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Tremors on the Temple Mount
 
Pokémon No: 3 Israelis Injured Hunting Pokémon This Week

July 29, 2016 - 8:23 AM
 
Hillary Clinton Warns Trump ‘Not A Man to Trust With Nuclear Weapons’

July 29, 2016 - 7:52 AM
 
Anti-Semitic Hate Attack Foiled in Connecticut by FBI, Stamford Police

July 29, 2016 - 3:53 AM
 
France Declares Barghouti ‘Honorary Citizen’ 48 Hours After Catholic Priest ‘Sacrificed’ by ISIS

July 29, 2016 - 2:02 AM
 
BGI Airport’s Terminal 3 Evacuated After Little Boy Cries ‘Terrorist!’

July 28, 2016 - 11:51 PM
 
Ukraine Jews Come ‘Home’ Helped By Israel & IFCJ

July 28, 2016 - 11:11 PM
 
In ‘Noble Shirley 2016’ US Military Got Tips From IDF on Fighting Radical Islamic Terror

July 28, 2016 - 10:28 PM
 
Sderot Homes Reinforced Against Rocket Attacks from Gaza

July 28, 2016 - 9:14 PM
 
Merkel Uses the I Word in Pointing Finger at Terrorist Refugees

July 28, 2016 - 8:36 PM
 
Russian Legislator says Trump’s Statements Show Growing Pro-Russian Sentiment in US

July 28, 2016 - 4:03 PM
 
Knesset Considering Tax Breaks for Judea and Samaria Communities Facing Security Threats

July 28, 2016 - 2:56 PM
 
Turkey Escalates Media Crackdown in Wake of Failed Coup

July 28, 2016 - 1:55 PM
 
Olympic Committee Rejects Media Watchdog’s Call to Ban Palestine Olympic Committee Head Rajoub

July 28, 2016 - 12:01 PM
 
Analysis: US Critical of Jewish Construction, Mum on Next Door Govt. Construction for Arabs

July 28, 2016 - 10:26 AM
 
Obama Asks Democrats to ‘Do For Hillary Clinton What You Did For Me’

July 28, 2016 - 7:18 AM
 
Bloomberg: ‘Let’s Elect A Sane, Competent Person’

July 28, 2016 - 6:11 AM
 
US Congressman Johnson Apologizes for Calling Jews ‘Termites,’ Not Other Remarks

July 28, 2016 - 2:58 AM
 
Humanitarian Aid Still Continues to Flow Into Gaza

July 28, 2016 - 1:56 AM
 
IDF Soldier Drowns in Reservoir

July 28, 2016 - 1:27 AM
 
Better Benefits Offered for Police in Jerusalem

July 28, 2016 - 12:23 AM
 
‘Jerusalem Has Much in Common With Hebron’

July 27, 2016 - 10:44 PM
 
European Union Unhappy With Israel Over Gilo Housing Project

July 27, 2016 - 9:33 PM
 
Islamic Guards Attack Archaeologists on Temple Mount “for Picking Up Olives”

July 27, 2016 - 8:41 PM
 
High School Students Help Discover a Unique 1,600 Year Old Pottery Workshop in the Galilee

July 27, 2016 - 8:31 PM
 
Liberman to Arab MK: Conditions at Checkpoints Are Unreasonable, Harmful

July 27, 2016 - 5:27 PM
 
Philanthropist Marcus Katz Dead at 89

July 27, 2016 - 5:08 PM
 
Knesset Committee Quarrels with Anti-Drug Officials over Colorado Legalized Weed

July 27, 2016 - 3:10 PM
 
Breslow Leader Confesses Rape, Plotted Murder of Disciple

July 27, 2016 - 11:54 AM
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Prime Minister Netanyahu will pound back at Abbas in a speech at the UN on Monday
 

Posted on: July 4th, 2012

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A government coalition effort to craft a revised version of the Tal Law, whereby a sizeable number of draft eligible haredi yeshiva students would be forced to choose between joining the Israel Defense Forces or partake in Sherut Leumi (alternative national service), could become a political quagmire for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as Kadima Party leader Shaul Mofaz is threatening to bolt the unity government over a lack of progress toward finding a solution.

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Posted on: July 4th, 2012

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WASHINGTON – Mitt Romney’s announced trip to Israel, at the height of his campaign to wrest the presidency from Barack Obama, could be a twofer, drawing closer two critical constituencies: evangelicals and foreign policy hawks.

Malkah shooting at Caliber 3
 

Posted on: July 4th, 2012

News & ViewsIsraelIDF & Security

We expected to learn how to handle weapons and hone self-defense skills. I did not expect to have one of the most moving days of my life.

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Coffin of former prime minister Yitzhak Shamir is carried from the Knesset to burial service on Mt. Herzl Monday evening.
 

Posted on: July 4th, 2012

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WASHINGTON – When Yitzhak Shamir was Israel’s prime minister, he liked to point American visitors to a gift he received upon his retirement after many years serving in the Mossad, Israel’s intelligence service.

Rabbi Yoel Schwartz greets Religious Jewish soldiers attending a swearing in ceremony as they enter the IDF "Nahal Haredi" unit. May 31, 2012.
 

Posted on: July 4th, 2012

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A few hours after a report by MK Plesner's committee on "equal share in burden" was made public Wednesday morning, coalition partner Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz convened members of his faction to say that he expects Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to accept the committee's recommendations within a few days days. "The decision before us is a crucial decision for Israel," he stressed.

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Posted on: July 4th, 2012

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Man, that really unpleasant looking man had the force of life in him. Remember how many times he almost died?

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Posted on: July 4th, 2012

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Young Judaea is en route to full independence from Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America. Hadassah’s board had voted for the separation in June 2011, and both organizations announced this week that the move to independence had begun. Simon Klarfeld was hired in December as Young Judaea’s executive director. Hadassah will provide $7 million […]

Reform Wedding (illustration image).
 

Posted on: July 4th, 2012

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While the Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR) does not have statistics on how many of its 2,000 Reform rabbis in North America officiate at intermarriages, when pressed, Rabbi Hara Person, director of CCAR Press, estimated "it's about half." A resolution proposed at CCAR's 2008 annual convention called for dropping the official opposition to intermarriages. The resolution was tabled but the practice is now commonplace.

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Posted on: July 4th, 2012

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The country’s largest Presbyterian church has agreed to vote by week’s end on divesting its portfolio from three companies that it says have resisted the request to stop providing services that aid Israel’s “occupation” of Judea and Samaria. The Presbyterian Church (USA) General Assembly’s Middle East Committee voted 36 to 11 with one abstention in […]

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Iranian nationals arrested in Kenya may have been planning to attack U.S. or Israeli targets, Kenyan security forces said. Security forces found 33 pounds of a powerful explosive after they arrested the Iranians in June, according to The Associated Press. The explosives were in Mombassa, a coastal city. The AP reported that several hotels on […]

Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer.
 

Posted on: July 4th, 2012

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The Republican Jewish Coalition is sending two of its top officials to Israel to rally for expatriate votes. The voter registration drive is led by Ari Fleischer, press secretary for GW Bush, and RJC executive director Matt Brooks.

Sunbathing by the Sea of Galilee
 

Posted on: July 4th, 2012

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

It’s summertime and anyone who stays by his desk typing urgently while the gorgeous Kineret is just sitting there, blue and warm and sweet and quiet, is plain nuts. Everybody else seems to be having the time of their lives. If you’re on your laptop or iPad at this moment, worshipping the big fireball in […]

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Rainy day in Camp Darom, where some 60 Orthodox kids from the South get to experience the outdoors in a majority-Jewish environment.
 

Posted on: July 4th, 2012

News & ViewsUS

When a Reform summer camp in Mississippi invited an Orthodox summer camp for a Fourth of July celebration, the get-together became national Jewish news. The onslaught of publicity caught both camps off-guard. One camp director explained that in the deep South, Jewish camps offers a place where Jewish campers “get to be in the majority instead of the minority.”

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Posted on: July 3rd, 2012

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Defense News magazine has reported that Egypt last week seized a large weapons cache, smuggled from Libya into Egypt, not far from the Libyan border. The cache included 138 Grad rockets and 139 Grad warheads, and the Egyptian interior ministry stated that police were searching for two men suspected of attempting to traffic the rockets “to […]

A wedding in Migron several years ago. Residents vow to continue building despite police attempts to destroy their village.
 

Posted on: July 3rd, 2012

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On Tuesday afternoon, a Border Guard police force raided the outpost of Ramat Migron in the Benjamin region, where two minors were detained without being arrested.

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This "smart supersonic missile" has the capability to hit all targets with high-precision, according to Tehran. Others disagree.
 

Posted on: July 3rd, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

Iran's current three-day military drill, understood as a thinly-veiled and defiant response to the newest round of EU sanctions on its petroleum industry, is intended to demonstrate Iran's ability to retaliate to a US or Israeli attack. But the maneuvers may be having the opposite effect, as more experts are coming to the conclusion that Iran's incessant sabre-rattling and bellicosity seek to mask the obsolete and impotent state of its armed forces.

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Iran's Chinese built HQ-2 long range missile.
 

Posted on: July 3rd, 2012

News & ViewsMiddle East

With tougher sanctions by the European Union taking effect, Iran announced new missile tests and threatened to obliterate Israel. The Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps launched missiles with ranges of 300, 500, 800, and 1,300 kilometers, the Mehr agency reported on Tuesday.

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Posted on: July 3rd, 2012

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Polish billionaire Jan Kulczyk’s company Kulczyk Holding has donated zł.20 million, or close to $6 million, for the construction of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, reports Gazeta Wyborcza. The total cost of construction is expected to reach zł.320 million, or around $96 million, with the museum opening its doors in 2013. “Life […]

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Posted on: July 3rd, 2012

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A coalition crisis has been growing the past few days. The crisis resolves around the now disbanded, Plessner Committee and their recommendations on how to resolve the draft/national service issue for Chareidim and Arabs. Kadima head, Shaul Mofaz has reportedly refused to meet with Netanyahu as a result. Avigdor Liberman refuses to accept a solution […]

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During the funeral of Former Prime Minister Yitzchak Shamir, robbers broke into the Tel Aviv home of Shamir’s daughter Glada Diamont, and robbed the house. The thieves got away primarily with jewelry. Police have opened an investigation. Jewish Press News Briefs

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