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Leaders at the Warsaw summit, called “The Ministerial Conference to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East.” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is at center. Credit: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo/Twitter.

The failure of Palestinian nationalism

The Warsaw Summit demonstrated that the popularity of the Palestinian cause continues to decline, suggesting that Palestinian nationalism has failed. Historically, the positive elements of Palestinian nationalism have been offset by its negative features,...
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Haredim may be ‘winners’ of Israel’s next election

Though the elections in Israel are still some four weeks away, we already know the undisputed winners: the ultra-Orthodox (haredi) parties. Neither side will be able to form a government without them. Though they...
StemRad's radiation suit. Photo: StemRad.

NASA to include Israeli-manufactured radiation suit

NASA will include a radiation suit produced by the Israeli firm StemRad Ltd. for its Orion Exploration-Mission 1, scheduled for June 2020, according to a blog post published last week on the European Space...
Albert Einstein and David Ben-Gurion. Credit: Israel GPO.

Albert Einstein’s brilliance, humor and literal connection to Israel

One thing is for sure. While the writing on the pages lying on the table under a clear protective glass appeared as nonsensical gibberish or useless, mind-bending mathematical equations, they were anything but. These...
Eyal Waldman, president of Mellanox Technologies, with others at the company during a press conference in Tel Aviv on March 11, 2019. Photo by Flash90.

Nvidia acquires Mellanox in Israel for $6.8 billion

U.S. chip supplier Nvidia Corp has offered the highest bid for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies and will acquire the company for $6.8 billion. Mellanox will make chips to connect artificially intelligent servers together to...
Israeli journalist and New Right Party candidate Caroline Glick speaks at the Oz VeGaon reserve in Gush Etzion on Feb. 8, 2019. Credit: Gershon Elinson/Flash90.

Journalist turned politician Caroline Glick turns the spotlight on Blue and White Party, Israeli...

Caroline B. Glick, a senior columnist at Breitbart News, was the senior contributing and chief columnist for The Jerusalem Post until she decided to run for the Knesset in the upcoming April national elections. Born in Houston,...
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PA TV teaches children Israel will come to an end: ‘All of Palestine will...

Despite insurances from Palestinian Authority leaders that they support a two-state solution and want to live side by side with Israel, the Palestinian Authority continues to teach children that Israel will come to an...
An X-ray image of a phone smuggled inside an inmate. Photo: Israel Prison Service (Israel Hayom).

Terrorists smuggle phones in stomachs, says prison service

The Israel Prison Service has uncovered a sophisticated method of smuggling cellphones into Israeli jails, the agency announced on Sunday. Security prisoners, the agency said, have been caught trying to smuggle miniature cellphones into prisons by...
On March 11, 2019, Al-Malahem, the media arm of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), released a video featuring the group's senior commander Khaled Batarfi condemning Arab and Gulf State governments, and accusing them of hastening to normalize relations with Israel. In the video, which was published on AQAP's official Telegram channel, Batarfi called on Muslims to confront their governments militarily and intellectually. (MEMRI)

Al-Qaeda figure warns Arab countries over normalization with Israel

On March 11, Al-Malahem, the media arm of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, released a video featuring the group’s senior commander, Khaled Batarfi, condemning Arab and Gulf governments, and accusing them of hastening to...
Participants in Nefesh B’Nefesh’s annual “Mega Event,” held in New Jersey on March 10, 2019. Credit: Courtesy.

North American ‘aliyah’ tour travels east to west, noting anti-Semitism, assimilation

Nefesh B’Nefesh is hosting multiple aliyah events across North America to enable prospective new immigrants (olim) to be as prepared as possible for their move to Israel. The tour started on Sunday with Nefesh B’Nefesh’s annual...

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