Monday, May 30, 2011

First openly gay female rabbi ordained in US
Killing of an Israeli in Nablus near Joseph's tomb ruled to be intentional
Christians, Jews, Muslims sing in Israeli girls choir
Egyptian officials fined $90 million for disconnecting phones & internet during revolution
Canada prevented G8 statement from including statement about 1967 borders in Israel
May 27: UNIFIL soldier (UN soldier in Lebanon) killed by bombing
20% of Israelis live in poverty
Average life expectancy in Israel is 81.1 years
26.5% of Israel's population is foreign born
Israel has an average of 2.96 children per household
81% of Israeli workers have high school degree or higher
Average annual disposable income after taxes in Israel is $19,456
Israel helps secure US sites
Video of PM Netanyahu's May 24 speech to US Congress
Full text of May 24 address by Prime Minister Netanyahu to US Congress
New, large desalinization plant planned for Israel near Ashdod to produce water for Israel

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Prime Minister Netanyahu's heckler in US Congress was a Jew
Former Egyptian President Mubarak to be tried for deaths of protestors
2 dead in explosion at oil refinery in Iran while President Ahmadinejad was visiting
PA Prime Minister Fayyad suffered heart attack in US, recovering

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

14,724 people injured in 92,000 traffic accidents in Israel last year, including 305 deaths

Monday, May 16, 2011

Video of "House" actors in Israel
4.7% growth rate in Israel for Q1 of 2011
250kg of cocaine seized in Ashdod
Egyptian Nabil Elaraby named new head of Arab League
Yoram Cohen is new director of Shin Bet
Riots and protests across Israel over Nakba day
29-year-old Israeli Aviv Morag killed when truck driver struck car; under investigation if this was terror attack
Ice cream economy in Israel is worth $425 million annually

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Iranian Court decides man to be blinded by his victim
17-year-old Palestinian boy killed in Silwan likely by security guard during Nakba Day riots
70-year-old Suzanne Mubarak, former Egyptian President's wife, hospitalized after order to be detained in investigation
Two men arrested in US planned to attack synagogues
May 1972: Israeli soldiers captured hijacked airplane
'Son of Hamas', Mosab Yousef, is being criticized by another terrorist-turned-Christian, Walid Shoebat
PA Chairman Abbas may be new Prime Minister in Palestinian unity government
Possibly 5.5 million Palestinians live in the West Bank

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

One of Osama Bin Laden's mothers-in-law died on the news of his death
New Palestinian government to be named within 10 days
Iranian nuclear plant at Bushehr preparing for operations
979 men per 1,000 women in Israel
28% of Israelis are under age 14; 10% are over age 65
14 cities in Israel have more than 100,000 people; 6 have 200,000+
4.2% (322,000) of Israel's population are not Jews or Arabs
20.5% (1,587,000) of Israel's population are Arab
75.3% (5,837,000) of Israel's population are Jewish
Israel's population now at 7.7 million
500 marijuana plants discovered in Kfar Kassem; biggest bust to date in Israel
10 killed, 186 wounded in Christian-Muslim clashes in Egypt on Sunday

Saturday, May 7, 2011

47-year-old Israeli Rabbi Gavriel Bidany convicted of molestation of 23-year-old Israeli girl on flight to US
27 killed in protests in Syria on Friday
Sunday starts Memorial Day in Israel for fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism
2,443 Israeli citizens have been murdered by terrorists--13 this past year
22,867 IDF soldiers have died protecting Israel--183 this year
Rabbi wants Jerusalem's government to end support of Christian activities
28-year-old Israeli Tamar Farha Abraham murdered in India by boyfriend and stored in freezer
Hamas and Fatah sign cooperation agreement in Egypt
May 2 was Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) in Israel

Monday, May 2, 2011

Hamas leaders in Egypt preparing for agreement signing with Fatah
Map showing missile danger to Israel from Palestinian Authority launch sites
Details about finding and killing bin Laden
Iran claims Israeli Air Force jets in Iraq for attack on Iran; Israel denies this
Terrorist leader Osama bin Laden killed by US special forces in Pakistan