Israel

Netanyahu: Agreement Reached With Pfizer

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he has reached a new agreement with the Pfizer drug company that will allow Israel to vaccinate all citizens over 16 by t...

Policemen Came To Close Chareidi Wedding And Ended Up Requesting Bracha From The Rebbe

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israeli police have been extremely diligent in closing and dispersing illegal gatherings including weddings with more than 20 people present. In most cases, t...

Three Months After The Abraham Accords, The Palestinians Have Lost The Arab Street

JERUSALEM (JNS/Hillel Frisch )- While the Algerian National Liberation Front lost its bloody struggle against the French army and settlers (during which it killed more Algerian col...

Netanyahu Condemns ‘Disgraceful’ Attack On US Congress

JERUSALEM (JNS) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday issued a strong condemnation of the attack on the U.S. Capitol by a mob of Trump supporters the day before, ...

Rep. Kat Cammack To Place Israeli Flag Outside Office, Next To Rep. Tlaib’s

WASHINGTON (JNS) - Rep. Kat Cammack (R-Fla.) has pledged to put an Israeli flag outside of her Capitol Hill office, which is next door to the office of Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.)...

Qatari TV Host Claims Israelis Stole From Dubai Hotels

QATAR (JNS) — Israeli media picked up a story reported by a Qatari TV host last week, claiming that Israelis had been caught stealing from hotels in the United Arab Emirates. The u...

Netanyahu Re-Election Hopes Hinge On Vaccination Campaign

JERUSALEM (AP) — For media-obsessed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the coronavirus vaccine has arrived just in time. With elections approaching in March, Netanyahu has place...

Israeli Cabinet Approves ‘Tightened’ COVID-19 Lockdown

JERUSALEM (JNS) - Israel’s Cabinet on Tuesday approved the tightening of the country’s COVID-19 lockdown for 14 days beginning at midnight on Jan. 7, according to a statement from ...

Sudan Says It Signed ‘Abraham Accords’ With US

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan on Wednesday said it signed the “Abraham Accords” with the U.S., paving the way for the African country to normalize ties with Israel. A statement from the of...

Opinion: The COVID Vaccine Blood Libel Against Israel

LONDON (JNS/Jonathan S. Tobin) - The headline in The Guardian showed why so many people think Israel is the sum of all evil and deserving of international opprobrium. Nothing screa...

Israel’s Chareidi Sector Sees Huge Outbreak, 16 Times More COVID-19 Cases In 4 Weeks

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The coronavirus spike in the Chareidi population in Israel has broken records over the past month with the numbers rising steadily from 100 new cases a day to...

Iranian Parliament Bill Calls For Destruction Of Israel ‘By 2041’

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — A bill introduced by the Iranian parliament to coincide with the anniversary of the assassination of Kassem Soleimani obliges the government of the Islamic Re...

UN Adopts $3.2 Billion Budget Over US And Israel Objections

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — After down-to-the-wire negotiations, United Nations members have adopted a budget for 2021 that was higher than Secretary-General Antonio Guterres proposed an...

Israel’s TAU Team Develops New Gene Therapy For Deafness

JERUSALEM (JNS/Israel21c)  - Delivering healthy genetic material into the inner ear cells of mice with a genetic defect that causes deafness enables the cells to function normally,...

Israeli Soccer Player In Scotland And Wife Receive Death Threats, Antisemitic Slurs From Fans

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND (VINnews) — Israeli soccer star Nir Bitton and his wife Bar received nasty and anti-semitic death threats and abuse after he was sent off during a crucial derby g...

Suspect In Esther Horgen Murder Identified As Muhammad Cabha

JERUSALEM (JNS) - Israel’s Security Agency, the Shin Bet, cleared for publication on Monday the identity of the suspect in the murder of 52-year-old Esther Horgen, whose body was d...

IDF Deploys New Female Combat Intelligence Unit To The Northern Front

For the first time in Israeli history, female combat intelligence soldiers have been deployed to the country’s northern front—currently its most volatile. The soldiers are tasked w...

Iranian-British Singer Releases Pop Ballad ‘You Shine’ Praising Qasem Suleimani

NEW YORK (VINnews) — Qasem Suleimani, the senior Iranian military general killed in an American drone attack in Baghdad last January, was actively involved in terrorism on a global...

Israeli Security Forces Arrest Suspects In Binyamin Region Stoning Attack

NEW YORK (JNS) — Israeli troops arrested several suspects in an “extensive” operation in Judea and Samaria on Sunday, in connection with a stoning attack earlier in the day in whic...

France Gives $10M To Palestinian Group That Promotes Israel Boycott

PARIS (JTA) - The French government has allocated about $10 million to a Palestinian organization that is a leading promoter of the boycott Israel movement. Promoting that boyco...