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The biblical-era pottery figurine found by an 11-year-old Israeli boy on a family trip to the Negev. Credit: Yevgeny Ostrovsky/Israel Antiquities Authority.

Israeli boy finds biblical-era figurine in the Negev

An 11-year-old Israeli boy has uncovered a rare, 2,500-year-old amulet during a family excursion in the northern Negev Desert, the Israel Antiquities Authority said on Tuesday. Zvi Ben-David of Beersheva came across the pottery figurine...
Olivier Dassault. Credit: Gabriel Erem.

Killed in helicopter crash in France, Olivier Dassault, 69, leaves personal legacy upon family...

On Sunday afternoon, March 7, my phone rang. The call came from a friend in Paris telling me about a fatal helicopter crash in which one of the victims was my dear friend, Olivier...

Thriller Novel Tells of War, Rogue Operations on Israel-Lebanon Border

The Beirut Protocol: A Marcus Ryker Series Political and Military Action Thriller: (Book 4) by Joel C. Rosenberg, Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., © 2021 ISBN 1496437896; 464 pages, $23.79. In his fourth appearance in a...
Pope Francis and King Mohammed VI united for world peace and mankind coexistence, Rabat, Morocco, March 2019

Pope Francis and Part Two of the Abraham Accords

Our father, Abraham, has had a lot on his plate lately—always for the good of humanity, as is his habit. “Lech lecha,” the Creator commanded him, “go from your land and from your birthplace...
Former Jewish FBI agent Robert Levinson, who disappeared in March 2007 in Iran, was presumed dead by his family on March 25, 2020. Source: Screenshot.

Blinken urges Iran to release answers on death of former FBI agent Robert Levinson

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with the family of former Jewish FBI agent Robert “Bob” Levinson, who U.S. officials believe was abducted by the Iranian government more than a decade ago. “I was...

Squelching the PLO incentive to murder

Five years ago, our agency examined legal documents of the Palestinian Authority and discovered an unprecedented PA law which legislates that anyone who murders a Jew is going to get an automatic salary for...
A locust’s ear integrated into a technological system to allow a robot to hear. Photo courtesy of Tel Aviv University

In tech first, robot uses dead locust’s ear to hear

In a scientific breakthrough, Israeli researchers have for the first time succeeded in using a locust ear as a robot’s sensor. The result: a robot that moves forward when you clap once and back when...
Israel soldiers taking part in the “Lightning Storm” exercise to prepare for a possible battle with Hezbollah. Credit: IDF Spokesperson's Unit.

IDF steadily boosts and builds its readiness against Hezbollah

Despite ongoing disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Israel Defense Forces has been able to stick to an intensive and large-scale combat training program and build its readiness against adversaries, particularly against the...
The Tehran event, one of two that launched the "Peoples Against Normalization" campaign on Jan. 18, 2021. Source: Facebook.

BDS groups partner with terrorists from Gaza, Turkey, Iran to fight normalization

A coalition of more than 60 anti-Israel and pro-BDS organizations have launched a “Peoples Against Normalization” campaign, simultaneously declaring the year 2021 as the “Year Against Normalization” at an event earlier this year. The campaign...
Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz and Cypriot Energy Minister Natasa Pilides at the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Nicosia, Cyprus, regarding the construction of an undersea power cable connecting the two countries' power grids, as well as that of Greece, March 8, 2021. Source: Twitter.

Israel, Cyprus, Greece to link power grids via undersea cable

Israel, Cyprus and Greece signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Monday regarding a project to link their power grids via the construction of the world’s longest and deepest undersea power cable. The project, called...