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‘Putin assured me he wouldn’t kill Zelensky,’ Bennett recalls

‘Putin assured me he wouldn’t kill Zelensky,’ Bennett recalls

“Do you intend to kill Zelensky?” Bennett recalled asking Putin, during an almost five-hour interview he gave to Israel’s Channel 12.   Russian President Vladimir… Read More ›

Israeli government’s bill to curb right to strike is a slap in the face of workers

Israeli government’s bill to curb right to strike is a slap in the face of workers

Opinion: Out of all the coalition’s policy proposals thus far, curtailing labor rights could prove to be one of the most preilous affronts to Israeli… Read More ›

169 liberal US Jewish leaders sign letter expressing concern over Israeli government

169 liberal US Jewish leaders sign letter expressing concern over Israeli government

Backers, who include ex-executives at rabbinical seminaries, Jewish Federations, AIPAC, Conference of Presidents, warn against false antisemitism accusations at coalition critics   A letter signed… Read More ›

In meeting with CIA chief, Abbas calls for pressure on Israeli government

In meeting with CIA chief, Abbas calls for pressure on Israeli government

Abbas called for the restoration of pre-1967 lines and an independent Palestinian state.   Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met in Ramallah on Sunday with… Read More ›

Israel to ‘strengthen’ settlements after shooting attacks

Israel to ‘strengthen’ settlements after shooting attacks

Security Cabinet decides to seal off the attacker’s home immediately ahead of demolition, plans to cancel social security benefits for the families of attackers, make… Read More ›

Lebanese Hezbollah gearing up to face new Israeli government

Lebanese Hezbollah gearing up to face new Israeli government

In-depth: Expert says Israel’s shift to extreme right could determine who Lebanon choses as next president, with Hezbollah arguing for someone who will support the… Read More ›

Hundreds of top economists warn judicial overhaul could ‘cripple’ economy

Hundreds of top economists warn judicial overhaul could ‘cripple’ economy

Nobelist, former senior advisers to Netanyahu are among signatories of letter, which comes day after Bank of Israel governor reportedly informed PM of grim possible… Read More ›

Gov’t planning to restrict protests with heavy fines, easier arrests – report

Gov’t planning to restrict protests with heavy fines, easier arrests – report

Police will be able to heavily fine protesters if they “disobey police instructions” or do not agree to leave the area.   The National Security… Read More ›

Seeking influence outside of Gaza, Hamas leverages W. Bank factions

Seeking influence outside of Gaza, Hamas leverages W. Bank factions

Analysis: With Abbas well into his 80s and PA’s message waning among disillusioned youth, Hamas sees opportunity to expand reach beyond enclave, unifying militant factions… Read More ›

Israeli FM Praises MLK’s Vision For Mideast Peace

Israeli FM Praises MLK’s Vision For Mideast Peace

  JERUSALEM (JNS) – Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday with a Twitter post highlighting the late civil… Read More ›

Israel’s tourism industry looks to put pandemic behind it

Israel’s tourism industry looks to put pandemic behind it

Tourism Ministry says that Israel’s hotels are experiencing growth despite slow down in activity; calls on businesses to improve their services and make the tourism… Read More ›

Ex-AGs and state attorneys issue unprecedented warning reforms may destroy judiciary

Ex-AGs and state attorneys issue unprecedented warning reforms may destroy judiciary

Legal advisers and top prosecutors since 1975 assail planned overhaul; current AG Baharav-Miara says PM spreading false claim she sought to fabricate probes into coalition… Read More ›

Living ‘Fauda’: Women from Israeli undercover units share their ‘crazy’ experiences

Living ‘Fauda’: Women from Israeli undercover units share their ‘crazy’ experiences

From grueling training to missions deep within enemy territory, women who served in Border Police’s undercover Yamas unit tell us about their dramatic operations and… Read More ›

Gallant could be the one to talk Netanyahu out of a risky Iran strike

Gallant could be the one to talk Netanyahu out of a risky Iran strike

Opinion: The newly minted defense minister is as much of an Iran hawk as his boss, but from his new vantage point, he could be… Read More ›

AG said set to tell High Court she opposes Deri’s appointment as minister

AG said set to tell High Court she opposes Deri’s appointment as minister

Gali Baharav-Miara to reportedly argue that it’s ‘unreasonable’ for thrice-convicted Shas party head to hold cabinet post, though she will defend new law that allowed… Read More ›

Two Syrian soldiers killed in alleged Israeli strike

Two Syrian soldiers killed in alleged Israeli strike

The strikes hit an outpost controlled by Iran’s Quds Force and associated militias, according to Reuters.   Two Syrian soldiers were killed and two others… Read More ›

Israeli national dies at New Year’s Eve party in Mexico

Israeli national dies at New Year’s Eve party in Mexico

The 23-year-old reportedly began feeling ill during the party for reasons still unknown, and was taken to local hospital where he was pronounced dead; Foreign… Read More ›

Analysis: Israel has claimed some wins in UN vote — but the ICJ process is a serious threat

Analysis: Israel has claimed some wins in UN vote — but the ICJ process is a serious threat

Hague court could use ‘apartheid’ label and call for expanded probes, just as Israel’s new hardline government pledges to press what it believes to be… Read More ›

Religious Givat Shmuel Parents Form Separate Class After 8-Year-Old Pupil Revealed As Transgender

Religious Givat Shmuel Parents Form Separate Class After 8-Year-Old Pupil Revealed As Transgender

JERUSALEM — In a move which received the approval of leading Religious Zionist rabbis, parents in a Givat Shmuel school have moved their children into… Read More ›

Apartheid slander is latest verbal weapon against Israel – opinion

Apartheid slander is latest verbal weapon against Israel – opinion

Two reports, one by Amnesty International and the other by Human Rights Watch add to the slander accusing Israel of apartheid.   The word “apartheid,”… Read More ›