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Israel did send an impressive delegation, but it didn’t include Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.
Gideon Levy ignores the fact that Germany, Switzerland, the U.K. and the U.S. were by far the biggest traders with the apartheid regime, choosing instead to focus on Israel.
When Joseph agrees to bury Jacob in Canaan, Jacob bows to him in relief – why?
The Jewish Press has acquired a copy of a notice of discontinuance that was filed with the Supreme Court of NY County.
Lt. Colonel Eisner was trying to stop anarchists from blocking Highway 90, when he hit at least one of the anarchists.
The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), has voted to welcome Israel as its 21st member state. CERN’s main area of research is particle physics, which is the study of the fundamental constituents of matter and the forces acting between them. CERN was established in 1953. It is located near Geneva, on the border between […]
The United States is prepared to move against violators of its sanctions against Iran, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. “Our enforcement of the sanctions regime will be as unflinching as ever, so any CEO, general counsel or businessperson who thinks now might be a time to test our […]
In this archive segment, Yishai and Malkah discuss counter-culture Chanukah and the 10th of Tevet fast day.
The snow in Jerusalem Thursday no only did not stop Arabs from attacking Jewish motorists with rocks but also helped them to do sin by disguising the rocks as snowballs. Pelting drivers with snowballs is a dangerous hobby all over the world because if they are like ice, the projectiles can easily break a window […]
An Israeli army patrol working on the border with Lebanon came under fire Thursday and returned fire. No on was injured in the exchange. The soldiers were on patrol near Metullah, which borders Lebanon. The IDF is investigating but said that the source of the shooting could have been hunters on the other side of […]
The snowstorm’s delay of Kerry’s meeting with Netanyahu finally gives Abbas a chance to explain why Israel must not exist as a Jewish state.
The sage Hillel summarized the entire Torah by saying, “That which is hateful to you, do not do to your fellow. That is the whole Torah; the rest is the explanation; go and learn it.”
Sometimes it is hard to help people, and sometimes you can help people by just using whatever it is you have at the time – even an amazing fishing rod.
Yaakov Avinu spent the final seventeen years of his life in Mitzrayim. While there he lived in peace for the first time in many years and remained in that state for the rest of his life. Near the end of his days he called in his beloved son Yosef and made an impassioned request: “Please do not bury me in Mitzrayim.”
This week’s parshah begins with Yaakov Avinu on his deathbed. He called for and requested of Yosef not to bury him in Mitzrayim, but rather in Eretz Yisrael. Although Yosef agreed to fulfill this request, Yaakov asked him to swear that he would keep his word, which he did.
Danny Goldstein, founder and chairman of ‘Calcala’ (‘Finance’): “We are focused on making Israel a better place to live and a better place to invest by merging the best of Israel and America – representing Israelis, but with an eye on the American perspective.”
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: “The Israeli economy grew more than most Western economies, almost 2.5 times the OECD average…In contrast to the collapsing economies around us, Israel’s credit rating was upgraded last year.”
Deputy FM Danny Ayalon said Israel would not be cooperating with the Council in the wake of its passage of a resolution ordering a ‘fact-finding mission’ into Israel’s conduct in Judea and Samaria: “We have no reason to continue cooperating with a hypocritical organization which specializes in double-speak and has a mission to smear us.”
Since Kadima’s fracturing is inevitable, the leadership primary becomes significance in that it will determine which leader will secure the votes of those Kadima MKs whose allegiance is to the party, and not its leader.
PM Netanyahu: “Israel will do everything to help” find the killer, who had “strong murderous anti-Semitic motive”; UN Human Rights Council “should be ashamed” to host a Hamas official on the day of a terrorist attack.
Dalia Itzik, Kadima’s Knesset Faction Chairwoman and the last faction member yet to announce who she will support in the upcoming primary between Livni and Shaul Mofaz, has been linked to discussions with Mofaz’s campaign over the weekend.
Noted Israeli author and Israel Prize Laureate A.B. Yehoshua said that living outside Israel “is a very deep failure of the Jewish people,” and lamented that immigration numbers from the United States are “minimal” and “embarrassing.” He was equally acerbic regarding the large Israeli ex-patriot community.
The resolution read, “Egypt after the revolution will never be a friend of the Zionist entity, the number one enemy of Egypt and the Arab nation.” It also supported Palestinian resistance “in all its kinds and forms.”
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