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Tu b’Av Love and the Power of “Shema”
 
Archaeological Evidence of the Kingdom of David in Jerusalem

August 30, 2016 - 10:30 PM
 
Israeli Ministers Advocate for Better Incorporation of Zionism in School Curriculum

August 30, 2016 - 10:01 PM
 
Egypt Opens Rafah-Gaza Crossing for Hajj Pilgrimage to Mecca

August 30, 2016 - 9:48 PM
 
211 New Immigrants Flee to Israel From War-Torn Ukraine

August 30, 2016 - 9:05 PM
 
Rightwing Pundit: A Vote for Donald Trump Is a Vote for Israel’s Enemies

August 30, 2016 - 4:05 PM
 
Netanyahu Responds to UN Special Envoy’s Statement on the “Illegality” of Settlements

August 30, 2016 - 3:28 PM
 
Ousted DNC Chair Wasserman Schultz Facing Florida Primary Challenge Tuesday

August 30, 2016 - 2:50 PM
 
UN Mid-East Peace Envoy Pins Jewish Homes as Source of Strife

August 30, 2016 - 2:11 PM
 
Legal Group Challenging Police on Criminalizing Entry into Judea and Samaria Area B

August 30, 2016 - 12:41 PM
 
Court to Hear Police Request to Bar 6 Youths from Jerusalem

August 30, 2016 - 11:08 AM
 
IDF Demolishes Home of Rabbi Mickey Mark’s Murderer

August 30, 2016 - 10:45 AM
 
Hillary’s Muslim Adviser Huma Abedin Leaving Anthony Weiner

August 30, 2016 - 10:19 AM
 
Gene Wilder, Iconic Jewish Comedian and Actor, Dead at 83

August 30, 2016 - 12:57 AM
 
75th Anniversary of Massacre of Jews in Moletai, Lithuania

August 29, 2016 - 11:58 PM
 
Israel to Compete at World Baseball Qualifier in Brooklyn, NY

August 29, 2016 - 10:51 PM
 
BOI Keeps Interest Rate Unchanged for September

August 29, 2016 - 10:37 PM
 
Hundreds of New Hotel Rooms Slated for Jerusalem as Tourist Demand Skyrockets

August 29, 2016 - 10:27 PM
 
Liberman: No Negotiations With Hamas Over IDF Soldiers’ Bodies

August 29, 2016 - 10:01 PM
 
Iran ‘Not Worried’ About Falling Oil Prices

August 29, 2016 - 9:40 PM
 
Busy Traffic at Gaza-Israel Border Crossings

August 29, 2016 - 8:07 PM
 
New Management: Liberman Says Soldiers Shouldn’t Have to Consult a Lawyer on the Battlefield

August 29, 2016 - 6:35 PM
 
Reports: Police Using Systematic Harassment of Jews Outside Temple Mount

August 29, 2016 - 2:16 PM
 
Catholic Bishop Calls Destruction of 17 Belfast Jewish Graves ‘Shameful’

August 29, 2016 - 1:28 PM
 
Soldier Who Shot Dead PA Arab on Friday Suspected of Negligent Homicide

August 29, 2016 - 12:30 PM
 
Iran Deploys S-300 Long Range Missiles at Fordow Nuclear Site

August 29, 2016 - 10:55 AM
 
Police Seize 30,000 Eggs Unfit for Human Consumption in Arab City

August 29, 2016 - 9:50 AM
 
Report: Putin to Host Netanyahu Abbas Summit in Moscow

August 29, 2016 - 9:05 AM
 
Bomb Blast Outside Brussels Police Building

August 29, 2016 - 8:21 AM
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Palestinian Authority residents wave as they sit in a bus before leaving the Rafah border crossing for the annual hajj pilgrimage in Mecca from southern Gaza on September 7, 2015.
 

Posted on: August 30th, 2016

News & ViewsMiddle EastEgypt

Egypt has opened its sole crossing with Gaza to allow Muslims to travel to Mecca for the Hajj.

Huma Abedin and Hillary Clinton / Wikipedia commons
 

Posted on: August 30th, 2016

News & ViewsElections

Weiner was vehemently pro-Israel in Congress, and yet in 2010 he married Huma Abedin, a Muslim of Indian and Pakistani descent who was raised and educated in Saudi Arabia.

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Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman (C) seen during a visit to the North Front Command.
 

Posted on: August 29th, 2016

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"Gaza

DM Liberman says Israel will not negotiate with Hamas in Gaza, and there will be no compromises over two IDF soldiers' bodies held hostage by the terror group.

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Hamas rally in Bethlehem / Photo credit: Wikipedia commons
 

Posted on: August 28th, 2016

News & ViewsElections

Less than a majority of respondents believe that the scheduled local elections are important; the rest believe that they are somewhat important or not important. Only 47% are confident the elections will be held as scheduled.

Photo credit: Ammon News
 

Posted on: August 25th, 2016

News & ViewsMiddle EastISIS

The two groups may focus on different Arab countries for the time being, but the ideological connection between them is clear, and, apparently, the operational ties are starting to be revealed.

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) receives US Vice-President Joe Biden at Presidential Complex in Ankara, Turkey on August 24, 2016. ( Kayhan Özer - Anadolu Agency )
 

Posted on: August 25th, 2016

News & ViewsIslamists

Erdogan lectured Biden on how Gulen is operating a global terrorist network from his little home in Pennsylvania, and repeated his demand that the US immediately detain Gulen, so he won't give media interviews.

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Then Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan with de facto Gaza Prime Minister and Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh.
 

Posted on: August 22nd, 2016

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"Gaza

Apparently, Turkey is determined to "continue to stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people against Israeli action that violates international law and offends the conscience."

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US Ambassador Daniel Shapiro speaks with an IDF Iron Dome commander in southern Israel in September 2014.
 

Posted on: August 22nd, 2016

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"Gaza

The Iron Dome anti-missile defense system has just been deployed in Sderot to protect the Gaza Belt.

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Smart parasol
 

Posted on: August 21st, 2016

News & ViewsIslamists

These smart parasols will help pilgrims not get lost, and any family participating in the pilgrimage will be able to trace all of its members by networking their parasols.

Terrorist's home demolition, June, 2016
 

Posted on: August 21st, 2016

News & ViewsIsraelIDF & Security

The appeal was submitted by The wife of Mohammad Majid Amaira, 38, from Dura, a member of the Palestinian security forces.

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Donald Trump in Fredericksburg, Virginia / Screenshot
 

Posted on: August 21st, 2016

News & ViewsElections

The cash payment to the Iranian government is the subject of the latest war between the Republicans and the Obama administration, with the Republicans saying the payment was ransom for the release of the three American prisoners from Iranian captivity.

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Donald Trump (Photoshopped)
 

Posted on: August 20th, 2016

News & ViewsElections

Frankly, even if one does not support Trump's xenophobic attacks on "Rapist Mexicans" and "the Muslims," a group of 45 learned rabbis could have come up with a more convincing, perhaps intellectually challenging argument.

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Iranian money talks. Loudly.
 

Posted on: August 19th, 2016

News & ViewsBusiness and Economy

The Obama administration still insists it paid "no ransom" to Iran in order to get back four hostages held by Tehran. But where is Bob Levinson, the only Jew?

Screenshot from a Da'esh (ISIS) child propaganda video.
 

Posted on: August 19th, 2016

News & ViewsIsraelIDF & Security

Twitter has shut down hundreds of thousands of terror-related accounts in just 12 months, most linked to ISIS.

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A view of the city of Ramallah and the nearby Jewish community of Bet El. August 6, 2016.
 

Posted on: August 17th, 2016

News & ViewsElections

A senior Hamas official was caught in Ramallah by Israeli security personnel as he campaigned for local elections.

Lebanon-based Hezbollah terrorist leader Hassan Nasrallah. (archive)
 

Posted on: August 16th, 2016

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"Gaza

A terror cell from the Kalkilia area in Samaria was ordered to attack an IDF patrol.

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The Islamic holy book, Qu'ran.
 

Posted on: August 16th, 2016

News & ViewsGlobalCanada

France has shut down at least 20 mosques and now has banned foreign funding of the Islamic houses of worship as well.

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Incirlik Air Base, Turkey
 

Posted on: August 16th, 2016

News & ViewsIslamists

A Washington DC think tank says nuclear weapons held at a US air base in Turkey are at high risk of being seized by the Ankara government.

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9 B'Av Jerusalem marchers 2016 / Photo credit: Gershon Elinson
 

Posted on: August 14th, 2016

News & ViewsHistory

The state of mind of "I can't do it" is the cause of defeat. That's the root of the destruction, said march organizer Yehudit Katsover.

Arabs storming Police on Temple Mount
 

Posted on: August 14th, 2016

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

As the Jews were being arrested, dozens of Muslims started ganging up on the cops and the visitors, screaming that same incriminating call of faith in God, except in the approved Arabic.

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