A Syrian producer and the subject of the film “Last Men in Aleppo” were unable to procure visas for the Oscars.
Israeli Arab newscaster Lucy Aharish had harsh words for Arab leaders who ignore the plight of Syrians.
The Assad Regime has perpetrated a gas attack on civilians in Idlib, Syria – in the face of yet another atrocity, there is nothing left to say.
A family in Aleppo says it is Jewish, and is asking Israel to rescue it from the Syrian city decimated by civil war.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that Israel was looking into the possibility of bringing wounded refugees from the Syrian city of Aleppo to Israeli hospitals for treatment.
In the wake of Aleppo, “Never Again” rings as hollow as ever.
As bombs continue to fall on Aleppo, Syria’s ravaged metropolis, Israeli newscaster Lucy Aharish switched from Hebrew to English to direct a damning message at viewers around the world. “Right now, in Halab, Syria, just an eight-hour drive from Tel Aviv, a genocide is taking place,” said Aharish, Israel’s first Arab news presenter, using the Arabic…
The fall of Aleppo to Syrian government forces backed by Russia and Iran has heightened alarm in Israel about potential threats to its borders and a wider reshaping of the region.
A knock came at the door one night in October, and the family traversed hostile terrain, including Islamic State and al-Qaeda checkpoints, before arriving in Turkey en route to Israel.
Aleppo was once Syria’s second-largest city, storied for its ethnic diversity, including a large Jewish quarter. It’s now a pockmarked jumble of cratered ruins.