Member of Knesset Infected with Coronavirus

June 4, 2020 by  

Member of Knesset (MK) Sami Abu Shehadeh has been infected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the second Israeli lawmaker to contract the virus. Read more

Police probing fraud case among Netanyahu’s staff

June 1, 2020 by  

The police have launched an investigation into alleged false testimony giving by staff members at the Netanyahus’ official residence in favour of Sara Netanyahu during a trial accusing her of mistreating an employee. Read more

Israel welcomes Austrian parliament’s call for action against Hezbollah

May 31, 2020 by  

Israel welcomed the Austrian Parliament’s decision calling for measures to be taken against the Hezbollah terror organization. Read more

Israel facing second Coronavirus wave? Netanyahu warns of climbing numbers of infected

May 31, 2020 by  

Israel must adhere to the Coronavirus restrictions and social distancing guidelines or it may face another wave of Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Saturday, as the number of recorded infections climbed significantly over the weekend. Read more

Leaders of Jewish organisations from around the world discuss enduring COVID-19

May 27, 2020 by  

Over 30 leaders of major Jewish organizations from around the world participated on Tuesday in a roundtable forum established by the Jewish Agency for Israel and Israel’s Ministry of Diaspora Affairs to assess the devastating implications the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has had on Jewish communities worldwide and the necessary steps to address their pressing needs. Read more

Special prayer held in israel for wellbeing of world Jewry

May 25, 2020 by  

A unique prayer session was held on Sunday at the ancient site of the Tabernacle in Shiloh for the wellbeing and safeguarding of world Jewry, which is still combating the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read more

Netanyahu to face corruption charges in court

May 24, 2020 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will attend a Jerusalem court today to face corruption charges in three cases, becoming the first sitting prime minister in Israel’s history to be tried before a three-judge panel. Read more

Netanyahu threatens Iranian regime after Khamenei calls for ‘Final Solution’ for Israel

May 21, 2020 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threatened to destroy the Iranian regime after Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called for a “Final Solution” for Israel. Read more

Abbas declares end to agreements with Israel, US

May 20, 2020 by  

Palestinian Authority (PA) head Mahmoud Abbas declared an end to the agreements signed with Israel and the United States and said he was turning over responsibility for the PA territories back to Israel. Read more

EU ‘strongly’ urges Israel to refrain from unilateral moves in Judea and Samaria

May 19, 2020 by  

The European Union “strongly” urges Israel to refrain from any unilateral diplomatic moves in Judea and Samaria that would lead to their annexation and “would be contrary to International Law”. Read more

Ahead of Jerusalem Day: capital experiences unprecedented growth

May 19, 2020 by  

President Reuven Rivlin received yesterday the 2020 Statistical Yearbook of the Jerusalem Institute for Public Policy (JIPP), which sheds light on the city’s makeup and growth. Read more

After delay, Israel’s 35th government sworn in

May 18, 2020 by  

Israel’s 35th government, headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was sworn in on Sunday, as 18 months of political turmoil seemingly came to an end and after last-minute complications delayed the ceremony that was slated for Thursday night. Read more

Israeli Minister slams EU for ‘capitulating to Palestinian pressure,’ financing terrorism

May 14, 2020 by  

The European Union (EU) has “capitulated to Palestinian Pressure” and is funding organizations tied to terrorism, Minister of Strategic Affairs Gilad Erdan charged. Read more

IDF soldier killed during operation by rock thrown by terrorist 

May 12, 2020 by  

An IDF soldier on Tuesday morning was killed by a terrorist who threw a rock and hit him in the head while his unit was operating to capture terrorists in the Jenin area. Read more

Israel hosts roundtable to tackle COVID-19 challenges facing Jewish communities around the world

May 12, 2020 by  

Israel is reaching out to the Jews of the Diaspora and has initiated a roundtable of global and regional Jewish organizations to assess the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on Jewish communities and prepare a plan for their rehabilitation. Read more

Katz shares Israel’s COVID-19 exit strategy with foreign ministers around the world

May 12, 2020 by  

Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz participated on Monday in a video conference on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic with other foreign ministers including Australia’s Marisa Payne in a meeting initiated by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Read more

Israeli-developed HIV drug shows promising results in curing covid-19

A trial of an Israeli-developed HIV drug on Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients in Congo, which began by chance, has achieved positive and promising results. Read more

Mixed Reactions in Judea and Samaria to US ambassador’s announcement that recognition of Israeli sovereignty in region is ‘weeks away’

Israeli leaders in Judea and Samaria offered mixed reactions to US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman’s announcement that a declaration of Israeli sovereignty in the region was weeks away, while some warned of “modern ghettos.” Read more

Israel to UN Security Council: ban Hezbollah

May 6, 2020 by  

Israeli Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz has called on the United Nations’ Security Council (UNSC) to ban the Hezbollah terror organization, days after Germany made the move. Read more

Israel announces breakthrough in development of Coronavirus antibody

Israeli scientists have made a significant breakthrough in the fight on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and have developed a potent antibody that attacks the virus. Read more

After prolonged battle, Israel approves work to make Cave of the Patriarchs accessible to disabled

After months of battling, Defence Minister Naphtali Bennett has approved construction work on the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron which will make it accessible to people with disabilities. Read more

Israel acquires 61m surgical masks, 811 respirators it prepares for next wave of Coronavirus

May 1, 2020 by  

Israel was successful in securing the purchase of some 61 million surgical masks, about 930,000 N95 masks, about a million Coronavirus testing kits and 811 respirators in the past month and a half, the Ministry of Defense revealed yesterday. Read more

‘Significant step in global fight against terrorism’: Israel welcomes Germany’s ban on Hezbollah

April 30, 2020 by  

Israel has applauded the German Federal Government’s “important decision” to ban the Hezbollah terrorist organization in its entirety and take action against the group’s activity in Germany. Read more

On its 72nd Independence Day, Israel’s population numbers 9,190,000

April 27, 2020 by  

Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) released its traditional statistics report on the citizens of Israel in honour of Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, which is celebrated this year on Tuesday night and Wednesday. Read more

Despite travel bans, nine Jewish immigrants from Ukraine arrive in Israel

April 27, 2020 by  

Skies have shut down around the world and global travel bans were imposed by governments due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but Aliyah to Israel is continuing as another nine Jewish Olim (immigrants) from Ukraine arrived at Ben-Gurion Airport early on Monday morning on a flight arranged by the Jewish Agency for Israel and sponsored by the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ). Read more

‘Dangerous and defiant activity’: Israel condemns Iran’s satellite launch, warns of nuclear missile threat

April 23, 2020 by  

Israel “strongly” condemned Iran’s attempt to launch a military satellite by its Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) and warned that the Islamic Republic is seeking to develop missiles that can carry nuclear warheads. Read more

Prayer written after 9/11 attacks updated for COVID-19 crisis

April 23, 2020 by  

A prayer composed by Israel Prize laureate Rabbi Adin Even-Israel (Steinsaltz) after the September 11 attacks in the US for world deliverance was updated by his son to address the global challenges the world is now facing with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read more

Eight months after deadly attack, mother of terror victim gives birth to girl

April 22, 2020 by  

Eight months after Rina Shnerb was murdered in a bombing attack, her mother Shira gave birth to a baby daughter. Read more

‘Sadly unsurprisingly anti-Semitic’: Israel slams Iran for its state-sponsored anti-Semitic Coronavirus cartoon contest

April 19, 2020 by  

Israel and an anti-Semitism watchdog have condemned the Islamic Republic of Iran for launching an international cartoon contest on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that featured anti-Semitic and anti-Israel cartoons. Read more

‘Senseless statements’: IDF slams PA’s Coronavirus-related incitement, warns of consequences  

April 19, 2020 by  

The IDF issued a stern condemnation of the Palestinian Authority (PA) over its utilization of the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to incite against Israel, despite Israel’s close aid to the PA in its war against the virus and warned of repercussions. Read more

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