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Kim Jong-Un handed out translations of the Hitler’s manifesto to officials for his birthday, in January.
A tombstone engraver made Ed Koch nearly two decades younger after carving the wrong birth year into the New York City mayor’s granite slab. Tommy Flynn of Flynn Funeral & Cremation Memorial Centers Inc. transposed two numbers in Koch’s birth year, making him born in 1942 rather than 1924, The New York Times reported Tuesday. [...]
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One of them was the New York City subway plot of 2009.
Palestinian Authority’s New Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah has refused Israeli protection and insists he will travel as he pleases in “Area C,” which supposedly is under full Israeli control. Hamdallah, who is replacing Salam Fayyad, created diplomatic crisis by his refusal to allow Israeli protection, according to the Gulf News website. “We do not know [...]
There are Muslims who don’t see Jews as pigs and Israel as a cancer. In this case, they are non-Arabs living in Canada. One speaker at an event honoring Jews said the PA issue was instigated by communists.
MK Yaakov Litzman (UTJ) responded strongly to Health Minister Yael German’s (Yesh Atid) proposed legislation that would permit the state to automatically harvest organs from all dead Israeli without their explicit consent, unless the citizen previously signed a organ donor refusal card. Litzman said, according to an Arutz-7 report, “This disgusting proposal has no place [...]
The Gazan gave Israeli citizens an early wake-up call at 5:30 this morning, when they launched 3 rockets at the coastal city. Two of the rockets landed in an open area, and the third near the Ashkelon Beach area. The last rocket attack against Ashkelon was at the end of April. No injuries or damage [...]
It was fascinating to watch this discussion, between Kuwaiti Scholar Jassem Al-Mutawa, who seems like a sweetie—if you manage to look across the many cultural divides—and another scholar, on the merits of disciplining one’s spouse. If we can overcome our essential disgust with the discussion of women as objects, it is interesting to see the [...]
The increase in local political autonomy in Indonesia has led to an increase in religious intolerance – conservative Islamic practice is a popular local issue, and the politicians respond accordingly.
The answer is 45. The name of the source page on Facebook cannot be repeated on this website, but it involves science and reproduction. A shoutout to Charlie Hall, for the share.
On Tuesday, Senator Daniel Squadron announced that the NY State Senate passed his legislation to make the Mitchell-Lama Housing Program more accessible to middle class families. The Assembly passed the legislation earlier this month; it will now be sent to the Governor. Current law stipulates that families with two or more dependents — whose joint annual net income exceeds [...]
Yishai is currently on reserve duty in the IDF and we present a recent stand-out segment recorded while Yishai was on tour in Boston, which happened to be at the same time of the terror attacks.
The Israel President’s Conference kicked off on Tuesday night with a star-studded 90th birthday bash for Shimon Peres, along with an obsessive repetition of the word “peace” over and over again.
The IDF Spokesperson said that the search for a possibly kidnapped soldier has been called off this evening, after all soldiers in the Binyamin and Shomron region had been accounted for. Two separate soldiers reported seeing an IDF soldier being driven off in the back of a Palestinian car in the early evening. The IDF [...]
Danny Goldstein, founder and chairman of ‘Calcala’ (‘Finance’): “We are focused on making Israel a better place to live and a better place to invest by merging the best of Israel and America – representing Israelis, but with an eye on the American perspective.”
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: “The Israeli economy grew more than most Western economies, almost 2.5 times the OECD average…In contrast to the collapsing economies around us, Israel’s credit rating was upgraded last year.”
Deputy FM Danny Ayalon said Israel would not be cooperating with the Council in the wake of its passage of a resolution ordering a ‘fact-finding mission’ into Israel’s conduct in Judea and Samaria: “We have no reason to continue cooperating with a hypocritical organization which specializes in double-speak and has a mission to smear us.”
Since Kadima’s fracturing is inevitable, the leadership primary becomes significance in that it will determine which leader will secure the votes of those Kadima MKs whose allegiance is to the party, and not its leader.
PM Netanyahu: “Israel will do everything to help” find the killer, who had “strong murderous anti-Semitic motive”; UN Human Rights Council “should be ashamed” to host a Hamas official on the day of a terrorist attack.
Dalia Itzik, Kadima’s Knesset Faction Chairwoman and the last faction member yet to announce who she will support in the upcoming primary between Livni and Shaul Mofaz, has been linked to discussions with Mofaz’s campaign over the weekend.
Noted Israeli author and Israel Prize Laureate A.B. Yehoshua said that living outside Israel “is a very deep failure of the Jewish people,” and lamented that immigration numbers from the United States are “minimal” and “embarrassing.” He was equally acerbic regarding the large Israeli ex-patriot community.
The resolution read, “Egypt after the revolution will never be a friend of the Zionist entity, the number one enemy of Egypt and the Arab nation.” It also supported Palestinian resistance “in all its kinds and forms.”
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