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Israeli Interior Minister Announces Effort To Strip BDS Leader Of Residency

JERUSALEM (JNS) — Interior Minister Aryeh Deri announced on Sunday that he has asked the Population and Immigration Authority to prepare a legal opinion to be used in an effort to ...

Arabs Hurl Firebombs, Burn Tires As Jews Pray At Joseph’s Tomb

JERUSALEM (JNS) — Dozens of Palestinians rioted on Sunday night following the pilgrimage of some 1,000 Jews, under Israeli security escort, to the Tomb of Joseph in Shechem/Nablus ...

Netanyahu Condemns Violence In Arab Sector And Pledges More Police To Fight It

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned acts of violence and murder in the Arab sector and pledged to allocate additional police manpower to fight aga...

PA To Resume Taking Tax Revenues Collected For It By Israel

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Palestinian Authority announced on Friday that it would once again accept tax revenues collected on its behalf by Israel, after having rejected the funds for ...

Urgent Tefilos Recited For Recovery Of Rav Nissim Karelitz

BNEI BRAK (VosizNeias) — Jews worldwide are adding fervent Tefilos for the recovery of Rav Nissim Karelitz, the nephew of the Chazon Ish and one of the most prominent poskim of our...

Two Rockets Fired From Gaza Fall Inside The Coastal Enclave

JERUSALEM (JNS) — Two rockets fired from the Gaza Strip late on Friday failed to cross into Israel, landing within the Hamas-controlled enclave. The launches triggered alert sir...

Roshei Yeshiva Boycott Engagement Ceremony Because “Choson Is Too Young”

BNEI BRAK (VosIzNeias) — A Yeshiva bochur who got engaged last week discovered to his consternation that his Rosh Yeshiva, rebbes and friends did not show up to the vort and will m...

Day 3 Of Netanyahu Pre-Indictment Hearings Gets Underway

JERUSALEM (JNS) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s legal team arrived at the Justice Ministry on Sunday for the third day of the premier’s pre-indictment hearings. Today...

Russian Journalist On Non-Work Visit Arrested In Iran, Accused Of Spying For Israel

TEHRAN (JNS) — A Russian journalist was arrested in Tehran on Thursday by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps for allegedly cooperating with Israeli intelligence. In a brie...

Iran Claims It Foiled Arab-Israeli Plot To Kill IRGC Leader

TEHRAN (JNS) — Iran claimed on Thursday that it had thwarted an Israeli-Arab plot to assassinate the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force, Gen. Qassem Sole...

As Moscow Waits For Israeli Electoral Outcome, The Future Of Syria Looms Over Relations

JERUSALEM (JNS) — When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to Sochi in Russia last month to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the event turned into a political...

Arab Israelis Hold General Strike, Protesting Rising Crime Rate In Their Communities

JERUSALEM (JNS) — Israel’s Arab citizens held a general strike on Thursday, protesting the rising crime rate in their community and what they claim is the failure of the authoritie...
FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2012 file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, and former Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman shake hands in front of the media after giving a statement in Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, File)

Netanyahu Meets With Liberman As Political Impasse Continues

JERUSALEM (VosIzNeias) — The three-pronged political impasse in Israel has continued unabated after Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu received the mandate from President Rivlin las...

Following Visit To Israel, Singer Demi Lovato Calls It ‘Absolutely Magical’

JERUSALEM (JNS) - Singer Demi Lovato recently returned from a trip to Israel and talked all about the transformative experience on Tuesday on social media. Among her many stops ...

Pre-Indictment Hearings Begin In Israel, Putting Netanyahu On The Political Sidelines For Now

JERUSALEM (JNS) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s pre-indictment hearing began on Wednesday after three years of investigation. Netanyahu, who did not attend the hearin...

Right-Wing Parties Decide To Stick Together As Unity Talks Flail

JERUSALEM (JNS) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Wednesday with leaders of parties from the right-wing bloc to discuss the future of negotiations to form a unity ...

Joint Arab List Calls For Probe After Terror Suspect Critically Injured In Custody

JERUSALEM (JNS) - The Joint Arab List on Monday called on Israel’s attorney general to open an official investigation into the hospitalization of a terror suspect who was admitted ...

Netanyahu Pre-Indictment Hearings To Include More Hours Of Testimony Over 2 Weeks

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s pre-indictment hearing will be spread out over two weeks and will include more hours of testimony, according to report...

Unity Talks Between Likud Party And Blue And White End With No Progress On Erev Rosh Hashana

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Talks between the Likud Party and Blue and White toward forming a unity government ended hours before the start of Rosh Hashanah with no progress. Following th...

Israel Captures Terrorists Responsible For Murdering Rina Shnerb

JERUSALEM (VIN) - The terrorists who murdered 17-year-old Rina Shnerb and wounded her father, Rabbi Eitan Shnerb and brother Dvir near Ein Bubin spring in August have been captured...