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Electric Workers’ ‘Italian Strike’ Keeps 200,000 Israeli Homes Dark after Storm

IEC management appealed to the Haifa District Labor Court with a complaint that their workers’ committee was sabotaging the functioning of the company in a time of crisis.

Thousands of Israeli Families Still ‘Powerless’ for 24 Hours After Winter Storm

In Israel, thousands of families were without power for 24 hours when the sun rose on Monday, courtesy of the first winter storm to hit the Middle East.

Debt-Ridden PA Owes Israel $400 Million for Electricity

The Palestinian Authority continues to receive "free electricity," knowing that the world won’t let Israel cut off the power.

Israel Energy Use Breaks Record High in Heat Wave

Israelis have broken the nation's record for energy consumption in this week's heat wave.

Palestinians Cry to UN on Israel ‘Debt Collection’

The Palestinian Authority complains to the UN after Israel withholds tax money as partial payment for a huge electricity bill.

Security Sabotaged Around Jordan Valley Moshav

Security around a Jordan Valley moshav was jeopardized by vandals this weekend after electric polies around the community were chopped down.

Media Sells Phony Story of Suffering Palestinian Authority Economy

Mainstream media report “all the news to print that fits” the anti-Israeli agenda.

Wind Power Blocked

Wind power is also facing difficulties taking off in Israel, this time because of regulators and other interest groups, and not environmentalists.

IEC Transfered Generators to Gaza Hospitals

In a unique operation, IEC transfered 10 generators to hospitals in Gaza.

Israel’s Parting Gift to Gaza

Israeli workers fitted with flak jackets to protect against Palestinian attacks while delivering humanitarian aid.

As Hamas Threatens Families and Journalists, Who Blew Out the Lights in Gaza?

The lights are out again in Gaza, but it's not clear who is responsible this time around. Does it matter?

Gaza Rockets Knocks Out Sderot Electricity

Direct strikes on Sderot knock out electricity in parts of the city. Gaza still has electricity.

Israel Electric Corp. Threatens to Cut the Lights to PA

Israel's electric company is threatening to cut power to the Palestinian Authority - the debt is more than a billion shekels.

Israel Discriminates ‘against’ PA by Charging Less for Electricity

The Israel Electric Corp. shuts off power to those who don’t pay – unless the debtor is the Palestinian Authority.

Weekend Snow Update: Jerusalem Lock-down, Blackouts, and Lots of Snow (+ Photos)

The massive snow storm knocked out electricity, and shut down the main highways to Jerusalem.

Palestinian Authority Owes Israel Electric $350 Million

The Palestinian Authority continues to operate on the back of Israeli consumers, whose rates for electricity constantly rise while PA Arabs simply don’t pay...

Greenpeace Infiltration May Have Prevented Terrorist Attack

Thank God it was Greenpeace and not Hezbollah. If terrorists, instead of activists, had entered Israel’s natural gas terminal and roamed freely for 90 minutes, it would have been a mass catastrophe.

Gaza Terrorists Trying to Destroy Power Plant That Supplies Them

Israel supplies 125 megawatts of electricity to the Gaza Strip from the power station in Ashkelon that has come under repeated rocket fire over the past six years.

Behind Salam Fayyad’s Call for ‘Economic Intifada’

Fayyad wants Palestinians to boycott Israel, but at the same time is unable to provide them with better alternatives.

What I Learned from Hurricane Sandy

I am writing this column as Hurricane Sandy is barreling through the greater New York area, after having sorted a load of clean laundry by the light of a group of yahrtzeit candles and having washed my supper dishes with the aid of a clip on barbeque lamp. My electricity went out almost four hours ago and thoughts of what I did right and what I did wrong in preparation for a one of a kind storm that ironically, bears my name are still fresh in my mind.

The Purpose Of The Melachah

The link between the laws of Shabbat and the Mishkan not only defines the 39 Melachot but also determines the conditions for liability. One of these conditions is intent. The other is purpose.

Hundreds of NY Homes to Be Torn Down After Sandy

Hundreds of homes damaged beyond repair during Hurricane Sandy will be readied for demolition by New York City workers according to an article in the New York Times.

Updated: Latest (75+) Missile Alerts and Strikes

Latest rocket launches and alarms Trivia: As of 11:03 PM 858 rockets were launched at Israel from Gaza in 2012. More than 60 rockets this...

After Sandy, Volunteers Crisscross Manhattan to Help

In a nearly dark corner of lower Manhattan, in an area otherwise known as Tribeca, Rabbi Zalman Paris stands tall, cellular phone in hand,...

Majestic Destroyer

Reader Jonathan Kahanovitch sent us this amazing image of Ms. Liberty under a canopy of ominous clouds. Destruction can be so pretty. Hope you're dry and...

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