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While the Israelis are currently focused on Iranian forces in Syria, their assessment of the missile threat will lead them to escalate into Iran if necessary. Israel's second pursuit is to convince Bashar Assad's regime that the benefits of enabling Iranian missile forces (paying the IRGC back for their continuing ...

Israelis shoot down an Iranian drone to find a cheap US ripoff. By Harold Hutchison Feb. 13, 11:46 AM. Over the weekend, you may have heard about the ... The Israelis also operate a mix of F-15C/D/I fighters. The F-15C/D Eagles are designed for air-superiority missions, while the F-15I is a customized ...
On Saturday, Israel conducted what it described as its largest strikes in Syria in decades following the weekend downing of its fighter jet over northern Israel. Sputnik discussed the escalating tensions with James Dorsey, senior fellow at the S. Rajaratnam school of International Studies in Singapore and an ...
Deeply concerned about rising hostilities between their two countries over controversial legislation that would criminalize statements about the Polish nation's complicity in Nazi war crimes, a group of prominent Israelis and Poles is hoping to turn the tide. In a jointly drafted statement, they tell leaders on ...
The truth is that most Jewish Israelis do not care about cruelty against disabled Jews and African refugees, and there is no pressing reason anymore to wrap that truth in quotes from our sources. With the Palestinians we have practiced just the opposite of what those quotes preach. No God or European ...
There's a lot of assumption in American culture about Israel. Our history has become so intertwined with that of the Holy Land. By consequence, there are underpinnings of automatic (and supposed) knowledge about the nation that seem to accompany American citizenship. But these vague understandings ...
Who knew the lead-up to a handshake could be so riveting? The Oslo Diaries, directed by Mor Loushy and Daniel Sivan, tells the secret history of the 1993 peace talks between the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Israeli government. The directors rely on the personal diaries of a chief negotiator ...
Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Wednesday commented on the possibility of conflict with Lebanon breaking out, saying that Israeli soldiers may have to operate deep in Lebanese territory and maneuver on the ground on the battlefield if war breaks out. Lieberman's comments are the latest in a ...
The latest Joint Israel-Palestinian survey poll from December 2017 found that only 46% of both Israelis and Palestinians currently support the two state solution. In other words, a majority of stakeholders on both sides reject the framework the international community has sought to implement over the past ...
Prominent Israelis Petition Irish Parliament to Back Bill Blocking Products From Settlements. Letter written by former Knesset members, legal experts, ex-ambassadors, artists and academics published in The Irish Times: 'The Israeli occupation ... is not only unjust but also stands in violation of numerous UN ...
Jerusalem -- An Israeli government plan to deport tens of thousands of African migrants has sparked an unexpected backlash from liberal Israelis and their American Jewish allies who say Israel -- established in the wake of the holocaust -- should never be turning away those in need. The showdown ...
Survivors and guests walk inside the barbed wire fences at the former Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz, during the ceremonies marking the 73rd anniversary of the liberation of the camp and International holocaust Victims Remembrance Day, in Oswiecim, Poland, Jan. 27, 2018.

The gishmei brachah that have fallen in recent weeks are helping, but they haven't been able to make up for four years of sub-par rainfall, Energy and Water Minister Yuval Steinitz said at a conference on water issues. Winter 2017-2018 is shaping up to be the fifth straight year in which Israel is not getting ...
They were killed early when an Israeli car crashed into a Palestinian vehicle in the northern West Bank. Eight others were injured in the accident, four Israelis and four Palestinians. The two Israelis killed have been identified as Uri Lipnik, 12, and Roy Lipnik 12. The Palestinian man has not yet been named.
Israel Hayom's Boaz bismuth called it "the speech Israel has been waiting to hear for 70 years." The Wilson Center's Aaron David Miller wrote in Politico that Pence "spent less than 48 hours in Israel saying literally everything Israelis want to hear." And, he added, "Israeli newspapers ran the remarks in full.".
This past week it became crystal clear that despite the hopes of many, the chances of Israel reaching a peace agreement with the Palestinians any time in the near future have gone from low to zero. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas gave two speeches over the course of the past week -- first, ...
Wild rain in Tel Aviv is causing some bizarre sights, like a fallen cactus piece stretched across a main street. Today, passersby stopped during their Friday pre-Shabbat shopping to look at signs delineating a path of escape in case of tsunami. "A tsunami means an earthquake," opined a woman taxi driver, ...
Dr Shalva Weil, who wrote a thesis on Bene Israelis and spent a lot of time with the community, said many of them had chosen to leave India as they were unsure how they would be treated in the newly independent state. "Once India got independence I think Jews were anxious about their future.
Bishop Oscar Cantu of Las Cruces, N.M., blesses an elderly Palestinian woman Jan. 17 in the Beit Emmaus Home for the elderly and disabled in Qubeibeh, West Bank. (Credit: Debbie Hill/CNS.) bishops from three continents said their Jan. 17 meeting with students from the Bethlehem University nursing ...
Sixteen-year-old Ahed Tamimi may not be what Israelis had in mind when, over many years, they criticized Palestinians for not producing a Mahatma Gandhi or Nelson Mandela. Eventually, colonized peoples bring to the fore a figure best suited to challenge the rotten values at the core of the society ...
It suits terrorists and thieves - not people fleeing dictatorships, seeking better lives and providing Israelis with clean homes, washed dishes, staffed restaurants and hotels. Demonizing Israel's 36,000 African asylum seekers and expelling them doesn't behoove a Jewish State, created as a refuge for Jews ...
Ryanair allows passengers to store baggage for free, except for Israelis. The Irish low-cost carrier has introduced a new policy whereby passengers are able to have their bags stored for free until boarding. However, the policy does not apply for passengers flying to and from Israel, who are asked to pay an ...
I have dedicated the past several years of my life to identifying the most promising young Israeli and Palestinian leaders and providing them with a platform through which they can build trust. In 2014, I started Our Generation Speaks, a fellowship program and incubator where emerging Israeli and ...
It has been exactly 12 months since Donald Trump was sworn in as the new and surprising president of the United States. But from an Israeli viewpoint, Trump's first year actually began on Dec. 24, 2016. That was the day after the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2334 by a vote of 14-0, ...
(JTA) - German law enforcement agencies in four states are searching for suspects who are believed to have spied on Israeli and Jewish targets for Iran. Federal Prosecutors have identified 10 suspects, according to a report Tuesday by FOCUS magazine. They are believed to have worked for the Quds ...
The boycott and the activity of those who promote it do their work outside the country, on university campuses, in preventing appearances by Israelis abroad, in monitoring companies that do business with Israel and with the settlers in particular. Preventing the boycotters from entering Israel isnt going to ...
Barring entry into Israel of boycott supporters or occupation opponents is playing with fire, and could complicate Israel's relations with many countries. Ultimately, the ones who bear the brunt of the damage from this foolish, vengeful whim are the Israelis who will be made to serve as pawns in this hollow ...
Nearly half of Israelis, in a survey taken a couple years ago, said tomato is their favorite vegetable (okay, it's technically a fruit, but never mind), and that they eat it almost every day. ... But those Israelis who don't particularly like tomatoes -- and there are some -- might need something more gimmicky.
What Israelis and Palestinians Have in Common: Getting the One-state Solution All Wrong. There's growing talk of a single country from the river to the sea, but it's hard to imagine such a state as anything but a political and economic catastrophe. David Rosenberg. 11.01.2018 15:03 Updated: 3:04 PM. 0comments Print Zen
Israelis are calling for revenge after the drive-by slaying of a Jewish settler by a suspected Palestinian gunman in the West Bank. The victim, Raziel Shevah, died in a hospital after he was hit by multiple bullets Tuesday night near Havat Gilad, an unauthorized Jewish settlement near Nablus. Israeli soldiers ...
Ahed has exposed the gun-wielding bully lurking in the soul of too many Israelis. That is a lesson worthy of Gandhi or Mandela. A version of this article first appeared in the National, Abu Dhabi. Top Photo | 17 year-old Ahed Tamimi is brought to a courtroom inside Ofer military prison near Jerusalem, Dec.
Jerusalem, Jan. 8 (Xinhua) -- The latest developments in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict show that the sides are further away from resolving their issues. Although a full-blown conflict seems far, a continuous trickle of fire exchanges between Israel and Gaza coupled with constant chatter on the tricky ...
Israelis have been following the protests in Iran avidly. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dismissed as "laughable" claims by Iran's President Hassan Rouhani that Israel was behind the unrest, reports Tania Kraemer. Netanjahu looks through binoculars at Israel's border. For decades, Menashe Amir has ...
The poll also revealed that a smaller majority, 59 percent, of Jewish Israelis believes that Trump understands Israel's real interests (versus 37 percent who thinks he does not). Amongst Palestinian citizens, those numbers are reversed: 38 percent says he does, 53 percent says he doesn't. Meanwhile, the ...
Less American Aid to Palestinians Means More Violence Against Israelis. A review of the UN agency tasked with serving Palestinian refugees work is long overdue. But the U.S. president's threat to weaken UNWRA means hurting Palestinian society's weakest members, and that isn't in Israel's interest - or ...
archaeologists have discovered a 2,700-year-old clay stamp near Jerusalem's Western Wall that seems to shed some light on the political structure of the ancient society that inhabited the city. The researchers who announced the discovery worked on behalf of the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA), which ...
The coalition agreements signed by the Likud Party with its government partners in May 2015 include a clause saying that the government will formulate a legislative proposal enabling Israelis who are abroad on Knesset election day to vote. Indeed, previous coalition agreements between the Likud and its ...
The Western Wall plaza in Jerusalem PHOTO: LARISA SKLAR/WIKIMEDIA COMMONSJERUSALEM - Israel's population reached approximately 8.79 million on the last day of 2017, the country's Central Bureau of Statistics said on Dec. 31. Some 6.55 million Israelis - 74.6 percent of the population - are ...
Delta Sued Over 'Intentional Discrimination' Against Jews and Israelis. The four plaintiffs, longtime employees of the airline, cite a managerial 'assumption that ethnic Jews and Israelis ... cannot be trusted, are aggressive and inappropriate, and engage in what are deemed to be 'strange' behaviors'.
For the fourth week running, more than 10,000 Israelis took to the streets of Tel Aviv last Saturday night to protest corruption in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government. It was the first week, though, when they were joined - at least in spirit - by hundreds of right-wing voters holding a separate rally ...
While the tax authority believes most Israelis report their holdings, a significant amount remains unreported, based on an estimate that they hold collectively tens of billions of dollars in British banks. Asher and his deputy, Miri Savyon, presented to the bankers its relatively new regulation on voluntary ...
They are willing without any hesitation to work alongside and in the stead of the foreign workers we bring en masse to Israel, because Israelis - mostly the Jews among them - don't like to get their hands dirty. We don't need to bring the Africans, they are already here. True, manpower companies will not ...
For the first time in recent years, fewer than half of Jewish Israelis and Palestinians support a two-state solution, according to a public opinion poll published Thursday. One of the two populations maintained at least a small majority of support for two states in polls conducted over the past couple of years; the ...
Some 2,500 Israelis are interviewed each time. The latest figures, gathered in late 2016 and early 2017 and recently analyzed, show that Israelis are not just unsupportive of non-Jewish immigration, they show low support for the immigration of people from poor countries, a drastic drop from the level shown ...
These arent good times for the two-state solution. U.S. President Donald Trump has angered the Palestinians by declaring Jerusalem Israels capital and threatening to cut off aid. The ruling Likud party passed a resolution calling to effectively annex West Bank settlements. Trump adviser and son-in-law ...


 

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