Wednesday, May 29, 2013


* 'Israel home front defense world's most advanced' Israel has the world's most advanced - and most threatened - home front defense, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said.

* Norway paper's cartoon 'so anti-Semitic it would have made Hitler weep with joy' Jewish groups on Wednesday sharply condemned Norway's third-largest paper, Dagbladet, for publishing a cartoon.

* Netanyahu: We Anticipate a Deterioration Israel is gearing up for a deterioration in the regional situation.

* 'This Isn't Jerusalem, it's Palestine' Ten years ago Batya Kayman and her newlywed husband decided to move from New York to Jerusalem and to build their home in the Jewish state.

* Basic Law Amendment 'Inspired' By Declaration of Independence There is no contradiction between the proposed amendment to the Israeli Basic Law-which affirms the state of Israel's Jewish identity-and the country's democratic value system.

* Fighting in Syria, Hezbollah charts risky course The giant posters of Hezbollah fighters killed in Lebanon's wars with Israel still dot the picturesque landscape of southern Lebanon.

* Pride Month to bring over 20,000 tourists Israel's Pride Month events will kick off this Friday in Tel Aviv.

* Rebels to Hizbullah: Stop Attacking Us Or We'll Hunt You to Hell An official with the rebel Free Syrian Army (FSA) warned the Hizbullah terror group on Tuesday to end its involvement in the Syrian conflict and stop backing government troops.

* Bennett: Israel Belongs to the Jews, Period The only way to fight anti-Semitism and any racism is "to call a spade a spade" and speak the truth, said Minister Naftali Bennett.

* Netanyahu sets goal of 10 million tourists a year Israel should have 10 million tourists a year within the decade, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told participants at the Second Jerusalem International Tourism Summit.