Newest revolutionary suitcase since the addition of wheels

The FUGU LUGGAGE suitcase designed in Jerusalem gives you a choice when traveling. It can expand from carry-on to check-in & do so much more!


There are so many “why didn’t I think of that” crowdfunding campaigns now underway that choosing which one(s) to support has never been tougher.

Fugu Luggage Expandable Suitcase - Screenshot

Fugu Luggage Expandable Suitcase – Screenshot

On the one hand, the Jerusalem team behind Fugu Luggage Expandable Suitcase can breathe a sigh of relief that its idea will become a reality, having already surpassed the initial $50,000 campaign goal.

But you can still join the community of backers behind this adjustable patented suitcase. Continue Reading »

Analysis: Jerusalem, A City Divided by Terrorism

The majority of Israelis have never entered the Palestinian neighborhoods, limiting themselves to the Jewish, western part of the capital & the Old City where Judaism’s holiest site, the Temple Mount & Kotel are.

By Ruti Sinai


The recent terrorist attacks in Jerusalem, carried out by residents of the city’s Palestinian neighborhoods, have placed an explosive issue on Israel’s public and political agenda: the extent to which the 28 Palestinian villages that Israel annexed to Jerusalem 47 years ago are a part of the city.

Palestinian boys with a toy gun in East Jerusalem neighborhood of Shuafat - Photo: AFP/Thomas Coex

Palestinian boys with a toy gun in East Jerusalem neighborhood of Shuafat – Photo: AFP/Thomas Coex

The 1967 annexation was enshrined in a Basic Law, which enjoys special status and is a type of constitutional amendment.

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Governmental Abuse in the Systematic Brainwashing of Palestinian Children


Heart-breaking interview in Israel daily reveals children as young as 8 yrs-old seething with hatred of Jews & seeking nothing but violence & death.

By Israel Today Staff


In what many have previously likened to a form of child abuse, many Palestinian Arab children from the youngest ages are taught to hate and to seek out violent confrontation with Israeli Jews.

Palestinian youths rioting – Israel Today

A weekend report in Israel’s Yediot Ahronot newspaper highlighted this heart-breaking phenomenon by interviewing four child rioters from Jerusalem who were so seething with hatred that they would rather “martyr” themselves than play or study as normal children.

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No EU recognition of Palestine without Germany

Chancellor Angela Merkel opposes unilaterally recognizing Palestinian state, reiterating that Germany will not follow the other European nations that have already done so.

By News Agencies & Israel Hayom Staff


German Chancellor Angela Merkel has underlined Germany’s opposition to recognizing a Palestinian state after lawmakers elsewhere in Europe backed such a move.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel – Photo: Reuters

Sweden’s new government officially recognized a Palestinian state on Oct. 30. Last Tuesday, Spain’s parliament approved a nonbinding resolution recognizing a Palestinian state, following similar motions in Britain and Ireland. Germany, Israel’s closest European ally, has made clear it will not follow that lead.

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Temple Mount: Islamic revisionist denial affronts both Jews and Christians



“Temple Denial” is thoroughly political – a weapon used to attack the legitimacy of the Jewish State, explains Archaeologist Dr. Gabriel Barkay

Former Israeli Ambassador to the US Michael Oren agrees, saying, “Temple Denial…is also denial of the Gospels.”


Although the current Temple Mount debate focuses on Jewish and Muslim worship, the holy site also has religious significance to Christians. Who practices their religion on the Temple Mount is a very different question to who can stake religious claim to the holy site.
Border Police officers patrol Temple Mount area

Border Police officers patrol Temple Mount. – Photo: REUTERS

Last week Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Jordan’s King Abdullah and US Secretary of State John Kerry to discuss the recent incidents of terror provoked by  the Temple Mount debate. Continue Reading »

Government passes tendentious Jewish nation-state bill

After fierce verbal assaults, with dictates and ultimatums between coalition members, Netanyahu coalition gov’t approves contentious legislation officially ratifying Israel as home of the Jewish people.

By Moran Azulay



The government passed on Sunday the contentious Basic Law: Israel as the Nation-State of the Jewish People, a controversial new bill which is threatening to tear the governing coalition apart, in a 14-7 vote, which saw the coalition split in its support for the legislation.

Netanyahu leads gov't meeting Sunday (Photo: Ohad Zwegenberg)

Netanyahu leads gov’t meeting Sunday – Photo: Ohad Zwegenberg

All of Yesh Atid’s ministers voted against, as did Justice Minister Tzipi Livni, while all of the Likud, Yisrael Beiteinu and Bayit Yehdui minister voted in favor. Continue Reading »

VIDEO: Palestinian PM Screams ‘Foul’ After Car Stopped by Israel Police for Speeding

Ma’an News Agency reports Palestinian PM Rami Hamdallah’s convoyed was stopped again while traveling to Ramallah, this time according to Israel Police, the convoy was speeding.


Israel Police on Sunday stopped the convoy of the Palestinian prime minister in the West Bank, Ma’an news agency reported.

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah speaking to reporters. – Photo: AP

The convoy of Rami Hamdallah was traveling between Tulkarem and Ramallah, when it was stopped for about half an hour by police, according to the report.


Police said the convoy was held up because it was speeding near the settlement of Eli, but an official from Hamdallah’s office denied that to Ma’an.

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IDF Soldiers Kill Palestinian Infiltrator at Gaza Border, Wounding Another

One Palestinian inadvertently killed, the second infiltrator wounded by IDF warning shots; thus far, 12 infiltration attempts from Gaza this month.

By Koby Finkler and Tova Dvorin


Two Palestinian Arabs crossed the border fence from Gaza into Israeli illegally, the IDF stated Sunday afternoon, forcing the IDF to open fire.

Gaza border fence (file)

Gaza border fence (file) – Flash90

One of the Palestinians – identified by Gaza emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra as Fadel Mohammed Halawa, 32 – was shot dead inadvertently; another was injured in the lower half of his body and was taken for medical treatment.

The IDF clarified Sunday afternoon that the soldiers on duty at the border had merely fired warning shots into the air as is IDF protocol when warning off infiltrators.

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With EU & US appeasements, Israel reconsiders military action against Iran


Unbound by nuclear pact, Israeli official points out a “sunset clause” in proposed EU-US deal, which guarantees Iran a way into the ‘nuclear club’ that may pull Israel into future war.



WASHINGTON – Historic negotiations with Iran will reach an inflection point on Monday, as world powers seek to clinch a comprehensive deal that will, to their satisfaction, end concerns over the nature of its vast, decade-old nuclear program.


Israel Air Force planes fly over Tel Aviv. – Photo courtesy: IDF SPOKESPERSON’S UNIT

But reflecting on the deal under discussion with The Jerusalem Post on the eve of the deadline, Israel has issued a stark, public warning to its allies with a clear argument: Current proposals guarantee the perpetuation of a crisis, backing Israel into a corner from which military force against Iran provides the only logical exit.

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Iran reports supplying Hezbollah missiles capable of striking Dimona

Senior Revolutionary Guard official boasts of supplying Hezbollah with Fateh-110 missiles, having a range of up to 350 kilometers, capable of striking Israel’s nuclear reactor in Dimona.

By Roi Kais


Iran supplied Hezbollah with missiles capable of reaching the nuclear reactor in Dimona, semi-official Fars News Agency reported. The Fateh (Conqueror) model missile – carrying a 500 kilogram warhead and flying at up to 4,500 kph – has a range of 250 to 350 kilometers.

Iranian weapons expo

Iranian weapons expo

Ynet’s defense expert Ron Ben-Yishai noted that the Iranian missiles are considered to be more accurate than previous models. The missiles made their way to Hezbollah through Tehran’s ally, Syria. Continue Reading »

Turkish governor threatens to discontinue Jewish prayer after synagogue completes renovation

Governor of Turkish city Edirne threatened to turn synagogue into museum after renovations, saying it was unfair for Turkey to fund Jewish place of worship if Israel was denying Muslims access to their holy sites in Jerusalem.



The governor of the Turkish city Edirne was under pressure on Saturday, after allegedly saying local Jews would not be able to use a synagogue there because of Israel’s actions at Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem.

The historical Büyük Synagogue

The historical Büyük Synagogue – Screenshot from

The 100-year-old synagogue is undergoing renovations and when completed “will only serve as a museum” Edirne Governor Dursun Sahin was quoted by local media as saying on Friday.

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Nazareth Priest: In Israel, Christians Have Education, Employment, Welfare, Healthcare – Freedom

Father Gabriel Naddaf of Nazareth continues in his efforts to educate the world that only in Israel, Christians of the Middle East can find peace.

By Israel Today Staff


Father Gabriel Naddaf, a Nazareth-based Greek Orthodox Christian priest of Aramean background, has become a symbol and vocal witness of the situation for Christians in Israel, and how that differs from the way Christians are treated everywhere else in the Middle East.

Speaking before US congressional leaders in Washington, DC this week, Father Naddaf explained:

“In the Middle East today, there is one country where Christians are affectionately granted freedom of expression, freedom of worship and security.

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US Judge: Palestinian Authority and PLO must stand trial in US court over terror support


Judge George Daniels of the US District court accepted petition from American victims of bombings & shooting attacks in Jerusalem, setting Jan 12, for trial date after his denial of Palestinian Authority’s motion to dismiss decade-running $1 billion class action lawsuit.

By Reuters & Israel Hayom


U.S. victims of bombings and shootings in Jerusalem more than a decade ago have cleared a final hurdle to take the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization to trial in New York for supporting the attacks.

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas [Archive] – Photo: Reuters

U.S. District Judge George Daniels in Manhattan largely denied bids by the Palestinian Authority and the PLO to dismiss the long-running $1 billion lawsuit ahead of a jury trial scheduled for Jan.

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Delek Reports: Leviathan gas field to begin exporting by early 2018


Delek Drilling, one of basin’s stakeholders, announced in its financial report for 2014, that among several regional letters of intent & deals discussed for both the Tamar & Leviathan reservoirs, was a letter of intent signed between the Tamar partners & the Spanish firm Union Fenosa Gas.





Israel’s sizable Leviathan gas reservoir will likely begin flowing by the beginning of 2018, the basin’s stakeholders announced on Wednesday night.

Israel's natural gas


Delek Drilling, a member of the Leviathan partnership, made the announcement in the company’s third quarter financial report for 2014. Continue Reading »

Sister of ‘Synagogue Butcher’ is Employee at Jerusalem’s City Hall

Following the deadly synagogue attack, Jerusalem municipality grants terrorist’s sister’s request to take several days leave, saying employee is ‘outstanding social worker’.

By Noam ‘Dabul’ Dvir


Two cousins were responsible for the deadliest terror attack in Jerusalem in six years. It was revealed Thursday that the sister of one of the terrorists was an employee at Jerusalem’s city hall.

Security forces in Jabel Mukaber. (Photo: Mohammed Shinawi)

Security forces in Jabel Mukaber. – Photo: Mohammed Shinawi

The sister took several days off work following the horrific attack. Jerusalem municipality issued a statement on the employee. “She is an outstanding social worker who deals with disadvantaged populations. We have no evidence that she has expressed any support whatsoever for her relatives’ actions,” it said. Continue Reading »