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Benjamin Netanyahu Shows Rockets in Gaza Stadium to Soccer Boss Sepp Blatter

By JTA

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu showed the president of the international soccer federation proof that Palestinian soccer fields are being used to launch rockets at Israel.Read More


Ron Dermer, Israel's Pipeline to GOP, Named U.S. Envoy

By Reuters

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday named a close U.S.-born political adviser with reported links in the past to the Republican party as Israel’s new ambassador to Washington.Read More


Arab Israeli Woman Aims To Be Next Miss Israel

By Khaled Diab (Haaretz)

Titi Aynaw has not just inspired members of her own ethnic group. Mimas Abdelhai, a Palestinian-Israeli, has been mulling the idea of taking part in Miss Israel since last year.Read More


Israel Warns Against Bashing It Over Nukes

By Reuters

Arab diplomats signalled on Tuesday they would seek to step up pressure on Israel over its assumed nuclear arsenal but the Jewish state said any attempt to “bash” it would be counterproductive.Read More


Rabbi Blames Fake Cop Drama on Bipolar Disorder

By Seth Berkman

A suburban New York rabbi accused of impersonating a police officer is claiming his bipolar disorder led to his attempt to stop and yell at a woman driver who was driving slowly in a school zone.Read More


Cardboard Bicycle Debuts on Tel Aviv Streets

By Orr Hirschauge (Haaretz)

Cardboard Technologies, a startup founded last year, launched the most ambitious Israeli crowdfunding effort yet, with a campaign via Indiegogo to raise $2 million to produce cardboard bicycles in Israel. Now, these bicycles are already seen in Tel Aviv.Read More


Israel Tries Palestinian Women Over Settlement Protests

By Reuters

Two Palestinian activists went on trial in an Israeli military court on Tuesday over their involvement in weekly demonstrations against a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank.Read More


The Secrets of Israel's 'Prisoner X2'

By Reuters

Israel has secretly jailed a member of its security services for a grave offence, a prominent Israeli lawyer said on Tuesday, describing the case as riveting and sensational.Read More


New King of Holland Visits Amsterdam Jewish Center

By JTA

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands visited the offices of the Jewish Community of Amsterdam for the first time since his coronation in April.Read More


Who Is Israel's Prisoner X No. 2?

By Amir Oren (Haaretz)

Ben Zygier, the former Mossad agent who committed suicide in his guarded cell while on trial for serious security crimes in December 2010, was not the only prisoner being held anonymously at the Ayalon Prison at that time, according to court documents released for publication on Monday at Haaretz’s request.Read More


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