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Israeli politicians reveal their personal finances

Israeli politicians reveal their personal finances

Israeli politicians are not required to make their finances open for public scrutiny. Despite that fact, Israeli politics has been decimated by corruption investigations. In… Read More ›

Terror Attack in Tel Aviv, 17 Wounded

Terror Attack in Tel Aviv, 17 Wounded

Five stabbed on Tel Aviv bus in terror attack Over 10 people were wounded Wednesday morning in a terror attack in central Tel Aviv. At… Read More ›

Charedi votes being pulled left and right

Charedi votes being pulled left and right

Last Thursday evening, young Charedim met with Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu as part of a “Young Likud” program. Aharon Ben-Yaakov, one of the ultra-Orthodox young… Read More ›

Orthodox woman appointed as Efrat’s spiritual leader

Orthodox woman appointed as Efrat’s spiritual leader

Rabbi Riskin has recently appointed Dr. Jennie Rosenfeld as a communal spiritual leader for the people of Efrat. Her function will be tol answer questions… Read More ›

Israel voices hope that Argentine authorities will continue prosecutor’s work in Iran case

Israel voices hope that Argentine authorities will continue prosecutor’s work in Iran case

A prosecutor who was found dead after having alleged a cover-up in the investigation of Iran over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center.… Read More ›

Moshe Kahlon launches wild-card election bid

Moshe Kahlon launches wild-card election bid

An ex-Israeli cabinet minister launched a new party to run in the March 17 election, a wild-card bid seen as potentially helping Prime Minister Benjamin… Read More ›

33 Charedi recruits have just completed their training as Israeli policemen

33 Charedi recruits have just completed their training as Israeli policemen

The Israeli Police has recruited a large group of Charedi policemen. 33 Charedi recruits have just completed their training as Israeli policemen. They were trained… Read More ›

Miriam Naor appointed Israel’s 11th Supreme Court President

Miriam Naor appointed Israel’s 11th Supreme Court President

Supreme Court President Asher D. Grunis retired on Thursday morning in an elaborate ceremony at the Supreme Court attended by three past justice ministers, three… Read More ›

Michael Douglas will receive Genesis Prize award

Michael Douglas will receive Genesis Prize award

Israel has named actor Michael Douglas as the 2015 recipient of the $1 million Genesis Prize award, popularly dubbed the “Jewish Nobel Prize.” The Genesis… Read More ›

French Jews offered come to Israel

French Jews offered come to Israel

The Jews of France have gotten the message. It is time to leave their Diaspora dwelling and come home to Israel. Just as it is… Read More ›

Israel newspaper photoshops female leaders out of front page picture from Paris rally for Charlie Hebdo

Israel newspaper photoshops female leaders out of front page picture from Paris rally for Charlie Hebdo

The newspaper HaMevaser removed the few females featured in a photo of 40 world leaders at the Sunday rally. The alteration is part of the… Read More ›

Strong candidates at Israel elections

Strong candidates at Israel elections

Eli Yishai  is wooing the Chardal, a section of the Dati Leumi that has suffered serious disillusionment in the past. Polls have him struggling to… Read More ›

Two terrorists convicted of plotting to bomb Mamilla open mall

Two terrorists convicted of plotting to bomb Mamilla open mall

Two Hamas members involved in a plot to bomb the Mamilla open mall in downtown Jerusalem are convicted on terrorism charges on Monday. Ahmad Rishak,… Read More ›

54% of Israelis blame Netanyahu for high cost of living

54% of Israelis blame Netanyahu for high cost of living

According to a survey conducted by the Project Hamedagem, 54% of the Israeli public believes that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is mainly to blame for… Read More ›

A young man was stabbed in the back

A young man was stabbed in the back

A young Israeli man was stabbed in the back with a screwdriver by an Arab suspect near Damascus Gate in the Old City. The attack… Read More ›

Schools across the country closed due to inclement weather

Schools across the country closed due to inclement weather

Schools across the country closed  due to inclement weather and snowfall which hit hardest in the northern Golan Heights and Upper Galilee. Heavy snow began… Read More ›

Jordan has walked away from a 15-year deal to buy Israeli natural gas

Jordan has walked away from a 15-year deal to buy Israeli natural gas

Jordan canceled a 15-year deal to buy Israeli natural gas from a US company and has instead said it will buy gas from the coast… Read More ›

Israel and Europe must stand together

Israel and Europe must stand together

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had a meeting with Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende in Jerusalem Thursday morning. Speaking a day after the massacre in Paris,… Read More ›

The largest convention center in Middle East will be opened in Israel

The largest convention center in Middle East will be opened in Israel

The Middle East’s largest convention center will open in Tel Aviv this week. It is lauded to be the largest, most advanced and cutting-edge facility… Read More ›

Transgender woman denied to access Western Wall in Israel

Transgender woman denied to access Western Wall in Israel

A transgender woman was denied access to both the women’s and men’s sections of the Western Wall. Kay Long, who designs wedding dresses, evening gowns… Read More ›