Israel

'Facebook minister' learns politics in Israel are scary
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Israel's new finance minister, Yair Lapid, once hailed far and wide, today prefers to respond to criticism from home on his Facebook page, rather than in the Knesset
Israelis tell Israel Today what Passover means to them
Monday, March 25, 2013
After 2,000 years of exile, the Jews are today again celebrating Passover in their promised land. Israel Today went to the streets to ask Israelis what this means to them personally
Apartheid state? Israeli Arab Christian wins popular singing show
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Once again Israel proves it is anything but an apartheid state as Israeli Jews vote overwhelmingly for young Christian Arab girl in popular singing competition reality show
Two Israeli pilots killed in helicopter crash
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Crash occurred during routine training flight; third aerial accident for the Israeli Air Force over the past year
Locusts invade Israel, are stopped in their tracks
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
One-million-strong swarm breaks away from main locust plague in Egypt and invades Israel; swift use of pesticide nets kills off the pests before too much damage is done
Signed in Ice, Not Carved in Stone
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Israeli ambassadors and diplomats tell Israel Today that Arab Spring is just latest round of 1,400-year-old cycle of violence, and evidence why Israel cannot surrender strategic land
Israel successfully tests shield against Iran missiles
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Third generation of highly-touted Arrow anti-missile system passed first test with flying colors; Arrow 3 can destroy long-range enemy missiles far up in the atmosphere
Israel faces existential economic threat, too
Friday, February 15, 2013
Outgoing Bank of Israel chief explains that security issues are not the only major threats to Jewish state; if Arabs and ultra-Orthodox do not start working and paying taxes, Israel's economy could collapse
Israel abuzz over Australian-Jewish spy who mysteriously died in jail
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Crisis has rekindled debate over whether or not Israel is too reckless in recruiting foreign-born Jews and thereby putting their communities at risk
Israeli flag will be planted on moon, company vows
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Israeli private space exploration company gains backers, intends to land an exploratory vehicle on the moon by 2015
'Israel mustn't fear Jewish civil war'
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
In first Knesset speech, Yair Lapid, surprise winner of recent election, makes impassioned plea for equal sharing of Israel's national burden, says government must not fear Orthodox threats
NASA helps inaugurate space center in Israeli Arab town
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Opening of new Moona science and space center in Sakhnin is part of week-long memorial festival marking Columbia shuttle disaster