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Posted on: December 25th, 2013

News & ViewsArchaeology

A special event next week at the National Library of Israel will debut a display of ancient Jewish texts found in a cave in Afghanistan. The library purchased 29 of the discovered texts. The texts are approximately 1,000 years old and were written in either ancient Persian or Arabic. They are predominantly legal or commercial documents, except […]

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On Tuesday, LDJ wrote on its Twitter account: “Two major punitive actions were carried out Saturday and Sunday in Lyon against people who performed the quenelle. The little Nazis are no longer at ease!”
 

Posted on: December 25th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

They beat a man suspected of performing the "quenelle" and locked him inside the trunk of a parked car.

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Posted on: December 25th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitismAnti-Israel NGOs

Two more American institutions of higher learning officially withdrew their memberships from the American Studies Association after its membership voted in favor of an academic boycott of Israel. Kenyon College and Indiana University on Monday joined Brandeis University and Penn State Harrisburg in canceling their memberships in the association. Dozens of other universities also have […]

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Rugby Lionesses
 

Posted on: December 25th, 2013

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

The Jerusalem Lions is the only women Rugby team in Jerusalem, and in 2009 it placed third in the Rugby league in Israel. In 2010 I’m not sure they competed. Their only competitors are the Tel Aviv and Haifa teams. The team is made up of amateurs in their 30s who leave their work and […]

Yair Lapid (Yesh Atid) and Naftali Bennett (Bayit Yehudi) in an affectionate embrace.
 

Posted on: December 25th, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

Lapid's insistence on legislation rather than a unilateral fix by his office has actually been hurting gays.

 

Posted on: December 25th, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

In a last ditch attempt to block the granting of university status to Ariel College, some Israeli universities turned to the Supreme Court to block the decision. Three Supreme Court judges, including the court president ruled against the petition, stating that the process was done properly, confirming Ariel’s new upgraded status. For a country that […]

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The English language version of the Al-Quds University website announces it will have a summer course on Hate Speech and Racism
 

Posted on: December 24th, 2013

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

Offering a summer course on hate speech that is only mentioned on its English website, is only offered in English and which focuses on "ethnic cleansing and genocide" suggests Al-Quds University is looking to score PR points but entirely unrepentant for harboring terrorist celebrations.

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Posted on: December 24th, 2013

News & ViewsNews Briefs

Shortly after 8:30 PM on Tuesday, there was a drive-by shooting in Gush Etzion at some IDF troops. The shooting took place at the junction between Maaleh Amos and Tekoa, which is east of Efrat. No one was injured in the attack.

 

Posted on: December 24th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Police Officer Rami Ravid, who was stabbed in the back at Kikar Adam yesterday has lost his kidney.

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Posted on: December 24th, 2013

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"Hamas

Besides the air force, the IDF used ground forces in the retaliatory attack on targets in Gaza. Tanks and infantry took part in 6 pinpoint strikes across Gaza. The targets includes a weapon’s manufacturing site and other terrorist infrastructures. The IDF clarified to JewishPress.com that IDF ground forces and infantry did not physically enter into […]

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Posted on: December 24th, 2013

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"Hamas

The Israel Air Force attacked a Hamas training base in northern Gaza Tuesday afternoon, in retaliation for the killing of an Israeli civilian contractor working along the Gaza border. Gazan sources report that Hamas officials have evacuated their headquarters, out of fear of an Israeli retaliatory attack.

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Paramedics and rescue workers at the site of a terror attack in Jerusalem, February 26, 1996. A suicide bomber blew himself up on this bus, killing 26 people and injuring 80 more. This is what peace negotiations look like as they near the crescendo phase.
 

Posted on: December 24th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

An email from the US Embassy in Israel…

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Injured civilian being evacuated by IDF 669 Rescue Unit.
 

Posted on: December 24th, 2013

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

A Gaza sniper shot an killed an Israeli civilian near the Gaza security fence.

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GetTaxi just got got.
 

Posted on: December 24th, 2013

News & ViewsBusiness and Economy

In their eagerness to catch a few cheating taxi drivers, did the Tax Authority destroy the reputation of a promising Israeli start-up?

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shocked cow
 

Posted on: December 24th, 2013

News & ViewsBusiness and Economy

One judge wondered how meat could be considered kosher, if the employees of the kosher slaughtering firm "just passed on the cows."

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Posted on: December 24th, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

Ephraim Mirvis became the first sitting British chief rabbi to address the annual Limmud conference, defying the opposition of prominent haredi Orthodox rabbis in England. Mirvis, who received a standing ovation Monday upon entering the packed auditorium at the University of Warwick, did not directly address the controversy in his session on this week’s Torah […]

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Policeman injured at an anti-Israeli demonstration by Haifa University students. Out of 20 cases perused by Haifa University law clinics, 18 dealt with security prisoners and assaults on the Jewish identity of the State of Israel.
 

Posted on: December 24th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitismAnti-Israel NGOs

Something evil has taken over Haifa University.

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Afghanistan this Time of Year
 

Posted on: December 24th, 2013

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

U.S. Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 113th Infantry Regiment, Provincial Reconstruction Team Security Forces, provide security outside the village of Shabadeen in Sarobi district, Paktika province, Afghanistan. It’s so clear what the soldiers in the picture are thinking. “What am I doing here?” Followed by: “What the heck am I doing here?”

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A rally in a poor south-Tel Aviv neighborhood against the invasion by illegal African migrants. This is not violence, it's the right to demonstrate.
 

Posted on: December 23rd, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

Dreyfuss did not quote any source to back his allegations that Israelis support violence against illegal African.migrants.

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Posted on: December 23rd, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Rapper Kanye West told a Chicago radio station that he wants to take back the “ignorant compliment” he made about Jews  last month during an interview on the New York City radio station WWPR-FM. West said, “Black people don’t have the same level of connections as Jewish people.” In an interview last week with the […]

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