Morsi gone — what next for Egypt?

By Anshel Pfeffer, July 4, 2013

The Israeli military does not believe that the coup against Mohamed Morsi will significantly change relations with Israel.

Under the former president, Egypt had a good record of fighting terrorism and had closed many of the tunnels into Gaza. It is expected that will continue with the military now in charge.


Beckham sees boycotters mount protest at Uefa dinner

By Marcus Dysch, May 30, 2013

Anti-Israel protesters breached security and infiltrated a dinner for leading football executives.

Two men and a woman gained entry to the dinner held by European governing body Uefa in central London.

Guests including Uefa president Michel Platini, David Beckham, and Sir Alex Ferguson, watched as the trio climbed on to a stage, shouted and waved a Palestinian flag.


Thousands vent fury over Israeli budget

By Anshel Pfeffer, May 17, 2013

Nearly two years after hundreds of thousands of middle-class Israelis joined social justice protests against the government, the new state budget prompted further demonstrations last weekend.

Ten thousand people took part in the Saturday-night demonstration in central Tel Aviv, with smaller protests in other cities.


Orthodox teens throw rocks at Women of Wall

By Zoe Winograd, May 10, 2013

Thousands of strictly Orthodox teenagers have attempted to stop the Women of the Wall from holding a service at the Western Wall.

Early on Friday morning, a police barricade stopped protesters from attacking the women who were given the legal right to pray at the wall in April. According to sources, the men were throwing rocks, water bottles and other items.


Fury in Israel over Lapid ‘open skies’ plan

By Zoe Winograd, April 19, 2013

Israeli airline employees demonstrated outside the home of Finance Minister Yair Lapid today.


Hacker collective fails to take a byte out of Israel

By Anshel Pfeffer, April 11, 2013

The much-heralded #OpIsrael, a campaign by the hacker collective Anonymous to “wipe Israel off the face of the internet”, created a good deal of media hype but failed to cause much more than a nuisance to Israelis.


Fear of ‘collapse’ in Egypt

By Anshel Pfeffer, January 31, 2013

Demonstrations commemorating the second anniversary of the Egyptian revolution have turned into violent riots against the new Muslim Brotherhood government.


Fresh challenge to Clore Shalom school

By Simon Rocker, January 11, 2013

A Jewish school at the centre of a bitter dispute over admissions policy is facing a fresh complaint to the education authorities.

Clore Shalom, a cross-communal primary in Hertfordshire, was forced to revise its entry rules last summer after a complaint upheld by the Office of Schools Adjudicator.


Anti-hate rally draws 10,000 in Hungary

By Anna Sheinman, December 6, 2012

Ten thousand Hungarians took to the streets of Budapest on Sunday to protest against far-right party Jobbik after one of its politicians caused national outrage by calling for a list of Jews to be drawn up.


President Morsi tries to be Egypt’s ‘new Pharaoh’

By Sandy Rashty, November 23, 2012

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi gained autocratic powers as a new constitutional decree was passed last Thursday.

The leader of the Muslim Brotherhood party “can issue any decision or measure to protect the revolution," confirmed his official spokesperson Yasser Ali.