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The Struggle for Jerusalem
Introduction:

 

      Jerusalem is a holy city to three faiths: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. As such, the debate over who should control the city is more than just a political one; it is a battle over which god is God, and which religion is the truth. Centuries have passed since the founding of Jerusalem and, as Scripture has predicted, it has become a stumbling block for anyone who tries to pick it up.

 

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The Mystery of Melchizedek

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Mystery of Melchizedek

 

 

 

 • Who was this strange Priest/King that received tithes from Abraham? (…and administered bread and wine to him?)
• How is Melchizedek relevant to the Messiah of Israel?
• Did Melchizedek have a temple that predated Solomon’s?
• Is the Jewish Kingdom as portrayed in the Old Testament simply an intermediate parenthesis within a larger expanse?
• Why are the distinctives so divergent from the enforced separation of the kingship and priesthood under David?
• Were the bread and wine served by Melchizedek eschatological? Did they embrace the Cross? (They, too, echo across the pages of the OT)
• Was the Lord’s Communion anticipated in Gen. 14?
Deriving from some very recent discoveries in Jerusalem (although some are yet to be confirmed) these studies may challenge many of the comfortable traditions that have shaped our classic Biblical perspectives.
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'Time is short': Nuclear terror threatens world

Exclusive: Laurie Cordoza-Moore examines Iran's menacing ambitions

 

 

http://www.wnd.com/2014/06/time-is-short-nuclear-terror-threatens-world/

 

When Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini came to power in Iran in 1979 and established his theocracy, he didn’t just establish a tyranny in Iran, he declared war upon Israel as well as against the West. This threat will dramatically increase if Iran is allowed to develop nuclear weapons. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns that “time is short” before this direct threat to Israel and the rest of the world becomes a reality.

This episode of Focus on Israel features clips from the documentary titled “Iranium,” which recaps the history of this terror state that has been exporting destruction and death for over four decades. This must be taken very seriously, as the risk of not standing with Israel at this critical juncture will result in a weakened Israel and an emboldened Iran.

Jewish leaders Avi Lipkin and David Brog, who know extensively about the threat posed by Iran, offer insight into the growing crisis and the crucial Christian support needed.

Avi Lipkin studied at Israel’s Conservative Jewish Seminary and is a spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces. He is a renowned speaker and author whose first book was entitled, “Is Fanatic Islam a Global Threat?” in which he presents his belief that Christians and Jews must forge an alliance to stop Islam’s secret goal to destroy Judaism and Christianity.

David Brog, an American Jew, is an active proponent of stronger Jewish-Christian relations, particularly with regard to support of Israel. He worked in the United States Senate for seven years as chief of staff to Sen. Arlen Specter and is a graduate of Harvard Law School. He is the Executive Director of Christians United for Israel, an American pro-Israel Christian organization, and he also authored the book, “In Defense of Faith: The Judeo-Christian Idea and the Struggle for Humanity.”

Both of these leaders offer tremendous insight into the growing crisis with Iran.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Isaiah was the most comprehensive of all prophets: his writing spans the entirety of history, from the creation of the world to the creation of “a new heavens and new earth.” No other prophet matches his majestic eloquence on the glory of God and the redemptive work and sufferings of the Coming Messiah, all the while making us clearly aware of God’s abounding Grace.
Parallel study using King James (KJV) and the International Standard Version (ISV).
Join Dr. Chuck Missler from the Executive Briefing Room of The River Lodge, New Zealand, with his in-depth commentary on the book of Isaiah.
This study contains approximately 24 hours of verse by verse teachings
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Session Listing

Introduction and Isaiah 1

Introduction. Case against Judah.

Isaiah 2 - 5

A Vision of the Coming Kingdom. Israel, the Lord’s vineyard. The

Nation’s Judgment and Exile.

Isaiah 6 - 7

Isaiah’s New Commission. Confederacy of Rezin and Pekah. The Sign

of the Virgin.

Isaiah 8 - 9

Overthrow of Damascus and Samaria. Christ’s Birth.

Isaiah 10 - 12

Predicted Judgment upon Assyria. A Future Kingdom.

Isaiah 13 - 14

Babylon. Babylon’s Defeat. Lucifer’s Pride and Rebellion.

Isaiah 15 -18

Moab’s Devastation. Damascus will Fall. Ethiopia.

Isaiah 19 - 22

The Doom of Egypt. A Burden about Jerusalem.

Isaiah 23 - 27

A Burden about Tyre. Isaiah’s “Little Apocalypse” Chapters.

Session Listing

Isaiah 28 - 30

Prophetic warning concerning Ephraim and Judah.

Isaiah 31 - 35

Future Kingdom Blessings. Focus on Jerusalem.

Isaiah 36 - 39

Historical Parenthesis. Hezekiah and Rabshakeh.

Isaiah 40 - 42

How Many Isaiah's? Cyrus Predicted. Jesus Christ the Servant.

Isaiah 43 - 44

God’s Blessing on His people. The Rise of Cyrus.

Isaiah 45 (and the Gap Theory)

Cyrus to Restore Jerusalem. God created the Earth “not in vain.”

 The Gap Theory.

Isaiah 46 - 48

Babylon, the Pride of the Caldeans.

Isaiah 49 - 51

The Restoration of Israel. Vision of the Kingdom Age.

Session Listing

Isaiah 52 (and Acts 8)

Messianic Theme. The Ark of the Covenant. The Ethiopian Treasurer

in Acts Chapter 8. The Mercy Seat.

Isaiah 53 (Part 1)

The Holy of Holies of the Old Testament.

Isaiah 53 (Part 2)

The Fulcrum of the Entire Universe.

Isaiah 54 - 59

Israel, the Restored Wife. Idolaters rebuked.

Isaiah 60 - 62

Sin. Kingdom Age. The Two Comings of Christ. Kingdom Blessings.

Isaiah 63

Day of Vengeance. Isaiah Prays for Redemption of Israel.

Isaiah 64 - 66

A New Wine. New Heaven and New Earth. Judgment and Hope.

 

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Outgoing Likud No. 2 Sa'ar says rift with Netanyahu contributed to decision to quit politics

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎07:10:01 PMGo to full article

According to Channel 2, Netanyahu was enraged by Sa’ar’s refusal to back his controversial proposal to postpone the date of presidential elections, which were held earlier this summer.
 
 

Iran moving to comply with extended nuclear deal with powers, UN watchdog says

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎06:55:29 PMGo to full article

The findings may be seen as positive by the West as negotiations resumed in New York this week on ending the decade-old nuclear stand-off.
 
 

Egyptian jihadist group beheads Beduin man alleged to have spied for Israel

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎04:59:46 PMGo to full article

The victim was abducted two weeks ago by the organization, which sought to coerce him to confess his membership with Mossad, Egyptian sources said.
 
 

US Senate elevates Israel's status as 'major strategic partner'

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎04:42:54 PMGo to full article

ISIS tables language on Israeli inclusion in visa waiver program; Long-stalled bill passes upper chamber, declaring Israel "major strategic partner."
 
 

WATCH: US embassy helps Israeli Arab school heal in wake of gruesome murder of beloved principal

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎03:39:23 PMGo to full article

Yousef Haj Yihya, the principal of Amal Taibe High School, was killed in cold blood last month by an assailant.
 
 

Israel set to expand public health services in rocket-battered South

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎03:05:08 PMGo to full article

The proposal will include expanding the facilities at Beersheba’s Soroka University Medical Center and building a second hospital in the “capital of the Negev.”
 
 

Israel to re-authorize security barrier route near West Bank historical site

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎02:44:52 PMGo to full article

The government is being forced to make a public stand on a contentious diplomatic issue that has been mostly dormant in the last few years: the West Bank security barrier.
 
 

2 Iranians with fake Israeli passports arrested in Kenya

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎02:20:40 PMGo to full article

The two men, both in their early 20s, were arrested several days ago.
 
 

Legal Affairs: Awaiting the verdict

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎02:11:28 PMGo to full article

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?
 
 

Islamic State creates police force in northwest Iraq

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎01:45:05 PMGo to full article

"Islamic Police" have cars and boats; Residents say militants arrest dissidents.
 
 

Many fish in the sea cooking class

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎03:21:16 PMGo to full article

 

US: Iran is welcome to participate in UN meeting on Iraq

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:23:44 AMGo to full article

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 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎06:57:33 AMGo to full article

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

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎05:15:28 AMGo to full article

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’

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎04:11:38 AMGo to full article

Plaintiffs call bank’s closing argument a ‘distortion of facts.’
 
 

Israel will 'make its own judgment' on Iran talks, US says

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎03:56:18 AMGo to full article

Ukraine has not affected negotiations in New York, according to senior official.
 
 

Unable to flee, elderly Jews remain behind in eastern Ukraine

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎02:37:57 AMGo to full article

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

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎12:39:13 AMGo to full article

More than 200 relatives of 77 lone soldiers get free round trips.
 
 

Sa’ar’s exit prompts efforts to limit Likud leader’s term

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎12:14:46 AMGo to full article

Sa'ar doesn't think he'll be returning to politics soon.
 
 

After Mahmoud Abbas, who will lead the Palestinian Authority?

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎11:53:43 PMGo to full article

With Abbas now 79, attention turns to his successor with possible candidates ranging from PA intelligence chief to Barghouti.
 
 

Moroccan journalist accuses senior Islamic Jihad official of sexual assault

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎09:32:52 PMGo to full article

Female editor of Cyprus-based magazine claims PIJ deputy leader Ziad al-Nakhaleh assaulted her in hotel room in Beirut last week.
 
 

Top 10 things to do

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎03:14:42 PMGo to full article

What's happening around the country this week.
 
 

Just a Thought: On ‘teshuva’

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎02:00:01 PMGo to full article

Mistranslated as “repentance,” teshuva really means “return” – a return to God and, more importantly, a return to the person we are meant to be.
 
 

‘We want to give them the best’

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎11:38:59 AMGo to full article

Despite the war with Hamas, the South is expanding services, with plans for new rehabilitation facilities to enliven the neglected region.

 

 

UEFA lifts ban on international soccer games in Israel

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:54:35 PMGo to full article

European soccer's governing body says ban lifted as security situation in Israel has improved.
 
 

Jerusalem holds annual Gay Pride Parade after multiple delays

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:42:19 PMGo to full article

Following postponements due to war in Gaza, under 2,000 march in capital without incident.
 
 

British MPs to vote on calls for Palestinian state

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:24:55 PMGo to full article

Group of parliamentarians to propose motion that reads "this House believes that the government should recognize the state of Palestine alongside the State of Israel."
 
 

West warns Iran it must address nuclear bomb fears

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:08:45 PMGo to full article

Stalled probe may complicate big power diplomacy.
 
 

Catch her if you can

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:03:28 PMGo to full article

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.
 
 

Farmers, Defense Ministry spar over food supplies for soldiers during shmita

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎06:00:24 PMGo to full article

Members of Israel Farmers Federation slam Defense Ministry, IDF for plans to import produce during upcoming schmita year.
 
 

PACE to send fact-finding committee to Gaza

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎05:37:14 PMGo to full article

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe to "examine the situation in the region," with an emphasis on Gaza at end of November.
 
 

Latest Islamic State video shows captive British journalist

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎05:34:05 PMGo to full article

Man in three-minute video says his fate is in Islamic State hands.
 
 

World’s oldest Jewish prayer book displayed at Jerusalem museum

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎05:14:33 PMGo to full article

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 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎03:55:13 PMGo to full article

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.
 
 

Israeli official: Syria kept 'significant' chemical weapons

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎03:44:03 PMGo to full article

Official speaking on condition of anonymity says Israeli intelligence estimates have found that Damascus gov't still has combat-ready chemical munitions despite pledge to destroy arsenal.
 
 

Happily Eva After: Roundup: Rosh Hashana reflections

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎03:16:10 PMGo to full article

Eva ruminates on dating in the 21st century
 
 

Ahead of Rosh Hashana, Pope meets with Jewish delegation at Vatican

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎03:05:13 PMGo to full article

Pontiff, World Jewish Congress delegates discuss global events, including situation in the Mideast.
 
 

Jerusalem Post News: September 18, 2014

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎02:49:30 PMGo to full article

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 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎02:37:46 PMGo to full article

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.
 
 

Jailed Fatah leader Barghouti: Gaza war was victory for Palestinians

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎01:59:12 PMGo to full article

Barghouti, 55, remains a leading figure in the secular Fatah movement.
 
 

Watch: Syrian child sniper discusses killing soldiers: There's nothing to it

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎01:34:16 PMGo to full article

"I killed my first soldier on this front. When I killed him, I didn't feel anything. He was the first, but then came a second, and a third. I've gotten used to being a sniper."
 
 

The Dutch war on Islam

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎11:32:38 AMGo to full article

Geert Wilders founded his own political faction – Freedom Party (PVV). The party’s main platform is the struggle against the Islamization of Holland.
 
 

Despite war, Breslov Hassidim plan on making Ukraine pilgrimage

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎10:39:27 AMGo to full article

For the thousands that descend on the tomb of Rebbe Nahman of Breslov, the week sojourn is a time of repentance and freedom.
 
 

Slichot and the city

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎09:07:30 AMGo to full article

David Gal-Or’s ‘slihot’ tours are geared toward secular Jews who want to get a glimpse of what goes on during the run-up period to Rosh Hashana.
 
 

This Week in History: Savage battles rage through Jordan

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎03:21:36 PMGo to full article

 

Hamas warns of renewed 'explosion' in South due to delay in Gaza reconstruction

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎12:34:31 PMGo to full article

Moussa Abu Marzuk said that negotiators for both sides will meet with Egyptian mediators in Cairo for further discussions.
 
 

MKs call to transfer funds to Gaza border towns immediately

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎12:27:37 PMGo to full article

Opposition and coalition lawmakers charge that 73 days after Gaza operation began, the Finance Committee has not approved any transfers of funding to local authorities that were impacted by rockets.
 
 

Thousands stranded amid temporary Ben-Gurion airport strike

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎11:48:20 AMGo to full article

An estimated 8,000 passengers were expected to be stranded during the strike.
 
 

Iran sentences six youths dancing in 'Happy' video to six months in jail, 91 lashes

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎11:01:05 AMGo to full article

News of their arrest sparked international outrage on social media, with Williams himself pleading for their release via his Twitter account.
 
 

IDF says string of red alert sirens in South were all false alarms

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎10:56:13 AMGo to full article

Three sirens sounded in Ashkelon Regional Council and two in Sha'ar Hanegev, but army says it believes no rockets were fired from Gaza.
 
 

Fatah blames Hamas for phenomenon of Palestinians trying to flee Gaza

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎10:29:34 AMGo to full article

Dozens of would-be Palestinian immigrants have been killed or have gone missing after the boats carrying them capsized off the shores of Egypt and Libya.
 
 

Scotland begins voting in historic independence referendum

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎10:25:29 AMGo to full article

Five surveys - from pollsters YouGov, Panelbase, Survation, Opinium and ICM - showed support for independence at 48 percent, compared with 52 percent for the union.
 
 

Israeli archaeologists said to have uncovered monastery in dig near Beit Shemesh

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎10:01:38 AMGo to full article

Archaeologists said that the compound is divided into an industrial area and a residential area, leading them to believe that it may have been a monastery.
 
 

Israel police arrest Palestinian carrying an axe near Jerusalem

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎09:00:58 AMGo to full article

According to authorities, the arrest took place near the Palestinian village of Beit Jala.
 
 

Report: NSA gave Israeli military intelligence personal info about relatives of Palestinians in US

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:08:55 AMGo to full article

The revelations came to light thanks to the documents leaked to the press by Edward Snowden, the former NSA analyst wanted by American authorities who is now in Moscow under diplomatic asylum.
 
 

Liberman meets Kerry, offers Israel's help in fight against Islamic State

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎07:39:35 AMGo to full article

Foreign minister visits Washington, asks Kerry to lift US travel warning to Israel which was issued during Gaza war.
 
 

Identity of minister detained in corruption case revealed

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎07:00:26 AMGo to full article

Misezhnikov served as tourism minister from 2009 to 2013.
 
 

Artificial sweeteners could actually lead to diabetes, say scientists at Weizmann Institute

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎05:23:55 AMGo to full article

Researchers have been puzzled over the fact that non-caloric artificial sweeteners do not seem to help reduce weight; some studies even suggest opposite effect.
 
 

Here we stand, and here we stay

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎05:13:47 AMGo to full article

While most refugees from Donetsk might have moved on, the Mariupol Jewish community will stick it out.
 
 

DLD Tel Aviv innovation fest sees start-ups strut their stuff

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎04:18:56 AMGo to full article

Entrepreneurs from 16 countries competed for chance to attend.
 
 

Experts see Qatar making tactical adjustment, not dropping Islamist support

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎03:51:50 AMGo to full article

"Qataris would not encourage Islamists to depart without serious threats from other GCC members."
 
 

Galloway warned of death threats

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎03:36:09 AMGo to full article

Media reports suggest alleged death threat was mailed to MP’s office.
 
 

Wiesenthal Center calls for arrest of Denmark-based imam

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎03:21:51 AMGo to full article

Last July, Sheikh Abu Bilal Ismail called on worshipers in Berlin to ‘destroy the Zionist Jews’; Cooper calls for swifter action.
 
 

Defense minister discusses readiness for tunnels with MKs during closed session

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎02:57:42 AMGo to full article

State comptroller’s probe of cabinet’s wartime conduct, legality of IDF actions during Protective Edge, continues.
 
 

Iran slams 'ridiculous' US coalition as Congress funds arms against ISIS

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎11:52:37 PMGo to full article

House approves arming of Syrian rebels; Kerry defends broad mission before Senate; Obama recommits to air-exclusive campaign.
 
 

Military Intelligence collects tens of millions of pieces of information a day

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎10:20:42 PMGo to full article

Military intel' has its own Google and Facebook network, has released 'hordes' of Trojan horses that can evade defenses and self destruct if detected, says senior military source.
 
 

Following acrimonious legal battle, 20 families forcibly evicted from Tel Aviv suburb

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎09:53:34 PMGo to full article

Evictions come after Supreme Court ruled residents did not have ownership of land, bought in 1987 by billionaire to build luxury residential complex.
 
 

Christian Arabs can now register as Aramaic Christians, not Arabs

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎09:33:50 PMGo to full article

Christians who identify with the ancient people can decide to register as Arameans instead of Arabs.
 
 

High Court: Ultra-Orthodox do not have to learn core curriculum

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎09:24:10 PMGo to full article

Law provides an exemption from the study of the core curriculum to ultra-Orthodox high schools grades nine through 12.
 
 

Biblical inspiration – in the kitchen

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:59:30 PMGo to full article

Cookbook author Jamie Geller’s newest ‘Joy of Israel’ episode features recipes containing the Seven Species, cooked in the City of David.
 
 

Interior Minister Gideon Sa'ar's resignation shakes Israeli politics

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:31:40 PMGo to full article

Gideon Sa'ar makes surprise announcement at holiday toast stating intentions to leave the gov't and the Knesset; says it's for family; Likudniks say it's politics.
 
 

Painting it the way it is

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:18:29 PMGo to full article

Turning to his own experience serving in the IDF, Israeli-American artist Tomer Peretz is out to shock the world by candidly portraying his wartime memories on canvas.
 
 

Be careful what you wish for

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎12:56:23 PMGo to full article

As Scotland looks to leave the United Kingdom, the Jewish population residing there may have to do the same.
 
 
 

Finance Ministry nixes proposal for taxing multiple home ownershp

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎07:00:19 PMGo to full article

Poll shows 60% of Israelis oppose increased defense spending at expense of welfare, 44% opposed to Lapid's 0 VAT plan.
 
 

Razor-thin majority of High Court uphold law used to exclude Israeli-Arabs

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎06:54:10 PMGo to full article

The human rights groups claimed that the law allows Yishuvim to discriminate against Arabs, homosexuals and the disabled.
 
 

Archaeological Survey of Israel celebrates 50th anniversary

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎06:00:25 PMGo to full article

Nation’s first archaeological surveyors and present-day counterparts to meet at Tel Aviv University to launch online database.
 
 

Biden apologizes for using anti-Semitic term following chiding by ADL

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎05:53:19 PMGo to full article

ADL criticizes US Vice President for use of the term "Shylock" in speech referring to bank moneylenders.
 
 

Netanyahu: Hamas arrested those responsible for Gaza fire and made clear they are committed to truce

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎05:51:04 PMGo to full article

Prime minister says "it is clear to Hamas that we will not accept a drizzle of rockets."
 
 

British policymaker: Israeli, Palestinian cooperation on environmental issues can further regional peace

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎05:35:26 PMGo to full article

“I’ve come away with a feeling that scientific collaboration and cooperation is a way of building bridges,” Lord John krebs said of his visit to Israel.
 

 

Foreign Ministry workers disrupt meetings as work sanctions begin … again

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎05:00:49 PMGo to full article

FM still a much sought place to work: 8 cadets part of group of 28 that begins new course – 2,700 applied.
 
 

Syria representative to UN says Israel wants peacekeepers out of Golan

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎04:38:55 PMGo to full article

UN representative says Israel, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey supporting terrorist groups in order to create a “buffer zone” in the Golan.
 
 

Israeli Band or Band for Israel?

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎04:28:55 PMGo to full article

Despite living on different continents, that hasn’t managed to slow down the efforts of this popular trio.
 
 

Q&A: Why no war can stop David Broza's music

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎04:10:01 PMGo to full article

In a wide-ranging interview, veteran Israeli singer tells Premium Zone why he hasn't lost sight of the hope he spread with his first song 'Yiheyeh Tov' (It will be okay).
 
 

Jerusalem Post News: September 17, 2014

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎04:07:13 PMGo to full article

JPost.com brings you all the latest news on Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.
 
 

Marry a martyr: Twitter's jihadi matchmaker

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎03:55:17 PMGo to full article

Jihad Matchmaker encourages both men and women to send a direct message with their background, status and location, but no pictures.
 
 

Palestinians to ask UN for recognition as state soon, Abbas tells Herzog

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎03:38:51 PMGo to full article

Both agree following Operation Protective Edge, there is a unique opportunity for a regional agreement based on shared interests of moderate powers in the Middle East.
 
 

Gas chambers at Sobibor death camp uncovered in archaeological dig

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎03:05:36 PMGo to full article

Some 250,000 Jews murdered at camp in Poland which Nazis bulldozed and covered up with trees to conceal their crimes; personal effects of victims, including wedding rings found near gas chambers.
 
 

Report: Doctor took 'selfie' with Joan Rivers during procedure before her death

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎02:41:04 PMGo to full article

Source close to brazen comedian's death investigation says Rivers suffered cardiac arrest while physician performed unauthorized biopsy.
 
 

Poll: 60% of Israelis oppose increased defense spending at expense of welfare

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎02:12:53 PMGo to full article

44% opposed to Lapid's 0 VAT plan.
 
 

Senior Hamas official: Abbas is afraid of Palestinian elections

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎01:55:21 PMGo to full article

Mahmoud Zahar says Abbas trying to cover up the failure of the unity government, avoid elections, calls him an illegitimate president.
 
 

Watch: New ISIS video resembles Hollywood blockbuster movie trailer

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎01:27:01 PMGo to full article

The terror group flashes images of the US president with flames surrounding him and American targets.
 
 

Pro, anti migrant groups vie for high ground ahead of High Court ruling

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎01:18:43 PMGo to full article

High Court of Justice expected to rule on constitutionality of the state's reconfigured migrant policy by Monday.
 
 

Steinitz ahead of nuclear talks: Iran is Israel's greatest threat, not ISIS or Hezbollah

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎12:24:38 PMGo to full article

After returning from Washington, strategic affairs minister stresses that he does not see any hope in Iran making compromises.
 
 

Diskin: Bennett acted responsibly, PM, Defense Minister hid information

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎12:21:09 PMGo to full article

Former Shin Bet chief attacks PM and defense minister for freezing cabinet members out of decision-making process, praises Bennett for taking initiative, insisting tunnel threat be addressed.

 

Watch: Gilad Sharon reflects on his father as Belarus museum opens exhibit on Israeli leader

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎11:05:17 AMGo to full article

Sharon was born in prestate Israel in 1928; his parents had immigrated there from what is now Belarus.
 
 

Freudian slip - or typo? Palestinian communiqué promotes ‘violent’ protest

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎10:59:36 AMGo to full article

PLO says auto-correct mistakenly amended press release for upcoming Abbas speech to read: "Why violent protest is the best method by which Palestinians should seek their rights.”
 
 

Man abducted by ISIS with Sotloff: 'I did my best to save him'

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎09:38:12 AMGo to full article

Guide captured by Islamic State recalls being abducted with American-Israel journalist Steven Sotloff.
 
 

Rabbi Pinto, state expected to seal deal to testify against former head of ‘Israeli FBI’

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎09:12:09 AMGo to full article

Former Lahav 433 police commander Arbiv left post after corruption scandal but continues to proclaim innocence.
 
 

New York man charged with trying to help Islamic State

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:20:10 AMGo to full article

Federal grand jury in NY hands down 7-count indictment against Mufid Elfgeeh, 30, following FBI investigation.
 
 

Study: Israelis feel their global status depends on peace with Palestinians

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎06:19:08 AMGo to full article

Ramat Gan think tank: Only 13% describe country’s international standing as ‘good’.
 
 

Poll: Half of Palestinians support armed intifada against Israel

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎06:07:55 AMGo to full article

The poll found that 57% of respondents expected the eruption of a third intifada in the West Bank. Only 32% said they did not expect such a thing to happen.
 
 

Hamas arrests Palestinians who launched mortar from Gaza, Israeli officials say

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎04:36:24 AMGo to full article

Hamas told mediators that it was interested in preserving the cease-fire and that it apprehended those responsible for the mortar.
 
 

US warns Iran's current position in nuclear talks 'unacceptable'

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎02:40:27 AMGo to full article

Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman said the two governments remain "far apart" in the talks.
 
 

Scottish Jewish community leader: Independence would not be ‘favorable’ for policy toward Israel

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎02:21:49 AMGo to full article

In an exclusive interview with "The Jerusalem Post," Paul Morron, president of the Glasgow Jewish Representative Council, declined to make any prediction of the result.
 
 

Netanyahu - Lapid truce meeting expected in days

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎02:01:17 AMGo to full article

Lapid himself continued talking tough publicly, telling reporters in Ashkelon that he would leave his post if asked to raise taxes.
 
 

Protesting court’s treatment of witnesses in terror finance trial, Arab Bank cuts witness list

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎01:31:00 AMGo to full article

With four or fewer witnesses left to call, the bank rested its defense on Tuesday, with the bank and plaintiffs expected to deliver closing statements Thursday along with a final, crucial jury instruction.
 
 

Auschwitz guard, 93, charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎01:01:49 AMGo to full article

Oskar Groening of Hannover, Germany, has acknowledged that he was a guard at Auschwitz but said he did not personally commit any of the atrocities.
 
 

Poll: Many Israelis see Jewish identity as being self-defined

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎12:46:47 AMGo to full article

The poll was conducted this month by the Geocartography Institute, using a sample of 500 Jewish Israelis aged 18 or over.
 
 

'Jihadists use the freedoms of Western society in order to destroy it'

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎12:15:53 AMGo to full article

French anti-terror Judge David Benichou noted that radicalized citizens in Europe posed a unique risk.
 
 

Congress supporting Obama on ISIS battle plan

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎11:47:24 PMGo to full article

Baghdad suggests Islamic State might target pope for assassination; State Dept. denies US lawmakers’ warning of group’s infiltration through Mexico border.
 
 

PA calls for international coalition 'to end Israeli occupation'

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎09:55:27 PMGo to full article

Call comes in response to US-led coalition against Islamic State terrorist organization in Iraq and Syria.
 
 

The conversion bill

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎09:24:15 PMGo to full article

The directive is now in final form, but has been held up in the Prime Minister’s Office because of the current budget debate.
 
 

Gaza closer to splitting from West Bank, says PLO official

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎09:03:27 PMGo to full article

PLO Secretary-General Yasser Abed Rabbo says failure to end ongoing Fatah-Hamas dispute increases possibility of division among Palestinians.
 
 

IDF disciplines ex-army chief rabbi suspected of leaking information to Bennett

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:21:53 PMGo to full article

Avihai Ronski denies being officer in question; Economy minister: Attack on him is really political attack on me.
 
 

8-year-old boy killed in South after being struck by school bus

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:04:29 PMGo to full article

Two killed outside Tel Aviv following head-on collision by Palestinian driving stolen car.
 
 

First projectile fired from Gaza since end of Operation Protective Edge

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎07:38:16 PMGo to full article

Palestinian mortar shell fired from Gaza Strip lands explodes in Israeli territory for first time since August 26 when truce went into effect; Hamas denies knowledge of attack.
 
 

Hamas cooperating with global jihadi elements who rocketed Israel from Sinai

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎07:05:49 PMGo to full article

While enforcing truces with Israel, Hamas has often signaled to Sinai groups that they are free to attack Israel from Gaza.
 
 

Yad Sarah saved public purse NIS 1.5 billion by lending out medical equipment in past year

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎07:00:42 PMGo to full article

A total of 320,000 pieces, from hospital beds to wheelchairs, were lent by the Jerusalem-based organization’s 104 branches.
 
 

Exports largely unaffected by Protective Edge

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎06:46:04 PMGo to full article

Second quarter - before Protective Edge began - GDP revised downward.
 
 

Likud's Elkin hopes to bring US-style parliamentary oversight of intel agencies

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎06:32:46 PMGo to full article

The Likud MK points out that, currently, only the head of the Shin Bet is required by law to appear before the Knesset Subcommittee on Intelligence, four times per year.
 
 

Police arrest 26 Palestinians over 48 hours for east Jerusalem rioting

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎06:13:52 PMGo to full article

Latest detentions brings total to over 700 since July, including 50 in September.
 
 

UN says Palestinians, Israelis reach deal on Gaza reconstruction

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎04:58:31 PMGo to full article

Serry says UN reached deal to enable reconstruction work in Gaza and giving a lead role to the Palestinian Authority with UN monitoring.
 
 

French society seemingly apathetic to anti-Semitism, says chief rabbi

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎04:55:20 PMGo to full article

Newly elected French chief rabbi says country's government has reacted strongly to a rising tide of anti-Semitic acts this year
 
 

3 injured in suspected arson attack on Brussels Synagogue

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎04:26:03 PMGo to full article

Authorities following "all leads" in possible anti-Semitic attack just as Brussels Jewish Museum following the shooting which killed an Israeli couple, French woman and Belgian man.
 
 

Watch: UN Security council discusses Mideast, 'Palestinian question'

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎04:15:12 PMGo to full article

PLO, PA representatives along with UN special envoy to the Mideast Robert Serry to make addresses ahead of meeting.
 
 

The Zionist case for Scottish independence

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎04:01:32 PMGo to full article

What remains unknown in this referendum is the fate of the dwindling Jewish community in Scotland.
 
 

Mideast Christians urge Arabs to lead fight against Islamic State

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎03:08:05 PMGo to full article

Patriarch of Syrian Catholic church blasts Arab states for "timid" reaction so far to extremist group's killings and expulsion of Christians, ethnic minorities.
 
 

Jerusalem Post News: September 16, 2014

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎02:21:27 PMGo to full article

JPost.com brings you all the latest news on Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.
 
 

A house divided against itself

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎01:35:13 PMGo to full article

Can the prime minister’s quarrelsome coalition endure, given the sharp differences between its right and the center left?
 
 

Ya'alon: The coming year will not be quiet on the security front

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎01:18:27 PMGo to full article

Causes of instability include the presence of multiple terror organizations in Gaza, heavy fighting in Syria, and Iran's strategy of becoming a nuclear break-out state, defense minister says.
 
 

Israeli Intel: Iranian Revolutionary Guards directed attacks on Israeli border from Syria

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎01:15:01 PMGo to full article

According to Israeli intelligence evaluations, the IRGC has been behind shelling of IDF posts on Mount Hermon and "retaliation" for alleged Israeli strikes on Hezbollah weapons caches in Syria.
 
 

Watch: West Bank thieves steal car while owner fills tires with air

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎12:17:20 PMGo to full article

Security camera footage shows thieves steal car with 8-year-old son of owner inside; perpetrators drop boy off before escaping to Kalkilya.
 
 

Islamic State post threatens to target 'the American depth'

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎11:34:45 AMGo to full article

After Counter-Terrorism Bureau warns of attacks against Jews and Israelis abroad, supporter of terror group gives further signal that Islamic State may act beyond Middle East.
 
 

British chain apologizes for not letting Jewish kids in store

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎10:58:28 AMGo to full article

Security guard stopped boys in Jewish school uniforms from entering Sports Direct store in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, saying, "No Jews, no Jews."
 
 

Analysis: 0% VAT - The making of a political storm in a teacup

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎09:33:49 AMGo to full article

Turbulence between Likud and Yesh Atid will continue, but the coalition will go on.
 
 

Police detain former minister in corruption case

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎09:19:32 AMGo to full article

The minister allegedly pushed lucrative contracts toward his associates, police stated.
 
 

Watch: Bosnian children attend 'ISIS summer camp' in Syria

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:33:10 AMGo to full article

Children of foreign fighters hold Islamic State flags and brandish guns, chanting: "Send a message to the Crusaders of America: Your grave will be in Syria, our state is victorious."
 
 

Erdogan offers to host Muslim Brotherhood leaders ousted from Qatar

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎07:39:31 AMGo to full article

Turkey has also been reported as a possible destination for Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal.
 
 

UN: Palestinian unity government crucial for Gaza recovery

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎06:45:34 AMGo to full article

"Reconstruction, recovery, governance and security in Gaza must take place in the context of the return of one legitimate Palestinian authority," UN report contends.
 
 

US expands attacks on Islamic State while mulling arms and training for Syrian rebels

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎03:29:05 AMGo to full article

Politicians will begin debating legislation on Tuesday to give President Barack Obama approval to arm and train rebels who oppose both Islamic State and the Syrian government.
 
 

Analysis: All quiet on the Northern front

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎01:50:28 AMGo to full article

Sunday's briefing on Hezbollah activity along the northern border is nothing new; It's business as usual for the group that was already digging tunnels into Israel 10 years before Hamas.
 
 

FM brushes off hecklers at JNF parley in LA

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎12:42:10 AMGo to full article

After the women were quickly escorted out, Liberman said to raucous applause: “I really was surprised that this provocation took so much time.”
 
 

Without Iran, world leaders tackle ISIS

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎11:50:56 PMGo to full article

Powers focus on Iraq over Syria, plan to retake Mosul; DC, Tehran spar over talks.
 
 

PM boycotts Likud convention

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎11:18:43 PMGo to full article

The PM and Likud MK Danon each held Likud events at the same time.
 
 

Israel to appoint first female ambassador to Arab country

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎10:22:25 PMGo to full article

Foreign Ministry hopes to send Eynat Shlein as ambassador to Jordan in the summer of 2015.
 
 

Israeli Arabs overwhelmingly deny support for Islamic State

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎10:10:44 PMGo to full article

Israeli Arabs that went to fight with Syrian opposition are for the most part fighting with other groups, says community leader.
 
 

UN International Day of Democracy: Engaging young people on democracy

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎09:40:59 PMGo to full article

In Morocco, the situation of the youth is a good reflection of that of other nations of the region.
 
 

The Shabbos Project in Latin America

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎09:15:53 PMGo to full article

With only five weeks to go until the big Shabbat of October 24/25, we bring you a round-up of Shabbos Project activities taking place across Latin America.
 
 

Tony Bennett leaves his heart (briefly) in Tel Aviv

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:50:41 PMGo to full article

At 88, singer still commands an audience, as he did Sunday night at Tel Aviv’s Mann Auditorium with his powerful vocals.
 
 

German man, 20, goes on trial for Islamic State membership

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:16:46 PMGo to full article

Kreshnik Berisha played football for the Jewish team Makkabi Frankfurt.
 
 

Hezbollah: We will defeat Islamic State on the battlefield

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:13:51 PMGo to full article

Senior official from Lebanese-based Shi'ite group calls for "change in national priorities" in battle against Sunni extremists in Syria.
 
 

IDF extends Yitzhar yeshiva seizure by additional two months

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎07:36:18 PMGo to full article

Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon takes step on West Bank settlement yeshiva after initially commandeering building in April.
 
 

World Jewish Congress holds historic conference in Berlin for first time since WWII

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎07:20:44 PMGo to full article

Despite the general feelings of support and solidarity that were on display on Sunday, the Monday morning sessions were less than cheery.
 
 

Moishe House to open in Paris amid hike in anti-Semitic incidents in France

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎07:14:26 PMGo to full article

Subsidized housing project for young Jewish adults to open doors in 11th Arrondissemen of French capital.
 
 

Israel’s first English travel-planning app launched for holidays

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎06:44:46 PMGo to full article

App guides visitors through capital’s streets by foot, bus or light rail.
 
 

Netanyahu deals major blow to Lapid, freezes key housing legislation

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎06:29:18 PMGo to full article

Netanyahu stopped the legislative process in its track, refusing to advance it until disagreements over the 2015 budget are resolved.
 
 

Two detained after dolls encased with bullets, drugs found at Ben-Gurion Airport

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎06:03:46 PMGo to full article

Officers seize bullets and narcotics hidden in toys found in carry-on luggage and suitcase belonging to Israeli man, Uzbek woman flying to Uzbekistan
 
 

Study: 40% of European Jews hide their religion

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎05:41:32 PMGo to full article

European Jewish Association cites 80% intermarriage rate among continent's Jewish communities.
 
 

'Who built the pyramids?' - Round Two

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎05:19:22 PMGo to full article

Arab news outlet "Elaph" responds to "Jerusalem Post" report on allegations that Jews were fabricating Egypt’s past.
 
 

Environment Ministry dedicates week to cleaning beaches

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎05:05:26 PMGo to full article

Thousands of volunteers expected to take to the country's beaches this week, collecting waste that piles up as a result of garbage dumping, heedless vacationers.
 
 

Professors getting close to the people on Thursday’s Night of Scientists around the country

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎05:03:05 PMGo to full article

At Rehovot’s Weizmann Institute of Science, visitors will be able to visit a brain exhibition in the Davidson Institution, take part in an improvisational play and ask scientists questions.
 
 

Cooking with JPost: The Israeli lafa

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎03:52:12 PMGo to full article

Check out Chef Yochanan's easy-to-follow recipe on how to make this rustic bread.
 
 

UN pulling out peacekeepers from Syrian side of Golan Heights

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎03:49:41 PMGo to full article

A UN source told CNN that the troops, who were seen crossing into the Israeli-controlled portion of the plateau, were being pulled out for their safety.
 
 

Walking the walk

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎03:12:35 PMGo to full article

If we can only don our kippot and be openly Jewish on one day, we should be tirelessly working on changing that, every day.
 
 

Bar Refaeli channels inner pole dancer in sexy new commercial

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎03:11:24 PMGo to full article

This is not the first time Refaeli stars in a steamy ad.
 
 

Budget bickering delays aid for Gaza border residents

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎03:09:04 PMGo to full article

NIS 1.3b for the South not finalized, as ministerial meetings canceled while Netanyahu, Lapid cannot agree on the 2015 budget.
 
 

Jerusalem Post News: September 15, 2014

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎02:55:51 PMGo to full article

JPost.com brings you all the latest news on Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.
 
 

Netanyahu, Lapid nearing compromise on 2015 budget despite tough talk

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎02:44:10 PMGo to full article

Netanyahu: Any responsible leader would increase defense spending; coalition sources say PM, Lapid done politicking, ready to seriously outline budget.
 
 

The miracle of Rosh Hashana

 
‎15 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎02:17:43 PMGo to full article

New year, old jealousies - Beauty and fertility are the central criteria in the contest between women in a polygamous society, where the goal is to preserve male supremacy.
 

 

 

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Outgoing Likud No. 2 Sa'ar says rift with Netanyahu contributed to decision to quit politics

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎07:10:01 PMGo to full article

According to Channel 2, Netanyahu was enraged by Sa’ar’s refusal to back his controversial proposal to postpone the date of presidential elections, which were held earlier this summer.
 
 

US Senate elevates Israel's status as 'major strategic partner'

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎04:42:54 PMGo to full article

ISIS tables language on Israeli inclusion in visa waiver program; Long-stalled bill passes upper chamber, declaring Israel "major strategic partner."
 
 

Israel set to expand public health services in rocket-battered South

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎03:05:08 PMGo to full article

The proposal will include expanding the facilities at Beersheba’s Soroka University Medical Center and building a second hospital in the “capital of the Negev.”
 
 

Israel to re-authorize security barrier route near West Bank historical site

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎02:44:52 PMGo to full article

The government is being forced to make a public stand on a contentious diplomatic issue that has been mostly dormant in the last few years: the West Bank security barrier.
 
 

2 Iranians with fake Israeli passports arrested in Kenya

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎02:20:40 PMGo to full article

The two men, both in their early 20s, were arrested several days ago.
 

 

Geula Even back on air next week

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎04:19:57 AMGo to full article

Since Even is married to outgoing Interior Minister and Likud MK Gideon Sa’ar, she was instructed that interviews with Likud politicians are taboo on her nightly news program.
 
 

Hap TA looks to maintain momentum in Kiryat Shmona

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎02:13:51 AMGo to full article

Not only is the team no longer considered as a championship contender, but there are some experts who believe the Reds will struggle to finish among the top six.
 
 

Jerusalem beats Maccabi TA to claim Winner Cup

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎01:20:28 AMGo to full article

Hapoel Jerusalem sends message by edging yellow-and-blue in pre-season finale at new Jerusalem arena.
 
 

Sa’ar’s exit prompts efforts to limit Likud leader’s term

 
‎19 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎12:14:46 AMGo to full article

Sa'ar doesn't think he'll be returning to politics soon.
 
 

Security & Defense: Israel’s first network-centric war

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎10:00:58 PMGo to full article

In the latest battle with Hamas, the IDF’s C4i Teleprocessing Branch skillfully linked up the air, ground and navy forces to create an unprecedented display of ingenuity.
 
 

Politics: 5774’s stormy year-end surprise

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎09:49:45 PMGo to full article

Interior Minister Gideon Sa’ar stunned the political world when he announced his "retirement."
 

 

 

UEFA lifts ban on international soccer games in Israel

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:54:35 PMGo to full article

European soccer's governing body says ban lifted as security situation in Israel has improved.
 
 

Jerusalem holds annual Gay Pride Parade after multiple delays

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:42:19 PMGo to full article

Following postponements due to war in Gaza, under 2,000 march in capital without incident.
 
 

Energy Ministry to allocate NIS 122m. to bring natural gas, improve energy efficiency in South

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎06:52:35 PMGo to full article

NIS 32m. to be dedicated toward financing gas connections in areas that do not yet lie within range of country's natural gas distribution network.
 
 

Farmers, Defense Ministry spar over food supplies for soldiers during shmita

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎06:00:24 PMGo to full article

Members of Israel Farmers Federation slam Defense Ministry, IDF for plans to import produce during upcoming schmita year.
 
 

World’s oldest Jewish prayer book displayed at Jerusalem museum

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎05:14:33 PMGo to full article

1,200-year-old siddur penned in Hebrew is unveiled for first time at Jerusalem’s Bible Lands Museum.
 
 

Lapid doesn't want election – as long as taxes aren't raised

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎02:37:46 PMGo to full article

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.
 

 

MKs call to transfer funds to Gaza border towns immediately

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎12:27:37 PMGo to full article

Opposition and coalition lawmakers charge that 73 days after Gaza operation began, the Finance Committee has not approved any transfers of funding to local authorities that were impacted by rockets.
 
 

Thousands stranded amid temporary Ben-Gurion airport strike

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎11:48:20 AMGo to full article

An estimated 8,000 passengers were expected to be stranded during the strike.
 
 

*Rx for Readers: When your legs won’t relax*

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎11:46:02 AMGo to full article

‘The pain resulting from the cramps is excruciating. I’ve reached the point where I’m almost afraid to go to sleep.’
 
 

Israeli archaeologists said to have uncovered monastery in dig near Beit Shemesh

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎10:01:38 AMGo to full article

Archaeologists said that the compound is divided into an industrial area and a residential area, leading them to believe that it may have been a monastery.
 
 

Report: NSA gave Israeli military intelligence personal info about relatives of Palestinians in US

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:08:55 AMGo to full article

The revelations came to light thanks to the documents leaked to the press by Edward Snowden, the former NSA analyst wanted by American authorities who is now in Moscow under diplomatic asylum.
 
 

Liberman meets Kerry, offers Israel's help in fight against Islamic State

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎07:39:35 AMGo to full article

Foreign minister visits Washington, asks Kerry to lift US travel warning to Israel which was issued during Gaza war.
 
 

Identity of minister detained in corruption case revealed

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎07:00:26 AMGo to full article

Misezhnikov served as tourism minister from 2009 to 2013.
 
 

Pe’er, Glushko continue swoons; Israel awaits Davis Cup foe

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎05:51:11 AMGo to full article

Two months ago Israel had two female players in world’s top 80.
 
 

J’lem, TA renew rivalry in fresh venue

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎05:42:12 AMGo to full article

Country’s most storied franchises, Maccabi and Hapoel, face off for Winner Cup in capital’s new arena.
 
 

Artificial sweeteners could actually lead to diabetes, say scientists at Weizmann Institute

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎05:23:55 AMGo to full article

Researchers have been puzzled over the fact that non-caloric artificial sweeteners do not seem to help reduce weight; some studies even suggest opposite effect.
 
 

DLD Tel Aviv innovation fest sees start-ups strut their stuff

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎04:18:56 AMGo to full article

Entrepreneurs from 16 countries competed for chance to attend.
 
 

Defense minister discusses readiness for tunnels with MKs during closed session

 
‎18 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎02:57:42 AMGo to full article

State comptroller’s probe of cabinet’s wartime conduct, legality of IDF actions during Protective Edge, continues.
 
 

Your Investments: Living longer

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎10:26:57 PMGo to full article

The increase in the length of our lives raises the question of how to finance those added years.
 
 

Following acrimonious legal battle, 20 families forcibly evicted from Tel Aviv suburb

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎09:53:34 PMGo to full article

Evictions come after Supreme Court ruled residents did not have ownership of land, bought in 1987 by billionaire to build luxury residential complex.
 
 

Christian Arabs can now register as Aramaic Christians, not Arabs

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎09:33:50 PMGo to full article

Christians who identify with the ancient people can decide to register as Arameans instead of Arabs.
 
 

High Court: Ultra-Orthodox do not have to learn core curriculum

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎09:24:10 PMGo to full article

Law provides an exemption from the study of the core curriculum to ultra-Orthodox high schools grades nine through 12.
 
 

Biblical inspiration – in the kitchen

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:59:30 PMGo to full article

Cookbook author Jamie Geller’s newest ‘Joy of Israel’ episode features recipes containing the Seven Species, cooked in the City of David.
 
 

Oldest siddur in the world to be displayed in Jerusalem

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:38:58 PMGo to full article

The 1,200-year-old siddur, to be displayed in the museum’s “Book of Books” exhibition, is around 50 pages long, written in Hebrew and still in its original binding.
 
 

Interior Minister Gideon Sa'ar's resignation shakes Israeli politics

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:31:40 PMGo to full article

Gideon Sa'ar makes surprise announcement at holiday toast stating intentions to leave the gov't and the Knesset; says it's for family; Likudniks say it's politics.
 

 

Painting it the way it is

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:18:29 PMGo to full article

Turning to his own experience serving in the IDF, Israeli-American artist Tomer Peretz is out to shock the world by candidly portraying his wartime memories on canvas.
 
 

Finance Ministry nixes proposal for taxing multiple home ownershp

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎07:00:19 PMGo to full article

Poll shows 60% of Israelis oppose increased defense spending at expense of welfare, 44% opposed to Lapid's 0 VAT plan.
 
 

Razor-thin majority of High Court uphold law used to exclude Israeli-Arabs

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎06:54:10 PMGo to full article

The human rights groups claimed that the law allows Yishuvim to discriminate against Arabs, homosexuals and the disabled.
 
 

President’s wife to inaugurate educational garden at the President’s Residence

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎06:44:25 PMGo to full article

The new enterprise is planned in such a way as to enable groups of children to adopt a plot within the garden to nurture as their own, and thereby learn to appreciate the beauty of nature.
 
 

Archaeological Survey of Israel celebrates 50th anniversary

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎06:00:25 PMGo to full article

Nation’s first archaeological surveyors and present-day counterparts to meet at Tel Aviv University to launch online database.

 

Foreign Ministry workers disrupt meetings as work sanctions begin … again

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎05:00:49 PMGo to full article

FM still a much sought place to work: 8 cadets part of group of 28 that begins new course – 2,700 applied.
 
 

Palestinians to ask UN for recognition as state soon, Abbas tells Herzog

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎03:38:51 PMGo to full article

Both agree following Operation Protective Edge, there is a unique opportunity for a regional agreement based on shared interests of moderate powers in the Middle East.
 
 

Poll: 60% of Israelis oppose increased defense spending at expense of welfare

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎02:12:53 PMGo to full article

44% opposed to Lapid's 0 VAT plan.
 
 

Pro, anti migrant groups vie for high ground ahead of High Court ruling

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎01:18:43 PMGo to full article

High Court of Justice expected to rule on constitutionality of the state's reconfigured migrant policy by Monday.
 
 

Diskin: Bennett acted responsibly, PM, Defense Minister hid information

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎12:21:09 PMGo to full article

Former Shin Bet chief attacks PM and defense minister for freezing cabinet members out of decision-making process, praises Bennett for taking initiative, insisting tunnel threat be addressed.
 

 

Rabbi Pinto, state expected to seal deal to testify against former head of ‘Israeli FBI’

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎09:12:09 AMGo to full article

Former Lahav 433 police commander Arbiv left post after corruption scandal but continues to proclaim innocence.
 
 

Netanyahu - Lapid truce meeting expected in days

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎02:01:17 AMGo to full article

Lapid himself continued talking tough publicly, telling reporters in Ashkelon that he would leave his post if asked to raise taxes.
 
 

Poll: Many Israelis see Jewish identity as being self-defined

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎12:46:47 AMGo to full article

The poll was conducted this month by the Geocartography Institute, using a sample of 500 Jewish Israelis aged 18 or over.
 
 

Postal Company dispute disrupts public service at district health offices

 
‎17 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎12:34:49 AMGo to full article


 
 

First home-for-life for autistic youth in Tel Aviv opens

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎11:36:54 PMGo to full article

The house is divided into three living sections, with eight residents residing in each section acting as a family unit.
 
 

An honorable, if not ideal, denouement to Andy Ram’s on-court career

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎11:14:27 PMGo to full article

It was supposed to be a celebratory occasion during which local tennis would pay tribute to one of its greatest ever players.
 
 

Hapoel Jerusalem, Maccabi Tel Aviv set for classic showdown

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎11:07:51 PMGo to full article

Straightforward wins for Hapoel and Maccabi ensure favorites will meet for the first time in new arena.
 
 

Festival review: Sacred Music Festival

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎09:27:49 PMGo to full article

As the title of the festival infers this was more about connecting with inner energies and spirits than shaking a leg.
 
 

IDF disciplines ex-army chief rabbi suspected of leaking information to Bennett

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:21:53 PMGo to full article

Avihai Ronski denies being officer in question; Economy minister: Attack on him is really political attack on me.
 
 

8-year-old boy killed in South after being struck by school bus

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎08:04:29 PMGo to full article

Two killed outside Tel Aviv following head-on collision by Palestinian driving stolen car.
 
 

Yad Sarah saved public purse NIS 1.5 billion by lending out medical equipment in past year

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎07:00:42 PMGo to full article

A total of 320,000 pieces, from hospital beds to wheelchairs, were lent by the Jerusalem-based organization’s 104 branches.
 
 

Israeli universities improve in annual global ranking

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎06:35:33 PMGo to full article

Israeli institutions of higher education increase rank on 2014/2015 QS World University Rankings.
 
 

Likud's Elkin hopes to bring US-style parliamentary oversight of intel agencies

 
‎16 ‎September ‎2014, ‏‎06:32:46 PMGo to full article

The Likud MK points out that, currently, only the head of the Shin Bet is required by law to appear before the Knesset Subcommittee on Intelligence, four times per year.