Couple Drowns in Tel Aviv Elevator Amid Heavy Rain

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — A young couple drowned in an elevator in southern Tel Aviv amid widespread flooding resulting from heavy rainfall in central Israel. Dean Shoshani and Stav Harari,...

IDF Data Shows Rocket Attacks Up, Terror Attacks Down in 2019

JNS.org – The Israel Defense Forces released a report on Sunday summarizing Israel’s military activity in 2019. According to the report, terrorist acts declined in 2019, while rocket fire at...

Palestinian Teen Convicted of Killing American-Israeli Activist Ari Fuld

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — A West Bank military court has convicted a Palestinian teen of murdering American-Israeli activist Ari Fuld. Khalil Jabarin, 17, from the village of Yatta, near Hebron, also...

Netanyahu: Right-Wing Parties Must Unite or Risk Leftist Government

JNS.org – Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday warned the leaders of the smaller right-wing parties that unless they join forces ahead of the country’s March 2 elections,...

Netanyahu Appoints Likud, Shas MKs to Ministerial Posts

JNS.org – Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday appointed several Knesset members to ministerial posts, after having resigned from his own ministerial posts following a petition to the Supreme...

Examining Israel Engagement on Birthright’s 20th Anniversary

This month, Taglit Birthright will celebrate a major anniversary, representing two decades of the 10-day trips that have impacted the lives of more than 750,000 emerging Jewish adults worldwide. The...

New U.S. Policy Reduces Visa Periods for Israelis

New changes to the U.S. administration’s visa policy targeting only Israelis reduces the period of time they can use visas for investment, work and study purposes in the United...

Netanyahu to Ask Knesset for Immunity From Prosecution

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that he will ask the Knesset to grant him immunity from prosecution in three corruption cases against him. The announcement...

Danny Danon’s Term as Israel’s Ambassador Extended at Last Minute

The Jerusalem Post UN Ambassador Danny Danon’s will remain in his position until May, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu determined hours before Danon’s term was to expire on Tuesday night. The Prime Minister’s Office...

Israel Will Seize ‘Pay for Slay’ Salaries Meant for Arab-Israeli Prisoners

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Arab Israelis convicted on terrorism charges will have their payments from the Palestinian authorities seized by the Israeli government. Defense Minister Naftali Bennett on Wednesday signed...
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