Ayelet Shaked blames Religious Zionism Party for failure on passing new immigration law

October 13, 2021 by  

The dispute continues over attempts to permanently amend Israel’s Basic Law on Immigration to bar granting citizenship to Palestinians who marry Israeli citizens. Read more

Yuli Edelstein to challenge Netanyahu for Likud leadership, says Likud can’t win ever again under Bibi

October 12, 2021 by  

Former Israeli Cabinet Minister and Speaker of the Knesset Yuli Edelstein has declared his intention to challenge Binyamin Netanyahu for the leadership of Israel’s Likud Party. He made the announcement in an interview with Israel’s Channel 12 News. Read more

Jerusalem names new square for a Japanese diplomat, Righteous Among the Nations

October 12, 2021 by  

The Mayor of Jerusalem Moshe Leon has dedicated a square in the city in the name of Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat who served at the Japanese Consulate in Kaunas, Lithuania during World War II and helped to issue visas to more than 2,150 Jews. Read more

Nir Barkat denies corruption allegations

October 5, 2021 by  

Israeli Knesset member and billionaire businessman Nir Barkat is one of the people who had his financial dealings unveiled in the Pandora hack. Read more

March of the Mothers protests demanding a change in IDF’s ‘debilitating’ rules of engagement

October 4, 2021 by  

The organization “March of the Mothers” held a demonstration yesterday in front of the IDF headquarters in Tel Aviv. Read more

Five dead and 38 wounded in bus crash in northern Israel

September 30, 2021 by  

United Hatzalah volunteers are currently treating a large number of injured on Highway 89 near Hurfeish due to a bus accident. A private car and bus crashed into one another. Read more

Elad Tena appointed new head of Israel National Information System

September 20, 2021 by  

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has announced the appointment of Elad Tena to lead Israel’s National Information System called “Hasbara” in Hebrew, which comes from the word for “explanation.” Read more

Naftali Bennett speaks ahead of Yom Kippur: we will not allow Hamas to accumulate more rockets

September 15, 2021 by  

Prerecorded interviews with Prime Minister Naftali Bennett aired yesterday on all three of Israel’s broadcast channels at the start of their evening news programs. Each network was able to interview Bennett separately with its own reporter in the Prime Minister’s office. The interviews were given on the occasion of the eve of the Yom Kippur holiday which begins tonight. Read more

IAI unveils Rex MK II: A new multi-mission unmanned land vehicle

September 14, 2021 by  

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has unveiled the Rex MK II, its newest unmanned land platform. The IAI says that the Rex MK II is intended to keep troops out of harm’s way in complex circumstances. Read more

PM Bennett: world powers should not be fooled by Iran on nuclear weapons

September 13, 2021 by  

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett made a number of remarks at the start of the weekly Cabinet meeting yesterday. Read more

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid in a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

September 10, 2021 by  

Israel’s Foreign Minister Yair Lapid met yesterday in Moscow with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. After the meeting, Lapid spoke about Russia and Israel’s connections and the Iranian threat to the world. Read more

Terrorist prison break update – prison guards suspected of complicity

September 9, 2021 by  

Israeli security officials have decided to extend the holiday closure of the areas within the control of the P.A. until Saturday night because of the escape of six security prisoners from Israel’s Gilboa prison on the eve of the Rosh Hashanah holiday. Read more

P.M. Bennett addresses nation before Rosh Hashanah — Defends IDF, condemns people who “politicize IDF in wake of Shmueli killing on Gaza border

September 6, 2021 by  

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, has sent his best wishes for a good year to the citizens of Israel. He did so in a formal declaration, as well as in remarks made in the presence of the press at today’s cabinet meeting, the last of the Jewish year 5781. Read more

Yair Lapid criticizes U.S. Afghanistan pull out and slams plans to reopen consulate in Eastern Jerusalem

September 2, 2021 by  

Israel’s Foreign Minister Yair Lapid held a press conference yesterday and had some harsh words for the American government on a number of topics. Read more

Minister of Religious Affairs meets with women Torah scholars including women rabbis

August 31, 2021 by  

Israel’s Minister of Religious Affairs, Matan Kahana and MK Nir Orbach met over the weekend with the directors and heads of halachic (Jewish law) programs for women. Read more

Avi Dichter declares intention to challenge Netanyahu for Likud leadership

August 30, 2021 by  

Member of the Knesset Avi Dichter has stated his intention to seek the leadership of the Likud Party. Read more

More than 1,000 Arab Israelis vaccinated in the first three days of Magen David Adom and the Ministry of Health’s new operation

August 27, 2021 by  

In the first three days of “Operation Vaccination at Home,” Magen David Adom’s Intensive Vaccine Mobility teams vaccinated more than 1,000 people. Read more

PM Bennett visits Israel police and fire and rescue service forward command centre, Defense Minister tries to lease more planes to fight Jerusalem forest fires

August 17, 2021 by  

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has visited the Israel Police and Fire and Rescue Service forward command centre, near the wildfire in the Jerusalem Hills. Read more

PM Bennett calls on Arab citizens of Israel: “Get vaccinated today”

August 9, 2021 by  

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett today made a sincere and heartfelt personal and public appeal to all Israeli Arabs who have not yet been vaccinated against the Coronavirus to go out and do so now. Read more

The budget of Israel Ministry of Religious Affairs increased by 100 million shekels

August 9, 2021 by  

An additional 100 million Shekels (A$42 million) have been allocated to the budget for Israel’s Ministry of Religious Affairs. Read more

Israel’s PM Naftali Bennett personally calls on Israelis to observe Coronavirus restrictions

August 6, 2021 by  

The Prime Minister of Israel Naftali Bennett has made a personal appeal to the Israeli public to observe all the new regulations and to protect people over the age of 60 from contracting the Delta variant of the Coronavirus. Read more

NGOs aiding terrorists in the Gaza Strip

July 28, 2021 by  

Non-governmental organizations, or NGOs, operating in the Gaza Strip have assisted Hamas and other terrorist groups in pretending that terrorists killed during fighting with Israel were really innocent civilians. Read more

First orangutan in 11 years born in Israeli zoo

July 28, 2021 by  

A new orangutan has been born at the Ramat Gan Safari Park in Israel. Read more