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Miiad: A New Video Calling On All Jews to Fight (Sort Of)

Miiad: A New Video Calling On All Jews to Fight (Sort Of)

The One Voice Foundation Launches “Miiad: A Fight to Unite” Miiad—A Fight to Unite , a delightful music video to promote Jewish unity, has just… Read More ›

‘Poverty rate in Israel high relative to developed countries’

‘Poverty rate in Israel high relative to developed countries’

  The “depth of proverty” in Israel has worsened, with the average income of poor families in 2010 at 31 percent below the poverty line.… Read More ›

In Israel, Michael Douglas set to receive ‘Jewish Nobel Prize’

In Israel, Michael Douglas set to receive ‘Jewish Nobel Prize’

Actor, who only recently embraced father’s heritage, says he’ll use money to bring together different streams of Judaism When actor Michael Douglas learned that he… Read More ›

As it turns 15, Birthright Israel takes a closer look at Tel Aviv

As it turns 15, Birthright Israel takes a closer look at Tel Aviv

Program providing young Jews with free trips finally focuses on the White City’s start-up scene and hip vibe Last week, a group of 50 Taglit-Birthright… Read More ›

Kahlon: Oren’s comments on Obama are his personal views

Kahlon: Oren’s comments on Obama are his personal views

Finance Minister in letter to US ambassador Shapiro distances himself from Kulanu party member Oren’s comments on Obama; Kahlon says Obama stands by Israel and… Read More ›

Jordan arrests Palestinian suspect in 1982 attack on Paris Jews

Jordan arrests Palestinian suspect in 1982 attack on Paris Jews

Mahamed Souhair al-Abassi is suspected of organizing decades-old attack on French restaurant that killed six people and wounded 22. Jordanian authorities have arrested a suspected… Read More ›

Analysis: Israel is not facing a Druze refugee crisis, but it is ready for one

Analysis: Israel is not facing a Druze refugee crisis, but it is ready for one

Reports of Druze civilians being killed are baseless, and have led to unrest among members of the Druse communities on the Golan Heights, whose relatives… Read More ›

AIPAC calls Kerry’s Iran remarks ‘disturbing’

AIPAC calls Kerry’s Iran remarks ‘disturbing’

“We’re not fixated on Iran specifically accounting for what they did at one point in time or another,” Secretary of State said on Tuesday.  … Read More ›

The third Lebanon war scenario

The third Lebanon war scenario

The IDF has the capacity to defeat Hezbollah and to bring about a real change in the strategic balance in the north.   AFTER EIGHT… Read More ›

Israel says prepared for possible Syrian refugee throngs on Golan

Israel says prepared for possible Syrian refugee throngs on Golan

Israel’s top military officer told parliament on Tuesday that preparations were under way to respond to any massing of refugees on the Golan.   Israel… Read More ›

As Foxman leaves, a look at what the ADL stands to lose

As Foxman leaves, a look at what the ADL stands to lose

As the Anti-Defamation League’s longtim leader, Abraham Foxman brought media savvy, with a side of candor, to the table NEW YORK  – If there’s one… Read More ›

Abbas: Palestinian unity government will resign in 24 hours

Abbas: Palestinian unity government will resign in 24 hours

PA president makes announcement at Fatah meeting, official says; spokesman denies government set to dissolve   Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas announced Tuesday that the… Read More ›

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 ›