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2 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
For now, the groups, which include al-Qaida's Nusra Front, are focused on consolidating their positions and pushing toward the Syrian capital, Damascus. But there are worries in Israel that once the Islamist militants establish control, they will turn their guns toward the Israeli-held sector of the Golan.
7 hrs ago | Forward
When September's Chicago magazine tipped Assaf Evron as one of "four rising artists worth investing in," it was the first many in the Windy City had heard of the Israeli-born creator. But Evron has long been a name to watch among the cognoscenti.
11 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
At 88, singer still commands an audience, as he did Sunday night at Tel Aviv's Mann Auditorium with his powerful vocals. Unbelievable, incredible, wow! Those were just three words I heard from the audience as Tony Bennett wowed the packed audience at the Mann Auditorium in Tel Aviv on Sunday night with an awe-inspiring 90-minute performance.
15 hrs ago | CRN
New Series A funding should help grease plans by Cloudyn to broaden the base of cloud platforms it supports and eventually open what will likely be a West Coast office for the company. Tel Aviv, Israel-based Cloudyn, which was named an emerging cloud vendor by CRN this year, provides a cloud-based solution that it says helps its customers monitor and optimize their cloud resources.
18 hrs ago | The Times of Israel
Israel's new ambassador to Egypt, Haim Koren, presents his credentials to Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Ssisi in Cairo, September 14, 2014 Israel's new ambassador to Egypt, Haim Koren, on Sunday presented his credentials to Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi at his palace in Cairo, allowing Koren to officially contact Egyptian government officials in his capacity as Israel's diplomatic representative. Koren, whose appointment was approved by the cabinet in December, has been stationed in Egypt since May 11. He stayed in Cairo during most of the 50 days of fighting during this summer's Operation Protective Edge in Gaza.
Palestinian protesters take cover during clashes with Israel Police in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Wadi Joz September 7, 2014.. An autopsy report released Sunday by a Palestinian coroner confirmed the cause of death of Arab teen Muhammad Abd al-Majid Sunuqrut last week was a sponge-covered bullet to the head, directly contradicting police claims that the 16-year-old fell and fractured his skull.
As we approach our High Holidays I find my mind drifting back to my trips this summer, first to Israel and then to our temple's Jewish Heritage Tour of Central Europe. Roseanne, my wife, kept a travel log while we were away and I asked if I could review it.
Israeli soldiers detain a Palestinian during clashes at a protest against the Jewish settlement of Ofra, in the occupied West Bank village of Silwad, near Ramallah on Friday. The letter of the 43 reservists and former members of an elite Israeli army intelligence unit, addressed to Israel's prime minister, armed forces chief and head of military intelligence and distributed to media, said information gathered by Unit 8200 was used by civilian intelligence agencies to coerce Palestinians uninvolved in resistance activities.
You know the feeling. You're driving along and all of a sudden, you're blinded by another driver's headlights.
Thought dead and buried after Hamas had shown that it could indiscriminately fire rockets from Gaza into Tel Aviv and Jerusalem over a 50 day period even forcing international carriers to cancel flights into Ben-Gurion International Airport for 24 hours Caroline Glick reported on its amazing resurrection: "On August 31, PLO chief and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told an audience of Fatah members that Egypt had offered to give the PA some 1,600 kilometers of land in Sinai adjacent to Gaza, thus quintupling the size of the Gaza Strip. Egypt even offered to allow all the so-called "Palestinian refugees" to settle in the expanded Gaza Strip.
Adva Biton, the mother of four-year-old rock terror victim Adelle and three other daughters, gave birth to her first son on Friday. Adelle just returned home two weeks ago after a grueling rehabilitation period, after being wounded in an attack last March by Arab terrorists who threw rocks at the family car near Ariel, Just three years old at the time, Adelle was hit directly in the head by a fist-sized rock, miraculously surviving her critical injuries; however, she remains only able to Adelle was present in the hospital room where her baby brother was born on Friday, after being at the Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv last week for surgery herself.
Israeli Economy Minister Naftali Bennett says he sees "no problem" with building settler homes in the West Bank , defying U.S. censure of construction on land the Palestinians claim for a future state. Polls show Bennett, a onetime aide and now rival to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , gaining popularity at his former boss's expense.
According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, 182,000 visitor entries were recorded for the month in Israel, down 36 percent from August 2013. Of the visitor entries, 164,000 were tourists staying more than one night, 32 percent less than August a year ago.
In this June 4, 2014 file photo, Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger performs during a concert in Hayrkon Park in Tel Aviv, Israel. The Washington Post's Rachel Feltman introduced readers to the Jaggermeryx naida , an ancient swamp pig named for the Rolling Stones' frontman's luscious lips, in the most charming taxonomical article probably of all time.
Syrian opposition forces operating near Israel border tell Israeli TV there will be "all-out war" against radical Islamist group in southern Syria without US ground invasion. A representative of the Syrian rebels operating near Israel's border in the Golan Heights told an Israeli TV station on Thursday , "We will fight against Islamic State so that it does not reach the Golan."
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 09:44 pm
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