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Palestinian Youth Stabs Israeli Woman at Bus Stop on Highway 443

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli woman was lightly wounded after being stabbed Wednesday by a 14-year-old Palestinian boy. The 22-year old woman, who was not identified in Israe...

Likud up to 32 seats, UTJ Down to 7 After Election Panel Amends Results

ISRAEL (JNS) - Israel’s Central Election Committee announced late on Tuesday night that it was amending the final election results following an investigation into electoral fraud, ...

British Labour Party Adopts Anti-Israel Policies, Including First Formal One on BDS

ENGLAND (JNS) The British Labour Party voted in on Tuesday several anti-Israel policies, including what is believed to be its first formal policy regarding BDS. During the Labou...

Report: Blue-And-White To Allow Rotation With Netanyahu

Reports from the negotiations taking place between the Likud and Blue-And-White imply that the two sides are still far apart but are beginning to show signs of conceding on various...

Former SodaStream CEO Daniel Birnbaum Under Investigation for Insider Trading

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Daniel Birnbaum, the former CEO of SodaStream, is under investigation for insider trading violations surrounding the company’s acquisition by PepsiCo. Birnbaum...

Frustrated US Administration: Israel ‘Missing a Great Opportunity’

WASHINGTON (JNS) Senior American officials are extremely frustrated over the ongoing political deadlock in Israel. Trump administration officials familiar with American-Israeli rel...

UN Releases ‘Unprecedented’ Report Linking Anti-Semitism To BDS Movement

NEW YORK (JNS) Israeli, Jewish and pro-Israel groups all applauded the publication of an ‘unprecedented’ United Nations report on anti-Semitism, that, among other issues, links ant...

Trump Focuses on Iran at UN Speech: ‘Will Never Tolerate Such Anti-Semitic Hate’

NEW YORK (JNS) In his speech at the annual U.N. General Assembly in New York on Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump called on the international community to take action against th...

Israel’s Main Parties Begin Talks On Coalition Government

Jerusalem- Israel's two largest parties met Tuesday to discuss the possibility of forming a unity government, in a long-shot effort to solve the political paralysis that has emerge...

UN Releases ‘Unprecedented’ Report That Links Anti-Semitism To BDS Movement

United Nations - Israeli, Jewish and pro-Israel groups all applauded the publication of an ‘unprecedented’ United Nations report on anti-Semitism, that, among other issues, links a...

Woman Injured By Gaza Rocket Fire Nearly One Year Ago Dies

Jerusalem - A woman has died nearly a year after suffering injuries in a rocket attack into southern Israel from Gaza. Nina Gisdenanova, 74, died last week at the Sheba Medical ...

Israeli Kindergarten Ordered Closed After Segregating Children By Race

Jerusalem - An Israeli kindergarten was ordered closed after segregating students by race. The children of Ethiopian descent in the southern town of Kiryat Gat met in an auxilia...

Upping The Pressure, Rivlin Invites Netanyahu And Gantz For Unity Talks

Jerusalem - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin invited Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Blue and White leader Benny Gantz, to his residence on Monday in an effort to sway the le...
Israeli arab parliament member Ahmad Tibi and Ayman Odeh, Israeli arab parliament member and leader of Hadash party attend a press conference announcing on a joint list of Hadash, Ta'al and Ra'am arab parties in Nazareth, northern Israel, July 27, 2019. Photo by Flash90

Arab Faction Withdraws Support For Gantz; 55 Recommend Netanyahu, 54 Gantz

In the latest episode in the ongoing political saga in Israel, the Balad faction of the Joint Arab List announced Monday that they were not included in the recommendation submitted...

Mother Of Captured Israeli Soldier To Address UN Human Rights Council

Jerusalem - Leah Goldin, mother of captured Israel Defense Forces’ soldier Hadar Goldin, is scheduled to address the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva later this week, where she ...

Woman Nine Months Pregnant Was First Responder At Electrocution Accident

Tel Aviv - On Friday at approximately 1:30 a.m. two young people were reported electrocuted in a pool. One of the young men was pulled out of the pool unconscious. He was not breat...

Syria Said To Be Moving Troops, Munitions To Israeli Border

Jerusalem - The Syrian military has sent reinforcements to the Israeli border, according to a report by the U.K.-based NGO Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) on Saturday. ...

BBC Reported Only Three Of 149 Terror Attacks In Israel In August, Says Media Watchdog

Jerusalem - The BBC reported only three out of 149 terrorist attacks against Israel in August 2019, and none of the seven rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip, according to media wat...

Arab Parties Considering Recommending Gantz As Prime Minister

Jerusalem - Ahead of their meeting with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Sunday to discuss who will be charged with forming the next Israeli government, the Joint List will repor...

Greenblatt Said His Work On Peace Plan Has Left Him ‘Proud, Grateful, Surprised, Sad, And Hopeful’

Washington - White House Middle East peace envoy Jason Greenblatt, who announced that he will return to his family and the private sector, wrote in an Op-Ed that his work on an Isr...