Israel

Report: Trump Refused Netanyahu Request To Fund PA Security Forces

JERUSALEM (JNS) U.S. President Donald Trump turned down a request several months ago by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to allow the transfer of $12 million dollars to th...

Israelis Are Using Photos Of Greta Thunberg To Shame Each Other Over Plastic Utensils

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israelis who are concerned about a warming climate have a new tactic: using cut-out photos of the prominent teen climate activist Greta Thunberg to shame their co...

Israeli Paramedic Delivers 3 Babies In 48 Hours

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli paramedic for Magen David Adom in the Tel Aviv area delivered three babies in 48 hours. Issachar Weiss, 24, started at 4:30 a.m. Sunday in the subur...

Israeli Robotics Delegation To Dubai Marks Warming Gulf Ties

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's prime minister is greeting its triumphant teen delegation's return from the unofficial "Robotics Olympics" in a groundbreaking visit to Dubai. The team...

Israel Frees 2 Jordanians Suspected Of Security Offenses

AMMAN (VosIzNeias) — Israeli authorities have released two Jordanian citizens who'd been detained for two months and returned them to Jordan. Heba al-Labadi and Abdul Rahman Mir...

Israel Honors Immigrants In Honor Of ‘Aliyah Day’

JERUSALEM (VosIzNeias) — When Jay Schultz came of up with the idea for Aliyah Day while hanging out with some friends, never did he dream that a few years later it would be officia...

Fatah Official Says PA Chief Mahmoud Abbas Will Not Run For Re-Election

GAZA (JNS) — Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas will not run for re-election, senior Fatah official Jibril Rajoub told Palestine TV on Monday. Rajoub’s announcement cont...

Analysis: No Light On The Horizon For Israeli Coalition

JERUSALEM (VosIzNeias) — As British Jews watch with increasing trepidation the political impasse in their country and the possibility that elections will bring an anti-Semitic lead...

Israel Police Arrest Man For Threatening Netanyahu On Facebook

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A day after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked the country’s police commissioner to investigate a murder threat against him on social media, police a...

Israeli Charity Concert Cancelled Over Women Singers Controversy

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A charity concert to benefit an Israel-based medical support organization was canceled following a public outcry over its exclusion of female performers. Contr...
FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2013 file photo, the Dome of the Rock Mosque in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound is seen in Jerusalem's old city. An Israeli plan to build a cable car into Jerusalem's historic Old City has united architects and Palestinian activists in opposition to a project they say will be an eyesore to a picturesque landscape and a thinly veiled ploy to entrench Israeli control over the city's eastern sector. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Cable Car Plan Approved To Western Wall [VIDEO]

JERUSALEM (VosIzNeias) — Israel's Housing Cabinet approved Monday a controversial 1.4 km.-long cable car project which will enable visitors to access the Western Wall without suffe...

Uzbekistan Signs Agreement With Israeli High-Tech Firm To Help Fight Water Shortage

JERUSALEM (JNS) — The government of Uzbekistan signed a memorandum of understanding with the Israel-based company Watergen in an effort aimed at harnessing and using the company’s ...

Women Singers Not Welcome At Charity Concert Promoting Unity Among Israelis

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A tribute concert later this month for Shlomo Artzi, a man sometimes described as Israel’s Bruce Springsteen, was supposed to be a show of unity honoring an Ortho...

Challenges To Israel’s Air Defenses ‘Growing More Complex,’ Says IAF Head

JERUSALEM (Israel Hayom) — Speaking at a graduation ceremony for Israeli Air Defense Command officers on Wednesday, Israel Air Force commander Maj. Gen. Amikam Norkin warned that t...

Bennett Says He’ll Sit In The Opposition To Avoid A Third Round Of Elections

JERUSALEM (JNS) — New Right Party leader Naftali Bennett said on Saturday that he would be prepared to sit in the opposition if it meant an opportunity to help Israel avoid a third...

Discord Between Blue And White, Likud Erode Hope For National Unity Government

JERUSALEM (JNS) — Coalition talks continue with Blue and White Party leader Benny Gantz, who is trying to use the most of the 28 days that Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin has give...

New Israeli App Helps Find Graves In Cemeteries

JERUSALEM (VosIzNeias) - A new Israeli application called Gravez helps you locate and see the graves of your loved ones buried in Israel from any cell phone. To locate the grav...

Hundreds Protest Outside Israeli Prison Where Children of Filipina Workers Are Being Held

JERUSALEM (VosIzNeias) — Hundreds of students, their teachers and parents protested outside a prison near Tel Aviv where two Israeli-born children of Filipina workers are being hel...

Netanyahu Says Lack Of Response Encourages Iran Aggression

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's prime minister says Iran is becoming increasingly aggressive in the region due to the lack of response to its recent actions. Speaking at a military ce...

‘Super-Juicy’ TV Show About Benjamin Netanyahu In The Works

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The life of Benjamin Netanyahu may be coming to your television soon. The British production company Fremantle is developing a show based on the political and ...