SodaStream Pulls April Fools Prank With Astronaut Scott Kelly

Israeli PepsiCo-owned at-home water carbonation company SodaStream International Ltd. produced a video promoting a fake new product as its April Fools’ prank, and it is out of this world. As...

Likud Denies Proposal to Cancel Judicial Review

( -- The Likud denied a report that the party is seeking to revoke the High Courts’ oversight on government decisions and Knesset votes. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s spokesman said...

IDF Shoots Three Infiltrators from Gaza Carrying Knives

Three men attempting to infiltrate into Israel carrying knives were shot and wounded by Israel Defense Forces, according to an army statement on Wednesday. “Troops spotted three suspects crossing the...

Israeli Air Force Holds First Combat Rescue Drill With Foreign Forces

In the first international drill of its kind, the Israeli Air Force hosted six foreign air forces for an international helicopter combat search-and-rescue drill in November. The two-week exercise took...

Ed Minister: Calling Intermarriage 2nd Holocaust ‘Not an Appropriate Term to Use’

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — Israeli Education Minister Rafi Peretz walked back his recent statement that intermarriage is “like a second Holocaust,” writing that the phrase was “probably not an...

International Fellowship Effort Helps Raise $500,000 for Mevo Modi’im

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews has helped the community of Mevo Modi’im raise more than $500,000 in collected donations for its residents, the vast majority of whom...

Yisrael Beytenu Has $10 Million Plan to Get Western Jews to Make Aliyah

From The government needs to push for more Jews to immigrate to Israel from the U.S. and other Western countries, by funding Jewish education and Hebrew lessons in their...

Israel Seeks UNIFIL Action on Hezbollah Tunnels

Following the announcement earlier this week of the launch of “Operation Northern Shield,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited on Thursday the Lebanon border area, where the IDF is...

Fellowship Brings Another 250 Jews From Ukraine to Israel

Some 250 olim from Ukraine landed in Israel on Monday, thanks to the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (Keren L’Yedidut), which arranged for and organized their aliyah. “The Fellowship...

Palestinian Authority President Rejects Tax Money From Israel

The Palestinian Authority (PA) will no longer accept tax revenues collected on its behalf by Israel following its decision to trim the sum over the PA’s financial support of militants’ families,...
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