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In Washington, a debate over conditioning US aid to Israel heats up

In Washington, a debate over conditioning US aid to Israel heats up

With Netanyahu claiming to be on the brink of annexing parts of the West Bank, moderate Democrats are calling for unprecedented changes to America’s funding… Read More ›

Israeli Doctor Claims To ‘Reverse’ Aging With Pure Oxygen Treatment Study

Israeli Doctor Claims To ‘Reverse’ Aging With Pure Oxygen Treatment Study

  JERUSALEM – The Sagol Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Research at Shamir Medical Center, and Tel Aviv University today announced that, for the first… Read More ›

Netanyahu has a choice to make on coronavirus

Netanyahu has a choice to make on coronavirus

Opinion: The bungled response to the pandemic will definitely go down in history as the prime minister’s fault, but if he wishes to save face… Read More ›

Police suspend officer filmed shoving unsuspecting Haredi man at protest

Police suspend officer filmed shoving unsuspecting Haredi man at protest

Investigation opened into case of apparent excessive force comes days after another incident caught on tape in which officer whacked protester who told him to… Read More ›

Christians United for Israel opposes the Van Hollen amendment

Christians United for Israel opposes the Van Hollen amendment

“The amendment endangers Israelis and Palestinians who both rely on Israel having the necessary operational freedom to protect against terrorist activities in the West Bank.”… Read More ›

Israel’s lawmakers must come clean on coronavirus, no matter how painful

Israel’s lawmakers must come clean on coronavirus, no matter how painful

Opinion: Fixing the economy begins with stopping the spread of the virus, there is no way around it; the real source of national unrest is… Read More ›

Family Told No Footage Of Shooting Of Autistic Palestinian

Family Told No Footage Of Shooting Of Autistic Palestinian

  JERUSALEM (AP) — The family of an autistic Palestinian man who was killed by Israeli police was informed by investigators on Monday that a… Read More ›

The penny has finally dropped for Netanyahu

The penny has finally dropped for Netanyahu

Opinion: When PM finally raised his head from under the blanket of his legal woes and political games, he saw one million enraged jobless stare… Read More ›

2 arrested as ultra-Orthodox protest neighborhood lockdowns for second night

2 arrested as ultra-Orthodox protest neighborhood lockdowns for second night

Demonstrators knock down barriers, set dumpsters on fire and pelt police with eggs to protest against alleged discrimination in coronavirus closures   At least two… Read More ›

Thousands of enraged protesters gather in Tel Aviv: ‘No more games!’

Thousands of enraged protesters gather in Tel Aviv: ‘No more games!’

Politicians were told not to come as thousands gathered in Tel aviv, to warn government not to let them down during COVID-19 financial crisis. Blue… Read More ›

Israel’s 2nd wave has less serious cases as at-risk groups on guard — analysis

Israel’s 2nd wave has less serious cases as at-risk groups on guard — analysis

According to TV report, data compiled by Clalit Research Institute indicates those in higher danger from virus are taking greater precautions during the latest coronavirus… Read More ›

Netanyahu concedes Israel’s economy reopened too quickly

Netanyahu concedes Israel’s economy reopened too quickly

At presentation of financial rescue plan for virus-induced crisis, premier takes responsibility for damages to economy, says government works on basis of trial and error;… Read More ›

Rivlin slams gov’t: Did not develop theory to fight coronavirus

Rivlin slams gov’t: Did not develop theory to fight coronavirus

Cabinet to declare red zones in nine cities • Gantz enters quarantine   President Reuven Rivlin said on Wednesday afternoon that “the State of Israel… Read More ›

For the love of God, don’t let IDF manage coronavirus crisis

For the love of God, don’t let IDF manage coronavirus crisis

Opinion: There are many reasons why the IDF shouldn’t be in charge of stopping the outbreak; the basic definition of democracy rules out the option… Read More ›

Decision on fresh lockdowns delayed though new virus cases stay over 1,000-a-day

Decision on fresh lockdowns delayed though new virus cases stay over 1,000-a-day

113 patients in serious condition Wednesday night; 1,014 new cases in 24 hours; Beitar Illit residents protest against Netanyahu after city declared ‘restricted area’  … Read More ›

In the COVID-19 sea, Israel is a ship without a rudder

In the COVID-19 sea, Israel is a ship without a rudder

Like the captain who does not want to go down with the ship, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was conspicuously missing from Tuesday’s press briefing.  … Read More ›

The politics of coronavirus

The politics of coronavirus

Opinion: The EU omits Israel from the list of countries allowed to fly into its airports, which Jerusalem attributes to climbing infection rate but could… Read More ›

Ultra-Orthodox city declared ‘restricted zone’ as virus cases spike

Ultra-Orthodox city declared ‘restricted zone’ as virus cases spike

Beitar Illit closed for 7 days starting Wednesday afternoon after infections skyrocket 224% in past week; mayor decries late night government announcement as a ‘disgrace’… Read More ›

Gov’t approves bill to bypass Knesset on coronavirus decisions

Gov’t approves bill to bypass Knesset on coronavirus decisions

The bill allows such decisions to take effect immediately, and passed in its second and third reading late Monday night after deliberations in the Knesset… Read More ›

The coronavirus symptoms no one talks about

The coronavirus symptoms no one talks about

Opinion: Many Israelis were left jobless and in despair by the pandemic; they don’t care about the virus anymore, they just want a reason to… Read More ›