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Colombian Convert’s Journey to Israel and the IDF

Corporal Diego Tapia, 28, is not your typical IDF soldier. Born a Catholic, in Bogota, Colombia, Diego discovered Judaism during his research in university, converted and immigrated to Israel. After completing three years of study in Yeshiva in Jerusalem he enlisted in the IDF.

Tens of Thousands Visit Meron

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?

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."

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...

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

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

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.

Statements by PM Netanyahu and US Secretary of Defense Hagel

Statements from the meeting between Hagel and Netanyahu.

Efrat Runs

Hundreds of Efrat residents got up really early this morning for a 10 kilometer run around the town.

Germany Cancels Gunboat Discount – Because of Peace Talks Breakdown and Obama

The US denies President Obama had any role in the German decision to cancel the promised discount.

PA Hypocrisy as Australian Official Meets in Jerusalem

As Hamas and PA prepare to merge, they continue their diplomatic attacks against Israel's legitimacy.

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