My heart is heavy as I feel the pain of the nation of Israel at this moment as fires ravage northern Israel and threaten the city of Haifa. According to the Jerusalem Post, quoting Haifa firefighter spokesman Hezi Levi, “If we don't get foreign assistance tonight, I doubt we will be able to control theContinue Reading »
More than 15,000 people were evacuated from their homes by late Thursday [December 2] as a massive fire continued to rage in northern Israel. Thursday night, officials in Haifa, Israel's third largest city, ordered the evacuation of several streets in the Denia neighborhood. Mayor Yona Yahav estimated that some 2,500 people will be evacuated fromContinue Reading »
The holiday remembers the account of the Maccabee revolt during the second century BC. The Greek empire at the time controlled the Holy Land, and the foreign ruler Antiochus Epiphanes was effectively in the process of cultural genocide in Israel. According to Chabad.org, Jews were prohibited from engaging in essential aspects of their own culture,Continue Reading »
Speaking to reporters in Washington, Crowley said the administration has “repeatedly raised with the Palestinian Authority leadership the need to consistently combat all forms of de-legitimization of Israel, including denying historic Jewish connections to the land.”Continue Reading »
According to the IDF, the men said during their questioning that they had planned more attacks. Said the IDF statement, “Specifically they had begun following an Israeli civilian. Initially they had planned to kidnap him, until they had decided in favor of a shooting attack.” The questioning of the suspects also led the IsraelisContinue Reading »
When the society invited Prosor to give a lecture on security in the shadow of extremism, he says he did not hesitate for a moment. “Spreading our truth is an important mission, especially in problematic areas,” he said. Protestors were waiting for him at the gates when he arrived, but a surprise was in storeContinue Reading »
However, the week before the talks are set to begin, Iranian Fars News Agency quoted Ahmadinejad as saying in a speech, “The Iranian nation has not and will not allow anyone to retreat even for an iota from its principled rights in talks and negotiations.” Those comments came one day after the Iranian president saidContinue Reading »
Last week, Al Jazeera reported that during his visit to Lebanon, Erdogan presented a proposal to postpone by a year the filing of the [international court] indictments in the Hariri case. According to the proposal, Arab and regional elements will use this time to tighten relations between Iran and Arab countries in order to maintainContinue Reading »
The award, announced in September in Oxford, England, took Yerushalmy by surprise. Now on sabbatical in India, she has spent the past 25 years developing and tweaking VisualMath and its related Math4Mobile system of Java applications designed to foster intuitive “mLearning” using mobile phones. Speaking from Bangalore [India], where she is conducting research at theContinue Reading »
There has been no comment from either Palestinian Authority head Mahmoud Abbas or Prime Minster Salam Fayyad regarding the article. Netanyahu has been demanding that the Palestinians acknowledge the Jewish character of the state of Israel, a demand rejected by both Palestinian leaders.Continue Reading »
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