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Senior American official: If Iran attacks Israel, US will protect it

Senior American official: If Iran attacks Israel, US will protect it

Following nuclear deal with Iran, Washington tries to ease Israel’s fears; official states Israel’s military qualitative edge will be ensured, adding: ‘US intelligence will check… Read More ›

Shin Bet arrests Kahane’s grandson, online incitement continues

Shin Bet arrests Kahane’s grandson, online incitement continues

Far-right activist Meir Ettinger suspected of involvement with extremist Jewish organization; police opens investigation into videos of Netanyahu, Rivlin wearing Nazi uniform. Far-right activist Meir… Read More ›

Hatred is killing the foundation of Israel’s existence

Hatred is killing the foundation of Israel’s existence

Op-ed: Freedom of expression is a noble value, the air democracy breathes; but the court has failed to equip democracy with tools to defend itself… Read More ›

IDF destroys illegally built home in West Bank settlement of Eli

IDF destroys illegally built home in West Bank settlement of Eli

High Court of Justice ruled that the structure and a portion of another must be removed because they were on private Palestinian property.   Just… Read More ›

Moniz to Israeli reporters: Iran deal does not change ‘one iota’ who America’s friends are

Moniz to Israeli reporters: Iran deal does not change ‘one iota’ who America’s friends are

US energy secretary defined America’s friends in the region as Israel, the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council, and “a couple of Arab states.”  … Read More ›

‘A miracle saved my five boys’

‘A miracle saved my five boys’

Emam Dawabsha’s family was in Nablus when the two terrorists, believed to be Jewish extremists, snuck into the West Bank village of Duma and threw… Read More ›

Democrats say Iran deal all but secure in Congress

Democrats say Iran deal all but secure in Congress

Leaders confident they can deny opponents of nuclear accord a veto-proof two-thirds majority in both chambers   Congressional Democrats are increasingly confident that they will… Read More ›

Slain baby’s grandfather hopes he was ‘the last casualty of this terror war’

Slain baby’s grandfather hopes he was ‘the last casualty of this terror war’

Hussein Dawabsha says he helped build the Israeli hospital where his daughter is fighting for her life after Molotov cocktail attack   Hussein Dawabsha, whose… Read More ›

Settlers gather for interfaith vigil, but find few Palestinian takers

Settlers gather for interfaith vigil, but find few Palestinian takers

Organizers of coexistence event at Gush Etzion Junction that draws 300 admit difficulty of fostering open connections in charged atmosphere   More than 300 people… Read More ›

After Palestinian baby’s death, Israelis say condemnation not enough

After Palestinian baby’s death, Israelis say condemnation not enough

Inside the Dawabsha home, amid burnt toys and other debris from a deadly firebombing, 100 Israelis come to ask forgiveness   The smell of stale… Read More ›

It takes courage to deal with Jewish terrorists

It takes courage to deal with Jewish terrorists

Op-ed: Israel must turn every stone, catch the people who burned Palestinian baby Ali Dawabsheh alive, prosecute them and destroy their homes. Unless our side… Read More ›

New budget to increase gov’t revenues, cut NIS 3b. from ministries

New budget to increase gov’t revenues, cut NIS 3b. from ministries

Finance Ministry completes work on 2015-2016 state budget, but fight over defense budget, promised coalition money to Kulanu, Bayit Yehudi still ongoing. The Finance Ministry… Read More ›

Security Cabinet authorizes new measures against Jewish terrorists

Security Cabinet authorizes new measures against Jewish terrorists

In wake of Jewish terrorist attack in Duma, gov’t authorizes use of administrative detentions, while Justice Ministry team recommends changing classification of ‘price tag’ perpetrators… Read More ›

Proportion of contract workers in Israel similar to other developed countries, study shows

Proportion of contract workers in Israel similar to other developed countries, study shows

Not all agency workers are actually contract workers, says Taub Center researcher   Contrary to popular belief, the share of “agency workers” in Israel is… Read More ›

Analysis: Tougher laws combined with good intelligence can prevent far-right attacks

Analysis: Tougher laws combined with good intelligence can prevent far-right attacks

State will continue to struggle to contain threat if light sentences are handed out when nobody is injured.   When it comes to looking at… Read More ›

Syrian-Kurd intellectual to Post: ‘US and Israel need to stop Turkish attacks in Syria now’

Syrian-Kurd intellectual to Post: ‘US and Israel need to stop Turkish attacks in Syria now’

Dr. Kamal Sido, who works for a German Human Rights NGO, said that “Israel must support minorities like the Kurds and Druse that are not… Read More ›

Analysis: We must crush Jewish terrorism

Analysis: We must crush Jewish terrorism

If the government really wishes Israel to remain free, democratic and westernized it has to immediately change its state of mind. Not tomorrow. Today.  … Read More ›

Bennett: Don’t use Jewish terrorists to tarnish settlers

Bennett: Don’t use Jewish terrorists to tarnish settlers

Minister warns that while all Israelis must reject violence, those who try to blacken his camp ‘will find me in their path’   Jewish Home… Read More ›

Families of Palestinian terror victims warn of rage on streets

Families of Palestinian terror victims warn of rage on streets

Relatives of toddler Ali Dawabsha, Mohammed Abu Khdeir say dire ‘consequences’ expected should Ali’s mother succumb to her wounds   As Palestinians grieved over the… Read More ›

Ya’alon okays administrative detention for Jewish terror suspects

Ya’alon okays administrative detention for Jewish terror suspects

Senior defense official says controversial tool often used against Palestinian terrorism also needed to tackle Jewish extremism   Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon has instructed security… Read More ›