Student Union opens ‘hasbara’ room in effort to fill public diplomacy vacuum.
Posted on: July 24th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
MK Yaakov Litzman (UTJ) standing at the Knesset podium on Tuesday, addresses his fellow MKs.
Posted on: July 23rd, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
This picture was taken on August 16, 2005, the day after the 9th of Av. It shows IDF soldiers helping residents of the community Nissanit pack their belongings. Tenderly, they collected the holy books of the synagogue that was later burned down to the ground. Sweetly they piled the 300 families, some of whom had […]
Posted on: July 22nd, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
Crazy Water Aqua Fun Park was a water park in the Gaza Strip, that opened in May 2010. Mohammed Al-Araj, a former economics minister for the Hamas government in Gaza, was one of the owners of the park. The park featured 3 swimming pools, a canal 100 meters long, three water slides, ponds with pedal […]
Posted on: July 21st, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
Athletes from the Brazil delegation wave their national flags during the opening ceremony of the Maccabiah Games in Jerusalem, July 18, 2013. The 19th “Jewish Olympics” will start on July 22 with thousands of competitors from all over the world expected to gather at Jerusalem’s Teddy Stadium for a festive opening ceremony.
Posted on: July 19th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
This was supposed to be a picture of President Barack Obama delivering remarks on the Affordable Care Act’s Medical Loss Ratio Refunds, in the East Room of the White House, July 18, 2013. But it became, instead, a picture of a blind lady having a private exchange with her seeing eye dog. And not just […]
Posted on: July 18th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
Today: hand kissing, why, when, where, who, and, most important: what the heck? Former minister of Social Affairs and former Minister of Communications Moshe Kachlon (on the right, kissing) was the Sephardi poster child of the former Likud government. He was a star, who introduced real competition among cell phone providers that brought down rates […]
Posted on: July 17th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
A father holds his daughter up to look at the men’s section of the Western Wall on Tisha B’av, July 16, 2013. I know it’s kinda’ kitchy, but, on occasion, these images tell the story of what’s best and sweetest about our country. Send more good, caring dads.
Posted on: July 16th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
Last night, after shul, I asked a friend to drive to the Kotel with me, to say kinot, hang with the crowd, take in the sights of sad Jews. He said no way and went home, and I gave it up, too, and went home. But some day, if, God forbid, Moshiach is still taking […]
Posted on: July 14th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
About 3,000 Israelis participated in a march Saturday night marking the second anniversary of the social protests of the summer of 2011. The marchers walked down Ibn G’virol Street to Caplan Street, to the spot where a protester named Moshe Silman set himself on fire a year ago. They set up a monument in his […]
Posted on: July 12th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
The IDF’s Golani Brigade concluded their beret march last week. That’s your basic training hike to nowhere that tests every part of your body. Here’s an image of a guy in a “helmet yarmulke” at the end of the murderous hike. He looks happy. Happiness on such occasions can be contagious. We need more guys […]
Posted on: July 11th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
Oh, man, it’s almost here, we’re almost past the summer, we’re almost around the curve, we’re almost out there on the sidewalks packed with Arba Minim stands, hunting for holy bargains… No idea why, but the sight of etrogim gives me a charge, a burst of anticipation… Shneur Naparstek, a Jewish farmer, is examining packages […]
Posted on: July 10th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Eric Pate, left, gives Marine Col. Craig Kozeniesky a haircut in the parking lot at Sendai Airport, Sendai, Japan. And I’m stuck this year, because I didn’t get around to getting my haircut before the 9 Days, never mind before the 3 weeks. Now it’s the hottest part of the […]
Posted on: July 9th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
How the mighty have fallen. Here is self-suspended Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi of Israel Yona Metzger, under investigation for bribery, money-laundering and fraud allegations, getting into a taxi outside his home. No limo for the self-suspended.
Posted on: July 8th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
What a way to illustrate visually the fact that the Arab mosque on Temple Mount is of no consequence. If enough Jews wanted to, we could just step over it to our father in heaven. They can build all the mosques they want – we’re busy build stairways.
Posted on: July 7th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
US soldiers and officers celebrate 4th of July together with North American IDF Lone Soldiers at a Tel Aviv beach party
Posted on: July 5th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
MK Moshe Feiglin (L) shakes hands with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) during a special Knesset session marking the 37th anniversary of the Entebbe Raid, July 2, 2013. Netanyahu’s brother, Yonatan, commanded the raid and was the only IDF casualty. On July 4, 1976, 98 Jewish hostages, hijacked to Entebbe, Uganda from an Air France […]
Posted on: July 4th, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
Like most of the people on the planet, I was glued to my TV screen last night, following the events in the streets of Cairo. Talk about throwing a party – this has to have been the most wonderful 4th of July celebration ever. And, by the way, if the Egyptians want it – they […]
Posted on: July 3rd, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
David Hai Hisdai, 19, is seen sitting in a Magistrate Court in Rishon le’Tzion, July 2, 2013, awaiting a hearing. He is being accused of writing graffiti on a monastery in Latrun, on the side of the road to Jerusalem, among other things comparing a certain young man from Nazareth to an ape. Considering the […]
Posted on: July 2nd, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
This is a Hamas security foot patrol in the Rafah area, on the Gaza Strip’s border with Egypt, June 30, 2013. Hamas has boosted its security presence along the border with Egypt, in preparation for the possible toppling of President Morsi, one year after the country’s first democratic elections. One thing that pops immediately is […]
Posted on: July 1st, 2013News & Views → Photo of the Day
Dan Buchanan flies down on a hang glider, during the Holloman Air Show’s “Legacy of Liberty” at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. Shooting fireworks while hang gliding! Most people take up hang gliding for the peace and serenity, for the quiet floating above the landscape. I suppose Independence Day brings out the noisy […]
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