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? Saturday, September 21, 2019


Groundbreaking has begun for the new community of Amichai in the Shiloh Hills.

Ancient Acco [photos]

Acco is one of the oldest cities in the world.

Kimcha D’Pischa

Volunteers from the "Leket Israel" charity organization and Israeli President's residence workers, pack boxes with food for families in need ahead of the Jewish...

Did Anybody Say ‘The Children of Gaza?’

A runaway hit twit right now is this one: "Hamas Bumper Stickers: Baby Suicide bomber on board." And a joke that's getting old already goes: Two...

Better Days…

...when it was safe to stand and wait by a train platform. Below is Mayor Nir Barkat riding the Jerusalem Light Rail on Wednesday evening,...

Carrying a Wounded Friend

The trick to lifting up a buddy who's been injured is to grab him from the middle. If you manage to divide his weight...

The Shimon Peres Coin

Israeli President Shimon Peres received this Congressional Gold Medal during his visit to D.C., on June 26, 2014.

Hadera Forest

The Eucalyptus trees in the Hadera Forest after a rainfall.

Sovereignty for Maaleh Adumim

Most of the country supports applying Israel sovereignty over Maaleh Adumim.

Talking to a (Man on a) Horse

   יְהִי-דָן נָחָשׁ עֲלֵי-דֶרֶךְ שְׁפִיפֹן עֲלֵי אֹרַח הַנּשֵׁךְ עִקְּבֵי-סוּס וַיִּפֹּל רֹכְבוֹ אָחוֹר Dan will be a serpent by the roadside, a viper along the path,...

Snow in the Binyamin Region

It's not even close to the volume of snow that fell in New York, but it is nice to look at.

Keeping the Golan

Just look at it – snow, not the kind you get in Israel's cities, which is basically a little bit of frost the evaporates...

Mekhi Phifer (‘ER’) Checks Out the Cobra

Mekhi Phifer is no stranger to fake action, having portrayed Dr. Greg Pratt on NBC's medical drama "ER," FBI agent Ben Reynolds on Fox's...

Flying Off Into the Sunset

Flying off into the sunset off the Ashkelon Beach.

More Snow

Some tourists who happened to be on Mount Hermon in the Golan Heights also got to see the first snow of the year in Israel. Lucky...

Tough Guys

They could make a movie about these guys...

A Real Hot Head

Hot air balloons at the annual International Hot Air Balloon Festival at the Besor National Park.

Spreading Purim Happiness

Volunteers dressed up in costumes sing Purim songs and distribute treats in an effort to cheer children hospitalized at the Dana-Dwek Children's Hospital, at...

In Case of Tsunami

A sign along the beach in Ashkelon pointing out where to run to in case there is a tsunami.

From Father to Son

Prime Minister Netanyahu (L) congratulates Minister Yair Shamir (M) as President Ruby Rivlin and Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat look on (in the background), as...

Sunrise in Masada

Early risers came to watch the glorious sunrise at Masada, the ancient fortress in southern Israel’s Judaean Desert.

Elul in Kibbutz Chafetz Chayim, 1960

Elul is in the air. Saying Psalm 27 every morning (and afternoon – or evening, for Litvaks) brings on that sense of a new...

The ‘Back to the Ocean’ Movement

Odelia, a 100 lbs. loggerhead sea turtle, makes her way back to the Mediterranean Sea after her release at Palmachim beach, near the city...

God Bless You, Mr. Finkelstein

You may have asked yourself, who was the genius who, several months ago, told Bibi Netanyahu he could bolster his political power and even...

Russian Wedding in Jerusalem

Russian-Israeli businessman Arcadi Gaydamak (R) seen with his daughter (C) and her husband Raphael Kalifa before their wedding in Jerusalem on June 1, 2014. Classy...

Four Beers!

This is former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, a man who made the highest office in the land the most profitable in history, who squeaked...

How Radical Islam Views the World

I'n not sure where this image/meme originated from, but here's a latest variation. Still true.

Migration Time [Photos]

Thousands of cranes are taking a break in the Hula Valley, in northern Israel.


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