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

Tel Aviv University Ranks 8th best school for start-up founders in the world

September 10, 2019 by  

Tel Aviv University ranked among the top 10 schools in the world for start-up founders, according to PitchBook’s 2019 annual Universities rankings. Read more

PA raises salaries of terrorists responsible for murder of 16 Israelis in 2003 attacks

September 8, 2019 by  

The Palestinian Authority (PA) has recently announced it will raise the salaries of the two terrorists who prepared the suicide belts which were used in the 2003 Tzrifin and Café Hillel terror attacks which killed 16 Israelis. Read more

Violent weekend: IAF strikes Hamas targets in response to drone attack 

September 8, 2019 by  

Israeli Air Force (IAF) fighters on Saturday night bombed Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip in response to a drone attack earlier in the day. Read more

What Hanan Ashrawi really believes and says – in Arabic

September 5, 2019 by  

Hanan Ashrawi, a veteran Palestinian leader and a PLO Executive Committee member, has recently made the headlines following her organization’s connection to the planned tour in Israel of Democratic Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. Read more

Bahraini Foreign Minister backs Israel’s strikes against Hezbollah in Lebanon

September 2, 2019 by  

Israel received surprising support for its retaliatory strikes in Lebanon after the Hezbollah terror organization attacked IDF targets on Sunday from Bahrain’s Foreign Minister, who said that Lebanon was to blame for the situation. Read more

IDF remains on high alert in north in expectation of another Hezbollah attack

September 2, 2019 by  

Israel’s security forces along the northern border with Lebanon remain on high alert after the Hezbollah terror organization carried out an attack on IDF targets on Sunday, and in anticipation of another pending attack. Read more

Jordan condemns Israeli Minister’s call to enable Jewish prayer on Temple Mount  

August 15, 2019 by  

Jordan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday condemned statements by Israeli Minister of Public Security Gilad Erdan who called for a change of the status quo on the Temple Mount that would enable Jews to pray at the holy site. Read more

Facebook’s COO Sandberg thanks Rivlin for ‘working to bring people in this beautiful country together’

August 14, 2019 by  

Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin has met Facebook’s Chief Operating Officere Sheryl Sandberg, who is visiting Israel as part of her tour of the region with her family. Read more

Israeli Minister calls to enable Jewish Prayer on Temple Mount   

August 14, 2019 by  

Israeli Minister of Public Security Gilad Erdan on Tuesday called for a change on the Temple Mount that would enable Jewish prayer at the holy site. Read more

Jews banned from entering Temple Mount on Tisha B’Av

August 12, 2019 by  

The Israeli government and Jerusalem police banned Jews from visiting the Temple Mount on Sunday, during the mourning day of Tisha B’Av on which the destruction of the two Temples is commemorated. Read more

Israeli soldier murdered in terror attack in Gush Etzion

August 8, 2019 by  

An Israeli soldier has been stabbed to death by Arab terrorists in Gush Etzion. Read more

Hamas, Islamic Jihad welcome murder of Israeli yeshiva student

August 8, 2019 by  

The Hamas and Islamic Jihad terror organization lauded the murder of Israeli yeshiva student Dvir Sorek, 19, who was found stabbed to death on Thursday morning on a road between Efrat and Migdal Oz. Read more

Police recommend indicting MK Litzman for corruption, aiding alleged pedophile Malka Leifer

August 7, 2019 by  

Israeli police have announced its recommendation to indict Deputy Health Minister Member of Knesset (MK) Yaakov Litzman on accounts of aiding an alleged sex offender, Malka Leifer, and preventing the closure of a food business despite decisions to shut it down for sanitary reasons. Read more

Google honours Japanese diplomat who saved Jews during Holocaust

July 30, 2019 by  

Google has honoured the late Japanese diplomat Chiune Sempo Sugihara, who worked to save Jews fleeing the Nazis in the Holocaust, by dedicating Monday’s Doodle to him. Read more

Miami: Jewish man shot and wounded while waiting outside synagogue

July 29, 2019 by  

A Jewish man waiting outside the Young Israel of Greater Miami synagogue for afternoon prayers on Sunday evening was wounded in a drive-by shooting, apparently an anti-Semitic attack. Read more

One of the earliest known mosques in the world discovered in Negev

July 18, 2019 by  

A 7th-century small rural mosque, one of the earliest known in the world, has been discovered in the Bedouin town of Rahat in the Negev, southern Israel. Read more

US envoy: ‘Absolutely detestable’ that PA children’s camp named after terrorist security

July 17, 2019 by  

Jason Greenblatt, the US’ Special Representative for International Negotiations, slammed the Palestinian Authority (PA) for its annual exploitation of its summer camps for incitement to terrorism and indoctrination of the campers. Read more

9,000-year-old prehistoric settlement, one of the largest in the world, exposed near Jerusalem

July 17, 2019 by  

Israeli workers building a new road and a bridge on the outskirts of Jerusalem chanced upon a huge settlement from the Neolithic Period (New Stone Age), the largest known in Israel from that period, and one of the largest of its kind in the world. Read more

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