Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Israel

Putin Tells Naama Issachar’s Mother That ‘Everything Will Be Fine’

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JERUSALEM (JNS) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday assured the mother of Naama Issachar, an Israeli-American woman imprisoned in Russia whose family has been anxious to...

Pence Says Israel PM, Rival Invited To US To Discuss Peace

JERUSALEM (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main political rival Benny Gantz have been invited to Washington next week to disc...

WATCH: VP Pence Visits Western Wall In Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AP) - Vice President Mike Pence has visited Jerusalem's Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray. He was accompanied Thursday by Prime Minister Benjamin Net...

WATCH: Charles Appears To Snub Pence At Jerusalem’s Holocaust Forum

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JERUSALEM (AP) - Britain’s Prince Charles appeared to snub U.S. Vice President Mike Pence during Thursday’s World Holocaust Forum. As he arrived for the event in Jerusalem, Char...

Ukrainian President And His Delegation Give Their Seats At Israel Holocaust Forum To Survivors

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and his delegation to the World Holocaust Forum gave up their seats at the main ceremony at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem so that...

IN PHOTOS: Gathering of World Leaders In Israel For Auschwitz Liberation Anniversary

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JERUSALEM (AP) - World leaders are attending a forum in Jerusalem to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland. ...

The Latest On The Gathering In Jerusalem Of Dozens Of World Leaders For The World Holocaust Forum

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JERUSALEM (AP) - The latest on the gathering in Jerusalem of dozens of world leaders for the World Holocaust Forum, which coincides with the 75th anniversary of the liberation of t...

France’s Macron Cool To Israeli Request To Criticize ICC

JERUSALEM (AP) - French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday gave a lukewarm reception to an Israeli request to criticize the International Criminal Court, saying he would study ...

Opinion: The Israeli Left Is Dead. Can Jewish And Arab Cooperation Save It?

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — Two center-left parties in Israel merged their electoral lists last week ahead of a submission deadline for the March 2 election. Labor, the “founding party” of I...

With Holocaust Summit In Jerusalem, Israel Gets Dragged Into Europe’s Memory Wars

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — A major gathering of world leaders in Jerusalem meant to highlight the world’s determination to learn the lessons of the Holocaust has become mired in controversy...

Putin To Meet Mother Of Israeli Backpacker Jailed In Russia

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to meet with the mother of an Israeli tourist jailed in Russia for carrying a few grams of hashish, the Kremlin said Wednesday...

Netanyahu Vows To Annex Jordan Valley, Settlements ‘Immediately’ If Elected

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JERUSALEM (JNS) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Tuesday that if he wins Israel’s March 2 elections, he will annex not only the Jordan Valley but also all s...

Israeli Medic Treats Accident Victims While Travelling To His Own Wedding

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — An Israeli medic spent the day of his wedding in an unusual manner. While travelling to his own wedding, he stopped to treat accident victims. Mordechai Av...

WATCH: French President Macron Gets Testy With Israeli Police in Jerusalem’s Old City

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JERUSALEM (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday lost his temper with Israeli security agents during a visit to a French church in Jerusalem and angrily ordered one o...

Ukraine’s Jewish President Heaps Praise on Israel in Pre-Visit Interview

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UKRAINE (JTA) - President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine extolled Israelis as a “united, strong, powerful” and “unique” people in his first interview for an Israeli publication. ...

Hamas Official Threatens More Explosive Balloons Into Israel

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Incendiary balloons Palestinians launched from the Gaza Strip recently were a signal to Israel to accelerate unofficial “understandings” meant to ease ...

Israeli ARMY Kills 3 Palestinians After Attack at Gaza Fence

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military said its soldiers killed three Palestinians who crossed the Gaza border fence and threw an explosive device at troops on Tuesday. ...

Israel’s Security Force for World Holocaust Forum Will Be Nearly 10,000 Strong

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — A security force nearly 10,000 strong will be protecting world leaders and others attending the 5th World Holocaust Forum at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem on Thursday. ...

Poland Calls on Putin to Tell Truth at WWII Event in Israel

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland has appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin to refrain from using World War II and Holocaust victims for current political goals and pointed to wa...

Benny Gantz Says He Will Annex Jordan Valley After Elections

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JERUSALEM (JTA) - Benny Gantz said that following national elections in March, he will work to establish Israeli sovereignty over the Jordan Valley “in coordination with the inter...