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Presidential Candidate Working To Bring Israel To Front of US Agenda
 
Dutch Pension Fund Rejects BDS

August 29, 2014 - 10:37 AM
 
Al Qaeda and ISIS are Israel’s New Northern Neighbors

August 29, 2014 - 9:38 AM
 
Netanyahu Meets with House Armed Services Members

August 28, 2014 - 11:49 PM
 
Mashaal Vows Cease-Fire a Step to New ‘Resistance’ War against Israel

August 28, 2014 - 11:00 PM
 
ISIS Slaughters 450 Captured Syrian Soldiers Since Wednesday

August 28, 2014 - 8:37 PM
 
Update: Lakewood Confirms Sofer’s Body Was Found in Jerusalem Hills

August 28, 2014 - 8:31 PM
 
Comedian Joan Rivers in Critical Condition

August 28, 2014 - 8:09 PM
 
Run Away… Run Away… [photos]

August 28, 2014 - 7:28 PM
 
Echoing Cease-fire, Britain’s Jews and Muslims Call for Peace

August 28, 2014 - 6:56 PM
 
27 Israelis Arrested for Drug & Weapons Trafficking, Helping Hezbollah

August 28, 2014 - 6:38 PM
 
Israeli Arabs Arrested for Lebanon Ties

August 28, 2014 - 3:39 PM
 
Erdoğan Sworn in as Turkish President

August 28, 2014 - 3:26 PM
 
IDF Fires Warning Shots Near Gaza Fence

August 28, 2014 - 2:51 PM
 
Shaath: US Pressured Israel to Drop Demilitarization Demand

August 28, 2014 - 2:49 PM
 
PLO Calls for War Crimes Investigations

August 28, 2014 - 2:39 PM
 
Is UNRWA Aiding Terrorism?

August 28, 2014 - 1:27 PM
 
Chabad Rabbi Remains with Trapped Jews as Ukraine Troops, Rebels, and Russians Fight for Mariupol

August 28, 2014 - 12:43 PM
 
Gaza Arabs Stone IDF Troops

August 28, 2014 - 12:40 PM
 
Former NSA Blasts Netanyahu

August 28, 2014 - 12:11 PM
 
US Embassy Personnel Collect Israeli Drone Parts After Crash Near Baghdad

August 28, 2014 - 11:49 AM
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Defense Minister Ehud Barak plans to move ahead with evacuation of Beit El neighborhood, makes fun of ministers who challenge him.
 

Posted on: April 21st, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

Responding to criticism from two government ministers who object to the demolition of Ulpana Hill homes, Defense Minister Ehud Barak mocked his detractors, accusing them of contracting the Feiglin germ. But whether or not Prime Minister Netanyahu accepts the turning of his rival's name into an adjective, he has been looking for ways to avoid the May 1 eviction.

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Prime Minister Wannabe Yair Lapid may be facing an uphill battle on his way to the ballot box.
 

Posted on: April 21st, 2012

News & ViewsIsraelThe Knesset

Former journalist and rookie politician Yair Lapid's new party is off to a problematic start. Lapid's choice of the name 'Atid' for his new political party has created yet another controversy for the political neophyte; it is similar enough to Atid Echad - an immigrant party with mostly Ethiopian support - to cause confusion to voters, and possible legal action by its chair Yechezkel Stelzer.

Meretz Chair MK Zahava Gal-On dropped the Y bomb on Army Radio.
 

Posted on: April 20th, 2012

News & ViewsMedia

Earlier this week, Meretz Chairperson MK Zahava Gal-On had a severe case of hoof and mouth disease when, while speaking to the Army Radio, she said it would be intolerable for Israel's future to be decided by a bunch of "Yehudonim from Brooklyn," or, if you will, the good, old Polish term "Zhidki." Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman's Anglo supporters told the Jewish Press Gal-On should apologize for the slur and for equating the right-wing coalition to the Nazis.

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Ketziot Prison
 

Posted on: April 20th, 2012

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

The Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement and the European Coordination of Committees and Associations for Palestine (ECCP) boasted a successful campaign and praised the EU on Tuesday for deciding not to renew a contract with the world’s largest security solutions company, because it also does business with Israeli prisons and security services.

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Symposium regarding ethics during warfare given to IDF commanders by the Education Corps.
 

Posted on: April 20th, 2012

News & ViewsIsraelIDF

Aryeh Avner, Chairman of the Ometz (Citizens for Proper Administration and Social and Judicial Justice) movement has complained to Israel's Defense Minister Ehud barak that "According to information reaching the Ometz movement, there has been an increase in the phenomenon where IDF soldiers are forced to listen to talks by rabbis on religious matters."

Sneakymoose
 

Posted on: April 19th, 2012

News & ViewsIsraelReligious & Secular in Israel

The Board of Trustees of the Schechter Rabbinical Seminary voted to accept gay and lesbian students for ordination. “The Schechter Rabbinical Seminary views the serious process leading to this decision as an example of confronting social dilemmas within the framework of tradition and halachah,” Board of Trustees Chair Hanan Alexander said in a statement.

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Polish village life. 72% of Polish citizens agree or strongly agree that “Jews try to take advantage of having been victims during the Nazi era."
 

Posted on: April 19th, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

Among its results, the study found that 72% of Polish citizens agree or strongly agree that "Jews try to take advantage of having been victims during the Nazi era," and that 68% of Hungarians share this sentiment. Nearly 70% percent of Hungarians also think that "Jews have too much influence" in their country.

IDF soldiers celebrating Simchat Torah
 

Posted on: April 19th, 2012

News & ViewsIsraelIDF

The donated scrolls are brought to Israel from synagogues throughout the world. They are in a worn or damaged state and donors are found to repair them and rededicate them in honor or in memory of loved ones or on special occasions. Upon their arrival in Israel, the scrolls are placed in different army, navy, and air force bases according to the needs of the IDF.

The "witnesses in uniform" delegations program sends hundreds of IDF officers each year to Poland.
 

Posted on: April 19th, 2012

News & ViewsIsraelIDF

A delegation of some 60 IDF commanders arrived in Poland on Monday, April 16, as part of the Witnesses in Uniform program. Guided by educators from the Yad VaShem Holocaust Memorial Museum, the officers started a four day study of pre-war Poland, the Holocaust, and contemporary Jewish Polish life.

 

Posted on: April 19th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

The new made-in-Israel US cable channel, DogTV, is scientifically designed to make dogs happy when they’re left at home alone, according to Israel21C.

 

Posted on: April 19th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

Zion Oil & Gas announced Wednesday that it will sponsor both the "Night to Honor Israel" banquet and the "Ambassadors" reception at the 7th Annual Washington-Israel Summit of Christians United for Israel (CUFI).

Ali Gomaa Lucia Luna Wikimedia
 

Posted on: April 19th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

Grand Mufti Ali Gomaa, a top Egyptian Islamic cleric, came to Jerusalem to show support for Palestinian claims to eastern Jerusalem on Wednesday, breaking a long-standing taboo imposed by Muslim clerics, professional and private organizations against visiting Israel.

Cars stopped on the highway for Holocaust Remembrance Day Yehoshua Yosef Flash90
 

Posted on: April 19th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

As air raid sirens blared out across the country on Thursday, citizens of Israel stopped for a moment of silence to remember the victims of the Holocaust. Memorial ceremonies are taking place throughout the country. Prime Minister Netanyahu: Never Again means stopping Iran.

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Klein-Aaron
 

Posted on: April 18th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

Aaron Klein’s popular radio program made the radio industry’s highly coveted Talkers Magazine “Heavy Hundred,” one of only two all-weekend shows in America to make the list.

Two illegal buildings in eastern Jerusalem were evacuated by court order in favor of the Jewish owners.
 

Posted on: April 18th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

"The eviction is going smoothly. The land belongs to a Jewish owner, he purchased it in the 80's and it is registed in the land registry. We did a court process to evict, the judge gave a judgement, after that they appealed to the disrict court, and even the disrict court denied the appeal. We went to the Office of Execution [Hotza'a Lepoal], and now we are doing this eviction"

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Posted on: April 18th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said that Israel would not refrain from striking Iranian nuclear installations during the course of the ongoing negotiations between the Western allies and Iranian government officials if Israel’s intelligence apparatus determined that the Iranian military was on the verge of constructing a nuclear warhead at its secret underground facility in Qom.

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Posted on: April 18th, 2012

News & ViewsIsraelIDF

At least one person has been reported killed and several injured in the collapse of lighting for a stage being assembled at the Mount Herzl military cemetery in Jerusalem for Rememberance Day ceremonies.

Egyptian antiquities robbers probably plundered ancient tombs in Egypt, then smuggled this treasure out of the country.
 

Posted on: April 18th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

Inspectors of the Israel Antiquities Authority recently seized two covers of Egyptian sarcophagi that contained ancient mummies in the past. The covers were confiscated by inspectors of the Unit for the Prevention of Antiquities Robbery while checking shops in the market place of the Old City in Jerusalem.

UrbanAero's "AirMule," a vertical take off & landing drone.
 

Posted on: April 17th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

Meet the AirMule, a compact, unmanned, single-engine, vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft. Internal lift rotors enable the AirMule to fly inside mountainous, wooded, or urban terrain where helicopters can't go. The AirMule is able to evacuate two casualties, or haul a fairly significant payload.

A demonstration for Palestinians jailed in Israeli prisons
 

Posted on: April 17th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

"Palestinian Prisoner's day" is the latest attempt to load the Palestinian calendar with days of mass mobilization and action, with the higher aim of embarrassing Israel and pressuring it to make concessions. Among the demands being made are an end to administrative detention and access to newspapers and more television channels.

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