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Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem Under Fire From Jon Voight Over Israel-Gaza

Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem Under Fire From Jon Voight Over Israel-Gaza

By Galen Velonis August 4, 2014

The Israel-Gaza conflict is causing a feud in the entertainment industry. Many celebrities have said something about the problems in the area, and other celebrities respond to them, many times in anger. Time Magazine documented a few who have received …

Egyptian Sarcophagus Found in Israel

A sarcophagus (coffin) dating back to the Bronze Age was recently found in the Jezreel Valley in Israel. Archaeologists dug up the cylinder-shaped sarcophagus while exploring the Tel Shadud mound in the valley. The foot of the body was first …

"I'm not an expert on the history of this conflict" "I'm not an expert on the history of this conflict"

Back in January, Scarlett Johansson was at the center of a controversy regarding her new role as SodaStream’s first official spokesperson. Soon enough, however, public attention shifted to her current and upcoming movie roles and the news that she’s expecting …

Israeli Airstrikes Target Hezbollah Weapon Shipments Israeli Airstrikes Target Hezbollah Weapon Shipments

In 2006, Israel and Hezbollah fought a 34 day battle which ultimately resulted in nothing gained but many lives lost. This conflict, known as the 2006 Lebanon War or 2006 Israel-Hezbollah War, was just part of the much larger Israeli-Iranian …

Israeli Airstrikes Reportedly Hit Hezbollah Target Israeli Airstrikes Reportedly Hit Hezbollah Target

Israeli aircraft reportedly carried out an airstrike near the Syria-Lebanon border late Monday. Israel has declined to comment on the situation and there has been no confirmation from Lebanon, according to the AP. However, Lebanon’s National News Agency has taken …

Iron Dome Defense System Intercepts Sinai Rocket Iron Dome Defense System Intercepts Sinai Rocket

Israel’s “Iron Dome” air defense system shot down a rocket headed for the southern Israeli port of Eilat. The rocket was fired from the Sinai peninsula, and a Sinai-based jihadist group, Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, has claimed responsibility. Residents reported hearing …

Auschwitz Visited by Knesset to Mark Liberation Auschwitz Visited by Knesset to Mark Liberation

On June 14, 1940, the first Jewish prisoners were transported to Auschwitz, a concentration camp constructed by the Nazis. As these 20 Jews, along with 708 other prisoners, walked through the entrance gates of the facility, they were greeted by …

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Scarlett Johansson’s collaboration with Sodastream has drawn sharp criticism from those with strong opinions on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and now it’s spawning political memes across the Internet. Sodastream recently announced that Johansson would be their first-ever global brand ambassador. Johansson …

Ariel Sharon: Israel Says Final Goodbye Ariel Sharon: Israel Says Final Goodbye

Israel’s 11th Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon was eulogized Monday as “real leader”, a fighter and a “pragmatic politician.” Speaking during the 90-minute memorial in front of the Knesset parliament building, U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden said the former Israeli leader …

Ariel Sharon Clings To Life After 8 Years In A Coma

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is reportedly clinging to life in an Israeli hospital this Thursday. The Israeli political icon has been in a coma for eight long years and has suffered a steady deterioration in his bodily organs. Doctors believe he …

Netanyahu: Iran Agreement is a Historic Mistake
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As Secretary of State John Kerry and President Obama celebrated a series of resolutions on nuclear proliferation that they supposedly reached with Iran, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took the complete opposite tone. In a speech today before Israel’s cabinet, …

Deadly Radioactive Isotope May Have Poisoned Arafat
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A report published by a team of experts from Lausanne University Hospital’s Institute of radiation now concludes that Yasser Arafat may have been poisoned. Arafat’s remains are being studied by three teams from Switzerland, France and Russia following the request …

Israeli Airstrikes: Three Attacks in Two Days

Israel appears to be responsible for a series of bombings over the last two days, according to separate reports by the New York Times and USA Today. The NYT article, published today, has Israeli military strikes killing four Hamas militants …

Facebook Acquires Mobile Data Firm Onavo Facebook Acquires Mobile Data Firm Onavo

Facebook has acquired Onavo, a mobile data compression and analytics company out of Israel. Onavo announced the news in a blog post on Sunday. In that, co-founders Guy Rosen and Roi Tiger write: As you know, Facebook and other mobile …

F-35 Fighter Helmets Now Made in Israel F-35 Fighter Helmets Now Made in Israel
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The New Hampshire Union Leader reported this week that New Hampshire’s largest manufacturing employer, BAE Systems, was dealt a financial blow by the Pentagon’s F-35 contract. The Pentagon announced earlier this week that manufacturing for the pilot’s helmet of the …

Iranian Spy Case: Israel Shows Off Captured Spy

Reuters reported yesterday that Israeli courts heard the case of an Iranian spy on Monday, which some analysts are suggesting represents an effort by Israel to discredit new relations between Iran and the United States. The spy has been identified …

Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Leopard Trap

LiveScience wrote earlier this week that archaeologists have discovered a 5000-year-old-leopard trap in the Negev Desert, a region in Israel. The study is to be published in the British archaeology journal Antiquity. Initially believed to be made earlier due to …