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  • This week from Israel

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    March 18, 2013 | 12:15 pm

    Who is the perfect Israeli flight mate?

    504 Israelis over the age of 18 participated in a new survey, dealing with the Israeli passenger's in-flight habits. Who were their ideal seat mates?

    Read more here.

    Blame it on the Jews?

    Britain's Labor Party member,  Nazir Ahmed,...

  • European Jewish Parliament to EU: no half-measures on Hezbollah

    February 12, 2013 | 6:36 am

    Members of the European Jewish Parliament have urged 27 foreign ministers to avoid the “error and half-measure” of calling only Hezbollah’s military wing a terrorist entity.

    “Let us insist on the fact that there is no distinction between Hezbollah’s ‘political wing’ and ‘military...

  • Seven days into Pillar of Defence- which news websites tell you the truth?

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    November 20, 2012 | 9:30 am

    It's been seven days now since operation Pillar of Defense got the green light. For seven days, missiles have been fired at both Israel and Gaza, and people have been suffering from both physical and mental injuries. Honestly, nothing's really changed in the last seven days. The...

  • Here’s what really happened in Israel in the past couple of days

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    November 15, 2012 | 10:32 am

    It is a solid fact that Operation Pillar of Defense did not come out of the blue. It came as a response to a massive, continuous attack on Israeli cities, fired from the Hamas terror organization sitting in Gaza. I know it, because I live in Israel. You know it, because you read...

  • Solidarity under attack

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    November 12, 2012 | 9:43 am

    This weekend, once again, the people of Southern Israel were under attack. Missiles fired from Gaza exploded in the middle of cities, and people were wounded, both physically and mentally. This weekend was also the formal beginning of winter time here. After an everlasting summer,...

  • My 9/11

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    September 11, 2012 | 12:50 pm

    I was only 11 at the time, but 9/11 is a date I'll never forget. I was at home alone, busy with my homework, when the phone rang. I picked it up, and on the other side was my aunt, and she sounded hysterical: "Noga! Where is your father?" –"Abroad", I replied. "Somewhere In the...

  • State terrorism report praises Israel, counts settler attacks as terror

    August 1, 2012 | 10:11 am

    The U.S. State Department’s annual report on terrorism said Hamas and Hezbollah continued to destabilize the Middle East, described Israel as a “resolute” partner in counterterrorism and listed as “terrorist incidents” extremist settler attacks on Palestinians.

    “Both Hamas and...

  • Deadly Bulgaria attack survivors recall chaos, tragedy

    July 19, 2012 | 10:50 am

    Vered Kuza was standing with her daughter, Amit, on an airport shuttle bus at Sarafovo International Airport in Burgas, Bulgaria, when she suddenly heard a blast.

    “It’s an attack!” Kuza, 54, shouted at Amit, 26. “We need to get out of here!”

    She pushed her daughter...

  • At least 7 Israelis reported killed, dozens injured in Bulgarian terror attack

    By JewishJournal

    July 18, 2012 | 10:20 am

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    [11:35 a.m., Haaretz] According to Bulgaria’s interior minister, five people were killed in the attack and 33 were wounded, 3 of whom are in critical condition.

    “We are currently preparing a list with...

  • Palestinian terror cells uncovered

    May 23, 2012 | 3:08 pm

    Israel’s Shin Bet security service said it discovered several Palestinian terror cells operating in the Hebron area.

    One of the cells is affiliated with Hamas and another planned to kidnap Jews living in the Kiryat Arba area, according to the Shin Bet. Another cell detonated an explosive near an Israeli car using a cell phone.

    Earlier this week, the Shin Bet announced that it had arrested nine Palestinians from the Ramallah area for attempting to kidnap an Israeli woman and her young daughter after surrounding the car in which they were riding.

  • FBI: Radicalized individuals, Hezbollah are potential terror threats for Detroit-area Jews

    April 25, 2012 | 5:32 pm

    Hezbollah poses no specific threat to Jewish communities in metropolitan Detroit, the FBI’s head of counterterrorism in Michigan reportedly said at a suburban Detroit JCC.

    However, Assistant Special Agent Todd Mayberry told a security conference Tuesday at the Jewish Community...

  • Remember and thank

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    April 24, 2012 | 10:15 am

    Being the most painful day for the Israeli nation, the Israeli Memorial day marks for me, more than anything, solidarity and togetherness.

    In its 64 years of existence, Israel has been through more than ten wars and operations, and endless terror events. To this day, 22993 Israelis...

  • Italian convert to Islam arrested on terror charges

    April 24, 2012 | 10:13 am

    An Italian convert to Islam arrested for suspected links to terrorism was connected to a suspect who planned to bomb Milan’s main synagogue.

    Andrea Campione, 28, who worked in a picture frame factory, was arrested in the Adriatic seacoast town of Pesaro on Monday during an...

  • Barghouti admitted coordinating West Bank terror attacks, Israeli records say

    April 20, 2012 | 12:05 pm

    Marwan Barghouti, the longtime Palestinian prisoner, coordinated terrorist attacks in the West Bank before his arrest, according to Israeli records obtained by Haaretz.

    In 2002 Barghouti admitted to encouraging and aiding attacks on Israeli civilians and military personnel in the...

  • Palestinian terrorists released in Shalit swap return to terror

    April 18, 2012 | 1:15 pm

    Israel’s Shin Bet security service highlighted two Palestinian terrorists released in the swap for Gilad Shalit who have resumed terrorist activity.

    One of the terrorists, who was deported to Gaza, wrote guidelines for future abductions, including “The captive should not be hidden...

  • Israeli troops foil Gaza terror attack

    March 27, 2012 | 10:36 am

    Israeli troops foiled a terror attack along the Gaza border.

    The military on Tuesday discovered and defused a powerful bomb planted next to the security fence, the IDF announced Tuesday evening.

    The bomb was meant to attack soldiers patrolling near the security fence separating...

  • Iran’s nuclear ambitions

    February 15, 2012 | 4:18 pm

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Iran for attacks on Israeli embassy staff in Georgia and India on Monday Feb. 13 that wounded at least two people. “Iran is behind these attacks. It is the biggest exporter of terror in the world,” Netanyahu told members of his Likud...

  • Gaza rocket injures foreign worker in Israel

    November 6, 2011 | 7:18 pm

    Rockets fired from Gaza on southern Israel over the weekend injured a foreign worker.

    Two rockets fired at southern Israel on Saturday night landed near Ashkelon. A foreign worker from Thailand suffered shrapnel wounds in the attack.

    A rocket from Gaza had landed in the same area on Friday night. Following that strike, the Israeli Air Force a night later attacked an Islamic Jihad terrorist cell in southern Gaza preparing to launch a rocket into Israel, according to reports. The Israeli strike killed one of the cell members, Palestinian sources told reporters.

  • Rockets from Gaza shatter short-lived calm

    October 31, 2011 | 1:53 pm

    A rocket fired from Gaza landed in Ashkelon was the first since a barrage of rocket fire on southern Israel ended.

    Two mortars landed Monday afternoon in the western Negev shortly after the Kassam attack stopped at midnight.

    “There is no cease-fire, no negotiations and the IDF...

  • Third suspect arrested in mosque arson

    October 24, 2011 | 10:57 am

    A third suspect has been arrested in the arson attack on a mosque in an Israeli-Arab town.

    The suspect, reported to be a 17-year-old resident of Gush Etzion, was arrested Sunday in connection with the Oct. 2 attack on a mosque in the Upper Galilee Bedouin town of Tuba Zanghariya.

  • Noam Shalit faces terrorist victims’ families outside courtroom

    October 17, 2011 | 11:44 am

    Noam Shalit faced a bevy of protesters opposing the release of his son Gilat as he arrived at the Israeli Supreme Court in Jerusalem to urge the court to allow the prisoner exchange.

    Shalit was met with heckles from members of the families of those killed by some of the 1,027...

  • Israeli air strike kills chiefs of Gaza’s PRC group

    August 18, 2011 | 10:33 am

    An Israeli air strike killed the leader of an armed Palestinian faction, a top lieutenant and three other members in the southern Gaza Strip Thursday, the group said, hours after Israel blamed gunmen from the territory for cross-border attacks.

    The Popular Resistance Committees...

  • Musicians Kill Only Themselves

    By Susan Freudenheim

    July 25, 2011 | 9:10 pm

    I’d love to know if, in the long history of human evil, a great musician ever became a mass murderer. I ask this question because I’ve always had this crazy theory that when someone is busy and obsessed with creating and playing music, he or she doesn’t think about killing...

  • Obama relays condolences to Netanyahu, pledges support

    March 24, 2011 | 4:16 pm

    President Obama conveyed to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu his condolences over recent terrorist attacks and reaffirmed “unwavering” commitment to Israel’s security.

    “President Obama called Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu today to convey his condolences over the...

  • Jerusalem bomb casualty was British tourist

    March 24, 2011 | 11:12 am

    The lone casualty in the bombing at a bus stop in central Jerusalem was a British woman studying at Hebrew University.

    Mary Jean Gardner, 59, had been in Israel since January, the Jewish Chronicle reported.

    British Foreign Secretary William Hague called Wednesday’s attack a...

  • Israeli Air Force strikes Gaza targets in response to rocket fire on south

    March 23, 2011 | 8:38 pm

    The Israeli Air Force struck targets in the Gaza Strip in the early hours of Thursday, a day after Palestinian militants fired about a dozen rockets and mortars across the border.

    Hamas, which controls the Strip, said the Israeli airstrike targeted smuggling tunnels along the...

  • Netanyahu: Israel will react firmly to recent Palestinian violence [VIDEO]

    March 23, 2011 | 3:30 pm

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that Israel will react firmly, responsibly and wisely to a recent wave of Palestinian violence.

    “The government, the Israel Defense Forces, and the Israeli public has an iron will to defend the country and its citizens,” Netanyahu...

  • New violence suggests end of calm between Israel and militant Palestinians

    March 23, 2011 | 10:32 am

    Violence between Israel and militant Palestinians rose sharply this week with a bombing in central Jerusalem and a dramatic increase in rocket attacks on southern Israel.

    In a terrorist attack on Wednesday afternoon, a bomb planted near a telephone pole exploded near Jerusalem’s...

  • Palestinian terror cell indicted for American woman’s murder

    January 26, 2011 | 10:01 am

    Members of a Palestinian terror cell were indicted for the murder of an American tourist in a forest near Jerusalem.

    Four Palestinians from villages near Hebron were indicted Wednesday in Jerusalem District Court for the murder of Christine Logan, 40, also identified by some media...

  • Egypt on alert for Hamas terrorists

    September 20, 2010 | 2:56 pm

    Egypt was on high security alert after receiving information that Hamas terrorists were planning to infiltrate into the Sinai and launch rockets at Israel.

    Reports received by Egyptian security services suggested that the rockets either had been smuggled into Egypt or would be set...

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