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2014-05-02 16:23:26

TORONTO, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Member of the Israeli Knesset, Moshe Feiglin, Deputy Speaker of the Parliament will be in Toronto on May 06, 2014. Canadians are invited to hear MK Feiglin's presentation dealing with the collapse of the peace process and the re-assessment of Jewish rights to access the Temple Mount. For additional information and speaking locations, please visit www.jdl-canada.com or call the Jewish Defence League of Canada at (416) 736-7000. SOURCE...

2008-08-14 12:00:32

By EHUD ZION WALDOKS Hadash MK Dov Henin announced Monday at a press conference in Tel Aviv that he would be running for the top spot of the City4all (Ir Lekulanu) list and subsequently for mayor of Tel Aviv-Yafo if elected to head the list. Internal elections for the list's candidates for city council and mayor will be held on Thursday. Henin told The Jerusalem Post Monday afternoon that while he did not feel that he had accomplished all that he could at the Knesset, he could also...

2008-08-07 12:01:10

By REBECCA ANNA STOIL The Knesset's Economic Affairs Committee will take on a distinctly greenish shade Monday afternoon as members gather to discuss legislation to regulate organic production in Israel. Three different sets of regulations are on the agenda for the lengthy series of meetings that are slated to discuss sale and production of organic produce, regulations for a monitoring and oversight authority on organic goods, and determining which materials, chemicals and...

2008-07-21 12:00:34

By Donald Macintyre Gordon Brown will use the first ever speech by a British prime minister to the Israeli parliament to issue a clear threat of tougher international action if Iran fails to halt steps towards becoming a nuclear military power. "Iran now has a clear choice to make: suspend its nuclear programme and accept our offer of negotiations or face growing isolation and the collective response not of one nation, but of many nations," Mr Brown will say from the Knesset floor today....

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.