Women in Green is one of the many grassroot movements that has evolved in Israel. Originally called Women for Israel’s tomorrow, the nonprofit organization was named because of the green hats are often seen wearing. It was started in 1993 by a couple, Ruth and Michael Matar, who were dedicated to maintaining the historic, religious […]Read more "Women In Green"
On Thursday November 8 shells landed in Israel that could not be identified for landed in a military post Israel. Luckily no one was hurt in this incident but stray bullets and shells have become an ongoing problem in villages of Israel. The Israeli Defense Forces concluded that the shells that landed were from the fighting […]Read more "First shots fired in 39 years"
In early October an announcement was made that Israel would hold their parliamentary elections in January 2013, ahead of when they are supposed to be. The current Israeli parliament was in disagreement on current issues. With this in mind each member of the parliament gathered to discuss how to move forward. The solution they came to […]Read more "Early Dismissal of Knesset"
The relationship between Israel and Iran has been a dynamic one throughout the years. Considering the news heard today about the two countries, it is hard to believe Iran and Israel were once allies. Up until the end of the Islamic Revolution, or the Iranian Revolution, in 1979 the countries had close ties. They each […]Read more "The Threat of Iran’s Nuclear Power"
Healthcare is a huge controversy in America in the 2012 election. The United States spends around 2 trillion dollars on healthcare a year yet over 16% of Americans are uninsured. This poses many problems as citizens cannot pay for the health services they need and are living in debt. Unlike the United States which does […]Read more "Israel: One of the Leading Countries in Healthcare"
For the past 18 months Syria has been going through an uprising with rebel forces trying to overthrow the controlling government. These fights have gone one for so long not only because they are not only political; the issues fueling these rebellions are both regional and religious. President al-Assad of Syria is an Alawite and […]Read more "Will Syria Cause Another War in Lebanon?"