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Defense Ministry to show Biden laser defense system, will ask for funds

Defense Ministry to show Biden laser defense system, will ask for funds

The ministry is looking to other organizations and individuals to help fund the project.   The Defense Ministry’s laser interception system project will be presented… Read More ›

Study: World’s first cultivated fruit trees planted 7,000 years ago in Jordan Valley

Study: World’s first cultivated fruit trees planted 7,000 years ago in Jordan Valley

Analysis of charcoal from Tel Tsaf dig reveals olive and fig tree wood, indicating first examples of orchards by an advanced, wealthy society   The… Read More ›

US slammed for building 22-member bloc against UNHRC probe on Israel

US slammed for building 22-member bloc against UNHRC probe on Israel

“The US should not be a member of this Council and we call on the UN General Assembly to suspend its membership,” PLO Ambassador Khraishi… Read More ›

How Israel’s Falash Mura crisis became a painful 30-year saga, with no end in sight

How Israel’s Falash Mura crisis became a painful 30-year saga, with no end in sight

Many Falash Mura – Ethiopians whose Jewish ancestors converted to Christianity – have had their lives on hold just to remain eligible for Aliyah, while… Read More ›

Iran operatives nabbed in Turkey before attacking Israelis, others at large

Iran operatives nabbed in Turkey before attacking Israelis, others at large

Iranian squad captured by Turkish intelligence services just before carrying out kidnap/murder plot against Israeli tourists in Istanbul, while another squad still free, raising concerns… Read More ›

Iran suspects Israel killed 2 scientists by poisoning their food — report

Iran suspects Israel killed 2 scientists by poisoning their food — report

The New York Times says Iranian officials suspect Israel targeted engineer Ayoob Entezari, geologist Kamran Aghamolaei, who died under similar circumstances several weeks ago  … Read More ›

The danger of Iranian despair

The danger of Iranian despair

Opinion: Tehran has been taking one blow after the other, both financially and militarily, but as the Mullah regime feels the earth shaking under its… Read More ›

Woman killed, husband injured in suspected murder-suicide attempt in Haifa

Woman killed, husband injured in suspected murder-suicide attempt in Haifa

Couple found stabbed in an apartment; woman dies of her wounds in hospital   A woman died Sunday at Rambam Medical Center in Haifa shortly… Read More ›

Ra’am candidate quits party list

Ra’am candidate quits party list

Bennett celebrates the government’s anniversary; Lapid vows revenge against the rebel MKs.   The next candidate to enter the Knesset in Ra’am (United Arab List),… Read More ›

Alleged Israeli airport strike ‘warning’ to Syria that allows Iran to use civilian flights for terror

Alleged Israeli airport strike ‘warning’ to Syria that allows Iran to use civilian flights for terror

Analysis: UK-based Syrian opposition group says strike destroyed major international runway, terminal halls used and warehouses used by Iran to smuggle components to weapons systems… Read More ›

Rebel Meretz MK says she’s ‘lost faith’ in coalition leaders

Rebel Meretz MK says she’s ‘lost faith’ in coalition leaders

Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi indicates she won’t submit to pressure to quit; coalition also dealing with threats from the right, with Bennett set to meet Sunday… Read More ›

Public prefers an election over new, or same, government – poll

Public prefers an election over new, or same, government – poll

The poll of 519 respondents representing a statistical sample of the adult Israeli population and has a margin of error of 4.3%.   More Israelis… Read More ›

Hezbollah chief says can stop Israeli gas extraction from disputed field

Hezbollah chief says can stop Israeli gas extraction from disputed field

Nasrallah says Lebanese terror group ‘not afraid of war’ if Israel goes ahead with offshore gas production; Jerusalem rejects Lebanon’s claims amid protracted maritime border… Read More ›

Three attacked in Jerusalem, one lightly injured

Three attacked in Jerusalem, one lightly injured

The trio was chased into French Hill as attackers threw stones and sprayed pepper spray.   Two off-duty Border Police officers and one civilian were… Read More ›

Integration of women in IDF combat units must not lead to lower requirements

Integration of women in IDF combat units must not lead to lower requirements

Opinion: Despite medical, logistical, and financial obstacles, slowly and carefully granting women access to elite combat units is the right move, since proper criteria would… Read More ›

US Sate Department accuses UN of singling Israel out in its COI

US Sate Department accuses UN of singling Israel out in its COI

The United Nations released a Commission of Inquiry that blamed Israel for the ongoing conflict with the Palestinians.   WASHINGTON – The US State Department… Read More ›

Israeli public once again tossed aside over political games

Israeli public once again tossed aside over political games

Opinion: Opposition chose to kill a bill that ensures Israeli law in West Bank settlements, leaving their own constituents lacking health care, while their geographical… Read More ›

Kahana appointment not approved as coalition suffers blow

Kahana appointment not approved as coalition suffers blow

The appointment would have stabilized Israel’s coalition government against the opposition, as the two are currently deadlocked at 60 Knesset seats each.   The appointment… Read More ›

Arab violence on the decline, but Israel still has a long way to go

Arab violence on the decline, but Israel still has a long way to go

Police say extra budgets allowed law enforcement bigger presence in Arab communities, hereby cutting shootings by 30% and increasing illegal weapon seizures by 49%; ‘we… Read More ›

After Knesset loss, opponents tell PM to quit, coalition vows to come back stronger

After Knesset loss, opponents tell PM to quit, coalition vows to come back stronger

Silence of New Hope’s Gideon Sa’ar, who had said vote was a test of coalition’s desire to survive, raises fresh questions of how long fragile… Read More ›