Israel News Roundup – JUNE 2017

July 24, 2017 - 3 minutes read

Welcome to Pillar & Cloud’s Israel News Roundup for this month. Below are some interesting articles we came across and wanted to share with our P&C community.

1. Evidence of the Last Battle of Jerusalem from 2,000 Years Ago

2. All US State Governors Sign Anti-BDS Declaration

The governors of all 50 US states signed a declaration condemning the anti-Israel BDS movement as antithetical to American values.

The governors of all 50 US States on Thursday signed a statement declaring the anti-Israel BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement as standing in opposition to their values and those of the US in general.

“The goals of the BDS movement are antithetical to our values and the values of our respective States, our support for Israel as a vital US ally, important economic partner, and champion of freedom,” the letter states.

SOURCEUnited With Israel

3. Shin Bet head says over 2,000 terror attacks thwarted with cybertech

Nadav Argaman notes cryptically that anti-Israel hackers ‘experience unexpected problems’

The Shin Bet has used cybertechnology to prevent more than 2,000 terror attacks since the beginning of 2016, the internal security agency’s head said at a conference Tuesday.

The opportunities that the cyber world present to the organization are dramatic, Nadav Argaman told the Cyber Week 2017 conference at Tel Aviv University.

SOURCEThe Times of Israel

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