News Archive

May 2013

Netanyahu orders gas masks for all Israelis
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2013
With rising threat of unconventional attack, and Syria's now-proven willingness to use chemical weapons, Netanyahu insists it's time to get protection for all Israelis
Apostate Jewish man tries to sell his 'place in Heaven'
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2013
American Jewish man who fell away from faith insists his lifetime of good deeds nevertheless must have secured a comfy place in Heaven, tries to sell it to highest bidder on eBay
Israel threatens to bomb Russian arms shipment to Syria
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2013
Israel pleaded with Russia not to sell Syria an advanced anti-aircraft system, but said it will 'know what to do' if and when the arms arrive in Syria
Report: Israeli start-up to turn down $1 billion acquisition by Facebook
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2013
Popular Israeli-operated traffic navigation app ready to forgo massive payday to keep its team at home in the Jewish state
The Rabbi, the Note and the Messiah
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2013
A year before his death, the esteemed modern Jewish sage Rabbi Yitzhak Kaduri sealed a note purportedly containing the name of the Messiah. When it was finally opened, many were shocked to see the name Yehoshua, or Yeshua
'The point is to remain Jewish and believe in Jesus'
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Israeli newspapers continue to cover escalating confrontations between Messianic Jews and anti-missionary activists; average Israelis seem to be siding with the Messianic Jews
Israel is no apartheid state, insists Muslim author
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Outspoken female Muslim doctor and author visits Israel for the first time, says it is the only country in the region that would allow a woman to speak freely
Israel's ultra-Orthodox Jews headed to the army, maybe
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Government passes first reading of bill that would make it criminal offense for ultra-Orthodox Jews to continue skipping out on national service
Terror Leader's Daughter: Stop the Lies!
Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Israel Today interviews Nonie Darwish, daughter of one of the fathers of Palestinian terrorism. Now a Christian, Darwish insists its time to end Islam's lies against the Jewish state
Palestinians demonstrate flimsy grasp of democracy
Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Palestinian officials claim Netanyahu is the only one opposed to peace on Arab terms, apparently failing to understand that Israel is an actual democracy where its leader speaks for the people
Israeli minister: We have no more land to give
Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Leading government minister takes President Shimon Peres to task for suggesting Israel ready to resume peace talks on Arab terms
Video of the Day: Israel prepares for chemical weapons attack
Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Sirens blare, children clutch their gas masks and flee for the nearest bomb shelter. Fortunately, for now, it is only a drill. But Israelis are preparing for their enemies to unleash unconventional weapons
US Senate demands support for Israeli strike on Iran
Posted on Monday, May 27, 2013
In near-unanimous decision, Senate calls for full support, even militarily, if Israel decides to strike Iran's nuclear program, which the IAEA says is advancing at an alarming rate
Report: Missile from Lebanon hits northern Israel
Posted on Monday, May 27, 2013
Hezbollah claims credit for the reported attack, saying it had struck an 'Israeli settlement'; Israel to launch major army drill in preparation for possible war with Lebanese terror group
Nigerian church again blesses Israel
Posted on Sunday, May 26, 2013
Huge Nigerian church again donates ambulance to Israel's Magen David Adom; church leaders say there are 40 million Christians who love Israel in Nigeria
Russia still set to sell advanced missiles to Syria
Posted on Sunday, May 26, 2013
Reports that Russia agreed to cancel sale of anti-aircraft system to Syria at Israel's behest are 'fairy tale', says Israeli official; expert warns Assad could lash out at Israel if his fall becomes inevitable
A Jewish Family's Emotional and Harrowing Exodus from Egypt
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2013
Born in Egypt, Dina Ovadia didn't even know she was Jewish until the age of 15, when Islamists forced her family to flee the country or face death
Israel heatedly debates peace process, as Kerry returns
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2013
Deep rifts in Israel's new government over how to handle peace process with Palestinians; John Kerry returns to continue pushing new American initiative
Jewish anti-missionaries take on Messianic believers
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2013
Aggressive 'anti-missionary' group takes aim at blossoming Messianic Jewish community in Israeli coastal town
Don't turn the other cheek
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Israel's policy of forcing its soldiers to "contain" themselves in the face of regular abuse and non-lethal attacks is the first step toward losing the biblical heartland of Judea and Samaria
Israel Today partners with US Christian media
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2013
New American media partners help Israel Today to get the truth about Israel to millions of radio listeners and Internet visitors
Israel 'has had enough' of Syrian fire on Golan
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Damascus for the first time admits purposely targeting Israeli forces in the Golan; IDF chief says Israel is fed up with cross-border attacks, and will make Assad pay
Christian oil company boosts exploration in Israel
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Zion Oil & Gas applies for another large exploratory license as the company moves ever closer to striking oil in the Holy Land
Jerusalem's Hebrew University to honor Barbra Streisand
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The iconic American Jewish star has a long history of support for Hebrew University and the State of Israel
Investigation: Palestinian poster-child wasn't killed by IDF
Posted on Monday, May 20, 2013
New Israeli investigation into purported death of Mohammed al-Dura concludes the boy not only wasn't killed by Israeli bullets, but wasn't killed at all during a gun battle in Gaza in 2000
Nazi flag flies south of Jerusalem
Posted on Monday, May 20, 2013
Local Jewish residents were shocked to wake up to large Nazi flag flying over nearby Arab town; Hitler and the Nazis have long been revered in Palestinian society
Four dead in rare Israel bank robbery
Posted on Monday, May 20, 2013
Police still uncertain over motivation behind incident, as the targeted bank branch was rather small and without much cash on hand
Blessings Poured Out at Messianic Festival
Posted on Sunday, May 19, 2013
Israel's Messianic community comes together for Shavuot in the hills outside Jerusalem for what always feels like a big family reunion
Canada: West needs to be more supportive of Israel
Posted on Sunday, May 19, 2013
Canadian PM takes other Western leaders to task for not sufficiently supporting Israel, cautions against arming dangerous Syrian rebel groups
Syria aims its missiles at Israel
Posted on Sunday, May 19, 2013
Officials report that Syria has aimed its considerable ballistic missile arsenal at Tel Aviv and will attack if Israel carries out one more strike on Hezbollah arms transfers
Israel struggles with high poverty rating
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2013
Israel may have a resilient and strong economy, but it also has the highest poverty rate in the developed world, and no one feels that more than the nearly 1 million poor Israeli children
Israel's Messianic Jews celebrate Shavuot
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2013
Hundreds of believers in Yeshua from around Israel gather in Jerusalem-area village of Yad Hashmonah to mark doubly-important biblical festival of Shavuot
Women in Prayer Shawls - Equality, or National Threat?
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2013
Israel's ongoing march toward Western liberalism threatens to deepen social divides that historically were seen as the cause for the Jewish nation's near annihilation
Early summer rains interrupt Shavuot
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2013
Typically a dry and warm holiday, the biblical festival of Shavuot was celebrated this year under umbrellas and hiding from floods
UN peacekeepers fear Hezbollah terrorists
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Once again, UN peacekeeping forces that Israel trusted to keep the borders quiet are crumbling under the pressure of actually having to deal with hostile terrorist elements
Russian warship docks in Israel for first time
Posted on Monday, May 13, 2013
Russians come to mark victory over Nazis, seek new Middle East partner; 'Moscow now sees that Israel is the most stable and reliable ally in the region'
IDF clears land mines from Arab fields near Bethlehem
Posted on Monday, May 13, 2013
Israeli army demonstrates it has no ill will toward Palestinians by clearing dangerous Jordanian mines from field adjacent to Bethlehem suburb
The Church of Scotland's Freudian Slip
Posted on Sunday, May 12, 2013
Hastily removed church document said peace can only come to Middle East when Israel is dissolved; revealed that erroneous theological position, not human rights, driving anti-Israel views
Did the EU just back Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount?
Posted on Sunday, May 12, 2013
Statement by EU high representative calls for full religious freedom in Jerusalem; Israelis say that must also mean giving Jews right to pray on Temple Mount
Report: Israel opens new diplomatic mission in Arab state
Posted on Sunday, May 12, 2013
Leaked government document reveals Israel has opened a new economic office in an unnamed Gulf State
Egypt's New Anti-Muslim Brotherhood Militia
Posted on Friday, May 10, 2013
Egypt's Black Bloc, unlike its American counter-part, has become a band of modern-day Robin Hoods, defending the innocent against an increasingly tyrannical regime
Galilee Christian Village Celebrates Jubilee
Posted on Thursday, May 09, 2013
An idyllic Galilee village founded half a century ago by Israel-loving European Christians is today thriving and acting as a bridge between the Jews and the Church
Palestinian official longs to nuke Israel
Posted on Thursday, May 09, 2013
Senior Palestinian Authority figure reveals that a Palestinian state will, as a first order of business, work to become strong enough to complete destruction of Israel
Jordan wants to boot Israeli ambassador
Posted on Thursday, May 09, 2013
Jordanian parliament votes to expel Israeli ambassador after Jewish state dares to exercise sovereignty over Jerusalem's Temple Mount
Israel celebrates reunification of Jerusalem
Posted on Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Parades and concerts across Israel's capital as the nation celebrates the 46th anniversary of the holy city's reunification under Jewish sovereignty
Jews attacked for praying on Temple Mount
Posted on Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Five Jewish men face Muslim mob for crime of praying on Temple Mount; Knesset vows to review law prohibiting non-Muslim worship at the biblical holy site
UPDATE: Israelis slam Stephen Hawking for boycotting Jerusalem confab
Posted on Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Eminent physicist said his 'knowledge of Palestine' forced him to withdraw from conference; Israeli professors say he better be ready to steer clear of most other Western nations, too
Netanyahu keeps promise to Obama, curbs Jewish home-building
Posted on Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Settlement freeze to last until June as US tries to jump start peace talks; meanwhile, Jews denied right to build homes in Judea, Samaria and on eastern side of Jerusalem
Israel predicts mega drought in 2015
Posted on Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Experts say Israelis shouldn't get too content after overcoming recent 7-year drought, as a dry spell that could last up to 20 years is on the horizon
Reports: Syrian refugees cheer Israeli air strikes
Posted on Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Some Syrian rebels say they no longer hate Israel, say the Jewish state has the 'balls' to do what other Arab states and the West won't
Hamas says no peace with Israel under any terms
Posted on Monday, May 06, 2013
The world is once again getting excited over hope of an Israeli-Arab peace deal, but it is ignoring the actual players on the ground, like Hamas, which refuses to make peace under any terms
Palestinian family defends murder of Jewish man
Posted on Monday, May 06, 2013
Palestinian family defends son's brutal murder of an Israeli husband and father of five, demonstrating once again that the Palestinians have not been educated for peace
Israel upset by Google's recognition of Palestine
Posted on Monday, May 06, 2013
Israel sends letter to Google, says it is wrong for the Internet giant to involve itself in a local political matter like the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Israel to join defense pact with Saudi Arabia?
Posted on Sunday, May 05, 2013
Report claims Washington is busy forging defensive alliance between Israel, Jordan, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates, despite fact Israel doesn't have relations with half of them
Israel attacks Syria, awaits possible reprisal
Posted on Sunday, May 05, 2013
Israeli warplanes reported strike targets in Syria twice early Sunday morning; Netanyahu convenes emergency cabinet meeting, while IDF moves anti-missile batteries to the northern border
The UN is only effective when all is quiet
Posted on Friday, May 03, 2013
Hezbollah is once again taking control in southern Lebanon, and once again Israel is left asking the question, 'What about those thousands of UN peace keepers stationed there?'
Is he a Jew, or not?
Posted on Thursday, May 02, 2013
Israel denies compensation to Messianic believer Ami Ortiz because he was victim of Jew-on-Jew violence, not terror; but Israel doesn't recognize believers as Jews in other matters. What gives?
Study: 40 percent of Palestinians hold suicide attacks are justified
Posted on Thursday, May 02, 2013
Pew Research poll shows suicide bombings are far more acceptable to Palestinians than to Muslims anywhere else; overwhelming majority of Palestinians favor Sharia law
Israel's Air Defense Command on display
Posted on Thursday, May 02, 2013
Israel's Air Defense Command commemorates Yom Kippur War by showing off its modern advanced capabilities
Netanyahu pressed to accept new Arab peace offer
Posted on Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Arab League reportedly ready to accept "minor" land swaps between Israel and future Palestinian state; Israeli politicians go gaga over supposed "new opportunity" for peace
Ruling Palestinian party hails deadly terror stabbing
Posted on Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Abbas' Fatah party praises slaying of Jewish man in Samaria; murder inflames local Jewish community, leading to riots and clashes with Palestinian stone-throwers

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