Netanyahu pushes for approval of Israeli Sovereignty to Jordan Valley after US policy shift

November 21, 2019 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has approved the advancement of a bill to apply Israeli sovereignty to the Jordan Valley following the US State Department’s announcement that it no longer views Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria as illegal under international law, the lawmaker who formulated the bill says. Read more

Ultra-Orthodox lawmakers accuse Liberman of Antisemitism

November 21, 2019 by  

Ultra-Orthodox Members of Knesset (MKs) on Wednesday accused Yisrael Beytenu leader MK Avigdor Liberman of antisemitism after his announcement that he would not support a minority government, during which he called the ultra-Orthodox MKs “anti-Zionist.” Read more

Israel poised for political drama as Gantz’s mandate to form a govt comes to an end

November 21, 2019 by  

Blue and White leader Member of Knesset (MK) Benny Gantz on Wednesday began the last day of his presidential mandate to form a government without the necessary support for establishing a viable coalition while hoping to make significant advancement by the day’s end. Read more

Rivlin reprimands Netanyahu and Gantz for letting personal differences get in the way of unity government

November 18, 2019 by  

President Reuven Rivlin, on Sunday evening, severely criticized both Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White leader, Member of Knesset (MK) Benny Gantz, for letting personal differences impede the formation of a unity government and potentially leading the country to an unnecessary election process for the third time in a single year.
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‘Hatikvah’ played at Abu Dhabi’s Jiu-Jitsu World Tournament as Israel takes Gold

November 18, 2019 by  

Israel’s national anthem, Hatikvah, was played in Abu Dhabi on Saturday after Israel’s 17-year-old Alon Leviev won the gold medal in the Under-18 category at the Jiu-Jitsu World Championship. Read more

Report: Thousands of Israelis move down South, undeterred by rocket fire

November 15, 2019 by  

Despite the hundreds of rockets launched at Israel’s southern region over the past year, Israelis remain undeterred, moving to southern communities in increasing numbers, according to a report by the Or Movement. Read more

Bennett takes office as Defence Minister amid escalating conflict with Gaza terrorists

November 13, 2019 by  

Naftali Bennett has begun his term as Minister of Defence as the security situation in Israel presents him with difficult decisions. Read more

Netanyahu calls on the international community to ‘wake up’ after IAEA confirms Iran lied about nuclear program

November 8, 2019 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accused Iran of lying about its nuclear program and called on the international community to “wake up” and sanction Iran, as the International Atomic Energy Agency reportedly reviewed a secret atomic site in Tehran uncovered by Israeli intelligence. Read more

IDF soldiers save Arab woman injured in car accident

November 1, 2019 by  

IDF soldiers have given emergency medical treatment to a young Arab woman who was injured in a car accident in the Jordan Valley. Read more

IDF chief warns of looming war threats on multiple fronts

October 25, 2019 by  

IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kohavi yesterday warned that Israel is facing multiple security threats that could deteriorate into an active conflict on both the northern and southern fronts, even though Israel’s enemies are not currently interested in escalation. Read more

Israeli journalists recite ‘Kaddish’ for end of Netanyahu’s Rule on live television

October 18, 2019 by  

Oded Ben-Ami and Amnon Abramovich, two of Israel’s top journalists, on Wednesday prayed for the end of the Netanyahu era while broadcasting live on Israel’s Channel 12, reciting part of the Jewish prayer “Kaddish,” which is traditionally recited while mourning. Read more

Israeli researchers find new way to stop development of bone cancer

October 3, 2019 by  

Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science have discovered a new method to keep bone cancer from spreading which has shown promising results in a study on mice. Read more

Pre-indictment hearings on Netanyahu’s corruption cases begin

October 2, 2019 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s pre-indictment hearings before Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit regarding three corruption cases began Wednesday and will take place over four days. Read more

Terrorists who murdered Rina Schnerb caught by security forces

September 29, 2019 by  

The Shin Bet on Saturday night revealed that Israeli security forces have caught the terrorists who murdered 17-year-old Rina Schnerb and injured her brother and father in a spring near Dolev in August. Read more

Official election results: Likud gains another seat

September 26, 2019 by  

The Central Election Committee (CEC) on Tuesday night announced that the election results changed slightly following their investigation into election fraud at several ballots. Under the amended results, the Likud gained its 32ed seat at the expense of United Torah Judaism (UTJ), which will have seven seats in the upcoming Knesset. Read more

Court postpones Malka Leifer’s extradition to Australia, appoints panel to rule on her mental health

September 23, 2019 by  

The Jerusalem District Court on Monday decided to appoint an expert panel to rule on whether or not alleged sex offender Malka Leifer is fit to be extradited to Australia. Read more

President begins consultation on identity of next government

September 22, 2019 by  

President Reuven Rivlin today began consulting with Members of Knesset from the various political parties on who should receive the presidential mandate to form a government. Read more

Israeli scientists develop 3D printed corals to combat habitat degradation

September 20, 2019 by  

Israel researchers at Ben-Gurion University (BGU) and the Technion Institute of Technology in Haifa have developed 3D printed corals that can help save the habitats of sea creatures worldwide. The development may prove crucial to combat the abuse and degradation of the world’s coral reefs. Read more

Analysis: Infighting within political blocs dominates days before elections

September 16, 2019 by  

Israel (Sunday): With only two days ahead of the elections, the two major political parties, Likud and Blue and White, are attempting to lure voters from their own political blocs, in an effort to take the lead and form a government after the elections. Read more

Intel unveils ‘smartest building in the world’ in Israel

September 16, 2019 by  

Intel has unveiled its new development centre in Petah Tikvah, which it considers to be the “smartest building in the world.” Read more

Israeli aid arrives in Bahamas in wake of Hurricane Dorian

September 6, 2019 by  

IsraAid has dispatched an emergency support team to aid the rescue mission in the Bahamas in wake of the devastating Hurricane Dorian as the death toll rises and the extent of the devastation becomes more evident with each passing day. Read more

Following months of legal appeals – April election results may change

September 6, 2019 by  

The Central Elections Committee on Wednesday decided to disqualify a ballot box in the Arab town of Kisra-Sumei, which is currently under police investigation for election fraud. The ramifications of the cancellation could potentially alter the election outcome significantly. Read more

‘Nobody really knew what happened or what would happen next’: Israeli farmers recall the tense moments during Hezbollah’s attack

September 3, 2019 by  

The children at Kibbutz Malkiya on the border with Lebanon went to the stable to feed horses on Sunday, on their first day of school, when they were suddenly disturbed by barrages of rockets launched by Hezbollah terrorists from across the border. Read more

Israeli Judoka Sagi Muki takes Gold at World Championship

August 29, 2019 by  

Israeli judoka Sagi Muki on Wednesday won the gold medal in the under 81 kg weight category at the Judo World Championship in Tokyo, becoming the first Israeli in history to win the title. Read more

Israeli stock-market plummets as US-China trade war escalates

August 26, 2019 by  

The Israeli stock market is showing the consequences of the global trade war, as the major indexes suffer substantial losses as trading commenced yesterday. Read more

IDF unveils its futuristic ‘Carmel’ armoured vehicle

August 6, 2019 by  

The IDF’s Research and Development Agency (RDA) has unveiled the Carmel, a prototype of the futuristic armoured vehicle that the Israeli forces will use in the coming years. Read more

Knesset is projected to have smallest number of parties ever to be elected – is the electoral threshold improving governance?

August 4, 2019 by  

The upcoming Knesset is projected to have the smallest number of parties ever to be elected to the Israeli parliament, the latest polls show. Read more

Israel-invented hand-held allergen detector will save lives

July 28, 2019 by  

A new portable device invented by SensoGenic, an Israeli-based startup company, can detect food allergens and potentially save lives. Read more

Israel wishes Boris Johnson a Mazeltov on becoming UK’s Prime Minister

July 24, 2019 by  

Israel congratulated Boris Johnson after he won the Conservative party leadership race to become Britain’s next prime minister. Read more

Palestinian Football Association head loses FIFA appeal, suspension upheld   

July 21, 2019 by  

A special panel over the weekend rejected an appeal by Jibril Rajoub, head of the Palestinian Football Association (PFA) and upheld a verdict to suspend him for a year from attending FIFA events over his intimidation campaign against Argentina’s team before it was slated to play in Israel. Read more

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