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Ethics Committee Suspends MKs Zoabi, Ghattas and Zahalka

February 8, 2016 - 9:57 PM
 
Computerized Transparency Already Activated in Justice Committee Session

February 8, 2016 - 9:45 PM
 
Netanyahu Brawls with Arab MKs over Dismissal Law

February 8, 2016 - 9:02 PM
 
Knesset Passes No Taxation on US Investors Law

February 8, 2016 - 7:37 PM
 
Driven by Deteriorating Social, Political, Economic Situation, South African Alyiah Increasing

February 8, 2016 - 6:48 PM
 
Knesset Committee: Don’t Return Terrorists’ Bodies, Punish Arab MKs

February 8, 2016 - 6:26 PM
 
Boy Arrested for Singing “HaTikva” on Temple Mount

February 8, 2016 - 6:20 PM
 
‘The US is Preventing Israel From Joining Sunni Coalition’ Says Government Official

February 8, 2016 - 6:17 PM
 
Police Arrest Jewish Youth Who Sang Hatikvah on Temple Mount [video]

February 8, 2016 - 5:58 PM
 
Bayit Yehudi MK: We Must Quash Arabs’ Hope for Statehood

February 8, 2016 - 4:00 PM
 
Report: Israeli Couples Don’t Live in Sin

February 8, 2016 - 3:16 PM
 
Israel Returning Bodies of 10 Arab Terrorists to Families in Jerusalem

February 8, 2016 - 1:50 PM
 
Tel Sheva Arab Student Indicted on Terror Conspiracy After Return From Jordan

February 8, 2016 - 12:49 PM
 
Danon Helps Bereaved IDF Parents Lobby for MIA Soldiers at UN

February 8, 2016 - 11:32 AM
 
Israeli Arab MK Ahmed Tibi Hosted at White House, State Dept. [video]

February 8, 2016 - 11:00 AM
 
Higher Incidence of Cancer, Asthma Found in Haifa

February 8, 2016 - 10:45 AM
 
ISIS Executioner Participated in Galloway’s 2009 Gaza ‘Aid Convoy’

February 8, 2016 - 9:37 AM
 
Israeli Research Into Zika Virus Contradicts World Health Organization Findings

February 7, 2016 - 10:56 PM
 
Ban ‘Mooned’ at Park East Synagogue

February 7, 2016 - 10:15 PM
 
New AG Orders Police to Investigate Arab MKs’ Visit with Terrorists’ Families

February 7, 2016 - 8:43 PM
 
Hitler’s Other Hobby, Painting, Now on Auction

February 7, 2016 - 7:51 PM
 
Morocco Launches World’s Largest Concentrating Solar Power Plant

February 7, 2016 - 6:56 PM
 
Pegida Anti-Muslim Demonstrations Attract Thousands But Don’t Leave Big Impression

February 7, 2016 - 6:13 PM
 
Reporter Who Interviewed Bernie Sanders on Kibbutz Experience Speaks Out

February 7, 2016 - 3:39 PM
 
Second Synagogue Arson Discovered, Holy Ark Burnt

February 7, 2016 - 2:27 PM
 
ISIS Now Multi-Generational & Global With 34 Affiliates

February 7, 2016 - 2:23 PM
 
Jordan Adds to Western Wall Mixed-Gender Prayer Controversy

February 7, 2016 - 2:00 PM
 
Netanyahu Eulogizes Minister Uri Orbach z’l – ‘We Loved Him Tremendously’

February 7, 2016 - 1:20 PM
 
Quadruplets Born in Haifa

February 7, 2016 - 1:03 PM
 
Poll: Majority of Palestinians Oppose Third Intifada, Prefer Fatah over Hamas

February 7, 2016 - 12:19 PM
 
Chief Rabbinate Revoking PA Kashrut Certificates

February 7, 2016 - 11:04 AM
 
Israeli MK Hanin Zoabi Sentenced to Slap on the Wrist

February 7, 2016 - 10:56 AM
 
Suspected Bomb Found at Light Rail Stop Near Damascus Gate

February 7, 2016 - 10:06 AM
 
Hillary Clinton Dropped Out of the 2016 Presidential Race – in 2012 [video]

February 7, 2016 - 10:00 AM
 
Special Skills Used to Rescue Child, Driver in Miracle ‘Cliff-Hanger’ Accident

February 7, 2016 - 9:50 AM
 
Update: IDF Soldier Injured, Terrorist Killed in Ashkelon Terror Attack

February 7, 2016 - 9:40 AM
 
Lake Kinneret Rising Due to Sabbath Rain

February 7, 2016 - 8:37 AM
 
Netanyahu: ‘I Expect World to Condemn Desecration of a Synagogue’

February 7, 2016 - 7:00 AM
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Beit Hanina Jewish properties
 

Posted on: April 22nd, 2012

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The European Union on Saturday condemned the eviction of Arab squatters from a house in Beit Hanina on Wednesday, despite an eight-year court case proving that the land they occupied belonged to Jews. One squatter family left voluntarily, one refused, was evicted by police.

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Posted on: April 21st, 2012

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Traffic cops from the SJ District succeeded in thwarting a terrorist attack in Samaria’s Tapuach junction. The officers spotted two suspects and arrested them for interrogation. In the suspects’ possession were found two explosive devices, an improvised gun and a knife. The police gained control of the two. Police sappers and other forces were called […]

Defense Minister Ehud Barak plans to move ahead with evacuation of Beit El neighborhood, makes fun of ministers who challenge him.
 

Posted on: April 21st, 2012

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Responding to criticism from two government ministers who object to the demolition of Ulpana Hill homes, Defense Minister Ehud Barak mocked his detractors, accusing them of contracting the Feiglin germ. But whether or not Prime Minister Netanyahu accepts the turning of his rival's name into an adjective, he has been looking for ways to avoid the May 1 eviction.

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Prime Minister Wannabe Yair Lapid may be facing an uphill battle on his way to the ballot box.
 

Posted on: April 21st, 2012

News & ViewsIsraelThe Knesset

Former journalist and rookie politician Yair Lapid's new party is off to a problematic start. Lapid's choice of the name 'Atid' for his new political party has created yet another controversy for the political neophyte; it is similar enough to Atid Echad - an immigrant party with mostly Ethiopian support - to cause confusion to voters, and possible legal action by its chair Yechezkel Stelzer.

Meretz Chair MK Zahava Gal-On dropped the Y bomb on Army Radio.
 

Posted on: April 20th, 2012

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Earlier this week, Meretz Chairperson MK Zahava Gal-On had a severe case of hoof and mouth disease when, while speaking to the Army Radio, she said it would be intolerable for Israel's future to be decided by a bunch of "Yehudonim from Brooklyn," or, if you will, the good, old Polish term "Zhidki." Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman's Anglo supporters told the Jewish Press Gal-On should apologize for the slur and for equating the right-wing coalition to the Nazis.

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Rinkle Kumarib's case has become the focus for Hindus seeking rights in Pakistan.
 

Posted on: April 20th, 2012

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Three young Hindu women who were kidnapped, forcibly converted to Islam and married off to Muslim men, chose this week to live with their husbands instead of their families. It has been rumored that the three women had been threatened by Pakistan People's Party parliamentarian Mian Mithu with "dire consequences" if they decided to return to their parents.

Ketziot Prison
 

Posted on: April 20th, 2012

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

The Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement and the European Coordination of Committees and Associations for Palestine (ECCP) boasted a successful campaign and praised the EU on Tuesday for deciding not to renew a contract with the world’s largest security solutions company, because it also does business with Israeli prisons and security services.

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Egypt's national team, The Pharaohs.
 

Posted on: April 20th, 2012

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Egypt's Pharaohs will be boycotting Adidas after company sponsored the Jerusalem Marathon. The team will have to absorb loss of 1.7 million euros a year as a result.

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Posted on: April 20th, 2012

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A sluggish economy and a rising popular hostility to conservative President Nicolas  Sarkozy’s “American” style do not bode well for the French incumbent in the coming Sunday vote. Add to that the grim international view of France’s ability to manage its debt, and it is clear that Sarkozy is in the uphill battle of his […]

Symposium regarding ethics during warfare given to IDF commanders by the Education Corps.
 

Posted on: April 20th, 2012

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Aryeh Avner, Chairman of the Ometz (Citizens for Proper Administration and Social and Judicial Justice) movement has complained to Israel's Defense Minister Ehud barak that "According to information reaching the Ometz movement, there has been an increase in the phenomenon where IDF soldiers are forced to listen to talks by rabbis on religious matters."

Sneakymoose
 

Posted on: April 19th, 2012

News & ViewsIsraelReligious & Secular in Israel

The Board of Trustees of the Schechter Rabbinical Seminary voted to accept gay and lesbian students for ordination. “The Schechter Rabbinical Seminary views the serious process leading to this decision as an example of confronting social dilemmas within the framework of tradition and halachah,” Board of Trustees Chair Hanan Alexander said in a statement.

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Posted on: April 19th, 2012

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A Breslav chasid, about 20, has been stabbed in an attack by an Arab in Jerusalem Thursday. The chasid was coming back from praying at the grave of Shimon HaTzadik. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said two suspects were arrested following the incident. The attack is the latest in a series of terrorist stabbing attacks in […]

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Posted on: April 19th, 2012

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Deputy Controller Simcha Felder told Hamodia that he’s running for State Senate on the Democratic line in the new Orthodox Jewish-majority district in Brooklyn. He had also been wooed by the Republican party. Felder is abandoning the city Controller John Liu, whose campaign finances are under federal investigation. In February, Liu lost the services of […]

Polish village life. 72% of Polish citizens agree or strongly agree that “Jews try to take advantage of having been victims during the Nazi era."
 

Posted on: April 19th, 2012

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Among its results, the study found that 72% of Polish citizens agree or strongly agree that "Jews try to take advantage of having been victims during the Nazi era," and that 68% of Hungarians share this sentiment. Nearly 70% percent of Hungarians also think that "Jews have too much influence" in their country.

IDF soldiers celebrating Simchat Torah
 

Posted on: April 19th, 2012

News & ViewsIsraelIDF & Security

The donated scrolls are brought to Israel from synagogues throughout the world. They are in a worn or damaged state and donors are found to repair them and rededicate them in honor or in memory of loved ones or on special occasions. Upon their arrival in Israel, the scrolls are placed in different army, navy, and air force bases according to the needs of the IDF.

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Posted on: April 19th, 2012

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AP reports that the Iranian army is prepared for a military confrontation with the United Arab Emirates should diplomacy over a disputed gulf island fail. “We do not allow any country to carry out an invasion,” ground forces commander Gen. Ahmad Reza Pourdastan told Iranian state television. “If these disturbances are not solved through diplomacy, […]

The "witnesses in uniform" delegations program sends hundreds of IDF officers each year to Poland.
 

Posted on: April 19th, 2012

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A delegation of some 60 IDF commanders arrived in Poland on Monday, April 16, as part of the Witnesses in Uniform program. Guided by educators from the Yad VaShem Holocaust Memorial Museum, the officers started a four day study of pre-war Poland, the Holocaust, and contemporary Jewish Polish life.

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Posted on: April 19th, 2012

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The Mehr news agency reports that Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to Iran’s Supreme Leader, has said that Iran and Egypt are the major countries of the Muslim world, so their unity will form the core of a great Islamic power in today’s world. Velayati made the remarks during a meeting with a number […]

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Posted on: April 19th, 2012

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The new made-in-Israel US cable channel, DogTV, is scientifically designed to make dogs happy when they’re left at home alone, according to Israel21C.

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Posted on: April 19th, 2012

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Walla News reports that a 64-year-old woman was run over by a car Thursday morning, Yom HaShoah, on King Shaul Street in Be’er Sheva, as she was standing at attention during the memorial siren. She was trapped, unconscious, under the car that hit her and was rescued by MDA teams. The woman was rushed to […]

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