Jewish Journal

  • Israel’s CyberGym leads in protection from cyber attacks

    by Samantha Badgen, The Media Line

    1 week ago

    This story orignally appeared on themedialine.org.

    Striving to meet the increasingly daunting challenge of protecting the Israel Electric Company's (IEC) national infrastructures from cyber attacks and intrusions numbering in the thousands has spawned the creation of CyberGym, a...

  • Israeli economy shrinks annualized 0.4 per cent in Q3 on Gaza war

    by Steven Scheer, Reuters

    1 week ago

    Israel's economy contracted for the first time in more than five years in the third quarter, as growth was hit by the effects of a war with Islamist militants in Gaza.

    Gross domestic product fell 0.4 percent in the July-September period, the Central Bureau of Statistics said on...

  • Lieberman tells German Foreign Minister there are no limits on East Jerusalem settlements

    by Maayan Lubell, Reuters

    1 week ago

    Rebuffing international criticism, Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman told his German counterpart point-blank on Sunday that Israel will not stop building homes for Jews in East Jerusalem.

    His remarks were likely to compound Western frustration over Israeli settlement...

  • Israel’s proposed Jewish nation-state law hits hurdle


    1 week ago

    Divisions within Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's governing coalition delayed on Sunday a preliminary vote on a proposed law to declare Israel the nation-state of the Jewish people.

    Justice Minister Tzipi Livni, who heads a centrist party, has expressed concern that...

  • Netanyahu accuses Abbas of incitement in Jerusalem


    1 week ago

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas of incitement as the P.A.’s official media called for a day of rage in Jerusalem.

    Netanyahu pointed out the call at the beginning of the weekly Cabinet meeting on Sunday.


  • Jewish man stabbed with screwdriver in Jerusalem


    1 week ago

    A Jewish man was stabbed with a screwdriver in central Jerusalem.

    The victim, 32, was treated on the scene for stab wounds to his upper body before being taken to Shaarey Zedek Medical Center in the city.

    The assailant reportedly was a Palestinian youth who was seen fleeing toward the Damascus Gate on the northwest side of Jerusalem.

    Police said they set up roadblocks in their search for the attacker.

    The attack comes on the heels of Arab unrest in Jerusalem and several attacks using cars and stabbing in the past two weeks.


  • Palestinian bus driver found hanged in his vehicle in Jerusalem


    1 week ago

    Riots broke out in eastern Jerusalem following the discovery of a Palestinian bus driver hanged in his bus at a Jerusalem bus terminal.

    The body of Egged driver Yusuf Hassan al-Ramouni, 32, was discovered late Sunday night. His family claims he was killed by “settlers.”


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