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Head of Israel’s organized labor calls for nationwide strike

Head of Israel’s organized labor calls for nationwide strike

Failed talks with treasury officials on the issue of contract workers cause the labor chief to call for a massive strike that could shut down… Read More ›

Holocaust Claims Conference fraud likely ‘much higher’ than $57 million

Holocaust Claims Conference fraud likely ‘much higher’ than $57 million

Recently terminated ombudsman says organizational insiders have siphoned off funds meant for Holocaust survivors.   The scope of conspiracy to defraud the world’s largest Holocaust… Read More ›

40% of Israeli children in Gaza border town of Sderot suffer from anxiety, PTSD

40% of Israeli children in Gaza border town of Sderot suffer from anxiety, PTSD

“The ongoing situation in Sderot causes PTSD at a rate three or four times greater than that of the rest of the country,” expert says.… Read More ›

NGO: Israel forces migrants to choose between leaving for Rwanda or indefinite prison

NGO: Israel forces migrants to choose between leaving for Rwanda or indefinite prison

According to Hotline for Refugees and Migrants the State has invented a new loophole so it can detain migrants indefinitely in the Saharonim closed detention… Read More ›

Analysis: Making sense of Germany’s vote against Israel in the UN Human Rights Council

Analysis: Making sense of Germany’s vote against Israel in the UN Human Rights Council

While Germany and Israel mark 50 years of cooperation, Germany’s readiness to participate in anti-Israel demonization taking place in the UN and similar venues is… Read More ›

Ex-Iran president: Israel a fake, temporary regime

Ex-Iran president: Israel a fake, temporary regime

Rafsanjani says Jewish state could soon be wiped off map; Tehran’s defense minister: No country safe from bloodthirsty Zionists   Fomer Iranian president Akbar Hashemi… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Rare 1953 Photo And Document On Auction Offers Glimpse Into Ben-Gurion As A Jew

Jerusalem – Rare 1953 Photo And Document On Auction Offers Glimpse Into Ben-Gurion As A Jew

  Jerusalem – A rare glimpse into the world of former Israeli Prime Minister Ben-Gurion is being offered at auction tomorrow by the Jerusalem-based Kedem… Read More ›

At first Gaza war memorial, Rivlin warns next conflict could be worse

At first Gaza war memorial, Rivlin warns next conflict could be worse

President says Gaza can’t be rehabilitated unless renewed rocket fire stops; Netanyahu issues warnings to Hamas, Hezbollah, Iran and IS   Israel held an official… Read More ›

Panel recommends changes to Orthodox conversion

Panel recommends changes to Orthodox conversion

Rabbinical group’s new guidelines to prevent abuse, following voyeurism case, also offer a snapshot of converts   NEW YORK (JTA) – After facing criticism for… Read More ›

Hamas, Fatah exchange threats after wave of arrests

Hamas, Fatah exchange threats after wave of arrests

PA security forces arrest 170 Hamas men in connection with shooting attacks against Israelis, raising the wrath of Gaza’s ruling faction. The Palestinian Authority has… Read More ›

Commercial dispute halves Holocaust survivors benefits

Commercial dispute halves Holocaust survivors benefits

Society for the Restitution of Holocaust Victim’s Assets claims that World Zionist Organisation refuses to distribute Bank Leumi shares earmarked for survivor’s assistance. The financial… Read More ›

Greece, deep in crisis, is keen on axis of ‘security’ with Israel and Cyprus

Greece, deep in crisis, is keen on axis of ‘security’ with Israel and Cyprus

Greek FM Nikos Kotzias: We are living inside a triangle of destabilization.   With Greece’s future shrouded in great uncertainty, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias… Read More ›

Clinton calls for strategy to fight boycotts of Israel

Clinton calls for strategy to fight boycotts of Israel

The Palestinian Authority has sought recognition as a sovereign state through various international fora in the last several years.   VIENNA – Hillary Rodham Clinton,… Read More ›

Jerusalem – President Rivlin Tells Arab Journalists: We Must Be Israelis Not Jews Or Arabs

Jerusalem – President Rivlin Tells Arab Journalists: We Must Be Israelis Not Jews Or Arabs

  Jerusalem – President Reuven Rivlin on Monday night hosted Arab notables at an Iftar dinner at his official residence.  In addition to Members of… Read More ›

Netanyahu: Western powers ‘collapsed’ in nuclear talks

Netanyahu: Western powers ‘collapsed’ in nuclear talks

PM says emerging Iran deal is worse than the agreement with North Korea, which went on to produce atomic arsenal   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu… Read More ›

Israel gears up to battle Iran deal in Congress

Israel gears up to battle Iran deal in Congress

Many in Jerusalem think efforts to block accord are a lost cause as world powers prepare to resume substantial economic dealings with Tehran   Israel… Read More ›

State to Supreme Court: Give Olmert more prison time

State to Supreme Court: Give Olmert more prison time

State Attorney says that due to lenient punishment in the Talansky affair, former prime minister should be sentenced to firm prison time in the Investment… Read More ›

Israeli-Egyptian coordination is working, but it’s not enough

Israeli-Egyptian coordination is working, but it’s not enough

Analysis: Officials in Cairo and in Jerusalem voiced the same mantra over the weekend: It’s not ISIS, it’s Hamas which is insisting on rocking Egypt.… Read More ›

US public opinion expert: Iran deal can still be stopped

US public opinion expert: Iran deal can still be stopped

“It would require the most efficient, effective and unified PR campaign in my lifetime.”   If the American people vigorously oppose the Iran nuclear agreement… Read More ›

Hoenlein: France is reconsidering Security Council resolution

Hoenlein: France is reconsidering Security Council resolution

US Jewish leader says valid to criticize American Jewry, comes out against ‘character assassination’ of Oren.   France is having second thoughts about submitting a… Read More ›