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February 22, 2018 9:52 am

HaBayit HaYehudi Leader: I May Leave Coalition if Netanyahu Is Indicted

Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett, the leader of the HaBayit HaYehudi, hinted on Thursday that he might take his party out of the governing coalition...

January 2, 2018 8:51 am

Israel Changes Law to Make It Harder to Cede Jerusalem Control

Israel's parliament passed an amendment on Tuesday that would make it harder for it to cede control over parts of Jerusalem in any peace deal...

December 10, 2017 12:23 pm

Israeli PM Netanyahu Slams Turkish President Erdogan: A Man Who Bombs Kurds Will Not Lecture Us

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday after Erdogan called Israel a “terrorist state” that “kills children.” Speaking at a...

November 19, 2017 1:24 pm

Israeli Education Minister Bans Anti-IDF Group Breaking the Silence From Schools – Representatives of Breaking the Silence -- an NGO that publicizes testimonies of former IDF soldiers in order to spread criticism of the Israeli military...

October 22, 2017 1:22 pm

Israeli Government Cultivates Allies at First Christian Media Summit - Recognizing that it's easier to communicate with journalists who are prone to be supporters of Israel than those with a perceived anti-Israel bias, the Israeli government recently offered Christian media professionals...

October 2, 2017 11:14 am

Israeli Officials Condemn ‘Horrific’ Las Vegas Massacre, Express Condolences to American People

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was among a number of the Jewish state's senior officials who condemned on Monday the previous night’s attack at a country music...

September 4, 2017 1:09 pm

In Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Israel to Give $1 Million in Aid to Houston Jewish Community

Following the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey, the Israeli government is planning to provide $1 million in emergency aid to the Houston Jewish community, the...

August 30, 2017 1:44 pm

New Israel Fund Sees Donations Plummet

Enemies of Israel must be stopped -- and those who support groups that boycott Israel must be boycotted. And along those lines, there’s good news...

August 11, 2017 1:01 pm

The Humanitarian Paradigm — Hobson’s Choice for Israel (Part II)

"O, who can hold a fire in his hand; By thinking on the frosty Caucasus? Or cloy the hungry edge of appetite; By bare imagination of...

July 19, 2017 1:17 pm

The New Israel Fund Is No Friend of the Jewish State

It's not often that Israeli government officials accuse American Jewish non-profit organizations of aiding terrorists – but then again, the New Israel Fund (NIF) is not usual. After...

June 16, 2017 9:53 am

Bennett’s Academic Code: Right Sentiment, Wrong Strategy

"Had such professional misconduct occurred in the natural or physical sciences there would have doubtless been serious consequences: e.g. the collapse of a bridge following...

April 4, 2017 1:45 pm

Netanyahu After Suspected Gas Attack in Idlib: World Must Completely Rid Syria of ‘Cruel, Outlawed’ Chemical Weapons

The world must completely rid Syria of all chemical weapons, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday following the suspected gas attack in the...

April 4, 2017 11:29 am

Israeli Education Minister: World, Led by Trump, Must Respond to ‘Chemical Massacre’ in Syria

A member of the Israeli government is urging a global response to a suspected chemical weapons attack that took place in a rebel-held town in the...

February 15, 2017 6:12 pm

Right in Israel Heralds Trump’s Non-Committal Stance on Two-State Solution as Dawn of ‘New Era’; Left Warns: One State Means No Jewish State

A prominent right-wing Israeli politician heralded the dawn of a “new era” on Wednesday following US President Donald Trump’s non-committal stance on the two-state solution...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...

Israeli Attractions: Givat Sher, the Judean Lowhills - In the town of Modi’in, which is situated between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, lies Givat Sher (“The hill of...


European Powers Propose New Iran Sanctions to Meet Trump Ultimatum

Britain, France and Germany have proposed fresh EU sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria's war, according to a confidential document, in a bid to persuade Washington...


Israel Ranks 11th in UN ‘World Happiness Report’ - Israel just missed out on a place in the top 10 happiest countries in the world, placing 11th in the latest world happiness index. “The World Happiness Report 2018,” compiled by the United Nations Sustainable...

Middle East

Abbas Meets With Released Prisoner Who Was Accomplice in Murder of Israeli - In the presidential office in Ramallah on March 14, Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas met with Rajaei Haddad, a terrorist from eastern Jerusalem released from prison after serving a...