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Israel Watching Northern Border with Syria, Lebanon

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Canada to Revoke Citizenship of Canadians who Fight Alongside ISIS

September 21, 2014 - 9:45 PM
 
Arab Media Outlet Struggles w/ Cave of Patriarchs Closure to Muslims on Rosh Hashana

September 21, 2014 - 9:13 PM
 
Pricey ISIS ‘Chotchkes’ on Amazon, Facebook For Sale

September 21, 2014 - 8:27 PM
 
New Traces of Life Found in Theresienstadt

September 21, 2014 - 8:03 PM
 
IDF Officer’s Role Was to Ensure Protection of Gazan Civilians [video]

September 21, 2014 - 7:54 PM
 
Govt Approves Massive Upgrade of Southern Israeli Infrastruction

September 21, 2014 - 7:20 PM
 
Control of Yemen Seized by Shiite Rebels

September 21, 2014 - 7:02 PM
 
Cairo Cease-fire Talks Moved Up in Deference to Jewish Holidays

September 21, 2014 - 7:00 PM
 
President Rivlin to Inaugurate Jewish Museum of Warsaw

September 21, 2014 - 6:46 PM
 
Parents Speak Out Against Arab Violence on Mount of Olives

September 21, 2014 - 6:24 PM
 
One-Quarter of European Jews Fear Wearing Jewish Symbols in Public

September 21, 2014 - 5:57 PM
 
S&P Keeps Israel’s A+ Rating

September 21, 2014 - 3:38 PM
 
Gush Etzion Fence Vote Delayed

September 21, 2014 - 2:49 PM
 
Huge Stalactite Cave Discovered Near Gush Etzion

September 21, 2014 - 12:44 PM
 
Police Find 3.5 Tons of Marijuana North of Tel Aviv [video]

September 21, 2014 - 11:19 AM
 
Israel’s Population Nears 9 Million

September 21, 2014 - 11:03 AM
 
Neglecting Terror Setting Up Eastern Jerusalem Jews for Expulsion

September 21, 2014 - 10:29 AM
 
ISIS Shows Off 13-Year-Old Belgian Boy Jihadist

September 21, 2014 - 9:24 AM
 
ISIS Releases Hour-Long ‘Feature Film’

September 21, 2014 - 1:45 AM
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Posted on: July 5th, 2012

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Warsaw prosecutors decided to discontinue an investigation into anti-Semitic entries on Polish on-line forums. The investigation, which ended Tuesday, was undertaken at the request of Polish foreign minister Radoslaw Sikorski. The prosecutor concluded that there was no “public interest” requiring his office to prosecute the perpetrators. In April 2011, Sikorski informed the prosecutor of the […]

 

Posted on: July 5th, 2012

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Online anti-Semitism in Spain doubled in volume last year, according to a Spanish Jewish community monitor. In a report on anti-Semitism in Spain in 2011, the Observatory on Anti-Semitism in Spain counted more than 1,000 anti-Semitic sites and web pages that the observatory says were created in Spain. In 2010 the observatory counted only 400 […]

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A pre-circumcision family outing, on their way to the to Eyup Mosque in Istanbul.
 

Posted on: July 5th, 2012

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Around 20 organizations representing four million Muslim residents of Germany, announced that the parliament must ensure religious freedom by removing legal doubts about circumcision since the June 26 court ruling. The ruling was also criticized in no uncertain terms by the head of Germany's Central Council of Jews, Dieter Graumann.

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Neo-Nazi Terry Tremaine
 

Posted on: July 5th, 2012

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A neo-Nazi leader is planning to defend himself against hate crime charges by proving his bigoted comments on white supremacist websites are factually correct, his defense attorney says.

A celebration in Pushkar (actually, it was the Camel Fair of 2008, but there were no camels to be found in this colorful crowd).
 

Posted on: July 5th, 2012

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Calcutta News this morning reports on Pushkar, 130 km from the state capital of Jaipur, where many signboards and menus are in Hebrew.

 

Posted on: July 5th, 2012

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Hungary’s House Speaker László Kövér has replied to Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel, who recently renounced a Hungarian state honor in protest at what he sees as the government toleration of rising anti-Semitic sentiment, the Budapest Times reported. Kövér defended Hungarian writer József Nyírõ, who was a member of parliament for the wartime fascist […]

Students at the Ariel University campus.
 

Posted on: July 5th, 2012

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The Planning and Budgeting Committee of Israel's Council for Higher Education recommended Wednesday to defer the decision until a comprehensive evaluation is undertaken in the next year. The list of Ariel's accomplishments may be the very reason for its failure to achieve recognition by its peers in Israel.

Picnic at Mar Saba, 1902
 

Posted on: July 5th, 2012

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

These are members of the American Colony, a Christian community in Jerusalem founded by immigrants from the United States and Sweden. The image is part of a Library of Congress online presentation titled “The American Colony in Jerusalem, 1870-2006.” This presentation features selected documents from the American Colony in Jerusalem Collection. The full collection in […]

A Palestinian smuggler in a tunnel under the Egyptian-Gaza border
 

Posted on: July 4th, 2012

News & ViewsIsraelIDF

The system, dubbed “Strong Number”, has been developed under the aegis of the IDF Ground Forces Technology Division, and has been successfully tested by the IDF near the Gaza border over the last few months. The technology would allow Israel to counter the smuggling operations on the narrow strip of land situated along the border between Gaza Strip and Egypt. Dr. Aaron Lerner: "This means a dramatic shift in the equation."

 

Posted on: July 4th, 2012

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Six women from Gaza appealed their case to the Israeli Supreme Court on Wednesday to be allowed to pray at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque, after their original petition was denied by the Beersheba District Court last year.  The women claim discrimination based on their Muslim faith, as Christian women in Gaza are allowed to visit Israel’s […]

 

Posted on: July 4th, 2012

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Human rights group claims that Jordan is discriminating against 140,000 Syrian refugees by forcing the return of new arrivals and threatening others with deportation.  The New York-based Human Rights Watch found that since April, Jordanian authorities have detained Palestinians for months with no possibility of release.  Others said that they or relatives had been deported […]

 

Posted on: July 4th, 2012

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was featured in a video message Tuesday night at the Independence Day celebration at the U.S. Ambassador’s home in Herzilya saying he “appreciate(s) deeply all that America has done for Israel.” Netanyahu expressed hope at the power of freedom’s ability to prevail, despite a skeptical society and difficulty at achieving […]

 

Posted on: July 4th, 2012

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Two pilots, whose jet was shot down by Syria, have been found in the eastern Mediterranean sea bed.  The plane was shot down on June 22, and the bodies were just found on Wednesday after a US deep-sea exploration.  The F-4 jet was said to be shot down in international airspace, while Syria claims it […]

 

Posted on: July 4th, 2012

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Yigal Amir will finish 17 years in solitary confinement after shooting Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin to death in 1995.  The assassin will join between one and three other inmates in a locked cell and be allowed time to walk in the prison yard for just two hours a day.  Amir is serving a life sentence […]

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Prime Minister Netanyahu
 

Posted on: July 4th, 2012

News & ViewsIsraelThe Knesset

A government coalition effort to craft a revised version of the Tal Law, whereby a sizeable number of draft eligible haredi yeshiva students would be forced to choose between joining the Israel Defense Forces or partake in Sherut Leumi (alternative national service), could become a political quagmire for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as Kadima Party leader Shaul Mofaz is threatening to bolt the unity government over a lack of progress toward finding a solution.

 

Posted on: July 4th, 2012

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WASHINGTON – Mitt Romney’s announced trip to Israel, at the height of his campaign to wrest the presidency from Barack Obama, could be a twofer, drawing closer two critical constituencies: evangelicals and foreign policy hawks.

Malkah shooting at Caliber 3
 

Posted on: July 4th, 2012

News & ViewsIsraelIDF

We expected to learn how to handle weapons and hone self-defense skills. I did not expect to have one of the most moving days of my life.

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Coffin of former prime minister Yitzhak Shamir is carried from the Knesset to burial service on Mt. Herzl Monday evening.
 

Posted on: July 4th, 2012

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WASHINGTON – When Yitzhak Shamir was Israel’s prime minister, he liked to point American visitors to a gift he received upon his retirement after many years serving in the Mossad, Israel’s intelligence service.

Rabbi Yoel Schwartz greets Religious Jewish soldiers attending a swearing in ceremony as they enter the IDF "Nahal Haredi" unit. May 31, 2012.
 

Posted on: July 4th, 2012

News & ViewsIsraelIDF

A few hours after a report by MK Plesner's committee on "equal share in burden" was made public Wednesday morning, coalition partner Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz convened members of his faction to say that he expects Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to accept the committee's recommendations within a few days days. "The decision before us is a crucial decision for Israel," he stressed.

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Posted on: July 4th, 2012

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Man, that really unpleasant looking man had the force of life in him. Remember how many times he almost died?

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