Israel

Pompeo Hints At ‘Series Of Announcements’ Coming Against ICC Over Israeli Policy

WASHINGTON (JNS) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo forewarned on Monday that “a series of announcements” from the Trump administration will be issued against the International ...

Watch: 16 Young British Jews Speak Out In Support Of Israeli Annexation

LONDON (VINnews) — 16 young Jews from a plethora of different Zionist organizations in Britain have spoken out in support of Israel's right to annex territories in Judea and Samari...

Israel Leaves Schools Open In The Meantime Despite Increased Infection

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — After a protracted meeting between Prime Minister Netanyahu and senior health ministry officials, the prime minister decided to keep all schools open in the m...

Slow Down Annexation Process, Jared Kushner And Other US Officials Tell Netanyahu

WASHINGTON (JTA) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a conference call with Jared Kushner and other top White House officials to discuss slowing down West Bank annexat...

In Israel, Protesters Demonstrate Against Floyd Killing

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Over 200 demonstrators protested outside the U.S. diplomatic mission in Tel Aviv on Tuesday to decry the killing of George Floyd. The protesters held sig...

IDF Soldier Arrested For Allegedly Threatening Netanyahu On Social Media

JERUSALEM (JNS) - A 21-year-old Israeli soldier was arrested on Tuesday after publishing a post on Facebook calling for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to be harmed. This was the...

Belzer Rebbetzin Reveals How She Coped With 11 Years Without Children

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In a letter to a childless friend written just before Shavuos, Rebbetzin Sara Rokach, wife of the Belzer Rebbe, described how she herself had to deal with nea...

Beit Shemesh Resident Remains In Custody Because He Refuses Electronic Handcuff On Shabbos

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The Jerusalem District Court ruled that Binyamin Friedman, a Chareidi resident of Beit Shemesh who allegedly attacked policemen disbanding an illegal minyan i...

Serological Samples Indicate There Were More Than 200,000 COVID-19 Patients In Israel

TEL AVIV (VINnews) — A representative sample of serological (blood)tests for coronavirus antibodies in Israelis has revealed that between 2-3 percent of the Israeli population cont...

BDS Co-Founder Says Goal Of Movement Is End Of Israel

JERUSALEM (JNS) - While Israel’s supporters claim that the BDS movement is aimed at the Jewish state and is a form of new anti-Semitism, its supporters in Western countries say it’...

MK Liberman: Chareidim Raising Children As “Election Fodder” To Maintain Political Power

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Yisrael Beitenu chairman Avigdor Liberman attacked the new government as well as the Chareidi parties in a Knesset Channel interview Monday. Liberman refer...

Israel’s Gantz Tells Army To Prep For Annexing West Bank

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's defense minister urged the military on Monday to hasten preparations for the country's planned annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank, in apparent ...

Thousands Of Students In Dozens Of Israeli Schools Sent Home To Isolation Over COVID-19 Outbreaks

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Thousands of students in Jerusalem and other cities across the country were sent home Monday to isolation after staff and students were found to have COVID-19. ...

Israeli Scientists Dig Up Cannabis Traces In Ancient Temple

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli archaeologists say they’ve found cannabis residue on artifacts from an ancient temple in southern Israel — providing the first evidence of the use of hallu...

UAE Condemns Israeli Plan To Annex West Bank Lands

JERUSALEM (AP) — The United Arab Emirates on Monday called on Israel to halt a plan to annex parts of the occupied West Bank — joining a long list of Arab nations that have condemn...

Report: Iran Attempted To Raise Chlorine In Israel’s Water Supply To Dangerous Levels

TEHRAN (JNS) - Iranian hackers tried to trick Israeli computers into raising the chlorine content in the country’s water supply to dangerous levels, the Financial Times reported on...

Prime Minister Netanyahu Files Police Complaint Over ‘Specific Death Threats’

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu wrote on his Facebook page that he has filed a police complaint over threats on his life. Netanyahu wrote that he had bee...

Face Fountain From Mishnaic Period Discovered In Tzipori

TZIPORI (VINnews) — An ancient face fountain which was used as a public fountain in bathhouses, fountains and basins has been discovered recently in the Sepphoris (Tzipori) Nationa...

Israeli Police Probe False Claims In Case Against PM’s Wife

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Sunday said they were investigating whether two employees at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's official residence gave false testimony in a civ...

Steep Rise In Infection After Israel Opens Schools

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In an urgent press conference convened during the course of Shavuot, Prime Minister Netanyahu and health ministry officials warned that they may have to rethi...