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  • Palin: 'Only Flag in My Office' Is Israeli

    09/26/2008 8:23:05 AM PDT · by Iron Munro · 30 replies · 2,731+ views
    New York Sun ^ | September 26, 2008 | Staff
    President Peres of Israel yesterday met for the first time with Governor Palin and with Senator McCain, who called the veteran Israeli statesman "my old friend." /snip/ "I wanted to meet you for many years," Ms. Palin told Mr. Peres, according to an aide to the president. "The only flag at my office is an Israeli flag," she was quoted as saying, "and I want you to know and I want Israelis to know that I am a friend."
  • Israeli water desalination unit makes a worldwide hit

    07/11/2017 3:35:17 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 20 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 11/7/17
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday witnessed the demonstration of sea water purification technology pioneered by Israel at a water desalination unit on Olga Beach in Haifa. Gal-Mobile is an independent, integrated water purification vehicle, designed to produce high-quality drinking water. It can be useful in natural disasters like floods, earthquakes, military use in difficult terrain and rural areas to provide drinkable water, the Indian Prime Minister’s Office said. “It can purify up to 20,000 litres per day of sea water and 80,000 litres per day of brackish/muddy or contaminated river water and...
  • Attention! Glamorous Israeli soldier is winning legions of fans (TR)

    07/06/2017 11:26:49 AM PDT · by DFG · 60 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 07/06/2017 | Stephanie Linnie
    A glamorous Israeli soldier has become a social media star after she started posting photos of herself posing in very skimpy bikinis. Kim Mellibovsky has won legions of Instagram fans with her saucy snaps, which she shares alongside images of herself touting a gun in her very tight-fitting Israeli Defence Forces uniform. Kim, who is believed to be 22, also shares pictures of herself dressed up for nights out with her friends and practising her pout in her bedroom.
  • WONDER WOMAN Has Been Officially Banned In Lebanon; New Critics TV Spot Highlights Positive Reviews

    06/01/2017 7:23:06 AM PDT · by be-baw · 6 replies
    comicbookmovie.com ^ | Mark Cassidy
    It's now been confirmed that Patty Jenkins' Wonder Woman movie has been banned outright in Lebanon. The decision was made by the Lebanese government, who took issue with the fact that the movie's Israeli star, Gal Gadot, served her mandatory time in the country's military. Wonder Woman was only scheduled to screen in 15 locations in Lebanon anyway, so this is not expected to make much of a dent in the film's international box office haul.
  • Google discovers 'Israeli' spy app designed to hack smartphones

    04/08/2017 1:43:32 AM PDT · by BlackVeil · 8 replies
    Ynet News ^ | 7 April 2017 | Sagi Cohen
    Security researchers at Google and Lookout have discovered an extremely sophisticated Android app capable of spying on users by hacking their smartphones' camera and microphone, as well as track calls, messages, internet history and more. Called Chrysaor, the spyware seems to be linked to Pegasus, a notorious program that was found to be targeting iPhone users in 2016 and is suspected of having been created by Israeli firm NSO Group Technologies. ....
  • U.S. Jewish Center Bomb Threat Suspect Is Arrested in Israel

    03/23/2017 6:43:31 AM PDT · by NRx · 43 replies
    NY Times ^ | 03-23-2017 | ADAM GOLDMAN and ALAN BLINDER
    WASHINGTON — The Israeli police on Thursday arrested a man believed to be responsible for scores of bomb threats that were phoned in to Jewish community centers across the United States, American officials said. The F.B.I. confirmed in a statement that the bureau had worked with the Israeli national police to arrest the teenager, who, officials said, holds citizenship in both Israel and the United States. “Investigating hate crimes is a top priority for the F.B.I., and we will continue to work to make sure all races and religions feel safe in their communities and in their places of worship,”...
  • Former DNC Official Partnered With Convicted Bomb Maker To Investigate Trump

    03/21/2017 6:13:00 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 25 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 03/21/17 | Chuck Ross
    A former official with the Democratic National Committee has worked in recent months with a convicted domestic terrorist-turned-activist known as the “Speedway Bomber” to gather information on Donald Trump, The Daily Caller has learned. That work culminated in a Washington, D.C. meeting in December between the ex-DNC operative, Alexandra Chalupa, the convicted bomber, Brett Kimberlin, and a South Africa-born Israeli man named Yoni Ariel. Ariel, whose real name is Jonathan Schwartz, traveled to Washington, D.C. to brief Chalupa and Kimberlin on his knowledge of Russia’s activities during the campaign. Chalupa, an activist of Ukrainian heritage who is strongly opposed to...
  • Israel Stuns Cuba 4-1 To Continue Miracle 'Cinderella Run' In World Baseball Classic (now 4-0)

    03/12/2017 6:28:23 PM PDT · by drewh · 19 replies
    Forwards.com ^ | March 12, 2017 | by JTA
    Israel’s national baseball team upset Cuba 4-1 in the World Baseball Classic, continuing its unlikely run in the tournament. After falling behind 1-0 in the second inning Sunday, Israel took control of the game, driving in four consecutive runs and holding the heavily favored Cuban team to just five hits. The game was the first of the second round and gave Israel a 4-0 record in the international tournament. Israel was the lowest-ranked team to qualify for the showcase tournament, coming in at 41st in the world. But last week in the first round, the team squeaked past third-ranked South...
  • UC Riverside Student Leaders Vote To Ban Sabra Hummus [More for the BDS efforrt

    02/03/2017 7:41:00 PM PST · by markomalley · 45 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 2/3/17 | Jason Chulack
    The Associated Students of University of California – Riverside voted on Wednesday night to remove Sabra Hummus from all campus dining services, The Highlander reports. Student leaders voted 13-0-1 in favor of the resolution to kick Sabra Hummus off campus. Sabra’s joint owner, the Strauss Group, is the largest food products company in Israel and has financially supported the Israeli military, according to the New York Times. Students who supported the measure were “troubled” by funds that could potentially go to Israeli settlements by purchasing Sabra Hummus in their campus cafeteria. UC Riverside said in a statement released on Thursday:...
  • Senior Facebook engineer is arrested for 'responding to an ad ... 15-year-old girl sex for cash'

    12/26/2016 11:26:42 PM PST · by 867V309 · 50 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 26 December 2016 | Dailymail.com Reporter
    Full titie: Senior Facebook engineer is arrested for 'responding to an ad posted by an undercover cop posing as a 15-year-old girl offering sex for cash' A senior Facebook engineer was arrested for allegedly soliciting sex with a 15-year-old girl. Dov Katz, who is the head of computer vision at Oculus, a company that was purchased by Facebook, was arrested on December 21 near Seattle.
  • Israelis warned to avoid soccer match after terror threat

    11/12/2016 12:24:43 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 2 replies
    Kehila News Israel ^ | 11-10-16 | Kehila News Israel Staff
    Israel’s World Cup 2018 qualifying game in Albania was moved and Israelis have been warned not to attend the match on Saturday after four Islamic State suspects were arrested on suspicions of planning attacks at the event. “In recent days, Balkan officials have arrested individuals affiliated with ISIS who have planned terror attacks against a range of targets in the Balkans, including the international soccer game between Albania and Israel,” read the the Counter Terrorism Bureau warning. “Despite the arrests, and depending on the situation, there is still a significant threat of attacks in the area. Therefore, the Counter Terrorism...
  • Former Israeli leader Shimon Peres dies aged 93

    09/27/2016 7:23:45 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 11 replies
    The Guardian.com ^ | 9/27/16 | Peter Beaumont
    Shimon Peres, one of Israel’s defining political figures and a Nobel peace prize laureate, has died at the age of 93, two weeks after having a stroke, the official Israel News Agency has confirmed. Peres had twice served as prime minister of Israel and later as the country’s ninth president. He had been seriously ill on a respirator in an Israeli hospital near Tel Aviv and died after his condition deteriorated sharply.
  • The politics behind the Olympic spirit (Barf alert)

    08/21/2016 8:14:59 AM PDT · by Ennis85 · 8 replies
    Al Jazeera ^ | August 21th | Yousef Munayyer
    How realistic is it to expect a global event to be entirely detached from global politics? "Two disaffected black athletes from the United States put on a public display of petulance that sparked one of the most unpleasant controversies in Olympics history and turned the high drama of the games into theatre of the absurd." That is how the Time Magazine chose to describe the now iconic scene of Tommie Smith and John Carlos raising black-gloved fists high while standing atop the medal pedestal and refusing to look at the American flag. The year, of course, was 1968. Months earlier,...
  • Woman killed in London attack was an American, police say

    08/04/2016 7:11:37 AM PDT · by rktman · 59 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 8/4/2016 | unknown
    An American woman was killed and five other people injured in a stabbing attack in London’s Russell Square by a Norwegian man of Somali origin who was arrested after the incident, authorities said. "So far we have found no evidence of radicalization or anything that would suggest the man in our custody was motivated by terrorism," Rowley said. He said the woman who died was a 60-year-old American, and the five injured people are British, American, Israeli and Australian. None had life-threatening injuries. Two remain in a hospital, while three others have been discharged.
  • The New State Department Assault on Israel

    08/03/2016 5:16:02 AM PDT · by SJackson · 11 replies
    CFR Blogs ^ | July 28, 2016 | Elliott Abrams
    This week the State Department engaged in a remarkable assault on Israel. Both in tone and in content, it marks a new hostility–and plenty of sheer ignorance.The comment was entitled “Recent Israeli Settlement Announcements” and the full text ran as follows: We are deeply concerned by reports today that the Government of Israel has published tenders for 323 units in East Jerusalem settlements. This follows Monday’s announcement of plans for 770 units in the settlement of Gilo.We strongly oppose settlement activity, which is corrosive to the cause of peace. These steps by Israeli authorities are the latest examples of what...
  • Israel Proves the Desalination Era Is Here

    08/02/2016 12:27:46 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    Scientific American ^ | July 29, 2016 | Rowan Jacobsen
    July 19, 2016 — Ten miles south of Tel Aviv, I stand on a catwalk over two concrete reservoirs the size of football fields and watch water pour into them from a massive pipe emerging from the sand. The pipe is so large I could walk through it standing upright, were it not full of Mediterranean seawater pumped from an intake a mile offshore. “Now, that’s a pump!” Edo Bar-Zeev shouts to me over the din of the motors, grinning with undisguised awe at the scene before us. The reservoirs beneath us contain several feet of sand through which the...
  • Women’s Rights Champion Blasts ‘Politically Correct Faux Feminists’ for Attacks On ‘Zionist’ Star

    07/27/2016 5:42:03 AM PDT · by SJackson · 19 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | July 26, 2016 | Ruthie Blum
    You are here: Home » Featured » Renowned Women’s Rights Champion Blasts ‘Politically Correct Faux Feminists’ for Attacks Against ‘Zionist’ Star of Wonder Woman Movie (INTERVIEW) July 26, 2016 3:02 pm 12 comments Author: Ruthie Blum Share this Article Twitter Facebook DiggStumblePrint Tags:Gal Gadot Gal Gadot anti-Zionism on Twitter Phyllis Chesler Wonder Woman essay Wonder Woman movie Israeli actress Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. A new trailer for the superhero film debuted Saturday. Photo: Twitter.A leading feminist who wrote an essay about the superhero Wonder Woman, to accompany a 1972 book about the 1940s comic strip, blasted the women...
  • On rare Israel visit, Egyptian FM calls for 2-state solution

    07/10/2016 1:03:18 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 10, 2016 2:41 PM EDT | Daniella Cheslow and Mohammed Daraghmeh
    Egypt’s foreign minister paid a rare visit to Israel on Sunday, saying that his country remains a “steadfast and unwavering” supporter of a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians but warning that conditions for achieving that are deteriorating. Sameh Shoukry’s trip was the first official visit to Israel since 2007 and reflected the strong but low-profile ties that have developed between the two countries in recent years. The Egyptian Foreign Ministry said Shoukry’s visit was aimed at reviving the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. …
  • Trump: U.S. Should Consider Israeli Model Of Profiling Terror Suspects

    06/20/2016 4:08:29 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 57 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | June 20, 2016 | Aaron Klein
    TEL AVIV – In the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando, the United States should consider adopting the Israeli model of profiling as a security precaution, Donald Trump posited on Sunday. “Well I think profiling is something that we’re going to have to start thinking about as a country,” Trump said in a phone interview with CBS’ Face the Nation. “Other countries do it, you look at Israel and you look at others, they do it and they do it successfully. And I hate the concept of profiling but we have to start using common sense and we have...
  • Israelis Develop High-Speed 3D Printer for Stem Cells

    05/25/2016 6:31:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    NewsMax ^ | May 25, 2016 | The Associated Press
    Israeli 3D printer firm Nano Dimension has successfully lab-tested a 3D bioprinter for stem cells, paving the way for the potential printing of large tissues and organs, the company said on Wednesday. While 3D printers are used already to create stem cells for research, Nano Dimension said the trial, conducted with Israeli biotech firm Accellta Ltd, showed its adapted printer could make large volumes of high resolution cells quickly....