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Young Entrepreneurs from India, Brazil, and El Salvador Experience Israel for First Time

Hailing from India, El Salvador, New Zealand, Brazil, and South Africa, the participants, ranging from their early 20s to 30s, with a background in entrepreneurial work, were part of an international conference called S.E.E. Israel. Organized by Jerusalem’s Hebrew University students as part of a StandWithUs public diplomacy training program, the conference connected the international visitors with young Israeli social innovators, enterprises and organizations.

Taliban Missile Hits Gen. Dempsey’s Plane in Afghanistan

The Taliban fired rockets into the American Bagram Air Field outside Kabul in Afghanistan Monday night, damaging the plane serving the chairman of the U.S. joint chiefs of staff Gen. Martin Dempsey. The general was out on a visit at the time of the hit, a spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition said on Tuesday. Two maintenance workers were lightly harmed by shrapnel from the two rockets, coalition spokesman Jamie Graybeal said.

Netanyahu’s Poignant Message to Cairo: Get Those Tanks Out of the Sinai

After Egypt has dispatched tanks into the northern Sinai area over the past few weeks, as part of its attempt to combat Islamist terror cells in the peninsula, the Prime Minister’s office has decided that this must stop. Using the White House, Netanyahu sent a sharp message to Cairo to withdraw the tanks immediately.

Extremist Salafist Delegation in Sinai to ‘Combat Religious Extremism’

Here's a story about pots rebuking kettles over the issue of blackness: Al Ahram reported on Monday that the extremist Salafist Nour Party will be sending a delegation to the Sinai Peninsula to "raise religious awareness and combat extremism." Among those going are the Salafist Calling movement’s head Yasser Borhami and its spokesperson Abdel-Moneim El-Shahat, both of whom have made a number of controversial statements in the past.

College of Charleston Gets $2 million for Scholarships, Campus Jewish Life

The College of Charleston received $2 million to be split between Jewish life on campus and full tuition scholarships for the children of clergy...

French-Jewish Mother in Custody Battle with Saudi prince Dies in Fall

A Jewish mother from France locked in a custody battle with a Saudi prince fell to her death from an apartment window in Paris. Candice...

Children of Nazis and Jewish Survivors March Together Across Poland

German marcher Bäerbel Pfeiffer asked for forgiveness for her grandfather, an electrician who installed the electrified barbed wire fence at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Republican Congressman Skinny-Dipped in the Sea of Galilee

Rep. Kevin Yoder, 36-year-old first-term Republican from Kansas: “A year ago, my wife, Brooke, and I joined colleagues for dinner at the Sea of Galilee in Israel. After dinner I followed some Members of Congress in a spontaneous and very brief dive into the sea and regrettably I jumped into the water without a swimsuit."

New Campaign: Tight Pants Are Sinful and Corrupting

We have grown accustomed to these letters being directed at Haredi women. Now, surprisingly, this letter is addressed specifically to the men.

IDF Survey: Highest Number of Reservists Per Capita Come from Judea and Samaria

The poll was also surprising in the diversity it found in the Israeli Defense Forces. 1,200 of the reservists were from the Republic of Georgia, 720 originated from Iran, 30 from the Philippines, and 4 from Bahrain. The study indicates a rarely seen picture of reserve duty, where minorities and immigrants play a larger role than previously thought. A total of 19% of reserve soldiers were born outside Israel.

Who Is Behind the Wave of Fires in Israel?

Firefighters cannot remember a summer like this in many years.

It’s On: Israeli Universities Petition High Court Against Ariel University

These exulted academic institutions are working in concert to decimate another academic institution, for its original sin of standing 10 miles east of the "green line."

Jewish Identity Runs Strong as Russian Speaking Teens From Around the World Gather in...

The camp, part of an ongoing effort called Project Rimon, is focused on a commitment to instill Jewish identity within the campers and use Israel as the common denominator that unites Jews of Russian origin from diverse locales around the globe.

Sharansky Complaining Iran Fears Hurt Aliya Stats

Sharansky told Israel Radio on Sunday that potential immigrants who had finalized their plans to move to Israel have delayed their arrival by several months because they are afraid of an Israeli strike on Iran's nuclear facilities and an Iranian response.

Canadian Singer Wins International Hallelujah Song Contest

Canadian singer songwriter Evan Malach won an international Hallelujah music competition. Malach, 27, sang the Israeli rock classic “Canaanite Blues” before a live audience in...

U.S. Chief of Staff: ‘We Are Not Committed to Support an Israeli Attack on...

Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey said on Sunday that Israel sees the threat posed by Iran's nuclear ambitions as something that could endanger Israel's very existence. Dempsey said he and his Israeli counterpart Benny Gantz "compare intelligence, we discuss regional implications. And we've admitted to each other that our clocks are turning at different rates."

This Is How the UN and the European Union Intentionally Promote Illegal Construction in...

European countries, European NGO’s and international support organizations have carried out at least 200 illegal building projects in Area C of Judea and Samaria.

President Morsi to Hamas PM: Egypt, Palestine, ‘One Entity’

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi told Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh on Sunday that "Egypt and Palestine are one entity." Morsi, calling to convey holiday greetings in honor of Eid al-Fitr, also told Haniyeh that Egypt will stand by the Palestinians, and stressed the importance of security cooperation between the two countries.

AG Urged to Probe Leftist Academics Telling Pilots to Refuse Bombing Iran Nukes

"This is a call for rebellion and it undermines the unity of Israeli society and the values of democracy," declared Labor Party Chairperson Shelly Yachimovich.

Jury Throws Book at Muslim Hotel Owner for Throwing Jewish Guests Out of her...

The jury found for the plaintiffs on multiple acts of intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligence, malice, fraud and oppression, and violations of the California Civil Rights Act.

Kibbutz Ein Harod Cooler on Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover, roaming around Mars taking pictures as we speak, is using a refrigerator developed and manufactured in kibbutz Ein Harod.

SEC Shuts Down $600 Million Alleged Online Ponzi, But Apparent Israeli Offshoot Still Functional

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced fraud charges and asset freeze to halt a $600 million Ponzi scheme, but the apparent Israeli offshoot is still up.

IDF Finds Eilat Rockets

On Friday, the IDF found the fragments of the 2 rockets that hit near Eilat earlier in the week.

Shabbat Mortar Attack

Residents of the Eshkol region continued to be under Gazan attack on Friday night after a mortar was launched at them around midnight. It...

Egyptian President Morsi to Visit Iran

The Israeli site NRG reports that Muslim Brotherhood's Egyptian President Morsi will be making a visit to Iran at the end of the month. This...

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