3 Police Officers Wounded in Clash With Residents of Yitzhar

JNS.org – Three police officers were wounded in the town of Yitzhar on Sunday night when they tried to arrest a former resident who was barred from the area. “Dozens...

Rivlin Calls for Unity at Memorial Service for Yitzhak Rabin

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin struck a message of unity and warned against incitement during a state memorial service on Sunday for the late prime minister Yitzhak Rabin, who was...

Netanyahu Appoints Bennett As Temporary Defense Minister

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has appointed a bitter rival to his right, Naftali Bennett, as defense minister of his caretaker government, a Likud party spokesman said on Friday. Bennett,...

Blue and White, Yisrael Beiteinu Parties Reach Preliminary Deal

The centrist Blue and White and secular-nationalist Yisrael Beiteinu parties have reached preliminary agreements on several issues in ongoing coalition talks, amid Israel’s ongoing political stalemate. The Israeli news site...

Bank Leumi Is Holding Millions in Holocaust Victims’ Money

CTech – An expert opinion submitted to an Israeli court claims Israel’s Bank Leumi is hoarding between NIS 172 million (approximately $50 million) and NIS 414 million (approximately $118.5...

Israelis Using Photos of Greta Thunberg to Cut Down on Plastic Utensil Use

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — Israelis who are concerned about a warming climate have a new tactic: using cut-out photos of the prominent teen climate activist Greta Thunberg to shame their...

International Fellowship Cancels Plans for Jerusalem Outreach Center

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews has canceled its plans to build a $60 million outreach center in Jerusalem for visiting evangelical Christians. Haaretz first...

Netanyahu: Arab Countries See Israel as ‘Indispensable Ally’ Against Iran

JNS.org – The Arab world’s perception of Israel is undergoing a seismic shift, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday. Addressing a 200-strong crowd in Jerusalem at the kick-off event...

IAF Head: Challenges to Israel’s Air Defenses ‘Growing More Complex’

JNS.org – Speaking at a graduation ceremony for Israeli Air Defense Command officers on Wednesday, Israel Air Force commander Maj. Gen. Amikam Norkin warned that the challenges facing the...

Bennett Says He’ll Sit in Opposition to Avoid Third Round of Elections

JNS.org – New Right Party leader Naftali Bennett said on Saturday that he would be prepared to sit in the opposition if it meant an opportunity to help Israel...
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NY’s New Education Regulations Are Vital for Hasidic Children

By MIRIAM MOSTER NEW YORK (JTA) — On our first date nearly nine years ago, my (now) husband resolved to improve Hasidic education. He had grown up...

KKL-JNF, Terror Victims File Lawsuit Against U.S. Charity

JNS.org – The Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund and American victims of terror have filed an unprecedented lawsuit in Washington, D.C., targeting a U.S....

Faroe Islands Will Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

(JTA) — The Faroe Islands will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Faroese Foreign Minister Jenis av Rana told the Danish-language newspaper Politiken on Thursday that...

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