Israeli Minister to Belgium: ban on Kosher slaughter ‘harms religious freedom in Europe’

October 6, 2021 by  

Israeli Minister of Diaspora Affairs Nachman Shai dispatched a missive to Belgian Prime Minister Alexander de Croix warning that a court ruling upholding a ban on kosher slaughter in the country is “an alarming precedent” that “deeply harms religious freedom in Europe.” Read more

Knesset’s winter session opens amid raucous showdown

October 6, 2021 by  

The Knesset commenced with the Winter Assembly of the 24th Knesset amid a raucous confrontation between Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and the opposition. Read more

2,700 First Temple era private toilet discovered in Jerusalem

October 6, 2021 by  

Israeli archaeologists excavating a First Temple-era royal mansion in Armon Hanatziv in Jerusalem have discovered a 2,700-year-old private toilet, testifying to the complex’s luxurious settings. Read more

UN blocks Israel’s envoy from bringing picture on anti-semitic nature of UNRWA teachers into General Assem

October 5, 2021 by  

The United Nations (UN) exercised a form of censorship against Israel’s envoy when it prevented him from displaying a poster on anti-Semitic teachers working for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Read more

Bennett cautiously declarers victory over 4th COVID-19 wave in Israel

October 4, 2021 by  

The Corona Cabinet, the ministerial committee on fighting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) headed by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, met on Sunday night and lauded their supposed success in fighting the virus in Israel. Read more

Israeli Ministers of Health and Regional Cooperation meet with PA head Abbas in Ramallah

October 4, 2021 by  

Palestinian Authority head Mahmoud Abbas hosted on Sunday evening in Ramallah a delegation from the Meretz party headed by Nitzan Horowicz, Israel’s Minister of Health, and with the participation of Minister of Regional Cooperation Issawi Frej and Member of Knesset (MK) Michal Rosen. Read more

Bennett: Israel at ‘Critical Stage’ in Battle with COVID-19

October 4, 2021 by  

Israel is at “a critical stage” in its battle with the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said, while expressing satisfaction at the decline in the number of serious cases in the country. Read more

Israeli special forces kill terrorist in counterterrorism operation

September 30, 2021 by  

Israeli Special Forces operating against Hamas’ terror infrastructure in the Arab village of Burkin in the Jenin area on Wednesday night encountered and killed an armed terrorist. Read more

Senior PA official: ‘We are paying price for Bennett’s weakness’

September 30, 2021 by  

“We eulogized [Benjamin] Netanyahu, but now we find that we are required to pay a heavy price for [Prime Minister Naftali] Bennett’s political weakness and lack of progress on the Palestinian issue,” a senior Palestinian Authority official told Israel TPS in response to Bennett’s speech at the 76th UN General Assembly. Read more

Islamist members of Bennett’s coalition threaten intifada

September 29, 2021 by  

The Islamist Ra’am party, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s coalition partners, has issued a statement warning the Israeli government and police of a pending violent outburst after Jews arrived at the Temple Mount with Israeli flags. Read more

European Parliament demands changes in UNRWA’s Anti-Israel Curriculum, or lose EUR 20m

September 29, 2021 by  

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) must change the anti-Israel curriculum taught in its schools or lose funding from the European Union. Read more

Israel celebrates failure of 20th anniversary event of UN’s Durban Conference

September 23, 2021 by  

Israel has celebrated its diplomatic achievements which brought the withdrawal of 34 countries from a United Nations event marking the 20thanniversary of the infamous Durban Conference. Read more

Israeli Foreign Minister: Delay in US aid to Iron Dome – ‘technical’

September 23, 2021 by  

The Israeli government, led by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, experienced a significant diplomatic setback on Tuesday when the US Congress decided to withhold military aid from Israel and refused to vote on funding for its Iron Dome defence system. Read more

Israel: Iran’s Raisi ‘continues to fool international community’

September 23, 2021 by  

Iran’s new President Ebrahim Raisi “continues to fool the international community,” Israel warned, calling on the international community to condemn the Iranian regime following Raisi’s address at the United Nations. Read more

Samaria leader calls to stop Arab ‘Occupation’ of Area C after Germany pledges €100m to fund PA projects

September 20, 2021 by  

The Israeli government must take action against the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) encroachment on Israeli-controlled areas in Judea and Samaria before it is too late, a leader from the region warned. Read more

Israeli envoy to Ocasio-Cortez : you are legitimizing ‘heinous’ Hamas attacks

September 20, 2021 by  

Israel’s Ambassador to the US and United Nations Gilad Erdan accused Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of legitimizing Hamas’ “attacks against innocent civilians, as well as anti-Semitic lies,” after she called for an arms boycott on Israel. Read more

Over 3 Million Israelis get 3rd booster shot

September 19, 2021 by  

Over three million Israelis have received a third Pfizer-developed booster shot, a milestone in the country’s ongoing battle against the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Read more

Last two of six escaped terrorists captured in Jenin

September 19, 2021 by  

The last two of the six terrorists who escaped from the Gilboa Prison some two weeks ago were captured by Israeli forces in the Palestinian Authority (PA) of Jenin on Saturday night in a complex and swift operation. Read more

IDF report: COVID-19 in Israel back on the rise

September 15, 2021 by  

Coronavirus (COVID-19) morbidity indices are very high in Israel and the coefficient of infection (R) has increased again, an IDF report shows. Read more

Ministry of Health D-G: ‘We are at a complex point in time’

September 13, 2021 by  

Israel is “at a complex point in time” and “there are positive signs of curbing the wave” of Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections, Ministry of Health Director-General Prof. Nachman Ash said, as the infection rate remained high. Read more

Third night in a row – Gazan terrorists bomb Israel, IAF hits back

September 13, 2021 by  

Gaza-based terrorists fired rockets at southern Israel on Sunday night, and the Israeli Air Force (IAF) fighters bombed Hamas targets in the Strip in response, for the third night in a row. Read more

Bennett: Time to act against Iran is now

September 12, 2021 by  

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett called for an “appropriate and rapid international reaction” after an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report warned that Tehran had made it impossible for its inspectors to oversee the country’s nuclear program. Read more

After capture of four escaped terrorists, manhunt on for the other two continues

September 12, 2021 by  

Israel’s combined security services continued their manhunt for two Islamic Jihad terrorists who escaped from the Gilboa Prison almost a week ago after four of the six escapees were captured over the weekend. Read more

Initial inquiry indicate multi-tier failure in prison break

September 10, 2021 by  

The escape of six terrorists from the Gilboa Prison on Sunday night was the result of a multi-tier failure of the command and rank and file of the Israel Prison Service (IPS), an initial inquiry shows. Read more

IDF on high alert following prison break

September 9, 2021 by  

The IDF is on high alert in Judea and Samaria and on the border with the Gaza Strip following the escape of six terrorists from the Gilboa Prison on Sunday night. Read more

Riots ensue in Judea and Samaria after prison break

September 9, 2021 by  

Riots broke out throughout Judea and Samaria on Wednesday following the escape of six terrorists from the Gilboa Prison on Sunday night. Read more

Bennett’s office: no plans to meet with Abbas

September 2, 2021 by  

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett had no plans to meet with Palestinian Authority (PA) head Mahmoud Abbas, his office clarified yesterday after the media had reported on a pending meeting. Read more

2.4 million Israeli students return to class amid COVID-19 wave

September 1, 2021 by  

Some 2,458,000 Israeli children from kindergarten through high school returned to class on Wednesday and began the school year, amid a high Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection rate in the country. Read more

Gazans riot, Bennett approves relief for Strip

September 1, 2021 by  

Hamas-led riots continued on the Gaza Strip’s border with Israel on Tuesday night, as Naftali Bennett’s government approved more relief for the Strip. Read more

24 hours before school year begins, Israel sets new daily COVID-19 infections record

August 31, 2021 by  

Just 24 hours before Israel is set to fully open its school system, the country set a record of new Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections documented in 24 hours with almost 11,000 new cases. Read more

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