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Young Entrepreneurs from India, Brazil, and El Salvador Experience Israel for First Time

Hailing from India, El Salvador, New Zealand, Brazil, and South Africa, the participants, ranging from their early 20s to 30s, with a background in entrepreneurial work, were part of an international conference called S.E.E. Israel. Organized by Jerusalem’s Hebrew University students as part of a StandWithUs public diplomacy training program, the conference connected the international visitors with young Israeli social innovators, enterprises and organizations.

New Campaign: Tight Pants Are Sinful and Corrupting

We have grown accustomed to these letters being directed at Haredi women. Now, surprisingly, this letter is addressed specifically to the men.

IDF Survey: Highest Number of Reservists Per Capita Come from Judea and Samaria

The poll was also surprising in the diversity it found in the Israeli Defense Forces. 1,200 of the reservists were from the Republic of Georgia, 720 originated from Iran, 30 from the Philippines, and 4 from Bahrain. The study indicates a rarely seen picture of reserve duty, where minorities and immigrants play a larger role than previously thought. A total of 19% of reserve soldiers were born outside Israel.

Who Is Behind the Wave of Fires in Israel?

Firefighters cannot remember a summer like this in many years.

Jewish Identity Runs Strong as Russian Speaking Teens From Around the World Gather in...

The camp, part of an ongoing effort called Project Rimon, is focused on a commitment to instill Jewish identity within the campers and use Israel as the common denominator that unites Jews of Russian origin from diverse locales around the globe.

Kibbutz Ein Harod Cooler on Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover, roaming around Mars taking pictures as we speak, is using a refrigerator developed and manufactured in kibbutz Ein Harod.

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini Accepts Israeli Invitation, Defying South Africa’s Policy

Earlier this week, King Goodwill Zwelithini of Zulu accepted the invitation from Israel’s ambassador to South Africa, Dov Segev-Steinberg, to visit Israel early next year, according to the Israeli embassy in Pretoria, despite his government discouraging such visits. The king is a staunch enemy of Inkosi Mangosuthu Buthelezi, a Zulu politician who founded the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP).

Lipa Schmeltzer Goes Green in Jerusalem (Video)

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Three Israeli Universities Rank in Top 100

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (#53), the Technion Israel Institute of Technology (#78), and the Weizmann Institute of Science (#93) ranked in the top 100 universities in Shanghai Jiao Tong University's authoritative 2012 Academic Ranking of World Universities. Significantly, this is the first time that more than one Israeli university made the top 100.

Survey Finds Opening for Israeli Advocacy in Non-Western Countries

A BBC Sponsored Public Opinion Survey by the Globespan group asked 24,090 people from 16 countries to rate countries from “mostly negative” to “mostly positive” on a scale.

Adviser to Egyptian President: Morsi Mulling Possibility of Amending Camp David Accords

Mohamed Gadallah, legal adviser to President Mohamed Morsi, told Egyptian daily Al-Masri Al-Youm that the amendment being considered would seek to reintroduce full Egyptian sovereignty and control over the Sinai peninsula.

Hizbullah Recruits Israeli-Arab Terror Cells

JERUSALEM – A new phase in the covert war between Israel and Iran’s proxy Hizbullah militia is taking place within the borders of the Jewish state, as Hizbullah has recruited scores of Palestinians and Israeli Arabs for missions ranging from arson to suicide bombings.

Arab–Israeli Scam Exposed in Court

Attempt to extort employers, former residents of Gush Katif, foiled.

The Tide Is Turning: New Settlement Authorized in Samaria

The community, home to over 100 families and located approximately 18 miles from Tel Aviv, was founded in 1998 on state land. It was identified as an illegal outpost in Israel's Sasson Report published in 2005, but the Netanyahu government decided in April to retroactively legalize its status.

EU Now Includes City in Pre-1967 Israeli Territory in ‘Forbidden Zone’

An EU directive will impose customs duty on products made in the cities of Modiin and Maccabim-Reut, built on what was no-man's land between 1949 and 1967.

Haredi Rabbis Decided: Yeshiva Students May Go to Recruitment Centers, But ‘Must Not Sign...

Against the background of the expiration on August 1 of the Tal Law, which attempted to manage Haredi recruitment, the Moetzes Gdolei HaTorah (Assembly of Torah Sages), the supreme rabbinical policy-making council of several Haredi organizations in Israel convened Monday night in Bnei Brak at the home of leader of the Lithuanian sector, Rav Steinman, to solidify the policy of military conscription.

New Yorker Cartoonist, Liza Donnelly Brings Cartoon World to Israel

Donnelly: “It was actually an Israeli cartoonist, Nurit Karlin, who made me think that I could draw for The New Yorker. I saw her work published in the magazine in the early 1970s—she was the only woman working as a cartoonist at The New Yorker at the time.”

Is Sheldon Adelson Destroying Israel’s Newspapers?

Sheldon Adelson is shopping for a new printing house for his paper, while other Israel newspapers are laying off dozens in the wake of Yisrael Hayom's market takeover.

Watch Your Family and Friends LIVE as They Arrive in Israel as New Olim!

Log on to watch the festive welcome ceremony where we celebrate their Aliyah together with hundreds of guests and dignitaries.

‘Incitement Index’ Reveals Extent of Official Palestinian Demonization of Israel

PM Benjamin Netanyahu: "The index sheds light and helps us prepare ourselves and avoid the mistake of not understanding with whom we are dealing with, who cooperates with and initiates this awful incitement. The Palestinian leadership is bequeathing this incitement to the coming generations and...it itself is incapable of adopting a dialogue of peace."

Holy Land of Opportunity: North American Jews Finding Jobs in Israel

Jews across America, in the privacy of their own computer screens, are scanning the internet for job opportunities which will enable them to make the leap toward life in Israel.

Israeli Innovation Could Make Water Drinkable in Africa

Desalination plants for the most part are extremely costly for less-developed nations, as they use enormous amounts of electricity and are location-sensitive. But thanks to a recent Israeli discovery, the desalination system may become much more affordable in areas like Africa and the Middle East.

IDF to Test Missile Attack Alert System on Mobile Phones

The Israel Defense Forces on Sunday began a week-long drill of a text-message warning system that sends alerts to cellphones about imminent missile attacks in particular areas. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: "All of the threats that are currently being directed against the Israeli home front pale against a particular threat, different in scope, different in substance, and therefore I reiterate that Iran cannot be allowed to have nuclear weapons."

Mk’s Proposal for Equal Access to Temple Mount Is Met with Hysterical Muslim Resistance

All he wants is to extend the modus vivendi which is in place at the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron to Temple Mount, which is also sacred to both faiths.

11 Years to Jerusalem Sbarro Bombing

On August 9, 2001 a Palestinian Suicide Bomber entered the Sbarro restaurant in Jerusalem and blew themselves up. They killed 15 people, 7 of...

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