19 January 2010




  • King Cameron redux? 'Avatar' aims for Oscar glory
    The tale of big, blue aliens in conflict with rapacious humans on Pandora earned the Golden Globe awards for best drama and director.

  • A new answer is blowin' in the wind
    Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary is here to promote Operation Respect, which seeks to foster a compassionate learning environment for kids.

  • Concert Review: JSO's Byron as Music
    Violist Richard Assayas displayed a warm, songful sound and an appealingly mature personal note.

  • Ute Lemper to perform in Tel Aviv
    Boasting a varied career, the 46-year-old Lemper has made her mark for interpretations of the works of Kurt Weill and for her roles in musicals.

  • Anything but rebellious
    "We should be fearless in international forums. We have a great story to tell and we have to take our case to the world," says new Labor MK Einat Wilf, who idolized Netanyahu as a teenager.

  • US Jewish groups raise millions of dollars for victims
    "This is a very unique disaster and the response has been overwhelming," says JDC's coordinator of disaster relief, William Recant.

  • Turkish group hacks 'Jewish Chronicle'
    British site replaced by Palestinian flag and anti-Semitic writings for several hours, editor says.

  • PM calls on press to leave his family alone
    In Germany, Netanyahu says his wife not involved in day-to-day running of state, but makes him a "more humane prime minister."

  • Police nab 5 mosque arson suspects in Yitzhar
    Security forces search 2 Yitzhar yeshivot, recover spikes and other items described by police as "cold weapons."

  • Livni's brother praises Moshe Feiglin
    Kadima head slammed in faction meeting.

  • Court makes it easier to sue terror groups
    Victims of Palestinian terror attacks will now be able to deliver lawsuits to accessible senior representatives of the organizations responsible for them.

  • 'Iran ordered attack on Israeli convoy'
    Amman taxi driver held on suspicion of involvement.

  • IDF teams comb rubble for last survivors
    Team rescues student who was trapped for 6 days; missions in Haiti become body-recovery efforts.

  • Danon: Obama gets 'F' for mideast policy
    On eve of US visit, hardline Likud MK says Israelis don't regard US president as a fair negotiator.

  • '7 Iron Dome batteries in next 2 years'
    According to current timeline, IDF will deploy 1st battery along the Gaza border by the middle of 2010.

  • Radical Islamist lectures at London university
    Member of group accused of grooming bombers that attacked 'Mike's Place' teaching at UK university.

  • Iran hails lack of decision on sanctions
    Mottaki: Failure to levy new sanctions means we can continue work to allay concerns over nuke program.

  • 'I'd be arrested to defend IDF soldiers'
    In CNN interview, Livni says she's willing to be a "test case" to speak up for army's actions in Cast Lead.

  • Dahlan rejects Hamas offer to enter Gaza
    Former PA offical misses mother's funeral, doesn't want to spark clashes that would hurt Fatah men.

  • Report: Hamas blames Israel for flooding in the Gaza Strip

  • IDF arrests 10 Palestinians in West Bank operations

  • IDF Home Front chief heads to Haiti with reinforcements
    There is no longer a real chance to find survivors, says Brig.-Gen. Shalom Ben-Aryeh, commander of the IDF delegation to Haiti.

  • Israel, Germany team cooperate on aid
    Israeli humanitarian efforts will reach into some countries with which it does not have relations.

  • No Holds Barred: Focus on marital decline, not homosexuality
    While gays petition the Supreme Court to tie the knot, straight guys are running to the hills every time their live-in girlfriends of five years push for a ring.

  • Encountering Peace: Israel - a leader among the nations
    While we ask to see, in all the gory details, the destruction and death on the streets of Port-au-Prince, we wish to see none of the human suffering of our Palestinian neighbors in Gaza.

  • Kfir soldier dismissed from military
    Soldier held anti-evacuation banner; collaborator ousted from combat service, banished from hesder.

  • Rosenstein indicted for killing three
    Imprisoned underworld kingpin charged with murder, 2 counts of manslaughter of criminal rivals in 2001.

  • '50% of Israelis: Aliya harmed country'
    According to Absorption Ministry poll, 62% blame olim for rise in alcoholism among country's youth.

  • Man suspected of raping the wife of his friend as he slept

  • IDF teams comb rubble for last survivors
    Team rescues student who was trapped for 6 days; missions in Haiti become body-recovery efforts.

  • POSITION PAPER ON THE AGENDA OF THE UN CLIMATE CONFERENCE
    Since climate change is unavoidable, KKL-JNF will formulate the policy for administering forests and open areas in view of recent predictions regarding climate change, particularly anticipated changes in types and amounts of precipitation, the effect of extreme weather conditions, extended dry periods and the increased likelihood of fires and floods.

  • Delegation Offsets Air-Travel Carbon Planting Trees
    Yatir Forest is part of the green belt that KKL-JNF has been working to develop since 1985 around the growing metropolis of Be'er Sheva in the Negev. Planting is currently underway in the northwest section of the city.

  • Achievements in Arid Climate Conditions Featured in Side-Eve
    The head scientist of the Ministry for Environmental Protection, Dr. Yishayahu Bar-Or, who facilitated the event, noted Israel's and KKL-JNF's achievements in the fields of agriculture, afforestation and re-use of wastewater in arid and semi-arid regions.

  • What do Iranians really want?
    The people want regime change but are not ready to say it as they lack the organization, leadership and support to make it happen.

  • Green Revolution at the UN Climate Change Conference
    The exhibit of KKL-JNF will include several short films in addition to information flyers about KKL-JNF's environmental, global-warming and water-project activities. In keeping with efforts to reduce environmental damage...

  • United Nations Climate Change Conference Copenhagen, Denmark
    The delegation from KKL-JNF will be going to the conference as part of the official delegation from the State of Israel, led by the Ministry for Protection of the Environment and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In addition, KKL-JNF will take part as an NGO (non-governmental organization) observer, through KKL-JNF in Denmark.

  • GLOBAL WARMING: ISRAELI RESEARCH HAS WORLDWIDE IMPLICATIONS
    One of the main parameters examined in this research is the amount of carbon dioxide the forest absorbs from the air, taking into account the fact that average annual rainfall has gradually decreased from 350 mm to only 300 mm whilst the quantity of compounds in the air is increasing. Professor Yakir's survey is the only one in recent years that checks the forest's overall functioning from the

  • The low sofa affair
    Erdogan accused us of war crimes, walked out on our president, and backed our sworn enemies. So we hazed his ambassador a bit with a cheap seat. Shocking!

  • Amateur hour
    To handle the Iranian threat effectively, Israel needs competent, experienced diplomats, not Israel Beiteinu politicians.

  • A time to act for Catholic-Jewish reconciliation
    The Church should reassert that 'Nostra Aetate' and the Catholic post-conciliar documents are still the guiding principles for the Vatican.

  • Negotiations? No thanks
    The Palestinians have become enamored with the status quo, particularly insofar as they can obtain without negotiations what they cannot obtain by talking.

  • THE INTERNATIONAL ARENA INNOVATIONS & ACHIEVEMENTS
    The peak of unique projects with enormous financial ramifications - especially for developing countries - is connected to, of all things, a tiny insect discovered by Israeli scientists working in distant Australia - thanks to generous funding from the Australian Friends of KKL-JNF.

  • January 19: Collective punishment
    If those who don't take care of their own terrorists are untouchable "collectives" not to be punished, the democracies may as well invite Osama bin Laden, Hamas and Hizbullah to take over.

  • The Gaza quagmire
    There are few signs that the Hamas regime in Gaza is in danger.

  • Encountering Peace: Israel - a leader among the nations
    While we ask to see, in all the gory details, the destruction and death on the streets of Port-au-Prince, we wish to see none of the human suffering of our Palestinian neighbors in Gaza.

  • Human and Environmental Influences on Israel's Water Resourc
    At first, there was time to be amazed by the thick and unique vegetation, the streams of water and pools full of St. Peter's fish, the birds, and particularly the explanations of Eli Raz, a geologist and biologist,

  • Patients to pay for medical marijuana as demand spikes
    Nonprofit Tikun Olam group unable to keep up with cost; Health Ministry warns NIS 360 service charge illegal.

  • Peres: OECD will provide platform for Israel's other face
    Sec.-gen. of organization in Israel ahead of aspired accession, meets with president, ministers; corruption remains major obstacle to membership.

  • Water, water everywhere… but how much?
    With Water Authority employees on strike, no one is measuring the Kinneret.

  • Vic Toews, President of the Treasury Board, Canada:
    At the opening day of the joint KKL-JNF - Manitoba Israel Water Experts Symposium, the Director General of KKL-JNF, Ms. Yael Shaltieli, opened the session entitled "The Water Crisis in Israel" with words of welcome, congratulations on the initiative, and thanks to HE Minister Christine Melnick, who headed the Manitoba delegation and lead this venture into fruition.

  • Water, water everywhere… but how much?
    With Water Authority employees on strike, no one is measuring the Kinneret.

  • Manitoba Israel Water Experts Symposium Open in Jerusalem
    Professor Avital Gasith of the Faculty of Life Sciences at Tel Aviv University, who is serving as the symposium's chair, opened the conference with a general comparative presentation of water issues in Manitoba and Israel, noting the fact that Lake Winnipeg itself is larger than the total area of the entire state of Israel. In spite of this, Professor Gazit said, there are many joint research su

  • Iran: Kurds may have killed prosecutor
    Provincial justice department head bases his assessment on recent threats; 4 arrested in case.

  • Iran: Kurds may have killed prosecutor
    Provincial justice department head bases his assessment on recent threats; 4 arrested in case.

  • The Tisch: Invite a person, host an angel
    The mystery that shrouds Reb Leib Sarah's character was born of his vocation.

  • Ask the Rabbi: Oral traditions
    What is the controversy behind the 'suctioning' stage that concludes the circumcision ritual?

  • Parashat Va'era: Healing, one plague at a time
    From a theological perspective, the Ten Plagues hammered away at the Egyptians' idolatrous beliefs.

  • H2010 - River Jordan Sources
    The symposium participants devoted half a day to visits and explanations concerning the sources of the River Jordan and made a comprehensive tour of both the Tel Dan Nature Reserve and of a number of agricultural and water-related projects that use the waters of the Dan.

  • Baghdad reclaims a Jewish history it once shunned
    Iraqi officials say they will go to DC to try bring back Jewish archive US troops took 7 years ago.

  • Teheran: France using Iranian's trial for political pressure
    US authorities have alleged Majid Kakavand is tied to companies involved in Iran's nuclear program.

  • Nation's green areas under attack
    New infrastructure and transportation projects pose the largest threats - SPNI report.

  • Is Israel prepared for the worst?
    Gov't warns of Haiti-like magnitude earthquake within next 50 years.

  • SDL to build one of largest desal plants in the world

  • SDL to build one of largest desalination plants in the world

  • Finding a voice in Facebook
    Israeli NGOs are realizing the potential power of social media such as Facebook and Twitter.

  • 'ME conflict, occupation driving Christians out of region'
    Vatican document also singles out growth of "political Islam," says Israeli-Palestinian conflict had been "exploited" by radical terrorism.

  • 'We call it Wikipeace'
    A recently launched Web site that sees the end of the Arab-Israeli conflict as one of its primary goals.

  • Music on the go
    Now that we're in the age of the "digital device," the music player of choice for a new generation is the cellphone.

  • KKL-JNF at 20th Agro-Mashov Expo
    Dorit and Mimi greeted visitors to the KKL-JNF pavilion at the exhibition, who became very excited about what had been achieved by Israeli agriculture in general and KKL-JNF in particular. "So many of the amazing fruits, vegetables and flowers you see here were developed with the support of KKL-JNF and its friends worldwide! Flowers from the Arava, pomellas grown just north of Eilat, tropical fish

  • Peres: OECD will provide platform for Israel's other face
    Sec.-gen. of organization in Israel ahead of aspired accession, meets with president, ministers; corruption remains major obstacle to membership.

  • Yadlin: Turkey moving towards radicals
    Military intelligence head reports that Islamic republic is enriching kilograms of uranium every day.

  • Title: Rosenstein indicted for killing three
    Imprisoned underworld kingpin charged with murder, 2 counts of manslaughter of criminal rivals in 2001.

  • Officials: Iran formally declines offer to ship out uranium
    Diplomats say counteroffer effectively rejects demand that Teheran quickly export most of the material it would need to make a warhead

  • FM, OECD head sign benefit deal
    OECD reps in Israel will get immunity, preferential legal status as condition for Israeli membership.

  • PM's ex-worker claims death threat
    Former housekeeper who is suing Sara Netanyahu says she was warned to end affair in 12 hours.

  • Twitter message informs IDF of Haitian children with no food

  • Jerusalem Post Correspondent
    "Some of these criminal syndicates have the organizational and financial wherewithal that could potentially allow them to acquire and sell radioactive material."

  • US State Department warns of drug trade WMD acquisitions
    "Some of these criminal syndicates have the organizational and financial wherewithal that could potentially allow them to acquire and sell radioactive material."

  • US State Department warns of drug trade WMD acquisitions
    "Some of these criminal syndicates have the organizational and financial wherewithal that could potentially allow them to acquire and sell radioactive material."

  • Grapevine: High society
    French ambassador's brunch draws media, Australian ambassador homeward bound and extended Carlebach family gathers.

  • Lion's Den: Why I stand with Geert Wilders
    Although his opponents have finally succeeded in dragging him to court after his 2008 film 'Fitna,' he is the most popular politician in the Netherlands.

  • Terra Incognita: A clash of cultures or ideologies?
    Although many have written about US involvement in the ME, few have realized that the eruption of Wahhabism and the founding of America were contemporary events.

  • Oceans apart, but closer than you'd think
    What do Israel and the Pacific island of Nauru have in common? A friendship based on mutual respect, and a conviction that Israel has a right to exist.

  • January 20: A dubious comparison?
    Our humanitarian aid to Gaza, including providing lifesaving care in our hospitals to those in need, is well publicized but totally ignored by our critics from abroad.

  • For a stronger Year Two
    A year ago today, Israelis watched US President Barack Obama deliver his inaugural address just as Operation Cast Lead was concluding.


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