IDF Apprehends Palestinian for Setting Greenhouse Fire

Israel has accused a Palestinian man who breached the border fence separating Israel and Gaza on Friday of setting a nearby greenhouse ablaze. The suspect was captured by Israeli security...

Israel OKs Qatari $15 Million Cash Transfer Into Gaza

(JTA) — Israel facilitated the transfer of $15 million in cash from Qatar to Hamas in Gaza in three black trolley suitcases amid a significant increase in terrorist attacks,...

Birthright’s Excelerate18 Summit Gives Boost to Young Professionals

Birthright Israel, the largest provider of cultural trips in the world, hosted its 2018 Excelerate18 Summit this past weekend, from Nov. 3-4, at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City. The...

Outgoing Bank of Israel Governor: Be Prepared For Next Crisis

The outgoing Bank of Israel governor offered a dire warning on Wednesday to her successor: Be prepared for the next economic crisis. “The economy’s resilience must be improved by many...

Israeli Intelligence Minister Calls for Gulf Cooperation on Aviation Security, Other Areas

Israel and Gulf Arab states should cooperate on aviation security and other civilian areas such as transportation, commercial aviation and tourism, Israel‘s intelligence minister told Reuters on Thursday after a visit...

Israeli Police Recommend Charging Netanyahu’s Attorney in Submarine Case

Israeli police on Thursday recommended bribery charges against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s lawyer and five other suspects over a $2 billion sale of German Thyssenkrupp submarines to Israel. Netanyahu was questioned...

‎Terrorists Open Fire on Bus Traveling From Beit El to Jerusalem

Two Israelis suffered minor injuries Wednesday when ‎a bus traveling across the Binyamin area of Samaria ‎came under fire. ‎ According to available details, Palestinian ‎terrorists opened fire on the...

Israel Finance Minister: No Tax Hike Despite Budget Concerns

Israel’s finance minister on Wednesday brushed aside concerns about a growing budget deficit and said he would not raise taxes to help balance the books despite pressure from the...

BDE – Former PM Yitzchak Shamir Passes Away at 96

Yitzchak Shamir, Israel's seventh Prime Minister, has passed away at the age of 96. Born in 1915 in Belarus, Shamir passed away on Shabbat. His funeral is expected to...
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