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PA official rejects ‘insane’ demand to stop paying terrorists

PA official rejects ‘insane’ demand to stop paying terrorists

Abbas aide says request to ‘resolve’ policy of issuing stipends to attackers’ families akin to ‘asking Israel to stop paying its soldiers’   A senior Palestinian… Read More ›

Washington – Trump Staffer Omarosa Manigault Says She Has Good Relationship With Louis Farrakhan

Washington – Trump Staffer Omarosa Manigault Says She Has Good Relationship With Louis Farrakhan

  Washington – Presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault, a former reality TV star, said she would “look forward” to meeting with Louis Farrakhan, the Nation of… Read More ›

Israeli-Jordanian-Palestinian Venture Seeks Help on Gaza Resource Crisis

Israeli-Jordanian-Palestinian Venture Seeks Help on Gaza Resource Crisis

Trilateral co-directors of EcoPeace Middle East send letter to Norway urging for participation of third-party mediator on water and electricity issues.   A regional environmental group… Read More ›

ANALYSIS: In Trump Abbas-meet, hope springs eternal as peace prospects run dry

ANALYSIS: In Trump Abbas-meet, hope springs eternal as peace prospects run dry

Leaders’ outpouring of enthusiasm that a deal can be reached does little to cover up the fact that one offered nothing new and the other… Read More ›

Friedman’s First Stop in Israel is the Kotel

Friedman’s First Stop in Israel is the Kotel

Trump is expected to travel to Israel on his first official trip on or around Jerusalem Day later in the month.   WASHINGTON — David… Read More ›

What was Netanyahu’s real reason for snubbing German FM?

What was Netanyahu’s real reason for snubbing German FM?

Op-ed: The prime minister’s exaggerated response to the German minister’s meeting with Breaking the Silence and B’Tselem representatives can be seen as another appeal to… Read More ›

Group of ultra-Orthodox Jews marks Independence Day by burning Israeli flag

Group of ultra-Orthodox Jews marks Independence Day by burning Israeli flag

TV footage shows men and boys from Jerusalem’s Mea Shearim neighborhood watching as flag waved back and forth in bonfire   As Israelis all over… Read More ›

Comment: Netanyahu’s Bold Move Against Europe

Comment: Netanyahu’s Bold Move Against Europe

Israel is finally taking a constructive position in its own defense.   On Tuesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu adopted a new strategy for managing Israel’s… Read More ›

Italy says it will vote against UNESCO Jerusalem resolution

Italy says it will vote against UNESCO Jerusalem resolution

Israel hopes to secure further support in opposing the resolution—set to be voted on on Independence Day—denying Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem; Germany led efforts for… Read More ›

On Independence Day, feel free to choose your celebration

On Independence Day, feel free to choose your celebration

Smashed burgers, a chocolatey porter, Israeli flicks and freebies are just some of the ways to avoid the silly string and inflatable hammers   As… Read More ›

Israel Commemorates 23, 544 Fallen at Western Wall Ceremony in Jerusalem

Israel Commemorates 23, 544 Fallen at Western Wall Ceremony in Jerusalem

“The price of our liberty is purchased in blood” President Reuven Rivlin says   Israeli leaders and soldiers stood in silence and bowed their heads… Read More ›

Just one photo with her father who died in Yom Kippur War

Just one photo with her father who died in Yom Kippur War

Poli Kovdala-Zeidfunden wonders whether it would have been better to know her father before his life was snatched from her when she was just a… Read More ›

English-language Memorial Day ceremony helps a community mourn

English-language Memorial Day ceremony helps a community mourn

More than 15,000 people tune in to a livestream of event held by Jerusalem’s Lone Soldier Center, in memory of Michael Levin   When I… Read More ›

Miami – Staunch Israel Supporter Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, 1st Cuban-American In Congress, To Retire

Miami – Staunch Israel Supporter Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, 1st Cuban-American In Congress, To Retire

  Miami –  U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida, the first Cuban-American elected to Congress, is retiring at the end of her term next year,… Read More ›

Israeli Politicians Pan Liberman for Provoking North Korea

Israeli Politicians Pan Liberman for Provoking North Korea

“Mr. defense minister, we already have enough enemies surrounding us, so let’s focus on the them,” says Zionist Union MK Shelly Yacimovich after Liberman calls… Read More ›

Netanyahu Slams German FM for Insulting Victims of Holocaust

Netanyahu Slams German FM for Insulting Victims of Holocaust

“I don’t welcome diplomats from other countries who visit Israel and at the same time meet organizations that call our soldiers war criminals,” Netanyahu said… Read More ›

Le Pen’s party in new turmoil over alleged Holocaust denial

Le Pen’s party in new turmoil over alleged Holocaust denial

In France’s presidential race, anti-Semitism occupies center stage in the bitter campaign between Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron, with the latter visiting a site… Read More ›

All 100 US senators to UN: End ‘unacceptable’ anti-Israel bias

All 100 US senators to UN: End ‘unacceptable’ anti-Israel bias

Letter to António Guterres, with unanimous Senate support, demands wide-ranging reforms of international body   All 100 US senators signed a letter to United Nations… Read More ›

Trump Considering Israel Visit, White House Official Confirms

Trump Considering Israel Visit, White House Official Confirms

“We are exploring the possibility of a future visit to Israel as well as other countries.”   US President Donald Trump is considering a visit… Read More ›

EU-Israel relations: Trojan horses, snakes, ladders and boycotts

EU-Israel relations: Trojan horses, snakes, ladders and boycotts

Op-ed: Why the European Parliament, and other EU institutions, need to take a strong position on the movement calling for a boycott of the State… Read More ›