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Israeli airstrikes said to target Syria, explosions heard near Tel Aviv

Israeli airstrikes said to target Syria, explosions heard near Tel Aviv

IDF reportedly investigating if errant Syrian air defense missile caused blast near center of Israel; no injuries or damage reported   Israeli planes carried out… Read More ›

Israel must rethink its decision to reopen schools on September 1

Israel must rethink its decision to reopen schools on September 1

Opinion: Instead of reopening this week, government should push the date back to October and use extra time to increase staffing and facilitate studies in… Read More ›

US military investigating reports it killed 7 children in Kabul airstrike on IS

US military investigating reports it killed 7 children in Kabul airstrike on IS

According to reports, 10 members of one family died when a US drone strike Sunday targeted Islamic State terrorists   A drone strike in Kabul… Read More ›

Bennett and Biden hold call after Kabul attack pushes meeting to Friday morning

Bennett and Biden hold call after Kabul attack pushes meeting to Friday morning

PM offers condolences over attack; new summit scheduled for 10:25 a.m., Bennett’s office says, with stay in Washington extended to Saturday night   Prime Minister… Read More ›

Bennett’s pandemic strategy begins to bear fruit but the end is nowhere near

Bennett’s pandemic strategy begins to bear fruit but the end is nowhere near

Opinion: Despite the continued rise in new cases and hospitalizations, PM finds himself in a far better situation than what even the most optimistic predictions… Read More ›

Coronavirus cabinet decides school year to begin September 1, vaccines on campus

Coronavirus cabinet decides school year to begin September 1, vaccines on campus

Teachers and staff will be required to have a ‘Green Pass’ to enter schools; students 12 and over will get COVID shots during school hours,… Read More ›

Biden: It was impossible for US to leave Afghanistan without ‘chaos’

Biden: It was impossible for US to leave Afghanistan without ‘chaos’

President says US forces will remain on the ground until last Americans are retrieved from Taliban-controlled country   WASHINGTON (AFP) — US President Joe Biden… Read More ›

UK’s Boris Johnson to host virtual G7 meeting on Afghanistan

UK’s Boris Johnson to host virtual G7 meeting on Afghanistan

Following the successful invasion of Kabul, the Taliban has declared the war in Afghanistan as over.   Taliban has declared the war in Afghanistan as… Read More ›

The fall of Kabul is warning sign for Israel

The fall of Kabul is warning sign for Israel

Analysis: The Taliban victory against the U.S. today and the Soviet Union before it should be a wake-up call to the Israeli security establishment to… Read More ›

Taliban captures key cities Herat and Ghazni, leaving Kabul increasingly isolated

Taliban captures key cities Herat and Ghazni, leaving Kabul increasingly isolated

Twelve provincial Afghanistan capitals are now under Taliban control after the militant group captured strategic cities on Thursday, leaving the Afghan capital of Kabul increasingly… Read More ›

West, not Israel, to blame for spread of radical Islam

West, not Israel, to blame for spread of radical Islam

Opinion: A common thread of Sunni and Shi’ite terrorism runs through Lebanon, Afghanistan, Yemen and Gaza, but Western progressives are only interested in blaming Israel… Read More ›

Guess What? This Summer Marks 100 Years of Agudath Israel in America

Guess What? This Summer Marks 100 Years of Agudath Israel in America

e By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com This summer represents the 100th anniversary of Agudath Israel in America. So here is the historical background behind… Read More ›

Will Israel face Iran alone?

Will Israel face Iran alone?

Analysis: Jerusalem cannot ignore deadly attack on oil tanker connected to Israeli company but with Western world increasingly reluctant to engage as they seek to… Read More ›

Iran denies ‘baseless’ Israeli claim it struck ship in deadly attack

Iran denies ‘baseless’ Israeli claim it struck ship in deadly attack

But PM Bennett says there’s no doubt Tehran is behind strike that killed 2 people, claims intelligence materials prove it Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on… Read More ›

Ben and Jerry say they ‘support Israel,’ reject its ‘illegal occupation’

Ben and Jerry say they ‘support Israel,’ reject its ‘illegal occupation’

In NY Times op-ed, founders of ice cream giant say decision to boycott settlements one of the most important in firm’s 43-year history, dismiss accusations… Read More ›

Israel is on the ropes in the battle again the pandemic

Israel is on the ropes in the battle again the pandemic

Opinion: A failure to understand cause and effect in the fight against COVID is a symptom shared by all involved in this farce: the government… Read More ›

US urges democracy maintained in Tunisia, as birthplace of Arab Spring in crisis

US urges democracy maintained in Tunisia, as birthplace of Arab Spring in crisis

Blinken phones president after he dismisses government, calls on him to ‘maintain open dialogue with all political actors and the Tunisian people’ WASHINGTON — US… Read More ›

Palestinian Authority official says PA ready for direct talks with Israel

Palestinian Authority official says PA ready for direct talks with Israel

The Palestinian Authority’s Hussein Al-Sheikh told The Media Line that the PA is ready for direct talks with Israel. Civil Affairs Minister Hussein Al-Sheikh is… Read More ›

Spyware for sale: The booming trade in surveillance tech

Spyware for sale: The booming trade in surveillance tech

With revelations about Israeli-made Pegasus being misused by governments, calls are growing for the spyware industry to face greater regulation, or even a moratorium on… Read More ›

Israel mulls further restricting travel abroad as pandemic rages on

Israel mulls further restricting travel abroad as pandemic rages on

Health Ministry chief Ash says it is not the time for unnecessary trips abroad as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations spike; vaccinated tourists barred from entering… Read More ›