Is Jerusalem recovering from the 'stabbing intifada'?
It’s been a year since the beginning of the terror wave.’ How is the capital faring?
... Pubdate: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 22:28:29 GMT
Report: Recording released of Clinton suggesting rigging 2006 Palestinian election
Chomsky was "taken aback" that “anyone could support the idea—offered by a national political leader, no less—that the US should be in the business of fixing foreign elections.”
... Pubdate: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 23:19:31 GMT
Politics: Caught in a culture war cross fire
Tel Aviv’s Habimah Theater causes a stir with a planned performance in the West Bank.
... Pubdate: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 19:27:27 GMT
Senior UN official slams Israel for its treatment of B’Tselem
Lynk condemned Israel for its treatment of the left wing NGO B’Tselem, saying it is “intimidating human rights defenders”.
... Pubdate: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 21:53:57 GMT
NYT: FBI found Clinton-related emails on devices belonging to Anthony Weiner
In a letter to key Republican committee chairmen in the House of Representatives, FBI Director Comey said that he "cannot predict how long it will take us to complete this additional work."
... Pubdate: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 17:28:40 GMT
Chaos erupts as anti-Israel activists trap Jewish students inside UK lecture hall
Police were summoned to the event at University College London (UCL) shortly thereafter and escorted the Jewish students from the building.
... Pubdate: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:42:40 GMT
Ivanka Trump says her father will move US embassy to Jerusalem ‘100%’ if elected
In addition to saying Donald Trump will move the embassy to Jerusalem, which she called “the eternal capital,” she also said he supported her conversion to Judaism before her marriage.
... Pubdate: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 12:30:16 GMT
The French connection and Israel's alleged nuclear prowess
Shimon Peres died a month short of the 60th anniversary of the Sinai Campaign and one of his greatest achievements – the strategic alliance with France.
... Pubdate: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:25:24 GMT
Cubs vs. Indians: Which team is more Jewish?
The Jew laments the exile of 2,000 years. The Cubs fan mourns more than a century without a World Series win.
... Pubdate: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 20:36:50 GMT
Suspend UN rights envoy for undisclosed ties to Palestinians, NGO says
UN Watch points to allegedly false statements Lynk provided on his application before his appointment to his current position, under the Ethics and Integrity provisions section.
... Pubdate: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 16:48:49 GMT
'American Express cuts funding for Roger Waters tour after anti-Israel statements'
American Express spoke of the tour stating that though they sponsored the Desert Trip they had "never committed to sponsoring Roger Waters' upcoming tour."
... Pubdate: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 06:42:49 GMT
Syria to UNESCO: Stop Israeli dig in Syrian Golan
Shama Hacohen said that the “delusional complaint shows how the Arab states use the organization against Israel.”
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 21:26:33 GMT
State indicts east Jerusalem man for attempted terrorist attack
In addition, Abbasi had attempted to acquire knowledge about the manufacturing of pipe bombs, but did not engage in producing an explosive.
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 21:19:43 GMT
Fishing zone expanded by 50% for Gaza’s 4,000 fishermen
The decision will increase the coastal enclave’s fishing zone from six to nine nautical miles and will go into effect on November 1.
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:19:46 GMT
Shin Bet thwarts suspected Jerusalem terror plot by Arab-Israeli man
Interrogations revealed that in recent months the suspect had planned a shooting attack targeting security forces and civilians in east Jerusalem.
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:25:21 GMT
Old City voices split over UNESCO resolution
Outside a church in the Armenian Quarter, an Armenian historian in his 60s said he would not comment on the issue for fear of being perceived as partial to either side.
... Pubdate: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 03:49:56 GMT
Netanyahu facing multiple coalition crises as Knesset winter session set to begin
Parties spar over public broadcasting, Amona outpost.
... Pubdate: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 02:03:51 GMT
Amnesty and other groups get non-profit tax breaks despite MK push-back
Shaked and Smotrich: State won’t fund NGOs that work against Israeli citizens
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:44:11 GMT
US Amb. Shapiro keeps open continued tenure under next president
In Twitter Q&A, ambassador discusses UN resolutions, settlements and Chicago Cubs.
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 21:30:33 GMT
Gush Etzion Regional Council heads resigns in aftermath of sexual allegations
His announcement came in the aftermath of media stories about sexual misconduct allegations with regard to his relationship with a woman, although no formal complaint was filed with the police.
... Pubdate: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 08:05:50 GMT
Israeli Defense Forces position vandalized with Swastikas
The vandals also spray painted the position with slogans calling for "death to Jews."
... Pubdate: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 08:55:19 GMT
Eilat's airport reopens following rain storm
Rain hit central Israel earlier on Thursday, marking the first rainfall of this fall season.
... Pubdate: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:23:10 GMT
Israel Special Investigations Unit busts organ trafficking ring
According to the Ministry of Health 823,264 Israeli citizens are registered organ donors as of 2015, which is only 14% of the country’s adult population.
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:39:39 GMT
Mel Gibson on 2006 Anti-Semitic Remarks: 'I've never discriminated against anyone'
"It was an unfortunate incident," Gibson said when asked about the fact that there are many who feel they can no longer support him or his work.
... Pubdate: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 10:24:46 GMT
‘Haaretz’ journalist Ari Shavit answers sexual assault accusations
Shavit: We met in 2014 and I never thought the encounter constituted sexual harassment.
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:46:06 GMT
'This almost-exact story happened to me years ago with another Israeli media personality'
Avital Chizhik, a Journalism professor at Yeshiva University whose work has been featured Haaretz and Tablet, stated that she was sexually assaulted by a different Israeli media personality.
... Pubdate: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 09:42:40 GMT
J Street prepares for shift in approach under Clinton
Jeremy Ben-Ami: The hand-off of the baton is going to be very smooth.
... Pubdate: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:11:26 GMT
UN official: Palestinians must have security and civil control of Area C
The report blamed the Palestinian violence in part on a lack of hope among Palestinian minors and questioned whether in some cases the attacks occurred at all.
... Pubdate: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 06:04:44 GMT
Report: ISIS 'Rambo' killed in battle south of Mosul
More than 800 ISIS militants killed -Mosul assault nears city gates.
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:10:07 GMT
Palestinian rivals, Mideast regional powers growing uneasy with Abbas
In a signal of its growing frustration, Saudi Arabia, which normally provides around $20 million a month to the Palestinian budget, has reportedly not made any contributions since April.
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:27:30 GMT
Fresh murders prompt Arab introspection about gender violence
Brother arrested for death of sister yesterday in Jaffa.
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:05:59 GMT
Australian, Israeli entrepreneurs team up to make tech for disabled
"Israel is truly a Start Up nation, and the collaboration between our markets will continue to drive innovation.”
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:50:42 GMT
Can 3D printing attract terrorist hackers as Israeli research indicates?
BGU team exposes frightening ramifications of 3D printing security vulnerability.
... Pubdate: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:53:32 GMT
2 million enjoy the outdoors for Succot holiday week
About 30,000 travelers brought campgrounds to full occupancy at the various INPA sites around the country, the authority said.
... Pubdate: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:27:02 GMT
MKs aim to aid kids with severe allergies in schools
The allergenic components in food are often hidden and the children do not realize the allergens are in the food.
... Pubdate: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 23:22:56 GMT
The fascinating path to ‘Finding Babel’
On the 75th anniversary of Russian-Jewish writer Isaac Babel’s execution, his grandson searches for answers to better understand the man he never met.
... Pubdate: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:40:21 GMT
Tel Aviv University’s Steinhardt Museum of Natural History will bring us face-to-face with creatures we don’t meet on the street, in the store, or even on TV.
... Pubdate: Sun, 23 Oct 2016 10:02:18 GMT
How one popular Palestinian cafe puts women first – and men in the corner
Hiring women is just the beginning of a longer process, said Saadeh.
... Pubdate: Sat, 22 Oct 2016 18:37:03 GMT
Art as urban landscape
The Jerusalem Foundation has been at the heart of the growth of the capital’s vibrant arts and culture scene.
... Pubdate: Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:21:11 GMT
Report: Final burial place of Jesus revealed after hundreds of years
Hidden by marble for centuries, the stone slab believed to have held Jesus's remains has finally been exposed.
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:30:48 GMT
IN PICTURES: Worshippers flock to Western Wall on 7th day of Succot
Police conduct special security measures in light of the festivities marking the end of Succot in the capital.
... Pubdate: Sun, 23 Oct 2016 07:25:15 GMT
The old balance of powers that existed before the Barak revolution should be restored.
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:57:18 GMT
Women should dance with Torah scrolls
When you see the Divine joy and spiritual elevation on the faces of your 12-year-old daughters, you will know that you have done the right thing.
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:36:32 GMT
My word: Normalization: The real road to peace
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:10:57 GMT
The genesis of Israel’s next economic and moral transformation
Next level growth and impact will come from harnessing Israel’s and the Jewish people’s values and scaling companies that can advance the dignity of life for the billions of people.
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:45:09 GMT
Rivlin harvests olives in Jerusalem
President joins farmers and students in annual tradition.
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 21:54:23 GMT
The Human Spirit: Back from the abyss
Ben-Gurion Airport hadn’t been opened on Yom Kippur for seven years; VitalOne, friends and family began securing the permissions and assembling the crew.
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:43:25 GMT
To hell with the truth!
... Pubdate: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 07:09:55 GMT
The UNESCO Follies
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:20:04 GMT
How did they get there?
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 02:33:00 GMT
The deal or just talks about the cutoff?
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:17:14 GMT
Joseph And The New King
... Pubdate: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:08:24 GMT
The long journey home
The story of an ‘Exodus’ passenger’s stormy sail to the Jewish state.
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:48:03 GMT
Lovers of Zion: Koreans in Israel
Unlike Russians, Germans, Greeks and Armenians, Korean Christians don’t have their own quarter or Old City cathedral, but they are a growing and often strongly Zionist community in Jerusalem.
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:03:47 GMT
United with Israel
In a first-ever visit to Hebron, foreign parliamentarians stand strong with the Jewish state.
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:29:08 GMT
The Kurdish-Israeli coalition
How Golda Meir’s biography became a best-seller in Iraqi Kurdistan and why people there are so interested in Israel.
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:18:23 GMT
Secrecy and survival
Taryn Simon is a multidisciplinary artist whose works combine photography, texts, video, performance and sculpture to direct attention to unique, surprising and often disturbing phenomena.
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:40:07 GMT
Time for art
David Wakstein, who was wounded in the Yom Kippur War and later became an artist, searches for the role of art as a means of expression.
... Pubdate: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:39:00 GMT