Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Israel

Walmart Is Recruiting Employees In Israel Signaling A Possible Branch Opening

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — It looks like Walmart is coming to Israel. The company has been posting job listings on LinkedIn in recent weeks looking for cashiers, food handlers, pharmacis...

Chareidi Enlistment To IDF Drops By 20% In 2018

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) - The number of Haredim enlisting in the IDF dropped by 20 percent in 2018, compared to 2017, according to a report by the Ha'aretz newspaper. The report cites ...

Israeli Supreme Court Justice Apologizes For Words Of Condolence In Ruling On Dead Terrorist

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli Supreme Court justice apologized for a ruling which included words of condolence to the family of a Palestinian terrorist who died while serving a pris...

Two East Jerusalem Arabs Indicted For ISIS Membership, Planning Terror Attacks

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The State Prosecutor submitted an indictment against two East Jerusalem residents, Ahmed Javis (21) and Basel Avidat (19) from the village of Jebel Mukaber, o...

Rivlin Praises UK Chief Rabbi’s ‘Clear Voice’ On Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn

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JERUSALEM (JNS) — Israeli President Reuven Rivlin praised Britain’s Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis on Wednesday and expressed support for his recent article strongly criticizing Britis...

Bolivia Will Renew Diplomatic Ties With Israel

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Bolivia will renew diplomatic ties with Israel, a decade after it broke off relations with Israel over its 2008 Operation Cast Lead against Gaza. Bolivian Fore...

Gaza Border Demonstrations Canceled For Third Week In A Row

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Palestinian terror organization Hamas cancelled its weekly March of Return demonstration on the border with Gaza. It is the third week in a row that the de...

Mother Captures Children Cringing In Fear After Ashkelon False Rocket Alarm

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ASHKELON (VINnews) — Reut Shpilman-Drayer, a resident of the coastal city of Ashkelon released footage taken of her children after warning sirens were sounded in the city overnight...
Israel's Prime Minister and leader of the Likud party Benjamin Netanyahu (R), leader of the Israel Beiteinu party Avigdor Liberman (C) and Minister of Education Gideon Sa'ar present their joint campaign prior to the Israeli elections, in Rishon LeZion on January 10, 2013. Photo by Gideon Markowicz/Flas90

Israeli Politics Update: The Sharks Smell Blood

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JERUSALEM(VINnews) — Road no.1, the main artery connecting Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, was predictably blocked on Monday afternoon. However the reason for the traffic jam was unusual o...

Where Do The Stone Mezuzahs In Me’arat Ha’Machpela Come From?

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HEVRON(VINnews) — The Machpela Cave has known ups and downs in recent history. During the period of Turkish rule Jews were not permitted to enter the ancient Herodean edifice built...

Israel’s Attorney General: Netanyahu Not Required To Resign

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s attorney general says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is not required to leave office following his indictment on corruption charges. Avichai Mandelb...

Likud Members Are Now Presenting Alternatives To Netanyahu’s Party Leadership

JERUSALEM (JNS) — Following Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit’s announcement that he will formally indict Benjamin Netanyahu in three separate corruption cases, and the prime min...

‘Jordanian-Israeli Relationship At All-Time Low,’ Says Jordan’s King Abdullah

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JERUSALEM (JNS) — “The Jordanian-Israeli relationship is at an all-time low,” Jordan’s King Abdullah said on Thursday at an event in New York City hosted by The Washington Institut...

Mother Of Israeli-American Woman Imprisoned In Russia Asks Putin To Pardon Her Daughter

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The mother of an Israeli-American woman being held in a Russian prison has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to pardon her daughter. Yaffa Issachar, the m...

Barkat Proposes Primary For Deputy Likud Leadership, ‘Inspired By US Model’

JERUSALEM (JNS) — Likud MK and former Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat suggested a plan on Sunday to hold elections for a Likud Party “deputy leader,” who would automatically assume the ...

Will Netanyahu’s Party Stick With Him? Senior Leaders Quiet

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looked to project business as usual Sunday as he returned to work following his indictment on corruption charges, but a wall of s...

45,000 Celebrate Shabbat Chayei Sarah In Chevron

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HEVRON (VINnews) — An unprecendented 45,000 people celebrated Shabbos Chayei Sarah in Chevron and Kiryat Arba, near the Me'aras Hamachpela where the Avos are buried. The entire cav...

Two Children Killed, Five Injured In Building Fire In Netanya

NETANYA, Israel (VINnews) - Two children aged three and five were killed as a result of a fire that broke out on Friday in an apartment on Sharabi Street in Netanya. The children h...

Netanyahu Says Indictments Against Him Are An ‘Attempted Coup,’ Vows To Remain In Office

JERUSALEM (JNS) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struck a defiant tone on Thursday night, calling the corruption charges levied against him as an “attempted coup,” and t...

A Look At The Corruption Scandals Facing Israel’s Netanyahu

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s indictment on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust stems from three long-running cases that have divided Israe...