facebook
twitter

needayoutubeicon donate

globe
Hamas executed dozens of terror tunnel diggers
Hamas has executed dozens of terror tunnel diggers during the past couple of weeks over fears that they could pass along information to Israel, according to the Israel news site Mako , citing a sou...
Aug 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Counterattack: Israel’s information PR blitz is finding its mark
Israel has been taking its licks in the international arena since it launched Operation Protective Edge against Hamas in Gaza on July 8. But criticism of Israel was actually worse during Israel’s l...
Aug 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Increasingly, Israel’s critics blame the Jews
Set back from a main street on one side and obscured by trees and shrubs on another, it’s easy to miss Torah V’Emunah, an Orthodox synagogue in a residential North Miami Beach neighborhood. “We don...
Aug 07, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
The images missing from the Gaza war
There's no shortage of images from the Gaza conflict. We’ve seen rubble, dead Palestinian children, Israelis cowering during rocket attacks, Israeli military maneuvers and Israeli army footage of H...
Aug 04, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
U.S. officials: Soldier’s capture during cease-fire ‘barbaric’
WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials called Hamas’ apparent capture of an Israeli soldier in the hours a cease-fire was supposed to be in effect “barbaric” and “outrageous.” “That would be a...
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Why Hamas’ tunnels are the new front in the war with Israel
Until this latest war, if you asked most Israelis about the threat from Gaza, they would probably start talking about Hamas rockets. But that has changed over the last few days of fighting, for two...
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Israel launches Gaza ground operation
Israel launched a ground incursion into the Gaza Strip to destroy tunnels it says are used for terrorist activities. “A large IDF force has just launched a ground operation in the Gaza Strip,” the ...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Suspects in Palestinian teen’s murder indicted
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Three Jewish Israelis in the apparent revenge murder of a Palestinian teen were indicted. The indictment filed Thursday in Jerusalem District Court charged the still unnamed suspe...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Globe Briefs
Damage from Gaza rocket cuts power to 70,000 A rocket fired from Gaza damaged power lines in Israel that resulted in the loss of power to 70,000 Palestinians in the coastal strip. Israeli Prime Min...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Reverse Birthright: Pioneering academic program takes Israelis on U.S. adventure
Gur Alroey, chair of the School of History at the University of Haifa and director of the Israeli school’s pioneering Ruderman Program for American Jewish Studies, has likened a 10-day United State...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
For a trailblazing Israeli lacrosse team, a pioneer in the nets
In the years after coming out as gay, lacrosse player Andrew Goldstein recalls being asked on panel discussions whether major American professional sports leagues would include openly gay athletes....
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
8 things you need to know about the Gaza-Israel conflict
Israel and Hamas are fighting their third major conflict in six years, and while some things have stayed the same, the battle lines have also shifted in a few notable ways. Here are eight things yo...
Jul 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Civilian visiting soldiers is first Israeli killed in Gaza attacks
JERUSALEM (JTA) — A civilian bringing food to Israeli soldiers near the Gaza border was the first Israeli killed by rocket fire from the Gaza Strip during Operation Protective Edge. The 37-year-old...
Jul 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Archives
Gorenberg: Israel’s election a step in right direction, but not far enough
by Lee Chottiner, Executive Editor
Feb 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
(This is a revised version of the story that appeared in this week's Chronicle, and contains the names of the sponsors of the program) You might think, given the title of Gershom Gorenberg’s upcomi...
Obama will visit Israel for first time as president
by JNS.org
Feb 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
White House officials said Tuesday that President Barack Obama, whose relationship with Israel routinely garners attention due to his reported tension with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, plans ...
Bibi’s party wins Knesset vote with surprisingly slim margin
by Lee Chottiner, Executive Editor
Jan 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
(Editor’s note: This is a revised version of the story posted last night and contains additions throughout.) Israeli voters showed again Tuesday just how unpredictable they could be. Political pund...
Jack Lew, Obama’s pick for Treasury secretary, is the highest-ranking Orthodox Jew in U.S. government history
by By Yair Rosenberg
Tablet
Jan 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Jack Lew, President Obama’s current chief of staff and his pick for Treasury secretary, is the highest-ranking Orthodox Jew in the history of the U.S. government. It’s a distinction that imposes so...
First snow for new Ethiopian immigrants in Israel
by Releases
Jan 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
Hundreds of Ethiopian olim (immigrants), who are living in the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI) absorption centers in Safed, experienced snow this week for the first time. The children pictured head...
Stormy weather brings Tel Aviv to standstill
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
Torrential rain and strong winds have brought much of Tel Aviv, Israel's business hub, to a standstill, as the stormy weather of late in Israel continues. Roads and highways have been affected and ...
Shut out for years, Bnei Menashe Jews moved to Israel
by Eetta Prince-Gibson, Tablet
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
On Monday, Dec. 24, afternoon, Geula Tautang, 19, paced frenetically through the arrivals area at Ben Gurion Airport, but her eyes never lost focus on the automatic sliding doors. Her mother would ...
Yosef Tolidano has opened the first kollel for deaf men in the Jewish world
by Deborah Fineblum Raub/JNS.org
Jan 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
JERUSALEM—If you are a religious deaf man in Israel, the traditional doors to Jewish learning have been in so many ways closed to you. But Yosef Tolidano—a young deaf man descended from a long and ...
Jihadist-turned-Zionist, like book that changed his mind, makes case for Israel
by Maxine Dovere/JNS.org
Dec 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK—In 2000, as a young teenager on a trip to Pakistan to visit family, Muslim ex-radical Kasim Hafeez saw violence praised and “learned” that America, the Jews, and Israel were behind all war...
The defense minister said he would remain in his post until the next government is established.
by JNS.org
Nov 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
At a dramatic press conference on Monday, Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak announced his resignation from politics after nearly 50 years in service of the country. “I have decided to resign from...