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BBC exec: Don’t call Charlie Hebdo killers ‘terrorists’

BBC exec: Don’t call Charlie Hebdo killers ‘terrorists’

Head of corporation’s Arabic channel says term is ‘loaded,’ comments in accordance with editorial guidelines A senior BBC executive has said that the corporation avoids… Read More ›

Book store cancels sale of Charlie Hebdo after getting threats

Book store cancels sale of Charlie Hebdo after getting threats

Steimatzky book store canceled the sale of the Charlie Hebdo French magazine after Arab objection. “Steimatzky decisively supports freedom of expression. The company has sold… Read More ›

Cocaine dealers were arrested in South Tel Aviv

Cocaine dealers were arrested in South Tel Aviv

An undercover agent spent months recording cocaine deals in Tel Aviv, eventually leading to the arrest of dozens of suspected dealers in South Tel Aviv.… Read More ›

Swedish reporter dons kippa and films the anti-Semitic abuse he encountered

Swedish reporter dons kippa and films the anti-Semitic abuse he encountered

After more anti-Semitic crimes were reported in Malmo than in any other city in Sweden, Swedish reporter Peter Lindgren decided to conduct a social experiment… Read More ›

Rivlin and Peres each eulogize Saudi King Abdullah

Rivlin and Peres each eulogize Saudi King Abdullah

President Reuven Rivlin and former president Shimon Peres each expressed their condolences Friday over the death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah ibn Abdilazīz. Rivlin said… Read More ›

Iraqi Torah scroll makes a journey to Israel

Iraqi Torah scroll makes a journey to Israel

Iraqi’s Torah scroll journey to Israel remains a mystery. The scroll is believed to have been found during the 2003 Iraq War in Iraqi intelligence… Read More ›

Arab parties unite in Israel with potential to help Netanyahu rivals

Arab parties unite in Israel with potential to help Netanyahu rivals

Opinion polls suggest the united Arab list could secure 11 seats in the 120-seat parliament, around the same level as they hold individually but with… Read More ›

ISIS recruits inside Israel

ISIS recruits inside Israel

The Shin Bet’s feat in ferreting out an Islamic State cell training for jihad in the Galilee failed to stay in the headlines for long.… Read More ›

Israeli president will attend UN Holocaust event in New York

Israeli president will attend UN Holocaust event in New York

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin is planning to visit New York City as a special representative of the State of Israel for the United Nations International Holocaust Remembrance Day,… Read More ›

A hacker arrested on charges of hacking into the computers of well-known artists

A hacker arrested on charges of hacking into the computers of well-known artists

A suspected Israeli hacker was arrested on charges of hacking into the computers of Madonna and a number of other well-known artists in order to… Read More ›

Israeli politicians reveal their personal finances

Israeli politicians reveal their personal finances

Israeli politicians are not required to make their finances open for public scrutiny. Despite that fact, Israeli politics has been decimated by corruption investigations. In… Read More ›

Terror Attack in Tel Aviv, 17 Wounded

Terror Attack in Tel Aviv, 17 Wounded

Five stabbed on Tel Aviv bus in terror attack Over 10 people were wounded Wednesday morning in a terror attack in central Tel Aviv. At… Read More ›

Charedi votes being pulled left and right

Charedi votes being pulled left and right

Last Thursday evening, young Charedim met with Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu as part of a “Young Likud” program. Aharon Ben-Yaakov, one of the ultra-Orthodox young… Read More ›

Orthodox woman appointed as Efrat’s spiritual leader

Orthodox woman appointed as Efrat’s spiritual leader

Rabbi Riskin has recently appointed Dr. Jennie Rosenfeld as a communal spiritual leader for the people of Efrat. Her function will be tol answer questions… Read More ›

Israel voices hope that Argentine authorities will continue prosecutor’s work in Iran case

Israel voices hope that Argentine authorities will continue prosecutor’s work in Iran case

A prosecutor who was found dead after having alleged a cover-up in the investigation of Iran over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center.… Read More ›

Moshe Kahlon launches wild-card election bid

Moshe Kahlon launches wild-card election bid

An ex-Israeli cabinet minister launched a new party to run in the March 17 election, a wild-card bid seen as potentially helping Prime Minister Benjamin… Read More ›

33 Charedi recruits have just completed their training as Israeli policemen

33 Charedi recruits have just completed their training as Israeli policemen

The Israeli Police has recruited a large group of Charedi policemen. 33 Charedi recruits have just completed their training as Israeli policemen. They were trained… Read More ›

Miriam Naor appointed Israel’s 11th Supreme Court President

Miriam Naor appointed Israel’s 11th Supreme Court President

Supreme Court President Asher D. Grunis retired on Thursday morning in an elaborate ceremony at the Supreme Court attended by three past justice ministers, three… Read More ›

Michael Douglas will receive Genesis Prize award

Michael Douglas will receive Genesis Prize award

Israel has named actor Michael Douglas as the 2015 recipient of the $1 million Genesis Prize award, popularly dubbed the “Jewish Nobel Prize.” The Genesis… Read More ›

French Jews offered come to Israel

French Jews offered come to Israel

The Jews of France have gotten the message. It is time to leave their Diaspora dwelling and come home to Israel. Just as it is… Read More ›