Microsoft Hires Attorney General Eric Holder To Audit AnyVision

NBC News is reporting that Microsoft has hired Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate AnyVision, an Israeli-based facial recognition firm the company invested in. AnyVision creates facial recognition software in use by the Israeli military at border crossings. The software…

Google Tests Waze-Powered Ride Service

Google is testing a Waze-powered carpooling program in Israel, according to multiple reports. The service, called RideWith, will let people pay drivers a “small fee for a ride to and from work,” reports Reuters. The service launched today in Tel…

Jenna Jameson Posts Picture With Rare Object [Pic]

Jenna Jameson has been trending high for the past few days, right along with other porn stars and Playboy Bunnies. Eva Lovia joined Jenna on the hot list this weekend for her plans to shoot the first porn in space.…

Jenna Jameson in New Film With Jerry Maguire Kid

Jenna Jameson may not know what a human head weighs, but Jonathan Lipnicki does. You may remember Lipnicki as the adorable kid in Jerry Maguire who reminded folks that “a human head weighs eight pounds” at multiple points in the…

Jenna Jameson Catches Hell for Israel Comments

Jenna Jameson is joining a growing line of porn stars whose names are trending. In all cases, you still have to be careful what you click on at work or without Incognito mode engaged. In Jenna Jameson’s case, her headlines…

Elizabeth Warren Defends Israeli Airstrikes Hitting Schools

One of the toughest parts about making sense of the conflict between Israel and Palestine is that so many kids are getting killed. People in the faraway safety of the United States choose up sides and make their cases for…

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

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…

Michael Douglas Opens Up About Son’s Drug Issues And Being A Dad

Last week, Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones and their kids Dylan, 13 and Cary, 11 went on a trip to Jerusalem to celebrate their son’s bar mitzvah. The trip to Jerusalem was a more serene celebration than Dylan’s bar mitzvah party…

Pope Francis Stresses Peace During Holy Land Visit

Monday wrapped up the end of an arduous, three day trip to the Holy Land for Pope Francis, only the fourth such trip by a pope since the inception of the Catholic church some 2,000 years ago. Before embarking on…

John Kerry Regrets Calling Israel An ‘Apartheid State’

John Kerry is not an envious position. As Secretary of State, he has to help resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict without the appearance of taking sides. He did that previously when he said that Israel would become an “apartheid state” if…

Jerusalem Riot At Holy Site Broken Up By Israeli Police

A confrontation broke out between Palestinian protesters and Israeli police at a holy site in Jerusalem. The building is revered as the Noble Sanctuary by Palestinian Muslims and as the Temple Mount by Jews. Both groups value the location highly…

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…

Scarlett Johansson Defends Her Role as SodaStream Spokesperson

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

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 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

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

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…

Scarlett Johansson Sodastream Ad Becomes Online Meme for Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

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

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…