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  • Israel Prepares for Violence along the Lebanese Border

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on September 22, 2011 | Leave a Comment

    IDF has started extensive preparations along its northern border in addition to the West Bank in anticipation of mass violence and unrest in the wake of Friday’s UN vote regarding Palestinian Statehood, according to UN observers.

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  • Massive Haredi Protest Claims Beit Shemesh Girl’s School is Backed by an Evil Regime

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on September 21, 2011 | Leave a Comment

    Hundreds of Haredi residents living in Ramat Beit Shemesh took to the streets last night, staging a protest against a National Religious girl’s school that opened two weeks ago at the beginning of the school year, claiming the girls and their parents are evil, as is the government that is supporting them.

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  • Israel Considers Emergency Laws for West Bank after Palestinian State Declaration

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on September 18, 2011 | Leave a Comment

    This past week, the Ministry for Public Safety submitted plan to impose military or emergency rule over the West Bank in order to deal with possible outbreaks of violence or mass rioting in the wake of tomorrow’s UN vote regarding a state of Palestine and has raised the ire of some members of the Justice Ministry.

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  • Turkey Changes Radar on Jets to Shoot Down Israeli Aircraft

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on September 14, 2011 | 1 Comments

    The war of words between Turkey and Israel has now translated into action that could potentially destabilize the Middle East with Turkey ordering new radars not under NATO specifications so that the Turkish Air Force can shoot down Israeli jets.

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  • Israeli Generals: War on the Horizon

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on September 06, 2011 | Leave a Comment

    According to IDF Home Front Commander General Eyal Eisenberg, the upheavals in the Arab World and current diplomatic crisis with Turkey could possibly lead to a regional war.

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  • Most Israelis Cannot Pay Mortgages

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on August 16, 2011 | Leave a Comment

    According to a survey conducted earlier this year, 55% of all Israelis have an extremely difficult time paying their mortgages.

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  • 4.1 Earthquake Felt in Sharon and Galilee Regions of Israel

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on August 07, 2011 | Leave a Comment

    Around noon today, a two to ten second long 4.1 earthquake was felt across the northern half of Israel, from Rehovot and Ashkelon to as far north as Haifa.

    The earthquake’s epicenter was reported by both the Geophysical Institute and USGS to be about 20 miles west of Binyamina, in the Mediterranean Sea.  Consequently, the tremor was felt by the entire coastal plain as well as the lower Galil, encompassing the Haifa, Ra’anana-Kefar Sava and Petah Tikva areas.

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  • Knesset Nixes Civil Marriage in Israel

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on July 28, 2011 | Leave a Comment

    The Knesset voted down a bill that would allow Israelis to choose between civil and religious marriage yesterday, sparking more controversy regarding current laws regarding marriage and divorce in the country.

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  • Israel Prepares for “Airtilla”

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on July 06, 2011 | Leave a Comment

    In addition to the flotilla currently stuck in Greece, Israel faces the arrival of hundreds of activists arriving via plane from Europe on Friday in an aerial equivalent of the maritime flotilla. In response, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has ordered the Israeli Police and security establishment to prepare for any incidents stemming from the mass arrivals.

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  • Trust-Busting Or No Trust-Busting, That Is The Question

    Posted By Mike Rosenthal on June 14, 2011 | Leave a Comment

    A few months ago, a bill was submitted to the Knesset that would potentially weaken the hold of monopolies on different sectors of the economy.  The bill is up for debate and experts are divided as to the results.

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