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Tens of Thousands Visit Meron

19 Iyyar 5774 – May 19, 2014
Police report that tens of thousands of people visited the grave of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai in Meron this year. It's become a popular tradition...

Maccabi Electra Becomes Europe’s New Basketball Champions

For 10,000 Israeli fans that filled the Mediolanum Forum Arena in Milan, Italy, Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv’s win against Spain’s Real Madrid was a sweet victory.

Israel Tourism Ministry Prepares to Welcome Pope Francis

The Israel Ministry of Tourism is investing approximately NIS 10 million ($2.9 million) in marketing initiatives and infrastructure projects before, during and after the visit of Pope Francis to Israel, on May 25-26 May.

How do you say ‘Tnuva’ in Chinese?

19 Iyyar 5774 – May 18, 2014
From its inception in 1926, Tnuva has been a household name, for children as they learned to talk up through adulthood. How do you say "Tnuva" in Chinese?

Victims Of Terror: When Mommy Can’t Come Home

Roni Tzur, a counselor with OneFamily, explains that Sara “is mourning a mother who is actually alive."
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (L) and Gaza strip de facto Prime Minister Ismael Hanyah (C), during a meeting between Fatah and Hamas in Cairo last February.

Unity, Palestinian style

Political arrests continue unabated in both Ramallah and Gaza; Freedom Committee spokesman: Arrests have "strained reconciliation atmosphere."

PM Netanyahu’s Weekly Cabinet Statement

Text of Netanyahu's weekly cabinet address.

Israeli Arab in Egyptian Jail: Bibi’s Forgotten Me

An Israeli held for 14 years in an Egyptian prison accused Israel’s prime minister of not doing enough to secure his release. The prisoner, Ouda...
Palestinian youth hurl stones at Israel Police forces (unseen) during clashes with Police after friday prayers in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Ras Al Amoud on February 28, 2014, Jerusalem, Israel. Police today in order to prevent riots limted the entrance for Muslim worship to men over age 50. Photo by Sliman Khader/Flash90

Arab Attacks Against Jerusalem’s Jews at Record High

The police spend so much time failing to find graffiti vandals, they can't seem to stop actual terror attacks against Jews that everyone else knows about.

How Jewish Traditions Begin (Photo Essay)

Is this a new Lag B'Omer tradition in the making?

Arab Terrorist May Lose US Citizenship for Immigration Fraud

On her US immigration form, Rasmieh Yousef Odeh forgot to mention she killed 2 people in a terror attack.

Earth to Livni, Labor Calling

It seems that just about everyone wants Justice Minister Tzipi Livni to leave the coalition.

All That’s Left in London – Planning Oslo 3

18 Iyyar 5774 – May 17, 2014
Yossi Beilin, John Kerry, Tzipi Livni and Mahmoud Abbas all in London together at the same time. Should we be worried?

Israeli Men Have World’s Fourth-Highest Life Expectancy

Israeli men have the fourth-highest life expectancy of any nationality, according to a new analysis by the World Health Organization.

Indyk Bashes Israel in Hotel Bar Tirade

The Washington Free Beacon is reporting that Martin Indyk spent a half hour bashing Israel over drinks, and then met Ehud Barak.

Netanyahu to Livni – You Don’t Represent Israeli Government

On Thursday, while in London, Livni met with Abbas in a private meeting.

Israel Seeks U.N. Recognition of Jewish Holiday

Ambassador Prosor: “There are three monotheistic religions, yet only two are recognized by the U.N calendar. Such discrimination at the UN must end."

Arabs Attack Disabled IDF Vet in Jerusalem

S. was attacked near Shuafat in Jerusalem. Two Arabs tried to pull him out of his car, cursing him, and yelling at him to remove his Israeli flag from his vehicle.

Uri Ariel Sees Massive Settler Growth by 2019

17 Iyyar 5774 – May 16, 2014
Minister of Housing and Construction Uri Ariel expects to see a 50% increase in the number of Jews living in Judea and Samaria by 2019, Insh'allah.

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