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Fresh clashes erupt at Beit El; state appeals demolition order

Fresh clashes erupt at Beit El; state appeals demolition order

Settlers hurl stones at police; education minister hails protesters’ efforts to prevent removal of illegal Beit El structures   Clashes between settlers and security forces… Read More ›

Netanyahu said to bitterly attack Kerry for placing Israel ‘on the menu’ of Iran deal

Netanyahu said to bitterly attack Kerry for placing Israel ‘on the menu’ of Iran deal

Responding to secretary’s decision to skip Israel on Mideast trip next week, PM reportedly snipes ‘he has no reason to come here’   Depicting Israel… Read More ›

Key committee okays bill allowing ministers to resign from Knesset

Key committee okays bill allowing ministers to resign from Knesset

So-called ‘Norwegian Law’ will enable Shuli Moalem-Refaeli, no. 9 on Jewish Home’s slate, to enter parliament   The so-called “Norwegian Law” allowing one minister from… Read More ›

Israeli court rejects child’s plea to end chemo

Israeli court rejects child’s plea to end chemo

16-year-old boy from a religious family fled his treatments at the Rambam Medical Center in Haifa, and was forced back against his parents’ wishes following… Read More ›

Teaming up with Arab states for Israel’s security

Teaming up with Arab states for Israel’s security

Op-ed: Combining intelligence abilities and coordinating preventive activity is the only way to restraint Iran, both in terms of nuclear deal violations and its further… Read More ›

Jonathan Pollard on forthcoming release: ‘I’m looking forward to being reunited with my wife’

Jonathan Pollard on forthcoming release: ‘I’m looking forward to being reunited with my wife’

Pollard has been serving a life sentence in a US prison since 1987.   Israeli agent Jonathan Polard will be released from prison after serving… Read More ›

Budget deal to give NIS 18,000 ‘piggy bank’ to 18-year-olds

Budget deal to give NIS 18,000 ‘piggy bank’ to 18-year-olds

This gift doesn’t differentiate between religion, race or nationality, says Kahlon   Soon enough, turning 18 wil not only be a time to celebrate, legally… Read More ›

Netanyahu, Abbas may address the EU in bid to reinvigorate peace process

Netanyahu, Abbas may address the EU in bid to reinvigorate peace process

Palestinian leadership to convene over secret meetings with Israelis.   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas could address European heads of… Read More ›

Right-wing activist Glick praises gov’t over Temple Mount policing

Right-wing activist Glick praises gov’t over Temple Mount policing

Glick, head of the Temple Mount Heritage Foundation, said, however, that much more work remains to be done by the authorities to reverse decades of… Read More ›

Funeral for Palestinian killed fleeing arrest turns violent

Funeral for Palestinian killed fleeing arrest turns violent

Palestinians say 14 injured in clashes following burial of Mohammed Abu Latifa in Qalandiya   A funeral for a Palestinian man killed while running from… Read More ›

Police storm illegal settlement buildings set for demolition

Police storm illegal settlement buildings set for demolition

Preempting protests, special forces commandeer buildings barricaded by Jewish settlers after court orders their destruction   Hundreds of Israel Police special forces stormed illegally constructed… Read More ›

In latest salvo, Huckabee attacks Clinton over Iran nuke deal

In latest salvo, Huckabee attacks Clinton over Iran nuke deal

Republican presidential hopeful says ‘mushroom cloud over Israel’ unacceptable to him, questions Democratic candidate’s will to confront Tehran   Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee on… Read More ›

Israeli, Palestinian peace negotiators meet in secret in Jordan

Israeli, Palestinian peace negotiators meet in secret in Jordan

Silvan Shalom and Saeb Erekat meet in Amman to ‘break the ice’ in attempt to restart peace talks; Netanyahu, Abbas okayed meeting. Minister Silvan Shalom,… Read More ›

Israel’s Arabs don’t have to be Zionists to be loyal

Israel’s Arabs don’t have to be Zionists to be loyal

Op-ed: State of Israel’s anthem is a reflection of Jewish yearning for a national home; Arab citizens cannot and should not be part of that… Read More ›

Kerry to visit region to discuss Iran deal, but skip Israel

Kerry to visit region to discuss Iran deal, but skip Israel

US secretary of state to travel to Egypt and Qatar and meet with allies in attempt to alleviate concerns over nuclear agreement signed with Tehran;… Read More ›

Former US secretary of defense: Releasing Pollard doesn’t make Iran deal any less of a disaster

Former US secretary of defense: Releasing Pollard doesn’t make Iran deal any less of a disaster

Donald Rumsfeld reiterates warning against release of Israeli spy in 1998 and 2001 under Clinton and Bush administrations.   Former United States secretary of defense… Read More ›

Iranian Jews murdered trying to flee to Israel, Mossad reveals

Iranian Jews murdered trying to flee to Israel, Mossad reveals

Jewish population shrunk since revolution, but many remain by choice • 15,000-18,000 still living in Islamic Republic.   Israel’s overseas intelligence agency, the Mossad, has… Read More ›

Israeli-born Filipina fights to save lives in IDF

Israeli-born Filipina fights to save lives in IDF

Two years after her grandmother was rescued from the rubble in the Philippines, Joanna Chris Afron has come full circle – becoming a combat soldier… Read More ›

Prime Minister’s Office gears up for battle in US against Iran accord

Prime Minister’s Office gears up for battle in US against Iran accord

To the question of whether this deal makes it less likely that Iran will get a nuclear weapon, the talking points say the opposite is… Read More ›

American A-G says won’t interfere with Pollard release

American A-G says won’t interfere with Pollard release

Loretta Lynch rejects reports Israeli spy may be freed as result of Iran deal, says he is eligible for parole by law   US Attorney-General… Read More ›