politics


Argentine graduates’ Nazi salutes provokes brawl with Jewish pupils

(JTA) – Students attending a German-language school in Argentina were accused of offending Jewish counterparts at a resort while wearing fake Hitler mustaches and performing Nazi salutes. The incident, which escalated into a brawl, occurred Wednesday at a night club at Bariloche, 800 miles southwest of Buenos Aires, according to Argentina’s National Institute Against Racism, Discrimination and Xenophobia. No one suffered serious injury during the confrontation. The pupils from the German-language Sociedad Escolar y Deportiva Alemana Lanús Oeste school were in Bariloche to celebrate the read more

economy


Thu: Teva, banks lead market up

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange managed another positive week, with heavyweights Teva, Bank Hapoalim and Bank Leumi all rising today. ...

start-ups


Israeli co HomeBiogas turns waste into cooking gas

Globes: The Israeli start-up tries to deal with garbage by taking organic waste from the home, like food remains, and transforming it into cooking gas and liquid fertilizer via a simple biological process; the size of the device is no bigger than the typical trash cans outside Israeli homes read more

defense


agriculture


Over 2,000-year-old silver coins unearthed in Israeli city

June 7, 2016, 4:54 PM (IDT) A cache of silver coins from the 2nd century B.C.E. was unearthed recently at the site of an ancient agricultural estate in the city of Modi'in, Israel's Antiquities Authority said Tuesday.     The 16 silver pieces were discovered within a rock crevice during preparations for construction of a new neighborhood. The coins, ranging from 135 B.C.E. to 126 B.C.E., bear the image of King Antiochus VII who ruled the area during the period. Bronze coins with the names of several other Hasmonean kings were also found at the site of the est 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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