Israel

National Geographic hails Israel National Trail as "epic"
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Despite measuring only 300 miles from end to end, Israel has over 6,000 miles of hiking trails; Foreign Minister: Israeli love of walking the land has biblical roots
Intel looks to increase investment in Israel
Monday, July 30, 2012
Computer chip-making giant says it has gotten very good returns on investments in Israel, but feels it is missing opportunities and intends to invest much more
Israeli army remembers abducted soldiers
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
It was six years ago this month that the Second Lebanon War started as a result of the cross-border abduction of two Israelis soldiers, and four years since they were returned home in coffins
UPDATE: More political turmoil as Israel's largest party set to split
Monday, July 23, 2012
Netanyahu nears goal of splitting apart his primary competition - the large Kadima Party; Kadima defectors would rejoin Likud, enabling Netanyahu to easily pass legislation
Welcome to the “Zionist Games” 2012
Friday, July 20, 2012
Israeli athletes should feel right at home at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, if Iranian officials are to be believed that the event is one big Zionist plot. The Jews must be the most industrious people in history, considering how many conspiracies in which they have been implicated of late.
Leading rabbi died at the age of 102 years
Thursday, July 19, 2012
The Orthodox population was in deep mourning on Wednesday afternoon when rabbi Josef Shalom Elyashiv died. He was rabbi of the Lithuanian Orthodoxy for decisions in matters of the Jewish law (Halacha) and one of the greatest Torah scholars of the past few generations. A crowd of more than 250,000 people accompanied him on his last way in
Break-up... After 70 days
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
After only two and a half months since Shaul Mofaz and his Kadima party formed a coalition with the government, the party leader announced his withdrawal on Tuesday, reasoning the move by the inability to reach an agreement
Suicide or self-sacrifice?
Monday, July 16, 2012
During the social protests in Tel Aviv on Saturday evening, an Israeli from Haifa set fire to himself. Before he poured a flammable liquid over himself and set fire to himself, Moshe Silman, who is in his forties, read out a manifest written by himself
Acquittal for former Prime Minister Olmert
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Yesterday, Israel’s former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was acquitted by a Jerusalem Court on all main counts. He had been accused of corruption four years ago and for this reason he was forced to resign.
Navy prepares for defense of gas fields
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
The Ministry of Defense and the Navy submitted a plan for the defense of the gas fields in the Mediterranean Sea to Israel’s Cabinet. The plan claims a massive increase in troop strength and general budget.
Rock music vs. prayer calls
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
The muezzin calls to prayer five times a day. During the daytime, no one is annoyed by it, but during the night and early morning the Islamic prayer is particularly bothering the non-Muslims eager to get some sleep.
For many years now, the Jewish residential quarter of French Hill, Jerusalem, has been afflicted with the noisy prayer calls of their Arabian neighbors from Isawiya. Now, however, things seem to be changing as the Jewish residents are determined to teach their neighbors a lesson.
"Equal draft for all!"
Monday, July 09, 2012
This past Saturday night more than 12,000 Israelis gathered at a rally for a universal military service in Tel Aviv. The protesters demand the recruitment of the Orthodox population at 18 years to either military - or civil service.