Headed to Israel? Better leave that brand new Apple iPad behind. The Israeli Communications Ministry directed the customs authority to confiscate all iPads coming into the country – effectively instituting a ban on Apple's newest device.
This documentary has circulated for sometime, however it's an interesting look inside Israel and their secrecy. Some related news articles from the BBC: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/correspondent/2841377.stm http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/
Dr. Lani Kass, who is the senior Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force General Norton A. Schwartz, was born, raised, and educated in Israel and then served in that country’s military where she reached the rank of majo
Israeli police arrested a former mayor of Jerusalem on Wednesday in a fast developing investigation into suspected corruption that has also caught up associates of former prime minister Ehud Olmert.
JERUSALEM — Hundreds of Israeli travelers returned home after Israel warned its citizens to urgently leave Egypt's Sinai Peninsula because of a kidnapping alert, police said Wednesday. In the unusually strong wording late Tuesday, Israel's anti-te
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will send a deputy to Obama's nuclear security summit next week. He decided not to attend himself after learning that some Arab countries planned to press Israel to sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
Analysts for a reputable military journal have rated Israel as the world's sixth nuclear power, alongside Britain, with up to 300 nuclear warheads. Citing comments by British security experts, the British Jane's Defense Weekly has revealed that T
There is a mythical aura surrounding Israeli intelligence. Much of it is well-deserved, as a string of spectacular covert operations has consistently shown in the decades since the formation of the Jewish state. Feats such as the 1967
At first glance it may sound a bit peculiar to assert the strong ties between Judaism and libertarianism. After all, it is hard in the modern world to distinguish and disassociate Judaism from modern day Zionism, though the two to a large extent coul
JERUSALEM – An American Jewish group has demanded Secretary of State Hillary Clinton apologize to her former constituents, claiming she misled them while she was a New York senator by falsely professing support for an undivided Jerusalem as Israel's
Israel spends the bulk of its aid on warplanes such as F-15s and F-16s, jet fuel, high-end munitions and missile defense systems - weaponry their military would find difficult to replace or do without. [Maybe they could spend their own money?]
Israel's envoy to Washington said ties between the two allies have hit "the most severe crisis since 1975" over Tel Aviv settlement plan that embarrassed the US administration at a time that it was promoting indirect peace talks with the Palestini
Vice President Joe Biden began a visit to Israel and the West Bank, assuring Israelis that Washington would close ranks with them against any threat from a nuclear-armed Iran. Biden, the most senior U.S. official to visit Israel since President Obama
At least 2 Israeli agents behind the murder of a senior Hamas official escape to the US. Police have now cast their net wider in their investigation of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh’s killing, which officials are certain was carried out by Israel’s intelligence
Friday saw a war council convene in Damascus, between Syrian president Assad, Iranian president Ahmadinejad and Hizbollah chief Nasrallah to "devise counterattack plans and assign tasks in the event of an Israeli offensive on one or all parties...
An Israeli archaeologist said Monday that ancient fortifications recently excavated in Jerusalem date back 3,000 years to the time of King Solomon and support the biblical narrative about the era.
Israel introduced a fleet of huge pilotless planes that can remain in the air for a full day and fly as far as the Persian Gulf, putting rival Iran within its range. The Heron TP drones have a wingspan of 86 feet making them the size of Boeing 737 an
Police in the Gulf state announced that they were hunting for 11 suspects, including a woman, for the murder of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, a top Hamas commander, who was found dead in his Dubai hotel room on January 20. Six of these suspects were travell
Israel exploiting Haiti's catastrophe for profit
A nuclear physics professor who publicly backed Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi in the disputed June presidential election was killed Tuesday when a bomb-rigged motorcycle blew up outside his home. The blast, apparently set off by a
There’s good news for the children of Israel. Every one of them will soon be getting candy, for free, from their government. Are the Israelis returning to the socialist spirit of their founding fathers? Not quite.
Israel has reacted angrily to the issuing by a British court of an arrest warrant for the former Israeli Foreign Minister, Tzipi Livni. The warrant, granted by a London court on Saturday, was revoked on Monday when it was found Ms Livni was not vi
In addition to identification cards and passports, the database will also be designed to hold the fingerprints and visual scans of every citizen of Israel. The bill is scheduled to be put into motion during the next few months, and a two-year trial p
Courageous Jews taking a stand for justice
Benayahu told Haaretz the new program would be up and running in a few months.
European Union officials are expected to call for Jerusalem to be divided so it can be the capital of both Israel and a Palestinian state. Haaretz got its hands on a draft document prepared by Sweden, which currently holds the EU presidency, that see
Wearing a dark-blue robe, sitting in St. James's Church, the main Armenian church in the Old City, Aghoyan said, "Every single priest in this church has been spat on. It happens day and night."
With cutting-edge anti-missile systems and two new submarines that can carry nuclear weapons, Israel is readying a new generation of armaments designed to defend itself against distant Iran as well as Tehran’s proxy armies on its borders. Having f
The United States has offered to add Israeli systems and munitions to a new [taxpayer subsidized] U.S.-built F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet and deliver it to Israel by 2015, provided a deal is sealed in coming months. Lockheed Martin Corp, maker of th
A Chevy Chase scientist was charged Monday with trying to sell top-secret information to Israel for $11,000, federal prosecutors said. Stewart D. Nozette, 52, was arrested on a charge of attempted espionage and is being held pending an initial app