Wednesday October 22, 2014
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'Hamas has 2 headquarters: Gaza and Turkey'
Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon tells U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel: Turkey is playing a cynical game Ya'alon thanks Hagel for U.S. support, says disagreements should not cloud the "deep friendship" between Israel and the U.S.
Isi Leibler | UK vote epitomizes ignorance and opportunism
The British parliament's recognition of a Palestinian state exceeds the worst excesses of Perfidious Albion during the late Mandate era.
Mati Tuchfeld | No elections in the offing
Despite rifts in the government, none of the coalition party heads are interested in elections.
Dr. Ronen Yitzhak | Why is Islamic State not folding?
The U.S. simply does not have enough quality intelligence with which to defeat the enemy.
Clifford D. May | 'Homeland' under attack
The TV show is unjustifiably being called Islamophobic.
Netanyahu: Israel does not need elections at this time
"The last thing Israel needs right now is elections. We want to continue with this government, with this Knesset, and continue to lead Israel down the right path," prime minister says Finance Minister Yair Lapid: There's no crisis, coalition is strong.
Dan Margalit | Bickering with the future in mind
While early elections are still far off, the heated political atmosphere makes them practically inevitable.
Two more avalanche casualties laid to rest in Israel
Father of Tamar Ariel: "I've been asked more than once what the secret is to raising a daughter like you" Mother of Agam Luria: "Even when you were little, you had a huge heart" Body of Michal Cherkasky en route to Israel, funeral to be held Thursday.
Jerusalem names two chief rabbis after 11-year hiatus
Sephardi Rabbi Shlomo Amar and Ashkenazi Rabbi Aryeh Stern chosen as capital's new chief rabbis Both winners were preferred candidates of Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat and the Habayit Hayehudi party Barkat: Worthy rabbis will bring honor to Jerusalem.
2,000-year-old Roman inscription unearthed at Jerusalem dig
Official inscription to Emperor Hadrian, reviled for persecuting Jews, backs up accounts that Rome's Tenth Legion was in Jerusalem before the Bar Kokhba Revolt Full information about find to be presented at Jerusalem conference on Thursday.
Jordan's king seeks to prevent Jewish prayer on Temple Mount
Jordan's King Abdullah II equates radical ideology of Islamic State group with "Zionist extremism" Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas stiffens punishment for Palestinians who sell land to outsiders.
Police to form new unit to deal with Jerusalem unrest
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approves plan by Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch to form unit dedicated to dealing with riots in the capital "These are serious incidents and they must be treated as such," police commissioner says.
UN chief: Stop unilateral Israeli-Palestinian initiatives
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls on Israeli and Palestinian leaders to display the "courage and vision" needed to reach a peace deal Israeli deputy U.N. ambassador: Israeli-Palestinian conflict can only be resolved through direct negotiation.
Israel Police welcomes first female Druze police commander
Fattan Nasser El-din says her career choice is a source of pride for her family and the entire Druze people She is expected to start serving as an officer in the criminal investigations unit of the Hof District.
Prime Minister Netanyahu celebrates 65th birthday
PM: "Many things are still ahead of us" Communications Minister Gilad Erdan: "You're just at the beginning of the road" Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry send birthday wishes.
Report: Iran arrests several spies near Bushehr nuclear plant
Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi tells semi-official Fars news agency: A number of agents who intended to carry out surveillance and gather intelligence for foreigners have been arrested.
Goodbye, Gough
Gough Whitlam, Australia's most written-about former prime minister, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 98, sparking a flood of tributes from Australian political and communal leaders, and mixed emotions among many in the local Jewish community.
Religious, secular Israelis to share Shabbat dinner
On Friday, Oct. 24, religious and secular Israelis in thousands of homes across the country will open their doors to one another for a shared Shabbat meal Goal of "Shabbat Israelit" ("Israeli Sabbath") is to "connect religious and secular families."
Israeli teens nab top prizes in international physics competition
Beersheba high schoolers Idan Fishman and Basel Abu Ganem win first prize with research on crystallization and freezing Six other Israelis teens also win prizes The two winners will spend a month at Warsaw's Institute of Physics.