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Researchers at Tel Aviv University detected 73 percent of lies told by trial participants based on the contraction of their facial muscles. Credit: Pixabay.

Tel Aviv University discovers technology to expose ‘liars’ through activation of facial muscles

Researchers at Tel Aviv University detected 73 percent of lies told by trial participants based on the contraction of their facial muscles—achieving a higher rate of detection than any other known method. The study...
Maj. Gen. Sa’ar Tzur officially becomes commander of the Israel Defense Forces Northern Formation Commander on Nov. 22, 2021. Credit: IDF Spokesperson's Office.

Incoming IDF commander: ‘Question of who won will not be in air after next...

The new commander of the Israel Defense Forces’ Northern Formation, which is the military entity in charge of overseeing wartime maneuvers into Lebanon or Syria, took up his position on Sunday. Maj. Gen. Sa’ar Tzur...
Fadi Abu Shkhaydam, seen here delivering a sermon in 2020, killed one Israeli and wounded four others in Jerusalem's Old City on Nov. 21, 2021, before being shot and killed by Israeli security forces. Credit: MEMRI.

Old City shooter: Jews and Christians ‘masters of heresy’ led by the devil

Fadi Abu Shkhaydam, who shot dead one Israeli and wounded four others in Jerusalem’s Old City on Sunday before being gunned down himself by Israeli security forces, was a well-known preacher in eastern Jerusalem. In...
Minister of Transport and Road Safety Merav Michaeli meets the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the State of Israel, Mohamed Al Khaja, Nov. 21, 2021. GPO

Israeli transport minister, UAE ambassador meet to discuss bilateral ties, trade

Israeli Transportation Minister Merav Michaeli and Mohamed Al Khaja, the United Arab Emirates’ ambassador to Israel, met in Jerusalem on Sunday. The two discussed bilateral and regional relations, as well as the development of transportation...

Israelis are masters of food innovation. Here’s why

What is the recipe for meat and dairy without cows? Snacks and sauces with less sugar and salt? Long-lasting fresh produce and compostable food wrappers? A fast-growing, climate-threatened world is hungry for such recipes. Appropriately...
Israeli forces seized some 120 kilograms of cocaine and marijuana on the border with Egypt, Nov. 21, 2021. Source: Israel Defense Forces.

IDF seizes 120 kilos of cocaine and marijuana on the border with Egypt

Israeli forces on Saturday seized narcotics worth tens of millions of shekels on the Egyptian border, the Israeli military reported. Military spotters identified a number of suspicious individuals along the border on Saturday night, the...
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz speaking at IDF headquarters in Tel Aviv, April 22, 2021. Photo by Tomer Neuberg/Flash90.

Gantz’s cleaner planned to charge Iranian hackers $7,000 to spy on him

Omri Goren, a cleaner formerly employed at the home of Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz, charged Iranian hackers just $7,000 to spy on him. Goren, 37, told the Iranian-affiliated hacker group Black Shadow that he would install...
Israeli President Isaac Herzog (center), and Nefesh B’Nefesh co-founders Tony Gelbart (left) and Rabbi Yehoshua Fass cut the ribbon at the dedication ceremony of a new aliyah campus in Jerusalem for the organization, Nov. 16, 2021. Credit: Courtesy.

Nefesh B’Nefesh inaugurates campus in Jerusalem to better serve new immigrants

The aliyah-facilitating organization Nefesh B’Nefesh inaugurated a new, state-of-the art campus in Jerusalem at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday. Among those present included Israeli President Isaac Herzog, Minister of Aliyah and Integration Pnina Tamano-Shata, Ashkenazi...
Indian Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Manoj Mukund Naravane (“MM”) Navarne, at a wreath-laying ceremony in Israel honoring Indian soldiers who died during World War I, Nov. 17, 2021. Source: Twitter.

Indian military chief tours Israel, receives briefing on security threats

The Indian Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Manoj Mukund Naravane (“MM”) Navarne, is in Israel for a five-day visit, reported the Indian website NDTV. Upon arrival on Wednesday, Navarne visited the main headquarters of the Israel...
Professor Oded Goldreich. Source: Twitter.

Education minister denies Israel Prize to professor who supports university boycott

Israel’s Minister of Education Yifat Shaha-Biton announced on Thursday that an Israeli professor who signed a petition calling for a boycott of Ariel University Center of Samaria will not receive the Israel Prize. In doing...