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Analysis: Turkey-Israel rapprochement not in the cards despite reports

Analysis: Turkey-Israel rapprochement not in the cards despite reports

Despite bilateral meeting in June, ideological differences will prove insurmountable barrier to peace.   There have been reports of talks between Israel and Turkey aimed… Read More ›

Iran FM says nuclear deal defeated ‘Israeli plot’

Iran FM says nuclear deal defeated ‘Israeli plot’

On first leg of regional tour, Mohammad Javad Zarif says Middle East countries should unite against ‘Israel and terrorism’   Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad… Read More ›

Iran debate devolves with charges of ‘dual loyalty’ and ‘dog whistles’

Iran debate devolves with charges of ‘dual loyalty’ and ‘dog whistles’

With most Republicans against the deal, Democrats have become the battleground — and attacks against Chuck Schumer show just how tense the battle is  … Read More ›

Tel Aviv cheers new subway, bemoans its construction

Tel Aviv cheers new subway, bemoans its construction

White City gears up for years of disruptions, traffic congestion as Light Rail project comes underway   In 2011, when Los Angeles shut down a… Read More ›

Head of far-right group under police investigation

Head of far-right group under police investigation

Bentzi Gopstein, chairman of radical anti-assimilation group Lehava, drew law enforcement’s attention after recent recording in which he said church arson was legitimate under Jewish… Read More ›

Supreme Court upholds bulk of Infiltration Prevention Act

Supreme Court upholds bulk of Infiltration Prevention Act

Court rejects most of petition filed by human rights organizations against third version of bill, but strikes down clause allowing detention exceeding 12 months; nearly… Read More ›

A rabbinic commitment to all Israelis

A rabbinic commitment to all Israelis

Op-ed: A group of great Torah scholars is creating a remedy for the 130,000 boys and girls, young men and women who have felt Jewish… Read More ›

Shin Bet interrogation sheds light on Hamas-Iran ties

Shin Bet interrogation sheds light on Hamas-Iran ties

According to Ibrahim Shahade Sha’ar – accused of terrorist activity – told interrogators that Iran has been transferring money, supplying military equipment and training members… Read More ›

PA to present UN Security Council with resolution to end Israeli ‘occupation’

PA to present UN Security Council with resolution to end Israeli ‘occupation’

Malki dubbed it the “worst form of terrorism” and said that the PA is working towards convincing the US to add settler groups to the… Read More ›

Hamas tunnel digger giving up much intel, says Shin Bet

Hamas tunnel digger giving up much intel, says Shin Bet

Rafah man, who operated on the Gaza battlefield last summer, details training, funding from Tehran.   A Hamas fighter and tunnel digger has given his… Read More ›

Study: Israel spends twice as much on settler students

Study: Israel spends twice as much on settler students

Education Ministry says data compiled by Tel Aviv’s Macro Center is inaccurate   A new study, which the Israeli Education Ministry has claimed is inaccurate,… Read More ›

Israel – Challenge To Chief Rabbinate: National-Religious Rabbis Announce New Private Conversion Courts

Israel – Challenge To Chief Rabbinate: National-Religious Rabbis Announce New Private Conversion Courts

  Israel – In a direct challenge to the authority of the Chief Rabbinate, a group of senior national-religious rabbis announced the formation of a… Read More ›

Obama: GOP opposition to Iran deal is over politics, not merits

Obama: GOP opposition to Iran deal is over politics, not merits

US president says Tehran will have to drop its anti-Israel, anti-Semitic rhetoric to be accepted by international community   Brushing off criticism from a majority… Read More ›

Palestinian villages suffer water shortage at height of summer

Palestinian villages suffer water shortage at height of summer

Three West Bank villages partly cut off from running water during the hottest month of the year, angering residents who point out that the quota… Read More ›

Spat over Tel Aviv day at Paris beach

Spat over Tel Aviv day at Paris beach

Decision to dedicate a day of beach parties in the French capital to Israel’s most famous beach city sparks condemnation from pro-Palestinian group saying it… Read More ›

Israelis will pay the price for Obama-Netanyahu battle

Israelis will pay the price for Obama-Netanyahu battle

Op-ed: The US president will go back to Chicago in a year and a half and the Israeli prime minister will retire one day, but… Read More ›

Obama: I don’t oppose Netanyahu across the board

Obama: I don’t oppose Netanyahu across the board

Barack Obama pledges his commitment to Israel while US ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro calls on PM to talk with US about the day after… Read More ›

Foreign Ministry employees: Someone is trying to destroy us

Foreign Ministry employees: Someone is trying to destroy us

Critics cite Iran’s budget bump for embassies to highlight cuts by Israel.   Israel only has 100 foreign embassies to Iran’s 167, Foreign Ministry workers… Read More ›

Hunger striker transferred to Barzilai hospital amid fears he will be force-fed

Hunger striker transferred to Barzilai hospital amid fears he will be force-fed

MK Ahmad Tibi says he was assured by medical center’s director that Mohammad Allan’s strike won’t be forcibly broken.   A Palestinian security prisoner who… Read More ›

Herzog: Israel cannot afford to reject US overtures

Herzog: Israel cannot afford to reject US overtures

Opposition leader tells delegation of Congress members that Iran nuclear deal is ‘bad,’ but he won’t clash with Obama   Israel cannot reject American overtures… Read More ›