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Intelligence file: Merit is in the eye of the beholder

Intelligence file: Merit is in the eye of the beholder

Nothing in the 150 pages of the Vienna accord will convince the unconvinced. The debate long ago became an ideological confrontation.   One of the… Read More ›

Bribery allegations rattle Jerusalem Rabbinical Court

Bribery allegations rattle Jerusalem Rabbinical Court

Two officials, Yaakov Sebag and Saar Mizrachi, allegedly shook down desperate father in the middle of custody battle   Police are investigating two Jerusalem Rabbinical… Read More ›

‘Israel is safer’ with Iran nuclear deal, says Kerry

‘Israel is safer’ with Iran nuclear deal, says Kerry

Top US diplomat decries critics’ ‘fantasy’ of a ‘better deal,’ promises increased support to America’s Mideast allies against Iran   US Secretary of State John… Read More ›

Cattleman raising historic herd of red heifers in Israel

Cattleman raising historic herd of red heifers in Israel

Temple Institute prepares for what they hope would be the third Temple by breeding Red Angus cattle, and preparing over 70 sacred vessels including the… Read More ›

Israeli digital doc aiming to bring healthcare to your inbox

Israeli digital doc aiming to bring healthcare to your inbox

Doctome can help reduce ER waiting times by providing initial diagnosis and working in conjuncton with hospitals and clinics. Doctome, an Israeli medical start-up, is… Read More ›

Exit of Anti-Defamation League head marks shift for US Jews

Exit of Anti-Defamation League head marks shift for US Jews

The world has changed during Abe Foxman’s 28 years as ADL chief: Anti-Semitism is declining in the US but on the rise in Europe, and… Read More ›

UK ends partial arms ban on Israel over Gaza fighting

UK ends partial arms ban on Israel over Gaza fighting

Conservative-led review finds that licenses for weapons deals met country’s export criteria.   LONDON – Britain has lifted what was in effect viewed as a… Read More ›

MK Jelin invites UN commissioner to South to rectify her misconceptions

MK Jelin invites UN commissioner to South to rectify her misconceptions

The Yesh Atid MK criticized Mary McGowan Davis for not calling those who shoot rockets at Israel terrorist organizations   UN Independent Commission of Inquiry… Read More ›

We never thought Iran deal was cure-all, Hammond tells Israeli TV

We never thought Iran deal was cure-all, Hammond tells Israeli TV

Visiting UK foreign secretary reiterates his claim — hotly disputed by Netanyahu — that there was no deal that would have been embraced by Israel… Read More ›

Tehran – Iranians Take To Social Media To Mock Netanyahu’s Frustration Over Iran Deal

Tehran – Iranians Take To Social Media To Mock Netanyahu’s Frustration Over Iran Deal

Tehran – Social media users got creative in expressing their feelings towards the nuclear deal reached between the world powers and Iran on Tuesday. A… Read More ›

White House seeks support at home and abroad for Iran deal

White House seeks support at home and abroad for Iran deal

Defense secretary Carter to leave for Israel, Saudi Arabia this weekend; Kerry to brief Gulf leaders next month   WASHINGTON (AP) — At home and… Read More ›

AIPAC to fight White House head to head in battle over Iran deal

AIPAC to fight White House head to head in battle over Iran deal

Staff, activists told to cancel summer plans as lobby group gears up for effort to have accord knocked down in Congress   WASHINGTON (JTA) –… Read More ›

Sen. Schumer squeezed on Obama’s Iran nuclear deal

Sen. Schumer squeezed on Obama’s Iran nuclear deal

Pro-Israel, next-in-line Senate Democratic leader keeps mum on how he will vote on accord when it goes to Congress for review   WASHINGTON (AP) —… Read More ›

Deputy FM: Western Wall to become part of every official visit

Deputy FM: Western Wall to become part of every official visit

Tzipi Hotovely is looking to revise the current diplomatic protocol, and mandate that all future visits include an escorted trip to the Western Wall. The… Read More ›

ICC judges: prosecutors must revisit 2010 Israeli flotilla raid

ICC judges: prosecutors must revisit 2010 Israeli flotilla raid

Prosecutor decided last year not to investigate the lethal raid on a Gaza-bound ship, but judges urge her to reconsider and probe the incident as… Read More ›

Haredim warned against IDF ‘soul hunters’

Haredim warned against IDF ‘soul hunters’

Two booklets distributed by radical ultra-Orthodox groups expose full personal details of yeshiva graduates who have joined Israeli army or are working to enlist others.… Read More ›

Beitar embarrassed by ‘disgraceful’ behavior of fans at Belgium soccer match

Beitar embarrassed by ‘disgraceful’ behavior of fans at Belgium soccer match

Jerusalem suffers heavy loss in Belgium after supporters pelt pitch with flares.   Beitar Jerusalem lost 5-1 to Sporting Charleroi on Thursday, but somehow that wasn’t… Read More ›

Can oil prices benefit Israel?

Can oil prices benefit Israel?

“Oil is already selling cheaply, and the introduction of new Iranian oil is expected to push the price further down.”   The nuclear deal signed… Read More ›

Gilad Schalit’s girlfriend gushes over her man on social media

Gilad Schalit’s girlfriend gushes over her man on social media

Almost four years after being released from Hamas captivity in Gaza, will we be hearing wedding bells in the future for Schalit and his girlfriend… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Snowden Leak: Israeli Commandos Killed Syrian General At Dinner Party

Jerusalem – Snowden Leak: Israeli Commandos Killed Syrian General At Dinner Party

  Jerusalem – In a scene that could have been written for the the silver screen, in 2008, Israeli naval commandos reportedly infiltrated the waters… Read More ›