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Why Don't Young Diaspora Jews Like Naftali Bennett?
Naftali Bennett was slated to be the keynote speaker at the final event of the year organized by MASA, an extra-governmental organization that seeks to "inspire the next generation of Jewish leaders and strengthen their connection to the Jewish people and to Israel." But soon after Bennett took the podium, albeit a bit late, a group of some thirty ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Papua New Guinea seeks Israeli medical know-how
The government of Papua New Guinea is looking to learn about the Israeli health system, Health Minister Yael German said on Monday.
Mass murder shocks Beersheba neighborhood
Shock grips residents whose quiet area is a stranger to shoot-outs, car bombs, stabbings that can be common in rougher neighborhoods.
Social protests: A redux
There is thus much reason for average Israelis to be upset. In fact, Lapid conceded as much, saying his budget negatively impacts the middle class.
Streisand to receive honorary Hebrew U doctorate
Streisand, the iconic Jewish-American singer and actress, will be presented with the degree at a ceremony on June 17 during the Hebrew University International Board of Governors meeting in Jerusalem.
Agendas of Israelis: policy disputes and Kulturkampf
Newspaper estimates of the numbers taking part in recent demonstrations tell us something about the ranking of items on the agendas of various sectors.
Sun May 19, 2013
The Washington Post
Key Israeli leader calls for interim peace deal with Palestinians
In this Jan.16, 2013 file photo, Yair Lapid, popular former TV anchorman and head of the new centrist party Yesh Atid, poses for a portrait at his house during an interview for the Associated Press, in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Israel's 'illegal' military entry permit bars selected tourists from West Bank - report
Many tourists hoping to visit the West Bank are finding it impossible to do so - because Israel requires certain visitors to have an entry permit.
Bruce Willis never boycotted Israel
The 'Toronto Star' has corrected an article which falsely alleged that actor Bruce Willis refused to visit Israel due to his support for the anti-Israel BDS.
Sat May 18, 2013
Arms experts pushes back S-300 capability time frame.
Syria would require a considerable period of time before it could master the S-300 air defense system, a defense analyst said Friday.
Erdan appeals gov't approval of gas plant
The approval of a Be'er Tuviya natural gas plant was not on the meeting's schedule, the residents complained.
At Ra'anana school, a different kind of Tikun Shavuot
For a school that strives to develop a sense of community among a diverse group of students and parents, it was no surprise that Meitarim Ra'anana's traditional annual Tikkun Shavuot epitomized its pluralistic educational philosophy.
The hills are alive
The show premiered on Broadway in 1959, winning a Tony award for Best Musical in 1960, before Julie Andrews unforgettably played Maria, the fun-loving nun turned nanny who falls in love with her employer and wins over his children, in the iconic 1965 film production.
Hundreds of Israelis protest budget cuts across Israel
Hundreds of protestors took to the streets around the country on Saturday evening to protest the budget cuts approved by the cabinet on Sunday.
Fri May 17, 2013
CIA director, Defense Minister meet to discuss Syria
CIA director John Brennan arrived in Israel on Thursday on a surprise visit to discuss the situation in Syria, an Israeli official said.
Thu May 16, 2013
The London Free Press
Quilts of Israel to draw thousands to this tiny town
The Quilts of Israel is the theme of the six-day event that includes workshops with some of the world's leading quilters, a merchants' mall, the Quilt Cafe and a daily showcase.
Guarding the coastal gate
The IDF's female controllers sat in the large, darkened Arena Command Post at Ashdod Naval Base, their eyes glued to their screens.
Kinneret water to be released into Jordan River
Next month the Water Authority will allow the discharge of 1,000 cubic meters of water per hour from the Kinneret basin into the the Jordan River, with the ultimate goal of letting in 30 million cubic meters of water flow past the Deganiya Dam annually, the Jordan Rehabilitation Administration announced on Thursday.
Out and About: Top 10 things to do
The Tao Dance Theater Company of China will make its Israeli debut as part of the Tel Aviv Dance Festival.