Israel's defence minister on Thursday accused Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas of trying to spark a fresh conflict between the Jewish state and Abbas's longtime rivals Hamas. Avigdor Lieberman said Abbas, head of the secular Fatah movement that rules the occupied West Bank, was trying to increase tensions by cutting payments for electricity and other services in Gaza.
The director of NIGHTCRAWLER has finished his latest movie, and it may be here in time for Oscar season. Read more...
Among the general US population, the number of those "unreachable" by Israel is 9 percent, but among Jewish college students the number is much higher 13 percent. And that is a "national security issue" for Israel's future, says Fern Oppenheim of the Brand Israel Group.
By Zohar Benor, CEO, Lean Israel It is only logical that Israel, the country that combines high tech with 3,000 years of history will embrace the Lean Culture that evolved and developed over the years, while staying loyal to the fundamental...Show More Summary
Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Israel "will not agree to the return of a single refugee" within the 1967 borders of historic Palestine.
The head of Lebanese movement Hezbollah on Friday warned Israel against attacking Lebanon or Syria, saying "hundreds of thousands" of Arab and Muslim fighters would be ready to strike back. "The Israeli enemy should know that if it launches...Show More Summary
(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) In a recent feasibility study, BIDMC tested an anti-epileptic drug for its potential impact on the brain activity of patients with mild Alzheimer's disease. The team documented changes in patients' EEGs that suggest the drug could have a beneficial effect.
An Israeli airline has been banned from asking women to switch seats to accommodate the religious views of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men. On Wednesday, a Jerusalem-based judge instructed El Al, Israel’s national airline, to issue new guidelines to its staff in writing within 45 days and provide training for such situations within six months. Show More Summary
Israel’s defense minister has said that his government will not allow any Palestinians to return to the lands historically settled by them and currently claimed by Israel. Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman outright dismissed the possibility that his government would make any deals...
These flight attendants from Nok Air and El Al are really excited the pop star is performing in Bangkok and Tel Aviv.
Making history for Israel, his first Cup Series race is the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway.
Iranians protested the jihadi group after twin suicide-bomb attacks earlier this month.
By Parisa Hafezi Hundreds of thousands of Iranians chanted “Death to Israel” in nationwide rallies on Friday at which they also burned flag of the Islamic State militant group which claimed responsibility for attacks in Tehran this month, state TV reported. Iranian state media said millions of people turned out for the rallies to mark […]
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said on Friday that a future war waged by Israel against Syria or Lebanon could draw thousands of fighters from countries including Iran and Iraq. His comments indicated that the same array of Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias – but not countries – currently fighting in Syria in support of President Bashar al-Assad […]
Journalists were ordered not to photograph Jared Kushner while he is in Israel on a quick visit trying to broker a peace deal for father-in-law Donald Trump. It is unclear at this time who gave the order, but reports indicate that an...Show More Summary
Soldiers being inducted into the Israeli Defense Forces take their oath at different places in the country, but the pledge always ends with the line, “Masada shall not fall again.” The story behind this inclusion dates back 2,000 years, all the way to the first century. Show More Summary
George Smith shares the history of Naomi Shemer's song Yerushalayim Shel Zahav (Jerusalem of Gold) which became Israel’s unofficial second national anthem soon after if debuted on the eve of the 1967 war. Smith writes, "In the case of Jerusalem of Gold, no matter who sings it, the taint of Jewish supremacism just can’t be avoided. It’s intrinsic to Shemer’s lyrics."
The Trump administration’s emerging Arab-Israeli policy focuses on Saudi Arabia and Israel with little concern for the Palestinians, who continue to protest for their rights, including a recent prison hunger strike, reports Dennis J Bernstein. By Dennis J Bernstein On…Read more ?
A new study by a Zionist organization brings the "devastating" news that young Americans are turning against Israel, including Jews, people of color, and Democrats. So why doesn't the Democratic Party reflect these changes?
Challenging Benjamin Netanyahu from the left, Israeli labor leader Ehud Barak says that it is urgent that Israel allow the establishment of a Palestinian state-- but he assures an Israeli audience that the state will be "non-viable," because it is demilitarized and completely surrounded by Israeli forces.