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Turkey Using Israeli-Upgraded Tanks in Anti-Kurd Offensive in Syria

Turkey Using Israeli-Upgraded Tanks in Anti-Kurd Offensive in Syria

Between 2003-2010 around 170 M60-A1 tanks were upgraded by IMI at a cost of $687 million.   Turkey is using M60-A1 tanks upgraded by Israel during… Read More ›

Teen dies of injuries from lightning strike near Ashkelon

Teen dies of injuries from lightning strike near Ashkelon

14-year-old Asher Hazut from Be’er Sheva was critically injured when the lightning hit him and four other family members as they took a Sukkot trip… Read More ›

Iran blames alleged tanker attack on Israel, US and Saudis

Iran blames alleged tanker attack on Israel, US and Saudis

Senior MP says Tehran will present UN with ‘abundant documents’ showing ‘certain governments’ were behind last week’s explosions on ship in Red Sea   A… Read More ›

‘After Netanyahu – it’s my turn’

‘After Netanyahu – it’s my turn’

Former Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat sees himself as the heir apparent to the prime minister and as the next head of the Likud party; the… Read More ›

Report: Rivlin Unlikely To Extend Netanyahu’s Mandate To Form Coalition

Report: Rivlin Unlikely To Extend Netanyahu’s Mandate To Form Coalition

  JERUSALEM (JNS) — Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin is not expected to grant Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu an extension to form a majority government and… Read More ›

Mother of jailed Israeli allowed to visit her in Russian prison

Mother of jailed Israeli allowed to visit her in Russian prison

Yafa Issachar said she intermittently optimistic that an appeal to the court will be answered and her daughter will be released, after being held for… Read More ›

Trio win Nobel Prize in economics for work on poverty

Trio win Nobel Prize in economics for work on poverty

Michael Kremer, Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo receive award ‘for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty’; Duflo becomes second ever female winner   STOCKHOLM… Read More ›

Turkish Backed Jihadists Murder Prisoners and Female Politician in Syria

Turkish Backed Jihadists Murder Prisoners and Female Politician in Syria

Turkey has used the Syrian Arab fighters as a way to avoid casualties, unleashing them to attack and murder Kurds after US President Donald Trump… Read More ›

Rivlin asks Putin to grant clemency to Israeli jailed on drug charges

Rivlin asks Putin to grant clemency to Israeli jailed on drug charges

In a letter addressed to the Russian leader, Rivlin asks for Putin’s ‘personal intervention’ to grant Naama Issachar – jailed for 7.5 years after 9… Read More ›

Tiberias Mayor Orders Garbage Collection In Chareidi Neighborhood On Shabbos

Tiberias Mayor Orders Garbage Collection In Chareidi Neighborhood On Shabbos

  TIBERIAS  — Militantly anti-religious Tiberias mayor Ron Kobi continues his provocations against the Chareidi community despite the fact that, after failing six times to… Read More ›

Palestinians split by walkback on tax revenue collected by Israel

Palestinians split by walkback on tax revenue collected by Israel

Cash-strapped PA reverses refusal to accept monies collected on its behalf over deducation of stipends for terrorists and their families, earning condemnation from those who… Read More ›

The IDF’s Secret Weapon Against Iran

The IDF’s Secret Weapon Against Iran

Thousands of conscripts and career officers from across Israel’s security agencies spend weeks at the Military Intelligence language school learning Arabic or Farsi   Israel’s military has… Read More ›

With unity outline an apparent dud, elections loom ever closer

With unity outline an apparent dud, elections loom ever closer

Analysis: Liberman’s latest outline for a government comprising his Yisrael Beytenu and Likud and Blue and White has not brought the sides closer together, and… Read More ›

Netanyahu condemns Turkish invasion of Syrian Kurdistan, offers aid

Netanyahu condemns Turkish invasion of Syrian Kurdistan, offers aid

Prime minister warns against ‘ethnic cleansing’ of minority in northern Syria, does not mention decision by US president that paved way for offensive   Prime… Read More ›

What Israeli Politicians Would Say If They Apologized

What Israeli Politicians Would Say If They Apologized

It is said that on Yom Kippur, God forgives sins between man and God but, sins between man and man need to be forgiven by… Read More ›

Gideon Saar challenges lengthy Netanyahu Likud rule

Gideon Saar challenges lengthy Netanyahu Likud rule

Former PM aide and senior cabinet minister appears to be one of the few members of the ruling faction that no longer blindly follows Israel’s… Read More ›

Tens Of Thousands Of Jews Pray At The Kotel On Eve Of Yom Kippur

Tens Of Thousands Of Jews Pray At The Kotel On Eve Of Yom Kippur

  JERUSALEM (JTA) — Tens of thousands of Jewish worshippers gathered at the Western Wall in Jerusalem for the final selichot, or penitential prayers, before… Read More ›

Opinion: Yom Kippur 5780: An Opportunity to Choose Life

Opinion: Yom Kippur 5780: An Opportunity to Choose Life

“The basic question is this: Given human nature, are any of us really capable of change?…   Sue Grafton opens her detective novel, R is… Read More ›

Who should and who shouldn’t fast on Yom Kippur?

Who should and who shouldn’t fast on Yom Kippur?

Ahead of the most sacred day on the Jewish calendar many are unaware whether fasting is healthy for them; how should we take our medication;… Read More ›

Israel shuts down for Yom Kippur

Israel shuts down for Yom Kippur

Airports, public transport cease operations, radio and television broadcasts go quiet and roads empty ahead of 25- hour Day of Atonement; IDF imposes closure on… Read More ›