Israeli Chief Rabbi: Israel has ‘moral obligation’ to help Kurds

October 17, 2019 by  

President Reuven Rivlin visited the Sukkah of Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi David Lau in Modi’in as part of the tradition of presidents to visit the Sukkah of the Chief Rabbis, “a tradition that brings together the State of Israel with the Jewish religion,” he said. Read more

Netanyahu: Israel facing threat from Iran similar to one prior to Yom Kippur War

October 11, 2019 by  

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned Iranian aggression in the Middle East is threatening Israel in a magnitude similar to the threats the country faced during the Yom Kippur War,  Read more

Israel ‘strongly condemns’ Turkey’s attack on Kurds

October 11, 2019 by  

Israel “strongly condemns Turkey’s military invasion of Kurdish provinces in Syria and warns against the ethnic cleansing of the Kurds by Turkey and its proxies,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated on Thursday after the Turkish army launched a military campaign against Kurdish strongholds in northern Syria. Read more

Despite Facebook’s pledge, Fatah’s terrorism promoting page still active

October 10, 2019 by  

Fatah’s Facebook page, which was shut down for a short while over its incitement to terrorism, is back up, despite a pledge by the social media giant to combat online incitement on its platform. Read more

German antisemitic attack: Israel reacts

October 10, 2019 by  

Israel’s leadership expressed shock and sharply condemned an anti-Semitic attack by neo-Nazis on a synagogue in Halle, Germany, during the Yom Kippur holiday, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar.

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Last day of Netanyahu’s pre-indictment hearings focuses on cigars and champagne

October 8, 2019 by  

The fourth and last day of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s pre-indictment hearings before Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit focused on allegations he received expensive gifts from rich friends, possibly in return for various favours, constituting a form of bribery. Read more

Israel acts to revoke BDS Founder’s Residency

October 7, 2019 by  

Israel will act quickly to rescind the residency status attained by BDS founder Omar Barghouti, Minister of Interior

announced Sunday evening. Read more

Vast 5,000-year-old city, one of the first and largest in Near East, uncovered in Israel

October 7, 2019 by  

A massive 5,000-years-old city, the largest and the most central ever uncovered in Israel, which had been built on top of a 7,000-year-old town and which “dramatically changes what we know about the character of the period and the beginning of urbanization in Israel,” was chanced upon by Israeli construction workers who were developing roads to the city of Harish in northern Israel. Read more

Israeli FM: Israel working on non-aggression pact with Arab States

October 6, 2019 by  

Israel is in the process of working on a non-aggression pact with several Arab states in the Middle East to face the common threat emanating from Iran, Israel’s Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz revealed Saturday night. Read more

Following Israeli campaign, Facebook shuts down Fatah’s page over incitement

September 26, 2019 by  

A massive campaign launched by Palestinian Media Watch (PMW) calling on Facebook to shut down Fatah’s page over its incitement to terrorism was crowned with success on Wednesday with the page’s closure. Read more

Rivlin tasks Netanyahu with forming government, again

September 26, 2019 by  

President Reuven Rivlin has tasked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with forming the next government. Read more

UN Issues ‘Unprecedented’ Report Warning of Perils of Mounting Global Anti-Semitism

September 25, 2019 by  

The United Nations has released a scathing report condemning the mounting global anti-Semitism which “poses risks not only to Jews, but also to members of other minority communities.” Read more

After 11 Months in coma, rocket attack victim dies of wounds

September 23, 2019 by  

Nina Gnesdenova, who had been in a coma since November 2018 when she was wounded in a rocket attack, has died of her wounds. Read more

Gantz fails to gain support of majority to establish government

September 23, 2019 by  

After the first day of consultations between President Reuven Rivlin and the political parties on who should receive the presidential mandate to form a government, it appears that Benny Gantz and his Blue and White party have failed to garner the support of the majority of the parties to receive the mandate. Read more

IDF releases recording of dramatic moments of rescue of Special Forces from Gaza

September 23, 2019 by  

The IDF on Sunday released the recording of the communications from the Israeli Air Force (IAF) helicopter during the rescue of a Special Forces unit from the Gaza Strip on the night of the failed operation in Khan Yunis on November 11th, 2018. Read more

‘Israel will have no better friend than Kelly Craft’, US Ambassador says at UN

September 22, 2019 by  

Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon welcomed the US’ new ambassador to the UN, Kelly Craft. Read more

Netanyahu calls on Gantz to ‘meet today’ and establish a unity government

September 19, 2019 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu publically called on Member of Knesset (MK) Benny Gantz, leader of the Blue and White Party, to meet and discuss the terms for establishing a broad unity government. Read more

Israeli researchers discover evidence of biblical kingdom of Edom in south

September 19, 2019 by  

Israeli researchers from Tel Aviv University have uncovered evidence of the ancient Kingdom of Edom, giving credence to the Biblical narrative. Read more

International Judo Federation suspends Iran over its avoidance of competing with Israel

September 19, 2019 by  

The International Judo Federation (IJF) on Wednesday announced it had officially suspended Iran over its directive to its Judoka Saeid Mollaei to withdraw from a recent competition to avoid a contest against Israel’s Sagi Muki. Read more

Exit polls show: no one has a clear lead

September 18, 2019 by  

The exit polls of the September 2019 elections for the 22nd Knesset show that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not obtain a decisive victory, but still appears to be the leading candidate to form the next government. Read more

Israel goes to vote, again

September 17, 2019 by  

Israel’s citizens today went to the ballots to vote for Israel’s 22nd Knesset and the country’s leadership for the next four years, for the second time this year. Read more

Ahead of Deal of the Century, cabinet approves establishment of community of Mevo’ot Yeriho

September 16, 2019 by  

The Israeli government on Sunday approved a proposal put forward by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to establish the community of Mevo’ot Yericho, just two days before the elections and after he announced last week he would declare Israeli sovereignty in the Jordan Valley, if reelected. Read more

Israel welcomes Trump’s announcement on advancement of ‘historic’ defence treaty

September 15, 2019 by  

Israel has warmly welcomed President Donald Trump’s announcement that he intends to explore a Mutual Defense Treaty with Israel, after the elections in Israel, that “would further anchor the tremendous alliance” between the two countries. Read more

Israel rejects report it was spying on White House

September 13, 2019 by  

Israel on Thursday denied a news report that it has been tapping the cell phones of White House officials. Read more

Holland slams UN Human Rights Council’s ‘Disproportionate Singling Out of Israel’

September 12, 2019 by  

Holland on Wednesday slammed the United Nations Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC) “unacceptable and disproportionate singling out of Israel” and it’s notorious the permanent Agenda Item 7. Read more

IAF pounds Hamas targets in Gaza in response to rocket attacks

September 12, 2019 by  

Israelis Air Force (IAF) warplanes on Wednesday bombed several Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip in response to rocket attacks on several Israeli civilian targets. Read more

Israeli organisation charges Facebook of complacency with incitement, demands action

September 12, 2019 by  

An Israeli organization that monitors Palestinian incitement in the media has charged Facebook with complicity with incitement to terrorism and has issued a demand that it cease from doing and shut down pages that incite to terrorism. Read more

Israel welcomes US sanctions on Hamas and Iranian terror leaders

September 11, 2019 by  

Israel has welcomed the US Department of the Treasury’s announcement that it has sanctioned a list of terrorist leaders from several organizations, including from Hamas and Iran’s Quds Force as “the right way to stop the Terror-State of Iran and its proxies.” Read more

President Rivlin celebrates his 80th birthday

September 10, 2019 by  

Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin on Monday celebrated his 80th birthday. The celebrations were lower-key and bittersweet as they occurred only a few weeks after his wife Nechama passed away. Read more

Netanyahu to Iran: ‘Israel knows what you’re doing, when you’re doing it and where you’re doing it’

September 10, 2019 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu exposed new data which shows that Iran’s has hidden elements of its nuclear program from the world – another secret nuclear site. Read more

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