To mark IDC Herzliya’s 20th anniversary, we spent a day following Prof. Uriel Reichman, IDC’s founder and president, and Jonathan Davis, VP for External Relations, around its delightful campus.
Posted on: May 26th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Likud Knesset Member Tzipi Hotovely ascended the Temple Mount Sunday in what she was a personal and not a political visit prior to her wedding Monday night. The visit was coordinated with the police, and no incidents were reported. Hotovely, 34, was engaged to attorney Ohr Alon, who is orthodox, two days before the new […]
Posted on: May 23rd, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
Judging by the sheer onesidedness of the parts I've read, I cannot see how the report can serve as a foundation for discussion.
Posted on: May 23rd, 2013News & Views → Israel
The US considers a Jewish presence in Judea and Samaria an international issue, so much so that a US official attending a hearing on an anti-outpost Peace Now petition.
Posted on: May 21st, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
Kerry has done a lot in three months. He has won the distrust of Abbas. He has personally upbraided Israeli Ambassador Oren. Why is he coming to town this week? Maybe he booked the wrong plane.
Posted on: May 21st, 2013News & Views → Global
The mission was originally supposed to arrive in Jerusalem on Monday.
Posted on: May 20th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Vandals spray painted the Jerusalem home of a long-time board member of the Women of the Wall (WOW) with vicious graffiti, the first time opponents to WOW have resorted to vengeance. Some of the graffiti sprayed on the door and stairwell of Peggy Cidor’s apartment read in Hebrew: “Women of the Wall are wicked,” “Peggy, […]
Posted on: May 19th, 2013News & Views → Israel → IDF
The media accentuate the negative and violent acts of a very small minority, over the mature and calm behavior of the vast majority of Haredim.
Posted on: May 17th, 2013News & Views → Israel → IDF
The demonstrators rallied "against the evil decree of conscription."
Posted on: May 16th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Justice Minister Tzipi Livni and Religious Affairs Minister Yair Lapid, who doubles as Finance Minister, are arguing via Facebook over the issue of a women’s minyan at the Western Wall. Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky has proposed that a Women of the Wall demand for the minyan be allowed at the southern part of the […]
Posted on: May 10th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Jerusalem
UTJ and WOW argue over the halacha of women's prayer on the radio -- can Mashiach be too far?
Posted on: May 10th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Israelis by a 4-to-1 margin are more confident than Palestinians in how President Barack Obama a handles his foreign policy, according to a Pew Research Center poll released Thursday. The survey revealed that 61 percent of Israelis “express confidence in the American president to do the right thing regarding world affairs,” as opposed to 15 […]
Posted on: May 9th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Jerusalem
Yes, they've won a battle, a long one at that—but the war is far from over.
Posted on: May 9th, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
World War III may have been close and may have been prevented on the Temple Mount, where the Jerusalem Mufti was arrested and then released for throwing chairs at Jews on Jerusalem Unification Day.
Posted on: May 8th, 2013News & Views → Archaeology
Excavations are mandatory prior to the start of public works in Israel.
Posted on: May 8th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Avigail Shlesinger, 81, will never forget the day Jerusalem was liberated, 46 years ago.
Posted on: May 7th, 2013News & Views → Israel
What's the secret of this city that's growing faster than most, while few of its residents are happy with the amenities?
Posted on: May 7th, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
Netanyahu again plays chess, or poker, with the United States. Kerry wants a building freeze to satisfy Abbas’ conditions for resuming talks. Netanyahu reportedly agreed – but for only five weeks.
Posted on: May 7th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Israeli restaurants and hotels are more interested n seeking kosher certification from the American-based Orthodox Union (OU) in order to attract foreign tourists, according to the Kosher Today newsletter. It said that many American Jewish tourists generally are more familiar with the OU than Israeli rabbinic certifications. The OU operates in Israel in an office […]
Posted on: May 5th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Saudi Arabia’s Education Ministry has warned students to steer clear of what it called “suspicious websites,” an apparent reference to the Hebrew University site that has attracted Saudi students. The ministry’s spokesman, Dr. Muhammad Al-Hayzan, said the certificates from such institutions will not be accredited by the ministry. “Students have other alternatives. One of them […]
Posted on: May 5th, 2013News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
Stars from the hit American TV shows “Scandal” and “Once Upon a Time” visited the Western Wall Friday night during and found themselves immediately recognized by religious Jewish prayer-goers. ”People approached us at the Western Wall, saying they watch our shows,” said Katie Lowes, who stars in the new American political thriller television series “Scandal,” […]
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