Israel receives its first serious dose of rain

15mm of rain washed central Israel overnight, accompanied by thunderstorms and power outages. Rains are expected to continue throughout the day and into tomorrow.More Info … [Continue reading]

Holocaust researchers come to jailed Austrian activist’s defense

Nazi-hunter Zuroff says imprisonment of Stephan Templ is 'typical of Austria.'More Info … [Continue reading]

Howard Stern rebukes Roger Waters over Israel boycott

Veteran radio host asks former Pink Floyd front man, who supports a cultural boycott of Israel, whether he wants the Jews to 'go back to the concentration camp.'More Info … [Continue reading]

B’Ttselem calls on IDF to stop using sniper rifle, .22 caliber bullets

The army maintains that the so-called Toto bullet is non-lethal, even though it has killed four Palestinians since the beginning of the year, says B'Tselem.More Info … [Continue reading]

A third intifada will cost Israel much more than the first two

As it looks like it's going to happen, the form of the next intifada bears thinking about. Short missile wars is one thing. Can the Israeli economy cope with years of unrest?More Info … [Continue reading]

Groundbreaking feminist filmmaker Chantal Akerman dies at 65

Akerman, born to Polish Holocaust survivors, reportedly committed suicide in Paris.More Info … [Continue reading]