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Benjamin Kerstein is the Israel correspondent for The Algemeiner.

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March 7, 2021 7:13 pm

Yamina Party Head Bennett Predicts Solid Right-Wing Majority After Election This Month

Former Israeli defense minister and head of the right-wing Yamina party Naftali Bennett predicted a massive Knesset majority for the right following elections later this...

March 7, 2021 7:05 pm

Israeli Air Force Jets Escort US B-52 Bombers Through Israeli Airspace to ‘Deter Aggression’

Israeli Air Force F-15 fighters escorted two US Air Force B-52 bombers through Israeli airspace on Sunday, in an operation that the US military said...

March 4, 2021 2:41 pm

Turkish Textbooks Increasingly Demonize Israel and Zionism, Refer to Jews as ‘Infidels,’ Says New Report

A new report has found that the latest editions of Turkish school textbooks take a strongly negative view of Israel and now describe Jews as...

March 3, 2021 3:15 pm

Israeli Leaders Slam, Palestinians Hail, ICC Decision to Investigate Alleged War Crimes

A host of Israeli leaders weighed in on Wednesday in response to the news that the International Criminal Court (ICC) has decided to open an...

March 2, 2021 2:10 pm

BBC Panel Debate on Whether Jews Are an ‘Ethnic Minority’ Draws Outrage From British Jews

Outrage erupted on Tuesday among British Jews and Jewish organizations after one of the BBC’s top programs, “Politics Live,” held a panel discussion debating whether...

March 2, 2021 1:26 pm

Israeli and Jordanian Foreign Ministers Meet Along Border to Discuss Palestinian Issue, Economic Ties

Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi and his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi met for the third time on Tuesday for talks on the Palestinian issue and...

March 1, 2021 4:10 pm

Airline Accused of Discrimination After Hasidic Jews Are Thrown Off Flight for Allegedly Not Wearing Masks

Accusations of discrimination and antisemitism followed an incident on Sunday in which a group of Hasidic Jews were thrown off a plane in Miami by...

February 28, 2021 7:25 pm

Report: Security Officials Expect More Iranian Attacks on Israeli Ships, Believe IRGC Wants to Avenge Soleimani

Israel’s security establishment believes Iran will attempt more attacks like Friday’s explosion on an Israeli-owned ship in the Gulf of Oman, and that Israel will...

February 25, 2021 3:29 pm

Report: Israel Tells US It Will Not Compromise on Iran’s Nuclear Program in Exchange for End to Regime’s Entrenchment in Syria and Lebanon

Senior Israeli security officials have told their US counterparts that they will not compromise on their insistence that Iran be deprived of nuclear weapons, even...

February 24, 2021 5:04 pm

Head of Israel’s Labor Says Party Supports ‘Improved’ Iran Deal, Calls Netanyahu Approach a Failure

The head of Israel’s opposition Labor party said Tuesday that it would support a revamped nuclear agreement with Iran, and that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

February 23, 2021 2:13 pm

Netanyahu Sends Message to White House, Iran: ‘We Are Not Pinning Our Hopes on Any Agreement With an Extremist Regime’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to send a message to both Iran and the White House on Tuesday, pledging that Israel will prevent Iran...

February 22, 2021 5:57 pm

Jewish Former New York Superintendent Says in Lawsuit She Was Pushed Out Over ‘Equity Platform’

A Jewish Bronx school superintendent has filed a $150 million lawsuit that charges antisemitic, racial, and gender discrimination led to her demotion and eventual termination. Karen...

February 22, 2021 4:18 pm

UK Jewish Students Plan Virtual Rally as Members of Parliament Join Outcry Against Antisemitic Bristol Professor

Members of parliament joined a chorus of condemnations against a University of Bristol professor who has been fulminating violent antisemitic conspiracy theories about Israel and...

February 22, 2021 12:02 pm

When Will the Woke Go Full Caligula?

The other day, I was scrolling through Twitter when I happened upon this particular tweet, directed against the former New York Times opinion editor Bari...


Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...


Yamina Party Head Bennett Predicts Solid Right-Wing Majority After Election...

Former Israeli defense minister and head of the right-wing Yamina party Naftali Bennett predicted a massive Knesset majority for the...

Middle East

Saudi-Led Coalition Launches Air Strikes on Yemeni Capital After Foiling Dr...

The Saudi-led military coalition battling Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Sunday it conducted air strikes on Houthi military targets...

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