Sunday August 30, 2015
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French court clears Israeli doctor of al-Dura defamation
Jamal al-Dura, whose 12-year-old son was purportedly killed in 2000 in an exchange of fire between Israeli and Palestinian forces in Gaza, sued French-Israeli Dr. Yehuda David for libel, and ultimately lost.
Dror Eydar | A victory in world public opinion
Dr. Yehuda David is a hero for exposing the lies behind the central myth of the Second Intifada.
Michal Toiba | Stuck in the Middle [East] with you
The divergent positions on Iran by Russia and the Gulf states put the U.S. in the middle of a tug-of-war.
Dr. Haim Shine | How to reduce social gaps
Only education can reduce social inequality and bring us closer.
Dan Margalit | Keep pressing Iran
Tehrans revenge, as painful as it may be in the future, should not deter us from stopping their nuclear program.
Uriel Lynn | On not working for a living
Too many Israelis don't see work as an important value.
10 children killed in gruesome bus crash near Jerusalem
Palestinian school bus flips over after colliding with truck, catches fire Army Radio reports more than 40 injured, mostly children Jerusalems Hadassah Mount Scopus hospital treats three seriously injured 5-year-olds with severe burns.
David M. Weinberg | Hippocratic Israel; hypocritical world
Treating Israelis and Palestinians side by side is a delicate balancing act. Israel gets almost no international credit for its manifold humanitarian medical activities.
Homeland security secretary confirms Iranian threat in US
Napolitano: Iranian threat could reach U.S. soil Police say there are no specific threats in New York City U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer calls on State Department to increase scrutiny of U.N. mission in New York to uncover possible plots.
As Netanyahu visits, Turkey warns Cyprus against gas exploration
Prime Minister's visit is the first every by an Israeli leader to the nearby island nation Netanyahus presence in Cyprus is a testimony to warming ties between the two countries as ties with Ankara fray.
Wiesel blasts Romney for staying mum on Mormon conversions
Posthumous baptisms were performed in Mormon churches in Utah, Arizona and Idaho, according to the Simon Wiesenthal Center Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, in its written apology, suggests that the action was the work of one member.
Teen arrested for shopping spree with hacked credit cards
A Jerusalem teen allegedly spent NIS 120,000 ($31,900) treating himself and his mother to a trip overseas and buying electronic appliances and smartphones, all at the expense of online shoppers who had their credit card information stolen on the Internet.
Iran nuclear claims a 'publicity stunt,' Israel says
Defense Minister Ehud Barak says recent Iranian announcement over new nuclear achievements is exaggerated to increase concerns in the West In live TV broadcast, Tehran begins loading domestically made nuclear fuel rods into research reactor.
Report: Mossad chief, in India, missed threat of Iranian attack
Times of India: days before attack in New Delhi, Pardo visited India and said the country was "safer for Israelis than Turkey, other East Asian nations." Kuwaiti paper: Israeli intelligence foiled Hezbollah plot to assassinate Ehud Barak in Singapore.
Daniel Shek | Diplomats in danger
Representing the state of Israel among the nations is a great privilege and a high-risk mission.
IAF strikes two targets in response to latest round of rocket fire
The IDF will not tolerate any attempt to harm Israeli civilians, and will operate against anyone who uses terror against the state of Israel, says spokesperson Eshkol Regional Council head: The government needs to stop this terrorism once and for all.
Topping expectations, Teva revenue climbs 28%
For the full year, Teva earned $2.76 billion, or $3.09 per share, down from $3.3 billion, or $3.67 per share, a year ago. Revenue rose to $18.31 billion from $16.1 billion a year ago.
Iran helping al-Qaida plan massive attack on Western targets'
Western intelligence sources tell Sky News that an operational relationship has developed between Tehran and al-Qaida and that Iran has provided the terrorist group with financial assistance, training in advanced explosives and a safe haven.
Boaz Bismuth | Irans boundless chutzpah
Iran this week has been speaking out of both sides of its mouth, with Ahmadinejad playing the role of a Persian Pinocchio.
Assad calls for Syria vote, but steps up assault
White House Press secretary calls Syrian President Bashar al-Assads move laughable in light of the ongoing brutality in Syria The popular uprising in Syria once demanded reforms, but now claims that the only solution is the removal of Assad.
Israeli tennis star turns up the heat in desert emirate with big wins
Shahar Peer plays at the Qatar Total Open in Doha, where only two years ago she was banned from competion; Pe'er stuns her first opponent with a 6-0, 6-0 and now after winning the second round advances to play against Christina McHale from the U.S.
Palestinian water theft is tapping Israel dry
Palestinian theft of water in Judea and Samaria has reached nightmare proportions. Each year, 10 million cubic meters of water are stolen from the mountain aquifer under Israeli control, while drilling permits for Palestinians allow for much less.
Israeli library uploads Newtons theological texts
Newton learned how to read Hebrew, scrolled through the Bible and delved into the study of Jewish philosophy, the mysticism of Kabbalah and the Talmud How his massive collection of work ended up in the Jewish state seems mystical in its own right.
The battle against anti-Semitism goes mobile
New smartphone application allows users to report incidents of anti-Semitism and upload photos to an online forum, in real time Coordination Forum for Countering Anti-Semitism notes a rise in anti-Semitic incidents in many western European countries.
Justice, finally, for brutal SS killer
Klaus Faber was convicted in Holland in 1947 but escaped to Germany in 1952, where he has been given safe haven ever since Following efforts by Simon Wiesenthal Center in Jerusalem and Dutch officials, Faber is likely to be returned to prison.