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Israeli Shooting Course in Melbourne Teaches Locals How to Use Real Semi-Automatic Weapons June 3, 2015 3:02 pm

Israeli Shooting Course in Melbourne Teaches Locals How to Use Real Semi-Automatic Weapons

An Israeli shooting course in Melbourne, Australia teaches participants how to use real...

Report: Orange Mobile CEO Signals Support for Israel Boycott June 3, 2015 2:04 pm

Report: Orange Mobile CEO Signals Support for Israel Boycott

The CEO of French mobile network giant Orange said he would cancel his company’s contract...

FIFA President Sepp Blatter Announces Resignation on Heels of Corruption Scandal June 3, 2015 9:33 am

FIFA President Sepp Blatter Announces Resignation on Heels of Corruption Scandal

Sepp Blatter, who led world soccer’s governing body for 17 years and who was regarded as...

Western Officials Baffled by Continued Growth of Iran Nuclear Stockpiles Despite Agreement June 2, 2015 2:54 pm

Western Officials Baffled by Continued Growth of Iran Nuclear Stockpiles Despite Agreement

A New York Times report on Tuesday that Iranian nuclear fuel stockpiles have grown 20 percent...

Officials, Experts Hail India-Israel Ties as Prime Minister Modi Announces Historic Visit to Jewish State June 1, 2015 4:41 pm

Officials, Experts Hail India-Israel Ties as Prime Minister Modi Announces Historic Visit to Jewish State

Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi will make an historic visit to Israel later this year,...

United Nations Grants Observer Status to Hamas-Linked NGO June 1, 2015 4:22 pm

United Nations Grants Observer Status to Hamas-Linked NGO

The United Nations Committee on Nongovernmental Organizations voted to grant NGO status to...

Palestinian PM Says US Coordinating With France on UN Palestinian State Resolution June 1, 2015 12:49 pm

Palestinian PM Says US Coordinating With France on UN Palestinian State Resolution

A French initiative at the United Nations to set a timeline for Israel’s withdrawal...

India Defense Minister Says ISIS Could Obtain Nuclear Weapon From Pakistan June 1, 2015 9:53 am

India Defense Minister Says ISIS Could Obtain Nuclear Weapon From Pakistan

India’s defense minister has voiced concern that the radical Islamist group the Islamic...

Historic First: India Prime Minister to Visit Israel This Year May 31, 2015 12:20 pm

Historic First: India Prime Minister to Visit Israel This Year

Narendra Modi will be travelling to Israel, the first by an Indian Prime Minister to the Jewish...

Report: Russia Withdrawing Support for Assad Regime in Syria Civil War May 31, 2015 12:07 pm

Report: Russia Withdrawing Support for Assad Regime in Syria Civil War

Moscow has begun to turn its back on Syrian President Bashar Assad and his regime, the London-based...

Singapore Prime Minister Says ISIS Expanding Across Southern Asia May 30, 2015 1:00 pm

Singapore Prime Minister Says ISIS Expanding Across Southern Asia

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has ramped up its activities in Southeast Asia so effectively...

India to Test Barak 8 Missile Jointly Developed With Israel (VIDEO) May 29, 2015 6:04 pm

India to Test Barak 8 Missile Jointly Developed With Israel (VIDEO)

About six years after Israel signed a $1.1 billion deal to upgrade the Barak 8 surface-to-air...

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  • Relationships Yossi Vardi Credits Pushy Jewish Mother for His Startup Success

    Yossi Vardi Credits Pushy Jewish Mother for His Startup Success

    Millionaire entrepreneur Yossi Vardi credited his success in start-ups to his Jewish mother continuously pushing him to do better, Daily Mail reported on Thursday. “Jewish mothers are never satisfied and nothing is ever good enough,” he said, adding that his mother, who died 15 years ago, used to compare him with his cousins and say he was “an idiot.” “For most of my life I have been trying to show her I’m not,” he continued. “I keep on trying even now.” Vardi, […]

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  • Theater US & Canada Seth Rogen Unveils New Christmas Movie — ‘Will Open on Thanksgiving, Made by Jews’ (VIDEO)

    Seth Rogen Unveils New Christmas Movie — ‘Will Open on Thanksgiving, Made by Jews’ (VIDEO)

    Famed actor Seth Rogen on Tuesday unveiled with typical comic fanfare the trailer for his new Christmas film. The movie “was made by Jews… and opens on Thanksgiving,” Rogen pointed out on Twitter. The Night Before tells the tale of three “ride or die homies” celebrating one last debauchery-filled Christmas Eve reunion before they become too busy to keep up their annual tradition. In an effort to make the night as memorable as possible, they set out to find the “Nutcracka Ball – the […]

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  • Arts and Culture Jewish History Art Can Inspire Faith; It Can Also Empower Destructive Ideologies

    Art Can Inspire Faith; It Can Also Empower Destructive Ideologies

    A June 2015 art exhibit, “The Transformative Power of Art,” at the United Nations headquarters in New York City, harnessed the universal language of art to convey an important message: “Our fragile Mother Earth faces the devastating consequences of climate change, a defining challenge of our time.” The exhibit also included sixteen portraits of people from all over the world who have “contributed to the common good of humanity in one way or another and have transformed the way we […]

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  • Israel Sports Israeli Muslim Cage Fighter Says He’s Proud to Fight Under Jewish State’s Flag

    Israeli Muslim Cage Fighter Says He’s Proud to Fight Under Jewish State’s Flag

    A 32-year-old Circassian Israeli Muslim Mixed Martial Arts fighter from Abu Ghosh says he takes pride in fighting under the Israeli flag, Israel’s Walla reported on Sunday. Like most Circassian Israelis, Jackie “the Punishment” Gosh was born Sunni Muslim. He became observant about eight years ago, and is now scrupulous in following his religion’s tenets, praying five times a day and fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. Gosh is also very proud of his Israeli nationality, and sees no contradiction between […]

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  • Israel Music New Mark Skinner Documentary Explores Jewish, Arab Rap Scene in Israel (VIDEO)

    New Mark Skinner Documentary Explores Jewish, Arab Rap Scene in Israel (VIDEO)

    A new documentary explores the lives and work of Jewish and Arab rappers in Israel and how the ongoing conflict in the region has impacted their lyrics, the U.K.’s Jewish Chronicle reported on Thursday. Hip Hop in the Holy Land is a six-part series co-directed by Mike Skinner, the British frontman of hip-hop group The Streets, and produced by Noisey, a music channel published by Vice news. The first episode, published last week, shows Skinner meeting with Tamer Nafar, the founder of one of […]

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  • Sports US & Canada 49ers Running Back Jarryd Hayne Apologizes for ‘Hurtful’ Jesus Tweets

    49ers Running Back Jarryd Hayne Apologizes for ‘Hurtful’ Jesus Tweets

    New 49ers running back and Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne apologized on Wednesday for a tweet in which he raised the age-old myth that Jews were historically responsible for Jesus Christ’s death. Reaching out to his Jewish fans, and the chairman of the B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation Commission, Hayne tweeted: “To the Jewish community @DvirAbramovich #WeAreAllOne.” Underneath, he keenly included a screenshot of a text message to elaborate on his apology: “I sincerely apologize for my tweets on July 1. I […]

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  • Theater Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Recalls Being ‘Extremely Surprised’ at Winning Miss Israel Contest

    Israeli Actress Gal Gadot Recalls Being ‘Extremely Surprised’ at Winning Miss Israel Contest

    Israeli actress Gal Gadot reminisced about her childhood in Israel during an interview published in this month’s edition of Vanity Fair. “I don’t remember this, but my mom told me that when I was three they threw a party on the rooftop of the house. They put me to bed, and I heard people coming into the house and no one came to me. I went to the rooftop and took a hose and I started to spray water on everyone, just […]

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  • Blogs Features Wounded Israeli Soldiers Unite With American Veterans to Help Their ‘Brothers for Life’ Heal (INTERVIEW)

    Wounded Israeli Soldiers Unite With American Veterans to Help Their ‘Brothers for Life’ Heal (INTERVIEW)

    An Israeli organization is helping wounded U.S. veterans move past their physical and psychological challenges by connecting them with injured Israeli soldiers who understand what they’ve been through. “What we discovered very early is that there’s no ‘professional, psychiatrist, social worker’ or anything like that [or] pills that can come even close to helping a soldier who fought in combat, who was wounded, who lost his friends. No one can help him like another person who’s been through exactly what he has,” Rabbi Chaim Levine, […]

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