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Israeli Government challenged and disapoined by Palestinian unity deal

April 30, 2011 A surprise reconciliation between the Islamist group of Hamas that runs Gaza and Abbas’s Fatah movement that exercises limited self-rule in the West Bank presented a new challenge for Israel as it mounts a diplomatic drive against a unilateral Palestinian campaign to win U.N. recognition of statehood in September. On Wednesday night, […]

April 30th, 2011 | Posted in Israel | Read More »

The Fatah-Hamas Alliance

        April 29, 2011 By Prof. Paul Eidelberg * President, Israel-Americen Research Institute Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s professed outrage about the Fatah-Hamas Alliance is pure theater—nay, sheer hogwash. Netanyahu knows very well that there has never been any substantive difference between the Fatah Charter and the Hamas Covenant: both call for Israel’s […]

April 29th, 2011 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Israel Government and Jewish Agency to Find and Restore Stolen Assets to Holocaust Victims and Heirs

April 28, 2011 On the eve of Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, next Sunday night May 1, 2011, the Government of Israel, together with the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI) will mark the establishment of Project HEART, the global Holocaust Era Assets Restitution Taskforce. “Ensuring the victims of the Holocaust at least a small measure of […]

April 28th, 2011 | Posted in Life Style | Read More »

Yad Vashem Launches National Campaign: “Gathering the Fragments” to Rescue Personal Items from the Holocaust

April 27, 2011 Yad Vashem, in partnership with the Prime Minister’s Office National Heritage Project, the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Pensioner Affairs, has embarked on a new campaign: “Gathering the Fragments: A national campaign to rescue personal items from the Holocaust period.” The campaign seeks to gather documents, diaries, photos, artifacts and […]

April 27th, 2011 | Posted in Israel | Read More »

Holocaust studies will be mandatory to Israeli Arabs

April 26, 2011 A new provision of the Ministry of Education in Israel, would require Israeli Arabs and Bedouin examinees to also answer a question about the Holocaust, as part of the matriculation exam in history. According to the Ministry of Education, starting this summer will be the question of mandatory adult history. Tests conducted […]

April 26th, 2011 | Posted in Israel | Read More »

Red Cross: No humanitarian crisis in Gaza

  April 25, 2011 Mathilde Redmatn, deputy director of the Red Cross is Gaza, said last April 20, 2011, that “there is no humanitarian crisis in Gaza,” she explains. “If you go to the supermarket, there are products. There are restaurants and a nice beach. The problem is mainly in maintenance of infrastructure and in […]

April 25th, 2011 | Posted in World | Read More »

A Mexican who protects Israel’s coast on a patrol boat

  April 24, 2011 Sergeant Haim Roffe moved from Mexico to Israel and serves on a patrol boat based in Ashdod. Haim arrived in the navy by accident but stayed on purpose. He misses Mexican tortillas from home but certainly enjoys Israeli hummus. For him, words like “Zionism”, “contributing” and “army” are not dirty words. […]

April 24th, 2011 | Posted in Life Style | Read More »

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