Wednesday, 01 February 2017 | As Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas and his cronies occupied themselves in the past two weeks issuing warnings to President Trump against moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, reports resurfaced concerning the brutal conditions and human rights violations in a Palestinian prison in the West BankContinue Reading »
Friday, 27 January 2017 | Ever since former Indian Prime Minister P. V. Narsimha Rao decided in January 1992 to establish full diplomatic ties with Israel, relations between the two democracies have flourished in all fields. Socially, there have been unprecedented people-to-people exchanges. Today over 40,000 Israelis travel to India annually. Since the Israeli poetContinue Reading »
Friday, 19 August 2016 | The dreamers in English still have it: “Hamas and Israel, Israel and Hamas. Maybe one day…who knows.” And then the Arabic-language truth rolls in: “Death to Israel, always!” Some Arab and Western political analysts have mistakenly interpreted Hamas’s agreement to participate in the Palestinian local and municipal elections, scheduled forContinue Reading »
Friday, 17 June 2016 | Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly said that a long-dormant Arab peace initiative with the Palestinians (that he recently suggested could be revived) had to be changed before Israel could support it. Netanyahu made the comments to members of his Likud party, according to Israeli media reports, after facing pressureContinue Reading »
Monday, 13 June 2016 | Tens of thousands of people celebrated the Jewish holiday of Shavuot at leisure sites all over Israel on Sunday. Beaches on the Sea of Galilee and on the Mediterranean were completely full with thousands of visitors. Shavuot, coming exactly seven weeks after Passover, is the holiday which celebrates the dayContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 | A hoard of silver coins dating to the Hasmonean period (126 BC) was exposed in April in an archaeological excavation the Israel Antiquities Authority [IAA] is currently conducting near Modi’in, with the participation of local youth. The excavation is being carried out prior to the construction of a new neighborhood,Continue Reading »
Friday, 03 June 2016 | Editor’s Note: With the addition of the Yisrael Beitenu (Israel Our Home)party, PM Netanyahu’s coalition government now has gone from 61 to 66 seats in the 120-member Knesset. Avigdor Liberman, head of Yisrael Beitenu, was appointed to the position of defense minister. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister AvigdorContinue Reading »
Friday, 03 June 2016 | Editor’s note: Yom Yerushalim (Jerusalem Day) will be celebrated on Sunday, 05 June. The following is an excerpt of the address Prime Minister Netanyahu delivered to the Knesset on 01 June. “The 49th anniversary of the reunification of Israel’s capital finds Jerusalem in a clear trend of development, prosperity andContinue Reading »
Friday, 27 May 2016 | Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Yisrael Beitenu party leader Avigdor Lieberman signed a coalition agreement on Wednesday, 25 May, after agreements were reached on Lieberman’s conditions to join the government as defense minister. The agreement between the two politicians can only be described as an expediency, as Netanyahu needed toContinue Reading »
Tuesday,24 May 2016 | Palestinians in the Gaza Strip increasingly fear that the ongoing construction of Hamas tunnels in residential areas means that their lives will be in danger if a future war breaks out between the terrorist group and Israel, The New York Times reported on Friday. One woman living by Gaza’s border withContinue Reading »
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