As Purim approaches, thousands of Israeli children and families grapple with poverty
Posted on: February 21st, 2014News & Views → News Briefs
More than 80 dignitaries from across the political spectrum are concerned about the future U.S. relations with Turkey.
Posted on: February 21st, 2014News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
The film uses scholars, activists and carefully selected film clips to unravel the magical marketing mystery of J Street.
Posted on: February 20th, 2014News & Views → Middle East → Gulf States
Islamic law forbids a one-way trip to Mars, a “fatwa” Muslim religious committee has ruled in the UAE (United Arab Emirates), the Khaleej Times reported Wednesday. “Such a one-way journey poses a real risk to life, and that can never be justified in Islam,” the committee said. “There is a possibility that an individual who […]
Posted on: February 20th, 2014News & Views → Israel → IDF
A Jordanian man named Yitzchak Rabin has won his 16-year-old battle to join the Israel Defense Forces. Yitzhak Rabin Namsy, 18, earlier this week was granted Israeli citizenship and is eligible to enlist in the Israeli army. The boy was named by his Jordanian parents in honor of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin, who signed […]
Posted on: February 20th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
Syrian explosion destroys family – Israeli medics saves remaining son.
Posted on: February 20th, 2014News & Views → Global → Europe
How did smugglers of arms to Iran escaped the law for 10 years. How could Israeli Jews even think of helping the enemy?
Posted on: February 20th, 2014News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
The agenda for thousands of American Israel Public Affairs Committee activists who will meet with lawmakers next month includes Iran’s nuclear ambitions and Israeli-Palestinian talks. “From March 2-4, more than ten thousand AIPAC activists will be in Washington for our annual policy conference,” according to an email the group sent this week to lawmakers. The […]
Posted on: February 20th, 2014News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
Older Americans have more favorable views of Israel.
Posted on: February 19th, 2014News & Views → Global
Israel has begun sending illegal African infiltrators to Uganda, the country the Theodore Herzl once imagined more than a century ago would be the home of a Jewish state. Activists who encourage the infiltrators to demand remaining in Israel have argued that sending them to Uganda does not mean that they will be allowed to […]
Posted on: February 18th, 2014News & Views → Israel
Two mortar shells exploded in open areas in the central Golan Heights Tuesday afternoon, shortly after Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his entourage left the area following a visit. No one was injured, and no damage was reported. It is not known if Syrian soldiers or rebels were the source of the mortar fire and […]
Posted on: February 18th, 2014News & Views → Israel → IDF
The Golan Heights “divides the good from the bad,” meaning Iran, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday during a visit to the region along with Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon and IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz. “On the day when talks between the major powers and Iran are being opened in Vienna, it is […]
Posted on: February 18th, 2014News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
Egyptian authorities said Tuesday they have charged two alleged Israeli Mossad intelligence agents and two Egyptians with plotting to spot on behalf of Israel by gathering information with “the intent of damaging national interests in exchange for money and gifts and sex.” Egypt’s public prosecutor identified the Israelis as Samuel Ben Ze’ev and David Wisemen, […]
Posted on: February 18th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
The chairman of the U.S. Senate subcommittee on the Middle East urged Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cooperate with John Kerry in advancing Middle East peace. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) is touring the Middle East with Sen. Angus King (I-Maine), and met Sunday with Netanyahu and his defense minister, Moshe Yaalon. The senators also […]
Posted on: February 18th, 2014News & Views → Middle East → Iran
Rep. Eric Cantor, the House majority leader, cited the lateness of American actions against the Nazis in critiquing President Obama’s foreign policy. In a speech Monday to the Virginia Military Institute, Cantor (R-Va.), who is Jewish, described leading a congressional delegation recently to Auschwitz to mark the 69th anniversary of the Nazi death camp’s liberation. […]
Posted on: February 17th, 2014News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
Kerry can like it or not, but sooner or later he has to deal with the issue of the Temple Mount.
Posted on: February 17th, 2014News & Views → Middle East → Iran
Greek authorities have intercepted arms shipments apparently sent by an unnamed Israeli and intended for Iran, in violation of international sanctions, the Greek newspaper Kathimerini reported. Greek officials, working together with the American Homeland Security Investigations agency, uncovered two shipments of spare parts for F4 Phantom jets in December 2012 and again in April 2013, […]
Posted on: February 17th, 2014News & Views → News Briefs
An African illegal was killed in an altercation with police in the Saudi city of Jeddah over the weekend, AFP reported. A police spokesman said the incident took place Saturday as police were searching migrants suspected of being in the country illegally. “When the police tried to arrest one of the Africans, the members of […]
Posted on: February 17th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Government
The IPF is a passel of peaceniks comprised of billionaires and heiresses and a felon, oh my!
Posted on: February 16th, 2014News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
30 tourists of different nationalities were on the bus when it exploded.
Posted on: February 16th, 2014News & Views → Middle East → Iraq
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) heroic warriors took a Syrian girl named Fatoum Al-Jassem to the Al-Reqqa religious court, where the judge ruled that membership in Facebook is tantamount to adultery and sentenced her to death by stoning, Al-Rai Al-Youm reported. Dawla al-Islāmiyya fi al-’Irāq wa-sh-Shām, abbreviated ISIS, is an armed […]
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