Peres blasts racism against Ethiopian-Israelis

JERUSALEM (JWN)--President Shimon Peres on Thursday condemned expressions of racism in Israel, calling them ugly and despicable. The president made his statement on a visit to the Reshit School in … [Read more...]

Rivlin: If government fails to legalize Migron, Knesset will

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)--If the government does not act soon to legalize Migron, the Knesset will do so, Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin declared while on a visit to the illegal West Bank outpost … [Read more...]

Obama, Netanyahu confer on peace process, Iran

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu discussed developments in the peace process with the Palestinians and the looming nuclear threat of Iran in … [Read more...]

Israeli counter-hackers leak Saudi credit card details

JERUSALEM (JWN)—A group of Israeli computer hackers has struck back at the Saudi Arabian hacker who stole and published the details of thousands of Israeli credit card holders earlier this … [Read more...]

‘Price tag’ vandals deface mosque, torch cars

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Settler extremists defaced a mosque and set three cars alight in the West Bank village of Dir Istiya near Nablus on Tuesday night. The attack followed the demolition of … [Read more...]

Car bomb kills Iranian nuclear scientist in Tehran

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—A prominent Iranian nuclear scientist was killed by a bomb attached to his car Wednesday by the passenger on a passing motorcycle, according to the semi-official Fars news … [Read more...]

Armed robbers cause panic at Red Sea hotel

TABA (JWN)—Four armed men apparently trying to rob a hotel jewelry store in this Red Sea resort on the Israeli-Egyptian border caused a brief panic when they exchanged gunfire with police before … [Read more...]

Ethiopian Israelis protest racism in Kiryat Malachi

By RUTH EGLASH KIRYAT MALACHI (The Jerusalem Post)--Likening their battle to fighting the institutionalized racism that was once present in America, hundreds of members of the Ethiopian community … [Read more...]

Obama invites King Abdullah to help advance peace

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Just one week after Jordan’s King Abdullah II mediated the first direct talks between Israeli and Palestinian envoys in nearly a year, US President Barack Obama invited … [Read more...]

Man dressed as Santa Claus murders Jaffa Christian leader

JERUSALEM (JWN)--Gabriel Cadis, the head of Jaffa’s Orthodox Church Association, was fatally stabbed in the back on Friday night during an Orthodox Christmas procession. The assailant, who was dressed … [Read more...]

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