• On April 22nd, Israel showed respect for our homeplanet by turning off the lights for one hour. Three weeks after most of the world, the state of Israel was shut down from the day-to-day activities and rush. For one hour, the lights in most Israeli houses were turned off, and...
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April 29, 2012 | 12:10 pm
January 9, 2012 | 10:41 am
A Knesset committee has approved a law that would prohibit the use of Holocaust and Nazi terms and symbols.
The Ministerial Legislation Committee on Monday approved the proposed bill, which would level an up to $26,000 fine and six months in jail for using the yellow Star of David...
October 2, 2011 | 5:25 pm
April 12, 2011 | 10:24 am
The condition of an Israeli teenager injured in a Palestinian rocket attack on a school bus has worsened.
Daniel Viflic’s condition was downgraded Tuesday to extremely critical and life threatening, according to the Soroka Medical Center in Beersheba.
Five days after a rocket fired...
January 5, 2011 | 8:32 am
Israel told the United States in 2008 that it planned to keep Gaza’s economy “on the brink of collapse,” according to a diplomatic cable obtained by WikiLeaks.
The cable, one of three on the topic from the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv to Washington, said that “As part of their overall...
August 23, 2007 | 8:00 pmOlmert Promotes Civilian National Service
Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's office announced this week that it had formed an administration to accommodate Israelis who, upon reaching draft age, prefer a civilian version of national service to the standard military conscription. The...
May 23, 2002 | 8:00 pm
The circus of Palestinian victimhood has struck its tent temporarily in Jenin, and gone to church instead in Bethlehem. The Jenin story has petered out because the world, in general, now knows that there was no massacre in Jenin. The world now knows that of the two estimates of the...