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Israel Elections: Benjamin Netanyahu looks to return as prime minister

Israel Elections: Benjamin Netanyahu looks to return as prime minister

No. 5 on The Jerusalem Post’s Top 50 Most Influential Jews of 2022: Israeli opposition leader and former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.   The year… Read More ›

Lapid: not building coalitions before elections but will not sit with Netanyahu

Lapid: not building coalitions before elections but will not sit with Netanyahu

Prime minister sits for Ynet interview on eve of Jewish New Year to talk about his political future and his vision for the country and… Read More ›

Lapid receiving hypocritical backlash for proposing the two-state solution

Lapid receiving hypocritical backlash for proposing the two-state solution

The Likud and other politicians are attacking the prime minister for doing exactly what he should – acting in accordance with the national interest; Lapid… Read More ›

Biden lauds ‘courageous’ Lapid call for two-states as US groups push for peace talks

Biden lauds ‘courageous’ Lapid call for two-states as US groups push for peace talks

US president says he ‘could not agree more’ after prime minister backs Palestinian statehood at UN General Assembly, but others note absence of actual movement… Read More ›

Israel wants two-state solution to Palestinian conflict, Lapid to tell UN

Israel wants two-state solution to Palestinian conflict, Lapid to tell UN

In his address, Lapid will explain that “separating from the Palestinians has to be part of the nation’s vision.”   UNITED NATIONS – Israel remains… Read More ›

West Bank violence is prelude to uprising against PA, expert says

West Bank violence is prelude to uprising against PA, expert says

Analysis: Irate locals accuse Palestinian Authority of cooperating with Israel after arrest of two men, one of them Hamas operative, that spurred deadly clashes, killing… Read More ›

Lapid to back two-state solution in UN address; is slammed by rivals and some allies

Lapid to back two-state solution in UN address; is slammed by rivals and some allies

Prime minister slated to offer ‘hope and vision through strength’; right-wing ministers criticize intended remarks, while lawmakers from left support move and urge talks with… Read More ›

Israel successfully tests Gabriel 5 anti-ship missile

Israel successfully tests Gabriel 5 anti-ship missile

Military says missile system ‘will strengthen Navy’s operational and defensive capabilities in maritime space’; new sea-skimming missiles capable of detecting and destroying a wide range… Read More ›

Israel Police chief calls for ‘shutting down’ social media during civil unrest

Israel Police chief calls for ‘shutting down’ social media during civil unrest

‘This is already war’: Commissioner says online platforms drove citizens out onto the streets during the May 2021 Arab-Jewish riots   Israel Police commissioner Kobi… Read More ›

84-Year-Old Holon Woman Brutally Murdered By Palestinian Terrorist Who Was Later Found Hanged

84-Year-Old Holon Woman Brutally Murdered By Palestinian Terrorist Who Was Later Found Hanged

JERUSALEM — On Tuesday evening an elderly woman was brutally attacked and murdered on a Holon street. Police investigating the incident concluded that the attack… Read More ›

Turkey’s Erdogan tells Jewish leaders he plans to visit Israel

Turkey’s Erdogan tells Jewish leaders he plans to visit Israel

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Jewish leaders that he planned to visit Israel and that antisemitism is “a crime against humanity.”   Turkish President… Read More ›

Trump’s offer of West Bank to Jordan is out-of-the-box thinking Israel needs

Trump’s offer of West Bank to Jordan is out-of-the-box thinking Israel needs

Opinion: Ex-U.S. president’s controversial proposal is the type of political innovation that could one day take Israel out of the endless, bloody loop of fighting… Read More ›

Iranian forces kill 5 protesters amid unrest over woman’s death — rights group

Iranian forces kill 5 protesters amid unrest over woman’s death — rights group

Troops reportedly open fire on demonstrators in Iran’s Kurdish region during protests over Mahsa Amini, who died while in custody of morality police   Iranian… Read More ›

How the Arab vote can determine Israel’s next government

How the Arab vote can determine Israel’s next government

Analysis: Experts say less than 55% voter participation in Arab sector would ensure a Netanyahu win in November 1 ballot, but split in alliance of… Read More ›

50,000 visits a year: Jews increasingly flock to Temple Mount amid escalation fears

50,000 visits a year: Jews increasingly flock to Temple Mount amid escalation fears

Ahead of Rosh Hashanah, group says visits nearly doubled in past year; police gear up for tense holiday season   Jews visited the Temple Mount… Read More ›

Israelis are taking out fewer mortgages as housing crisis gets worse

Israelis are taking out fewer mortgages as housing crisis gets worse

Recent rise in interest rates has led to a decline of almost 20% in number of mortgages taken out by Israelis; ‘similar to other products… Read More ›

Herzog tells MKs he’ll work to establish unity government after elections – report

Herzog tells MKs he’ll work to establish unity government after elections – report

President said to make comments to lawmakers from across political spectrum; spokesperson for Herzog says he will not interfere in election, but believes stability is… Read More ›

Chile FM apologizes after president refuses to accept Israeli ambassador

Chile FM apologizes after president refuses to accept Israeli ambassador

Chilean President Gabriel Boric has a history of supporting boycotts against Israel.   Chilean Foreign Ministry officials apologized to new Israeli Ambassador Gil Artzyeli and… Read More ›

One person moderately hurt in shooting attack in Mount Hebron area of West Bank

One person moderately hurt in shooting attack in Mount Hebron area of West Bank

Residents instructed to shelter in place while security forces conduct searches, fearing assailants may still be at large; regional council says all nearby roads closed… Read More ›

Arab alliance embraces potential kingmaker role after breakup of Joint List

Arab alliance embraces potential kingmaker role after breakup of Joint List

Ayman Odeh predicts Hadash-Ta’al ‘will be the most important party’ after election if neither side has majority, though split from Balad largely seen as boon… Read More ›