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Gilad Shalit: "I Pray for the Soldiers"
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  The father of Gilad Shalit, the former IDF Armored Corps soldier who was abducted by Hamas in 2006 and held for five years until he was freed in exchange for more than 1,000 terrorists, says he has visited fallen soldiers' families.

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US Embassy in Tel Aviv Severely Restricts Visas for Israelis
visas for israelis now restricted
The US embassy in Tel Aviv has cancelled tourist visa applications for Israelis. Is it a matter of security, or discrimination?
 
Palestinians in Gaza Try Anti-War Protest, Hamas Executes Them
hamas executes palestinians in anti war rally
Israel reported Tuesday that 20 Palestinians who participated in an anti-war protest in Gaza were executed Monday for collaborating with Israel. Hamas has executed more than 30 Gazan Palestinians accused of collaborating with Israel, according to Palestinian news sources.
 
Three IDF Soldiers Killed in Gaza; 27 Wounded
idf back in gaza casualties
The soldiers were killed "while uncovering an offensive tunnel shaft in a residence in the southern Gaza Strip... The house and the tunnel were booby trapped with two explosive devices that were detonated against the soldiers."
 
Israeli Tourists Forced to Leave Maldives Resort after Gaza Demo
maldives: israelis evacuated for their own safety
Officials say Israelis were removed and evacuated from a Maldivian resort "for their own safety", after tearing down a poster equating Israel to Nazi Germany.
 
Hamas Intensifies Barrage as Israel Agrees to 4-Hour Ceasefire
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A brief truce at 3:00 pm was punctuated by heavy rocket fire from Gaza; Israeli Cabinet meets on whether to expand, or end the operation.
 
IDF Launches New Offensive into North, Central Gaza
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The Israel Defense Force began to advance toward "new targets" in the Gaza Strip Wednesday morning, ignoring US President Barack Obama's reported attempt to strongarm Israel into an immediate ceasefire.
 
US Ambassador: Tape of Obama-Netanyahu Conversation Fabricated
obama netanyahu hostile conversatyion
US, Israeli PM rush to reject the authenticity of a recording claimed to be of Obama trying to force an unfavorable ceasefire on Israel.

 
In Leaked Tape, Hostile Obama Tries to Force PM to Accept Truce
obama netanyahu hostile conversatyion
Damning evidence has emerged of US President Barack Obama's dismissal of Israel's position in favor of supporting the position of Hamas and its allies during ceasefire talks.
 
BREAKING NEWS: Hamas' Military Leader Emerges, Says Hamas is Winning
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Muhammed Deif, the head commander of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas emerged to give a rare statement to Hamas' media source on the fighting in Gaza.
 
Nine Out Of 10 Israel's War Dead Monday Died On Israeli Soil
israeli's died on israeli soil
That nine of the 10 Israeli servicemen who died in the counter-terror operation against Hamas Monday, July 28, were killed on Israeli soil was a wake-up call for Israel's war leaders.
 
A Holocaust Survivor Worries About Her Gazan Daughter
holocaust survivor worries about gazan daughter
"In my time it wasn't Arab or Jew," said Sarah, who speaks Hebrew with a slight European accent. "We knew there was no problem between Jews and Israeli Arabs. I'm very liberal; my husband was the same. We felt no discrimination."

 
Fatah Promises To "Turn Tel Aviv Into A Ball Of Fire"
fatah wants to turn tel aviv into a ball of fire
Fatah threatens "to turn Tel Aviv into a ball of fire," takes credit for several rockets fired into Israel in the last 24 hours and boasts that "throughout history our movement's hand was the strongest hand in the confrontation with the occupation (i.e., Israel) and still is."
 
Hamas Celebrates Kidnapping-Murder Of 3 Israeli Teens
hamas celebrates murder of teens
Hamas broadcast a song yesterday honoring the kidnappers and murderers of the three Israeli teenagers Eyal Yifrach, 19, Gilad Shaar, 16, and Naftali Frenkel, 16.
 
UK Supermarket Chain To Stop Carrying Judea And Samaria Products
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Tesco, the UK's largest supermarket chain, says it will no longer sell products originating from Judea and Samaria starting this September, The Jewish Chronicle reports.
 
Khamenei Repeats Israel 'Rabid Dog' Insult in Eid al-Fitr Speech
iran's leader insults israel
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accused Israel's leaders of committing "genocide" in Gaza and called on the Islamic world to arm Palestinians fighting "the Zionist regime," according to AFP.
 
North Korea Denies It Helps Hamas And Hezbollah
n. korea denies it helps hamas
North Korea has denounced allegations that it supplied missiles to Hamas and material support to Hezbollah as "sheer fiction" and a "sinister" effort to link Pyongyang to Middle East disputes, AFP reports.
 
Holocaust Camp Liberator 'Predicted Gaza War'
camp liberator predicted gaza war
Ninety-one-year-old William Langfan predicted the current Gaza War in a TV interview one year ago with Tom Trento.
 
Watch: 1,000 Attend Jewish-Christian Pro-Israel Rally In Mexico
1000 attend pro israel rally
More than 1,000 people gathered outside the Israeli embassy in Mexico City on Sunday, according to the Enlace Judio Spanish-language daily, to demonstrate in support of Israel and its self-defense operation in Gaza, Operation Protective Edge.
 
Gaza's Only Power Plant Knocked Out
gaza's only power plant knocked out
The only power plant supplying electricity to the Gaza Strip was knocked out of commission by Israeli shelling, deputy director of the energy authority in the Palestinian territory said Tuesday.

 
Hamas Denies Signing Up To 'Unilateral Ceasefire'
hamas denies signing up to ceasefire
Hamas has rejected claims by Secretary General of the Palestine Liberation Organisation, Yasser Abed Rabbo, who claimed that both Hamas and Islamic Jihad had agreed to a unilateral ceasefire for at least 24 hours.
 
Five Terrorists Killed After Emerging from 'Terror Tunnel'
terrorists killed after emerging from tunnel
Givati Brigade soldiers identified five terrorists on Tuesday afternoon as they exited a terror tunnel.
 
Meet the Unit Taking Care of Wounded Soldiers
gaza soldiers killed israel number at 53
The IDF's Yakar Unit accompanies soldiers through the entire recovery process, as revealed in special interview. It also helps wounded soldiers and their families cope with their injuries and recovery.
 
5 More Soldiers Killed During Attempted Terrorist Infiltration
gaza soldiers killed israel number at 53
Five soldiers were killed when Hamas terrorists breached the border from Gaza on Monday. A sixth soldier prevented abduction of a body.
 
Names of Four Killed Soldiers Released
idf soldiers killed in gaza
The names of the four IDF soldiers who were killed on Monday by a mortar shell near the Gaza border have been cleared for publication.
 
Five Soldiers Killed in and Near Gaza
idf soldiers killed in gaza
Five soldiers were killed Monday in and near the Gaza Strip. Four of the soldiers were killed by a mortar that struck a group of soldiers near the Gaza border.
 
Both JetBlue Argument Participants Admit To Being Jewish
both jetblue passengers jewish
The woman who was involved in a verbal altercation about the Middle East with a Jewish doctor booted from a JetBlue flight admitted that she is not Palestinian but Jewish.
 
Family Of Max Steinberg Comforted By Visitors To Western Wall
family of max comforted by visitors to kotel
The family of the late American-Israeli soldier Max Steinberg visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem.
 
New Videos On Terror Tunnel Threat Pack A Wallop
new videos on terror tunnel
With very few words, a new pro-Israeli advocacy video explains what the current fighting in Gaza is about and why talk of "proportionate force" is irrelevant.
 
Two Wounded Soldiers Succumb To Their Injuries
two soldiers succumb to their injuries
Two soldiers who were wounded during Operation Protective Edge in Gaza succumbed to their injuries in Israeli hospitals on Saturday.

 
Forty-Third IDF Soldier Killed In Gaza Overnight
forty-third soldier killed in gaza overnight
The IDF Spokesperson's Office has released the name of an Israeli soldier killed Saturday night in Gaza on Sunday morning, the forty-third since Operation Protective Edge began nineteen days ago.
 
Missionaries Harassing IDF Soldiers Manning Iron Dome
missionaries harassing soldiers
Even as IDF soldiers grit their teeth to fight a tough war against Israel's Hamas enemies, they have other threats to worry about - like missionaries seeking to convert IDF soldiers, preventing them from concentrating on their mission.
 
US Closes Libya Embassy, Hundreds Dead In Syria
us closes libya embassy
Dozens of people were dead Sunday in Libya in clashes between Libyan government troops and Islamist militants in Benghazi.
 
Terror Group Threatens To 'Chop Off The Heads Of The Jews'
group threatens to chop off heads of jews
Jews who refuse to leave "Palestine" will be subject to beheading, a Palestinian group closely associated with Hamas threatened over the weekend.
 
At Least Four Killed In Mortar Attack; Injuries Also Reported
four killed in mortar attack
At least four, possibly five, people were killed when a mortar shell scored a direct hit on a home in the Eshkol region Monday afternoon. Several injuries have also been reported.
 
Thousands Protest Against 'Gaza Genocide' In Rotterdam
thousands protest against gaza genocide in rotterdam
Thousands of people protested in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam on Sunday against what some labelled Israel's "genocide in Gaza", AFP reported, citing local media.
 
Despite Cease-Fire Talk, Rockets Continue Falling
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As pressure from the US and other countries grew for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza, Hamas terrorists continued firing rockets at Israeli targets.
 
Obama Administration Caused 'Long-Term Damage', Dayan Says
dayan says Obama admin. caused damage
Danny Dayan, head of the Council of Judea and Samaria, said Monday that asking Israel to stop its attacks on Hamas at this time was "a perversion of morality and diplomacy."
 
French Official: 1,000 French Jihadists 'Getting Ready'
french jihadists getting ready
"For the first time since World War II, cries and shouts to 'Kill the Jews' have been sounded on the streets of France," said Meir Haviv, a member of the French Parliament.
 
Netanyahu Vows to Continue Destroying Terror Tunnels
netanyahu hits back at un
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu issues a harsh response to the UN calls for a cease-fire, and insists the international community "addresses the needs of murderers."
 
UN Security Council Calls for Immediate Gaza Ceasefire
unhrc votes on gaza
The UN Security Council on Monday called for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza to allow for urgent aid to reach civilians as the conflict between Israel and Hamas entered its third week.
 
IDF Says it Was Not Responsible for UNRWA School Deaths
idf looking into reports that unrwa school shelled in gaza
The IDF on Sunday confirmed firing a mortar round into a Gaza UN shelter where 15 people died on Thursday, but denied killing anyone at the site, according to AFP.
 
Israel Rejects Hamas Truce Offer
netanyahu explains hamas truce offer
In interviews, Netanyahu says Hamas violated 5 ceasefires. On Sunday: 38 missiles launched, woman hurt in direct hit on Negev home.

 
Hamas Fires at Israel as Cabinet Votes to Extend Ceasefire on Israel
rockets from hamas stop ceasefire
Hamas fired rockets at central Israel around 10 p.m. Saturday, making a mockery of a four-hour Israeli ceasefire extension that began two hours earlier. The military has confirmed that five IDF soldiers were killed in several incidents during the last 24 hours.
 
Hamas, Israel Confirm 12-Hour Ceasefire
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Israel and Hamas have reportedly agreed to a 12-hour ceasefire in Gaza on Saturday. The IDF halted fire for several hours last week in a humanitarian ceasefire, but Hamas took advantage of this and continued to attack Israel.
 
Israel Rejects Kerry's Ceasefire Proposal
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Israel rejected U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's proposal for a ceasefire in Gaza on Friday evening. In the past two weeks, Israel has agreed to three separate 'humanitarian truces', all of which Hamas has broken within minutes of their being announced.
 
Israel's US Ambassador Smashes Biased Coverage on CNN
dermer
In one of the best performances by an Israeli spokesman since the start of Operation Protective Edge, Israel's US ambassador, Ron Dermer, turned the tables on a CNN anchor who tried to corner him over the deaths of children in a Gaza school that was bombed.
 
Air Canada Flight Delayed by Rockets over Tel Aviv
ben gurion airport air canada flight
An Air Canada flight from Toronto was forced to circle the Tel Aviv airport before landing Friday after rockets were fired over the Israeli city, an airline spokeswoman said.
 
Israel Calls Out UNRWA for Claiming IDF Shelled School
idf looking into reports that unrwa school shelled in gaza
Israel on Thursday called out a United Nations aid agency for falsely claiming that the Israeli Defense Forces did not permit civilians to evacuate a Gaza school where 15 people were killed in an Israeli attack.
 
Rocket Fired at Eilat Area, Possiby Aiming for Ovda Airport
eilat airport israel nearly hit by rocket
Gaza Arab terrorists continued firing rockets at Israel Thursday night, with a rocket fired at Eilat.
 
Reuven Rivlin Sworn In as Israel's Tenth President
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In a gala ceremony, but a subdued one, Reuven Rivlin was sworn in Thursday evening as the tenth President of Israel. The ceremony was held in the shadow of the heavy fighting still going on in Gaza.
 
WATCH: American Parents of Max Steinberg Say They are "Overwhelmed by Love"
parents of lone soldier max steinberg
Max Steinberg's family say they are overwhelmed by the outpouring of support from ordinary Israelis, and they stand by decision to bury him in Israel.
 
Israel Investigating Claims IDF Shelled UN School
idf looking into reports that unrwa school shelled in gaza
Gaza terror groups claimed that the IDF shelled UN school in Gaza on Thursday afternoon. According to the groups, at least 15 people, including children, had been killed. Israel and UNRWA have yet to comment.
 
Netanyahu: Gaza Operation to Continue "At Full Strength"
netanyahu operation protective edge
Prime Minister says IDF has struck a "significant blow" to Hamas; more than 30 terror tunnels located since the ground operation began.
 
FAA Lifts Ban on Flights to Israel
america bans flights to israel
The US national aviation authority has lifted a ban on American flights to Israel, but warned of a "very fluid situation" amid intense fighting with Palestinians in nearby Gaza, AFP reports Thursday.
 
Italian Philosopher Calls to 'Shoot Zionists', Arm Hamas
Hamas' Parade Rocket
Italian philosopher Gianni Vattimo has joined the alarming tide of anti-Israel hate-speech in Europe on Wednesday, saying he wanted to set up a fund to help Hamas "buy better weapons," and saying that he would personally like "to shoot those bastard Zionists."
 
'No Jews Allowed' Sign Removed From Belgian Cafe Following Complaint
'No Jews Allowed' Sign
Police removed a sign from a Belgian cafe saying that Jews were not allowed following a complaint by an anti-Semitism watchdog.
 
Why The Tel Aviv Flight Cancellations Are Such a Blow to Israel
Michael Bloomberg (left) with Benjamin Netanyahu (right)
When the Federal Aviation Administration announced a ban Tuesday on U.S. carriers flying to Ben Gurion Airport near Tel Aviv, prompting a slew of similar decisions by European carriers, the flight cancellations were more than just a major inconvenience to thousands of passengers on 160-plus canceled flights.

 
Hamas Refuses International Cease-Fire Efforts Again
america bans flights to israel
Hamas continues to be uncompromising in its position regarding an international cease-fire on Wednesday. "We reject today and will reject in the future," Hamas leader-in-exile Khaled Meshaal insisted, in a public speech in Qatar.
 
FAA Extends Ban on Flights to Israel
america bans flights to israel
The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday renewed its ban on US flights to Tel Aviv for another 24 hours citing the "potentially hazardous situation" in Israel and Gaza.
 
BREAKING: Three More Israeli Soldiers Killed in Gaza
idf soldiers murdered
Three IDF soldiers were killed in battle with terrorists in south Gaza early on Wednesday and several others were air lifted to hospital with injuries.
 
30,000 Attend Max Steinberg's Funeral
max steinberg israel lone soldier
Max, a lone soldier from California spoke with his mother shortly before his death at 4 a.m. on Saturday morning. After coming out of Gaza for a brief refreshing break, he said, "Mom I’m not scared at all for me, I'm scared for you. I'm fine, I’m going back in."
 
Maps, IDF Uniforms Found in Gaza Terror Tunnels
soldiers idf border praying
Operation Protective Edge's ground offensive has uncovered the full extent of tunnel terror into Israel Wednesday, after a shaft uncovered by the Givati Brigade was revealed to be holding IDF uniforms, maps, and a full weapons cache.
 
Report: Brief "Humanitarian Ceasefire" in Gaza
israeli aid to gaza
Fighting between Israeli troops and Hamas terrorists was briefly suspended in two flashpoint areas of Gaza on Wednesday to allow convoys of ambulances to retrieve the wounded, an ICRC spokeswoman said.
 
Kerry Tells Netanyahu: Flight Ban Solely for Safety
kerry israel flight ban
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday that a U.S. ban on flights to Israel was solely due to safety concerns, AFP reports.
 
Two More Officers Killed in Gaza
dmitriy levitas killed in action
Lieutenant Natan Cohen, 23, of Modiin, a company commander in the Armored Corps, and Captain Dmitri Levitas, 26, from Jerusalem were killed in Gaza on Tuesday evening.
 
Could Artificial Island Solve Gaza Problem?
artificial
Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz has unveiled a proposal that he believes could allow Israel to fully disengage from Gaza, without compromising its security.
 
Second Call to Honor Fallen Soldier at Funeral
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Among the soldiers killed in action this week was 24-year-old Max Steinberg, who was a "lone soldier" - a soldier serving in the IDF while his family lives overseas.
 
Heavy Rocket Fire on Central Israel
america bans flights to israel
Rocket sirens were heard in the coastal cities of Holon, Bat Yam, and in Modiin, located inland between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. Sirens sounded in Samaria, as well when a barrage of rockets came down around 9 p.m.
 
Hamas Trying to Kidnap Israeli Soldier
hamas trying to kidnap idf soldier
Hamas has tried to kidnap Israeli soldiers in Gaza, and they are using every means at their disposal.
 
America Suspends Flights to Israel
america bans flights to israel
The American Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has temporarily barred flights to and from Israel’s Ben-Gurion Airport following a rocket strike in the area.
 
14 Terrorists Killed, 187 Targets Destroyed
oron shaul soldier kidnapped hamas gaza israel
IDF soldiers have successfully hit 187 terror targets so far on Tuesday, military sources have revealed. One hundred of the targets were in the Sheijaya neighborhood in northern Gaza.
 
Missing Soldier Named: Sgt. Oron Shaul, 21
oron shaul soldier kidnapped hamas gaza israel
The IDF thinks Hamas may have taken a part of Oron Shaul's body from the charred APC. His family was told that the chances that he is alive are slim.
 
Kerry Pledges $47 Million in Aid for Gaza
gaza gets 47 million in aid
U.S. Secretary of State says Gaza operation is "appropriate and legitimate" but adds he is "deeply concerned" about its consequences.
 
Two More IDF Soldiers Killed in Gaza
two more deaths in gaza
Two more IDF soldiers have been killed in Gaza, the IDF Spokesperson's Unit cleared for publication on Monday night. The latest deaths bring the total number of officers and soldiers who have been killed in Operation Protective Edge so far to 27.
 
US Calls for Israel to "Do More" for Palestinian Civilians
obama says israel must do more for gaza
Israel must "do more" to protect civilians caught up in the crossfire of its assault on Hamas in the Gaza, the White House said Monday.
 
Fatah Hands Out Candy to Celebrate "kidnapping" of Israeli Soldier Falsely Claimed by Hamas
Hamas Hands Out Candy
The official Facebook page of Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party posted images from the Palestinian city of Tulkarem showing Fatah activists handing out candy to people in the street to celebrate the "kidnapping of the Israeli soldier" in Gaza. Yesterday, Hamas disseminated the false claim that it had kidnapped a soldier - a claim that has since been refuted by Israel.
 
Shelly Dadon Recognized as Terror Victim
Shelly Dadon
The Ministry of Defense finally recognized murdered 20 year-old Shelly Dadon, hy"d, as a victim of terror Monday, over two weeks after an indictment was filed proving that her murder was due to nationalistic motives.
 
Revealed: Hamas Wore IDF Uniforms in Latest Infiltration Attempt
Hamas Wears IDF Uniforms
The IDF's initial investigation regarding Hamas's latest infiltration attempt from Gaza proved shocking Monday, after it revealed that Hamas has been blending into the Israeli side of the border - by replacing their clothing with replicas of IDF uniforms.
 
Iraqi Christians Flee for Their Lives after ISIS Ultimatum
Members of ISIS
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has emptied Mosul of Christians, Christian leaders lamented earlier this week, after the Islamist group issued them an ultimatum: convert to Islam, pay non-Muslim taxes - or die.
 
Soccer Fans to Flood Lone Soldier's Funeral
Nissim
In a heartfelt call to fans, the Maccabi Haifa soccer club called on its fans to "do a mitzvah (a good deed) and attend the funeral of fallen IDF soldier Nissim Sean Carmeli, so that his funeral will not be empty."

 
Killed in Action: The Faces of the Golani Heroes
soldiers killed in gaza
The IDF released for publication the names of seven of the 13 Golani Brigade soldiers killed in action at the Shejaiya neighborhood in Gaza Sunday morning.
 
Fatah Celebrates 'Abduction' of Soldier
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The official Facebook page of Fatah, the terror movement and political organization headed by Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas, has published photos from Tulkarem, in Samaria, showing Fatah activists passing out sweets to people in the street to celebrate the alleged abduction of an IDF soldier in Gaza.
 
IDF Photo Shows Rockets Fired From Hospital
Hamas uses hospitals to shoot rockets at Israel
On Monday the IDF released photos and videos that offered irrefutable proof that Hamas terrorists were indeed using civilian neighborhoods and facilities - including hospitals - to fire rockets at Israel.

 
Another Terrorist Infiltration Foiled
Paratroopers
Residents of the Shaar Hanegev, Sdot Negev and Eshkol regions near Gaza were told to stay in their homes Monday morning because of a terrorist infiltration.
 
Breaking: Seven More IDF Soldiers, Officers Killed
gaza border
The IDF Spokesperson's Office stated Monday night that seven additional soldiers and officers have been killed in Gaza, as the fourteenth day of Operation Protective Edge draws to a close.
 
Report: IDF Destroys Iranian Missiles Meant for Hamas
did the idf dstroy missile warehouse in sudan?
A weekend report said that Israel destroyed a warehouse in Sudan that contained Iranian missiles, destined for Gaza.
 
IDF Creates Field Hospital for Injured Palestinians
israel sets up field hospital for palestinians
The IDF will create a field hospital outside Gaza in order to treat injured Palestinians, army sources announced Sunday. Chief of Staff Benny Gantz has approved the measure.
 
Netanyahu: We're "Turning Back" the Disengagement
idf soldiers killed in gaza
Netanyahu said that Israel has embarked on a gradual process of undoing the harm done by the 2005 unilateral Gaza withdrawal known as the Disengagement, which ended up allowing Hamas to take over Gaza.
 
Names of 5 Killed Soldiers Released
soldiers killed in gaza july 20
The IDF cleared for publication on Sunday night the names of five of the 13 officers and soldiers who were killed in an attack on an APC in Gaza.
 
IDF Works to Destroy 34 Terror Tunnels
idf soldiers killed in gaza
As of Saturday night, the IDF has uncovered 34 terror tunnels, including 5 which extend from Gaza far into Israel, the IDF Spokesperson's Office announced Saturday night.
 
Officer, Soldier Killed after Terrorists Tunnel into Israel
idf soldiers killed in gaza
Col. Amotz Greenberg, 45, and Sergeant Adar Bersano, 20, were killed after terrorists infiltrated Israel for attempted kidnapping.
 
Two More IDF Soldiers Killed in Gaza
soldiers killed in gaza
Cadet Bar Rahav, 21, of Ramat Yishai, was killed when an anti-tank missile hit the military vehicle in which he was riding in Gaza. Sergeant Benaya Ruval, 20, of Holon, was killed in clashes in Gaza.
 
Siren Interrupts Obama and Netanyahu's Telephone Call
obama netanyahu phone call
U.S. President Barack Obama got to hear an incoming rocket siren during a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Friday.
 
One Woman Injured in Latest Gaza Rocket Salvo
car hit by rocket in ashdod
Hamas terrorists fired a large salvo of rockets towards Israel on Friday evening. The rocket attacks targeted both southern Israel as well as central Israel, as sirens were heard in the Tel Aviv area.
 
Netanyahu Defends IDF, "Inevitable" Ground Offensive
israel gaza
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke at length about the ground offensive in Gaza on Friday, as Operation Protective Edge against Hamas enters its eleventh day.
 
One IDF Soldier Killed, 15 Terrorists Eliminated in Gaza
idf moves into gaza
The IDF has released a summary of the last eight hours of Operation Protective Edge's ground offensive in Gaza on Friday morning, after tens of thousands of soldiers were called up to enter Gaza and destroy Hamas's arsenals and terror tunnels.

 
BREAKING NEWS: IDF Moves Into Gaza
idf moves into gaza
IDF forces began a ground incursion into the Gaza Strip on Thursday night, on the 10th day of Operation Protective Edge, and after more than 60 Hamas missiles rained down on Israel throughout Thursday.
 
Terrorists Who Killed Israeli Volunteer "Murdered a Whole World"
dror hanin, killed by terrorists1
"Yesterday was the 17th of Tammuz," Dror's brother said, noting the traditional fast day marking the beginning of the end for the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem. "For us, your death was nothing short of the fall of the Third Temple."
 
Hamas Government Praises, Encourages Human Shields
iaf airstrike
The Palestinian Authority and Hamas are urging residents not to respond to the IDF's warnings to evacuate towns in Gaza close to the Israeli border on Thursday, as the IDF gears up for a possible ground offensive.
 
Hillary Sides with Israel vs. Jon Stewart
hilary on jon steawrt show about israel
Possible presidential candidate says Israelis are "absolutely right they can't just sit here and let the rockets rain down."
 
Cease-Fire or Not, Hamas Continues Rocket Barrage on Israel
iron dome stops hamas missiles
Hamas terrorists launched a major attack on Israel's heartland Thursday morning, as Red Color alert sirens were sounded in communities throughout central Israel.
 
IDF Nabs 13 Terrorists Entering Israel Through Terror Tunnel
terror tunnel stopped by israel
The IDF authorized for publication Thursday morning that soldiers had successfully prevented a major terrorist incursion into Israel by Gaza Arab terrorists.
 
IDF Launches Investigation After Four Children Die in Airstrike
IDF investigates Airstrike
IDF Spokesman, Brigadier General Moti Almoz addressed reports of four Palestinian Arab children being killed in an IAF airstrike on Wednesday, noting that the accidental deaths were the result of Hamas using civilians as human shields.
 
Israel Accepts UN Request for Six-Hour "Humanitarian Ceasefire"
israel may move into gaza
Hamas has yet to respond to request from UN envoy Robert Serry. Ceasefire to begin tomorrow regardless.
 
Photos: Hamas Fires 94 Rockets In Israel; Hits In Ashdod, Ashkelon
hamas fires 94 rockets
Hamas terrorists fire nearly 100 into southern Israel on Wednesday, including seven at Ashdod and nineteen at Ashkelon.

 
Lebanese Army Arrests Two Terrorists Over Rockets On Israel
two pal. brother's arrested
Two Palestinian Arab brothers suspected of involvement in rocket attacks on northern Israel have been arrested by the Lebanese army, the military said on Wednesday.
 
Netanyahu To Hamas: 'We Will Fight You And Defeat You'
netanyahu to hamas: we will defeat u
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu reiterated Israel's right to self-defense Wednesday, in a meeting with Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini.
 
Arab Politician Stages 'Moment Of Silence' For Gaza Dead In Parliment
knesset member poses moment of silence for dead in gaza
MK Basel Ghattas (Balad) cause a firestorm in the Knesset Wednesday, after he staged a "moment of silence" for the "victims" of Israel's operation against Hamas in Gaza.

 
Pew Survey: Jews Most Popular Religious Group In U.S.
jews most popular religious group in us
A new survey by the Pew Research Center shows that Jews are the most warmly regarded religious group in America.
 
Ministers Weigh Ground Offensive, Call Up More Reservists
A ground offensive is in the works, AFP reports Wednesday, after Hamas broke Tuesday's brief cease-fire and pummeled Israel with rockets - and threats.

 
Dror was Killed as He Gave Gift Bags to Soldiers
dror hanin, killed by terrorists1
Dror Hanin, 38, a married father of three from Beit Aryeh in the Shomron, was killed Tuesday by a Hamas mortar shell as he gave out gift bags to soldiers at the Erez Crossing near Gaza.
 
IDF Warns Northern Gaza Residents to Evacuate Their Homes
israel may move into gaza
The IDF has warned residents of northern Gaza to evacuate their homes, Al Arabiya reported on Tuesday night.
 
Netanyahu Fires Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon
danny danon fired by netanyahu in middle of operation
In a dramatic development Tuesday, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has fired his Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon. Danon responds: "I will not sell my ideology for the sake of an office and a chauffeur."
 
Brooklyn Baby Named for 3 Murdered Israeli Teens
Eyal, Gilad, and Naftali
The name was announced at the baby's bris on Monday, according to the NRG news website. He is the son of Yankee and Bina Teitelbaum, who live in the Crown Heights neighborhood.
 
Netanyahu Promises "Great Force" Until Hamas Stops Rockets
netanyahu promises great force
"Hamas chose to continue the conflict and it will pay the price for it," Netanyahu said. "Anyone who tries to harm the citizens of Israel, Israel will hurt them."
 
Rockets Fired at Tel Aviv, Southern Israel; 1 Dead
israeli killed from rocket fire
An Israeli man in his thirties was killed when terrorists in the Gaza Strip launched a fresh barrage of rockets on central and southern Israel Tuesday afternoon. The man was apparently distributing food to soldiers when he was killed by mortar fire.
 
IDF Renews Strikes in Gaza After Hamas Rejects Ceasefire
gaza ceasefire
More than 40 rockets have been fired on Israel since "truce" was declared; after hours of restraint, Israel responds.
 
Breaking: Hamas Fires Rockets on Israel After Egyptian "Truce"
hamas fires rockets after ceasefire called with israel
Israel has accepted a cease-fire - but Hamas has not, lobbing rockets at Israel less than one hour after announcement.
 
Egypt Proposes Ceasefire for 9:00 AM
Rocket Fired From Gaza
Egypt proposed a ceasefire in the conflict between Israel and Hamas to start at 0600 GMT (9:00 AM IST) Tuesday and be followed by talks on easing the flow of goods into Gaza.
 
10-Year-Old Girl Injured in Rocket Attack Fighting for Her Life
Rocket Attack
Three people were seriously injured from rocket fire in Be'er Sheva on Monday, including two teenage sisters.
 
Hamas Reiterates 'Conditions' For Cease-Fire
hamas reiterates conditions for cease fire
Hamas officials reiterated on Monday that a cease-fire was not on the agenda, unless Israel agreed to major concessions - including several that Israel has in the past said are non-negotiable.

 
Two Teenage Girls Injured From Rocket Fire In Be'er Sheva
teenage girls injured from rockets
Three people were seriously injured from rocket fire in Be'er Sheva on Monday, including two teenage sisters.
 
Arab Cleric: Israel Defends Us From Hamas Missiles
arab cleric says israel defends us from hamas
The Mukhtar (Islamic religious leader) of the Jerusalem neighborhood of Sur Baher on Monday praised Israel for defending the city - and particularly the Al-Aqsa mosque on the Temple Mount - from Hamas rockets.
 
Hamas In Their Own Words
hamas in their own words
A Hamas spokesperson confirms "We are leading our people to death".
 
Watch: Egyptian TV Hosts 'Sick And Tired' Of Hamas
egyptian tv hosts sick and tired of hamas
It is no secret that the Egyptian government has been taking some pleasure in watching events unfold in the Gaza Strip.
 
The New Feminism? Fatah Glorifies Female Rocket Launchers
fatah glorifies women rocket launchers
In a video posted on Fatah's official Facebook page today, Fatah prides itself on its "young women," who "part from their children, leave their homes and go to the battlefield carrying burial shrouds to fight in the ranks of the Palestinian resistance in the Gaza Strip."
 
Shin Bet Releases Details Of Murder Of Palestinian Teen
mohammed abu khader
Israel's Shin Bet security service released the details of the murder of Palestinian teen Mohammed Abu Khdeir.
 
Soon In Gaza? IDF Paratroopers Train For Urban Warfare
paratroopers train for urban warfare
Seven days after Operation Protective Edge began to stop a constant barrage of rocket fire from Gaza, the IDF has begun training its paratroopers for a ground offensive.
 
Watch: Ashkelon Residents Dedicate Torah Scroll Under Fire
ashkelon residents dedicate torah under fire
Residents of the southern city of Ashkelon didn't let a few rockets spoil the dedication of a new Torah scroll Sunday.
 
Hamas Boasts It Has Drone Arsenal
hamas boasts it has drone
Hamas on Monday confirmed that it had sent out a drone over Israel earlier in the day. A Hamas spokesperson said that the Izz-a-Din al-Qassam wing of the terror group had dispatched the drone, and that the terror group had more of them.
 
Federal Officer Fires Gun During LA Pro-Israel Rally
officer fires gun during pro israel rally in la
A federal officer fired his weapon in the direction of counter demonstrators at a rally in support of Israel held in Los Angeles.
 
Germany: Police Car Broadcasts Anti-Israel Slogans
police car germany anti israel march
Islamist anti-Israel protesters used a police car's speakers to broadcast messages of hate during a heated march against Israel's defensive operation in Gaza.
 
Hamas Sends Drone at Ashdod, IDF Intercepts It
german drone
An enemy Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, apparently laden with explosives, was shot down by the IDF near the port city of Ashdod Monday morning. Strong explosion rocks the city.
 
Operation Protective Edge Enters Day 7
gaza israel conflict
As the counterterrorism Operation Protective Edge enters its seventh day on Monday, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit has released a summary of the operation thus far.
 
Iron Dome Intercepts 7 Rockets Over Ashkelon
iron dome israel gaza
The Iron Dome anti-missile system intercepted seven rockets that were fired towards the city of Ashkelon and the Hof Ashkelon region.
 
Hamas Rocket Strikes Gaza Electric Supply, Israel not Fixing It
rocket from gaza stops gaza electricity
Seventy thousand Gazans were in the dark Sunday night after a Hamas rocket hit the power line that supplies electricity to those places. It's not clear when Israel Electric Company workers will be able to repair the system, due to the fact that rockets continue to land in Israel.
 
Canada Calls on Allies to Support Israel
stephen harper israel
“The indiscriminate rocket attacks from Gaza on Israel are terrorist acts, for which there is no justification. Failure by the international community to condemn these reprehensible actions would encourage these terrorists to continue their appalling actions."
 
Sirens Sound in Samaria, for the First Time
rockets land in israel
Hamas's latest salvo of rockets, around 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, appears to have been aimed at Jerusalem and the Binyamin/Samaria region. Rocket warning sirens went off in Ariel, Shilo and Eli in Samaria, as well as Psagot - for the first time in recent memory.
 
Sirens in Northern Israel, on Lebanese Border
rockets launches at israel from lebanon
Sirens sounded Saturday evening in northern Israel as rockets were apparently fired from Lebanon into the Jewish state.
 
Rockets Launched at Israel from Sinai, Too
rockets launches at israel from sinai
The Ansar Bayt Al-Makdis terror organization, which identifies ideologically with Al Qaeda, published a video Friday allegedly documenting the launching of five 107 mm rockets at Israel. The launch took place in the Sinai peninsula.
 
IDF Begins Dropping Leaflets Telling Gazans to Leave Their Homes
iaf gaza
The IDF has begun dropping leaflets on certain parts of Gaza, telling residents to leave their homes. The move is being interpreted as a preparation for a possible ground offensive by the IDF.
 
Watch: IDF Calls Off Airstrike After Seeing Children Near Target
merkava tank israel idf gaza
The IDF Spokesperson's Unit has uploaded a video which shows how the IDF calls off Gaza airstrikes upon realizing that there are innocent civilians in the area.
 
Two More Rockets Intercepted Over Tel Aviv
Iron Dome in Action
Two more rockets were fired from Gaza towards the Gush Dan region of central Israel shortly before 9:00 p.m. on Friday evening.
 
Netanyahu Vows Operation Will Continue Until Rockets Stop
beer sheva injurt israel gaza
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday that he would not bow to world entreaties to stop Operation Protective Edge, until rocket fire from Gaza terrorists ceased.
 
Rocket Hits Be'er Sheva Home, One Person Injured
Be'er Sheva
A rocket fired from Gaza hit a home in the southern Israeli city of Be'er Sheva on Friday evening.
 
Jewish Groups Launch Emergency Campaigns for Israel
US Aid
American Jewish groups are launching emergency fundraising campaigns to send Israel aid while the fighting with Hamas continues.
 
UN Human Rights Commissioner Attacks Israel Over Self-Defense
Navi Pillay
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, attacked Israel's right to defend itself on Friday, casting into doubt Israel's right to stop the constant rocket fire from Gaza under international law.
 
IDF Chief of Staff Says Hamas 'Made a Big Mistake'
IDF
IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz visited an IDF paratrooper base in the south on Friday, and outlined to journalists the next steps planned by the IDF as part of Operation Protective Edge.
 
Hamas Fires Rockets at Ben Gurion Airport
hamas targets central cities
Iron Dome shoots down rockets over Tel Aviv, after Hamas boasts of shooting four M-75 rockets at Ben Gurion airport for the first time.
 
""No Country Provides Electricity to the Enemy at Wartime"
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu admitted Thursday to members of the Security Committee that harsh steps, such as cutting off the water and electricity to Gaza in response to the incessant rocket fire, are being opposed by the government's legal advisers.
 
Sirens Heard in Haifa and Carmel Coast Region
hafa gets rockets too
For the first time since the Second Lebanon War of 2006, sirens were heard in the city of Haifa overnight Thursday.
 
Watch: Hamas Sings 'Blow up Tel Aviv' on TV
Hamas Terrorists
Hamas terrorists have been busy in recent days launching hundreds of potentially lethal missiles on Israeli civilian populations. A new video from Hamas's TV reveals they have also been busy singing about launching the missiles on Israeli cities.
 
Rocket Hits Ashdod Gas Station, One Serious Injury
ashdod rocket fire hits gas station
A rocket fired by terrorists in the Hamas enclave of Gaza hit a gas station and exploded in the coastal city of Ashdod on Friday morning, causing at least one serious injury.
 
US, UN Call for Gaza Ceasefire as Ground Offensive Looms
John Kerry
As the IDF on Thursday afternoon warned 100,00 Gaza residents to leave the security border, possibly indicating an imminent ground offensive, both the United Nations and the United States have called for a ceasefire.
 
What If Terrorists Could Shoot Rockets At Your Country?
if terrorists could shoot rockets at your country
Imagine if Gaza terrorists were your neighbors and could shoot the M-302 rocket at your home.

 
Putin: 'I support the struggle of Israel'
putins supports israel
Putin responded to Rabbi Yosef, asking him to tell Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu that he is a true friend of Israel and of Netanyahu.
 
One Person Seriously Wounded From Terror Fire In Negev
one person wounded in negev
One person suffered serious wounds in the Eshkol region of the Negev Thursday evening.
 
Iron Dome Frustrates Hamas
iron dome frustrates hamas
Most of the rockets stored by Hamas now threatening southern Israel and the Dan Region were manufactured on regular production lines and smuggled into the Gaza Strip through tunnels in the Rafiah region.

 
Hamas Says Aiming For Israel's Nuclear Reactor In Dimona
hamas aiming for nuclear reactor
Hamas claimed responsibility for three rockets fired at Dimona in southern Israel, saying the terror group was aiming for the city's nuclear reactor.
 
Police Officer Accused Of Beating Palestinian-American Teen Suspended
police officer suspended
An Israeli police officer shown in a video beating Palestinian-American teen Tariq Abu Khdeir was suspended and could be indicted.
 
Watch: Hamas Spokesman Encourages Using Civilians As Shields
hamas encourages human shields
The IDF Spokesperson's Unit continues to expose Hamas's use of civilians as human shields.
 
Rand Paul: Via PA, US May Be Funding Hamas
us may be funding hamas
US Senator Rand Paul said Wednesday that the American government was "potentially" funding Hamas, through its donations to the Palestinian Authority.

 
Amazing Footage Shows How Elephants React To Air Raid Sirens
how elephants react to air sirens
With the increased range of rockets fired by Hamas and Islamic Jihad from the Gaza Strip, Israel's major population centers in the center of the country are firmly within their reach. Israel's Safari zoo is in this region. This incredible video shows how elephants react quickly to protect their young when air sirens go off.
 
Hamas Blames John Kerry For Gaza Operation
hamas blames kerry for gaza
According to Hamas spokesperson Moussa Abu Marzuk, the fact that some 70 Gaza Arabs have been killed in the latest round of fighting between Israel and Hamas is all the fault of US Secretary of State John Kerry.
 
Despite Ongoing Rocket Fire, Israel Transfers Aid To Gaza
israel transfers aid to gaza
Despite the ongoing rocket fire by Gaza terrorists, Israel has not halted the entry of trucks into Gaza - and on Thursday, some 200 trucks carrying food and "basic supplies" entered Gaza.

 
After Tel Aviv, Hamas Targets Central Plain Cities
hamas targets central cities
Hamas terrorists on Thursday afternoon launched yet another heavy barrage of rockets at Israeli cities in the center of the country.

 
ISIS Spokesman Explains Why 'Islamic State' Not Supporting Hamas
isis not supporting hamas
The Islamic State, or ISIS, has responded to critics who have questioned why its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is not actively supporting Hamas in fighting Israel.
 
IDF Warns Gazans Near Border to Evacuate Immediately
merkava tank israel idf gaza
The IDF on Thursday afternoon contacted by phone Arab residents of Gaza living near the security border, warning them to evacuate their homes immediately.
 
Iron Dome Halts Four Tel Aviv-Bound Missiles
rockets hit tel aviv
As hundreds of thousands of commuters were driving and riding into the Tel Aviv area Thursday morning, Gaza terrorists fired at least four rockets at the Dan area.
 
Fatah: We Want to Fight Israel Together With Hamas
Handshake
Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement asserted yesterday in a Facebook post that it sees the reconciliation with Hamas "as an opportunity to establish a united front to fight Israel."

 
Hamas to Israelis: "Wait For Suicide Attacks On Every Bus, Cafe and Street"
Palestinians
Hamas broadcast numerous videos in Hebrew today in an attempt at psychological warfare against Israel, or at least an attempt to make its own people think it is successfully intimidating Israel.
 
Terrorists Fire 40 Rockets Towards Southern Israel
iron dome stops rocket above tel aviv
Sirens were heard throughout Israel when terrorists from Gaza fired a salvo of at least 40 rockets towards southern Israel on Wednesday night, shortly after 11:00 p.m.
 
Breaking: Second Terrorist Infiltration from Gaza into Israel
idf attacks terrorist gaza infiltration
One terrorist was killed as the other ran, after a second infiltration near Zikim in Israel's Negev. Earlier infiltration was dealt with swiftly by the IDF.

 
Man wearing Star of David pendant attacked in Berlin park
Star of David Pendant
A man wearing a Star of David pendant and cap was attacked in a Berlin park in what investigators suspect was a hate crime.
 
Netanyahu Decides to Expand Operations Until Rockets Stop
Netanyahu
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu held security consultations at IDF Southern Command headquarters in Be'er Sheva Wednesday, along with Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon, IDF Chief-of-Staff Lt.-Gen.
 
Hamas Kidnappers 'Intended to Murder Teens from the Start'
Eyal, Gilad, and Naftali
Three Israeli teenagers kidnapped and murdered by Hamas were the victims of a premeditated execution by their captors, and were never meant to be used as bargaining chips to free imprisoned terrorists, according to a US official involved in the case.
 
Abbas Says He'll Turn to International Community Against Israel
Mahmoud Abbas
Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas demanded on Tuesday night that Israel "immediately stop" its aerial campaign in Gaza and threatened to turn to the international community on the issue.
 
Exclusive: Status Quo Changed at David's Tomb
Kind David's Tomb
In a Knesset Interior Committee meeting on Monday chaired by MK Miri Regev (Likud), it was revealed that Christians received permission to hold fixed prayers in the David's Tomb Compound, in a breach of the status quo that threatens Jewish prayer rights.
 
IDF Chief of Staff Approves Ground Offensive Plans
merkava tank israel idf gaza
IDF Chief of Staff, Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz, has approved all of the plans for an IDF ground offensive into Gaza. Pressure on Gaza will grow in the coming hours and the IAF attacks will become even more intense.
 
This is How Hamas Uses Human Shields
el al flights postponed due to rocket fire
The IDF has published photographic evidence of the use of human shields by Hamas.
 
El Al Tells Passengers It's OK to Cancel Flights
el al flights postponed due to rocket fire
Tel-Aviv's Sde Dov Airport was temporarily shut down after a rocket was fired at the Gush Dan region, which includes Tel-Aviv. Ben Gurion International Airport warns that civilian air traffic corridors have been narrowed.
 
Rockets Strike as Far North as Haifa
rockets can hit tel aviv
A Hamas Grad Katyusha terror rocket was intercepted in the skies over Bat Yam, south of Tel Aviv, Wednesday afternoon. Two rockets landed in the sea near Haifa, reports AFP, noting the city is 165 kilometers (102 miles) away from the Hamas stronghold of Gaza.
 
Five Rockets Shot Down by Iron Dome over Tel Aviv
merkava tank israel idf gaza
"Color Red" rocket warning sirens were sounded in the coastal Gush Dan region early on Wednesday morning, sending residents of Tel Aviv, Rishon Letzion, Ashdod and other cities to shelters.
 
Report: Gaza Airstrike Kills Senior Islamic Jihad Member
iaf gaza
A senior terrorist in the Islamic Jihad was killed in an Israeli airstrike on Tuesday night, Gaza medics told AFP.
 
Tunnel Blows Up as More Rockets Are Found
Gaza Terror Tunnels
Residents of the kibbutz community of Kerem Shalom were warned of a possible terrorist infiltration Tuesday morning and told to remain inside their homes. At the same time, Hamas's armed wing said it had blown up a tunnel in the region.
 
BREAKING NEWS: Rocket Hits House in the Jerusalem Area
rockets fall in jerusalem
Two rockets have hit a house in the Jerusalem area after the Color Red siren was heard in Jerusalem for the first time in years.
 
IDF Eliminates Hamas Terrorists Who Breached Gaza Border
idf eliminates terrorists breaching gaza
Four Hamas terrorists breached the Gaza security border on Tuesday amid the ongoing shower of rockets, which have continued raining on Israel after IDF Operation Protective Edge was launched the previous night.
 
100,000 Israelis Download Emergency Alert App
hatzaloh emergency alert app
As the IDF launches Operation Protective Edge, United Hatzalah, Israel's fastest emergency response service, have placed their 2,300 volunteers on high alert across the country - including their 400 volunteers based in target zones in Southern Israel.
 
Mohammad's Mother Mourning Her Son
he was skinny but loved to eat
Suha listens politely, dark circles under her eyes. She's barely slept since her son Mohammed was kidnapped from the main street in front of his house here last Wednesday.

 
BREAKING NEWS: Iron Dome Intercepts Rocket over Tel Aviv
iron dome stops rocket above tel aviv
Rocket sirens were heard deep into Israel's coastal region as Gaza terrorists step up rocket assault with long range missiles, some intended for the citizens of Tel Aviv.
 
Murdered Arab Boy's Dad Plays Politics With Jewish Teens' Murder
murdered arab boy's dad plays politics
Shmuel Shai Cohen, the grandfather of murdered Israeli teen Gilad Sha'ar hy"d, was interviewed alongside the father of murdered Arab teen Mohammed Abu-Khder on Tuesday on a Voice of Israel public radio show.

 
Beaten U.S. Teen Denies Participating In Eastern Jerusalem Riot
teen denies particip. in jerusalem riots
The American teenager who was shown in a video being beaten by Israeli police denied being involved in eastern Jerusalem rioting.
 
BBC Warns - Gaza Photos Aren't Really From Gaza
gaza photos not from gaza
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) published a short report Tuesday in which it warned that many of the graphic images that are being shared on social media, are not from the latest conflict and not from Gaza.
 
Family Of Slain Palestinian Refuses To receive Peres
family of slain pal. refuses to receive peres
The family of Muhammad Abu Khdeir, the teen killed in an alleged revenge attack, rejected a condolence visit by Israeli President Shimon Peres.
 
Rachel Frenkel Condemns Revenge Killing, Offers Condolences
racheli frenkel bring back our boys, prayers
Rachel Fraenkel denounced the revenge killing of a Palestinian teen and offered condolences to the family.
 
Hamas Vows Revenge After Use of Human Shields Goes Awry
hamas vows revenge after use of human shield goes bad
Hamas has vowed revenge after an attempt to use Palestinian civilians as human shields resulted in several fatalities, as Israeli Air Force planes targeted the home of a Hamas commander.
 
Heart Machine Saves Woman's Life after Bee Sting
heart machine saves woman's life
A special heart and lung machine known as an ECMO saved the life of a 37-year-old mother of three from the Golan Heights last Thursday after she was stung by a bee.
 
IDF Calls Up 40,000 Reservists, Ordered To 'Hit Hamas Hard'
reservists called to hit hamas hard
The Security Cabinet has approved IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz's request to call up 40,000 reservists to the Gaza border, in the clearest signal yet that the IDF is planning a ground offensive into the Hamas-controlled territory in response to ceaseless rocket-fire on Israeli civilians.
 
Southern Residents Fear for Their Lives as Rockets Keep Falling
israeli residents taking refuge
As the IDF mobilizes for a ground offensive, Israelis living within the line of Hamas rocket fire wait in fear and frustration, having been forces to stay within a 15-second distance of their nearest bomb shelter as rocket after rocket falls on their homes from Gaza.
 
State of Emergency Declared After Rocket Fire
rockets can hit tel aviv
Israel's Defense Minister warns military operations "won't end in just a few days," noting that the IDF is preparing to expand the operation against Hamas.
 
Rockets Can Hit Tel Aviv, Citizens Told To Prepare
rockets can hit tel aviv
The Homefront Command has ordered that bomb shelters in towns and cities within 40 kilometers of the Gaza border be cleaned out and prepared for use. This is the first time such orders have been given since 2011's Pillar of Defense operation against Hamas terrorists in Gaza.

 
Thirty Rockets Fired Into Israel In Ten Minutes
thirty rockets fired into israel
Hamas fired over 30 rockets in a ten-minute period into Israel on Monday, with hits reported in Sha'ar HaNegev, the Eshkol Region, Netivot, Sderot, and Be'er Sheva between 8:00 - 8:10 pm IST.
 
Liberman Party Splits From Netanyahu
party split during crisis
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman has dissolved the partnership between the political party he heads, Yisrael Beiteinu, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party.
 
Details Emerge In Arab Teen's Murder Investigation
details in teen's murder
The Jerusalem District Court has permitted for publication further details about the investigation over the murder of 16 year-old Mohammed Abu-Khder, including background on the suspects.
 
Israel Mobilizes More Reserves, Hamas Prepares to Hit Tel Aviv
hamas prepares to hit tel aviv
The IDF mobilized another 1,500 reservists Monday, July 7, in readiness for a broad operation to curb the escalating rocket fire.

 
U.S. To Restrict Certain Electronic Devices On Planes
us to restrict certain elec. devices on planes
Officials in the United States said on Sunday they will not allow uncharged electronic devices onto U.S.-bound airplanes at some overseas airports, according to Sky News.
 
For The Third Time: Palestinians Fly Nazi Flag Over Main Highway
palestinians fly nazi flag over main highway
For at least the third time in recent months, Arab residents of Beit Umar have flown a Nazi flag over the village facing the main highway, angering Jewish residents.
 
Chief Rabbi Condemns Murder: 'Not The Way Of The Torah'
rabbi lau condemns murder
Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi David Lau on Monday condemned the murder of Mohammed Abu Khder, an Arab teenager from Jerusalem who was found burned to death last Wednesday.
 
French Jews Reenact 1947 'Illegal' Aliyah To Israel By Boat
french jews reeanact illegal aliyah to israel
Over 800 French Jewish students are currently taking part in an educational program to strengthen their ties to Israel by reenacting the dramatic voyage of Hatikva, a ship carrying 1,414 Jews who tried to enter Israel in 1947 that was turned away by the British.
 
Watch: Hamas Video Targets 'Settlers' In Judea And Samaria
hamas video targets settlers
Hamas published yet another YouTube propaganda video against Israelis, this time warning "settlers" in Judea and Samaria that their homes are within their rockets' range.
 
Israeli Troops Fire On Syrian Positions After Mortar Strikes Golan
israeli troops fire at syria
Israeli troops fired at Syrian military positions in response to a mortar fired on the Golan Heights.
 
IAF Strikes Hamas in Response to Rocket Barrage Escalation
hamas hit hard by idf
After rocket attacks continued to escalate throughout the weekend, the Israeli Air Force went into its first serious action against terrorist targets in the Gaza Strip during Sunday night, not just bombing empty buildings, but hitting Hamas operatives.
 
PM Tells Father of Murdered Arab Teen: Justice Will be Served
mohammed abu khader
Speaking to Mohammed Abu Khder's father Netanyahu vows "justice will be served", says murder "unacceptable by any human being".
 
Police Arrest Suspect in Murder of Shelly Dadon
shelly dadon
In a dramatic development Sunday, police have announced that the murder of 20-year-old Afula resident Shelly Dadon has been solved after an Arab taxi driver confessed to stabbing her to death for "nationalistic reasons."
 
Netanyahu Tells PA: Find Teens' Murderers, Like We Found Khder's
netanyahu says capture kidnapped boys murderer like israel capture murderer of arab teen
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Sunday that the Palestinian Authority must locate the terrorists who abducted and murdered three Jewish teens on June 12, just as Israel located and arrested the suspected murderers of Arab teen Mohammed Khder of Shuafat in just a few days.
 
Police: Abu Khder Suspects "Connected Themselves" to Murder
suha khader son of murdered arab boy
Six suspects were in custody Sunday night on suspicion of being involved in the murder of Mohammed Abu Khder. The six were arrested earlier Sunday.
 
Suspect in Boys' Kidnapping Arrested in Hevron
kidnapped boys israel
A third possible suspect in the abduction and murder of Naftali Frenkel (16), Gilad Sha'ar (16), and Eyal Yifrah (19) was arrested Sunday, after a news expose revealed the man's connection to the case.
 
Unrest Spreads to Northern Israel
rock attacks spread to northern israel
Rioting by Arab extremists spread to Israel's north on Saturday, amid increased rocket fire from Gaza and a tense security situation throughout the country.
 
Norway Calls on "Occupier" Israel to Show Restraint
borge brende and israel
Norway's Foreign Minister on Friday warned against an escalation between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, and also made sure to point a finger at Israel as "an occupying power"
 
Six More Rockets Hit Southern Israel Amid Ceasefire Rumors
The rocket fire from Gaza continued Friday night, as at least six rockets exploded in the Eshkol Regional Council in southern Israel.
 
Thousands Attend Angry Funeral for Murdered Arab Teen
Before and after the funeral, Arab extremists clashed with Israeli police near the procession and elsewhere in eastern Jerusalem, and thousands of officers were deployed in case of widespread unrest.
 
Israel Sends Troop Reinforcements To Gaza Border
israel sends troop reinforcements to gaza
Israeli defense officials passed the word to foreign news agencies Thursday, July 3, that troop reinforcements had been sent to the Gaza Strip border amid intensifying Palestinian rocket barrages.
 
IDF To Punish Soldiers Who Demanded 'Revenge' For Teens' Deaths
idf reprimands soldiers for revenge of teens
The IDF is planning to use a "strong hand" against soldiers it finds out have called for revenge in the wake of the murders of Israeli teens Eyal Yifrah, Naftali Frenkel, and Gilad Sha'ar.
 
Murdered Arab Youth's Parents 'Gave Contradicting Statements'
arab youth's parents gave contridictory statements
In a report Wednesday night, reporter Moshe Nussbaum cites contradictory statements by the youth's parents, who both told police different stories about another attempted kidnapping - that of Muhammad's nine year old brother - that may or may not have taken place.
 
Petition Calls To Expel Hamas Leaders From Judea And Samaria
call to expel hamas from judea and samaria
The Shurat Hadin (Israel Law Center) organization on Thursday sent a letter to Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon and to heads of IDF units in Judea and Samaria demanding that they immediately expel Hamas' top leadership who are located in the region.
 
Miracle in Sderot: Rocket Hits Day Camp, No One Injured
damage in sderot
A Kassam rocket fired by Gaza Arab terrorists struck a building used as the base for a summer day camp in Sderot Thursday morning. No one was injured, but a home suffered extensive damage.
 
Jewish Analyst Justifies Killing of Israeli Teens on Argentina TV
pedro brieger comments on kidnapped teens
Argentine Jewish leaders slammed CNN in Spanish contributor Pedro Brieger for justifying the killing of three Israeli teens in a commentary on Argentina television.
 
Kerry Phones Netanyahu to Discuss Murder of Arab Teen
kerry tells netanyahu to find arab teens murderer
State Department spokeswoman told reporters that during the telephone conversation between the two, Netanyahu told Kerry he had "asked for an investigation to find out who was responsible for the despicable murder as soon as possible, that anyone who takes a life will be punished severely."
 
Israel and U.S. Sign Tax Information Pact
Israel and US hand shake
  The Israeli and US governments have signed an agreement aimed at improving international tax law enforcement and implementing the provisions of the US Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act.
 
Israel among 193 countries certified for NSA monitoring
Flag of NSA
Israel is among the vast majority of countries that the U.S. National Security Agency may monitor for information about its targets.

 
Israel Accepts U.S. Offer in Search for Teens' Murderers
U.S. and Israel
Israel accepted U.S. assistance in its search for the murderers of three kidnapped teenagers, U.S. deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes said.

 
Official: Rioting the Product of Premeditated Incitement
arab riots break out in jerusalem in response
Jerusalem Councilman Aryeh King blames the breakout of Israeli Arab and Palestinian rioting on lack of police presence, and claims the murder of 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khder was planned specifically to arouse unrest.
 
Rockets Rain on Israel as Hamas Vows Revenge
hamas rockets rain down on israel in
A total of 11 rockets have fallen on Israeli soil from Gaza since early Wednesday, coinciding with an immense show of violence, and Israeli Arabs rioting throughout Jerusalem, lobbing bombs at police.
 
"I Thought Gilad Would Be Home Before Shabbat"
shaar family
The mother of murdered teen Gilad Sha'ar confronted top security officials, pleading for answers about how the system failed her son.
 
Multiple Fires Break Out Near Jerusalem
ein kerm fire
Fifty-one firefighting teams and six firefighting planes were called out when massive brushfires were reported in Lifta, Even Sapir, Tzur Hadassah. Is it weather or terror?
 
Missing Part of Call Made During Kidnapping is Released
kidnapped boys israel
A news site has published a more complete version of the emergency police hotline recording of the distress call Gilad Sha'ar made shortly before he was murdered, in which one of the abductors can be heard calling a third person and announcing in Arabic - "We've brought three!"
 
Netanyahu: We Will Find and Punish Teens' Murderers
netanyahu ows to find teens murderers
“Whoever was involved in the kidnapping and the murder will bear the consequences. We will neither rest nor slacken until we reach the last of them, and it does not matter where they will try to hide. We will reach them all," Netanyahu said in a televised address.
 
Body of Palestinian Teen Found
East Jerusalem is Israels
Israel police said they were investigating reports of a kidnapping and confirmed finding a body, but have refused to say whether the two incidents were connected.
 
Veiled Admission? Hamas Says Kidnapping Was 'Failed Activity'
hamas says kidnapping failed
A Hamas spokesperson on Tuesday released a statement just after the funeral of Eyal Yifrah (19), Naftali Frenkel (16) and Gilad Sha'ar (16), who were kidnapped and murdered by Hamas terrorists.
 
Photo Essay: Israel United In Grief
israel united in grief
The morning after their bodies were found bound and hastily buried in a shallow grave, Israel continues to mourn over the horrific murders of Naftali Frenkel (16), Gilad Sha'ar (16), and Eyal Yifrah (19), hy"d Tuesday.
 
Fatah Lies, Falsely Depicts Murdered Teens As Soldiers
fatah gloats
Following its Facebook celebrations of the kidnapping of three Israeli teens, the Fatah movement, headed by Mahmoud Abbas, referred to the murdered kids as "soldiers" in its first reaction to the news of the discovery of the boys' dead bodies.
 
60,000 Israelis Download App To Notify Of Abduction
israelis download safety app
Some 60,000 Israelis have downloaded a free app designed to assist in the event of an abduction.
 
'He Was Always Smiling, Even As A Baby'
gilad was smiled even as a baby
As all Israel mourns the horrific murders of Naftali Frenkel (16), Gilad Sha'ar (16), and Eyal Yifrah (19), bereaved families are still left reeling - not only from the news itself, but how it was delivered.
 
Rockets Land In Israel On Day Of Teens' Funeral
rockets in israel on day of teen's funeral
Terrorists from Hamas-controlled Gaza fired at least four rockets at southern Israel Tuesday morning, reported Voice of Israel public radio. No one was reported hurt.
 
One Of The Kidnapped Teens Resisted Attackers
one of teens resisted attackers
Forensic findings on the body of one of the three teenage boys abducted and murdered on June 12 show that the boy put up "meaningful resistance" to his attackers.
 
New Jewish Community Dedicated In Wake Of Boys' Murder
new jewish community dedicated in wake of murders
Activists from Women in Green joined a group of Jewish residents of Judea and Samaria to form the new community of Givat Oz on Monday night, in a show of Jewish and Zionist strength and renewal.
 
Russian Jets Poised To Fight ISIS In Iraq
russian jets to fight isis in iraq
While the Obama administration struggles to speed up delivery of U.S. military assistance to the government of Iraq, Vladimir Putin has already delivered not only fighter jets but also the pilots needed to fly them, diplomatic sources told The Daily Beast.
 
MK Calls For Death Penalty, Annexation After Teens' Murders
death penalty for murderers
Chairman of the Knesset Committee for Foreign Affairs and Defense, MK Ze'ev Elkin (Likud) called for the death penalty for the murderers of Naftali Frenkel (16), Gilad Sha'ar (16), and Eyal Yifrah (19) Tuesday, as part of efforts to increase deterrence against Palestinian Arab terrorism.
 
Recording Of Kidnapped Teen's Frantic Call To Police Released
kidnapped boys israel
Police have released the harrowing recording of the moment one of the teenagers kidnapped and murdered by Muslim terrorists informed them he had been kidnapped.
 
Thousands Gather for Funeral for Three Murdered Teenagers
funeral for gilad eyal naftali
At 5:30 p.m. the three Israeli teenagers abducted and murdered by terrorists - Eyal Yifrah, 19, from Elad; Naftali Frenkel, 16, from Nof Ayalon; and Gilad Sha'ar, 16, from Talmon - were laid to rest side-by-side at Modi'in cemetery, where an estimated 50,000 people gathered.
 
Naftali, Gilad and Eyal Will Be Buried Side by Side
kidnapped boys israel
The families of murdered yeshiva boys Naftali Frenkel, Gilad Sha'ar and Eyal Yifrah have agreed to hold a joint funeral for the three and to bury them side by side in Modiin, according to Channel 1. The funerals are expected to take place Tuesday afternoon.
 
Abbas Pleads with US to Restrain Israel
operation brothers keeper
Palestinian Authority head Mahmoud Abbas has been conducting "feverish" communications with the United States and other countries, to pressure Israel not to launch a large scale operation in response to the murder of three yeshiva boys.
 
Again? Woman Found in Arab Village after Apparent Abduction
israeli woman abducted found in arab village
A new incident involving the apparent abduction of a Jewish victim took place Monday night, shortly after it was announced that the bodies of three abducted yeshiva boys had been found.
 
WATCH: Naftali Frenkel Singing About Youth Cut Short
naftali fraenkel video
Mekor Haim yeshiva in has released footage of murdered teen Naftali Frenkel (16), singing a song about youth cut short on Israel's 66th Memorial Day earlier this year.
 
Details Emerging on How Bodies of Teens Were Located
bring back our boys, boys found murdered
Hours after the bodies of Eyal Yifrah, Gilad Sha'ar and Naftali Frenkel were found, some details are emerging as to how security forces were able to locate the bodies.

 
IDF Hits More than 30 Terrorist Targets in Gaza
gaza airstrike in retaliation for rockets in southern israel
The IDF launched extensive airstrikes in Gaza on Monday night, hitting more than 30 targets in the Hamas-controlled region, in retaliation for rocket fire on southern Israel.
 
Obama Condemns Murders But Asks Israel to "Show Restraint"
obama responds to teens murder
U.S. President Barack Obama condemned on Monday the murder of Israeli teenagers Eyal Yifrah (19), Naftali Frenkel (16), and Gilad Sha'ar (16), but also called on both sides not to take steps "that could further destabilize the situation."
 
Netanyahu Vows: "Hamas Will Pay" for Boys' Murder
netanyahu responds to murder of israeli teens
"They were murdered in cold blood by human animals," he said. "In the name of the entire Jewish people, I want to say to the dear families - mothers and fathers, grandmothers and grandfathers, sisters and brothers - our hearts are bleeding. We are crying with you."
 
In Pictures: Israel Unites to Grieve, Remember Murdered Teens
kidnapped israeli teens found murdered
Israelis throughout the country are united in grief following the news that the bodies of Israeli teenagers Eyal Yifrah (19), Gilad Sha'ar (16) and Naftali Frenkel (16) were discovered in a shallow grave close to the village of Halhoul.
 
Hamas Vows to "Open the Gates of Hell" if IDF Responds to Murders
hamas warns israel not to respond to teenage boys murders
The Hamas terrorist group has warned it will "open the gates of hell" if Israel sought to escalate its operation against the Islamist group in response to the murder of the three Israeli teenagers whose bodies were found this afternoon.
 
Israeli Leaders React to Teens' Triple Murder, Call for Immediate Action
naftali gilad eyal found murdered
"The murderers of children cannot be called 'human beings' - we will pursue them until they are destroyed," Deputy Education Minister Avi Wortzman stated Monday night. "My heart is with the noble Sha'ar, Frenkel, and Yifrah families. There are no words and there is no comfort."
 
Hevron Council Head Calls For Death Penalty For Teens' Murderers
dimri calls for death penalty for teen's murderers
"We cannot remain silent. These murderers must be the first ones to pay with their own lives for these murders. They must be brought to justice, alive or dead," Yohai Damai, head of the Hevron Hills Regional Council said.
 
Islamists Murder At Least 50 In Northeastern Nigeria
islamists murder at least 50
Gunmen on motorcycles burnt churches and hit villages near Chibok in northeastern Nigeria Sunday, leaving at least 50 dead.
 
Teens Kidnappers Were Terrorists Previously Released From Israeli Prisons
kidnapped israeli boys confirmed dead
It has been confirmed that two of the terrorists involved in the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teens have previously been arrested by Israel multiple times for acts of terror. Israel released them from custody, despite being aware of their ongoing terror activities.
 
Three Bodies Found in Hevron Confirmed to be Kidnapped Teens
kidnapped boys israel
Three bodies that were discovered by the IDF in the Hevron area have been confirmed to be those of kidnapped Israeli teens, Naftali Frenkel (16), Gilad Sha'ar (16), Eyal Yifrah (19).
 
Pa. Law Urges Schools To Teach About Holocaust
pa law for schools to teach holocaust
A new law in Pennsylvania "strongly encourages," but does not require, schools to teach a Holocaust curriculum.
 
Israel Sends Aid To Syrian Refugees
israel sends aid to syria
Although Israel and Syria are officially in a state of war, Israel has provided hundreds of tons of food aid to Syrian refugees in both Jordan and inside Syria.
 
Parents Of Kidnapped Teens Visit Site Of Abduction
parents visit site of abduction
The parents of the three kidnapped Israeli teens visited the West Bank junction from where their sons were abducted hours before a massive solidarity rally in Tel Aviv.

 
Three Officers, Two Cops To Be Dismissed Over Teens' Abduction
cops dismissed over teens
The committee determined that in case of doubt about the veracity of a call, it must be treated as a real call until proven otherwise.
 
Temple Mount: Jews Harassed, Ordered To 'Respect Ramadan'
jews ordered to respect ramadan
As the Muslim holy month of Ramadan begins, further restrictions have been imposed on Jews wishing to ascend the Temple Mount, Judaism's holiest site.

 
Op-Ed: The Presbyterians' Judaism problem
pres church problem
The Jewish world has been shaken by the decision of the Presbyterian Church (USA) to divest from three companies that it claims "further the Israeli occupation of Palestine."
 
"Kidnapping Handbooks" May Have Guided Teens Abduction
hamas portrays teens as soldiers
Hamas has been planning for the abduction of more Israelis for years, the Israeli Embassy in New Zealand revealed Friday, and even released several "kidnappers' handbooks" published by Hamas which encourage future abductions.
 
Kidnapper's Mother "Proud of Him to my Last Day"
Marwan Kawasmeh (L), Amar Abu-Eisha
The mother of one of the Hamas kidnappers who the IDF has identified as being behind the June 12 abduction of three Israeli teens has spoken out, both denying his involvement yet saying if he is behind the abduction "I'll be proud of him till my final day."
 
Kidnapped Teen's Mother "Overwhelmed" at Tel Aviv Mega Rally
rally for bring back our boys
An anonymous donor gave the funds for the mammoth event being held in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square Sunday night, calling for the safe return of the three abducted yeshiva boys – Gilad Sha'ar, Naftali Frenkel and Eyal Yifrah.
 
Massive Blaze as Gaza Rocket Strikes Sderot Factory
sderot rocket fire
Gaza terrorists fired two rockets on Israel on Saturday evening, hitting Israeli communities. One rocket directly hit the "Denber" plastic factory in Sderot's industrial area, causing a large fire to break out.
 
Israeli Firefighters Come Under Fire From Syria
Israeli firefighters responding to a call on the Golan Heights Sunday morning were fired upon by forces on the other side of the Syrian border.
 
Gaza Terrorists Continue Rocket Assault
gaza rockets
Hours after two rockets were fired from Gaza towards the Sderot area, setting a factory on fire and burning it down, two more rockets were fired by terrorists in the Hamas stronghold on Saturday night.
 
Israeli Doctor Makes House Calls to Palestinians
Dr. Glick
As Dr. Yitzchak Glick drives through the steep streets of this West Bank village of some 1000 residents, he is repeatedly stopped by Palestinians residents. Some just want to say hello and shake his hand. Others ask him to stop in and check on a family member.

 
Father of Hamas Kidnapper 'Doesn't Believe It'
Marwan Kawasmeh (L), Amar Abu-Eisha
The father of one of the two Hamas terrorists named by the IDF on Thursday as being behind the abduction of three Israeli teens two weeks ago lost no time denying his son's involvement.

 
Benghazi Attack Suspect to Arrive in U.S. on the Weekend
U.S. Consulate in Benghazi
Ahmed Abu Khatallah, the suspected leader of the 2012 attack on the U.S. compound in Benghazi, Libya, is expected to arrive in the United States this weekend after recently being captured by American troops.

 
Russia Versus 'Nazi Frankenstein' as 90,000 People Flee Clashes
pPetro Poroshenko
A senior adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin called Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko a "Nazi" on Thursday, as a war of words continues alongside the physical violence ahead of controversial deal with the European Union.

 
Hamas Calls on Iran to Join the 'Struggle' Against Israel
Khaled Mashaal
Hamas's political bureau leader Khaled Mashaal, currently living in Qatar, sent a letter to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday, calling on him to joint the "struggle" against Israel in light of Operation Brother's Keeper.

 
Expert: "Small Western Wall" Just as Holy as Kotel
small kotel is holy too
An expert on Jerusalem and the holy places, says that the Small Kotel is a holy place and should be treated as such.
 
France, Spain, Italy Launch BDS "Settlement" Warnings
bds israel
Both Spain and Italy have published advisories warning their citizens against doing business with "settlements," just days after a similar advisory was published in the French-language section of the French Foreign Ministry website.
 
Shimon Peres' Speech To Congress Today
peres' speech to congress
Address by the President of the State of Israel, Shimon Peres, at the United States Congress - 26th June 2014

 
BREAKING NEWS: Two Kidnapping Terrorist Suspects Named
kidnapped boys israel
The IDF on Thursday evening authorized for publication the identities of two Hamas terrorists being hunted for being "deeply involved" in the kidnappings of Israeli teens Eyal Yifrah (19), Naftali Frenkel (16), and Gilad Sha'ar (16).
 
Palestinian Prisoners End Hunger Strike As Ramadan Nears
pal prisoners end hunger strike with ramadan
Dozens of Palestinians in Israeli jails suspended a nearly two-month-old hunger strike.
 
Palestinians Confirm Ploy To Continue Paying Salaries To Terrorists
pa confirms ploy to continue paying terrorists
Palestinian Media Watch reported this month that the Palestinian Authority had devised a ploy to avoid criticism from donor countries for its policy of paying salaries to terrorists.
 
Times Square Billboard Calls To #bringbackourboys
billboard calls to bringbackourboys
An advertisement calling for the return of three kidnapped Israeli teens is running on a digital billboard in Times Square.
 
Obama Expresses Concern For Missing Israeli Teens
obama expresses concern
President Obama expressed "deep concern" about three missing Israeli teenagers during a meeting with Israeli President Shimon Peres and American Jewish leaders.
 
Israel Offers 'Moderate' Arab Nations Help Against ISIS
israel offers aid to moderate arab nations
Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman met with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Paris on Thursday, and in the process made an offer to help "moderate" Arab nations in the region deal with the threat of Islamist extremists rapidly conquering Iraq.

 
Arab MKs Declare 'Temple Mount for Muslims Only'
arab mk's declare temple mount only for muslims
The Arab Raam-Taal party in the Knesset held a meeting on Monday with all its members, to discuss issues related to "Palestine's Interior" (the state of Israel) and "the occupied state of Palestine" (Judea, Samaria and Gaza).
 
Judge Orders Release Of Arab Who Broke Jewish Minor's Skull
judge orders release of arab who attacked jew
A judge ordered the release of an Arab resident of Jerusalem who broke a Jewish minor's skull with a wooden bat hours before the holiday of Shavuot began at the start of the month, as the youth was on his way to the Western Wall (Kotel).

 
Surgeon Says He's Tired of Treating Palestinians; the Israeli Knesset Erupts
israeli dillemma in conflict
A former aide to Yassar Arafat, (who is now a member of Israeli Parliament) tells another minister that his "head is twisted" for defending an Israeli doctor's moral dilemma in treating Palestinian children whose parents may have been involved in the abduction of three Israeli boys.
 
Operation Brother's Keeper to Continue at Full Force
idf operation brothers keeper
Operation Brother's Keeper will continue at full force, the Security Cabinet declared Wednesday night, less than 24 hours after it announced that the search for three yeshiva students kidnapped by Hamas would be scaled down out of concerns for both Ramadan and Israel's international standing.
 
Huckabee Denounces US Aid to Palestinians Following Unity Pact
Mike Huckabee visits Israel
Former Arkansas governor and GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee visited the town of Tzufim in Samaria Wednesday, for a tour on life in Judea and Samaria (Shomron).

 
Mother of Kidnapped Teen Makes Emotional Address to Knesset
moms of kidnapped israeli boys
Mother of kidnapped 16-year-old Gilad Sha'ar begs the Israeli government to reconsider scaling back the operation to find the kidnapped boys, criticizing an Israeli deal made to "appease" jailed terrorists, saying "Could it be? Eyal, Gilad, and Naftali are being held by Hamas terrorist kidnappers - and the Prime Minister seeks to appease them, to please them?"

 
Israel to Downscale Operation Searching for Kidnapped Teens
kindapped boys called police, were ignored
Israel's Cabinet agreed to reduce the presence of the country's military in the West Bank and limit its incursions into Palestinian areas only 12 days after the kidnapping of three Israeli teens.
 
Mike Huckabee Demands Obama Denounce Hamas
huckabee demands obama denounce hamas
Former Republican presidential contender and Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee demanded that President Obama speak out against the kidnapping.
 
Anti-Semitic Assault And Stabbing In Paris Library
anti-semitic attack in paris library
The wave of anti-Semitic violence continues to rock French Jewry, as a gang of 20 attackers on Monday reportedly assaulted visibly Jewish students wearing kippot (yarmulkes) at a local library in the capital city of Paris.
 
Abbas' Fatah Movement To Israelis: "Death Is Near"
abbas fatah movement to israelis: death is near
Only four days after the kidnapping of the three Israeli youths, Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement posted a video on its Facebook page promising Israelis: "Death is near." [Facebook, "Fatah - The Main Page," June 16, 2014]
 
Huckabee Vows To Stand Up For Israel In Future Presidential Race
huckabee stands up for israel
The International Committee For the Land of Israel and Ateret Cohanim held a gala dinner in honor of former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee Monday, in gratitude for his tremendous support for and activism on behalf of the State of Israel.
 
Bill Clinton 'Hates Obama More Than Any Man Who Ever Lived'
clinton hates obama
A new expose book reveals the great hatred that exists between US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle on one side, and former President Bill Clinton and his wife, former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, on the other.

 
Kidnapped Teen's Mother Speaks Out at the UN
racheli frenkel at unrhc
Racheli Frenkel, the mother of kidnapped teen Naftali Frenkel (16), addressed the United Nations Human Rights Counci on Tuesday, and began her speech by saying "I have come here today as a mother."
 
Sisters of Kidnapped Teen Publish Open Letter to IDF
gilad shahar bring back our boys
The sisters of kidnapped 16-year-old Gilad Sha'ar released a public letter to IDF soldiers actively participating in Operation Brothers' Keeper Tuesday.
 
Syria Asks UN to Take Action Against Israel
Syrian Border
Syria's Deputy Foreign Minister, Faisal Mekdad, on Sunday asked the United Nations to take actions against Israel, claiming it violated the 1974 ceasefire agreement in the Golan Heights.

 
Palestinians: We Are Not Helping Israel Find Kidnapped Teens
palestinians not helping to find kidnapped teens
The Palestinian Authority really isn't cooperating with Israel on finding three kidnapped Israeli teens - or on anything else, according to Rami Hamdallah, the PA's Prime Minister.
 
Mother Of Abducted Teen Naftali Frenkel To Address U.N. Council
mother of kidnapped teen to address un
The mother of kidnapped Israeli teenager Naftali Frenkel will address the United Nations Human Rights Council.

 
Report: US, UK Knew About ISIS Takeover Months In Advance
us and uk knew about isis takeover
What if the blitz military conquest could have been prevented altogether?
 
Hamas TV Entertains Children With Rocket Sounds
hamas entertains children with rocket sounds
In its latest episode, Hamas TV's children's program Tomorrow's Pioneers chose to teach young viewers what a rocket sounds like "when it is launched from us" and "when it reaches them [the Israelis]." [Al-Aqsa TV (Hamas), June 20, 2014]
 
Netanyahu Slams Presbyterian Divestment
netanyahu slams bds
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticized the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) vote to divest from companies that do business with Israeli West Bank security forces.
 
Malaysian Court Upholds Ban On Non-Muslims Using 'Allah'
muslim court ban on allah
Malaysia's Federal Court banned non-Muslims from using the world "Allah" to refer to God in a 4-3 judgement Monday, sparking a debate on both free speech and freedom of religion.

 
Hevron Murderer Caught: Terrorist Freed In Shalit Deal
hevron murderers caught
A media gag order was lifted on Monday, revealing that the murderer of Chief Superintendent Baruch Mizrahi Hy''d in April was a released terrorist who had gone free in the 2011 Gilad Shalit prisoner swap.
 
Hamas Leader Says Crackdown Has Sparked Third Intifada
haniyeh calls for 3rd intifada against israel
Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh stated that a third intifada (terror war against Israel) had started on Monday, citing ongoing unrest in the Palestinian Authority as the IDF cracks down on Hamas in Judea and Samaria in response to the kidnapping of three Israeli teens.
 
Terror Expert Reveals "We Know They're Still Alive"
testimony from last person to speak with missing teens
The search for the three teens kidnapped by Hamas continues, with IDF forces arresting 37 Hamas terrorists over Sunday night in Judea and Samaria as part of Operation Brother's Keeper.
 
UN Chief "Concerned" Over Israeli Arrests of Terrorists
ban ki moon hits out at israel for responding to kidnappers
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday expressed "solidarity" with the families of the three kidnapped Israeli teenagers, but also hit out at Israel for arresting Hamas terrorists as part of its operation to locate the three teens.
 
Golan Heights Explosion Kills Israeli Teen, IDF Responds
teen killed in exposion in golan heights
At least one person is dead and several are injured in an explosion on the Israeli side of the Golan Heights Sunday, after an explosive device was detonated near a passing vehicle.
 
Riots Break Out At Temple Mount Again
temple mount does not allow stars of david?
Arab rioters threw rocks and bottles at police at the entrance to the Temple Mount on Friday, when Muslim visitors hold regular prayer services on the holiest site to Judaism.

 
Watch: Netanyahu Meets Parents of Kidnapped Teens
netanyahu meets kudnapped teens parents
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his wife Sarah met the parents of Eyal Yifrah (19), Naftali Frenkel (16), and Gilad Sha'ar (16) on Friday at the Prime Minister's Residence in Jerusalem. "The nation is giving you strength, and you give them strength in return," Netanyahu said.
 
Even the Palestinians Blame Terrorist Releases for Kidnapping
celebration of terror release in jerusalem
In the wake of last week's abduction of three kidnapped yeshiva students, much criticism has been lobbed at Israel's longtime policy of releasing terrorists in exchange for captives. Now new criticism comes from within the Palestinian Authority itself.
 
IDF Reveals Hamas In Turkey Likely Behind Kidnapping
idf reveals hamas in turkey may be behind kidnapping
A senior IDF source said Thursday that the search for the three Israeli teens kidnapped by Hamas terrorists last Thursday suggests that Hamas leadership abroad, and particularly in Turkey, is behind the abduction.
 
Terrorists Attempt Attack On IDF Post Near Bethlehem
terror attack on idf near bethlehem
According to reports, Palestinian Arabs in a passing vehicle attempted to run over IDF soldiers stationed near the Palestinian Arab city.
 
Police Begin Investigation Into Mishandled Abduction
police begin investigation into hashandled abduction
Police Commissioner Yohanan Danino has launched an internal investigation into the police force on Wednesday, following the confirmed delay between a call from three kidnapped teenagers to police and the time the incident was reported to the IDF.
 
Conflicting Abbas And PA Responses To Kidnapping
conflicting views about kidnapping
Abbas defended the PA's cooperation with Israel in the search for the three kidnapped Israeli youths, however Abbas also accused Israel of "causing a sharp escalation" and exploiting the kidnapping to damage the Palestinian infrastructure.
 
Peres Tells Parents Of Abductees He'll Involve Obama
peres tells parents he'll involve obama
Outgoing President Shimon Peres hosted the parents of abducted teenagers Gilad Sha'ar, Eyal Yifrah and Naftali Frenkel in the Presidential Residence Thursday.
 
N.Y. Rabbi Refuses Apology From Man Who Bleached Him
rabbi refuses apology
Rabbi Nuchem Rosenberg, an activist against Hasidic child sex abusers, refused to accept an apology from the man who threw bleach in his face.
 
American Jews Take Up Cause Of Missing Israeli Teens
american jews and missing teens
The disappearance of three Israeli teens in the West Bank last week is being taken as a call to action uniting many disparate elements of the American Jewish community.

 
Israel Bans 'Islamic Relief' Charity For Funding Hamas
israel bans islamic relief charity
Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon on Thursday signed an order declaring the Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW) group illegal. Based on the order, the organization can no longer raise money or distribute money in Israel or anywhere in Judea and Samaria.
 
Israeli Ambassador Accuses EU of Supporting Kidnapping
israeli ambassador accuses eu of supporting kidnapping
Israeli Ambassador to Italy Naor Gilon sharply criticized the European Union Thursday for its stance on the three Israeli teens who were kidnapped by Hamas terrorists last Thursday, accusing the Europeans of supporting the abduction.

 
30 More Arrested Overnight, Two from Shalit Deal
bring back our boys
Thus far, 53 of the terrorists freed in Shalit deal were re-arrested and may return to serve their sentence as Operation Brothers' Keeper, the search for three abducted yeshiva students, enters its seventh day.
 
IAF Strikes in Gaza After Rocket Attack
idf strike
The Israeli Air Force launched airstrikes on several targets in Gaza on Wednesday night, in response to two rockets fired by Gaza terrorists on Wednesday evening
 
US Urges "Restraint" in Search for Kidnapped Teenagers
bring back our boys
The United States on Wednesday called on both Israel and the Palestinian Arabs to "show restraint" as Israel tightened their grip on Hamas hunting for three kidnapped teenagers, saying that the situation is "incredibly sensitive."

 
Naftali's Uncle: "Palestinians Tell Me Kidnapping is Repulsive"
kindapped boys called police, were ignored
Intel Jerusalem General Manager, and uncle of Naftali Frankel-  one of the three boys kidnapped by terrorists last week, Yishai Fraenkel, has given a candid interview in which he says that some of the Palestinians he works with are also repulsed by the kidnapping.
 
10 IDF Brigades Grind Hamas Down; Still No Trace of Kidnapped Boys After 6 Days
idf search for kidnapped boys still on
As the massive search for the three kidnapped teenagers Gil-Ad Sha'ar, Naftali Frenkel and Eyal Yifrach, went into its sixth day Wednesday, June 8, Israelis were getting impatient and skeptical about the prospects of finding them.
 
New York Opera Cancels Screening Over Anti-Semitic Fears
new york met cancels opera
New York's Metropolitan Opera said Tuesday it had scrapped a live cinema broadcast of an American opera inspired by a 1985 hijacking by Palestinian Arab terrorists, over fears that it might fan anti-Semitism.
 
UN "Unsure" If Kidnapping Really Happened
ban ki moon says teens might not be kidnapped
A spokesperson for United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said Tuesday night that the UN has no "concrete evidence" that Eyal Yifrah, 19, Naftali Frenkel, 16, and Gilad Sha'ar, 16, were "actually" kidnapped by Hamas terrorists, despite an admission from a Palestinian terror group.
 
Will Michele Obama Help Kidnapped Teens?
appeal to michelle obama to help kidnapped teens
Five days since the abduction of Israeli teenagers Eyal Yifrah, Naftali Frenkel and Gilad Sha'ar, as security forces continue their intensive search to find them, the outpouring of sympathy on social media hasn't subsided either.

 
US Special Forces Capture Benghazi Raid Leader Abu Khattala
us forces capture benghazi leader
Ahmed Abu Khattala, commander of the Libyan Ansar al-Sharia, who led the 2012 assault on the US consulate in Benghazi, has been captured in a secret US Special Operations forces raid in the same Libyan town.

 
Questions Over Police Response To Kidnapping
questions over poilce about kidnapping
While the broad operation to find the three Israeli youths kidnapped on Thursday continues in Judea and Samaria, tough questions arise from examination of what happened in the first few hours after it became known that they had gone missing.

 
U.S. Consulate Issues Warning On West Bank Travel
warning on west bank travel
American citizens should take precautions and avoid demonstrations during travel in the West Bank, the U.S. Consulate in Jerusalem warned.
 
Kidnapped Teens' Families Have 'Very Emotional' First Meeting
3 teens families meet
The families of the three kidnapped Israeli teenagers met together for the first time.
 
MKs Seek Legal Action Against Hanin Zoabi
mk's seek legal action against hanin zoabi
Culture Minister Limor Livnat announced that she intends to turn today to the Attorney General demanding an investigation into MK Hanin Zoabi, and whether her remarks justifying the kidnapping of three yeshiva students can be classified as an offense.

 
IAF Strikes In Gaza Following Rocket Attack
iaf airstrike gaza
The Israeli Air Force (IAF) targeted several terrorist-related sites in Gaza on Monday night.
 
Five Days Later, EU Finally Condemns Kidnapping
eu condemns kidnapping
The European Union (EU) finally issued a condemnation of the abduction of three yeshiva students by Hamas terrorists on their way home from school Tuesday.

 
Hamas Defiant Over Israeli Crackdown
hamas defiant over crackdown
Mere hours after the Knesset Security Cabinet decided to give the internal security minister a freer hand to harshen conditions for jailed Hamas terrorists, the Gaza-based terrorist organization released an official statement in response.

 
Largest US Protestant Church Votes Again On BDS
church votes on bds
America's largest Protestant Christian denomination, the United Methodist Church, is again voting this week on whether to join the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, just a week after it divested from a security company with Israeli ties.
 
Israeli-Arab Parliament Member Justifies Yeshiva Students' Abduction
zoabi says kidnappngs justified
Israeli Arab Knesset member, Hanin Zoabi, argued that the three kidnappers responsible for the abduction of three teenage yeshiva students are "not terrorists" on Radio Tel Aviv Tuesday morning, in an inflammatory interview.
 
Human Rights Watch Condemns Kidnapping AND Israel's Arrests
yeshiva boys kidnapped gaza hands out candy
The U.S.-based Human Rights Watch on Monday condemned the kidnapping of the three Israeli youths in Gush Etzion, but also had words of criticism for Israel with respect to its arrest campaign of Hamas terrorists in response.
 
Israeli Artists Dedicate New Single To Kidnapped Teens
bring back our boys
Famed and successful singers Naftali Kalfa and Gad Elbaz wasted no time in releasing a song, "Bring Back Our Boys," dedicated to the three yeshiva students who were abducted Thursday by terrorists.
 
WATCH: Eyal Yifrah Singing, A Week Before He Was Kidnapped
eyal singing a week before kidnapping
A Youtube video uploaded by friends of Eyal Yifrah, one of the three teenagers abducted and murdered by Hamas terrorists, shows an energetic, happy, talented young man, singing a love song with a friend.
 
Hebron Under Curfew As IDF Closes In On Terrorists Holding 3 Israeli Boys
search in hebron for terrorists
Five days after their disappearance, heavy IDF Special Forces units are tightening the siege on the Palestinian terrorist organization, which snatched Naftali Frenkel, 16, Gil-Ad Shaar, 16, and Eyal Yifrach, 19, Thursday night.

 
Iron Dome Intercepts Rockets Over Ashkelon
iron dome intercepts rockets
Two rockets fired from Gaza at Ashkelon were intercepted by the Iron Dome anti-missile system, while two others landed in open areas of the southern Israeli city.
 
Fatah Continues To Celebrate Kidnapping While Abbas Issues Tepid Condemnation
celebration of kidnapping
Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement continues to glorify and celebrate the kidnapping of three Israeli youths last week, with postings on its official Facebook page.
 
Palestinians Distort World Cup Logo to Brag About Kidnapping
pa and fatah celebrate kidnapping
In an odious distortion of the World Cup 2014 logo, the official Palestinian Authority daily printed today a cartoon celebrating the kidnapping of three Israeli youths last Thursday night, June 12, 2014.
 
Jonathan Pollard Calls For Public Support For Kidnapped Teens
pollard calls for public support for teens
Esther Pollard, the wife of Israeli spy and longtime US prisoner Jonathan Pollard, visited the family of kidnapped 16-year-old Naftali Frenkel in Nof Ayalon on Monday, and brought words of hope.
 
Jerusalem And Tel Aviv United In Prayer
israel united in prayer
In a strong showing of unity, Jews throughout Israel prayed for the safe return of the three yeshiva students who were kidnapped from Kfar Etzion in Judea last Thursday by terrorists.
 
Testimony: Last Person To Speak To The Kidnapped Teens
testimony from last person to speak with missing teens
Testimony has been received from likely the last person to speak to Gilad Sha'ar, 16, Naftali Frenkel, 16, and Eyal Yifrah, 19 before they were kidnapped last Thursday night by terrorists.
 
Abducted Teen's Uncle Makes Emotional Plea for Mercy
emotional prayers at kotel for kidnapped yeshiva boys eyal, naftali and gilad
The uncle of a missing Israeli teenager made a heartfelt plea for "mercy" to his suspected kidnappers Monday, after the family spent a fourth sleepless night worrying for his safety.

 
Red Cross Calls for Release of Kidnapped Youths
kindapped boys called police, were ignored
The International Committee of the Red Cross on Sunday called for the immediate and unconditional release of the three Israeli teenagers who were kidnapped by terrorists last week.
 
Watch: Parents of Kidnapped U.S-Israeli Teen: "Israel Will Bring You Back"
naftali frenkel mom speaks out aboutkidnapped yeshiva boys
The parents of Naftali Frenkel, one of three teens kidnapped last week, assured their son that “Israel will bring you back.”
 
Palestinian Authority President Abbas' Wife Convalescing in Top Tel Aviv Hospital
abbas wife in israeli hospital, how israelis treat palestinians
While Palestinian terrorists are kidnapping Israeli teens, Israel is taking care of the wife of Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas in a top Tel Aviv hospital where she recently underwent surgery.
 
Kidnapped Teens Called Police During Abduction; Police Assumed It Was a Prank
kindapped boys called police, were ignored
Explosive revelation: One of the teens abducted Thursday night called the police hotline, but police did not take him seriously, thinking it was a prank.
 
Watch: Brother of Abducted Teen Leads Emotional Prayer Rally
eyals brother leads emotional prayer service
Watch the brother of Eyal Yifrah, one of the Israeli students kidnapped on Thursday night lead an emotional prayer service in his hometown of Elad.
 
Gaza: Palestinians Celebrate Kidnapping by Handing out Candy
yeshiva boys kidnapped gaza hands out candy
Palestinians in Gaza have celebrated the kidnapping of three Israeli students by handing out sweets to passersby.
 
Kidnapped Teens Identified, Whereabouts Still Unknown
pray for our boys, kidnapped yeshiva teens, eyal yifrach, gil ad sha'har, naftali frenkel
The names and pictures of the three Israeli boys kidnapped by Palestinian terrorists outside Hebron Thursday night, June 12, were released Saturday in an unusual step while the massive search for them was in full momentum.
 
Kidnapped Teens Identified, Whereabouts Still Unknown
pray for our boys, kidnapped yeshiva teens, eyal yifrach, gil ad sha'har, naftali frenkel
The names and pictures of the three Israeli boys kidnapped by Palestinian terrorists outside Hebron Thursday night, June 12, were released Saturday in an unusual step while the massive search for them was in full momentum.
 
Abbas Claims Palestinians Will Assist Israel in Search for Missing Students
palestinians kidnap three yeshiva boys from israel
Palestinian Authority Chairman Abbas said the PA would assist Israel in the search for the three kidnapped yeshiva students near Hevron. This is after Hamas spokesman Hassan Badran openly called on Arabs in Judea and Samaria to obstruct the Israeli effort to find the boys.
 
US Quietly Releases More Military Prisoners in Afghanistan
obama releasing more prisoners
The Obama administration has quietly returned a dozen detainees from a small US military prison in Afghanistan, defense officials stated Thursday night, in another controversial prisoner release set to tone down the US's war on terror.
 
Israel Asks Kerry to Assist in Search for Missing Yeshiva Boys
israel asks usa for help with kidnapped yeshiva boys
Justice Minister Tzipi Livni met on Friday in London with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, and asked him to help in the search for the three yeshiva students who were kidnapped near Hevron.
 
Hamas Calls on Palestinians to Obstruct the IDF Search for the Kidnapped Teens
kidnapped yeshiva boys
The IDF Chief of Staff has put all active units on full readiness to take action based on intelligence information, meanwhile Hamas spokesman calls on Palestinians to "obstruct" the Israeli search for the kidnapped teens.
 
Three Yeshiva Students Kidnapped by Terrorists in Judea
idf looking for kidnapped yeshiva boys
Three Israeli Yeshiva students from a religious kibbutz were kidnapped by terrorists on Thursday night.
 
88 Senators to Obama: Reconsider Aid to PA
obama asked to stop aid to palestinian authority
An overwhelming majority of 88 U.S. Senators have sent a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to reconsider aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA) over its forming a unity government with Hamas.
 
Stanley Fischer Confirmed as Vice Chair of Federal Reserve
stanley fischer vice chairman of federal reserve
The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed President Barack Obama's nomination of Stanley Fischer, the former governor of the Bank of Israel, to be vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, reports The Associated Press.
 
Obama Says Short-Term Military Actions Required in Iraq
obama says short term military actions required in iraq
US President Barack Obama declared on Thursday that short-term military actions will have to be taken in Iraq, following the take-over by an Al Qaeda break-off Islamist terrorist group.
 
Israeli Drone Helps Nab Brazilian Drug Kingpin
israeli drone catches brazil drug dealer
As Brazilian authorities work hard to crack down on the country's notorious organized crime rings ahead of the World Cup, Israeli technology is playing a crucial role.
 
Netanyahu: We Kill Those Who Want to Kill Us
netanyahu explains israeli policy
Israel’s policy is to "kill those who plan to kill you", Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday night, responding to the IDF's elimination of a Gaza terrorist who planned to carry out deadly attacks in Israel.
 
Palestinians Avoid U.S. Aid Cutoff, But What Happens When Hamas Runs In Elections?
new pal government kosher?
Is the new Palestinian government kosher under U.S. law?
 
Rocket Fired From Gaza Damages Road In Southern Israel
rockets fired from gaza cause damage
A rocket fired from Gaza that landed on a major road in southern Israel caused significant damage.
 
PA TV Says Arab Students Reclaimed Occupied Territories In Jerusalem
hebrew un. students on PA tv
Official Palestinian Authority TV lauded Israeli Arabs of the student movement Watan ("Homeland") for a festival they held in the amphitheater at Hebrew University last month.
 
Study Finds Women Don't Belong In Combat
study finds women don't belong in combat
A new book sums up 13 years of research on female participation in IDF combat units and declares the feminist experiment in the Israeli military a failure.
 
Knesset Rejects Civil Marriage Bill
knesset rejects civil marriage bill
The Knesset rejected Labor Mk Stav Shafir's Civil Marriage bill Wednesday, which lost to a landslide vote of 19 for and 52 against.

 
Did the US Save Nazi General to Gain Rocket Technology Secrets?
hans kammler, did us hel nazi scientists escape
A German documentary reveals evidence that the US faked an SS missiles expert's suicide, spirited off to America to develop weapons programs.
 
Jewish Republican Loses Primary to Tea Party
eric cantor loses republican primary
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the only Jewish Republican in Congress, lost the GOP Virginia primary Tuesday night to Dave Brat, an economics professor and political novice who is a member of the Tea Party movement.
 
Clinton: Benghazi Criticism Encourages Me To Run For President
hillary encouraged to run for president
If former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton decides not to run for president, it will probably not be because of the 2012 terrorist attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
 
Reuven Rivlin Is Israel's Tenth President
rivlin new president of israel
Former Knesset speaker, Likud MK Reuven Rivlin, has won Israel's presidential elections, beating his opponent MK Meir Sheetrit (Hatnua) in the second round of votes.
 
Palestinian Professor Who Took Students To Auschwitz Resigns
professor who took students to auschwitz resigns
The Palestinian professor who touched off a maelstrom of controversy by taking a group of students to visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camps in Poland is now at odds with his former employer after the school accepted his resignation.

 
Jewish Teens Sprayed With Tear Gas In Paris Suburb
jewish teens sprayed with tear gas in paris
Two Jewish teenagers reported that they were sprayed with tear gas in an attack in Sarcelles, a northern suburb of Paris.

 
Jewish Teens Escape Axe Attack in Paris
jewish teens escape axe attack in paris
Two Jewish teenagers told police they narrowly escaped an attack near Paris by a hatchet-wielding man and three others. The incident occurred last week.
 
King David's Tomb Room 'Conquered' By The Church
david's tomb conquered by church
It is worth noting that the institution of regular Catholic prayers at the site constitute a severe breach of Jewish prayer rights.

 
PA TV Presents Cities And Places In Israel As "Palestine"
pa uses tv to teach palestinians israel is palestine
Palestinian Media Watch has documented that just like Hamas, the PA regularly uses PA TV to teach Palestinians to see a world in which there is no Israel - only "Palestine."

 
Israeli Physician-Assisted Suicide Bill Advances
physician assisted suicide bill advances
The day after a Knesset committee advanced a physician-assisted suicide bill, an Israeli government minister appealed the vote.
 
Will Presbyterian Church Divest From Israel?
will presbyterian church divest from israel?
A successful divestment vote at the biennial Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) General Assembly this month could precipitate a rupture between the mainline Protestant denomination and the Jewish community.

 
Islamist Leader Attacks Pope for Visiting "Muslim" Western Wall
pope criticized for western wall viit
Islamic Movement leader Sheikh Raed Salah, head of the radical Islamic Movement in Israel writes letter to pope, accusing him of "approving occupation" in visit, and not apologizing to Muslims.
 
UN Envoy Meets Ministers of New Palestinian Unity Government
australian ambassador summoned by palestinian unity
In a sign that the international community is recognizing the new Hamas-Fatah unity government, a United Nations envoy on Sunday became the first senior international official to meet with ministers of the new government in Gaza.
 
Peres at the Vatican: "Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem"
president of israel prays for peace at the vatican
"Prayer is all-powerful. Let us use it to bring peace to the Middle East and peace to the world," tweets the pope.
 
Clinton Calls Obama's Building Freeze a "Mistake"
clinton criticizes obama's line on israel and judea samaria construction
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has some biting words for President Barack Obama in her new memoir, saying his push for a construction freeze in Judea and Samaria was a mistake.
 
Netanyahu's Statements Raise Fears of "Disengagement"
netanyahu makes controversial statements
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu reportedly made controversial statements in a closed meeting on Monday, saying "I don't want one state from the (Mediterranean) Sea to the Jordan (River)... we must separate from the Palestinians."
 
Jerusalem is the "2016 Islamic Tourism Capital"
jerusalem is the 2016 tourism capital for islam????
A Palestinian Authority official said Thursday that the Organization of Islamic Cooperation chose Jerusalem as the "capital of Islamic tourism" for 2016.
 
Australia Drops the Term "Occupied" Regarding Jerusalem
australia drops the word occupation speaking about jerusalem
The Australian government has dropped the usage of the term "occupied" when referring to Jewish neighborhoods in parts of Jerusalem claimed by the Palestinian Authority, in what could signal a significant shift in the country's Middle East policy.
 
Jews Again Banned from Temple Mount by Police
muslim
Hundreds of Jews who attempted to ascend the Temple Mount Wednesday morning were shocked to discover that they were barred entry onto the holy site.
 
The Truth About The Palestinian Unity Government
truth about palestine government
Hamas' current Prime Minister, Ismail Haniyeh, expressed his expectations for the new Palestinian government.
 
Palestinian Official: Time For International Community to Tell Israel 'Enough'
abbas aide says new government lays groundwork for coexistence
Senior Abbas aide says new government lays groundwork for coexistence.

 
Two Suspects Arrested In Beating Of Jewish Man In Paris Suburb
suspects arrested in beating of jewihs man
Police arrested two men in the severe beating of a Jewish man in Creteil, a Paris suburb.
 
Israeli Middle Schools To Teach Evolution
middle schools in israel to teach evolution
Israeli middle schools for the first time will teach evolution as part of the core curriculum.
 
600-Year-Old Grand Hall Excavated Under Western Wall
temple mount does not allow stars of david?
A grand hall from the early 14th century was fully excavated in the Western Wall tunnels.
 
US Promises PLO Unity Elections in "East Jerusalem"
abbas unity government
The American administration has promised the new Fatah-Hamas unity government, which was sworn in this Monday, that it will convince Israel to allow that new government's elections to be held in the eastern part of Jerusalem.
 
Israel Develops Blood Test to Detect Breast Cancer
israeli develops blood test to detect breast cancer
The Octava Pink test is already available in Israel and Italy; now the FDA is reviewing procedure for use in the US.
 
Teenage Terrorist Convicted For Murder Of IDF Soldier
teenage terrorist convicted
The Samaria Military Court convicted 16 year-old Palestinian terrorist Hussein Rawadara, a Jenin native, over the murder of 19 year-old soldier Eden Atias hy"d in November, Walla! News reports Monday.

 
Tens Of Thousands March In 50th Annual N.Y. Israel Parade
50th annual israel parade
Tens of thousands marched in New York in the Celebrate Israel Parade, which is marking its 50th anniversary.
 
US Assistant Secretary Of State Gives Incorrect Testimony To Congress About PA Salaries To Terrorists
us assistant of state gives incorrect testimony
According to PA law and in practice the PA does not give stipends to terrorist prisoners' families but salaries to the terrorist prisoners themselves.
 
Israelis Help Flood Victims In Serbia
israelis help flood victims in serbia
An Israeli delegation of volunteers has spent the past week in Serbia, coordinating the volunteer efforts, after a request from the Serbian government.
 
Israel Threatens Sanctions Against New Palestinian Government
netanyahu and abbas
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has threatened to impose sanctions against the new unity government comprised of Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah faction and the Gaza-based Islamist Hamas movement that was sworn-in at a ceremony in Ramallah on Monday.
 
Jerusalem Terror Attack, Police/Media Coverup Suspected
terror attack/ media coverup
An apparent serious terror attack took place in northern Jerusalem's Ramat Shlomo neighborhood late Friday night, but most Israeli and Jewish news sources are ignoring the incident.
 
Suspect In Brussels Jewish Museum Shooting Claims Responsibility In Video
shooter claims responsibility in video
A man arrested on suspicion of killing four people last month at the Jewish Museum of Belgium allegedly claimed responsibility for the attack in a video.
 
Air Force "Second Only to USAF," Says Its Commander
israeli air force one of best in world
Major General Amir Eshel says that by the years' end, the Israeli Air Force will soon be four times as effective as it was 2 years ago.
 
Netanyahu Condemns Europe on Stance Favoring Fatah-Hamas Unity
netanyahu castigates european countries for hamas support
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu castigated European countries for their positive position regarding the unity government between the Fatah and Hamas movements, which is due to be announced later Monday.
 
Taliban Welcomes "Victory" After US Exchange
taliban issues congratulations over terrorist swap with usa
A Taliban leader issued a rare public statement congratulating Islamists over the US terrorist release; meanwhile, the Afghan government is livid over the swap.
 
Suspect Arrested over Jewish Museum Shooting
brussel jewish shooter footage
A Frenchman with suspected ties to Islamic radicals in Syria has been arrested over last week's shooting at the Jewish Museum in Brussels that left four people dead, investigation sources told AFP on Sunday.
 
Pope's Western Wall Note Revealed
pope francis note western wall
The contents of the note that Pope Francis left in the Western Wall have been released.
 
Report: Netanyahu Approached Elie Wiesel Over Presidency
elie wiesel to be israeli president?
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu had tried to convince Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel to be a candidate in the race for president, media said on Friday.
 
IDF Manhunt After Terror Cell at Large in Samaria
idf
The IDF on Friday afternoon began a manhunt in Samaria. Their target: the terror cell that is believed to have been behind the foiled suicide bombing.
 
Suicide Bombing Prevented in Samaria
idf stops terror attack
Security forces apprehended an Arab terrorist wearing a bomb belt at Tapuach Junction in Samaria, near the city of Ariel, on Friday morning.
 
Brussel's Killer Of Tel Aviv Couple Gets Away Clean
brussel's killer gets away clean
With no arrests or leads, and without the aid of an ally or friendly superpower, the Belgian investigation has very little chance of catching the shooter or identifying the principal who would have ordered a targeted assassination.
 
Ancient Torah Scroll Returned To British Jews
old torah scroll returned to british jews
A 250-year-old Torah scroll that has spent half its existence in a museum was returned to a British Jewish community.
 
US Group: Iranian Hackers Target Israelis On Facebook
hackers hit israelis on facebook
Iranian hackers used social media networks to spy on Israelis, and supporters of Israel in the US and Britain, a report by an American security firm said Thursday.
 
Soldier Suspended Over 'Pallywood' Nakba Shooting
soldier suspended over nakba shooting
The IDF has reportedly suspended a non-combat soldier who allegedly fired his weapon during the "Nakba Day" clashes two weeks ago on May 15, in which two Arab rioters died.
 
Israeli Doctors Use Mother's Liver to Save Infant
baby gets mothers liver transplanted to save life in israel
Israeli doctors on Wednesday successfully transplanted a portion of a liver into the body of a seven month old infant. Doctors said that the operation saved the infant's life.
 
Islamists at Al-Aqsa: Liberate Jerusalem from "Jews Filth"
islamic ally cries to rid jerusalem of jew filth
An Islamic organization held a mass rally at the Al-Aqsa Mosque last week, in which members of the group called upon the army of Pakistan and the Islamic nation to liberate Jerusalem from "Jewish filth".
 
Small Guatemalan Town Uses Nazi-Esque Tactics to Expel Jews
mayor orders jews to leave
The mayor of a Guatemalan town has made a "Jew registry," ordering two Jewish families to leave. "Their customs aren't like ours," he insists.
 
Assad Destroys 400-Year-Old Synagogue
syria army destroys 400 year old synagogue
Syrian Arab Army forces flattened the Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue in the Jobar neighborhood of Damascus over the weekend, according to the Daily Beast.
 
47 Years Since Six Day War, Jerusalem Leads Israel
jerusalem day starts in israel
Jerusalem Day, beginning Tuesday night, will be celebrated in Israel's capital through a series of events featuring top Israeli musicians and various performances.
 
Israel Respects Ukrainians' Election Choice
israel respects ukranians' election choice
Israel's Foreign Ministry said it welcomes the election process that voted in billionaire Petro Poroshenko as Ukraine president.
 
Belgian Jews Gather To Mourn After Museum Attack
belgian jews gather to mourn after attack
Undeterred by the fact that the killer is at large with at least one other accomplice, approximately 2,000 people, many with their small children, showed up at the museum entrance for a vigil a mere 27 hours after the attack.
 
Arab-Israeli Parliament Member Asks Hamas For Help
arab-israeli parliament asks hamas for help
Arab MK Masud Ganaim (Raam-Taal) appealed to the Palestinian Authority (PA) for help fighting the Jewish State Law, proposed by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on May 1, which would affix Israel's status as the nation-state of the Jewish people as a Basic Law.
 
Rare Crusader-Era Monastery Seal Found
crusade era monestary seal found in jerusalem
A rare seal of the Monastery of St. Sabas has been excavated in the Bayit VeGan neighborhood of Jerusalem. The 800 year old seal is in excellent condition.
 
Peres to Join Abbas for "Prayer for Peace" at the Vatican
peres joins abbas for pope prayer
Israeli President Shimon Peres on Monday accepted an invitation from Pope Francis to go to the Vatican for a joint prayer for peace with Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas.
 
Genetic Testing Bill Raises Questions about Medical Freedom
Bill, if passed, would mandate genetic testing for specific diseases on every newborn. But is it the State's right to decide?
 
Pope Makes Impromptu Visit to Terror Victims' Memorial
pope francis in jerusalem
Speaking at a solemn ceremony at the Hall of Remembrance after meeting survivors, the Pope spoke of "the boundless tragedy of the Holocaust" describing it as an "unfathomable abyss."
 
Watch: Police Reveal Video Footage of Brussels Attack
brussel jewish shooter footage
A fourth victim was pronounced dead Sunday and Belgium's Jewish community was placed on high alert as police hunted down a gunman who opened fire at the Brussels Jewish Museum in an attack blamed on growing anti-Semitism.
 
Suspect Arrested in Brussels Shooting Attack
brussels jewish shooting
Three people were killed on-site and another fatally wounded when a gunman attacked the Jewish Museum in the center of Brussels on Saturday, authorities said.
 
Iranian Court Orders Ban on Instagram
instagram blocked in iran
An Iranian court has ordered that the photo-sharing app Instagram be blocked, alongside Facebook and Twitter.
 
Rocket Strikes Southern Israel, Shots Fired at IDF Troops
rockets fall in gaza
Terrorists in Gaza fired a rocket which struck southern Israel on Friday. Also on Friday shots were fired at Israeli soldiers operating near the Gaza border fence.
 
Controversial Bus Ads Compare Islam with Nazism
islamic jew hatred on washington buses
Bus ads linking Islam with Nazism are circulating through Washington, DC - sparking a furious debate about the role of free speech.
 
Swiss Court Rules Nazi Salute "Not Always Illegal"
nazi salute not ilegal in swiss courts
Nazi salutes are illegal in Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic, and Swiss anti-racism laws forbid the public display and dissemination of racist symbols., so what's the issue?
 
18 Lifesaving Israeli Inventions
18 amazing israel life saving inventions
18 incredible innovations from Israel specifically designed to save lives.
 
Palestinian Exhibit for Pope Presents Palestinians as Jesus
palestinians create exhibit showing palestinians as jesus for pope
For Pope Francis' visit to Israel and the Palestinian Authority next week, the Palestinian Authority has commissioned an art exhibit that includes works of art portraying Palestinians as Jesus.

 
Mother, Daughter Suing PA For Six Million NIS Over Ambush
mother, daughter suing PA over ambush
A mother and daughter from Jerusalem filed a lawsuit against the Palestinian Authority (PA) this week, demanding 6 million shekels in compensation for physical and emotional damages they suffered in a terror attack in late 2012.
 
Nigeria Can't Use Israeli Drones To Find Missing Girls
nigeria can't use israeli drones to find girls
In the search for more than 200 abducted schoolgirls, Nigeria will not be able to use Israeli drones it purchased due to poor maintenance.
 
Russia Refuses To Return Disputed Chabad Archive
russia refuses to return chabad archive
A Moscow court on Thursday rejected a US order for Russia to hand over a disputed Jewish archive, instead imposing a fine on Washington for keeping part of the collection.
 
What's Really Going on at King David's Tomb?
vatican to control mount zion?
As Pope Francis's landmark visit to Israel fast approaches, the storm of controversy over rumors the Israeli government plans to hand the Tomb of King David to the Vatican refuses to abate.

 
A Rabbi, a Sheik and the Pope Head to the Holy Land
pope heads to holy land with a rabbi and a sheikh
With a rabbi and a Muslim sheik as his travel companions, Pope Francis is heading to the Middle East with what he hopes will be a powerful message of interfaith respect. It will be the first time that leaders of other faiths are part of an official papal delegation.
 
Israeli Company Attempts to Establish U.S. Hummus Law
new brigade of hummus boycotters
If Sabra Dipping Co. has its way, the use of chickpeas and tahini in making hummus will become U.S. law.
 
Turkish Paper Attacks "Jews" over Mining Disaster
mine collapses in turkey, kills 245, israel offers to send assistance
An ultra-conservative Turkish newspaper has come under fire for an anti-Semitic front-page story which implied that "Jews" were to blame for March 13's fatal Soma mining disaster.

 
US Assigns 13,000 Servicemen to First Combined US-Jordan-Israeli Exercise
us assigns 13,000 servicemen to israel jordan
Under cover of conjoined military exercises with Israel and Jordan, the US has moved more than 6,000 Marines to Jordan and several thousand servicemen to Israel.
 
Hamas Official: The Only '"Peace" will be via Ethnic-Cleansing
"Peaceful resolution" to conflict could only come through the "cleansing" of Israelis from their country, says a senior Islamist official.
 
Gaza Terrorists Target IDF with Mortars, Bomb
explosives planted by idf fencce
Two attacks on IDF soldiers near the security fence of Gaza occurred on Wednesday.

 
Congress Votes Gold Medal For Shimon Peres
congress votes gold medal for shimon peres
The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation that would award Israeli President Shimon Peres the Congressional Gold Medal.
 
Jerusalem Resident Convicted Of Working With Hamas
jerusalem resident convicted of working with hamas
The Jerusalem District Court sentenced a 33-year-old man to three and a half years in prison Tuesday, after he was found guilty of being a member of Hamas.
 
Robbed By The Nazis, 51 Survivors Finally Have Their Bar Mitzvahs
belated barmitzvah for holocaust survivors
A project by the Forum for the Elderly in Sderot, the southern town often hit hard by terrorist rocket fire from Gaza, has allowed 51 Holocaust survivors from the town to have a belated Bar Mitzvah ceremony at Jerusalem's Western Wall (Kotel).
 
Israel Sends Counter-Terrorism Experts to Nigeria
israel sends terror experts to nigeria
Israel has sent two anti-terror experts to Nigeria to join the search for hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped by vicious Islamist group Boko Haram.
 
Israeli Researchers Synthesize Cancer-Fighting Molecule
israeli researchers synthesize cancer fighting molecules
Hebrew University researchers have pinpointed the process by which tumors become resistant to cancer treatments.
 
Israeli Rabbi Tries to Ban Renting Apartments to Lesbians
rabbi refuses to rent to lesbian couple
Jewish law prohibits renting apartments to lesbian couples, Rabbi Yaakov Ariel, chief rabbi of Ramat Gan, announced on his website.
 
"English Schindler" to Receive Czech Award at 105
english schindlers list gets award
Englishman Nicholas Winton, who saved hundreds of Jewish children in Prague from the Nazis before World War II, will receive the Czech Republic's top honor, its president said Monday.
 
"My Nazi Grandfather? I Would Have Shot Him?"
jewish kid grandson of nazi commander at auschwitz
Rainer Hoess was 12 years old when he learned he was the grandson of a man who oversaw the murder of a million people as commandant of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz.
 
Survey: 74% Of French Jews Mulling Emigration
74% of french jews mulling emigration
Nearly 75 percent of thousands of French Jews who participated in a recent survey said they are considering emigrating.
 
Pope Will "Recognize Palestine, Call to End Occupation"
abbas and the pope
Palestinian and Arab Christian sources are already celebrating Pope Francis's visit to Israel starting next Sunday, saying his choice to begin the trip directly in PA-held Bethlehem is meant to "recognize Palestine" and "oppose the occupation."
 
Is India's New Prime Minister Israel's Best Friend?
narenda modi wants to deepend ties with israel
Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi has expressed his desire to 'deepen and develop' ties with Israel and his record shows he is serious.
 
Maccabi Tel Aviv Wins Euroleague Championship
david blatt
The Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team on Sunday evening won the Euroleague championship game in Milan after defeating Real Madrid by a score of 98-86.
 
Rise in Terror Attacks Against Jews in Jerusalem
terror attacks against jews rising in jerusalem
Jewish residents of Jerusalem suffered from 157 separate terror-related incidents in March, IDF Radio revealed Sunday, in a record upswing in attacks from Palestinian Arab terrorists.
 
IDF Soldier: "I'll Sit in Jail, But Won't Expel Jews"
idf refuses to expel jews
Combat soldier taking part in internet protest over demolitions tells media: "going blindly after illegal orders will bring a Holocaust."
 
US Citizens Warned: Stay Away from Golan Heights
idf warns americans t to stay out of golan
US citizens have been warned to stay away from the Golan Heights, the Embassy in Tel Aviv announced, due to fears of spillover from neighboring Syria.
 
Magic Johnson: Donald Sterling Won't Harm Black-Jewish Relations
magic johnson says sterling won't harm black-jewish relations
Magic Johnson said Donald Sterling's diminishing his charitable efforts in the African-American community would not harm relations between the Jewish and black communities.
 
Soldiers in New Protest Vow "We Won't Expel Jews"
idf sign pledge
Following the eviction and demolition of homes in the town of Judea's Gush Etzion region on Wednesday, IDF soldiers have started a Facebook protest pledging not to kick Jews out of their houses.
 
Report: Deal Reached to Save Iraqi Jewish Archive
jewish manuscriprs iraqi archive
A deal between the US State department and the Iraqi government appears to have been struck to keep the Iraqi-Jewish archive of 2,700 restored Jewish books and thousands of documents in the US.
 
Israel Offers to Help Turkey After Mining Explosion Kills 245
mine collapses in turkey, kills 245, israel offers to send assistance
A huge explosion and fire rocked a mine near Soma, Turkey on Wednesday, killing 245 people. Another 120 people are feared trapped or dead. Despite strained relations in recent years, Israel has offered its services to help Turkey locate the missing, and treat the wounded.
 
Iran Threatens to Mobilize 130,000 Troops in Syria
iran and syria
Is Iran orchestrating what happens in Syria?
 
"I Won't Greet The Pope Till He Returns Jewish Treasure"
netanyahu and pope
Pope Francis is due to arrive in Israel on May 25, but Councilman Aryeh King has made clear that he will not be among the Jerusalem officials welcoming the Catholic leader.
 
Elie Wiesel's Childhood Home To Be Holocaust Education Center
weisel childhood home to be holocaust ed. center
A Holocaust education center will open in the childhood home of Nobel Prize-winning author and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel in the Romanian town of Sighet.

 
Are Women Kosher Supervisors A Step Toward Gender Equality?
female masgiachs a step to gender equality?
In a step that further expands the opportunities for women to serve as recognized authorities in Jewish law, the Israeli Chief Rabbinate for the first time is allowing women to serve as kosher supervisors.
 
Ehud Olmert Sentenced To Six Years In Prison For Bribery Conviction
olmert sentenced to 6 yrs for bribery
This morning, Judge David Rozen sentenced former prime minister Ehud Olmert to six years in prison and a NIS 1 million fine in the Holyland affair trial in the Tel Aviv District Court.
 
Improvised Bomb Lobbed at IDF; 11 Terrorists Arrested
idf hit with improvised bomb
A terror attack was narrowly averted in the early hours of Tuesday morning, news site 0404 reports, after a terrorist lobbed an improvised bomb at IDF soldiers near Jenin.
 
Rome Jews Join Initiative for Persecuted Christians, Abducted Nigerians
colosseum to go dark for nigerian girls
The lights illuminating the Colosseum in Rome will be switched off as a show of support for persecuted Christians around the world and the kidnapped schoolgirls in Nigeria.
 
Author Who Made Up Holocaust Memoir to Repay Her Publisher
woman invented holocaust memoir
The author of a global best-selling Holocaust memoir who later admitted it was pure fantasy has been ordered by a U.S. court to repay $22.5 million to her publisher.
 
French Aliyah Skyrocketing Amid Growing Anti-Semitism
french antisemitism going up
The number of French Jews emigrating to Israel rose nearly four-fold in the first quarter of the year and could touch a record in 2014, a Jewish organization said Monday.
 
Israel Is Head Of Snake Cut Off By Fatah-Hamas In PA Cartoon
hate cartoon in PA media
A cartoon in the official PA daily presents the reconciliation and unity between Fatah and Hamas as a means to destroy Israelis/Jews.
 
Israeli-Palestinian Cooperation In The Hebron Hills
cooperation in the hebron hills
The villagers here eke out a living herding sheep and goats. There's no extra money for toys or other luxuries.
 
Israeli Army Running Out Of Money?
israeli army running otu of money
In a letter to Netanyahu, reservists say that the soldiers under their command haven't had any training exercises for more than three years, and that they are unprepared for a future military conflict.
 
Sterling Apologizes In First Interview Since Racist Rant
sterling apologizes
Donald Sterling, the Los Angeles Clippers owner banned for life from the NBA for making racist comments, publicly apologized in his first interview since the remarks were made public.

 
Islamic Jihad Demonstrates Anti-Tank, Anti-Aircraft Capabilities
jihad demonstrate capabilities
The Islamic Jihad terrorist group recently held a military maneuver in which it presented anti-tank and anti-aircraft weapons.
 
Iran Unveils Copy of US Downed Drone
captured sentinel drone in iran
Just a few weeks after the IAF rehearsed for infiltration of Israeli airspace by UAVs, Iran has unveiled its copy of the US Lockheed Martin Sentinel RQ-170 drone which it downed in 2011
 
Dishwasher-Sized Israeli Craft Shoots for the Moon
israel space program
One small step by Israelis could become a giant leap for the State of Israel.
 
Netanyahu Promises To Help Nigeria With Hostages
netanyahu offers to help nigerian girls #beingbackourgiels
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu offered on Sunday to help Nigeria in trying to recover roughly 300 Christian schoolgirls, who were kidnapped by the Al Qaeda-linked terrorist group Boko Haram.
 
Shelly Dadon's Father "Won't Recover" From His Daughter's Murder
shelly dadon
Yaakov Dadon, father of murder victim Shelly Dadon, shot back at claims that laws to prevent the release of convicted terrorist killers would tie the hands of the IDF to rescue kidnapped soldiers.
 
Report: Netanyahu Promises Talmud Will Be Israeli Law
netanyahu tells likud he will change the israeli calendar to a jewish one based on talmudic law
Netanyahu tells Likud religious leader that the Hebrew calendar will be the official calendar of the state of Israel, in a new Basic Law, Jewish law basis of legal system.
 
"Humiliate Christians Until They Convert"
muslim cleric says humiliate christians until they convert
In a sermon earlier this year, a British Islamist leader outlined how under an "Islamic State" Christians and other non-Muslims would be systematically humiliated and persecuted to encourage their women and children to convert to Islam.
 
Special Needs Soldiers Are "Great in Uniform"
special needs unit in the IDF
A unique project that allows disabled and special needs youth to serve in the IDF and integrate into Israeli society is increasing its scale, and affecting thousands of lives for the better.
 
Murderers of IDF Soldier Tomer Hazan Convicted
tomer hazan murdered abducted
Nadal Amar and Nour Al-din Amar were convicted Wednesday by a Samaria military court for the kidnapping and murder of IDF First Sergeant Tomer Hazan, who was handcuffed and strangled to death.
 
Lawsuit Demands Bank Loans for "Building the Third Temple"
temple mount does not allow stars of david?
An Ethiopian immigrant is suing Israel's major banks – because they are denying him loans that he is seeking to build the Third Holy Temple.
 
British University to Host Hamas Supporter
hamas supporter to speak at british university azzam tamimi
Hamas and Holocaust denial are becoming endemic at British universities. Hamas supporter Azzam Tamimi is to speak at an event honoring Holocaust revisionist at King's College London.
 
"I Abducted Your Girls; I Will Sell Them By Allah!"
nigerian girls kidnapped to be sold for alllah
A commander of the Al Qaeda-linked Islamist group which kidnapped nearly 300 Christian girls from a school in Nigeria, has released a chilling video in which he mocks the victims and promises to sell them as slaves.
 
Photo Essay: Israeli Independence Day 66
independance day 66
On Monday and Tuesday, Israel celebrates its 66th year of independence. The day typically includes fireworks; official ceremonies for politicians and military personnel; air shows from the IAF; and, of course, barbecues - and 2014 is no exception.

 
Netanyahu, Peres Offer Video Greetings for Independence Day
netanyahu independence day
Israel's prime minister and president released video greetings in English on the country's Independence Day to Diaspora Jewish communities.
 
On Israel's 66th, Public Figures Stress Unity and Diversity
israel turns 66
Israel transitioned from sadness to joy Monday, marking the yearly switch from Memorial Day to Independence Day at the traditional ceremony at Har Herzl. Israel juxtaposes the two days to illustrate the outcome of the IDF's hard work and sacrifice - the freedom to live in a just and democratic Jewish state.

 
Israel's Declaration of Independence Printed in U.S. Papers
ben gurion signs israeli independence
A full-page advertisement reproducing Israel's Declaration of Independence appeared in The New York Times and USA Today.
 
Rouhani Assistant Visits Synogogue, Confirms Bibilcal Jewish Homeland
assistant to rouhani visits synogogue
Hojat- Islam Ali Yunessi was the first high-ranking Iranian cleric to visit a Jewish synagogue in a decade and, moreover, he delivered a speech in praise of Iran's ancient Jewish community's successful coexistence with other groups.

 
Siren Marks Start Of Israel's Memorial Day
siren marks start of israel's memorial day
A siren wailed across Israel marking the start of the country's Memorial Day.
 
Bereaved Families Interrupt Netanyahu at Memorial Event
israel memorial day
At official Memorial Day ceremony on Har Herzl, Netanyahu defends his "difficult decision" to free terrorists against protest of bereaved.
 
Recording of His Heroic Brother Puts PM on Defensive
yoni netanyahu recordings
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu faced tough questions on Israel's anti-terror policy Sunday, as he listened for the first time to recordings of his late brother, Yoni, 42 years after they were made.
 
Israel Remembers the 23,169 Fallen Since 1860
Between Memorial Day of 2013 and this Sunday, 57 soldiers and terror victims have joined the list of Israel's fallen, as did 50 disabled IDF veterans who died as a result of their disability, and were recognized during the year as fallen soldiers.
 
Iran Bans WhatsApp Because of "Zionist Connection"
whats app banned by iran
The Iranian regime has banned access to the WhatsApp messaging application because it is owned by a Jewish "American Zionist", Fox News reported Saturday.
 
Dutch Muslim Rapper: I Hate Jews More than Nazis
ismo antisemitic rapper hates jews, gays
Rapper Ismo releases a song that says: "I hate those f***ing Jews more than the Nazis," "don’t shake hands with faggots" and "don’t believe in anything but the Koran." (But he swears he's not a bigot.)
 
Grieving Father: "They Butchered My Daughter"
shelly dadon
The father of Shelly Dadon, the 19-year-old resident of Afula whose body was found Thursday in the woods near Migdal Haemek, has spoken for the first time regarding his daughter's murder, which apparently was committed by a terrorist who fled to a nearby Arab village.

 
Senators to Kerry: Aid to PA Should be Conditioned
kerry on israel
U.S. Senators Kirk and Rubio call on Kerry to state that aid to PA will be cut off if unity government fails to recognize Israel.

 
Construction Worker Arrested In Stark Murder
construction worker arrested in stark murder
A Brooklyn construction worker was arrested in connection with the murder of real estate developer Menachem Stark.
 
Netanyahu 'Asked Rabbi To Allow Giving David's Tomb To Vatican'
netanyahu asks rabbi to give david's tomb to vatican
A Knesset Member said Thursday that Chief Sephardic Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef told him that the Prime Minister's bureau contacted him and asked to grant halakhic permission for Israel to hand over the Tomb of David to the Vatican.
 
PM To Submit Basic Law Defining Israel As Jewish Nation-State
netanyahu submits law defining israel as jewish state
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has announced his intention to submit a new Basic Law to the Knesset, enshrining the State of Israel's status as the nation-state of the Jewish people, and attacking attempts to undermine the country's Jewish identity.
 
"Handing Over David's Tomb Rewrites History in Israel"
davids tomb to go to vatican?
Deputy Minister writes a stern letter to the Prime Minister, warning him that handing David's Tomb to the Vatican is a Palestinian Arab victory.
 
Huge IDF Protest over Soldier's Punishment
soldier dismissed for cocking gun
Thousands stand and identify with a soldier who was dismissed for cocking his gun when threatened by 3 Arabs.
 
Abbas Charges "Ethnic Cleansing" in "Occupied" Jerusalem
abbas reuters
Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Monday attacked Israel for not recognizing eastern Jerusalem as "occupied territory," accusing Israel of "war crimes" and "ethnic cleansing" by allowing movement in its capital city.
 
Secret US-Hizballah Talks
secret us-hizballah talks
Mahmoud Abbas' initiation of a unity pact with the Hamas extremists last week was prompted by the direct contacts the Obama administration has secretly established with the Lebanese Hizballah.
 
Catholics Threatened: 'Leave Israel Or Face Divine Wrath'
catholics threatened in israel
A set of vandalism incidents on a mosque and a church occurred on Tuesday, the same day an Israeli man was arrested on suspicion of sending a threatening letter to the Catholic community of Nazareth.
 
'Gaza's Ark' Protest Ship Sunk By Mysterious Explosion
gaza's ark a protest ship sunk by explosion
Gaza's Ark, a "protest" boat that was preparing to breach Israel's naval blockade of Gaza, which is ruled by the terrorist organization Hamas, was sunk in a mysterious explosion on Tuesday.
 
Leftist Extremists Publicly Defile Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial
extremists define yad vashem
A shocking video taped publicly by left-wing activists on the campus of Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial museum has provoked a storm of anger in Israel.

 
Kerry Regrets Calling Israel an "Apartheid State"
kerry cites 'jewish state issue' for level of mistrust in talks
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday expressed his regret for saying that Israel would become "an apartheid state" if talks failed.
 
Jewish Groups Slam Racist Rant By Donald Sterling
jewish groups slam racist rant by donald sterling
Jewish groups condemned the racist remarks attributed to Donald Sterling, the Jewish owner of the Los Angeles Clippers.
 
Ukrainian Jewish mayor Critically Wounded In Shooting
ukranian jewish mayor injured in shooting
The Jewish mayor of Ukraine's second largest city was shot in a suspected assassination attempt that left him in critical condition.

 
Palestinian Authority to Ask UN to Boycott Israel
abbas says no peace deal without sovereign state
PLO, Abbas, to ask the General Assembly and the UN Security Council to boycott companies which help "settlements", "Judaize" Jerusalem.
 
Bethlehem Christian Slams PA's Use of Children as Human Shields
palestinian kids
Christy, an Arab resident of Bethlehem who was forced to flee to the UK following persecution over her sympathy to Israel, has gone public with her criticism of the Palestinian Authority.
 
President Describes his Grandfather's Martyrdom
peres holocaust ceremony
"They locked the doors of the synagogue and set it on fire with all the Jews still inside. No-one survived."
 
"Hamas Attempting to Create Another Holocaust"
netanyahu says hamas attempting to recreate holocaust
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu strongly condemned the Hamas-Fatah unity pact ahead of Holocaust memorial day, calling for Abbas to stop allying with terrorists.
 
Obama Concedes: Maybe it's Time to Pause Talks
obama
US President Barack Obama on Friday summarized Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas's unity deal with the terrorist organization, as being "unhelpful."
 
America's Pitiful Response
obama administration reacts to palestinian deal
Senior ministers and sources in Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's office are reportedly furious at the American administration, for "not reacting with proper force" to the Palestinian Authority and Hamas unity deal.
 
Peace Talks Suspended
peace talks suspended
During a six-hour security cabinet meeting on Thursday, ministers decided to respond to the Palestinian Authority's (PA) unity deal with Hamas, reached on Wednesday, by suspending the peace talks ahead of their April 29 deadline.
 
Jesus Is Sent To Gas Chamber In Jews For Jesus Video
jew like you video on you tube contraversial
A Jews for Jesus video showing Jesus in the selection line at a Nazi concentration camp has spurred criticism "as a cynical abuse of the Holocaust."
 
U.S. Backs Israel's Move to Cancel Talks with PA
us hamas israel
The United States on Wednesday expressed support for Israel's decision to cancel a planned session of peace talks with the Palestinian Authority, in the wake of an announced Hamas-Fatah reconciliation deal.

 
Gaza Terrorists Fire Rockets at Southern Israel, IAF Retaliates
kassam rockets fall in israel, iaf retaliates as gaza celebrates hamas and fatah reconciliation
Gaza terrorists fired two missiles at Israeli civilians Wednesday evening. One missile struck Israeli territory, while the other seems to have landed short.
 
Fatah, Hamas Sign Reconciliation Deal
fatah hamas sign deal
Hamas and Fatah have signed a landmark reconciliation pact Wednesday, having agreed upon the terms of the deal at a meeting in Gaza.
 
Chisel Reportedly Used To Build The Second Temple Discovered
chisel from first temple period
An astonishing archaeological discovery has been made at the feet of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. The find is an ancient chisel, which apparently was used by the builders of the Western Wall of the Second Temple.
 
Gate to the Temple Mount Closed, for Lack of Guards
riots on the temple mount
The Western Wall Police closed off a major gateway to the Western Wall plaza for those coming from King David Street/Jaffa Gate Market, in the absence of security guards.
 
Former IDF Soldier Saves Baby From Burning Car in London
israeli solider saves baby from burning car
Two Jewish synagogue-goers, including a former IDF soldier, have been hailed as heroes after saving a baby and an elderly man from a car just moments before it was engulfed by flames outside a synagogue in north London.
 
Ukrainian Synagogue Firebombed in Apparent Anti-Semitic Attack
russian sepratists in ukraine
A synagogue in southern Ukraine has been targeted in a firebombing attack, in an incident that is bound to heighten fears of a spike in anti-Semitism amid the ongoing unrest in the country.
 
US Supreme Court to Decide on Jerusalem's Status
us supreme court to decide if israel is jerusalem's
The US Supreme Court Monday decided to hear the case of an American born in Jerusalem, once again taking up the sensitive issue of the status of the contested city. Jerusalem is Israel's capital, but the international community, including the USA, repeatedly refuses to recognize it as such.
 
Gaza Rocket Narrowly Misses Sderot Synagogue
iaf responds in rafah after rocket attack on synagogue
Palestinian Arab terrorists in Gaza fired a salvo of seven rockets into southern Israel on Monday, one of which narrowly missed a synagogue packed with worshippers in the city of Sderot.
 
Riots Force Out Top US Rabbi from Temple Mount
riots on the temple mount
Rabbi Meir Soloveichik's tour of the Temple Mount was cut short this morning when violent rioting broke out at the holy site. It was the first time that the Temple Mount had been open to Jews since the beginning of the observance of Passover this year.
 
Alarm Over Reported Deal with Vatican for David's Tomb
king david tomb deal with vatican
Is there a secret deal between the Vatican and Israel to transfer control over King David's Tomb to the Catholic church?
 
Neo-Nazism Raging in Ukraine?
pro-russia
Amidst reports that pamphlets calling for Jews to "register" are a hoax, the Ukrainian PM vows to "bring the perpetrators to justice."
 
Christians Celebrate Good Friday in Jerusalem
Local Christian Arabs and pilgrims from around the world made their way down the cobbled Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem Friday, where Jesus is believed to have walked to his crucifixion.
 
Palestinian Authority Flags Replace Israeli Flags in Tel Aviv
palestinian flags replace israeli flags in jaffa
Israeli flags were replaced by Palestinian Authority flags on Friday morning at the Yafo Jaffa Port, located at the southern end of Tel Aviv.
 
Riots Begin in Jerusalem After Muslim Prayers
stone throwing riots jerusalem
Dozens of Arab youth rioted in Jerusalem on Friday, as they tried to break through police barriers by the Shalem police station near the Damascus Gate, located on the eastern end of the Old City's northern wall.
 
Putin Praises Russian Jews in Passover Greeting
putin warns of attack on israel
Russian Jews are making an enormous contribution to strengthening Russian society's cohesion, President Vladimir Putin wrote in a holiday greeting to the Jewish community.
 
Ukraine Leaflet: Jews Ordered to Register or Face Deportation
donetsk troops order jews to register or be deported
Armed men in Donetsk handed out notices on Passover Eve, ordering all Jews over 16 years of age to register as Jews or face deportation. It further orders Jews to pay a registration fee of $50 before May 3 and list all real estate and vehicles owned.

 
UK: Outrage as "Neo-Nazi" Store Opens in Jewish Neighborhood
neo nazi favred clothing store opens in jewish neighborhood
A clothing store favored by Neo-Nazis has provoked outrage after opening up in the heart of Britain's Jewish community, yards away from the office of the Chief Rabbi, and not far from the headquarters of the Islamic Association.
 
"The Temple Mount Has Been Occupied By Hamas"
temple mount does not allow stars of david?
Politicians have slammed the latest rioting incident on the Temple Mount Wednesday, calling Israel's control over Judaism's holiest site a "failure." Saying "Over the last five days, the Temple Mount has not been occupied by the Jordanian army, but by a division of Hamas."
 
Need Help Catching Up? A Summary of Breaking News
baruch mizrachi funeral passover
Riots break out on the Temple Mount, a father is murdered in Hevron, and the Kansas shooter might get the death penalty. Here's what happened during Passover.

 
Hevron Shooting Victim: Chief Superintendent Baruch Mizrahi
baruch mizrahi
Chief Superintendent Baruch Mizrahi, a husband and father of five, is the man who was murdered near Hevron on Monday by terrorists right before Passover began.
 
Terrorist Attack in the Hebron area
man murderd in hebron terror atttack
A Jewish man was shot and murdered by a terrorist in the Hebron Area. His children were wounded.
 
Kansas Jewish Facilities Shooter Is Former KKK Leader
village shalom shooting in kansas
Kansas police have published the identity of the 73-year-old suspect in Sunday's shootings at two local Jewish institutions that left three dead. The suspect, Fraiser Glenn Cross Jr., is the former Grand Dragon of the Carolina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan.
 
Gunman in Kansas City Shootings Apprehended
village shalom shooting in kansas
Police apprehended a suspected gunman from a shooting at two Jewish institutions in Kansas which left three people dead on Sunday. Reports say that the man was heard yelling "Heil Hitler" as police took him into custody. Law enforcement say it's "too early to tell" if it was an anti-Semitic attack.
 
3 Dead, 1 Injured in Shootings at Kansas Jewish Center, Old Age Home
jcc shooting kansas
Police are investigating fatal shootings that took place in Kansas on Sunday afternoon at the Overland Park Jewish Community Center and at Village Shalom, an assisted living center nearby.
 
New Chemical Weapons Attack Reported in Syria
rebels clash in syria
Syrian government and opposition forces have traded blame over an alleged chemical attack in the village of Kafr Zita, Hama province on Friday.
 
Palestinian Authority to Join Geneva Conventions
abbas pa signsto un geneva convention
The Palestinian Authority has signed up formally to the Geneva Conventions, which set down the rules of warfare and humanitarian operations in conflict zones, the treaties' guardian Switzerland confirmed Friday.
 
Jewish Bones Found Exposed in Polish Town
daniels bones
The descendant of a Jew who fled a Polish town comes back to find the Jewish cemetery in danger of collapse and bones scattered on the ground.
 
Gaza Terrorists Fire Mortar Shells At IDF Patrol
gaza terrorists fire at IDF
Gaza terrorists fired mortar shells at an IDF force that was patrolling near the security fence early Thursday afternoon.
 
Israeli's Treating Syria's Wounded Confront Cultural Gaps
israeli's treat syria's wounded
Despite decades of hostility between Israel and Syria, hundreds of victims of Syria's 3-year-old civil war have received life-saving treatments in Israeli hospitals.

 
Hundreds Protest Hareidi Draft Refuser's Arrest, 5 Arrested
hundreds protest haredi draft, 5 arrested
Hundreds of hareidim protested Thursday at Kikar Hashabat (Sabbath Square) in Jerusalem, against the jailing of a young man who refused to enlist to the IDF.
 
Judge Prevents Eviction of Baby Terror Victim From Hospital
adelle biton, 3 year old rock attack victim
An Israeli Magistrates Court ordered the Lowenstein Hospital in Ra'anana on Thursday not to evict Adele Biton, the three-year-old infant who suffered a critical head injury last March, when Arab terrorists threw rocks at her family's car as they were driving near Ariel in Samaria.
 
"There Has Never Been a Palestinian State - That's a Lie"
bennett says the palestinian state is a lie
In an animated CNN interview, Jewish Home head Naftali Bennett reiterates his calls for a "new approach" for Israel, and rejects the "two-state solution".
 
Mother Pleas with Hospital After Attempt to Evict 3 Year-Old Rock Attack Victim
adelle biton, 3 year old rock attack victim
Adelle Biton, the three-year-old infant who was critically injured nearly one year ago when Arab youths threw a rock at her family's car and hit her directly in the head, was asked to be removed from the hospital. Here's why her mother is refusing to remove the still recovering Adelle.
 
'The First Time I Put On Tefillin Since The War'
holocaust survivors bar bat mizvahs
An emotional group bar and bat mitzvah ceremony was held at Jerusalem's Western Wall. The 87 participants were not 13- and 12-year-old boys and girls - they were elderly Holocaust survivors who had been robbed of the ceremony.
 
Congressman "Shocked" by Anti-Jewish Measures on Temple Mount
american congressman shocked about temple mount measures
An American Congressman has expressed his "shock" after witnessing anti-Jewish discrimination on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, during a recent fact-finding mission to Israel.
 
PA TV Host Receives Journalism Award For Show That Glorifies Terror
woman journalist receives award for glorifying terrorists
The Palestinian Authority's policy is to honor terrorist murderers through all of the communication structures under its control.
 
Dubai Company To Build Ferris Wheel In Jerusalem?
dubai company to build ferris wheel in israel
A company registered in Dubai and run by a Lebanese businessman is reportedly interested in setting a giant ferris wheel in Jerusalem's Independence Park, as a temporary attraction for Independence Day, celebrated on May 6 this year.

 
Arafat's Former Bodyguard Admits: Arafat Was a Liar
arafat lied about condeming suicide bombings
Former Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat's bodyguard has come clean, admitting that the late PA chairman would lie when he condemned suicide bombings in Israel.
 
Israeli Breakthrough Recharges Cellphones In 30 Seconds
israeli breakthrough recharges cellphones in 30 sec.
An Israeli startup said on Tuesday that it was working to develop a bio-organic system that can recharge a smartphone battery in just 30 seconds.
 
Germany May Let Nazi's Heir Keep Nazi Looted Art Stash
stolen art may remain with nazi heir
The heir of a Nazi-era art dealer is likely to retain many of the Nazi-looted artworks after an unsettling deal with the German government.
 
Jobbik Gains 'A Dark Day For Hungary,' European Jewish Leader Says
jobbik party gains in hungary
Electoral advances in Hungary by the ultranationalist party Jobbik should be a source of grave concern to Europe, the president of the European Jewish Congress said.
 
Top Cancer Researcher Talks Israel, Progress, And Hope
top cancer researcher talks progress
A top cancer researcher, Dr. Larry Norton, was in Israel for a conference hosted by Soroka Medical Center in Beer Sheva, highlighting the new frontiers in cancer research.
 
Algerian Man Identified as Burgas Suicide Bomber
bulgarian bus bombing
Bulgarian security forces have identified the suicide bomber responsible for the Burgas bus bombing in 2012 as an Algerian terrorist who trained in Hezbollah camps in southern Lebanon. The bombing killed 5 Israeli tourists and the bus driver.
 
Committee on Temple Mount Prayer Convenes for First Session
temple mount soldiers ban jews
A special Knesset subcommittee will convene Monday and hear arguments for allowing Jews to pray on the Mount. It is the first time that the Knesset is conducting an in-depth examination of Jewish demands to be allowed to pray on the Temple Mount.
 
Firebomb on Border Police Jeep in Samaria
jeep attacked on israeli border
Terrorists threw a firebomb at a Border Police jeep Sunday evening, as it traveled near Hawara, in Samaria.
 
Arabs Hurl Firebombs at Jerusalem Nightclub
firebomb atjerusalem nightclub
Arab terrorists on Saturday night hurled four firebombs towards a nightclub in the French Hill neighborhood of Jerusalem.
 
Rockets Fall in Israel, IAF Strikes in Gaza in Response
iaf strikes gaza in response to rockets
The Israeli Air Force struck in Gaza on Thursday night, hours after terrorists fired several rockets towards Sderot and the surrounding communities.
 
American Commentator: Israel Behind Malaysian Plane Mystery
malysian plane is israel to blame
An American commentator who appeared on state-owned Iranian Press TV suggested that Israel was responsible for the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which went missing on March 8.
 
Expert: Terrorists Likely To Go Free, But Not Pollard
pollard may not go free
In a worst-case scenario, Israel is likely to end up releasing Palestinian terrorists - and Jonathan Pollard will remain in prison in the U.S.
 
PA TV Used To Send Terrorist's Coded Messages
PA tv used to send terroris's message
Yesterday, Israeli police arrested six Arabs from a law firm in Jerusalem, four of them lawyers, on suspicion of transferring messages to and from Palestinian terrorists when they met with them in Israeli prisons.
 
Y.U. Rabbinical Student Sentenced To 13 Years In Abuse Case
YU student sentenced to 13 years
A Yeshiva University rabbinical student who pleaded guilty to child exploitation and possession of child pornography was sentenced to 13 years in federal prison.
 
Hezbollah Terrorist to Speak at Tel Aviv University?
hezbollah terrorist to speak at tel aviv u
Students at Tel Aviv University are hoping to prevent the appearance of a convicted terrorist at an event organized by Arab students next week.
 
U.S. Dissatisfied with Iran's Hostage Taker Ambassador
rouhani nominates ex hostage taker as ambassador iran
Iran nominated a former hostage-taker as its ambassador to the United Nations. The Obama administration says it is "extremely troubling", the BBC reported.
 
Palestinian Authority Officially Applies to UN Groups
kerry worried as palestinians oin UN groups against agreement
The Palestinian Authority has formally submitted its application to join 15 international agencies, as part of a unilateral diplomatic "offensive" that is threatening to derail peace talks with Israel. Several of these agencies are anti-apartheid organizations.
 
Islamic Waqf Official Beats Jewish Man on Temple Mount
israeli soldier temple mount
Attacks on Jews have become commonplace at the Mount, which is Judaism's holiest site. Yitzhak Tessler, one of hundreds of Jews who came to ascend to the Temple Mount on Tuesday, was beaten by a Waqf Muslim Authority official.

 
Fatah Spokesman: We "Blackmailed" Israel To Release The Prisoners
fatah spokesman says we blackmailed israel
The Palestinian Authority's only reason for agreeing to and continuing the peace negotiations with Israel is to bring about the release of prisoners, Fatah's spokesman Ahmad Assaf has indicated.
 
Ramallah Gives Kerry Ultimatum Over Peace Talks
ramallah gives kerry ultimatum over talks
The Palestinian Authority on Monday gave US Secretary of State John Kerry 24 hours to get Israel to release the fourth batch of terrorists, according to AFP, after which they will resume moves to seek international recognition.

 
Pollard Against Being Released For Palestinians
pollard against being released for palestinians
Jailed American spy for Israel Jonathan Pollard would not want to be released in exchange for Palestinian prisoners, an Israeli government minister said.
 
Report: Jonathan Pollard to Be Released in Two Weeks
jonathan pollard to be released?
An Israeli official has confirmed to Arutz Sheva that a deal to secure Jonathan Pollard's release over the next two weeks has crystallized, in a bid to exchange him with over 400 Palestinian Arab terrorists.
 
US Officials Confirm Pollard's Release is on the Table
pollard jonathan
US officials confirmed Tuesday that the release of long-time captive Jonathan Pollard is on the negotiating table with Israel. The catch: Israel and the Palestinian Authority would be forced to resume peace talks, and Israel would have to make "significant concessions."
 
Arabs Claim Galilee Jewish Town As Their Own
karmiel protest over jewish ownership
Karmiel, according to Arab residents of the Galilee, is "occupied territory." Last Friday, about 200 Galilee Arabs demonstrated in the town as part of "Land Day,"van Arab protest against government land expropriation.
 
Israel Nabs Antiquities Thieves Preying On Ossuaries
israel nabs antiquities thieves preying on ossuaries
It sounds like the plot of a thriller. Two antiquities thieves, carrying their stolen loot, meet a potential buyer at an Israeli checkpoint in the dead of night.
 
Pro-BDS Groups To Take Part In New York Israel Day Parade?
bds groups to take part in ny israel day parade?
Leftist Jewish groups supporting the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel will be participating in New York City's Israel Day Parade - and one watchdog group is rallying to prevent them from ruining one of the US's biggest pro-Israel events.

 
Bennett: Israel Less Corrupt, More Jewish After Olmert Decision
israel less corrrupt after olmert decision
Corruption isn't just an annoyance; it's destructive, and could destroy Israel if it is not held in check.
 
Palestinian Ambassador To Prague Not Killed By Exploding Safe
PA envoy to prague not killed by explosion
The explosion which killed the Palestinian Authority's ambassador to the Czech Republic on January 1 was not caused by a booby-trapped safe as was previously believed, according to Czech police.
 
PA: Israel Offered to Free 400 Terrorists; Bennett: No Way
naftali bennett not to terrorist release
Officials with the Palestinian Authority claimed on Saturday that Israel had offered to release 400 terrorists from its prisons so that peace talks continue, eliciting a response from Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett, who said that such a release will never take place.
 
Netanyahu Told Kerry: Prisoner Release Could Topple the Government
netanyahu talks to kerry prisoner release
The pan-Arab London-based newspaper Al-Hayat has reported that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told US Secretary of State John Kerry that his governing coalition may fall apart if Israel goes ahead with the fourth planned tranche in the terrorist release.
 
Boycott? PA Reports Increase in Imports from Israel
aid to gaza
The Palestinian Authority really likes Israeli-made products and even prefers them over those of other countries, according to newly released statistics.
 
IDF Eliminates Terrorists Near Syrian Border
IDF soldiers were able to prevent two terrorists from infiltrating into Israel in the Golan Heights, near the border with Syria, on Friday night.
 
Report: Israel Refuses Last Terror Release
bereaved families protest terrorist release
A senior Palestinian Authority official announced Friday that Israel has told the PA it will not go through on the fourth and final batch of terrorist releases, which was set for Saturday night.
 
Palestinian Religious Leaders: Jews Must not Pray at Kotel
palestinians want soverignty over western wall
The Palestinian Authority Minister of Religious Affairs and the former Chief Justice of the PA's Religious Court both recently declared that the PA's Islamic belief and political position is that Jews are prohibited from praying at the Western Wall of the Temple Mount.
 
Jewish Mogul Vadim Rabinovich Running For Ukraine Presidency
vadim running for ukraine presidency
Ukrainian Jewish businessman Vadim Rabinovich announced his candidacy for president of Ukraine in the May elections.

 
International Temple Mount Awareness Day - Live!
temple mount awareness day
Barely a week goes by without the Temple Mount, Judaism's holiest site, making it into the headlines.

 
Paris: Harrowing Footage of Victim of Brutal Anti-Semitic Attack
man beaten in paris for being jewish
Harrowing footage of the victim of a brutal anti-Semitic attack in Paris has emerged, posted in the moments immediately following the brutal assault in which a group of Arab men beat him up and drew a swastika on his chest.
 
H&M Apologizes For Skull And Star Of David Top
h&m apologizes for skull and star of david top
The fashion clothing chain H&M has withdrawn a sleeveless top depicting a skull inside a Star of David.
 
Fatah Calls For Renewed Terrorism Against Israel
abbas
A senior member of Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah faction spoke at a televised ceremony in support of Abbas last Monday, where he declared Fatah is on the brink of leaving peace talks and returning to armed combat.
 
Arab League Officially Rejects Jewish State
arab league will not recognize jewish state
At the conclusion of the two-day Arab League summit in Kuwait on Wednesday, Arab leaders announced their rejection of Israel's request for recognition as the Jewish state.

 
Israeli Drones Will Guard Brazil World Cup
drones to guard brazil world cup
Haifa-based Elbit Systems announced on Wednesday that it was awarded a contracted by the Brazilian Air Force to supply its Hermes 900 Unmanned Aircraft System, a highly advanced drone.
 
US Limiting Visas for IDF Officers
According to pro-Israeli sources on Capitol Hill, the limitations on IDF soldiers are part of an effort to make s ure that visas are not granted to people who violate human rights in Judea and Samaria.
 
65 Year-Old Man Latest Victim of "Knockout Game"
knockout game linked to jewish landlords
The cruel "knockout game" targeting Jews has continued in Boro Park on Wednesday, leaving a 65 year-old man in the New York district injured.
 
IDF Discovers Two Bombs On Gaza Border
idf soldiers stop bombs in gaza
IDF forces discovered two explosives planted against the security fence on the border with Gaza on Tuesday, during routine activities in the area.
 
University Of Michigan: BDSers Shout 'Kike', Threaten Violence
USM BDSers threaten violence and shout 'kike'
Death threats and anti-Semitic epithets were reportedly issued by pro-Palestinian activists at the University of Michigan against students who oppose a resolution to divest from Israel.

 
UN Blames Israel for Problems in Judea, Samaria and Gaza
security council discusses syria
The United Nations Human Rights High Commissioner claimed on Monday to have found the source of the trouble in Judea, Samaria and Gaza - and it's Israel.
 
Israel Set To Compensate Turkey Over Mavi Marmara Deaths
israel set to compensate turkey over mavi marmara
Israel and Turkey will soon sign a compensation deal over the infamous "Mavi Marmara" incident according to Turkish officials.
 
Terrorist "Martyrs" Families to Receive Millions of Dollars
palestinian martyrs to receive millions of dollars
The Palestinian Authority continues to financially support terrorism, and families of terrorists were set to receive a great deal of that financial support, as another $74 million from the PA budget was pledged to the families of 'martyrs' for the Palestinian Arab nationalist cause.
 
Iran Building Mock-Up Of US Aircraft Carrier
iran building mock aircraft
At the same time as President Barack Obama was sending New Year greetings to the Iranian people Thursday, March 20, US satellites snapped shots of a mockup of Iran's first aircraft carrier under construction at the Revolutionary Guards naval base of Bandar Abbas.

 
Abbas Says No Peace Deal Without Sovereign State
abbas says no peace deal without sovereign state
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said the Palestinian leadership will not agree to a peace deal unless it includes a completely sovereign state with a capital in eastern Jerusalem.
 
34% of Hungarians Blame "Jewish Conspiracy" for Economic Woes
members of JDL arrested after allegedly beating up Neo-Nazis
Far right Jobbik party gaining strength in Hungary but Jewish organization says anti-Semitism was worse in 2010.
 
British Architects' Union Votes to Boycott Israel
british architects boycott israel
The British architects' union has declared a boycott of its Israeli counterpart, in the latest development of the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement's crusade targeting the Jewish state.
 
Shin Bet Busts Two Samaria Terror Cells
terror cell busted in israel
Several members of a terror cell in Shechem, which opened fire on Israeli cars at Jit Intersection next to the Samaria community of Kedumim, were arrested in a joint mission between the IDF and Israel Security Agency.
 
Terrorist Releases: Good for Israel?
terrorists celebrated upon release from israeli prisons
As calls escalate to prevent the fourth batch of Palestinian Arab terrorists from being released, support has been declared from an unlikely person: a bereaved mother.
 
French Jew Brutally Assaulted in Paris
jew attacked in paris
The attackers shouted "death to the Jews" and "filthy Jew" during the assault - before breaking the victim's nose and drawing a swastika on his chest.
 
Hamas Sends Threatening Texts to Hundreds of Israelis
hamas texts israelis threats of beheadings
Hundreds of Israelis, including many journalists, have been threatened with kidnapping and beheadings- allegedly by Hamas - in the past several hours via text messages. VirtualJerusalem's Editor has received a similar threatening letter.
 
UN's Falk Accuses Israel of Ethnic Cleansing
falk says israel does ethnic cleansing against arabs
Richard Falk, the UN's "human rights expert", accuses Israel of a campaign of ethnic cleansing and apartheid policies against Arabs.
 
Ukrainian Jews Face "Uncertain" Future
russian troops in crimea
As events in Ukraine continue to escalate, the country's roughly 60,000-strong Jewish community has been feeling the pressure.
 
IDF Official: We Will Destroy All the Tunnels
hamas terror tunnels
The head of the IDF's Southern Command promised on Friday that the IDF would locate and destroy all of Hamas's terror tunnels.
 
PA Teaches Kids "Indivisible Palestine" Replaces Israel
The Palestinian Authority has made it abundantly clear in recent months that not only does it not recognize Israel as the Jewish state -- it doesn't recognize Israel's existence altogether.
 
Missing Iranian Jews Were Murdered on the Way to Israel
Eight of 11 families of Iranian Jews missing since the 90s were told Thursday evening at the Center for Intelligence Heritage that their relatives were murdered on their way to Israel.
 
Madoff Says His Scheme Was Not Betrayal Of The Jews
madoff says scheme not to betray jews
Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff said in a prison interview that he does not feel he "betrayed the Jews."
 
Drahi's Israel News Channel To Air In US
drahi's israel news channel to air in us
The English-language version of Patrick Drahi's Israeli news channel i24news will be aired in the US by Jewish Life station JLTV.
 
Terror Victim's Father: Let's Not be Suckers Yet Again
terror victim's father: let's not be suckers
Ron Kerman, whose 17-year-old daughter, Tal, was killed in the 2003 bombing of bus line 37 in Haifa, told Arutz Sheva Thursday that he fully supported Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon's declaration that he would resign his post if the government went ahead with yet another round of releasing terrorists.
 
Fatah Celebrates Anniversary Of Killing Of 37 Israeli Civilians
fatah celebrates anniversary of killing 37 israelis
In keeping with their annual tradition, Fatah and the PA celebrated the anniversary of the most lethal terror attack against Israel.
 
Growing Call For Non-American Role In Mideast Peace Process
growing call for non-american role in mideast peace
As the clock winds down on US Secretary of State John Kerry's window to secure a peace deal between the Palestinians and Israelis, some Palestinian officials are suggesting that greater involvement by the international community is the key to the success or failure of the Kerry mission.
 
Palestinian Police Preparing for Statehood
palestinian police prepare for statehood
Palestinian police are also receiving training from the European Union through an organization called EUPOL COPPS.
 
Nazi Past Overshadows Legacy of Porsche
porsche nazi past
The name Porsche has long made sports car enthusiasts swoon, but the Nazi past of the famous brand's founder has left his Czech hometown sorely divided over his legacy.
 
Indian Ocean Debris May be from Malaysian Plane, Officials Say
malaysia airplane debris was found
The first physical signs of the disappeared Malaysian Airlines plane may have surfaced in the Indian Ocean, officials said.
 
Syria Complains to the UN Against Israel
Syria complained on Wednesday to the United Nations against Israel, after the Israeli Air Force launched airstrikes against Syrian targets on Tuesday night.
 
Israel's Bankrupt Military Policy for Gaza Won't Work for Golan Either
That Israel's military chiefs have not yet come up with an answer for the four attacks building up from Syrian territory, was apparent in its responses to the bomb which injured four paratroopers Tuesday, March 18.
 
Military-Grade Weapons Cache Found Near Hevron
weapons found in hevron
IDF forces uncovered a weapons cache in the Arab village of Beit Rima, located in Judea near Hevron, on Wednesday morning. The cache includes mortar shells, guns, night-vision equipment, stun grenades, helmets, 15 rubber bullets and army boots.
 
El Al Expert: Missing Plane Probably Hijacked, Crashed
new safety procedures following lost plane
One former head of security at El Al, discussed the mystery of the disappeared Malaysian airliner.
 
Beit El Residents to IDF: Protect Us Or We'll Do it Ourselves
beit el residents demand protection from idf
Hundreds of Beit El residents demonstrated on Tuesday night against the ongoing harassment and attacks against residents by Arabs in the area.
 
Israel Adds Airline Safety Procedures Following Lost Malaysian Plane
new safety procedures following lost plane
Israel has instituted new airline safety procedures in the wake of the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370.
 
Who's Leading The U.S. Rabbinical School Scene?
who is leading the U.S. rabbinical schools?
Just how much ground has shifted in recent years in the U.S. rabbinical school scene?
 
PM: Northern Border A 'Security Challenge' For Israel
northern border a security challenge for israel
In a statement Tuesday, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said that Israel's northern border was heating up, creating a “security challenge” for Israel.
 
Iran Says Arak's Pumps Were Tampered With
arak's pumps tampered with
Iran on Monday provided more information regarding the failed attempt to sabotage the nuclear reactor in Arak, saying that the attackers tampered with the pumps at the facility.

 
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's Daughter Wins Israel Prize
rabbi ovadia yosef's daughter wins israel prize
Education Minister Shai Piron (Yesh Atid) announced on Tuesday this year's winners of the prestigious Israel Prize for lifetime achievements to society and to the state.

 
Three Israeli Soldiers Hurt in Golan Heights Bombing
Three Israeli soldiers patrolling the border with Syria were injured when a roadside bomb was detonated next to their jeep.
 
Israel May Block Last Terrorist Release
terrorist prisoners in israel
Israel may reconsider the release of the fourth and last batch of terrorist murderers that it is planning to free as part of pre-agreed "gestures" toward the PA.
 
One Tragedy Averted
one tragedy averted
The whole world's eyes are on the far east, wondering how a Boeing 777 can just disappear without a trace.

 
Senior Palestinian Official: "Allah Will Gather (The Israelis) So We Can Kill Them"
pal. official says
Senior Palestinian official Abbas Zaki said in an interview broadcast yesterday on official PA TV that Israelis "have no belief, no principles" and that they "are an advanced instrument of evil." Therefore, "Allah will gather them so that we can kill them."
 
Kerry Cites 'Jewish State Issue' For Level Of Mistrust In Talks
kerry cites 'jewish state issue' for level of mistrust in talks
John Kerry said Israeli and Palestinian mutual mistrust remains high, and the U.S. secretary of state expressed frustration with the issue of recognizing Israel as a Jewish state.

 
Is Obama Increasing Or Slashing Funding For Israeli Missile Defense?
obama admin. slashing or increasing funding?
Has the Obama administration vastly increased its funding for Israel's missile defense, or has it slashed it?
 
Israeli Military Calls up Reservists After Gaza Rocket Barrage
The Israel Defense Forces called up a limited number of reservists following a second day of rocket attacks from Gaza on southern Israel, when 17 rockets were fired at Israel.
 
EU Sanctions Target 21 Ukrainian, Russian Officials
armed men in crimea
Travel bans, asset freezes imposed after Crimean referendum endorsed joining the Russian Federation.
 
Police Close Temple Mount to Jews, Shorten Minister's Visit
temple mount soldiers ban jews
Israeli police, in an attempt to appease the Muslim Waqf which was left in charge of the Temple Mount compound after the 1967 Six Day War, ban Jews from praying or performing any other form of worship.
 
Israeli Couple Saved From Mob in Kiev
ukrainian violence
An Israeli couple in Ukraine's capital city of Kiev were rescued from a near-lynching last Friday, right before Shabbat.
 
Israel Ranked as Best Country for Women in Middle East
muslims in jerusalem
Israel is the best country in the Middle East for women's rights and freedoms, the World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap survey concluded this week.
 
IDF Shells Hezbollah Position After Border Blast
idf patrol
An explosive device was detonated on Friday evening near an IDF patrol that was on the border with Lebanon.
 
Chief Rabbi Lau Visits Sderot Amid Rockets
rabbi
Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi David Lau visited the beleaguered city of Sderot on Friday morning. The city, and its surrounding region, has been pummeled by roughly 100 rockets from Gaza since Wednesday, with the most recent hitting Friday morning.
 
Eight More Rockets Hit Israel's South
terrorists send more than 100 rockets to israel iaf retaliates
At least eight rockets were fired on Israel's south Thursday night by terrorists from Gaza, a continuation of the escalated rocket barrage, in which roughly 100 rockets have been fired since Wednesday.
 
Islamic Jihad Warns Israelis In Hebrew: 'Get Out Of Our Country'
jihad warns israelis in hebrew to get out of country
The Iranian-backed terrorist group responsible for last night's attack has released a Hebrew-language video warning the Israeli government against attacking and calling on Israelis to "get out of our country".
 
Hamas Will Get 'Fire For Fire,' Peres Warns
hamas will get fire for fire peres warns
President Shimon Peres reacted Thursday to Gaza terrorists' ongoing attacks on southern Israel. Hamas is responsible for the rocket fire, he charged, and it will get "fire for fire."
 
Iron Dome Cash Infusion Includes U.S. Manufacture Requirement
iron dome cash infusion includes us manufacture requirement
A substantial proportion of the manufacture of Israel's Iron Dome batteries will shift to the United States as part of a major increase in U.S. funding for the anti-missile program.

 
IAF Hits Terror Targets in Gaza; Israel Denies "Ceasefire" Claim
israel retaliates in gaza
The Air Force hit several terror targets in Gaza on Thursday afternoon, following a wave of rocket attacks on southern Israel on Thursday morning. Israel denied Gaza terrorists' claims that a ceasefire had been successfully negotiated.
 
Terrorists Resume Rocket Fire as Far as Ashdod, Ashkelon
rockets fall in ashkelon ashdod
Gaza terrorists fired on major Israeli cities on Thursday morning, setting off the Red Alert rocket sirens in Ashdod and Ashkelon. The Iron Dome defensive system shot down at least one rocket that was on course to hit Ashkelon.
 
Israeli Air Force Strikes Gaza After Missile Onslaught
gaza airstrike after 60 missiles fall in israel
The Israeli Air Force struck 29 terror targets belonging to Islamic Jihad and Hamas in Gaza on Wednesday evening as retaliation for firing a barrage of over 60 rockets on Jewish communities in southern Israel, the IDF announced Wednesday.
 
Foreign Minister Says Israel Needs to "Retake Gaza"
israel and gaza
Responding to the onslaught of more than 60 rockets fired by Islamic Jihad terrorists from the Gaza Strip this evening, Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman has said that any Israeli response must include the retaking of Gaza, according to AFP.
 
More Than 60 Rockets Hit Israel, IDF Tanks Sent Into Gaza
idf tanks go to gaza after 60 rockets fall in israel
Terrorists in the Gaza Strip have battered towns and villages in southern Israel with at least 60 rockets, hitting several Jewish communities in the largest-scale attack since the 2012 Pillar of Defense counterrorism operation.
 
British PM Criticizes PA Incitement, Israeli "Settlements"
david cameron
British Prime Minister David Cameron vows to fight boycotts, and the kosher slaughter ban, as the Opposition heckles away during his Knesset address.

 
Terrorists Fire Rocket at Southern Israel
rocket
Gaza-based terrorists fired a Kassam rocket at southern Israel on Tuesday evening. Residents of Sderot and the surrounding area reported that they heard the "Red Alert" siren before the rocket exploded.
 
Jewish Russian Was Aboard Missing Malaysian Plane
jewish russian was aboard missing plane
One of the passengers aboard the Malaysian Airlines plane that vanished is a Jewish Russian national.
 
Arab League Stands Firm On Rejecting Israel As Jewish State
arab league still rejects israel as jewish state
The Arab League refused to recognize Israel as a Jewish state in the framework of current peace talks with the Palestinians, as per Israel's demand.

 
Israelis On Cruise Forced To Stay On Ship In Tunis
israelis forced to stay on ship in tunis
Israeli tourists traveling on a Norwegian cruise ship were prevented from disembarking at a stop at the Port of Tunis.
 
Murderer Of Mother And Children "Brave, Heroic Fighter" Says Abbas Rep
abbas rep calls murderer brave
The Palestinian Authority recently held a military funeral for terrorist killer Sarhan Sarhan, who murdered a mother and her two children and two other Israelis in Kibbutz Metzer in 2003.
 
Netanyahu Warns: Iran Will Hide Nuclear Suitcases Next
iran will next hide nuclear suitcases
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned Monday, March 10, that because the world chooses to slide over Iran's concealed nuclear program, the next Klos C ship may not carry missiles but "nuclear suitcases."
 
Al Qaeda Video, Magazine Targets English-Speaking Recruits
al qaeda recruiting westerners
Al Qaeda has extended its reach farther into the Western world, by using clips from Malcom X speeches to advertise their new English-language magazine, Resurgence.
 
Hamas Claims Next War Will Target the Golan Heights
hamas threatens golan heights
Hamas displayed bravado Monday, as it unveiled a rocket-shaped 'statue' showcasing its capacity to strike Israel at the same time the Jewish state exposed its haul of the Iranian weapons ship arming the terror organization.
 
Israel's History in Pictures: The Hinnom Valley
hinom valley pictures
The area opposite the Old City walls between Jaffa and Zion Gates was the subject of great photographic interest. Here are some of these incredible historic pictures.
 
Israeli Researcher Discovers Alzheimer's Drug By Accident
israeli researcher discovers alzheimer's drug
Professor Marta Weinstock-Rosin, the former head of Hebrew University's School of Pharmacology, was trying to learn why morphine depresses respiration.
 
Israeli Troops Unload And Search Iranian Weapons Ship
israel unloads iranian weapons ship
Israeli military forces completed unloading and inspecting the cargo of an Iranian ship captured in the Red Sea carrying weapons bound for Gaza.
 
Al Qaeda Snitch Versus Bin-Laden's Son-In-Law
al qaeda snitch versus bin -laden's son in law
A former British Al Qaeda terrorist turned witness will testify on Monday in London, pointing the finger at Osama bin Laden's son-in-law.

 
PA Demands International Probe into Jordanian Border Shooting
border shooting israel palestinians jordan
The Palestinian Authority has reacted angrily to the death of a Palestinian Arab man who was shot as he attacked IDF soldiers along Israel's border with Jordan, as more information emerges about the attacker.
 
"There Are Thousands of Al-Qaeda Terrorists in Gaza"
there are thousands of al qaeda in gaza
The head of a Gaza-based jihadist group warned on Sunday that there are several thousand Al-Qaeda-inspired terrorists in Gaza.

 
U.S.: No Need for PA to Recognize Israel
netanyahu kerry jerusalem
The United States believes there is no need for the Palestinian Authority to recognize Israel as a Jewish state as part of a peace agreement, State Department Spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Saturday.
 
Israeli Navy Soldiers Sing Shabbat Song At Sea, En Route to Stop Iran's Weapons Shipment
idf soldiers sing sabbath song about peace on way to stop iranian weapons shipment to gaza
MUST WATCH: As Shabbat began last week, these IDF soldiers had already set sail to stop Iran's weapons shipment from reaching Gaza terrorists. In the middle of the sea on their way to this mission, they all sang "Shalom Aleichem" - a Shabbat song meaning "peace be upon you." Days later, their successful mission brought peace upon the entire nation of Israel. They are our heroes.
 
Disappearing Palestine Ad Going To Canada Supreme Court
anti israel ad campaign
A pro-Arab organization in Canada, Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East, has resorted to a supreme court petition after its ad campaign smearing Israel was blocked.
 
Syrian Warplanes Approach Border; IAF Deployed
iaf deployed after syrian planes come to israeli border
No contact was made between the two air forces, but it was a close call.
 
Netanyahu on Arms Ship: We'll See Who's Lying
netanyahu on iran
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu ended his three-day trip to California on Thursday, with a message for Iran and its proxy terrorist groups.
 
US-Israeli Intelligence Collaboration Against Iranian Missile Ship
us-israeli collaboration against iranian ship
In an unusually frank disclosure, White House spokesman Jay Carney said Wednesday night, March 5, that US intelligence services and military had worked with Israel to track the Iranian Panama-flagged ship KLOS C, which was apprehended by Israeli naval commandos on the Red Sea earlier that day carrying missiles for Gaza via Sudan.

 
Pollard Undergoes Surgery, Condition 'Not Good'
pollard undergoes surgery
Jonathan Pollard, the American spy for Israel serving a life sentence in federal prison, was taken to the hospital and underwent surgery.

 
Israel Treating Victims of Ukrainian Unrest
israel treats wounded from ukraine
Israel has begun providing Ukrainian citizens - victims of ongoing unrest and anti-Semitism - with much-needed medical treatment.
 
IDF Intercepts Iranian Weapons Ship Bound for Gaza
The Israel Defense Forces intercepted an Iranian ship laden with weaponry and bound for terrorist organizations in Gaza.
 
Bachmann Says US Jews are Selling Out Israel
michelle bachmann says jews selling out israel
Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann has accused American Jews of having “sold out Israel” by voting for President Obama in 2008 and 2012.
 
University Of Windsor Students Vote To Boycott Israel
university of windsor students vote to boycott israel
Students at the University of Windsor in Ontario passed a referendum supporting the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement targeting Israel.
 
Flight Carrying Israelis Makes Emergency Landing In Tehran
plane with israelis makes emergency landing in tehran
A Turkish Airlines flight carrying 20 Israeli passengers made an emergency landing in Tehran.
 
British PM David Cameron To Visit Israel In March
british pm to visit israel in march
British Prime Minister David Cameron will visit Israel and address the Knesset on March 12.

 
Terrorists Hurl Firebombs at Beit El in Broad Daylight
idf soldiers rocks
Arab terrorists hurled a firebomb Tuesday at the community of Beit El, in the Binyamin region, north of Jerusalem.
 
South Africa Endorses Israel Apartheid Week
south africa endorses israel apartheid week
South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) has officially endorsed the annual Israel Apartheid Week, which is held annually on campuses and is used to delegitimize Israel.
 
Jerusalem Program Limits Muslim Prayer Call
jerusalem program limits musilm prayer call
Jerusalem residents may finally have their nighht's sleep returned to them, as the Municipality is starting a new process to investigate and limit the noise pollution of local mosques' prayer call loudspeakers.
 
100% Rise In Palestinian "Family Honor" Killings
100% rise in palestinian honor killings
According to a senior official in the PA Ministry of Women's Affairs, there has been a 100% rise in the number of Palestinian women murdered in the name of "family honor."
 
Is Israel Paying Syrian Rebels for Information?
is israel paying syrian rebels for info?
According to The National, a newspaper based in Abu Dhabi, as fighting is intensifying on Syria's southern front, near Israel's border, Israel is paying large sums of money to rebel groups for information on Jihadist groups.

 
U.S. Urges Israel To Halt Iranian Assassination Campaign
us urges israel to stop assassinating iranian scientists
The Obama administration pressured Israel to stop assassinating Iran's top nuclear scientists, according to a CBS News report.

 
Obama to Urge Netanyahu to "Seize this Moment" to Make Peace
netanyahu obama
The United States will have a "limited" ability to manage the "international fallout" on Israel if it does not make peace with the Palestinians, President Obama said.
 
Ukraine Rabbi: Jewish Men Likely to Be Drafted for Possible War
anti government protest ukraine
As tensions continued to mount in Ukraine, the Jewish community was steeling itself for troubled times, said Rabbi Moshe Wasserman, the Chief Rabbi of the country.
 
Stabbing in Bnei Brak: Terror Suspected, 8 Arrested
stabbing in bnei brak
Eight people have been arrested as suspects in a stabbing that took place in Bnei Brak, near Tel Aviv, Sunday evening. The background for the attack is suspected to be nationalistic.
 
Report: US Pressures Israel, "Stop Killing Iranian Scientists"
obama and netanyahu iranian scientists israel
President Barack Obama will not only pressure Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to accept the US framework for peace - but also to stop intervening in preventing a nuclear Iran.
 
Iranian Official: "We are Preparing to Liberate Jerusalem"
1
The Islamist Basij militia force in Tehran ran a special military exercise Thursday and Friday preparing for an Iranian takeover of Jerusalem.
 
Mammoth Hareidi Protest Planned for Sunday
haredi protest planned
Hareidi leaders predict a huge turnout for a protest on Sunday in Jerusalem that they are calling "the million man protest."
 
"Ukraine's Jews Need to Be Protected Before It Joins EU"
ukraine antisemitism
Finnish European Parliament Member Hannu Takkula released a statement Thursday condemning Ukraine for ignoring the anti-Semitism fomenting there.
 
Jordanian Lawmakers Vote To Expel Israeli Envoy
jordanian lawmakers vote to expel israeli envoy
Jordan's parliament voted to expel Israel's ambassador to Amman and recall its envoy following a Knesset debate about Israel regaining sovereignty over the Temple Mount.
 
Arab League Contemplates Turning to UN Over Al-Aqsa
arab league contemplates turning to UN over mount
The Arab League discussed on Wednesday the possibility of filing a complaint to the UN Security Council over alleged "Israeli attacks on the Al-Aqsa compound", the Palestinian Authority-based Ma'an news agency reported.
 
Kerry Warns Russia as Troops Head for Border
kerry warns russia as troops head for border
Russia's Defense Ministry announced Thursday morning that warplanes will be put on alert on the Ukrainian border, Channel 10 reported.
 
Mammoth Hareidi Protest Planned for Sunday
haredi protest planned
Hareidi leaders predict a huge turnout for a protest on Sunday in Jerusalem that they are calling "the million man protest."
 
IDF on "High Alert" Near Lebanese Border After Hezbollah Threats
idf on high alert
Israeli troops along the border with Lebanon were on high alert Wednesday night after Hezbollah threatened action over what it said was an Israeli air raid.
 
Bizarre Auction Find Involves Napoleon, The Grand Sanhedrin, and the Jews
napoleon coin jews great sanhedrin
A medal with Napoleon portrayed in imperial dress, granting a kneeling French Jew the Tablets of the Ten Commandments, reveals that Napoleon drove to give full rights to French Jewry, and fashion himself as the savior of Jewish life there.
 
Jordan Threatens to Revoke Peace Treaty Over Temple Mount
temple mount mosque
Prime Minister Abdullah Nsur warned on Wednesday that Jordan might review a 1994 peace treaty with Israel after the Knesset began a debate on allowing Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount.
 
"There is No Temple Mount, Only Al-Aqsa Mosque"
There is No Temple Mount, Only Al-Aqsa Mosque
Arab MK disrupts committee on Jewish prayer rights with historical revisionism, and attempts to silence other politicians.

 
"Why Should Palestinians Believe in the Holocaust?"
why should palestinians believe in the holocaust
A well-known Palestinian-Canadian activist who has previously been in hot water over his support for terrorism and use of anti-Semitic propaganda is in the news again, this time for defending Holocaust denial.
 
Israel Air Force Strikes In Syria And Lebanon
israel air force strikes in syria and lebanon
Not confirmed by Israel, Western military and intelligence sources report that Israeli Air Force strikes in Lebanon and Syria overnight Monday, Feb. 24 came on the heels of the first use in the three-year Syrian war of a Russian-made nuclear-capable Tochka (Point) surface missile.

 
Senior Hamas Official Campaigns Against 'Honor Killings'
hamas official campaigns against honor killings
Dr. Yunis Al-Astal , a member of the Council of Scholars of Palestine and an MP in the Hamas "parliament," sharply criticized Sunday the phenomenon of honor killings in Palestinian Arab society.
 
Israel Guilty Of 'Apartheid', Says Falk In Final Report
israel guilty of apartheid says falk
The United Nations "human rights expert", Richard Falk, is accusing Israel of carrying out policies which "amount to apartheid" in Judea, Samaria and Gaza, Reuters reported on Monday.

 
Ancient Mikvah Discovered In Spain
mikvah found in spain
A 15th-century mikvah was discovered in Catalonia, Spain.
 
'Jews Were In Israel Way Before Brits In Britain'
jews in israel way before brits in britain
Economics Minister and Jewish Home Chairman Naftali Bennett recently appeared on the BBC, where he argued the two-state solution has failed, and that Israel needs to reaffirm its Jewish nature.
 
Jordanian Politicians Demand End to Peace With Israel Over Temple Mount
harper visits temple mount
Jordan's opposition Islamists called on the government to freeze a 1994 peace treaty with Israel as the Knesset was Tuesday to debate Israeli sovereignty over the Temple Mount.
 
Riots on the Temple Mount Injure Two Police Officers
temple mount riots
Police arrested three Arab rioters Tuesday morning on suspicion of throwing rocks and firecrackers at police on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, right after police opened the Rambam Gate entrance to the Mount.
 
Peak in US Rejection of Israeli Visa Requests
peak in us rejection of israeli visas
US State Department figures from 2013 reveal a sharp 80% rise over the course of the year in Israeli visa requests that were rejected, continuing a trend of Israeli visa rejections over several years.
 
Alice Herz-Sommer, Oldest Holocaust Survivor, Dies At 110
alice herz-sommer dies at 110
Alice Herz-Sommer, the 110-year-old Holocaust survivor and concert pianist whose life was the subject of an Oscar-nominated documentary, has died.

 
Hamas: Recognizing Israel is a "Death Sentence"
hamas
Lawmakers from Hamas on Sunday warned Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas against recognizing Israel as part of the ongoing peace process.
 
Nation-wide Defense Drills Held In Israeli Schools
drills take place at israeli schools
The Education Ministry held a nation-wide defense drill on Monday, meant to sharpen procedures in case of an emergency for students from elementary through high school, as well as at kindergartens.
 
Ukraine Jews "Miraculously Saved" on Friday
protests in the ukraine
Rabbi Hillel Cohen, chairman of "Hatzalah" Ukraine, said that the situation appears to be calming down, but that there was still danger.
 
Terrorists March on Outskirts of Jerusalem
terrorists march on jerusalem outskirts
Dozens of armed, masked marchers participated in the 45th anniversary march of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine in Abu Dis over the weekend.
 
Jewish Residents of Kiev Receive Threats
ukraine violence antismitism
In the wake of the recent unrest in Ukraine, Jewish residents of Kiev have received threats by anti-Semites in recent days.
 
"Diary of Anne Frank" Vandalized in Libraries Across Tokyo
anne frank books vandalized across japan
Scores of copies of Anne Frank's "Diary of a Young Girl" kept in public libraries across Tokyo have been vandalized, sparking alarm amid a rightward shift in Japan's politics.
 
Hezbollah TV: Hollywood Meant to Help Jews Take Over America
hezbollah says hollywood jewish takeover invention
Hollywood was an invention meant to help Jews "take over" America, according to Hezbollah's television channel. Superman, invented by "the Jews", is part of this plan as well, according to the report.
 
King David's Tomb To Remain In Israel's Hands
king davids tomb to remain in israels hands
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's Office (PMO) released a statement Thursday affirming that Israel will not, despite earlier reports, give away Mount Zion -- including King David's tomb -- to the Vatican.
 
Official PA Daily Crossword: Haifa Is "A Port In Occupied Palestine"
official pa daily crossword
Although PA Chairman Abbas proclaims the Palestinian Authority's desire to live side by side with an Israeli state, his official newspaper Al-Hayat Al-Jadida promotes a different position when it calls the Israeli coastal city Haifa "a port in occupied Palestine."
 
Peres: The Goal - Keeping Israel Jewish
peres: the goal keeping israel jewish
President Shimon Peres shared his thoughts Thursday on the odds of achieving peace, and conflict over hareidi enlistment.

 
Spanish Muslims Demand Citizenship Comparable To Law Of Jewish Return
law of return for spanish muslims
Spanish Muslims urged their government to grant citizenship to descendants of Muslims who were expelled from Spain in addition to Jews.
 
Jordanian Yitzhak Rabin To Enlist In IDF
jordanian yitzhak rabin to enlist in idf
A Jordanian man named Yitzhak Rabin won his battle to join the Israel Defense Forces.
 
PA Official: Abbas Ready For Israel As A Jewish State
abbas ready for israel as a jewish state
A senior PLO official was quoted as saying that Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas was prepared to recognize Israel - this time, for real.
 
3,504 New North American Immigrants To Israel In 2013
many new north american immigrants to israel 2013
Instead of a projected decline, Aliyah (immigration) from North America to Israel actually showed signs of a slight upswing in 2013, according to a new release from the Ministry of Immigrant Absorption.
 
2 Israelis Arrested For Alleged Iran Arms Trafficking
2 israelis arrested for alleged iran arms trafficking
Arms traders Avihai Weinstein and Eli Cohen have been arrested on suspicion of arms trafficking with Iran, and are being interrogated in Israel by the Ministry of Defense, the Israel Police, and other authorities.

 
Fatwa: Muslims Can't Travel to Mars
mars pictures muslims forbidden
Muslim clerics have issued a religious ruling forbidding any Muslim from traveling to Mars. The ruling says that space travel in general, and to Mars specifically, is too dangerous.
 
Facebook Pays More than $16 Billion for WhatsApp
facebook whatsapp deal
Facebook said Wednesday it was buying the fast-growing mobile messaging service WhatsApp for more than $16 billion in cash and stock. It is Facebook's biggest acquisition.
 
Kerry: Evictions of Jews May Not be Required
john kerry
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who is trying to push Israel and the Palestinian Authority to sign a peace agreement, is hinting that Jewish residents of Judea and Samaria may not be evicted from their homes when an agreement is signed.
 
Report: Vatican Pushing for Control of Mount Zion
vatican to control mount zion?
Christian leaders reportedly pressured Israel to turn over control of Mount Zion in Jerusalem during a clandestine meeting of senior city officials.
 
Deutsche Bank Flatly Denies Boycott of Israeli Bank
banks that boycott israel
Deutsche Bank, Germany's largest bank, has flatly denied reports that it offered investors a portfolio that excluded Israel’s Bank Hapoalim.
 
Presbyterians Push Back Against Church Group's Anti-Zionist "Guide"
zionism unsettled
Presbyterians who engage in dialogue with Jewish groups are scrambling to undo what they say is the damage caused by a congregational study guide assailing Zionism distributed by a group affiliated with their denomination.
 
Rockets Hit Golan Heights Following Prime Minister's Visit
netanyahu leaves golan and rockets fall
Two rockets fired from war-torn Syria struck the Golan Heights in northern Israel Tuesday, shortly after a secret visit to the area by Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, the army said.

 
Terrorist Planned Attack To Be Imprisoned And Receive PA Salary
terrorist planned attack to get compensated
Imprisoned Palestinian terrorist Husni Najjar explained to Israeli Police that he planned a second terror attack in order to be captured and imprisoned by Israel a second time, so that he would receive the salaries the Palestinian Authority pays to prisoners while in jail and following their release.
 
Israeli Hospital Saves Lives of Two Pregnant Women from Gaza
gaza twins saved by israel
Israel accepts medical patients from Gaza for treatment on a regular basis, often as many as 70 patients per day.
 
Israeli Minister Bennett: Palestinian State Would Lead to Terrorism
palestinian staet would lead to terrorism
As press reports say that the publication of an American “framework agreement” for the ongoing peace talks is imminent, opposition to the idea of a two-state solution is growing in Israel.
 
Bomb That Blew Up South Korean Bus Rigged To Detonate In Eilat
bus explosion
The bus carrying South Korean tourists from Egypt to Israel was rigged as a time bomb for Eilat, debkafile’s counter-terror sources reveal.

 
Top Secret Revealed: Mossad's Rabbi Now On Call for Agents
mossad rabbi?
So many religious recruits have joined the Mossad in recent years that the organization has hired an official rabbi to advise agents and employees on a wide range of issues.
 
Sinai Attack- the First to Target Tourists in 6 Years
sinai attack in egypt kills tourists
A bomb ripped through a tourist bus in Egypt's Sinai peninsula near the Israel border Sunday, killing three South Korean tourists and their Egyptian driver and reportedly wounding 33 others.
 
Israel Produces "Laser Beam" Defense Technology
iron beam laser inveeted
The Associated Press reported Saturday that Israel has officially unveiled another cutting-edge defense system: a laser-based weapon against short-range missiles.
 
Egypt Creating Buffer Zone Along Gaza Border
egypt gaza broder
Egypt is continuing its crackdown not only on Sinai terrorism but on Gaza's Hamas rulers as well.
 
Trailer: Israeli Apartheid Week Coming To Theaters Near You
anti israel week coming soon
Anti-Israel advocates are ramping up their rhetoric this week in a new promotional "trailer" for the events of "Israeli Apartheid Week 2014."
 
Teva Receives FDA Approval For Leukemia Treatment
teva receives fda approval for leukemia treatment
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA; TASE: TEVA) has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted full approval of Synribo (omacetaxine mepesuccinate) for injection.
 
Secret Russian Anti-Terror Drive Around Sochi Leaves 10 Dead
russian anti-terror drive around sochi leaves 10 dead
In the last few days, seven armed jihadis were killed in Russian operations; another three civilians died in terrorist action; and many arrests were carried out, targeting suspected female suicide killers in the Caucasian, as well as in France, Austria and Germany.
 
Seven Explosive Packages Sent To UK Army Offices
seven explosive packages sent to RAF
A suspicious vehicle detained outside an RAF base was found to contain an explosive package after seven packages, at least two containing “small but viable explosive devices,” were delivered to army offices in southern England Thursday.
 
Anti-Israel Film Approved For School Viewing
anti-israel film approved for school viewing
The anti-Israel film "Five Broken Cameras" will be made available to teachers who want to screen the movie to their students, the Culture Committee of the Ministry of Education told IDF Radio Thursday.

 
Mother of Infant Terror Victim Gives Heart-Rending Testimony
mother of infant terror victim gives testimony
Adva Biton appeared in a military court on Thursday, bearing testimony against the suspects thought to have thrown the rock that critically wounded her three-year-old daughter Adelle last March.

 
Israeli Doctor Discovers New Bacteria
israeli doctor discovers new bacteria
An Israeli doctor at Maayanei Hayeshua hospital has discovered a new strain of bacteria. The surprise discovery will be named after a Jewish microbiologist who was murdered in the Holocaust.
 
Iran: Israel is a "Cancerous Tumor," Must be Removed
rouhani
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned that Iran would issue a harsh response against any attackers - including the West, Israel, and any other state that challenges Iranian "supremacy."
 
Obama, Kerry Ask Netanyahu to Hold Back from Responding to Iranian Threats
obama asks netanyahu to hold back
Iran's leaders celebrated the 35th anniversary of their Islamic revolution Tuesday, Feb. 11 with a torrent of hate rhetoric and threats surpassing even the crudely belligerent language used by former President Mahmoud Ahamedinejad.
 
Rachel's Tomb Hit By 200 Terror Attacks in 2013
kever rachel
The roughly 3,500-year-old tomb is surrounded by massive security walls, a step made necessary as around 200 terror incidents occurred at the site in 2013, with 119 explosives being thrown in the course of 78 of the incidents.
 
"Even the Koran Claims Israel Belongs to the Jews"
koran
Israel is mentioned in the Koran eight times, according to Middle Eastern affairs professor Nissim Dana, and there is not a single mention that it belongs to Arabs or Muslims.
 
Disney Fires Arabic Donald Duck For Jew Hatred
donald mickey
Donald Duck will be getting a new voice in Arabic - Egyptian voice artist Wael Mansour was fired by the Walt Disney Company over his ranting on Twitter in which he expressed his virulent hatred of Israel and earnest desires for the Jewish state's destruction.
 
Settlers Demand Action By Bennett Over Demolition
settlers demand action by Bennett over demolition
A particularly cruel and vengeful action by the IDF against a Jewish family in Samaria was the focus of a stormy meeting at the Knesset Tuesday.
 
Is Israel A Military Superpower?
is israel a military superpower?
"Israel is a reluctant superpower because it seems that threats and danger provide a better incentive to develop new military innovations in a wide variety of fields."
 
Palestinian Minister: We Demand Sovereignty Over Kotel
palestinians want soverignty over western wall
A top Palestinian Authority official said that the PA was demanding sovereignty over all areas of Jerusalem Israel liberated in the Six Day War, including the Kotel (Western Wall).
 
Suicide Bomb Instructor Accidentally Kills His Students
SUicide bomber detonates himself, kills 22
At least 22 Iraqi terrorists died Monday during a training exercise after a commander instructing would-be suicide bombers accidentally detonated himself.
 
Palestinian Governor Praises 17 Yr Old Suicide Bomber
palestinian governor praises 17 yr old suicide bomber
The Palestinian Authority continues to glorify suicide terrorists who murdered civilians, as Palestinian Media Watch has documented.
 
Rocket Strikes Near Ashkelon
israeli iron dome
Terrorists fired a Qassam rocket from Gaza into Israel Monday afternoon, sparking the "red alert" alarm along the Ashkelon coast and surrounding communities.
 
Number of Arab Christians Joining the IDF On the Rise
idf arab christians
The past six months have seen a significant rise in the number of Arab Christians joining the Israel Defense Forces, according to a report Sunday in Haaretz.

 
British MP: Israel Committing Holocaust in Gaza
auschwitz sign
During a debate in England's Westminster Hall last Wednesday, a week after International Holocaust Memorial Day, a Pakistani-born MP made the surprising accusation that Israel is conducting a "holocaust" against Arabs in Gaza.
 
Jordanian Parliament: No to Recognition of Israel
jordan parliament says no to israel ecognition
The Jordanian parliament declared on Saturday that it was against Israel's demand that the Palestinian Authority recognize it as Jewish state.

 
Obama In Two Minds Over Kerry's Israeli-Palestinian Peace Mission
Where does the US-Israeli-Palestinian peace process go from here?
 
Spain OK's Bill for Jewish Return
Spain's Jewish community congratulated the government for approving a bill proposing to facilitate the naturalization of Sephardic Jews of Spanish descent.

 
US Bill: Academic Boycott? No Federal Funding
capitol israel funding
A bipartisan bill was introduced in the US House of Representatives on Thursday; if passed it will revoke all federal funding for any US academic institution that decides to boycott Israel.
 
"Allah Gave Israel to The Jews, There's No Palestine"
koran
A Muslim scholar in Jordan attacks Palestinians for distorting the Koran, and says the Jews were given the land of Israel "until the Day of Judgement."
 
3 Year Old Terror Victim Leaves Hospital After 8 Months
3 yr old terror victim
3 year old Adelle Biton, miraculously pulled through the potentially fatal wounds she received in a rock terror attack last March. Now her family needs your help.

 
How The IDF Is Saving Syrian Lives
idf saving lives in syria
Regardless of the tense relations between Israel and Syria, who are still officially at war, IDF soldiers have continued to apply a core Jewish value:" Whoever saves one life, saves the entire world."

 
British Politician Steps Down After Nazi Bachelor Party
british lawmaker holds nazi themed party
A British lawmaker thought it would be a great idea to throw a Nazi-themed bachelor party in France, and now he's facing the consequences.
 
Anti-Semitic Incidents Drop In Britain, Survey Shows
anti semitic incidents drop in britain
Anti-Semitic incidents in Britain fell 18 percent over the previous year, according to an annual survey.

 
Ultra-Orthodox Protests: "This Is A Spiritual Holocaust"
hareidi protest in jerusalem.
Thousands of hareidim protested Thursday at the entrance to Jerusalem and in Bnei Brak over the sudden freezing of funding for all yeshivas.
 
State Department Criticizes New Jerusalem Construction
jerusalem settlement construction
The State Department on Wednesday criticized Israel for approving the construction of over 500 housing units in Jewish neighborhoods in eastern Jerusalem.
 
IAF Pilots Jailed for Storing Sensitive Maps on Smartphones
idf checking smartphone
Two Israeli Air Force pilots have been jailed and another 12 disciplined for storing sensitive flight maps on their smartphones, IDF Radio reported Wednesday.
 
Ministers Warned: Highway 443 Off Limits Due to Rise in Attacks
highway 443
Highway 443, a central route that connects Jerusalem and Modiin, has been declared off limits to government ministers 24 hours a day, because of the rise in firebomb and rock attacks on route.
 
US Grants Iran a Seat at the Table of Geneva II Conference on Syria
janes clapper
The second round of the Geneva II conference on the Syrian conflict opens Monday, Feb. 10 - this time with a seat at the table for the Iranian delegation provided by Washington.
 
1,400 Year-Old Well Discovered in Tel Aviv
ramat ha chayal well found 1400 years old
A large and impressive well was discovered in the Tel Aviv neighborhood of Ramat HaHayal Wednesday, a find archaeologists say dates back at least 1,400 years.
 
State Department Warns Against Travel to Judea, Samaria and Gaza
arab rioters
The United States encourages Israel to release terrorists from its prisons, then warns its citizens against traveling to the region.
 
Israeli Skaters, In New Jersey Olympic Training
israel's figure skaters, Sochi bound
Evgeni Krasnapolsky and Andrea Davidovich glide around the ice, shadowing one another to the accompaniment of Nino Rota's "Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet."

 
Gathering Helps Give Hope to Jewish Women who Fled Arab Abuse
sabbath event for women who fled arab abuse
Dozens of Jewish women who fled abusive partners in Arab villages spent the weekend in the scenic, central Israeli town of Yad Binyamin, in a Sabbath event organized by the Yad L'Achim organization.

 
IDF Soldier Killed by Friendly Fire in Gaza
tal nahman killed by friendly fire
Hundreds of people came together on Tuesday to bury 21-year-old Tal Nahman, the young soldier who was killed Monday night in a tragic "friendly fire" accident near Gaza.
 
Report: Hamas Infighting Prevented Rocket Attack on Israel
hamas lack of rockets points to infighting
According to reports in the Arab media, the terrorist group's unusual silence on the rocket front may be the result of infighting - or may signify that a larger-scale clash is on the way.
 
"Boycotting Israel will Only Hurt the Palestinian Arabs"
john kerry israeli peace process
Boycott threats against Israel will not only be ineffective, but backfire - according to one Israeli official. Here's why.
 
PA Report: Palestinians Prefer To Buy 'Blue And White'
palestinians prefer to buy blue and white
According to the merchants, PA consumers prefer Israeli goods because they believe they are higher quality than cheaper local products or products from Arab countries.
 
Hillary Clinton Opposes New Iran Sanctions
hillary clinton opposes new Iran sanctions
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said she was opposed to new Iran sanctions and urged Congress to give negotiations space to succeed.
 
Why Did Jordan Invoke The 1994 Peace Treaty WIth Israel?
Jordan invokes 1994 peace treaty
Jordan invokes the 1994 peace treaty with Israel for a say in Kerry's Jordan Valley security and Jerusalem plans.

 
Netanyahu Says PA Not Willing to Pay the Price for Peace
NETNYHU PEace
Unless the Palestinian Authority agrees to recognize Israel as the Jewish state there will be no deal, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Monday.
 
Car Bomb Kills Two in Petach Tikvah
exploding car in petach tikva
An explosion blasted apart a car in Petach Tikva early Monday morning, killing 2 and leaving 4 injured. Criminal activity is suspected.
 
Iran: "We Won't Leave Zionists with Air to Breathe"
irc iran
"If the Islamic nation would unite, it could minimize the breathing room of the US and the West until the Zionist regime would no longer have room to breathe," the commander the Iranian Revolutionary Guards threatened on Iranian state television.
 
Report: Hamas Gives "Green Light" For More Rocket Attacks
Hamas has ordered its forces preventing against rocket fire into Israel to retreat, Walla! reports Sunday - giving various terrorist groups a green light to attack Israel.
 
John Kerry Threatens Israel With Boycotts if Talks Fail
kerry threatning to boycott israel?
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday threatened Israel that a failure in the peace talks would lead to global boycotts and delegitimization of the Jewish state.
 
European Banks Boycott Israeli Banks Because of "Settlements"
bank hapoalim
Two of the largest banks in northern Europe have announced they will boycott Israeli banks because they operate in "occupied territories."
 
Terrorists Fire Rocket on Eilat
eilat at night
Terrorists fired a rocket at the Israeli resort city of Eilat on Friday night. Residents reported hearing two loud explosions before 10:00 p.m. local time, and a siren.
 
Iran Accuses Obama of "Falsifying History"
Iran on Thursday dismissed as "unrealistic and unconstructive" comments by President Barack Obama that international sanctions linked to its nuclear program had forced Tehran to the negotiating table.
 
Palestinian Gilad Shalit Movie Coming to Theaters Near You
palestinian shalit movie to be released
A Palestinian movie about the kidnapping of IDF soldier Gilad Shalit in 2006 by the terrorist organization Hamas is set to be released, by a Palestinian filmmaker who is proud of the "resistance to the [Jewish] occupation."
 
Mass Prayer Rally At Kotel Against 'Kerry's Decrees'
mass prayer rally at kotel
A massive gathering brought thousands together at the Kotel (Western Wall) Thursday night, in prayers beseeching G-d to "cancel the decrees" of US Secretary of State John Kerry.

 
European Boycott Could Come At Huge Cost To Israel
european boycott would cost israel dearly
Finance Minister Yair Lapid has detailed the potential huge cost to Israel of a European boycott if peace talks fail.
 
Israel Court Is Recognizing Gay Couple As Fathers
israel court is recognizing gay couple as fathers
Israel's Supreme Court ordered the Interior Ministry to recognize two men as the fathers of a child born through surrogacy.

 
Stabbing Attack Foiled In Eastern Jerusalem
stabbing attack foiled in eastern jerusalem
Border Police officers foiled a stabbing attack in the eastern Jerusalem neighborhood of Issawiya on Wednesday evening.
 
Muslim Hackers Hit European Jewish News Site
muslim hackers hit European Jewish news site
A group of Turkish hackers took down the site of the European Jewish Press, which provides news updates on Jewish communities in Europe, overnight Wednesday.
 
National Park Declared Where David Fought Goliath
place where david fough goliath
Archaeologists claim that a building unearthed at Khirbet Qeiyafa was King David's "Suburban Palace."
 
Report: Kerry Framework Includes Shared Jerusalem
john kerry wants israel to give
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's pending framework for Israeli-Palestinian peace will include a shared capital in Jerusalem and recognition of Israel as a Jewish state, a newspaper columnist reported.
 
Chilling Video: "Jews, Out of France!"
antisemitsim in paris
A video, taken on the eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, shows masses of French protesters marching down a Paris thoroughfare chanting openly anti-Semitic slogans and calling on Jews to get out of France.
 
"170,000 Rockets Aimed at Israel"
170,000 rockets are aimed at israel
Israel's Chief of Military Intelligence, Major General Aviv Kohavi, painted a clear and graphic picture of what Israel faces on a daily basis on Wednesday: a constant barrage of terrorist threats.
 
Plans For First Israeli to the Moon?
israelis in space
This week marks 11 years since the Space Shuttle Columbia accident that killed Israel's first astronaut, Ilan Ramon. Now, reports are being confirmed that a second Israeli astronaut is set to be launched.
 
Israeli Neturei Karta Member Sentenced For Spying For Iran
Neturei Kara member sentenced for spying
A member of the anti-Zionist haredi Orthodox Neturei Karta sect who offered to spy for Iran was sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison under a plea bargain.
 
New Technology Protects Israel's Nuclear Secrets
new technology protects israel's nuclear secrets
The nuclear facility in Dimona is using new technology to prevent information leaks, Walla news reports.
 
Father: We've Witnessed A Miracle
father we've witnessed a miracle
Shimon Gross, whose family was poisoned by a deadly pesticide last week, spoke Tuesday from Schneider Children's Hospital.
 
Abbas Gives Israel 3 Years to Withdraw from Judea and Samaria
abbas
Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas has given Israel 3 years to withdraw from Judea and Samaria in the event that an interim agreement is reached, according to AFP.
 
Govt: Anyone Who Insults Hareidi Soldiers In Big Trouble
govt: fine, jail time for people who insult hareidi soldiers
The Defense Ministry's legal department has been circulating a letter which states that anyone who insults a soldier - including soldiers from the hareidi religious community - is subject to a sentence of six months in prison and a fine of up to NIS 250,000 if convicted.
 
Fatah Not Concerned With "Angry Midgets"
fatah not concerned with 'angry midgets'
Fatah announced on its Facebook page that it isn't concerned by the words of "angry midgets", a reference to Netanyahu's Arabic spokesman.
 
Hamas Leader: Third Intifada "a Matter of Time"
hamas twitter accounts suspended
Just one week after he was released from an Israeli prison, Hamas leader Hassan Yousef said on Sunday that a third Arab armed uprising - or intifada - is just a matter of time.
 
Mystery Blast in Syrian Port: Did IDF Strike S-300 Missiles?
f16 iaf
A powerful explosion occurred late Sunday night, shaking the Syrian city of Latakia. The social networks in Syria were rife with reports that "Zionist fighter planes attacked the weapons storage facilities in the city's port."
 
Private Letters Shed New Light on the Man Behind the Holocaust
heinrich himmler
Heinrich Himmler's documents, love letters, and photos have been revealed to the public for the first time Sunday, in the German newspaper Die Welt.

 
Netanyahu Floats Idea: "Settlers" to Live under PA Rule
netanyahu says settlers may want to remain under pa rule
The Prime Minister's Office says that "there is no reason for the Palestinian state to be mono-ethnic." Economics Minister Bennett responds: No way!
 
Islamic Jihad Threatens Suicide Bombings, Escalation
islamic jihad isrtael
A clash seems to be looming between Israel and the radical Islamist movement Islamic Jihad, as they abandon pledges made under a fragile ceasefire that ended the last full-scale war in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip.
 
Netanyahu: I Will Not Evict Israelis from the Jordan Valley
netanyahu says he will not evict israelis from jordan valley
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu made it clear on Friday that he will not evict any Israeli communities in the Jordan Valley as part of a future agreement with the Palestinian Authority.
 
Israel's History in Pictures: Jerusalem in 1900
jerusalem in the 1900s
Some incredible pictures of people at the Western Wall in Jerusalem in 1900!
 
Palestinian Negotiator: Kerry Plan Includes Series of Israeli Withdrawals
john kerry wants israel to give
Israeli negotiators are discussing a series of limited withdrawals linked to progress by the Palestinian Authority in maintaining security, a senior Palestinian official said.
 
Israel Among Ten Most Powerful Nations In World
israel ranks tenth in worlds most powerful countries
Israel, the tiny nation that defied history in coming back to life after 2,000 years of exile, is among the top 10 most powerful nations in the world according to a recent research study.
 
Hamas Complains Over Suspended Twitter Account
al wassam blocked on twitter
A spokesman of the terrorists, Abu Obaida, told AFP he blamed Israel for Twitter suspending Hamas' account, claiming it was "an attempt to wipe out the truth and hide the crimes of the Zionist occupation against Palestinian civilians."
 
Al-Qaeda Cell Arrested in Plot to Attack U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv
us embassy in tel aviv was part of al qaeda bombing plot
An al-Qaeda cell suspected of planning several terror attacks in Israel, including on the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv, was arrested.
 
Video: Lebanese Baby "Joins" Hezbollah
baby inducted into hezbollah
The Lebanese Hezbollah terrorist organization now accepts babies onto its ranks, according to a recent report on its Al-Manar television.
 
Mahmoud Abbas' "Moderate" Party Threatens to Bomb Tel Aviv
abbas  party threatens to bomb tel aviv
The Fatah party of Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas has posted threats to bomb Tel Aviv on its official Facebook page.
 
Japanese Fascination with Anne Frank, a "Kinship of Victims"
anne frank portrayed in japan comics
For many Europeans, Anne Frank is a potent symbol of the Holocaust and the dangers of racism. But the Japanese people tend to connect to her story for fundamentally different reasons.
 
Al Qaeda Cell Nabbed in Jerusalem; Major Terrorist Plots Averted
The Shin Bet and Israel Police have uncovered a Global Jihad terror cell in eastern Jerusalem that was directed from Gaza and which was planning to carry out a murderous attack on a civilian bus.

 
IDF Eliminates Gaza Terrorist Who Fired on Sharon Funeral
iaf strike terrorist at sharon's funeral
Israeli Air Force aircraft struck in Gaza on Tuesday night and eliminated a terrorist who was involved in rocket attacks on Israel, the IDF Spokesperson's Unit said in a statement.
 
Israel Looking To Send Second Astronaut Into Space
israel looks to send astronaut into space
The Israel Space Agency has contacted counterparts from other countries about sending an Israeli astronaut to the International Space Station.
 
Member Of Knesset Miraculously Escapes Rock Terror
member of knesset escapes rock terror
Member of Knesset Zevulun Kalfa (Jewish Home) had a narrow escape this week when terrorists threw a large concrete block at his car.

 
How "Black Widows" Could Infiltrate The Olympics
would be bombers may already be at olympics
Russian security services were pulling out all the stops Tuesday, Jan. 21 in the hunt for the suspected Islamist bomber Ruzana Ibragimova, 22, known also as Salima or the White Widow, who was last seen on a street in Sochi ahead of the Feb. 7-23 Winter Olympic Games.
 
Mickey Mouse Gets Murdered By Jews...What?
5 puppets who preach hatred
Mickey Mouse gets murdered by Jews, a Jew eating rabbit vows revenge, and a cuddly bear demands the slaughter of Zionists. Just another day in children's programming in the Palestinian territories.
 
Salafists Responsible for Eilat Rocket Attack
eilat marina
The Long War Journal reports Tuesday that a Sinai-based Salafist group has claimed responsibility for Monday's rocket fire on Eilat.
 
Former Canadian Minister "Shocked" by Visit to Temple Mount
harper visits temple mount
A former Canadian minister who visited the Temple Mount on Sunday was shocked to learn of the discrimination shown by Israeli police officers towards Jews.
 
Palestinian State 'Would Crush The Israel Economy'
palestinian state would crush Israel economy
Economics Minister Naftali Bennett (Jewish Home) warned Israel Monday that implementing a "two-state solution" by surrendering land in Judea and Samaria would ruin Israel's economy.
 
Meet the Soldier Who Blocked 5 Missiles: Lt. Aviel Perry
soldier who blocked missiles
Early Thursday morning, Lieutenant Aviel Perry, who serves as the commander of an IDF Iron Dome battery, intercepted five Gaza rockets headed straight for the Israeli city of Ashkelon.
 
Why is Stephen Harper One of Israel's Staunchest Supporters?
harper visits netanyahu in israel
It took seven years, but one of Israel's staunchest allies among world leaders will be making his maiden voyage to the Jewish state on Sunday.

 
Israeli Gas Mask Distribution Ends, As Syrian, Iraqi Al Qaeda Prep Sarin
chemical attack coming from syria?
How can the Israeli defense minister be sure that Al Qaeda in Syria and Iraq will be deterred from targeting Israel with chemical weapons, any more than were the Palestinians of the Gaza Strip?
 
Anger in Ashdod: Where's Iron Dome?
ashdod wants iron dome
Four days after Gaza terrorists fired six rockets at Ashkelon – five of which were intercepted by the Iron Dome anti-missile system.
 
Israel Ready to Unveil New Interceptor for Short-Range Rockets
israel to unveil new intercepor
Israel plans to deploy a new missile shield known as "Iron Beam" next year which would use a laser to blow up short-range rockets and mortar bombs, saving hundreds of lives.
 
Israel Transfers 36 Terrorist Bodies to the PA
terrorists
Israel on Sunday began transferring bodies of Palestinian Arab terrorists killed by Israeli forces to the Palestinian Authority-assigned areas of Judea and Samaria for reburial, sources on both sides told AFP.
 
Obama: Chances of Israel-PA Peace Less than 50%
obama doesnt believe in israeli palestinian peace process
President Barack Obama is not as optimistic as his Secretary of State regarding the possibility of peace between Israel and the Arabs.
 
Israel Frees Father of "Son of Hamas"
mossab yousef
Israel released a prominent leader from Islamist movement Hamas on Sunday after he spent more than two years in prison, Palestinian Authority officials said.
 
Twitter Suspends Hamas Accounts
hamas twitter accounts suspended
Several of the terror organization's twitter accounts have been suspended since January 9 without prior notice, according to various news outlets - and Hamas is not happy about it.
 
IAF Hits Terror Targets in Gaza
iaf airstrike on gaza
Israeli Air Force aircraft targeted several terrorist sites in Gaza on Saturday night, hours after a rocket attack on southern Israel.
 
NSA Collected 200 Million Text Messages a Day
nsa collected over 200 million text messages
The NSA has collected almost 200 million text messages a day from across the globe, reveal Edward Snowden documents.
 
Mein Kampf becomes Amazon Bestseller
hitler's mein kampf sales soar
Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf has becoming an exceedingly successful international e-book bestseller - a sign that anti-Semitism is on the rise worldwide.
 
United States Welcomes Netanyahu-Abdullah Meeting
netanytahu meets abdullah
The United States on Thursday welcomed the meeting in Amman between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Jordan’'s King Abdullah II. Netanyahu's trip was kept under wraps until the last minute.
 
Breaking: Syrian Rockets Land in Lebanon, Killing 7
syria hits lebanon
Rockets were fired from Syria into Lebanon Friday, landing in the Lebanese border town of Arsal, according to official state news. The rockets have reportedly killed 7 and wounded at least 15.
 
Ya'alon Is Sorry But Not That Sorry
ya'alon is sorry but not that sorry
Israel’s Defense Minister Ya'alon was forced to apologize Tuesday night, for off-the-record remarks he made to reporters, which relegated US Secretary of State John Kerry's role in the oft-stalled Israel-Palestinian peace talks to "misplaced obsession and messianic fervor."

 
Iranian And Syrian Prime Ministers Fly Together To Moscow
iranian and syrian prime ministers fly together
Thursday, Jan. 16, Iran's Javad Zarif and Syria's Walid Moallem flew together to Moscow aboard the same flight and went straight into a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
 
Feinstein: We Can't Let Israel Determine When We Go to War
diane feinstein
Senator Dianne Feinstein triggered controversy with a fiery floor speech in the Senate, during which she declared that "we cannot let Israel determine when and where the United States goes to war."
 
IAF Strikes in Gaza After Rocket Attack on Ashkelon
iaf strikes gaza
Israeli Air Force aircraft targeted terror-related sites in Gaza early Thursday morning, several hours after a rocket barrage targeted the city of Ashkelon.
 
Gaza Rocket Barrage Targets Ashkelon
ashkelon gets rockets
Terrorists from Hamas-controlled Gaza fired a barrage of rockets towards the city of Ashkelon on Wednesday night.
 
Who Withdrew $1 Million from Murdered Businessman's Account?
menachem stark has 1 million withdrawn from account after his death
The murder investigation of businessman and father Menachem Stark took a new twist Tuesday, when it was revealed that over $1.2 million of "unauthorized" withdrawals were made from his Capital One account in the weeks after he died
 
Shin Bet Stops Kidnapping Attempt From Within Israeli Prison
hamas kidnapping israeli prison
Three Palestinian Arab prisoners were thwarted in their attempts to coordinate the kidnapping of Israeli citizens for Hamas-linked terror group.
 
Israel Complains to UN Over Rocket Fire After Sharon's Funeral
damage in sderot from rocket fire
Israel's ambassador to the United Nations complained to the Security Council and to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon over Monday's rocket fire by Gaza terrorists after the funeral of former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.
 
Israeli Defense Minister Calls Kerry 'Messianic, Delusional'
Yaalon calls Kerry 'Messianic, Delusional'
The US State Department on Tuesday condemned Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon's comments attacking the security plan suggested by US Secretary of State John Kerry as "offensive and inappropriate," according to AFP.

 
Palestinian Tries To Kidnap Girl In Front Of Family
Palestinian man attempts to kidnap teenager
An Israeli family's drive home turned into a nightmare Monday as a Palestinian man attempted to kidnap a teenage daughter.

 
Moroccan King Asks Jews to Pray For Rain
king mohammed of morocco asks jews to pray for rain
At the request of the king, prayers for rain were held at synagogues throughout Morocco. The prayers were recited on Saturday, one day after Muslims said similar prayers in mosques at the request of King Mohammed VI.
 
Defying Accord with Israel, PLO Decides to Make UN Move
abbas says no israelis in palestine
The Palestinian terrorist groups' umbrella organization has decided to authorize moves to join international bodies under UN auspices, even though it had promised last year not to do so, in exchange for the release of 104 terrorist murderers from Israeli jails.
 
Netanyahu to Biden: Abbas Doesn't Want Peace
bibi speech un
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told visiting U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Monday that recent comments by Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas were proof that he does not want peace.
 
Why Are Israeli Products Cheaper Outside Israel?
israeli food products cheaper outside israel
Numerous food products manufactured in Israel by Israeli companies cost considerably less outside of Israel, a study found.
 
Nazi Symbol Use To Be Banned In Israel
nazi symbol use to be banned in Israel
The Ministerial Law Committee on Sunday approved for a first Knesset vote a law that would forbid use of Nazi symbols, or calling someone a Nazi.
 
Iran to Receive $550 Million on February 1
iran bushehr
Iran will receive the first $550 million installment of a total of $4.2 billion in previously blocked overseas funds on or about February 1, a senior U.S. official told Reuters on Sunday.
 
Gaza's "Parting Gift" to Sharon: A Rocket Attack
Gazan Arab terrorists "saluted" Ariel Sharon on the occasionof his funeral Monday by firing two rockets at the Negev Monday afternoon.
 
Tony Blair, VP Biden Speak at Sharon's Funeral
arik sharon
The funeral procession for Israel's 11th prime minister, Ariel Sharon, who died on Saturday at age 85, began Monday morning at the Knesset at a formal event attended by President Shimon Peres, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, US Vice President Joseph Biden, and former British prime minister Tony Blair.
 
Iron Dome to Guard Sharon Burial from Gaza Rockets
iron dome stops missiles heading toward southern israel
Security for the funeral of Ariel Sharon Monday is among the tightest for any funeral in Israel's history. Hundreds of soldiers and police will be on hand, and helicopters, light planes, and drones will fly above the funeral procession.
 
Sharon's Coffin to be Brought to the Knesset on Sunday
ariel sharon bad condition
The Ministerial Committee on Symbols and Ceremonies announces funeral details for former PM Sharon, who died at age 85.
 
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, Dead at 85
ariel sharon bad condition
Ariel Sharon, the former Prime Minister of Israel, and one of Israel's most remarkable leaders has passed away at the age of 85.
 
Lapid: Fire the Chief Rabbis
lapid says fire chief rabbis
Finance Minister Yair Lapid on Friday launched a scathing attack on Israel's chief rabbis, Rabbi David Lau and Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef, after the two ruled that Jewish law forbids religious girls from enlisting in the IDF.
 
"Canadian Ambassador To Israel Shouldn't Be Jewish"
vivian bercovici jewish
A CBC anchor arouses outrage in sn interview with the Canadian Foreign Minister by suggesting a new Ambassador is unfit for her post - because she is Jewish.
 
Netanyahu Opposes Framework Dividing Jerusalem
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu announced to senior officials in his government that he won't agree to any division of Jerusalem in framework agreements.
 
Reward Increased to Find Menachem Stark's Killers
menachem stark murdered cover of new york post
The family of Brooklyn real estate developer Menachem Stark raised the reward for information about his murder.
 
British Soccer Player Sorry for Suicide Bomb Costume
british player sorry for suicide bomb costume
Manchester United soccer player Chris Smalling has apologized for wearing a costume resembling a suicide bomber's explosive vest at a Christmas party.
 
Germany: 92-Year-Old Nazi War Crimes Suspect Walks Free
nazi goes free for lack of evidence
A German court on Wednesday halted proceedings against a 92-year-old former SS officer accused of the murder of a Dutch resistance fighter nearly seven decades ago.
 
Exposed: Islamic Trust Illegally Drilling on Temple Mount
islamic trust drills on temple mount in israel
The Waqf is the Jordanian-run Islamic trust which administers the Temple Mount. It has been accused on numerous occasions of mounting a concerted campaign to "Islamize" the site by destroying ancient Jewish artifacts.
 
Gaza Terrorist Killed, IDF Denies Drone Strike
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An Islamic Jihad Al-Quds Brigades terrorist was killed in Gaza on Wednesday, in what his family claims was an Israeli drone strike. However, an IDF spokeswoman denied involvement.
 
Kerry Proposes: 80,000 Arabs to Move to Israel
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry proposed to Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas the "return" of 80, 000 Palestinian "refugees" to Israel, said a well-informed Palestinian Authority official.
 
Report: Kerry is Behind European Boycotts
john kerry behind israel boycott?
Governmental sources report that US Secretary of State John Kerry is behind the European boycott threats on Israeli products and companies operating in Judea, Samaria, eastern Jerusalem and the Golan Heights.
 
Bennett: No to '67 Lines, No to Splitting Jerusalem
naftali bennett says no to 67 lines, no to splitting jerusalem
Minister of Economy Bennett slams veiled references to splitting Jerusalem, and warns the world, "We're not your experiment... We've had great leaders in Israel who knew how to say 'no' We survived."
 
Meet The Israeli Bureaucrat Who Decides Who Can Get Married
israeli bureaucrat who decides who can marry
To be married in Israel, immigrants must prove their Jewish ancestry to the country's Chief Rabbinate.
 
N.J. Man Said He Lost Job For Not Firing Jewish Employee
NJ man fired after refusing to fire man
A New Jersey man said he was fired after refusing to fire a man his boss called a "no-good New York City Jew."
 
Secret Location of "King David's Castle" to be Revealed
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The location of a major archaeological find that was kept secret until now will be revealed to the public on Friday, next week. The find is being touted as a royal castle that could have belonged to the Bible's King David.
 
Arab Mob Abducts, Beats Israeli Civilians
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Dozens of Jewish men were abducted and beaten in a mob attack in the Binyamin region on Tuesday afternoon. The men were set upon by an Arab mob, chased down, tied up and beaten.
 
"There Are More Snowden Documents on Israel"
The journalist from the British Guardian who published some of the documents leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden said on Monday that there are additional leaked documents, unpublished as of yet, relating to Israel.
 
Kerry Staying In Israel To Advance Talks
Kerry will remain in Israel for more talks
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry reportedly will remain in Israel to hold more talks leading to an Israeli-Palestinian peace treaty.

 
Muslim "Missionary Center" Continues to Target Jewish Teens
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An Arab group in the village of Kafr Kara in northern Israeli is actively converting Israelis, especially teenage girls, to Islam.
 
Pope to Visit Israel in May
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Pope Francis will visit Israel in May as well as Jordan and the West Bank. The Pope will visit Amman, Bethlehem and Jerusalem.
 
Israel to Supply Palestinians With Gas for Next 20 Years
israel to supply palestinians with gas
A deal for the sale of natural gas from Israel to the Palestinian Authority was signed Sunday. According to the deal, gas shipments will commence in 2014 and continue for 20 years
 
PA Official: "Israel Agreed to Release Israeli Arabs"
prisoner release of palestinian prisoners
Palestinian Authority Prisoner Minister continues accusations against Israel, saying that Israeli Arabs were due to be released as part of talks.
 
Triumph of "Master Chef" Contestant Blinded by Terror
shafri shapira blind contestant master chef
An Israeli woman that was blinded by a suicide bomber relates the journey that has led her to find success as a cook on Israeli Master Chef, and how she reached the decision that she wanted to live.
 
Hassidic Millionaire Abducted in Brooklyn, Reportedly Found Dead
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A badly burned body found on a Great Neck dumpster outside a gas station is the millionaire Hassidic real estate developer who was kidnapped in Williamsburg Thursday, law enforcement sources confirmed to The New York Post.
 
Israel Works to Eliminate Malaria in Africa
malaria fighting using israel as a bouncing board
In Israel malaria was rampant at the beginning of the last century. While many people in Israel have forgotten this, others are fighting to similarly eliminate the disease that affects 300 million worldwide, entirely.
 
Stabbing Attack Prevented in Jerusalem
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A 16-year-old female Arab terrorist tried on Friday afternoon to stab a border policeman at the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem.
 
EU-Funded NGO Dehumanizes Jews on PA TV
While Palestinian Authority TV has often been caught inciting violence and hatred of Jews, a recent broadcast by a European Union funded NGO has brought the defamation of Jews to new lows.
 
Second Arrow 3 Missile Test Successful
The Ministry of Defense announced Friday morning that they have completed another successful test of the Arrow 3 missile interception system. The interceptor was launched and performed well during all phases of flight, officials stated.
 
Survey: Israel Sixth Favorite Country For Americans
Israel sixth favorite country for Americans
Israel is the sixth favorite country of American citizens, a survey found.
 
Shin Bet Nabs 14 Suspects In Bus Bombing
14 suspects in bus bombing
The Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) has arrested 14 terrorists, some from the Islamic Jihad organization, on suspicion that they were involved in the bombing of a bus in Bat Yam two weeks ago.
 
Iran's Khamenei Tops Wiesenthal Center List Of Anti-Semitic Slurrers
Khamenei tops list of anti-semitic slurrers
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was No. 1 on the list of Top Ten Anti-Semitic/Anti-Israel Slurs assembled by the Simon Wiesenthal Center.
 
Bitcoin ATM Machine Arriving in Israel
bitcoin atm to get bitcoin
An ATM machine allowing conversion between hard cash and Bitcoins, a new digital currency, is set to arrive in Israel in March. The machine will be installed in Tel Aviv's "Bitcoin Embassy."

 
IDF Prepares for Tunnel Warfare
idf prepares for tunnel warfare
The IDF is planning underground combat training to prepare soldiers for new, complex style of tunnel warfare.
 
Report: Iran Deal to Be Implemented As of January 20
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Experts from Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers have chosen January 20 to begin implementing the Geneva deal on Tehran's nuclear program.
 
Former PM Ariel Sharon's Condition Deteriorates
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The Former Prime Minister's condition takes a turn for the worse, after undergoing surgery last month. Family members: He has 1-4 days to live.
 
Again: Sinai Terrorists Hit Gas Pipeline
Terrorists in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula on Tuesday blew up a gas pipeline that feeds an industrial area in the region, security officials said, according to AFP.
 
New Info on Syria Chemical Attacks 'Shows Dangers Facing Israel'
Syria chemical attacks
A Sunday New York Times article shows why Israel must never cede control of Judea and Samaria, according to Arutz Sheva analyst Mark Langfan.
 
French Comedian In Eighth Trial For Gas Chamber Comment
french comedian faces trial for gas chamber comment
A French comedian who implied that a Jewish journalist belonged in a gas chamber may be tried for racial incitement for the eighth time.
 
Israel's Top 5 Medical Breakthroughs in 2013
top 5 israeli medical breakthroughs 2013
The five Israeli medical inventions that are changing our world.
 
Second Murderer Convicted in Palmer Killings
second murderer convicted in Palmer killings
The military court in Judea and Samaria on Tuesday convicted Ali Saada, of the Hevron area, in the murder of Asher Palmer, 25, and his baby son Yonatan, in September of 2011.
 
Artifact Solves Mystery Behind Ancient Prayer Shawls
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The Jewish commandment to tie tzitzit (fringes) to four-cornered garments, as a reminder of all the commandments, includes the precept to tie a thread dyed "tekhelet," a shade of sky-blue. The secret of this dye was lost for millennia - until recent discoveries that is, which may be reviving the ancient commandment.

 
US "Framework" Calls for 80,000 Israeli West Bank Evacuations to the Big Settlement Blocs
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debkafile's sources report that Secretary Kerry advised the Israeli Prime Minister bluntly that he need not promise to force settlers to "cross back into Israel," rather they can be "absorbed" in the larger settlement blocs remaining under Israeli sovereignty.
 
Netanyahu Slams PA Celebration: "Murderers Are Not Heroes"
abbas palestinians celebrate terrorist release
The PA's celebration sends a terrible message, Netanyahu said following the PA's celebration over Israel's release of convicted terrorists.. "Murderers are not heroes. This is not how you educate people to peace. This is not how you make peace," he warned.
 
Abbas: No Peace Until All Prisoners Are Released
palestinians celebrate mass terrorist release
"It is a day of joy to our people," Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas declared on Monday night as Abbas personally greeted 18 terrorists released by Israel to the PA-assigned areas of Judea and Samaria as part of a "gesture" to the PA.
 
Child Who Survived Itamar Massacre: Why is Israel Releasing Murderers?
fogel family murdered brutally
11-year-old Roi Fogel, whose parents and three siblings were brutally murdered, and mutilated by Arab terrorists in the Shomron town of Itamar in 2011, wants to know why the Israeli government is releasing terrorist murderers.
 
55 U.S. Universities Condemn Academic Boycott of Israel
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At least 55 American universities and colleges have rejected the American Studies Association membership vote in favor of an academic boycott of Israel, including many Ivy League schools.
 
Lebanon Shoots At Syrian Warplanes For First Time
lebanon shoots at syrian planes
The Lebanese response is thought to be the first of its kind in the Syrian war. Lebanon has previously avoided responding to Syrian attacks on rebel shelters in its territory so as not to be dragged into the bloody conflict.
 
Peres: Impossible to Separate Religion and State in Israel
peres says cannot seperate judaism from israel
There is no way to separate Judaism from the state of Israel, President Shimon Peres said Sunday.
 
US & Iran's First Joint Military Venture: Fighting Al Qaeda in Iraq
us fights against al qaeda in iraq with iran?
With the Geneva Nuclear Accord still far from implementation a month after it was signed in Geneva, the United States and Iran are moving into stage two of their rapprochement: Fighting together to crush Al Qaeda terror in Iraq.
 
Palestinian Authority Report Predicts: 3rd Intifada in 2014
arab riots, report states new intifada could be coming to israel
Amidst the news of yet another mass terrorist release in the name of "peace," a report compiled by security sources in the Palestinian Authority indicates a high chance for an "intifada" (violent uprising) terror war in 2014.
 
Rockets Hit Northern Israel; IDF Opens Fire
lebanon fires at israel
The rocket fire was heard at about 7:00 am, near the city of Kiryat Shmona. Kiryat Shmona is close to the Lebanese border. Local residents reported explosions and alerted security forces, who then combed the area to locate the points of impact and the launch site.
 
Earthquake Shakes Northern Israel
haifa bay shaken by earthquake
An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale shook Cyprus Saturday night, with the effects felt as far east as Northern Israel. The two areas primarily affected were Haifa and the Krayot.
 
Outrage: French Soccer Player Gives Nazi-Style Salute
anelka antisemitic salutre
Politicians and Jewish leaders expressed outrage as French soccer player Nicolas Anelka Saturday, after he made a post-match gesture many interpret to be a modified "Nazi-style'" salute.
 
Murderer of 16 Israelis Among Terrorists to be Freed
list of terrorrists to be released
The Israel Prison Service made public on Saturday night the list of 26 terrorists who will be freed as a 'gesture' to the Palestinian Authority during the ongoing peace talks.
 
Report: Kerry Offers Pollard's Release to Israel
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According to the report, Kerry's offer was made as part of the discussions surrounding the upcoming planned release of 26 terrorists from Israeli jails as a "gesture" to Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas.
 
EU Official Warns Israel Over Planned Construction
european union tells israel to stop construction
A senior EU official who spoke to the channel issued a direct warning to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, saying that the EU would not tolerate new construction in Judea and Samaria.
 
Gaza: Second Rocket In As Many Days
Gaza: second rocket in as many days
Thursday evening a Kassam rocket was fired from Gaza, the second in as many days.

 
Killed Reuters Photographer Tried to Join Al Qaeda
killed Reuters photographer tried to join Al Quaeda
The photographer wanted to join the terrorist organization for the 11,000 Syrian lira monthly salary.
 
New Palestinian Weapon Forces Israel to Back Up
the Palestinians use a new weapon of terror
To avoid this new peril, the IDF this week directed Israeli farmers to stop working their fields abutting on the Gaza Strip and draw back from the border fence.
 
Al Qaeda Releases Video of Kidnapped Jewish Contractor
warren weinstein captured by al qaeda
Al-Qaeda in Pakistan distributed a video showing a captive U.S. government contractor asking the Obama administration to negotiate with his captors on the matter of releasing Al-Qaeda terrorists.
 
Hezbollah Terrorists Roam the World on Foreign Passports?
A report in a Kuwaiti newspaper Thursday said that Hezbollah terrorists are traveling the world freely, seeking opportunities to carry out terror attacks against Israelis and Jews.
 
Mothers of Slain Children: We Cannot be Silent