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Who is Jerusalem’s Silent Mayoral Candidate?

Who is Jerusalem’s Silent Mayoral Candidate?

Who is Yossi Daitch – the haredi sector’s ‘most official unofficial mayoral candidate’?   He will be turning 50 in a few days; married to… Read More ›

It’s not better late than never

It’s not better late than never

Op-ed: By signing off on the ‘joint statement’ with the Polish PM on the Polish treatment of Jews during the Holocaust, Netanyahu gave official state… Read More ›

Bari, Italy – Pope Says Walls, Occupation And Fundamentalism Hamper Mideast Peace

Bari, Italy – Pope Says Walls, Occupation And Fundamentalism Hamper Mideast Peace

  Bari, Italy – Pope Francis led a summit of Christian leaders on how to promote peace in the Middle East on Saturday and said… Read More ›

U.S. Defense Official Works with Israel on Cutting Edge Anti-Terror Tech

U.S. Defense Official Works with Israel on Cutting Edge Anti-Terror Tech

The US defense official said that Israel is one of America’s “chief partners” on these issues due to its “long history in this business.”  … Read More ›

Oron Shaul’s mother pleads with Hamas leader to return her son’s body

Oron Shaul’s mother pleads with Hamas leader to return her son’s body

In emotional video, Zehava Shaul urges Yahya Sinwar to propose deal to Israeli government that would see her son’s return in exchange for humanitarian aid… Read More ›

Iran says Europe’s offer to save nuclear deal insufficient

Iran says Europe’s offer to save nuclear deal insufficient

Ahead of Vienna summit, Rouhani tells French leader package proposed by EU nations ‘does not meet all our demands’   Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Meet Israel’s ‘Electronic Eye On The Sky’ To Take Down Terror Kites

Jerusalem – Meet Israel’s ‘Electronic Eye On The Sky’ To Take Down Terror Kites

Jerusalem – Close to 100 days since the first incendiary kite was launched from the Gaza Strip toward Israel causing fires to ravage the south,… Read More ›

Palestinians: Qatar ‘Conspiring’ With Israel, USA

Palestinians: Qatar ‘Conspiring’ With Israel, USA

The Qatari diplomat is also accused of seeking to install himself as a “guardian” on the Gaza Strip and a “broker” for international initiatives.  … Read More ›

Former IDF chief Benny Gantz might change power balance

Former IDF chief Benny Gantz might change power balance

Analysis: According to a poll conducted regarding the IDF draft bill, it seems most of the public supports Lapid’s decision to vote in favor of… Read More ›

An Israeli wrestler calls himself ‘The Chutzpah,’ and Europe loves to hate him

An Israeli wrestler calls himself ‘The Chutzpah,’ and Europe loves to hate him

Whether dealing a ‘krav maga kick’ to a challenger’s groin, or patented ‘Chosen People’s elbow,’ Leeor Brooks plays up Jewish stereotypes as a wrestling villain… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Israeli ‘Earthquake Caused By Reform, Conservative Jews’ Says Shas Mk

Jerusalem – Israeli ‘Earthquake Caused By Reform, Conservative Jews’ Says Shas Mk

  Jerusalem – Shas MK Yinon Azoulai issued a tirade against progressive Jews from the Knesset plenum on Wednesday, and postulated that Reform and Conservative… Read More ›

Putin to Meet Netanyahu Five Days Before Trump

Putin to Meet Netanyahu Five Days Before Trump

PM calls on European leaders to stop appeasing Iran, especially after Iranian-backed bombing plot in Paris.   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to Moscow… Read More ›

Tax exemptions bill for PM approved in first reading

Tax exemptions bill for PM approved in first reading

Knesset moves to grant PM tax exemptions for work-related expenses incurred in his private residence; bill’s author, MK Miki Zohar, asks the MKs to ‘put… Read More ›

UN calls emergency meet as 300,000 Syrians flee regime offensive in south

UN calls emergency meet as 300,000 Syrians flee regime offensive in south

Kuwait, Sweden request Security Council session after Jordan, Israel refuse to take in some 300,000 who have been displaced by Russian-backed bombings   NEW YORK… Read More ›

Israel NGO Delivering Aid Operated Undercover in Syria

Israel NGO Delivering Aid Operated Undercover in Syria

“I said my name is Gal, and I came from Israel. I am an Israeli and a Jew, and I care for you.”   The… Read More ›

Ex-UN envoys urge US to restore Palestinian refugee funds

Ex-UN envoys urge US to restore Palestinian refugee funds

Seven former American ambassadors, from both Republican and Democratic administrations, write letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, saying UNRWA funds cuts have national security… Read More ›

Controversial military enlistment bill passes first reading in Knesset

Controversial military enlistment bill passes first reading in Knesset

Chief opposition whip tweets the bill’s passing is a ‘dubious historical event’ after opposition faction Yesh Atid votes alongside coalition   Legislation addressing ultra-Orthodox military… Read More ›

PA Condemns Light Festival as ‘Judaizing’ Jerusalem

PA Condemns Light Festival as ‘Judaizing’ Jerusalem

“The truth requires that the festival be called the Festival of Dimness and not the Festival of Light.”   The Palestinian Authority has condemned the… Read More ›

The enlightened racism

The enlightened racism

Op-ed: Last week, in Kibbutz Beit HaEmek—a Meretz stronghold—a vote was held in order to decide whether three asylum seeker families should be allowed to… Read More ›

Antisemitism Rears Its Ugly Head in South Africa

Antisemitism Rears Its Ugly Head in South Africa

But over last week or so, at least six incidents of antisemitism took place in South Africa in just two days.   It’s no secret… Read More ›