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Shimon Peres Dead at 93

September 28, 2016 - 6:47 AM
 
Israel’s 9th President Shimon Peres Dead at 93

September 28, 2016 - 6:18 AM
 
Peres Family Members Summoned to President’s Bedside for Final Goodbye

September 28, 2016 - 12:32 AM
 
Israeli Nuclear Technology On Display at 60th IAEA Conference in Vienna

September 28, 2016 - 12:30 AM
 
Facing Lawmakers in Ukraine: Rivlin Warns ‘We Must Recognize Anti-Semitism’

September 28, 2016 - 12:03 AM
 
Jerusalem Light Rail Attacked in Shuafat

September 27, 2016 - 11:21 PM
 
Israeli Injured in Firebombing Attack

September 27, 2016 - 11:17 PM
 
Rivlin Tells Ukraine Parliament ‘My Thoughts Are With My Friend, Shimon Peres’

September 27, 2016 - 10:24 PM
 
Russian Deputy PM Surveys Israeli Farming Technology

September 27, 2016 - 8:52 PM
 
JDC and IFCJ Team to Help Elderly Jews in Eastern Europe

September 27, 2016 - 6:15 PM
 
NY Senator Chuck Schumer Slams BDS as ‘Modern Anti-Semitism’

September 27, 2016 - 5:38 PM
 
Wine Industry’s ‘Wine Spectator’ Praises Israel’s Wines

September 27, 2016 - 5:22 PM
 
Israelis Ignore Warnings, Flock to Turkey for High Holiday Vacation

September 27, 2016 - 5:08 PM
 
UPDATE: Serious Deterioration in Peres’ Condition, Brain Damage Irreversible

September 27, 2016 - 4:13 PM
 
Netanyahu to Cabinet: Obama and I Have Disagreed, But Our Countries’ Ties Are Strong

September 27, 2016 - 3:11 PM
 
Judea, Samaria, Golan Communities Bypassing BDS, Taking Products Directly to US Consumers

September 27, 2016 - 2:48 PM
 
Former Commander of Gaza Division: Azaria Shot Because He Felt Threatened

September 27, 2016 - 11:57 AM
 
Jerusalem Mayor Awards Pollard Gold Pin in NY Chance Meeting

September 27, 2016 - 11:12 AM
 
Setting the Record Straight: Clinton Bears Partial Responsibility for ISIS

September 27, 2016 - 10:35 AM
 
Update: Lockdown Removed After Suspected Infiltration into Kochav Yaakov/Tel Zion [video]

September 27, 2016 - 12:20 AM
 
Road Terror Heats Up: Double Paint-Bottle Attack on Israeli Bus Near Tekoa

September 26, 2016 - 11:58 PM
 
Arab Firebombing Attack on Israeli Bus Near Kiryat Arba

September 26, 2016 - 11:09 PM
 
Maryland Governor Announces MOU Between University of Maryland, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

September 26, 2016 - 10:31 PM
 
OECD Global Education Industry Summit Kicks Off in Jerusalem

September 26, 2016 - 10:01 PM
 
Bank of Israel: New Year’s Financial Report Card Has Good Grades, No Change in Interest Rate

September 26, 2016 - 9:39 PM
 
Terror Stoning Attack Near Tekoa in Eastern Gush Etzion

September 26, 2016 - 8:37 PM
 
Israel’s Ambassador to UN Campaigns for Kosher Food

September 26, 2016 - 8:25 PM
 
10 Rosh Hashanah Hacks to Keep Your Kids (or Students) Engaged

September 26, 2016 - 7:57 PM
 
Israel’s Leviathan Consortium and Jordan Sign $10b, 15-Year Gas Deal

September 26, 2016 - 7:27 PM
 
Israel Bashes Great Britain 9-1, Heads to World Baseball Classic [video]

September 26, 2016 - 4:41 PM
 
US Jewish Leaders Briefed by Dept. of Homeland Security Ahead of High Holy Days

September 26, 2016 - 3:43 PM
 
16 Senior Yisrael Beiteinu Officials to Be Indicted on Corruption Charges

September 26, 2016 - 3:14 PM
 
Neo-Nazi Leaflets Hit Jews in Florida Neighborhood [video]

September 26, 2016 - 2:01 PM
 
New Israeli Crowdfunding Platform Starts Micro Funds Named After Donors [video]

September 26, 2016 - 1:10 PM
 
‘Jerusalem 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven’ at the Met [video]

September 26, 2016 - 12:30 PM
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El Djerba synagogue
 

Posted on: April 18th, 2012

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The annual Jewish Lag B’Omer pilgrimage to the oldest synagogue in Africa should be maintained as a symbol of Tunisian openness, according to Tunisia’s tourism minister on Tuesday, yet the increase in fundamentalist Salafi Islamic political rule threatens to drive out the remaining Jews of Djerba.

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Posted on: April 18th, 2012

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Young New Square chasid Shaul Spitzer was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in prison for firebombing a neighbor as part of a religious dispute.

"Jesus Carrying the Cross Dragged by a Rogue," by Girolamo Romano will be returned to its Jewish owners.
 

Posted on: April 18th, 2012

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A more than 400-year-old Italian Baroque painting that was robbed from a Jewish family during World War 2 is about to be returned to its rightful owners. A federal judge ordered last February that the painting, "Jesus Carrying the Cross Dragged by a Rogue," by Girolamo Romano, be returned to the family of Federico Gentili di Giuseppe.

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Posted on: April 18th, 2012

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What appears to be the latest in a series of anti-Semitic defacements of the Avenue Z Jewish Center in southern Brooklyn has left the Jewish community wondering when the attacks will come to an end.

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Posted on: April 18th, 2012

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President Obama will commemorate the Holocaust at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington. Obama will speak at the museum on April 23, less than a week after the official Holocaust Remembrance Day. “He will give remarks commemorating the Holocaust and discuss how the United States is honoring the pledge of ‘Never again’ by developing […]

Lt. Col. Shalom Eisner speaks out, while on suspension from duty.
 

Posted on: April 18th, 2012

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Lt. Col. Shalom Eisner has finally broken down and let out everything he had been storing inside. In a phone interview with Channel 10, he shared his version of the incident in which he was captured on video hitting a Danish agent of the International Solidarity Movement (ISM). We present the Hebrew video and provide here a translation of the conversation.

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Hassan Nasrallah was the first interviewee on Julian Assange's new show on Russian TV.
 

Posted on: April 18th, 2012

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Show me whom you interview first time you get a TV show and I'll tell you who you are. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, for instance, interviewed Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah on Tuesday, in the debut of his "The World Tomorrow" talk show on Russia's state-funded RT cable broadcaster. Still, Assange posed good questions, which Nasrallah answered with familiar party lines.

Drake's new clip is all about giving himself a better Bar Mitzvah.
 

Posted on: April 18th, 2012

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Drake says: "When I had a Bar Mitzvah back in the day, my mum really didn't have that much money. We kinda just did it in the basement of an Italian restaurant, which I guess is kinda like a faux pas. I told myself that if I ever got rich, I'd throw myself a re-Bar Mitzvah. That's the concept for the video."

Palestinians during a march through the streets of Jerusalem in solidarity with Islamic Jihad official Khader Adnan.
 

Posted on: April 18th, 2012

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

Ranking Islamic Jihad official Khader Adnan, who went on a 66-day hunger strike over his detention by Israel, has been released in keeping with the deal reached with him to end his hunger strike in February. One day before his release on Tuesday, some 2,300 Palestinian inmates in Israeli jails began an open-ended hunger strike, synchronized with Palestinian rallies marking "Prisoners' Day."

Egyptian antiquities robbers probably plundered ancient tombs in Egypt, then smuggled this treasure out of the country.
 

Posted on: April 18th, 2012

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Inspectors of the Israel Antiquities Authority recently seized two covers of Egyptian sarcophagi that contained ancient mummies in the past. The covers were confiscated by inspectors of the Unit for the Prevention of Antiquities Robbery while checking shops in the market place of the Old City in Jerusalem.

BBB on a break.
 

Posted on: April 18th, 2012

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The Israeli band Balkan Beat Box will continue its successful world tour with a concert on Wednesday evening in Munich, Germany – striking a nerve for some in Israel because it is the start of Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. All entertainment venues, from shows to restaurants, are shuttered in Israel on this day.

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Posted on: April 17th, 2012

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Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said on Tuesday that Israel never told the US it would suspend its plans to attack Iran while talks over Iran’s nuclear program were being held. Barak added that, in his opinion, a diplomatic compromise with Iran was a waste of “precious time.” His view on this matter appears radically […]

UrbanAero's "AirMule," a vertical take off & landing drone.
 

Posted on: April 17th, 2012

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Meet the AirMule, a compact, unmanned, single-engine, vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft. Internal lift rotors enable the AirMule to fly inside mountainous, wooded, or urban terrain where helicopters can't go. The AirMule is able to evacuate two casualties, or haul a fairly significant payload.

A demonstration for Palestinians jailed in Israeli prisons
 

Posted on: April 17th, 2012

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"Palestinian Prisoner's day" is the latest attempt to load the Palestinian calendar with days of mass mobilization and action, with the higher aim of embarrassing Israel and pressuring it to make concessions. Among the demands being made are an end to administrative detention and access to newspapers and more television channels.

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Posted on: April 17th, 2012

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On the eve of Yom HaShoah, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet on Tuesday adopted the recommendation of the Prime Minister, Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz, Deputy Minister for Senior Citizen affairs Leah Nass and Knesset Finance committee Chairman Moshe Gafni, and decided to increase the budget for the basket of services for Holocaust survivors, setting it […]

Google Street View Car, Old City Jerusalem
 

Posted on: April 17th, 2012

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Famed Google Maps application Street View, which is a technology featured in Google Maps and Google Earth providing 360-degree panoramic views from positions along streets throughout the world, will be launched in Israel on Sunday.

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Posted on: April 17th, 2012

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Last Saturday at 7 a.m., Israeli Border Police detained and beat up a nine-year-old Jewish child in Hebron, after he entered a closed military zone near Machpelah House. The Hebron community's spokesman told the Jewish Press: "The border police acted like animals, attacking a child. They only care about attacking Jews."

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IDF Lieutenant Colonel Shalom Eisner arrives to his home in Jerusalem.
 

Posted on: April 17th, 2012

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

Eighty-three reserves officers and soldiers yesterday sent the Defense Minister and the IDF Chief of Staff a letter supporting the Eisner, who had been suspended from his post. Additional support came from Hagit Rein, mother of Major B'naya Rein who was killed in the Second Lebanon War and whose body Eisner retrieved.

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Posted on: April 17th, 2012

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The Palestinian news agency Ma’an quotes senior party official Nabil Shaath, who said on Monday that Fatah has decided revitalize its committee in Gaza with young leaders. Fatah will hold a meeting when PA President Mahmoud Abbas returns from an overseas trip, to discuss appointing younger members to party leadership roles in Gaza, the central […]

Lord Nazir Ahmed offered £10 million for the capture of President Obama.
 

Posted on: April 17th, 2012

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Back in 1998, Lord Nazir Ahmed, 53, became the first Muslim life peer. Now he is reported to have said: "'If the US can announce a reward of $10 million for the (capture) of Hafiz Saeed, I can announce a bounty of £10 million (for the capture of) President Obama and his predecessor, George Bush."

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