Israel's leader does not want to share Jerusalem

AMY TEIBEL Yahoo! News 13.12.2010
Israel's leader does not want to share Jerusalem

Israel's leader on Sunday dismissed a call from a key government partner to share the holy city of Jerusalem with the Palestinians, a reminder of the obstacles facing already troubled peacemaking efforts.

Israeli police say fire started by negligence, not arson

YAAKOV LAPPIN The Jerusalem Post 04.12.2010
Israeli police say fire started by negligence, not arson

A police spokesman said that the joint investigation team in the North has determined that the first and largest fire, in the Carmel, was not a case of arson but was started by an act of negligence by the area's residents.

World Races To Help Israel Beat Forest Inferno as Dozens Die [VIDEO]

Aircraft and firefighters from around the world are on their way to Israel after prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu pleaded for help to battle his country's worst-ever forest fire.

Israel to crack down on illegal migrant workers

Ori Lewis Yahoo! News 29.11.2010

Israel approved a plan on Sunday to hold and deport thousands of illegal migrant workers whom Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described as a "threat to the character of the country."

Israel army using Facebook to catch draft-dodgers

Up to 1,000 Israeli women who tried to avoid military service by pretending to be religious have been caught out through their Facebook accounts, an army spokesman said on Tuesday.

Israel's right wing starts its own Tea Party

Adrian Blomfield Telegraph 28.10.2010
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Barack Obama has become a target for the Israeli right following the creation of a pro-settler Tea Party who plan to hold a "Saying No to Obama" rally.

Photos show Israeli troops 'abusing Palestinians'

Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence has posted a new set of photos of soldiers posing in Gazan homes during Operation Cast Lead.

Palestinians torch cars in Jerusalem violence

Palestinians torched half a dozen vehicles in East Jerusalem on Thursday and threw stones and firebombs at Israeli police after Jewish settlers approached a mosque, local residents and police said.

On Facebook: Israeli soldier posed with bound Arab [PHOTO]

A former Israeli soldier posted photos on Facebook of herself in uniform smiling beside bound and blindfolded Palestinian prisoners, drawing sharp criticism Monday from the Israeli military and Palestinian officials.


Carmela Menashe won the Israeli EMT Prize for her performance in covering national defense affairs for the Kol Yisrael radio station * Hereby is a paper I submitted to the october 1999 biennial international conference of the IUS, Baltimore, MD *

Thousands of homes evacuated as huge fire rages in Jerusalem; Teens suspected of starting fire

Several teenagers were taken in for questioning in connection with a fire near the capital’s southwestern edge that destroyed 1,000 dunams (100 hectares) of forest, forced the partial evacuation of the moshavim of Ora, Aminadav and Even Sapir, and...

Arab guilty of rape after consensual sex with Jew

Jo Adetunji and Harriet Sherwood The Guardian 21.07.2010
Arab guilty of rape after consensual sex with Jew

A Palestinian man has been convicted of rape after having consensual sex with a woman who had believed him to be a fellow Jew.

Israel: Flotillas aim to get weapons to Gaza

MARK LAVIE The Washington Post 24.06.2010
Israel: Flotillas aim to get weapons to Gaza

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu charged Wednesday that the real motivation behind plans to send blockade-busting ships toward Gaza is to allow free flow of weapons into the Palestinian territory.

Israel launches new spy satellite

YAAKOV KATZ The Jerusalem Post 23.06.2010
Israel launches new spy satellite

In the face of Iran’s race to obtain nuclear weapons, Israel strengthened its foothold in space Tuesday with the successful launch of a spy satellite, which defense officials said would provide the IDF with unprecedented operational capabilities.

Important Information

Alex Levin 18.06.2010

10,000 signatures needed immediately to get IHH, the radical Turkish Islamist organization behind the Gaza flotilla incident, designated as a terrorist entity in Canada

Thousands of angry ultra-Orthodox march on Jerusalem

Tens of thousands of angry ultra-Orthodox Jews rallied in Jerusalem and in other Israeli cities on Thursday in a show of mass defiance over a ruling by Israel's highest court.

Israel's Barak calls off Paris visit amid threats

Israel's defense minister is canceling a planned visit to Paris amid threats by pro-Palestinian groups to have him arrested there.

Israeli navy kills 4 Palestinian militants off Gaza coast

THE Israeli navy has killed at least four Palestinian militants dressed in diver suits off the coast of Gaza this morning, officials say.

Fears of new flashpoint as defiant Israel prepares for showdown with two more Gaza aid ships

Israel is facing another potentially explosive confrontation at sea as pro-Palestinian activists sent two more boats to challenge its blockade of the Gaza Strip. Reports in Israel claimed the navy was prepared to use even more force to stop ships ...

Turkish women cried as they prayed for Palestinians during a protest against Israel in Ankara, Turkey, Monday.

Israeli naval commandos stormed a flotilla of ships carrying aid and hundreds of pro-Palestinian activists to the blockaded Gaza Strip on Monday, killing at least 10 passengers in a predawn raid that set off worldwide condemnation and a diplomatic...

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