Friday, September 20, 2019

Israel

Days Before Election, Cabinet Approves New Jordan Valley Settlement

Jerusalem - At its weekly meeting on Sunday, held in the Jordan Valley, the Cabinet approved Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s proposal to officially recognize the commun...

Hillel Fuld Posts Tribute to his Heroic Brother, Ari, who was Brutally Murdered One Year ago Today

The following was posted on Facebook by Hillel Fuld: One year ago, everything changed forever. I’ve never told this story, at least not in a public manner. Honestly, not sure...

Opinion: Birthright Should Pay Its Non-Israeli Trip Leaders

New York - Taglit-Birthright is one of the most successful philanthropic projects in modern Jewish history. The result of decades of collaboration between donors and Israel’s Depar...

Israel’s Cabinet Approves Proposal To Legalize Settlement Outpost In Jordan Valley

Jerusalem - The Israeli government’s Cabinet approved a proposal to legalize a settlement outpost in the Jordan Valley. The Cabinet meeting on Sunday, which was held at the Mevo...

Turkey: OIC To Meet To Discuss Israel’s Annexation Announcement

Turkey - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will hold an extraordinary meeting on Sunday to discuss Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s announcement last week th...

Israeli Companies, Investors Meet In NYC For First-Ever ‘Cannabis Investment Symposium’

Jerusalem - One hundred and fifty entrepreneurs and investors gathered in New York City last week to learn about Israel’s innovative medical cannabis industry at the first-ever “Ca...

IDF Chief: Israel’s Enemies Will Face ‘Unprecedented Firepower’ In Next War

Jerusalem - The terrorist threat facing Israel has changed in recent years, requiring the Israel Defense Forces to adapt, IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi said on Thursday....

Survey: Arab Israelis Consider Netanyahu Best Suited To Be Prime Minister

Jerusalem - Almost a quarter (23.6%) of respondents to a poll of Israel’s Arab public published this month said that Benjamin Netanyahu was best suited to be Israel’s next prime mi...

Netanyahu Calls For Emergency Election Committee Meeting On ‘Voter Fraud’

Jerusalem- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday called for an emergency meeting with the head of the Central Election Committee, Supreme Court Judge Hanan Melcer, ...

Final Israeli Election Polls Slow Likud With Slight Edge Over Blue And White

Jerusalem - The final poll in the second round of Israeli elections indicates that the trends of the past two weeks are growing stronger, with the two biggest parties coming in at ...

British Trade Unions Reaffirm Support For Boycotting Israel

United Kingdom - The leaders of British trade unions, which for years have expressed support for various forms of boycott against Israel, passed a motion seen as endorsing the meas...

IDF’s Naval-training Personnel Offer Glimpse Into World Of Advanced Submarine Warfare

Jerusalem - The Israel Navy’s submarine training course is—much like the world of submarines itself—submerged in the lesser known world of military operations. A submarine is th...

Mashaal: Hamas Will Thwart Israeli Annexation Of Jordan Valley

Jerusalem - Hamas will do everything in its power to stop Israel from annexing the Jordan Valley, former Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal said on Wednesday. Israeli Prime Minister Be...

Trump: I Don’t Believe Reports That Israel Is Spying On US

Washington - President Donald Trump does not believe reports that Israel is spaying on the United States, he said. Trump’s remark Thursday was about a report that Israel was lik...

Netanyahu Says Israel Will Have ‘No Choice’ But To Go To War With Gaza

Jerusalem - Israel likely will have to go to war with Gaza, Benjamin Netanyahu said. “There probably won’t be a choice but to launch an operation, a war with the terror forces i...

Netanyahu: ‘Whoever Doesn’t Want Me As Prime Minister Should Vote’ For Lieberman

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu felt at ease Wednesday on the way to yet another election rally. In the run-up to Tuesday’s election, he has been making an ef...

Putin, Netanyahu Meet Before Israeli Parliamentary Election

Moscow - Ahead of Israel's early parliamentary election next week, Russian President Vladimir Putin says the Kremlin has an interest in who wins power. Putin spoke Thursday at t...

Ceremony At Living Memorial Site In Jerusalem Pays Tribute To 9/11 Victims

Jerusalem - An annual ceremony was held at the 9/11 Living Memorial site in Jerusalem on Tuesday night to honor victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks in the United States. The “...

New Data Shows Israeli Settlement Surge In East Jerusalem

Jerusalem - Jewish settlement construction in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem has spiked since President Donald Trump took office in 2017, according to official data obtained by The...

Politico Accuses Israel of Spying on White House

Cell-phone surveillance devices that were found near the White House and other sensitive locations around Washington, D.C. likely were planted by Israel, Politico reported. The ...