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63% of haredi households earn less than NIS 8,000

63% of haredi households earn less than NIS 8,000

Survey commissioned by Kol Chai Radio reveals only 46% of ultra-Orthodox men work for a living compared to 76% of women; in two-thirds of haredi… Read More ›

Journalists rage at Foreign Ministry’s Hamas cartoon

Journalists rage at Foreign Ministry’s Hamas cartoon

Foreign Press Association condemns foreign ministry cartoon as ‘inappropriate’ after 17 journalists died in Operation Protective Edge. A 49-second cartoon clip produced by Israel’s Foreign… Read More ›

Evil spirit of BDS growing stronger in US

Evil spirit of BDS growing stronger in US

Op-ed: Surveys showing a record support for Israel among the American public opinion are an illusion; the anti-Israel atmosphere is infiltrating the most important centers… Read More ›

Eisenkot: Groups with ties to ISIS are growing in Gaza

Eisenkot: Groups with ties to ISIS are growing in Gaza

The chief of staff added that terrorists connected to Islamic State are growing stronger in Sinai and act in cooperation with terrorist organizations in Gaza.… Read More ›

Children raised in Nazi period carried forward anti-Semitism, study says

Children raised in Nazi period carried forward anti-Semitism, study says

According to the researchers the findings indicated that Nazi propaganda was highly effective, especially when it confirmed existing beliefs.   The 12 years of Nazism… Read More ›

Meretz labeling bill will hurt Palestinians, factory owners in West Bank tell Gal-On

Meretz labeling bill will hurt Palestinians, factory owners in West Bank tell Gal-On

The letter called on Gal-On to withdraw the proposal, or else   Legislation that requiring products from the West Bank be labeled as such will… Read More ›

Oren: Israel helped Obama avoid bombing Syria after chemical attack

Oren: Israel helped Obama avoid bombing Syria after chemical attack

US senior official denies Oren’s account of events, says Obama and Putin discussed disarmament well before August 2013.   Israel’s former ambassador to the United… Read More ›

Thousands of Israeli Druze rally for Syrian brothers

Thousands of Israeli Druze rally for Syrian brothers

Protesters say the future of the community across the border is in danger   Thousands of Israeli Druze took to the streets in the northern… Read More ›

Sexual assault allegations surface against scandal-ridden MK

Sexual assault allegations surface against scandal-ridden MK

Oren Hazan’s former employees say he made unwanted advances towards them, would get drunk and expose himself to bar patrons   New allegations of misconduct… Read More ›

Report: Hamas mulling long-term ceasefire with Israel

Report: Hamas mulling long-term ceasefire with Israel

According to the Palestinian Al-Quds newspaper, Gaza-based group officials met in Qatar to discuss truce proposal   Leading members of Gaza-based terrorist group Hamas convened… Read More ›

Spat with Israel lurks in new UN General Assembly president’s past

Spat with Israel lurks in new UN General Assembly president’s past

Former Danish parliament speaker Mogens Lykketoft met with Palestinian officials during trip to region but chose not to convene with Israelis   Denmark’s former parliament… Read More ›

Peres calls on Jerusalem festival not to screen Yigal Amir documentary

Peres calls on Jerusalem festival not to screen Yigal Amir documentary

‘A black flag hangs over the decision to screen the movie about Yigal Amir,’ says former president and long-time friend and political partner of slain… Read More ›

Iran talks spy virus used stolen credentials

Iran talks spy virus used stolen credentials

Russia-based security firm Kaspersky claims Iran talks virus utilized legitimate digital certificates stolen from a Taiwanese electronics manufacturer. Company alludes to Israeli involvement, which Jerusalem… Read More ›

Cyber warfare: A new, dangerous world

Cyber warfare: A new, dangerous world

Op-ed: Discovery of sophisticated computer virus at hotels hosting Iran nuclear talks points to a new phenomenon embodying a new danger: Cyber technology makes it… Read More ›

Netanyahu calls Uruguay’s Vázquez to thank him for support

Netanyahu calls Uruguay’s Vázquez to thank him for support

Uruguay has broken out of the bloc of countries that automatically vote against Israel, and has supported Israel in recent votes in international and regional… Read More ›

IDF to set up unified cyber division within 2 years

IDF to set up unified cyber division within 2 years

Source: Field is now so critical that every operational order must relate to it   The IDF said Monday it will set up a unified… Read More ›

Ambassador to UNHRC: ‘Israel does not behead people, we use our heads’

Ambassador to UNHRC: ‘Israel does not behead people, we use our heads’

Eviatar Manor spoke in advance of the upcoming report on last summer’s war with Hamas, in which Israel is expected to be charged with war… Read More ›

Analysis: Spanish attitudes on immigration may have hobbled return law

Analysis: Spanish attitudes on immigration may have hobbled return law

The new law, which allows for the repatriation of Sephardi Jews, has been touted by politicians in Madrid as a grand gesture aimed at reconciliation… Read More ›

High-tech Israeli helmet aims to prevent flight crashes

High-tech Israeli helmet aims to prevent flight crashes

Life-saving system takes control of plane if pilot loses consciousness; air force personnel to be fitted with device   An Israeli-developed smart flight helmet will… Read More ›

Netanyahu pans Gaza war crimes inquiry as ‘waste of time’

Netanyahu pans Gaza war crimes inquiry as ‘waste of time’

Ahead of Human Rights Council’s report, prime minister says inquiry aims to ‘blacken the State of Israel”   Reading the upcoming UN Human Rights Council… Read More ›