A few kilometers south of Jerusalem one can find an impressive cone shaped hill called “Herodium” or “Herodion” (in Hebrew), built by Herod the Great around 20 BCE.
More than 4,000 people were injured in yesterday’s devastating explosion at Beirut port, thousands were left without homes. Massive shockwaves destroyed building facades, sucked furniture outside and shattered glass hundreds of meters away from the point of explosion.
In May, Guatemala will move its embassy to Jerusalem, two days after the US embassy move. This was announced by President Jimmy Morales on Sunday at the annual AIPAC conference in Washington.
Surprisingly, the US Embassy move to Jerusalem will already take place in May this year. Two Trump administration officials said, that the ribbon cutting is likely to take place on May 14th, Israel’s 70th Day of Independence.
For 150 years, the design of the traditional internal combustion engine has not been changed, apart from minor adjustments – until recently! The Israeli firm Aquarius Engines invented a highly efficient, lightweight combustion engine that uses a completely different approach and thus represents a real challenge to the traditional engine.
Saturday morning an Iranian drone entered Israeli airspace near the Syrian border. It was shot down by an Israeli Apache helicopter. The IAF started as response to the severe violation of air sovereignty an attack on the Iranian base in Syria that had launched the drone. During the operation, the IAF was shot at by […]
Transportation minister announces plans to build 15-million-shekel train route that will connect the Israeli port in Haifa with Jordan. The planned connection is to be expanded later to Saudi Arabia for a total of 2 billion shekel.
Yesterday, on the day of Tu B’Shvat, one could already find first blossoms on the almond trees. Tu B’Shvat, the 15th of the Hebrew month “Shvat”, is also called the “New Year of the Trees” and marks the beginning of the agricultural cycle in Israel. Traditionally, trees are planted on this day.
On Thursday, for the first time in its history, the Council of Europe has called on the Palestinian Authority to stop funding terror by paying convicted and detained terrorists and their families. Current PA laws and regulations grant every terrorist who is arrested, tried and imprisoned in Israel to receive a monthly payment. The more […]