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Bibi On Brink Of Forming Coalition But Issues, Acrimony Linger

JERUSALEM – Less than a week before President Obama’s arrival in Israel for a much-anticipated visit, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was working round the clock to present a new coalition government to President Shimon Peres and the Knesset.

Obama to Dine with Miss Israel

Life often changes fast. Miss Israel was orphaned in Ethiopia and was brought to Israel. She worked in a dress shop until she was crowned. Next week, she will dine with Obama at Peres’ official home.

Obama Boycotting the Knesset and Ariel University

This is what presidential contempt feels like. Let's all get used to it.

Israeli Father Beats an African Rapist Unconscious

The neighborhoods of south Tel Aviv have been infested with illegal migrants from East Africa.

US Arabs: Obama Blames Israel, Congress for Slacking Peace Progress

Arab Americans who met with Obama said he blamed the Israeli government for refusing to make concessions, blamed the U.S. congress for providing cover to the Israeli government, and he planned to bring an additional $500 million in aid for the PA.

Rare Discovery of 3,500-Year-Old Donkey in Israel

At about the same time the Jewish people were slaves in Egypt, a young donkey was sacrificed in what is now Israel and was placed under a house. In a rare discovery, Archaeologists found the skeleton.

Peres Tells EU Parliament, ‘Europe Has Divorced Its Past’

President Shimon Peres told the European Union Parliament Tuesday, “In the past thousand years, more Jews lived in Europe than in any other continent....

IDF Releases Names of Helicopter Crash Victims

The two reservist pilots who died in the crash of their Cobra helicopter overnight are Maj. Erez Flexer, 31 of Haifa and  Lt. Col....

Quinoa for Passover: Kashrut Debate or Power Struggle?

Star K says quinoa is kosher for Passover. The OU says it is not, and once again the principle of keeping a mitzvah is getting lost in the argument over who is in charge.

Female MKs Prayed with Women of the Wall, No Arrests this Time

Some 30 percent of the women were Israeli Modern Orthodox.

Israel Creating Virtual Embassies in Middle East

Israel is utilizing new media technology to developing innovative ways to extend hands of friendship to countries in a volatile Middle East. “We are exploring...

Report: Mossad Wiretapped Abbas’ Tunis Office in 1993

The Mossad wiretapped the Tunis office of Mahmoud Abbas, now chairman of the Palestinian Authority, shortly before the signing of the Oslo Accords in...

Hamas Re-Working Its Image to Pressing US to Remove Terror Label

Hamas is trying to re-work its image as a terrorist organization to convince the United States and the European Union remove it from the...

Mystery Helicopter Crash Kills Two Reservist Pilots

Outgoing Defense Minister Ehud Barak told officers at the Palmachim Air Force he always hopes all personnel return safely from action. Hours later, two helicopter pilots died on their way to the base.

Obama Promises Arab-American Leaders He Is Committed to PA State

President Barack Obama told Arab-American leaders that his trip to Israel and the Palestinian areas would demonstrate U.S. commitment to partnering with the Palestinian...

European Union Officials to Tour Jewish Sites in Samaria

European Union officials from Austria, Belgium and Turkey are scheduled to visit Ariel University, in Central Samaria, and will meet with Shomron Jewish leaders...

IAF Cobra Crash, Crew Killed

The crew were on a routine training mission.

A Preview of President Obama’s Stage Show to Israel

The year’s biggest photo op gets underway next week. Obama will smile in Jerusalem and Ramallah and pray in a church that he can “fool all the people all of the time.”

Israel Start-Up’s Anti-Obesity Pill Set to Go Big Time

An Israeli-made pill may be on its way to make the world slimmer. The “slim pill” to reduce obesity could go on the market as a medicine, with the help of a major pharmaceutical company.

Locusts Invade Israel but More of a Tourist Site than a Plague

Israelis are excited over the latest tourists – locusts – while the Agriculture Ministry is making sure the pests have a short stay. Armchair preachers are having as field day with the new arrivals.

Obama Must Keep Kosher for Passover at King David Hotel

President Barack Obama will have to eat kosher for Passover meals, without bread, during his stay the King David Hotel next week, Haaretz reported. "We're...

Barbra Streisand to Sing at 90th Birthday Bash for Peres

Barbra Streisand will make her official performing debut in Israel at the 90th birthday celebration for President Shimon Peres at the Israeli Presidential Conference,...

PA Stats Reveals 3% of Arabs Are Drug Addicts

Approximately one of every 30 Arabs in areas claimed by the Palestinian Authority is a drug addict, according to statistics reported by the Bethlehem-based...

Follow Obama’s Visit to Israel on app

Israel's Prime Minister's Office launched an app to follow President Obama's visit in real time. The app, which is available though Israel's Apple store, will...

UN: Hamas Violated International Law, Killed BBC Reporter’s Son

Rather than applying consistent and professional standards to fact-finding, the claims of are often the products of instant speculation.

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