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Honenu Reports: Violent Police Pull Earlocks in Ramat Migron Arrests

Despite a court decision, police announced that the site was under a closed military zone order and the resident youths must leave. Simultaneously, policemen began to attempt to grab some of the youths. According to people on the scene, during the arrests police pulled on the boys' earlocks and were otherwise extremely violent.

The Terrorist Cell that Couldn’t Shoot Straight

Today's' revelation by Israel's security forces, about a Palestinian terrorist cell comprised of nine Arabs from the Ramallah area who were recently indicted on several failed abduction attempts of Israeli civilians in the Benjamin region of Judea and Samaria last March, is reminiscent of Jimmy Breslin's comic novel "The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight."

Jerusalem Mayor: Netanyahu Government Providing ‘Unprecedented’ Resources For Jerusalem’s Growth

In Cabinet meeting at Ammunition Hill, PM spoke of the threat that illegal immigrants - now totaling 60,000 - pose to Israel's Jewish and democratic character. He said that the physical barrier will be completed by October, and made clear that deportation was in the offing.

Terrorist Stabbed by Own Knife As Cyclists Pass By from Hebron to Jerusalem

Hundreds of youths who rode from Hebron to Jerusalem on Sunday, Jerusalem Day, were struck on their way by the nightmare sight of an Arab attacking an IDF officer with a knife. Luckily, the attacker was overcome and ended up stabbing himself.

With El Al on Campus, Israel Soars

Imagine a different kind of Israel program. One that features a wide range of Israeli citizens sharing their own stories about Israel. And all of them work for the country's national airline.

Jewish Children Attacked on Mount of Olives Before Jerusalem Day

A group of Jewish children and their parents were targeted in a fierce rock attack Friday night outside the Maale HaZeitim neighborhood in Jerusalem, miraculously escaping serious injury. Jerusalem police who arrived to investigate were also pelted with stones – and left.

Egyptian Candidates Run on Hate for Israel

Animosity toward Israel is playing a significant role in the Egyptian presidential race, according to a report by Reuters.

Earthquake in Italy; At Least 3 Dead

At least three people are dead after a 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck northern Italy at 4:04am on Sunday.

Jewish Birthrate Exceeds Arab in Jerusalem

The Jewish birthrate per capita of Jewish mothers in Jerusalem is now higher than that of Arab women in Israel’s capital city.

Turkey Threatens Firms Bidding for Greek Cypriot Gas

Turkey warned 15 companies that submitted bids in a Greek Cypriot tender for oil exploration in a disputed areas of the Mediterranean, to pull...

Israeli Football Team Loses First International Match

Israel's American football team took the field last Thursday in Petah Tikva, and lost its first international match by a score of 49-6 to...

Israel’s Left Calling for Abolition of Jerusalem Day

According to the Israeli extreme left, Jerusalem Day is "a holiday only to settlers and racists, who get a license to provoke and harass Palestinians." In the march of Jerusalem Day, tens of thousands of Israelis go from the western part of the capital through the Muslim Quarter, ending in front of the Wailing Wall. The parade has received the greatest amount of criticism on the Left.

Netanyahu: No Sign Iran Will Stop Developing Nuclear Weapons

Nothing suggests that Iran is ready to stop its nuclear weapons program, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said ahead of talks between Iran and a...

Church Official: ‘If You Flatten a Globe, Israel Is at the Center’

Malcolm Hedding, an associate pastor of the World Outreach Church in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, was executive director of International Christian Embassy Jerusalem, which has a constituency of 14 million in 110 countries, according to Hedding. “Its main mission is to repair bridges opened up between Christians and Jews because of historical anti-Semitism.”

The Nice Lady Who Destroyed Obama

Miriam Goderich – remember that name, it will go down in history as the woman who brought down a president. But poor Miriam never did anything bad, in fact, what she did happened decades ago and now it could topple President Barack Hussein Obama.

Israeli Company Walks Away from Egyptian Gas Holdings, Owner Sells Yacht

Ampal-American Israel Corp decided to write off its entire 12.5 per cent investment in East Mediterranean Gas, the company that sold Egyptian natural gas to Israel before Egypt called off the exports. Ampal is controlled by Israeli tycoon Yossi Maiman, who put his yacht up for sale this week, as a belt tightening measure.

Panetta Announces $70 Million for Iron Dome

The Obama administration said it would rush $70 million to Israel in order to enhance its Iron Dome missile defense system, with more money...

Toronto Islamic School Closed over Anti-Semitic Teachings

A Toronto Islamic school has lost the right to use a public school building for its classes after anti-Semitic teachings were discovered in its...

Rabbinic Court Annuls 20-Year Marriage: Witnesses not Shabbat Observers

In a precedent setting decision, the Chief Judge of the Jerusalem Rabbinical Court Rabbi Eliyahu Abergel this week freed a woman from her aguna status (separated from her husband but unable to marry another) and annulled her marriage because the witnesses who signed the ketubah were not Shabbat observers. The plaintiff's husband had fled Israel to Florida and was refusing to sign a get.

Gideon Ezra, Former Deputy Head of Shin Bet, Cabinet Minister, and MK, Dies at...

Ezra, who was serving as a Kadima MK at the time of his death, was born in Jerusalem in 1937. He served in the IDF's Nahal Paratrooper brigade, and joined the Shin Bet in 1962. Over a career that spanned 33 years, he rose to become the Deputy head of Israel's domestic intelligence organization. Throughout his political career he variously served as Minister without Portfolio, Minister of Internal Security, Minister of Tourism, and Minister of Environmental Protection.

Deputy FM: Intl Olympic Committee’s Rejection of Minute of Silence for Slain Athletes ‘Unacceptable’

Danny Ayalon: Denial of request to hold a minute silence during the upcoming London Olympic Games in memory of the 11 Israeli Olympic team members murdered at the 1972 Munich Olympics tells "Israelis that this tragedy is yours alone and not a tragedy within the family of nations."

Report: IDF Engages Terrorist Squad at Gaza Border, Injures 7

IDF spokesperson: "Terrorists approach the security fence in order to place explosives, plan terror attacks, and attempt to kidnap IDF soldiers, endangering Israeli civilians and security forces stationed in the region."

Foreign Lawyers Permitted to Work in Israel

Minister of Finance Yuval Steinitz signed a directive on Wednesday enabling foreign lawyers to work in Israel, and enabling collaboration between Israeli and foreign law firms.

US Senate to Consider Tougher Sanctions on Iran

The US Senate will consider a new sanctions package against Iran on Thursday, in which oil and economic embargos will be considered in order to force Iran to abandon its nuclear development program. In the meantime, the US and Israel prepare for the possibility of a military strike on Iran.

Israel and Japan Celebrate 60 Years of Diplomatic Relations

Israel and Japan celebrated 60 years of diplomatic relations on Tuesday, kicking off a series of special events commemorating the occasion. On May 21, the Israeli embassy in Tokyo will stage a special gala concert marking the occasion, joining the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra with leading Israeli musicians.

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