Friday, June 21, 2024

Israel

250,000 New Immigrants Will Arrive In Israel In Next 5 Years, Jewish Agency Estimates

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JERUSALEM (JTA) - Some 250,000 new immigrants to Israel will arrive over the next five years, the Jewish Agency estimates. The estimate is part of a Jewish Agency report with fi...

From Hadera To Ashdod: Daily And Seasonal Commutes Of Israel’s Sharks

JERUSALEM (JNS) - Israel’s sharks travel about 50 kilometers (about 30 miles) between human-altered habitats along the shores of Hadera and Ashdod from season to season in a single...

After UAE-Israel Deal, Kushner Slams Palestinian Leaders

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Top White House adviser Jared Kushner said Monday that the Palestinian leadership's credibility has fallen to an “all time low” and that the Trump administration w...

Watch: Diaspora Affairs Minister Omer Yankelevich Zooms With UAE Jewish Community

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In a landmark Zoom conversation between Diaspora Affairs minister Omer Yankelevich and members of the 1500-strong UAE Jewish community, the head of the commun...

What Does Kamala Harris’s Nomination For Vice President Mean For Israel?

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WASHINGTON (JNS) - Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s selection of Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) to be his Democratic running mate has reinvigorated an abnormally quiet preside...

Israelis Eager To Tighten Ties To UAE After Historic Accord

JERUSALEM (AP) — For eager Israelis, anticipation is mounting that Dubai’s glitzy Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, will soon join the ranks of the Pyramids in Egypt and ...

UAE Says Agreement With Israel Not Related To Iran

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DUBAI (JNS) - United Arab Emirates Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Monday that his country’s agreement to normalize relations with Israel does not have ...

1,200-Year-Old Soap Factory Uncovered In Southern Israel

JERUSALEM (JNS) - Israel’s earliest soap factory, dating back approximately 1,200 years, was uncovered in the Bedouin city of Rahat, the Israel Antiquities Authority reported on Su...

Egyptian Envoys Leave Gaza After Bid To Ease Israel Tensions

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Egyptian mediators were in the Gaza Strip on Monday in an effort to reduce tensions and prevent a new cross-border conflict between Israel and the Pale...

Netanyahu: Effort Underway To Use Saudi Airspace For Tel Aviv-Dubai Flights

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that an effort is underway to enable flights between Israel and the United Arab Emirates to use Saudi air...

Israeli Business Mogul Rami Levy Sues UN Over Blacklisting Of Companies In Judea And Samaria

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israeli businessman Rami Levy, who owns a chain of supermarkets as well as a telecommunications company, has sued the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNH...

IDF Thwarts Terrorist Attack On Rachel’s Tomb, Attacks Hamas Observation Posts

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - Israel Defense Forces troops thwarted a terrorist attack late Sunday night, after identifying a Palestinian attempting to throw a Molotov cocktail at the Rachel’s...

Kuwait Officials: We Will Be Last To Normalize Relations With Israel

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KUWAIT CITY (JNS) - Days after Israel and the United Arab Emirates announced that they would be normalizing diplomatic relations, and with other Arab countries making noises that t...

Israel Shuts Gaza Fishing Zone After Overnight Fighting

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel closed the Gaza Strip's offshore fishing zone Sunday following a night of cross-border fighting with Palestinian militants, the most intense escalation of h...

Netanyahu Says UAE Deal Signals End To ‘Land For Peace’

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that a deal to establish full diplomatic ties with the United Arab Emirates proves that Israel doesn't need t...

Iran, Turkey Take Aim At UAE Over Normalization Agreement With Israel

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TEHRAN (JNS) - The chief of Iran’s armed forces, Maj. Gen. Mohammad Bagheri, said on Sunday that his country’s approach to the United Arab Emirates would shift because of the UAE’s...

Telephone Service Begins Between UAE And Israel As Ties Open

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Telephone service between the United Arab Emirates and Israel began working Sunday as the two countries opened diplomatic ties, part of a deal br...

Demonstration Against Israeli TV Series Which Mocks Biblical Figures

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Rabbis and public figures will join a demonstration outside Israel television's Kan studios in Jerusalem Monday evening to protest a controversial satiric pro...

Israel Condemns UN Security Council’s Vote On Iran Embargo

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli leaders on Saturday condemned the U.N. Security Council's decision not to renew a U.N. arms embargo on Iran, saying the decision would encourage Iranian ag...

Israel Strikes Gaza Targets After Arson Balloons Launched

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli aircraft bombed several sites belonging to the militant Hamas group in the Gaza Strip for a fifth night in a row, the Israeli military said ear...