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Bahrain opens airspace to Israeli planes, following Saudi lead

Bahrain opens airspace to Israeli planes, following Saudi lead

Using Bahrain’s airspace could make route to UAE even more direct, though only if Qatari airspace is used as well   The tiny Gulf kingdom… Read More ›

Profile Of The Most Sought-After Shofar Blower

Profile Of The Most Sought-After Shofar Blower

  JERUSALEM (JNS) – As first-chair trumpet in the Orville Wright Junior High School band in Los Angeles in 1966, Robbie Weinger didn’t know it,… Read More ›

Arabic media: Israeli airstrikes on strategic T-4 airbase in Syria

Arabic media: Israeli airstrikes on strategic T-4 airbase in Syria

Syrian air defense were said to be active against the airstrikes that targeted the base, used by Iran   Arabic media reported on Wednesday night… Read More ›

Israel edges closer to 1,000 coronavirus deaths as cases spike

Israel edges closer to 1,000 coronavirus deaths as cases spike

Health Ministry says 969 have now died from the disease, while since midnight 2,386 people tested positive for COVID-19, highest daily tally recorded; officials say… Read More ›

Study gives life-saving impetus for Ashkenazi women to screen for breast cancer

Study gives life-saving impetus for Ashkenazi women to screen for breast cancer

‘This is absolute evidence that you could well be saving your life’ simply by getting screened, Jerusalem researchers report   Jerusalem research gives a new… Read More ›

Does Benjamin Netanyahu photobomb historical events – analysis

Does Benjamin Netanyahu photobomb historical events – analysis

Netanyahu’s critics would call it ego. His defenders would say that he is the son of a historian, and he likes to be part of… Read More ›

11 lose their battle with COVID as Israel sees 7.3% infection rate

11 lose their battle with COVID as Israel sees 7.3% infection rate

National death toll reaches 956, with 1,229 positive tests between midnight and 7pm; 20,960 people currently suffering from COVID-19 in the country, with 415 people… Read More ›

Kushner: 100% possible, and logical, for all 22 Arab states to recognize Israel

Kushner: 100% possible, and logical, for all 22 Arab states to recognize Israel

Concluding historic US-Israeli visit to Abu Dhabi, White House adviser says the ‘vocal minority’ against UAE’s normalization with Israel will become more isolated   Senior… Read More ›

Coronavirus cabinet rules: Schools in red cities to remain closed

Coronavirus cabinet rules: Schools in red cities to remain closed

Coronavirus czar clashed with education minister late into the night * 2.4 million students return to class * 14 people died on Monday   The… Read More ›

Israel on dangerous path to one-state solution

Israel on dangerous path to one-state solution

Opinion: New draft legislation demands a referendum or support from two-thirds of MKs in order to remove any settlements or outposts in a deal with… Read More ›

Dozens of Haredi Jews stuck on a plane in Kiev

Dozens of Haredi Jews stuck on a plane in Kiev

The passengers, who came on two different flights from London and Paris to Kiev, were barred from entering the country.   Dozens of Haredi Jews… Read More ›

Uman fiasco highlights ultra-Orthodox MKs’ political opportunism

Uman fiasco highlights ultra-Orthodox MKs’ political opportunism

Opinion: The pilgrimage is just another parable for Haredi political art of taking a questionable narrative and turning it into their raison d’etre in such… Read More ›

Historic first Israel-UAE commercial flight likely to cross Saudi airspace

Historic first Israel-UAE commercial flight likely to cross Saudi airspace

El Al fight 971 to depart Monday morning carrying high-level Israeli and US delegations to Abu Dhabi for two-days of talks on civil and economic… Read More ›

IDF strikes Hamas targets as Haniyeh demands end to blockade

IDF strikes Hamas targets as Haniyeh demands end to blockade

The Hamas leader stressed that the movement is still conducting talks through Egyptian and Qatari mediation in an effort to achieve their demands.   IDF… Read More ›

In Israel, the fall from middle class to poverty can be swift

In Israel, the fall from middle class to poverty can be swift

Opinion: The coronavirus pandemic and lack of economic safety net from the state has led to quick deterioration for many, with even Israelis from established… Read More ›

20,000 at anti-Netanyahu demo, including 200 hasidim; events in 17 world cities

20,000 at anti-Netanyahu demo, including 200 hasidim; events in 17 world cities

Jerusalem protest ends largely peacefully; group from Bratslav sect, angry over Uman pilgrimage, join in; man in passing car said to brandish pistol at Herzliya… Read More ›

Pompeo ends Middle East tour with no further peace declarations

Pompeo ends Middle East tour with no further peace declarations

Pompeo’s trip comes in advance of a planned visit next Monday to the UAE by an official Israeli delegation led by National Security Adviser Meir… Read More ›

Police say 17 suspects identified in gang rape of 16-year-old

Police say 17 suspects identified in gang rape of 16-year-old

Officers say evidence from Eilat resort investigation backs victim’s testimony; prosecutors expected to file charges against suspects next week, 14 of whom already under arrest,… Read More ›

High Court orders razing of outpost homes, but okays legalization of others

High Court orders razing of outpost homes, but okays legalization of others

Justices approve legal tactic used by AG to legitimize homes built on Palestinian land, but says it can’t apply to Mitzpeh Kramim, because it wasn’t… Read More ›

Poll finds public thinks Netanyahu won political fight

Poll finds public thinks Netanyahu won political fight

The poll asked 537 respondents representing a statistical sample of the Israeli adult population on Wednesday who the main victor was in the standoff.  … Read More ›