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Bennett to take action on China investments after Biden meeting – source

Bennett to take action on China investments after Biden meeting – source

Among the possibilities Bennett has considered is moving the committee overseeing major foreign investments from the Finance Ministry to the National Security Council.   Prime… Read More ›

Israel should be ashamed of the state of its hospitals

Israel should be ashamed of the state of its hospitals

Opinion: In this opinion piece, the director general of one of Jerusalem’s top hospitals writes that government’s refusal to provide medical centers with sufficient funding… Read More ›

Israeli airstrikes said to target Syria, explosions heard near Tel Aviv

Israeli airstrikes said to target Syria, explosions heard near Tel Aviv

IDF reportedly investigating if errant Syrian air defense missile caused blast near center of Israel; no injuries or damage reported   Israeli planes carried out… Read More ›

Iran sports minister joins ‘antisemitic’ attack against Israeli athletes

Iran sports minister joins ‘antisemitic’ attack against Israeli athletes

The Iranian sports minister urged Iranian athletes to refuse to compete against Israeli athletes calling Israel a “child killing and occupying regime.”   The newly… Read More ›

Bennett predicts FDA to approve vaccine for children aged 6-11 in two months

Bennett predicts FDA to approve vaccine for children aged 6-11 in two months

During a live Q&A session on TikTok in a bid to encourage youth to vaccinate, PM reiterates determination to avoid further lockdowns, school closures  … Read More ›

Israel must probe ‘heinous’ settler attack on Palestinian teen – UN Envoy

Israel must probe ‘heinous’ settler attack on Palestinian teen – UN Envoy

The 15-year-old Palestinian boy was allegedly attacked by right-wing Jewish extremists earlier this month in the West Bank.   Israel must investigate the brutal assault… Read More ›

How Israel went from being model on COVID to cautionary tale

How Israel went from being model on COVID to cautionary tale

Opinion: Despite the euphoria surrounding the booster campaign and the country’s high vaccination rates, the public deserves to know how and why Israel turned into… Read More ›

Israeli experts analyze mRNA COVID vaccines long-term effects

Israeli experts analyze mRNA COVID vaccines long-term effects

Experts believe there will be no long-term side effects to the mRNA vaccines.   As thousands of Israelis rush back to their health funds in… Read More ›

Israel must rethink its decision to reopen schools on September 1

Israel must rethink its decision to reopen schools on September 1

Opinion: Instead of reopening this week, government should push the date back to October and use extra time to increase staffing and facilitate studies in… Read More ›

COVID infection rates hit new 4th wave high as deaths edge toward 7,000

COVID infection rates hit new 4th wave high as deaths edge toward 7,000

As 7.09% of all coronavirus tests yield positive results, Israeli hospitals report treating 726 patients in serious condition, reaching heights redolent of previous waves The… Read More ›

Shattering another world record, swimmer Mark Malyar wins his second Tokyo gold

Shattering another world record, swimmer Mark Malyar wins his second Tokyo gold

Israel’s Paralympic Games medal count stands at 5, surpassing its Rio haul with several medal opportunities still on the horizon Israeli swimmer Mark Malyar took… Read More ›

Biden, Bennett seek to reset relations, narrow differences on Iran

Biden, Bennett seek to reset relations, narrow differences on Iran

Analysis: In Friday’s meeting, delayed for 24 hours over deadly Kabul blast, PM will be looking to move on from Netanyahu’s combative style of diplomacy… Read More ›

Bennett and Biden hold call after Kabul attack pushes meeting to Friday morning

Bennett and Biden hold call after Kabul attack pushes meeting to Friday morning

PM offers condolences over attack; new summit scheduled for 10:25 a.m., Bennett’s office says, with stay in Washington extended to Saturday night   Prime Minister… Read More ›

Why Bennett and Biden are comrades in arms against COVID-19 – analysis

Why Bennett and Biden are comrades in arms against COVID-19 – analysis

Naftali Bennett and Joe Biden will spend a lot of time talking about Iran, but it is likely the two will also spend a lot… Read More ›

A call to action in face of anti-Israel pandemic

A call to action in face of anti-Israel pandemic

Opinion: In his exclusive piece for Ynet, President of the World Jewish Congress Ron Lauder says progressive American Jews and young Democrats’ erroneous view of… Read More ›

Bennett to US congressmen: Preventing a nuclear Iran is America’s interest

Bennett to US congressmen: Preventing a nuclear Iran is America’s interest

In bipartisan Zoom call ahead of Washington trip, PM says Israel will never ask for US troops to be sent to defend Jewish state, argues… Read More ›

Israeli Leader Meets With Biden As Mideast Tensions Grow

Israeli Leader Meets With Biden As Mideast Tensions Grow

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s meeting with President Joe Biden comes in the midst of heightened tensions with its regional archenemy,… Read More ›

Baby born on Afghanistan evacuation flight named “Reach” after the aircraft call sign

Baby born on Afghanistan evacuation flight named “Reach” after the aircraft call sign

Washington – A baby girl born on a US military evacuation flight en route to Ramstein Air Base in Germany on Saturday has been named… Read More ›

Ahead of Washington visit, Naftali Bennett pledges growth of settlements

Ahead of Washington visit, Naftali Bennett pledges growth of settlements

In his first discussion with an international news organization as prime minister, Bennett told The New York Times major diplomatic moves in either direction were… Read More ›

Hamas’ latest antics in Gaza are aimed at Washington

Hamas’ latest antics in Gaza are aimed at Washington

Opinion: The terror group’s decision to stage violent border riots and resume incendiary balloon attacks is meant to force U.S. to be more involved in… Read More ›