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US to deport Palestinian terrorist Rasmea Odeh to Jordan

A Palestinian woman who perpetrated a 1969 supermarket bombing and later immigrated to the United States had her citizenship revoked on Thursday and was sentenced to deportation to Jordan by a US federal court in Detroit.

Rasmea Odeh was convicted of immigration fraud as part of a plea deal by the same court in April with Thursday’s deportation...

Israeli Technology

Israeli system id’s the gene mutations driving your cancer

Inside the NovellusDx lab in the Jerusalem Bio-Park, a team of 35 biologists, engineers, mathematicians and physicians recreates the genetic maps of real human individuals with cancer.

It’s not a research project but a personalized medical tool.

The NovellusDx team analyzes the cancer-driving mutations in each patient’s DNA to deliver actionable...

US-Israel Relationship

Israeli paramedic joins in Wyoming rescue

JERUSALEM (Press Release) –– Gavy Friedson, a former Jerusalemite and a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT, saved a young boy in Jackson Hole, Wyoming while he was on tour explaining how the organization works to local EMS teams. During the lecture to the Jackson Hole ambulance department and EMS teams, the local teams received a call that a...


Iran Reportedly Building Long-Range Missile Facility in Syria

Iran is reportedly building a facility in northwestern Syria to manufacture long-range Scud missiles, Israel’s Channel 2 reported on Tuesday.

According to the report, security experts who analyzed photos of the site say the construction indicates that explosives would be stored there. These analysts also compared the facility in Syria to a...

Israeli Technology

Israeli researchers to take part in groundbreaking NASA project

Researchers from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology have been selected to participate in a prestigious NASA Explorer’s Program concept study, NASA announced last week.
The Explorer’s Program has selected six astrophysics concept studies out of hundreds of proposals submitted by researchers around the world.
The Israeli research project,...


Nikki Haley: Iran can’t use nuclear deal to hold world hostage

UNITED NATIONS — US Ambassador Nikki Haley says Iran should not be allowed “to use the nuclear deal to hold the world hostage.”

Haley commented Tuesday after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned that the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement with the US and five other world powers could fall apart. Rouhani said Tehran could quickly ramp up and...


PLO Denounces US Congress Over Taylor Force Legislation, Affirms That Ending Terror Salaries Would Be ‘Unacceptable Act’

The PLO’s Executive Committee thumbed its nose at the US Congress on Monday, accusing the Senate Foreign Relations Committee of having bestowed its “blessings” upon “the herds of settlers” when it passed the anti-terrorist Taylor Force Act earlier this month.

The legislation, likely to be voted on during the forthcoming session of Congress,...


Israel to send aid to Sierra Leone after devastating landslide

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday instructed the Foreign Ministry to send aid to Sierra Leone, where hundreds of people were killed in a massive landslide in the capital.

At least 312 people were killed and more than 2,000 left homeless when heavy flooding hit Freetown, leaving excavators to pull bodies from rubble and overwhelming the...

Israeli Society

Homeless at 14, she’s saving youth from the same fate

On and off for nearly two years, she lived on the streets of Boston. She slept on benches and survived on food she found in the garbage.

“Being homeless as a teenager, you understand that nobody can protect you,” she said. “You have to protect yourself.”

Ultimately, Ben Yosef got her life on track. She moved back to Israel, where she had lived...


Mossad chief warns Iran taking over territory relinquished by ISIS

Iran is moving in to fill vacuums in regions in the Middle East created by the retreat of Islamic State, Mossad head Yossi Cohen told the cabinet on Sunday at the weekly cabinet meeting.

The Mossad head warned that Iran’s expansion in the region through its proxies in Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and Yemen is currently the central development in the...

Israel Defense Force (IDF)

IDF soldiers take part in a unique collaboration to help children with autism

Soldiers, parents of autistic children, high school students and random volunteers joined forces in Tel Aviv to make life easier for people with autism and their caregivers.

Some 85 people took part in a 24-hour hackathon last month organized by OFEK, the computing unit of the IAF. Held jointly with ALUT, the Israel Society for Autistic Children,...


ISRAEL: High School Eyes Have It

by Pastor Lyndon Allen

Flying thousands of feet in the air, Tel Aviv comes in sight. With us are twenty-four precious high school students buzzing with expectation for the Holy Land. Ranging in age from 16-17 years old, their eyes were bright with the future. Little did they know that many of those eyes would be filled with tears of compassion by...


OUR STUDENTS SPEAK: Why ISRAEL Matters to Young Christians

Over 450 college students attended Student Advocacy Training at the Washington DC Summit. Looking across the room at the opening event, the ballroom was packed with passionate young faces. Amazingly, the dedicated students in this room represented only half of the 400 schools where CUFI on Campus has a presence. The students who came to DC this...


From The Garden of the Righteous at Israel’s Yad Vashem


Part 2: Young Jewish Girl’s Harrowing Escape from the Nazis


Part 1: Young Jewish Girl’s Harrowing Escape from the Nazis


A Tour Through Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial


Avi Dichter Pt. 4: On His Family Being Killed in the Holocaust and the Purpose of His Mission


How the Vineyards of Israel Are Fulfilling Bible Prophecy


A Look Ahead to CUFI’s 2018 Washington Summit