Google Acquires SlickLogin to Work on Password Security – Mashable

MashableGoogle acquired SlickLogin, an early-stage Israeli startup that had been developing alternative web-login options, the company announced Sunday. Terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed. Started by three graduates…

Rakuten to Buy Viber Internet Messaging App for $900 Million – Bloomberg

BloombergRakuten Inc. (4755), the Japanese online retailer controlled by billionaire Hiroshi Mikitani, is buying the Viber Internet messaging and calling service for $900 million as it moves into social networking.…

Chief PLO negotiator says “no progress in peace talks” – Al-Bawaba

Al-BawabaLivni and Erekat reportedly had a heated argument over the peace talks in Munich. Here, they are accompanied by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. (AFP/File). More >. Create alert…

Bennett clarifies: I did not apologize to Netanyahu – Haaretz

HaaretzPM issues ultimatum to economy minister: Apologize by Sunday or you’re fired; Bennett says regrets if Netanyahu was hurt; Likud officials: We didn’t expect our threat to work so quickly.…

Obama honors Holocaust Remembrance Day – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPresident Obama urged the nation and world Monday to remember the victims in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. “Each year on this day the world comes together to…

LIVE: 60 MKs among those marking International Holocaust Day at Auschwitz … – Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem PostIsraeli delegation to site of concentration camp in Poland includes more than 250 people; Lawmakers from 13 countries also attending. The largest-ever delegation of MKs, plus hundreds of Israelis…

Two Gazans hurt as Israel strike targets Islamic Jihad – AFP

AFPJerusalem — Two Palestinians were hurt, one critically, in an Israeli air strike on Gaza City on Sunday, which the military said had targeted a senior Islamic Jihad militant. Gaza…

World leaders gather for Sharon memorial service – USA TODAY

USA TODAYHundreds of Israeli VIPs and international dignitaries attended a state memorial ceremony for the late Ariel Sharon on Monday, remembering the controversial former prime minister as a bold leader…

US Proposal Boosts Momentum for Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks – TIME

TIMEThe current round of Israeli-Palestinian talks have taken place in a climate of cynicism. But a new American proposal has given the negotiations some momentum, at least on the Israeli…

30000 African migrants take to Tel-Aviv streets protesting detention policy – RT

RTAfrican migrants hold a sign during a protest at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv January 5, 2014.(Reuters / Nir Elias). Tags. Africa, Immigration, Israel, Politics, Protest, Rally. Tens of thousands…

From the Archive: Ariel Sharon’s stroke and what followed – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Jewish Telegraphic AgencyDoctors believe that Ariel Sharon won’t live much longer. But who would have predicted when he had his debilitating stroke in January 2004 that he would hang on…

Jennifer Gorovitz Steps Down as San Francisco Jewish Federation Chief – Jewish Daily Forward

Jewish Daily ForwardJennifer Gorovitz, the chief executive officer of San Francisco’s Jewish federation and the only woman to head a large Jewish federation in the United States, announced that she…

Israel hospital: Sharon’s condition still critical – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli hospital treating Ariel Sharon says the former prime minister’s medical condition remains critical. Tel Hashomer hospital made the announcement in a short text message…

Jennifer Gorovitz Quits as San Francisco Jewish Federation Chief – Jewish Daily Forward

Jewish Daily ForwardJennifer Gorovitz, the chief executive officer of San Francisco’s Jewish federation and the only woman to head a large Jewish federation in the United States, announced that she…

American abducted by al-Qaeda makes video plea – USA TODAY

USA TODAYISLAMABAD (AP) — A 72-year-old American development worker who was kidnapped in Pakistan by al-Qaeda more than two years ago appealed to President Obama in a video released Thursday…

Ex-president of Atlanta synagogue killed in city plane crash – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Ex-president of Atlanta synagogue killed in city plane crashJewish Telegraphic AgencyPeter Mallen, 67, the founder of a high-tech textile company and president of The Temple in Atlanta from 2004 to…

Mandela’s Lesson On Forgiveness – AllAfrica.com

AllAfrica.comMandela or Madiba as he’s fondly referred to, a giant in social and political change has passed on. As it has been variously noted and correctly so, we’ll never see…