Today in History, October 5: 1854: Hermann Mayer Salomon Goldschmidt discovered a new asteroid, 32 Pomona.


Netanyahu: Israel 'Fighting to the Death' Against Terror

Netanyahu instructs security forces to up the ante with regards to the fight against terrorism in the wake of latest wave of attacks.

Assad: I Won't Hesitate to Step Down if That's the Solution

A change of tone? Syrian President tells Iranian TV he won't rule out stepping down if the situation requires.

BBC Admits Headline on Attack Was Wrong, Won't Apologize

BBC admits its initial headline on Saturday’s stabbing attack in Jerusalem did not accurately reflect the attack, stops short of apology.

Gaza Sends Rockets to Israel Amidst Escalating Violence in Jerusalem

The calm of the holiday was disturbed in the Gaza Belt on Sunday evening when, shortly after 11:00 p.m., the “Red Alert” incoming rocket siren was heard in Israel.


US Military Aid to Israel to Rise

The "Washington Post" reports that the Obama administration is in talks with Israel over a $35 billion, 10-year package.

Air Europa to Offers Tel Aviv - South America fares

Spanish airline Air Europa announced special pricing on Wednesday for Israelis flying to South America.


How Israeli Volunteers On the Ground in Europe Are Helping Syrian Refugees

Israelis are doing their part to help with the refugee problem.

Switzerland to Lift Sanctions Against Iran

The sanctions will be lifted on Thursday, the Swiss government said in a statement, to support show support for the reached July 14 between Iran and six major world powers.

Air France ‘Deeply Regrets’ Removing Israel From its Map

Israel’s name is often absent from atlases, textbooks and official publications by firms seeking to avoid angering Arab consumers over Israel.

Iran Orders Chinese Fighter Jets After Warplane Purchase From Moscow

On the heels of announcing the building of two new nuclear reactors, Iran is about to conclude a transaction with China for the purchase of mult-irole jet fighter planes. This transaction comes only days after purchasing a fleet of in-flight refueling warplanes from Moscow.


Outrage as Nazi Flag Unfurled in Center of French City

The French city of Nice has sought to reassure visitors who were shocked to discover a massive Nazi flag flying prominently on a local government building.

Russian Boy Finds 3,000-year-old Artifact InTemple Mount

A rare stone artifact dating to the 10th-century BCE was found in Jerusalem by a 10-year-old volunteer.

Sukkot Will Feature 'Blood Supermoon"

The phenomenon will be visible from Israel, the Americas, Europe, Africa, west Asia and the east Pacific.

UK Museum Calls Jews Who Fought Nazi Germany 'Terrorists'

London's Imperial War Museum has removed an offensive exhibit branding Jewish soldiers who fought the Nazis during World War Two as "terrorists."

Soul Food, October 5

If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.-Lao Tzu