A rocket took off from Cape Canaveral in Florida on Thursday night carrying Israel's Beresheet spacecraft, aiming to make history twice: as the first private-sector landing on the Moon, and the first from the Jewish state. ...
Yahoo. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 21:50:10 -0500.
Why universities that boycott Israel while maintaining ties to China and other major human rights violators are promoting anti-Semitism whether they mean to or not.
By Evan Gerstmann, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:53:00 -0500.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's strongest challengers in an election in April joined forces on Thursday, adding potency to the centrist candidates' bid to end the right-wing leader's decade in power.
Reuters. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 14:58:04 -0500.
Television host turned politician Yair Lapid and retired military chief Benny Gantz have formed a joint party to run against Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Anna Hopkins. Fox News. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 19:03:53 GMT.
Shimon Hayut, 28, allegedly used Cecilie Fjellhoy's credit card after meeting her in London to lavish other women with designer clothes and five-star hotels, in a Tinder-based fraud.
Daily Mail. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 17:56:12 GMT.
Ex-army chief Benny Gantz and centrist opposition leader Yair Lapid announced they will run on a joint ticket in 'game changer' for the April polls
Bel Trew. The Independent. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:02:00 +0000.
Army mum on claim it targeted suspect east of Rafah in southern Strip; no injuries; reported strike comes amid uptick in Palestinians launching incendiary devices into Israel
Times of Israel. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:21:36 +0000.
A group of French lawmakers proposed a bill on Monday that would make anti-Zionism a criminal offence in the same way that anti-Semitism is illegal in France. But many argue that opposition to Israel is not comparable to anti-Semitism.
France 24. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:41:37 GMT.
An Israeli government official says a planned meeting in Moscow between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin has been postponed. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 09:47:40 -0500.
A Labour MP has apologised for "invoking a conspiracy theory" that seven MPs who quit the party are being financially backed by Israel.
Sky News. Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:40:00 +0000.
Facts About Israel
The State of Israel is a democratic republic which is located in the
Middle East, between Egypt and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Jordan
and Syria to the east, and Lebanon to the north. Its capital city
is Tel Aviv, and its national currency is the Shekel.
The primary languages spoken in Israel are Hebrew and Arabic, and
in 2007, Israel's estimated population was 6,427,000. Approximately
80% of Israel's residents are Jewish; about 20% are Arab and other
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Israeli government website.
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