Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Israel

Blue And White, Likud Turn Sights On Smaller Parties As Elections Near

Jerusalem - As the election campaign heads into its final week, the two largest parties—Likud, and Blue and White—are appearing to focus on a familiar campaign strategy to drain su...

2 Palestinian Teens Killed In Gaza Border Clashes With Israel, Hamas Says

Jerusalem - Two Palestinian teenagers were killed in clashes Friday with the Israeli military along the Gaza border, according to Gaza’s Health Ministry. The Israel Defense Forc...

Pres. Rivlin Visits The Eshkol Regional Council And The IDF Gaza Division

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Jerusalem - To mark the new school year that began this week, President Reuven (Ruvi) Rivlin today, Thursday 5 September / 5 Elul, opened the new education campus at the Eshkol Reg...

More Than 250 Nigerian Youth Participate In First Jewish Leadership Seminar

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The week-long program included classes in Hebrew and Torah, lectures, Shabbat activities, singing and dancing. More than 250 Nigerian youth and 20 adults gathered in Onithsa fro...

Polish Prime Minister Evades Question On Israeli Spyware Purchase

Asked whether the Polish government had bought controversial telephone-surveillance technology from the Israeli firm NSO Group, Polish premier Mateusz Morawiecki tells opposition l...

Hundreds Protest In PA Following ‘Honor Killing’ Of Young Bethlehem Woman

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Palestinian women take to the streets to demand justice for Israa Ghrayeb, 21, who was allegedly murdered by her family, and to demand a reform of P.A. law to afford women greater ...

O’Rourke: Trump Turning Israel Into Partisan Issue

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Washington - Former Texas representative and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump has turned the U.S.-Israel rela...

170 Druze Men Arrested At Israel Border On Way To Syria

Jerusalem - Israel Police arrested 170 Druze men on Thursday at the border with Jordan as they tried to reach Syria via Jordan, allegedly to to meet with Syrian government official...

VIDEO: Florida Governor Prayed At Western Wall To Spare His State From Hurricane Dorian

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Jerusalem - Last week Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, who was visiting Israel at the time, made a pilgrimage to the Kotel and prayed that his state should not get hit by hurricanes ...

Likud MK Offers Deal To Far-Right Party That Would Nix Egalitarian Prayer At Western Wall

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Jerusalem - A Likud lawmaker close to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has offered to prevent egalitarian prayer at the Western Wall in exchange for a small ultranationalist facti...

How Israeli Elections Work … If They Work

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Quite remarkably, Israel has been through 20 smooth transitions of power. And despite the dispersal of the Knesset following Benjamin Netanyahu’s inability to form a majority coali...

How Far Can The West Go To Entice Iran To Talk?

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Negotiations are Trump’s goal. Still, the threat of war against Hezbollah in Lebanon illustrates the high price of appeasing Tehran. According to press reports, Israel’s governm...

Resolution To Boycott Israeli Academic Institutions Thwarted At Annual Poli-Sci Conference

“The resolution’s sponsors have already shown that they are uninterested in debate or dialogue with those opposed to academic boycotts in general and of Israel’s academy in particu...

In Remembering 1929 Hebron Massacre, Top Israeli Leaders Visit … And Make History

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Their presence at ceremonies marking the 90th anniversary of the riots and Jewish massacre sent a signal that the Jewish community in the ancient city is there to stay. “We are ...

Israel Came Really Close To Attacking Iran And 4 Other Takeaways From The New York Times Exposé

Jerusalem - As of this writing, Israel has not bombed Iran’s nuclear program. But according to an exposé in The New York Times that dropped Wednesday, it could still happen. And...

Netanyahu Becomes Welfare Minister, His 4th Portfolio In Addition To Prime Minister

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Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will serve as welfare minister in the wake of the resignation of Haim Katz over charges of fraud and breach of trust. Netan...

Ahead Of Sept. 17 Elections, Ayelet Shaked Lays Out Right-Wing Vision For Israel

Jerusalem - While many Israelis might already feel fatigued by the upcoming elections on Sept. 17, former justice minister Ayelet Shaked, who heads the newly formed right-wing Yami...

Netanyahu Makes First Visit To Hebron Since 1998 And Vows It Will Never Be Empty Of Jews [VIDEO]

Hebron - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, making his first visit to Hebron since 1998, said Wednesday that the West Bank city “will never be empty of Jews.” Netanyahu ...

Jewish, Israeli Groups Organize Disaster Relief To Hurricane-Stricken Bahamas

Several Jewish and Israeli humanitarian aid groups are providing aid or relief teams to the Bahamas following the catastrophic devastation unleashed by Hurricane Dorian. The sto...

Dvir Schnerb Completes EMT Training Less Than Two Weeks After Terror Attack

Jerusalem - On Friday August 23, 2019, Dvir Schnerb (19) was severely wounded next to the Binyamin community of Dolev. His sister Rena was murdered and his father moderately wounde...