Today in History, November 27: 2012: In Rmallah, the tomb of Yasser Arafat is schedule to be opened as the first step in process intended to determine if he was poisoned.


CNN Omits Israel from Middle East Map

CNN posted a map on the CNNMoney feature on its website that replaced Israel with Palestina.

What Obama Did and Didnt Say About Ezra Schwartz

The Obama administration's handling of the murder of Ezra Schwartz, an 18-year-old from Massachusetts, has raised painful questions among Jewish Americans.

Israel Helped Stop Massive Terror Attack in Germany

German media is saying that Israel offered crucial intelligence on an anticipated terror attack targeting the soccer match between Germany and Holland's national
teams, likely preventing thousands of casualties.

Israeli Soldier Seriously Wounded in Stabbing Attack

An Israeli soldier was seriously wounded in a stabbing attack near Hebron in the West Bank.


Netanyahu Asks Obama for $50b in Military Aid

Sources close to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confirmed Monday at the end of his meeting with US President Barack Obama that Israel has asked for military aid totaling $50 billion over ten years, starting in 2018

2 Billion Shekels Invested in Israeli Region Bordering Gaza

Residents in Israel's southern areas have been paid 1.64 billion shekels since Operation Protective Edge in the summer of 2014, and more than 400 million shekels have been invested in rebuilding infrastructure damaged during the fighting.

US Military Aid to Israel to Rise

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


Watch: Rally in Tel Aviv in Solidarity with France

Israelis on Saturday night gathered at the Rabin Square for a solidarity rally, organized by the French embassy in Israel, following the coordinated terrorist attacks in Paris.

Rabbi, 2 Congregants Stabbed at French Synagogue

A rabbi and two of his congregants were stabbed outside a synagogue on Marseilles, France. One victim is in serious condition.

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

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

Switzerland to Lift Sanctions Against Iran

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


600 Million Israeli Spiders Are Being Flown to Columbia

Some 600 million carnivorous spiders that were raised in Israeli labs will be flown to agricultural fields in Colombia.

Hamas Demands Britain Must Apologize for The Balfour Declaration

Hamas demands that Britain apologize for 1917 declaration of support for a homeland for the Jewish people in the Land of Israel.

Jordanian Sheik: It is Forbidden to Kill Jews Except in War

Ali Al-Halabi said in a videotaped al- distributed on social media that it is permitted to kill Jews during a declared war or clashes with Jewish soldiers, but that at other times it is a betrayal.

Abbas Relative Has Heart Surgery in Tel Aviv Hospital

The brother-in-law of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas had heart surgery at a Tel Aviv hospital/

Soul Food, November 27

I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'-Muhammad Ali