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Israelis Are 11th Happiest Population in OECD Better Life Index

Is the Jewish State a better place to live? For many, the answer is "yes" although the reasons for that answer vary.

Shalva Band to Perform at Opening Torchlight Ceremony for Israel’s 71st Independence Day Celebration

“The members of the band represent in the best of all possible ways the victory of spirit over the body."

Zionists to Gather at Oz Ve’Gaon to Stop Anarchists’ Attempt to Block Access Road

"The new access road to the outpost" referred to by the anarchist group is not a road, is not new and is not on the land of the village of Beit Ummar."

Democratic Presidential Candidate Haunted by David Duke’s Endorsements

In January 2017, Gabbard met with President Bashar al-Assad in what she said was an unplanned meeting during a trip to Syria and Lebanon.
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IDF Pushing Plea Deals for 5 Haredi Soldiers Charged with Abusing Cuffed Arab Detainees

The military pressure to avoid a trial should boost the five defendants' bargaining position.

Central Bureau of Statistics: 1 in Every 50 Israeli Jews Is Named Cohen, 1...

The highest percentage of couples without children is in Tel Aviv-Yafo – about 41% (the national average is 25%).

Watch: Muslim Cleric Urges US Congress to Block Islamist Anti-Semitism in the Ranks

"It is very sad to see what is happening within the American government; people like Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, absolute frauds and Islamists, promoting hatred against the Jewish people."

Israeli Media Redefine Hate Crimes

This kind of ease of naming something hateful which it is not leads to the banalization of hatred, and once hatred becomes banal, it is arguably easier to use.

Habayit Hayehudi Picks former IDF Chief Rabbi as New Leader

During his military service, Rabbi Peretz criticized the expulsion of thousands of Jewish homesteaders from the Gaza Strip.

IDF Soldiers Save Life of Palestinian Authority Woman

The soldiers noticed the woman struggling with severe breathing difficulties.

Report: Bibi Weighing Union with Bennett, Shaked

Bennett, along with Ayelet Shaked, were among those Bibi threw to the dogs, after they had run the campaign that brought him back to power after 10 years in exile.

Israeli Research Finds Cannabis Can Ease Symptoms of Autism

Cannabis administered as a treatment for autism spectrum disorders appears to be well-tolerated, and can serve as a safe and effective option to relieve symptoms including seizures, tics, depression, restlessness and rage attacks for patients under the age of 18.

Watch: Israeli Delegation at Work in Brazil’s Dam Collapse Disaster

To date, 190 people have been rescued. The official death toll at the dam, which collapsed on Friday, stands at 58, with more than 300 still missing.

Watch: Israel Nature Cops Capture Arab Poachers of Protected Songbirds

The protected songbirds were returned to nature following a health examination.

World Council of Churches Pulling Out of Hebron Citing ‘Security Concerns’

"We are pleased to see that foreign-government funded, delegitimization organizations are beginning to leave Hebron."

Synagogue, Torah Scrolls Desecrated in Jerusalem

Vandals broke into the Siach Yisrael synagogue in Kiryat Yovel on Monday night and desecrated the Torah scrolls while pouring chemicals on them, broke the synagogue’s furniture and ransacked the sanctuary. Books were damaged and destroyed.

IDF HR Chief: Women Should Not Serve as Infantry Combatants

"In the end, a soldier has to carry 200 pounds on his back […] and go 8 miles with it."

Arabs Express Rage and Frustration After Israel Refuses to Renew TIPH Mandate in Hebron

TIPH officials have been caught attacking Jews and Jewish property in Hebron, as well as violating their mandate.

Israeli Government Approves Export of Medical Cannabis

“This is a dramatic move that was approved only after it passed all the meticulous procedures by professionals in Israel."

Roseanne Buddies with Miri Regev in Old City Streets

Anyone out there wants to start a petition? Draft Roseanne to the Knesset?

Roseanne Plants Tree in Peduel to Launch Anti-BDS Israel Visit

She was received by children bearing flowers, although it's not clear how many of them were familiar with her successful TV series or with the circumstances of its cancellation.

Sorry, Christians, No Baptism Today – Too Much Water in Jordan River

The baptism site, a.k.a. Qasr el Yahud (Castle of the Jews in Arabic), is the official name of a baptism site in the Jordan River Valley in Samaria.

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