Jerusalem, capital of the nation of Israel/Judea (1000 BCE – 70 CE), mentioned 670 times in the Hebrew Bible, first reference, Joshua 10:1; Hebron, first capital of the tribe of Judah, mentioned 73 times in the Hebrew Bible, first reference, Genesis 13:18; Atarot, mentioned four times in the Hebrew Bible, first reference, Numbers 32:3; Shechem,Continue Reading »
[They say] Palestinians have foregone hurling rocks and rioting in favor of setting fires near settlements and letting the hot weather and winds do the rest—i.e. feed the blaze as it spreads and threatens communities and wildlife alike. Residents of northern West Bank outpost of Mizpeh Danny have had to conquer seven fires over theContinue Reading »
Israel sees the tactic as dangerous, questioning the PA’s ability to maintain the march’s stated goal of non-violence. The Israeli army chief-of-staff has already warned that if marchers move toward the border or toward an Israeli community, the army will act. Abed Rabbo accused Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu of preventing a secret meeting between AbbasContinue Reading »
The UN Security Council has been unable, thus far, to formulate harsher sanctions against Assad. State Department spokesman Mark Toner said that the US plans to “move forward with additional sanctions under existing authorities,” and it is “exploring the scope” of these sanctions. “Our goal here is to isolate the Assad regime politically and denyContinue Reading »
CureXcell is made with white blood cells from healthy donors, using a safe and natural resource. Most important, says Shirvan, “our product is on the market in Israel, and it has already been administered by physicians to over 4,500 patients with severe chronic wounds that would probably have remained with them for years.” The humanContinue Reading »
Hof Ashkelon Council head Yair Farjoun said, “I don’t accept claims suggesting that the rocket fire from Gaza was carried out by esoteric groups. There is one framework in Gaza which should be held accountable. I am confident the Southern Command will trace the squad and intercept it.” He added that fortified areas are beingContinue Reading »
Also, discussion will soon be underway with the Juba administration to repatriate some 8,000 South Sudanese, mostly Christian citizens, who fled the country during the war between the north and the south in recent years to come to Israel. It is hoped that Israeli technology and farming methods will help the newly established country toContinue Reading »
In a statement, President Obama said, “The United States will continue to increase our pressure on the Syrian regime and work with others around the world to isolate the Asad government and stand with the Syrian people.” The Obama administration has come under scathing criticism in the region for failing to provide the Syrian peopleContinue Reading »
Immediately afterwards, the army filed a complaint with UNIFIL, saying the force was shot at without cause. The sources say the incident ended without any intent to escalate violence or dwell on the events. Lebanese news agencies are claiming that the IDF force opened fire on a military base on the eastern side of theContinue Reading »
Organizers of the protest are demanding government action in the areas of health, education, and social welfare, in addition to housing. Many of those protesting are being clear that their angst is not aimed solely at the Netanyahu government, but at the entire political echelon. A strike by Israel’s doctors is also earning support fromContinue Reading »
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