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Tel Aviv – Strike Averted! Israel Union, Employers Agree To Minimum Wage Hike

Tel Aviv – Strike Averted! Israel Union, Employers Agree To Minimum Wage Hike

Tel Aviv – Israel’s main labour union signed an agreement with private- sector employers to raise the minimum wage, averting a general strike slated for… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Charedi Extremists Attack Rabbi Police Officer In Mea Shearim Synagogue

Jerusalem – Charedi Extremists Attack Rabbi Police Officer In Mea Shearim Synagogue

Jerusalem – Jewish extremists attacked a police officer in uniform who entered a synagogue to pray in the Mea Shearim neighborhood  on Thursday. The officer did… Read More ›

Washington – Congress OKs Bill Although Watered Down On US-Israel Ties

Washington – Congress OKs Bill Although Watered Down On US-Israel Ties

Washington -On Wednesday, congress approved legislation deepening U.S.-Israeli cooperation after softening a push to grant Israelis visa-free travel rights to the United States even as… Read More ›

Israel – Political Turmoil Disrupts Visit By New York Legislators

Israel – Political Turmoil Disrupts Visit By New York Legislators

Israel – What most surprised a 12-member delegation of New York State legislators, touring Israel on a behind-the-headlines trip under the auspices of the New… Read More ›

London – Israeli Chocolate, Zaatar Truffle, Takes Gold At International Competition

London – Israeli Chocolate, Zaatar Truffle, Takes Gold At International Competition

London – You sprinkle it on pita, humous and pizza, but would you ever try zaatar with your chocolate? One Israeli company has taken that unlikely… Read More ›

Paris – Frenchman Jailed For Five Years For Hit-And-Run Killing In Israe

Paris – Frenchman Jailed For Five Years For Hit-And-Run Killing In Israe

Paris – A French national was sentenced on Wednesday to five years in jail for killing an Israeli woman while driving in Tel Aviv in… Read More ›

New York – The Jewish Daily Forward Profiles Rabbi Twersky’s Inner Dealings New Square Enclave

New York – The Jewish Daily Forward Profiles Rabbi Twersky’s Inner Dealings New Square Enclave

New York – The Jewish Daily Forward profiles Skverer Rebbe, Rabbi David Twersky and the secretive dealings and goings-on in his New Square enclave and… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Ex-Netanyahu Ally, Moshe Kahlon, Looks To Be Israeli Kingmaker

Jerusalem – Ex-Netanyahu Ally, Moshe Kahlon, Looks To Be Israeli Kingmaker

Jerusalem – Even before Israel’s hastily called election campaign kicks into gear, a former ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is shaping up to be… Read More ›

Bethoncourt, France – Young Girls Targeted By Jihadists In Europe For Recruitment To Attack Jews

Bethoncourt, France – Young Girls Targeted By Jihadists In Europe For Recruitment To Attack Jews

Bethoncourt, France – There is an increase in adolescent girls joining Islamic jihadists after being lured by Internet recruiters, European government officials say. The New… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Palestinia Attacker Shot By Guard After Stabbing 2 In Israeli Supermarket

Jerusalem – Palestinia Attacker Shot By Guard After Stabbing 2 In Israeli Supermarket

Jerusalem -A private security guard shot a Palestinian in a supermarket in the West Bank after he stabbed two Israelis, Israeli police said. Police spokeswoman… Read More ›

United Nations -Israel Calls Iran Seeking Key UN Post ‘Absurd’

United Nations -Israel Calls Iran Seeking Key UN Post ‘Absurd’

United Nations – In a move that Israel on Tuesday compared to gangster Al Capone running the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Iran is seeking… Read More ›

Amman – Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood Smuggling Weapons Into Israel

Amman – Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood Smuggling Weapons Into Israel

Amman – Arab media reports that the Jordanian government arrested 21 Muslim Brotherhood members for smuggling weapons and money into the West Bank. The Brotherhood… Read More ›

Two Israeli start-ups are finalists in the iiAwards

Two Israeli start-ups are finalists in the iiAwards

Two Israeli start-ups, Pixoneye and Pzartech, are two of the six super finalists in the iiAwards, a world start-up competition organized by the Paris Region… Read More ›

Jerusaem –  Without Presence Of Rabbinical Judges Lipman Calls For Women Converts To Be Able To Immerse

Jerusaem – Without Presence Of Rabbinical Judges Lipman Calls For Women Converts To Be Able To Immerse

Jerusalem – Yesh Atid MK Rabbi Dov Lipman on Tuesday called on the Ministry of Religious Services to allow women converting to Judaism to be… Read More ›

Bigger Message Needed By Israel

Bigger Message Needed By Israel

I’m repulsed by these anti-Israel groups on college campuses that pretend to care about oppressed people in the Middle East. They don’t. What they really… Read More ›

Washington –  Details On Nazi Benefit Payments Wanted By GOP Senetors

Washington – Details On Nazi Benefit Payments Wanted By GOP Senetors

Washington – Two senior Republican senators are demanding the Obama administration provide Congress with records explaining what roll the justice department played and how suspected… Read More ›

United Nations – UN Resolution: Nuclear Arms Must Be Renounced By Israel

United Nations – UN Resolution: Nuclear Arms Must Be Renounced By Israel

United Nations – The U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approved an Arab-backed resolution Tuesday calling on Israel to  put its nuclear facilities under international oversight and… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Eyeing Coalition With Haredim, Netanyahu Says He Opposes Criminal Sanctions For IDF Draft Dodgers

Jerusalem – Eyeing Coalition With Haredim, Netanyahu Says He Opposes Criminal Sanctions For IDF Draft Dodgers

Jerusalem – Seemingly paving the way for the formation of a new government with the haredi political parties after the coming election, Prime Minister Benjamin… Read More ›

Prime Minister of Israel wants a new, bigger and more stable government

Prime Minister of Israel wants a new, bigger and more stable government

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu directed the secretary of government on Tuesday evening to dismiss Finance Minister Yair Lapid and Justice Minister Tzipi Livni. “In the… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Why Is Netanyahu Trying To Make The ‘Jewish State’ More ‘Jewish’

Jerusalem – Why Is Netanyahu Trying To Make The ‘Jewish State’ More ‘Jewish’

Jerusalem – This might seem like an interesting time for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to promulgate a new law defining Israel’s identity as “the nation… Read More ›