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Silent protests get you nowhere in Israel

Silent protests get you nowhere in Israel

Opinion: We saw how the protests of the disabled community slipped from the public agenda the minute they stopped blocking main roads, how the quiet… Read More ›

Two Years On, No Progress at Egalitarian Kotel Plaza

Two Years On, No Progress at Egalitarian Kotel Plaza

‘They are trying to make us feel like second-rate citizens by making us pray at a third-rate place.’   Last July, an ancient stone fell… Read More ›

The traffic jam worth being stuck in

The traffic jam worth being stuck in

Opinion: Those who think they’ve suffered in the talkbacks caused by the demonstrations of Ethiopian youth against police brutality that took place across Israel should… Read More ›

136 held, 83 hurt in protests against Ethiopian Israeli teen’s slaying by cop

136 held, 83 hurt in protests against Ethiopian Israeli teen’s slaying by cop

47 police officers, 26 protesters, 9 passersby and one firefighter treated by MDA; Erdan: No repeat of Tuesday’s violence; roads across country to be blocked… Read More ›

The Israeli right-wing’s moment of truth

The Israeli right-wing’s moment of truth

Opinion: Four politicians to the right of Likud believe they can mobilize voters better than anyone else to present the next coalition with a viable… Read More ›

A Shocking Night for Syria – Analysis

A Shocking Night for Syria – Analysis

Airstrikes and active air defense across Damascus into the mountains near Lebanon and near Homs 160 km to the north awoke Syrians after midnight in… Read More ›

Our extortion arrangement with Hamas

Our extortion arrangement with Hamas

Opinion: Israel might think its strong, but Gaza Strip leaders know we’re as squeezable as ever, especially as elections near yet again; a strong country… Read More ›

Syria says four killed as Israeli jets hit targets in Homs and Damascus

Syria says four killed as Israeli jets hit targets in Homs and Damascus

Damascus claims to have intercepted several incoming missiles fired from Lebanese airspace; observer says Iran-linked base targeted; no comment from IDF   Syria said Israeli… Read More ›

Aeronautics Inks $8 Million Deal for Their Orbiter 3 Drone

Aeronautics Inks $8 Million Deal for Their Orbiter 3 Drone

Company had their export license reinstated in February.   Israeli defense company Aeronautics announced a deal worth $8 million to sell their advanced Orbiter 3… Read More ›

Netanyahu says Palestinians determined to continue conflict at all cost

Netanyahu says Palestinians determined to continue conflict at all cost

The prime minister also lashes out at those pushing him to launch a large-scale military operation in the Hamas-controlled enclave in response to incendiary balloon… Read More ›

Israel detains Palestinian Authority’s minister for Jerusalem affairs

Israel detains Palestinian Authority’s minister for Jerusalem affairs

Fadi al-Hadami arrested during early morning raid on his home; TV news reports development related to recent visit to Temple Mount by Chilean President Sebastian… Read More ›

Why Did Netanyahu Suddenly Seek to Cancel the Election He Initiated?

Why Did Netanyahu Suddenly Seek to Cancel the Election He Initiated?

Political Affairs: The election elimination escapade   Circle November 5, 2019, on your calendars. And mark it by doing absolutely nothing. Why November 5? Because… Read More ›

Many sticks, few carrots: Trump’s Palestinian policy

Many sticks, few carrots: Trump’s Palestinian policy

Since taking office on the U.S. president has been consistent in his views on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, adopting Netanyahu’s positions and thereby ending the American… Read More ›

Gantz: Deal to end Gaza arson attacks shows Netanyahu ‘filling Hamas’s balloons’

Gantz: Deal to end Gaza arson attacks shows Netanyahu ‘filling Hamas’s balloons’

Former top defense officials under the PM assail him over the agreement; IDF nabs Gazan carrying knife who crossed the border   Blue and White… Read More ›

Kushner in Bahrain: Criticizing Our Plan Won’t Help Palestinians

Kushner in Bahrain: Criticizing Our Plan Won’t Help Palestinians

“When people criticize, the question I would ask them is what is your idea, what ideas are you putting forward,” he told reporters.   MANAMA,… Read More ›

What we owe to the true victim of the rape case

What we owe to the true victim of the rape case

Opinion: She is just seven years old, but the horrific assault she endured has been distorted, used, manipulated; this is too much to bear for… Read More ›

Late wife’s torment turns Israeli religious farmer into assisted suicide backer

Late wife’s torment turns Israeli religious farmer into assisted suicide backer

After his terminally ill wife had to fly to Switzerland to end her suffering, Yoskeh Marmurstein is challenging a society that resists the burial of… Read More ›

UNRWA Raises $110 Million for Palestinians on Same Day as Bahrain Summit

UNRWA Raises $110 Million for Palestinians on Same Day as Bahrain Summit

UNRWA services 5.4 million Palestinian refugees in Gaza, the West Bank, east Jerusalem, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria   The United Nations Relief and Works Agency… Read More ›

IMF chief in Bahrain: Palestinian economic growth must focus on job creation

IMF chief in Bahrain: Palestinian economic growth must focus on job creation

Jared Kushner, chief architect of U.S. policy on Mideast, seeks to persuade Palestinians to accept $50 billion support plan as Gazans and West Bank residents… Read More ›

Opposition seethes as Netanyahu mulls bid to nix September elections

Opposition seethes as Netanyahu mulls bid to nix September elections

Blue and White chief says no talks underway with Likud for unity government; Yisrael Beytenu: ‘What is guiding Netanyahu is not the good of the… Read More ›