As Purim approaches, thousands of Israeli children and families grapple with poverty
US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney places a message written on paper in the ancient stones of the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City on July 29, 2012 during the annual Tisha BAv (Ninth of Av) fasting and a memorial day, commemorating the destruction of ancient Jerusalem temples. Romney is meeting Israeli leaders as he seeks to burnish his foreign policy credentials and portray himself as a better friend to Israel than President Barack Obama.
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The Holocaust was the latest attempt of Amalek to destroy the special bond that we enjoy with God.
Fred Maroun — a Canadian of Arab origin, who lived in Lebanon until 1984 (including during 10 years of civil war)– supports Israel’s right to exist as a Jewish state. He tells Yishai the ironic tale of how Israel brought him back to a relationship with the Arab world, and the sad reality of how pro-Israel Arabs cannot speak freely in Arab countries. Then, Paul Miller — executive director of the Salomon Center and a highly regarded writer and political consultant — joins Yishai from the AIPAC policy conference in Washington, and reports on PM Netanyahu’s speech in preparation for his big Congressional address. Finally, VOI’s Jeremy Saltan join Yishai in-studio for an analysis of Israeli debates and the lead-up to PM Netanyahu’s speech before the US Congress.
Jordan’s King Abdullah II warns the battle against Daesh, known as ISIS, has launched World War III, although the U.S.-led coalition fighting the terror group may not yet know it.
Dozens of Democrats gathered to spew a stream of venom before the cameras Tuesday at Israel’s prime minister after his speech to Congress.
Eli Beer stunned the 16,500 AIPAC conference participants by arriving on stage with lights and sirens blaring on an ambucycle, a specially equipped motorcycle ambulance designed by United Hatzalah to speed up emergency response times.
Israel’s PM Netanyahu was interrupted 40 times with standing ovations in his 40 minute historic speech to the US Congress on Tuesday. Transcript here.
The transcript of PM Netanyahu’s speech is available here. The speech begins at 6pm Israel Time / 11AM NY Time.
Former US Secy of State Hillary Clinton is found to have exclusively used private email while at State Dept.
Bottles of wine accompany the Pesach storytelling – each glass of wine represents the four expressions used by G-d in describing the redemption of the Jewish people from Egypt.
“Today the Jewish people face another attempt by yet another Persian potentate…” to wipe out Israel, PM Netanyahu told Congress.
Why is it necessary to be accountable in business and in life? And how does it differ from guilt?
UN inspectors were flabbergasted when Iran allowed them full unfettered access to All nuclear sites
I’d rather you label me a concerned Jew, an Israeli. Someone who cares about the future of my nation
The Prime Minister showed AIPAC a map of Iranian-backed Hezbollah attacks in five different continents.
A Border Policeman was stabbed by a female Arab assailant in eastern Jerusalem near the Shalem police station. He is lightly injured. Other police nearby subdued the woman and arrested her.
8:21 PM IDF Spokesman confirms, Defense Minister green lights calling up 30,000 reservists. 8:19 PM Direct hit on house in Be’er Sheva. No injuries reported. 8:16 PM 5 rockets shots down by Iron Dome system over Be’er Sheva. 8:14 PM Rockets landing near Kiryat Melachi during funeral of Mira Sharf HY”D and Aaron Semadje HY”D. 8:10 PM Explosions over Ashkelon. […]
11:20 AM The funeral for Hamas terrorist Ahmed Jabari has begun in Gaza.
Meretz MK Zahava Galon says killing Jabri was not worthwhile and that Israel should negotiate immediately to stop the violence. Chadash MK Dov Hanin asked, “When will they learn that after each assassination there will be revenge.” Israeli leftists and Arabs decry defensive IDF operation on Gaza, calling for demonstration tonight in front Likud Tel-Aviv HQ.
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