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  • Four Israelis wounded in suspected Palestinian West Bank shooting

    5 days ago

    A gunman opened fire at a group of Israelis near a Jewish settlement in the West Bank on Monday, the Israeli military said, in a suspected Palestinian drive-by attack.

    A spokesman for Israel's ambulance service Magen David Adom said medics were treating four people in their...

  • You’re fired! NBC dumps Trump over insults to Mexicans

    5 days ago

    NBC ended its relationship with real estate developer and TV personality Donald Trump and his "Miss USA" and "Miss Universe" pageants on Monday after he made comments insulting Mexicans when he began his run for president.

    The pageants, which are part of a joint venture between...

  • Netanyahu faces political crisis over Israel’s natural gas monopoly

    5 days ago

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday faced his first major coalition crisis since his re-election, with ministers withholding support for government plans for developing Israel's natural gas fields.

    At least three cabinet members cited conflicts of interest -...

  • Jewish group hired Mexican laborers to protest gay pride parade

    5 days ago

    An Orthodox Jewish group hired Mexican laborers to protest for them at the gay pride parade in New York.

    A reporter for The New York Times witnessed the group of Mexican men picketing for the Jewish Political Action Committee, a Hasidic group based in Brooklyn, at Sunday’s parade...

  • Knesset to vote on controversial natural gas deal

    5 days ago

    The Israeli Knesset is set to vote on a recent Cabinet decision to override the Antitrust Authority and enact a controversial agreement on the development of Israel’s offshore natural gas reserves.

    On Sunday, the Cabinet voted to allow the government to override the Antitrust...

  • Mariah Carey, boyfriend come to Israel for ‘pre-engagment spiritual meeting’

    5 days ago

    Mariah Carey and her boyfriend are in Israel to meet a “spiritual leader” with an eye toward engagement.

    The American singing star arrived in Israel on Saturday with Australian billionaire James Packer, the TMZ entertainment website reported. Neither Carey nor Packer are Jewish.

  • Ireland Video: The Bachelorette Falls in Love in Dublin

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    5 days ago

    Watching Kaitlyn Bristowe at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin  last week reminded me how much I loved my trip to Ireland in March 2015.

    VIDEOGuinness Storehouse in Dublin--The Bachelorette was here 2015!

    Have you always wanted to travel to Ireland? I loved seeing...

  • Palestinian prisoner in Israel ends 55-day hunger strike

    5 days ago

    A Palestinian jailed in Israel ended his 55-day hunger strike after Israel agreed to free him.

    Khader Adnan, 37, stopped the strike on Sunday night after Israeli authorities said they would release him in two weeks, his attorney told the Palestinian news agency Maan. Israel...

  • Iranian nuclear talks expected to go past scheduled deadline

    5 days ago

    Negotiations for an agreement on Iran’s nuclear program will go past the scheduled deadline, several officials said from Vienna, where the final round of talks was underway.

    The agreement was scheduled to be concluded on Tuesday.

    On Sunday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad...

  • Suspect confesses in French factory attack

    5 days ago

    The suspect accused of decapitating his boss during an attack on a gas factory in France has confessed, according to French news reports.

    Yassin Salhi, 35, gave details about Friday’s attack and said he had a dispute with his boss at the U.S.-owned Herve Cornara factory near...

  • 22 senators sign letter to Obama urging Israel support

    5 days ago

    Nearly one-quarter of the U.S. Senate signed on to a bipartisan letter urging President Barack Obama to support Israel around the world.

    Twenty-two senators signed the letter, which was written “in response to your welcomed recent remarks at Congregation Adas Israel” on May 22...

  • Israel intercepts flotilla vessel attempting to break blockade of Gaza

    5 days ago

    The Israeli Navy intercepted an activist ship in the waters off the coast of the Gaza Strip.

    Commandos from the Shayetet 13 naval special forces unit boarded the Marianne of Gothenburg early Monday morning and began sailing the ship, which was trying to breach Israel’s maritime...

  • Hamas claims to have built new terror tunnel to Israel

    5 days ago

    Hamas claims to have built a new terror tunnel to be used in the next conflict against Israel.

    A video of the tunnel was screened Sunday on Iranian television, according to reports. A masked terrorist filmed in the tunnel said it measures 2 miles long and is made of concrete. The...

  • Growing number of civilians being killed at Houthi security checkpoints

    5 days ago

    This article originally appeared on The Media Line.

    A string of killings linked to Houthi fighters have been blamed on the group’s use of underage fighters to man security checkpoints. More than 100 deaths in Sana’a have been attributed as accidental killings – people killed by...

  • Israeli experts say new generation of hackers pose growing threat

    5 days ago

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.

    The attacks perpetrated by today’s generation of hackers have evolved in both sophistication and capability, say cyber security experts. Governments and large corporations must now protect themselves from what have become known as...

  • Lebanese man pleads guilty in Cyprus ammonium ‘plot’

    5 days ago

    A Lebanese-Canadian man accused of stockpiling explosives in Cyprus pleaded guilty on Monday in a case that Israel said bore the hallmarks of a failed Hezbollah plot.

    Cyprus's criminal court was expected to sentence Hussein Bassam Abdallah, 26, later on Monday.

    He was arrested...

  • Israel approves extending fortified fence on its Jordan border

    5 days ago

    Israel's security cabinet has approved extending the fortified fence along its Egyptian border into a section of the frontier with neighboring Jordan, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday.

    Jordan and Israel closely coordinate security for their 240 km (150 mile)-long...

  • Female Israeli soldier stabbed in West Bank by Palestinian woman

    5 days ago

    A female Israeli soldier was injured seriously in a stabbing by a Palestinian woman at a West Bank checkpoint.

    The Palestinian, 20, was arrested at the scene after stabbing the soldier at the Rachel Crossing near Bethlehem, on the road to Rachel’s Tomb,  according to the Israel...

  • Israel, Palestinians say to investigate Gaza warcrime accusations

    5 days ago

    Israel and the Palestinians promised on Monday to investigate alleged war crimes committed by their forces during the 2014 Gaza war, amid growing calls for an end to impunity on both sides.

    During an often virulent three-hour debate at the U.N. Human Rights Council, boycotted by...

  • Israel says asked Syrian rebels not to harm Druze

    5 days ago

    Israel said on Monday it had conditioned humanitarian aid to select Syrian rebel groups on its border on their undertaking not to harm the Druze minority in the country's civil war.

    Druze Arabs in Syria have long been loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, and their brethren in...

  • Mice Detect Explosives, an App for the Sleep Struggler, and More – This Week From the Startup Nation

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    5 days ago

    Israeli Company Trains Mice To Detect Explosives At Airport

    Mice are currently trained by Israeli company X-Test to detect explosives at airports. These specially trained mice will be carried in cages to different checkpoints in order to discreetly smell people and their...

  • American Football gets an F!

    By Mindy Leaf

    5 days ago

    Attention all parents! Before signing your kids up for the football team at camp — or during the school year — you must read this.

    And the results are in: Playing football is bad for your health. It's bad even if you haven't suffered multiple concussions — even if you haven't...

  • Why Israel should keep going after Breaking the Silence

    By Shmuel Rosner

    5 days ago

    The organization Breaking the Silence is in the headlines again, is getting on Israelis’ nerves again, and is making life difficult for Israel again. Breaking the Silence collects testimonies of Israeli soldiers who served in the West Bank or in Gaza during outbreaks of violence...

  • Western officials suggest Iran tries to wiggle out of nuclear pledges

    6 days ago

    Iran is backtracking from an interim nuclear agreement with world powers three months ago, Western officials suggested on Sunday, as U.S. and Iranian officials said talks on a final accord would likely run past a June 30 deadline.

    Securing an historic agreement would end a more...

  • Sunday Reads: Demand more from Iran, The Palestinian case against BDS, Jews in Putin’s new Russia

    By Shmuel Rosner

    6 days ago


    Dexter Filkins doesn’t understand why the US isn’t demanding more of Iran:

    At the nuclear discussions now unfolding in Vienna, American and other Western diplomats are asking the Iranians to do many things. But perhaps most interesting is what they are not asking them to...

  • Los Angeles: You’ve got #ClicquotMail

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    1 week ago

    Last night I experienced #ClicquotMail at Shore Bar, one of the happening and welcoming bars in the H.Wood Group in Santa Monica. Tonight join in by mailing a postcard and tasting the 2004 La Grande Dame sourced from top 8 grand cru vineyards in the Champagne region of France at...

  • Faith leader celebrates Supreme Court gay marriage decision in West Hollywood

    By Ryan Torok

    1 week ago

    Los Angeles clergy and city officials, same-sex couples and heterosexual supporters of gay marriage rejoiced in the Supreme Court’s decision to make same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states, on June 26, during a rally in West Hollywood Park.

    "Marriage, that peculiar and...

  • One Israeli Creation for the Weekend

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    1 week ago

    This weekend, I would like to present you a movie you've probably heard of before, since it was nominated for the 2015 Golden Globe Awards, for the Best Foreign Language Film category. This drama, which tackles one of the most delicate topics in the Jewish community in Israel, is...

  • Starry Nights

    By Mindy Leaf

    1 week ago

    It's not every night one has a transcendent experience while taking out the garbage. But that's exactly how I felt several nights running when I was struck by dazzling lights in the western sky. At first I thought this super bright "star" in front of me — more like three stars put...

  • Jewish community reacts to the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage

    1 week ago

    The news Friday that the Supreme Court of the United States had issued a 5-4 ruling making same-sex marriage legal nationwide prompted both tears and enthusiasm from many in the Los Angeles Jewish community.

    “Under the Constitution, same-sex couples seek in marriage the same...

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