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AFP/File | Israeli archaeologists work at an excavation site near Jerusalem

Just off Israeli Highway, 500,000-Year-Old Site Found

JERUSALEM – Israeli archaeologists announced Sunday they have uncovered a rare site dating back some half a million years — just next to a modern highway and only several metres underground.

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Israeli Firm Sues Apple Over Patents in iPhone Camera Lenses

Israeli company Corephotonics filed a lawsuit against Apple yesterday, just as Apple was awarded $120 million by the Supreme Court after a prolonged battle with Samsung. Corephotonics, a maker of dual lens camera technology, claims that the cameras featured in the iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 8 Plus infringe on four of its patents.

A mother and baby grey-headed Flying fox rest in a tree before flying out to feed Sunday, March 13, 2011 at a bat colony in western Sydney, Australia. A natural food shortage caused by rains,flooding and cyclones has forced flying foxes who normally feed on pollens and nectars into suburban …

Bats Have Regional Accents, Israeli Study Shows

MIAMI — Baby bats learn language from peers in their colony, and will adopt the group’s dialect, or accent, instead of their mother’s, Israeli researchers said Tuesday.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 27: FBI director James Comey speaks during a news conference at the Phillip Burton Federal Building on February 27, 2014 in San Francisco, California. FBI director Comey met with members of the media and local law enforcement officials while in the San Francisco Bay Area …

James Comey Addresses Anti-Trump Anti-Defamation League

WASHINGTON — Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey spoke at the annual national leadership summit of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) in the nation’s capital on Monday.

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U.S. Campuses Lead Rise in Global Anti-Semitism

A report released by Israeli researchers says violent attacks on Jews dropped for a second straight year in 2016, while other forms of anti-Semitism are on the rise worldwide, particularly on U.S. campuses.

An Israeli Arab student is seen through a torn placard during a ceremony commemorating the 'Nakba Day' in front of Tel Aviv university on May 14, 2012 which was organised by Arab Israelis and left-wing students.

WATCH: Arab Lawmakers Join Nakba Day Ceremony At Tel Aviv University

The Jerusalem Post reports: An international peace process is necessary to stop the deteriorating Israeli-Palestinian conflict, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault told reporters on Sunday after separately briefing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Arab MKs participated in a “Nakba Day” ceremony at Entin Square in front of the main entrance to Tel Aviv University on Sunday.

Inscriptions in ancient Hebrew dating back 2,500 years discovered near Arad.

New Look At Ancient Shards Suggests Bible Even Older Than Thought

The Times of Israel reports: High-tech handwriting analysis of First Temple period writings inscribed on pottery shards indicates the Bible may have been written earlier than some scholars believe, Tel Aviv University researchers have found. Most scholars agree that key

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Amnon Damti: An Israeli Dancing to the Tune of Silence

TEL AVIV – Amnon Damti was born to be a dancer. But this son of Yemenite Jews who immigrated to Israel by foot was also born deaf. After enduring a difficult childhood in an institution for the deaf, Amnon saw a

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Poll: 61% of Israeli Jews Say Donald Trump Good for Israel

A new poll by the Independent Democracy Institute and Tel Aviv University reveals that Jewish Israelis prefer a Republican to be the next U.S. president — and that 61% say that Donald Trump is friendly to Israel. The poll also revealed that Israelis prefer former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) by a wide margin, 40.5% to 16%. Sanders is Jewish, as he discussed in Sunday night’s Democratic debate in Michigan. is friendly to Israel.

Marwan Barghouti, 43, (R), general secretary of Palestinian [President Yasser Arafat's Fatah ] movement in the West Bank, speaks to the press as his attourney Jamal Bulous (L) tries to stop him at Tel Aviv's city court on August 14, 2002. Shouting in Hebrew, "the Intifada will win", Marwan Barghouti …

Likud MK: Revoke BDS Founder’s Permit to Live in Israel

The Jerusalem Post reports: Omar Barghouti of the anti-Israel BDS movement, should no longer be permitted to reside in Israel, MK Nava Boker (Likud) wrote to Interior Minister Arye Deri Thursday. “Barghouti spends most of his time lecturing around the

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Where Solomon Mined, 3,000-year-old ‘Fashion Collection’ Unearthed

The Times of Israel reports: Archaeologists have unearthed an extensive fabric collection in the south of Israel dating back some 3,000 years to the biblical era of King David and Solomon, Tel Aviv University said Wednesday. The materials were uncovered

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Vulture Arrested in Lebanon on Suspicion of Spying for Israel

A vulture from an Israeli nature reserve has been captured in Lebanon on suspicion of espionage after flying across the border, Israel’s nature reserve authority has said. Members of the Israeli public phoned the Israel Nature and Parks Authority to