Hezbollah missile launching sites exposed in heart of Beirut

July 15, 2020 by  

Multiple missile launching sites deployed by the Hezbollah terrorist organization in the heart of heavily populated civilian areas have been exposed by an Israeli research body, again highlighting Hezbollah’s modus operandi of using human shields. Read more

Third minister enters quarantine as high infections rate in Israel continues

July 12, 2020 by  

The Minister of Water and Higher Education Zeev Elkin entered quarantine today after being exposed to Coronavirus (COVID-19) carrier, the third minister to enter quarantine in the past week. Read more

‘New and unique wave of antisemitism’: 20% of Brits believe Jews created COVID-19, poll shows

July 8, 2020 by  

One in five of the British believe to some degree that Jews created the Coronavirus (COVID-19) to collapse the economy for financial gain, an Oxford University poll discussed in the Knesset’s Committee for Immigration, Absorption and Diaspora Affairs shows. Read more

Amid outcry, Knesset committee approves Netanyahu’s request for tax refunds

June 24, 2020 by  

The Knesset’s Finance Committee approved Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s request for tax refunds going back a decade and worth hundreds of thousands of shekels, amid an outcry decrying the move as unseemly during a time the country is experiencing a severe financial crisis. Read more

Dozens of anti-Israel Israeli professors outed in new website

June 22, 2020 by  

A new website launched by the pro-Israel watchdog group Im Tirtzu lists dozens of Israeli academics who promote boycotts and other anti-Israel activity in Israel and abroad. Read more

8-month-old infant dies in Gaza after PA denies him exit for heart surgery in Israel

June 22, 2020 by  

Omar Yaghi, an eight-month-old infant from the Gaza Strip with a cardiac condition, died on Thursday following a one-month postponement of his scheduled operation at the Sheba Medical Centre in Tel HaShomer, Israel. Read more

Israel reports on progress on vaccine against Coronavirus

June 21, 2020 by  

The Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR) in Ness Ziona has reported that it has made further progress toward a Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine, which could be ready even this coming Northern winter. Read more

Super model Bar Refaeli gets community service for tax evasion, mother sent to jail

June 10, 2020 by  

Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli will be sentenced to nine months of community service, her mother Tzipi will serve 16 months in prison, and both will each pay a fine of NIS 2.5 million as part of a plea bargain with the state to settle tax evasion charges. Read more

Israeli forces capture terrorist who murdered IDF soldier Amit Ben Ygal

June 8, 2020 by  

Israeli forces have tracked down and arrested an Arab terrorist who murdered IDF soldier Amit Ben Ygal early last month. Read more

Another four MKs sent into quarantine

June 7, 2020 by  

Four Members of Knesset (MK) were sent into quarantine and the Knesset’s activities were scaled back after MK Sami Abu Shehade tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Read more

PA exploits George Floyd’s death for anti-Israel incitement

June 2, 2020 by  

The Palestinian Authority (PA) and Fatah were quick to exploit the recent tragic death of George Floyd in the US to demonize Israel by comparing Israeli soldiers’ actions to those of the policemen who killed Floyd. Read more

Police investigating shooting of Arab man with Special Needs in Jerusalem’s Old City

May 31, 2020 by  

Israeli police have launched an investigation into the death of an Arab man with Special Needs who was shot by police stationed at the Lion’s Gate at the entrance to the Old City of Jerusalem on Saturday morning after he was suspected of attempting to carry out an attack. Read more

Alleged sex offender Malka Leifer found fit to stand trail, will be extradited to Australia

May 26, 2020 by  

Alleged sex offender Malka Leifer is mentally fit to stand trial and can be extradited to face trial in her country, a Jerusalem court ruled today. Read more

Corona in Israel: no new victims in four days

May 25, 2020 by  

The number of active Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients in Israel continued to drop on Monday, and no victims have died of the virus in the past four days. Read more

Hebrew U student group threatens IDF soldiers, attacks university

May 18, 2020 by  

The student branch of the far-left communist Hadash party at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem is facing sharp criticism for publishing a video last week inciting against IDF soldiers and the Hebrew University itself. Read more

Israel takes another step towards development of Coronavirus cure

May 17, 2020 by  

The Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR) in Ness Ziona has completed the patent registration for eight Coronavirus (COVID-19) antibodies, another significant step towards the production of a cure for the pandemic. Read more

Abbas: If Israel declares sovereignty in Judea and Samaria ‘we are absolved of all agreements’

May 8, 2020 by  

If Israel moves forward with its plans to declare sovereignty in Judea and Samaria and “annexes any occupied Palestinian territory,” all agreements signed with the Palestinian Authority (PA) will be annulled, PA head Mahmoud Abbas threatened. Read more

After weeks of COVID-19 shutdown, Israeli school system opens partially

May 3, 2020 by  

The Israeli school system opened its doors on Sunday for grades 1-3 and 11- 12 after weeks of closure due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read more

World leaders wish Israel a happy 72nd Independence Day

April 30, 2020 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin have received greetings from world leaders in honour of Israel’s 72nd Independence Day, lauding the ties between the Jewish State and countries around the world. Read more

Yom Ha’atzmaut flyover

April 29, 2020 by  

The Independence Day IAF flyover photographed at Tel Aviv’s Tel Hashomer Hospital. Read more

Alarmed by global spike in anti-Semitism, Yad Vashem calls for action

April 29, 2020 by  

Yad Vashem, Israel’s National Holocaust Memorial, has expressed “deep concern and dismay” following a recent global spike in anti-Semitic incidents and rhetoric, especially in the US. Read more

Israel: Number of Coronavirus patients in severe condition declines

April 22, 2020 by  

The number of patients suffering from Coronavirus (COVID-19) in severe condition and on respirators in Israel declined on Tuesday. Read more

Decades after Holocaust, Jewish population has yet to recover

April 21, 2020 by  

74 years after the Nazi-perpetrated Holocaust which killed six million Jews ended, the Jewish population around the world has not recovered to its pre-1940 numbers, a special Yom HaShoah report published by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics shows. Read more

Coronavirus vaccine in months? Israeli scientist awarded US patent for vaccine design

April 20, 2020 by  

Professor Jonathan Gershoni of Tel Aviv University’s School of Molecular Cell Biology and Biotechnology was granted a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for his innovative vaccine design for the Corona family of viruses. Read more

Traditional priestly blessing at Kotel held without worshippers

April 12, 2020 by  

The Birkat Kohanim, the traditional priestly blessing recited during the morning prayers of Passover at the Kotel Plaza, was held on Sunday without the usual tens of thousands of worshippers due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read more

Netanyahu and Pompeo, Rivlin and Pope discuss Coronavirus

April 12, 2020 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin continued their rounds of discussion with leaders from around the world on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and ways to combat it. Read more

Jerusalem neighbourhoods placed in Coronavirus lockdown, chloroquine arrives in Israel

April 12, 2020 by  

The Israeli government voted on Saturday evening to place several Ultra-Orthodox neighbourhoods in Jerusalem under a full closure and curfew in an effort to stem the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. Read more

Israel’s FM: praying for UK’s Boris Johnson’s speedy recovery

April 7, 2020 by  

Israel’s Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz has conveyed his prayers and wishes for a speedy recovery to the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson who was admitted to an Intensive Care Unit in a London hospital on Monday evening after contracting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) some 10 days ago. Read more

Air train delivering millions of items of medical equipment on way from China to Israel

April 6, 2020 by  

An airlift of 11 aircraft is delivering millions of items of essential medical equipment from China to Israel, including masks, protective gear, and ventilators. Read more

Israel’s FM congratulates UK Labour new leader on his victory, expresses hopes for better ties

April 5, 2020 by  

Israel’s Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz congratulated Keir Starmer on his election to lead the UK’s Labour Party over the weekend. Read more

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