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US Issues New Travel Warning for Israel, Judea and Samaria

5 Tevet 5776 – December 17, 2015
The State Dept. also recommends that US citizens maintain "a high state of situational awareness, be aware of their surroundings at all times, avoid any unattended items or packages."

Jordan Deports 750 Sudanese out of 3,000 Asylum Seekers

More than 3,000 Sudanese still live in Jordan, most of them in a tent city in Aman.

US Demands Kuwait Airways End Boycott of Israelis; Airline Drops NYC-London Flight

US forbade Kuwait Airways from discriminating against Israelis, but instead airways dropped NYC-London flight.

Thousands of Intifada Bound Firearms, Knives, Tasers, Explosives Confiscated by Port Customs

5 Tevet 5776 – December 16, 2015
Customs officials at the port of Ashdod have foiled multiple smuggling operations in recent months, seizing a huge variety of weapons that had been on their way to the Palestinians.

1,500 Year Old Hebrew Inscription Discovered on East Coast of Sea of Galilee

The surprising discovery supports the belief there used to be a Jewish settlement in the Kursi Beach National Park.

Technion Launches University in China

The Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology will offer three units: the College of Engineering; the College of Science; and the College of Life Science.

Turkey Detains 27 Russian Ships in Retaliation for Russia’s Detaining 8 Turkish Vessels

As soon as the Russian Su-24 fighter was downed, Russia implemented non-reciprocal trade ties and customs practices.

Swedish MP Uses Israeli PMW Data in Refuting Foreign Minister’s Defense of Abbas

Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström will probably go down in history for her comment 12 hours after the Nov. 13 Paris attack.

Israeli Institutions in Berlin Targeted for Terror by ISIS-Inspired Germans

Two German men are being tried for planning ISIS-inspired attacks against Israeli institutions in Berlin.

MK Hanin Zoabi Denounces Lieberman’s Campaign Against Her as “Fascism”

Avigdor Liberman recently announced his campaign to “remove Hanin Zoabi from the Knesset – for good!”

Israeli Ambitious Project Launching First New City in Decades: Harish

To get an idea of the sheer ambition of the new project: currently there are about 300 families living in Harish, and the plan calls for more than 50,000 residents there by 2020.

Ban Ki-moon Winds Down UN Post by Bashing Israel as Reason for Intifada

The chief of the UN said at its annual anti-Israel Conference on Jerusalem, "The anger we are witnessing is bred from nearly five decades of Israeli occupation."

Bennett Tells Chief Rabbi: I Don’t Consult with Rabbis on Matters of Policy

Rabbi David Lau’s cousin, the Jerusalem Ramban Synagogue’s spiritual leader Rabbi Benny Lau criticized the Chief Rabbi’s attack on Bennett.

Elton John’s Concert in Israel Set for Lag B’Omer

The British singer will appear in Tel Aviv on May 26, the day Israelis celebrate and remember Kabbalist Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai.

Left-Wing Arab MK in B’nei B’rak to Change Ultra-Orthodox Vote on Women Qadis

Frej's bill calls for including at least one woman among the Qadis-Muslim jurists in Israeli courts that operate under Sharia Law.

Jerusalem Silences Plan to Turn Down the Volume of Mosque Loudspeakers

Jerusalem officials, who loudly proclaimed they will ease the ear aches of Jerusalem residents suffering from the wails from mosques, have whispered, "Wear earplugs."

Billionaires Trump, Adelson, Meeting before Las Vegas Republican Debate

Adelson, who leans towards Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), is meeting privately with several Republican candidates before the debate Tuesday.

Investigation Clears Police Officer Who Killed ‘Scissors Terrorist’

Government attorneys insisted the police sapper may have been guilty of murder. Public Security Minister: Why are officers judged for killing terrorists?

Israeli Medical Association: Doctors Must Treat the Worst Injury First, Including Terrorists

Until now, EMTs were instructed to treat all the victims of an attack first, before the attacker, Not anymore...

Israel’s Wine Guide Boycotts Judea and Samaria Wineries

Of course, if the guide were to exclude the Golan wineries it would have been a very thin book, without industry stars like Yarden and Gamla.

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