April 6, 2011 RSS feed / Mideast

Syrian unrest presents Israel with dangers & opportunities

JERUSALEM—With the turmoil rocking the Middle East now threatening the regime in Syria, Israel faces potentially grave dangers and huge opportunities.  More...

Israel launches drive to void Goldstone

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel would launch an international campaign to cancel the Goldstone Report after its author, ex-South African Judge Richard Goldstone, wrote in an Op-Ed in the Washington Post that Israel did not intentionally More...

Johannesburg Univ. cuts ties with BGU

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The University of Johannesburg’s faculty senate voted to cut ties with Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.  In the secret ballot, 72 faculty members voted in favor of ending a memorandum of understanding between the two univ More...

Kiss’ Gene Simmons: boycotters are ‘fools’

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Shout it out loud: Gene Simmons thinks Israel boycotters among his rocking colleagues are “fools.”  Simmons, the Kiss co-founder known for his seemingly endless tongue, returned to Israel as part of his reality show, “Gene Simm More...

Knesset adopts the ‘Nakba Law’

Communities or groups that hold events mourning the creation of the nation could be fined under a measure passed by Israel’s Knesset.  More...