Following boycott on Israel, Unilever shares in unprecedented dive

January 20, 2022 by  

A half a year after notifying Avi Singer, the owner of Ben & Jerrys Israel, of the termination of his contract due to his refusal to boycott Judea and Samaria and refrain from selling ice cream there, Unilever shares are in an unprecedented dive. Read more

Israelis donate NIS 2.5 million to Netanyahu’s legal battle amid rumours of plea bargain

January 17, 2022 by  

Thousands of Israelis have donated close to NIS 2.5 million in 24 hours to support Benjamin Netanyahu’s legal battle, amid rumours that he is on his way to sign a plea bargain. Read more

Israeli envoy: thankful for Texas troops ‘who helped prevent a tragedy this Shabbat’

January 16, 2022 by  

Israel’s Ambassador to the US Michael Herzog conveyed his thanks to the Texas law enforcement who brought a positive resolution to the hostage incident at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas, which ended with the safe rescue of all the Jewish worshipers. Read more

Bennett’s coalition experiences ‘meltdown,’ loses eight votes at the Knesset

January 14, 2022 by  

The Coalition, head by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, suffered several significant political defeats on Wednesday evening at the Knesset’s plenum when it lost by eight votes to the Opposition. Read more

Israeli PM Bennett talks ‘regional security’ with Russian President Putin

January 14, 2022 by  

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday, in a conversation described by Bennett’s office as “good.” Read more

Shin Bet exposes Iranian recruitment of 5 Israelis who spied for ‘Rambod’

January 13, 2022 by  

A number of Israeli citizens were recruited by the Iranian intelligence to carry out missions within the State of Israel and were recently exposed and arrested by the police, the Shin Bet security agency revealed Wednesday. Read more

IDF cancels training, malls scale back operations, amid spike in Omicron cases

January 13, 2022 by  

The ministerial committee on fighting the coronavirus convened on Tuesday night for the first time in three weeks to discuss “the continued effort to combat the Omicron strain” as the virus continued to cause disarray in the country. Read more

Bedouin riot, try to derail train, over JNF planting in the Negev

January 13, 2022 by  

Bedouin clans rioted in the northern Negev on Tuesday night, tried to derail a train, and clashed with police, following JNF planting of trees on land the Al-Atrash clan claims as its own. Read more

Over 11,000 IDF Soldiers infected with Corona or are in quarantine

January 11, 2022 by  

More than 11,000 IDF servicemen have been infected with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) or are in quarantine, placing a strain on the military. Special and crucial units have moved to operating in capsules to minimize the possibility of broad infection. Read more

Aura Herzog, mother of the President and wife of the former president, passes at 97

January 10, 2022 by  

The Beit Hanasi (President’s House) announced this morning the passing of the Aura Herzog, the mother of President Isaac Herzog and the wife of the late President Haim Herzog, Israel’s sixth president. Read more

Lapid and French President Macron discusses Iran nuclear talks, Israel’s demand to ‘put pressure on Iran’

January 10, 2022 by  

Israel’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Yair Lapid held “a long conversation” on Saturday night with French President Emmanuel Macron on the “regional challenges, the nuclear talks and Israel’s demand to put pressure on Iran, and relations between Israel and the European Union.” Read more

Israel spirals into chaos as Omicron variant runs rampant

January 10, 2022 by  

Israel has descended into apparent chaos and mass confusion as the Omicron SARS-CoV-2 Variant is ripping through the country and the government appears to have given up on confronting the challenge. Read more

Israel welcomes Netherlands ending of funding to PFLP-linked organisation

January 7, 2022 by  

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced  on Wednesday that it was ceasing all funding of the Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UWAC), which has links to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) terror organisation. Read more

​’Ecological terrorist attack’: Raw sewage from PA flowing into Alexander River in Israel

January 5, 2022 by  

The Knesset’s Internal Affairs and Environment Committee convened on Monday to discuss the pollution in Nahal Alexander, which is contaminated by untreated sewage running from the Palestinian Authority, “ecological terrorist attack” as one official termed it. Read more

Jerusalem: Israeli bus driver injured in firebombing attack

January 4, 2022 by  

An Israeli bus driver was injured in a terror attack in Jerusalem last night when an Arab terrorist threw a firebomb at the bus he was driving near Har Hazofim. Read more

Two killed in IDF helicopter crash off Haifa coast

January 4, 2022 by  

Two Israeli Air Force (IAF) pilots were killed and an officer was moderately injured when an IAF helicopter crashed into the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Haifa during a training flight on Monday night.
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After Hamas rocket fire on Tel Aviv Area, IAF bombs targets in Gaza

January 2, 2022 by  

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) bombed several Hamas terror targets in the Gaza Strip on Saturday night after the terror organization fired two rockets at the Tel Aviv area earlier in the day. Read more

Following Gantz-Abbas meeting, Israel announces further concessions to PA

December 31, 2021 by  

Israel announced on Wednesday a series of “confidence-building measures,” concessions to the Palestinian Authority (PA), approved by Minister of Defence Benny Gantz following his meeting with PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas. Read more

Survey: 21% of Israelis live below poverty line: Corona grants saved standard of living

December 31, 2021 by  

The National Insurance Institute of Israel (NII) published its annual Poverty and Inequality Report for 2020 in which it underscored the “significant importance of social assistance,” as demonstrated during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) period. Read more

‘Too few’: Israel encouraged by US opposition to UNHRC inquiry into alleged war crimes

December 29, 2021 by  

David Roet, Head of North American Affairs Division at Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a former Israeli diplomat at the United Nations, welcomed the US declaration that it would fight the Commission of Inquiry (COI) established by the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) solely focused on Israel’s response to Hamas’ aggression during Operation Guardian of the Walls. Read more

Israeli Defence Minister Gantz hosts PA head Abbas

December 29, 2021 by  

Defence Minister Benny Gantz has met with Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas. Read more

Israeli hospital launches world’s first study on 4th COVID-19 vaccine

December 27, 2021 by  

The Sheba Medical Centre launched on Monday a first-of-its-kind study in which a fourth Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine will be administered to volunteers to test the effectiveness of the fourth dose. Read more

1 Billion NIS plan to strengthen Israel’s presence in Golan Heights

December 27, 2021 by  

Israel’s government held a special Cabinet meeting on the Golan Heights on Sunday and approved a NIS 1 billion plan to strengthen Israeli communities and double the population in the area. Read more

After terror attack, thousands march to Chomesh, demand return of Israeli presence

December 24, 2021 by  

Thousands of Israelis from all over the country arrived on Thursday at the community of Chomesh in Samaria after the Shiva mourning week for terror victim Yehuda Dimentman ended. Read more

Shas Chairman MK Aryeh Deri signs plea bargain, will resign from Knesset

December 24, 2021 by  

Member of Knesset Aryeh Deri, chairman of the Shas party, signed a plea agreement on Thursday according to which he will confess to tax offences, pay NIS 180,000 and resign from the Knesset. Read more

Head of Yeshiva at Chomesh in Samaria arrested week after deadly terror attack

December 23, 2021 by  

Rabbi Elishama Cohen, the head of the Yeshiva at Chomesh in Samaria, was arrested on Wednesday by the police on suspicion of violating the Disengagement Law. Read more

IDF forces face gunfire when mapping terrorists’ home for demolition

December 20, 2021 by  

IDF forces operating in the Arab village of Silat al-Khartia in Samaria on Sunday night to map the home of terrorists ahead of its demolition encountered violent resistance, including gunfire. Read more

After five years, US and PA renew economic dialogue

December 16, 2021 by  

US and Palestinian Authority (PA) officials met virtually on Tuesday to renew the US-Palestinian Economic Dialogue (USPED), the first such meeting in five years. Read more

Ancient items seized from Arab bandits believed to be loot taken by Bar Kochba rebels from Romans

December 16, 2021 by  

Ancient decorated bronze firepans for incense and vessels for pouring wine that were probably taken from a hiding tunnel system from the days of the Bar Kochba in the Judean lowlands were found in the possession of Arab bandits. Read more

Prominent Iranian daily publishes map of targets in Israel

December 15, 2021 by  

Tehran Times, a prominent Iranian daily, printed on its front page a map of Israel with multiple targets together with the threat “Just one wrong move!” Read more

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