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Leap In Number of Tel Aviv Bicyclers

More residents of Tel Aviv are taking to the streets to enjoy the fresh air and health benefits associated with bicycling than ever before.

One Female Warrior Excels during Fire Exchange, as Another Is Shamed

The shooting incident at Egyptian border that claimed the life of Cpl. Natanel Yahalomi last Friday, was the first combat encounter of Cpl. S. and her comrades of the Caracal Battalion.

A-Jad to Post – Palestinians Should Vote Away “Zionist Regime”

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told the Washington Post on Sunday that Palestinians should be able to vote the “Zionist regime” out of existence as a way of solving the Arab-Israeli conflict.

Obama Tells ’60 Minutes’ He Tunes Out Netanyahu’s ‘Noise’ (Video)

In his Sunday interview with CBS 60 Minutes, President Barack Obama referred to Prime Minister Netanyahu's relentless pressure regarding the Iranian nuclear threat as "noise" that must be ignored in order for the president to be able to focus on American interests. He also referred to Israel as "one of our closest allies in the region." That's two snubs in one interview (Remember when we used to be THE closest ally?).

Dead Bodies in Tel Aviv

Moshe Feiglin (Manhigut Yehudit) and MK Michael Ben-Ari (Ichud Leumi) led a protest this evening against the Bodies: The Exhibition display in Tel Aviv. It is...

Chief Rabbinate’s Website Hacked

Arab hackers, hacked the Chief Rabbinate's website tonight. Arab hackers have been attacking Israeli government and municipal websites all evening. They succeeded in changing the homepage...

State Dept. Removes Iran’s MEK from Terrorism List, Iranians Annoyed

The U.S. State Department removed a terrorist designation from the Mujahedin-e Khalq, the Iranian anti-regime group that has acquired in recent years the backing...

Police Find Hamas Weapons Cache in Old City

HNN reports that during a search of a house in the Moslem Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem the police discovered 2 pistols,...

Arabs Objecting to Bar Mitzvah Torah Reading by the Kotel

The Al-Aqsa Institute said that Israel invented new methods to Judaize Islamic holy relics in Jerusalem.

IDF Ready for Escalation in Judea in Samaria, says Central Command Head

Despite relative stability, the IDF is bracing for possible escalation of violence in Judea and Samaria, Commander of the IDF Central Command, Major General Nitzan Alon, said at a recent Rosh Hashannah ceremony attended by community leaders and mayors from Judea and Samaria.

Jerusalem Municipality Approves New NIS 18 Million Deer Park and Sanctuary

Sunday - The Jerusalem Municipality approved a plan to invest in and upgrade the Jerusalem Deer Sanctuary  in Deer Valley (near the Pot Junction), and to...

Egyptian President Giving Chutzpah a Bad Name, Lecturing the US on Respect

Instead of stressing his friendship and loyalty to a country which, despite its own economic woes is generously helping to feed his 80 million plus citizens, Morsi is actually lecturing the United States, saying it needs to "fundamentally change its approach to the Arab world, showing greater respect for its values and helping build a Palestinian state, if it hoped to overcome decades of pent-up anger." For the record, since 1979, an annual contribution which totals, give or take, $30 billion has yielded the United States "decades of pent-up anger."

Deep Mourning for Hesder Yeshiva Soldier Killed in Clash with Terrorists

His father said over Natanel's grave: "more than 20 years ago we had a baby. We picked the name Netanel (Hebrew: God-given) because we felt that God gave us a gift. We received a wonderful gift which we now return to the Creator of the world. We pray and beg that you will be the last of the fallen in the nation of Israel."

Safety Incident during IAF F-16 Training

An "almost hit" safety event took place last Friday when two F-16 aircraft approached each other during a training flight, disregarding their instructions. There...

2 Dead in Car-Boar Accident

2 dead in Shomron traffic accident caused by animals on a poorly lit road.

Ohio Jew Tossed Out of Sen. Brown Event for Asking about J Street Funding

Griffith said, "I'm a proud Jewish American and I'm concerned that the single biggest entity funding you is J Street. J Street has given you $60,000, and as you know, J Street is funded by an attorney for the Saudi Embassy and has also been funded by the producer of one of the most anti-Semitic films ever made ...," but Griffith was not allowed to finish his question. The Senator's first response was that Griffith's was "clearly a political question."

Israel Beats Spain, One Win Away from Qualifying for World Baseball Classic

First baseman Nate Freiman hit two home runs as Israel beat Spain 4-2 in the qualifying round of World Baseball Classic, putting the Israeli...

Marine Le Pen: Wearing Yarmulkes Should Be Banned

French right-wing politician Marine Le Pen said she supports a ban on wearing yarmulkes in public in addition to a ban on Muslim headscarves. “Obviously,...

Obama, Clinton, in Ads Disavowing Anti Muslim Film which ‘Must Not Be Named’

The ad, which cost some $70,000, aired on approximately seven different television markets in Pakistan, according to U.S. State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland. The statement includes clips of the President saying, "Since our founding, the United States has been a nation of respect – that respects all faiths. We reject all efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others.” But he wouldn't mention the name of the offending video. (Watch apology clip)

Caroline Starkman Is Reunited with her Family

Rabbi Shmuel Goldin has just posted an announcement on Facebook...

Jews Less than 0.2% of World Population

According to a study by Hebrew University’s Professor Sergio DellaPergola, the global Jewish population reached 13.75 million in the past year, with an increase of 88,000 people. Israel’s Maariv newspaper published excerpts of the study last week, reporting that one out of every 514 people in the world is Jewish, less than 0.2 percent of mankind.

House Members: Holder and Clinton Considering Release of ‘Blind Sheikh’

In a strongly worded letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of State Hillary R. Clinton, eight members of congress have demanded that a request to release Omar Abdel-Rahman from federal prison be rejected. Abdel-Rahman, known as the “blind sheikh,” inspired the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and is serving a life sentence for his role in a plot to conduct assassinations and destroy bridges, tunnels and other landmarks in New York City.

Reports Of Syrian Maneuvers Prompt Israeli Military Concerns

JERUSALEM – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is reportedly considering a preemptive military strike against several Syrian chemical weapons storage depots and Scud missile sites. The goal is to prevent embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad from transferring the unconventional arsenal to Hizbullah or the Iranian Revolutionary Guards if Assad appears on the verge of being toppled from power by opposition forces.

Palestinians Enraged By Romney’s Comments

Just eight weeks before the American presidential elections, Palestinians are furious over comments by Republican candidate Mitt Romney. The private remarks were made in May to wealthy donors but released only now.

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