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Vatican summons US, Israeli envoys over annexation moves

Vatican summons US, Israeli envoys over annexation moves

The Vatican appealed to Israelis and Palestinians to do everything possible to reopen the process of direct negotiations.   The Vatican, in a highly unusual… Read More ›

For second day in a row, Israel reports record daily virus diagnoses

For second day in a row, Israel reports record daily virus diagnoses

Almost 5% of all virus tests conducted since midnight return positive, an exceptionally high percentage of positive results; gov’t approves week-long lockdown on several Ashdod,… Read More ›

How the ADL went from working with Facebook to leading a boycott against it

How the ADL went from working with Facebook to leading a boycott against it

Facebook ‘has allowed some of the worst elements of society into our homes and our lives,’ says Jonathan Greenblatt as social network continue to tolerate… Read More ›

El Al cancels all flights until further notice

El Al cancels all flights until further notice

El Al CEO Gonen Usishkin, ordered all of the company’s aircraft to return to Israel. All flights, including both passenger and cargo flights, are cancelled… Read More ›

With 773 new cases, Israel see record number of daily virus infections

With 773 new cases, Israel see record number of daily virus infections

Despite alarming rise in diagnoses, death toll remains unchanged at 320; Health Ministry passes 1-million mark for number of tests as it warns ‘mild’ rise… Read More ›

Netanyahu ally confirms delays in West Bank annexation plan

Netanyahu ally confirms delays in West Bank annexation plan

Ofir Akunis says Israeli officials still working out final details with their American counterparts, but he expects controversial move to take place later this month… Read More ›

Boris Johnson: London Will Not Recognize Israeli Sovereignty

Boris Johnson: London Will Not Recognize Israeli Sovereignty

  LONDON (JNS) – U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on Israel not to extend its sovereignty to Judea, Samaria and the Jordan Valley in… Read More ›

AIPAC opposes a letter against annexation spearheaded by AOC

AIPAC opposes a letter against annexation spearheaded by AOC

According to AIPAC, the letter, which is yet to be released, “explicitly threatens the US-Israel relationship in ways that would damage American interests.”   WASHINGTON… Read More ›

Palestinians say ready for direct talks with Israel

Palestinians say ready for direct talks with Israel

Palestinian PM tells Mideast Quartet (U.S., U.N., E.U and Russia) will agree to state with a limited number of weapons and an international force to… Read More ›

As annexation looms, several leading Republican lawmakers remain silent

As annexation looms, several leading Republican lawmakers remain silent

While 116 Republican House members, including Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, support move, top Senators like Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham and Mitt Romney have kept quiet… Read More ›

UK Shadow Minister calls for settlement goods ban if Israel annexes West Bank lands

UK Shadow Minister calls for settlement goods ban if Israel annexes West Bank lands

Lisa Nandy called on the British government for ‘concrete action’ in response to Israel’s annexation drive, calling the situation ‘urgent’ saying the move would require… Read More ›

Erdogan’s agenda: Neo-Ottoman ambition or pan-Islamist zeal?

Erdogan’s agenda: Neo-Ottoman ambition or pan-Islamist zeal?

It is noteworthy to those of us who focus on international religious freedom that whenever Turkey moves in, religious freedom moves out.   Turkish aggression… Read More ›

Report: 6 pro-Iranian fighters killed in alleged IDF raid in Syria

Report: 6 pro-Iranian fighters killed in alleged IDF raid in Syria

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says 4 Syrian nationals were among those killed in the strikes – ‘likely’ to have been carried out by the… Read More ›

Analysis: Annexation’s irony: Bringing Israeli politics closer to Palestinian statehood

Analysis: Annexation’s irony: Bringing Israeli politics closer to Palestinian statehood

A window of opportunity has opened for Israel, but it isn’t cost-free; many now argue annexation could finally draw a line in the sand between… Read More ›

Gantz is kicking Israelis as they drown

Gantz is kicking Israelis as they drown

Opinion: In Israel’s worst economic crisis, with one million unemployed, this gluttonous regime has never seemed so brazen, as Netanyahu demands more from state coffers… Read More ›

PA is pushing the Palestinian public into Israeli arms

PA is pushing the Palestinian public into Israeli arms

Opinion: Tightening ties between Palestinians and Israel is not only an existential nightmare for the authorities in Ramallah, but should also be seen as a… Read More ›

Virus cases surge with 532 new infections in past day

Virus cases surge with 532 new infections in past day

Jump marks highest daily total in 2 months as experts warn Israel on cusp of ‘losing control’; positive test rate climbs to 2.6%; army opens… Read More ›

Keep the Shin Bet out of Israelis’ lives

Keep the Shin Bet out of Israelis’ lives

Opinion: The security service’s chief has urged ministers to find a solution to need to track people exposed to COVID-19; the state must guarantee that… Read More ›

Jerusalem Municipality covers up LGBT pride sign at US Embassy

Jerusalem Municipality covers up LGBT pride sign at US Embassy

Far-right deputy mayor hails prevention of attempt to ‘defile Jerusalem’s sanctity,’ but city hall and embassy say banner will be put up without delay when… Read More ›

Trump set to make decision on annexation

Trump set to make decision on annexation

The peace team plans to discuss what to do if Alternate Prime Minister and Defense Minister Benny Gantz and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu do not… Read More ›