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EU statement demands usual of Israel, but chides PA’s lack of involvement in Gaza

EU statement demands usual of Israel, but chides PA’s lack of involvement in Gaza

EU statement: “The PA must take greater responsibility in the Gaza Strip, including in the field of security, civil administration and through its presence at… Read More ›

Report blasts govt’s natural gas policy with fateful decision looming

Report blasts govt’s natural gas policy with fateful decision looming

The government’s policy on natural gas should function “like a harmonious orchestra with a conductor as its head,” State Comptroller Joseph Shapira writes in his… Read More ›

Anti-Defamation League sets bar for approval of Iran deal in Congress

Anti-Defamation League sets bar for approval of Iran deal in Congress

Joins fray of major American Jewish organizations actively involved in the debate on Capitol Hill.   The Anti-Defamation League has joined a growing list of… Read More ›

FIFA scandal: Jeffrey Webb pleads not guilty in New York

FIFA scandal: Jeffrey Webb pleads not guilty in New York

  New York – Former FIFA vice president Jeffrey Webb pleaded not guilty Saturday to federal racketeering and bribery charges in connection with a massive corruption scandal.… Read More ›

Bribery allegations rattle Jerusalem Rabbinical Court

Bribery allegations rattle Jerusalem Rabbinical Court

Two officials, Yaakov Sebag and Saar Mizrachi, allegedly shook down desperate father in the middle of custody battle   Police are investigating two Jerusalem Rabbinical… Read More ›

Deal means ‘permanent prohibition’ on Iranian nukes, insists Obama

Deal means ‘permanent prohibition’ on Iranian nukes, insists Obama

WATCH: President rebuffs critics, hails ‘unprecedented’ monitoring of facilities, says repercussions will be swift if Tehran violates terms   US President Barack Obama rebuffed critics… Read More ›

‘Israel is safer’ with Iran nuclear deal, says Kerry

‘Israel is safer’ with Iran nuclear deal, says Kerry

Top US diplomat decries critics’ ‘fantasy’ of a ‘better deal,’ promises increased support to America’s Mideast allies against Iran   US Secretary of State John… Read More ›

Cattleman raising historic herd of red heifers in Israel

Cattleman raising historic herd of red heifers in Israel

Temple Institute prepares for what they hope would be the third Temple by breeding Red Angus cattle, and preparing over 70 sacred vessels including the… Read More ›

Analysis: 30-year journey to stop Iranian nukes may soon move to Congress

Analysis: 30-year journey to stop Iranian nukes may soon move to Congress

The quest began at the end of the Iran-Iraq War in 1988 when the Islamic Republic’s founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, famously “drank from the poisoned… Read More ›

US rabbi quits pulpit, finds God and community in rural Montana

US rabbi quits pulpit, finds God and community in rural Montana

Small town life hasn’t affected identity of Francine Green or her family; ‘your Jewish life is what you make it’   WHITEFISH, Montana (JTA) –… Read More ›

IDF officers shouldn’t fear investigation

IDF officers shouldn’t fear investigation

Op-ed: Probe launched against commander who allegedly approved shelling of Gaza clinic will not hurt Israeli army; it will only strengthen it. Lieutenant Colonel Neria… Read More ›

Netanyahu tweets in Farsi against Iran nuclear deal

Netanyahu tweets in Farsi against Iran nuclear deal

In new Twitter account, PM explains that ‘the more the regime feels strong and impervious to foreign pressure, the more it increases domestic oppression’. In… Read More ›

Israel to focus on Congress as it sees Iran deal as inevitable

Israel to focus on Congress as it sees Iran deal as inevitable

Netanyahu views Congress as ‘last line of defense against a bad deal,’ but US lawmakers have yet to be briefed on details of agreement; ‘There’s… Read More ›

Two American Jews held for two days at Ben-Gurion, denied entry to Israel

Two American Jews held for two days at Ben-Gurion, denied entry to Israel

Arriving in Israel for a wedding celebration, the two were turned away on suspicion of belonging to the Black Hebrew Community.   An American convert… Read More ›

Ya’alon says he almost quit before Gaza withdrawal

Ya’alon says he almost quit before Gaza withdrawal

However, he decided against it because he realized that his resignation would not help and he would be dubbed Israel’s “first conscientious objector,” Ya’alon said.… Read More ›

Analysis: The more things change…

Analysis: The more things change…

In 2007, a senior Israeli cabinet minister told senior military officials that if a country wants nuclear weapons nothing will stop it.   In 2007,… Read More ›

Ministers to vote on smoking ban in public parks

Ministers to vote on smoking ban in public parks

Health Ministry statistics indicate that in 2011, 64 children came to hospitals after swallowing cigarette butts they found in parks or ashtrays at home.  … Read More ›

Ministers to consider death penalty for terrorists

Ministers to consider death penalty for terrorists

Bill sponsored by opposition Yisrael Beytenu party garners support of ministers in Likud and Jewish Home   A key cabinet committee is set to consider… Read More ›

China’s government still has options to steer its stock market

China’s government still has options to steer its stock market

Chinese equities are undergoing a sharp correction, and the volatility could last for some time. But we think policymakers have both the tools and the… Read More ›

Everyone freaking out about China’s stock-market crash is missing one thing

Everyone freaking out about China’s stock-market crash is missing one thing

  The Shanghai Composite Index has exhibited tremendous volatility, exploding to all-time highs in June and then crashing in the weeks after. And this big… Read More ›