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Despite tensions between Israel and Iran, Jews live in peace

Despite tensions between Israel and Iran, Jews live in peace

Despite the increasing tension between Iran and Israel, many may be surprised to find out there is a rather large Jewish community in the Iranian… Read More ›

Two Israeli entrepreneurs bring home a prestigious award

Two Israeli entrepreneurs bring home a prestigious award

The big winners of the  Mobile Premier Awards (MPA) at the Mobile World Congress this year went to two Israelis who took first prize in… Read More ›

Israeli intelligence officer visits the United States

Israeli intelligence officer visits the United States

Israel’s top intelligence officer will visit the United States this week, sources with knowledge of the itinerary said; a sign that security cooperation continues despite… Read More ›

Arab states look to Israel as their best hope for confronting threats from Iran

Arab states look to Israel as their best hope for confronting threats from Iran

Major Arab states like Egypt, Jordan and Saudi Arabia have lost confidence in the White House, and now look to Israel as their best hope… Read More ›

Benjamin Netanyahu makes a surprise campaign tour in Jerusalem

Benjamin Netanyahu makes a surprise campaign tour in Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a surprise campaign tour at Machne Yehuda Market in Jerusalem, for the first time in 6 years. The visit… Read More ›

Food prices in Israel dropped

Food prices in Israel dropped

The cost of food in Israel is falling, and has been for several months, data from the OECD confirmed. According to the data, food prices… Read More ›

Celebration of Purim in Jerusalem

Celebration of Purim in Jerusalem

Thousands of Jerusalemites took to the streets of the downtown neighborhood of Nahlaot for a festive Purim party on Friday. Sporting creative costumes that feature… Read More ›

A motorist attack in Jerusalem caused injuries

A motorist attack in Jerusalem caused injuries

A motorist rammed his vehicle into a group of people standing near a Jerusalem tram stop, injuring at least five, including four security officials, Israeli… Read More ›

Children already hospitalized for reckless holiday-related accidents

Children already hospitalized for reckless holiday-related accidents

A week before Purim, two children have been involved in serious accidents involving holiday-related toys that, without skillful medical attention, could have killed or seriously… Read More ›

The number of new homes under construction rose by 40 %

The number of new homes under construction rose by 40 %

The number of new homes under construction in Jewish settlements in the West Bank rose last year by 40 percent, the Peace Now anti-settlements watchdog… Read More ›

Workers at Israel Chemicals unit Dead Sea call strike

Workers at Israel Chemicals unit Dead Sea call strike

Workers at Israel Chemicals unit Dead Sea Works embarked on an allout strike after management did not respond to demands by the Histadrut labor federation… Read More ›

IDF chief of staff prays at the Western Wall in Jerusalem

IDF chief of staff prays at the Western Wall in Jerusalem

Israel has sworn in a new military chief of staff who is taking over command of the country’s armed forces amid a tumultuous period in… Read More ›

Israel is ready for a large number of people immigrating from Europe

Israel is ready for a large number of people immigrating from Europe

The cabinet approved a 180 million Shekel immigration plan aimed at French, Belgian and Ukrainian Jews on Sunday, only hours after a Jewish guard was… Read More ›

Microsoft is buying Israeli N-trig

Microsoft is buying Israeli N-trig

Microsoft is buying N-trig, an Israeli provider of digital pens and chips for touch screens, for at least $200 million, the Calcalist financial news website… Read More ›

Israelis believe that Obama interfering in the Israeli elections

Israelis believe that Obama interfering in the Israeli elections

Many Israelis think that Barack Obama’s administration is interfering in the march 17 elections, as the rift between the WH and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has… Read More ›

A strong connection between Israel and Latin America countries

A strong connection between Israel and Latin America countries

Reuven Rivlin recently met with a group of ambassadors from Latin American countries. There was much light diplomacy, as is to be expected, but the… Read More ›

Sandstorm hits Israel causing the worst air pollution in years

Sandstorm hits Israel causing the worst air pollution in years

A Mideast sandstorm roared into Israel and Lebanon, causing the worst Israeli air pollution in years and sending powerful waves tearing into Beirut’s famed corniche… Read More ›

Palestinians boycott Israeli food companies

Palestinians boycott Israeli food companies

Activists from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah movement launched a campaign in the West Bank, calling on people to boycott products made by six major… Read More ›

The relationship between US and Israel has gone downhill

The relationship between US and Israel has gone downhill

Under the leadership of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israelis have realized the relationship between their country and the United States government has gone downhill. Though… Read More ›

Rockets hit building housing Jewish welfare center in Ukraine

Rockets hit building housing Jewish welfare center in Ukraine

No casualties reported as dud missiles slam into building housing Jewish organization in country’s east Two rockets hit the building housing a Jewish social welfare… Read More ›