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Israeli 8th Graders’ Math Scores Ahead of All Western Democracies

Singapore, Korea, and Hong Kong SAR, followed by Chinese Taipei and Japan, were the top-performing countries.

IDF Raided NGO Offices in Ramallah, Tear Gassed Protesters

Israeli forces confiscated files and computer hardware.

Former Senior US Official: ‘Killing Palestinians Popular in Israel around Elections Time’ (Video)

According to Freeman, the rabbis and settlers are to blame for Israel's belligerent military actions.

What Terrorists Smell Like – M-75 for Sale in Gaza Beauty Shops

A new perfume for sale in Gaza utilizes a fragrance which is “pleasant and attractive, like the missiles of the Palestinian resistance,” and is being named after a missile used in the most recent bout of attacks on Israeli civilians, M-75.

U.N. General Assembly Passes Israeli-Proposed Resolution

The United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution proposed by Israel that establishes entrepreneurship as a critical development tool for countries around the world.

Friends of IDF Event Spurned by Stevie Wonder Raises More Than $14 Million

The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces fundraiser that singer Stevie Wonder pulled out of raised more than $14 million.

International Birdwatchers Flock to Israel for Bird Festival

Israel is an ideal location for migrating birds because it is located along the Great Rift Valley flyway.

Israel’s US Ambassador: We’ll Act to Stop Chemical Weapons Reaching Hezbollah (Video)

"If these weapons fall into the wrong hands, it will be a game changer for us."

Likud’s Pro-Settlements Shooting Star Hints He Wants Housing Ministry

Danon came fifth in the primaries, which often means a ministerial position.

Haredim Temporarily Off the Hook, Only 1,300 to Do National Service

Critics of the government are saying that the new decision was intended to improve Netanyahu's coalition negotiations with the Haredi parties.

BDS Tries to Keep Israel’s SodaStream Out of Super Bowl

As cheerleaders shake their pom poms, top-dollar players hone their victory dances, and marketers prepare to rake in the dough raised through advertising and sales, Super Bowl XLVII will not just showcase a rivalry between this year’s best winningest football teams, but stands to highlight a burgeoning campaign against Israeli life in the biblical heartland.

1 Million Sign On For ‘Virtual March’ Marking ‘87 Soviet Jewry Rally

More than 1 million people have signed on to join a "virtual march" commemorating the Washington rally 25 years for the Soviet Jewry movement, according to a coalition marking the 1987 event.

The Danny Ayalon Rumor Saga Continues

Intrigue and rumor swirls around Danny Ayalon's exclusion from the Yisrael Beytenu list, as no one is officially saying a thing. There's nothing nature abhors more than a vacuum.

BJ Rabbis Halfheartedly Walk Back Pro-Palestine Email

They're not sorry about the email, only about sending it.

Average Israeli Salary Rises in September

The average Israeli salary rose by 2.2% in September to NIS 8,935, according to a report by the Central Bureau of Statistics on Thursday.

PA: We Will Fight Israeli Building With Our New UN Status

Now that the Palestinian Authority has been recognized as a non-member observer state at the United Nations, it will now use its new power to ask the Security Council to force Israel to abandon plans to build in the E-1 area near the Jewish city of Maale Adumim.

Rivlin: Knesset Must Regulate Politicians’ Ability to Switch Parties

Speaker of the Knesset Reuven Rivlin (Likud) criticized the practice of switching between parties by various Members of Knesset and Knesset candidates , calling...

Israeli Startup Helps Kids Manage Hanukkah Gelt

Just in time for Hanukkah, an Israeli startup is helping kids to handle their gelt responsibly.

EU May Sanction, Boycott Israel for E-1 Building Plans

Heralding the worsening of relations between Israel and Europe, the European Union is reportedly mulling the passing of sanctions on Israel, including the restriction of marketing Israeli goods and the boycott of goods made by Jews in Judea and Samaria – as punishment for Israel’s decision to develop additional housing in areas Palestinians say should be theirs.

Rivlin Offers to Trade Spots With a Female Candidate

Speaker of the Knesset Rueven Rivlin (Likud) said Wednesday that he would be willing to be moved lower on the joint Likud Yisrael Beitenu...

Thieves Steal IAF F-16 Engines

F-16 engines, worth millions of shekels, were stolen from an Air Force base in central Israel, according to Walla. Unlike previous incidents on IDF bases...

Channel 10: Liberman Dropped Ayalon for Leaks

A leak in Liberman's world, commented the Channel 10 news reporter, is tantamount to betrayal.

Clash on the Right: Eldad v. Feiglin

MK Aryeh Eldad (Strength to Israel) and Knesset candidate Moshe Feiglin (Likud) traded barbs today over ideological purity and compromise in politics.

Civil Administration Planning Council Approves E1

On Wednesday, the Civil Administration Planning Council rushed through approval on the plan to build 3000 apartments in E1, between Jerusalem and Ma'aleh Adumim.

Israel’s Political Map As Confusing As Ever

JERUSALEM – While it is almost certain that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will form the next Israeli coalition government, the country’s confusing electoral system has created another medley of instant political parties headed by a variety of media celebrities and scorned politicians.

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