Student Union opens ‘hasbara’ room in effort to fill public diplomacy vacuum.
Posted on: June 20th, 2014News & Views → Eye on Palestine
"I believe they will come back but if not, please be united. Be united.” - Racheli Frankel, mother of kidnap victim
Posted on: June 11th, 2014News & Views → News Briefs
The Knesset overwhelmingly voted down MK Stav Shafir's (Labor) Civil Marriage bill.
Posted on: June 1st, 2014News & Views → Israel
Grades 8 and 9 will begin learning about the theory of evolution starting next year.
Posted on: May 21st, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
Ashkelon launched a new separate gender beach this week, but only on land.
Posted on: April 28th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
The U.S. concept of separation of church and state means separating Jews from Judaism in Israel.
Posted on: April 28th, 2014News & Views → Israel
Former Supreme Court Justice Dalia Dorner, who now heads the Israeli Council of Journalists, has called on the powers-to-be to prevent the closure of the bankrupt national religious newspaper Makkor Rishon that American casino magnate Sheldon Adelson wants to buy. Adelson also owns the highly successful freebie Israel HaYom newspaper, which staunchly supported Prime Minister […]
Posted on: April 22nd, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
The IDF has announced it will begin to offer Israeli Christians the chance to enlist in Israel’s army.
Posted on: March 25th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Judaism
Before the law reaches final passage, however, it must still win the approval of Israel’s Interior Ministry.
Posted on: March 20th, 2014News & Views → Israel → IDF
The course was designed to boost Ultra-Orthodox youth motivation to enlist, and allay religious concerns.
Posted on: March 19th, 2014News & Views → Israel
“Freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose” – Janis Joplin.
Posted on: March 14th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
Resistance to integrating Haredim into the coalition came from an unexpected source.
Posted on: March 10th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Sexist and often violent, corrupt and even anti-Zionist Haredim in Beit Shemesh create a false image of the city.
Posted on: March 10th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
Eli Cohen is now the nationally-known face of electoral integrity and honesty in Israel.
Posted on: March 9th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Needless to say, Shas, the Haredi Sefardi party, is not happy.
Posted on: March 4th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Boycott
For now, nobody is pushing the 2-state thing. Maybe wait until after the Russian occupation…
Posted on: March 2nd, 2014News & Views → Local
Professionals and lay leaders from around the world will gather in Jerusalem for a historic 3-day conference on child abuse.
Posted on: March 2nd, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
The protest was a peaceful one.
Posted on: February 28th, 2014News & Views → Israel
While Dati-Leumi Rabbis show solidarity with Haredim, Haredi MK Gafni threatens to destroy Hesder yeshivot and the Settlements.
Posted on: February 27th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
The Haredi protest against Lapid’s drive to draft them is only the first shot in what promises to be an ugly war.
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