Flights to Uman Filling UpPreparations underway for annual pilgrimage to Uman.
Israeli Firefighters Hose Down Arabs, IraniansZion's fire crews gain gold at World Firefighters' Games, much to the chagrin of Arabs, Iranians. “We could see the envy in their eyes,” they say.
Israeli Researchers: A Precision Bomb for Cancer CellsTel Aviv Univ develops a molecular "smart bomb" that can lead to more effective and safer chemotherapy for those suffering from the dread disease.
Texas Party for Israel Draws Thousands Despite HeatA party in celebration of Israel drew several thousand participants in Dallas, Texas despite scorching heat.
Israeli Wins 'Nobel' of Math, the Fields MedalHebrew University of Jerusalem Professor Elon Lindenstrauss is first Israeli to win highest global math honor, the 2010 Fields Medal.
Meet Today's New Nefesh B'Nefesh ImmigrantsNefesh B'Nefesh official Dudy Starck speaks with some of the new immigrants who arrived Thursday on the last summer flight from North America.
El Al Airlines Signs Deal with JetBluePassengers flying on El Al Airlines will be able to expand their horizons in October due to an agreement the airline has signed with JetBlue.
Central Israel Oil Discovery: 1.5 Billion BarrelsMove over Iran. Estimates of the amount of oil in the Rosh HaAyin discovery rise to 1.5 billion barrels, and there is more off-shore.
Canadian Donates Millions to Israel for ‘Smart Classes’A Canadian Jewish philanthropist’s gift of more than $4 million enables children in the north and south to learn in “smart classrooms.”
Rabbi Brings US Jews Closer to IsraelAmerican rabbi who served in IDF recently completed a speaking tour in East Coast Chabad synagogues.
234 New Olim: Meet the New ImmigrantsNBN's Dudy Starck speaks with new Olim after landing in Israel. Israeli singer Kleinstein sings and remembers being an immigrant from the U.S.
Disabled Kids and Volunteers Sum-Up a Week of Love and HappinessILAN, the association for disabled children, is holding summer camps for the ILAN kids throughout Israel. The largest was held in Karnei Shomron
Philistine Temple Ruins Uncovered in Goliath's HometownBar Ilan University archaeologists have uncovered the ruins of a Philistine temple in the ancient city of Gath, home of the Biblical Goliath.
Israelis and Parents More at Ease Than AmericansIsraelis have a smoother relationship with their parents than do adults in the United States, a new study has found.
Study: Body Mass at Age 17 Predicts HypertensionIn a major study, Ben Gurion University researchers identify risks of hypertension in young adults. Body mass at age 17 found to be a factor.
Sniffing Device Helps Paralyzed Patients Speak with Loved OnesNew device from Weizmann Institute enables quadriplegics to steer wheelchairs and communicate with their families by sniffing.
Gallup Poll Suggests: ‘Move to Israel and Be Happy’Israelis are among the happiest people in the world, according to a new Gallup Poll published this week by Forbes magazine.
Therapeutic Summer Camp for Katif ChildrenB'nai Brith and the Koby Mandell Foundation get together to send children who were expelled from Gush Katif to summer camp.
5th Annual Fair Honoring Special-Ed Kids Center in Gush EtzionShalva-Gush Etzion for children with special needs held its annual fair, in which local residents expressed their support and love.
Gush Etzion Foresees 50 Percent Growth RateThe Etzion bloc of communities - population 60,000, predicted to grow to 90,000 by 2020 - has been making news.
Soldiers and Special-Ed Children Cooperate to Create ArtA ceremony at Gush Etzion junction’s "warm place for soldiers" featured a mosaic created by soldiers and SHALVA children with special needs.
‘Up, Up and Away’ for North American JewsAmerican and Canadian Jews resume their annual one-way trek to Israel, with 232 new immigrants arriving Wednesday morning.
'Son of Hamas' Mosab Hassan Yousef Granted Asylum in U.S.The son of a Hamas mastermind, who helped Israel capture terrorists and prevent attacks, has finally been granted political asylum in the U.S.
US Journal: Israel One of World's Top Spots for Science ResearchA magazine for science researchers has named two Israeli universities among the top ten best workplaces for scientific researchers in the world.
TAU Works on Computer Chip Implant to Treat the BrainTel Aviv University is working on a project to implant a computer chip into the brain to treat conditions like depression and Parkinson's disease.
Mumbai Chabad House to Receive New DirectorsA young Israeli couple will become the new emissaries to head the Mumbai Chabad House, bereft of its directors in a November 2008 terror attack.
Festival of Light Contrasts Ancient City, Modern InnovationIsrael's capital 'City of Gold' was bathed in dazzling light this week during the 2nd annual Jerusalem Festival of Light.
Israeli Software Designers Simulate Sight Issues for MicrosoftSoftware designers at the Microsoft lab in Israel have created software to simulate various vision impairments.
Hungarian City Supports Israel Against FlotillaAn official Hungarian delegation brings a petition in support of Israel's counter-terror policy, and the right to defend its citizens.
TAU Scientists: Stopping the Spread of Cancer CellsResearchers at Tel Aviv Universities are on track to finding a way to stop cancer cells from multiplying and spreading.
Thousands Celebrate Yesha Settlement EnterpriseShow of strength: 7,000 people took part in 30th anniversary celebrations for the Samaria Regional Council.
Yaakov Shwekey Performs with Soldiers in EfratYaakov Shwekey's performance to more than 4,000 strong audience became a solidarity evening for IDF and Israel. Soldiers joined singer on stage.
Israel's Unemployment Rate Drops - AgainIsrael's unemployment rate drops for the third quarter in a row.
New Academy to Woo, Pamper Star ScholarsIn a bid to entice bright scholars back to Israel, one generous couple will build an institute dedicated to nurturing post-doctoral fellows.
'Big Sky Country' Trade Delegates Visit Small State of IsraelA trade delegation from Montana is visiting Israel to close sales deals and open new relationships.
High School Students Renovate Tombs on Mount of OlivesA group of 12th graders are fixing tombs on the Mount of Olives. In the process, they are discovering their own roots.
Jack and the Protein BeanstalkA plant scientist at Tel Aviv University has found a way to control plant growth hormone --and hopefully lead to increased biofuel production.
New Desalination Plants Water the DesertPresident Peres raised a cup of water to toast the world’s largest desalination plant in Hadera that will add 10 percent to Israel’s water supply.
Jerusalem Day Flag Dance in NegevJerusalem Unification Day is being celebrated not only in the capital but also in the Negev city of Arad. INN TV was there.
"Complete Unity" Concert to Showcase Yeshiva TalentKnown performers will join yeshiva students for the "Complete Unity" Concert, which will benefit two locals charities and showcase new talent.
Global Bio-Med Conference Comes to IsraelLeading international bio-medical experts will be presenting their findings at a conference in Jerusalem, with an eye toward personalized cures.
New York Graffiti Artists 'Bombing' Shelters with SolidarityArtists 4 Israel has organized some of New York's most talented graffiti artists to show solidarity with Israel by painting Sderot bomb shelters.
Jobless Rate Shows RecoveryIsrael's unemployment rate shows recovery from financial crisis, analysts say. Jobless rate continues to drop.
New Israeli Drug for Alzheimer's Disease in Advanced TrialsA new medication designed to slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease and improve its psychological symptoms is entering advanced trials.
Israel Exports Up 11,250 Times Since First Independence DayThe Jewish state's exports have multiplied 11,250 times since independence, according to a report by the Israel Export and Cooperation Institute.
Immigrant Rabbi: My 1st Independence Day as an IsraeliRabbi Shimshon Nadel made immigrated to Israel last summer and is now celebrating Israel's Independence Day for the first time ever as an Israeli
Happy Birthday to You, Israel 62Israel’s 62nd birthday began at Mount Herzl ceremony with clear message: Jerusalem is united. (Links to videos on Israel at article end)
Paris Honors Ben-Gurion, Mayor Praises IsraelPresident Peres and Paris Mayor Delanoe dedicated the new Ben Gurion Promenade in Paris, on the banks of the Seine, near the Eiffel Tower.
'King Falafel' Wins US Robot Competition for Israeli TeensAn Israeli high school team from the Upper Galilee has won Connecticut's 17th annual Fire Fighting Home Robot competition.
March: Largest Influx of Tourists in Israeli HistoryMore visitors came to the Jewish state in March than in any other month in Israeli history.
Israeli Couple Wins Biggest-Ever Lottery – Four Months LaterA young, unidentified couple checked their old lottery tickets to discover they had won it big –the biggest, in fact.
Feeling the Love? Israeli Voice Analysis Ware Can TellSoftware by eXaudios that won $1M in prestigious start-up competition can help call-centers, recruiters, insurance companies, law enforcement.
US Expert Predicts 'Oil and Gas Rush' to IsraelInternational firms may enter exploration on Israeli territory. US Geological Survey: 122 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in the Levant Basin
Israel Exports Greatest Resource--StoneThe Land of Milk and Honey is exporting its greatest natural resource--stone from rocks, to a signature architectural firm in Wisconsin.
Research Dispels Myth that US Jews Are Detached from IsraelHebrew University researchers found to their surprise that recent polls claiming that more American Jews are detached from Israel are inaccurate.
Consumer Confidence at 10 Year High, Despite Tension With USThe recent diplomatic spat with the United States has not affected Israeli consumer confidence, which is rising rapidly.
Wounded Golani Soldier RecoveringA Golani soldier who was critically wounded by Gaza terrorists on his birthday Friday has regained consciousness.