The terrorist organization then became the power broker setting up the successor government by hand-picking the prime minister-designate. Al-Hariri was the main speaker at the event [on Sunday], which was officially called to celebrate the sixth anniversary of the founding of the March 14th coalition. But given the massive turnout, it became the mostContinue Reading »
Israeli sources criticized the decision to promote the movie by inviting representatives of UN delegations and holding a panel after the movie. The panel is scheduled to include Jebreal, who wrote the script, and Jewish director Schnabel, who was also invited to attend the movie premiere in Israel—but did not even offer to send aContinue Reading »
The sixth Fogel child, a 12-year old girl, returned home from a youth event to discover the carnage. Thousands of Israelis turned out for the funeral in Jerusalem on Sunday. Although security experts were not able to say that the attack was carried out on assignment from a known terrorist organization—even Hamas said itContinue Reading »
“Since the disaster, this awful murder, became known, I have held discussions with Defense Minister Ehud Barak, Israel Defense Forces [IDF] Chief-of-Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz, Israel Security Agency Director Yuval Diskin, and other senior security officials. I instructed them to make every effort to find the murderers and not to rest until they have beenContinue Reading »
The popularity of the page grew exponentially since then, each day bringing an additional 25,000 supporters on average. On Sunday afternoon [March 13], the page had nearly 140,000 “Likes.” The organizers’ goal is to reach a million. Despite repeated requests made by supporters, the creators of the page refuse to reveal their identity orContinue Reading »
A small Israeli crew is expected to leave Israel for Japan immediately to report back where their help can best be applied. IsraAID is a non-profit umbrella group that gathers Israeli humanitarian and relief workers from 17 different organizations to lend medical aid, search and rescue help, and disaster relief at some of the world’sContinue Reading »
The plan—four Israeli chefs would spend a month working at two local restaurants, one of which is a Michelin starred restaurant [a noteworthy ranking in a prestigious European guidebook] and serve Israeli gourmet cuisine. From the embassy’s perspective, it was an opportunity to present Spaniards with a new facet of Israel, one beyond the Israeli–PalestinianContinue Reading »
“The range of the rockets reaches all of us, and already today thousands of rockets are stored in the Gaza Strip that threaten the population in Israel.” Ayalon’s discussion of Gaza rockets follows a rocket attack last month on the major southern city of Beersheba, as well as other shorter-range attacks that have already takenContinue Reading »
It could provide an easy alternative to preservation methods such as radiation, heat treatment, and low temperature storage. “Metallic silver has been known for generations as an antibacterial agent,” explains Prof. Aharon Gedanken, director of the Kanbar Laboratory of Nanomaterials at BINA. Silver already is widely used as a bacteria fighter in medicinal ointments, kitchenContinue Reading »
“Apartheid South Africa was a uniquely repressive system that had a legal system of discrimination and separation of the black majority in South Africa, until 1994 that is. And in Israel, no such laws exist,” said Holzman. “Israel is a democracy that pledges to guard and safeguard the security and freedom of all its citizensContinue Reading »
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