The Drama of Running the Jewish Nation With a Razor-Thin Majority

Since Avigdor Lieberman’s resignation as Defense Minister and Yisrael Beytenu’s departure from the government in mid-November, the ruling coalition led by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu now has just...

Palestinian car ramming attack injures Israeli border guard and puts border crossings on high...

(JTA) — A Palestinian teenager rammed a car into an Israeli border police officer at a checkpoint early Monday morning, seriously wounding the officer. Officers at the checkpoint opened...

Israeli cabinet bids farewell to outgoing US Ambassador David Friedman

(January 17, 2021 / JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu bid farewell to outgoing U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman during the weekly cabinet meeting on Sunday. Friedman, a...

‘State of Israel Has Been Born!’ Reads Postcard Written by Ben-Gurion

A postcard written and signed by Israel’s founding father and first prime minister David Ben-Gurion, just one day after he officially declared the State of Israel’s independence, was recently...

Palestinian prisoners riot as hunt for escaped terrorists enters fourth day

(September 9, 2021 / Israel Hayom) Riots broke out across the Judea and Samaria on Wednesday evening, and fires broke out at several Israeli prisons, amid rising pressure on...

NY Family Pays Nearly $200k to Bring Body to Israel for Burial

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Seven members of a wealthy family brought the body of the family matriarch to Israel to be buried after she died of COVID-19 in New...

Israel Destroys Home of Terrorist Who Killed Israeli Special Forces Soldier

Israeli forces on Saturday demolished the family home of a Palestinian charged with killing an Israeli soldier in the West Bank, the military and witnesses said. Israel says Islam Abu...

Israel’s Coronavirus Chief Warns Lockdown May Be Tightened

While Israel currently leads the world in vaccinations per capita, the country is on Day 5 of its third national lockdown due to high COVID-19 morbidity, with an infection...

Labor’s No. 2 Calls Gaza Strip Disengagement ‘Genius Move’

Maj. Gen. (res.) Tal Russo, No. 2 on the Labor Party’s Knesset list, is praising Israel’s 2005 disengagement from the Gaza Strip as a “genius move.” Russo, who in 2005...

Hermon Ski Resort Reopens Following Iranian Missile Launch Over Golan Heights

The popular Hermon ski resort in the northern Golan Heights will open again for visitors after being closed due to the launch of an Iranian rocket over the area and...
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