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Gaza protest camps move closer to Israel border fence

Gaza protest camps move closer to Israel border fence

Gaza protesters prepare for demonstrations for the fourth week in a raw—planning to move the protest camps closer to the fence which might cause more… Read More ›

Netanyahu: At least six states in ‘serious’ talks to move embassies to Jerusalem

Netanyahu: At least six states in ‘serious’ talks to move embassies to Jerusalem

In Independence Day meeting with foreign diplomats, PM says first ten countries to make the relocation will get ‘preferential treatment’   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu… Read More ›

Trump decided not to fire Rosenstein after being told he wasn’t a target in the Cohen probe, reports say

Trump decided not to fire Rosenstein after being told he wasn’t a target in the Cohen probe, reports say

  Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein reportedly told President Donald Trump last week that he is not a target in the FBI’s investigation into Trump’s… Read More ›

Israeli Chutzpah for the 21st Century

Israeli Chutzpah for the 21st Century

A look at how the Jewish state’s bold and ambitious approach to life made it a high-tech superpower.   Earlier this year, Education Minister Naftali… Read More ›

Israel at 70: Looking back, looking to the future

Israel at 70: Looking back, looking to the future

In a special op-ed published simultaneously by Yedioth Ahronoth and some of the world’s leading newspapers ahead of Israel’s 70th Independence Day, President Reuven Rivlin… Read More ›

Palestinian mayor sparks BDS storm by admitting he works for Israeli company

Palestinian mayor sparks BDS storm by admitting he works for Israeli company

Social media awash with condemnation and mocking of Beit Jala’s Nicola Khamis for revelation he also works as Tnuva sales rep   The mayor of… Read More ›

Jerusalem – New York Man, 70, Moves To Israel On His Shared Birthday With The Jewish State

Jerusalem – New York Man, 70, Moves To Israel On His Shared Birthday With The Jewish State

  Jerusalem – Yisrael Helprin was named for the Jewish state because they were born on the same day 70 years ago. Before he was… Read More ›

A Hagana Fighter’s Recollections of the ‘Night of the Bridges’

A Hagana Fighter’s Recollections of the ‘Night of the Bridges’

90-year-old Chanan Rapaport recalls his days as a fighter in the pre-state era.   His mission almost failed, under the light of a full moon.… Read More ›

‘Only I didn’t get to know my father, the admired commander’

‘Only I didn’t get to know my father, the admired commander’

Sergeant Noam Belachsan was 18 months old when her father, Major Eitan Belachsan, was killed while leading his paratroopers unit on an operation in Lebanon;… Read More ›

UK Labour MPs tell Corbyn ‘enough is enough’ in heated debate on anti-Semitism

UK Labour MPs tell Corbyn ‘enough is enough’ in heated debate on anti-Semitism

Following Jewish community protests, lawmakers rail against their own party, accusing leadership of failing to tackle anti-Semitism within its ranks   British Labour lawmakers, along… Read More ›

Air Strikes Reported in Syria

Air Strikes Reported in Syria

Syrian media and eyewitnesses reported missile, anti-aircraft fire and fighter jets early Tuesday morning.   Syrian media and locals reported air strikes and Syrian air… Read More ›

Syria strikes: Trump made the bed, now Israel must lie in it

Syria strikes: Trump made the bed, now Israel must lie in it

Analysis: The US-led strike in Syria was a symbolic, cautious punishment, without risking a conflict with the Russians, who have signaled that they would defend… Read More ›

Liberman adds Lebanese army to list of threats on northern border

Liberman adds Lebanese army to list of threats on northern border

At pre-Independence Day event, defense minister tells IDF top brass to prepare for Iran-led coalition; Netanyahu skips confab   Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Monday… Read More ›

It’s the end of an era for America’s first all-kosher supermarket

It’s the end of an era for America’s first all-kosher supermarket

When a couple who survived the Holocaust first opened Hungarian Kosher Foods in 1973, the idea of having a certified grocery, bakery, and butcher under… Read More ›

Russian Supply of S-300 Systems to Syria Major Threat to IAF

Russian Supply of S-300 Systems to Syria Major Threat to IAF

Since the Russians entered the bloody conflict in 2015, the Syrian regime has become more brazen in its responses to Israeli strikes.   With Russia… Read More ›

Abbas Says Palestinians Won’t Accept Any American Peace Plan

Abbas Says Palestinians Won’t Accept Any American Peace Plan

PA President Abbas has also said that Palestinians would engage the US administration on its ideas to resolve the conflict   Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud… Read More ›

As numbers dwindle, Jews who fought Nazis recall struggle

As numbers dwindle, Jews who fought Nazis recall struggle

As some European nations try to rewrite their history, 91-year-old Yitzhak Arad warns, ‘We are fading away, so it will be up to the next… Read More ›

Defense Minister Declares Slain Gaza Photojournalist ‘Terrorist’

Defense Minister Declares Slain Gaza Photojournalist ‘Terrorist’

Murtaja was shot by IDF forces while covering protests in Gaza and wearing a clearly-marked “Press” flak jacket.   Gazan photo journalist Yaser Murtaja was… Read More ›

Prepared for a conflict with Russia, Israel is pushing Trump to take action in Syria

Prepared for a conflict with Russia, Israel is pushing Trump to take action in Syria

Analysis: The Foreign Ministry’s statement that Assad did use chemical weapons against his citizens on Sunday, despite the Kremlin’s strong denial, is aimed at drawing… Read More ›

Israeli military on high alert amid Iran threats to avenge Syria strike

Israeli military on high alert amid Iran threats to avenge Syria strike

Top Iranian official blames Israel, says Monday’s missile barrage ‘will not remain unanswered’ after at least seven IRGC fighters are said killed on air base… Read More ›