Singer Ariel Zilber Boycotted by Israeli Band

A famous Israeli rock band announced on Sunday that it would be cancelling an appearance by Israeli singer Ariel Zilber at its upcoming show, simply because of his political views. Tislam, which was active in the late 1970s and early 1980s and is currently on a reunion tour marking 30 years since the release of […]

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IDF Maj.-Gen. (res.) Avraham Tamir Dead at 86

The last commander to lead the IDF troops who defended the besieged Gush Etzion bloc in 1948, Maj.-Gen. (res.) Avraham “Abrasha” Tamir has passed away at age 86. Tamir, who served in the IDF from the time of the 1948 War of Independence to the 1982 Lebanon War, died Monday in Tel Aviv. He is […]

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Terrorist Hurt by IDF Bullet Ricochet

A ricocheted bullet fired by a Border Police special unit Monday struck an Arab terrorist near the village of Bidu, next to Givat Ze’ev in northern Jerusalem. The wounded man was evacuated in serious condition to Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem. (IsraelNationalNews.com)

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Analysis: North Korea’s Protectors, China and Russia

  Obviously it would be an exaggeration to call the tension surrounding the military exercise conducted by South Korea on tiny Yeonpyeong Island, scene of last month’s North Korean shelling that resulted in 4 South Korean dead, reminiscent of the 1950 Korean War. Obviously China and Russia have no interest in encouraging a North Korean […]

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MK Katz: Jewish Labor a Vision, Foreign Workers an Urgent Need

MK Ya’akov “Ketzaleh” Katz, chairman of the Knesset’s Committee for Foreign Workers, toured on Sunday two Israeli construction sites as well a school which trains Israelis in the field of construction, in order to discuss the shortage of workers in Israel’s construction field. During the visits, Katz, who actively worked together with several government offices […]

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Anti-Israel Ads to Appear on Seattle Buses

Anti-Israel messages are once again about to hit the streets in the U.S., this time on buses in Seattle. According to a report on Seattle’s KING5 TV which aired on Friday, a group calling itself the Seattle Mideast Awareness Campaign has paid Seattle’s King County $1,794 so that twelve buses will carry an ad reading […]

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Thirty-Year Pulpit Rabbi Makes Aliyah, Honored in Beit El

A Toronto rabbi who served as spiritual leader of a congregation for thirty years is retiring and immediately making aliyah to Netanya, Israel. The rabbi, visiting Israel with congregants, received a surprise honor Sunday at a festive lunch in Beit El. Photo: BAYT Brotherhood Mission Chairs Moishe Posner (far left) and Larry Zeifman present the […]

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Ariel Mayor Threatens to Sue over De Facto Building Freeze

Ariel Mayor Ron Nachman has threatened to sue Defense Minister Ehud Barak for intentionally implementing a de facto building freeze in opposition to government policy. “Barak is directing government policy independently and is intentionally blocking building plans in Judea and Samaria with a clear message to the Civil Lands Authority not to permit any plans […]

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Firefighter Is Carmel Disasters 44th Victim

The Carmel fire disaster claimed its 44th victim Saturday, 35-year-old firefighter Danny Hayat, the third fireman to have succumbed to wounds suffered in the blaze. Hayat had been commended for his bravery in battling the fire and pulling out one of the Prison Service cadets from their bus that was trapped by flames in the […]

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Air Force Foils Rocket Attacks on Israel; 5 Terrorists Killed

  Israeli aircraft foiled an attempted missile attack on southern Israel Saturday night by bombing a rocket-launching cell. Gaza sources said five terrorists were killed. The cell included members of the Islamic Jihad and Popular Resistance Committees terrorist groups. Israel has said it holds Hamas responsible for all attacks on Israel. Witnesses reported that Israeli […]

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Arab Terrorists Seriously Wound US Woman near Jerusalem

Two Arab terrorists seriously wounded an American tour guide near Beit Shemesh, west of Jerusalem, late Saturday afternoon, and another terrorist tried to attack a woman at the entrance to the Hadassah Mount Scopus hospital. The victim, a woman in her mid 40s is in serious condition, and police are searching for another woman who […]

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International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Marks Ten Years

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ) marked the tenth anniversary of its establishment in Israel by organizing a special conference which took place in the Knesset earlier this week.  Israel has benefited from the political support of tens of millions of Evangelist Christians in the United States, whose pro-Zionist views are religion-based, but whose political […]

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