As Purim approaches, thousands of Israeli children and families grapple with poverty
Professor Leo Leiderman withdrew his candidacy for governor of the Bank of Israel, just two days before his election was to be announced.
Leiderman’s withdrawal comes just days after Yaakov Frankel withdrew his candidacy, after an old scandal involving a duty free in Hong Kong resurfaced.
PM Netanyahu and FM Lapid stated their regret with Leiderman’s decision.
Opposition MK Yechimovitch said that Lapid and Netanyahu need to go to the home of the former deputy governor Karnit Flug, and ask forgiveness from her, for not hiring her as the next bank governor. Flug quit 2 days ago, after she learned of Leiderman’s appointment.
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Iran’s Zarif claims his country is the peaceful anchor in the region, while Israel is the evil danger.
The dollar was trading at 4.01 shekels shortly before noon Friday, the highest rate since 2012. The Bank of Israel reported Friday that it bought $1 billion worth of dollars last month in its currency war to make the shekel cheap and increase exports. The shekel-rate sneaked across the 4.00 level last week but quickly receded. […]
A large turnout of Bedouin and Arab voters may make the United Arab List the third largest Knesset party.
Purim is a national holiday and costume party in Israel, when there is a spirit of unity.
The decision could lead to the collapse of the Palestinian Authority.
A plane crash and snow storm all but paralyzed LaGuardia International Airport in New York on Thursday; one runway opened the airport by evening.
Actor Harrison Ford is in fair condition after crash-landing a private plane on a golf course in Venice, CA, Thursday afternoon.
An abandoned Jewish soldier who died for Ukraine was rescued and given a proper Jewish burial by ZAKA. Their story.
The race for nuclear power has begun in the Middle East in response to fears of an Iranian nuclear threat.
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a Megillah reading, which tells the story of the Jewish festival of Purim, inside the Great Synagogue in Jerusalem on March 05, 2015. The festival of Purim commemorates the rescue of Jews from genocide in ancient Persia.
A hitchhiker pulled out a gun and stopped the attack.
Israel was the sixth-highest source for tourists to Germany in 2014.
Eshed said that a smart meter can run for as long as 10 years if it is equipped with this chipset.
US Amb to South Korea attacked at event in Seoul, slashed face and hand.
If President Obama isn’t going to listen to Netanyahu, at least he should listen to the concrete proposals by members of his own Democratic party.
Ultimately, Esther, Netanyahu, and we, the Jewish people, must and will rely on the true King, God, for our salvation from this genocidal threat.
Schabas’s resignation is a cynical attempt to protect his anti-Israel report that comes out in March, from accusations of bias.
Avigdor Liberman finally declared his political allegiances without the semantic games and ambiguity.
Apparently the Arabs believe that all these years they voted for Labor, they were not voting for a Zionist party.
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