Sukkot services to go on in Barcelona despite violence

Jewish leaders vow to hold holiday services as usual despite clashes over Catalonian independence referendum which left 500 injured.JTA, 10/1/2017, 9:02 PM

Spain attempts to thwart Catalan referendum

Spanish police start closing polling stations in Catalonia, where referendum for Catalan independence was to take place today.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/1/2017, 10:47 AM

Senator Schumer calls for US backing of Kurdish state

Senate minority leader calls on US to recognize Kurdish bid for independence, a position embraced internationally virtually only by Israel.JTA, 9/28/2017, 2:15 PM

Turkey threatens 'ethnic war' over Kurdish independence

Erdogan warns Iraqi Kurdish leader against pushing for independence following referendum. 'Waving Israeli flags will not save you.'AFP, 9/26/2017, 1:58 PM

Kurdish independence referendum ends peacefully

80% of eligible voters cast ballots in referendum for independence. 'This is the best day of my life.'Gary Willig, 9/25/2017, 10:06 PM

'Smart Apartments' let Israel's disabled live independently

'Smart Apartments' initiative offers Israeli's disabled citizens new hopes for independent living.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2017, 1:57 PM

Scotland a Week Away from Independence?

Poll just ahead of Sept. 18 referendum shows support for break away from UK has majority for first time, in dramatic voting shift.Ari Yashar, 9/7/2014, 10:14 AM

Nationalists to Face Islamists in Galilee Showdown

Ex-MK Ben Ari calls on Jews to make a stand when Arabs hold 'Nakba' event on Independence Day.Gil Ronen, 4/24/2014, 11:11 AM

Barak Deputy: Its Barak or Lieberman as Defense Minister

Shalom Simhon warns Israelis vote for Ehud Barak's Independence Party or FM Avigdor Lieberman will be the next Defense MinisterGabe Kahn, 5/2/2012, 6:41 PM

Barak Launches Campaign: This Is not a Reality Show

Ehud Barak announces he is leading his new Independence party in the upcoming election and adds, “This is not a reality show.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/2/2012, 12:58 PM

Samaria's Children Celebrate with IDF Brigade

Brigade Commander wishes Israel unity – "the security will be alright after that."Gil Ronen, 4/26/2012, 6:49 PM

Midnight Fireworks in Jerusalem for Yom HaAtzmaut

A large fireworks display beginning at 11:30 p.m. will end Wednesday evening’s Yom Ha'atzmaut festivities in Jerusalem.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/25/2012, 8:42 AM

Yom HaAtzmaut 2012: Events

The Day of Remembrance for slain IDF soldiers will be followed by Independence Day. A list of events for those who wish to celebrate.Arutz Sheva, 4/24/2012, 8:47 AM

MK Danon: Keep Barak Out of the Likud!

Danny Danon says Defense Minister Ehud Barak has no place in the Likud and that he will do everything in his power to keep him out.Gabe Kahn., 12/26/2011, 7:35 PM

Barak Formally Inagurates New Party

The day after unveiling his own peace plan Defense Minister Ehud Barak formally inaugurates his Independence party.Gabe Kahn., 5/12/2011, 11:02 PM

Video: Eyewitness Accounts of 1947 UN Vote for Israel

Israel worked to the last minute to win UN recognition in 1947. One delegate who promised to vote for Israel was pulled out of the men’s room.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/10/2011, 5:47 PM

Independence Day Thoughts, Part II

Part Two: A compendium of inspiration for Israel’s upcoming 63rd Independence Day Hillel Fendel, 5/6/2011, 3:44 PM

Poll: No Future for the Labor Party

Most Israelis think the Labor party has lost touch with its roots, and will not recover from its recent split. 'Independence' values in question.Maayana Miskin, 1/27/2011, 1:15 AM

Kadima Perfumes Knesset to Ward off 'Stinking Politics'

Kadima MKs whip out air fresheners during a Knesset vote, explaining that they need to “get rid of the stench.”Maayana Miskin, 1/19/2011, 9:39 PM

Barak's Faction Gets Four Ministers' Portfolios

Besides hanging on to their present ministries, the 'Independence' faction will receive 2 more: Industry, Trade & Labor, and Homefront Defense.Gil Ronen, 1/18/2011, 9:45 AM

Poll: New Barak Faction Would Barely Survive Elections

Fifty three percent of the public think Labor split has no effect on coalition stability, or enhances it.Gil Ronen, 1/17/2011, 9:21 PM

The Memorial Day-Independence Day Link

Rabbi Goren, who set the date of Memorial Day: "We view warriors who fall in battle as those who sprout forth life." 1,351 killed in last decade.Hillel Fendel, 4/19/2010, 11:59 AM