Sunday April 19, 2015
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Jerusalem car ramming was 'terrorism, not an accident'
"Your noble soul is rising directly through the heavens to the kingdom of peace," says father of Shalom Sherki, 26, who was killed in an apparent terrorist attack in Jerusalem this week Suspect, who has psychiatric history, claims it was an accident.
Emily Amrousi | Where do you stand?
How we portray Holocaust survivors and fallen soldiers has to do with whether we are committed to our home here, or are about to run off to Berlin.
Dr. Haim Shine | Anti-Semitism is growing stronger
The whole world should know that the rebirth of Israel in its land will never cease. We will endure pain, but we will grow stronger.
Ruthie Blum | When resilience means defeat
We Israelis pride ourselves on cleaning up the blood and resuming our daily lives as though nothing happened. We tout this as "resilience" and call it "victory."
Between the bomb and the race for the White House
After this week's Senate vote on the Corker-Menendez bill, even Obama's supporters could not deny that the president folded Speaking out against a bad deal with Iran was a young, charismatic senator who hopes to be the next president: Marco Rubio.
The bold red line
Only a profound misunderstanding of the nature of the Iranian regime could lead anyone to believe any deal will satisfy Tehran's nuclear ambitions The truth is the U.S. can bring Iran's nuclear program to a halt -- it simply chooses not to do so.
The bombing that wasn't
Seventy years after the liberation of Auschwitz, the question of why the Allies did not bomb the death facilities remains The tremendous frustration felt by prisoners, who watched helplessly as bombers flew over them again and again, remains unabated.
Postcard from the past
A new translation of the Latin accounts of one of the most famous 15th century pilgrims to the Holy Land, Friar Felix Fabri, includes unique, humorous descriptions of Solomon's Stables, the Tomb of Absalom, the Tomb of the Patriarchs, and more.
'There was religion, but no faith'
The effort in Israel's early days to completely remove the religious aspect from the Israeli identity failed Ultimately, after a long, involved process, the clash between secular and religious will yield a healthy, heterogeneous combination of the two.
The art of coalition crafting
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will seek a two-week extension from the president to finalize the makeup of his next government Kulanu is poised to be first party to join coalition, followed by religious parties Likud MKs anxious for appointments.
David M. Weinberg | No to a 'national unity' government
A Likud-Labor coalition would mean paralysis in every policy realm.
'We will never again remain silent as our brothers are murdered'
Chief Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau at March of the Living: The Nazis made no distinction between Right and Left. If we could die together, we must learn to live together U.S. envoy to Human Rights Council: We will protect Israel from delegitimization bids.
Israel outraged as EU seeks labeling of settlement goods
Sixteen European Union foreign ministers urge EU foreign policy chief to push ahead with rules requiring goods made in Judea and Samaria to be labeled as such Yesh Atid Chairman Yair Lapid: "The call is essentially a de facto call to boycott Israel."
Former chief rabbi to face corruption charges
Pending judicial hearing, former Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi Yona Metzger may face multiple criminal charges including bribery, fraud, breach of trust and money laundering Police allege rabbi pocketed 7 million shekels Metzger denies any wrongdoing.
Memorial Day to honor 116 more fallen soldiers this year
Number of fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism rises to 23,320, including 67 killed in summer's Gaza war The 116 who died in the last year leave 131 bereaved parents, 187 siblings, 11 widows, and 26 children, two born after their fathers' deaths.
Netanyahu makes Time's list of 100 most influential people
Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak, who was Netanyahu's commander in the military and later became his defense minister, pens entry for prime minister "[In the military] he was determined, effective and focused. Character does not change," Barak says.
Preschoolers' yellow Star of David stickers shock parents
"You can explain to a child that there is a siren and that you must stand up for it and show respect, but a yellow star?!" writes a mother on the Rishon Lezion Facebook page after picking up her child, who was wearing a yellow star, from preschool.
Putin: S-300 sale to Iran prompted by progress in nuclear talks
"With the progress of the Iranian nuclear track -- and that is obviously positive -- we do not see any reason to continue to keep the ban unilaterally," says Russian president U.S. Army chief Martin Dempsey: Military plans for Iran remain "intact."
Actress Moran Atias to represent Israel at world expo in Italy
The Israeli pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 will showcase Israeli agricultural achievements and will feature a large crop field and a restaurant where the crops are cooked for visitors Expo organizers expect 20 million visitors during the five-month fair.
Herodium walkway reveals more of Jewish king's grand designs
Archaeologists unearth grand arched walkway in one of King Herod's major buildings They believe he intended it to be used for his burial procession, but changed his mind and covered it over The discovery is to open to the public in about a year.