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Netanyahu pans Gaza war crimes inquiry as ‘waste of time’

Netanyahu pans Gaza war crimes inquiry as ‘waste of time’

Ahead of Human Rights Council’s report, prime minister says inquiry aims to ‘blacken the State of Israel”   Reading the upcoming UN Human Rights Council… Read More ›

Israel shifts to offense ahead of UN report on Gaza war

Israel shifts to offense ahead of UN report on Gaza war

The Israeli examination of Operation Protective Edge is thorough and often persuasive but also carries traces of advocacy   There are, as some have noted,… Read More ›

When Ariel Sharon became settlers’ archrival

When Ariel Sharon became settlers’ archrival

Op-ed: A decade after Gaza disengagement, settler leaders have only themselves to blame; they, who applauded each and every one of Sharon’s anti-democratic tricks, knew… Read More ›

Haredi director’s ‘women only’ film sparks row at London festival

Haredi director’s ‘women only’ film sparks row at London festival

Organizers of Seret 2015 Israeli film festival decide to cancel screening of ‘The Gift of Fire’ after cinema managers turn down director’s request to bar… Read More ›

Israel accuses world powers of yielding to Iran for nuclear deal

Israel accuses world powers of yielding to Iran for nuclear deal

Netanyahu denounces concessions to Iran; Steinitz says inspection system would still give Iran time to cover up illegal activity. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused world… Read More ›

US Navy christens ship for former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords

US Navy christens ship for former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords

Giffords was the first Jewish woman elected to statewide office in Arizona.   The US Navy christened a combat ship named after former US Rep.… Read More ›

Jewish-Arab Hadash Party: Israel in ‘blood covenant’ with ISIS and US to divide Syria

Jewish-Arab Hadash Party: Israel in ‘blood covenant’ with ISIS and US to divide Syria

The party claims that the way to oppose the civil war in Syria is “to stand with the Syrian people against imperialism, Zionism, and the… Read More ›

Key findings from Israel’s report on the 2014 Gaza conflict

Key findings from Israel’s report on the 2014 Gaza conflict

The following are some key findings from Israel’s report on Operation Protective Edge, entitled “The 2014 Gaza Conflict: Factual and Legal Aspects.”   The Foreign… Read More ›

Rabbi Receives Heavenly Message while praying at the Cave of Elijah the Prophet

Rabbi Receives Heavenly Message while praying at the Cave of Elijah the Prophet

On the morning of Tuesday, June 9, Israeli mystic Rabbi Amram Vaknin, led a prayer service at the Cave of Elijah the Prophet in Haifa,… Read More ›

Likud holds fateful vote today

Likud holds fateful vote today

Netanyahu warns: Giving Central Committee members power to choose MKs would “give a prize to our political opponents.”   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed concern… Read More ›

Academic body censures university for retracting job over anti-Israel tweets

Academic body censures university for retracting job over anti-Israel tweets

American Association of University Professors votes to shun U. of Illinois in damaging bid to school’s reputation   CHAMPAIGN, Ill.— A leading academic group voted… Read More ›

Druze leader tries to calm fears in Syria, says Israel’s help not needed

Druze leader tries to calm fears in Syria, says Israel’s help not needed

After 20 villagers killed this week by Nusra Front, Lebanon’s Walid Jumblatt tells worried community it was an ‘individual’ incident   BEIRUT — Lebanon’s political… Read More ›

Cleveland police officer who shot a 12-year-old boy: ‘He gave me no choice’

Cleveland police officer who shot a 12-year-old boy: ‘He gave me no choice’

  CLEVELAND (Reuters) – A Cleveland police officer who last year fatally shot a 12-year-old boy who was holding a toy replica gun told investigators he had no… Read More ›

The success of the latest wave of streaming services relies on a lie

The success of the latest wave of streaming services relies on a lie

  Drake started from the bottom, now he’s at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference to tell you about a great new product. He took to the… Read More ›

Finland is in a ‘grave’ situation

Finland is in a ‘grave’ situation

  Erkki Liikanen enjoys a challenge. At 64, the governor of Finland’s central bank has faced a few in his lifetime. First, as finance minister… Read More ›

New York – Female Prison Employee Gave Hacksaw Blades, Chisels To Escapees, Documents Say

New York – Female Prison Employee Gave Hacksaw Blades, Chisels To Escapees, Documents Say

  New York – A worker at an Upstate New York maximum-security prison charged with helping two convicted killers escape last weekend brought the men… Read More ›

Boston – Kerry Released From Hospital After Broken Leg Surgery

Boston – Kerry Released From Hospital After Broken Leg Surgery

  Boston –  Secretary of State John Kerry was discharged from a Boston hospital Friday 10 days after undergoing surgery on a broken leg he… Read More ›

Texas – Suspect Killed After Attack On Dallas Police Headquarters

Texas – Suspect Killed After Attack On Dallas Police Headquarters

  Texas –  A man planted pipe bombs outside Dallas police headquarters and sprayed the building with bullets during a wild street battle early on… Read More ›

Actor John Stamos of ‘Full House’ fame cited for DUI in Beverly Hills

Actor John Stamos of ‘Full House’ fame cited for DUI in Beverly Hills

  John Stamos — the Hollywood heartthrob known for his roles on “Full House” and “ER” — was pulled over in Beverly Hills, California, then… Read More ›

Euro 2016: Croatia apologizes over Nazi swastika on its home pitch

Euro 2016: Croatia apologizes over Nazi swastika on its home pitch

  The Croatian football federation has blamed “sabotage” after the imprint of a Nazi swastika was left on the pitch used for its national team’s… Read More ›