April 12, 2017 RSS feed / Mideast

Should opposing the occupation get these teens out of the army?

TEL AVIV—They’re both named Tamar. They’re both 19. And they both refuse to perform mandatory service in the Israeli army because of their opposition to Israel’s actions in the West Bank. More...

Syrian gas attack prompts wave of donations

In response to the chemical attack in Syria, Israelis have donated hundreds of thousands of shekels to help children and others caught in the conflict raging on their northern border. More...

70 percent still want a right-wing gov’t.

With talk of snap elections in the air, a new survey found that 70 percent of Israelis would want a right-wing or center right government to come to power.  More...

Israeli firm to provide water for India, Vietnam

WATER FROM AIR…

An Israeli company whose technology made a splash at the recent AIPAC conference has signed deals to produce drinking water—by extracting it from the air—in India and Vietnam, two countries that have long faced shortages.  More...