The National Campaign to Lift the Closure of Hebron organized a protest in the southern occupied West Bank city, on Sunday, to denounce the policies of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), as the lobby held its annual policy conference in the United States.

Protesters held Palestinian flags and signs calling for the dismantlement of AIPAC and condemning its activities in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory, while Israeli forces stationed in the area fired sound bombs towards the demonstrators.   Continue reading “Activists Demonstrate against AIPAC Conference in West Bank and US”

A husband and wife who work for the circus go to an adoption agency. Social workers there raise doubts about their suitability.

The couple produces photos of their 50-foot motor home, which is clean, well-maintained and equipped with a beautiful nursery.

The social workers raise concerns about the education a child would receive while in the couple’s care.   Continue reading “Adoption requirements”


Suicide was the leading cause of death amongst soldiers in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) in 2016, surpassing the number killed in the line of duty, according to data released by the country’s army.

Of the 41 troops who died last year, 15 took their own lives, a senior official within the IDF’s Manpower Directorate announced on Sunday, as cited by The Times of Israel.  Continue reading “Suicide #1 cause of death among IDF soldiers for 2nd year in a row – army data”