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  • Care for the Kinder — Arab and Jewish

    June 10, 2015 | 9:23 am

    It is a Jewish obligation to care for the well-being of children. The Talmud teaches us that it is “only for the sake of the breath of school children” that the world endures.  

    This means Palestinian children, too.  

    All too often we are indifferent to Palestinian children,...

  • Solar backpack, Arab high-tech and more - This week from the Startup Nation!

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    December 1, 2014 | 8:23 am

    Elbit creating an electrically powered public transportation

    Israel- originated high-tech giant, Elbit, is creating an electrically powered public transportation system with neither overhead cables nor battery life issues. Elbit is developing an electric bus charging system that...

  • Gardeners discover bag of ISIS flags in northern Israel

    October 7, 2014 | 2:05 pm

    Gardeners in the Israeli city of Nazareth Illit discovered a bag containing about 25 ISIS flags.

    Israel Police have opened an investigation into the discovery of the flags on Tuesday in an industrial area of northern Israeli city. The possession of materials from the jihadist...

  • Fire at Palestinians’ home seen as bid to avenge Israeli soldier’s murder

    November 14, 2013 | 9:40 am

    Five Palestinians were treated for smoke inhalation after their home was set ablaze in a “price tag” attack believed to be in revenge for an Israeli soldier’s murder.

    “Regards from Eden, Revenge” was spray-painted on the house, which is located in a Palestinian village northeast...

  • Palestinian kills Israeli soldier on bus

    November 13, 2013 | 12:09 pm

    An 18-year-old Israeli soldier was stabbed to death on a bus in northern Israel by a Palestinian teenager.

    Police are calling the Wednesday morning incident in Afula a terrorist attack.

    The soldier was stabbed several times in the neck on a bus traveling from Nazareth to Tel...

  • Industry is best bet for peace, Israeli billionaire says

    May 23, 2013 | 10:54 am

    On a new industrial park in Israel's largest Arab town, a software plant belonging to a multibillion-dollar U.S.-listed firm sits cheek-by-jowl with two small Arab-owned businesses: a metal factory and one producing tools for brain surgery.

    About 300 Jews and Arabs work in the...

  • Egyptian captors release Israeli man

    March 27, 2013 | 11:08 am

    An Arab-Israeli man from Nazareth who was kidnapped by Bedouin in Egypt was released.

    Amir Omar Hassan arrived in Israel on Tuesday after being released by his captors. A Norwegian woman abducted at the same time also was released.

    Hassan, a student at Ben Gurion University,...

  • Israeli Arabs charged with smuggling explosives for Hezbollah

    August 8, 2012 | 10:36 am

    Israel has charged eight Israeli-Arab citizens were charged with smuggling explosives into the country for Hezbollah.

    The residents of Nazareth and Ghajar, which is located half in Israel and half in Lebanon, were charged Wednesday in Nazareth District Court with smuggling nearly 45...

  • Israel gifts pope with olive tree

    October 24, 2011 | 10:50 am

    An olive tree more than 200 years old grown near Nazareth was sent as a gift from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Pope Benedict XVI.

    The tree will be planted Wednesday during a ceremony at Viale Degli Ulivi, or Olive Tree Boulevard, in the Vatican Gardens.

    According to...

  • Actors play doctor in Israel during week-long tour

    By Hollywood Jew

    June 20, 2011 | 1:22 pm

    Stars from “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Raising Hope” and “Rookie Blue” were treated to a weeklong tour of Israel courtesy of America’s Voices in Israel and El Al, Israel Airlines.  Kevin McKidd and Sarah Drew (aka Dr. Owen Hunt and Dr. April Kepner on ABC’s “Grey’s...

  • VIDEO: Christian Arabs celebrate Christmas in Nazareth, Israel

    By The Web Guy

    December 23, 2008 | 7:17 pm

    Cool video includes ‘Winter Wonderland’ in Arabic! 

    And yet, in U.S. ally Saudi Arabia, Christians can’t worship openly.

  • Latino clergy get firsthand look at Israel

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    June 19, 2008 | 2:31 pm

    Tony Solorzano had dreamed of seeing Israel. At 54, he'd spent countless Sundays at the pulpit and weekdays on Radio Zion talking about the land of Abraham and Jacob and David -- and Jesus.

    A pastor at Llamada Final, a Pentecostal church in Downey and Inglewood, Solorzano got his...