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Moving the needle on settlements debate?

Moving the needle on settlements debate?

With the possibility that the anti-settlement Orthodoxy promulgated by the Obama administration be challenged, the other side of the issue may get a wider hearing… Read More ›

Yom Kippur to once again coincide with Muslim holiday

Yom Kippur to once again coincide with Muslim holiday

Arab business owners appeal to open on Eid al-Adha, a significant day of revenue for shop-keepers and small businesses, which falls on the same day… Read More ›

Israel – 200 New Immigrants From North America Touch Down At Ben Gurion; 59 ‘Lone Wolf’ IDF Soldiers Among Group

Israel – 200 New Immigrants From North America Touch Down At Ben Gurion; 59 ‘Lone Wolf’ IDF Soldiers Among Group

  Israel – On Tuesday, over 200 new immigrants from North America touched down at Ben Gurion Airport aboard a Nefesh B’Nefesh charter flight, including… Read More ›

US may pull out Sinai force that helps keep Israel-Egypt peace

US may pull out Sinai force that helps keep Israel-Egypt peace

Increased terrorist activity has led administration to consider ways to protect troops, including bolstering weaponry, withdrawing altogether   WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is… Read More ›

Bible Museum to display artifacts from Holy Land under new deal

Bible Museum to display artifacts from Holy Land under new deal

The new museum to open in Washington DC in 2017 seeks to tell the Biblical story based on archaeological material; to that end, it will… Read More ›

British tourist under attack for expressing love for Israel

British tourist under attack for expressing love for Israel

Emma Carter from London came under attack from friends on Facebook after posting about her love for Israel and its people, leading her to close… Read More ›

Five Israelis lightly hurt from stone throwing in East Jerusalem

Five Israelis lightly hurt from stone throwing in East Jerusalem

Four Jews and one Arab wounded from stones being pelted at a bus and two private cars in At-Tur; security forces searching for perpetrators. A… Read More ›

France laying groundwork to recognize ‘Palestine’

France laying groundwork to recognize ‘Palestine’

French foreign minister Fabius meets his counterpart in Paris.   Indications the French do not intend to bring a Middle East peace resolution to the… Read More ›

Labor leader says he would welcome Ashkenazi in party

Labor leader says he would welcome Ashkenazi in party

Call follows similar invitation from Yesh Atid head Lapid   Former IDF chief of staff Lt.- Gen. (res.) Gabi Ashkenazi should enter politics with Labor,… Read More ›

Palestinian female prisoner launches hunger strike

Palestinian female prisoner launches hunger strike

Attorney Shireen Issawi, held without trial for suspected involvement in terror, strikes in support of Mohammed Allaan   Palestinian detainee Shireen Issawi, held by Israel… Read More ›

New military advocate general prepared for ICC fight

New military advocate general prepared for ICC fight

With threat of international lawsuits growing, defense minister names Col. Sharon Afek IDF’s top attorney   Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon appointed Col. Sharon Afek to… Read More ›

Israeli envoy urges UN chief to condemn latest terror attacks

Israeli envoy urges UN chief to condemn latest terror attacks

After third stabbing in 3 days, Prosor says ‘disturbing new pattern’ sees Palestinian assailants ‘take advantage of a person’s natural desire to help’   Israel’s… Read More ›

Submission in France, a dilemma in Israel

Submission in France, a dilemma in Israel

Op-ed: Michel Houellebecq’s ‘Submission’ presents a France that easily succumbs to Islamic rule merely for convenience. What will happen if similar processes happen in Israel?… Read More ›

A legal umbrella for IDF soldiers in face of ICC

A legal umbrella for IDF soldiers in face of ICC

Col. Sharon Afek is set to become the IDF’s new Military Advocate General in the face of the growing legal threats the IDF’s commanders and… Read More ›

IDF chief Eisenkot is challenging the known order

IDF chief Eisenkot is challenging the known order

Analysis: In releasing the IDF’s grand strategy, the chief of staff has pushed the political leadership into a corner, while circumventing any weight held by… Read More ›

BDS to Jpost : Matisyahu justified Israeli crimes

BDS to Jpost : Matisyahu justified Israeli crimes

One thing was clear: What was asked of Matisyahu was not asked of other performers.   For a festival claiming to support “dialogue and open… Read More ›

Mariah Carey: Nobody tried to pressure me not to come here

Mariah Carey: Nobody tried to pressure me not to come here

Carey, 45 told reporters that she is excited to be back in Israel, adding that the tour was planned during her visit in June this… Read More ›

Analysis: State offers exile to end hunger strike

Analysis: State offers exile to end hunger strike

Unlike other Palestinian prisoners who went on a hunger strike for a few days or weeks, Allan, a lawyer by profession and Islamic Jihad activist… Read More ›

Ex-Shin Bet chief calls for West Bank road segregation

Ex-Shin Bet chief calls for West Bank road segregation

Likud MK Avi Dichter says solution to uptick in vehicular attacks on Israelis is to keep Palestinian cars away from settlements   An Israeli lawmaker… Read More ›

High Court to discuss appeal to release Palestinian hunger-striker

High Court to discuss appeal to release Palestinian hunger-striker

Police prepare for more clashes outside Ashkelon hospital where Mohammad Allaan is being treated, after 15 arrests during protest Sunday   The High Court of… Read More ›