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Shame on Israel’s leaders for putting their careers above our health

Shame on Israel’s leaders for putting their careers above our health

Opinion: Just as we doctors vow to never abandon our patients, our politicians should do the same, especially in the throes of a pandemic that… Read More ›

Israel-Morocco direct flights to launch in ‘two to three months’ – report

Israel-Morocco direct flights to launch in ‘two to three months’ – report

“We welcome all Israeli tourists who want to come to Morocco,” Morocco’s Tourism Minister Nadia Fettah Alaoui said.   Morocco and Israel will launch direct… Read More ›

Netanyahu is no longer the master of the game

Netanyahu is no longer the master of the game

Opinion: The prime minister is facing a challenge from a former ally who is a skilled politician in his own right, and despite the normalization… Read More ›

Netanyahu claims pandemic will likely be over in Israel ‘within a few weeks’

Netanyahu claims pandemic will likely be over in Israel ‘within a few weeks’

PM asserts that lockdown, combined with vaccination campaign, can make Israel the 1st country to overcome coronavirus crisis   As Israel prepared to enter a… Read More ›

Third coronavirus lockdown rules – everything you need to know

Third coronavirus lockdown rules – everything you need to know

Movement will be restricted to 1,000 meters from home, except in exceptional cases   The government voted late Wednesday night to roll out a countrywide… Read More ›

Israel to go into third coronavirus lockdown from Sunday

Israel to go into third coronavirus lockdown from Sunday

Rare joint statement from Netanyahu and Gantz says closure will last for at least two weeks and will include shuttering shops, entertainment venues and restricting… Read More ›

Israel set to enter national lockdown on Sunday for 2 weeks as infections surge

Israel set to enter national lockdown on Sunday for 2 weeks as infections surge

Netanyahu, Health Ministry approve new restrictions that will limit movement, commerce, gatherings; education system to remain partially open; 65,000 vaccinated on Wednesday   Prime Minister… Read More ›

‘I thought it was a terror attack,’ says teen accidently shot by Shin Bet

‘I thought it was a terror attack,’ says teen accidently shot by Shin Bet

From his hospital bed, Yehuda Stein recounts incident in which soldiers opened fire at his car after mistaking him for Palestinian terrorist; ‘I saw a… Read More ›

It is no surprise the new federal budget includes $500 million for Israel

It is no surprise the new federal budget includes $500 million for Israel

Complicated budget deals can happen in the smoothest of times. But in moments like this, when Congress is divided, they’re even more likely.   The… Read More ›

As Knesset dissolves, Likud leads in polls but no clear majority for Netanyahu

As Knesset dissolves, Likud leads in polls but no clear majority for Netanyahu

Sa’ar’s New Hope predicted to be 2nd largest party; Blue and White slips to 5-6 seats; plurality blame PM for new vote; Netanyahu, Gantz trade… Read More ›

Election prevention bill fails, Israel headed to elections on March 23

Election prevention bill fails, Israel headed to elections on March 23

Shortly after the vote, Likud MK Michal Shir announced that she would be joining Gideon Sa’ar’s New Hope party in light of the election.  … Read More ›

Coronavirus, your deadly rampage is almost over

Coronavirus, your deadly rampage is almost over

Opinion: After 10 chaotic months we have finally done it; we are looking at the end of the pandemic thanks to the vaccines and soon… Read More ›

Analysis: Elections will end Gantz’s unhappy career; wily Netanyahu strides confidently on

Analysis: Elections will end Gantz’s unhappy career; wily Netanyahu strides confidently on

The Blue and White leader has been outmaneuvered every step of the way by the veteran PM, who next time will face more experienced challengers,… Read More ›

Suspected Iranian cyberattack targets Israel Aerospace Industries

Suspected Iranian cyberattack targets Israel Aerospace Industries

Check Point has referred to Pay2Key as an elite hacker group that steals data and threatens to leak it if its target does not cooperate.… Read More ›

Declaring victory in World War C

Declaring victory in World War C

Opinion: The tiny coronavirus managed to bring most of the world to its knees, but we have fought back, pouring endless resources into a process… Read More ›

Gantz, Netanyahu said to agree last ditch bill to delay budget, stave off vote

Gantz, Netanyahu said to agree last ditch bill to delay budget, stave off vote

With Knesset set to dissolve Tuesday night, Blue and White propose legislation for a two-week delay on budget to allow more time for talks to… Read More ›

Coronavirus in Israel: Vaccination campaign begins

Coronavirus in Israel: Vaccination campaign begins

Some 82% of doctors say they plan to be vaccinated.   Thousands of medical professionals, as well as politicians, will receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine… Read More ›

A Western Sahara model for Palestine

A Western Sahara model for Palestine

Opinion: Trump has challenged the international community to reevaluate positions favoring national aspirations and independence over peace and stability through economic development; will a future… Read More ›

Health Ministry said pushing to halt commerce as COVID cases rise

Health Ministry said pushing to halt commerce as COVID cases rise

Coronavirus cabinet set to meet Sunday to discuss next steps, with ministers said to oppose sweeping new restrictions   Ahead of Sunday’s scheduled meeting of… Read More ›

WATCH NOW – Declaration of ‘Our Common’ Destiny returns to Jerusalem

WATCH NOW – Declaration of ‘Our Common’ Destiny returns to Jerusalem

In a festive broadcastm President Reuven Rivlin adopts the Declaration, which defines the shared values of Jews around the world.   One year after it… Read More ›