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For first time in poll, Gantz pulls slightly ahead of Netanyahu as pick for PM

For first time in poll, Gantz pulls slightly ahead of Netanyahu as pick for PM

Gantz takes narrow lead over PM in statistical parity; on allegation of sexual misconduct from the 1970s, denied by Gantz, more respondents believe him than… Read More ›

Plattekill, NY – NYC Police Officer Charged With Illegally Making, Selling Guns

Plattekill, NY – NYC Police Officer Charged With Illegally Making, Selling Guns

  Plattekill, NY – A police officer with the New York City Department of Environmental Protection has been arrested on charges of manufacturing guns at… Read More ›

Google, siding with Saudi Arabia, refuses to remove widely-criticized government app which lets men track women and control their travel

Google, siding with Saudi Arabia, refuses to remove widely-criticized government app which lets men track women and control their travel

  Google has rejected calls to remove a Saudi government app which offers a tool for men to control where women travel. The company told… Read More ›

Ilhan Omar Says She is Accused of Antisemitism Because She’s Muslim

Ilhan Omar Says She is Accused of Antisemitism Because She’s Muslim

“A lot of our Jewish colleagues, our constituents and allies go to thinking that everything we say about Israel is antisemitic.”   Congresswoman Ihan Omar… Read More ›

Netanyahu has the support of the right, but at what cost?

Netanyahu has the support of the right, but at what cost?

Analysis: The coalition parties were almost unanimous in their support of the prime minister in the face of his legal woes, but he could find… Read More ›

Netanyahu to stand trial for bribery, fraud and breach of trust, pending hearing

Netanyahu to stand trial for bribery, fraud and breach of trust, pending hearing

AG’s decision is legal bombshell ahead of April 9 elections, marks first time in Israel’s history that serving PM is told he faces criminal charges;… Read More ›

Buenos Aires – Former Argentine President Cleared Of Meddling In Bombing Attack On Jewish Center

Buenos Aires – Former Argentine President Cleared Of Meddling In Bombing Attack On Jewish Center

  Buenos Aires –  A court absolved former President Carlos Menem on Thursday of charges he tried to interfere with the investigation into Argentina’s deadliest… Read More ›

Pakistan to free captured Indian pilot in effort to defuse Kashmir standoff

Pakistan to free captured Indian pilot in effort to defuse Kashmir standoff

  New Delhi – India is waiting for the release of an pilot who has been in Pakistani custody since he was shot down over… Read More ›

Likud seeks to stall expected AG call for Netanyahu indictments

Likud seeks to stall expected AG call for Netanyahu indictments

The prime minister expected to face charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust in three graft probes, pending hearing; Israeli-American billionaire Arnon Milchan will… Read More ›

Prime Minister under Investigation – A Guide for the Perplexed

Prime Minister under Investigation – A Guide for the Perplexed

The following guide represents the collective wisdom of the Israel Democracy Institute’s scholars and explains the various possibilities and scenarios as Israel enters unchartered political… Read More ›

Trump says Netanyahu, facing possible corruption charges, is ‘smart,’ ‘strong’

Trump says Netanyahu, facing possible corruption charges, is ‘smart,’ ‘strong’

Hours before attorney general expected to announce indictment against PM, US president assesses he has ‘done a great job’   US President Donald Trump defended… Read More ›

Islamabad – World Urges Restraint As 2 Nuclear Power Countries India, Pakistan Trade Blows Over Kashmir

Islamabad – World Urges Restraint As 2 Nuclear Power Countries India, Pakistan Trade Blows Over Kashmir

  Islamabad – India and Pakistan both said they shot down each other’s fighter jets on Wednesday, with Pakistan capturing an Indian pilot a day… Read More ›

Trump says North Korea summit collapsed because Kim demanded total sanctions relief in exchange for closing only some of his nuclear sites

Trump says North Korea summit collapsed because Kim demanded total sanctions relief in exchange for closing only some of his nuclear sites

  Donald Trump said talks with Kim Jong Un in Vietnam fell through because North Korea demanded total sanctions relief but wouldn’t give up enough… Read More ›

Deborah Lipstadt Resigns Synagogue over Defense of Israeli Extremist Right

Deborah Lipstadt Resigns Synagogue over Defense of Israeli Extremist Right

“I cannot be associated with an organization that gives such racism, celebration of violence, and immoral policies a ‘heksher,’” or imprimatur, she wrote in an… Read More ›

Netanyahu underestimated US Jews’ revulsion toward Kahanists

Netanyahu underestimated US Jews’ revulsion toward Kahanists

Opinion: While the prime minister caused dismay among American Jewry by working to bring the racist rabbi’s followers back to the Knesset, they know all… Read More ›

Netanyahu lambasted for Likud campaign spot featuring soldiers’ graves

Netanyahu lambasted for Likud campaign spot featuring soldiers’ graves

After chorus of condemnation, including from troop memorial organization, party apologizes for webcast clip that claimed ‘dangerous’ Gantz would cause hundreds of deaths   Prime… Read More ›

Delaware – Joe Biden: ‘Don’t Be Surprised’ If I Run For President

Delaware – Joe Biden: ‘Don’t Be Surprised’ If I Run For President

Delaware – Former Vice President Joe Biden strongly signaled Tuesday that he could soon launch a campaign for the 2020 Democratic nomination. “I haven’t made… Read More ›

Vietnam’s history holds lessons for Trump and Kim ahead of summit, PM says

Vietnam’s history holds lessons for Trump and Kim ahead of summit, PM says

Hanoi, Vietnam (CNN)Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said his country will “spare no effort” to host a successful summit between North Korea and the… Read More ›

German Jews Slam German President for Praising Antisemitic Iranian Regime

German Jews Slam German President for Praising Antisemitic Iranian Regime

“Why … after the Ayatollah Khamenei released a Holocaust denying video … did the president of Germany sent warm greetings to a regime that seeks… Read More ›

The tangled web of Israel’s extreme right, American Jewry and the US terror blacklist

The tangled web of Israel’s extreme right, American Jewry and the US terror blacklist

Former MK Michael Ben-Ari, who heads Otzma Yehudit (Jewish Power) and could return to Knesset thanks to a Netanyahu-blessed union with Jewish Home, has ties… Read More ›