Man Dies When Hundreds of Rockets From Gaza Hit Israel

JERUSALEM — One man has died and over 58 people have been injured, since rocket from Gaza began raining down on Israel around 10 a.m. on Saturday. Around 2:30 a.m....

Rona Ramon, Widow of Astronaut Ilan Ramon, Dies of Cancer

Rona Ramon, widow of late Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon and the mother of late IAF pilot Assaf Ramon, passed away on Monday. Ramon was married to the first Israeli astronaut...

“Lion of Zion” Ari Fuld Still Roars

By Tammy Mark How can strangers across the world connect so quickly and deeply with each other? Deep bonds can often come through tragedy or through shared values. In Michal...

Samsung in Talks to Acquire Israeli Firm Corephotonics

Electronics giant Samsung is reportedly in talks to acquire the Israeli firm Corephotonics for some $150 million. Corephotonics, based in Ramat Hachayal, develops multi-aperture camera technologies for smartphones. Samsung is a...

From the Editor: Condemning Kahane

Rabbi Meir Kahane was murdered here in New York by an Arab terrorist in 1990. That means he is already gone close to 30 years. I believe that is...

Israeli Company Develops Goggles Allowing Surgeons to See Through You

CTech – Ever chose “X-ray vision” as your choice of a hypothetical superpower? Israel-based Augmedics Ltd. has developed a set of goggles giving surgeons X-ray-like visualization capabilities. Augmedics is creating an...

Young Israel Defends Netanyahu’s Deal With Far-Right Political Party

NEW YORK (JTA) — An American Orthodox Jewish group is defending Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to work with a far-right political party. It is the first statement by...

Proposed Jerusalem Cable Car Would Transport Tourists to Old City

The Old City of Jerusalem may be a fabulous site to visit, but anyone who has tried getting there with ease has likely failed miserably. And that’s because there...

Strategic Goals Define Israel’s Response To Hamas, Not Headlines

By Ron Jager Over the past week, pundits in Israel have lost no time in labeling Israel and Prime Minister Netanyahu as the big losers in the latest round of...

Complacency And Political Numbness

By Ron Jager Indifference to the daily suffering of Israeli communities located in the areas surrounding the Gaza Strip seems to have become acceptable to Israel’s political leadership. Even outstanding...
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