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A Settler’s Farewell to President Obama
 
3,300-Year Detour Ends in Aliyah for 65th Wedding Anniversary in Israel

January 23, 2017 - 11:26 PM
 
Bioinvasion Jeopardizing Mediterranean Marine Communities, Say TAU Researchers

January 23, 2017 - 10:32 PM
 
Amona Residents Meet to Discuss Court Freeze of Relocation Deal

January 23, 2017 - 9:45 PM
 
High Court Orders Release of Terrorist Suspect’s Body to Umm al-Hiran Family

January 23, 2017 - 9:19 PM
 
IDF Soldier Lightly Wounded from Tire Bomb

January 23, 2017 - 9:08 PM
 
NGO Monitor Reports: European Union Funding Dozens of BDS Groups

January 23, 2017 - 8:31 PM
 
PM Netanyahu Emphasizes Importance of African Relations with Togolese FM Robert Dussey [video]

January 23, 2017 - 7:16 PM
 
Yad Vashem Online Presents Touching ‘Last Letters From the Holocaust’

January 23, 2017 - 2:08 PM
 
Knesset Committee Dispersed after IDF Refuses to Turn Over Alcoholism Data

January 23, 2017 - 1:30 PM
 
Former GSS Counter-Terrorism Chief: Expect Even Bloodier 2017

January 23, 2017 - 12:47 PM
 
Arab Motorists Slow Down Fast Highway Protesting Demolitions of Illegal Construction

January 23, 2017 - 11:49 AM
 
PLO Official: Trump’s Embassy Move Will Mean War

January 23, 2017 - 10:24 AM
 
Netanyahu to Belzer Rebbe: Pray that New President Be Better than Predecessor

January 23, 2017 - 9:22 AM
 
Trump Invites Netanyahu For White House Meeting in February

January 22, 2017 - 11:59 PM
 
Terror Attack Averted Near Beitar

January 22, 2017 - 10:54 PM
 
US Embassy Planners Arrive, Scouting Sites in Jerusalem

January 22, 2017 - 10:24 PM
 
Life in Prison Plus 30 Years for Driver of Terrorist Cell That Killed of Malachi Rosenfeld

January 22, 2017 - 9:30 PM
 
IDF Colonel Suspended After Classified Documents, Phone Stolen

January 22, 2017 - 9:04 PM
 
Anti-Semitic Sabbath Attacks on Jews in London

January 22, 2017 - 8:48 PM
 
Ma’ale Adumim Annexation Vote Postponed in Security Cabinet

January 22, 2017 - 8:19 PM
 
Jordan, Palestinian Authority Unite to Fight Relocation of US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

January 22, 2017 - 6:57 PM
 
Jerusalem’s Local Planning & Building Committee Approves 671 Housing Units

January 22, 2017 - 6:32 PM
 
US Jewish Schools Love Betsy DeVos for the Vouchers

January 22, 2017 - 5:22 PM
 
PM Netanyahu: I’ll Call Trump Tonight

January 22, 2017 - 1:56 PM
 
Leftwing Pundit’s Equating Trump with Nazis Fails Truth Test

January 22, 2017 - 1:46 PM
 
Rumor: Washington to Announce Embassy Move to Jerusalem Monday

January 22, 2017 - 12:41 PM
 
President Rivlin Invites President Trump: ‘Be our Guest in Jerusalem’

January 22, 2017 - 12:27 PM
 
Netanyahu Will Talk with Trump Today

January 22, 2017 - 12:15 PM
 
New US Ambassador to Israel Will Live in Jerusalem

January 22, 2017 - 11:55 AM
 
‘Mad Dog’ Mattis Brings Refreshing Honesty to US-Israel Relations, Never Mind the ‘Apartheid’ Thing

January 22, 2017 - 11:53 AM
 
Report: Netanyahu Struggling to Restrain Shaked’s Sunday’s Push for Sovereignty

January 22, 2017 - 10:36 AM
 
Israel Approves Reconstruction for 1,500 Homes in Gaza

January 22, 2017 - 1:56 AM
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Business and Economy
An artist's rendering of Jerusalem Gateway
 

Posted on: October 25th, 2016

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Jerusalem Gateway, with a $360 million investment, will spread over 52 acres, create 40,000 new jobs, and become Israel's largest transportation hub.

Three views of the Ten Commandments marble slab on auction
 

Posted on: October 25th, 2016

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Bidders are required to agree to place the object on public exhibition, as per a stipulation by the Israel Antiquities Authority, which designated the artifact a "National Treasure" of Israel.

Illustration of cigarettes in an ashtray.
 

Posted on: October 24th, 2016

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While tobacco companies spend millions on advertising, a new study reiterates the cost in human lives is staggering. Cigarette smoking kills.

Lockheed M-21 Blackbird and D-21 Drone
 

Posted on: October 23rd, 2016

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Slowly but surely, American companies have been encroaching on a field where in the past Israeli products ruled.

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The Ofek 10 Israeli satellite
 

Posted on: October 23rd, 2016

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Pyongyang has conducted five nuclear tests in the past decade and launched an intermediate-range ballistic missile capable of reaching US territories in the Pacific like Guam.

Dollar bird
 

Posted on: October 22nd, 2016

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On the Global Competitiveness Index for 2016–2017, Israel is ranked in 24th place, behind Switzerland, Singapore, the US, the Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, the UK, and directly behind Ireland in 23rd place.

Computer technology (illustrative)
 

Posted on: October 22nd, 2016

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Major U.S. internet sites were hit by a cyber attack that spread rapidly across the country and then into Europe.

CEO of Israel Railways Boaz Tzafrir attends a Knesset Finance Committee meeting in the Israeli parliament. April 29, 2014.
 

Posted on: October 18th, 2016

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Israel Railways CEO Boaz Tzafrir has stepped down after leading the railroad from debt into net profit.

 

Posted on: October 18th, 2016

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A German court rules El Al Airlines must compensate an Israeli passenger for a 3-hour delay, as it does other passengers.

Grass-fed cattle.
 

Posted on: October 17th, 2016

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For the duration of the next year, the quota for duty-free fresh meat imports will be doubled.

American billionaire businessman Sheldon Gary Adelson and his wife Miriam.
 

Posted on: October 16th, 2016

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Back in September, The Guardian reported the Adelsons were planning to donate as much as $25 million, later that figure was reduced to a mere $5 million, and now, apparently, they settled on $10 million.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin
 

Posted on: October 16th, 2016

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Russia's President Putin tells his people to prepare for nuclear war; US President Obama threatens a "massive cyber attack" on the Kremlin. Half the world hangs between.

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A view of the Israeli 'Yam Tethys' natural gas processing rig.
 

Posted on: October 13th, 2016

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Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz and his Turkish counterpart met while at the World Energy Conference in Istanbul; the two explored the possibility of a natural gas pipeline from Israel to Turkey.

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Hundreds come to the Bangkok Chabad House Passover seder.
 

Posted on: October 13th, 2016

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After ruling for 70 years, the King of Thailand has passed away at the age of 88, leaving anxiety in his wake.

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empty-mall
 

Posted on: October 13th, 2016

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The vast majority of respondents said staying closed or open on Shabbat should be left to them to decide, while 19% preferred that the decision be enforced by the authorities.

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U.S. dollars and justice.
 

Posted on: October 11th, 2016

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A Jewish professor of economics has won half of this year's Nobel Prize in Economics.

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Jerusalem Deputy Mayor Meir Turgeman
 

Posted on: October 10th, 2016

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"They say we should use carrots and sticks, well we're fresh out of carrots, only sticks are left."

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Israeli shekels.
 

Posted on: October 10th, 2016

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Based on the tax collection bonanza, it appears government could go on a mad spending spree, especially on security, and still end up with only a 2% of GNP deficit.

Einstein's signed press portrait
 

Posted on: October 8th, 2016

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Einstein wrote: "I am now very happy because I finally solved to my total satisfaction, after immensely intensive work, my gravitation-electricity problem. This, in a way, concludes my life’s work."

Microalgae.
 

Posted on: October 7th, 2016

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Israeli scientists have discovered that microalgae can produce massive amounts of clean energy.

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