"Israel will never get true security and safety through oppressing another people. A true peace can ultimately be built only on justice."
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Soldiers Conduct A Limited Invasion Into Southern Gaza
Several Israeli military vehicles carried out, on Friday morning, a limited invasion into the al-Qarara town, east of Khan Younis district, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. ...
Army To Demolish A Car Repair Structure Near Bethlehem
Ahmad Salah, coordinator of the Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements in Bethlehem, said the soldiers invaded Um Rokba area, south of al-Khader, and handed an order to resident Osama Salah, to demolish his car repair structure. ...
Soldiers Kidnap Four Palestinians In Bethlehem, One In Hebron
Israeli soldiers invaded the West Bank district of Bethlehem, and kidnapped four Palestinians, and one in Hebron, before taking them to an unknown destination. The soldiers also searched several homes. ...
MK Khenin Denounces Israel’s Approval Of “Admissions Committee Law”
Israeli Member of Knesset (MK) Dov Khenin of the Democratic Front for Peace and Equality (Hadash), strongly denounced Israel’s Supreme Court ruling, in which it upheld the “Admissions Committee law”, allowing rural towns in the Negev and Galilee to reject residency to Palestinian citizens of Israel, and other marginalized groups. ...
Ferwana: “266,500 Gazans Kidnapped By The Army Since 1967”
Head of the Census Department at the Palestinian Committee of Detainees, Abdul-Naser Ferwana, stated that Israeli soldiers have kidnapped 266200 Palestinians from the Gaza Strip since 1967, adding that this number represents around one-third of more than 800.000 Palestinians kidnapped in occupied Palestine since 1967. ...
Many Injured In Two Jenin Villages; Three kidnapped in Jenin And Hebron
One Palestinian kidnapped at a nearby roadblock, two near Hebron Medical sources reported, on Thursday evening, that several Palestinians received treatment for the effects of tear gas inhalation, after dozens of soldiers invaded two villages near the northern West Bank city of Jenin. ...
Qassam Fighter Killed In Gaza Tunnel
The al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, has reported that one of its fighters was killed while working in a tunnel, in Gaza City. ...
Elderly Gaza Fisherman Injured by Live Israeli Fire
Israeli naval forces opened fire off the coast of northern Gaza, late Wednesday, injuring a Palestinian fisherman, according to local reports. ...
Israeli Forces Photograph Palestinian Homes While Settlers Perform Rituals near Hebron
Israeli forces serve demolition orders to 3 Hebron families Israeli forces raided and took photos of Palestinian homes in the villages of Ma'in and Al Karmel, located respectively to the east and southeast of Yatta, south of Hebron, while settlers performed religious rituals, said a local activist. ...
New Details Emerge on Palestinian Prisoner Who Was Beaten to Death by Israeli Guards
The cellmate of 37-year-old Raed Abdul-Salaam al-Ja’bari, who died on September 9th while in Israeli custody, has spoken out about Raed's death, telling a lawyer that Israeli prison guards took his cellmate by force and, within 15 minutes, came back and told him that Raed was dead. ...
  Ha'aretz Diplomacy & Defense
 
Two killed by unexploded Israeli bombs in Gaza
Gaza police explosives teams working to detect and destroyed unexploded ordnance are hamstrung by lack of resources and equipment.
Cabinet due to again approve controversial section of West Bank barrier
Terraces at Batir, near Bethlehem, were declared UNESCO World Heritage site in attempt to save them from construction of the separation barrier.
Israeli jails fill with Palestinian juveniles after summer riots
Hundreds arrested in East Jerusalem in recent weeks; 13-year-olds among those in prison.
Winning wars, losing money
The wastefulness of this summer's Gaza operation in terms of firepower and manpower, and the ongoing dispute over the state budget show that the IDF has yet to learn how to function according to a proper war economy.
Israeli official: Syria hid chemical weapons after giving up raw materials
Combat-ready arsenal includes missile warheads, air-dropped bombs, rocket-propelled grenades primed with toxins, senior Israeli official says.
Report: NSA shared unedited data on Arab Americans' calls with IDF intel unit
Ex-NSA contractor Snowden told author Bamford that data could enable Israel to target callers' relatives in Israel and territories.
The myth that sanctions felled apartheid
Two unfortunate lessons for the global BDS movement: White rule in South Africa didn't end because of boycotts, and Israel isn’t like the old South Africa.
Lieberman's hidden Vienna trip: Further details revealed, reasons for secrecy still unclear
Lieberman met secretly with anti-Muslim Serbian nationalist leader, Haaretz learns; Lieberman's office previously confirmed that he held three 'sensitive diplomatic meetings' during his visit, one of which was previously revealed.
Sirens heard in southern Israel, IDF says false alarms
Sirens comes two days after mortar fired from Gaza; Hamas says arrested those behind Tuesday launch.
Lieberman to Kerry: Israel ready to help U.S.-led fight against Islamic State
Lieberman also told Kerry during their meeting that Hamas' terror activities against both Israel and the residents of the Gaza Strip were no different from the activities of the Islamic State.
Israel passing intel on Islamic State to U.S., says senior IDF officer
Israel may not be a target for now, but the militant group isn't about to disappear, according to army source.
Gaza widow offers rare insight into Israel-Hamas espionage wars
Palestinian woman says Israeli security agents took advantage of her family's troubles to lure her and her late husband into collaborating.
Hamas lawmaker: Truce talks with Israel should be left to PA
Report: Hamas PLC member calls on Hamas 'brothers' not to participate in long-term truce negotiations with Israel.
Prominent Syrian opposition leader urges rebel cooperation with Israel
Kamal al-Labwani told Israeli media that Syrian rebels should make peace with Israel in return for support in overthrowing the current Syrian government.
Syrian militants still hold Fijian peacekeeper equipment, UN says
UN deputy spokesman Farhan Haq told reporters Wednesday that 'the possession and use of UN-marked assets by non-UN people is of concern to the United Nations.'
Gaza mortar shell lands in Israel for first time since cease-fire
No word of injuries or damages; Hamas detains those responsible, according to Israeli sources; Palestinians remain committed to truce, Hamas says.
Lawsuit accusing Israel of genocide to be filed in Argentina
Argentine lawyer Carlos Slepoy singles out Israeli leaders including PM Benjamin Netanyahu.
Put the children first: Lift the blockade on Gaza
UNRWA's Chris Gunness: It's against Israel's own interests to deprive the next generation in Gaza of a future. But we can't rebuild Gaza with the Israeli blockade tying our hands behind our backs.
UN envoy: Building materials entering Gaza may quadruple in coming months
This summer's war caused major damage to parts of Gaza and 100,000 people have lost their homes, according to the UN.
Meretz cancels talks with Abbas after Labor chair Herzog scores first meeting
Palestinian president's adviser promised Meretz chairwoman Zahava Gal-On that Abbas' first meeting with Israeli officials before UN General Assembly would be with representatives of her faction.
Tunnels, kugel and war: Israel’s young right-wing minister and his secret army contacts
Naftali Bennett sure knew a lot of details about the military’s operations during the Gaza war. This is a very serious breach, his critics say.
Labor Party's Herzog urges Abbas not to take unilateral steps
Israeli opposition leader hears out PA president's frustrations with Netanyahu ahead of Palestinian's participation in UN General Assembly.
  Palestinian Center for Human Rights
 
PCHR Follows up Detention Conditions of Palestinians Arrested by Israeli Forces in Latest Offensive on the Gaza Strip
Palestinian Center for Human Rights
  International Solidarity Movement
 
Final journal from Gaza
9/17/2014 - International Solidarity Movement - Charlie Andreasson, Gaza, Occupied Palestine - This is what seems to be the last thing I will write from Gaza. Not that there is nothing more to tell, there lies a new story under every stone, but because I will soon leave this...
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[Uruknet 109415 19-sep-2014 00:39 ECT] Never again ?: The US and the Palestinian/Israeli issue
18 Sep 2014 - August 27, 2014 - Many Americans may think this foreign policy issue doesn t concern them. If they think about this issue at all, many say that it s not our business and we should just let them fight it...
[Uruknet 109414 18-sep-2014 23:40 ECT] Israel s information iron dome
18 Sep 2014 - August 27, 2014 - It is widely assumed that a free press should report accurate and relevant information to the population, and act as watchdog of power in the name of public interest. The reporting of secret government surveillance programs...
[Uruknet 109413 18-sep-2014 02:32 ECT] How UN s Ban Ki-moon and Oxfam undermine Palestinian right to resist
17 Sep 2014 - August 27, 2014 - Earlier this month, as Israeli massacres claimed dozens of lives every day and night in Gaza, 129 Palestinian and international organizations sent an open letter condemning UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon s role as a partner in...
[Uruknet 109412 18-sep-2014 02:14 ECT] Israel s extermination of whole families in Gaza reflects genocidal impulse
17 Sep 2014 - August 27, 2014 - Eighty-nine families that existed seven weeks ago in Gaza have been exterminated by Israel. On Sunday 24 August an Israeli missile tore through the home of Issam Jouda in Gaza s Tal al-Zatar neighborhood east of...
[Uruknet 109411 18-sep-2014 02:02 ECT] "A clumsy army beating Palestinians into submission": TIME correspondent s Nablus diary from 1990
17 Sep 2014 - August 27, 2014 - An excerpt from the unpublished memoirs of the former TIME journalist Murray J. Gart describing the occupied West Bank city of Nablus at the height of the first intifada, or uprising, could have been written today....
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US guilty of war crimes in Palestine
Mondoweiss 19 Sep 2014 - The U.S. is not a neutral mediator in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict; it is an active participant and is guilty of the crimes being committed by Israel against Palestinians, most recently, the mass killings and destruction Israel wrought on the Gaza Strip during the summer. The reality...
French launch first strikes on IS
BBC 19 Sep 2014 - President Hollande says France has carried out its first air strikes against IS militants in Iraq, joining the US in military action against the group.
Did Snowden blow the whistle because of the US special relationship with Israel?
Mondoweiss 19 Sep 2014 - Here’s a shocking story we’ve missed that deserves to be up in lights. Intelligence reporter James Bamford had a piece on the New York Times op-ed  page two days back relaying conversations with Edward Snowden in Russia in which the 31-year-old whistle-blower suggests that the U.S....
Turkey opens border to Syrian Kurds
BBC 19 Sep 2014 - Turkey allows thousands of Syrian Kurds fleeing Islamic State to cross its southern border, as the militants close in on a strategic Syrian town.
Clashes in Yemen capital Sanaa
BBC 19 Sep 2014 - Fighting between Shia rebels and Sunni militias in Yemen escalates, with clashes on the outskirts of the capital, prompting airlines to suspend flights.
Iran Happy dancers given 91 lashes
BBC 19 Sep 2014 - Six Iranians arrested for filming a video tribute to Pharrell Williams' song Happy are sentenced to 91 lashes and jail terms, their lawyer says.
IDF Unit 8200 Counter-Offensive Begins
Tikun Olam 19 Sep 2014 - IDF chief intelligence spinmeister, Maj. Gen. Aviv Kochavi, at IDC Herzliya security conference Those of you who remember back to the Bush presidency, will recall the controversy generated by the exposure of torture techniques used against Islamist prisoners at Guantanamo and at secret prison sites in...
Obama hails Congress vote on Syria
BBC 18 Sep 2014 - President Obama says Congress's backing for his $500m plan to aid moderate Syrian rebels shows that the US is united against Islamic State.
Israeli Supreme Court upholds law allowing housing discrimination against Palestinians
Mondoweiss 18 Sep 2014 - Yesterday, Israel’s Supreme Court dismissed a petition by  Adalah: The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel  effectually facilitating the Judaization of more Palestinian owned land inside Israel. According to Adalah, the court’s decision holding up Israel’s Admissions Committees Law, “ entrenches racial segregation ; 434 small communities...
‘Our oppression is linked; so too is our struggle': Statement of solidarity between University of Toledo’s Student African American Brotherhood and Students for Justice in Palestine
Mondoweiss 18 Sep 2014 - Statement of Solidarity: UTSAAB and UTSJP ​ On August 9, 2014, a Ferguson police officer gunned down 18-year-old Michael Brown, shooting him at least six times. In the wake of his murder the city of Ferguson, Missouri erupted into a mass uprising against police violence sustained for over two...
‘TimesWarp’ tries to keep the ‘Times’ honest
Mondoweiss 18 Sep 2014 - I’ve always told my kids to read the New York Times (NYT) but after I resolved to study the Israel Palestine conflict this summer I’ve had major misgivings. The best resource on the NYT is a website produced by Barbara Erickson called TimesWarp , What the New...
Gideon Saar, Senior Likud Minister Quits, Haaretz Sexpose Looms
Tikun Olam 18 Sep 2014 - Gideon Saar and second wife, Geula Even. Is Haaretz preparing to publish investigative report exposing further sex scandals Gideon Saar, senior cabinet minister and a rising star in the Likud firmament, announced he would resign his ministerial portfolio and Knesset seat after the High Holidays. It was...
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Restricting academic freedom: a time-honored Israeli tradition
Al-Akhbar Blogs 18 Sep 2014 - Establishing itself as the mainstay of academic freedom in the region, Israel has used this categorization interminably in reference to its larger position as “the only democracy in the Middle East.” Yet, the nature of academic freedom in Israel, and in the United States regarding those...
Hezbollah, Iran, Syria, and Russia vs. the US-led anti-ISIS alliance: Cooperation or confrontation?
Al-Akhbar Opinion 18 Sep 2014 - US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives at Ankara International Airport on September 12, 2014. Kerry is in the region to speak with leaders about strategies to address the threat from ISIS. (Photo: AFP-Brendan Smialowski) US Secretary of State John Kerry arrives at Ankara International Airport...
Goodbye, great teacher: a eulogy for Nadim Beitar
Al-Akhbar Opinion 18 Sep 2014 - A young child takes part in a protest in solidarity with Gaza in Beirut. (Photo: Marwan Tahtah) A young child takes part in a protest in solidarity with Gaza in Beirut. (Photo: Marwan Tahtah) Oh great teacher, oh great struggler! Nadim al-Beitar is dead! What a...
Lebanon faces a fait accompli: a regional security regime to protect gas wealth
Al-Akhbar News 19 Sep 2014 - A display at an energy forum on Lebanon's potential oil and gas reserves. (Photo: Haitham Moussawi) A display at an energy forum on Lebanon's potential oil and gas reserves. (Photo: Haitham Moussawi) Lebanon has so far sat idly by as a new economic-security landscape emerges in...
Week in Photos (September 13-September 19)
Al-Akhbar News 19 Sep 2014 - Families carry photos of their family members who dissapeared during Lebanon's 15 year civil war as part of a protest to pressure the government to investigate what happened to their loved ones. (Photo: Marwan Tahtah) Families carry photos of their family members who dissapeared during Lebanon's...
Denmark to introduce temporary residence for Syrian refugees
Al-Akhbar News 19 Sep 2014 - Denmark said on Friday it would introduce a new, temporary type of residence permit for asylum seekers fleeing war such as the Syrian conflict after a huge surge in the number of applications. It also unveiled a new plan for stemming the flow of Danish extremist...
Germany charges three for sending IT equipment to ISIS
Al-Akhbar News 19 Sep 2014 - Prosecutors brought formal charges on Friday against three Germans accused of sending money and camera equipment to help the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) make propaganda videos. The accused were identified only as Karolina M., 25, who has been in pre-trial detention since March,...
Leftover Israeli shell kills two in Gaza
Al-Akhbar News 19 Sep 2014 - A dud Israeli shell from Israel's aggression on Gaza exploded Friday, killing two people and wounding three others in the north of the Palestinian enclave, an official said. The blast killed Ayman Abu Jebbeh and Abdullah Abu Asr, emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said. The shell...
Lebanon: New armed group exploits sectarian incitement in Tripoli
Al-Akhbar News 19 Sep 2014 - Chadi al-Mawlawi, one of Tripoli's most infamous Islamist figures. (Photo: Marwan Tahtah) Chadi al-Mawlawi, one of Tripoli's most infamous Islamist figures. (Photo: Marwan Tahtah) The news of Osama Mansour and Chadi al-Mawlawi forming a militant group in Tripoli took the city by storm, and is now...
US politicians criticize Obama’s “anti-ISIS” campaign
Al-Akhbar Politics 18 Sep 2014 - A protestors from the group CodePink holds up a sign as US Secretary of State John Kerry testifies about US policy towards Iraq and Syria and the threat posed by the ISIS during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, September...
Political solution fails in Bahrain as monarch tightens his grip on power
Al-Akhbar Politics 18 Sep 2014 - A young female protestor in Bahrain writes "No to dictatorship" across her hands. (Photo: AFP) A young female protestor in Bahrain writes "No to dictatorship" across her hands. (Photo: AFP) Reports from Bahrain suggest that attempts to find a political solution or establish a meaningful political...
Gaza struggles to deal with 2.5 million tons of rubble after the war
Al-Akhbar Politics 18 Sep 2014 - Palestinian boys walk past buildings which were destroyed by Israeli strikes on their way to school in the Shujayeh neighbourhood of Gaza City on September 14, 2014 on the first day of the new school year. (Photo: AFP-Mohammed Hams) Palestinian boys walk past buildings which were...
From Gaza to Sderot, Trauma Marks The Past — And The Present
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ISIS Aimed at Ideals When They Destroyed Jonah's Tomb
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Dani Danon Is Such a Threat to Israel Even Bibi Fired Him
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When We Stop To Really See Each Other
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Are Jews Now Safe and Free From Being Haunted?
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Suriname 'Righteous' Cited for Saving Dutch Jews From Nazis
The Foward Breaking News 19 Sep 2014 - Israel’s Holocaust remembrance authority named a Surinamese who risked his life to save Dutch Jews as a Righteous among the Nations. Click here for the rest of the article...
French Man Gets $1,300 Fine for Doing Quenelle
The Foward Breaking News 19 Sep 2014 - A tribunal fined and handed a suspended sentence to a man who made the quenelle gesture in front of a French synagogue’s Holocaust memorial plaque. Click here for the rest of the article...
Uman Hasidic Pilgrims May Carry Ebola Virus, Ukraine Official Claims
The Foward Breaking News 19 Sep 2014 - A Ukrainian health official warned that Jewish pilgrims converging in Uman may bring with them the Ebola virus and other epidemics. Click here for the rest of the article...
Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade Draws Smaller Crowd
The Foward Breaking News 19 Sep 2014 - Hundreds of people participated in Jerusalem’s 13th annual Gay Pride parade, down from previous years. Click here for the rest of the article...
Angelina Jolie Breast Surgery Doubles Women Taking Cancer Gene Test
The Foward Breaking News 19 Sep 2014 - Hollywood star Angelina Jolie’s decision to make public her double mastectomy more than doubled the number of women in Britain seeking to have genetic breast cancer tests, according to a study released on Friday. Click here for the rest of the article...
Neiman Marcus Settles Worker's 'Jewland' Suit
The Foward Breaking News 19 Sep 2014 - Luxury department store Neiman Marcus settled a discrimination lawsuit with a former employee who claimed that he was fired for being Jewish and gay. Click here for the rest of the article...
New Israel Fund Shifts Cash in Push for Progressive Politics
The Forward New 18 Sep 2014 - The New Israel Fund, the largest funder of liberal causes in Israel, has announced that it will shift one-fifth of its grants to overtly political groups. Click here for the rest of the article...
Where Do Shofars Come From?
The Forward New 18 Sep 2014 - Eleven months of the year, traffic is slow at best at a Tel Aviv shofar store. But as the High Holidays draw near, it’s a madhouse. Click here for the rest of the article...
Behind the Uproar Over Israeli Reservists Who Refuse To Spy on Palestinians
The Forward New 17 Sep 2014 - A group of Israeli reservists set off a firestorm when they refused to spy on Palestinians. Yossi Mellman explains why the public reacted so strongly to the scandal in an elite unit. Click here for the rest of the article...
Historian Tara Zahra Wins MacArthur 'Genius' Grant
The Forward New 17 Sep 2014 - The MacArthur Foundation announced the list of 2014 MacArthur Fellows on Tuesday, and two Jews made the list. Click here for the rest of the article...
Gambia: Gambia-Saudi Cooperation Agreement Ratified
allAfrica.com 19 Sep 2014 - [The Point]National Assembly Members Thursday considered and ratified the cooperation agreement between The Gambia and Saudi Arabia.
Egypt: President Meets Saudi Intelligence Chief
allAfrica.com 19 Sep 2014 - [Egypt Online]Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi met on Thursday in Heliopolis presidential palace with Saudi Intelligence Chief Prince Khaled bin Bandar bin Abdel Aziz who delivered to him a message from Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz.
Nigeria: Med-View Begins Flight Operations to Dubai
allAfrica.com 19 Sep 2014 - [Daily Independent]The Managing Director, Med-View Airline, Alhaji Muneer Bankole, has disclosed that the airline will commence flight operations to Dubai in November 22 and fly to Jeddah in January 2015.
West Africa: Namibia Shows Great Solidarity
allAfrica.com 19 Sep 2014 - [New Era]Government this week announced that it will donate N$11 million to each of the African countries battling the deadly Ebola virus, as well as the Palestinian people living in the Gaza Strip.
Nigeria: Are You Going On Hajj? (II)
allAfrica.com 19 Sep 2014 - [Guardian]In the Name of the Almighty, the Beneficent, the Merciful
Nigeria: Nigerians Now Better Informed, Prepared for Hajj - JNI Sec-General
allAfrica.com 19 Sep 2014 - [Daily Trust]Secretary General of Jama'atu Nasril Islam (JNI), Dr. Khalid Abubakar Aliyu, says Nigerian pilgrims are now better prepared for the performance of the Hajj. He spoke to Daily Trust Sunday in Jos.
Deconstructing Disorder: Conversation with David Ignatius and Tom Friedman
Arab American Institute 19 Sep 2014 - By Kristyn Acho and Eddie Bejarano Fall Intern, 2014 On Friday, September 12, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace hosted an event titled, �Middle East in Turmoil: Can it Recover?� Karim Sadjadpour, a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment, moderated the affair, which featured Thomas L....
�Peace after Gaza�: Aspen Institute Hosts Dr. Fayyad and UN�s Feltman for Moderated Conversation
Arab American Institute 19 Sep 2014 - By Kristyn Acho Fall Intern, 2014 The Aspen Institute�s Middle East division hosted an event on Monday which addressed existing political challenges in Gaza. Dr. Salam Fayyad, Palestinian politician and former Prime Minister of the Palestinian National Authority and Jeffrey D. Feltman, American diplomat and the...
9/09/2011 AIPAC Junkets to Israel Illegal: IRS-DOJ Complaint Filing
IRMEP 19 Sep 2014 - A complaint filed with the IRS and Justice Department charges the American Israel Education Foundation (AIEF) is a "sham" charitable organization of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.
5/16/2011 Obama vs. Reagan on AIPAC Documents reveal Ronald Reagan's response to Israel lobby invitation
IRMEP 19 Sep 2014 - President Obama accepts an invitation to speak at AIPAC, Reagan declined. Why?
4/18/2011 US Treasury Dept.: Tax-exempt US donation laundering into West Bank settlements "okay"
IRMEP 19 Sep 2014 - The US Department of Treasury has no program to combat massive flows of US tax-exempt charitable contributions into illegal settlement building. Despite ongoing public revelations of wrongdoing, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has never investigated or even discussed US charitable organizations with proven ties...
4/06/2011 US-Israel Trade: Espionage, Theft and Secrets - IRmep at University of Rochester
IRMEP 19 Sep 2014 - On April 6, Grant F. Smith presented a comprehensive review of the US-Israel Free Trade Agreement to the Finance and Economics Council at the University of Rochester. Using a slide show of declassified documents and charts, Smith revealed how secret agreements and a joint Israeli embassy/AIPAC...
3/28/2011 Neoconomics: Conscription and War as Wealth
IRMEP 19 Sep 2014 - Start-up Nation airbrushes one vital and enduring truth — when Israel faces sovereign barriers to foreign trade routes, weapons, or technology; it tends to break other country’s laws and steal what it thinks it needs.
3/07/2011 Israel lobbyist funds US Presidents, Israeli Nukes, AIPAC disinformation
IRMEP 19 Sep 2014 - According to new histories of Israel's clandestine nuclear weapons program including "Israel and the Bomb" by Avner Cohen (1998), Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion secretly named Feinberg his chief nuclear weapons fundraising coordinator in 1958. According to Michael Karpin's "The Bomb in the Basement" (2007) Feinberg...
Tens of thousands remain homeless in Gaza
Sabbah report 19 Sep 2014 - One week after a ceasefire halting an Israeli military offensive against the Gaza Strip, tens of thousands of Palestinians remain displaced, sheltered in United Nations schools and other facilities. The post: Tens of thousands remain homeless in Gaza appeared first on Sabbah Report § Sign up...
Did Israel commit war crimes in Rafah?
Sabbah report 19 Sep 2014 - Amid fear that Hamas had captured an Israeli soldier, the Israeli military sealed civilians in the Rafah area and began shelling on Aug. 1, 2014. The Israeli military confirmed that Rafah residents were barred from leaving the area, but declined comment on the war crime allegations....
Gaza War Postmortems
Sabbah report 19 Sep 2014 - Expect long denied Palestinian injustice to persist. Expect future Israeli aggression. Expect Palestinians blamed for its crimes. The post: Gaza War Postmortems appeared first on Sabbah Report § Sign up for our FREE newsletter §
The real face of Israel army
Sabbah report 19 Sep 2014 - In civilian life, anyone suspected of manslaughter or murder is immediately arrested, with an investigation coming later. In the IOF the opposite is true. The post: The real face of Israel army appeared first on Sabbah Report § Sign up for our FREE newsletter §
Gaza Ceasefire: Hold the Cheers
Sabbah report 19 Sep 2014 - It’s just a matter of time before Israeli rampaging repeats. Expect Palestinians to be blamed for its crimes like always. The post: Gaza Ceasefire: Hold the Cheers appeared first on Sabbah Report § Sign up for our FREE newsletter §
Another No-Peace Ceasefire
Sabbah report 19 Sep 2014 - What goes around, comes around. It’s just a matter of time. Israel deplores peace. Its entire history reflects conflict. The post: Another No-Peace Ceasefire appeared first on Sabbah Report § Sign up for our FREE newsletter §
Jewish Voice for Peace Congressional Briefing
US Campaign to End the Occupation 19 Sep 2014 - Below are videos from Jewish Voice for Peace's first-ever congressional briefing. The briefing took place on Capitol Hill on June 24th, 2014. If you'd like to support the critical work of Jewish Voice for Peace, please click here . Post Peace Talks: What's Next for Israel and...
Congressional Briefing: Examining Israel's discrimination against U.S. Citizens
US Campaign to End the Occupation 19 Sep 2014 - O n May 21, 2014, the US Campaign and a diverse group of organizations held a congressional briefing to raise awareness about Israel's discriminatio n against U.S. citizens. Below are the testimonies from the briefing. Yousef Munayyer - Part 1 Sandra Tamari - Part 2 Donna...
10 Years Later: BDS Breaks Through! July 9 We Divest Day of Action
US Campaign to End the Occupation 19 Sep 2014 - Mark your calendars! The We Divest Campaign has called for a national day of action on July 9, which marks the 10 year anniversary of the International Court of Justice’s historic ruling declaring Israel's wall on occupied Palestinian land to be illegal. Below are materials to...
12 States Participate in Free Cone Day!
US Campaign to End the Occupation 19 Sep 2014 - The following report back is by Mark Hage of member group Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel . The second annual Free Cone Day leafleting action at Ben & Jerry’s scoop shops on Tuesday, April 8, organized by Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel (www.vtjp.org),...
Neil Young: Please Don't Play Israel
US Campaign to End the Occupation 19 Sep 2014 - Canadian musician Neil Young is scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv this upcoming July. As noted by the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI), Neil has been an "eager speaker in favor of the rights of the indigenous First Nations in...
Josh Ruebner's "Shattered Hopes" Book Tour Comes to Pennsylvania, Mar. 27- Apr. 1
US Campaign to End the Occupation 19 Sep 2014 - Last fall, Josh Ruebner, our National Advocacy Director, shared the exciting news of the publication of his first book, Shattered Hopes: Obama's Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace. We are excited to announce that he will be visiting Pennsylvania Thursday , March 27 to Tuesday, April 1. We...
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Israeli forces shoot, injure elderly Gaza fisherman
9/18/2014 - GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Israeli naval forces opened fire off the coast of northern Gaza late Wednesday, injuring a Palestinian fisherman on a beach, locals said. Yousef Zayif, 70, was hit by live fire while waiting for his sons on the...
Campaign to release re-arrested Shalit prisoners to launch Friday
9/18/2014 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- An international campaign to demand the release of 73 individuals re-arrested after being previously freed in the 2011 Shalit deal with Israel will begin on Friday, the head of the Prisoners Affairs Department said on Thursday. Issa Qaraqe...
Israeli forces begin demolitions in Bedouin village near Jerusalem
9/18/2014 - JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces raided a number of Bedouin communities east of Jerusalem on Thursday days after handing them demolition and evacuation orders, a local activist said. Popular committee spokesman Hani Halabiya told Ma'an that dozens of Israeli...
Israeli forces detain human rights lawyer near Ramallah
9/18/2014 - RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained the legal coordinator of ad-Dameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association in an overnight raid on his village west of Ramallah early Thursday. Ayman Ahmad Nasser, 44, was detained during a surprise military raid on...
Israeli forces issue demolition orders to 3 Hebron families
9/18/2014 - HEBRON (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces delivered demolition orders to three Palestinian families in the southern West Bank town of Idhna on Thursday, the landowners said. Amjad Hilmi Nofal, owner of the one of the properties, said his family of seven have...
Hamas fighter dies in Gaza tunnel accident
9/18/2014 - GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Hamas' military wing said that one of their members died on Thursday evening in an "accident" in a tunnel below the Gaza Strip. Al-Qassam Brigades said in a statement Thursday that Ahmad Riyadh al-Haddad, 21, from...
Palestinian prisoner released after 20 years in Israeli jails
9/18/2014 - NABLUS (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian prisoner was released from an Israeli jail on Thursday after serving a 20-year sentence, the Palestinian Prisoner's Society said. Said Khatatba, from Beit Furik in Nablus, was detained on July 19, 1994. Dozens...
Quartet: Delay in Gaza rebuilding could threaten truce
9/18/2014 - JERUSALEM (AFP) -- The Middle East Quartet of peacemakers on Wednesday joined calls for a quick start to the rebuilding of war-ravaged Gaza before the current truce with Israel ends in renewed violence."The precarious situation in Gaza and southern Israel, the danger...
Group: Israeli forces detain 3 from Jenin
9/18/2014 - RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained three Palestinians from Jenin after raiding their houses late Wednesday, a rights group said. The Palestinian Prisoner's Society said Saber Muhammad Abdullah Salah, 22, and Ahmad Abd al-Jabbar Ahd Salah, 24, were detained...
Israeli forces detain 2 Palestinians in Beit Ummar
9/18/2014 - HEBRON (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained two Palestinians from the southern West Bank town of Beit Ummar on Thursday afternoon, a local spokesman. Muhammad Ayyad Awad of the Beit Ummar Popular Committee against the Israeli Separation Wall and Settlements identified the...
2,500 Gaza pilgrims travel to Saudi Arabia via Rafah crossing
9/18/2014 - GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Over 2,500 Hajj pilgrims from Gaza will enter Egypt on Thursday via the Rafah crossing, a Palestinian official said. Director of Gaza's crossings authority, Maher Abu Sabha, told Ma'an that the pilgrims will...
Egypt denies Palestinian family entry at Rafah crossing
9/18/2014 - CAIRO (Ma'an) -- Egyptian authorities on Thursday denied a Palestinian family from Gaza entry into Egypt because the family had allegedly used smuggling tunnels to enter the besieged enclave several years ago. Egyptian officials told Ma'an that a Palestinian...
Gaza ministry postpones surgeries due to strike
9/18/2014 - GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Gaza's Ministry of Health has postponed up to 180 surgeries in the besieged coastal enclave due to strike action by cleaning staff. Health ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra said patients will bear the consequences if cleaning...
PM admits no plans were set for implementing reconciliation
9/18/2014 - RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on Thursday said that no mechanisms had been put in place to ensure the implementation of the reconciliation agreement signed by Hamas, Fatah, and other parties in April. All political parties who signed...
Ramallah to be among world's most 'resilient' cities
9/18/2014 - RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on Thursday said he was proud that the central West Bank city of Ramallah was selected by the Rockefeller Foundation for its 100 Resilient Cities project over the last year." This great achievement...
Iran FM: IS militants can't be defeated by air strikes
9/18/2014 - WASHINGTON (AFP) -- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hit out against the Islamic State group Wednesday as a "dangerous phenomenon," but warned it could not be defeated by air strikes. Accusing other nations of having created "a Frankenstein that has come to...
  The Guardian
 
Bill Clinton: Netanyahu 'not the guy' to strike lasting Middle East peace deal
16 Sep 2014 - Former US president recorded going off-message in criticising the Israeli governments unwillingness to seek peace Bill Clinton has been recorded going off-message and criticising...
  Daily Star
 
Syria had ricin program: OPCW document
19 Sep 2014 Syrian authorities declare that they once had a program to produce the deadly toxin ricin, according to an official document of the global chemical weapons watchdog.
Iran, 6 powers seek to unblock nuclear talks
19 Sep 2014 Iran and six world powers launch a fresh effort to try to narrow stubborn differences on what nuclear concessions Tehran must agree to in exchange for full sanctions relief.
Hariri calls on Arsal to confront terror threat
19 Sep 2014 Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri condemns the attack on the Lebanese Army in the northeastern region of Arsal, calling on residents of the border town to confront the growing threat of terrorist groups.
'Dud' Israeli shell kills 2 in Gaza
19 Sep 2014 A dud Israeli shell from this summer's Gaza's war explodes, killing two people and wounding three others in the north of the Palestinian enclave, an official says.
Decapitated body found in Egypt's Sinai
19 Sep 2014 The decapitated body of a man is found in a town in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, security officials say, the latest in a series of beheadings allegedly carried out by jihadists.
Support Group meeting aims to support Lebanon, Army: Plumbly
19 Sep 2014 The aim behind the International Support Group for Lebanon’s meeting next week is to provide Lebanon with needed political support and raise the issue of the country’s need of funds to cope with the refugee crisis.
  Ha'aretz National News
 
Iranians held in Kenya carried Israeli passports
Ha'aretz - 19 Sep 2014
Sa’ar’s resignation puts cat among Likud pigeons
Ha'aretz - 19 Sep 2014
Lapid vows to quit government if taxes rise
Ha'aretz - 19 Sep 2014
Workplace accidents growing in Israel, but state spending less to prevent them
Ha'aretz - 19 Sep 2014
Poll: Netanyahu still Israelis' top pick for premier, but Sa’ar-Kahlon team strikes chord
Ha'aretz - 18 Sep 2014
Jerusalem holds 13th annual Gay Pride Parade
Ha'aretz - 18 Sep 2014
Yacimovich asks state comptroller to probe Lieberman’s secret trip to Vienna
Ha'aretz - 18 Sep 2014
Hamas says indirect truce talks with Israel to resume within week
Ha'aretz - 18 Sep 2014
Lone soldiers' parents being brought to Israel for High Holy Days
Ha'aretz - 18 Sep 2014
Israel's discriminatory housing message: This is a Jewish state; Arabs out
Ha'aretz - 18 Sep 2014
WATCH: Notes cleared from Western Wall cracks ahead of Rosh Hashanah
Ha'aretz - 18 Sep 2014
Autism much rarer among Israel's Arab, ultra-Orthodox societies
Ha'aretz - 18 Sep 2014
Gideon Sa’ar and Geula Even: Preparing for the day after Netanyahu
Ha'aretz - 18 Sep 2014
Israel cuts Thai interpreters from Health Ministry translation services
Ha'aretz - 18 Sep 2014
Revealed: Former minister questioned over bribery is Stas Misezhnikov
Ha'aretz - 18 Sep 2014
Israei rightist group stopped from building permanent campsite in East Jerusalem
Ha'aretz - 17 Sep 2014
Civil servants' strike to shut Ben-Gurion Airport for 3 hours
Ha'aretz - 17 Sep 2014
In south, a troubling question:'Where are you for the holidays?'
Ha'aretz - 17 Sep 2014
Rights groups: Israel coercing African migrants to leave
Ha'aretz - 17 Sep 2014
High Court upholds residential screening law, enabling Jewish villages to keep Arabs out
Ha'aretz - 17 Sep 2014
Likud’s loss of another rising star shows nothing can grow in Netanyahu’s shadow
Ha'aretz - 17 Sep 2014
Dozens of soldiers in letter to Netanyahu: IDF service leaving us in poverty
Ha'aretz - 17 Sep 2014
Israel recognizes Aramean minority in Israel as separate nationality
Ha'aretz - 17 Sep 2014
Interior Minister Gideon Sa'ar to take 'time-out' from political life
Ha'aretz - 17 Sep 2014
  Palestinian Information Center
 
Palestinians need a holocaust memorial museum of their own
It is never a hyperbole to call the latest genocidal onslaught by Israel on the Gaza Strip a holocaust. The level of death and destruction inflicted by Israel is more than shocking, to say the least.
IOA bars entry of UN special reporter to Gaza
Head of the popular committee against the siege MP Jamal Al-Khudari strongly condemned the Israeli decision to prevent the new UN special reporter Makarim Wibisono from entering the Gaza Strip.
Israeli court sentence MP Raddad to 12 months in prison
An Israeli court on Thursday sentenced Tulkarem lawmaker Riyadh Raddad, 55, to 12 months in prison.
IOF infiltrates into Gaza
The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Friday morning carried out a limited incursion into Qarara village in Khan Younis southern Gaza Strip.
Israeli finance minister threatens to withdraw from coalition gov't
Israeli finance minister Yair Lapid threatened Thursday to withdraw from the ruling coalition headed by Benyamin Netanyahu in case the crisis over army budget and taxes continues.
Turkey airlifts 21 more injured Palestinians for urgent treatment
21 Palestinian casualties headed for Turkey to be treated for wounds they sustained in the Israeli 51-day offensive on the besieged Gaza Strip.
Report: 65 percent of Israelis concerned about their economic future
A growing majority of Israelis are worried about their economic future, a report released by Israel’s central bureau of statistics on Thursday found out.
Barghouti: Gaza battle a victory for all Palestinians
Member of Fatah Central Committee Marwan Barghouthi, who is serving a life sentence in Israeli prisons, said that Gaza battle was a victory for Palestinian resistance and people.
IOF arbitrary arrests, settler vandalism reported in West Bank raids
The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Thursday and at dawn Friday raided the West Bank cities of Nablus, Bethlehem, and Jenin and nabbed at least five Palestinian youngsters, including a minor.
Two Jerusalemites denied access to Aqsa for month
The Israeli police has denied two Jerusalemite youths’ access into the Aqsa mosque till October 26.
  IRIN
 
What's in the UN's new Gaza agreement?
GAZA, JERUSALEM, DUBAI 19 September 2014 (IRIN) - The UN has announced a new deal to ease restrictions on the Gaza Strip. While many of the exact details remain unclear, IRIN summarises the major themes.
  Aljazeera
 
France launches first strikes on ISIL in Iraq
09/19/2014 - Two fighter jets took part in US-led operation that destroyed logistics depot held by rebels, President Hollande says.
Scotland voters reject independence
09/19/2014 - Scottish leader to step down after majority of voters chose to stay within United Kingdom in landmark referendum.
Sierra Leone Ebola lockdown empties streets
09/19/2014 - 30,000 health workers travel house-to-house as population of six million are confined to their homes in drastic measure.
Houthi rebels shell Yemen state TV office
09/19/2014 - Foreign airlines suspend flights to Sanaa airport as armed Shia group clashes with army on capital's northern outskirts.
Iran 'Happy' dancers get suspended sentences
09/19/2014 - Seven Iranians who appeared in a video singing along to US pop song handed prison terms and lashes, both suspended.
Uganda president sacks PM in power struggle
09/19/2014 - President Yoweri Museveni dismisses Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi, who is widely expected to seek presidency in 2016.
Morocco to tackle citizens fighting in Syria
09/19/2014 - Government's draft law incriminates fighting or training with armed groups, as hundreds of Moroccans said to join ISIL.
Australia steps up security in parliament
09/19/2014 - "Urgent security review" ordered in response to alleged plot by ISIL supporters to carry out "demonstration executions".
  New York Times
 
Iraqi Cleric Urges Vigilance Against Western Interference
19 Sep 2014 - Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani warned of threats to Iraqi independence, but he stopped short of opposing the military campaign against the Islamic State.
The TV Watch: The Muddled Message in ISIS’ Latest Agitprop Video
19 Sep 2014 - British journalist John Cantlie appears with a promise to expose Western media, but viewers must be skeptical of every word he speaks under presumed duress.
Congress’s Inaction Could Be Legal Basis for Stronger Executive War Powers
18 Sep 2014 - As lawmakers grapple with President Obama’s claim that he already has congressional authorization for airstrikes against the Islamic State, legal specialists are saying that even legislative inaction could create a precedent leaving the executive branch with greater war-making powers.
Listening Post: A White House Position That Stands on a Narrow Definition of War
18 Sep 2014 - Far from clarifying the war plan, the White House’s public-relations blitz has muddied several key issues, not least whether the campaign will require American ground forces.
U.S. Faces Tough Struggle on Ground to Oust ISIS
18 Sep 2014 - The next phase of the American strategy against the Islamic State has been described as “extraordinarily complex,” and involves training and coordinating airstrikes with Iraqi forces.
U.S. Goal Is to Make Syrian Rebels Viable
18 Sep 2014 - Intelligence agents are laying the groundwork for what they hope will become an effective force of rebel ground troops in the battle against the Islamic State.
World Briefing: Syria: Opposition Investigates Vaccine
18 Sep 2014 - Officials of the Syrian opposition coalition said they had created a commission of inquiry into the deaths of children caused by adulterated measles vaccine administered this week.
World Briefing: Iraq: Deadly Attacks Strike Baghdad
18 Sep 2014 - At least 29 people were killed and more than 65 wounded in attacks in and around the predominantly Shiite neighborhood of Kadhimiya in Baghdad.
New ISIS Video Features British Hostage, John Cantlie, as Spokesman
18 Sep 2014 - The Islamic State released a new message with a British hostage, the journalist John Cantlie, warning the West against another war.
Congress Gives Final Approval to Aid Rebels in Fight With ISIS
18 Sep 2014 - Lawmakers sidestepped the debate over the extent of American military action until the lame-duck session of Congress later this year.
In Closing Arguments, Arab Bank’s Role in Flagging Terrorists Is Debated
18 Sep 2014 - The federal civil trial, in Brooklyn, pits the bank against victims of terrorist attacks in and around Israel that they say were carried out by Hamas.
‘Happy in Tehran’ Dancers Are Given Suspended Sentences
18 Sep 2014 - Though the punishments — lashings and six-month prison terms — were suspended, they could be carried out if any of the six defendants commit further actions deemed illegal in Iran.
Under New Plan, Iraq’s Fight Against Militants May Fall to Its Provinces
18 Sep 2014 - Separate plans promoted by the Iraqi government and by a provincial leader stem from the same conviction: that insurgents are best fought with homegrown troops.
Leader Vows French Role in Airstrikes on ISIS in Iraq
18 Sep 2014 - President François Hollande indicated that France’s role in fighting the Islamic State would be limited to air support in Iraq, with no French airstrikes in Syria.
  Jerusalem Post
 
US: Iran is welcome to participate in UN meeting on Iraq
19 Sep 2014 - Friday session chaired by Secretary Kerry is open to Iranian participation, US says; Obama not opposed to meeting with Rouhani.
Scottish voters reject independence
19 Sep 2014 - As most of the ballots are counted, it appears that Scots will not gain independence.
Israel wishes a sweet Rosh Hashana to the soldiers defending the land of milk and honey
18 Sep 2014 - Two tons of honey and 15 tons of apples, the signature holiday food, will be given to soldiers throughout Rosh Hashana.
Arab Bank: List of our alleged Hamas clients ‘grows like Pinocchio’s nose’
18 Sep 2014 - Plaintiffs call bank’s closing argument a ‘distortion of facts.’
Israel will 'make its own judgment' on Iran talks, US says
18 Sep 2014 - Ukraine has not affected negotiations in New York, according to senior official.
Despite US skepticism, Liberman presses ‘Hamas is ISIS’ equation in DC
18 Sep 2014 - Foreign minister visits Washington, asks Kerry to lift US travel warning to Israel which was issued during Gaza war.
Unable to flee, elderly Jews remain behind in eastern Ukraine
18 Sep 2014 - Approximately 250 elderly Jews being cared for by Hesed have left Donetsk; it is hard for elderly to leave where they live and come to new places.
Scores of lone soldiers reunited with family flown in for holidays
18 Sep 2014 - More than 200 relatives of 77 lone soldiers get free round trips.
Sa’ar’s exit prompts efforts to limit Likud leader’s term
18 Sep 2014 - Sa'ar doesn't think he'll be returning to politics soon.
After Mahmoud Abbas, who will lead the Palestinian Authority?
18 Sep 2014 - With Abbas now 79, attention turns to his successor with possible candidates ranging from PA intelligence chief to Barghouti.
Legal Affairs: Awaiting the verdict
18 Sep 2014 - A New York jury in a blockbuster terrorism finance trial about to decide: Did Jordan’s largest bank know it was funding Hamas during the second intifada?
Jerusalem holds annual Gay Pride Parade after multiple delays
18 Sep 2014 - Following postponements due to war in Gaza, under 2,000 march in capital without incident.
Catch her if you can
18 Sep 2014 - Local fans of Channel 2’s ‘The Voice’ aren’t the only ones watching to see how standout contestant Jessica Katz fares – so is her uncle in Hollywood, Steven Spielberg.
PACE to send fact-finding committee to Gaza
18 Sep 2014 - Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe to "examine the situation in the region," with an emphasis on Gaza at end of November.
World’s oldest Jewish prayer book displayed at Jerusalem museum
18 Sep 2014 - 1,200-year-old siddur penned in Hebrew is unveiled for first time at Jerusalem’s Bible Lands Museum.
Frontlines Podcast: Why the weather could push through an Iran deal
18 Sep 2014 - This week, Knesset Reporter Lahav Harkov talks to us about the coalition crisis, and Iran expert Meir Javedanfar weighs in on the latest round of nuclear negotiations between Iran and the West.
Happily Eva After: Roundup: Rosh Hashana reflections
18 Sep 2014 - Eva ruminates on dating in the 21st century
Jerusalem Post News: September 18, 2014
18 Sep 2014 - JPost.com brings you all the latest news on Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.
Lapid doesn't want election – as long as taxes aren't raised
18 Sep 2014 - The Finance Minister's comments came a day after his ministry rejected a tax, reportedly proposed by Netanyahu's office, on those who own multiple homes.
Just a Thought: On ‘teshuva’
18 Sep 2014 - Mistranslated as “repentance,” teshuva really means “return” – a return to God and, more importantly, a return to the person we are meant to be.
Jailed Fatah leader Barghouti: Gaza war was victory for Palestinians
18 Sep 2014 - Barghouti, 55, remains a leading figure in the secular Fatah movement.
Hamas warns of renewed 'explosion' in South due to delay in Gaza reconstruction
18 Sep 2014 - Moussa Abu Marzuk says negotiators for both sides will meet with Egyptian mediators in Cairo for further discussions.
The Dutch war on Islam
18 Sep 2014 - Geert Wilders founded his own political faction – Freedom Party (PVV). The party’s main platform is the struggle against the Islamization of Holland.
Iran sentences six youths dancing in 'Happy' video to six months in jail, 91 lashes
18 Sep 2014 - News of their arrest sparked international outrage on social media, with Williams himself pleading for their release via his Twitter account.
  YNet News
 
Traffickers 'laughed' as they capsized boat to drown refugees
19 Sep 2014 - Palestinian survivors of deadly shipwreck near Malta which saw over 500 people go missing or die say people smugglers rammed their boat, intentionally sinking them, as EU calls incident 'murder'. ....
Americans were too late in realizing Israel is not the problem
19 Sep 2014 - Op-ed: While John Kerry wasted his time in Israel in past two years, Syria became a jihadist den, Iraq fell apart and ISIS grew stronger. ....
Fallen soldier's friends want to name beach after him
19 Sep 2014 - 1st-Sgt. Eitan Barak's favorite place was the coastal strip in Herzliya, so his friends are fighting convince the municipality to name the beach after him. ....
Toddler critically hurt in collision between bus and car on Highway 4
19 Sep 2014 - Boy's father was seriously injured, mother in moderate condition and one-year-old baby lightly hurt. ....
Lies in the service of Hamas
19 Sep 2014 - Op-ed: One can understand journalists who work in Hamas's service when they are coerced to do so; it's a little difficult to understand the repeated mistakes of 'rights groups' who operate free of coercion. ....
Gideon Sa'ar will be back
18 Sep 2014 - Analysis: Like Moshe Kahlon before him, interior minister realized that as long as Netanyahu is prime minister, no one has a chance to rise in the Likud. ....
Meet Steve Gar - Israel's Jack Bauer
18 Sep 2014 - Counter terrorism expert Steve Gar has committed his life to protecting Jews worldwide, while also working to become a rabbi. ....
A moment of hope to begin new year
18 Sep 2014 - Op-ed: Rosh Hashana is a time to remember those struggling daily for basic needs required for a sweet new year. ....
Iran rules out cooperating with US in Iraq
18 Sep 2014 - ....
Obama, Ukraine president to meet at White House
18 Sep 2014 - ....
Australian leader warns of planned random IS attack
18 Sep 2014 - ....
Netanyahu on Sa'ar's retirement: respect his decision and thankful for his work
18 Sep 2014 - ....
15 Syrian children die after getting vaccinations
18 Sep 2014 - ....
Poll: Majority of Israelis stringently define Jews
17 Sep 2014 - Opinion poll on Jewish identity finds a third of Israelis believe that to be considered a Jew, one has to live in Israel; only quarter of public believe that a Jew is anyone who calls himself one. ....
NYPD: Hate crimes up against Jews, Muslims
17 Sep 2014 - Special victims division chief says increase in incidents started in July, in wake of Gaza conflict and emergence of ISIS. ....
 

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