<< Back

  • British Jews form breakaway group with contrasting views on Israel: reports Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 41 minutes ago
    More than a hundred prominent British Jews have formed a breakaway group in response to a perceived pro-Israel bias among the country's major Jewish organisations.
    Save
  • Israel restricts access to Jerusalem mosque compound Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 04 3:54 AM
    Israel has imposed restrictions on access to Islam's third holiest site for fear of demonstrations against building work near east Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound.
    Save
  • Israel names new army chief Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 04 3:31 AM
    The Israeli cabinet have confirmed Major General Gabi Ashkenazi as Israel's new army chief of staff after his predecessor quit over the handling of last summer's war in Lebanon.
    Save
  • Church rally supports Israel Open this result in new window
    Louisville Courier-Journal - 1 hour, 3 minutes ago
    Christians have a religious obligation to support Israel in its conflicts with Arabs and Muslims, several speakers told a church rally of about 1,800 people tonight.
    Save
  • Israel prepares for possible Gaza incursion: report Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 04 1:26 AM
    Israel has stepped up preparations for a possible military incursion into Gaza over concerns that fighting between Palestinian factions may lead to renewed attacks on Israel, a newspaper reported on Sunday.
    Save
  • Israel confirms new forces chief Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Feb 04 7:29 AM
    Israel's cabinet approves the appointment of Maj Gen Gabi Ashkenazi as the new head of its armed forces.
    Save
  • Israel Under-21s miss stars Open this result in new window
    UEFA News - Feb 04 3:29 PM
    Israel Under-21 coach Guy Levy will be without five key players for his team's friendly against Ukraine on Wednesday after they were handed call-ups.
    Save
  • This Week's IPOs I: 3SBio, Accuray, Cellcom Israel, Fortress Investment Group, JA Solar Holdings Open this result in new window
    SeekingAlpha via Yahoo! Finance - Feb 04 6:39 AM
    Abbi Adest submits: IPOs are back in full swing this week with a total of 14 on deck. The first five summaries include: 3SBio , a Chinese biotech research company; Accuray , another biotech focused on robotic radiosurgery; Cellcom Israel, , an Israeli cell phone carrier; Fortress Investment Group , a global alternative asset manager; [... ]
    Save
  • Ottawa probes Egyptian claim that man with Canadian ties spied for Israel Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Feb 04 4:22 PM
    OTTAWA (CP) - Diplomats are trying to find out more, while security officials are staying mum about a man with a Canadian connection arrested in Egypt and charged with spying for Israel.
    Save
  • Sahar given Israel chance Open this result in new window
    UEFA News - Feb 04 1:29 PM
    Israel coach Dror Kashtan has given Chelsea FC striker Ben Sahar a first senior call-up in his squad to face Ukraine in Tel-Aviv on Wednesday.
    Save
  • Egypt charges four with spying for Israel Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 4:05 PM
    Egypt has charged an Egyptian who holds Canadian citizenship and three Israelis with spying for Israel, a state prosecutor said on Saturday.
    Save
  • Egypt investigates four men charged of spying for Israel Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Feb 04 5:43 PM
    Investigation is continuing on the cases of an Egyptian who faces charges of spying for Israel with three Israelis still at large, a senior Egyptian security official said on Sunday.
    Save
  • As it mediates Palestinian chaos, Egypt also accuses Israel of spying Open this result in new window
    JTA - Feb 04 11:12 AM
    JERUSALEM, Feb. 4 (JTA) Just as it was hoping for an Egyptian breakthrough on the Palestinian front, Israel finds itself embroiled in spy allegations from Cairo.
    Save
  • Meshaal Urges Unity Against Israel Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - 2 hours, 10 minutes ago
    (IsraelNN.com) Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal expressed hopes Sunday that the unity talks between rival factions Hamas and Fatah succeed, so that the groups can focus upon the real battle with Israel. He also called for a renewed popular uprising against Israel.
    Save
  • Peres says Israel must stay out of Palestinian infighting Open this result in new window
    WLUC TV 6 - Feb 04 5:19 PM
    JERUSALEM Israel's deputy prime minister says Jerusalem needs to stay out of the internal Palestinian fighting in the Gaza Strip or risk uniting the feuding Palestinians against the Jewish state.
    Save
  • Egyptian-Canadian accused of spying for Israel Open this result in new window
    Canada.com - Feb 04 2:00 PM
    OTTAWA - An Egyptian with Canadian citizenship used his position at a bank in Canada to spy for Israel, a Cairo prosecutor charged Saturday. Charges against Mohamed Essam Ghoneim el-Attar, 31, were announced Saturday following his arrest at Cairo airport on Jan. 1.
    Save
  • Government probes Egyptian claim that Canadian spied for Israel Open this result in new window
    Canada.com - Feb 04 1:59 PM
    OTTAWA Foreign Affairs officials are trying to find out more about a man with a Canadian connection arrested in Egypt and charged with spying for Israel.
    Save
  • Suicide bomber strikes: 3 killed in first attack in Israel in nine months Open this result in new window
    The Davis Enterprise - Feb 04 10:31 AM
    Published Jan 29, 2007 - 19:20:38 CST. EILAT, Israel - A Palestinian suicide bomber attacked a bakery in this southern Israeli resort town on today, killing three people and himself, police said.
    Save
  • Israel prepares for possible Gaza incursion - report Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Feb 04 8:07 AM
    JERUSALEM: Israel has stepped up preparations for a possible military incursion into Gaza over concerns that fighting between Palestinian factions may lead to renewed attacks on Israel, a newspaper has reported.
    Save
  • Q & A with Israel Idonije Open this result in new window
    Slam! Sports - Feb 04 6:53 AM
    MIAMI -- He may have been born in Nigeria, but Israel Idonije's roots are firmly grounded in Brandon, Man.
    Save
  • Egypt accuses Israel of spying Open this result in new window
    UPI - Feb 04 6:38 AM
    CAIRO, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- An Egyptian college student has been accused of spying for Israel and recruiting members for an espionage ring, Egyptian authorities announced.
    Save
  • In Israel, Carter book not worthy of outrage Open this result in new window
    St. Petersburg Times - Feb 04 12:36 AM
    JERUSALEM - Israel's legendary hotel, the King David, is celebrating its 75th anniversary. Among the displays are a 1979 photo of two famous guests, U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin.
    Save
  • Peres says Israel must stay out of Palestinian infighting Open this result in new window
    WTOL 11 Toledo - Feb 04 5:26 AM
    JERUSALEM Israel's deputy prime minister says Jerusalem needs to stay out of the internal Palestinian fighting in the Gaza Strip or risk uniting the feuding Palestinians...
    Save
  • Israel appoints new army chief Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Feb 04 6:11 AM
    The Israeli Cabinet has confirmed Major General Gabi Ashkenazi as Israel's new army chief of staff, after his predecessor quit over the handling of last year's war in Lebanon.
    Save
  • Israel: Cabinet Approves Ashkenazi Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Feb 04 8:25 AM
    The Israeli Cabinet unanimously approved Defense Ministry Director-General Gabi Ashkenazi to succeed Lt. Gen. Dan Halutz as the 19th chief of the Israel Defense Forces on Feb. 4. Ashkenazi has served extensively in the Golani Brigade, one of Israel's most revered infantry units.
    Save
  • Palestine needs viable government to conduct talks with Israel Open this result in new window
    Itar-Tass - Feb 04 6:26 AM
    MOSCOW, February 4 (Itar-Tass) - Palestine needs a viable government, capable of conducting talks with Israel, claimed chairman of the Federation Council International Affairs Committee Mikhail Margelov.
    Save
  • Sahar gets first call for Israel's national soccer team Open this result in new window
    Slam! Sports - Feb 04 9:14 AM
    JERUSALEM (AP) - Teenage striker Ben Sahar of Chelsea received his first callup to Israel's national soccer team for a friendly against Ukraine on Wednesday.
    Save
  • Palestinians express concern as Israel starts demolishing works near Aqsa Mosque Open this result in new window
    Al Bawaba - Feb 04 6:40 AM
    Israel has imposed restrictions on access to Islam's third holiest site for fear of demonstrations against building work near Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound.
    Save
  • Israel to release $100 million in frozen tax funds to Palestinians Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Feb 04 2:09 AM
    JERUSALEM Israel says it will release more than 100 (m) million dollars in taxes to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (mahk-MOOD' ah-BAHS') by tomorrow.
    Save
  • Israel restricts access to holy Islamic site Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Feb 04 3:20 AM
    Israel says it has imposed restrictions on access to Islam's third-holiest site for fear of demonstrations against building work near east Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound.
    Save
  • Israel prepares for possible Gaza incursion-report Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Feb 03 10:46 PM
    Source: Reuters JERUSALEM, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Israel has stepped up preparations for a possible military incursion into Gaza over concerns that fighting between Palestinian factions may lead to renewed attacks on ...
    Save
  • US demands Israel improve intellectual property protection Open this result in new window
    Globes Online - Feb 04 3:25 AM
    Deputy Secretary of Commerce David Sampson: Improve the US-Israel balance of trade.
    Save
  • Israel offers many surprises for its first-time visitors Open this result in new window
    Garden City Observer - Feb 04 3:57 AM
    As my family and I finalized plans for a long-awaited trip to Israel recently, many friends and other family members reacted with horror, fearing for our safety, as if we were planning to walk into an active war zone. Mention Israel, it seems, and thoughts reflexively turn to the Arab-Israeli conflict.
    Save
  • Olmert: Israel Not Happy About PA Militia War Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Feb 04 7:05 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Sunday that Israel is not happy with the internal militia war being fought between the Fatah and Hamas factions in Gaza.
    Save
  • It's because Egypt hates Israel and Israelis - former 'spy' Open this result in new window
    Jerusalem Newswire - Feb 04 3:38 AM
    Egypt hates the State of Israel and its citizens, and this is the reason for the latest accusations from Cairo charging Israelis with spying.
    Save
  • Israel to Expel 3 Cameroon Nationals Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Feb 04 4:49 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) Three Cameroon nationals caught near Jordan over the weekend will be expelled from Israel, it was announced Sunday. General Security Services (Shin Bet) and Interpol agents tracked and captured the three, suspecting them of planning a terrorist attack.
    Save
  • Israel prepares for possible Gaza incursion Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Feb 04 12:21 AM
    Jerusalem: Israel has stepped up preparations for a possible military incursion into Gaza over concerns that Palestinian infighting may lead to fresh attacks on Israel.
    Save
  • Israel Museum Urged to Release Nazi-Plundered Paintings Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Feb 04 2:49 AM
    (IsraelNN.com) The Israel Museum is being told it must relinquish 400 paintings stolen from European Jews by the Nazis in World War II.
    Save
  • The Ungreening Of Israel  Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Jewish Times - Feb 03 10:12 PM
    No protesters appeared on a recent cold, sunny day when Israeli bulldozers began wrecking about a dozen illegally erected barriers in a remote community in northern Israel.
    Save
  • Egypt charges four with spying for Israel Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Feb 03 6:59 PM
    CAIRO - Egypt has charged an Egyptian who holds Canadian citizenship and three Israelis with spying for Israel, a state prosecutor said on Saturday. High State Security Prosecutor Hisham Badawi said the Egyptian, Mohamed Essam Ghoneim el-Attar, 31, had been arrested and charged.
    Save
  • Fire truck from LI to Israel Open this result in new window
    Newsday - 1 hour, 46 minutes ago
    Rabbi Charles Klein took a quick spin around the Merrick Jewish Centre parking lot yesterday in a brand new red compact fire truck.
    Save
  • Palestinians Say Clashes Hurt Their Cause Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 04 5:20 PM
    Palestinians say their own infighting is making it too easy for Israel to argue that the time is not right to promote a Palestinian state.
    Save
  • Olmert gets report on corruption probe Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 04 2:04 PM
    Israel's state comptroller, a government watchdog, said Sunday it had given a draft report to Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on an investigation into complaints he purchased a house in a historical Jerusalem neighborhood for below market value.
    Save
  • Prominent Jews call for open debate on Israel Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Feb 04 5:00 PM
    Pinter and Farhi among signatories to open letter Institutions accused of not representing community
    Save
  • Four charged with spying for Israel Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Feb 03 11:50 AM
    EGYPT has charged an Egyptian who holds Canadian citizenship and three Israelis with spying for Israel, a state prosecutor said overnight.
    Save
  • US Officials: Israel May Have Violated Cluster Arms Pact-NYT Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Feb 03 6:51 AM
    NEW YORK -(Dow Jones)- The Bush administration will inform Congress on Monday that Israel may have violated agreements with the U.S. when it fired American- supplied cluster munitions into southern Lebanon during its fight with Hezbollah last summer, the State Department said Saturday, the New York Times reported on its Web site.
    Save
  • Palestinians Fear Infighting Hurts Their Case Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 04 11:22 AM
    Palestinians say their own infighting is making it too easy for Israel to argue that nothing needs to be done now to promote a Palestinian state.
    Save
  • Groups call on Israel Museum to hand over paintings Open this result in new window
    Ashland Daily Tidings - Feb 03 1:11 PM
    JERUSALEM Four hundred paintings taken by the Nazis, discovered by U.S. troops and turned over to Israel are at the center of a dispute between Israel's national museum and a group entrusted with finding the lost property of Holocaust victims.
    Save
  • Israeli cabinet confirms new army chief Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 04 8:28 AM
    The Israeli cabinet have confirmed the appointment of Major General Gabi Ashkenazi as Israel's new army chief of staff after his predecessor quit over the handling of last summer's war in Lebanon.
    Save
  • Infighting hurting their case, Palestinians fear Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Feb 04 1:43 PM
    Palestinians say the infighting is making it easy for Israel to argue not to promote a Palestinian state.
    Save
  • Israel "playing with fire" in mosque dig -Hamas head Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Feb 04 1:16 PM
    Source: Reuters By Khaled Yacoub Oweis DAMASCUS, Feb 4 (Reuters) - The leader of Hamas on Sunday condemned excavations by Israeli archaeologists near Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque and warned they were "playing ...
    Save
  • Tehran denies reports on Iranian scientist's "assassination" by Israel's security service Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Feb 04 5:43 PM
    Tehran has denied recent reports that an Iranian nuclear scientist had been "assassinated" by Israeli security service Mossad, local Fars news agency reported on Sunday.
    Save
  • Jordan slams Israel 'attempts' to make mosque changes Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - 35 minutes ago
    Amman, Feb 5: Jordan's King Abdullah II denounced what he called Israeli attempts "to change the Islamic stamp" of Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, the third holiest shrine in Islam, according to an official statement.
    Save
  • Will Israel attack the homeland of Cyrus the great? Open this result in new window
    Kurdish Media - Feb 04 4:35 PM
    If the Bush has his way the attack on Iran will be short swift and painful and what is more it will be before June this year.
    Save
  • QUINN HEADING TO ISRAEL Open this result in new window
    New York Post - Feb 03 2:26 AM
    City Council Speaker Christine Quinn will lead a delegation of a dozen council members to Israel tomorrow, The Post has learned. It will be her first international jaunt since becoming speaker last year. Quinn (D-Manhattan) will be following the...
    Save
  • Israel 'playing with fire' in mosque dig - Hamas Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Feb 04 2:14 PM
    Damascus: The leader of Hamas today condemned excavations by Israeli archaeologists near Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque and warned they were "playing with fire".
    Save
  • Canadians Israel Idonije and Dan Federkeil hoping for a Super Bowl ring Open this result in new window
    Canadian Press via Yahoo! News - Feb 02 2:22 PM
    MIAMI (CP) - Israel Idonije thought he'd be in the NBA, playing with Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls. And Dan Federkeil acknowledges he's not even much of a sports fan.
    Save
  • Sen. Clinton: Iran is a threat to Israel Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 02 4:57 AM
    Calling Iran a danger to the U.S. and one of Israel's greatest threats, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday that "no option can be taken off the table" when dealing with that nation.
    Save
  • Terrorist Released by Israel Cleared in U.S. Trial on Hamas Aid Charges Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - Feb 03 12:05 PM
    (IsraelNN.com) A US jury exonerated on Friday two Arabs accused of carrying out what prosecutors said was a 15-year conspiracy to illegally finance Hamas terrorist activities in Israel.
    Save
  • Egypt charges four with spying for Israel Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Feb 03 7:28 AM
    Egypt has charged an Egyptian and three Israelis with spying for Israel, a state prosecutor has said.
    Save
  • What 'Israel's right to exist' means to Palestinians Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Feb 02 12:00 AM
    Since the Palestinian elections in 2006, Israel and much of the West have asserted that the principal obstacle to any progress toward Israeli-Palestinian peace is the refusal of Hamas to "recognize Israel," or to "recognize Israel's existence," or to "recognize Israel's right to exist."
    Save
  • Proposed Left-Wing Jewish Lobby Worries Some Israeli Analysts Open this result in new window
    Crosswalk.com - 16 minutes ago
    Jerusalem (CNSNews.com) - Reports of plans to set up a new, left-wing Jewish group seeking to lobby the U.S. government on Mideast policy have worried some in Israel, who fear it could undermine the existing pro-Israel lobby in Washington and harm Israeli security.
    Save
  • Cellcom Israel Set for IPO Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - Feb 02 11:36 AM
    Israeli wireless telecommunications company Cellcom Israel Ltd. is set to go public next week, with stockholders selling about 19 million shares for an expected price of $16 to $18 each.
    Save
  • Art auction at Temple Israel Open this result in new window
    The Springfield News-Leader - Feb 03 1:09 AM
    Fall in Love with Art, an auction of fine art, hosted by Temple Israel, begins at 7 p.m. Feb. 17 at Twin Oaks Country Club, 1020 E. Republic Road. The event features hors d'oeuvres and wine as well as framed art by several artists. A cash bar will be available.
    Save
  • Israels New Top Soldier May Have to Take on the Politicians First - before the Enemy Open this result in new window
    DEBKAfile - Feb 04 6:51 AM
    The incoming chief of staff, Maj. Gen. Gaby Ashkenazi, won a full four-year term when the cabinet unanimously endorsed him Sunday, Feb 4, instead of the standard 3 years and an optional fourth.
    Save
  • Israel to launch spy satellite from foreign country Open this result in new window
    Globes Online - Feb 04 10:58 AM
    The decision on the foreign launch was made after the three failures of the Shavit launcher.
    Save
  • Lacoste to open flagship store in Israel Open this result in new window
    FashionGates.com - Feb 04 12:13 PM
    Vendome fashion company to open international brand's first store in Tel Aviv this spring.
    Save
  • Blair 'to push for Mideast peace' Open this result in new window
    PA via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Feb 04 5:41 PM
    Tony Blair has given his strongest hint yet that he will continue to work towards peace between Israel and Palestine after he leaves office.
    Save
  • US Senator Clinton: Iran is a threat to Israel Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Feb 02 10:49 PM
    LONDON, February 3 (IranMania) - Calling Iran a danger to the US and one of Israel's greatest threats, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton said "no option can be taken off the table" when dealing with that nation, The Associated Press reported.
    Save
  • Israeli Police Bust Gang Preying On Gays Open this result in new window
    365Gay.com - 37 minutes ago
    (Tel Aviv, Israel) Seven gang members have been charged with beating and robbing gay men in an area of Tel Aviv where men go looking for hustlers. The arrests were the result of a lengthy undercover operation after three badly beaten men said they were lured into a dark corner and then attacked.
    Save
  • Gaza Infighting Looms Over Peace Efforts Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Feb 04 7:15 AM
    Infighting Among Palestinians Overshadows New Efforts to Restart the Peace Process With Israel
    Save
  • Sen. Clinton Calls Iran a Danger to U.S., Israel Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Feb 02 6:22 AM
    Sen. Hillary Clinton called Iran a danger to the U.S. and to Israel at a Manhattan dinner hosted by the nation's largest pro-Israel lobbying group.
    Save
  • Sunday, Feb 04, 2007 Open this result in new window
    Knight-Ridder Washington Bureau - Feb 04 1:51 PM
    Should the Israeli-Egyptian border be fortified more strongly? ALONG THE ISRAEL-EGYPT BORDER Route 12 winds for miles through desolate charcoal-colored mountains, caramel-colored ravines and rocky desert along Israels southern border.
    Save
  • Zion Oil & Gas Applies For Asher-Menasseh Exploration License Open this result in new window
    OilandGasOnline - 1 hour, 2 minutes ago
    Eugene A. Soltero, Chief Executive Officer of Zion Oil & Gas, Inc., of Dallas, Texas and Caesarea, Israel, announced recently that Zion filed an application on January 31, 2007 with the Israeli Petroleum Commissioner for a petroleum exploration license, tentatively denominated the Asher-Menasseh License, on approximately 81,000 acres north of Zion's 99,000 acre Ma'anit-Joseph License
    Save
  • Museum of Art, Archaeology Ushers in 50th Year With Fun Open this result in new window
    RedNova - 1 hour, 27 minutes ago
    By Lynn Israel, Columbia Daily Tribune, Mo. Feb. 4--That cracking sound you hear is Columbia's art scene shaking off a winter's mantle of ice and warming up for a busy slate of spring events.
    Save
  • Two Men Acquitted of Conspiracy To Fund Hamas Activities in Israel Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Feb 01 7:28 PM
    A federal jury in Chicago acquitted two men yesterday of charges that they were part of a long-running conspiracy to finance Hamas activities in Israel -- marking the latest defeat for the Justice Department in cases involving support for radical Palestinian groups.
    Save
  • Groups calls on Israel Museum to hand over paintings taken by Nazis Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Feb 02 1:29 PM
    JERUSALEM (AP) - Four hundred paintings taken by the Nazis, discovered by U.S. troops and turned over to Israel are at the centre of a dispute between Israel's national museum and a group entrusted with finding the lost property of Holocaust victims.
    Save
  • State comptroller presents draft report on probe into suspect Olmert real estate deal Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Feb 04 3:17 PM
    JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's state comptroller, a government watchdog, said Sunday it had given a draft report to Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on an investigation into complaints he purchased a house in a historical Jerusalem neighbourhood for below market value.
    Save
  • Groups calls on Israel Museum to hand over paintings taken by Nazis Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Feb 02 1:03 PM
    JERUSALEM - Four hundred paintings taken by the Nazis, discovered by U.S. troops and turned over to Israel are at the center of a dispute between Israel's national museum and a group entrusted with...
    Save
  • State seeks artwork from Israel Museum Open this result in new window
    UPI - Feb 02 5:53 PM
    JERUSALEM, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- A government-run company has asked the Israel Museum to relinquish 400 works of art owned by Jews killed in the Holocaust. The museum is negotiating with the company, which was established to locate and restore assets belonging to Holocaust victims, Haaretz reported.
    Save
  • As 2008 race gets underway, Clinton touts Israel credentials Open this result in new window
    JTA - Feb 02 11:42 AM
    NEW YORK, Feb. 2 (JTA) In her first address to a Jewish group since announcing her candidacy for president, Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) tried to convince doubters that shell stand by Israel in time of peril.
    Save
  • FEATURE-Cubans oblivious to what goes on inside Guantanamo Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Feb 04 3:17 PM
    Source: Reuters By Esteban Israel GUANTANAMO, Cuba, Feb 5 (Reuters) - As international prisoners in the U.S. "war on terror" languish at its naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cubans living nearby are ...
    Save
  • Jordan's King calls on Israeli Arabs to push peace process Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Feb 04 5:43 PM
    Jordan's King Abdullah II on Sunday urged Arabs in Israel to rally their efforts to push the peace process forward and find a just solution for the Palestinian issue.
    Save
  • Peres Favoured to Become Israel's President Open this result in new window
    Angus Reid - Feb 02 9:25 PM
    (Angus Reid Global Monitor) - Current deputy prime minister Shimon Peres is the most popular presidential contender in Israel, according to a poll by Geocartographia released by Israel Radio.
    Save
  • Scandals tighten noose around Israel government Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 02 10:32 PM
    Sex, corruption scandals and a full-blown inquiry into the failures of the Lebanon war are tightening the noose around Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and his Kadima party.
    Save
  • Israel's separation barrier has provided the blueprint for a number of similar proposals [AP] Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Feb 04 7:44 AM
    The Thai prime minister has said he supports building a 27km security wall along part of the border with Malaysia to stop smuggling and illegal border crossings.
    Save
  • Egypt charges two Turkish with espionage Open this result in new window
    Turks.US - 58 minutes ago
    Last-minute news posted on the Web site of Israeli newspaper Haaretz reports that Egypt's state security prosecutor, Hisham Badawi, has charged two Turkish citizens with spying for Israel. The two alleged spies were also Israeli citizens, according to the Egyptian prosecutor, said Haaretz.
    Save
  • KEEPING YOU IN TOUCH WITH THE TIMES Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Jewish Times - 17 minutes ago
    There has never been a better or more important time to keep in touch with the Jewish world, for news about your community and Israel that, quite simply, you wont get anywhere else.
    Save
  • Israeli gov't approves new army chief Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Feb 04 4:58 PM
    The Israeli government on Sunday unanimously approved Gabi Ashkenazi's appointment as the new Chief of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), Israeli daily Yedioth Ahronoth reported.
    Save
  • State seeks artwork from Israel Museum Open this result in new window
    Moldova.org - Feb 02 6:40 PM
    A government-run company has asked the Israel Museum to relinquish 400 works of art owned by Jews killed in the Holocaust.The museum is negotiating with the company, which was established to locate and restore assets belonging to Holocaust victims, Haaretz reported. The company wants the artwork -- housed in the museum since its founding -- based on a law requiring property whose owners died in ...
    Save
  • Why is the Jewish lobby "on the edge of its demise" as you claim in your book, and what evidence can you provide for ... Open this result in new window
    Haaretz Daily - Feb 04 5:00 PM
    I don't think the Jewish leadership in America - which many would conflate with "the Jewish lobbies"-- is on the edge of its demise, but I think "America's Israel Lobby," the official descriptive of AIPAC, is in much deeper trouble than many people realize, especially since the trial of Steve Rosen and Keith Weissman will go ahead, beginning June 4.
    Save
  • Q & A: Israel Idonije Open this result in new window
    Toronto Sun - Feb 04 2:01 AM
    IN TOMORROW'S PAPER:
    Save
  • Ashkenazi is widely considered to be a safe pair of hands [AP] Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Feb 04 11:59 AM
    The Israeli cabinet has confirmed Major-General Gabi Ashkenazi as Israel's new army chief of staff.
    Save
  • Peres counsels against proposed Israeli intervention in Palestinian fighting Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Feb 04 1:38 PM
    Israeli Deputy Premier Shimon Peres said Sunday that Israel must not intervene in the internal Palestinian fighting in the Gaza Strip, explaining that to do so would risk uniting the feuding Palestinians against the Jewish state. Some Israeli officials, concerned that the conflict could boil over into a fresh spate of attacks on Israel.
    Save
  • State seeks artwork from Israel Museum Open this result in new window
    EARTHtimes.org - Feb 02 6:04 PM
    A government-run company has asked the Israel Museum to relinquish 400 works of art owned by Jews killed in the Holocaust.
    Save
  • Police Recommend Negligence Charges for Railways Head Open this result in new window
    Israel National News - 25 minutes ago
    (IsraelNN.com) Police investigators of the fatal train crash in Beit Yehuda in June are expected to recommend that the director-general of Israel Railways, Ofer Linczewski, be charged with criminal negligence.
    Save
  • Russian giants rule in Israel Open this result in new window
    UEFA News - Feb 02 8:14 AM
    With five UEFA Cup contenders from three countries in action, PFC CSKA Moskva's triumph in a recent friendly tournament in Israel was an impressive one.
    Save
  • Sen. Clinton Calls Iran Threat To U.S., Israel Open this result in new window
    WCBS-TV New York - Feb 02 11:28 AM
    Calling Iran a danger to the U.S. and one of Israel's greatest threats, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton said "no option can be taken off the table" when dealing with that nation. But Clinton, a top 2008 Democratic presidential contender, also called for a dialogue with countries hostile to Israel -- including Iran and Syria -- as a way to promote peace in the Middle East.
    Save
  • Egyptian, 3 Israelis charged as spies Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Feb 04 12:07 AM
    Three Israelis and an Egyptian who holds Canadian citizenship are charged with spying for Israel, a state prosecutor said.
    Save
  • Red Cross seeks access to fighters held by Israel Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Feb 02 1:25 PM
    The head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Lebanon, Juan Coderque, said on Friday that the organization was trying to set up a meeting with Hizbullah detainees in Israel after visits were halted in September 2006. "The ICRC team is also trying to meet with Israeli soldiers kept by Hizbullah," Coderque said.
    Save