Tag Archives: Jerusalem


Israel Now Bringing Sudan in From the Cold?

Israel Now Bringing Sudan in From the Cold?

Today’s Top Stories 1. Maintaining that Sudan is no longer in Iran’s orbit, Israel is urging the US and Europe to begin improving relations with Khartoum, Haaretz reports. It’s a tricky proposition because the US has designated Sudan as a state sponsor of terror, and because the International Criminal Court indicted President Omar Bashir for


Two Dead, More Missing in Tel Aviv Building Collapse

Today’s Top Stories 1. A Tel Aviv construction site collapsed, killing two people and injuring possibly as many as 27, with others still missing in the wreckage. Rescue efforts were complicated by the fact that the site was an underground parking garage. It’s believed the collapse was the result of a structural failure after a tractor


Syrian Rebel Leader Quits After Interview With Israeli

Today’s Top Stories 1. Syrian rebel leader quits after interview with Israeli. YNet explains what happened when Elizabeth Tsurkov, a Research Fellow at the Forum for Regional Thinking interviewed various Syrians in southern Turkey. “Over the years I’ve interviewed activists, fighters, civic leaders, and politicians – almost always on condition of anonymity,” she explained. “This


Sobre o Monte do Templo: Respostas que Eu Gostaria de Ouvir

Até agora, todos nós sabemos que o Monte do Templo é um local no alto de uma colina em Jerusalém, que é sagrado para judeus e muçulmanos. Está sempre entrando e saindo do foco da mídia por causa da violência palestina, das preocupações sobre seu status quo, câmeras de segurança, arqueologia ou por causa de


Are Israel and Hamas Negotiating a Prisoner Swap?

Today’s Top Stories 1. Congrats to judoka Yarden Gerbi, Israel’s first medal winner at the Rio Olympics. Israelis joyously lit up Twitter as Gerbi took a bronze medal and her place on the winner’s podium after defeating a Japanese opponent in the under-63 kg competition. Josh Feigenbaum gets tweet of the day. Best part of living


CNN’s Anti-Israel “Comedian” Rages Against Israel – And It’s Not Funny

CNN published a furious rage against Israel by Amer Zahr, who the network describes as “a Palestinian-American comedian and adjunct professor at University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.” But Zahr’s delusional tirade is far from funny.


After the Paris Peace Summit: Now What?

Today’s Top Stories 1. According to Israeli media reports, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said “yes” to regional peace talks under the framework of the 2002 Saudi peace initiative. Meanwhile, Friday’s Paris peace parley ended with a call for another conference by the end of the year. The Palestinians are unhappy because all they got