The Chronicles

A Record of Times

Israeli cadet expelled from training base for doodling picture of Hitler

Commander compares soldiers’ keeping silent about the sketch to people who didn’t speak out during the Holocaust.     

Survey: 42% of employers prefer not to hire Arab men

Economy Ministry polls finds Haredi men, educated Arab women face discrimination from employers as well.     

Knesset committee approves $51 million allocation to WZO’s settlement arm

Opposition blasts decision made without MKs knowing where the money is going.     

Israel's Health Minestry to probe into deaths of Thai farmers

Ministry’s regulations for the safe handling of pesticides are not properly enforced when foreign workers are concerned.     

Erdogan declares victory in local elections

Turkey’s PM triumphantly lashes out at ‘traitors’ who charged him with corruption, ‘they will pay for this.’     

Israeli military to investigate border killing of Jordanian judge

Military adjutant general orders official investigation into incident at Allenby Bridge three weeks ago.     

French Jewish immigration reaches new high

Figures show that 854 French immigrants arrived in Israel in January and February – more than three times the number arriving in the same two-month period the previous year.     

Christie apologizes to Adelson for ‘occupied territories’ remark

Christie made the remark during a speech Saturday to the Republican Jewish Coalition; crowd of Jewish Republicans at Christie’s speech reportedly gasped at N.J. governor’s use of the loaded term.     

Court postpones decision on letting Zaken testify again

Judge postpones decision on whether to accept prosecution’s request to allow Zaken to testify again and to introduce into evidence recordings of her conversations and meetings with Olmert that allegedly support these new suspicions against the former prime minister.     

Ya’alon to Dempsey: U.S. ties ‘cornerstone’ of Israeli security

Israeli defense minister meets U.S. Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff in Jerusalem, discusses progress in Mideast.     

Sheldon Adelson expands Israeli media empire, buys Makor Rishon and NRG

If Antitrust Authority signs off on 17-million shekel deal, right-wing casino magnate, owner of Israel Hayom, will have local media empire.     

High-tech archaeologists uncover bones, gas chambers in Treblinka

Nazi camp was bulldozed in 1943 and excavation was barred after war out of respect for victims – but research team found largely ‘non-invasive’ route to examine remains, evidence.     

As Turkey goes to the polls, Erdogan’s future may hang in the balance

And democracy’s too, considering the prime minister’s predilection for fighting Twitter and other forms of expression.     

U.S. rabbi performs controversial circumcision rite, against law

‘I did what I had to do,’ says rabbi, who claims to have never obtained consent from a parent to perform metzitzah b’peh, despite a NYC regulation.     

Six killed in clashes during Turkey's municipal elections

Gun battles break out in two villages in remote provinces.     

Christie, Walker court Jewish Republican donors in Las Vegas

Sheldon Adelson sits directly in front of Christie, while he does not attend Walker’s speech.     

With a new baseball season comes a chance to start afresh – on and off the field

Celebrating the new baseball season with the Hebrew month of Nissan means embracing a clean slate.     

WATCH: Peres and Austrian president lay wreath to country’s Holocaust victims

Later, Peres to discuss Iranian nukes with IAEA chief in Vienna.     

Somewhat Jewish, fully Russian: Crimea Karaites recall past glory

The ethnic categorization of this tiny community has been disputed for centuries. The same cannot be said about its national allegiance.     

Open Skies pact boosts number of flights to and from Israel

El Al has boosted the number of its flights by 15%, while Israir will be operating 30% more flights than the comparable period last year.     

Bennett: Israel Hayom is Not a Newspaper, It’s Pravda

Jewish Home chairman criticizes Sheldon Adelson’s Israel Hayom newspaper, refers to it as “Pravda”.

Erdogan Declares Victory, Threatens to ‘Make Rivals Pay’

Turkey’s Prime Minister declares victory for his party in local elections, warns his rivals that they will “pay the price.”

Kerry Speaks with Netanyahu Ahead of Possible Visit

U.S. Secretary of State speaks with PM Netanyahu amid reports he is planning another trip to the Middle East.

Egypt Announces Date of Presidential Elections

The first round of voting in the Egyptian presidential election will be May 26 and 27, announces election commission.

In Austria, Peres Pays Respect to Holocaust Victims

“The State of Israel is our victory” over the Holocaust, says Peres at a memorial service in Vienna.

« go backkeep looking »
  • Categories

  • Archives