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Alan Turing’s Josephus Flavius Postcard on Auction for $40,000

In computer science, 'Josephus' Problem' refers to Josephus Flavius' tale of how he survived a suicide pact at the end of the Siege of Yodfat.

Pew: Close to 1 Million Citizens of Banned Muslim Countries Entered US Since 2006

Refugees from Syria did not start to enter the US in large numbers until fiscal 2016, but 86% of Somalia’s 72,652 entrants from fiscal 2006 to 2015 were refugees.

Trump Sanctions Iran over Ballistic Missile, Iran Threatens More ‘Roaring Missiles’

Speaking in the Oval Office on Friday, President Trump said about the Iranians: "They're not behaving."

Packing Up in Ofra [photos]

The High Court has ordered nine homes in Ofra be demolished this week.

Hamas Turns Down 1-for-1 Deal

Hamas wants a lot of terrorists freed for the 2 civilians they are holding hostage in Gaza.

Israeli Ambassador: We Highly Value Russia’s Actions in Syria

The US and Russia may have to reach a decision over the inclusion of Iran and its proxy Hezbollah in a permanent arrangement in Syria.

Belarus President: Trump Not Stupid, 80% of his Advisers Are Jews

Lukashenko cautioned that Belarus not place too much hope on cooperation with Trump, stressing he is 'first and foremost the president of the US.'

New Yorkers Step Up in Multiple Neo-Nazi Train Incidents

New Yorkers are stepping up in the face up rising anti-Semitic incidents.

Report: Iran Claims Obama’s Consent to Ballistic Missiles Capable of Hitting Israel

IRGC Aerospace and Missile Division director Amir Ali Hajizadeh said, 'The Americans are telling [us]: Don't talk about missile affairs, and if you conduct a test or maneuver, don't mention it.'
A natural gas drill rig in the Mediterranean.

Turkish Energy Delegation Meeting Delek, Noble Energy Reps in Jerusalem to Discuss Gas Pipeline

On Monday, Turkey's Minister of Culture and Tourism arrives for a state visit to Israel as well.

MK Isaac Herzog Home from Hospital

MK Isaac Herzog said "I'm happy this is behind me" as he left the hospital.

Haifa’s Mini-Subway, the Carmelit, Catches Fire

It took 13 firefighter teams to bring the blaze under control. The train will be out of commission for some time.

US Imposes New Sanctions on Iran Over Ballistic Missile Tests

President Trump backed up his threat with new sanctions against Iran in response to Tehran's latest ballistic missile test.

Israeli Scientists Invent Fast, Accurate Test to Diagnose Malaria in Less than 4 Minutes

Parasight diagnostic platform can detect malaria and ID the species in less than 4 minutes, using machine learning and computer vision.

White House Spokesman: Settlements Not Impediment to Peace [video]

And not one word, once again, from the White House Spokesman, about any 'two-state solution,' thank you very much.

Report: ‘Settler Judge’ Rarely Gets Settlement Cases – They Go to ‘Peace Now Judge’

Supreme Court President Justice Miriam Na'or makes sure the cases that deal with settlements would usually receive panels with an anti-settlement majority.

‘My Dog Saved My Life’ in Stoning Attack in Judea

"I haven't been driving on the 'dangerous' road because I fear for my life.

Machete Attack at Louvre Musuem

The assailant yelled Allahu Akhbar, police suspect it may have been a terror incident.

Some Amona Residents Allowed to Return to Pack Up

Residents over the age 30 were allowed to return home for a few hours to pack up their belongings.

Trump Changes US Policy on Settlements, But Will Netanyahu Pick Up the Ball?

For the first time in many years, the White House released a statement regarding Jewish settlements, without the adjectives illegal or illegitimate next to it.

Sarah Silverman Calling for Military Coup Against Trump

And so, the hysterically funny Sarah Silverman is now forever branded with her link to fascistic goon squads using violence to blow up events to which they object.

Attorney Grazhbile Ventslauskayte, Righteous Among the Nations, Dies in Lithuania at 104

During the Second World War, Grazhbile and her mother opened a garment workshop for Jewish women living in the ghetto.

Christians in Banned Majority-Muslim Countries Not Fans of Trump Order

'This will lead to new discrimination. It will reflect very negatively on minorities.'

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