Russia to Give Sell Lebanon Tanks, Helicopters

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri confirmed Tuesday that Russia has agreed to supply the Lebanese army with advanced weapons. The new weaponry will include 31 tanks, 130 mm caliber cannon shells, six attack helicopters and various munitions. The new helicopters are expected to significantly boost Lebanon’s air force, which currently has around 30 helicopters, all […]

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American Jewish History Celebrated in the City of Brotherly Love

More than 1,000 people from all over the world gathered on Sunday to attend the spectacular dedication and grand opening of a “first of its kind” museum on Independence Mall in Philadelphia. Originally founded in 1976, The National Museum of American Jewish History shared a building with the historic Congregation Mikveh Israel but now is […]

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Clintons Freeze Melting under Likud and PA Pressures

The new building freeze plan ironed out by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton last week is beginning to melt. Knesset Members in Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s own Likud party are trying to convince more than 50 percent of the party’s legislators to sign a petition rejecting the idea. However, they so far are trying […]

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IDF’s Combat Soldiers to Carry Cameras, Not Just Guns

The IDF is training some of its ground troops to take pictures of the battlefield as they fight, in order to provide Israel with ammunition in the information war. Soldiers from the IDF’s elite Egoz infantry unit are about to participate in a photography course taught by IDF field photographers from the Spokesperson’s Unit. The course […]

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Rabbi Dov Lior Tells PM: Stand Like a Rock Against Our Enemies

Rabbi Dov Lior, the chief rabbi of Kiryat Arba and one of the leading religious-Zionist rabbis, called on Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to stand firm in the face of pressure of those who demand a continuation of the freeze on construction for Jews in Judea and Samaria. In a letter to the Prime Minister, Rabbi […]

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Seven Mild Earthquakes Shakes up the North, Fog Closes Airport

Northern residents shook off seven mild earthquakes between Sunday and Tuesday while heavy fog shut down Ben Gurion airport, stranding thousands of travelers. One earthquake in the Galilee before dawn Tuesday morning measured 3.6 on the Richter scale and did not cause any injuries or damage. Mild tremors are not uncommon in Israel, which is […]

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Iran Rolls put the Rhetoric in Defense Drill’ against Zionists

Iran rolled out advanced weapons and new rhetoric Tuesday as it launched a five day “Guardians of the Islamic Skies defense drill. The opening exercises identified “aircrafts of the enemy dubbed as ‘Orange Forces” and intercepted them with anti-aircraft missiles, according to the semi-official PRESS TV. In a clear warning to the United States and […]

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Interview with World Expert on Anti-Semitism: Danger is Real

According to Professor Robert S. Wistrich, Neuberger chair for Modern European History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, anti-Semitism is very much alive and growing worse every day. In an interview to Israel National News TV, the Director of the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism (SICSA), who has also authored “A […]

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Israel’s Highest Quality Satellite Presented at Aerospace Conf.

OptSat 3000 is one of many technologies and developments presented at Israel’s Second Annual International Aerospace Exhibition Conference, which is taking place in Jerusalem this week. Developed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Optsat 3000 is a three axis stabilized, autonomous satellite, designed according to a low weight, low power, and high reliability concept. Officials at IAI report […]

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Israeli Directors Join Ariel Boycott, But For What Reason?

Dozens of Israeli movie and TV directors have joined the boycott of the theater in Ariel, it was reported on Sunday. The boycott was first announced several months ago by Israeli theater artists and academics who refused to perform in Ariel simply because of its location in Samaria. The artists and actors wrote in a […]

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Ramat HaSharon Mayor: Ariel Boycotters Unwelcome in My Town

Itzik Rochberger, the mayor of Ramat HaSharon, says he has received supportive reactions from citizens as well as other local authority heads, after he announced that artists who boycott Ariel will not be invited to perform in his town either. Ramat HaSharon is a relatively affluent northern neighbor of Tel Aviv. “I read in the […]

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Katz: Construction Resumption Will Allay Housing Crisis

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has a plan to save the rising housing market from itself, but housing experts, including MK Yaakov Katz, say it won’t work. Katz (Ketzaleh), a former Housing Minister Director-General (under one-time Housing Minister Ariel Sharon) who now heads the National Union party, said on Monday evening that Netanyahu’s plan does not […]

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