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Poland ‘Caving to Israeli Pressure’, Freezes Holocaust Law

Poland ‘Caving to Israeli Pressure’, Freezes Holocaust Law

A Polish delegation is expected to arrive in Israel in the coming days.   A Polish team is expected to arrive in Jerusalem in the… Read More ›

Demonstrators call for Netanyahu to resign, back police chief

Demonstrators call for Netanyahu to resign, back police chief

In the wake of several new allegations of corruption against the prime minister, more than 1,500 demonstrators gather for the 66th week in a row… Read More ›

Over 20,000 protest in Tel Aviv against plan to deport asylum seekers

Over 20,000 protest in Tel Aviv against plan to deport asylum seekers

Two men detained for questioning ahead of demonstration over Facebook posts calling for a violent counter-rally   More than 20,000 African asylum seekers and Israelis… Read More ›

Analysis: Why is Netanyahu Still Doing Well in the Polls?

Analysis: Why is Netanyahu Still Doing Well in the Polls?

There are several reasons.   Plenty of people mocked the survey by pollster Avi Degani that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu posted on his Facebook page,… Read More ›

Two new justices selected for Supreme Court

Two new justices selected for Supreme Court

Prof. Alex Stein and District Court Judge Ofer Grosskopf confirmed by Judicial Selection Committee for 2 open Supreme Court positions; Grosskopf is considered an expert… Read More ›

Iran looking to build nuclear submarines, watchdog says

Iran looking to build nuclear submarines, watchdog says

IAEA report says Tehran compliant with nuke deal, downplays plans for naval nuclear vessels, which may require highly enriched uranium   Iran is still sticking… Read More ›

The day Netanyahu’s walls of denial broke down

The day Netanyahu’s walls of denial broke down

Op-ed: If the prime minister had any good advisors left, they would have urged him to try to strike a deal with the attorney general… Read More ›

Iran Expert: Trump Must Keep Threat to Nix Nuke Deal to Get E.U. Help

Iran Expert: Trump Must Keep Threat to Nix Nuke Deal to Get E.U. Help

Landau urged the US not to lower its standards in any negotiations about limiting Iranian ballistic missile tests.   Unless the Trump administration keeps a… Read More ›

To prevent a war, Israel must create an Assad-Iran rift

To prevent a war, Israel must create an Assad-Iran rift

Analysis: The Syrian president isn’t interested in a conflict at this time, and he definitely doesn’t want to lose important assets because of Iran; if… Read More ›

Scholars: Polish PM distorts history by saying Jews participated in Holocaust

Scholars: Polish PM distorts history by saying Jews participated in Holocaust

While some Jewish collaborators did technically contribute to the downfall of their fellow victims, unlike Poles they did so under immediate threat of death, say… Read More ›

United Nations – Trump Team Briefs Security Council On Mideast Peace Plan

United Nations – Trump Team Briefs Security Council On Mideast Peace Plan

  United Nations – US President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace team briefed members of the UN Security Council on their plan to jumpstart negotiations… Read More ›

Longtime Netanyahu Aides Filber and Hefetz Named in Bezeq Probe

Longtime Netanyahu Aides Filber and Hefetz Named in Bezeq Probe

Case 4000, otherwise known as the “Bezeq case,” looks into the relations between Netanyahu and Shaul Elovitch, owner of the Bezeq telecommunications company.   Prime… Read More ›

Israeli gas company announces $15B export deal with Egypt

Israeli gas company announces $15B export deal with Egypt

Delek Drilling, Noble Energy announce $15 billion deal to supply natural gas to Egypt, which could pave way for wider cooperation, help turn Egypt into… Read More ›

Likud MK compares Netanyahu investigations to Rabin assassination

Likud MK compares Netanyahu investigations to Rabin assassination

Miki Zohar calls police probes into suspected graft ‘political murder,’ says they are as grave as killing of Israeli leader in 1995   MK Miki… Read More ›

Why settlement construction isn’t the answer to terror

Why settlement construction isn’t the answer to terror

Op-ed: There is no justification for letting one public’s outcry dictate a policy that is pushing us deeper into the mud; if the government works… Read More ›

PM credits Israeli counter-strikes for years of quiet in Gaza

PM credits Israeli counter-strikes for years of quiet in Gaza

After an IED attack on IDF troops, Netanyahu says relative calm maintained thus far by ‘putting pressure on Hamas’   MUNICH — Prime Minister Benjamin… Read More ›

IDF Forces Strike Hamas Targets, No Rockets Fired on Israel

IDF Forces Strike Hamas Targets, No Rockets Fired on Israel

After an intense Saturday, IDF forces strike 18 Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip. Air sirens heard in cities and councils close to the operations… Read More ›

Four soldiers wounded, two seriously by bomb targeting Gaza border patrol

Four soldiers wounded, two seriously by bomb targeting Gaza border patrol

Troops were removing a flag from border fence when blast occurred; IDF tank hits observation post; Netanyahu promises ‘we will respond appropriately’   Four IDF… Read More ›

Court’s Eritrean Military Ruling May Be ‘Game Changer’ For Asylum Seekers

Court’s Eritrean Military Ruling May Be ‘Game Changer’ For Asylum Seekers

Thursday’s ruling may provide a respite for thousands of men who received deportation notices earlier this month.   Thursday’s ruling by a special appeals court… Read More ›

Eli rabbi: homosexuality a ‘problem to be exterminated’

Eli rabbi: homosexuality a ‘problem to be exterminated’

Rabbi Yigal Levinstein, deputy head of the Bnei David pre-army preparatory yeshiva in Eli who has gotten into hot water in the past over statements… Read More ›