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Palestinians unite in condemnation of UAE deal for Israel ties

Palestinians unite in condemnation of UAE deal for Israel ties

Palestinian Authority official Hanan Ashrawi slams United Arab Emirates for ‘normalizing’ relations with Jerusalem, while the rival Hamas terror group accuses Gulf state of stabbing… Read More ›

Hailing ‘new era with Arab world,’ Netanyahu says others will follow UAE’s lead

Hailing ‘new era with Arab world,’ Netanyahu says others will follow UAE’s lead

Touting ‘full and formal peace’ with advanced, innovative Gulf nation, PM notes Israelis will soon be flying direct to Abu Dhabi; insists annexation plan is… Read More ›

Israel, US test ballistic missile defense system

Israel, US test ballistic missile defense system

“Our technological commando unit ensures we are always one step ahead of our enemies.”   Israel’s Defense Ministry and the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA)… Read More ›

Dr. Bibi and Mr. Netanyahu

Dr. Bibi and Mr. Netanyahu

Opinion: The prime minister is motivated only by his need to save his own skin and avoid a criminal trial and perhaps even a jail… Read More ›

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza amid spate of balloon-borne arson attacks

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza amid spate of balloon-borne arson attacks

IDF says warplanes, tanks, helicopters hit terror sites after airborne devices spark over 80 fires in recent days; Gaza media says Israel bars fuel imports… Read More ›

IDF strikes terror targets in Gaza in response to incendiary balloons

IDF strikes terror targets in Gaza in response to incendiary balloons

The attacks are in response to the launching of incendiary balloons into Israel from Gaza over the past several days.   The IDF attacked multiple… Read More ›

Israel’s medical system is pushed to its limit and beyond

Israel’s medical system is pushed to its limit and beyond

Opinion: Despite calming messaging from the coronavirus czar, measures taken by the government would add stress on an already overloaded medical system with exhausted staff… Read More ›

Israel’s democracy is stronger than Netanyahu

Israel’s democracy is stronger than Netanyahu

Opinion: The prime minister’s failure to dismantle the government by violating the coalition agreement with Blue & White proves that despite his unceasing search for… Read More ›

Pompeo: Arabs, Israelis are speaking with one voice on Iran

Pompeo: Arabs, Israelis are speaking with one voice on Iran

“The [security] Council must choose between arming terrorists or standing by the Gulf,” Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo said.   WASHINGTON – The United States… Read More ›

New coronavirus czar plays Netanyahu at his own game

New coronavirus czar plays Netanyahu at his own game

Opinion: Prof. Gamzu, who took over Israel’s coronavirus response apparatus, openly told politicians, ‘you failed’; now, this Netanyahu’s megamaniacal twin with political inspirations, looks savvy… Read More ›

How techies used Bluetooth’s most annoying trait to build Israel’s new COVID app

How techies used Bluetooth’s most annoying trait to build Israel’s new COVID app

A peek under the hood of Israel’s new app, now downloaded by more than a million people, which tracks and traces while keeping the government… Read More ›

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz: A Life

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz: A Life

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com He was said to be a descendant of one of the leading Chassidic Rabbis of the 19th century, Rav Avrohom… Read More ›

Thousands attend nationwide anti-Netanyahu protests

Thousands attend nationwide anti-Netanyahu protests

On Saturday, protesters made their way to bridges and intersections across the country on Saturday afternoon in a massive display of the anti-Netanyahu sentiment that… Read More ›

Gaza students back to school after five-month shutdown

Gaza students back to school after five-month shutdown

Some 285,000 students at U.N.-run schools and 277,000 pupils at public schools in the coastal enclave head back to school this week; they are not… Read More ›

Likud, Blue and White scotch cabinet meeting, trade barbs as impasse deepens

Likud, Blue and White scotch cabinet meeting, trade barbs as impasse deepens

Move comes after sides refuse to agree on agenda for weekly summit, marking new low for crumbling coalition as parties remain split over budget  … Read More ›

Beirut’s tragedy may befall Israel as well

Beirut’s tragedy may befall Israel as well

Opinion: The circumstances which led to the accident in Beirut bear a terrifying similarity to the situation in Haifa, since our politicians will never let… Read More ›

Israeli aid should be on the ground in Lebanon, regional policies prevent it

Israeli aid should be on the ground in Lebanon, regional policies prevent it

In interviews I conducted in recent years, the Home Front Command described its new technological innovations to help map and locate survivors after a disaster.… Read More ›

Why religious Zionists refuse to join anti-Netanyahu protests

Why religious Zionists refuse to join anti-Netanyahu protests

Opinion: The religious Zionists learned very well during the 2005 disengagement from Gaza that protests don’t lead anywhere because they don’t represent the majority, and… Read More ›

Israeli hospitals offer to take in wounded from Beirut explosions

Israeli hospitals offer to take in wounded from Beirut explosions

With more than 3,000 injured and many Beirut medical centers overwhelmed and damaged, hospitals — with long history of treating patients from hostile countries —… Read More ›

Coronavirus cabinet weighs full lockdown for second half of August

Coronavirus cabinet weighs full lockdown for second half of August

Decision to allow foreign students in the country sparks criticism   A full lockdown could be imposed as early as mid-August in order to stop… Read More ›