Israel News

As Trump’s Visit Looms,Tour of Yad Vashem Still Unconfirmed

As Trump’s Visit Looms,Tour of Yad Vashem Still Unconfirmed

Representative says staff assumes US president will show up.   Reluctant to comment on ongoing speculation in the Israeli media over whether or not Donald… Read More ›

Why a ‘nationality law’ is unnecessary

Why a ‘nationality law’ is unnecessary

Op-ed: There is a broad agreement among Zionist parties about Israel’s definition as a Jewish state; when controversial clauses are added, strife becomes inevitable. Israel… Read More ›

Bennett: Israel must ditch ‘bunker’ diplomacy, or have its fate decided by others

Bennett: Israel must ditch ‘bunker’ diplomacy, or have its fate decided by others

As Trump prepares to renew peace push, Jewish Home leader urges renouncement of two-state support and a new vision for Mideast   Ahead of US… Read More ›

Deputy Foreign Minister to Trump Don’t Divide Jerusalem

Deputy Foreign Minister to Trump Don’t Divide Jerusalem

Hotovely was accompanied by 50 international students and the three Israeli paratroopers who were captured in an iconic photo during the Six Day War.  … Read More ›

US, Saudi Arabia in ‘final stages’ of negotiating $300 billon arms deal

US, Saudi Arabia in ‘final stages’ of negotiating $300 billon arms deal

Ahead of Trump’s Mideast visit, White House official says major weapons contracts won’t erode Israel’s qualitative military advantage   The United States and Saudi Arabia… Read More ›

‘Abbas has Decided to Sign Peace Deal with Israel’

‘Abbas has Decided to Sign Peace Deal with Israel’

Trump planning to launch new round of talks during his upcoming visit.   Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has crossed the Rubicon and voiced “unprecedented”… Read More ›

PM: All embassies, especially the US, should be in Jerusalem

PM: All embassies, especially the US, should be in Jerusalem

Ahead of Trump visit, Netanyahu says Jerusalem is eternal capital of Israel and embassies should be relocated there   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that… Read More ›

Hamas Announces it Captured Suspected Killer of Armed Wing Leader

Hamas Announces it Captured Suspected Killer of Armed Wing Leader

Group says it will hold press conference in coming days.   Hamas Politburo Chairman Ismaill Haniyeh said on Thursday that Hamas’s security forces arrested the… Read More ›

Netanyahu wary of Trump’s interest in solving Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Netanyahu wary of Trump’s interest in solving Israeli-Palestinian conflict

With no congressional impediments to peace initiatives between the Palestinians and Israelis, Netanyahu worried about the specter of intense US interest in a solution; negotiations… Read More ›

Historic ‘Mabat’ News Program Airs Last Episode, IBC Bill Goes to Final Vote

Historic ‘Mabat’ News Program Airs Last Episode, IBC Bill Goes to Final Vote

Nearly every reporter on the program had something to say about the broadcast being the last.   The last episode of Mabat, Channel 1’s flagship… Read More ›

How Arabic became a foreign language in Israel

How Arabic became a foreign language in Israel

Op-ed: The Nationality Bill, which downgrades Arabic from an official language, continues the process of excluding Arabic from the public domain and turning it into… Read More ›

Top European Rabbi: Centrist Parties Joining Extremists in War on Religious Freedom

Top European Rabbi: Centrist Parties Joining Extremists in War on Religious Freedom

The Conference of European Rabbis is the primary rabbinical alliance in Europe, bringing together for more than 700 religious leaders of the mainstream synagogue communities… Read More ›

US Embassy in Saudi Arabia removes Israel from Trump travel video

US Embassy in Saudi Arabia removes Israel from Trump travel video

New York Rep. Eliot Engel writes US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, saying that removing Israel from a video showcasing US President Trump’s itinerary during… Read More ›

Erdogan lashes ‘racist’ Israel, calls for Muslims to flood Temple Mount

Erdogan lashes ‘racist’ Israel, calls for Muslims to flood Temple Mount

Turkish president warns against moving US embassy to Jerusalem; slams mosque-muffling bill; Israel rejects his ‘baseless slander’   ISTANBUL, Turkey — Turkish President Recep Tayyip… Read More ›

Top US General to Arrive in Israel

Top US General to Arrive in Israel

Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen.Joseph Dunford said to be in country to discuss Russia’s presence in Syria and ISIS activities in Egypt.  … Read More ›

Palestinians sue Israel over Duma arson

Palestinians sue Israel over Duma arson

Relatives of the Dawabsheh family file lawsuit against the state seeking NIS 15 million in compensation, claiming that it ignored incitement by Jewish extremists and… Read More ›

Army seizes knives, nabs 13 Palestinians in West Bank

Army seizes knives, nabs 13 Palestinians in West Bank

In Jerusalem, police arrest 4 residents suspected of setting off fireworks at officers after attempted stabbing in Old City   Israeli security forces arrested 17… Read More ›

New York – Larry King: I Never Saw Any Bias On Israel At CNN

New York – Larry King: I Never Saw Any Bias On Israel At CNN

New York – Legendary journalist Larry King said in his 26 years at CNN, he never saw any biases for or against Israel in the… Read More ›

Israeli Minister: Abbas Most Antisemitic Leader in the World

Israeli Minister: Abbas Most Antisemitic Leader in the World

He is the latest in a string of right-wing leaders, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to attack Abbas for presenting himself as a peace maker.… Read More ›

Paradigm shift on a two-state solution

Paradigm shift on a two-state solution

Op-ed: Promoting Jordan as the Arab Palestinian state is consistent with international law and would resolve the problem of national self-determination both for Arabs living… Read More ›