Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Israel

Israeli Politics Remain In Chaos After Deadlocked Election

JERUSALEM (AP) — Benjamin Netanyahu has been tasked by Israel's president to form a new government for the sixth time in his lengthy political career. This time it's no mere formal...

As Attack Drones Multiply, Israeli Firms Develop Defenses

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ISRAEL (AP) — Israel, one of the pioneers of drone warfare, is now on the front lines of an arms race to protect against attacks by the unmanned aircraft. A host of Israeli comp...

Haredi Rabbi Refuses to Officiate at Wedding of Avigdor Liberman’s Son

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Bnei Brak rabbi has refused to officiate at the marriage of the son of Avigdor Liberman, the head of the Yisrael Beiteinu party. Rabbi Baruch Dov Diskin,...

Israeli Policewoman Stabbed in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli policewoman was stabbed outside the walls of Jerusalem’s Old City. The assailant was wrestled to the ground and arrested, police told Israeli media....

Israeli PM Netanyahu Begins Coalition Hunt Amid Deadlock

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Jerusalem- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began Thursday the daunting task of trying to cobble together a coalition government amid political deadlock that emerged from ...

Is Google Translate App Anti-Semitic? Maybe not After all….

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A cursory search on Google Translate made by a person who arrived in Israel today and googled the information in Hebrew revealed that the application translated this from Hebrew as...

25-Year-Old Haredi Man Visiting Georgia Dies from Injuries Suffered in a Traffic Accident in Tbilisi

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GEORGIA - A Haredi man from the Har Nof section of Jerusalem was the victim of a tragic car crash near Tiblisi, Georgia. Yosef Dov Bakar, 25, was traveling to Uman for Rosh Hash...

Netanyahu Tapped To Form New Government

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JERUSALEM (AP) - The office of Israel's president says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been given the difficult task of forming a new government. Wednesday's decision came...

IDF To Raze Homes Of Suspects In Dvir Sorek Murder

The dwellings of two Palestinians accused of murdering yeshiva student and Israeli army recruit Dvir Sorek will be destroyed by the Israel Defense Forces, after an appeal by the su...

Palestinian Youth Stabs Israeli Woman at Bus Stop on Highway 443

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli woman was lightly wounded after being stabbed Wednesday by a 14-year-old Palestinian boy. The 22-year old woman, who was not identified in Israe...

Likud up to 32 seats, UTJ Down to 7 After Election Panel Amends Results

ISRAEL (JNS) - Israel’s Central Election Committee announced late on Tuesday night that it was amending the final election results following an investigation into electoral fraud, ...

British Labour Party Adopts Anti-Israel Policies, Including First Formal One on BDS

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ENGLAND (JNS) The British Labour Party voted in on Tuesday several anti-Israel policies, including what is believed to be its first formal policy regarding BDS. During the Labou...

Report: Blue-And-White To Allow Rotation With Netanyahu

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Reports from the negotiations taking place between the Likud and Blue-And-White imply that the two sides are still far apart but are beginning to show signs of conceding on various...

Former SodaStream CEO Daniel Birnbaum Under Investigation for Insider Trading

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Daniel Birnbaum, the former CEO of SodaStream, is under investigation for insider trading violations surrounding the company’s acquisition by PepsiCo. Birnbaum...

Frustrated US Administration: Israel ‘Missing a Great Opportunity’

WASHINGTON (JNS) Senior American officials are extremely frustrated over the ongoing political deadlock in Israel. Trump administration officials familiar with American-Israeli rel...

UN Releases ‘Unprecedented’ Report Linking Anti-Semitism To BDS Movement

NEW YORK (JNS) Israeli, Jewish and pro-Israel groups all applauded the publication of an ‘unprecedented’ United Nations report on anti-Semitism, that, among other issues, links ant...

Trump Focuses on Iran at UN Speech: ‘Will Never Tolerate Such Anti-Semitic Hate’

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NEW YORK (JNS) In his speech at the annual U.N. General Assembly in New York on Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump called on the international community to take action against th...

Israel’s Main Parties Begin Talks On Coalition Government

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Jerusalem- Israel's two largest parties met Tuesday to discuss the possibility of forming a unity government, in a long-shot effort to solve the political paralysis that has emerge...

UN Releases ‘Unprecedented’ Report That Links Anti-Semitism To BDS Movement

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United Nations - Israeli, Jewish and pro-Israel groups all applauded the publication of an ‘unprecedented’ United Nations report on anti-Semitism, that, among other issues, links a...

Woman Injured By Gaza Rocket Fire Nearly One Year Ago Dies

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Jerusalem - A woman has died nearly a year after suffering injuries in a rocket attack into southern Israel from Gaza. Nina Gisdenanova, 74, died last week at the Sheba Medical ...