UCLA adds ‘Jewish’ artwork to school building, keeps donor’s collection in wake of BDS furor

“Warsaw” by Robert Weingarten (Courtesy of Weingarten) (JTA) — After a Jewish donor threatened to pull his art collection from UCLA over a BDS controversy involving a former student, one of the school’s buildings has added an artwork based on the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of 1943. David Pollock’s threat to pull over 20 pieces of his art collection from the business school came in the wake of the controversy surrounding Milan Chatterjee, a former UCLA law student who claims he was harassed by members of the school’s Students for Justice in Palestine group. Instead of taking bac read more

India eyes Israeli tank, APC systems

Israeli companies involved in the Merkava tank and Namer armored personnel carrier conducted a seminar in India, Israel's biggest defense cu...


Palestinian startups innovate way past obstacles – The Times of Israel

The Times of IsraelPalestinian startups innovate way past obstaclesThe Times of IsraelLast week, Mashvisor became the first Palestinian company to get the support of the influential American 500 Startups venture capital fund. It is one of a number of Palestinian startups in the Palestinian territories, long overshadowed by Israel's so ...Daily Kickoff: The 'Trump Effect' in Jerusalem | Time Inc. rejects Bronfman bidJewish Journalall 300 news articles » read more



Nine fire-hit locations so far ruled victims of deliberate arson

November 29, 2016, 9:50 AM (IDT) None locales have so far been established by investigators as having suffered major fire damage from deliberate hostile action during the five days of wildfires that roared across Israel last week. Their owners are thus entitled to claim war compensation from the state. They are: Moshav Tal-el; Zichron Yaacov, Dolev, Gilon, Talmon, Haifa, Nirit, Nataf, Neve Tsedek-Halamish.  Investigations continue at the other afflicted sites to determine if the fires were caused by arson or by accident.   read more

Meet Israel’s newest pioneers settling the Negev desert

Three years ago, 20 young families left central Israel for a new life in the northern Negev Desert near the Gaza Strip. Their seed community...

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