The White Stork synagogue, which was opened in 1829, derives its name from an inn which had previously stood on the spot where it was erected. The Nazis ransacked the synagogue and devastated its interior. The synagogue was later turned it into a garage and warehouse. After the war, Poland’s Communist authorities seized control ofContinue Reading »
Immigrants arriving in Israel receive three income tax allowance points for the first year-and-a-half of their stay. They are also exempt from sales tax, VAT, and customs on goods for the home. In addition, they receive a significant discount on new vehicles. The plan also requires a change in the state’s national health insurance law.Continue Reading »
Educating its people, especially its children, that Israel has no right to exist because Israel is “stolen” is a cornerstone of PA policy. Palestinian children are taught in their schoolbooks: “Palestine’s war ended with a catastrophe that is unprecedented in history, when the Zionist gangs stole Palestine…and established the State of Israel.” [Arabic Language, Analysis,Continue Reading »
The US $205 million is reportedly the sum Israel spent so far on developing the one-of-a-kind system. When deployed, it will drastically reduce the threat of Kassam rockets fired at Israeli towns from the Hamas-held Gaza Strip and Katyushas fired from Lebanon.Continue Reading »
“Israel instated freedom of worship for all religions and free access to holy sites to members of all religions. We will never let Jerusalem again be a divided, gloomy, and halved city. We will continue to build and be built in Jerusalem. We will continue to plan, develop, and produce,” the prime minister said. “MyContinue Reading »
According to the White House, Obama “confirmed his intention to hold both sides accountable for actions that undermine trust during the talks.” The leaders also discussed the need to move from indirect peace talks to direct negotiations “as soon as possible in order to reach an agreement on permanent status issues.” Obama also said heContinue Reading »
There is still displeasure in the West with Syria over its efforts to build a nuclear reactor for military purposes. Israeli warplanes reportedly destroyed that reactor in September 2007. A UN investigation of the attacked sight has never been completed due to Syrian refusal to cooperate.Continue Reading »
However, at a joint press conference with Medvedev, Assad blasted Israel for its belligerent threats and refusal to make peace. Assad also accused Western countries of providing Israel with incentives not to make peace. The former Soviet Union had massively armed Syria, but that turned into a trickle after the end of communist rule. RussiaContinue Reading »
Hariri reportedly added, “I do not have a dispute with Hizbullah over its ultimate goal of resistance, but I do disagree with the organization on several internal matters.” After being told by the officials that his previous statements on the Scud missiles had angered the Americans, Hariri responded, “I care about my country's interests andContinue Reading »
We were thrilled when it suddenly reappeared in all its grandeur during the course of the archaeological excavations.” Zelinger said, “The route of the low level aqueduct from the time of the Second Temple, beginning at Solomon’s Pools near Bethlehem and ending at the Temple Mount, is well known to scholars. Substantial parts of itContinue Reading »
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