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Israel’s muddled virus strategy sows confusion

Israel’s muddled virus strategy sows confusion

Opinion: Israel has neglected to use of the early months of the pandemic and the reduction in COVID-19 cases to put in place a comprehensive… Read More ›

Israel’s coronavirus closure failed and now the clock is ticking

Israel’s coronavirus closure failed and now the clock is ticking

Opinion: The resurgence caused by reopening schools shows there is no coexisting with this pathogen; the government must act quickly, using all its high-tech and… Read More ›

Air Force cadets, including 3 women, to get their wings Thursday

Air Force cadets, including 3 women, to get their wings Thursday

Ceremony to be held on the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Jewish Defense Organizations   Forty Air Force cadets, including three women, from… Read More ›

In annexation, it’s maximum land, minimum Palestinians

In annexation, it’s maximum land, minimum Palestinians

Opinion: It is in our interest to annex settlements and unpopulated West Bank land, while threats from regional allies, primarily Gulf states, can be put… Read More ›

‘Giving up on Elon Moreh is like giving up on the Temple Mount’

‘Giving up on Elon Moreh is like giving up on the Temple Mount’

“The significance of this place can not be underestimated,” Hillel said. “Here the Bible played out. Here everything began.”   Eliav Hillel still carries the… Read More ›

Israel must end this coronavirus chaos

Israel must end this coronavirus chaos

Opinion: Politicians have to take a step back and let the experts dictate the necessary steps to combat COVID-19 without political considerations or pressure from… Read More ›

Cypriot president cancels Israel trip as COVID-19 cases surge

Cypriot president cancels Israel trip as COVID-19 cases surge

Nicosia says visit by Nicos Anastasiades pushed off because of coronavirus concerns, as Cyprus prepares to open tourist season after removing Israel from low-risk group… Read More ›

Coronavirus cabinet approves renewal of train services, cultural events

Coronavirus cabinet approves renewal of train services, cultural events

288 people test positive for virus in last 24 hours • Jaffa neighborhood, Rahat, Arara designated ‘red zones’   Trains will finally return to Israel’s… Read More ›

Is Netanyahu really good for the Jews?

Is Netanyahu really good for the Jews?

Opinion: The cost of unilateral annexation in the West Bank, which would mean alienating allies and partners around the world, outweighs the benefits of diminishing… Read More ›

Israel’s class system in a coronavirus world

Israel’s class system in a coronavirus world

Opinion: When one child in school tests positive for COVID-19 hundreds of students and teachers are told to quarantine but a confirmed case in the… Read More ›

Jordan’s King says Israeli annexation plans threaten regional stability

Jordan’s King says Israeli annexation plans threaten regional stability

Monarch tells US lawmakers plans to annex settlements and Jordan Valley are ‘unacceptable’ and he remains full committed to establishment of an independent Palestinian state… Read More ›

UNHRC members call for annual updates to settlement black list

UNHRC members call for annual updates to settlement black list

The list was presented to the UNHCR on Monday, following a delay caused by the coronavirus pandemic.   The UN database of companies doing business… Read More ›

Knesset approves so-called Norwegian Law in second and third reading

Knesset approves so-called Norwegian Law in second and third reading

Sixty-six members of parliament vote in favor of bill while 43 vote against; Netanyahu absent from plenary vote, much to the chagrin of Blue &… Read More ›

Gaza rocket strikes field in Israel as Hamas urges ‘resistance’ to annexation

Gaza rocket strikes field in Israel as Hamas urges ‘resistance’ to annexation

IDF retaliates with strikes in southern Gaza after projectile lands in open area in Eshkol region; terror groups threaten to step up clashes along the… Read More ›

Fire in Rehovot hostel for the mentally ill claims life of 45-year-old man

Fire in Rehovot hostel for the mentally ill claims life of 45-year-old man

“While searching the building, we found a man with burns, breathless and without a pulse.”   A fire that broke out on Sunday night in… Read More ›

Netanyahu says Israel to begin building Golan Heights community bearing Trump’s name

Netanyahu says Israel to begin building Golan Heights community bearing Trump’s name

In May 2019, Netanyahu announced the creation of a residential community on the Golan Heights in honor of the US president after Trump signed an… Read More ›

Youngest Israeli victim: 26-year-old man dies from rare complication of COVID-19

Youngest Israeli victim: 26-year-old man dies from rare complication of COVID-19

Oshri Asulin, from Kfar Saba, said to have developed heart condition usually only found in children   A 26-year-old man died Sunday evening from a… Read More ›

One more acre for the land of Israel

One more acre for the land of Israel

Opinion: Those who oppose applying Israeli sovereignty to the Jordan Valley on the assumption it will divide the land, are afflicted with the same shortsightedness… Read More ›

Netanyahu looses interest with coronavirus

Netanyahu looses interest with coronavirus

Opinion: While PM is dealing with West Bank annexation, the virus is still showing resilience, with no leader showing even a semblance of either control… Read More ›

Israel records over 200 new virus cases in a day for first time since April

Israel records over 200 new virus cases in a day for first time since April

Netanyahu warns restrictions could be reimposed if ‘steep rise’ in infection rate continues; health minister says ‘no one has an exemption’ from social distancing rules… Read More ›