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Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel boosts funding for ultra-Orthodox tech entrepreneurs

A similar program will be announced for Arab Israeli entrepreneurs, Innovation Authority says; aim is to increase participation of minorities in booming startup scene

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Israeli man stabbed to death in a terror attack Thursday night | The Times of Israel

Clashes break out as IDF enters attacker's village, prepares to demolish house; 150 protesters throw rocks and Molotov cocktails; security at settlements to be increased

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Double whammy: Female IDF officer downs Syrian jet and drone

Cpt. Or Na'aman, commander of the Patriot battery of the 138th battalion, also commanded interception of Syrian drone two weeks ago

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Canada: Israel's role in rescuing White Helmet volunteers 'indispensable' - Arab-Israeli Conflict - Jerusalem Post

Without Israel "there was no way to save their lives" says Canada's Deputy Head of Mission Anthony Hinton

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HRW's Ken Roth says new Basic Law makes Arabs "second class citizens." Can't say how, though.

Another fact-free tweet from HRW's Ken Roth.

Politics | Resources

Cutting Through the Hysteria Surrounding Israel’s Nation-State Law – Israellycool

The world is up in arms over Israel’s new nation-state law, decrying this so-called inevitable march towards apartheid. But are they right?

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Army told to prepare for large-scale military operation in Gaza — report

Israel practices conquering Gaza, said to have warned Hamas it is prepared to embark on campaign in Strip if flaming kite launches don't cease by Friday

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NASA will consider sending another Israeli astronaut into space

Science Minister Akunis asks visiting US space administration director Jim Bridenstine for a ride into the sky

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A Shabbat Of Air Strikes And Rocket Attacks

Friday night, on the holy Jewish sabbath, residents of southern Israel were awakened by sirens.

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With ‘Peace’ in Doubt, Israelis Search for Alternatives to Two-State Solution

Proposals for new paradigms, including calls for Israel to extend sovereignty over Judea and Samaria, are gaining traction.

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Australia stops direct aid to Palestinians, fearing it funds violence

Australia will discontinue direct aid to the Palestinian Authority because it suspects the money is freeing up funds used to support political violence.

Politics | BDS

Grace Chatto of Clean Bandit: BDS is “Terrible and Very Stupid”

Clean Bandit singer Grace Chatto was recently interviewed by Israel’s Walla! News, and she had some very pointed things to say about BDS

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The West Bank

Israel Busts West Bank-Based Hamas Terror Cell Plotting Tel Aviv, Jerusalem Bombings

Israeli authorities have broken up a West Bank-based Hamas terror cell that was planning suicide bombings, among other attacks, the...

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Israeli Girl Stabbed by Palestinian Terrorist in Afula: It’s a ‘Miracle’ I’m Alive

The 18-year-old Israeli girl who was seriously wounded in a Palestinian stabbing attack in Afula earlier this week said on...

Politics | "Apartheid" State?

WATCH: Hundreds of Immigrants from India Arrive in Israel

Hundreds of 'Bnei Menashe' immigrants from northern India arrive in Israel as new citizens.

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Historic resonance as Israeli paratroopers train over Germany, Poland

Officers note 'moving' symbolism of Jewish soldiers operating in Polish territory, where Nazi death camps once stood

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Johannesburg councilor suspended for Israel support

“I would like to declare that I am a friend of Israel, and the city of Johannesburg is a friend of Israel! Shalom, Shalom!” she declared on Sunday.

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First Arrests at Netiv Ha’Avot as Evacuation Begins | The Jewish Press

These two youth have the honor of being the first two people arrested at the protests in Netiv Ha'Avot on Tuesday morning.

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Bill to punish Palestinians for pay-for-slay scheme heads to final vote

“This bill fixes a historic injustice,” Yesh Atid MK Elazar Stern, who proposed the bill, said. “This is a bill that will reduce terrorism.”

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American Lawmakers Push for Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan

JNS.org – An American plan to bring the US closer to recognizing the Golan Heights was laid out last week for...

Politics | Op-Ed

Boycotting Israel is a hopeless misdiagnosis of the problem

Any suggestion of boycotting the Eurovision, or boycotting Israel in any other way, betrays a catastrophic misunderstanding of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Politics | Op-Ed

Israel’s winning strategy against Hamas - Opinion - Jerusalem Post

“What is the strategy for Gaza?’ asked Jelin during a live interview for Channel 2 news.

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The West Bank

"Hell" on Earth? WATCH: Ramadan in Gaza, Month of ‘Mercy,’ Delicious Foods

"Ramadan is the month of forgiveness, the month of mercy," the narrator is told by those he interviews. "During Ramadan the environment is very nice here in Gaza."

Politics | BDS

BDS Umbrella Group Linked to Palestinian Terrorist Organizations – Tablet Magazine

Over the past decade, as the prospects of peace between Israelis and Palestinians became ever slimmer, there has been a growing attention to—and, in some quarters, acceptance of—the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement targeting Israel, or BDS.

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PA threatens to cut security ties with Israel if Gaza blockade lifted

The Palestinian Authority (PA) has threatened to severe security cooperation with Israel if the blockade on the Gaza Strip is lifted, according to the Palestine Information Centre. Quoting Hebrew m...

News | Standing With Israel

Sarah Zoabi - I am a Muslim Arab woman and I love Israel

Approximately 1.7 million Arabs live in Israel – which is more than 20 percent of the population. The vast majority of them are Muslims.Polls show that 55 percent of them call themselves “proud

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After night in bomb shelter, family wakes up to discover porch hit by rocket

Naomi Fletcher saw pottery scattered on lawn and blamed the cats; then she saw the projectile and a yawning meter-wide hole

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Behind Islamic Jihad’s barrage of attacks on Israel, the hand of Iran

It is hard to believe that the Gaza terror group would have opened fire on Israeli citizens, potentially pushing the Strip toward war, without the support of its Iranian sponsors

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Edelstein: Palestinians launching mortars at preschool crosses a red line

Former defense minister MK Amir Peretz said that the salvo from Gaza was unlike anything seen since 2014’s Operation Protective Edge.

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After failures in 2014 war, Iron Dome shows it can now down mortar fire too | The Times of Israel

This isn't the first time the missile defense system intercepts shells that are in the air for just 15 seconds, but it's the first major operational test -- and it passed

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Europe Jews’ 'role’ got them massacred, Abbas says - Arab-Israeli Conflict - Jerusalem Post

Abbas also cited a theory that Ashkenazi Jews do not hail from what is modern-day Israel, but rather Khazaria.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Wisdom from 70 of Israel's tech wizards | The Times of Israel

In recent years, we keep celebrating and admiring the success of the Israeli tech entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem, and......

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Europe to Hamas: Disarm and we'll rebuild Gaza

If accepted, the European offer would mean Hamas would refrain from any violence against Israel for at least five years.

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The West Bank

15 dead, over a thousand injured after Palestinians clash with IDF

20,000 Men, women and children attend mass rally calling for Palestinian right of return. IDF prevent border breaches, disperse violent riots.

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Nikki Haley to top Palestinian negotiator: I will not shut up

"I assure you that [the current] path will get the Palestinian people exactly nowhere toward the achievement of their aspirations."

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Musicians with disabilities represent Israel on world tour

Musicians with disabilities join world tour on first-ever trip away from home.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Palestinian Professor Who Led Auschwitz Trip Caught Justifying Terror by Aussie Dave | Israellycool

Troubling.

News | BDS

The REAL Essence of the BDS (Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions) Movement

In Syria hundreds of thousands of children, women and men are being slaughtered, and the world is silent but targets Israel. In Arab lands and countries around Israel women are raped and beheaded and the world is silent.

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After rocket attack, Israeli jets strike targets in Gaza Strip | The Times of Israel

No reports of casualties in early morning strikes on Islamic Jihad; defense minister says Israel won't tolerate renewed hostilities

News | Israel

A Curable Disease | Nurit Greenger | The Blogs | The Times of Israel

End the Wars of the Jews against Jews Discrimination of Jews by Jews is in the spotlight in Israel right......

History | History

Why Is Pakistan More Legitimate than Israel? - The Dennis Prager Show The Dennis Prager Show

Whenever I have received a call from a listener to my radio show challenging Israel’s legitimacy, I have asked these people if they ever called a radio show to challenge any other country’s legitimacy. In particular, I ask, have they ever questioned t

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With 12 days to go, Netanyahu struggles to clinch coalition

‘We’re on the home stretch,’ Likud negotiator says as he urges Jewish Home, Yisrael Beytenu to show flexibility

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67 more things I love about Israel | Benji Lovitt | The Blogs | The Times of Israel

It’s that time of year again, when comedian Benji Lovitt lists things he loves about Israel, and......

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Seven Start-Ups From Israel That You May Want To Watch

If you’ve been following this column over the past two weeks, no doubt you are wondering, “OK, which start-ups from Israel – Start-up Nation – do you actually like?” I spent a full week in Israel – as part of a delegation of entrepreneurs from

Politics | "Apartheid" State?

Mizrahi Music’s New Arab Israeli Muslim Queen – Tablet Magazine

Is Israel ready for an Arab Mizrahi singer? When I posed the question to Nasreen Qadri, the 28-year-old vocalist, in the sleek offices of the Tel Aviv PR firm that represents her, she put her hands on the table and raised her voice in exasperation, cuttin

Politics | Op-Ed

Dershowitz Rips Obama on Iran: Couldn't 'Negotiate a One-month Lease' - Breitbart

Famed defense attorney and retired Harvard Law School professor Alan Dershowitz ripped President Barack Obama in an address to a conference of pro-Israel activists in Los Angeles on Saturday evening. Dershowitz, who backed Obama in both the 2008 and 2012

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Top White House official calls for end to '50-year occupation' | The Times of Israel

Chief of Staff McDonough says Israel's government must match 'words with actions and policies,' warns PM's statements can't be willed away

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Netanyahu receives enough support to form next Israeli government - www.jewishaz.com: Israel

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has received a majority of 67 Knesset members supporting his right to form the next Israeli government.

News | Anti-Israel=Anti-Semitism

Australian theater rejects Jewish act, cites 'Zionism' | The Times of Israel

Sydney's Red ­Rattler Theatre refuses Hillel request to book venue for stage play because of 'occupation of Palestine'

Politics | BDS

Los Angeles Conference Confronts BDS Financing and Tactics | Truth Revolt

The anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanction (BDS) movement is said to have ignited in earnest in 2005. It was propelled by significant funding from the Ford Foundation, which poured millions of dollars into anti-Israel NGOs working in Durban, and la

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Angry Iranians urge their government: Be more like Israel

Times of London: Iranians take to social media to denounce government's handling of hostage crisis in which Pakistani militants killed a border guard.