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PM postpones gas vote after failing to clinch majority

PM postpones gas vote after failing to clinch majority

Coalition’s scramble to pass controversial bill on offshore drilling is unsuccessful; Netanyahu may make details of deal public   A parliamentary vote on a controversial… Read More ›

Palestinians’ words kill too

Palestinians’ words kill too

Op-ed: The ‘lone-wolf terrorist’ may be ‘alone’ in their actions, but they are driven and influenced by the mass, systematic, Nazi incitement on the Palestinian… Read More ›

Mariah Carey visits Western Wall

Mariah Carey visits Western Wall

After landing in Tel Aviv with her twins and Australian partner, American singer heads to Jerusalem for a tour of city’s holy site and dinner… Read More ›

From lone soldier to military prison

From lone soldier to military prison

Young American came to Israel alone to serve in the IDF, but ended up enthralled in a conspiracy to blow up the Dome of the… Read More ›

Four hurt after shots fired in possible West Bank terrorist attack

Four hurt after shots fired in possible West Bank terrorist attack

The four victims, all men in their 20s, are residents of a nearby settlement; One person sustained serious wounds, according to initial reports.   Shots… Read More ›

UN report author: Israel, Palestinian groups are equal under the law

UN report author: Israel, Palestinian groups are equal under the law

The American jurist, Mary McGowan Davis, headed the two-person fact-finding mission that authored a 500- page report on last summer’s war between Gaza and Hamas.… Read More ›

Independent review calls for Janner to face child abuse charges despite dementia

Independent review calls for Janner to face child abuse charges despite dementia

Prosecutors had earlier excused former MP and chair of Board of Deputies from standing trial over 22 allegations of sexual offenses from ’60s to ’80s.… Read More ›

Hamas masses troops on Israeli border, trains for new round of fighting

Hamas masses troops on Israeli border, trains for new round of fighting

Still, wrapped up in tension between its military and political wings, Gaza’s ruling Islamist group isn’t keen on engaging Israel anytime soon   Something relatively… Read More ›

Take the offensive against anti-Israel academics, top think tank urges

Take the offensive against anti-Israel academics, top think tank urges

JPPI hands Prime Minister Netanyahu series of recommendations, including emergency immigration plan for French Jewry   A major Jewish think tank of Sunday urged the… Read More ›

Israeli Navy preparing to take over Gaza-bound flotilla

Israeli Navy preparing to take over Gaza-bound flotilla

Four boats carrying 47 pro-Palestinian activists will be welcomed with letter from PM: ‘It looks like you took a wrong turn. Perhaps you meant to… Read More ›

Report: Islamic Jihad leader to end hunger-strike after Israel agrees to his release

Report: Islamic Jihad leader to end hunger-strike after Israel agrees to his release

Khader Adnan, 37, had been hospitalized in critical condition as a result of rejecting food since May 4.   An Islamic Jihad leader jailed by… Read More ›

Analysis: Why Germany is the weakest Western link in nuclear talks with Iran

Analysis: Why Germany is the weakest Western link in nuclear talks with Iran

The negotiations coincide with this year’s celebration of 50 years of diplomatic relations between Israel and the Federal Republic of Germany.   With the Iran… Read More ›

Protesting classroom crunch, parents to keep kids from school

Protesting classroom crunch, parents to keep kids from school

Students in some 70 cities to get day off as parents step up protest against class sizes swelling to 40 children or more   Parents… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Israeli 11-Year-Old Boy Pronounced Dead In Tragic Fall From School Roof

Jerusalem – Israeli 11-Year-Old Boy Pronounced Dead In Tragic Fall From School Roof

Jerusalem – The City of Jerusalem is in mourning tonight after an 11-year-old boy from Ramot Aleph was pronounced dead after falling down a staircase… Read More ›

US slams Israel’s treatment of Palestinian prisoners

US slams Israel’s treatment of Palestinian prisoners

Annual human rights report decries ‘killings and abuse of Palestinian detainees’; criticizes PA restrictions, Hamas killings and terrorism   The annual US State Department report… Read More ›

No injuries as Israeli ambulance in West Bank takes fire

No injuries as Israeli ambulance in West Bank takes fire

At least four bullets hit MDA vehicle near Beit El, local official blames reopening of nearby road into Palestinian town   Unknown assailants shot at… Read More ›

Seeing few gaps, New Zealand to push for Israeli-Palestinian talks

Seeing few gaps, New Zealand to push for Israeli-Palestinian talks

As Wellington takes reins of UN Security Council, foreign minister says sides not far apart, hints he won’t support resolution imposing conditions   New  Zealand… Read More ›

Website records testimonies of anti-Semitism on US campuses

Website records testimonies of anti-Semitism on US campuses

‘I am terrified knowing I may not be able to discuss my Judaism without taunts, or worse, violence,’ says Northwestern University student. A new webpage… Read More ›

Thousands protest natural gas deal

Thousands protest natural gas deal

Crowd demonstrates in Tel Aviv against government’s plan to let a American-Israeli energy group keep control of most of the country’s natural gas deposits. Thousands… Read More ›

Rift in Foreign Ministry prevents effective fight against BDS

Rift in Foreign Ministry prevents effective fight against BDS

Division developed in the ministry after professionals urged cooperating with Jewish left-wing organizations to fight boycott, with politicians choosing to brand all criticism as anti-Semitism… Read More ›