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Rabbi Chaim Shmuelevich, Dean of Mir Yeshiva in Jerusalem has experienced a miraculous recovery from his ALS.

Mir Rosh Yeshiva Recovery Just the Beginning of Israel’s Stem Cell Miracles

5 Av 5772 – July 23, 2012
A generation of students at the Mir Yeshiva give thanks for the miraculous recovery of their Rosh Yeshiva from ALS, courtesy Israeli technology.

Europe’s Financial Crisis Weighs on Israel’s Economic Outlook

Israel is watching the continuing debt European debt crisis warily, as the European Union is Israel's top trading partner. But despite Europe's economic woes and trepidation in Israel, the EU is set to intensify relations with Israel by approving up to 60 new cooperative initiatives, according to AFP.

Dramatic Drop in Infiltrators

The Ministry of the Interior reports a dramatic drop in the number of illegal infiltrators crossing into Israel from the Sinai.
Kadima MK Tzahi Hanegbi is looking to come home to the Likud he abandoned a few years ago.

The ‘Fleas’ Are Hopping off Kadima’s Carcass in Search of Better Fur

In quick succession, Sharon's first replacement, Ehud Olmert, got into criminal trouble and resigned in disgrace; his second replacement, Tzipi Livni, managed to yank defeat from the jaws of victory after her party became the first in Israel's history to win the largest number of seats in the Knesset and end up in the opposition; and, finally, the third Kadima leader Shaul Mofaz maneuvered his party into a 70-day session in Netanyahu's government, where the latter taught him how winning is done: up close and brutally.

Report: Germany was Warned a Month Before ‘72 Olympics Attack

Germany was warned about a possible terror attack against Israeli athletes one month before the Munich Olympics in 1972, Der Spiegel reported. The weekly magazine...

NY Court: MTA Violated Pro-Israel Group’s 1st Amendment Rights in Rejecting Ad Campaign

4 Av 5772 – July 22, 2012
The ad states: “In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. Support Israel. Defeat Jihad.” The MTA refused to run it.

“Baffled” Bob Costas To Call Own Minute of Silence During Olympic Broadcast

Bob Costas may soon make history by defying the International Olympic Committee and conducting an on-air memorial of his own.

Hit & Run Attempt at IDF Checkpoint

A Palestinian tried to run over a female soldier at a Kalkilya checkpoint on Sunday morning. In response, the soldiers fired into the air, and...

Shootout and Chase in Eilat

During an armed robbery overnight at the La Casa restaurant in Eilat, two policemen who arrived at the scene had their guns taken away...
Shahar Zubari is part of the Israeli Olympic team in London. But London has been unable to tell the difference between a real country (Israel) and an imagined one (Palestine).

BBC Olympics Site Revokes Jerusalem’s Status as Israel’s Capital

Jerusalem originally showed up on the official website as the capital of a country, but it was East Jerusalem, and the capital was “Palestine,” not Israel. Following complaints filed last week by a spokesperson for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Olympics site was changed. Now Jerusalem does not appear as the actual capital of any country at all.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

Mitt Coming to Israel, Banking on Obama’s Cool Ties with Netanyahu

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will leave on Wednesday for a week-long trip to the Olympics in London, Poland, and Israel.

Updated: Heavy Fighting in Syria. Hundred Reported Dead.

3 Av 5772 – July 21, 2012
12:30 AM (Sunday) Syrian tanks shelling the town of Juvta Al-Chashav, 2 kilometers from the Israeli border. 11:50 PM Rebels looted and then burned 30...

Social Protesters Blocking Main Tel Aviv Highway

Social Protesters are currently blocking the Ayalon Highway in both directions. They are blocking the highway near the Shalom Junction. Firemen are stationed at...

Palestinian Tries to Steal Soldier’s Gun

Near Shavei Shomron a Palestinian tried to steal a soldier's gun. A reserve soldier was driving in his car when a Palestinian, mistaking him for...
Zack Pollack (center) in his special wheelchair, joins his new friends to build rafts on the beach at the Sea of Galilee, as part of Yad B’Yad.

Yachad Takes Quadriplegic Youth on a Trip of a Lifetime

When no one would take Zack Pollak on a trip to Israel, Yachad was there. He, along with 75 other Yachad members and high school students, left last Sunday afternoon for five weeks in Israel on the Yachad summer program Yad B’Yad (YBY – "Hand in hand").

Iraq-Turkey Pipeline Explodes

An oil pipeline that ran between Kirkuk, Iraq and Turkey exploded on Saturday evening. The pipeline has been shut down.
An undated handout photo released by the University of Colorado shows James Holmes, reportedly the shooter at a theater in Aurora, Colorado.

Colorado Shooter Was Camp Counselor for Jewish Big Brothers and Sisters

He worked as a camp counselor in Los Angeles County in 2008 that was run by Jewish Big Brothers and Sisters.
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New Israeli Haredi Consumer Is Savvy, Wielding Purchasing Power of $2.6 Billion

2 Av 5772 – July 20, 2012
Haredi consumers are not, by and large, part of Israel's social protest movement, but their shopping savvy, it turns out, is evolving constantly.

Colorado Gunman Indentified

Colorado gunman - now identified as James Holmes, 24 - killed at least 12 people and injured 50 in a shooting spree in a...

Heavy Fighting in Halab, Syria and Rumors of a Massacre

Heavy fighting is being reported in Halab, Syria. Meanwhile, there are unconfirmed rumors of a massacre in Hama, Syria. The death count for the past day...

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