News Archive

November 2007

Annapolis further divides Christians over support for Israel
Posted on Thursday, November 29, 2007
While many Evangelicals blast any suggestion of surrendering Israel's birthright to its enemies, some are openly championing the "two-state solution"
Israelis: Annapolis summit was not helpful
Posted on Thursday, November 29, 2007
Majority of Israelis unimpressed by Bush Administration "peace" efforts at Annapolis summit; most under no illusion that true peace is around the corner
Olmert briefs US presidential candidates
Posted on Thursday, November 29, 2007
Israeli leader calls leading Democrat and Republican candidates to update them on what is likely to be the focus of the next president's administration
White House meeting follows Annapolis summit
Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Olmert and Abbas agree to hash out final peace deal in one year; Bush invites leaders to White House to kick off the process
Hypocritical Saudis say 'no' to Jewish state
Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Kingdom that defines itself as center of Arabism and Islam blasts Israel for seeking to be recognized as a Jewish state
Israelis becoming more religious
Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Poll shows a mere 20 percent of Israelis consider themselves "secular"; thirty years ago, nearly half of Israelis were secular
As their leaders talk peace, Palestinians call for Israel's demise
Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Tens of thousands protest across Judea and Samaria against peace deal with Israel; PA security forces respond with batons and live fire
Arab lawmaker upset over patriotic school initiative
Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Israeli Arab parliamentarian blasts Education Ministry for Independence Day initiative to get high school students to sign Declaration of Independence
Olmert: Diaspora Jews have no say in Jerusalem's fate
Posted on Tuesday, November 27, 2007
Israeli prime minister insists that only his government is able to decide holy city's fate, despite affect its division would have on world Jewry
Thousands protest Annapolis meet in Jerusalem
Posted on Tuesday, November 27, 2007
Demonstrators start at Western Wall to ask God to intervene and stop Olmert; then move to square opposite prime minister's house
Israel tourism bounces back
Posted on Tuesday, November 27, 2007
Nearly two-and-a-half million tourists will visit Israel in 2007, bringing tourism numbers back up to late-1990s levels
Romney says Palestinians not ready for peace
Posted on Monday, November 26, 2007
US Republican presidential candidate says peace process should stick to performance based road map, requiring Arabs to end terror and reform government before any progress is made
UN solidifies creation of 'Israel-bashing' council
Posted on Monday, November 26, 2007
Committee changes operating rules of Human Rights Council to eliminate debate on other nations, and focus attention on Israel alone
Christian Zionist makes record-breaking Israeli flag
Posted on Monday, November 26, 2007
Guinness Book of Records certifies that 2,165x300 foot Israeli flag is the largest flag in the world
Jerusalem terror alert lowered
Posted on Monday, November 26, 2007
Capital on highest alert Sunday amid reports two terrorists had entered the city; possible bomb found outside Israel Today offices
Israeli-Arab men brutally rape 'dirty Jew'
Posted on Sunday, November 25, 2007
Six young Arab men force themselves upon drunk Jewish teens, raping and brutalizing one to the chants of "dirty Jew"
Bus company won't allow anti-Olmert ads
Posted on Sunday, November 25, 2007
Israel's leading bus company suddenly cancels advertisting campaign that blasts Olmert for escaping investigation by attending peace summit
'Save Jerusalem' campaign launched in Israeli capital
Posted on Sunday, November 25, 2007
Israeli politicians, US congressmen attend ceremony calling for Jerusalem to remain undivided; campaign funded by US millionaire
Another earthquake hits Israel
Posted on Sunday, November 25, 2007
Third earthquake in less than a week shakes central Israel; no injuries or damage reported, but analysts warn nation unprepared for expected major quake
Israeli doctors teach Africans how to circumcise
Posted on Sunday, November 25, 2007
Studies conducted in Israel show that circumcision reduces chances of contracting AIDS by up to 60 percent
Rice: Peace in one year; Peres: Can't be done
Posted on Thursday, November 22, 2007
Bush Administration remains committed to pushing Israel and Arabs toward premature agreement; Israeli president resigned to fact it can't be done
Alternative Israeli peace plan gaining supporters
Posted on Wednesday, November 21, 2007
Plan calls for Israel to extend sovereignty over all Judea and Samaria, while granting Jordanian citizenship to area's Arabs
Republican candidates distance themselves from Annapolis
Posted on Wednesday, November 21, 2007
Giulian, Thompson, Romney and McCain all come out against efforts to prematurely grant the Palestinians sovereign statehood
American Jews to demand Abbas change Fatah charter
Posted on Wednesday, November 21, 2007
Founding document of Abbas' party still openly calls for the destruction of Israel, and rejects any long-term political settlement
Palestinians demand Israel stop building in Jerusalem, too
Posted on Tuesday, November 20, 2007
Top Palestinian negotiator says that demand for halt to all "settlement" activity includes residential building projects in Jerusalem
Honor killings of Palestinian women on the rise
Posted on Tuesday, November 20, 2007
Nearly 50 Palestinian women killed to defend family "honor" in 2007 alone; local laws are very lenient toward the killers
Minor earthquakes hit Israel
Posted on Tuesday, November 20, 2007
Measuring 3 and 4.2 on the Richter scale, minor tremors centered at Dead Sea grab attention, but cause no injuries or damage
Young Israeli father murdered by Palestinians
Posted on Tuesday, November 20, 2007
Gunmen affiliated with Abbas' Fatah gun down Israeli motorist in protest over upcoming US-hosted peace summit; rockets and mortars hit southern Israel
Report: Rice trying to dictate conclusion of Annapolis summit
Posted on Monday, November 19, 2007
US secretary of state reportedly forwards document instructing Olmert and Abbas what to say at conclusion of upcoming conference
Israel may be forced to apologize for its rebirth
Posted on Monday, November 19, 2007
Diplomats believe world may soon back Arab position that Israel must apologize for coming into being before peace process can progress
'Israeli Arabs must find national expression in Palestinian state'
Posted on Monday, November 19, 2007
Israeli FM says nation's Arab citizens must recognize it as a Jewish state, and find ethnic national expression in future Palestinian state
British FM interacts virtually with Israelis
Posted on Monday, November 19, 2007
During brief 24-hour visit, British FM conducts one-hour live webcast with Israeli Internet surfers
Israeli government choking settlement growth
Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2007
Despite fact that settlers are fasting growing segment of Israeli society, almost no building permits are issued in 2007 for Judea and Samaria
Report: US resigned to nuclear Iran
Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2007
Pentagon updates policy to take into account nuclear-armed Iran; meanwhile, Washington believes Israel may strike Iran soon
Palestinian rockets cause damage in Sderot
Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2007
Five cars destroyed in nighttime barrage; one vehicle had previously been made famous by photo showing family taking cover
UN refuses to criticize Hamas
Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2007
Palestinian Authority seeks to criticize Hamas takeover of Gaza in UN resultion against Israel; Arab states reject attempt
Olmert to be blamed directly for Lebanon war casualties
Posted on Sunday, November 18, 2007
Official inquiry into handling of Second Lebanon War to blast Olmert over last-ditch offensive that left 33 IDF soldiers dead
Journalists face new restrictions in Hamas-controlled Gaza
Posted on Thursday, November 15, 2007
Only journalists holding Hamas-issued press cards will be allowed to cover events in the Gaza Strip
Hamas starts Gaza boy band
Posted on Thursday, November 15, 2007
Contrasting Western boy bands, Gaza's "The Protectors" will sing about Islam, dead terrorist heroes and jihad
Israel urges Disney to sue Hamas
Posted on Thursday, November 15, 2007
For months Hamas used Mickey Mouse look-alike to teach Palestinian children to hate Jews and pursue jihad
Messianic Jews active in Sderot
Posted on Thursday, November 15, 2007
Anti-missionary group accuses local believers in Jesus of exploiting suffering caused by ongoing Palestinian rocket threat
Palestinians to US: Make Israel surrender
Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2007
If Bush Admin wants to oversee peace deal, it must force Israel to meet Palestinian demands in full, say Palestinian officials
Israelis want Olmert removed
Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Poll shows majority of Israelis feel corruption scandals should preclude Olmert from continuing to serve as prime minister
IDF prepares for post-Annapolis terror wave
Posted on Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Army to hold major exercise simulating explosion of Palestinian violence in Judea and Samaria; previous exercises have accurately predicted such outbreaks of terror
Alternative Israeli summit calls for 'Jewish sovereignty'
Posted on Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Coming together of leading right-wing Israeli organizations and leaders to declare full Jewish sovereignty over the land is the only way forward
Gaza explodes in internal violence
Posted on Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Hamas forces kill six, wound over 100 during massive Fatah rally marking the death of Yasser Arafat
Israeli researchers find major Microsoft Windows security hole
Posted on Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Comproised Windows 2000 systems would allow hackers access to full range of user details, enabling tracking and theft
US sanctions on Iran ineffective, says Israeli intel chief
Posted on Monday, November 12, 2007
Iran is easily bypassing current US economic sanctions and will obtain nuclear weapons short of Israeli or US military intervention
Israeli lawmaker urges US Senate to sanction Egypt
Posted on Monday, November 12, 2007
Likud MK Yuval Steinitz writes to Americans explaining Egypt's under-the-table support for Hamas, says US should freeze aid to Egypt in response
Israelis flocking to Facebook
Posted on Monday, November 12, 2007
In one month number of members in Facebook's "Israel Network" doubles to over 150,000; advertisers immediately take notice
AOL buys Israeli Internet startup
Posted on Monday, November 12, 2007
Internet giant hopes Tel Aviv-based Yedda can help it gain ground against information brokers Google and Yahoo!
Israel insists Palestinians recognize 'Jewish state'
Posted on Monday, November 12, 2007
Recognizing Israel is not enough; Olmert government wants Palestinians to give up efforts to change Israel from a Jewish to an Arab state
Jerusalem's only gay bar closes its doors
Posted on Monday, November 12, 2007
Owner claims that nightclub was place of tolerance that catered to even religous Jews and Muslims, while slamming the rest of Jerusalem for its intolerance toward gays
Washington believes Israel may strike Iran soon
Posted on Thursday, November 08, 2007
Ahmadinejad announces he has 3,000 working centrifuges; US official says that's enough to prompt an Israeli strike against Iran's nukes
Palestinians want state in six months
Posted on Thursday, November 08, 2007
Palestinian negotiators demand Annapolis summit set firm timetable for establishment of Palestinian state
Israel aids Central America storm victims
Posted on Thursday, November 08, 2007
Jewish state sends $20,000 worth of emergency equipment and medical supplies to hard-hit Dominican Republic and Mexico
3,000 Israelis have fled rocket-battered town
Posted on Wednesday, November 07, 2007
Residents moving away from southern town of Sderot amid incessant rocket fire; Livni complains that Gaza pullout bought Israel nothing
Palestinians urgently seek Israeli citizenship
Posted on Wednesday, November 07, 2007
Arabs of eastern Jerusalem insist they are "Palestinians," they just don't want to actually live under a Palestinian regime
20,000 Israelis mark Abraham's purchase of Hebron cave
Posted on Wednesday, November 07, 2007
In largest faith-based gathering in Israel this year, masses come to hear reading of biblical passage deeding Hebron site to their forefathers
Heavy lobbying to obtain Oscar nomination for Israeli war movie
Posted on Wednesday, November 07, 2007
Israeli movie dealing with final days of the southern Lebanon security zone compared with classic American films in same genre
Peres to address Turkish parliament
Posted on Wednesday, November 07, 2007
Israeli president to reportedly receive royal welcome from Ankara; first ever appearance by Israeli leader before Turkish parliament
Israeli media ignores anti-Annapolis rally
Posted on Tuesday, November 06, 2007
Thousands march in downtown Jerusalem in opposition to upcoming US-hosted summit where Israel is expected to find itself isolated
Tickets for space tourism go on sale in Israel
Posted on Monday, November 05, 2007
Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic expands with local Israeli franchise inviting Israelis to spend 200k to be among first space tourists
Israelis to build new Vegas attraction
Posted on Monday, November 05, 2007
Leading Israeli real estate developers to demolish Las Vegas' oldest hotel and casino to make room for new luxury gambling destination
US fears Hamas, Hizballah setting up shop in Mexico
Posted on Monday, November 05, 2007
Washington believes Hamas and Hizballah may already have sleeper cells in Mexico waiting to infiltrate the US via porous border
Report: US okays Gaza invasion
Posted on Monday, November 05, 2007
Lebanese paper reports that Bush Admin has given Israel a green light to invade Hamas-controlled Gaza in order to increase chances for peace
Heavy Palestinian rocket barrage hits Israel
Posted on Thursday, November 01, 2007
13 rockets slam into southern Israel communities Thursday morning; one rocket cells operates from cover of Palestinian school
Christian pastor flees Palestinian town amid threats
Posted on Thursday, November 01, 2007
American-born Palestinian pastor receives death threat from Palestinian official for actively spreading the Gospel
Israel can destroy Iran's nuclear program, says IDF general
Posted on Thursday, November 01, 2007
Hitting all Iranian nuclear sites would be a challenge, but general says Israel capable of destroying or severely damaging Iran's nuclear program

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