Top Stories

#AskNetanyahu: Lots Of Hard Questions, Few Real Answers - Vocativ;

#AskNetanyahu: Lots Of Hard Questions, Few Real Answers - Vocativ

Vocativ#AskNetanyahu: Lots Of Hard Questions, Few Real AnswersVocativIn the lead up to Israel's Independence Day, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took to Twitter to invite the world to ask him, well, anything. The world answered. And while thousands asked Bibi difficult questions—especially about his treatment of ...and more »

Israelis mob national parks, beaches for 68th Independence Day - The Times of Israel;

Israelis mob national parks, beaches for 68th Independence Day - The Times of Israel

The Times of IsraelIsraelis mob national parks, beaches for 68th Independence DayThe Times of IsraelIsraelis barbecue during Israel's 68th Independence Day celebrations in Jerusalem, May 12, 2016. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90). Israelis barbecue during Israel's 68th Independence Day celebrations in Jerusalem, May 12, 2016. Yonatan Sindel/Flash90 ...and more »

History should shame Canada into restoring funding for Palestinian refugees - rabble.ca (blog);

History should shame Canada into restoring funding for Palestinian refugees - rabble.ca (blog)

rabble.ca (blog)History should shame Canada into restoring funding for Palestinian refugeesrabble.ca (blog)Like this article? rabble is reader-supported journalism. Chip in to keep stories like these coming. May 15 commemorates the 1948 Palestinian Nakba (catastrophe), over the course of which some 750,000 Palestinians were forcibly expelled from their ...and more »

Palestinians on Nakba Day 2016 — Defiant, Undeterred and Organizing - Mondoweiss;

Palestinians on Nakba Day 2016 — Defiant, Undeterred and Organizing - Mondoweiss

MondoweissPalestinians on Nakba Day 2016 — Defiant, Undeterred and OrganizingMondoweissA Palestinian protester holds a Palestinian flag during clashes with Israeli troops at a protest ahead of Nakba day, in the West Bank village of Bilin near Ramallah May 13, 2016. (Photo: Shadi Hatem/ APA Images).. Dima al-Wawi knows what she ...and more »

Angry, despairing Palestinians mark 'Catastrophe' Day: Israel's creation - USA TODAY;

Angry, despairing Palestinians mark 'Catastrophe' Day: Israel's creation - USA TODAY

USA TODAYAngry, despairing Palestinians mark 'Catastrophe' Day: Israel's creationUSA TODAYBETHLEHEM, West Bank — Sixty-eight years after the creation of the State of Israel, young Palestinians are losing hope that they will ever live to see the creation of their own independent state. The growing despair mounted this past week as Israelis ...and more »

No Sneakers For Nakba: Reebok Denies Shoe Celebrating Israeli 'Independence' - Mintpress News (blog);

No Sneakers For Nakba: Reebok Denies Shoe Celebrating Israeli 'Independence' - Mintpress News (blog)

Mintpress News (blog)No Sneakers For Nakba: Reebok Denies Shoe Celebrating Israeli 'Independence'Mintpress News (blog)A Palestine organizer of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement called the sneaker an 'unethical, insensitive and irresponsible' show of support for Israeli apartheid. By Kit O'Connell | Follow on Facebook | ...and more »

For first time in years, Israeli academics pay solidarity visit to Palestinian university - +972 Magazine;

For first time in years, Israeli academics pay solidarity visit to Palestinian university - +972 Magazine

+972 MagazineFor first time in years, Israeli academics pay solidarity visit to Palestinian university+972 MagazineAn Israeli delegation of academics visits Kadoorie University in the West Bank city of Tulkarm to show support following a string of IDF raids on the campus. Delegation of Israeli academics visiting Kadoorie University (photo: Haggai Matar). For the ...and more »

Interview With BDS Co-Founder Omar Barghouti: Banned by Israel From Traveling, Threatened With Worse - The Intercept;

Interview With BDS Co-Founder Omar Barghouti: Banned by Israel From Traveling, Threatened With Worse - The Intercept

The InterceptInterview With BDS Co-Founder Omar Barghouti: Banned by Israel From Traveling, Threatened With WorseThe InterceptDespite having lived in Israel for 22 years with no criminal record of any kind, Omar Barghouti (above) was this week denied the right to travel outside the country. As one of the pioneers of the increasingly powerful movement to impose boycotts ...and more »

VIDEO: United Nations ambassadors wish Israel a Happy Independence Day - Jerusalem Post Israel News;

VIDEO: United Nations ambassadors wish Israel a Happy Independence Day - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Jerusalem Post Israel NewsVIDEO: United Nations ambassadors wish Israel a Happy Independence DayJerusalem Post Israel News'It is gratifying to see Israel's friends standing by our side and wishing us a happy Independence Day,' Ambassador Danon said. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. Stream ...and more »

Analysis: Saying 'non' to the French - Jerusalem Post Israel News;

Analysis: Saying 'non' to the French - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Jerusalem Post Israel NewsAnalysis: Saying 'non' to the FrenchJerusalem Post Israel NewsForeign Ministry director-general Dore Gold explains why Israel is adamantly opposed to the French diplomatic initiative, and why it was essential for Jerusalem to set down a marker on the Golan.and more »

Storm in a teacup over Israeli-themed sneaker - Ynetnews;

Storm in a teacup over Israeli-themed sneaker - Ynetnews

YnetnewsStorm in a teacup over Israeli-themed sneakerYnetnewsShoes allegedly designed by Reebok for Israel's Independence Day provoked both international demand and rage; Reebok 'distanced itself from the shoe;' designer is a gym owner seeking to auction one pair only for charity. Meirav Crystal|Published: ...and more »

Blood Soiled Hands and the Dreams of Our Fathers (On Israel Independence Day) - Jewschool;

Blood Soiled Hands and the Dreams of Our Fathers (On Israel Independence Day) - Jewschool

JewschoolBlood Soiled Hands and the Dreams of Our Fathers (On Israel Independence Day)Jewschool“My son, I wanted to build a House for the name of the Lord my God. But the word of the Lord came to me, saying, 'You have shed much blood and fought great battles; you shall not build a House for My name for you have shed much blood on the earth in My ...and more »

Iowa And New Jersey Join Wave of Anti-BDS Legislation - Breaking Israel News;

Iowa And New Jersey Join Wave of Anti-BDS Legislation - Breaking Israel News

Breaking Israel NewsIowa And New Jersey Join Wave of Anti-BDS LegislationBreaking Israel News“Slander not a servant unto his master, lest he curse thee, and thou be found guilty. There is a generation that curse their father, and do not bless their mother. There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet are not washed from their ...and more »

UNESCO's Collapse of Credibility - American Thinker

UNESCO's Collapse of CredibilityAmerican ThinkerLying and spinning history are becoming an international disease. On May 3, 2016, the world learned that the White House had deliberately falsified information about Obama administration's relations with Iran. A month earlier, the spinning and ...and more »

Netanyahu Proposes Return of Israeli Independence Day Military Parades - Jewish Business News;

Netanyahu Proposes Return of Israeli Independence Day Military Parades - Jewish Business News

Jewish Business NewsNetanyahu Proposes Return of Israeli Independence Day Military ParadesJewish Business NewsPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday suggested that Israel reinstate the tradition of military parades on the country's Independence Day (Yom Ha'atzmaut). Israel held such parades from 1949-1968, and then once more to mark the Jewish state's ...and more »

#AskNetanyahu Twitter Campaign for Independence Day Elicits Harsh Response - Jewish Business News;

#AskNetanyahu Twitter Campaign for Independence Day Elicits Harsh Response - Jewish Business News

Jewish Business News#AskNetanyahu Twitter Campaign for Independence Day Elicits Harsh ResponseJewish Business NewsPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's live chat on Twitter for Thursday's Independence Day (Yom Ha'atzmaut) elicited a barrage of criticism of the Israeli leader. Most accusations hurled at the prime minister under the #AskNetanyahu hashtag called Israel ...and more »

Do Israeli Christians Celebrate Israel's Independence Day? - Breaking Israel News;

Do Israeli Christians Celebrate Israel's Independence Day? - Breaking Israel News

Breaking Israel NewsDo Israeli Christians Celebrate Israel's Independence Day?Breaking Israel News“And he appointed certain of the Levites to minister before the ark of the LORD, and to celebrate and to thank and praise the LORD, the God of Israel.” I Chronicles 16:4 (The Israel Bible™). Israelis celebrate Yom Ha'atzmaut, Israeli Independence Day ...and more »

Letter: Faculty, Students, Alumni, and Others Condemn Divestment Resolution - The Chicago Maroon

Letter: Faculty, Students, Alumni, and Others Condemn Divestment ResolutionThe Chicago MaroonAs students, alumni, and faculty of the University of Chicago, we condemn the approval of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) resolution by the University of Chicago College Council on April 12, 2016, and are disappointed by their refusal to ...and more »

New Jersey Politicians on the Verge of Voting to Suppress Residents Who Support Palestinians' Human Rights - AlterNet;

New Jersey Politicians on the Verge of Voting to Suppress Residents Who Support Palestinians' Human Rights - AlterNet

AlterNetNew Jersey Politicians on the Verge of Voting to Suppress Residents Who Support Palestinians' Human RightsAlterNetNew Jersey seems ready to join a growing number of states have voted to punish companies that support the BDS movement. By Leslie Scott / AlterNet. May 12, 2016. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Google+ Share to ...and more »

No Fighting in the War Room: Israeli Politicians, Generals Call for Unity - Haaretz;

No Fighting in the War Room: Israeli Politicians, Generals Call for Unity - Haaretz

HaaretzNo Fighting in the War Room: Israeli Politicians, Generals Call for UnityHaaretzThe military and political elites all stated their desire for the country to unite, echoing the previous sentiments of President Reuven Rivlin. And this time, they might actually mean it. Amos Harel. May 13, 2016 2:38 PM. 0comments Print Zen Subscribe now.and more »