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'Big embarrassment for Obama' as DNC chair blocks support for Iran nuclear deal
Democratic National Committee chief Debbie Wasserman Schultz blocks resolution that would have backed Iran nuclear deal, Washington Post reports "The Obama-controlled DNC couldn't pass a resolution backing the deal," CNN panelists comment.
 
Dr. Col. (res.) Moshe Elad | Too much to lose
The Palestinian residents of the West Bank see the turmoil taking place in the Gaza Strip, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Iraq, and they want no part of it.
Dr. Haim Shine | Wanted: Values in our schools
Without Jewish, Zionist and nationalist values, we will be powerless to combat the existential challenges that await us.
Prof. Aviad Hacohen | A healthy choice
Yakov Litzman's appointment as health minister will remedy an arrangement that is constitutionally flawed and will help reintegrate haredim.
Top Khamenei adviser: Iran will never recognize Israel
"Israel is a usurper and occupying regime," Ali Akbar Velayati says Iran bars conductor Daniel Barenboim from entering country due to his Israeli citizenship Iranian President Hassan Rouhani opposes giving Iranian parliament a vote on nuclear deal.
Record number of new immigrants to enter Israel's school system
As Israel prepares for start of new school year, Immigrant Absorption Ministry hails 50% increase in number of new immigrants to begin studying at an Israeli school for the first time Minister Elkin: We haven't witnessed this kind of growth in 15 years.
In puzzling move, 'showers' set up at Auschwitz to cool down visitors
Mist showers put in place at Auschwitz to help visitors cope with summer heat prompt social media outcry Auschwitz museum management says it did not mean to hurt feelings of visitors and that placement of the showers would be reassessed going forward.
Israeli driver lightly hurt in drive-by shooting in Samaria
Ronen Edri comes under fire while driving through Jit junction between Kedumim and Havat Gilad "We don't feel safe in Samaria. I feel like this is a game of Russian roulette," Edri says IDF launches searches in area of the attack.
Ashkelon parents reject principal for backing IDF insubordination
Parents demand removal of new principal, who signed petition in 2002 calling on IDF soldiers to defy orders and refrain from serving in Judea and Samaria Ramat Gan parents complain about teacher seen demonstrating with Palestinians against IDF soldiers.
Culture minister: No foul play in contract with PR firm
According to Channel 10 report, Culture and Sport Ministry paid millions to PR firm without bidding process, then tried to hide minister's involvement Ministry: "Everything -- from start to finish -- was greenlighted by the ministry's legal counsel."
Australian immigrant realizes dream, joins IAF pilot course
After serving in a elite military unit for three years, Staff Sgt Y., 23, who came to Israel from Melbourne as a lone soldier, decides to fulfill childhood dream, joins Israeli Air Force's pilot training program "I'm determined to succeed," he says.
Report: Islamic State destroys part of Syria's Temple of Bel
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says jihadi group detonates explosives placed in Roman-era structure in the historical city of Palmyra Extent of damage unknown Temple of Bel the second site destroyed in Palmyra in an act UNESCO calls a war crime.
Zalman Shoval | War on ISIS treading water
While one cannot call the war against Islamic State "virtual," the countries involved seem to be dragging their feet.
Iran sentences 2 people to jail for spying for US, Israel
Two people sentenced by a revolutionary court to 10 years in Iranian prison after being convicted of spying for the U.S. and Israel Lawyer for Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian says case "has nothing to do with the case of my client."
'Supergiant' natural gas field discovered off Egypt's shores
Italian energy group Eni says Zohr field may hold as much as 30 trillion cubic feet of gas, making it the largest known gas discovery in the Mediterranean Sea Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz: We have to approve the gas framework without delay.
Hezi Sternlicht | A painful wake-up call
The recent discovery of a huge natural gas field off Egypt's shores and its future implications on the regional gas industry prove it is time Israeli bureaucracy undergoes a complete overhaul.
Poland harbors mixed feelings over memorial to rescuers of Jews
Polish-American philanthropist's plan to build a memorial for Polish Christians who risked their lives for Jews during World War II sparks controversy Scholars fear it will foster false historical narrative about Poles' aid to Jews during the Holocaust.