July 2013

Abortion was major problem in pre-state Israel
Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2013
New research shows abortion was top form of birth control prior to 1948, remains a serious problem today
Palestinian lawmakers at Israel's Knesset
Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Israeli MKs warmly welcome delegation of Palestinian parliamentarians, but will the latter reciprocate?
The motives behind Israel’s prisoner release
Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Netanyahu's decision to free blood-soaked terrorists could have far-reaching motives that are not yet clear
Should Israel rebuild the Temple? Israelis say ‘Yes’
Posted on Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Israel Today takes to the streets to ask Israelis what they think about rebuilding the House of the Lord
Palestine: No Jews allowed!
Posted on Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas reiterates that not a single Jew will be permitted to live in future Palestinian state
A peace deal in 9 months – overly optimistic?
Posted on Tuesday, July 30, 2013
According to US officials, Israel and the Palestinians are working to reach a peace deal in just 9 months
Palestinians fire rocket at Israel
Posted on Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Just hours after resumption of peace talks in Washington, Hamas predictably attacks Israel
PA minister: New peace talks will help us conquer Israel later
Posted on Monday, July 29, 2013
Palestinians continue to see peace process as part of long-term plan to defeat and replace Israel
Hamas reconciling with Iran
Posted on Monday, July 29, 2013
Palestinian terror group mending ties with Islamic Republic after losing backing of strong Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt
With 'heavy heart' Israel set to free more terrorists
Posted on Sunday, July 28, 2013
Amid public and government outcry, Israel on Sunday debated freeing more terrorists as a 'sacrifice for peace'
If Palestinians really want peace, why demand terrorist release?
Posted on Sunday, July 28, 2013
Israelis see heroic status for terrorist killers as evidence the Palestinian leadership doesn't really want peace
Israel halts support for European Union projects
Posted on Sunday, July 28, 2013
Decision comes after EU imposes sanctions over Jewish presence in Judea and Samaria
Palestinian official: Abbas is a dictator
Posted on Thursday, July 25, 2013
The Palestinian state America and Europe are pushing for will be as corrupt and repressed as any other Arab state
Controversy as Israel elects new chief rabbis
Posted on Thursday, July 25, 2013
Two sons of former chief rabbis are elected to their fathers' previous positions of power, prompting calls of nepotism
Europe's holier than thou approach to Israel
Posted on Thursday, July 25, 2013
The EU has already decided the outcome of Israeli-Arab peace talks, and is working to ensure its agenda is met
Israelis speak out for religious freedom on Temple Mount
Posted on Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Israel Today asks average Israelis what they think about ongoing ban on Jewish prayer atop Temple Mount
Israel's new 'Power' at the UN
Posted on Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Despite previous negative statements on Israel, new US ambassador to UN Samantha Power promises to champion Jewish state
Two shot dead in downtown Jerusalem
Posted on Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Murder at Clal Building in downtown Jerusalem sparks concern for local Messianic congregation that meets there
A decision ‘written by American hands with Zionist ink’
Posted on Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Hezbollah bristles as European Union blacklisting threatens to impact terror groups fund raising on the continent
Palestinians say peace talks might not happen, after all
Posted on Monday, July 22, 2013
John Kerry's announcement looking mighty premature as Palestinians say they have not yet agreed to restart negotiations
Iran's 'moderate' new president takes aim at 'Zionist enemy'
Posted on Monday, July 22, 2013
Rohani says Iran will continue to stand with Syria and Hezbollah in order to 'deal with the Zionist regime'
Even Palestinians oppose new EU sanctions on Israel
Posted on Monday, July 22, 2013
European boycott of 'Jewish settler' businesses could leave thousands of Palestinians jobless
Israelis fear negotiations have become the goal
Posted on Sunday, July 21, 2013
Kerry's arrangement for renewed peace talks without any real breakthroughs leaves little reason for hope
Talking to Israel is 'crisis' for Abbas
Posted on Sunday, July 21, 2013
Returning to peace talks with Israel is not what many Palestinian leaders wanted, as unilateral moves were working well
The Jewish Valentine’s Day
Posted on Sunday, July 21, 2013
Valentine's Day actually finds its roots in an Israelite custom dating to biblical times and founded on the divine idea of pairing
A 'Hackathon' in support of Israel
Posted on Sunday, July 21, 2013
Israeli and Jewish hackers hold simultaneous 24-hour coding session in Tel Aviv and Silicon Valley
Peace talks still stalled as Palestinians present new preconditions
Posted on Friday, July 19, 2013
Hopes that John Kerry would announce a resumption of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations were all but dashed
The EU's Broken Mideast Compass
Posted on Friday, July 19, 2013
Europe's decision to slap sanctions on Israel reveals a total lack of understanding for what will bring peace in this region
King David's suburban palace unearthed
Posted on Friday, July 19, 2013
Royal facility built for residence found in foothills outside Jerusalem, dated to time of Israel's most prominent king
Muslim Brotherhood threatens civil war in Egypt
Posted on Thursday, July 18, 2013
On historic date marking start of Yom Kippur War against Israel, Islamists vow to retake control of Egypt
Reports: Kerry to announce resumption of Israeli-Palestinian talks
Posted on Thursday, July 18, 2013
After half a dozen visits over the past few months, Kerry says he's finally narrowed the gaps enough to restart negotiations
Hamas’ Isolation – Where is it heading?
Posted on Thursday, July 18, 2013
With the fall of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, Hamas finds itself increasingly alone, but still with a few tricks up its sleeves
America: Netanyahu has surrendered to Hamas terror
Posted on Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Obama Administration furious with Israeli PM over decision not to provide evidence in anti-terror lawsuit
Apocalyptic Threats Cannot be Hoped Away: Iranian Nukes Must be Stopped
Posted on Wednesday, July 17, 2013
President Obama's Middle East policy has been an ever-worsening train wreck that lacks credibility and strategy
Jews barred from Temple Mount as they mourn its destruction
Posted on Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Muslim threats result in police prohibiting Jewish visits to Temple Mount on fast day of Tisha B'Av
A Messianic perspective on Tisha B'Av
Posted on Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Some Jews are starting to move beyond a time of mourning, and to see in the Temple's reestablishment more than just stones
Light to the Nations: Israeli college established in Africa
Posted on Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Israel uses its commitment to education to help better the lives of people living in poverty-stricken areas across Africa
Netanyahu to Iran: We will attack if necessary
Posted on Monday, July 15, 2013
Israeli leader warns in television interview that Jewish state will attack Iran with or without backing of America
Muslim Brotherhood suspends Ramadan, Egypt inches toward war
Posted on Monday, July 15, 2013
Leader of Islamist party calls on the faithful to prepare for major battle for control of Egypt later this month
Report: Israel again strikes Syrian arms depot
Posted on Monday, July 15, 2013
If true, would be the fourth aerial attack by Israel on Syria this year; target was supply of advanced Russian anti-ship missiles
'Israel must never carry out another disengagement'
Posted on Monday, July 15, 2013
Top Israeli politicians mark 8 years since uprooting of Jews from Gaza, insist that such a trauma never happen again
'Christians should not be classified as Arabs'
Posted on Sunday, July 14, 2013
Growing group of Christians from northern Israel further strengthens its joint identity with the Jewish state
Threatened with Destruction, Israelis Reveal Faith
Posted on Friday, July 12, 2013
Israel Today again asks Israelis in whom do they trust when threats like Iran's nukes arise
What do Israelis think of Iran nuke threat?
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2013
Israel Today asks average Israelis what they think should be done about Iran's defiant nuclear program
Egyptian army kills dozens of Hamas gunmen
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2013
Egyptian army asks Israel for green light to expand war against terrorists in Sinai
Israeli youth depart for top science competitions
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2013
18 Israeli high schools students to take part in prestigious science competitions around the world
New Arab Christian party announced in Israel
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Christians from Nazareth are sick of being lumped together with anti-Israel Arabs, start their own Knesset faction
Islamists in Egypt abused their power
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Israeli media expert notes that Western-style democracy is not always the answer for Arab Muslim states
Inscription from time of King David found in Jerusalem
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Find is oldest alphabetical writing ever discovered in Jerusalem; meaning of proto-Canaanite script unknown
Israel to Obama: Stop being so naive on Egypt
Posted on Tuesday, July 09, 2013
Israelis and Egyptians frustrated with Obama's seemingly ongoing support for Muslim Brotherhood rule
Arab pastor: Our future is with Israel
Posted on Tuesday, July 09, 2013
Just before being silenced by Church hierarchy, Nazareth priest tells Israelis that Arab Christians want unity with Jewish state
Shimon Peres returns to his roots
Posted on Tuesday, July 09, 2013
'Our happiest days were clearing the land and working with our hand to lay the foundations for Israel's modern success'
PA media uses little girls to label Jews as ‘monkeys and pigs’
Posted on Monday, July 08, 2013
Palestinian TV features girls reciting poem that calls Jews most vile creations, dirty monkeys and pigs
Peres: Israel's nuclear power has promoted peace
Posted on Monday, July 08, 2013
New science park opens Israel's nuclear secrets to new generation, with hopes of spawning fresh generation of scientists
Israeli minister: We should rebuild Jerusalem Temple
Posted on Sunday, July 07, 2013
Senior Israeli minister says time to stop building little temples (synagogues) and bring back the real thing
Israel one step closer to sending ultra-Orthodox to army
Posted on Sunday, July 07, 2013
Netanyahu cabinet passes bill that will bring Orthodox Jewish males into IDF by 2017; women still exempt
About those 'Price Tag' attacks
Posted on Friday, July 05, 2013
Some in Israel join ridiculous exercise of trying to equate Jewish vandalism with Muslim terrorism
Israel remains wary of situation in Egypt
Posted on Thursday, July 04, 2013
While no tears were shed for Morsi, Israelis fear chaotic transition stage could bring more terror from Sinai
Reporter points printed gun at Netanyahu
Posted on Thursday, July 04, 2013
Successful smuggling of 3D printed hand gun into Knesset highlights major new security challenge for Israel
Model of Israel's nuclear reactor core opens to public
Posted on Thursday, July 04, 2013
Nuclear exhibit is part of massive new science park in southern city of Beersheva
Arab Christians: Israel only state worth fighting for
Posted on Wednesday, July 03, 2013
Growing number of young Arab Christians joining Israeli army, openly identifying with the Jewish state
Egypt crisis: Israeli diplomats stay away!
Posted on Wednesday, July 03, 2013
Israel's Foreign Ministry forbids Cairo embassy staff from returning to work until Egypt's boiling crisis calms
Peace prize given to Jew and Arab who work together to save lives
Posted on Wednesday, July 03, 2013
Committee recognizes work of Jewish and Arab men in bringing life-saving first aid to all of Jerusalem's residents
Kerry: Israeli settlements not obstacle to peace
Posted on Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Visiting US secretary of state rejects idea that Israel's 'settlement activity' is preventing resumption of peace talks
'Sharia permits us to have dealings with Israelites'
Posted on Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Kuwaiti members of parliament justify buying arms from Israel in light of their Arab neighbors' aggression
Congratulations to our June winners
Posted on Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Israel Today is pleased to announce the latest winners of our summer drawings. Check it out for your chance to win
Abbas: Israel trying to rebuild Jewish Temple!
Posted on Monday, July 01, 2013
Palestinian leader again denies Jews have any history in Jerusalem, speaks of insidious Jewish plot
Israel sends all female ambassadorial staff to Muslim state
Posted on Monday, July 01, 2013
First Israeli embassy in Muslim state to be run by all women is in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Popular actress stoned in Samaria
Posted on Monday, July 01, 2013
'Our partners in peace wanted to kill us,' said the victim. 'They have blood on their hands, and I have blood on my forehead'
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