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$1 Million Israeli BRAIN Prize To Be Awarded in 2013

A $1 million dollar prize has been announced which will go to the individual or team with the highest potential for helping people around the world by the non-profit organization Israel Brain Technologies.

DM Barak: Unilateral Withdrawal Will Lead to Israeli Sovereignty in Judea and Samaria

In excerpts of an interview published by Yisrael HaYom newspaper, Defense Minister Ehud Barak proposed a unilateral withdrawal from most of Judea and Samaria, requiring tens of thousands of Jews to leave their homes or remain under the sovereignty of the Palestinian Authority.

IDF Chief: Israel-Egypt Border Will Continue to be Security Problem

Following the death of Cpl. Netanel Yahalomi in a gunbattle on the Israel-Egypt border on Friday, Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Benny Gantz warned that the perimeter would continue to be a security problem for Israel.

The RCP Lauds Romney for his Common Sense Remarks

The Rabbinical Congress for Peace which comprises over 350 of the most prominent rabbis in Israel have sent a message to Governor Mitt Romney...

Senate Overwhelmingly Endorses ‘Capability’ Red Line on Iran

The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly endorsed language that sets a red line for Iran "nuclear capability."

“Homeland”, Based on Israeli Show “Hatufim”, Wins Emmy

"Homeland," the Showtime series based on the award winning Israeli series "Hatufim," won the award for best drama series at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday.

Rapist of Holocaust Survivor to Stand Trial

An Australian man who allegedly raped a Holocaust survivor two decades ago will face trial.

PM Netanyahu Apologizes for Embarrassing Ban Ki-Moon

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has apologized to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for publicizing details of a conversation between the two regarding the Ban’s visit to Tehran in August.

Despite Border Tensions, Israel Hospitals Treating Gaza Children

Despite continued tension on the southwestern border, four Gaza children are receiving medical treatment in northern Israel. The children are all nephrology patients suffering from kidney insufficiency, and have been hospitalized for the last several months at the Children’s Hospital at Rambam Health Care Campus awaiting transplants.

Rabbi Kanievsky: Burn Your iPhones

Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, who of Israel’s pre-eminent haredi rabbis, issued a public notice on Sunday urging owners of iPhones to burn their devices, comparing the popular cell phones to weapons of war.

Leap In Number of Tel Aviv Bicyclers

More residents of Tel Aviv are taking to the streets to enjoy the fresh air and health benefits associated with bicycling than ever before.

One Female Warrior Excels during Fire Exchange, as Another Is Shamed

The shooting incident at Egyptian border that claimed the life of Cpl. Natanel Yahalomi last Friday, was the first combat encounter of Cpl. S. and her comrades of the Caracal Battalion.

A-Jad to Post – Palestinians Should Vote Away “Zionist Regime”

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told the Washington Post on Sunday that Palestinians should be able to vote the “Zionist regime” out of existence as a way of solving the Arab-Israeli conflict.

Obama Tells ’60 Minutes’ He Tunes Out Netanyahu’s ‘Noise’ (Video)

In his Sunday interview with CBS 60 Minutes, President Barack Obama referred to Prime Minister Netanyahu's relentless pressure regarding the Iranian nuclear threat as "noise" that must be ignored in order for the president to be able to focus on American interests. He also referred to Israel as "one of our closest allies in the region." That's two snubs in one interview (Remember when we used to be THE closest ally?).

Chief Rabbinate’s Website Hacked

Arab hackers, hacked the Chief Rabbinate's website tonight. Arab hackers have been attacking Israeli government and municipal websites all evening. They succeeded in changing the homepage...

State Dept. Removes Iran’s MEK from Terrorism List, Iranians Annoyed

The U.S. State Department removed a terrorist designation from the Mujahedin-e Khalq, the Iranian anti-regime group that has acquired in recent years the backing...

Police Find Hamas Weapons Cache in Old City

HNN reports that during a search of a house in the Moslem Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem the police discovered 2 pistols,...

Arabs Objecting to Bar Mitzvah Torah Reading by the Kotel

The Al-Aqsa Institute said that Israel invented new methods to Judaize Islamic holy relics in Jerusalem.

Jerusalem Municipality Approves New NIS 18 Million Deer Park and Sanctuary

Sunday - The Jerusalem Municipality approved a plan to invest in and upgrade the Jerusalem Deer Sanctuary  in Deer Valley (near the Pot Junction), and to...

Deep Mourning for Hesder Yeshiva Soldier Killed in Clash with Terrorists

His father said over Natanel's grave: "more than 20 years ago we had a baby. We picked the name Netanel (Hebrew: God-given) because we felt that God gave us a gift. We received a wonderful gift which we now return to the Creator of the world. We pray and beg that you will be the last of the fallen in the nation of Israel."

Safety Incident during IAF F-16 Training

An "almost hit" safety event took place last Friday when two F-16 aircraft approached each other during a training flight, disregarding their instructions. There...

2 Dead in Car-Boar Accident

2 dead in Shomron traffic accident caused by animals on a poorly lit road.

Ohio Jew Tossed Out of Sen. Brown Event for Asking about J Street Funding

Griffith said, "I'm a proud Jewish American and I'm concerned that the single biggest entity funding you is J Street. J Street has given you $60,000, and as you know, J Street is funded by an attorney for the Saudi Embassy and has also been funded by the producer of one of the most anti-Semitic films ever made ...," but Griffith was not allowed to finish his question. The Senator's first response was that Griffith's was "clearly a political question."

Israel Beats Spain, One Win Away from Qualifying for World Baseball Classic

First baseman Nate Freiman hit two home runs as Israel beat Spain 4-2 in the qualifying round of World Baseball Classic, putting the Israeli...

Marine Le Pen: Wearing Yarmulkes Should Be Banned

French right-wing politician Marine Le Pen said she supports a ban on wearing yarmulkes in public in addition to a ban on Muslim headscarves. “Obviously,...

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