Report: Senate Panel Probing Whether Obama Administration Funded Anti-Netanyahu Campaign

A powerful U.S. Senate investigatory committee has launched a bipartisan probe into an American nonprofit’s funding of efforts to oust Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after the Obama administration’s State Department gave the nonprofit taxpayer-funded grants, a source with knowledge of the panel’s activities told Read more

Palestinian Jailed In U.S. For Hiding Conviction In Israel

A United States court sentenced a Palestinian activist to 18 months in prison on Thursday for failing to tell authorities that she had been imprisoned in Israel for a 1969 supermarket bombing that killed two people. Read more

Pamela Geller Sponsors N.Y.C. Bus Ads Against New Israel Fund Donors

NEW YORK — Pamela Geller, the controversial New Yorker who has attacked Islam in public transit system ads in cities across the United States and been barred from entering the United Kingdom, is now turning her attention to the New Israel Fund and some of its most prominent donors. Read more

‘Meir Dagan Is Playing Politics With National Security’

Former Mossad chief Meir Dagan may have called Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s warnings about Iran “bullsh**” in a Friday night Channel 2 interview – and blasted him in front of thousands at a leftist rally in Tel Aviv – but he did not always believe that, the National Review Online revealed Monday. Read more

From The Extreme Left: ‘Netanyahu Is Right on Iran’

Speaking to Italian newspaper La Repubblica over the weekend, prize-winning Israeli author David Grossman expressed his support for Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s position on the Iranian nuclear program. Read more

Cisco’s Winning $1.5B Bet on Israeli High-Tech

Fifteen years ago, the giant United States maker of networking equipment Cisco was one of the symbols of the bubble. For several weeks in the year 2000, its shares were traded on Nsadaq at a market value of more than half a trillion dollars, making it the most valuable company in the world at the time. Read more

PayPal To Buy Israeli Cyber Security Firm CyActive

Online payments company PayPal, a unit of eBay, will buy Israeli cyber security company CyActive for $60 million, Israeli media reported. Read more

Israel Ends Ban On Hotels Having Christmas Trees

The Chief Rabbinate of Israel has issued new kashrut regulations to hotels, significantly reducing rabbinic involvement in matters unrelated to the kosher status of food regarding the behavior of hotels on the Jewish Sabbath. Read more

Israel’s Top Intelligence Officer To Visit U.S.

Israel’s top intelligence officer will visit the United States this week, sources with knowledge of the itinerary said; a sign that security cooperation continues despite disputes between the countries’ leaders over strategy over Iran. Read more

Iran’s New Missile Puts Israel ‘In Range’

As the US and its allies continue to discuss limiting Iran’s nuclear program with Tehran, the Iranian military on Sunday announced that it had developed a new long-range cruise missile with a range of some 2,000 kilometers (1,200 miles) – putting Israel well within its reach, Israeli sources said. Read more