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PM Netanyahu to Meet Putin Over Iranian Presence in Syria

PM Netanyahu to Meet Putin Over Iranian Presence in Syria

Netanyahu and Putin have kept in close contact in recent years, with the Israeli leader visiting Moscow four times in the last 16 months.  … Read More ›

Now they remember

Now they remember

Op-ed: The recently released data on the drop in IDF recruits’ motivation to serve as combat soldiers cannot be a surprise to the IDF. This… Read More ›

Barcelona Attack Hits Near Kosher Restaurant, Keeping Jerusalem on Edge

Barcelona Attack Hits Near Kosher Restaurant, Keeping Jerusalem on Edge

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu went to the ministry’s situation room soon after the attack to monitor developments   With thousands of Israelis currently on vacation… Read More ›

Netanyahu’s silence echoes Trump’s disgraceful stance on neo-Nazis

Netanyahu’s silence echoes Trump’s disgraceful stance on neo-Nazis

Op-ed: By remaining silent on US president’s failure to immediately condemn neo-Nazis in the wake of Charlottesville violence, the prime minister has demonstrated a nonchalant… Read More ›

Israeli, world leaders condemn Barcelona terror attack

Israeli, world leaders condemn Barcelona terror attack

US, Germany and PA denounce ‘revolting’ vehicle ramming that killed 13; Trump revives dubious Muslim execution story after offering condolences   Israeli and world leaders… Read More ›

Israel’s Government Press Office Revokes Al Jazeera Press Card

Israel’s Government Press Office Revokes Al Jazeera Press Card

Is this Communications Minister Ayoub Kara’s next move against the Qatari cable network?   The Government Press Organization invalidated the press credentials of an Al Jazeera reporter… Read More ›

Big decisions are best suited for small forums

Big decisions are best suited for small forums

Op-ed: PM Netanyahu’s push to have the Security Cabinet decide on going to war, instead of the government, has riled up many of his critics.… Read More ›

Kurds Hope Israel Can Nudge US to Support Independence

Kurds Hope Israel Can Nudge US to Support Independence

“They say that Israel has a strong lobby, and the ear of [US President Donald] Trump, and that they would be very happy if we… Read More ›

Mossad chief to visit Washington to give security briefing on Syria

Mossad chief to visit Washington to give security briefing on Syria

Mossad director Yossi Cohen will be part of a security delegation sent by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Washington to discuss the security situation in… Read More ›

Police say top Islamic cleric held for incitement to terror

Police say top Islamic cleric held for incitement to terror

Sheikh Raed Salah taken into custody in overnight raid on his home after making public statements, some to media, allegedly supporting terror attacks   Islamic… Read More ›

Palestinians Call on Trump to Back Two-States, Halt Settlement Building

Palestinians Call on Trump to Back Two-States, Halt Settlement Building

The Trump administration has refrained from taking clear-cut positions on both the two-state solution and settlements.   The PLO Executive Committee called on US President… Read More ›

Complaint claims Israeli drone maker tried to bomb Armenian army for Azeris

Complaint claims Israeli drone maker tried to bomb Armenian army for Azeris

Aeronautics Defense Systems denies it illegally used its suicide drone against Armenian forces during demonstration in Baku; Defense Ministry says it is investigating   An… Read More ›

Mossad Chief Warns Iran Taking Over Territory Relinquished by ISIS

Mossad Chief Warns Iran Taking Over Territory Relinquished by ISIS

Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel not bound by international agreements with Tehran.   The head of Israel’s spy agency, the Mossad, briefed members of the Israeli… Read More ›

Hate in Charlottesville: The day the Nazi called me Shlomo

Hate in Charlottesville: The day the Nazi called me Shlomo

Before the Virginia white supremacist rally turned deadly, a Jewish reporter was confronted with anti-Semitism, Holocaust denial and anti-Israel vitriol   CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia (JTA) —… Read More ›

Exploring an Ancient Land Through a Futuristic Lens

Exploring an Ancient Land Through a Futuristic Lens

Virtual reality gives new dimensions to an ancient place.   As virtual and augmented reality technologies continue to revolutionize human perception, the industry’s innovators are… Read More ›

Netanyahu’s cynical tactic: I’m Likud, Likud is me

Netanyahu’s cynical tactic: I’m Likud, Likud is me

Op-ed: A person in Netanyahu’s situation should have bowed his head and kept silent. He definitely shouldn’t have organized an Erdoğan-style rally for himself. He… Read More ›

IDF soldiers take part in a unique collaboration to help children with autism

IDF soldiers take part in a unique collaboration to help children with autism

Soldiers develop apps to help autistic youngsters communicate better with facial expressions, stay close to their caregivers   Soldiers, parents of autistic children, high school… Read More ›

German Green Party Probes Iran’s Activity Against Israel and Dissidents

German Green Party Probes Iran’s Activity Against Israel and Dissidents

Hezbollah operatives also subject of inquiry.   The expansion of Iranian regime institutions in Germany has prompted the opening of an inquiry by the Green… Read More ›

Left-wing NGOs working for all Israeli citizens

Left-wing NGOs working for all Israeli citizens

Op-ed: Unlike right-wing NGOs, which favor projects that serve the Right’s political agenda, civil society organizations affiliated with the Left have universal goals. The New… Read More ›

Palestinian Skeptical Fall of Netanyau Would Benefit Them

Palestinian Skeptical Fall of Netanyau Would Benefit Them

“None of the prime ministers give anything to the Palestinians, whether it’s Netanyahu or Olmert, Right or Left. It’s the same policy, the same occupation.… Read More ›