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400-year-old cannon among Spanish Armada relics found off Ireland

400-year-old cannon among Spanish Armada relics found off Ireland

More than four centuries after it sank to the sea bed, the secrets of a Spanish Armada wreck are being uncovered off the west coast… Read More ›

Europe fails to get a deal on Greece

Europe fails to get a deal on Greece

Another deadline, another day without a deal. European officials and the International Monetary Fund have failed to strike a deal on Greece’s bailout program, bringing… Read More ›

Thailand confirms its first case of MERS, death toll rises to 24 in South Korea

Thailand confirms its first case of MERS, death toll rises to 24 in South Korea

Thailand has confirmed its first case of MERS, representing a further spread of the deadly respiratory disease from the Middle East to eastern Asia, Thai… Read More ›

Jewish groups deplore Charleston church shooting

Jewish groups deplore Charleston church shooting

Anti-Defamation League says 21-year-old gunman’s Facebook page suggests white supremacist leanings   US Jewish organizations joined in condemning the shooting that left nine dead at a… Read More ›

Erekat: PLO should consider nixing Israel recognition

Erekat: PLO should consider nixing Israel recognition

Top Palestinian negotiator says State of Israel should not be acknowledged as long as Palestine not recognized     Top Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said… Read More ›

Many left homeless as final UN shelter in Gaza closes

Many left homeless as final UN shelter in Gaza closes

Refugee agency gives families cash to seek temporary housing after school is cleared out to resume educational use   The UN has closed the last… Read More ›

Ramadan begins for Muslims of Israel and the world.

Ramadan begins for Muslims of Israel and the world.

The 30-day fast is a month of purification in which many try to ‘quit lying, gossip and profanity’; for others, it is a way to… Read More ›

Church arson may scare pilgrims away from Israel

Church arson may scare pilgrims away from Israel

Following suspicion that fire at church in Galilee was hate crime, local Christian leaders urge authorities to do more and warn that pilgrims are reconsidering… Read More ›

Hamas has become Israel’s frenemy

Hamas has become Israel’s frenemy

Analysis: While Hamas is in a state of war with Israel, its battle against other organizations in Gaza which reject its authority serves Israel’s security… Read More ›

ADL condemns Shas minister for calling Reform Jews ‘a disaster for the people of Israel’

ADL condemns Shas minister for calling Reform Jews ‘a disaster for the people of Israel’

The Reform Movement urged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to publicly repudiate comments attributed to Religious Affairs Minister David Azoulay.   In the latest row reflecting… Read More ›

Netanyahu: Ban’s criticism of IDF actions in Gaza is a black day for the UN

Netanyahu: Ban’s criticism of IDF actions in Gaza is a black day for the UN

Earlier in the evening, Ban called on Israel to halt its violence against children in Gaza as he addressed the UN Security Council.   “This… Read More ›

Nahal recon battalion braces to engage enemies above and below ground

Nahal recon battalion braces to engage enemies above and below ground

The IDF has refocused on the goal of training ground forces, in line with a directive issued by Chief of Staff Lt.- Gen. Gadi Eisenkot.… Read More ›

Miiad: A New Video Calling On All Jews to Fight (Sort Of)

Miiad: A New Video Calling On All Jews to Fight (Sort Of)

The One Voice Foundation Launches “Miiad: A Fight to Unite” Miiad—A Fight to Unite , a delightful music video to promote Jewish unity, has just… Read More ›

Book Profile – Be Light to the Earth – By: Bernadette Suter

Book Profile – Be Light to the Earth – By: Bernadette Suter

Be Light to the Earth Answers to questions of our time. By:  Bernadette Suter Translation into Hebrew: Nili Fisch The spiritual world, the archangels and the… Read More ›

‘Poverty rate in Israel high relative to developed countries’

‘Poverty rate in Israel high relative to developed countries’

  The “depth of proverty” in Israel has worsened, with the average income of poor families in 2010 at 31 percent below the poverty line.… Read More ›

Arson suspected in fire at church on Sea of Galilee

Arson suspected in fire at church on Sea of Galilee

No damage inflicted to Church of the Multiplication, two people suffer smoke inhalation; fire crews investigating incident   A fire broke out at the Church… Read More ›

Container shippers are in serious trouble

Container shippers are in serious trouble

This is what two unnamed container shipping executives, one from an Asian carrier, the other from a European carrier, told the Wall Street Journal about… Read More ›

Brian Williams is staying at NBC, but Lester Holt will be the permanent ‘Nightly News’ anchor

Brian Williams is staying at NBC, but Lester Holt will be the permanent ‘Nightly News’ anchor

  Newsman Brian Williams has reportedly reached an agreement with NBC to remain at the network, but not at the “Nightly News” desk. CNN reports… Read More ›

The US is reportedly changing the face of the $10 bill

The US is reportedly changing the face of the $10 bill

Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew announced on Wednesday that the Bureau of Engraving and Printing will replace the current portrait of Alexander Hamilton from… Read More ›

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Muslims Worldwide To Mark The Start Of Ramadan

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Muslims Worldwide To Mark The Start Of Ramadan

  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Muslims around the world will mark the start of Ramadan on Thursday, a month of intense prayer, dawn-to-dusk fasting and… Read More ›