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Madrid court shelves 2010 Gaza flotilla investigation

Madrid court shelves 2010 Gaza flotilla investigation

A Madrid court has decided to shelve its investigation into the Israeli raid on the Mavi Marmara, but leaves possibility of reopening probe. A Madrid… Read More ›

Culture minister: The government does not have to fund culture

Culture minister: The government does not have to fund culture

Miri Regev tells cultural figures that it is her right to determine criteria for funding and withdraw it from institutions, says “the artists won’t dictate… Read More ›

Weinstein’s attack on Shaked uncalled for

Weinstein’s attack on Shaked uncalled for

Op-ed: The attorney general knows, or is supposed to know, that many leading jurists in Israel and in the world support the justice minister’s ‘simplistic… Read More ›

Kremer first Israeli to be picked in MLB draft

Kremer first Israeli to be picked in MLB draft

In addition to Kremer, the Houston Astros selected Alex Bregman, also Jewish, as the second overall pick in the draft, good enough to earn an… Read More ›

Arab sector set to demand more funds to fight poverty

Arab sector set to demand more funds to fight poverty

Some of the Arab communities with high unemployment include Umm el-Fahm, Taiba, Tamra, Rahat, Sakhnin and Kafr Kana.   Israeli Arab poverty rates are dropping,… Read More ›

When BDS and corporate social responsibility collide

When BDS and corporate social responsibility collide

Companies have to weigh the costs and benefits of taking political sides, which will likely depend on the political views of their core customers and… Read More ›

Wanted: New spymaster who can watch Iran, forge secret ties

Wanted: New spymaster who can watch Iran, forge secret ties

As Mossad head Tamir Pardo closes out term, the cast of possible replacements includes old hands from the clandestine service and tried & tested army… Read More ›

Why does Israel have to fund those who despise it?

Why does Israel have to fund those who despise it?

Op-ed: Oddly enough, people who use artistic freedom to harm the state think that Israel’s citizens should pay for their hateful words against the state.… Read More ›

In secret visit, CIA chief said to brief Netanyahu on Iran

In secret visit, CIA chief said to brief Netanyahu on Iran

John Brennan discussed emerging nuclear deal with Israeli officials in high-stakes powwow last week, report says; US Chief of Staff Dempsey also in Israel  … Read More ›

NGO accuses Israel of systematic abuse of Palestinian kids

NGO accuses Israel of systematic abuse of Palestinian kids

Palestinian children’s rights group says ‘ill-treatment is still widespread, systematic and institutionalized’ in IDF detention system; IDF source denies allegations. A West Bank-based children’s rights… Read More ›

Israel-linked virus attacked nuke talks hotels, report claims

Israel-linked virus attacked nuke talks hotels, report claims

Russian cyber-security firm says improved Duqu virus was found in computers of 3 European hotels that hosted negotiations   Three European hotels that hosted negotiations… Read More ›

US says it ‘takes steps’ to ensure Iran talks secure

US says it ‘takes steps’ to ensure Iran talks secure

American officials refuse to say whether they believe Israeli spyware compromised recent nuclear deliberations US State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke (YouTube screen capture) “We are… Read More ›

Students: Bar-Ilan proposed religious, psychological ‘help’ for Pride Month

Students: Bar-Ilan proposed religious, psychological ‘help’ for Pride Month

LGBT students outraged after allegation that religious-oriented university refused to permit a public event or distribution of brochures, and reportedly suggested a panel of psychologists… Read More ›

The Palestinian who opposes the boycott against Israel

The Palestinian who opposes the boycott against Israel

Bassam Eid, a human rights activist, says boycotts sonly ends up harming the Palestinians, and says Israelis should demand PM for solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict:… Read More ›

RFK’s daughter honors her father’s legacy and devotion to Israel

RFK’s daughter honors her father’s legacy and devotion to Israel

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, former lieutenant-governor of Maryland, delivers moving tribute at Herzliya Conference. KATHLEEN KENNEDY TOWNSEND addresses the Herzliya Conference at IDC Herzliya on Tuesday.… Read More ›

Analysis: An embarrassing headache for Likud that Netanyahu didn’t need

Analysis: An embarrassing headache for Likud that Netanyahu didn’t need

How Oren Hazan got into the Knesset in the first place, whether he can get kicked out, and what it means for the upcoming Likud… Read More ›

Blair to fight against anti-Semitism in Europe

Blair to fight against anti-Semitism in Europe

Former British PM and Mideast envoy for Quartet to chair European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation, which campaigns to halt discrimination against Jews, make Holocaust… Read More ›

Rockets Fired From Gaza Into Southern Israel

Rockets Fired From Gaza Into Southern Israel

Two rockets were fired at Israel from Gaza, police said on Wednesday, after warning sirens were heard in Israeli towns near the border. There were… Read More ›

Woman arrested for online anti-Semitic videos in Spain

Woman arrested for online anti-Semitic videos in Spain

Foreign national, 28, posted clips calling on viewers to ‘catch and kill all the Jews’ that garnered thousands of hits Amid fears of resurgent anti-Semitism… Read More ›

Jews “prepare their matzah… with the blood of children” – Preacher at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Jews “prepare their matzah… with the blood of children” – Preacher at Al-Aqsa Mosque