Israel

IDF: Hamas Uses Residential Neighborhood of Shuja’iya as ‘Fortress for its Weapons’ July 21, 2014 11:12 am

IDF: Hamas Uses Residential Neighborhood of Shuja’iya as ‘Fortress for its Weapons’

Israel Defense Forces on Sunday said that Hamas is using the residential neighborhood of Shuja’iya,...

Washington Post: Shifa Hospital in Gaza City ‘Has Become a De Facto Headquarters for Hamas Leaders, Who Can Be Seen in Hallways and Offices’ July 21, 2014 11:00 am

Washington Post: Shifa Hospital in Gaza City ‘Has Become a De Facto Headquarters for Hamas Leaders, Who Can Be Seen in Hallways and Offices’

Contrary to international rules of warfare, Hamas has commandeered a large hospital in Gaza...

Netanyahu Holds Security Meeting at IDF Base; ‘Operation Will Be Expanded Until Goal Achieved’ July 21, 2014 9:48 am

Netanyahu Holds Security Meeting at IDF Base; ‘Operation Will Be Expanded Until Goal Achieved’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday held a security meeting at an undisclosed...

Peres to the 3 Children of Fallen IDF Major Greenberg: ‘Your Father Was a Hero Who Risked His Life and Fought Like a Lion’ July 21, 2014 9:22 am

Peres to the 3 Children of Fallen IDF Major Greenberg: ‘Your Father Was a Hero Who Risked His Life and Fought Like a Lion’

Israeli President Shimon Peres on Monday visited the families of some of the 13 Israeli...

IDF Kills Hamas Terrorists as They Infiltrate Israel Through Tunnels July 21, 2014 7:10 am

IDF Kills Hamas Terrorists as They Infiltrate Israel Through Tunnels

JNS.org – Israel Defense Forces (IDF) troops killed 15 Hamas terrorists who infiltrated...

Slain IDF Soldier Moshe Melako Remembered by Family, Friends; ‘He was a Happy Person’ July 21, 2014 6:59 am

Slain IDF Soldier Moshe Melako Remembered by Family, Friends; ‘He was a Happy Person’

Ynet – Staff Sergeant Moshe Melako, a 20-year-old resident of Jerusalem, was killed Sunday...

Israel Reportedly Bombs Hamas Weapons Stockpile in Sudan July 21, 2014 6:58 am

Israel Reportedly Bombs Hamas Weapons Stockpile in Sudan

I24News – Israel recently blew up a weapons cache in Sudan that was destined for Hamas in...

Cabinet Members: IDF May Need to Retake Gaza to Ensure Israel’s Safety July 21, 2014 6:56 am

Cabinet Members: IDF May Need to Retake Gaza to Ensure Israel’s Safety

Jerusalem Post – Security Cabinet members said Thursday that the IDF may need to re-conquer...

Israeli Death Toll for Gaza Ground Operation Rises to 18 July 21, 2014 6:29 am

Israeli Death Toll for Gaza Ground Operation Rises to 18

JNS.org – Thirteen Israeli soldiers from the Golani Brigade were killed during the Israel...

OPERATION ‘PROTECTIVE EDGE’ DAY 13: United Nations Secretary General Condemns Israeli Military Action in Gaza (LIVE UPDATES) July 20, 2014 7:44 pm

OPERATION ‘PROTECTIVE EDGE’ DAY 13: United Nations Secretary General Condemns Israeli Military Action in Gaza (LIVE UPDATES)

Follow here for The Algemeiner’s continued live updates on the ongoing conflict between...

Official: Rockets Found in UNRWA Gaza School Returned to Hamas July 20, 2014 7:26 pm

Official: Rockets Found in UNRWA Gaza School Returned to Hamas

Israel may demand U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon deal with the discovery and return to...

Wounded IDF Battalion Commander, Who Lost 13 Men Overnight, Eager to Return to Troops in Gaza July 20, 2014 1:10 pm

Wounded IDF Battalion Commander, Who Lost 13 Men Overnight, Eager to Return to Troops in Gaza

“I’m worried, but he’s brave,” Shirin Alian, the wife of Golani Mountain...

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  • Book Reviews Jewish Identity A Holistic Look at the Rebbe’s Life and Career (REVIEW)

    A Holistic Look at the Rebbe’s Life and Career (REVIEW)

    Did you know that in the entire Bible, only one birthday is mentioned and it is that of Pharaoh? And did you know that according to some scientists, by accepting Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity, it is impossible to prove or disprove that the sun is the gravitational center of our solar system? In his new book, REBBE, best-selling author Joseph Telushkin reveals many surprising and sometimes shocking details as he chronicles the life and teachings of the charismatic Rabbi [...]

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  • Food Mitzvos New Jerusalem Eatery’s Uniform Pricing Seeks to ‘Help People Make It’

    New Jerusalem Eatery’s Uniform Pricing Seeks to ‘Help People Make It’

    JNS.org – Omelet sandwich: 5 shekels. Iced coffee: 5 shekels. Tuna sandwich: 5 shekels. Fresh-squeezed orange juice: 5 shekels. Cheese bureka: 5 shekels. There’s plenty more on the Cofizz menu, but you get the idea. Dani Mizrahi and Amir Amshalm, two Israeli men in their early 30s, asked themselves: Why not launch a take-out food joint in busy neighborhoods around Jerusalem where everything—and that means everything—goes for five shekels, or about $1.50. They’d seen the concept take off in Tel Aviv, where [...]

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  • Arts and Culture Israel New Primetime Drama ‘Tyrant’ Filmed Entirely in Israel (VIDEO)

    New Primetime Drama ‘Tyrant’ Filmed Entirely in Israel (VIDEO)

    The new FX Network drama Tyrant was shot entirely in Israel, just 10 miles north of Tel Aviv, Bloomberg News reported last Tuesday. Tyrant follows the life of an Arab dictator’s second son Barry, played by Adam Rayner, who reluctantly returns home to the Middle Eastern nation of his birth to join the family business away from his suburban life in America. The elaborate set production for the primetime drama included a crew of 300 and a reported cost of over $3 million [...]

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  • Arts and Culture US & Canada Supermodel: Jewish Mothers Are Constantly Trying to Set Me Up With Their Sons

    Supermodel: Jewish Mothers Are Constantly Trying to Set Me Up With Their Sons

    Skokie, Il-born 25-year-old Erin Heatherton (Erin Heather Bubley) is rocking the modeling world. And in a new interview accompanying a cover spread for Miami’s Ocean Drive magazine, she says Jewish moms are “constantly trying to set her up with their sons.” Imagine that – who would have thought? “The moms, they’re doing what they do. It doesn’t matter what country they live in, what city – grandmothers, too,” she admitted. “But I’m probably going to do that too one day.” Heatherton was [...]

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  • Education Israel First Ever: Turkish Academics to Visit Israel Holocaust Museum for Seminar

    First Ever: Turkish Academics to Visit Israel Holocaust Museum for Seminar

    Some 15 Turkish university professors and lecturers will take part in a first of its kind seminar at Holocaust museum Yad Vashem’s International School for Holocaust Studies starting next week. The trip is especially significant as Holocaust denial is rampant in the Arab world. A Palestinian professor was recently forced to resign after he led a trip to the Nazi extermination camp Auschwitz. Participants in the week-long program at Yad Vashem will experience in-depth tours of the museum’s archives and [...]

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  • Israel Music Guns N’ Roses Guitarist Rocks Solo Acoustic Version of Israeli National Anthem – Hatikva (VIDEO)

    Guns N’ Roses Guitarist Rocks Solo Acoustic Version of Israeli National Anthem – Hatikva (VIDEO)

    Ok, fans, question time. What do: Guns ‘n’ Roses shred-meister guitarist, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (aka Ronald Jay Blumenthal), “Hard Rock Hotel”, “Las Vegas” and Israel’s ”Hatikva” (The Hope) national anthem… all have in common? I know, you’re probably thinking, “Hmm, ‘One of these things is not like the other,’ would fit in here,” right? Um, no, turns out. Caught backstage by blogger Darren Garnick at the swanky Vegas gig in early June, Thal, acoustic guitar in hand, fretted out a sweetly melodic [...]

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  • Arts and Culture Blogs David Letterman’s Sidekick on His ‘Dream Job,’ Jewish Upbringing

    David Letterman’s Sidekick on His ‘Dream Job,’ Jewish Upbringing

    JNS.org – A Jewish upbringing taught Paul Shaffer, David Letterman’s musical director and sidekick for 32 years, the value of giving back. After the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, Shaffer served as musical director for “The Concert for New York City,” and in 2012 he accompanied Adam Sandler in “12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief,” a fundraiser for people affected by Hurricane Sandy. He was also the national spokesperson for Epilepsy Canada. “My mother taught by example,” Shaffer said in an [...]

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  • Jewish Identity Sports Coach David Blatt’s NBA Hiring Hailed as ‘Incredible’ for Jewish Community

    Coach David Blatt’s NBA Hiring Hailed as ‘Incredible’ for Jewish Community

    JNS.org – The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Cleveland Cavaliers looked near and far during a five-week stretch for a head coach, and they finally found their man—in Israel. David Blatt, who coached Maccabi Tel Aviv to the Euroleague and Israeli league basketball championships this year, struck a deal to become the 20th coach in the history of the Cavaliers. The selection was immediately celebrated by basketball players Tamir Goodman and Mark Sack, both from the Cleveland area, and one of [...]

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