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Coronavirus cabinet approves: Synagogues open, stores to remain closed

Coronavirus cabinet approves: Synagogues open, stores to remain closed

Senior officials in the Health Ministry had warned the prime minister that opening retail was dangerous and could lead to increased morbidity.   The coronavirus… Read More ›

White House moves ahead with sale of F-35 jets to UAE

White House moves ahead with sale of F-35 jets to UAE

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responds to the report saying both Israel and the UAE face a common threat but adds it is important that the… Read More ›

US citizens born in Jerusalem may have ‘Israel’ on their passports

US citizens born in Jerusalem may have ‘Israel’ on their passports

The move could be announced by the State Department as soon as Thursday.     US President Donald Trump’s administration plans to reverse a long-standing… Read More ›

Mideast arms race: Is Israel’s qualitative military edge eroding?

Mideast arms race: Is Israel’s qualitative military edge eroding?

In depth: Experts on U.S. strategy in region say advanced U.S. weaponry sold to Arab states is traditionally less sophisticated than that sold to Jerusalem,… Read More ›

US acts on declaration settlements are legal, extends deal to West Bank

US acts on declaration settlements are legal, extends deal to West Bank

Prof. Eugene Kontorovich of George Mason Law School and director of the Israeli think tank Kohelet Policy Forum was a major proponent of the policy… Read More ›

Israel must kick its Donald Trump addiction

Israel must kick its Donald Trump addiction

Opinion: Just as he did with the U.S., the president whom Israel believed was its ultimate friend has left it more isolated than before; Nov.… Read More ›

Trump: Up to 10 countries set for peace with Israel, ‘largely after’ elections

Trump: Up to 10 countries set for peace with Israel, ‘largely after’ elections

President claims there are 5 Middle East ‘definites’ and a similar number who are ‘pretty much’ ready to open diplomatic relations   US President Donald… Read More ›

Bipartisan House Bill To Be Introduced To Provide Israel With Bunker-Buster Bombs

Bipartisan House Bill To Be Introduced To Provide Israel With Bunker-Buster Bombs

  WASHINGTON (JNS) — A bill that would allow the United States to provide Israel bunker busters is reportedly expected to be introduced this week… Read More ›

History will judge UNSC for failing to embrace Abraham Accords, US says

History will judge UNSC for failing to embrace Abraham Accords, US says

“History will judge how this Council responds to this historic moment – it can either shrink from the challenge or rise to the occasion.”  … Read More ›

For ultra-Orthodox, education as important as oxygen

For ultra-Orthodox, education as important as oxygen

Opinion: While Haredi sector’s decision to reopen schools in violation of the law deserves condemnation, some parents believed that not sending their children back to… Read More ›

Sudan’s leader: We weren’t blackmailed; we’re biggest winners of Israel deal

Sudan’s leader: We weren’t blackmailed; we’re biggest winners of Israel deal

Khartoum would have had to wait a year to be delisted by as state sponsor of terrorism, says Gen. Burhan; backs Palestinian state, but says… Read More ›

Israeli COVID-19 vaccine to begin human trials next week

Israeli COVID-19 vaccine to begin human trials next week

“I am confident in our vaccine, I believe in it and in the ability of the institute scientists who developed it” – IIBR director, Prof.… Read More ›

Why is Netanyahu denying his peace deals have a price?

Why is Netanyahu denying his peace deals have a price?

Opinion: Losing a bit of technological superiority in the region and forfeiting plans of West Bank annexation are all reasonable enough prices to pay for… Read More ›

Mossad head: Saudi normalization ties to be announced after US election

Mossad head: Saudi normalization ties to be announced after US election

US-mediated normalization talks between Israel and Oman are reportedly close to achieving a breakthrough.   A normalization announcement between Israel and Saudi Arabia will most… Read More ›

A gulf that will swallow up Israel

A gulf that will swallow up Israel

Opinion: Conspiracy theories nurtured by both sides of the political spectrum serve to do nothing more but tear Israel apart in the midst of the… Read More ›

Israelis press ahead with weekly anti-Netanyahu protests

Israelis press ahead with weekly anti-Netanyahu protests

  JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Israelis demonstrated Saturday night outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, demanding the Israeli leader’s resignation. Weekly… Read More ›

Likud’s lead over Yamina rises to 10 seats in new poll

Likud’s lead over Yamina rises to 10 seats in new poll

Gamliel was cleared of all charges this week by Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit.   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party enjoyed a resurgence in a Panels… Read More ›

Israel’s medics are fighting coronavirus on three fronts

Israel’s medics are fighting coronavirus on three fronts

Opinion: Medical professionals are fervently battling to save lives from COVID-19 and keeping their hospitals offering routine services during the second wave often in the… Read More ›

Israel, Sudan said to reach final agreement to normalize ties

Israel, Sudan said to reach final agreement to normalize ties

Announcement to be made over weekend or early next week, reports say, following trip by Israeli-US delegation to Khartoum   Israel and Sudan will announce… Read More ›

Israel has put all its eggs in Trump’s basket

Israel has put all its eggs in Trump’s basket

Opinion: After Jerusalem’s long insistence on supporting the Republican party and its followers at all costs, a Biden victory will force it to go cap… Read More ›