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Record Breaking Year for Israeli Tourism – Despite War

27 Tevet 5773 – January 9, 2013
Despite a major defensive military operation, 2012 saw more incoming tourists than any other year in Israeli history, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Tourism on Tuesday.
Terrorist Zaki al-Sakani.

Hamas Court Jails Palestinian for Terrorism

Both Hamas and Israel were hunting for Zaki al-Sakani.

Mass. Jewish School Escapes Imminent Closure

A Chabad-affiliated synagogue and Jewish day school in Worcester, Mass., were spared from imminent closure for non-payment of federal taxes. The Internal Revenue Service received...

Kinneret Rises 16 Centimeters

Stormy weather in Israel brings much-needed water to the Kinneret.

‘J Street’ Loves Chuck Hagel and the Treif in his Bagel

The campaign slogan is: "Smear a Bagel, Not Chuck Hagel."

Yesha Chairman to Campaign for Netanyahu

27 Tevet 5773 – January 8, 2013
'This was an excellent government for the settlements,' Dani Dayan said.

Naftali Bennett: Stop US Aid, Slash Israel’s Military Budget

"I think it's none of our business in Israel to intervene in American domestic decisions."
Late singer Amy Winehouse.

Winehouse Died from Excess Alcohol, Second Inquest Confirms

Results of the second inquest matched those of the original in October 2011.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas waves to thousands of Fatah supporters in Ramallah. December 31, 2012.

Welcome to the State of Palestine, Main Export: Delusions

They could name it the Galactic Empire of Palestine, they'd still have to stop at an Israeli checkpoint and present their papers.

Hagel Lashes Out at Critics

Chuck Hagel lashed out at critics of his Israel record in an article timed for release just after President Obama nominated him to be...

The Kinneret is Rising

In the past 24 hours, the Kinneret rose 22 centimeters. At it's last measurement, it was at 211.50 meters below sea level. With the...
Sen. Chuck Hagel in Iraq.

Jewish Response to Hagel Nomination Tepid to Furious

The best most pro-Israel leaders were willing to do was downplay the policy-making role of the secretary of defense.
IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Ganz at Monday's press conference.

Everything You Wanted to Know about the IDF Scandal…

26 Tevet 5773 – January 7, 2013
They Were Only Playing Leapfrog…

PA Puts “State of Palestine” on Letterhead

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has changed the name of his government to the State of Palestine, attempting to play on his new status as a non-observer state to get international recognition of his regional authority as a State of Palestine.

Gusty Winds Making Mess in Shomron

David HaIvri, spokesman for the Shomron Regional Council, reporting that wintry weather has wrought havoc in the biblical heartland of Samaria, knocking down construction projects and causing damage to buildings.

North American Immigrants to Northern Israel Display Unique Art Exhibit

The North American and English aliyah organization Nefesh B’Nefesh, the Jewish Agency, and the Jewish National Fund have teamed up with the Ort Braude Academic College of Engineering in Karmiel to feature the artwork of immigrants from English-speaking countries to northern Israel.

PM Netanyahu Withholding Orders to Build E1

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who issued a bold statement in support of construction of the E1 area next to Maale Adumim has now backtracked.

Netanyahu Plans 43-Mile Fence Across Golan Heights

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced his plans to build a massive 43-mile cement barrier between the picturesque Golan Heights and the Syrian border.

Report: Apple Not Seeking to Purchase Waze

Rumors that Apple wants to acquire Israeli social navigation app developer Waze are false, according to a report by CNET.

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