Cabinet approval brings total purchase of F-35 jets to 50 planes, while ministers Steinitz and Shamir claim that Israel doesn’t need more than 36 planes.
2 Jewish settlers sign plea bargain after admitting to torching vehicles, spray-painting wall in Palestinian village in the West Bank.
Russian books set on fire outside Beit El synagogue, with graffiti stating: ‘Where Nationality Laws are passed, books will be burned.’
By Philip Pullella ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (Reuters) – Pope Francis said on Sunday that equating Islam with violence was wrong and called on Muslim leaders to issue a global condemnation of terrorism to help dispel the stereotype. Francis, the leader of 1.2 billion Roman Catholics, told reporters aboard his plane returning from a visit to Turkey that he understood why Muslims were offended by many in the West who automatically equated their religion with terrorism. …
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has commemorated the mass migration of Jews from Middle Eastern countries following its creation in 1948.
President speaks at first ceremony commemorating expulsion and exile of Jews from Arab countries and Iran, calling on Arab nations to compensate them for lost property.
Assistant to head of security for Israeli embassy in Brussels mistakenly identifies young man carrying cricket bat covered in sweatshirt as possible terrorist yielding gun, causing man and his family to be expelled from country.
Alois Brunner, one of Adolf Eichmann’s highest ranking assistants, said to have died in Damascus in 2009 or 2010 according to new information released to Simon Wiesenthal Center.