Netanyahu again tapped to form Israeli government without clear path to majority

(JTA) — Benjamin Netanyahu has again been chosen to lead Israel’s next government following an election that did not deliver a majority to the prime minister or his rivals. Netanyahu,...

Israeli organization breaks world record for kidney donations

(April 5, 2021 / Israel Hayom) Israel celebrated a special milestone Sunday, as the Matnat Chaim non-profit organization, which encourages and facilitates living kidney donations, is about to break...

Statement by Eli Beer regarding the death of Chaim HarKessef

Yesterday, I witnessed a horrible tragedy while I was traveling on Highway 6. My wife Gitty and I decided to take our children and grandson for a vacation up to...

Vaccine passports are being compared to yellow Stars of David from the Holocaust

(JTA) — Political activists, including Rep. Madison Cawthorn and a member of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council, are comparing the idea of “vaccine passports” to Nazi Germany, with many...

Netanyahu leads narrowly in Israeli election exit polls

(JTA) — Preliminary exit polls from Israel’s election show Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with a good chance of being narrowly reelected. Israeli exit polls, however, have historically been unreliable, and...

Could an Arab party play kingmaker in Israel’s election?

(March 22, 2021 / JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s effort to gain Israeli Arab votes by emphasizing his practical policy towards them by aiding with issues that concern...

Jerusalem’s Biblical Zoo is attempting damage control after kids saw a lion eat a...

(JTA) — The Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem is clarifying its feeding protocols after families watched a lion devouring a bunny. Video of the incident, which was shared on Twitter by...

Bennett to Arutz Sheva: I won’t help Lapid form a government

Yamina chairman Naftali Bennett said in an interview with Arutz Sheva Sunday that he would not help Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid form a government following the elections this...

Aliyah Initiatives

On Tuesday, March 16, Knesset member Betzalel Smotrich sat down with Rabbi Sholom Gold and Rabbi Meyer Fendel to discuss the different needs of olim in Israel. Rabbi Gold...

Removal of notes from the Western Wall stones sent from around the world amid the...

With the approach of Passover next weekend, the Western Wall Heritage Foundation is in the midst of preparations.  This morning, as is customary, the notes placed between the Western...
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US secretary of defense arrives in Israel amid Iran tensions

(April 11, 2021 / JNS) U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin touched down in Israel on Sunday for his first official visit to the...

Biden’s new slate of aid to Palestinians comes under intense scrutiny

WASHINGTON (JTA) — A number of pro-Israel groups, Israeli officials and Republicans in Congress are stepping up their scrutiny of the Biden administration’s plans...

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto Shlit”a Scheduled to Visit New York This Sunday, April 11th

After more than a year in which Rabbi Pinto Shlita has not traveled due to the coronavirus outbreak as well as his own illness,...

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