White House: US in 'beginning stages' of talks to move US embassy to Jerusalem
"We are at the very beginning stages of even discussing this subject," White House spokesman Sean Spicer said in a statement.
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 18:11:14 GMT
Maaleh Adumim annexation bill delayed until after Netanyahu-Trump meeting
PM Netanyahu and President Trump are expected to meet in the coming weeks, though no date has yet been announced.
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 17:42:41 GMT
Abbas meets King Abdullah to coordinate moves against possible US Embassy relocation
The Palestinian leadership launched a campaign two weeks ago to appeal to the world against the possible relocation of the US Embassy.
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 15:33:11 GMT
'Israel shouldn’t wait for Trump to set West Bank policy'
Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked speaks in the midst of a fierce debate with regard to the possibility that Israel might advance or even pass legislation to annex Ma'aleh Adumim.
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 14:15:46 GMT
Trump inauguration rabbi attacked with antisemitic hate speech
“Obviously a lot of people who don’t like Jews had a tough time seeing a Jew stand up proudly before the world."
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 12:12:27 GMT
Jerusalem municipality approves 560 Israeli homes over Green Line
Hundreds of additional units expected to be approved beyond Green Line as Trump takes office.
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 10:40:39 GMT
Defense minister: No possibility of bilateral agreement with Palestinians
Liberman pushed for the establishment of an Anti-Terrorism Coalition that would include Israel and moderate Arab States in their fight against radical Islamic terror.
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 09:10:37 GMT
Antisemitism in Germany doubled in last year, report finds
France sees significant drop in antisemitic incidents.
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 09:35:16 GMT
Jewish celebrities take on Trump at post-inauguration rallies
Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Debra Messing and Amy Schumer among those delivering speeches, demonstrating in Women's Marches across the US.
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 10:49:31 GMT
Community mourns death of Jewish girl, 10, killed in Australia car attack
Tony Hakin, father of Thalia, has reportedly remained at the hospital bedsides of his wife, Naomi, and their daughter Maggie, 9, who were critically injured in the incident.
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 13:26:44 GMT
Finnish NGO in violation of terrorism law for funding Hamas parlay?
It is unclear if the EU or the Finnish government will pursue legal action against the CMI for a possible violation of anti-terror laws.
... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 23:07:41 GMT
Where do the Palestinians stand on Trump?
Palestinian leaders have warned that if Trump moves forward with his campaign promise to move the embassy, it could lead to instability and possibly violence.
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 01:36:29 GMT
Hundreds rally in Tel Aviv in solidarity with Women’s March
Demonstrators chanted "to be a Jew is to demand rights."
... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 20:10:57 GMT
Analysis: The Trump presidency - a time of instability
A tumultuous world has long looked to Washington for stability. No longer.
... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 20:48:34 GMT
But for peace to be possible, the support for terrorists and their families needs to stop.
... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 20:01:37 GMT
The Human Spirit: Falling in love with Agnon
Celebrate the golden jubilee of Jerusalem’s reunification by reading the Nobel Prize laureate, who 50 years ago said ‘always I regarded myself as one who was born in Jerusalem.’
... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:03:20 GMT
Fake news and the truth about human nature
Depression, violence, substance abuse, alienation and isolation are symptoms of the self-entitlement epidemic. Humanity’s final frontier is not to conquer space, but to conquer the space between us.
... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:01:52 GMT
An Israeli-American celebrates the Trump inauguration
Political consultant Ruth Lieberman of Alon Shvut flew from Israel to Washington to watch the 45th president of the US be sworn in.
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 05:41:49 GMT
The IDF’s judicial empire in Judea and Samaria
Israel cannot claim to be a democracy as long as nearly a half-million of its citizens are under the IDF’s anti-settlement judicial dictatorship.
... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 19:52:23 GMT
Column One: Netanyahu's shameless opponents
Channel 2 has opened its primetime news broadcasts nearly every night this past week with selected minutes from their recorded talks.
... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:59:51 GMT
In Plain Language: Out with the old, in with the bold
Despite the fact that the Obama administration aided Israel more than any other US government, many still feel relieved with today’s change of guards in the White House.
... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:12:25 GMT
Melania Trump's up-do and the Israeli behind it
Alvow has been styling Trump's hair for a decade.
... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 19:46:26 GMT
The Women’s March on Washington: It doesn't end here
I’ve never seen anything like this in my life, and I’m not a stranger to political rallies.
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 08:58:06 GMT
Let history watch us now
The message was simple, even if it was delivered in many different ways. Women's rights are human rights. And no one in the crowd was willing to trust the new president to protect those rights.
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 08:34:41 GMT
Rabbi Hier remembers Zion and Jerusalem in benediction for President Trump
"By the rivers of Babylon," he recited. "We wept as we remembered Zion. If I forget thee, Oh Jerusalem, may my right hand forget its skill."
... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:04:30 GMT
ISIS destroys famous monument in Syria's Palmyra
Satellite imagery shows the Roman Theater largely destroyed, with only four of 16 columns still standing and the stone platform apparently covered in rubble.
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 08:25:24 GMT
After Trump inauguration, Netanyahu wastes no time putting Iran back on agenda
“I plan to speak soon with President Trump about how to counter the threat of the Iranian regime, which calls for Israel's destruction.”
... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 18:12:02 GMT
Egypt and Saudi Arabia: The end of an alliance?
Cairo and Riyadh retain mutual interests on Iran, but have clashed on Syria and relations with Russia.
... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 14:01:54 GMT
Turkish parliament approves presidential system, paving way for referendum
Erdogan assumed the presidency, a largely ceremonial position, in 2014 after over a decade as prime minister.
... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 07:55:48 GMT
Blazing Tehran building collapses; 75 hurt, deaths feared
Everyone had been evacuated from the building, state TV said, but firefighters were still trying to control the blaze and police have cordoned off the area.
... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:23:26 GMT
Questions intensify about police account of deaths in Umm al-Hiran
Hundreds of police entered Umm al-Hiran last Wednesday to demolish homes to clear the area for the establishment of a Jewish town in place of the Beduin village.
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 13:28:04 GMT
Autopsy of Beduin driver casts doubt on terrorism claim
Thousands in Arara protest, Opposition MKs claim police cover-up.
... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 20:44:27 GMT
Wadi Ara protesters block roads, call for public security minister to resign
As protesters blocked Highway 65, police began to use riot dispersal methods, including stun grenades, to control the crowds.
... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 15:45:13 GMT
Israeli security forces predict uptick in tensions as Trump inauguration looms near
Security forces increase alertness and prepare to tighten security measures, expressing concern that President-elect Trump's inauguration ceremony will exacerbate an already tense situation.
... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 07:53:45 GMT
Hundreds of Palestinians call on Trump not to relocate US embassy
Donald Trump told the Israeli daily Israel Hayom on Wednesday that he intends to follow through with his campaign promise to relocate the embassy.
... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:58:57 GMT
Netanyahu says he remains concerned for settlements ahead of Trump call
PM says he greatly appreciated Trump's “deep friendship” for Israel, as well as his “declared willingness to fight against radical Islamic terror with full force.”
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 10:18:36 GMT
Israeli researchers introduce unique signature verification tech
The new software uses motion sensors already found in smart wristband devices popularly worn today.
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 16:23:52 GMT
Vote on Maale Adumim annexation likely to be postponed
Bennett, Shaked reportedly agree to delaying vote on controversial legislation until after PM discusses issues with Trump.
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 15:10:10 GMT
Police chief: Netanyahu investigations are close to an end
Herzog demands from the Supreme Court to suspend PM from communications ministry.
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 13:25:28 GMT
Rule of Law: Deciding the Prime Minister’s fate
What does Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit really think about releasing the PM-Mozes tapes, Netanyahu continuing as communications minister and more?
... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 18:50:20 GMT
New UN chief pledges to be on front line of fight against antisemitism
Guterres, who has served as prime minister of Portugal, spoke with regret about his home country’s past actions against Jews, which he said Portugal is working to repair.
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 06:04:24 GMT
Jewish world weighs in on Ivanka and Jared's piety on inauguration day
"Pointing out how an observant public figure is or isn’t living up to the standards set by others can become awfully judgy."
... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:00:49 GMT
Abbas, foreign leaders respond to Trump taking office
Abbas: "I look forward to working with him for the sake of peace, security and stability in a world that is troubled."
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 08:42:53 GMT
Pope Francis urges world to 'wait and see' on Trump
Pontiff invokes 1933 Nazi seizure of power in Germany in warning Europeans against populism.
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 07:38:03 GMT
Yolocaust: What happens when you do yoga on top of a Holocaust memorial?
"No historical event compares to the Holocaust. It's up to you how to behave at a memorial site that marks the death of 6 million people."
... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:03:08 GMT
Palestinian flag-waving fan arrested after accosting models Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner
A 22-year-old woman reportedly accosted the pair and asked Bella to hold the Palestinian flag while they were en route to her sister Gigi's New York apartment.
... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:35:44 GMT
Tech Talk: Israeli technology strong in TV industry
At the recent CES show in Las Vegas, Intel introduced Project Alloy, the company’s first attempt to design its own, self-contained virtual reality headset.
... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:52:27 GMT
Oracle launches Startup Cloud Accelerator in Israel
Five Israeli startups will be selected in cohorts twice a year, for six-month immersive programs.
... Pubdate: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:10:11 GMT
Opera review: Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
TA Opera House, January 17.
... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 18:32:35 GMT
Ma’aleh Film School to present films by women at TA Cinematheque
... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 18:35:52 GMT
The West Bank has become Israel's garbage can
Civil Administration: Environmental improvements on the horizon in the West Bank.
... Pubdate: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:12:30 GMT
Greek energy developer: We are here to open the Israeli gas market
Greece's Energean Oil & Gas purchased the Israeli gas reservoirs Karish and Tanin from the Delek Group in a $148 million deal.
... Pubdate: Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:48:56 GMT
Sourasky purchases corneas in bulk from US
The cost to the Tel Aviv hospital for each cornea is $1,500 to $2,000 apiece.
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 17:29:11 GMT
People with verbal and visual creativity have different sleep patterns
The researchers concluded that the two types of creativity had different sleep characteristics, hinting that processing and expression in their brains involved different psychobiological mechanisms.
... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 23:33:19 GMT
Maccabi cruises in Tel Aviv derby; J’lem wins third straight
Maccabi still has 12 more regular season games to try and resurrect its European campaign.
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:08:54 GMT
Late goal costs Hapoel Beersheba dearly
Maccabi Petah Tikva claims 1-1 draw against league leader thanks to Magbo’s super strike.
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:04:11 GMT
An unholy alliance: Churches apply economic pressure on Israel
Several church denominations in the United States are becoming increasingly active in applying economic pressure on Israel.
... Pubdate: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 04:02:18 GMT
President Trump vows to 'unite the civilized world' against terrorism
Trump vowed to "unite the civilized world against Radical Islamic Terrorism, which we will eradicate completely from the face of the Earth."
... Pubdate: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:22:14 GMT
Beduin allege police frame-up in teacher’s death
In 1956, the same families were forced off their land in the Wadi Zbala area of the Negev and relocated by the army to what became Umm al-Hiran.
... Pubdate: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:47:06 GMT