Today in History, June 30: 1838: The Swedish government abolished discrimination against Jews.


Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes Spike in NYC

27% increase in anti-Semitic crimes in the Big Apple as of June 2015 as hate crimes in general become more frequent.

Erdogan Planning Turkish Invasion of Syria?

Turkish President chairs top security meeting amid speculations that he's planning a military intervention in Syria.

BREAKING: 3 Wounded in Binyamin Region Shooting Attack

Terrorists have reportedly opened fire on a car in the Binyamin Region.

22 Senators Sign Letter to Obama Urging Israel Support

The letter specifically asked the administration to oppose Palestinian efforts for membership in the United Nations and other international bodies.


"Israeli Government Has No Credit Exposure to Greece"

Experts warn that Greece's bankruptcy will have consequences for the global economy, and is liable to harm Israeli exports indirectly, while increasing the risk in global markets.

Israeli University Joins India in Developing Cancer Drug Based on Nobel Prize Winner Technology

The Israeli biotech industry and institutions of higher learning are tightening their connections with India, and have announced a cooperation agreement with an Indian pharmaceutical company for the development of new products for treating cancer.

Teva Launches Generic Schizophrenia Treatment

Teva Pharmaceutical has launched the generic equivalent an antipsychotic medication, approved for the treatment of schizophrenia and for the acute treatment of manic and mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder.


ISIS Executed More than 3,000 People in One Year in Syria

Among those executed are 1,787 civilians, including 74 children.

Transsexual Gay Duo Seeks Acceptance - in ISIS

A transsexual man and his gay female friend, have left to join ISIS, unaware that ISIS publicly executes gay people by throwing them off buildings and stoning them.

IDF Chief Pledges to Protect Syrian Refugees

The Israel Defense Forces' chief of staff said the army will act to protect Syrian refugees from being slaughtered by the Islamic State, or ISIS.

Cyprus: We Thwarted a Hezbollah Plot to Attack Israelis

Cypriot Foreign Ministry says his country believes it foiled a Hezbollah plot to attack Israelis or Jews on the island.


Netanyahu's Hospital Ride is a Pita Truck

The Israeli Prime Minister was smuggled into medical appointments on more than one occasion, with the help of a pita truck and a pest control vehicle.

Pub Owner Names Cocktail After Holocaust

Human rights activists in Belarus complained about a pub owner's decision to name one of his signature cocktails after the Holocaust.

Hitler's Secret Champagne Stash Found in Saxony

One well-known German restaurant owner was surprised to see a Nazi secret lurking under his eatery: the champagne and cognac stash of Adolf Hitler.

Israeli Military Admits Error in Non-Kosher Sandwich Scandal

The Israeli military admitted its error in punishing a soldier from the United States who brought non-kosher sandwiches on his base.

Soul Food, June 30

Life is too short for long-term grudges.- Elon Musk