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1,500-Year-Old Colorful Mosaic Floor with Inscription Uncovered in Ashdod

The dig uncovered a remarkable mosaic, with a four-line commemoration inscription in Greek dedicated to the structure’s builders.

Captured Hamas Terrorist Reveals Extensive Terror Tunnel Information

Ahmed Abid underwent Hamas military training in engineering, sniping and anti-tank weaponry, and also participated in building terror tunnels.

An Ailing Teva to Fire 1,000 in Israel

The new CEO Kåre Schultz is renowned for his dramatic efficiency measures in the companies he has run.

Bank of Israel Governor Shopping in Shuk with New Bills

Bank of Israel Governor Karnit Flug went shopping in the shuk with the new bills, which she (almost) literally printed herself.

1,320 lbs. Lioness Statue Discovered near the Kinneret

"The lioness statue is completely whole, starting with the short mane, the big fangs, the tongue sticking out and even the carved tail along the hind legs."

Latest BtS Arab Witness Claims He Was Assaulted by Squad of Masked Soldiers

Breaking the Silence and Dean Issacharoff are sure this is the Arab whom Issacharoff beat up... as long as you ignore his conflicting testimony.

2011 Terror Bombing Victim Dies of Her Wounds

Hodaya Nechama Assulin had been in a coma since the terror attack.

Israelis Ignore Thanksgiving, Skip Straight to Black Friday

Israelis don't celebrate Xmas, but they do appreciate a good sale, since Shopping is far better qualified to be the state religion than any known monotheistic option.

Lithuania, Not Israel, Embraces Surrealist Shmuel Bak with Dedicated State Museum

The Samuel Bak Museum which was opened this month is a new branch of the Vilna Gaon State Jewish Museum. Bak donated more than 60 of his paintings, and plans to send many more.

Another Reason to Make Aliyah: New National Long Term Care Insurance in Excess of...

Despite criticism of the Finance Minister for his deficit spending, it must admitted that the new plan will bring much solace to Israel's neediest citizens.

Nahal Haredi Paratroopers Prepare for First Landing

Rabbis say haredi paratroopers integrate grueling training sessions with uncompromising adherence to a haredi lifestyle.

Diverse Hebrew Language Public School Students from US Thrilled with First Israel Visit

'From going to the bullet factory to seeing religious sites it has been truly amazing and I am so grateful.'

Israeli Minister Wishing All Arab Leaders Emulated the Late Sadat

With the longevity of Arab leaders who pay official visits to the Knesset in Jerusalem set at about four years, one could read Kara's tweet to be on the morbid side.

Cabinet Votes Unanimously to Shut Down Illegal Alien Detention Facility

'We are obligated to finance a wide range of recreational activities and to provide an allowance to those staying there. Is this where the taxpayer's hard-earned money should be spent?'

Study: Only 14% of Israeli Arabs See Themselves as ‘Palestinians’

52% of Jews believe that it would be better for Jews and Arabs to live separately so that the Jews can preserve their Jewish identity – while 77% of Arabs do not want to live separately.

Trump’s New Peace Plan: Palestinian State and Settlements

Israeli officials are saying that Trump and his administration have not yet decided who is the obstacle to the negotiations – Israel or the PA.

Reform Riot at Kotel, Condemn Netanyahu

For people who become mortally hurt when this or that Orthodox politician tells them they're not really Jewish, heaping on their heads advice as to how they should improve – US Jews are surprisingly unrestrained when it comes to meddling in the coalition politics of a foreign country.

Netanyahu Orders Dead Sea Road Bedouin Tents Dismantled

Netanyahu instructed that the Bedouin residents be moved to permanent housing in Jericho or Abu Dis.
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One Thousand Year Old Eggplant Discovered in Israel

The earliest evidence of the arrival of eggplants in this Israel has come to light in the City of David, the archeological site of ancient Jerusalem: A 1,100-year-old refuse pit found in Israel Antiquities Authority excavations in the Jerusalem Walls National Park reveals dietary habits in the Early Islamic period.

Egypt’s Gas Announcement Hits Israel Hard

Egypt introduced daring legislation and innovative, flexible pricing models to launch their gas export industry.

Eight Democrats Pushing Bill to Prevent IDF Arrests of Underage Arab Rioters

Starting in 2015 in the US, in 2016 in Australia, and in August 2017 in Canada, NGOs led by Defense for Children International Palestine (DCI-P) have been conducting a campaign under the label of “No Way to Treat a Child.”

First Maternity Hospital in South Syria Opens on Israeli Border

In the years since the Syrian civil war began, in 2011, area sick and pregnant women were admitted in a field hospital set up by the IDF for the Israel-aligned rebels and their families on the Israeli border.

Report: Israel Threatened to Suspend Sea-to-Sea Project Until Amman Embassy Reopens

Israel has recently sent a clear message to Jordan that the Red Sea–Dead Sea Water Conveyance, a.k.a. Two Seas Canal, will not be promoted as long as the Israeli embassy in Amman remains closed.

Knesset Gives Preliminary Approval to Turning to Halacha in Absence of Clear Laws

The notion presented by the authors of the bill that Jewish halacha is a well-defined body of law, a streamlined set of answers to judicial questions, if you will, is absurd.

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