is because it is important for every professional player in the sports criteria to train themselves from time to time and to give themselves a break too so that they can come back stronger. He is given the nickname of offensive rock.
Israel elections arriving in three weeks. Benjamin Netanyahu is counting on his success in vaccinating the nation which has brought down the number of hospitalizations below one thousand to 700 to bring to him additional mandates for him to continue to be Prime Minister. His opponents are still fighting against the popularity of Netanyahu from both sides the left and right. The only solid supporters of Netanyahu are his Likud friends and the religious parties. The other right parties Yamina led by Naftali Bennet and Gidyon Saar of New Hope party want to be Prime Minister. There is a much greater majority of mandates of right wing parties than left wing parties including the Arabs. For a right-wing party to join with the left side including the Arabs is doubtful.
The Nigerian top economist Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Monday during her first speech as Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) assured that the institution cannot continue to function in the same way as it has been up to now and must streamline its procedures and offer results if it wants to return to being an internationally relevant institution.
After more than 15 years of petitioning and just three weeks ahead of elections, the High Court of Israel ruled that those that had converted to Judaism through reformed and conservative conversions in Israel will be recognized as Jewish by the State. The court also ruled that converts will be allowed to become full Israeli citizens under the law of return.
The Israeli–Palestinian conflict is the ongoing struggle between Israelis and Palestinians that began in the mid-20th century amidst the greater Arab–Israeli conflict. Various attempts have been made to resolve the conflict as part of the Israeli–Palestinian peace process. Most Recently by Donald J Trump resulting in the historic .
The Joe Biden administration is planning to review the dealings between the US and Saudi Arabia. In fact, On February 27th, Biden stated there will be a new announcement coming on Monday pertaining the US- Saudi relations, which could lead to the US-Saudi crisis. It is unknown, if there would be sanctions laid against the Saudis.
The battle for 6G is already intensifying, although this communication standard remains purely theoretical, but it highlights how geopolitics is fueling the technological rivalry, especially between the US and China. However, it is highly likely the 6G technology will not be available until 2030.
The change of leadership in the US has caused a dramatic change in the US – Israeli relationship dynamics. The dynamics between US president Donald Trump, and the Israeli government led by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Joe Biden couldn’t be more opposite.
The Saudi assassination squad that traveled to Istanbul and killed and dismembered journalist Jamal Khashoggi arrived in Turkey using two private planes that belong to the Saudi monarchy. The information is courtesy of top secret documents obtained by CNN, as part of a Canadian civil lawsuit.
Israel a small nation of no more than 10 million people in a world of much larger nations considers diplomacy of utmost importance to its existence. It is faced with a crisis concerning relations with its neighboring states Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria about the future of a Palestinian state. It has also danger from Iran who is interested in being the major power in the Middle East when it will complete its project to make nuclear weapons. The world is seeking a peaceful solution to the Middle East crisis, stabilization of the region. America has interest in maintaining peaceful relations with Israel and in stabilization of the region.
Judaism is the biblical religion of the Jewish people which is based on the teachings of the Bible the Old Testament which were given by God to Moses at Mount Sinai. In Jewish tradition there are three major holidays Passover, Sukkot and Shevuot. Passover commemorates the Exodus of the Jewish people from slavery to King Pharoah in Egypt. Sukkot commemorates the period of forty years after Passover in which the Jews lived in the Wilderness of Sinai on the way to the land of Israel. Shavuot which means weeks commemorates the period of time of seven weeks between Passover and the giving of the Ten Commandments at Mount Sinai.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned about the unfolding US–Iranian nuclear-talk developments. According to a statement issued by the Prime Minister, Israel remains committed to deterring Iran from having nuclear weapons. This is despite talks with the US.
Workspace harassment is one of the biggest issues that people face at their work. People facing harassment are less motivated to be on their jobs and end up leaving their jobs. But switching jobs is not the option to avoid harassment. Necessary actions are a must to take to make workplace harassment-free.
Israel is in the middle of an outbreak of Corona virus which has grown rapidly in the country due to the British, South African, and Brazilian mutations. Despite a lockdown for four weeks, the number of daily infections has almost seen almost no change. Unlike previous lockdowns, the third lockdown has almost been unsuccessful to reduce the percentages of infection. Even after administrating over 3 million vaccinations primarily to those in immediate danger from Corona, the mortality rate continues to be the highest in Israel Corona history. Hospitalizations are continuing almost without reduction, severe cases and those on ventilators.
The cabling system in the world is fast evolving. The ever-changing technological changes are making the terms more advanced. The more advanced form of cabling is structured cabling. The structured cabling system is used in the IT world for many basic and advanced applications. Industries which are using structured cabling system are IT, data centers and telecommunication networks. Due to the versatility and reliability of the cable, it is becoming the top priority of businesses and households.
The oil prices continue to climb higher. The price of oil has now recovered after it dropped to a five-year low. In fact, the price of oil is now up over $60 a barrel, which makes many people wonder what will trigger the price of oil to go even higher.
Professor Rabbi Doctor Abraham Twerski died this week from Corona at the age of 90 years. Rabbi Twerski was an unusual person because even though he grew up in an ultra-orthodox Chassidic family who generally oppose their children from entering secular professions. His father was from the great Chassidic dynasty of Chernobyl.
Israel’s attention is focused on the March elections. Many consider the leadership of Prime Minister Netanyahu insufficient to meet the needs of the public amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic. The Israeli public is frustrated by the lockdown that is planned to be extended for another week because of the still-soaring infection rate.
Pope Francis on Wednesday marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp by urging people to keep a close watch on distorted ideologies. He said, “To remember is an expression of humanity. To remember is a sign of civility. To remember is a condition for better future for peace and fraternity.“
Global retail and Wall Street hedge fund caused by the conflict, with Europe a few days ago due to the outbreak of a new coronavirus vaccine supply dispute, US stocks tumbled across the board, the Dow fell more than 600 points. Goss Electronics rose by 52.53%, Express rose by 27.02%, AMC Cinemas rose by 280% this week, and Game Station rose by over 400%.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is looking to avoid a clash with US President Joe Biden on matters related to the Iranian deal. This is according to Israeli government officials who spoke with Axios. The prime minister is apparently looking to tone down abrasive sentiments that may cause problems when dealing with the new administration.
The year 2020 closed as the worst year in the history of tourism, with 1 billion fewer international arrivals in the world and losses estimated at more than €1 trillion caused by the coronavirus pandemic. As reported on Thursday by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the figures represent a 74% drop in the volume of tourists compared to 2019.
This week, on Wednesday, Holocaust Remembrance Day was observed around the world. Of course, the commemoration could not be like every year, but the message of remembrance of the Holocaust is necessary to be repeated every year. There is always the fear of genocide, which, after the Holocaust, can never be accepted.
The head of the Russian Investment Fund, Kirill Dmitriev, praised his country’s cooperation with Saudi Arabia, under the umbrella of the OPEC+ alliance, which resulted in the stability of the oil market after the price collapse in April of last year, following the Coronavirus pandemic.
As lockdowns spread out throughout the world they bring with them sometimes violent response. Such is the case in many places in the world where there are demonstrations against the leadership of their nation.
In Israel this week in the city of Bnei Brak the police cracked down on Ultra-Orthodox religious offenders of Corona lockdown restriction which brought violent response. The Ministry of Health in Israel has given orders that all schools should be closed. Public Gatherings inside allow only five people and outside 10 people. The religious communities throughout Israel consider sacred their organized communal prayers and education for the youth. In the last lockdown before the winter season it was easier to organize learning and prayer outside in the open air where there is less danger of spreading infection.
The Jewish world is filled with diversity. In Israel the nation is divided into many coalitions each coalition represents another approach toward Jewish life. Likud the largest party in Israel in which Netanyahu is the leader represents a portion of the Israeli Jews estimated to be 30 mandates out of 120 mandates of the entire Knesset. This is only one quarter of the Jewish nation. Likud is called center right party. The right side besides Likud consists of religious Zionists and Ultra- Orthodox Zionists. Likud is not a religious party but accepting the authenticity and importance of Judaism.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has implored the Joe Biden administration to get back to the Iran nuclear deal that was signed by the Obama administration in 2015. Under the agreement, Iran would adhere to uranium enrichment restrictions in exchange for a sanctions reprieve.
The event industry has faced a major shift during the year 2020 due to the pandemic. At first, everything was closed down, and most of the local and international events were canceled. The streets and event venues in countries like the United Arab Emirates were empty, which were usually fully packed and could not accommodate even two more individuals.
Voluntary disclosure is filled in case where the taxpayer commits an error in the tax papers like tax assessment, tax returns, tax refunds, etc. The taxpayer should notify the authorities of the error as soon as he becomes aware of such omissions by submitting a voluntary disclosure.
Every error requires different considerations regarding voluntary closure. This article is helpful when there is only a ‘one-off’ error in VAT. However, in case of various errors, it may be worth-while to take professional help before making any voluntary disclosures. It will help you in making this process smooth, where all the potential questions will be addressed.
The lockdown in Israel against the Coronavirus has been extended for another two weeks. The lockdown has not been successful in getting down the number of daily infections. Instead, Israel has seen a change in the number of younger people that have become hospitalized from the Coronavirus in the last two weeks.
Iran has asked the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to stop publishing discordant statements related to its nuclear program. The asseveration comes just a day after the IAEA issued a disclosure indicating that Iran was working to start processing uranium metal. The following is an excerpt from the statement made by Iran’s nuclear department: