Across Israel, Meir Panim responds to the growing needs of the country’s 1.75 million impoverished residents through various food and social service programs.
Posted on: November 12th, 2012News & Views → Israel → IDF
Late Monday afternoon, Israel time, a mortar shell hit an open area in the vicinity of an IDF post in the central Golan Heights, as part of the internal conflict inside Syria, causing no damage or injuries.
Posted on: November 12th, 2012News & Views → Middle East → Iran
As rocket barrages assault southern Israel, Iran launched its own air operations Monday, in the form of massive air defense drills.
Posted on: November 12th, 2012News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
As preparations are on the way for a harsh response in Gaza, the campaign to present Israel's position in the world is already being waged, and the prime minister appears to have divided his day between monitoring the military and the PR efforts.
Posted on: November 11th, 2012News & Views → Middle East → Iran
President Obama on Friday renewed America's 33-year-old state of emergency against Iran.
Posted on: November 11th, 2012News & Views → Middle East
Thousands of Syrian refugees poured across the border into Turkey on Friday after heavy fighting between Syrian opposition and loyalists to President Bashar Assad led to the deaths of 46 people in two days in the northeast and 68 throughout the rest of the country, including 47 civilians.
Posted on: November 11th, 2012News & Views → Middle East
AP reports that Western diplomats announced that the long planned meeting of the NPT (Non Proliferation Treaty) countries has been cancelled because Israel, not a signatory on the NPT treaty, has declined to show up. The Arab states and Iran (yes, that’s right), all signatories of the NPT want Israel to sign the NPT and […]
Posted on: November 8th, 2012News & Views → Middle East
Filner is one of a growing list of Jewish politicians who have been embraced by J Street.
Posted on: November 8th, 2012News & Views → Israel → IDF
Three mortar shells landed in Israel’s Golan Heights on Thursday morning, in what security officials are saying is an accidental firing as part of the bloody battle between forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad and a growing militant opposition.
Posted on: November 6th, 2012News & Views → Middle East → Iran
Despite the verbal confrontation between Israel and Iran over Tehran's nuclear program, Israeli and Iranian officials participated this week in secret talks in Brussels, Belgium, on dismantling both countries' arsenals of nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction.
Posted on: November 5th, 2012News & Views → Israel → IDF
Ynet reports that an IDF patrol jeep was hit by Syrian gunfire. The incident happened at 8:30 pm on Monday, when the Golani jeep, on routine patrol along the border came under fire. It is believed the shooting were caused by stray bullets from the fighting between the Syrian factions. No IDF soldiers were hurt […]
Posted on: November 4th, 2012News & Views → Israel → IDF
A massive war game simulation by the Institute for National Security Studies of the IDF’s engagement after a strike on Iran recently took place, illustrating Israel’s increasing preparedness for putting a military end to the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program.
Posted on: November 4th, 2012News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak is insisting that Israel does not consider Egypt’s government a “shocking dictatorship”, after Defense Ministry official Amos Gilad made the statement to students in Herzliya on Friday.
Posted on: November 4th, 2012News & Views → Archaeology
AP: The 4,500-year-old tomb of a Egyptian Pharaonic princess has been discovered by Czech archaeologists south of Cairo, leading experts to believe more tombs may be in the area.
Posted on: November 3rd, 2012News & Views → Middle East → Iran
After the Europeans pulled the plug on Iranian satellite transmissions because of the sanctions against Iran, Iranian stations are back on the air. The Iranians have reportedly transferred their transmissions over to a Russian satellite, once again bypassing the sanctions against them. The Wall Street Journal reports that up until October 15, IRIB (Iran’s broadcast […]
Posted on: November 3rd, 2012News & Views → Israel
Three Syrian tanks drove into the DMZ between Israel and Syria. Two were destroyed.
Posted on: November 1st, 2012News & Views → Middle East → Iran
Stop the Bomb, a European coalition which works towards the enactment of economic and political sanctions against the Iranian Islamist regime, has criticized the lack of action by the Austrian authorities.
Posted on: November 1st, 2012News & Views → Jewish
A network plotting to kidnap and ransom members of a southern Tunisia town's Jewish community was broken up by the country's national guard, a Tunisian newspaper reported.
Posted on: November 1st, 2012News & Views → Islamists
A fuel tanker which slammed into a bridge at a busy intersection in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, killed 10 people and injured at least 50 on Wednesday.
Posted on: November 1st, 2012News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
The Cairo Administrative Court on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit filed against Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, calling for the annulment of the 1978 Camp David peace accords between Egypt and Israel.
Posted on: October 31st, 2012News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
On their alleged bombing mission, the Israeli planes succeeded in avoiding detection by the Egyptian radar system while flying over the Red Sea.
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