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Israel Publishes New Tenders for Settlement Construction

11 Shevat 5774 – January 11, 2014
Israel published tenders for 600 new homes in East Jerusalem and 801 in Judea and Samaria settlements. Government officials delayed the announcement until U.S. Secretary...

Arik Is Dead

Ariel Sharon, aka Arik, was Israel's 11th Prime Minister and perhaps its most heroic and controversial leader.

Congressional Letter: Academic Boycott of Israel is ‘Thinly Veiled Bigotry’

10 Shevat 5774 – January 10, 2014
A congressional letter slams the American Studies Association's academic boycott of Israel as antithetical to academic freedom and as "thinly veiled bigotry." UPDATED!

Israeli Arabs Angry at Proposed Population Swap Idea

Israel's foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman's proposal of several years ago, which he now has taken down from the attic and dusted it off, that...

CBC News Attacking FM Baird on Appointing Jewish Envoy to Israel

Did you know Bercovici was Jewish? I was sure she was Italian…

Caleb Jacoby Found Safe in New York

Caleb Jacoby, the missing suburban Boston teenager, has been found and is safe!

Christians Lead Record Year for Tourism in Israel

9 Shevat 5774 – January 9, 2014
Israel’s Tourism Ministry’s aggressive pitch to bring Christians to visit Israel has paid off with another record-breaking year for visitors, led by Americans and...

Topsy-Turvy Court Decisions Ban Dieudonne – Again

The French government has won a last minute appeal on Thursday to France’s highest court, which reinstated a ban lifted hours before by a...

New Dig in Hebron Aimed at Uncovering King David’s Palace

'All the elders of Israel came to the king [David] to Hebron, and King David made a convenient with them in Hebron… In Hebron, he was king over Judea for seven years and six months…. (Samuel 2, Ch. 5).'

Suicide and Car Bombs Kill More than 30 in Iraq and Syria

At least 13 Iraqi soldiers and 18 Syrians, including woman and children, were killed Thursday in another round of the seemingly endless fighting in...

French Court Scraps City’s Ban on Anti-Semitic Comedian’s Show

A court in France scrapped a municipal ban on a performance by the anti-Semitic comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala Thursday after he petitioned to negate...

Sharon’s Condition Declines, Now Described as ‘Mortal’

The medical condition of former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has deteriorated in the past few hours, but doctors at Tel HaShomer Hospital in Tel...

Palestinian Leftists Throw Rocks at Israeli Peaceniks

The Israelis were meeting with Arabs in a hotel in Ramallah.

Chinese Businessman Looking to Buy NYT: I’m Just as Smart as Jews

A Chinese businessman who is determined to buy an American newspaper said he is just as smart as the Jews who own some of...

Teva Names New CEO Three Months after Firing Jeremy Levin

Teva Pharmaceutical announced on Thursday that its new CEO will be Erez Vigodman, who until now has been the CEO for the huge phosphate...

European Parliamentarians Discuss Role of Religion in Diplomacy

A delegation of Israeli politicians and men of the cloth participated as well.

Reward Increased in Search for Menachem Stark’s Killers

The family of murdered Brooklyn landlord Menachem Stark has contributed $50,000 to what is now a total reward to $72,000 for information leading to...

Palestinian Authority Incites Bedouin Anti-Israel Protests

The least violent and most threatening intifada is in the Negev and Galilee, where Jews are a minority outside of Haifa and Be’er Sheva.

Bezeq Drill Accidentally Activates Shomron Emergency Responders

IDF, United Hatzalah and MDA emergency crews were dispatched to an alleged terrorist attack with seriously wounded victims, in the town of Maaleh Shomron...

Senior Israeli Officials: Kerry’s Jordan Valley Plan ‘Ridiculous’

It's tough to tell whether the aim of Bibi's circle is to block Kerry or fool the settlers.

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