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July 4th Special: 11 Jews Who Changed America

28 Sivan 5776 – July 4, 2016
In making our selection we looked for true pioneers, people who arrived when a certain situation was at point A, and due to their investment over a lifetime, things moved on to B or even higher in the alphabet.

Netanyahu First Israeli PM in Decades to Visit African Countries

Last week the Netanyahu cabinet passed a $13 million plan to strengthen economic links and cooperation with African countries.

Missing Soldier’s Mother Blocking Gaza Crossing: If the State Won’t Bring him Back, We...

27 Sivan 5776 – July 3, 2016
"We're trying to stop the trucks with our bodies and we won't let this go on," she stated.

Best Israel Commercial Ever – But Is It Too Controversial? [video]

25 Sivan 5776 – June 30, 2016
A witty Hebrew-language Honda commercial plays on the Israeli funny bone but may be too controversial for the market.

South Korea-Israel Free Trade Talks Wrap in Seoul

Israel and South Korea are engaged in free trade negotiations; a round of talks concluded Thursday in Seoul.

Secular Israeli Parents Say Religious Summer Camps ‘A Better Deal’

Secular Israeli Jews are sending their children to less costly religious camps this year.

Elbit ‘Seagull’ Unmanned Surface Vehicle Passes Test, Fires Torpedo

24 Sivan 5776 – June 29, 2016
Elbit successfully tested its 'Seagull' USV, launching a torpedo from the water-borne drone.

Connecting East and West, Istanbul Airports Suffer Serious Security Breaches

There are no snipers situated in strategic locations, ready to take out potential attackers.

Sundays Off, Sort Of

21 Sivan 5776 – June 27, 2016
Not really Sundays, but 6 long weekends a year.

Israeli Millionaire Philanthropist, Founder of Emanuel, Motti Zisser Dies at 61

17 Sivan 5776 – June 23, 2016
Zisser captured the Israeli public's imagination, especially in the religious sector, in the early 1980s, when he initiated the founding of the city of Emanuel in Samaria.

Report: 48% of Jerusalem Residents Are Poor

Almost half of the residents of the holiest city in the world are living under the poverty line.

Seeking $25 Billion Iran Sale Boeing Kept Pro-Deal Advocate Pickering on Payroll

Pickering testified before the House Armed Services Committee in favor of a comprehensive agreement with Iran, and did not mention Boeing in the disclosure form he handed the committee.

Israeli, US Leaders Celebrate New ‘Adir’ F-35 Stealth Fighter Jet

17 Sivan 5776 – June 22, 2016
Israeli and US officials cheered the rollout of the Jewish State's first F-35 'Adir' Lightning-II Stealth fighter jet.

Google Acquires Israel’s Air Force [video]

"What's next?" Yachimovich wondered. "Soldiers modeling the Nike logo? Tanks laid up in the shape of the Gerber Baby? Fighter planes leaving behind streaks promoting a coffee and croissant campaign?"

Former Mossad Chief Tamir Pardo Joins Board of ‘United Against Nuclear Iran’

16 Sivan 5776 – June 21, 2016
Former Mossad director Tamir Pardo has agreed to join the board of an international anti-Iran organization.

IMI Sales Reach NIS 150 Million in US Civilian Market

The Yitzhak light ammunition division of Israel's IMI defense firm has sold NIS 150 million in the U.S. market.

It’s About Time: Government Trust Fund for Every Israeli Child

The obvious problem is that $5,000, which will be pulled out of the war on poverty budgets, is not a lot of money.

Foreign Ministry Requesting Russians to Rescue Israelis Stuck in Mongolia Blizzard

They are stuck in the snow, unable to advance, that their equipment is drenched and that the gas in their single burner is about to run out.

Netanyahu’s Can Do Minister Plans Gaza’s Offshore Island Harbor

On Monday Minister Yisrael Katz (Likud) told reporters: “I do not think it is right to lock up two million people without any connection to the world."

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