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2013-01-25 23:01:22

In honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the online memorial website Memory Chest Memorials plans to donate half of all sales collected on Jan.

2008-10-20 15:00:16

Israeli Kadima party leader Tzipi Livni prevailed on a party-related Web site to remove a picture that superimposed a swastika over a picture of Pope Benedict. The BBC said the site, Yalla Kadima, isn't an official party site, but rather a site where party activists express personal opinions.

2008-07-26 12:00:30

By Associated Press JERUSALEM -- An Israeli newspaper's decision to publish a handwritten prayer left by Barack Obama in the cracks of Jerusalem's Western Wall drew criticism Friday as an invasion of his privacy and his relationship with God.

2008-07-24 09:00:29

By DAVID ESPO By David Espo and Laurie Copans The Associated Press SDEROT, Israel From the solemnity of a Holocaust museum to a dusty village battered by Hamas rockets, Democratic presidential contender Sen.

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.

2006-08-17 11:18:22

By Corinne Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Israeli government, Jewish groups and the mayor of Paris on Thursday condemned an Iranian exhibition of cartoons on the Nazi Holocaust, accusing Tehran of spreading hatred and trivializing the murder of six million Jews.

2006-06-19 15:36:14

By Louis Charbonneau BERLIN (Reuters) - Israel's ambassador to Germany presented medals of honor on Monday to relatives of five members of the first "European Union" -- an anti-Nazi resistance group whose members hid and fed Jews during World War Two.

Word of the Day
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.