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Israeli Top Brass: We Will Defend Israelis

27 Heshvan 5773 – November 12, 2012
As Israel’s border with Gaza heats up, Israeli officials from the highest echelons have declared that the State will defend Israeli citizens.

$1 Million Israeli BRAIN Prize To Be Awarded in 2013

8 Tishri 5773 – September 24, 2012
A $1 million dollar prize has been announced which will go to the individual or team with the highest potential for helping people around the world by the non-profit organization Israel Brain Technologies.

Israeli Vows to ‘Bike for the Fight’ Against Cancer

4 Tammuz 5772 – June 24, 2012
A new initiative – Bike for the Fight – will raise money for the Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF), a North American organization funding grants to top Israeli cancer researchers and scientific institutions, by biking for three months across the United States.

Blogging Tomorrow at the President’s Conference

2 Tammuz 5772 – June 22, 2012
Bloggers had the opportunity to ask President Peres some questions at the gathering. Bloggers from both national papers and personal websites were represented and asked questions that ranged from straightforward politics to ones that were more personal. One inevitably centered around the issue of Iran, in which Peres answered that Iran is using dangerous means that don’t give Israelis much of a choice when deciding what to do next.

The President Speaks: Peres Expresses Optimism About the Future, Mideast Peace

30 Sivan 5772 – June 19, 2012
People flocked to the auditorium for the second plenary of the evening - and with good reason. The line-up was stacked with notable names including President Shimon Peres, Dr. Henry Kissinger, and Former Prime Minister of the Great Britain, Tony Blair. Peres spoke of his belief that peace was possible and mentioned that he had met with President Abbas and was left with the impression that they also need and want peace.

Peres’ Hernia Surgery Successful

21 Iyyar 5772 – May 12, 2012
Israeli President Shimon Peres successfully underwent surgery to treat a hernia. Peres underwent the surgery on Friday at the Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer....

The Morning After: Israel’s Political System Shaken, Stirred, Realigned

16 Iyyar 5772 – May 8, 2012
The stealth move by Premier Benjamin Netanyahu and opposition leader Shaul Mofaz was a reunification of the 2005 Likud. Joining forces, they are close to realizing the dream of every Israeli premier, to rule without partners. But the new coalition deal means decidedly sobering news for Israel's two major religious camps - the Haredim and the settlement movement.

The Pollard Petition

11 Iyyar 5772 – May 2, 2012
The Jewish Press urges readers to sign a circulating petition that calls on Shimon Peres to do all he can, in advance of accepting the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Obama, to persuade Mr. Obama to free Jonathan Pollard, the Israeli spy serving a life sentence in a federal prison. (President Obama announced last month that he would be awarding the Medal to Mr. Peres, the president of Israel, in June.)

Mordechai Kedar: The Failure of the Palestinian Venture

2 Iyyar 5772 – April 23, 2012
There exists in the world, and even in Israel here and there, the desperate notion that if only the Palestinians can get their state, they will accept Israel's legitimacy and respect its right to exist in peace and security. But no one is willing to address the question: What will the world do when the Palestinian state, with territorial contiguity in Judea and Samaria, turns into a Hamas state?

Israel Remembers the Holocaust

27 Nisan 5772 – April 19, 2012
As air raid sirens blared out across the country on Thursday, citizens of Israel stopped for a moment of silence to remember the victims of the Holocaust. Memorial ceremonies are taking place throughout the country. Prime Minister Netanyahu: Never Again means stopping Iran.

Pollard Leaves Hospital Back to Prison

24 Nisan 5772 – April 16, 2012
Jonathan Pollard was transferred from a federal hospital to his prison cell. Pollard, who reportedly was rushed to a hospital outside of the prison on...

Obama to Pollard, Peres, Knesset: Drop Dead

18 Nisan 5772 – April 10, 2012
The White House on Monday rejected an emotional appeal by Israel's President Shimon Peres to commute convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard's life sentence. Peres based his appeal on Pollard's fast deteriorating health, after Peres' recent conversation with Pollard's wife Esther. Peres' appeal came after he had received a petition signed by 80 MKs, urging Obama to release Pollard.

Esther Pollard Pleads Imprisoned Husband’s Case, Deteriorating Health, with Peres

17 Nisan 5772 – April 8, 2012
Israeli President Shimon Peres met with the wife of Jonathan Pollard, who asked Peres to request her husband's release "before it is too late."...

Peres, Bibi, Ask Obama for Pollard’s Release

12 Adar 5772 – March 6, 2012
JTA reports that both Israeli President Shimon Peres and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this week asked President Obama to release convicted spy-for-Israel Jonathan Pollard. Peres...

Peres to AIPAC: ‘Iran Will Not Develop a Nuclear Weapon’

11 Adar 5772 – March 4, 2012
President Peres said "there is NO space between" Israel and the US, and insisted that Obama's "commitment to Israel is deep and profound." Regarding peace with the Palestinians, he said "the principle of the 'The Two State solution' was "a paramount Israeli interest."

On Charlie Rose, Peres Praises Obama, US Ties

8 Adar 5772 – March 2, 2012
In an hour-long interview with American broadcaster Charlie Rose, conducted before a large audience at New York’s 92nd Street Y, Peres said that he...

Ban Ki-Moon: There Is ‘No Alternative To A Dialogue With Iran’

9 Shevat 5772 – February 1, 2012
Ban is on a two day trip to Israel, Judea and Samaria, and Gaza.

UN Sec-Gen Begins Two Day Visit to Israel

Ban Ki-Moon has requested that Israel make "goodwill gestures" to move negotiations with the Palestinians forward.

Sixty-Five Years Since The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

11 Nisan 5768 – April 16, 2008
In what has been one of the major memorial events in Poland commemorating WWII, Warsaw saw a gathering of world leaders this week at the 65th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

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