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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 ›

After threats made to hostage’s family, Netanyahu rep apologizes

After threats made to hostage’s family, Netanyahu rep apologizes

The retired IDF colonel and representative for the prime minister told the Mengistu family that their son’s release will take an extra year if race… Read More ›

Israel’s Ultra-Orthodox Jews Learning to Program

Israel’s Ultra-Orthodox Jews Learning to Program

Tel Aviv, Israel (CNN)The third-floor room in a suburb of Tel Aviv looks like any other high-tech company in the “Start-Up Nation.” Rows of programmers… Read More ›

Hamas says it released Israeli captive, but Israel says Hamas version is false

Hamas says it released Israeli captive, but Israel says Hamas version is false

The information that Israel received from Hamas was that Avera Mengistu was in their hands and released, with an implication that he continued to Egypt… Read More ›

At Gaza rally, Hamas claims it has produced new missiles

At Gaza rally, Hamas claims it has produced new missiles

Spokesman tells crowd at anniversary event that projectiles mark a ‘qualitative leap’ forward, but keeps what appear to be models under wraps   At a… Read More ›

Jewish Home backs death penalty for terrorists

Jewish Home backs death penalty for terrorists

Party leader Bennett says bill to execute murderers convicted on terror charges is ‘moral and right’   Jewish Home party leader Naftali Bennett on Wednesday… Read More ›

Argentine president invokes Shylock in perceived anti-Semitic slur

Argentine president invokes Shylock in perceived anti-Semitic slur

Kirchner tells students to study Shakespeare villain to better understand debt crisis; local Jewish leaders and ADL outraged   Members of Argentina’s Jewish community and… Read More ›

Hamas: Israel asked for bodies of soldiers

Hamas: Israel asked for bodies of soldiers

Leader of Gaza’s ruling group says he received messages from Israel through European channels, asking for the bodies of two soldiers killed in 2014’s Operation… Read More ›

IDF official: Cutting service time will harm combat readiness

IDF official: Cutting service time will harm combat readiness

Plan will be announced in the coming days that may reduce service time, including months of training, while creating two new mixed battalions, increasing combat… Read More ›

‘Only about 50 Jews left in Syria’s main cities’

‘Only about 50 Jews left in Syria’s main cities’

Deputy minister Ayoub Kara speaks to Syrian Jewish leader.   Likud Deputy Minister Ayoub Kara, the acting minister of the Regional Cooperation Ministry, spoke with… Read More ›

Tehran’s anti-Israel Quds day falls on date of new Iran deadline

Tehran’s anti-Israel Quds day falls on date of new Iran deadline

Annual event of fiery anti-Israel protests in Iran falls on last Friday of Ramadan, and attracts tens of thousands of people.   Regardless of whether… Read More ›

Analysis: Colonel’s promotion signals all clear on controversial Hannibal Protocol incident

Analysis: Colonel’s promotion signals all clear on controversial Hannibal Protocol incident

The Hannibal Protocol supposedly allows commanders to take aggressive action, including endangering the life of a captured soldier, to foil the capture.   Usually the… Read More ›