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Facebook Sues Israeli Company Over WhatsApp Spyware

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Facebook has sued the Israeli hacker-for-hire company NSO Group for allegedly targeting some 1,400 users of its encrypted messaging service WhatsApp with highl...
Muslims seen at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in Jerusalem's Old City, on their way to pray on the second day of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan. Jun 30 2014. Photo by Sliman Khader/FLASH90

Ben Shapiro: Build A Synagogue On Temple Mount

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JERUSALEM (VosIzNeias) — Conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro, who is visiting Israel at present, recently expressed his opinion that a synagogue should be built on Templ...

Annual Memorial Held for Assassinated Former Israeli General and Minister of Tourism

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JERUSALEM (VosIzNeias) - A state ceremony for the late minister of tourism and former general (res.) Rehavam “Ghandi” Ze’evi was held Tuesday afternoon at the military cemetery on ...

Israel Calls For Policy To Address Crime Wave In Arab Towns

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's prime minister says he is establishing a committee to address violence and crime in Israel's Arab community after a spike in deadly violence this year. ...

Bernie Sanders: Israel Should Only Receive US Aid If They Change Relationship Towards Gaza [VIDEO]

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WASHINGTON (JTA) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders earned cheers at J Street’s annual conference when he said some of the money Israel receives from the United Sta...

Israeli Military Intercepts Drone Over Gaza

JERUSALEM (AP) - The Israeli military says it has shot down an unmanned aircraft flying at "an unusual altitude" over the Gaza Strip. The army said Tuesday that Israeli fighter...

Blue And White’s Gantz, Lapid Say Netanyahu Is Stalling Coalition Talks

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JERUSALEM (JNS) — Blue and White Party leader Benny Gantz said on Monday that “unfortunately no tangible progress was made” in coalition talks with Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu ...

Australian Man Gets 36 Years In Prison For Rape And Murder Of Arab-Israeli Student In Melbourne

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MELBOURNE (JTA) — The Australian man who raped and murdered an Israeli woman studying in Melbourne was sentenced on Tuesday to 36 years in prison. Codey Herrmann, 21, pleaded gu...

Report: Israeli PM Says Malka Leifer To Be Extradited To Australia If Court Okays It

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JERUSALEM (VosIzNeias) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel would sign off on the extradition of sex abuse suspect Malka Leifer if so ordered by a Jerusalem...

Netanyahu Warns That Iran And Islamic State Still Pose A Threat Even With Killing Of al-Baghdadi

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The assassination of a leading terrorist should not deter the United States from stopping the spread of terrorism by Iran and the Islamic State, Prime Minister Be...

Israeli Yeshiva Student Passes Away After Falling 100 Feet Off Cliff

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RAMOT (VosIzNeias) — In a adventure gone wrong, a 20-year-old Yeshiva student passed away after falling around 100 feet off a cliff on Monday. Yerachmiel Yeshayahu Brecher of Ra...

Jared Kushner Holds Separate Meetings In Jerusalem With Benny Gantz And Benjamin Netanyahu

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and other U.S. officials met separately in Jerusalem with Blue and White leader Benny Gantz and Prime Minister Benjamin N...

Bennet Pledges To Keep US Embassy In Jerusalem, Dodges Question On Golan Heights

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JERUSALEM (JNS) Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), who is running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, said on Monday that, if elected, the U.S. embassy in Israel would rem...

Israel Opens Sixth Medical School In West Bank University

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Ariel University in the West Bank opened Israel’s sixth medical school. The Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson School of Medicine opened at a ceremony attended ...

Klobuchar: ‘I Disagreed’ With Trump For Recognizing Israel’s Sovereignty Over Golan

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WASHINGTON (JNS) — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), who is running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, said on Sunday that she “disagreed” with U.S. President Donald...

Jerusalem: Stabbing Attempt Thwarted Outside Old City

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JERUSALEM, Israel (VosIzNeias) — A terrorist attempted to stab a Jewish youth near Herod's Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem on Monday afternoon. When the terrorist realized that h...

Missing IDF Soldier Found Dead Near His Home

KFAR SABA, Israel (VosIzNeias) — Missing IDF soldier Eliezer Ashkenazi has been found dead near his home in Kfar Saba. The IDF spokesman confirmed that Ashkenazi had been found dea...

Citypass Claims Video Of Train Accident Of Texting Driver Is Not From Jerusalem Light Rail

JERUSALEM (VosIzNeias) — In recent hours, social media has been running a video that allegedly was filmed in Israel showing a light rail driver texting on the phone while driving t...

IKEA Israel To Stop Selling, Providing Disposable Plastic Items

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — IKEA Israel will stop selling disposable plastic items and stop using them in its cafeterias. The stores also will replace plastic straws with paper straws and...

Lebanese Demonstrators Trample Israeli Flags To Prove Patriotism

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BEIRUT (MEMRI) — Lebanese protesters in Beirut’s Riad al-Solh Square have been trampling Israeli flags to demonstrate that “there is only one enemy, the Israeli enemy,” and that th...