Israel protests comparison between modern-day Hungary and Holocaust

November 30, 2020 by  

Israel’s embassy in Hungary sharply rejected any “use and abuse of the memory of the Holocaust for any purpose” following an op-ed published in Hungary comparing its state to that of Jews in the Holocaust. Read more

Gaza’s strawberries

November 29, 2020 by  

Farmers in Gaza hope to export 1,100 tons of strawberries to Europe and Israel this season. Read more

Israel unveils NIS 1 billion plan to develop area near Gaza Strip

November 23, 2020 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu convened on Sunday the council heads from the area adjacent to the Gaza Strip to update them on details of the over NIS 1 billion plan to “strengthen civilian resilience” in the city of Sderot and the communities in the area. Read more

IAF bombs Hamas targets in Gaza in response to rocket attack

November 22, 2020 by  

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) on Saturday night numbed Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket attack on the city of Ashkelon earlier in the evening. Read more

Hamas not happy PA resuming coordinating with Israel

November 19, 2020 by  

The Palestinian Authority (PA) announced it was resuming its security and civilian coordination with Israel, six months after PA head Mahmoud Abbas froze them. Read more

PA paid over $371,000 for murder of 4 Israeli children and 9 adults

November 12, 2020 by  

Since his arrest by Israel in November 2002, the Palestinian Authority (PA) has paid terrorist Muhammad Naifeh ‘Abu Rabia’ NIS892,200 (approx. A$363,300) in reward for his acts of terrorism, according to a report by Palestinian Media Watch (PMW). Read more

PA leader Saeb Erekat dies of COVID-19 in Israeli hospital

November 10, 2020 by  

Saeb Erekat, secretary-general of the PLO’s Executive Committee and chief negotiator with Israel for the past 20 years died in an Israeli hospital on Tuesday after contracting Coronavirus (COVID-19) last month and after his health condition deteriorated.
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Report: Trump administration to ramp up pressure on Iran before end of term

November 9, 2020 by  

Elliott Abrams, the US Special Representative for Iran and Venezuela, met on Sunday in Jerusalem with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Read more

Over 40,000 send flowers for Shabbat to ‘COVID-19 heroes’ as part of Shabbat Project

November 9, 2020 by  

Thousands of bouquets of flowers were delivered in time for this past Shabbat, including to Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients, doctors, frontline healthcare workers, volunteer first responders, Lone Soldiers, elderly people who are isolated during the pandemic, and others. Read more

Israel to build new community near Gaza Strip area

November 9, 2020 by  

Israel will build a new community in the Sdot Negev Regional Council area, adjacent to the Gaza Strip, the government announced Sunday. Read more

‘Long and Warm Relationship’: Israel’s leadership congratulates Biden, thanks Trump

November 8, 2020 by  

Israel’s leadership congratulated President-elect Joe Biden and thanked President Donald Trump for his historic contribution to the Jewish state after Biden declared his victory on Saturday.
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Court denies Rabin’s assassin leave for son’s Barmitzvah

November 5, 2020 by  

A court in Beer Sheva on Wednesday denied a request by Yigal Amir to be allowed to attend a bar mitzvah for his son over the weekend. Read more

Israeli team on way to help Czech Republic fight COVID-19

November 3, 2020 by  

An Israeli team of specialists is being dispatched to the Czech Republic to help it contend with a serious wave of Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections. Read more

Israel unveils new rapid COVID-19 tests

November 3, 2020 by  

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein unveiled on Monday a new Israeli-developed Coronavirus (COVID-19) test that will shorten the processing time in the laboratories from eight hours to four and will be safer and based on robot activity. Read more

Israeli doctor develops world’s first treatment preventing fetus from contracting CMV virus during pregnancy

October 29, 2020 by  

Israeli Dr Keren Shachar-Nissan, a senior physician at the Schneider children’s hospital, has developed a treatment that prevents a fetus in utero from contracting the CMV virus that the mother has. Read more

1,700-year-old boundary stone bearing name ‘Kfar Nafah’ found in Golan Heights

October 28, 2020 by  

A 1,700-year-old boundary stone, inscribed with the name “Kfar Nafah” (Nafah village) in Greek, was uncovered last month in an archaeological excavation led by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) near the Nafah IDF army base in the Golan Heights. Read more

History in IAF as it gets its first female F-35 pilot

October 25, 2020 by  

Capt. S made history when she became the first female pilot to join an Israeli Air Force (IAF) Adir F-35I squadron and was appointed Deputy Commander of the 116th “Lions of the South” Squadron on Thursday. Read more

Israel, Lebanon launch talks on maritime border

October 15, 2020 by  

Representatives from Israel, Lebanon, and the US met on Wednesday at a United Nations base at Rosh Hanikra on the border and launched discussions aimed at reaching consensus on a common Israel-Lebanon maritime boundary. Read more

Israeli EMT with Corona brings medical relief and joy to other patients in Corona hotel

October 15, 2020 by  

Elkana Breuer, a resident of Beitar Illit, works as a singer and keyboardist and teaches in an elementary school.

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TikTok: Antisemitism is ‘abominable,’ has no place on platform

October 15, 2020 by  

Some 96% of videos that violated TikTok’s community guidelines were removed before a user reported them, 90% were removed before users watched them, and hate content is monitored by technology and 10,000 content experts, a representative of the social media giant told the Knesset.

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Hanan Ashrawi second senior PLO leader to test positive for COVID-19

October 13, 2020 by  

Hanan Ashrawi, a member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19), the PLO’s Department of Public Diplomacy and Policy announced Monday.

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MEPs demand EU cut funding to PA over incitement in textbooks

October 8, 2020 by  

A cross-party group of over 20 Members of the European Parliament (MEP) from 15 countries have urged the European Union to partially withhold funding to the Palestinian Authority (PA) until Ramallah ends its anti-Semitic incitement in school textbooks. Read more

UK: car vandalised with swastika on Yom Kippur

September 30, 2020 by  

A car in Bristol, United Kingdom, was vandalised with graffiti of a swastika on Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. Read more

Mastercard and Visa must cut ties with PA banks or face legal action, PMW warns

September 29, 2020 by  

Palestinian Media Watch (PMW) has warned Mastercard and Visa to cut ties with Palestinian Authority (PA) banks or face civil and criminal liability Read more

Israel prepares for Yom Kippur, Sukkot services under COVID-19 restrictions

September 25, 2020 by  

Synagogues across Israel will open in a very limited fashion on Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, and will be completely closed during the seven-day holiday of Sukkot, one of the most joyous holidays in the Jewish calendar. Read more

1,000 – 2,500 Israelis expected to die of COVID-19 in near future, study shows

September 18, 2020 by  

A report by a team of researchers from the Hebrew University and Hadassah predicts a significant increase in the number of critically ill Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients in Israel in the coming days, especially in light of the risk of accelerated intergenerational infection during the upcoming Jewish High Holidays. Read more

On the eve of Rosh Hashanah: Israel’s population grows to 9.25 million

September 17, 2020 by  

Israel’s population stands at 9,246,000 at the eve of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and grew by 150,000 over the past year, Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) annual pre-Rosh Hashanah report on Israel’s population shows. Read more

Israel welcomes new US sanctions on Hezbollah-linked officials

September 10, 2020 by  

Israel welcomed the US’ new set of sanctions levelled against Lebanese officials linked to the Iranian-backed Hezbollah terror organization and its “destructive and corrupt grip on the Lebanese government and people.” Read more

Israel heading towards closure: 1,007 COVID-19 deaths

September 6, 2020 by  

Israel appears to be on the way to a full closure as the numbers of Coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths passed the 1,000 mark over the weekend. Read more

Israel Goes after Hamas’ financial system in Gaza and abroad  

September 3, 2020 by  

Israel’s Defence Minister Benny Gantz on Wednesday signed four orders to cease Hamas’ funds and property in the Gaza Strip and around the world, in a cumulative sum of millions of shekels. Read more

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