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Blindness has no political color

Blindness has no political color

Op-ed: Why are so many people struck by such incredible blindness when the facts are so obvious? Iran will become more dangerous if an agreement… Read More ›

Torah scroll dedicated in honor of lone soldier who fell in Gaza last summer

Torah scroll dedicated in honor of lone soldier who fell in Gaza last summer

The Torah scroll dedicated in Max’s honor will ideally be used by other soldiers in the army.   A year after lone soldier St.- Sgt.… Read More ›

With looming budget cuts, Kahlon, haredim clash over promises

With looming budget cuts, Kahlon, haredim clash over promises

United Torah Judaism’s Gafni says coalition agreement to restore child welfare benefits cannot be broken   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s governing coalition faced a potential… Read More ›

Ministers to vote on smoking ban in public parks

Ministers to vote on smoking ban in public parks

Health Ministry statistics indicate that in 2011, 64 children came to hospitals after swallowing cigarette butts they found in parks or ashtrays at home.  … Read More ›

Ministers to consider death penalty for terrorists

Ministers to consider death penalty for terrorists

Bill sponsored by opposition Yisrael Beytenu party garners support of ministers in Likud and Jewish Home   A key cabinet committee is set to consider… Read More ›

Tel Aviv – Film Sparks Scandal For Portraying Family Life Of Assassinated Israeli Prime Minister’s Killer

Tel Aviv – Film Sparks Scandal For Portraying Family Life Of Assassinated Israeli Prime Minister’s Killer

  Tel Aviv – A new documentary has set off an uproar in Israel for its peek into the family life of the country’s most… Read More ›

Iranian general: Foreigners will never enter military sites

Iranian general: Foreigners will never enter military sites

Deputy chief of staff Jazzayeri suggests negotiators ‘avoid stepping into this realm’   Foreigners will never be allowed access to Iran’s military sites, the deputy… Read More ›

Iran’s supreme leader dashes hopes of post-deal relations boost with US

Iran’s supreme leader dashes hopes of post-deal relations boost with US

In a speech during annual al-Quds Day celebrations in Tehran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says the US is an “arrogant power which must be resisted even… Read More ›

Suffering from blindness

Suffering from blindness

Op-ed: Serious leaders like al-Sisi, Jimmy Carter and John Kerry foolishly think there is a connection between jihadist attack worldwide and the Palestinian problem. It… Read More ›

First senior officer to be investigated by military police over Protective Edge conduct

First senior officer to be investigated by military police over Protective Edge conduct

Lt. Col. Neria Yeshurun, who led the battalion that lost Captain Dima Levitas, under scrutiny for allegedly approving shelling of clinic — supposedly in retaliation… Read More ›

Israel grants early release to top Islamic Jihad figure after hunger-strike

Israel grants early release to top Islamic Jihad figure after hunger-strike

In an effort to avoid spectators and not “risk the possibility of turning the release into a celebration” Israeli Security forces released Khader in the… Read More ›

Khamenei: despite nuclear talks, ‘we will continue campaign against arrogant US

Khamenei: despite nuclear talks, ‘we will continue campaign against arrogant US

Khameini’s remarks surfaced not soon after Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif met with John Kerry in Austria’s Palais Coburg to iron out the final details… Read More ›

Israeli kids in Detroit locked up for refusing lunch with father

Israeli kids in Detroit locked up for refusing lunch with father

Judge Lisa Gorcyca has ruled the children, aged 9, 10 and 14, to remain in a juvenile detention center until they are 18.   Three… Read More ›

Arab Peace Initiative is unacceptable, says Israel’s peace talks chief

Arab Peace Initiative is unacceptable, says Israel’s peace talks chief

Vice PM Shalom says original Saudi text has been changed, and no Israeli government would accept it in current form   Vice Prime Minister Silvan… Read More ›

Israel bars Palestinian-funded TV channel from operating

Israel bars Palestinian-funded TV channel from operating

Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan says network not allowed to broadcast anywhere within Israel for 6 months   Av Israeli cabinet minister signed an order… Read More ›

PM: Hamas responsible for welfare of Israeli hostages

PM: Hamas responsible for welfare of Israeli hostages

Netanyahu says ‘no effort is being spared’ to return Avraham Mengistu, unnamed Bedouin held by Gaza rulers   Hamas is responsible for the safety of… Read More ›

Brother of Israeli captive calls on Hamas to release him

Brother of Israeli captive calls on Hamas to release him

Family of Avraham Mengistu, 28, who crossed into Gaza in September, asks the group to take his ‘unwell’ condition into consideration   The family of… Read More ›

Father of Bedouin held in Gaza: We don’t know if he’s alive or dead

Father of Bedouin held in Gaza: We don’t know if he’s alive or dead

Family says second missing Israeli disappeared in April, and that they did not know he was in Gaza until now. The family of the Bedouin… Read More ›

Hundreds attend memorial for lone soldier KIA

Hundreds attend memorial for lone soldier KIA

30,000 people attended Max Steinberg’s funeral after he fell in action during Gaza op last year; Max’s father: ‘He followed his heart.’ Hundreds filled the… Read More ›

Lebanese report: Israel arming Syrian rebels

Lebanese report: Israel arming Syrian rebels

Israeli former top aide said to have been involved in supplying arms to Assad’s opponents.   A top Syria expert told The Jerusalem Post that a… Read More ›